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 After month+ delay caused by real life and exploding laptops, we're back! (Okay....Brian is back while Thor's work is killing him) With Thor out Brian lets his hobby and real life ADHD take Splintermind back to the good ol' days of the Horus Heresy as he talks 30K gaming with Bill from the Bay Area Horus Heresy Gamers Facebook group. Returning guest Andrew (Woozl from TDC) joins us to help out with a listener request for an True Kin escalation league list. With Brian flying solo on a brand new laptop and without old pre-edited bumper tracks there's a bit of dodgy audio and little bit of salty language, but a fun time nonetheless.

Direct download: Episode_27_While_Thor_is_Away_Brian_Will_30K.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:48pm EDT

Join hosts Thor and Brian as we talk Skitarii and Cult Mechanicus with with a regular opponent of Thor's. This episode also features interviews with Michael Basc from Worlds End Radio and Objective Secured, Nick Thrower(AKA The Burning Eye  on Thedarkcity.net) as he discusses his Hero for a Day charity tournament, and a very special public service announcement from Gav Thorpe!

Direct download: Splintermind_Episode_26_Menacing_the_Mechanicum.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:37am EDT

Join us as we talk Dark Eldar in narrative campaigns. We are joined by Faultline Gaming co-founder and Alien Skies all-Xenos campaign architect Zach Pfiefer to talk reviving your gaming scene with clubs and designing custom missions and games days. Joining us later are two returning guests and fellow Faultline Silicon Valley battle brothers Andrew Whitehead and Justin Keefer as we share our experiences in the Alien Skies campaign and talk more about hobby and narrative gaming using Dark Eldar and Corsairs. A baby and a Border Collie may or may not ruin the professional quality of an outdoor recording at some point....

Direct download: Splintermind_Episode_25_Navagating_the_Narrative.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:07am EDT

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

Direct download: Splintermind_Episode_24_Dark_Eldar_Tactics_with_Skari_and_the_Spider.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:43pm EDT

We are joined by the ITC's top-ranked Imperial Knights player and co-host of The Dice Decide podcast Chris Jones! Now that the Renegade box game is out we're about to see a ton of Imperial Knights on the table. Chris takes inside the cockpit of Imperial Knights and gives us tips and strategies to deal with these beasts!

Direct download: Splintermind_Episode_23_Imperial_Knights_in_the_Darkness.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

 We are joined for the second half of our Imperial Armour 11 coverage by Eric from the Variance Hammer blog to talk the offerings for Craftworld Eldar players.

 

 Check out the blog here: Variance Hammer

Direct download: Splintermind_Episode_22_More_Cheddar_for_our_Craftworld_Cousins.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:37pm EDT

We are joined by Alex (Cavalier AVA from the Dark City) to review the Corsair list form Imperial Armour 11. We talk list entries, modeling, and the sad, sad puppy that is Dissonance weaponry. This episode is nearly three weeks late due to a Google search for Superguppies and real life challenges. Splintermind: Always late, but worth the wait!


Join host Brian as he interviews Justin from the It Will Not Die podcast, James Stagg from the 1HourANight Facebook page, Adam AKA Loopy from the Independent Characters Hobby Progress Challenge, Spellcheck from Thedarkcity.net, and a very reluctant unnamed guest as we talk staying motivated in the hobby in 2016! At the end of the episode we finally draw the winners of the iTunes review promotion. Winners: Please contact us through the Facebook page or via PM at Thedarkcity.net!

 

Please visit the sponsor of the promotion over at Fallouthobbies.com and check out their great products!

Check out the sites and shows of our guests!

  It Will Not Die Podcast 

1HourANight

Masters of the Forge

http://objectivesecured.blogspot.com/

 

Note: The Revised episode corrected the awful audio of the drawing! Don't edit after working an 11 hour day kids!

 

Direct download: Splinter_Raid_Episode_2_Hobby_Motivation_in_2016_revised.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:31am EDT

We are joined by Freakshow Tactica author Jimsolo from Thedarkcity.net forums for a discussion on running the ultimate leadership shenanigans using Dark Eldar, Craftworld Eldar, and Harlequins for maximum terror and profit! Also featured is an interview with Nick (AKAThe Burning Eye from the forum) talking about his Hero for a Day charity event this summer. More information for the event can be found here:

\http://theburningeye.blogspot.co.uk/2015/11/gaming-for-charitable-gain.html?m=1

 

A couple of announcements: Jim's audio signal was rough in a few spots, listen on and the audio does improve! As mentioned on the Facebook page, we are looking for one person from each country outside of the United States that left reviews with iTunes accounts registered outside of the United States to send us a list of people that left reviews. Simply message us with the user names only of those that left reviews and we will enter your name twice! As an added bonus, Brian will probably butcher your name on Splinter Raid Episode 2 dropping February 17th when the winners are announced. Thanks again, our listeners are the best!

 

-Brian

 

Direct download: Splintermind_Episode_20_Getting_Freaky_With_the_Freakshow.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:42pm EDT

Splintermind the Dark Eldar Podcast Episode 19: Shedding Darklight on the Greater Good

  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)

Direct download: Splintermind_Episode_19_Shedding_Darklight_on_the_Greater_Good.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:23pm EDT