Category: Build a Better Community

Episode 128

Episode 128: Back to 40K

In this episode, we talk about getting back into 40K. Most of us have been absent from the game for a long time and we have a new edition to learn, so it will take some time to get back up to speed playing the game again. For our second segment, we discuss how to balance 40K with your personal life. It’s especially appropriate now, given how many of our lives have changed as a result of the pandemic.

Episode 125

Episode 125: GarageHammer

In this episode, we talk about getting back to 40K basics with Garagehammer. Garagehammer is the term the community uses for playing at home rather than at a store or an event. It’s what many of us started doing, and with the current situation its what many of us find ourselves doing again. We discuss how to get started, the benefits and drawbacks, and our plan for the future. We also discuss our upcoming Battlehosts Crusade campaign.

Episode 115: Digital 40K

In this episode, we discuss the digital content and products that exist for Warhammer 40K. With the announcement of the new Warhammer 40K app, we decided to look back at the history of Games Workshop digital releases to this point. We also discuss the third party developers and content producers that have rushed to fill the needs of the community. Finally, we discuss what our hopes are for the Warhammer app and how it might help to shape the future of Warhammer 40K.

The Battlehosts Episode 100

Episode 100: Why We Play 40K

In a very special 100th episode, we talk about why we play 40K with three prominent 40K pod casters: Paul from Forge the Narrative, Skarri from Skaredcast, and Val from 40K Stats Centre. We hear how they got started, their first armies, and their first game experiences. We talk about some of their best moments, some of their worst moments, and why 40K has become an important part of their lives.

The Battlehosts Episode 98

Episode 98: Casual Play in 40K

In this episode, we talk about casual and narrative play in 40K. We discuss the differences in army lists, play styles and player attitudes between casual, narrative and matched play and how you can ensure you get the 40K experience you really want to have. I have an interview Dave from about their awesome new space and how MWG keeps the play casual. We also talk about how to run a casual event, and his upcoming event; Gorkamorka. 

The Battlehosts Episode 68

Episode 68: The Boise Cup 2018

In this episode we talk about the Boise Cup, our largest annual 40K event in our area. Last year, the Boise Cup was held one week after the launch of the new edition of 40K, so it’s a perfect time to reflect on how the game has changed and evolved over the course of the year, especially when attending events. We also talk about what makes a 40K event successful and some of the lessons learned for next year