The Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

The Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

United Kingdom

A Podcast about Miniature Wargaming and Strategy Boardgames from the UK

Episodes

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 201 - Geek Nation Tours revisited  

Welcome to Episode 201 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this show, the Meeples & Miniatures team catch up with what they have been doing in the hobby over the past week.

For our main feature, we are joined by Teras Cassidy from Geek Nation Tours. We catch up with what the company has been doing since we last spoke, and also chat about the Freebooters Podcast network.

We hope you enjoy the show

Show Links

Geek Nation Tours Freebooters Network
Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 200 - The War of 1812  

Welcome to Episode 200 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this show, hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Hobbs, Mike Whitaker and Dave Luff catch up with what they have been doing in the hobby over the past week.

For our main feature, Mike Hobbs changes chairs and chats about developing his War of 1812 campaign guide for Sharp Practice

At the start of the show, the Welsh Wizzard does his best Judith Chalmers impression as we chat about his recent visit to Iceland, which includes visiting Reykjavik's most famous museum - you have been warned...

We hope you enjoy the show

Show Links

The War of 1812 campaign guide The September War Travel Battle Najelwitz 15mm Desert Scenery Total Battle Miniatures
Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 199 - Dungeon Saga  

Welcome to Episode 199 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this show, hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Whitaker and Dave Luff catch up with what they have been doing in the hobby over the past week.

For our main feature, we are joined by Mike Hobbs and chat about the dungeon-bash boardgame/miniatures game from Mantic Games: Dungeon Saga.

We hope you enjoy the show

Show Links

Mantic Games - Dungeon Saga Empires at War Najelwitz Modellbau - Italian range Printable Scenery Kickstarter Trouble at T'Mill blog Dave's new magnifying headset
Meeples & Miniatures – Episode 198 - Tiny Terrain Models  

Welcome to Episode 198 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this show, hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Hobbs, Mike Whitaker and Dave Luff talk to Craig Thompson of Tiny Terrain Models.

We hope you enjoy the show

Show Links

Tiny Terrain Models
Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 197 - Bad Squiddo Games  

Welcome to Episode 197 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this show, hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Hobbs and Dave Luff talk to Annie Norman of Bad Squiddo Games - we catch up with what has been happening over the past year.

In our other segments, we are joined by Mike Whitaker to chat about what we've been up to.

We also welcome a new sponsor to the podcast: Geek Nation Tours

We hope you enjoy the show

Show links:

Bad Squiddo Games Empires at War MDF Buildings Gaming Models 15mm Miniatures The War of 1812 Campaign Guide
Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 196 - Over The Hills  

Welcome to Episode 196 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this show, hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Hobbs, Mike Whitaker and Dave Luff talk to Adrian McWalter, co-author of Napoleonic rules Over the Hills

We hope you enjoy the show

Show links:

Over the Hills - Caliver Books Over the Hills Facebook Group JJs Wargames
Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 195 - Panzer Mech  

Welcome to Episode 195 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this show, hosts Neil Shuck Mike Hobbs, Mike Whitaker and Dave Luff chat to Andy Cooper of West Wind Productions about their new Panzer Mech Kickstarter project.

We also catch up with what we've been doing in the hobby this week.

We hope you enjoy the show

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 194 - Oathsworn Miniatures  

Welcome to Episode 194 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this show, hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Hobbs and Mike Whitaker talk to Michael & Jo Lovejoy of Oathsworn Miniatures.

00:00 - Intro 04:38 - What we've been up to 36:14 - Interview - Oathsworn Miniatures 1:43:58 - Outtro

We hope you enjoy the show

Show links:

Oathsworn Miniatures Foundry Collectibles The Elsor-Varo - 28mm Sci-Fi Space Dwarf Miniatures
Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 193 - 10th Anniversary Special  

In this special show, hosts Neil Shuck Mike Hobbs, Mike Whitaker and Dave Luff celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the podcast.

This show is a recording of the live stream that we did, which included a large Q&A with listener questions.

We hope you enjoy the show

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 192 - Jim Bambra & Combat HQ  

Welcome to Episode 192 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this show, hosts Neil Shuck and  Mike Whitaker talk to games designer Jim Bambra about his extensive work in the hobby. We also take an in-depth look at his latest set of WWII rules- Combat HQ

00:00 - Intro 08:37 - Interview - Jim Bambra 1:33:00 - Outtro

We hope you enjoy the show

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 191 - The Veteran Wargamer + Commands & Colors Review  

Welcome to Episode 191 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this episode Neil Shuck, Mike Hobbs & Mike Whitaker are joined by the host of The Veteran Wargamer Podcast: Jay Arnold.

We've recorded a joint show. In this show, we interview Jay about his podcast, discuss a couple of topical issues, and then we review the Commands & Colors series of boardgames.

If you want to listen to Jay interview us, then you will have to listen to the Veteran Wargamer Podcast, Epsiode 8.

We hope you enjoy the show

 

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Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 190 - Gaming Review of 2016  

Welcome to Episode 190 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this episode Neil Shuck, Mike Whitaker & Dave Luff  take a look back at 2016. We reveal our top 5 games of the year, our best purchase of 2016 and also our worst game of the year.

We hope you enjoy the show

 

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Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 189 - Banter from the Bunker: December 2016  

Welcome to Episode 189 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

This episode is hosted by Neil Shuck, Mike Whitaker & Dave Luff, and sees the welcome return of Mike Hobbs. We all get together in the Meeples Bunker just in time for Christmas to bring you a mix of hobby chat, news, views and a delve into the mailbag.

00:00 - Intro 06:20 - What We've Been Up To 1:19:20 - Hobby News 1:36:48 - Mailbag 1:53:04 - Very Grumpy Gamers 2:11:34 - Outtro
Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 188 - Dr Harry Sidebottom  

Welcome to Episode 188 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this show, hosts Neil Shuck and  Mike Whitaker talk to best-selling historical fiction author Dr Harry Sidebottom.

We chat to Harry about his background as an ancient historian, how he got into writing historical fiction, and his tabletop gaming hobby.

00:00 - Intro 06:05 - Interview - Dr Harry Sidebottom 1:40:39 - Outtro

We hope you enjoy the show

Official website of Dr Harry Sidebottom

Harry Sidebottom books on Amazon.co.uk

 

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 187 - Reisswitz Press, Dawns & Departures and other Too Fat Lardy stories...  

Welcome to Episode 187 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this show, hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Whitaker and Dave Luff talk once again to Too Fat Lardies supremo: Richard Clarke.

Amongst other subjects we chat about Reisswitz Press (the new associated publishing arm of TFL), Dawns & Departures (Sharp Practice 2 campaign guide) and a whole host of other gaming possibilities...

00:00 - Intro 06:05 - Interview - Reisswitz Press, Dawns & Departures etc - Richard Clarke 1:40:39 - Outtro

We hope you enjoy the show

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 186 - Spartan Games Dystopian World Expansion  

Welcome to Episode 186 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this show, host Neil Shuck chats to Neil Fawcett, owner of Spartan Games, all about their recent new Kickstarter project: Dystopian World Expansion, which is running until the 21st December 2016.

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 185 - Banter from the Bunker: Mid-November 2016  

Welcome to Episode 185 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

Continuing our smaller shows, this episode sees hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Whitaker & Dave Luff together in the Meeples Bunker. This is basically all the 'host chatty bits' gathered into a show of its own: Banter from the Bunker.

00:00 - Intro 08:05 - What We've Been Up To 27:24 - Hobby News 59:40 - Nick Hawkins - A small tribute 1:04:00 - Mailbag 1:28:15 - Very Grumpy Gamers 1:48:25 - Outtro
Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 184 - Pickett's Charge  

Welcome to Episode 184 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this show, hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Hobbs, Mike Whitaker and Dave Luff talk to Dave Brown about his new Amercan Civil War rules - Pickett's Charge.

 

00:00 - Intro 06:32 - Interview - Pickett's Charge - Dave Brown 1:13:24 - Outtro

We hope you enjoy the show

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 183 - Mythic Battles: Pantheon  

Welcome to Episode 183 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In a change to our original show, hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Hobbs, Mike Whitaker and Dave Luff talk to "The Voice of Olympus" - Jake Thornton.

 This interview was originally meant to be a news item in a longer show, but it went on for a bit longer than intended...by about 100 minutes or more...so we turned it into its own show!

Jake tells us all about Mythic Battles: Pantheon - the forthcoming game from Mythic Games and Monolith.

00:00 - Intro 04:25 - Interview - Mythic Battles: Pantheon - Jake Thornton 2:15:13 - Outtro

 

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 182 - Gripping Beast & Swordpoint  

Welcome to Episode 182 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this show, hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Hobbs, Mike Whitaker and Dave Luff take a trip to darkest Evehsam, to the home of Gripping Beast.

There they encounter Andy Sherwell and Martin Gibbins. They chat about the history of Gripping Beast before a more in-depth conversation about their new mass battle set of Ancients rules: Swordpoint.

In addition to this interview, the show contains the usual segments about the news and what the host have been up to. They also get the opportunity to answer a few questions from the mailbag

00:00 - Intro 06:15: What we've been up to 31:24 - Hobby News 1:10:57 - Interview - Gripping Beast & Swordpoint 2:53:56 - Mailbag 3:17:19 - Outtro

As we said in the show, we have a new voicemail number for recording your mailbag questions:  0116 3184114

 

 

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