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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! 

Direct download: Episode_36_Drukhari_Dark_Eldar_Index_Review_Part_2.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Direct download: Episode_35_Drukhari_Dark_Eldar_Index_Review_Part_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:53pm EDT

 

  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

Direct download: Splintermind_Episode_34_Gavin_Thorpe_Jain_Zar_Interview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:13am EDT

Join Thor, Alex, and Brian as we turn off the swear filters and  send off 7th Edition 40K with blunt honesty followed by 8th Edition hype train gushing. This episode will serve as a stopgap between now and the release of 8th Edition. We also tease some of the coming topics that we are really excited to record this summer!

 

 


Join us for the second half of Episode 32 where we discuss our playtesting of the Ynnari Warhost as well as a conversation between Alex and Brian discussing things we can do to stay active in 40K while we all play the Wait and See Game as 8th Edition looms large. The first interview was retrieved audio from a technical glitch. (ala Super Guppy!)

As a note: we referenced an interview with Doug Johnson from Tablewar (TABLEWAR!) that was irretrievable due to a technical error/file glitch on Brian's end. (Seeing a theme here...) We are attempting to reschedule with Doug and hope to re-record that interview to help you with tip for photographing your painted minis!


Thor, Alex, and Brian talk Gathering Storm 3, 8th Edition rumors, and finally get to the Optimistic Archon: Incubi segment. The last third segment of this episode is on the torture operating table and in need of serious editing help and will be released mid-month along with an interview with Doug Johnson of Tablewar fame talking about ways to improve your pics of your minis and Adepticon!

Direct download: Episode_32_Part_1_Return_of_Bobby_G_and_8th_Edition_Rumors.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:58pm EDT

Our coverage of The Gathering Storm continues this month with the Fracture of Biel-Tan! Thor, Alex, and Brian discuss the background on birth of the Yncarne, the shear bad-assery of the Visarch, and the Yvraine (not Lady Malys for whatever reason) backstory. Brian and Alex talk hobby ideas for armies the Ynnari Warhost and the upcoming Splintermind hobby hangout in the second segment, and all three of us discuss our initial impressions of the Ynnari detachment while Brian channels his inner Robin Williams to heal the hurt.

 

 If you would like to join Brian and Alex for our March 5th hobby hangout at 10:00AM EST send an email from a Gmail account and your name to Splintermindpodcast@gmail.com to sign up!

 

Direct download: Episode_31_Fracture_of_Biel_Tan.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:05am EDT

We're back...now 50% better! We cover the Gathering Storm Part 1: Fall of Cadia. We talk fluff, GW's new direction with campaign releases, formations that make sense, and debate exactly how swanky Trayzn's voice sounds. Also covered is the confessional moment as Brian admits how bad of a Reaver problem he has resulting from the Gangs of Commorragh. #KeepingupwiththeKeffers

 

*Note: An apology for Brian's super janky audio. Aside from recovering from a cold, his laptop reset to the default internal mic instead of his fancy mic.

 

Direct download: Episode_30_Fall_of_Cadia_When_Doves_Cry.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:26am EDT

The FAQ is here! Thor and Brian review the now official 40K FAQ, Brian inappropriately promotes his commission painting service, and we feature the inaugural Optimistic Archon segment: Mandrakes!

 

 As always, we can be reached at Splintermindpodcast@gmail.com

Check out Brian's VERY WIP commission page at Evilspaceelves.blogspot.com

 

Direct download: Episode_29_Getting_Jinky_with_the_FAQ.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30am EDT

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!

Direct download: Episode_28_Damn_Plasma_Pistol_Final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:02am EDT