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 216 - Footsore Miniatures  

Welcome to Episode 216 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

The Meeples crew get back together to catch up with what they have been up to for the last few weeks, including some final thoughts on the UK Games Expo and a report from Operation Market Larden #5.

For this weeks interview, we are joined by guest Bill Thornhill from Footsore Miniatures.

We discuss how Bill started in the hobby, the ranges Footsore produce and what's coming up in the near future.

We hope you enjoy the show*

Footsore Miniatures

*No Pandas were hurt in the making of this podcast

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 215 - White Dragon Miniatures  

Welcome to Episode 215 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this show the Meeples Crew are joined by guest Alan Crooks of White Dragon Miniatures.

We discuss WDM's two kickstarter projects: MTU & Shattered Void, along with their growing range of terrain and forthcoming Mech game. Along the way we chat about the pros and cons of Kickstarter, working with 3rd party companies and 3D printing. 

We hope you enjoy the show.

White Dragon Miniatures
Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 214 - UK Games Expo 2017, Day #3  

Welcome to Episode 214 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this show host Neil Shuck is joined by his son Josh Langley-Shuck as they travel to the UK Games Expo 2017 in Birmingham and bring you interviews and their impressions from day #3 of the event.

We hope you enjoy the show.

00:00 - Intro 06:50 - Batman - The Boardgame 12:40 - Ninja All Stars 25:24 - Super Dungeon Explore 47:16 - Open Combat 54:07 - Hawk Wargames 1:01:20 - Oathsworn Miniatures 1:10:00 - Closing Comments
Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 212 - UK Games Expo 2017, Day #2  

Welcome to Episode 213 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this show hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Hobbs and Dave Luff travels to the UK Games Expo 2017 in Birmingham and bring you interviews and their impressions from day #2 of the event.

We hope you enjoy the show.

00:00 - Intro 03:40 - 4Ground 21:23 - Devil Pig Games 31:07 - Ham & Jam 41:40 - Thoughts on the Expo 58:05 - Closing Comments
Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 212 - UK Games Expo 2017, Day #1  

Welcome to Episode 212 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this show host Neil Shuck travels to the UK Games Expo 2017 in Birmingham and brings you a number of interviews from day #1 of the event.

We hope you enjoy the show.

00:00 - Intro 03:57 - Dust 1947 09:35 - Harps Corporation 15:00 - Elemental Ascent 20:15 - Devir - Fan Hunter 24:00 - Gloom of Kilforth & 1066, Tears to Many Mothers 34:20 - Troll Trader - Rumbleslam 45:00 - Troll Trader - Carnevale 54:30 - Braincrack Games - Farsight 1:00:44 - Word Forged Games 1:15:02 - Fourth Quarter Football 1:28:15 - Modiphius Entertainment 1:49:02 - Warbases 2:01:39 - Shed Games 2:11:38 - Closing Comments
Meeples &Miniatures - Episode 211 - Test of Honour Review  

Welcome to Episode 211 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this show hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Hobbs, & Mike Whitaker catch up with what they've been up to in the hobby this week, including Neil & Mike W's trip to Partizan

For the main part of our show, we are joined by Rich Jones for an in-depth review of Test of Honour - the Samurai skirmish game from Warlord Games.

We hope you enjoy the show.

00:00 - Intro 06:45 - What we've been up to 40:50 - Test of Honour in-depth review 2:25:26 - Closing Comments

 

 

Test of Honour at Warlord Games
Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 210 - Glenbrook Games Painting Services  

Welcome to Episode 210 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 Matt Slade of Glenbrook Games Painting Services to chat about his approach to painting miniatures for a living. We talk about various aspects of painting including brushes, paints and techniques

We hope you enjoy the show.

Show Links

Glenbrook Games Painting Services Saddle Goose Designs

If you enjoyed the show, why not consider supporting the podcast? You can find us on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/meeplesandminiatures

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 209 - Vexillia Card Games  

Welcome to Episode 209 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 Neal Reid to chat about several card games he has designed, which are published by Vexillia. These include The Somme card game series, This Hard and Calcined Earth and the forthcoming Revolution.

We also have a brief chat with Kieran Byrne of the Combined Operations Podcast.

We hope you enjoy the show.

Show Links

Vexillia Somme Card Game Vexillia This Hard and Calcined Earth Combined Operations Podcast Leaky Cheese YouTube channel

 

If you enjoyed the show, why not consider supporting the podcast? You can find us on Patreon at https://www.patreon.com/meeplesandminiatures

Meeples & Miniatures - Episode 208 - Conan Boardgame Review  

Welcome to Episode 208 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast

In this show hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Whitaker & Dave Luff catch up with what they've been up to in the hobby this week (surprisingly little actually!).

For the main part of our show, we are joined by Mike Hobbs to review the Conan Boardgame.

We hope you enjoy the show.

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
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