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Combined Arms Podcast

Welcome to the Combined Arms Podcast, featuring Michael Ovsenik and Geoff Hummel! Our show aims to take a positive look at miniatures wargaming and the larger hobby of tabletop gaming in general. We hope to highlight games, products, and experiences that you may never have otherwise heard of before.

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Episode 27: Michigan GT 2019

Welcome to the 27th episode of the Combined Arms Podcast, featuring Michael Ovsenik and Geoff Hummel! Our show aims to take a positive look at miniatures wargaming and the larger hobby of tabletop gaming in general. We hope to highlight games, products, and experiences that you may never have otherwise heard of before. Michael went to the Michigan GT in Lansing, MI recently and had a lot to say about it. Feel free to reach out to us on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CombinedArmsPodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/CombinedArmsPod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/combinedarmspodcast/ Itunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/combined-arms-podcast/id1227257905

1hr 27mins

6 Nov 2019

Rank #1

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Episode 6: Frostgrave!

Welcome to the sixth episode of the Combined Arms Podcast, featuring Michael Ovsenik and Geoff Hummel! Our show aims to take a positive look at miniatures wargaming and the larger hobby of tabletop gaming in general. We hope to highlight games, products, and experiences that you may never have otherwise heard of before. In episode six we discuss Frostgrave - how its played, how to get started, and what we think of it.  Feel free to reach out to us on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CombinedArmsPodcast/ 00:00 - Intro, Hobby Progress 00:55 - Frostgrave!

2hr 18mins

29 Sep 2017

Rank #2

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Episode 3: Warhammer 40,000 8th Edition is Cool and Good™

Welcome to the third episode of the Combined Arms Podcast, featuring Michael Ovsenik and Geoff Hummel! Our show aims to take a positive look at miniatures wargaming and the larger hobby of tabletop gaming in general. We hope to highlight games, products, and experiences that you may never have otherwise heard of before. This episode sees our hosts tackling the biggest release so far in 2017 - the new edition of Warhammer 40,000, the large scale sci-fi wargame set in a dark future by Games Workshop. Geoff and Michael cover what may interest in you in the new edition as well as what may hold it back. Then we have an interview with Rhellion (Brad) about why he chose to come back to 40k, and we end the show with an interview with hobby champion Carl Tuttle of the Independent Characters podcast fame. Feel free to reach out to us on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CombinedArmsPodcast/ 00:00 - Intro, Hobby Progress 1:04 - Geoff and Mike's thoughts on Warhammer 40,000, 8th Edition - the good, the bad, the ugly 2:11 - Interview with Rhellion (Brad) about why he chose to come back to Warhammer 40,000 2:40 - Interview with Carl Tuttle of the Independent Characters Thanks for listening!

3hr 37mins

29 Jun 2017

Rank #3

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Episode 13: Getting Into World War 2 Gaming and Skirmish Normandy Interview with DishDash Games!

Welcome to the thirteenth episode of the Combined Arms Podcast, featuring Michael Ovsenik and Geoff Hummel! Our show aims to take a positive look at miniatures wargaming and the larger hobby of tabletop gaming in general. We hope to highlight games, products, and experiences that you may never have otherwise heard of before. This month we talk about our hobby progress, starting out in WW2 gaming, and then we end with a great interview with Colin Phillips and Chris Bennett of DishDash Games and Phalanx Consortium. Feel free to reach out to us on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CombinedArmsPodcast/ Combined Arms Podcast T-Shirt http://bit.ly/combinedarms 00:00 - Intro, Hobby Progress 1:36 - Getting Into WW2 Gaming 2:25 - Skirmish Normandy Interview

3hr 23mins

7 Jun 2018

Rank #4

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Episode 24: Our Favorite Wars™

Welcome to the 24th episode of the Combined Arms Podcast, featuring Michael Ovsenik and Geoff Hummel! Our show aims to take a positive look at miniatures wargaming and the larger hobby of tabletop gaming in general. We hope to highlight games, products, and experiences that you may never have otherwise heard of before. This month we go through all the hobby we've done in the last two months as we've taken a brief hiatus due to a honeymoon and fatherly duties. We also talk a bit about the differences between Sharp Practice and Chain of Command. 0:00-32:00 - Geoff's hobby progress 32:00 - 53:00 - Chain of Command and Sharp Practice - Historical Probability 53:00 - 1:43:00 - Michael's hobby progress Feel free to reach out to us on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CombinedArmsPodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/CombinedArmsPod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/combinedarmspodcast/ Itunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/combined-arms-podcast/id1227257905 SPQR: https://store.warlordgames.com/products/spqr-game-and-miniature Flint and Feather: https://www.cruciblecrush.com/flint-feather/ Call to Arms: https://manticblog.com/2019/06/24/ronnie-introduces-the-walking-dead-call-to-arms/ Warcry: https://www.warhammer-community.com/tag/warcry/ Bolt Action Korea: https://ospreypublishing.com/bolt-action-korea TooFatLardies Oddcast: http://toofatlardies.libsyn.com/ Combined Arms Podcast T-Shirt http://bit.ly/combinedarms

1hr 43mins

26 Jun 2019

Rank #5

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Episode 11: AdeptiCon Preview, Shadespire New Releases

Welcome to the eleventh episode of the Combined Arms Podcast, featuring Michael Ovsenik and Geoff Hummel! Our show aims to take a positive look at miniatures wargaming and the larger hobby of tabletop gaming in general. We hope to highlight games, products, and experiences that you may never have otherwise heard of before. This month we talk about our hobby progress, all the stuff we're looking forward to at AdeptiCon, and then we end with a great talk on the new release for Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire. Feel free to reach out to us on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CombinedArmsPodcast/ Combined Arms Podcast T-Shirt http://bit.ly/combinedarms 00:00 - Intro, Hobby Progress 1:17 - Shadespire News and Reviews

3hr 15mins

20 Mar 2018

Rank #6

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Episode 10: Forager Review, Company of Iron Interview with Privateer Press

Welcome to the tenth episode of the Combined Arms Podcast, featuring Michael Ovsenik and Geoff Hummel! Our show aims to take a positive look at miniatures wargaming and the larger hobby of tabletop gaming in general. We hope to highlight games, products, and experiences that you may never have otherwise heard of before. This month we talk about our hobby progress, Forager - the Napoleonic Skirmish Game, and then we are lucky enough to have an interview with Will Hungerford of Privateer Press about Company of Iron, their new skirmish game. Feel free to reach out to us on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CombinedArmsPodcast/ Aaron's eBay link for Shadespire terrain http://stores.ebay.com/revivifiedgames/ Combined Arms Podcast T-Shirt http://bit.ly/combinedarms Stand To Games http://www.standtogames.co.uk/ Privateer Press Company of Iron Rules http://privateerpress.com/organized-play/game-rules-errata 00:00 - Intro, Hobby Progress 1:11 - Forager Review 1:52 - Company of Iron Interview with Will Hungerford

2hr 44mins

1 Feb 2018

Rank #7

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Episode 20: Hobbying Straight Through the Polar Vortex

Welcome to the 20th episode of the Combined Arms Podcast, featuring Michael Ovsenik and Geoff Hummel! Our show aims to take a positive look at miniatures wargaming and the larger hobby of tabletop gaming in general. We hope to highlight games, products, and experiences that you may never have otherwise heard of before. This month we discuss Geoff's tropical vacation, AdeptiCon event previews, The Walking Dead updates, and more hobby! Feel free to reach out to us on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CombinedArmsPodcast/ Combined Arms Podcast T-Shirt http://bit.ly/combinedarms

1hr 31mins

11 Feb 2019

Rank #8

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Episode 15: The Walking Dead: All Out War

Welcome to the 15th episode of the Combined Arms Podcast, featuring Michael Ovsenik and Geoff Hummel! Our show aims to take a positive look at miniatures wargaming and the larger hobby of tabletop gaming in general. We hope to highlight games, products, and experiences that you may never have otherwise heard of before. This month we talk about The Walking Dead: All Out War by Mantic Games! We are testing a new format where we do shorter, one hour segments that will be more focused on one topic. Please let us know what you think. Our aim is to put out two or three of these a month. Feel free to reach out to us on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CombinedArmsPodcast/ Combined Arms Podcast T-Shirt http://bit.ly/combinedarms We are transitioning to a new podcast host as we've outgrown our current one. The new RSS feed is here: https://combinedarmspodcast.podbean.com/feed.xml Current iTunes subscribers should be automatically updated. We are setting a redirect on our old host that will take you to the new feed, but if you have manually added us in a podcast app using the RSS feed please update using the address above.

1hr 5mins

27 Aug 2018

Rank #9

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Episode 9: Company of Iron Mini-Review, 2017 Year in Review

Welcome to the ninth episode of the Combined Arms Podcast, featuring Michael Ovsenik and Geoff Hummel! Our show aims to take a positive look at miniatures wargaming and the larger hobby of tabletop gaming in general. We hope to highlight games, products, and experiences that you may never have otherwise heard of before. This month we talk about our hobby progress, Company of Iron - Privateer Press' new skirmish ruleset, and then we get into a 2017 review. Feel free to reach out to us on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CombinedArmsPodcast/ 00:00 - Intro, Hobby Progress 00:29 - Company of Iron Mini-Review 1:28 - 2017 Year In Review

1hr 56mins

2 Jan 2018

Rank #10

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Episode 16: Andy from Blackjack Legacy on YouTube

Welcome to the 16th episode of the Combined Arms Podcast, featuring Michael Ovsenik and Geoff Hummel! Our show aims to take a positive look at miniatures wargaming and the larger hobby of tabletop gaming in general. We hope to highlight games, products, and experiences that you may never have otherwise heard of before. This month we talk to Andy from Blackjack Legacy on YouTube! Andy is a prolific YouTube wargaming presenter with some great videos. Check him out on Facebook here.  We are testing a new format where we do shorter, one hour segments that will be more focused on one topic. Please let us know what you think. Our aim is to put out two or three of these a month. Feel free to reach out to us on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CombinedArmsPodcast/ Combined Arms Podcast T-Shirt http://bit.ly/combinedarms We are transitioning to a new podcast host as we've outgrown our current one. The new RSS feed is here: https://combinedarmspodcast.podbean.com/feed.xml Current iTunes subscribers should be automatically updated. We are setting a redirect on our old host that will take you to the new feed, but if you have manually added us in a podcast app using the RSS feed please update using the address above.

53mins

13 Sep 2018

Rank #11

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Episode 19: Age of Sigmar Champions TCG

Welcome to the 19th episode of the Combined Arms Podcast, featuring Michael Ovsenik and Geoff Hummel! Our show aims to take a positive look at miniatures wargaming and the larger hobby of tabletop gaming in general. We hope to highlight games, products, and experiences that you may never have otherwise heard of before. This month we discuss Age of Sigmar Champions TCG, a digital and physical card game set in the Age of Sigmar world. We are testing a new format where we do shorter, one hour segments that will be more focused on one topic. Please let us know what you think. Our aim is to put out two or three of these a month. Feel free to reach out to us on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CombinedArmsPodcast/ Combined Arms Podcast T-Shirt http://bit.ly/combinedarms We are transitioning to a new podcast host as we've outgrown our current one. The new RSS feed is here: https://combinedarmspodcast.podbean.com/feed.xml Current iTunes subscribers should be automatically updated. We are setting a redirect on our old host that will take you to the new feed, but if you have manually added us in a podcast app using the RSS feed please update using the address above.

1hr 23mins

6 Dec 2018

Rank #12

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Episode 22: AdeptiCon Experience 2019

Welcome to the 22nd episode of the Combined Arms Podcast, featuring Michael Ovsenik and Geoff Hummel! Our show aims to take a positive look at miniatures wargaming and the larger hobby of tabletop gaming in general. We hope to highlight games, products, and experiences that you may never have otherwise heard of before. This month Michael details his AdeptiCon experience to Geoff and listeners. Feel free to reach out to us on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CombinedArmsPodcast/ Combined Arms Podcast T-Shirt http://bit.ly/combinedarms

1hr 34mins

10 Apr 2019

Rank #13

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Episode 26: NOVASode 2k19

Welcome to the 26th episode of the Combined Arms Podcast, featuring Michael Ovsenik and Geoff Hummel! Our show aims to take a positive look at miniatures wargaming and the larger hobby of tabletop gaming in general. We hope to highlight games, products, and experiences that you may never have otherwise heard of before. Geoff spent Labor Day weekend at NOVA, the wargaming convention in Northern Virginia, and Michael finished up The Warehouse. Thanks for listening! Mentioned links: https://zaxishobbies.com/ https://gameenvy.net/product/hobby-holder-painting-handle-full-bundle/ https://the-genesys-project.backerkit.com/hosted_preorders https://combinedarmspodcast.wordpress.com/2019/09/10/the-dockside-warehouse-by-phalanx-consortium/ Feel free to reach out to us on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CombinedArmsPodcast/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/CombinedArmsPod Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/combinedarmspodcast/ Itunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/combined-arms-podcast/id1227257905 Combined Arms Podcast T-Shirt http://bit.ly/combinedarms

1hr 56mins

16 Sep 2019

Rank #14

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Episode 23: Hellboy the Board Game

Welcome to the 23rd episode of the Combined Arms Podcast, featuring Michael Ovsenik and Geoff Hummel! Our show aims to take a positive look at miniatures wargaming and the larger hobby of tabletop gaming in general. We hope to highlight games, products, and experiences that you may never have otherwise heard of before. This month we review Hellboy the Board Game by Mantic Games, available here: http://www.manticgames.com/games/hellboy.html Feel free to reach out to us on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/CombinedArmsPodcast/ Combined Arms Podcast T-Shirt http://bit.ly/combinedarms

1hr 5mins

1 May 2019

Rank #15