State of the Game Address, Live from the Southern Ontario Open 2017
May08

State of the Game Address, Live from the Southern Ontario Open 2017

Please enjoy multiple podcasters talking in a mostly constructive manner about the state of the game! We’re all fairly pleased with how this came out. Featuring members of: Arcane Assist Beermachine Combo Smite Hard 7 Painting with Menoth John Party Foul This Deathclock has 60 Minutes Trollbloods Scrum Moderated by Will and recorded by me, please enjoy! – Rich / Beermachine Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration:...

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Combo Smite Podcast 111 – Ontario Team Championships
Mar09

Combo Smite Podcast 111 – Ontario Team Championships

This week Combo Smite is joined by the crew of Arcane Assist, and we talk about the fantastic tournament we competed in over the weekend! A bi thank you to Tim and Matt for helping out with the podcast! Give it a listen, and let us know if you have any questions, comments, or thoughts! And a big thank you to the OTC organizers, volunteers, judges, and competitors for a fantastic event! Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration:...

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Arcane Assist Episode 10
Nov07

Arcane Assist Episode 10

It’s our eleventh episode, and here’s warning that the topic is a bit heavy.  We spend some time talking about tiebreakers in swiss paired steamroller events.  This is a topic we get asked about a lot, and everyone has a favourite answer.  We go over several of them, including some hybrid solutions, and discuss what works about them, what doesn’t, and why the puzzle of second place has plagued EOs and players alike....

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Arcane Assist Episode 9
Oct22

Arcane Assist Episode 9

We’re back, after a summer long hiatus.  (Tim blames Matt, who reluctantly owns up to it)  In our tenth episode of Arcane Assist, we take some time to review Devastation, the new book release for Hordes.  This is a pretty decent book, and we’ve been away from the cast for long enough that we wanted to do something with universal appeal.  Naturally, these are only our opinions, but we put some sober consideration into them...

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Arcane Assist Episode 8
Apr10

Arcane Assist Episode 8

In our ninth episode of Arcane Assist, Matt and I talk about taking a lesson from each game.  A key stage in developing as a player, or even as a person, is knowing how to take lessons from your everyday mistakes.  We help you find those mistakes, look toward fixing them, and share some of what our development process has been like.  Let us know what you think about this episode. Shownotes: 0:01:35 Listener e-mail (The Gun Warren)...

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Arcane Assist Episode 7
Mar27

Arcane Assist Episode 7

In our eighth episode of Arcane Assist, Matt and I talk somewhat extensively about Warmachine “mind games.”  A little pop-psychology, as well as the usual amount of philosophy are included.  We spend a fair amount of time at the beginning of the cast defining our terms.  Too often, folks engage in conversation talking about different things and argue pointlessly.  Let us know what you think about this episode. Shownotes:...

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