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Stratagems: Make or Break an Army?

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Sprues and Brews is a UK based tabletop website, with videos, podcasts and more! We cover Warhammer 40,000, Age of Sigmar, Horus Heresy and many other major and independent games!
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Ascension Day
Join Dave, Matt and Jay as they return with the latest episode of the Sprues and Brews podcast! This  week the guys discuss all of the reveals from the Las Vegas Open! Lots  of awesome content for Age of Sigmar and Warhammer 40k, including new  Battletomes and a massive new 40k battle box! We also have a  rundown of the latest 40k codex, the returning Genestealer Cults and  this weeks Top 3 which focuses on armies/factions we'd love to see get a  new Battletome/Codex! To top it all off we have the community  Top 3, our Tale of Gamers updates and other news from the Mortal Realms  and Dark Imperium! @spruesandbrews facebook.com/spruesandbrews youtube.com/spruesbrews spruesandbrews.com
February 14, 2019
Grab a brew, as this is one epic podcast! Join Dave, Matt and Jay as they cram in lots of content in this weeks podcast. We've got: - Overview of Middle Earth: Gondor at War and Adeptus Titanicus: Titandeath - Top 3 Games Workshop Expansions - All of the gossip and news from the Horus Heresy Weekender, including the reveal of Sanguinius! -  A ton of news, including the upcoming Genestealer Cultists releases for  Warhammer 40k and Skaven/Flesh Eater Courts for Age of Sigmar - Our Tale of Gamers updates, including the start of our new Age of Sigmar armies - The community Top 3 picks. Phew! We hope you enjoy, and as always we are open for your feedback! Link  to the Purple Sparkly Unicorns Event in Willaston  https://spruesandbrews.com/2019/02/01/march-to-war-godbeast-unchained-july-2-day-age-of-sigmar-event-in-cheshire/
February 6, 2019
March to War!
Dave, Matt and Jay with a brand new episode, and featuring special guests! On this week's show we discuss a local Age of Sigmar tournament that Dave and Matt took part in on Sunday 20th in Shavington. Organised by the Purple Sparkly Unicorns, we invited Chief Unicorn Craig and fellow Unicorn Andy onto the show to talk about the tournaments they've hosted so far, as well as plans for a big new tournament coming in July! Also on the podcast we have our Top 3 Gaming Accessories as well as a bumper news segment. We also reveal our communities Top 3s and talk about our hobby progress. @spruesandbrews Facebook.com/SpruesandBrews spruesandbrews.com
January 23, 2019
Under The Bad Moon
Matt, Jay and Dave are gazing at the Bad Moon on this week's podcast! We have the latest Age of Sigmar Battletome, the Gloomspite Gitz, in our possesion so we have a quick run down of the lore and warscrolls. These are Jay's upcoming Tale of Gamers army for AoS so he gives us an insight into what kind of list he is aiming for. This week's Top 3 focuses on squiggly beasts and critters! We read out your picks too. The latest news also features. @spruesandbrews facebook.com/spruesandbrews spruesandbrews.com
January 16, 2019
New Year Open Day
New Year, New Open Day! Join Dave, Matt and Jay as they discuss this years New Year Open Day which featured a number of surprise announcements, ranging from the Three Hunters for Lord of the Rings to the first Blackstone Fortress expansion! We also chat about our initial progress for Tale of Gamers and run through the latest news. Are we about to see Funko Pop Warhammer figs?! Finally the Top 3 returns with our hobby resolutions. We read out yours too! spruesandbrews.com @SpruesandBrews Facebook.com/SpruesandBrews
January 9, 2019
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year to all our listeners! Unfortunately the powers of Nurgle prevented us from doing our last podcast of 2018, sorry about that! We are however back with our first podcast of the New Year! We chat about our gaming goings on during the festive period, including Matt's game against Knotley on Warhammer Live! We also talk about the start of our Tale of 40k Gamers, Chapter Approved, Vigilus Defiant and the Gloomspite Gitz! 2019? Lets do this!
January 1, 2019
Year In Review
Dave, Matt and Jay look back at what has been a manic 2018 for all things Warhammer! We chat about what has been released month-by-month over the course of the year, and you won't believe quite how much has come out! Our Top 3 focuses on our favourite releases of the year, and we read out the communities choices too. The news also features, including the upcoming preorder for Wrath and Rapture. spruesandbrews.com @spruesandbrews facebook.com/spruesandbrews youtube.com/spruesbrews
December 12, 2018
Delving into the Black Library
On this weeks show Dave, Matt and Jay chat about the Black Library, the publishing arm of Games Workshop. We chat about our favourite novels and series and discuss how this side of the business has evolved over time. We also discuss our Top 3 pieces of lore from across the various Games Workshop systems and give a number of the communities picks a shout out too. The News also features, which includes the upcoming Vigilus campaign book and Chapter Approved. SpruesandBrews.com @spruesandbrews Facebook.com/SpruesandBrews
December 5, 2018
Vigilus Open Day
We are back with Episode 16! Great episode for fans of Warhammer 40,000 as we discuss the reveals from the Vigilus Open Day last Saturday. We were there checking out all the latest minis, including Marneus Calgar and the new Genestealer Cultists. With Christmas on the way we discuss our Top 3 Christmas Stocking Fillers and read out our community picks too. The News also features, with a focus on this weekends upcoming preorders.
November 28, 2018
The Stories So Far
Episode 15 of the Sprues & Brews Podcast has landed! Join Dave, Matt and Jay as they discuss the Warhammer 40,000 and Age of Sigmar stories so far. Is the lore progressing well in 8th edition of 40k and the 2nd edition of AoS? With the Vigilus Open Day days away, our Top 3 this weeks focuses on what we'd like to see revealed. Whilst some of them are possible...others, maybe not so much. We also read out some of the communities Top 3 too, as well as discussing the latest GW news including new Adeptus Titanicus and Middle Earth models.
November 21, 2018
Join Dave, Matt and Jay, along with special guest Lee on the latest Sprues and Brews Podcast. On this episode the guys chat about Games Workshops Specialist Games, and how they've evolved over time. All the favourites are discussed, including Battlefleet Gothic, Blood Bowl, Gorkamorka and Mordheim. A record number of the community chipped in with there Top 3 Specialist Games, whilst the guys also mull over their selections. Also features the latest GW news including the upcoming Made to Order Beastmen and new stuff coming from Forge World for Adeptus Titanicus.
November 13, 2018
Dave, Jay and Matt return for Episode 13 of the Sprues & Brews Podcast! On this weeks episode we chat about the new Warhammer 40k Ork Codex. The guys discuss the new rules, kulturs and stratagems. This weeks Top 3 is focused on our favourite Warhammer 40,000 vehicles. We also read out the communities Top 3 choices too!
November 7, 2018
Age of Sigmar Doubles
It's Episode 12 of our podcast! Join Dave, Matt and Jay as they talk about their weekend at Warhammer World as they took part in the Age of Sigmar Doubles Tournament! They also chat about the upcoming Ork Codex, Blackstone Fortress reveals and of course this weeks Top 3, which focuses on our favourite gaming moments. We also run though the community Top 3s!
October 31, 2018
The Old World, to the Mortal Realms
Matt, Jay and Dave return for another podcast! In this episode they chat about the transition from Warhammer Fantasy to Warhammer Age of Sigmar, remembering the good old days of blocks of infantry, flank charges and the End Times. We then look back at the beginning of the new era with Age of Sigmar, and how the game is positioned now for the future. We also have our (and your) Top 3 Spells from Warhammer Fantasy/Age of Sigmar, as well as covering the latest news and preorders including the incoming Ork Warhammer 40k Codex! www.spruesandbrews.com @spruesandbrews
October 24, 2018
Hobby Hacks & Inspiration
Struggling for hobby inspiration? This is the podcast for you! Jason, Matt and Dave talk about what inspires them to paint and collecting Warhammer armies. They also chat about their Top 3 ‘Hobby Hacks’ as well as discussing the community picks too. Also featuring the latest Warhammer news.
October 16, 2018
Ride for Ruin!
* Audio Quality * Our apologies for the slight issue with the audio in this episode! * Matt, Dave and Jay return with another podcast! On this episode they discuss their Top 3 Middle Earth moments, and which armies they are tempted to get to get into the re-released Middle Earth: Stradegy Battle Game. Also features the latest news including the Wrathborn Kickstarter from Lion Tower Miniatures and our communites Top 3, featuring some of the guys from Warhammer Community!
October 9, 2018
Stratagems: Make or Break an Army?
Matt, Dave and Jason talk about command points, is the system broken in Warhammer 40k? We also have our Top 3 Stratagems and round up the week's news
October 2, 2018
Warhammer TV!
On this episode Matt, Dave and Jason discuss their Top 3 Weapons from the Warhammer 40,000 universe. We also chat about our first live stream game of Age of Sigmar at Warhammer World, as well as wrapping up the recent news.
September 28, 2018
Entering the Nightvault
Matt, Dave and Jason return to discuss the latest Games Workshop news, a review of the board game Champions of Hara and also their Top 3 Monsters of the Mortal Realms! We also include our community feedback as always!
September 19, 2018
Return of the Podcast
Matt, Dave and Jason return! Check out our latest podcast where we discuss the upcoming Thrones of Skulls Doubles, Rogue Trader and Orktober. We also introduce a new feature, our Top 3 characters from the Warhammer 40k universe!
September 11, 2018
Warhammer 40k Open Day
Join Matt and Dave as they discuss... - The Warhammer 40,000 Open Day - Necromunda - Adeptus Titanicus - Blood Angels/Dark Angels - Christmas New Releases
November 27, 2017
Preparing For The Underhive
Dave, Matt and J discuss Necromunda rumours and preorder info. We take a further look at Shadespire and the upcoming 40k codexes while Jason mourns the loss of his Eldar during his battle against Matt's Death Guard!
November 13, 2017
Operation: First Podcast
Our first proper podcast is here! Join Dave, Matt and Jason as they discuss Shadespire, Necromunda, the new Eldar Codex and Dropfleet Commander. Feel free to comment on our show, @spruesandbrews on Twitter or head to facebook.com/spruesandbrews Like and subscribe!
October 29, 2017
Episode #Zero: Project Podcast
This first podcast introduces the upcoming series of podcasts where Dave and Matt, along with special guests, will be bringing you the latest in tabletop gaming. We'd love to hear what you, the listener, would like to hear on our podcast. We'll also be looking for feedback on subjects we'll be covering. Feel free to send us a tweet, @spruesandbrews or post a comment on our Facebook page.
October 25, 2017
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