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 [...]
Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’ Category
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Here is he latest installment of our international podcasting coalition.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
….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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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: [...]
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!
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 [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
Be sure to follow us on Twitter, our little group is growing!
Alright everybody, we squeaked this one in just before the Rapture, so enjoy it while you can! We discuss our experiences as total noobs at the Berks Assault 2 tourney. This was the first real tournament for both of us, and what an event it was. So come hear our tales of woe and our [...]
Here we are with episode three. A review of the new Orcs and Goblins book and our first interview. Mike Biancone, president of Berks Pa. Gaming Club and organizer of the Spring Assault 2 tourney comes to talk about tournament gaming, alternative vegetarian cuisine and the deeper significance of tabletop gaming. Not sure what we’re [...]
Nate and I just finished recording the newest episode of Noobhammer! In this episode we cover the armies of WH40k, as well as news on the new Tomb Kings release and some other things…Expect the download soon!