Craig and TO make their first trip to the Speakeasy and sit down with Judson for some shop talk. Baxter's latest ventures into historical scenarios kick things off, followed by hobby updates, and an in-depth look at Captain TO's newest scenarios for Cold Wars. After the break, the guys take the opportunity to make fun of Judson's flip-flopping approach to the US Marines. The upcoming armored book is discussed, as well as the Warlord Games price increase, before wrapping things up with a preview of CBax's huge Ethiopia project for Bolt Action.
Eric, Jon and Luke cover everything you ever wanted to know about Dust Up.
The LRDG are back with a full cast! Lachlan returns from his mansard imprisonment, the boys talk history and generally cover lots of crunch! Lots of guest appearances by the crew! Tune in, Wild Turkeys!
The guys are back in action with an early morning studio edition of News from the Front. In Act I, the guys do the usual AAR and reflect on Muster. The dudes also talk about upcoming events like Cold Wars and Gen Con. Act I is rounded out with some top terrain tips.
In Act II, the guys discuss Soviets and the impacty of Desperate Measures. We review Ed Leland's recent lists to see what is up with the USSR. Act II is finished off with talk of the new Italy books and a great tour of Battlefront's factory in Malaysia.
In Act III, we talk about some recent Battlefront mis-steps and hit up some commonly overlooked rules.
Episode 7 of Outpost 309 is The Roleplaying Games Episode! Jared brings his longtime friend and game master Alex on board, and the guys delve into the various types of RPGs. After this fascinating look at RPG basics, the guys talk about the social acceptability of said games, and conclude that there truly is something for everyone here. The guys review Fruitirelli for the kids, and have many video game shenanigans to share (especially interesting if you've heard of a thing called Titanfall).
Eric and Jon are joined by Sean "Throckmorton" Sarah in another live broadcast from Williamsburg Muster. The guys talk about what they have been up to lately and try to predict the tournament. There is also talk of the latest housing problems from Battlefront. Desperate Measures continues to be a big topic and the guys are joined by Tom "The Crotch" de Mayo for additional hijinks.
Judson, Dano, and their special guests from the LRDG have a big announcement to make, and talk big things for the future. Later on, things get rowdy as the Boys of Bolt Action talk about Cancon and a certain, recent, hot button forum topic. While every attempt was made to reign in the language, please be warned that an occasional bit of vulgarity sneaks its way into the normally civilized discourse you've come to expect at The BAR. Listener discretion is advised!
The Boys hit the road and talk about the highlights of 2013, Desperate Measures and speculate on the upcoming releases.
Ben interviews Phil Yates on what to expect in this year including the Italian books and ‘flames in the sky’
Ben talks to resident master painter ‘the other Dave’ offering tips and techniques on how to improve your models.
The distracted gamers are back, with a special Historical Miniature Wargaming episode! This one features an Australian 3rd chair, Ben, who takes us on a journey through several historical wargames (see links below). After talking at length about these awesome games, the guys then take a step back to talk about the social acceptability of historical wargames in our popular culture. Add in Ben's discussion of a great family game called Forbidden Desert, and the usual video game banter (featuring Arma 3, Wargame: Red Dragon, and Assassin's Creed 4, and you have our most ambitious podcast yet! Enjoy!
Captain TO, CH, and Judson are joined by Shawn Morris - The Terrain Guy - in Episode 20 of Bolt Action Radio. If you've never heard of him, or his work, you owe it to yourself to tune in as he explains his amazing table and display board commission work. Later on, the BARbarians talk Italians, and upcoming events around the globe.
This episode refers often to Shawn's work. To see it while listening, go to: http://www.youtube.com/user/
One final correction: The tournament at Huzzah Hobbies is happening on January 25th, not .
Welcome to Beyond The Foxholes Episode 8.
In Part I we join Ben, Winner Dave and Adam as they talk about what they have been up to over Christmas and the New Year, some blog news and a look back over 2013.
In Part II the guys look at 2014, a little Desperate Measures chat and about the new Snap Shot PDF Briefing.
In Part III the guys round out the cast with tournament news, a look at Adam's never ending problem of whether to use British, British or British and this episodes 10.1 is on deployment and placing objectives in Defensive missions.
We have been a little shy on the Premium Content recently, so we recorded this for our Premium Subscribers. Enjoy!
The Dudes talk about their tournament experience on the way home from Scott Simoneau's historical tournament at Huzzah Hobbies.
The guys are back in 2014 with another After Hours! First, we have a little behind the scenes on Episode 70. Next, we talk about World War I, more about Desperate Measures lists and talk more about the AAR for our DM team game. After that, there is some movie talk about The Hobbit and other movies.
In a blast from the past, we are joined by Steven MacLauchlan for the New Year's episode. In Act I, the boys talk to Steven a little about his role at Battlefront and what he has been up to. After that, the guys take turns going over their recent happenings. In Act II, we talk about upcoming WWPD appearances at Williamsburg Muster and HMGS Cold Wars. There is a brief Commonly Overlooked Rules segment, and the act is finished off with some more Desperate Measures talk about Cat Killers, Rudel and other cool stuff. In Act III, the boys grade themselves on 2013 New Year's Resolutions and make empty promises about 2014.
The distracted gamers return from a long Christmas break hiatus with a full head of steam! The "back to basics" segment is a brief shout-out to co-operative boardgames, a growing phenomenon. The boys introduce a family game segment to the podcast, with a look a lovely little game called Timeline (http://us.asmodee.com/
Episode 19 of Speakeasy is here, BARbarians! Dano, Nemesis A, and Judson are back to talk big shop with you; covering topics such as the most recent BTD sale, modeling IJA spearmen, kicking tails with the IJA, and getting your tail kicked playing the Russians against them. This episode may or may not contain 100% less arguing than the last, but it's guaranteed (by Dano) to be 100% better.
Episode 19 of Bolt Action Radio finds The BAR frozen over, courtesy of General Winter. Baxter takes his snow suit off long enough to sit down and have a drink with Dano and Judson. The patrons talk about some upcoming events in the community, some recent miniature companies they've dealt with, some shop talk, and go out of their way to make this episode about everything but tournament play. Drinks are mentioned, and speaking of drinks, soldier of fortune Dano's picking up the tab tonight!
In this episode, the guys broadcast from the WWPD Christmas Spectacular at the Game Vault. We talk about recent Battlefront news, Desperate Measures and all the cool stuff we did for our Holiday Game Day. We are joined by Maurice, Throckmorton, John Desch and Kathy from the Game Vault as special guests. The dudes talk about upcoming events and i95 hosted tournaments, so don't miss out!
In this episode, the distracted gamers put on their thinking caps and attempt a thorough analysis of "Tile Placement" and "Worker Placement" mechanics in board games (see here for the excellent breakdown we reference). They fail quite spectacularly, but make up for it with a review of the board game Firefly - a game that inspires Jared to literally sing its praises. The guys conclude with a look-in at an eclectic variety of video games; with Terraria, Company of Heroes, and LEGO Marvel Super Heroes all getting a share of the action.
Welcome to Beyond the Foxholes Episode 7, the Christmas Special.
Talk we joined by Ben, Adam, Winner Dave and Alex in the first Beyond the Foxholes Christmas Special.
In Part One - The Guys talk about what they have been up to, up coming Tournaments and a lot of other random topics.
In Part Two - The Ben and Alex have a quick AAR on Reading, the Guys talk about Battlefront Plastics, Red Bear and Desperate Measures. Then round off the episode with a look about on 2013's New Years Resolutions, make their 2014 Resolutions and then talk about their plans for 2014.
Luke and Dirty Jon record some thoughts on the way up to the tournament that cover our lists and prediction, some more thoughts on Desperate Measure and general rambling. Continue listening for real-time updates on our tournament experience as well as interviews with the top three finishers, including Bill Dorias giving some tips on a great EW French Infantry list and Throckmorton with a short Round 1 AAR.
Dano and Judson open the Speakeasy for business once again, welcoming none other than Nemesis A - one of many names for the man, myth, legend that is Andy. That's right, BARbarians, he does exist, and he's stopped in to talk about his tournament winning experience at Fall-In. True to form, this Speakeasy episode covers it all; list building, tactics, terrain, and of course, Speakin' Easy!
The boys get back on air with a buffet of Flames of War chatter. Battle reports, Sydney toy and games festival ranger report, an interview with Matt from the Hall of Heroes (BF stockist), an interview with FoW play testers! What hasn't this episode got?!
With Captain TO's Fall-In tournament behind them, Chris, Judson and the good Captain himself sit down for drinks and a little analysis of the Bolt Actioneering that went on in Lancaster, PA. During the tournament wrap up, they cover many subjects; and as usual, most of the topics are nearly relevant! Terrain and army list composition are two of the many bases covered in this, the Fall-In '13 review episode.