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The Art of WarCast

A podcast about card games and board games.

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Christmas Special - Regroup, In Memoriam

In which we discuss the Banned List, Restricted List, and rules changes with L5R LCG Developer Tyler Parrott. Our longest episode yet, so get cozy by the fire and grab some nog. You'll laugh, cry, deny, and cheer! You may like us or interact with us on Facebook, discord, reddit, via Twitter (@ArtofWarCast) and subscribe to us via iTunes. You may contribute to our efforts through Patreon. If you have any comments or thoughts let us know. Thanks for listening.

1hr 51mins

27 Dec 2019

Rank #1

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ForgeCast: A KeyForge Special with Dr. Richard Garfield

We interviewed Dr. Richard Garfield about his newest analog card game, KeyForge: The Call of the Archons. 'Nuff said. You may like us or interact with us on Facebook, discord, reddit, via Twitter (@ArtofWarCast) and subscribe to us via iTunes. You may contribute to our efforts through Patreon. If you have any comments or thoughts let us know. Thanks for listening.

47mins

26 Aug 2018

Rank #2

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Episode 42 - Big Swords for Big Oni

In which we discuss the new fiction, the impending Children of the Empire Box, the changes to Organized Play, answer listener questions and explain how you can win a copy of Children of the Empire. The Imperial Advisor article is here. Submit your entry to our Mr Cultist naming contest here. Our very own subreddit can be found here. You may like us or interact with us on Facebook, discord, reddit, via Twitter (@ArtofWarCast) and subscribe to us via iTunes. You may contribute to our efforts through Patreon. If you have any comments or thoughts let us know. Thanks for listening.

1hr 39mins

3 Feb 2019

Rank #3

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Episode 43 - Crab Quotes

In which we discuss the completed fiction, Children of the Empire cards, the Inheritance Cycle announcement, and answer listener questions. Tobin's role article is here and his community building article is here. Our introduction decks will be posted on our subreddit here. Submit your entry to our Mr Cultist naming contest here. Our very own subreddit can be found here. You may like us or interact with us on Facebook, discord, reddit, via Twitter (@ArtofWarCast) and subscribe to us via iTunes. You may contribute to our efforts through Patreon. If you have any comments or thoughts let us know. Thanks for listening.

1hr 20mins

17 Feb 2019

Rank #4

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Episode 16 - An Honorable Audience with The Shogun

In which we ask the game's First Shogun, Sam Benies, more than a few questions about choosing clans, game play, strategy and for a purr.  You may like us or interact with us on Facebook, discord, reddit, via Twitter (@ArtofWarCast) and subscribe to us via iTunes. See the Group/Meetup Finder. Add a Group/Meetup to the Finder. If you have any comments or thoughts let us know. Thanks for listening.

57mins

22 Nov 2017

Rank #5

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Episode 34 - In the Lab with Crabs...

In which we open with non-L5R stuff but soon enough get to discussing our experiments with other clans and the newest Scorpion spoilers.  You may have noticed this episode number is wrong. Where's Episode 33? It's a special one, the Kolat have to make sure it's ready for wide release, but it's coming. If you can guess what it is we'll enter you into a drawing for a set of our custom Province sleeves. Email us your guesses at artofwarcast@gmail.com. We'll accept entries until Sept. 18 12noon MDT. Members of the Kolat are not eligible for this drawing - you know who you are so stay out. You may like us or interact with us on Facebook, discord, reddit, via Twitter (@ArtofWarCast) and subscribe to us via iTunes. You may contribute to our efforts through Patreon. If you have any comments or thoughts let us know. Thanks for listening.

1hr 3mins

16 Sep 2018

Rank #6

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Episode 17 - Read Your Fiction, Know Your Deck

In which we share our approach to the fiction, tell you what we like and don't in the latest packs, our deck-building approaches, and finish with overall strategies and experience.  You may like us or interact with us on Facebook, discord, reddit, via Twitter (@ArtofWarCast) and subscribe to us via iTunes. See the Group/Meetup Finder. Add a Group/Meetup to the Finder. If you have any comments or thoughts let us know. Thanks for listening.

1hr 9mins

3 Dec 2017

Rank #7

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Episode 41 - You're Welcome!

In which we discuss Kotei changes, Children of the Empire spoilers including two of our own from FFG, and our New Year's resolutions. We don't even mention that other game for at least 45 minutes.  Our very own subreddit can be found here. You may like us or interact with us on Facebook, discord, reddit, via Twitter (@ArtofWarCast) and subscribe to us via iTunes. You may contribute to our efforts through Patreon. If you have any comments or thoughts let us know. Thanks for listening.

1hr 3mins

6 Jan 2019

Rank #8

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Episode 26 - Sorry, We're Back!

In which we discuss the coming novella, wildly speculate on May 30, and issue  some mea-culpas, and we continue answering a listener question.  You may like us or interact with us on Facebook, discord, reddit, via Twitter (@ArtofWarCast) and subscribe to us via iTunes. UKTC's Website and the Hida Kisada promo. If you have any comments or thoughts let us know. Thanks for listening.

58mins

20 May 2018

Rank #9

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Episode 30 - UniCon Predictions

In which we discuss the Toshi Ranbo season including role potentials for each clan, our thoughts on the latest Elemental packs, our GenCon predictions, and lastly we answer listener questions. You may like us or interact with us on Facebook, discord, reddit, via Twitter (@ArtofWarCast) and subscribe to us via iTunes. You may contribute to our efforts through Patreon. If you have any comments or thoughts let us know. Thanks for listening.

1hr 15mins

28 Jul 2018

Rank #10

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Episode 51 - You Might Be Old If...

In which we discuss the Inheritance Cycle, Spyglass, our Elemental Championship experience, spoiling the experience, and resonant game play.  You may like us or interact with us on Facebook, discord, reddit, via Twitter (@ArtofWarCast) and subscribe to us via iTunes. You may contribute to our efforts through Patreon. If you have any comments or thoughts let us know. Thanks for listening.

1hr 10mins

14 Jul 2019

Rank #11

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Episode 33 - Parrots Invade Rokugan

In which Tobin interviews L5R Lead Designer Tyler Parrott. 'Nuff said. You may like us or interact with us on Facebook, discord, reddit, via Twitter (@ArtofWarCast) and subscribe to us via iTunes. You may contribute to our efforts through Patreon. If you have any comments or thoughts let us know. Thanks for listening.

1hr

19 Sep 2018

Rank #12

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Episode 52 - Roles, Rules and RokuCon

In which we discuss the latest fiction, roles, the new floor rules, and answer listener questions.  You may like us or interact with us on Facebook, discord, reddit, via Twitter (@ArtofWarCast) and subscribe to us via iTunes. You may contribute to our efforts through Patreon. In order to avoid fiction spoilers you will need to jump to 42:09 when prompted (about 32 min). If you have any comments or thoughts let us know. Thanks for listening.

1hr 23mins

28 Jul 2019

Rank #13

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Episode 21 - Odd Decks and Parade Floats

In which we speculate on how to beat the Scorpion Big Hand-Small Board decks, story-inspired decks, speculate on a great Crab card and how multiplayer might work.  Winter Court Podcast You may like us or interact with us on Facebook, discord, reddit, via Twitter (@ArtofWarCast) and subscribe to us via iTunes. If you have any comments or thoughts let us know. Thanks for listening.

49mins

11 Feb 2018

Rank #14

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Episode 58 - Concentrated Waffle

In which we discuss the latest news and lore, take a trip down memory lane, and discuss our hopes for L5R in 2020. You may like us or interact with us on Facebook, discord, reddit, via Twitter (@ArtofWarCast) and subscribe to us via iTunes. You may contribute to our efforts through Patreon. If you have any comments or thoughts let us know. Thanks for listening.

1hr 15mins

8 Dec 2019

Rank #15

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Episode 57 - Sounds Best on Horseback

In which we discuss our Winter Court experience including draft, prizes, KeyForge, the community, and we even manage to talk about two singular people: our Phoenix Shogun and one other.   You may like us or interact with us on Facebook, discord, reddit, via Twitter (@ArtofWarCast) and subscribe to us via iTunes. You may contribute to our efforts through Patreon. If you have any comments or thoughts let us know. Thanks for listening.

1hr 14mins

17 Nov 2019

Rank #16

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Episode 19 - Sotorii, I Choose You!

In which we discuss the spoiled Role, The 6th Ring's OP info, the fiction, and how we're processing the game - for good or ill. And beware - we're going to catch 'em all! Listen to the 6th Ring! See the Group/Meetup Finder. Add to the Group/Meetup Finder. You may like us or interact with us on Facebook, discord, reddit, via Twitter (@ArtofWarCast) and subscribe to us via iTunes. If you have any comments or thoughts let us know. Thanks for listening.

1hr

7 Jan 2018

Rank #17

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Episode 28 - Say No to Maho

In which we discuss our early impressions of the Elemental Cycle, the Phoenix novella, and answer all sorts of great listener questions.  You may like us or interact with us on Facebook, discord, reddit, via Twitter (@ArtofWarCast) and subscribe to us via iTunes. You may contribute to our efforts through Patreon. If you have any comments or thoughts let us know. Thanks for listening.

1hr 12mins

1 Jul 2018

Rank #18

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GenCon 2019 - Thursday!

A special mini-episode in which we discuss the day's events - in this case the Team Tourney, Promo-gate, and more from Thursday, August 1. The sound quality may vary based on noise levels. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We've done our best.  Thanks for listening!

2 Aug 2019

Rank #19

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Episode 25 - Right Said Tobin

In which we discuss all the cray-cray coming from FFG and how to find peace, start grading papers, and answer listener questions by talking about Crab and Lion, and learning a bit more about a possible coup.  You may like us or interact with us on Facebook, discord, reddit, via Twitter (@ArtofWarCast) and subscribe to us via iTunes. FFG's Phoenix Article and Crab Article If you have any comments or thoughts let us know. Thanks for listening.

1hr 8mins

22 Apr 2018

Rank #20