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The Other Coast

The Other Coast

By TheOtherCoast
A tabletop gaming podcast focused on Malifaux.
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Expectations for a Malifaux Playgroup (Pandemic Edition)
Jeff and Colgan discuss the current state of the Malifaux meta at their local store compared to their expectations for what it should be. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
July 16, 2021
Are Condition Masters Weak?
Jeff and Colgan dive into why they think condition masters fall behind the curve in Malifaux. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
July 2, 2021
A Master By Any Other Name
Jeff and Colgan discuss the the reveal of Master titles and how they think it will affect Malifaux as a whole. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
June 18, 2021
Player Profile: Tyler, the Data Man
Jeff, Jim, and Colgan interview one of the players in their meta Tyler who has made a name for himself in the Malifaux community by crunching data from Malifaux games and tournaments into easily accessible graphs and charts. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
June 4, 2021
Cheating on Lady Luck: When to Cheat in Malifaux
Jeff and Colgan talk about the cheating in Malifaux and cover some basic strategies to help beginners navigate the complexities of the cheating mechanic. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
May 21, 2021
The Other Side Discussion: First Impressions
Jeff and Colgan discuss their experiences playing The Other Side, the army-level game developed by Wyrd. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
May 7, 2021
Gaining Grounds 2 and You
Jim and Colgan discuss Gaining Grounds season 2 and how they think the changes will affect Malifaux. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
April 30, 2021
Malifaux Discussion: Vassal and the Malifaux Meta
Jim and Colgan talk about how the increased activity of Vassal has affected the Malifaux meta and other random topics that they stumble into. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal: Jim's Youtube Channel:
April 23, 2021
Malifaux Discussion: Selecting and Scoring Schemes [Pre GG-2]
Jeff and Colgan discuss scheme selection and timing on scoring the reveal point. They also put forth a recommended short list of schemes for new players to focus on. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
April 9, 2021
Malifaux Discussion: The Keyword System
Jeff and Colgan discuss how the Keyword system affects the current balance and meta of Malifaux.  Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
March 26, 2021
Malifaux Discussion: The Versatile Problem
Jeff and Colgan, with their combined 0 years of industry experience as tabletop wargame designers give their views on how to address issues with Versatile keyword models in  Malifaux. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
March 12, 2021
Malifaux Discussion: Bayou Upgrades
Jim and Colgan discuss the Bayou Faction upgrades: When do they take them, which models they benefit, and how they stack up against other Faction upgrades. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
February 26, 2021
Malifaux Post-Battle Review: Decemberfaux Round 1
Colgan interviews Jeff about the results of his round 1 match in the Vassal Decemberfaux tournament and his decsion to run the Crossroads 7 for the entire tournament. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
February 12, 2021
Malifaux Discussion: Arcanist Upgrades
Jeff and Colgan discuss the Arcanist Faction upgrades: When do they take them, which models they benefit, and how they stack up against other Faction upgrades. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
January 29, 2021
Malifaux Discussion: Being a Good Opponent
Jeff and Colgan discuss which behaviors make someone a pleasant opponent to play Malifaux as well as which behaviors or habits people should try to avoid. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
January 15, 2021
Festivus 2020
Jeff, Jim, and Colgan gather together for a Malifaux Festivus celebration to round out the year. In this episode they air their grievances about Malifaux rules, Through the Beach system mechanics, and the lack of releases for The Other Side. Then they close out the celebration with Feats of Strength where they flex their intellectual muscles (or lack there of). Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
January 1, 2021
Malifaux Post-Battle Review: Rasputina vs The Viktorias
Jeff and Colgan review a recent game they played between Rasputina and The Viktorias and share their thoughts on how the game went, key moments, and what they learned from the game. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
December 18, 2020
Dead Man's Hand Master Spotlight: Collodi
Jeff and Colgan dive into the dark and murky world of Dead Man's Hand to talk about the iconic Neverborn master Collodi and the Puppet keyword. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
December 4, 2020
Malifaux Discussion: Is Coppelius a good scheme runner?
In commemoration of our first Patreon supporter, Jeff and Colgan address a topic they requested, discussing what makes a model in Malifaux a good scheme runner and whether or not Coppelius fits the bill. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
November 27, 2020
Malifaux Discussion: Playing from Behind
Jeff and Colgan discuss a topic they're very familiar with: how to scratch and crawl your way back from a loss in Malifaux. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
November 20, 2020
Malifaux Discussion: Determining Activation Order in Malifaux
Jeff, Jim, and Colgan discuss the metrics they use for determining what order models should activate in a turn. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
November 6, 2020
You Make The Call - Blasts [Pre-GG2]
Jim explores the wonderful world Malifaux rules and explains why Blast markers might stick around longer than you think. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
October 30, 2020
Malifaux Bootcamp: Evaluating the Effect of Damage in Malifaux
Jeff, Jim, and Colgan discuss the role damage plays in games of Malifaux and how to evaluate models based on their potential damage output. This episode is the second in our Malifaux Bootcamp series, primarily meant for beginners. Experienced players will already be familiar with the concepts though they may still find our primitive notions amusing. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
October 23, 2020
Malifaux Discussion: Is Summoning Balanced? [Pre-GG2]
Jeff and Colgan discuss the current state of summoning models in Malifaux and other questions such as: Are all summoners created equal? Should there be changes made to the summoning mechanic? Should summoning exist in Malifaux at all? Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
October 14, 2020
Malifaux Discussion: Starting a Malifaux Playgroup
Jeff and Colgan discuss strategies for attracting new players or maintaining interest in a Malifaux Playgroup. Malifaux Playlist: Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
October 9, 2020
Malifaux Discussion: Building a Crew for a Game of Malifaux
Jeff, Jim, and Colgan generate a game and talk through how they would go about choosing a crew and how they would approach the strategy and scheme pool.  Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
September 25, 2020
Malifaux Bootcamp: Managing Resources in Malifaux
Jeff, Jim, and Colgan talk about how to effectively use models, actions, cards, soulstones, and pass tokens when playing Malifaux. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
September 11, 2020
You Make The Call - Terrifying [Pre-GG2]
In this episode, Jeff navigates the gray areas of Malifaux rules and discusses the implications of Terrifying when combined with other actions and abilities in Malifaux. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
August 28, 2020
Welcome to Malifaux Part 2: Moving to 50 Stones
Jeff, Jim, and Colgan discuss things new players should keep in mind when building their first 50 soulstone crew in Malifaux. Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
August 27, 2020
Welcome to Malifaux Part 1: What is Malifaux?
An introduction to the table top game Malifaux by 3 dudes from Southern California you've never heard of. Getting Started with Vassal: Contact Email: Patreon: Paypal:
August 27, 2020