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March 17, 2023

Boring Balance, & the Need for Narrative in Wargaming

We make a return to playing Song of Blades & Heroes , one of the most simple and accessible skirmish games on the market. And, in this battle, we’re focusing on storytelling over points, fairness, and balance. The defenders c...

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March 10, 2023

Solo Kill Team Rules? (No Stranger to Shadow Deep!)

Warhammer 40,000 Kill Team isn't a game that gets much (any!) airtime on this humble podcast. But listeners might be interested to hear about a cool homebrew solo ruleset heavily influenced by Rangers of Shadow Deep and Rogue...

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Feb. 10, 2023

Re-Skinning Existing Wargaming Scenarios Vs Writing Your Own

Friend of the show Mark Smith returns to discuss what's new in his own hobby life. One big topic of discussion here is that of 're-skinning' established scenarios in games, so that the mechanical framework is already tried an...

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Jan. 27, 2023

Wargames With Young Kids, & Writing Rangers of Shadow Deep Scenarios

Talented writer Conrad Kinch joins me on this episode of the Tabletop Miniature Podcast to talk about his Rangers of Shadow Deep scenario To Heal the Sick . It’s available in the Star of Alladore supplement. On top of that, …

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Dec. 30, 2022

AI-Powered Dungeonmasters, & Blood Moon Revisited

It's time to right the wrongs of our Rangers of Shadow Deep: Blood Moon (mis)adventure. And also, to chat about the potential benefits of AI in our hobby. Take it away, OpenAI ... The potential benefits of AI in the …

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Dec. 23, 2022

Building Terrain for Mordheim & Skirmish Games

Ryan from the Adventure Build Gaming YouTube channel joins us to talk about his hobby life. A big part of that is building terrain, in particular, for skirmish games like Mordheim, Frostgrave, Rangers of Shadow Deep, and Star...

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Nov. 29, 2022

Blood Moon: Rangers of Shadow Deep (A Lycanthrope Cluedo)

Blood Moon is the first micro-supplement for Rangers of Shadow Deep . Having enjoyed The Deserted Village , The Infected Trees , and The Bridge Guards scenarios, we were excited to get to grips with this one. Unfortunately, a...

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Nov. 15, 2022

Miniature Wargames Magazine - A Chat With the Editor

I've been subscribed to Miniature Wargames Magazine for a few months now, and I'm thoroughly enjoying it. On this episode, I'm joined by editor John Treadaway to talk about print publication in the hobby, as well as his own p...

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Oct. 20, 2022

A Visit to Warhammer World (& a Read of White Dwarf!)

I knew very little about Warhammer World beforehand, so wasn't sure what to expect. The building is split into different areas, you have the exhibition, the shop, the gaming area, and Bugman's Bar for your refreshment needs. ...

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Sept. 27, 2022

Best Miniature Companies, & a Poem for the Hobby

What are my favourite miniature companies? What do I think of 3D printing? And what's my opinion on historical wargaming? Those are just three topics on a jam-packed episode of the Tabletop Miniature Hobby Podcast . Resources...

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Sept. 2, 2022

Miniature Transportation, Fish Tank Terrain, & Warhammer-Themed Recip…

Do you ever think to yourself "if I owned a Warhammer-themed cafe, what would be on the menu?". No? Well, strap yourself in. You're about to. In this episode, I also ask the question "do Games Workshop's paints have an …

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Aug. 11, 2022

Frostgrave Vs Rangers of Shadow Deep

This isn't a direct comparison of Frostgrave Vs Rangers of Shadow Deep. We've covered the ins and outs of the latter quite a bit on this podcast, already. Instead, we're going to turn our attention to the frozen city, and …

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Aug. 3, 2022

2D Terrain, Stripping Paint off Miniatures, & Storytelling

On this episode of the Tabletop Miniature Hobby Podcast , I'm joined by George, a returned hobbyist and fiction podcaster. George is the writer and creator of The Tales of Hobgob & Mulch . This is a show that draws …

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July 28, 2022

How do they organise games of Blood Bowl in the Warhammer world?

Isn't administration fascinating? But seriously, what are the logistics of getting a team of Chaos daemons into Altdorf for a sporting event? On this episode, I'm joined by Josh of the Crown of Command podcast for general hob...

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July 14, 2022

Rangers of Shadow Deep (The Bridge Guards), & Frostgrave: Perilous Da…

We’re no strangers to Rangers of Shadow Deep on the Tabletop Miniature Hobby Podcast. If you’ve followed along so far, you’ll have heard our campaign progress as we played through the Deserted Village and Infected Trees scena...

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July 7, 2022

How Do You Decide When to Buy New Stuff?

I placed a few orders recently in order to play Blood Moon ( Rangers of Shadow Deep ) in the near future. But do you need a reason to buy new miniatures, paints, or even, games?

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June 30, 2022

The Importance of In-Person Events, & Tabletop Scotland 2022

Tabletop Scotland 2022 is an event that takes place over the weekend of the 27th and 28th of August 2022. The venue is Dewars Centre in Perth. The show promises something for everyone, whether you’re a hobby veteran or comple...

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June 23, 2022

Dungeon Saga, White Dwarf Freebies, & Hidden Hobbyists

Is there a bunch of hidden Warhammer players in your neighbourhood? That's just one of the topics Jason and I cover on this episode of the Tabletop Miniature Hobby Podcast. We also talk about our shared love for Mantic's Dung...

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June 9, 2022

Cross-Game Campaigns, & the Terrain Conundrum

Terrain is an essential part of the tabletop hobby. What kind you use and how you get it can throw up a few dilemmas, though. Do you make or buy your buildings and scenery? And do you go ultra-realistic but …

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May 12, 2022

Miniature Board Games, Fighting Fantasy Books, & Bretonnian Paints

It's time for another eclectic wander around the hobby, and this time, I'm joined by Grant. He's a fan of miniature board games and we talk about their appeal when compared to some of the more open "tape measure" games. …

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April 26, 2022

Should You Try to Become a Great Miniature Painter?

A wee solo episode covering a range of topics. What I've been painting recently, including a range from CP Models Space Crusade for the Commodore 64 Four Thousand Weeks - an excellent book I just finished Using 6mm scale to …

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April 13, 2022

How to Find Local Gamers

"How to find local gamers" is probably the biggest problem facing the modern-day miniature hobby enthusiast. Very few of us are looking for a game every night, or even every week. But let's face it, we'd all probably like to …

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March 24, 2022

Joe McCullough on Creativity, Inspiration, & Gnolls

We talk about Joe McCullough's games a lot on this podcast. Sometimes, we even talk to him. This episode is one of those times. Join us as we explore the inspiration and creative process behind games like Frostgrave , Stargra...

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March 3, 2022

Post-Game Chat: The Infected Trees (Rangers of Shadow Deep)

Rangers of Shadow Deep gets a lot of love on the Tabletop Miniature Hobby Podcast . We've previously done episodes looking through the main rulebook , speaking to creator Joe McCullough , and playing the very first scenario T...

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