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 207 - Salute 2017 Debrief + Snakes & Lattes  

Welcome to Episode 207 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this bonus podcast episode hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Hobbs, Mike Whitaker & Dave Luff discuss the recent Salute 2017 show.

We also catch up with what we've all been doing in the last week, which includes an interview that Mike Whitaker recorded when he visited the Snakes & Lattes boardgame cafe in Toronto, Canada.

The Terrain Tutor - Salute 2017 video Snakes & Lattes Snakes & Lattes Podcast

 

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 206 - Salute 2017: The Interviews  

Welcome to Episode 206 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this show hosts Neil Shuck & Dave Luff travel to Salute 2017 and bring you a number of interviews from the day.

We hope you enjoy the show.

00:00 - Intro 05:52 - Plastic Soldier Company 17:11 - Dave Marshall (TMTerrain) 21:50 - Agema Miniatures 27:14 - Titan Wargames 30:36 - Oshiro Model Terrain 33:23 - Westwind Productions 43:16 - Bad Squiddo Games 46:19 - Hawk Wargames 52:33 - Glenbrook Games Painting Service 58:42 - Oathsworn Miniatures 1:04:52 - Battle Mats 1:08:27 - Great Escape Games 1:15:11 - Baccus 6mm 1:22:05 - Warwick Kinrade (Battlegroup Tobruk) 1:30:11 - Osprey Games 1:36:30 - The Ministry of Gentlemenry Warfare 1:41:40 - In Her Majesty's Name boardgame 1:46:58 - The Drowned Earth Miniatures Game 1:54:00 - Closing Comments
Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 205 - The EPIC Show  

Welcome to Episode 205 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

Mike Hobbs takes the reins of the podcast to present a show about one of his all-time favourite games - Space Marine/Epic from Games Workshop.

We are joined by guests Peter Ramos, Teras Cassidy and Ken Whitehurst, not only to look back at all aspects of the game from Adeptus Titanicus through to Epic: Armageddon, but also to discuss what the gaming community can accomplish when their favourite game stops being supported by its publisher.

We hope you enjoy the show.

Show links

NetEpic Net Epic Armageddon Tactical Command Vanguard Miniatures Onslaught Miniatures Polyversal
Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 204 - Hysterical Games  

Welcome to Episode 204 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

Once again the Meeples & Miniatures team get together to catch up with what they have been doing in the hobby over the past week.

In this show we are joined by Rob Alderman from Hysterical Games. We talk about Rob's gaming background and work history in the wargaming  industry, and then chat about how he came to be involved with Hysterical Games and Panzerfauste. We also discuss the other side of Hysterical Games' business - contract casting.

We hope you enjoy the show.

Show Links

Hysterical Games The Temple of Elemental Evil Antics Online Empress Miniatures 28mm U-Boat Paper Terrain Models
Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 203 - Pig Iron Productions  

Welcome to Episode 203 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

Once again the Meeples & Miniatures team get together to catch up with what they have been doing in the hobby over the past week.

In this show we are joined by Alex Speight from Pig Iron Productions We chat about how Alex came to own the company, and what plans are in store for the future of this company who produce some of the finest 28mm sci-fi miniatures on the market today

Show Links

Pig Iron Productions Vapnartak Wargames Show
Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 202 - Armies Army  

Welcome to Episode 202 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

Once again the Meeples & Miniatures team get together to catch up with what they have been doing in the hobby over the past week.

In this show we are joined by Keith Armstrong from Armies Army. We discover how Keith got started in the hobby, how the company has grown, and how its main range of miniatures, rules and scenarios - 15mm Modern Cold War - came into being.

We also announce the winner of the Tiny Terrain Models competition

We hope you enjoy the show

Show Links

Armies Army
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

 

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