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The Meta Episode 68: Creating welcoming play spaces with Rebecca Banky & Zosia Simpson, part 2

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Klaw Goes WTC: The Top 10 teams identified … and so my watch begins

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Ladies and gentlemen, so nice of you to join me again for the bestest of yearly traditions – the WTC predictions, brought to you by last year’s WTC stars. The idea of the article is simple: I ask all teams who went 5-1 or better last year for 7 teams to go 5-1 or better this year. Very simple, very effective, always entirely correct1. Kicking off my little survey was te captain of last year’s winning team, the legendary Aaron Wale. Despite the fact he won’t be around to defend his title (boo, hiss 2), I for one really want to know what he thinks. He came up with the following baseline: Canada Moose, England Knights, England Lions, Germany Wildsau, Poland Centrum, Poland South, and USA East. His dark horse pick was Scotland Laphroaig, and he predicted 5 hermits in the winning team. At first, we thought it’d be funny to also predict the amount of conversions for said hermit, but … it’s become clear that all will be conversions anyway. Wale was really eyeing Germany Wildsau to take the trophy. I can get behind that notion, as long as they don’t run into France Obelix, that is3. I know, it’s a lame reference. Moving on to Marcin Mycek (still the only guy to have never finished outside of the top 5 at the WTC, while playing at every single one of them) – as usual, he made me wait a bit for his little list, but to keep me busy, he came up with the little side quest of naming the amount of hermits in the winning team. In the end, he came up with England Lions, England Knights, France Panoramix, Germany Wildsau, Poland South, Scotland Laphroaig and USA East. His dark horse is Japan – as first timers, they fit the profile perfectly. He answers the hermit question with 4, for obvious reasons4. Moving on to England, I talked to Pat Dunford. I must have interfaced with him wrong, because at first, the only reply I got was “hey sexy pants”, followed by silence. Despite the obvious accuracy of that statement, I needed more information. I mashed some buttons and made him cough up this list: Canada Goose, Canada Polar Bear, England Knights, England Lions, Germany Wildsau, Norway Hugin and USA East. Pat doesn’t actually look like this. Apart from not caring about the Poles, Patbot also had this little nugget of wisdom regarding USA East: If Australia can carry Tom Guan to victory, perhaps USA East can too. An interesting perspective. Dark horse: Scotland Laphroaig, and three hermits in the winning team. Mark from England Knights (who is my friend ever since the Welsh Masters5) had some quite different views: England Knights, England Lions, Germany Wildsau, Norway Munin, Poland South, Sweden 2 (Sweden Beep Boop), USA East Mark’s dark horse is Scotland Laphroaig, and 4 hermits on the winning team. We see here the first instance of anyone identifying the Swedes as a potential threat. Enter Johan Dyrlind, if just to ask what his actual team name is. Turns out it’s Lagom, which roughly translates to “just right”, applicable for situations ranging from the temperature of a sauna to the cuisson6 of a steak, and now for the composition of a team as well, I guess....

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Shoulda Boosted – Episode 5 – Hermit Ramblings

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In this episode we talk about what the post-Oblivion meta is looking like, and then talk about the Hermit and the conversions being made for it.  Aug 17th event can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/370045826425863/ Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:13 — 34.5MB)Subscribe: Android |...

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Shoulda Boosted Episode 4 – Mark Goes to Lock and Load

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We talk about Mark’s adventures at Lock and Load and briefly about the new announcements made there. July 27th Steamroller: https://www.facebook.com/events/2319948158262816/ Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 31:11 — 33.3MB)Subscribe: Android |...

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Klaw plays Trolls: The state of the faction

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Hello there, dearest of readers. What I try to put into words here is the state of the Trollbloods faction, the way I experience it today. Please don’t take all my words here as gospel – the idea is to share my thoughts, and maybe inspire you, dear reader, to explore the faction further. Before we start though, let me say that I’m not a great player. I love to think of myself as a top half player, but nothing more. No top quarter, no X-and-1, and definitely not a tournament winner. If you’re looking for the insightfullest of insights, there are other voices in the community. As an additional aside, this article was written before Lock and Load. Still, I haven’t heard anything that would invalidate the thoughts below, so … here goes! The Trollblood archetype Traditionally, Trolls have always been the faction to take it on the chin and hit back harder. Attrition is the name of the game, if you’re winning with Trolls, it is because you’ve eaten your opponent’s army. We could reminisce about the beautiful days of MK2, Runes of War, the Miserable Meat Mountain, and perhaps Elementary Evolutionism, but someone said on Twitter that nostalgia is a drug your brain produces to cope, and that’s probably true. For most of MK3, that archetype of play didn’t really work. In the early days, there were beast heavy lists with Ragnor and Doomy2, and infantry builds with Madrak2. Madrak2 got nerfed, themes came, and Trolls slipped down the curve. The archetype returned for a year or so, after the Northkin CID in the fall of 2017. Madrak1 with all the champions did have that methodical approach, the emphasis on careful positioning to limit the effect of your opponent’s alpha, obliterating them in return. The sweeper play style of Madrak1 was very well complemented by the likes of Kolgrima or Borka2, who would hold their own into matchups Madrak1 didn’t like (guns, mainly), and for a while, Trolls were on everyone’s radar. It does feel like I’m talking about events that happened years ago, but Trolls were still very much a thing at last year’s WTC, some 10 months ago. Still, that’s where I felt Trolls had had their peak. The meta shifted, medium bases, healing and clouds were everywhere. Tech became readily available, catching Trolls in the crossfire. Once more, our archetype became unable to provide suitable answers. A new hope I went to the Welsh Masters, the largest single player event in Europe at 190 players. I had no idea what to play. People told me I needed Kolgrima in Band of Heroes so I could deal with Tharn. Or so they said. I did bring a Kolgrima BoH list, it’s really a sad thing to behold (especially after playing her in SotN). I also brought two yolo lists – Madrak2 and Grim2, both in Storm of the North – since, well, I wasn’t going to win any trophies anyway. I mainly want to talk about the Madrak2 list: [Theme] Storm of the North[Madrak 2] Madrak Ironhide, World Ender [+28]*Dire Troll Bomber [19]*Pyre Troll [8]Trollkin Runebearer [0(5)] Fell Caller Hero [0(5)] Horthol, Long Rider Hero [8] Krielstone Bearer & Stone Scribes (max) [9]*Northkin Elder [0(3)] Northkin Bear Handlers & Battle Bears [10] Northkin Bear...

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Retresent Episode 1: Vyros2 Incisor of Skron

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This latest episode has hosts Sam and Andy talking to Alex Kosma from Dominate for Two about the Ret vs Skorne matchup, the Skorne Dynamic Update, Garryth2 and Swedish Meatball food paste. Enjoy! Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 2:20:59 — 129.1MB)Subscribe: Android |...

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Tactical Tips 2.0 Episode5, Syvestro in Magnum Opus.

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Tactical Tips 2.0 is live! This season Tim, Pat and TT will be diving into meta lists. What do these lists do? How do they do it? And what can we do to play around them? This week for episode 5 we’re covering Syvestro in magnum opus. Huge thanks to MuseOnMinis for supporting and hosting us. Be sure to use MileHighMuse on checkout to receive 10% off your order! Like and follow us on Facebook to stay up to date! Also we really want to know what you think of the format and what lists you want us to review next. Tag us on social media and let us know what you think! Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:17:36 — 52.5MB) Subscribe: Android |...

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Tactical Tips 2.0 Episode4, Anamag, Primal Terrors

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Tactical Tips 2.0 is live! This season Tim, Pat and TT will be diving into meta lists. What do these lists do? How do they do it? And what can we do to play around them? This week for episode 4 we’re covering Anamag, Primal Terrors. Huge thanks to MuseOnMinis for supporting and hosting us. Be sure to use MileHighMuse on checkout to receive 10% off your order! Like and follow us on Facebook to stay up to date! Also we really want to know what you think of the format and what lists you want us to review next. Tag us on social media and let us know what you think! Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:35:04 — 82.5MB) Subscribe: Android |...

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Tangential with TseungTsu 2018 Recap

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Welcome to another episode of Tangential, with Tseung Tsu. Before we start I’d like to thank Muse on Minis for their continued support in all my Warmachine adventures. Muse and I are working on something that I think could be really cool! Stay tuned for more details. Be sure to follow me on social media to stay up to date with all my podcasting forays. I can be found on facebook @COwargaming and on twitter @tseung Tsu. Today on Tangential I ramble about the Warmachine year of 2018. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 21:32 — 14.4MB) Subscribe: Android |...

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Tangential with TseungTsu EP14 GroupChat with the MollyWhoppers

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Welcome to another episode of Tangential, with Tseung Tsu. Before we start I’d like to thank Muse on Minis for their continued support in all my Warmachine adventures. Muse and I are working on something that I think could be really cool! Stay tuned for more details. Be sure to follow me on social media to stay up to date with all my podcasting forays. I can be found on facebook @COwargaming and on twitter @tseung Tsu. Today on Tangential I test out Group Chat with the MollyWhoppers. Group chat is designed to talk to a group of people from the same meta to gleam insights about what metas are doing around the world. From the MollyWhoppers I have Gibbs, Danny, Michael, and Mark. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:08:01 — 47.5MB) Subscribe: Android |...

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