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Imperial Rebel Ork

Imperial Rebel Ork

By Imperial Rebel Ork
The Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast is all about my beloved hobby, namely collecting, building, converting, and painting miniatures. Sometimes I even play some games with them.
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IRO Podcast episode 55 - A casual afternoon chat with IRO
Join me as I listen to some tunes and paint some MDF.
46:49
March 26, 2021
IRO Podcast episode 54 - MDF Terrain
In episode 54 I discuss my new found love of MDF kits. The hobby spotlight is on Kuribospainting.
20:32
March 16, 2021
IRO Podcast Episode 53 - Palate cleansers
In episode 53 I chat about a palate cleanser between projects. I share a little on my next project and the hobby spotlight is on war_hammered over on Instagram
19:11
March 05, 2021
IRO Podcast episode 52 - Focus
In episode 52 I discuss my lack of focus and how I hope to get better with it. The hobby spotlight is on leofurtado62 on Instagram
25:20
February 20, 2021
IRO Podcast Episode 51 - Burnout
In episode 51 I explain a recent burnout I had and how I dragged myself out of it. The hobby spotlight is on Battleaxecraft on Instagram
23:39
February 11, 2021
IRO Podcast Episode 50 - Best GW kits for kitbashing
In episode 50 I list all my favourite Games Workshop kits to kitbash from. The hobby spotlight is on toy photographer Sirdork730
37:12
February 03, 2021
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 49 - Its all about the base
In episode 49 I discuss basing and the hobby spotlight is on another podcast called Paint All The Minis
39:27
January 24, 2021
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 48 - Racism in the beloved hobby
Episode 48 is a heavy one folks. I address racism in our beloved hobby as best I can.
22:19
January 15, 2021
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 47 - Why I can’t stand elves
I’m back for 2021 and I’m looking forward to a big year of hobbying. I discuss why I can’t stand elves and also offer some hobby resolutions. The hobby spotlight is on Pegastyx
24:32
January 09, 2021
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 46 - What’s the worst thing about the hobby?
In episode 46 I ask the question, what is the worst thing about the hobby? I had quite a big response from both Instagram and the blog. From mould lines to white-male-supremacy. The hobby spotlight is on Dakkatastic over on Instagram.
41:49
December 21, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 45 - An interview with TIM (The Imperfect Modeller)
In episode 45 I am super excited to interview a hobby hero of mine who goes by the, online, name of The Imperfect Modeller aka Dave, aka my hobby dad! It was a really great chat. I also explain how I go about coming up with some of the more weirder creations that I do.
01:21:18
December 13, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 44 - Challenges
In episode 44 I discuss challenges. Challenges in the sense of difficulties we might come up against like painting eyes but also in the sense of community challenges. The hobby spotlight is on slave_to_the_wip
29:53
December 06, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 43 - Is Blogging Dead?
In episode 43 I ask the question, is blogging dead and explain why I will do my best to keep it alive.
27:41
November 29, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 42 - Gore, blood and guts
In episode 42 I discuss the gore factor for our little miniature friends. The hobby spotlight is on Kitbsosh.
20:18
November 21, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Episode 41 - Star Wars minis and my passion for castles.
In this, slightly delayed, episode I talk about a bee interest in Star Wars Miniatures AND my passion for Castles. The Hobby Spotlight is on ZorpaZorp.
32:06
November 13, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 40 - Weathering
In episode 40 I talk about weathering our models and the hobby spotlight is on Nikmakesmodels over on Instagram
22:24
October 31, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 39 - Scratch Building
In episode 39 I talk about scratch building and the hobby spotlight is on Adam Savage.
18:15
October 24, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 38 - Is the miniature hobby sexy?
In episode 38 I ask the question, is our hobby sexy???
19:26
October 16, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 37 - Hobby Slumps
In episode 37 I talk about the phenomenon of Hobby Slumps and how to drag ourselves out of them.
30:06
October 11, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 36 - The Ultimate Workstation/Studio
In this episode I ask the question, what would your dream workstation/studio be? I regale you with my own dream ideas of the ultimate studio and I also do a hobby spotlight on Brad Isdrab from isdrab.com
31:41
October 03, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 35 - Storage Space
In this episode I talk storage space. How to store and what to do if you start running out of space. The hobby spotlight is on Pat from modelmanpat.com
29:47
September 25, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 34 - Hobby Butterflies and a chat with Roger
In episode 34 I discuss hobby butterflies and the fact that I’ve embraced mine. I also have a chat with Roger from “Rantings From Under The Wargaming Table”
01:10:32
September 17, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 33 - Follow the box art or paint your own way?
I ask the question and discuss, following the box art or painting your own way? Special thanks to Starshipvorenus and MarkAMorin for their promos.
28:37
September 12, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Episode 32 - Right and wrong and a bit of a rant
In episode 32 I talk what’s right and wrong when it comes to miniatures and I also go on a bit of a rant haha.
35:47
September 05, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 31 - Metal Vs Plastic miniatures
It’s an old age question, what’s better metal or plastic miniatures?
48:48
August 28, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 30 - Learning as we go and our favourite steps.
In episode 30 I discuss the joy of learning as we go when it comes to painting miniatures. I also asked followers, what is their favourite step to painting miniatures? Big thanks to everyone who responded and to everyone that listens.
34:49
August 21, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 29 - Lockdown and good/bad habits
In episode 29 I talk about my plans while in lockdown due to Covid-19 and also discuss good/bad habits plus a little OCD.
28:40
August 14, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 28 - Solo Wargaming and COVID-19
In this episode I talk about solo wargaming and how people are gaming during COVID-19.
21:54
August 06, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 27 - It’s all about Bolt Action
I this episode I talk Bolt Action, the game and miniatures, from Warlord Games
22:54
July 30, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 26 - Movies that influence the hobby
In episode 26 I discuss the movies that have inspired me, either directly or indirectly, when it comes to my miniature hobby. Some listeners/followers also let me know some of their inspirational movies. The hobby spotlight is on Star Wars Sessions Podcast.
44:49
July 24, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Episode 25 - What do non-hobbyists think of our hobby?
In episode 25 I discuss what others, who aren’t obsessed with our hobby, think of it and us. I even interview my life long friend “Big Waz”, who isn’t a hobbyist, and ask him some BIG questions.
01:02:01
July 17, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast - Episode 24 - Why Rebels/Chaos
In episode 24 I explain why the “baddies” appeal to me. The hobby spotlight is on fellow Aussie Mezgike
25:45
July 09, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 23 - An evening with IRO
In this episode you get to spend an evening with me, IRO, as I paint some miniatures, listen to music and reflect on life.
54:56
July 02, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 22 - To drill or not to drill
In episode 22 I talk about drilling holes in gun barrels and other OCD type things. I also interview Mark A Morin, a hobbyist, gamer and rules writer.
56:56
June 25, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 21 - Obsession and Passion
In episode 21 I talk about my own obsession and passion for the beloved hobby. The hobby spotlight is on Starshipvorenus.
21:03
June 18, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 20 - Inq28 special
In episode 20 I talk about the joy of inq28 (inquisitor 28mm) and throw a whole load of hobbyists into the spotlight.
26:15
June 15, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Epsiode 19 - 3D Printing
In episode 19 I talk 3D printing and the hobby spotlight is on 3D printing manufacturer OTP
19:45
June 11, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 18 - Scale
In episode 18 I talk scale and the hobby spot light is on fellow Aussie Azazel from Azazels Bitz Box
22:11
June 07, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 17 - Bicarbonate Soda and Green Stuff
On today’s episode I talk about my love for bicarbonate soda and how useful green stuff is. The hobby spotlight is on Tabletop Minions.
28:12
June 05, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 16 - How I Paint
In this episode I have a casual chat about how I go about painting.
40:07
May 31, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 15 - Photography.
In this episode I talk about photography for miniatures and my approach to it. I take you through my three main stages. 1. Set up. 2. Taking the pix. 3. Editing. The hobby spotlight is on Alex and his website leadballoony.com
34:50
May 28, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 14 - Why Orks?
In this episode I reveal why I love and choose Orks. The hobby spotlight is on an Orky converter.
25:14
May 24, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 13 - Historical Miniatures and Historical Wargaming
In episode 13 I talk about periods of warfare that I’d like to explore with Miniatures and wargaming. I also share some strange warhammer 40k-type music I’ve been working on.
31:33
May 21, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast - Episode 12 - Dioramas
In episode 12 I talk about dioramas and the reason why I love them. My hobby spotlight is on Diorama and Model Rail builder Luke Towan
22:04
May 17, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast - Episode 11 - Social Media and my first interview.
In this episode I talk about my own personal experience with social media in regards to the hobby. I also have my very first interview with a lovely chap who goes by the name Classic40k
01:00:33
May 14, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast - Episode 10 - World Building
In episode 10 I discuss world build building in our miniature hobby. World building in the physical sense i.e Terrain but also when it comes to the fluff or story telling aspect. The spotlight this time is on YouTuber Mid Winter Minis
24:03
May 10, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast - Episode 9 - Shame and my Hobby Dad
In episode 9 I discuss “shame” within our hobby. Our shame pile of lead/plastic and the, possible, shame of being a hobby Nerd. The hobby spotlight is on my “Hobby Dad”. The Imperfect Modeller
29:46
May 07, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast - Episode 8 - Why The Imperial Guard?
In episode 8 I talk about why I love and choose the Imperial Guard. I also do a hobby spotlight on Anvil Industries.
26:24
May 03, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast - episode 7 - Hobby Spaces
In episode 7 I talk about hobby spaces, mostly mine. I also do a hobby spotlight on totally_not_panicking.
21:45
April 30, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast - Episode 6 - Conversions and Kitbashing.
In episode 6 I explain conversions and kitbashing. I also have a hobby spotlight on an Instagrammer called totally_not_panicking
24:50
April 26, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast - Episode 5 - The history of wargaming and my approach to wargaming
In this episode I talk a little about the history of wargaming and, also, how I approach wargaming. Plus I do a hobby spotlight on Garden of Hecate
18:20
April 23, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast - Episode 4 - The cost of the hobby
In episode 4 I take you along as I drive to work and have a bit of a chat about the costs involved for the hobby. The hobby spotlight in this episode is on Luke’s APS (affordable painting services).
28:00
April 20, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast - Episode 3 - Motivation/Inspiration and a chap named Wudugast
In episode 3 I (IRO) discuss what motivates us and what inspires us. I also do a hobby spotlight on a Hobby God called Wudugast and his blog Convert Or Die
24:25
April 17, 2020
Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 2 - My Approach to the Hobby
In episode 2 I talk a little about how COVID-19 is affecting the hobby and also explain my approach to the hobby of miniatures.
27:13
April 11, 2020
The Imperial Rebel Ork Podcast Episode 1 - The Brief -
Who am I and what is my podcast all about?
09:07
April 11, 2020