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BattleMallet Podcast

Delve into the minds of four busy gamers discussing their annual journey to the NOVA Open, games they love, and balancing life and games.

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Episode 17 - Content Awakening

So much content has been released and we've been off our regular schedule! This is our longest episode yet (nearly 3 hours!), covering a recent local tournament, our community growth efforts, the new Warhammer Underworlds releases and our current opinions on the state of Warhammer 40k and Warhammer Age of Sigmar! 1:37 - Catching Up Hobby Progress Games Played 12:46 - Warhammer Underworlds Tournament Games Workshop: Pinecrest Pointe THE CODE!!! 44:26 - New Underworlds Releases Rippa's Snarlfangs Gift Pack 1:36:00 - Growing the Community Last Meetup (Gamer's Armory) Next Meetup (Atomic Empire, Dec. 12) That Gaming Store Tournament (Dec. 21) Lunchspire?! 1:49:44 - The State of Warhammer 40k & Age of Sigmar Adepta Sororitas Psychic Awakening 40k: Some opinions Ossiarch Bonereapers Slaves to Darkness Warhammer: The Old World Links The Best General Podcast CR!TDEF Podcast Games Workshop: Pinecrest Pointe That Computer Store Underworlds Tournament Socials: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/battlemalletpodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/battlemallet1 Instagram: https://instagram.com/battlemalletpcast Discord: https://discord.gg/U8xnpxX

2hr 50mins

19 Nov 2019

Rank #1

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Episode 24 - What Day Is It?

Our second episode of the quarantine has us discussing how we're handling quarantine and catching up on the 3 online previews!  0:00 - Intro Games played & hobby progress 20:43 - Quarantine Life What's been good?  What's been hard? Survival tips 59:43 - Games Workshop Preview Reviews Preview 1: https://www.warhammer-community.com/2020/03/28/the-first-ever-warhammer-preview-onlinegw-homepage-post-1fw-homepage-post-1/ Preview 2: https://www.warhammer-community.com/2020/04/04/the-warhammer-preview-online-2-heroes-heretics-and-a-squirrelgw-homepage-post-1fw-homepage-post-1/ Preview3: https://www.warhammer-community.com/2020/04/18/warhammer-preview-3-revenge-of-the-previewgw-homepage-post-1fw-homepage-post-1/ 1:37:21 - Outro Socials: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/battlemalletpodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/battlemallet1 Instagram: https://instagram.com/battlemalletpcast Discord: https://discord.gg/U8xnpxX

1hr 40mins

19 May 2020

Rank #2

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Episode 16 - Shades of Amber

Come explore the Beastgrave with Jerod, Tres, and Jason! 1:55 - Catching Up Hobby Progress Games Played Dem (Ossiarch) Bone(reaper)s, Dem (Ossiarch) Bone(reaper)s 22:45 - Beastgrave: Growing the local community and new gameplay 1:56:47 - Closing Out Links: Dark Bunny Creatives Tres' Sepulchral Guard Article (Hexes & Warbands) yawudb.com MACE UW Tournament (Charlotte, NC) GW Pinecrest Pointe UW Tournament (Raleigh, Facebook link) Socials: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/battlemalletpodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/battlemallet1 Instagram: https://instagram.com/battlemalletpcast Discord: https://discord.gg/U8xnpxX

2hr

1 Nov 2019

Rank #3

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Episode 3 - Precious Moments

Join us for Episode 3! We spend some time talking about the recent Underworlds tournament at Atomic Empire (run by Tres!), share some life lessons learned along the way, and have an interview with Alan Blakeborough regarding the upcoming Barnyard Brawl Convention in Greenville, SC. 1:23 - Opening (Tabletop Muster & Game-Life Balance) 15:27 - Underworlds Tournament at Atomic Empire Tres's perspective running the event Jason's experience (spoilers: he makes it to the top table, but does he win?!) Jerod's experience (spoilers: he doesn't make it to the top table) Atomic Empire - Durham, NC: https://www.atomicempire.com Death Ray Designs: https://deathraydesigns.com/ 1:01:13 - Alan Blakeborough & the Barnyard Brawl Convention Barnyard Brawl Convention: https://barnyardbrawlseries.com/barnyard-brawl-convention The Red Barn - Greenville, SC: https://theredbarnsc.com/ Mike Welch GoFundMe: https://www.gofundme.com/mike-welch-recovery-fund 1:15:54 - Closing Out Find us on: Facebook: https://facebook.com/battlemalletpodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/battlemallet1 Instagram:https://instagram.com/battlemalletpcast

1hr 19mins

22 Mar 2019

Rank #4

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Episode 18 - Blood, Bugs, and Everchosen

Jerod and Tres catch up on Warhammer 40k (Chapter Approved and Blood of Baal), Age of Sigmar (Slaves to Darkness), and their recent Underworlds tournament while Jason and Danny are MIA. If you're in the Triangle and want to meet up to play Underworlds, be sure to join us December 12 at Atomic Empire in Durham (6PM - 11PM)! 2:20 - Catching Up Hobby Progress 17:23 - Warhammer Underworlds Tournament @ Game Theory Tomes Thundrik is mean 31:39 - Warhammer 40k Update Chapter Approved Blood of Baal Ritual of the Damned 1:02:00 - Age of Sigmar Update Slaves to Darkness Battletome Warcry Warbands in AoS Archaon is ridiculous 1:26:29 - Closing Out Underworlds Meetup Links:  Game Theory Atomic Empire That Computer Store Underworlds Tournament Socials:  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/battlemalletpodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/battlemallet1 Instagram: https://instagram.com/battlemalletpcast Discord: https://discord.gg/U8xnpxX

1hr 30mins

10 Dec 2019

Rank #5

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Episode 6 - Our Danny Lies Over the Ocean

Once more, we find ourselves missing Danny! In this episode, we catch up on where we've been hobby-wise, recount our latest Warhammer Underworlds tournament, discuss the Ylthari's and Thundrik's warbands (beyond theory!), and go over our thoughts on the Australia Championship 2019 Warhammer Studio Preview! 3:33 - Tabletop Muster (what we've been up to lately) Free Your Models (Contrast): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d-B8-kt3jl4 What is Best in Life? (Contrast): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiKPCLVQ6n4 20:05 - Cracked Glass Recent Underworlds "All Comers" Tournament Thoughts on Ylthari's Guardians Thoughts on Thundrik's Profiteers 1:35:58 - Australia Championship 2019 Studio Preview Is Jason Warcry Committed now?! https://www.warhammer-community.com/2019/05/04/australian-championship-warhammer-previewgw-homepage-post-1/ 2:04:51 - Closing Out Find/like/review/join us on: Facebook: https://facebook.com/battlemalletpodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/battlemallet1 Instagram: https://instagram.com/battlemalletpcast Discord Server: https://discord.gg/U8xnpxX

2hr 9mins

8 May 2019

Rank #6

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Episode 2 - On the Precipice

Episode 2! Join us with a brief overview of some upcoming events, balancing life and hobbies, a fairly deep dive into the fluff surrounding the Vigilus campaign and our thoughts on the Shadowspear box (and more!). We round out with a quick Underworlds session with our best tips for dealing with (or being) Mollog. 00:58 - Hobby Holla's & Game Life Balance Best of 3 Tournament at Atomic Empire, Durham, NC: https://www.facebook.com/events/386911205402074/ Barnyard Brawl Convention, Greenville, SC: https://barnyardbrawlseries.com/barnyard-brawl-convention NoVA Open, Washington, D.C.: http://www.novaopen.com/ 11:34 - Hot Dice Vigilus Shadowspear (starts at 42:20) 1:03:00 - Cracked Glass Dealing with Mollog as Godsworn Hunt Dealing with Mollog as Farstriders Beating up people with Mollog 1:12:35 - Closing out Find us on: Facebook: https://facebook.com/battlemalletpodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/battlemallet1 Instagram:https://instagram.com/battlemalletpcast

1hr 15mins

5 Mar 2019

Rank #7

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Episode 14 - NOVA 2019 Saga Chapter 1 feat. Jimmy M.

Part 1 in our series covering our experiences at the NOVA Open, guest-starring Jimmy M! This episode we ask Jimmy our get-to-know-you questions and ask him about his NOVA experience and we cover the Middle Earth Strategy Battle Game Team Event with Danny and the MESBG Double Event with Danny and Jimmy. 2:26 - What are we up to? 9:08 - Getting to know Jimmy M. 18:01 - Jimmy's NOVA + Underworlds 39:40 - MESBG Team Event 58:46 - MESBG Doubles Event 1:32:46 - Closing Out Warhammer Citadel Grand Clash (9/29): https://www.facebook.com/WarhammerCitadel/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/battlemalletpodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/battlemallet1 Instagram: https://instagram.com/battlemalletpcast Discord: https://discord.gg/U8xnpxX

1hr 36mins

17 Sep 2019

Rank #8

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Episode 5 - Cracked Glass Unchained

Without Danny, their guiding light, Jason, Jerod, and Tres find themselves lost in the Shadeglass City! In this episode, we share our thoughts on the Warhammer Community Survey and Jerod and Tres talk about how excited they are for Ylthari's Guardians and Thundrik's Profiteers (the two new warbands for Warhammer Underworlds)! 2:45 - Tabletop Muster (What we're working on & what we're playing) 17:43 - Warhammer Community Survey Provide Feedback to Games Workshop! https://www.warhammer-community.com/2019/04/15/apr-15-big-community-survey-2019gw-homepage-post-1fw-homepage-post-1/ 44:01 - Cracked Glass (UNCHAINED) Part 1: Ylthari's Guardians https://www.warhammer-community.com/2019/04/16/warband-focus-yltharis-guardians/ 1:14:51 - Cracked Glass (UNCHAINED) Part 2: Thundrik's Profiteers https://www.warhammer-community.com/2019/04/17/warband-focus-thundriks-profiteers/ 1:53:06 - Closing Out Find/like/review us on: Facebook: https://facebook.com/battlemalletpodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/battlemallet1 Instagram: https://instagram.com/battlemalletpcast

1hr 57mins

18 Apr 2019

Rank #9

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Episode 4 - Warcry Curious

Here's Episode 4! We spend some time with Jerod and Tres as they discuss their plans for the NoVA Open Age of Sigmar Doubles Tournament (spoilers, there will be blood or skulls, or both, probably both). We also give our thoughts on the Adepticon Games Workshop Studio Preview. 1:18 - Opening, Tabletop Muster 18:58 - Road to NoVA Tres's and Jerod's plans NoVA Open: http://www.novaopen.com 42:00 - Adepticon GW Studio Preview New 40k Campaigns Warcry! Apocalypse Slaanesh Fifty Shelves of Grey (please watch this!): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JnWzrHa_WsI Announcements on the GW Community Site: https://www.warhammer-community.com/2019/03/28/breaking-news-dark-power-unleashed/ 1:19:18 - Closing Out Find/like/review us on: Facebook: https://facebook.com/battlemalletpodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/battlemallet1 Instagram: https://instagram.com/battlemalletpcast

1hr 22mins

2 Apr 2019

Rank #10