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Swampfiends

By swampfiends
Discussion of tabletop miniatures games, focusing on playing Malifaux competitively.
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Episode 30: Chess Clocks in Malifaux

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Episode 32: Where do bad takes come from?
This is more like a solo drop-in. We are about to get some insane takes this weekend. Join me in thinking about where they come from. Join the Swampfiends discord here (please change your discord name to an IRL name and location): https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
56:45
September 14, 2021
Episode 31: The Whip8 is Over
Wyrd was nice enough to give us 3 upcoming models to reveal. Tune in to join in on the hype. https://www.wyrd-games.net/s/M3E_Art_Jedza_2841.jpg https://www.wyrd-games.net/s/M3E_Art_TheKurgan_12962.jpg https://www.wyrd-games.net/s/M3E_Art_Zoraida_26292.jpg https://www.wyrd-games.net/s/M3E_Card_Jedza_5119.jpg https://www.wyrd-games.net/s/M3E_Card_TheKurgan_2929.jpg https://www.wyrd-games.net/s/M3E_Card_Zoraida_2629.jpg Join the Swampfiends discord here (please change your discord name to an IRL name and location): https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw Look out for the next reveal from Schemes and Stones https://schemesandstones.podbean.com/
01:17:46
August 9, 2021
Episode 30: Chess Clocks in Malifaux
Cody, Craig, and Jesse discuss ideas for using chess clocks for Malifaux tournaments. What are the best solutions for dealing with the issue of unfinished games in Malifaux? Which rules do you think would improve your local tournament scene? Check out the draft ruleset here: https://biggerhat.net/tacticas/a-case-for-chess-clocks-in-malifaux Join the Swampfiends discord here: https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
01:10:60
June 25, 2021
Episode 29: 2021 GG2 Fantasy DRAFT!
We pick our ideal faction in a fantasy draft. What has changed now that explorers and GG2 have released? Join the discord for discussion. https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
01:08:40
May 29, 2021
Episode 28: How to get worse at faux
Cody and Jimmy talk about some abilities that trend worse with more play.  Hop in the discord if you would like to discuss this topic, want to suggest future topics, or want to just chat anything Malifaux. https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
31:47
May 13, 2021
Episode 27: chill GG2 reacts to relax/study to. part 2
Errata takes. This one is only for the little guppies. Don't listen to this if you're a hot take Harold. I don't wanna see a year of dms about how you actually think X was buffed even though it was nerfed because you won a game with it. 
57:47
April 22, 2021
Episode 27: chill GG2 reacts to relax/study to. part 1
I am sick. It isn't covid. Don't make fun of my voice. Part 1 is strats and schemes. Part 2 is errata. FAQ reacts are for nerdier podcasts. Don't join the discord if this is the only episode you have listened to so far.
59:53
April 22, 2021
Episode 26: Tilt
Craig, Dave, and Cody discuss tilt in tabletop games. What is it, how does it impact us individually, and what can be done to counter it? Hop in the discord if you would like to discuss this topic, want to suggest future topics, or want to just chat anything Malifaux. https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
01:04:38
March 15, 2021
Episode 25: Meta Pride
Jeff, Colgan, and Jim from the Other Coast join Cody and Jimmy to discuss developing a community around improvement and taking pride in your meta. Listen to the Other Coast here: https://www.theothercoastpodcast.com/ Hop in the discord if you would like to discuss this topic, want to suggest future topics, or want to just chat anything Malifaux. https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw note: One audio track is bad. I tried to improve it as best I could, but I can only do so much. Our recording software changed up on us and it won't be this bad in future episodes. 
01:26:27
February 21, 2021
Episode 24: Conversion
Cody and Jimmy talk about converting attrition advantages into points. We missed the memo from all the other faux podcasts about publishing yesterday so we are a day late.  Hop in the discord if you would like to discuss this topic, want to suggest future topics, or want to just chat anything Malifaux. https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
25:27
February 14, 2021
Episode 23: New Year's Resolutions
We talk about Jimmy's first year of Malifaux and our hopes for GG2.  Hop in the discord if you would like to discuss this topic, want to suggest future topics, or want to just chat anything Malifaux. https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
53:44
January 9, 2021
Episode 22: Bringing MSU Lists to Malifaux
Cody, Nick, and Oliver discuss some "multiple small units" list-writing principles and how they might be applied to Malifaux.  Hop in the discord if you would like to discuss this topic, want to suggest future topics, or want to just chat anything Malifaux. https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
01:24:03
December 3, 2020
Episode 21: Personal Playbook 2/Explorer Society Takes
Cody, Fox, and Jimmy discuss the 6 new explorer society crews and give enough information to improve your playbook for the future.  Hop in the discord if you would like to discuss this topic, want to suggest future topics, or want to just chat anything Malifaux. https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
02:08:06
December 3, 2020
Episode 20: Talkin' Goals
We talk about setting gaming goals. Hop in the discord if you would like to discuss this topic, want to suggest future topics, or want to just chat anything Malifaux. https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
32:16
November 10, 2020
Episode 19: The Keyword Dating Game
In this episode, we flirt with some new keywords and play a game to figure out which crews may fit our playstyle.  Hop in the discord if you would like to discuss this topic, want to suggest future topics, or want to just chat anything Malifaux. https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
01:21:54
October 28, 2020
Episode 18: Run it back - Dashel v Dreamer 2
New series where we play a master matchup 3 times in a row and discuss the lessons learned with each step. In this series Mike and Jimmy play Dashel v Dreamer in symbols of authority and corrupted leylines. Hop in the discord if you would like to discuss this topic, want to suggest future topics, or want to just chat anything Malifaux. https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
36:52
October 24, 2020
Episode 17: Run it back - Dashel v Dreamer 1
New series where we play a master matchup 3 times in a row and discuss the lessons learned with each step. In this series Mike and Jimmy play Dashel v Dreamer in symbols of authority and corrupted leylines.  Hop in the discord if you would like to discuss this topic, want to suggest future topics, or want to just chat anything Malifaux. https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
49:22
October 9, 2020
Episode 16: Security!
We chat about efficiency and security.  Hop in the discord if you would like to discuss this topic, want to suggest future topics, or want to just chat anything Malifaux. https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
56:40
October 2, 2020
Episode 15: Matchup Specifics
Chatting with Fox and Dave about transitioning from general matchup knowledge to something more specific.  Hop in the discord if you would like to discuss this topic, want to suggest future topics, or want to just chat anything Malifaux. https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
59:38
September 24, 2020
Episode 14: Tie-breakers
We talk about the points that decide close games. How much should players consider these points? Hop in the discord if you would like to discuss this topic, want to suggest future topics, or want to just chat anything Malifaux. https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
52:24
September 1, 2020
Episode 13: Some Post-Game Biases
We chat about falling into some post-game mental traps.  Hop in the discord if you would like to discuss this topic, want to suggest future topics, or want to just chat anything Malifaux. https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
48:06
August 3, 2020
Episode 12: Building A Playbook
We talk about building a playbook for your keyword. Hop in the discord if you would like to discuss this topic, want to suggest future topics, or want to just chat anything Malifaux. https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
51:38
July 10, 2020
Episode 11: Arcanist Swap Tank
Jeremy comes on and tries to convince us to faction swap to Arcanists for GG1.  Hop in the discord if you would like to discuss this topic, want to suggest future topics, or want to just chat anything Malifaux.  https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
01:12:13
June 27, 2020
Ep 10: Watch along/commentary for HexBag Parker versus Titania battle report
We try out something fun. This is a watch along/commentary for a recent battle report published by HexBag. Parker versus Titania. Below is the link to the video. If you don't listen to this, still check the battle report, it is exceptional.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5YHagX-aOE Hop in the discord and let us know if you like this type of content and want to see more.  https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
01:12:02
May 26, 2020
Episode 9: How to beat better players
We have a little chat about beating better players. It starts pretty vague but gets somewhere interesting. A little bit of Resser and Bayou dojo sprinkled in.  Join the discord for discussion.  https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
44:06
May 23, 2020
Episode 8: 2020 GG1 Fantasy DRAFT!
We pick our ideal faction snake draft style. Which masters do you think are first-round draft picks? Join the discord for discussion. https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
01:09:34
April 25, 2020
Episode 7: Oblique Play
Jesse and Cody discuss adjusting play when front to back attacks won't work.  Join the discord for discussion. https://discord.gg/TKD78Rw
58:45
April 22, 2020
Episode 6: Dojo Discrepancy
Fox comes on to talk about when your dojo ideas don't match the table.  Hit us up in the discord: https://discord.gg/nNbGXsr
58:54
April 17, 2020
Episode 5: Tampa Tourney Recap
Mike and I recap our last tournament before everything shut down.  Check us out on the discord: https://discord.gg/nNbGXsr
40:58
April 17, 2020
Episode 4: Predicting Space in GG1
We talk about how to predict where fights are going to take place on the board after getting the schemes and strats for your next event. Gaining Grounds 1 just came out, so we use that for our examples. 
40:32
March 12, 2020
Episode 3: BYOK (Build Your Own Keyword)
We sit down and try to design our perfect keyword in the hopes that it will give us fresh eyes on models we may have overlooked. 
47:08
February 28, 2020
Episode 2: First Tourney Lessons Learned
Back from Jimmy's first Malifaux event. We talk lessons learned. 
45:08
February 28, 2020
Episode 1: First Tourney Prep
In this episode, we talk about preparing for a first Malifaux tournament.... Some growing pains here, the audio is choppy, but I tried my best. 
41:53
February 28, 2020
Episode 0
Introductions and some talk about what we wanna do in the future. We kinda talk about ourselves so... if you don't wanna hear that, skip this one. 
19:52
February 28, 2020