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Monday, September 22, 2014

Back from the dead?

      Jack here with, well this is something. So 40k have move came along a lot since last I talked about it. My favorite thing, rumors, are no more. GW is putting out info so fast I don't know whats out. Thank you GW. I mean that. We about about to have a fully updated rules set. Fully. Everyone on the same page. Holy shit. When has that happen last? 2nd Edition? Never? 42?

     Then there is 7th Edition I love it. I have had more fun with this then edition then maybe the last 2. I need to get more games in but that's always the thing. You can never get in all then games you want. With 6th i quit playing. I didn't tell any one that, not even my self. I hated it, and my self a little but for trying to like it so very much. It just didn't happen. 
       With that said i think tournaments will be very, unique. Look at AdeptiCon for next year. Ill wait. You back yet. No, OK. Wow your a slow reader. If you didn't read it you should. It is the most un-watered down tournament I have seen so far, You may look at it as you can only take 1 CAD, and no Transcendent C’tan. But you can take any number of unique Codex Detachments and any number of unique Formations presented in a Data Slate. I will say i wish they would put the C'tan back in because A. He ain't shit and B. Maybe the best thing to keep the green tide at bay. With that said. I don't care about th lack of Reaver Battle Titan. That may be the only thing I would not want to play, not because you "can't take it down" because you can, but that's the only thing a list that is design to do can do. They are also kicking around the idea of maelstrom of war missions. I'm not sold on that. having played them they are great fun, but no very balanced, at all. We will see. I missed the 2014 AdeptiCon, I will not miss 2015.

    Till next time,
     Capt. Jack

Come at me bro.

Friday, May 9, 2014

Final update for this webpage

The construction of the new web site is well under way at this time. There will no longer be any post at this location. Please follow the link below in order to access the new group site and podcast.

We are excited to announce that the first episode of the Second Founding Podcast has already been recorded and will be available for download soon.

Thank you to our loyal followers and we will see you on the other side.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Another Update!

With as many changes as we have had over the past year we are moving in a new direction. That means a new web page, new name, and new format. We have already done a sound check with our new hardware and hope to bring you a better quality production. Our first recording is planned for 5/8/14. There should be very little editing with a short turn around time.

More information will be coming soon including with links to the new site which will also be hosting the podcast.

Monday, April 28, 2014

State of the Team and Podcast

Well well well......It has been over a year since the last post on this site and the last podcast. Where have we been? What have we been doing? Burn out, scheduling conflicts, and conflicting opinions all led to the blog and podcast coming to a screaming halt. What it boils down to is real life was more important than gaming.

What's this thing you call real life? Let me explain with a break down of what has been happening in our lives. James moved to Denver. Duncan got promoted to sergeant and has prisoners to keep in line. Mike works an outrageous number of hours each day, 6 days a week. Betty went back to school for another degree. Jack got promoted/new job which keeps him busy and is expecting his second kid. Seth finished his doctorate and moved to South Dakota. Conor started college. Andy, we still don't know where he is (I know someone will appreciate that joke). We have been spread thin to say the least.

However, we never quit playing 40k. There are always down times but the game continues to be an important part of our lives. Also, we have added a couple new members to the team to fill in the ranks. Long time players who we have all known for a long time, Aaron and Will.

What does this all mean? While we continue to go to tournaments we plan to work the podcast back in to our lives. The group has become scattered across the nation and its a chance for us to not only talk 40k but to stay in touch. After all, the best part about the game is the friends you make along the way.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

What you talking 'bout GW?


Yesterdays White Dwarf Daily caught my attention. Not the content itself, but one specific word used in the first sentence. Here it is copied word for word.....

"May's issue of White Dwarf is out on Saturday in all Games Workshop Hobby Centres and all good independent stockists."

What do they mean by all GOOD independent stockists? Are they taking a stab at all the retailers that have come under scrutiny for selling new releases early?

 Second, I still think it is funny how they describe the content of the magazine....

"As always it will be packed with hobby articles, from our stage-by-stage painting guides in Paint Splatter to the action-packed Battle Report."

I am specifically referring to the "action-packed" part. The battle reports haven't been action packed in years. Most of the time you can't even follow what is happening because they leave out vital information. I for one would also enjoy them more if the armies were legal and the people playing them knew what they were doing. Maybe GW should let people send in battle reports. That would be much more entertaining.

I guess you can always count on GW to give you a good laugh with their strange and ridiculous statements.

Monday, February 25, 2013

Space Wolf Army Build Thoughts & List

Howdy folks.  Of late my mind has been on my Wolves and Guard, and competitive list building for the lead-up to Adepticon and events in between.  I’ve had no problem building Imperial Guard centralized lists.  Imperial Guard stepped up really well into 6th edition.  Their firepower is still great, they have a strong flier presence, blobs are still durable.  They suffer a bit from the fact that their mobile troops are like tissue paper and have trouble holding objective on the far side of the board, but otherwise they’re fairly good.  Both those problems are easily mitigated by allies or worked around, and the addition of a rune priest to a blobbed platoon gives them a very creditable (if slow) deathstar that can handle a variety of targets.

But this article isn’t about my IG.  This article is about my Space Wolves.  I’ve really struggled to come up with a Space Wolf army that can make the competitive cut on its own since 6th edition came out.  The problem really boils down to one thing for me.  Flyer Defense.