Episode 59: Interview with Lawrence from Tabletop Tactics
In this episode, we talk with Lawrence Baker who runs the website and YouTube channel Tabletop Tactics. We discuss some of the current topics in 40K, including the pace of changes from GW and how to speed up games at events. We also talk about tactics, including elements you should include in your lists, evaluating units, and the importance of deployment. Finally, we talk about how he got started with Tabletop Tactics and how he continues to improve his content.
We talk with Lawrence about how he got started, how he recruited the players for his shows, and how he continues to improve the quality of the content.
Current Issues in 40K
The pace of change coming from GW means that the game is constantly changing.
Speed of play at events is becoming an issue, some solutions include:
- Chess clocks
- Points reduction
- Increased time allotted for games
Currently the game favors lots of bodies and horde-style armies.
Tactics in 40K
What do you look for when evaluating units?
What are the elements you should include in your lists?
Board control, drop zones, and firepower.
Tabletop Tactics will soon updated their DRAGON tactica series, look for that soon!