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Splintermind: The Dark Eldar Podcast

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Splintermind is a monthly 40K podcast focusing exclusively on The True Kin. Each month Splintermind will feature discussions on tactics, painting, modeling, background, or fluff along with guest hosts all focused on the denizens of Commorragh. Splintermind will release on the first Wednesday of each month with occasional bonus releases between.

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Splintermind is a monthly 40K podcast focusing exclusively on The True Kin. Each month Splintermind will feature discussions on tactics, painting, modeling, background, or fluff along with guest hosts all focused on the denizens of Commorragh. Splintermind will release on the first Wednesday of each month with occasional bonus releases between.

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Great Show!

By NerpsForJerks - Mar 01 2016
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I'm really happy to see a Dark Eldar podcast out there! Keep up the great work!

Keep it up.

By Bentobox722 - Feb 23 2016
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I recently started listening. A+ so far. Keep up the good work.

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43 Ratings
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Great Show!

By NerpsForJerks - Mar 01 2016
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I'm really happy to see a Dark Eldar podcast out there! Keep up the great work!

Keep it up.

By Bentobox722 - Feb 23 2016
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I recently started listening. A+ so far. Keep up the good work.
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Splintermind: The Dark Eldar Podcast

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Splintermind is a monthly 40K podcast focusing exclusively on The True Kin. Each month Splintermind will feature discussions on tactics, painting, modeling, background, or fluff along with guest hosts all focused on the denizens of Commorragh. Splintermind will release on the first Wednesday of each month with occasional bonus releases between.

Rank #1: Episode 64: Ynnari Tactics with The Spider and the Big FAQ with Wes from D6 Evolution

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This one is a beast of an episode! We are joined by Lawrence Baker from Tabletop Tactics to discuss his thoughts on the new Ynnari index, as well as a discussion with Wes from D6 Evolution breaking down the Big FAQ.

https://www.tabletoptactics.tv/

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCtDAVbNicAjnuv-nu2AD7-w

May 21 2019
2 hours 55 mins
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Rank #2: Splintermind: The Dark Eldar Podcast - Episode 03

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What's this? The Coven Supplement? HQ reviews? Oh yes, we have a lot to talk about here.

Also, if you want to reach us to ask any sort of question, or submit an army for review, or have an awkward sentence you'd like Brian to read on the air - you can send us an emal at advicearchon@gmail.com for all sorts of potential awesome!

Nov 11 2014
1 hour 7 mins
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Rank #3: Episode 24: Dark Eldar Tactics with Skari and the Spider

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We are joined by very special guests Skari from the SkaredCast YouTube channel and Lawrence Baker from Tabletop Tactics to talk Dark Eldar tactics! With all of the doom and gloom over passengers of jinking transports having to snapfire and other silliness we thought it was time to bring on a couple of heavy hitters that have been winning consistently with Dark Eldar in today's crazy meta. This is our best tactics episode to date!

Please visit the SkaredCast channel on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/SkaredCast and Tabletop Tactics https://www.youtube.com/user/tabletoptactics

Jun 02 2016
1 hour 58 mins
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Rank #4: Episode 38 Detachments in 8th Edition 40K

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Many thanks to our listeners for waiting for the release of Episode 38! (Brian is fired for taking so long to post!) Thor, Alex, and Brian talk Detachment options in 8th edition 40K and update listeners with our recent gaming experiences and insights.

 Please note- we make reference to a Patreon page in this episode that has not been completed (again, Brian is fired for being busy!). We will post details for the Patreon page on our Facebook page once it goes live.

Thanks for listening!

Sep 26 2017
1 hour 38 mins
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Rank #5: Episode 63 Ynnari: The Final Form

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Join us as we review the White Dwarf Ynnari index and the massive change to the Soulburst mechanic. We review our playtesting experiences and try to give our listeners a sense of where to start with playing this new army.

A HUGE thanks to Black Library author J.C. Stearns for writing the intro script for this episode. Please check out his latest Black Library offering here: https://www.blacklibrary.com/new-titles/featured/maledictions-a-horror-anthology-2019.html

May 04 2019
2 hours 11 mins
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Rank #6: Episode 35: Drukhari Dark Eldar Index Review Part 1

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Aug 01 2017
2 hours 4 mins
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Rank #7: Damn Plasma Pistol! (Come on Eldrad, know your own stats!)

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It's the two year anniversary episode! Thor is back as we are joined by our favorite returning third chair Alex to talk recent changes by GW, supplements, and recap that questionable piece of fluff from the Death Masque box. We are also joined by Lawrence from Tabletop Tactics for a special interview where he talks about the list and tactics used to win his third No Retreat championship in a row!

Nov 02 2016
2 hours 5 mins
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Rank #8: Episode 55 The Haemonculus Workshop: Painting Your Realspace Raid with Colin Ward of Legalized Mischief Productions

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Alex and Brian are joined by Colin Ward from Legalized Mischief Productions to discuss our tips and tricks as commission painters for getting detachments and armies painted and on the tabletop. Tons of great advice and ample amounts of trash-talk!

Legalized Mischief Productions on Instagram

Legalized Mischief on Facebook

Contact for Alex at FLG Studio

Evil Space Elves Studio on Facebook

Nov 08 2018
2 hours 22 mins
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Rank #9: Episode 16: Realspace Raiding for Noobs

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  We are joined by listener Jack Gerlicher for our guide to playing Dark Eldar for beginners in Brian's first episode back from paternity leave....and the rust shows as he carves all the intros a new one. This episode also features an interview with listener Greg Lewis from the Overlords gaming group in London as we discuss the perils of overseas Revenant shipping. Enjoy!

Oct 13 2015
2 hours 51 mins
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Rank #10: Episode 45 Drukhari Codex Review Kabal and Blades for Hire

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It's here! Part two of our Codex coverage continues on with our review of the Kabal and Blades for hire units.

Apr 13 2018
3 hours 9 mins
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Rank #11: Splintermind Episode 51

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Alex, Brian, and Thor sit down to discuss stratagems, babies, and other things Dark Eldar-y. Which Stratagems do we have *besides* Agents of Vect? Which ones are traps? How should you best plan to use them? All these answers and more in this exciting episode!

Sep 06 2018
1 hour 30 mins
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Rank #12: Episode 46 Drukhari Codex Review Part 2: Coven Creepiness

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Part 3 of our ongoing codex review is here, please ignore our vile and subversive claims of Cult coverage in this episode as well, it was all a cunning plan by Vect to deceive and weaken his foes. That said, we *shall* talk about the Covens at length, as well as some hobby projects, analysis of a collection, and even have an on air call out.

Apr 15 2018
2 hours 16 mins
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Rank #13: Episode 36 Drukhari Dark Eldar Index Part 2: Elites and Fast Attack

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Join Thor and Brian as they break down the Elite and Fast Attack entries from the Xenos Index! We report on our gaming experiences with our unit choices from last time and even have a guest appearance from Brian's RL Khymera! 

Aug 05 2017
1 hour 48 mins
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Rank #14: Episode 44: Drukhari Codex Preview and Review Part 1

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We're finally free! After a technical delay we finally can preview the new Drukhari codex! We briefly discuss our playtesting of the codex, go through a "rip the band aid off" segment to say farewell to a couple of beloved units/parts of the codex that we aren't hot on, go over an overview of how the army is different, Obsessions, and the context of points changes!

This codex is massive and will take a while to get through. Rather than try to "outscoop" other shows with information we will be approaching the codex sub-faction by sub-faction before we even break into tactics. There is a ton of changes to digest, we hope to help you through the process while you help us find new tips and tricks that we missed. Dark Eldar fans are in for great times ahead and we couldn't be more excited for the community.

Mar 31 2018
1 hour 51 mins
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Rank #15: Splintermind: The Dark Eldar Podcast - Episode 9

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The Harlequin Codex has been released for Warhammer 40k. We discuss our initial thoughts on the fluff, the models, the paint schemes, the units, and the formations, as well as continually butcher the Laughing God's name.

Mar 15 2015
1 hour 47 mins
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Rank #16: Splintermind: The Dark Eldar Podcast - Episode 08

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We discuss the new Warhammer 40k Blood Angels codex with Golden Daemon winner Ryan Herbranson and dicuss what it means to the Dark Eldar codex never to have to fear deep striking landraiders again.

You can also check out Ryan's blog (and Horus Heresy diorama) here;

http://theselsword.blogspot.com/2013/09/golden-demon-japan-2013.html

Or come hang with us at the Dark City.net!

http://www.thedarkcity.net/

Feb 07 2015
1 hour
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Rank #17: Splintermind Episode 34: Gavin Thorpe Jain Zar Interview

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  We are very excited to present our interview with Black Library author Gav Thorpe discussing his latest book Jain Zar! Join Alex, Thor, and Brian as we talk briefly about our first awkward stumblings and initial 8th edition impressions in the first segment before getting into our interview.  We discuss Aeldari lore with Gav Thorpe, the nature of the Phoenix Lords, as well as discuss his time with Games Workshop as a codex writer in the second second segment. We wrap up the interview  in the third segment with our discussion of Thorpe's latest work Jain Zar.

Please visit and subscribe to Gav's blog: https://gavthorpe.co.uk/

And definitely buy Jain Zar if you have not already! http://www.blacklibrary.com/new-titles/featured/the-storm-of-silence-ebook.html

A huge thanks to Gavin Thorpe and listener Robert Lamborn for helping this interview to happen. We do apologize for the release date delay due to some technical issues with the recording. There are some odd audio spikes and sync problems in the first segment that were unavoidable. Thank you all for understanding.

Time stamps:

8th edition discussion: 0:00-55:30

Gavin Thorpe Interview Part 1: 56:00-1:49:00

Gavin Thorpe Interview Part 2 Jain Zar discussion: 1:49:00- 2:55:00

Jul 13 2017
2 hours 57 mins
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Rank #18: Episode 10: "Highlander: There can be only one Venom?"

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We are joined by Justin Keefer from The Independent Characters podcast as we discuss playing Dark Eldar using the Highlander format. Units that normally do not see the table and the "Wyche Tax" are discussed, Thor restates his loathing for Mandrakes, and a bonus Highlander battle report of Brian's newly painted Eldar versus Justin's Dark Eldar is featured.

Hint: the pointy-eared army wins!

Apr 04 2015
54 mins
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Rank #19: Episode 17: True Kin Through the Ages Part 1

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It's the one year anniversary episode! This is part one of our review of Dark Eldar as an army starting with the introduction in 3rd edition. As well as a spirited debate about whether or not Gary Morley was a total hack sculptor, we cover the origins of Dark Eldar in 40K fluff, the good/bad/and ugly of the original models, as well as a discussion reminiscing the good days when Dark Eldar played like Dark Eldar on the table. (GET OFF MY LAWN kids!) We interview Archon Claus from Thedarkcity.net about the upcoming Space Raid forum gift exchange and Khain mor of Dark Moon Kabal fame. Our iTunes review promotion is also announced, so get those reviews in and win great prizes from Fallouthobbies.com!

Nov 04 2015
2 hours 28 mins
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Rank #20: Splintermind the Dark Eldar Podcast Episode 19: Shedding Darklight on the Greater Good

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  We are joined by Zach from the G3 San Jose group to talk Tau! Zach helps us review the changes to the Tau codex and new formations while giving insight on what to expect when fighting the Fish People. What to do, what to avoid is covered. Episode 19 also features a 3,000pt battle report with Andrew (BAO interviewee) teamed with Brian against Zach and Doug (AKA: Replacement Geoff of IC fame)

Jan 06 2016
2 hours 7 mins
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