BattleMallet Podcast


Episode 14 - NOVA 2019 Saga Chapter 1 feat. Jimmy M.

Part 1 in our series covering our experiences at the NOVA Open, guest-starring Jimmy M! This episode we ask Jimmy our get-to-know-you questions and ask him about his NOVA experience and we cover the Middle Earth Strategy Battle Game Team Event with Danny and the MESBG Double Event with Danny and Jimmy.

2:26 - What are we up to?

9:08 - Getting to know Jimmy M.

18:01 - Jimmy's NOVA + Underworlds

39:40 - MESBG Team Event

58:46 - MESBG Doubles Event

1:32:46 - Closing Out


Episode 13 - #Podsquad feat. Max Bernstein, Randall Slate, and Jonathan Davis

We're back from NOVA and we wanted to give our friends Max Bernstein, Randal Slate, and Jonathan Davis from the Battle for Salvation and Path to Glory podcasts the opportunity to share their NOVA experiences!

Check back soon for our takes on the convention and reviews of our events!

1:50 - Intro Questions

  • What's your first memory of board gaming?
  • What got you into GW games (or Underworlds)?
  • What's your current favorite faction?

17:51 - NOVA Experience

  • Favorite memory?
  • How does it compare to other events?

1:01:43 - Closing Out

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Episode 12 - Ramblin’ Towards NOVA

In this, our last episode before the NOVA Open Gaming Convention we spend our time rambling about hobby progress, games played, and when and where we'll be at NOVA!

1:50 - Tres' NOVA Prep

11:38 - Jerod's NOVA Prep

17:29 - Danny's NOVA Prep

27:18 - Middle Earth Strategy Battle Game Ramble

33:28 - Does 40k Need Datasheet Cards (like AoS and now MESBG)?

39:22 - Space Marine Codex Ramble

45:35 - Jason's NOVA Prep

46:59 - Tithe of Bones and NOVA Warhammer Community Preview Speculation Ramble

54:25 - Jason's NOVA Prep (cont'd)

1:01:54 - Jason's NOVA Prep (cont'd AFTER a rude interruption)

1:03:24 - WarCry Ramble!

1:13:47 - When and Where We'll Be at NOVA

1:28:42 - Our NOVA Tips and Tricks

1:36:57 - Closing Out

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Episode 11 - Wracking Change

Change is in the air (Tzeentch would be pleased!). Underworlds Season 3 + the release of Dreadfane. Middle Earth Strategy Battle Game Errata & Designer's Commentary. New Space Marine Codex(es)!! And a Season 1 Warband tops GenCon?!

1:47 - Tabletop Muster

11:32 - Hot Dice!

48:04 - Kelar's Fall (40k Narrative Campaign)

1:00:23 - Cracked Glass

  • Beastgrave
  • GenCon

1:19:26 - Closing Out

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Episode 10 - Sudden Growth

Big announcements from the Age of Sigmar Open Day and not one, but TWO Underworlds Tournament Recaps! A local affair at Game Theory in Raleigh that one of saw one of our 'casters take home glass (!!!!) and a recap of the ATC Underworlds Team Tournament from Brandon Huss, a friend of the show.

1:46 - Tabletop Muster

13:09 - Age of Sigmar Open Day Thoughts

39:53 - Cracked Glass 1 - Game Theory Tournament

1:13:55 - Cracked Glass 2 - ATC Tournament with Brandon Huss

1:55:06 - Closing Out

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Episode 9 - The End is Near-ish

Danny's finally back! And he got in a game of Middle Earth Strategy Battle Game (say that seven times fast) to boot! Join us as we talk about Gondor, our 40k Campaign, Blackstone Fortress, and the Warhammer World Grand Clash!

1:07 - Tabletop Muster

13:53 - Middle Earth Strategy Battle Game

26:19 - Kelar's Fall (40k Campaign)

46:48 - Blackstone Fortress

1:05:09 - Cracked Glass

1:20:20 - Closing Out

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Episode 8 - Arcane Implosion

Danny's out sick, so despite their best efforts, Jason, Jerod, and Tres manage to put together another long one! Apocalypse! Underworlds! Tournaments! Heavy Laser Destroyers! Technical Difficulties! This episode has it all...

2:10 - Tabletop Muster

12:05 - Tres's Tournament Recap

50:56 - Interview with Dave Cutts

1:03:53 - Hot Dice: Lightning Round!

2:03:11 - Closing Out

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Episode 7 - 40 Yay!

With our world-wandering Danny back in the fold, we truck through 4 (FOUR!) segments in record time, covering Jerod & Tres's recent Age of Sigmar game, Vigilus Ablaze, the new Contrast paints, the Underworlds Grand Clash rule change, and our pending Warhammer 40k campaign.

2:09 - Tabletop Muster (what we've been up to lately)

18:08 - Vigilus Ablaze

43:53 - Contrast!

1:03:25 - Cracked Glass

1:16:46 - Warhammer 40k Campaign

1:34:50 - Closing Out

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Episode 6 - Our Danny Lies Over the Ocean

Once more, we find ourselves missing Danny! In this episode, we catch up on where we've been hobby-wise, recount our latest Warhammer Underworlds tournament, discuss the Ylthari's and Thundrik's warbands (beyond theory!), and go over our thoughts on the Australia Championship 2019 Warhammer Studio Preview!

3:33 - Tabletop Muster (what we've been up to lately)

20:05 - Cracked Glass

  • Recent Underworlds "All Comers" Tournament
  • Thoughts on Ylthari's Guardians
  • Thoughts on Thundrik's Profiteers

1:35:58 - Australia Championship 2019 Studio Preview

2:04:51 - Closing Out

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Episode 5 - Cracked Glass Unchained

Without Danny, their guiding light, Jason, Jerod, and Tres find themselves lost in the Shadeglass City! In this episode, we share our thoughts on the Warhammer Community Survey and Jerod and Tres talk about how excited they are for Ylthari's Guardians and Thundrik's Profiteers (the two new warbands for Warhammer Underworlds)!

2:45 - Tabletop Muster (What we're working on & what we're playing)

17:43 - Warhammer Community Survey

44:01 - Cracked Glass (UNCHAINED) Part 1: Ylthari's Guardians

1:14:51 - Cracked Glass (UNCHAINED) Part 2: Thundrik's Profiteers

1:53:06 - Closing Out

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