Rank #1: Ep 253 - On the Topic of "Narrative" Gaming
We get to have a fun discussion on "narrative" events and games and what that word implies for expectations as well as the numerous possibilities and benefits of trying a narrative event as a player or organizer. Enjoy!
Aug 09 2018
Rank #2: Ep 298 - Getting Started Slaanesh & Demons 40K
Author interviews got delayed so we do 2 weeks of news together. I'm certain you'll never notice ;)
Sep 22 2019
Rank #3: Ep 285 - Hedonites of Slaanesh
Back from the out of town event and throwing up our thoughts on Hedonites of Slaanesh AoS Battletome this holiday weekend.
May 27 2019
Rank #4: Ep 240 - New FAQs
We're back after a week off while Shawn worshipped Nurgle's great porcelain temple. We discuss Slaanesh some as Kenny builds his new army for AoS & 40K then chat some thoughts about the wave of new FAQs for 40K which just dropped.
Apr 27 2018
Rank #5: Ep 249 - AoS 2 Release
Ep 249 - AoS 2 ReleaseWe talk the whole new haul from AoS 2 release - Soul Wars, Malign Sorcery, GHB, & more!
Jul 04 2018
Rank #6: Ep 238 - Gav Thorpe New & Upcoming Works
This week Gav Thorpe joins us for part 1 of his interview which discusses new and upcoming books or audios. Unfortunately the echo monster somehow reared its ugly head again so we've done the best to beat it down into submission.
Sorry. But it's OK. Do enjoy!
Apr 08 2018
Rank #7: Ep 281 - Ultramarines, Iron Warriors & Heresy to Come w/Graham McNeill
As we go through the library of Black Library author interviews Graham McNeill talks his Uriel Ventris and Iron Warriors omnibus as well as upcoming Horus Heresy and Horror.
Next week we discuss the new Fyreslayers Battletome for AoS and Ask a Hobby Expert. Enjoy!
Apr 21 2019
Rank #8: Ep 277 - Holy Wars 2019
In this delayed episode we recount Holy Wars and prep for our own AoS 1-day narrative event. We were delayed due to travel and crunch time for painting then unfortunately had to reschedule all interviews for this episode and now we've all got the most heinous Nurgle's Rot going around so we wanted to put something out.
Once our voices, minds and organs are back where they should be we'll be back with loads of interviews and coverage of the latest AoS, 40K, Black Library and other GW releases. Check out Holy Wars and Holy Havok at the link below.
Mar 08 2019
Rank #9: Ep 234 White Scars & Space Sharks w/Robbie ManNiven
Robbie is back and talking White Scars, Space Sharks, BL submission advise and more!
Mar 03 2018
Rank #10: Ep 254 - Josh Reynolds May 2018 Interview Pt. 2
We chat news and prep for our local event this weekend (which is why the episode is late…we were at the event) and play the long-overdue Josh Reynolds part 2 interview from May 2018—his 40K and Heresy books! This is from when we had a slight echo but seems editing fixed 80% of that. (sorry). Enjoy! Josh Reynolds @JMReynolds Audio Drama/Audiobooks episode http://traffic.libsyn.com/combatphase/Ep_190_-BL_Audio_wproducer_Matt__actor_John_Banks.mp3 Josh Reynolds Tribute episode http://traffic.libsyn.com/combatphase/Ep_170-Tribute_to_AoS_fic_of_Josh_Reynolds.mp3 Older Josh Reynolds episode http://traffic.libsyn.com/combatphase/Ep_218-_Josh_Reynolds_pt_1__When_Your_Game_Co_is_Bought.mp3 Dragonfall https://www.dragon-fall.com/
Aug 19 2018
Rank #11: Ep 271 - 2018 Year in Review
Recorded over 3 days, we hope you enjoy a look at 2018 and see you in a few weeks after a break, in 2019!
Dec 30 2018
Rank #12: Ep 256 - Starting Eldar & Fyreslayer/Ask a Hobby Expert w/Vince Venturella
We talk (as per listener request) getting started with an AoS & 40K army so Shawn walks a new or veteran player through Eldar in 40K and Kenny runs down his lodge, the Fyreslayers! Some news from the Citadel opening and the return of Ask a Hobby Expert. Part 1 in the series w/champion Vince Venturella of Warhammer Weekly, this week discussing zenithal and undershading.
Sep 01 2018
Rank #14: Ep 248 - Idoneth Deepkin Battle Tome Review
Idoneth Deepkin battle tome review!Kenny is a bit tired in the intro but was up for the review which starts at 30 minutes in if you want to just skip ahead. :)
Jun 24 2018
Rank #15: Ep 274 - Intro to Middle Earth & Narrative Tool
After a good 7-8 minute banter tangent we look at an intro to the new edition of Middle Earth Strategy Battle Game and Shawn goes over his narrative event tool for events which hopefully helps inspire some ideas for your own games.
Jan 27 2019
Rank #16: Ep 302 - Winter FAQ & BL Author Thomas Parrott
We are back to go through the winter FAQ for AoS from this week then have another Black Library author introduction--this time and interview with Thomas Parrott, author of Isha's Lament and more stories (even in the Advent Calendar).
Enjoy and happy holidays everyone! We'll be off next week for Christmas.
Thomas Parrott: @parotttd
Dec 22 2019
Rank #17: Ep 280 - The Buried Dagger w/James Swallow
James Swallow joins us this week at around the 55 minute mark to chat the final book in the Horus Heresy series: The Buried Dagger and accompanying stories. Enjoy!
@JMSwallow James Swallow jamesswallow.blogspot.co.uk Blood Angels episode http://traffic.libsyn.com/combatphase/Ep_199__-Blood_Angels.mp3 Women in Wargaming episode http://traffic.libsyn.com/combatphase/ep_124-_women_in_wargaming.mp3
Apr 16 2019
Rank #18: Ep 273 - 40K Fic w/Rachel Harrison & A Look at 2019
Jan 20 2019
Rank #19: Ep 287 - A Look Into the Movement Phase
We chat about the scene/community feeling as we gear up for the impending 2019 General's HandBook (which as I post this episode has now been announced for Pre-order next Saturday!) looking at it through multiple lenses then deep dive into 1 new 6-part series on tactica for the phases--covering AoS & 40K together. This week: The Movement Phase!
Bill King's interview:
Jun 09 2019
Rank #20: Ep 296 - Necromunda & Navigators w/Mike Brooks
This episode we discuss some policy, tending the community gardens and standards...then Mike Brooks joins us for his BL author introduction interview to discuss his past and upcoming books.
Off next week for NOVA and Labor Day travel, see you September 4th!
Aug 25 2019