BattleMallet Podcast

17
Aug

Episode 41 - Hex Ed: Nethermaze Rivals Review 3: Hexbane’s Hunters

In the latest in our Rivals Review series, Jason, Tres, and Jerod cover the 3rd Nethermaze Warband: Hexbane's Hunters and dig into our thoughts on the Drifting Tides Domain gambit card.

Blog: https://blog.battle-mallet.com/2022/08/nethermaze-rivals-review-3-hexbanes.html

0:19 - Intro & Catching Up

14:14 - Hexbane's Hunters

1:16:57 - Outro

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18
Jul

Episode 40 - Hex Ed: Nethermaze Rivals Review 2: Vainglorious Raiders & Patient Lurkers

In the latest in our Rivals Review series, Jason, Tres, and Jerod cover the two Rivals Decks from White Dwarf 478: Vainglorious Raiders and Patient Lurkers. We also give our reaction to the new warband shown during the Skirmish games preview: Hexbane's Hunters!

Blog: https://blog.battle-mallet.com/2022/07/nethermaze-rivals-review-2-vainglorious.html

0:18 - Intro & Catching Up

17:34 - Patient Lurkers

55:59 - Vainglorious Raiders

1:31:45 - Hexbane's Hunters Reaction & Outro

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23
May

Episode 39 - Hex Ed: Are the Exiled Dead your Appalling End?

In this episode, Jerod, Jason, and Tres address the Force Dynamic-powered elephant in the room: the Exiled Dead. We go over what makes them strong and offer our tips and tricks for dealing with them.

Blog: https://blog.battle-mallet.com/2022/05/are-exiled-dead-your-appalling-end.html

0:00 - Intro

10:02 - Analyzing the Exiled Dead

1:12:14 - Outro

25
Apr

Episode 38 - Hex Ed: Rivals Review: Exiled Dead and the Nethermaze

In the latest in our Rivals Review series, we cover the Exiled Dead (the last Harrowdeep warband) and the Shadeborn and Skittershank's Clawpack (the first two warband in Nethermaze)!

Exiled Dead blog: https://blog.battle-mallet.com/2022/04/harrowdeep-rivals-review-3-exiled-dead.html

Shadeborn and Skittershank's Clawpack blog: https://blog.battle-mallet.com/2022/04/nethermaze-rivals-review-shadeborn.html

3:03 - The Exiled Dead Rivals Review

32:51 - The Shadeborn Rivals Review

57:17 - Skittershank's Clawpack

1:13:19 - Outro

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18
Apr

Episode 37 - Hex Ed: Breaching the Nethermaze

In this episode, we discuss the Glory Points article and review the Maze Breachers Rivals deck from White Dwarf 475 and give our gut reactions to the pending pre-orders of Warhammer Underworlds: Nethermaze (GET HYPE!) and the Exiled Dead.

Blog (Maze Breachers Rivals review): https://blog.battle-mallet.com/2022/04/harrowdeep-rivals-review-2-maze.html

 

13:14 - Maze Breachers Rivals Deck review

56:55 - Reacting to the Nethermaze announcement!

1:21:40 - Outro

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7
Apr

Episode 36 - Secondary Objectives: Adepticon, NOVA, and More

In this episode, we introduce Secondary Objectives, episodes that cover multiple topics, games, or events. We're joined by Gerard "The Professor" Padro, who shares his Adepticon Underworlds experience with us and we talk about the events we've registered for at NOVA!

To read more about Gerard's Lady Harrow deck, check out the Set the Tempo Blog.

To read about what events Danny, Jason, Jerod, and Tres are playing, check the Battle Mallet Blog.

3:19 - Catching up on hobbying, games played, and other news

59:07 - Talking w/ Gerard "The Professor" Padro about Underworlds at Adepticon

2:00:29 - NOVA Schedules

2:33:57 - Outro

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21
Feb

Episode 35 - Hex Ed: Rivals Plus Review

In this episode, we cover the recent Rivals Plus tournament that Jason TO'ed and dig into the supplemental decks available for building a Rivals Plus deck.

In our Rivals Plus review, we continue the trend of picking out our top three objectives, gambits, and upgrades, but we break down our rating by objective card strength, gambit card strength, and upgrade card strength.

Blog form of the Rivals Plus Review: https://blog.battle-mallet.com/2022/02/rivals-plus-review.html

2:54  - Rivals+ Tournament

36:30 - Rivals+ Review

1:29:40 - Outro

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31
Jan

Episode 34 - Hex Ed: Harrowdeep Rivals Review

In this episode, we continue (and wrap up for now!) our dive into the Rivals format. We catch up with Tres (so good to have him back on the show!) and his return to Underworlds via Rivals. Then we give an overview of each of the Harrowdeep Warbands released so far & the Illusory Might deck in the Rivals format (written up as a blog on https://blog.battle-mallet.com/2022/01/harrowdeep-warbands-rivals-review.html). For each Warband, we briefly cover the fighters, key Objective and Power Cards, the type of boards you'd want to use, and their playstyle. We also cover some tips on how to tackle each Warband and rate them on a Bronze/Silver/Gold scale for new players.

1:40 - Catching Up

13:02 - Tres Returning to Underworlds

32:39 - Xandire's Truthseekers & Da Kunnin' Krew

1:12:47 - Blackpowder's Buccaneers & the Illusory Might Deck

2:01:50 - Outro

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19
Jan

Episode 33 - Hex Ed: Direchasm Rivals Overview

In this episode, we dive into the Rivals format, giving an overview of each of the Direchasm Warbands in the Rivals format (written up as a blog on https://blog.battle-mallet.com/2022/01/direchasm-warbands-rivals-review.html). For each Warband, we briefly cover the fighters, key Objective and Power Cards, the type of boards you'd want to use, and their playstyle. We also cover some tips on how to tackle each Warband and rate them on a Bronze/Silver/Gold scale for new players.

10:41 - Storm of Celestus & Drepur's Wraithcreepers

37:07 - Myari's Purifiers & The Dread Pageant

1:10:04 - Khagra's Ravagers & Starblood Stalkers

1:43:21 - The Crimson Court & Hedkrakka's Madmob

2:17:53 - Kainan's Reapers & Elathain's Soulraid

2:54:47 - Outro

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5
Jan

Episode 32 - Hex Ed: Beastgrave Rivals Overview

In this episode, we dive into the Rivals format, giving an overview of each of the Beastgrave Warbands in the Rivals format (written up as a blog on https://blog.battle-mallet.com). For each Warband, we briefly cover the fighters, key Objective and Power Cards, the type of boards you'd want to use, and their playstyle. We also cover some tips on how to tackle each Warband and rate them on a Bronze/Silver/Gold scale for new players.

3:11 - Ironsoul's Condemners & Lady Harrow's Mournflight

36:53 - Skaeth's Wild Hunt & Gashrak's Despoilers

1:00:57 - The Grymwatch & Rippa's Snarlfangs

1:23:45 - The Wurmspat & Hrothgorn's Mantrappers

1:52:20 - Morgwaeth's Blade Coven & Morgok's Krushas

2:23:18 - Outro

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