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Lead Pursuit Podcast

Covering the WWII aerial combat game, Blood Red Skies, and other miniatures wargames

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Episode 15 - Air Strike Intel Update

Brett and Doug pass along some corrections and new information about the upcoming release of Air Strike. Of course they get off-topic - what else would you expect from these two?


8 Oct 2019

Rank #1

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Episode 16 - Rules changes and hobby products

Brett and Doug talk about a variety of Blood Red Skies topics - which is probably good as they can't really get off topic that way, can they?


30 Oct 2019

Rank #2

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Episode 26 - Air Combat over Vietnam

Who let Brett run the podcast this week? Listen as he discussues air combat during the Vietnam war with Doug and Chris. They talk about aircraft, tactics and even some hints about the possibility of an upcoming Blood Red Skies release covering Vietnam.

1hr 13mins

12 Mar 2020

Rank #3

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Episode 12 - Tactics? Rules? I just paint!

As Doug is all too happy to chat about anything to divert attention from his lack of painting, he and Brett take some time to link up with Mitch again and talk rules and tactics. Questions about Bombers and Multi-engine fighters are covered, as well as some basic concepts that new players may not have considered.

1hr 1min

6 Sep 2019

Rank #4

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Episode 19 - Air Strike Playtesting

Chris and Brett unsupervised? What could go wrong? Enjoy their discussion of filling holes, and smoothing the fuselage. Okay, so they do talk about Malta scenarios, Pico Armor terrain and how NOT to assemble metal miniatures.


26 Nov 2019

Rank #5

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Episode 20 - Holiday Wargaming

What has the team been up to lately? Well apparently not much according to this episode! There are a lot of excuses thrown out, along with some cool historical knowledge. Have a great holiday and see everyone back on the podcast in 2020!


20 Dec 2019

Rank #6

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Episode 25 - 2020 Gaming Update

Did the guys really all get back on the podcast together? At the same time? Will wonders never cease! The team talks about miniatures gaming in Asia and their recent experiences at CoastalCon in South Carolina. Plus the usual rambling on, abusing of WH40K players and making fun of each other!


29 Feb 2020

Rank #7

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Episode 18 - Veterans Day Wargaming

Two Marines, an Army Ranger and an Air Force guy walk into a bar. Need we say anymore about this episode where Jon Russell sits down to talk with the guys about wargaming and veterans?

1hr 6mins

15 Nov 2019

Rank #8

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Episode 10 - Kevin the Decal Machine

With Doug traveling in the far east, what could possibly go wrong with turning the podcast over to Chris and Brett? Well, since they are hobby maestros, they've decided to devote this episode to talking to our team's favorite decal producer, Kevin Hammond from Miscellaneous Miniatures.


23 Aug 2019

Rank #9

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Episode 11 - Kevin's Secret Guide to Modelling

Since they didn't manage to screw it up too bad last time, Doug trusts Chris and Brett to run the podcast for another week! They bring Kevin Hammond from Miscellaneous Miniatures back to talk through several of his modelling tutorials that cover some of the basics that Blood Red Skies players need to know.


31 Aug 2019

Rank #10

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Episode 17 - Malta? Never heard of it!

Chris, Brett and Doug talk about the new resin aircraft releases, and some of the upcoming plans for Warlord Resin. THey also spill the beans on their project to augment the Air Strike release with their scenarios, aircraft cards and special ace releases. Of course Doug confuses his UK military awards... are we really shocked?


6 Nov 2019

Rank #11

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Episode 22 - Andy Chambers and Airstrike!

Andy Chambers? Who wants to hear from that guy? Okay, so the podcast team does - and we're throwing him a bunch of listener questions as well. Of course the discussion roams away from Airstrike to talk about upcoming Blood Red Skies projects, and things we can wish for!


22 Jan 2020

Rank #12

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Episode 21 - The Post Holiday Catch-up

What has the team been up to? Do you even care? Listen to Brett, Chris and Doug talk about their resin acquisitions over the holidays and what the Lead Pursuit schedule will be for 2020!


15 Jan 2020

Rank #13

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Episode 14 - Air Strike Intel

Chris, Brett and Doug give the latest updates on Air Strike, the next release from Warlord Games focusing on integrating ground attack rules into Blood Red Skies. Chris proves again why Doug doesn't let him drink BEFORE the podcast... and the guys ramble on, all the way to the bitter end of the podcast.

1hr 18mins

26 Sep 2019

Rank #14

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Episode 13 - A Different Take on Jets

Chris, Brett and Doug shift from focusing on the Warlord Games' products for Blood Red Skies, to talk to the game designer of a player-created expansion. Rosalind chats with the team about her project "Jet Age Edition" for Blood Red Skies, and how it has evolved over time with the changes to the basic game.


19 Sep 2019

Rank #15

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Episode 23 - More Decals!

Hobby information? Who wants to talk about that? Oh wait - you the listeners have asked for it! We take the time to talk with Kevin Hammond from Misc Minis again and discuss some of the latest decal work he has done, along with the specific work he has done to support Lead Pursuit Podcast scenarios and aircraft.


9 Feb 2020

Rank #16

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Episode 27 - Social Distancing Gaming

COVID-19 crushing your gaming plans? Finding yourself neededing some interpersonal interaction during social distancing? Listen to these three idiots and feel better about your decision to self isolate away from them.

19 Mar 2020

Rank #17

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Episode 24 - Our Man on the Inside.

Who is responsible for the Blood Red Skies Ready Room? Well in this episode, Doug interviews Ken Natt, the chief orchestrator and cat-herder for the Ready Room. They talk about BRS competitions, where the meta is going, and a bit of everything else. Want some more insight into what goes on behind the scenes? Well pull up a chair and give this episode a listen!

17 Feb 2020

Rank #18

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Episode 9 - MiG Alley Weekend

MiGs, Sabres and B-29 bombers. What's not to like? Oh yeah and the team making plenty of flubs, confusing aircraft names, designations, and generally chattering like a bunch of baboons about how much fun the new MiG Alley expansion is.

1hr 5mins

14 Aug 2019

Rank #19

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Episode 33 - Game Design and Business

Desperate times make for desperate measures. While Brett searches for love on the internet via Tabletop Sim, Doug and Chris are continuing to play alone. In the midst of this they discover that there is more to designing and selling a game than saying “All of these other games suck!” Dan Verssen returns to help the guys understand what goes into game design and production at DVG.

1hr 1min

2 May 2020

Rank #20