Category: Podcasts

Episode 63: Building a Balanced Army

In this episode, we talk about building a balanced list in 40K. We start with the basics of what a list should have to be competitive and then go into more detail as you start to consider more and more things as you build your list. We don’t tell you to take specific units, but rather we want to help YOU figure out how to build a balanced list based on your chosen army.

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Episode 62: Get Your Army Painted

In this episode, we talk about how to quickly get your army up to the minimum 3-color standard that most events have set. The purpose is not to shame you into painting, or push an unrealistic standard; the purpose is to show you how to do this quickly and efficiently. We discuss the techniques that we use to get armies ready for events. If you struggle to get your models painted, or even if you hate painting, then this episode is for you.

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Episode 60: Assault in 40K

In this episode, we talk about conducting successful assaults in Warhammer 40K. There are a lot of changes in this edition, starting with the fact that there is no more assault phase; its the Charge and Fight phase now. We discuss the reasons for charging and fighting and go into detail on the steps for each phase and all the flexibility you have as a player.

Episode 58: Converting your 40K Models

In this episode, we talk about doing conversions for your 40K army. Conversions range from simple add on bits like chapter specific shoulder pads to elaborate sculpts that change the look and feel of a model completely. We cover all of these kinds of conversions, the tools you will need, and what makes a good looking conversion.

Episode 56: Getting Ready for the Las Vegas Open 2018

In this episode, we talk about our plans for attending the Warhammer 40K events at the Las Vegas Open. We discuss our expectations and why we will be attending. We also give tips on how to prepare a big event and what you should bring to maximize your success. Finally, we discuss the new ITC Champions missions and how to play them effectively.

Episode 55: Chaos Space Marines (Part 2)

In this episode, we continue our discussion of the Heretic Astartes or Chaos Space Marines of Warhammer 40K. We go into more detail with each Legion, including their history, tactics, stratagems, and relics. We will also talk about the Chaos Space Marine model line and how to get started with collecting and playing them.

Episode 54: Chaos Space Marines (Part 1)

In this episode, we talk about Chaos Space Marines, or Heretic Astartes. We talk about the history of the Chaos Space Marines, their rules, stratagems, and we spend time talking about their units. We also talk psychic powers and some of the really interesting combos you can do with this codex. We think this is a fantastic book that offers a lot of flexibility for those players who prefer to run traitor marines.

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Episode 53: The 2017 Christmas Episode

In our third annual Christmas episode, we talk about the Games Workshop, Warhammer 40K and our major events from 2017. We also talk about the state of the game of 40K as it sits right now. Finally, we discuss some of the controversies as well as what we are looking forward to in 2018.