349 - UK TO Masterclass

We are excited to share with you a new series in which we explore how to organize and run a successful tournament for Kings of War. In this first episode we’ll look at it through the lens of the UK tournament scene as provided by UK Tournament Organizers Mat Green, Paul Roberts, Elliot Morrish and Matt Gorham. Huge thanks to these fine gentlemen for taking time out of their busy schedule to join Rob and Steve in the studio.

Here’s a list of some of the upcoming UK events:

Kings of Herts III - Oct 26

Kings of War 3rd Ed Gaming Day - Nov 23

Northern Kings presents The Wild Charge! a 3rd edition KoW event - Jan 18

Stane of Blood - Jan 25

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348 - Kings of War Original Gamers

With 3rd edition on the proverbially horizon we thought it was high time to get the band back together! Rob and Mark are joined by 1st edition veterans Shannon Shoemaker and Mike Carter to share their memories of Kings of War and a few of their favorite tournament over the years. We are certainly in the golden age of gaming and were glad Kings of War is front and center waving the Ranks and Flanks banner proudly!

Here are a few links mentioned in the episode that you may find useful!

Mantic Blog

The Kings of war Forums

Patreon for the forums

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KOW Tournaments Website

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Crucible GT - Oldhammer Reunion

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347 - Shroud of the Reaper - Wisdom of Death

Today Steve Hildrew, the Kings of War UK every-man, gets us caught up on the latest Shroud of the Reaper.

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346 - Prize Support and Uncertain Scenery

Quick one for you today. First, we have another listener topic, prize support, that Billy and Rob breakdown. Apologies up front for the less than stellar sound quality. Then Rob gives a review of some terrific MDF terrain from Uncertain Scenery. Here’s the links to the 2 pieces that Rob built:

Castle Wall

Castle Tower

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345 - Basileans Are So Hot

Today Jeremy is joined by Dojo’s everyman Tom Annis to discuss Basileans in CoK 2019. Basileans are so hot right now so buckle up for a deep dive into the current competitive meta.

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344 - Third Breakfast

We are once again blessed to be joined by Kawe from Westfalia Miniatures. He’s back again and this time he’s got more Halfmen with him! In another soon to be classic Rob and Kawe wax poetic about Kickstarter, the war-gaming industry, effectively communicating in the modern age and how to never lose your passion no matter how old you get! So join Check out their Facebook page for even more details!

Third Breakfast Kickstarter

The Vampire of Havena - The Audio Adventure by Spoken Adventures Kickstarter Campaign

Westfalia Miniatures Facebook Page

Westfalia’s Group Therapy Facebook Page

Westfalia Miniatures Web Page

For even more detail be sure to listen to our previous episode with Kawe.

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343 - Listener Topics

Tonight we have another really great episode that I’m sorry to say got stuck in the queue behind  a few other time sensitive or event specific episodes.  But we here at last and I’m really excited to share this episode with you.  A while back we did a podcast content survey - HUGE thanks to all of you that took the time to give us feedback! On the survey we asked for topic suggestions and I’m happy to report you gave us a massive list of ideas!  So tonight were going to tackle 3 of the appetizer sized topics.  First up we have a round-table recorded at Mountaineer sharing our favorite Mantic Models.  Next Jeremy and I dive deep into the wonderful world of widgets.  Finally, Jeremy and I jump into all things gaming clubs.

Rob’s Box of Widgets:

Here are a bunch of links to widgets we covered in the show:

Chessex Custom Dice

Koplow Dice - Square edged dice.

Miner Creations - Wound Dials

Delvies Plastics - Laser cut blank acrylic discs

Armada Games - 8” arc of sight ruler

Counter Attack - Pivoting movement trays

Army Painter - Laser Pointer

Litko - Custom Tokens

Fantasy Coin - Metal coins for tokens

Warchest Creations - Unit support stairs

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342 - Kings of New Jersey

We have a quick one for you tonight! We are joined by Bart Koehler an Ryan Burch to chat about the Kings of War scene in New Jersey.

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341 -Digging In on the RPG

In this episode Mark is joined by Nathan Arnold, Marc Langworthy, and Vince Rospond to make a BIG announcement, and then dig into the mechanics of the upcoming RPG. What is the big announcement? Well, you will just have to listen to find out!

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340 - Sports·man·ship

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In this episode Rob and Billy sit down and state the case for why sportsmanship is an important aspect of the Kings of War community and how to do it correctly from both the tournament organizer and player perspectives.

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339 - Around the Mountain Again

Turns out that we simply didn’t have enough room to squeeze in all the Mountaineer Goodness the last time around. So were back with another small helping! Again, huge thanks to everyone that contributed to this episode!

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338 - Mountaineer GT

Billy is back on Counter Charge riding shotgun on this Mountaineer Megasode! Huge thanks to everyone that contributed to this episode!

Billy’s Challenge Video

Felix’s Challenge Response Video

Joey Greeks Mantic Elf Army

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337 - Wish Listing the Day Away

With the big announcement for 3rd edition we figured we’d assemble the team and provide an ample helping of speculation for what’s on the horizon with the new edition.

PS - If you listen to this when it drops there is still time to attend the upcoming Riddle of Steel GT in Southern California!

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336 - Ratkin Army Review

Corey Reynolds, Josh Rosado and Ray Shields joins us in the studio to breakdown the Ratkin army list.

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335 - George O'Connell

It’s fitting we lead off our Mountaineer GT coverage with this one as it’s the perfect episode for a day celebrated with explosions and fireworks!

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334 - Marc Langworthy!

Today Mark is joined by Marc Langworthy the Creative Director and Founder of Red Scar Publishing!  We talk about all we are allowed to talk about regarding the upcoming Kings of War Role Playing game, coming to us from Red Scar Publishing.  The Kickstater is scheduled to come in late August 2019, so sit back with your favorite brew and get a glimpse into an exciting future for RPG action set in the worlds of Mantica!



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333 - Elves Army Review

Tonight Keith Randall and Mike Austin join us in the studio to break down the Elves Force List for the new and experienced players a like. They cover all of the units and formations while sharing a host of information for playing this army in a competitive environment. They close out the show by sharing their lists and answering listener questions.

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332 - Bugeater GT

Tonight Rob is joined by Dylan Murray from Arkansas to chat about the Bugeater GT recently held in Omaha, Nebraska. Huge thanks to the crew that ran a great event and to all the new tournament players that attended! The guys had a heck of a time at the event and they can’t wait until next year! Make sure to follow the Bugeater Website or the Facebook Page to keep in the loop. Bugeater will be held June 5th-7th, 2020). Finally, stay tuned after the Outro as we are joined by Aubrey to talk about the board game Santorini.

Bugeater 2019 Tournament Pack

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331 - UK Masters Update!

On this episode Mark is joined by Steve Hildrew and Nick Williams!  Nick gives us the scoop on all of the changes to the UK Masters from the new website to some exciting things we can expect in the future!

You can find the new UK Masters website here:  https://kowmasters.com/index.php?p=home

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330 - Steps to Deliverance

On this very special episode of the Narrative Workshop, Mark is joined by Brandon Rospond and Mark Barber, the author of the very first full length Kings of War novel Tales of Mantica: Steps to Deliverance!  In this episode we go behind the scenes and into the novel to get you ready for your immersion into world of Mantica as you have never experienced it before! 

You can get your copy of the book by following one of these two links:

https://www.wingedhussarpublishing.com/store/featured-products/tales-of-mantica-steps-to-deliverance-by-marc-barber-paperback/

https://www.amazon.com/product-reviews/B07RHDX97Y?reviewerType=all_reviews

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