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Noobhammer Episode 39 White Dwarfed

Posted: 30th March 2014 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

In today’s episode, Jason and I discuss some hobby progress, our initial thoughts on the Imperial Knights, and an in depth review of the new White Dwarf format. Enjoy! Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:08:20 — 62.6MB)

ODAM 12: The Helbrute Deathslaughterkillmurderfist Pack

Posted: 30th March 2014 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

Hey guys, we’re back with this month’s installment of everyone’s favorite international podcast coalition. Ashley is preparing for Adepticon, Phil is babbling about some foreign gathering called Salute, which is either a gaming convention or a gay nightclub, and we try to understand the latest bit of nonsense to come out of Nottingham. I also […]

Noobhammer Episode 38: Don’t Be A Dick

Posted: 5th February 2014 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

We discuss some of the finer points of etiquette after being at two tourneys in which this wasn’t always followed. Jason also discusses the new killteam rule set which we will test out in the near future. Also,  a contest emerges from Jason’s newfound hobby snobbery. Enjoy! Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: […]

ODAM 11 Angry Ashley

Posted: 31st January 2014 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

The gang’s all here, but we all start to sound like Phil after a while. No, not the accent. The RAGE. We talk about hobby progress, which makes Ashley mad, we talk about Tyrannids, which makes Ashley angrier, we then move onto rumors, which makes Ashley enraged. Then we talk about accounting. This does not […]

ODAM10 Christmas Special

Posted: 20th January 2014 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

We all got together before the holidays to have a look back at 2013 and what we hoped would come to be in 2014. Don’t worry, none of us learned any important lessons or had a life changing epiphany, it isn’t that kind of Christmas special. Enjoy! Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: […]

Noobhammer Episode 37: Stop, Don’t Touch Me There

Posted: 13th November 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

A big thanks to the folks at Ecamm, I use their product to record my skype calls and a random glitch had me convinced that this episode was lost to the warp. Their customer service team not only patched the program to prevent future problems, they also took the time to build me an app […]

Noobhammer Episode 36: MARINES….IN….SPAAAAAAACE!!!!

Posted: 15th October 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

This one’s a big’un. (That’s what she said.) In this episode we explore the changes to the space marine codex, I cover a local tournament and Jason and I have an argument with ourselves which we both lose. We also discuss Jason’s first game with his nurgle demons and my attempt to make him hate […]

ODAM 9: The Great Unclean One

Posted: 7th October 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

The international podcast coalition has returned to amuse, entertain and possibly…educate? Probably not that last one. but we try. John returns from his sabbatical in which, as I understand it, he became a furry. There was something about giant Cats. Ashley, Jason, Adam, Phil and I are also there to help keep things on track. […]

Absolution Podcast Warpstorm Edition

Posted: 1st October 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

We’re almost back in action with our campaign, hopefully next week Jon will return. For now, Jared and I deliver some battle reports and catch everyone up on what the future of the league will entail. Also, that Jon guy is a total WAAC. Seriously. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 58:46 — […]

Noobhammer Episode 35: Enchanted

Posted: 13th September 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

We’re back for our 34th 35th episode. It’s just kind of a catch-up episode, we talk about where we are in the hobby, what we are excited about in the newest set of releases and how our games have gone lately. Next episode should involve a more in-depth look at space-marines and coverage of an […]

Absolution Campaign Podcast Week 13

Posted: 15th August 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

This week we have a special message from Inquisitor Falx, Jared and I have a chaos on Chaos battle, Ross continues to gloat about his victories and the battle for Port Sturmford ends with a bang. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:07:44 — 62.0MB)

ODAM 7

Posted: 31st July 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

We’re back again with July’s installment of the Of Dice and Men Podcast. As usual, expect much rambling, name calling and warmachine bashing (sorry if you’re a fan. No, really, I feel sorry for you.) Also, I sincerely apologize to Nathan Fillion for the comments made by some of my co-hosts. For those who we […]

Noobhammer Episode 34: Handicapable

Posted: 26th July 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

Episode 34 is packed with content, starting with our impressions of the new apoc release, the leaked lizards and a review of a depressing tournament outing. We then move into a comparison of Dark Angels and cChaos Space Marines with Jon and Jared. It ended abruptly when a passing warpstorm destroyed my connection, but we […]

Absolution Podcast Week 10

Posted: 22nd July 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

In this week’s installment, we cover the usual campaign business, some bloody battles are recounted and we hype the August campaign based massacre. SATURDAY AUGUST 3RD, THE BATTLE FOR PORT STURMFORD. WHO WILL BE VICTORIOUS? BE THERE TO FIND OUT!!!!!!!! Kinda like that. Enjoy. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 58:12 — 53.3MB)

Absolution Podcast Week 9

Posted: 16th July 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

Skype behaved itself this week so we’re back on release schedule. Yay! In this episode Ross convinces me to quit 40k and start a less soul-crushing hobby like badminton. F*cking Deathleaper….. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 47:31 — 43.5MB)

Absolution Podcast Week 8

Posted: 15th July 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

After a string of skype fails, here is the week 8 update. Hope you enjoy. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 36:24 — 33.3MB)

Absolution Podcast Weeks 6-7

Posted: 9th July 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

Jared and Jon join me again for some more narrative campaign updates. I detail yet another loss, but hopefully in the weeks ahead I can turn this streak around. Enjoy the coverage and tune in for week 8 in a few days. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 54:16 — 49.7MB)

Absolution Podcast Week 5

Posted: 17th June 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

The carnage continues and the plot thickens. We learn of rewards to be gained by being the first to conquer and find some cool steal-able/trade-able artifacts. Also, Jon and I discuss our game in which he completely falls for the Alpha Legion’s trap. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 52:49 — 48.4MB)

ODAM 6

Posted: 17th June 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

For those that only get the ODAM episodes I sincerely apologize for skipping this episode. Has nothing to do with the fact I’m only in half of it, honest. There is much ranting and raging (more so than usual) and we discuss the latest releases in the hobby. Enjoy! Podcast: Play in new window | […]

Absolution Podcast: Week 4

Posted: 5th June 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

After some delays, we are back on track with week 4. A trio of battle reports round out the usual status updates and I unveil my new tactic of winning by losing. Absolution could very well become a war of attrition, and my first two games, though losses, decimate my opponent’s forces while leaving mine […]

Absolution Podcast: Week 3

Posted: 4th June 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

Week three update is in, Jared, Jon and Collin join me for some more campaign talk as we prepare for week 4 and some upcoming action.The Alpha Legion would soon get to wreak bloody havoc on their foes. Week 4 will be up in a day or two. Podcast: Play in new window | Download […]

Absolution Podcast Week 2

Posted: 20th May 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

Week 2 of the Absolution Campaign is in the books and things are getting more lively. My plans were mostly thwarted, though I did autosecure one territory. Some Space Wolves had the audacity to offer an alliance to a strike cruiser bearing Lord Ahriman himself, this gaffe shall not soon be forgotten. He and the […]

Noobhammer Episode 33 Nathan For You

Posted: 20th May 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

In this episode we cover a whole host of hobby and gaming. I got in two 40k tourneys, three fantasy games and painted almost 2000 pts of Chaos Space Marines. Jason made it to one of the tourneys and considered picking up a paintbrush. We discuss our team tourney tactics that led to most of […]

Absolution Podcast Week 1 Kickoff

Posted: 14th May 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

Something new will be popping up in the feed in the weeks to come. Jared, Jon and I will be doing weekly updates for our map based 40k campaign. For those who have no interest, feel free to skip over these episodes, I think they’ll be aimed primarily at the league’s participants. But I felt […]

ODAM#5: The V’s Knees

Posted: 26th April 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

Gee wilikers guys! The super neat-o keen cast of the Of Dice and Men podcast are back and more radical than ever. This episode really is the cat’s pajamas as we discuss the new Tau codex. We jaw about the nifty idea of Gw being bought out by hasbro and other assorted ramblings as usual. […]

Noobhammer Episode 32 Tourney Time

Posted: 2nd April 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

A new record! Two episodes in one day! Micheal Biancone joins me for a talk about his upcoming 40k tournament Berks Spring Assault 4. We also talk about tourney prep, tactics and what makes a good warhammer event. Enjoy this wealth of content, there will undoubtedly be more to come. Podcast: Play in new window […]

Noobhammer Episode 31, An Easter Miracle

Posted: 1st April 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

Little known fact: today marks two years of podcasting for us here at Noobhammer. To celebrate, here is the latest installment. Jason is back and we have Ashley on the show as well to talk about the new Tau Empire releases. Unfortunately, Ashley couldn’t stay for the whole show, but Jason and I soldier on […]

Noobhammer Episode 30: Lancashire Wargaming Masters Coverage

Posted: 24th February 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

We’re back! Well, I am at least. Jason is still out on sabbatical, so I was forced to replace him with not one, but two hosts. Jared and Jon join me for a discussion of the Lancashire Wargaming club’s Masters Tournament. Ok, so it was just a fund raiser for the club, but I thought […]

ODAM #3

Posted: 11th January 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

Here is he latest installment of our international podcasting coalition. Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 1:30:49 — 83.1MB)

Noobhammer Episode 29: Dark Angels We Have Heard on High

Posted: 5th January 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

No, this is not us singing warhammer themed Christmas carols. We’re here to talk about the Dark Angels and their curiously phalic battlegear. Not that there’s anything wrong with that…. I also discuss my first commission painting project and some details about the show’s direction in the new year. To round out the episode, we […]

Noobhammer Episode 28 The Superfriends….OF CHAOS!

Posted: 5th January 2013 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

It’s finally here! The episode I forgot to mix! In this thrilling installment, I talk about my second game of Vampires vs. Skaven, Jason and I recap a megabattle that lasted three turns and 8 hours, and I give an assesment of my first real game with the Chaos codex. Also, Jason tells us why […]

ODAM #2

Posted: 11th December 2012 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

Ok, everyone has been on my case to post this, so here it is, the second spectacular podcast entity that is Of Dice And Men. In this episode we all strive diligently to create some manner of content, to varying degrees of success. We talk about a few blogs and then spend a very long […]

Noobhammer Episode 27: Real Men Get Fluffed

Posted: 21st November 2012 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

As promised, here is a little something to entertain you on your holiday commute. It’s a short one, so make sure you check out our new project Of Dice And Men if you have a long haul to get to your turkey day feast. In this episode I discuss my insanely rapid fall to chaos […]

And Now for Something Completely Different

Posted: 16th November 2012 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

No, this isn’t a new episode of Noobhammer, and no, this isn’t us going away or changing our show. What this is is a brand spanking new podcast talk-show type thing, spanning the globe with hard-hitting journalism about the newest trends and ideas from the world of wargaming. Well, okay, it isn’t that either, but […]

Episode 26: All the colors of the Chaos Rainbow

Posted: 10th November 2012 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

Death to the false emperor!!! Ahem. In today’s episode, we research further the foul taint of chaos. A page-by-page run-down of the full color codex that is taking the warhammer world by storm. Joining us is U.K. based inquisitor Phil from the Ordo Shellcase. We try to stay on topic, a futile goal if I […]

Noobhammer Episode 25; Chaos Ensues

Posted: 16th October 2012 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

We’re back again with what amounts to a guest host sandwich with a bit of hobby in the middle. Sounds dirty. Adam from War and More Radio interrupts our previously scheduled recording and we tolerate his presence…for now. We go over our thoughts and feelings about the new chaos releases and I go a little […]

Episode 22 What Would Sigmar Do?

Posted: 24th July 2012 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

This episode we invite our own real life warrior priest Jared onto the show. Though I doubt you’ll find him running around with a giant war hammer, Jared has been playing Empire since the book released and we get his opinion on the best ways to play as them and more imporantly how to kick […]

Episode 21: Urge To Kill Rising….

Posted: 12th June 2012 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

….And so are GW’s prices. That’s right, boys and girls, It’s time for another angry rant about the inevitable and inexplicable increase in both the company’s profits as well as my own personal debt. Gotta have my fix. We give our opinion on the new 40k flying contraptions, I love the Ork jet, must have […]

Episode 19……Or is it?

Posted: 5th May 2012 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

Back again with a tournament report from Berks Spring Assault 3! My cheesy Orks and Jason’s equally cheesy Grey Knights head out to do battle. (seriously, last time I’m going to call them cheesy. They die like any other space marine, you just have to shoot them twice as much. that doesn’t make them broken, […]

Episode 18: End of an Empire

Posted: 27th April 2012 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

Gather around ye accolytes of Sigmar, to discuss the end of an era. Mourn the passing of auto dispel, talk about the old days when mortars were a mans weapon and ponder the sudden appearance of newfangled monstrous cav. Also we have an in depth discussion with yugo from ichibanpainting.com about the world of commission […]

Noobhammer Episode 17: We Can Strike From Anywhere

Posted: 16th March 2012 by adeptus_mechanicus in podcasts, Uncategorized

We’re back after a longer than normal break, the new studio is up and running and I now live 4 minutes away from a gaming store. W00t! Anyway, in this episode, recorded in multiple locations and times, we discuss our victories and failures in gaming, an extended and needlessly suggestive tutorial on making snow bases […]

Episode 16: Warning: This Episode May Contain Dan Abnett

Posted: 13th February 2012 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

Alright guys, we bring it back around for some 40k love. First we go over our normal schtick, discussing our weeks in hobby, any news or observations. Then we wrap it up with a discussion of the space pup….wolves. A full book review with our take on their strengths and weaknesses. Oh wait, think I […]

Episode 13: The Dreaded Thirteenth!!!!

Posted: 22nd December 2011 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

Here in time for the holiday weekend we have a special episode focusing on the chittering horde! Nate relays his experiences with the self destructive vermin and goes over the finer points of not blowing yourself up. Also included is a review of “Thorn and Talon” a new audio drama by the man himself Dan […]

Episode 12: Necrons 2: Judgement Day

Posted: 15th December 2011 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

We’re back! Episode 12 uses it’s reanimation protocol to pick up where 11 left off. I relay my first experience with the random misfire-ey goodness of Skaven with a battle report and marvel as my luck kills twice the number of ratmen as my opponent does. Listen in amazement as we analyze the finer points […]

Noobhammer Episode 11: Power Fluffer

Posted: 28th November 2011 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

This episode is all about fluffing. Umm….as in the story behind the armies you perv. We discuss the importance of story to the hobby, talk to Vince Rospond, the man in charge of distributing those stories to North America, and have part 1 of our review of the new Necron codex. Also, liquid green stuff: […]

Episode 10: Mechanicon 2011

Posted: 20th November 2011 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

We’re back noobs! We know it’s been awhile, but the ‘cast returns with impressions of our first big tourney. This episode is chock full of reviews and info so don’t miss it! We talk with Tony Spino, the organizer of the big event, some random clubs and a 10 year old that kicked Jason’s ass! […]

Episode 9: Chicks with guns, Fat Bastards and Super Smurfs

Posted: 27th September 2011 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

We’re back with an ogre sized helping of podcasting goodness! We discuss the re-release of the warhammer worlds favorite heavy hitting bruisers, the white dwarf codex for the hottest nuns in the 41st millennium and THQ’s latest attempt to bring the 40k universe to console gaming. In addition to that we have an earth shattering […]

Episode 8: Move, Move, Move!

Posted: 5th August 2011 by adeptus_mechanicus in Uncategorized

Here we are again with the eighth installment of our epic ‘cast. In this episode we cover the movement phase, half of the new Sisters of Battle codex (thanks for that, GW) and the Magic Twister…er, I mean Storm of Magic. Stay tuned for A Very Special Episode in the next week or so. We’ll […]

NoobHammer Episode 7: Deployed!

Posted: 12th July 2011 by adeptus_mechanicus in podcasts, Uncategorized

Here we are at episode 7 and finally getting around to what this show was conceived for: schooling noobs! In the first part of our noob tactics series, we get down to the most basic elements of deployment. We’ll explain why it is a good idea to start your troops off facing TOWARDS the enemy, […]

Episode 6

Posted: 19th June 2011 by adeptus_mechanicus in podcasts, Uncategorized

Rising from the desert sands, much like GW’s profit margin, comes episode 6 of noobhammer! We discuss the new Tomb Kings book after running a proxy game in which several rules were bent and many chaos warriors were left broken! Also some words on new faq’s, a bit about paint and some suggestions for summer […]