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Episode 40: Milestone

TweetWhy Milestone?  Because it’s episode 40!! …. K ….!!  Ahem, anyway, we’ve made it to our 40th episode and very conveniently it’s just in time for a Space Marine Codex Review, presented by Bill.  But that’s not all the review we have for you, oh no.  We also have Opy and Dave’s mini review of the Iyanden Codex supplement (with a smidge of Black Legion thrown in there for good measure).  Finally, Bill’s back again to review Space Hulk the Card Game: Death Angel from Fantasy Flight games.  The news is back again in this episode and to top it all off, a special, albeit short, Space Marines vs. Orks Battle Report.  The ultimate match up, featuring me attempting to do an English football hooligan-y, Ork-like accent.  Attempting being the key word there as the decision was made last second (actually after last second since I had recorded the deployment phase in a regular voice already) and without preparation.  It starts a bit dodgy and veers into the Australian more than I’d like, but oh well!  Please enjoy the nutty goodness of Episode 40! 00:00:00  Episode 40 Intro and Contents 00:02:00  The Round-up: What Have We Done Since Last Episode? 00:45:18  This Random Time Period In 40k! 01:12:27  Codex Review: Space Marines 02:09:19  Battle Report Info 02:16:40  Battle Report – Space Marines vs. Orks 02:26:59  Stratagem and Post Battle Discussion 02:34:03  Codex Review – Supplemental: Iyanden 02:54:16  Bill’s Gaming Corner: Space Hulk the Card Game – Death Angel 03:19:43  Thanks for Listening! Links From the show: Facebook Forum – Direct link to the contest rules Space Hulk the Card Game – From Fantasy Flight Games Instructional Video Part 1 – Better instructions then what you’ll find in the box for the Space Hulk card game. Music used in this episode is royalty-free.  Some tracks used in the episode by Machinimasound.com including: The End of Mankind Queen of the Night Licensed under Creative Commons CC-BY 3.0 Unported License | https://machinimasound.com/license

3hr 24mins

15 Oct 2013

Rank #1

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Episode 38: Killadelphia

TweetAnd so we’re back … from outer space … we just walked in and found you there with that sad look upon your face … you should have changed that stupid loc- … ah-hem!!  Sorry.  Good news everyone!  We’re not dead and we’ve got an episode to prove it.  It’s a bit of a lengthy one to boot and also keep in mind that it was actually, technically recorded almost two months ago … so no news again and dates and times may sound a bit … odd.  But anyway, we’ve finally got our coverage of the Killadelphia Open tournament hosted by the Stomping Grounds back in June.  It’s been so long it’ll be like new again!  Also, our long overdue Eldar Codex review, just in time for … Space Marines, cough, but we’ll get to that later.  And of course we also have our famous Battle Report.  I’m working hard on getting back on a schedule here but at the very least it shouldn’t be nearly as long of a wait for episode 39.  Apologies and all that.  Cheers and enjoy! Oh and I almost forgot, I’m using some new music for the Battle Report this episode to rejuvenate the sound for season 3.  More of that to come too! 00:00:00  Episode 38 Intro and Contents 00:02:00  The Round-up: What Have We Done Since Last Episode? 00:19:49  Codex Review: Eldar 01:38:44  Battle Report Info 01:46:06  Battle Report – Tau vs. Chaos Space Marines with Tau Allies 02:02:51  Stratagem and Post Battle Discussion 02:12:52  Turn 8 Talks Tournaments: The Killadelphia Open 04:00:50  Thanks for Listening! Links From the show: Facebook Music used in this episode is royalty-free.  Some tracks used in the episode by Machinimasound.com including: Anomaly Detected Part 1 The Land of the Wizard Digital Fortress The Hyperborean Menace Licensed under Creative Commons CC-BY 3.0 Unported License | https://machinimasound.com/license

4hr 4mins

30 Aug 2013

Rank #2

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Episode 37: Birthday 2 – The Reckoning

TweetHappy Birthday to us!  Happy Birthday to US!  Of course it’s only about a month late but what can you do?  Yes, that’s right, the latest Episode is finally here and drastically late, for which I personally apologize once again.  Since most of this Episode was actually recorded back in May 2013, I have removed “This Random Time in 40k” as it was laughably out of date.  After all, when it was recorded the Eldar release was still a “rumor”.  Though fear not dear friends as there is still a lot of good stuff to be found.  The roundup covers a Stomping Grounds tournament (not Killadelphia, that will be Episode 38), we finally have our Tau Empire Codex review (with the Eldar review again to come in 38) and a very special Battle Report.  I want to emphasize that too … so I will … a very special Battle Report.  You’ll have to listen to find out why. All that plus, it wouldn’t be a Turn 8 Birthday celebration (apparently) without Bloopers!  That’s right as is now tradition around these parts we have compiled outtakes and bloopers from all of Season 2’s episodes (21-37) and sprinkled them liberally throughout the episode as our little gift to you.  Please enjoy! 00:00:00  Episode 37 Intro and Contents 00:02:00  The Round-up and Episode 21 Bloopers 00:53:40  Blooper Reel:  Episodes 22 – 26 01:10:03  Codex Review: Tau Empire 02:22:53  Blooper Reel:  Episodes 27 – 31 02:40:11  Battle Report Info 02:47:57  Battle Report – Tau vs. Dark Angels 03:00:39  Stratagem and Post Battle Discussion 03:21:08  Blooper Reel:  Episodes 32 – 37 03:45:06  Thanks for Listening! Links From the show: Facebook Music used in this episode is royalty-free.

3hr 50mins

26 Jun 2013

Rank #3

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Episode 31: Rise of the Dark Angels

TweetHappy belated New Years everyone!  And happy belated episode as well but hopefully this episode should be worth the wait.  We’ve got some news, we talk about the Dark Angels and some rumors but I do have to mention that due to the late airing of this episode (entirely my fault by the way) some of the content is already a bit out of date.  Just keep in mind while listening that we recorded this before Dark Angels had officially arrived and all will be right with the world.  Additionally in this episode we close out the Campaign Trail as Opy, Andy and Dave participated in the epic battle to end all.  Details inside!  We also have another Q&A session so please enjoy! 00:00:00  Episode 31 Intro and Contents 00:02:00  The Round-up: What Have We Done Since Last Episode? 00:39:18  This Random Time Period In 40k! – Peek into Crusade of Fire and where to get it, plus Dark Angel rumors. 01:01:40  The Campaign Trail: End Times 01:36:20  Battle Report Info 01:42:20  Battle Report – Chaos Space Marines. vs. Space Marines 02:01:02  Stratagem and Post Battle Discussion 02:11:13  Q&A: Nids Without Tervigons 02:31:48  Thanks for Listening! Music used in this episode is royalty-free.

2hr 34mins

19 Jan 2013

Rank #4

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Episode 28: Sandy, Harbinger of Chaos

TweetAfter one major and then one minor delay, we finally bring you our Chaos Space Marines codex review!!  Well, part one of it anyway, there’s a lot to cover after all.  In this episode Opy takes us through the Chaos specific Warlord Traits, Psychic Powers, and the Armory.  We also cover quite a bit of news and bring you another Chaos related rule.  Who doesn’t love a good challenge?  Next episode we’ll conclude the codex review as we cover the units.  I would also like to apologize for the lateness of this particular show.  As some of you know we delayed our recording due to hurricane Sandy which, if you don’t know for some reason, recently ravaged the east coast of the U.S., particularly New Jersey.  Most of us here lost power for at least a bit (or a lot more) but were otherwise OK, our trees however …   In addition to that delay, work and other personal things on my end delayed the debut of this episode from Friday till now, but anyway, we’re back with more quality podcast programing for your ear holes, enjoy! 00:00:00  Episode 28 Intro and Contents 00:02:00  The Round-up: What Have We Done Since Last Episode? 00:24:53  This Random Time Period In 40k! – Chaos, Betrayal and Pariahs, oh my! 00:56:02  Codex Review: Chaos Space Marines – Part 1 01:54:10  Battle Report Info 02:01:13  Battle Report – Chaos Space Marines vs. Imperial Guard 02:16:21  Stratagem and Post Battle Discussion 02:26:40  Rules of Engagement: Challenges 02:42:58  Thanks for Listening! Links From the show: Red Cross Donations for Sandy relief effort Andy’s Death Company Dice! Berks Four Diamons Winter Blast Fund Raiser Music used in this episode is royalty-free.

2hr 46mins

12 Nov 2012

Rank #5

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Episode 46: Hellboats

TweetThis is it folks, the moment we’ve all been waiting for since Warhammer 40k sixth edition came out.  We’re finally airing our Battle Report Contest winner!  Oh, also seventh edition is imminent.  Little things.  Anyway, as promised we finally have Brandon Field’s winning entry into our Battle Report Contest recorded and ready for your ear holes!  In addition, this is also our first episode since our relaunch with an actual Battle Report in it, so it’s doubly special.  We also have our usual round-up and news and our very own Andy brings you his review of the Visions of Heresy image book available from Games Workshop.  We close out this show with our, now standard, initial look and Hopes and Fears for the soon to be released, seventh edition!  Some small caveats before we begin though: we recorded this episode on Monday the 12th of May but due to my ever-present work related issues, I was unable to get it out the door until now.  As such, a few of the things we mention have been clarified by the White Dwarf.  This was also before the rumor of a tournament supplement book was out there so I said it first!  Neener!  Anyway, please enjoy and be sure to check below for our Facebook link to keep up with the latest 40k and Turn 8 news! 00:00:00  Episode 46 Intro and Contents 00:02:00  The Round-up:  What Have We Done Since Last Episode? 00:38:44  This Random Time Period In 40k! 00:56:48  Turn 8 Reviews:  Visions of Heresy 01:07:29  Battle Report Info 01:19:14  Battle Report:  CONTEST WINNER!!! – Dark Angels w/ IG vs. Chaos Space Marines w/Daemons 01:41:22  Stratagem and Post Battle Discussion 01:49:53  Seventh Edition Extravaganza:  Hopes and Fears and More 02:52:17  Thanks for Listening! Links From the show: Facebook SG Videos – Team Stomping Grounds Twitch channel Music used in this episode is royalty-free.  Some tracks used in the episode by Machinimasound.com including: Anomaly Detected Part I Beyond the Stars Cloister of Redemption Licensed under Creative Commons CC-BY 3.0 Unported License | https://machinimasound.com/license

2hr 55mins

19 May 2014

Rank #6

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Episode 45: Two Weeks … and Change

TweetHey kids!  It’s Andy and Dave!  Finally running back at full steam with the full crew we bring you another episode.  Opy and Dave talk about their recent tournament experiences.  For Opy it was the DeLaWarr open in the red brick bedecked town of Newark Delaware and for Dave it was Adepticon!  While the rumors were a bit light for this episode (everything huge you’ve just heard about will be in the next episode) the news had a few … questionable items to deal with.  Finally Opy and Dave bring you their review of the Crimson Slaughter supplemental Codex for Chaos Space Marines.  Also Bill and Andy are here … 00:00:00  Episode 45 Intro and Contents 00:02:00  The Round-up: What Have We Done Since Last Episode? 00:41:57  This Random Time Period In 40k! 01:04:12  Codex Review: Crimson Slaughter 01:39:42  Thanks for Listening! Links From the show: Facebook Nova Open Nova Missions Opy Gets His Ass Kicked

1hr 43mins

1 May 2014

Rank #7

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Episode 44: Phoenix

TweetAs mentioned in the post below folks … We. Are. Back!  Tune in to find out what the heck has been going on with the show, why we’ve been away for so long and how some things are going to change going forward.  As part of that you get your news fix for this episode, Opy brings us a rather short Codex Review of the Imperial Knights (because there are only 6 pages of rules) but that’s it! … New structure and schedule means no Battle Report for this episode … the first time we’ve ever done an episode without one.  What’s that all about?  Tune in to find out. 00:00:00  Episode 44 Intro and Contents 00:02:00  The Round-up: What the heck has been going on? 00:40:18  This Random Time Period In 40k! 01:17:23  Codex Review: Imperial Knights 01:34:45  Thanks for Listening! Links From the show: Facebook SG Video Team Stomping Grounds’ Twitch channel

1hr 39mins

11 Apr 2014

Rank #8

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Episode 42: The Opy Show

TweetGreetings all!  Sorry for the short delay but we finally have our last episode of the year!  As 2013 comes to a close we get inundated with news galore, with even more to come in our first episode of 2014.  But before we look to the future let us focus on the here and now, the Opy Show!  Laden with heavy amounts of Opy we bring you our review (and by our, I mean … Opy’s) of Codex Inquisition and to close out the show with even more Opy, he regales us with tales of the 11th Company GT.  Plus, of course, don’t forget our famous Battle Report!  In this episode we have a truly lore inspired battle between the Dark Angels and the hated Chaos Space Marines.  Enjoy! 00:00:00  Episode 42 Intro and Contents 00:02:00  The Round-up: What Have We Done Since Last Episode? 00:20:48  This Random Time Period In 40k! 01:05:47  Codex Review: Inquisition 01:41:29  Battle Report Info 01:48:26  Battle Report:  Chaos Space Marines vs. Dark Angels 02:02:24  Stratagem and Post Battle Discussion 02:12:57  Turn 8 Talks Tournaments:  The 11th Company GT 02:45:45  Thanks for Listening! Links From the show: Facebook Berks Gaming Club website – Winter Blast info is on the left Music used in this episode is royalty-free.

2hr 49mins

19 Dec 2013

Rank #9

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Episode 41: Where Have All The Sisters Gone?

TweetFirst of all, let me just say congratulations to Opy for winning his bracket today at the 11th Company tournament!  He’s number one somewhere, right?  Anyway, Episode 41 is full of great stuff for you guys starting with a short recap of the somewhat-recently past Berks doubles tournament for Save Against Fear in our Round-up.  Then, while the news is sparse the “rumors” are pretty interesting.  Followed by Opy and Bill covering the heavily neutered Adepta Sororitas Codex.  We introduce another new section to the podcast called Turn 8 Tips!  For this episode we respond to a listener’s inquiry about how to handle Tau with Eldar.  We also have another installment of Bill’s Gaming Corner, this time covering the Space Hulk Video Game available on Steam.  Lots of stuff and hopefully something for everyone, please enjoy! 00:00:00  Episode 41 Intro and Contents 00:02:00  The Round-up:  What Have We Done Since Last Episode? 00:27:12  This Random Time Period In 40k! 01:08:07  Codex Review:  Adepta Sororitas 01:43:02  Battle Report Info 01:50:25  Battle Report:  Tau vs. Imperial Guard 02:05:47  Stratagem and Post Battle Discussion 02:15:39  Turn 8 Tips:  Eldar vs. Tau Tactics 02:36:21  Bill’s Gaming Corner:  Space Hulk the Video Game 02:56:38  Thanks for Listening! Links From the show: Facebook Space Hulk the Video Game – available on Steam Music used in this episode is royalty-free.  Some tracks used in the episode by Machinimasound.com including: Children of Despair Damnation Derelict Ship Exigence Licensed under Creative Commons CC-BY 3.0 Unported License | https://machinimasound.com/license

3hr

11 Nov 2013

Rank #10