Thursday, November 9, 2017

Ep 28: Grimdunk is live!

Ep 28: Grimdunk is live!
We talk with Mike Hobbs about Warhammer 40,000 and his new fantasy wargame project.

https://soundcloud.com/user-989538417/episode-28-grimdunk

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Follow Mike on Twitter @wargamer_mike or his blog http://mikehobbs.co.uk/

Other companies we mentioned:
McVitie’s Dark Chocolate Digestives http://www.mcvities.co.uk/products/chocolate-digestives
McVitie’s Chocolate Hobnobs http://www.mcvities.co.uk/products/hobnobs
Sachertorte https://www.sacher.com/en/original-sacher-cake/
Previous Episode with Mike https://soundcloud.com/user-989538417/episode-15-in-my-day
Oldhammer https://soundcloud.com/user-989538417/episode-3-everything-oldhammer-is-new-again
Oldhammer II https://soundcloud.com/user-989538417/episode-22-give-me-lead-til-im-dead
Meeples and Minatures with Jon Tuffley https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iH4MJlW8vHk




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Thursday, October 26, 2017

Episode 27: From sea to shining sea is live!

Episode 27: From sea to shining sea is live!
I talk with Sam Mustafa about the state of the miniatures wargame hobby and rules and miniature development in the US.


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Other companies we mentioned:

The Episode we reference:





Northstar Military FIgures - http://www.northstarfigures.com/

Flames of War - Battlefront - https://www.flamesofwar.com/


Saga - Studio Tomahawk - http://www.studio-tomahawk.com/en/



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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Ep 26: Big Fun with Little Figures is live!

Ep 26: Big Fun with Little Figures
I talk with Howard Whitehouse about Mad Dogs With Guns, his gangster game from Osprey Games. In a separate segment, I talk with Peter Berry of Baccus 6mm to talk about the seeming monopoly of 28mm figures and games in the glossy gaming magazines.

https://soundcloud.com/user-989538417/episode-26-big-fun-with-little-figures

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Segment 1
Follow Howard on Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/Howard.Whitehouse.Writer/?ref=br_rs
https://www.facebook.com/Pulp-Action-Library-283960595046814/

Buy Mad Dogs With Guns:
Mad Dogs With Guns - Howard Whitehouse https://ospreypublishing.com/mad-dogs-with-guns
Pulp Action Library - http://www.pulpactionlibrary.com/

Other companies we mentioned:
Copplestone Castings http://www.copplestonecastings.co.uk/list.php?cat=7
Pulp Figures https://pulpfigures.com/products/category/11
Brigade Games http://brigadegames.3dcartstores.com/

Paddy Whacked - T.J. English https://www.amazon.com/Paddy-Whacked-Untold-American-Gangster/dp/0060590033
The Outfit - Gus Russo https://www.amazon.com/Outfit-Gus-Russo/dp/1582342792/
True Detective - Nathan Heller Series - Max Allen Collins https://www.amazon.com/True-Detective-Nathan-Heller-Novels/

Segment 2
Follow Baccus6mm on Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/Baccus6mm/
Joy of Six - https://www.facebook.com/TheJoyofSix/

Peter’s Opinion piece - https://www.baccus6mm.com/news/20-09-2017/Historicalgaming-'Thetimestheyareachanging'/

Other companies we mentioned:
Warlord - https://us-store.warlordgames.com/
Perry Miniatures - https://www.perry-miniatures.com/
Games Workshop - https://www.games-workshop.com/en-US/Home
Wargames, Soldiers and Strategy - https://www.karwansaraypublishers.com/wss-mag

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Saturday, September 30, 2017

Ep 25: Top Faves with Dave goes to the Library II: Nonfiction is live!

Ep 25: Top Faves with Dave goes to the Library II: Nonfiction
https://soundcloud.com/user-989538417/episode-25-top-faves-with-dave-goes-to-the-library-ii
We talk with Dave Tubbs about the nonfiction books that inspire our gaming.

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Follow Dave Tubbs on Twitter @frmrsldrfgtplyr

Other companies we mentioned:
The Face of Battle - John Keegan https://www.amazon.com/Face-Battle-Study-Agincourt-Waterloo/dp/0140048979
Commands and Colors https://www.commandsandcolors.net/
Baccus https://www.baccus6mm.com/

The French Foreign Legion: A Complete History of the Legendary Fighting Force - Douglas Porch https://www.amazon.com/French-Foreign-Legion-Complete-Legendary/dp/161608068X

The Templars: The Dramamtic History of the Knights Templar  - Pierce Paul Read https://www.amazon.com/Templars-Dramatic-Powerful-Military-Crusades/dp/0312555385

The Soviet Army FM Series - US Army Google it for a ton of PDFs
PFC C-in-C http://www.pfc-cinc.com/front_page.html
PicoArmor https://www.picoarmor.com/

The Last Battle - Cornelius Ryan https://www.amazon.com/Last-Battle-Classic-History-Berlin/dp/0684803291
Rommel - Sam Mustafa https://sammustafa.com/rommel/
Rapid Fire! http://www.rapid-fire-uk.com/

Homage to Catalonia - George Orwell https://www.amazon.com/Homage-Catalonia-George-Orwell/dp/0156421178
A World Aflame https://ospreypublishing.com/a-world-aflame-interwar-wargame-rules-1918-39
Empress Miniatures http://www.empressminiatures.com/page9.htm

Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team -  John Steinbeck https://www.amazon.com/Bombs-Away-Bomber-Penguin-Classics/dp/0143105914
B-17: Queen of the Skies - Avalon Hill https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/1032/b-17-queen-skies

The Bear Went Over the Mountain - Lester Grau https://www.amazon.com/Bear-Went-Over-Mountain-Afghanistan/dp/1304069451
The Other Side of the Mountain - Lester Grau and Ali Ahmad Jalali https://www.amazon.com/Other-Side-Mountain-Mujahideen-Soviet-Afghan/dp/1907521054/ref=pd_lpo_sbs_14_t_0?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=46F0GWG2NTQZAZ30GFF3
Force on Force - Ambush Alley Games http://www.ambushalleygames.net/force-on-force-core-rules-pdf/
Plastic Soldier Company http://theplasticsoldiercompany.co.uk/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=93_94_95&products_id=1673
Battlefront - Team Yankee http://team-yankee.com/

Pegasus Bridge - Stephen Ambrose https://www.amazon.com/Pegasus-Bridge-June-6-1944/dp/0671671561
Stargrunt https://shop.groundzerogames.co.uk/rules.html
Tomorrow’s War  http://www.ambushalleygames.net/tomorrows-war/
Cadian Imperial Guard - GW http://solegends.com/citcat1998us/c1998usp281-02.htm
Ork Kommandos - GW http://solegends.com/citcat1998us/c1998usp356-02.htm

Queen Victoria’s Little Wars - Byron Farwell https://www.amazon.com/Queen-Victorias-Little-Byron-Farwell/dp/0393302350
The Sword and the Flame - Sergeants Three http://www.sergeants3.com/
Perry Miniatures https://www.perry-miniatures.com/

History of Rome - Livy https://www.amazon.com/Livy-Early-History-Penguin-Classics/dp/0140448098
The Twelve Caesars - Suetonius - Translated by Robert Graves https://www.amazon.com/Twelve-Caesars-Penguin-Classics/dp/0140440720/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1506815887&sr=1-1&keywords=twelve+caesars+robert+graves
Our Word is Our Weapon - Subcommandante Marcos https://www.amazon.com/Our-Word-Weapon-Selected-Writings/dp/1583224726/ref=sr_1_sc_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1506815906&sr=1-1-spell&keywords=sub+commandante+marcos
AK47 - Rules and figures by Peter Pig http://www.peterpig.co.uk/ak47.html
SASM - Operator Juarez http://www.kingshobbiesandgames.com/Operator-Juarez-s/188.htm
Greece and Rome at War - Peter Connolly https://www.amazon.com/Greece-Rome-War-Peter-Connolly/dp/1848329415
The Black Devil Brigade - Joseph Springer https://www.amazon.com/Black-Devil-Brigade-Special-Service/dp/0935553509/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1506816045&sr=1-1&keywords=black+devil+brigade+springer
Paddy Whacked: The Untold Story of the Irish Mob - J.T. English https://www.amazon.com/Paddy-Whacked-Untold-American-Gangster/dp/0060590033/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1506816098&sr=1-1&keywords=paddy+whacked
Mad Dogs With Guns - Howard Whitehouse https://ospreypublishing.com/mad-dogs-with-guns


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Thursday, September 14, 2017

Ep 24: The State of the Podcast is live!

Ep 24: The State of the Podcast

https://soundcloud.com/user-989538417/episode-24-the-state-of-the-podcast

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Other companies we mentioned:
Meeples and Miniatures https://meeples.wordpress.com/
Wargaming Recon http://wargamingrecon.com/
Ludology/Game Tek http://www.ludology.libsyn.com/
The D6 Generation http://www.thed6generation.com/

Military Justice Podcast http://www.militaryjusticepodcast.com/
The Weirick - @podcastmj

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Thursday, August 31, 2017

Ep 23: Campain Ribbin’ is live!

Ep 23: Campain Ribbin’ is live!
We talk with Henry Hyde about his new book “Wargaming Campaigns” and running a wargame campaign.
https://soundcloud.com/user-989538417/e ... ign-ribbin
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Follow Henry at http://henrys-wargaming.co.uk/Twitter @battegames
Shot, Steel and Stone Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/shotsteelandstone/Wars of the Faltenian Succession E-Book: https://payhip.com/b/7he8The Wargaming Compendium: http://thewargamingcompendium.com/Gladius Publications: http://gladiuspublications.com/

Other companies we mentioned:
Tony Bath’s Hyboria Campaign: http://hillcantons.blogspot.com/2010/12 ... art-i.html
Schleich figures: https://www.schleich-s.com/en/US/eldrador.html
John Keegan - The Face of Battle: https://www.amazon.com/Face-Battle-Stud ... +of+battle
Cartographer’s Guild: https://www.cartographersguild.com/content.php
GMT - 1960: The Making of a President https://www.gmtgames.com/p-574-1960-the ... ident.aspx
Katie Aidley (Katie’s Game Corner) Twitter: @katiesgamecrner
GZG - “StarGrunt” Jon Tuffley: http://downloads.groundzerogames.co.uk/sgii.pdf
Martin Van Creveld - “Supplying War”: https://www.amazon.com/Supplying-War-Lo ... 0521546575
Martin Van Creveld - “War Games”: https://www.amazon.com/Wargames-Profess ... an+creveld
Games Workshop - Mighty Empires: https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/52/mighty-empires
Bob Barnetson - aka Bob in Edmonton http://edmontonwargamer.blogspot.com/
Too Fat Lardies - Pint Sized Campaigns: http://toofatlardies.co.uk/product-cate ... f-command/
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Thursday, August 17, 2017

Ep 22: Give Me Lead Til I’m Dead is live!

Ep 22: Give Me Lead Til I’m Dead

We talk with Chris Lopez and Tom Grove about Bring Out Your Lead Oldhammer event in the UK.

https://soundcloud.com/user-989538417/episode-22-give-me-lead-til-im-dead

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Other companies we mentioned:
Warhammer 40,000 Rogue Trader Reprint

Longbows to Lasers, my old blog

Give ‘em Lead, Tom’s blog

Oldhammer forum

Leadpile, Whiskey Priest’s blog

Warhammer for adults, Weazil the Wise’s blog

Mr Papafakis, Erasmus’ blog - home of the Helsreach Ork Walker

Helsreach video on The Veteran Wargamer FB page

Foundry - Supporters of Bring Out Your Lead and all things Oldhammer



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Thursday, August 3, 2017

Episode 21: Checking in periodically is live!

Episode 21: Checking in periodically is live!

In this episode, we speak with Jasper Oorthuys about Karawansary Publishing and the Great Wargames Survey.

https://soundcloud.com/user-989538417/episode-21-checking-in-periodically

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Karawansary Publishing Titles -
Ancient Warfare: https://www.karwansaraypublishers.com/ancient-warfare-magazine
Ancient History: https://www.karwansaraypublishers.com/about-ancient-history
Medieval Warfare: https://www.karwansaraypublishers.com/about-medieval-warfare
Wargames, Soldiers & Strategy: https://www.karwansaraypublishers.com/about-wss

The Great Wargaming Survey: thegreatwargamingsurvey.com

Other companies we mentioned:
Prince August: http://www.princeaugust.ie/
Warhammer Historical - Warhammer Ancient Battles: http://www.warlordgames.com/new-warhammer-ancient-battles/
Warlord Games - Bolt Action: http://www.warlordgames.com/bolt-action/
Warlord games - Black Powder: http://www.warlordgames.com/black-powder/
Too Fat Lardies - Chain of Command: https://toofatlardies.co.uk/product/chain-of-command-rules/
Osprey Publishing - Land of the Free: https://ospreypublishing.com/land-of-the-free
Plastic Soldier Company - Battlegroup System: http://theplasticsoldiercompany.co.uk/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=70

RomanArmyTalk.com: http://www.romanarmytalk.com/


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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Episode 20: The Game from Beyond the Grave is live!

Episode 20: The Game from Beyond the Grave is live!

We speak with my friends Justin Palmer, Joel Franklin and Chris Arnold about resurrecting dead games.

https://soundcloud.com/user-989538417/episode-20-the-game-from-beyond-the-grave

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Other companies we mentioned:
Games Workshop - Warhammer 40,000 Rogue Trader (Reprint) https://warhammerworld.games-workshop.com/2016/12/27/from-the-archives-warhammer-40000-rogue-trader/
FASA - Star Trek
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/3040/star-trek-starship-tactical-combat-simulator
FASA - Renegade Legions Centurion
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/8957/renegade-legion-centurion-blood-steel
GZG - Full Thrust, Stargrunt, Dirtside
https://shop.groundzerogames.co.uk/rules.html
Matrix Games - Carriers at War
http://www.matrixgames.com/products/337/details/Carriers.at.War
Avalon Hill - Dune
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/121/dune
Fantasy Flight Games - Rex (Dune reboot with new IP)
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/104363/rex-final-days-empire
AEG - Junta
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/242/junta
Avalon Hill - Republic of Rome
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/1513/republic-rome
Avalon Hill - Advanced Civilization
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgameexpansion/177/advanced-civilization
Avalon Hill - Diplomacy
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/483/diplomacy
Victory Games - Cold War
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/474/cold-war
GMT Games - Twilight Struggle
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/12333/twilight-struggle
Games Workshop - Warhammer 40,000 8th Edition
https://warhammer40000.com/
Games Workshop - Necromunda
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/3072/necromunda
Games Workshop - Shadow War Armageddon
https://www.games-workshop.com/en-US/shadowwar-armageddon-sb-eng-2017
FASA - Vor: The Maelstrom
http://ironwindmetals.com/store/index.php?cPath=94
Games Workshop - Warmaster
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/4985/warmaster
Warlord Games - Black Powder
http://www.warlordgames.com/home/black-powder/
Warlord Games - Pike and Shotte
https://us-store.warlordgames.com/collections/pike-shotte
Warlord Games - Hail Caesar
https://us-store.warlordgames.com/collections/hail-caesar
Blitzkrieg Commander, Cold War Commander, Future War Commander
http://www.blitzkrieg-commander.com/
Wild West Productions - 12 O’clock High
https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/8312/12-oclock-high
Wessex Games - Aeronef
http://www.brigademodels.co.uk/Aeronef/
Catalyst Game Labs - Leviathans


https://boardgamegeek.com/boardgame/63027/leviathans