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Hobby Support Group

Join Andy and Tom, two friends who also happen to be middle-aged lifelong gamers which play a lot of table-top games with the odd dalliance into board games, card games, RPG'S and computer games but with a bias towards historical war gaming as they chat all things hobby related.We try to keep the chat positive and offer what each of us do to make the hobby as enjoyable as possible to us.

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Join Andy and Tom, two friends who also happen to be middle-aged lifelong gamers which play a lot of table-top games with the odd dalliance into board games, card games, RPG'S and computer games but with a bias towards historical war gaming as they chat all things hobby related.We try to keep the chat positive and offer what each of us do to make the hobby as enjoyable as possible to us.

Hobby Support Group Ep 67 - English Civil War Campaign - Round One report

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This week Andy is away, but worry not, Ed is here to chat with Tom as they discuss the opening moves in the English Civil War Campaign they have started playing. 

Oct 29 2022

1hr 15mins

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Hobby Support Group - The Gallery, September 2022

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Andy and Tom take a look at this month's hobby progress from the hobby support group Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/groups/398998471453025

Oct 22 2022

46mins

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Hobby Support Group Ep 65 - Listener Questions October 2022

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This week Andy and Tom answer some listener questions. 

Come and see us on Sunday the 16th at SELWEG 

Oct 13 2022

37mins

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Hobby Support Group Ep 64 - September Hobby Update

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It's time for all the segments you know and love as Andy and Tom bring you the September hobby update 

Oct 08 2022

1hr 34mins

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Hobby Support Group Ep 63 - Hobbying on a budget

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This week Andy and Tom chat about hobbying on a budget and ways in which we call all stretch our hobby budgets. 

Oct 01 2022

1hr 42mins

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Hobby Support Group Ep 62 -The Gallery August 2022

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This week, Andy and Tom look over the work of the Hobby Support Group community in the Gallery 



To see the minis we are talking about, check out the YouTube video - https://youtu.be/GYGa1SRaCb0

Sep 25 2022

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Hobby Support Group Ep 61 - Bring Out Your Lead and retro gaming

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This week, Tom is joined by Ed and our friend Russel to chat about the recent Bring Out Your Lead event in Newark. 


Please note, we had a few issues with the sound recording that only became apparent when editing the show, so there are a couple of places where we rejoin the conversation mid-sentence. 

Sep 17 2022

1hr 36mins

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Hobby Support Group Ep 60 - August Hobby Update

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It's Episode 60!
This week, both Tom and Andy chat about what they have been up to in the  hobby over the last month and have a gander at the wider hobby world

Sep 10 2022

1hr 52mins

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Hobby Support Group Ep 59 - Absolute Emperor

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This week its one for the Ed Heads as Tom chats with Ed about Absolute Emperor, the new Napoleonic game on the scene. 

Sep 03 2022

1hr 22mins

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Hobby Support Group Ep 58 - Meet the Hobbyist with Charles Rowntree

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This week, Tom sits down and chats with the amazing hobbyist  Charles Rowntree about the awe-inspiring Imjin board he has built and is touring the UK's wargaming shows with. 

For some pictures of the board and to see more of Charles stunning work and to also learn more about the All Hell Let Loose rules system please check out Charles's blog at  https://www.allhellletloose.co.uk

Aug 27 2022

2hr 49mins

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Hobby Support Group Ep 57 - Interview with Greg of Little Wars TV

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This week, Andy and Tom chat with Greg of Little Wars TV 

If you don't already follow Little Wars TV, then please check them out. 

https://www.littlewarstv.com

Aug 13 2022

52mins

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Hobby Support Group Ep 56 - July Hobby Update

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This week, both Tom and Andy chat about what they have been up to in the hobby over the last month and have a gander at the wider hobby world 

Aug 06 2022

1hr 45mins

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Hobby Support Group Ep 55 - Interview with Alex Sotheran of Storm of Steel Wargaming

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This week Tom chats with  Alex Sotheran from Storm of Steel Wargaming where we chat about many things and Tom is converted to the idea of playing  WW1 on the western front. 

Jul 30 2022

1hr 29mins

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Hobby Support Group Ep 54 - The Pikeman’s Lament game review

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Tom continues this week's chat with Ed, where they discuss  The Pikeman’s Lament , a game they both like quite a lot. 

Andy should be back next week but he too is a fan of the game. 

Jul 16 2022

51mins

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Hobby Support Group Ep 53 - Reflections on a 3-year English Civil War Campaign (Pike and Shotte in 28mm)

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This week, Tom and Ed chat  about the recently concluded English Civil War Campaign they have been running at their club. 

Jul 16 2022

1hr 10mins

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Hobby Support Group Ep 52 - Joy of Six 2022 review

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Freshly back from Sheffield, Andy and Tom discuss the brilliant event that was The Joy of 6. 

Jul 05 2022

1hr 5mins

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Hobby Support Group Ep 51 - June 2022 Hobby Update

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What's better than a new epsiode of HSG, an episode dropping early. 

This week Andy and Tom chat about all the hobby progress and news from the last month and then take a journey through the gallery. 

Jun 29 2022

1hr 45mins

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Hobby Support Group Ep 50 - A roundtable look at how our Ovelists for 2022 are going

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This week Andy and Tom are joined by Ben and Ed to have a look at how, at the halfway point of the year our #Ovelists are going. 

Jun 25 2022

1hr 51mins

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Hobby Support Group Ep 49.5 - May 2022 Hobby Update

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This week Andy and Tom give their monthly hobby update, chat about what  they have been up to, hobby news and take a look at listeners work in  the gallery.

Jun 11 2022

1hr 56mins

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Hobby Support Group Ep 49 - Meet the Hobbyist - Bob Maycock

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This weeks episode is a meet the hobbysit and while Andy is away for half-term Tom chats with friend of the show and the person to talk to about Spanish Civil War, wargaming and history  Mr Bob Maycock

Jun 04 2022

1hr 8mins

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