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A podcast devoted to bringing the world of Warhammer 40,000 to life on the tabletop.

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A podcast devoted to bringing the world of Warhammer 40,000 to life on the tabletop.




Masters of the Forge Episode 118 - Kill Team 2018

Join Jason and Adam as they discuss the new Lol Team. Thanks to the Games Workshop community team for booking us up with a preview copy.


Episode 117 - Return to Ultramar Narrative Apocalypse Event

Adam and Jason are joined by Mike to talk about the 60,000 point Apocalypse game they played along with Skip and Phil. Listen Now The Adeptus Terra Podcast NGC 40K Podcast The Splintermind Podcast The Narrative 40k Facebook Page Upstate Honor...


Episode 116 - Starting Age of Sigmar

This fortnight, Adam is joined by David, Jared, and Travis to talk about why this is the perfect time to start Age of Sigmar. Soul Wars Boxed Set Age of Sigmar Core Book Stormcast Podcast The Adeptus Terra Podcast NGC 40K...


Masters of the Forge Epiosde 115 - Dynasties

It's another beautiful week in the gender non-specific hobby cave and Jason & Adam are starting an on-and-off series on going more in-depth with the subfactions of 40k. This week, the topic is Necron Dynasties. Enjoy! Codex: Necrons Stormcast Podcast The Adeptus Terra...


Masters of the Forge Epiosde 114 - Castellan Crowe with David Annandale

Adam and Jason are joined by David Annandale to discuss his novels featuring the Grey Knight character, Castellan Garran Crowe. They also talk about David's upcoming novels, including Nefertata. We also announce the winner of our Canoness Setheno trivia contest! Thanks again go out to listener, Martin, who built, painted, and donated the model. Excellent work, Martin! Castellan Warden of the...


Masters of the Forge Epiosde 113 - Abhumans Part 2 - Neandors to Troths

This episode is packed with narrative goodness as we wrap up our abhumans coverage. Although Ogryn and Ratlings feature heavily, the big topic is that of the Squats. We even include a huge On Your Tabletop this week in the name of a Squats Warpnauts codex with rules for playing with your Kharadron Overlords models in 40k. Timings: Intro: 00:00:00 - 00:17:44 Abhumans in the Lore Part 2: 00:17:44 - 00:42:57 Abhumans in the Lore Part 3: 00:42:57 - 00:1:09:26 Codex Squat...


Masters of the Forge Epiosde 112 - Abhumans Part 1 - Afriel to Navigators

After a bit of technical difficulty, Adam and Jason are back for another narrative episode. This time, we delve into the world of Abhumans, the first in a two part series. Featured in this one are the Beastmen, though we talk about several other species while we're at it. Timings: Intro: 00:00:00 - 00:29:09 Segment 1: 00:29:09 - 00:53:52 Segment 2: 00:53:52 - 01:18:33 Outro: 01:18:33 - end Canoness Setheno Miniature...


Masters of the Forge Episode 111 - 8th Edition Narrative Terrain

This episode is all about the existing narrative terrain options in 8th Edition Warhammer 40k. We offer some additional ideas, but this isn't the last you've heard of this topic. There's a lot more to unpack here. Timings: Intro: 00:00:00 - 00:37:32 Terrain Rules: 00:37:32 - 01:18:36 Battlezones: 01:18:36 - 02:03:14 Outro: 02:03:14 - end Canoness Setheno Miniature Contest On Your Tabletop: Battlezone - Deathworld...


Masters of the Forge Episode 110 - Prognostication and Procrastination

Adam and Jason are joined by special guest... you! Although there is no specific topic this week, we cover a multitude of narrative topics as we answer your questions. Timings: Intro: 00:00:00 - 00:32:17 Listener Questions: 00:32:17 - 02:19:56 Outro: 02:19:56 - end The Adeptus Terra Podcast NGC 40K Podcast The Splintermind Podcast The Narrative 40k Facebook...


Masters of the Forge Episode 109 - The Golden Legion

Adam and Jason are joined by special guest, Jordan, to talk about the Adeptus Custodes in the lore. They also have a narrative campaign for you to try out on your tabletop. Timings: Intro: 00:00:00 - 00:33:26 Custodes in the Lore: 00:33:26 - 01:44:54 Custodes Narrative Campaign: 01:44:54 - 02:17:36 Outro: 02:17:36 - 2:23:52 On Your Tabletop - We Few, an Adeptus Custodes 3-Game Narrative: Codex...


Masters of the Forge Episode 108 - Planetstrike

Masters of the Forge has returned from their holiday break. In this episode, Jason and Adam dust off and nuke the place from orbit. It's the only way to be sure, after all. After a chat about the year in review, they go over the Planetstrike rules from Chapter Approved. Adam is joined by SkipJohn to play the first planetstrike mission with DOrks vs. Grey Knights! Timings: Intro: 00:00:00 - 00:25:43 2017 in Review: 00:25:43 - 01:01:11 Planetstrike: 01:01:11 - 2:43:02 Outro: 02:43:02...


Masters of the Forge Episode 107 - Unforgiven Also

Jason and Adam are back to have a chat about the new lore for the Dark Angels in the 8th Edition codex. The topic gets more specific with the background on the Angels of Absolution. Also on the docket is some On Your Tabletop content involving how to run an Open War Narrative Campaign. Timings: Intro: 0:00:00 - 00:23:35 Dark Angels Preview: 00:23:35 -00:57:16 Angels of Absolution: 00:57:16 - ??:??:?? Message from Grand Master Azrael: ??:??:?? Open War Narrative Campaigns:...


Masters of the Forge Episode 106 - Sanguine Approval

Although we're still working through some sound issues, we find some time to chat about Chapter Approved and Adam's narrative for Knight House Draco from Da Boyz GT. We also have a fun interview with the fellas from Life After the Cover Save and a game with James and his Blood Angels using the new codex. We should return next episode with more narrative content. Timings: Intro - 00:00:00 to 00:24:21 Chapter Approved - 00:24:21 to 01:02:45 New Blood Angels vs Orks 01:02:45 to...


Masters of the Forge Episode 105 - Bugs in the Podcast

After weeks of serious hardware issues, we have released our episode on telling Tyranid narratives. The sound isn't great, but we think the content is awesome. We have a chat with Timbo about playing narratively with Tyranids. We have a game using the new Tyranids codex with Josh and Hank. We have a chat with The Honest Wargamer about their new show. This one is jam packed, folks. Hopefully, our hardware issues will be resolved for episode 106.


Masters of the Forge Episode 104 - Exodites

Adam and Jason are true to their word this week and have steered the podcast in the direction of a somewhat niche topic accompanied by some homebrew rules. This week, that topic are the Space Amish. We apologize for not getting the Eldar Codex preview into this episode. The flu caused us to miss our deadline on that. We hope to have some coverage along those lines in 105. Timings: Intro: 00:00:00 - 00:26:27 Exodites in the Lore: 00:26:27 - 00:49:38 Exodites on Your Tabletop:...


Masters of the Forge Episode 103 - Fate of Konor and Running Similar Narratives

With the Fate of Konor having wrapped up, Adam and Jason thought it would be fun to go over some of the mission details and Games Workshop's community management methodology. They also chat about running campaigns like the Fate of Konor in your own community. We also have a nice interview with Zach from the London GT. Timings: Intro: 00:00:00 - 00:21:04 Segment 1: 00:21:04 - 1:13:22 Segment 2: 01:13:22 - 2:14:36 segment 3: 02:14:36 - 2:35:16 Outro: 02:35:16 - end The London Grand...


Masters of the Forge Episode 102 - Cadia Stands and Astra Militarum Preview

Adam and Jason thought it would make a ton of sense to focus this episode on Cadia since Justin D Hill's new novel, Cadia Stands, is out and the new Astra Militarum codex is being released this week. Thanks to John for joining us to try out the new codex and thanks to Justin Hill for joining us in a spoiler-light discussion of his novel. Timings: Intro: 00:00:00 - 00:23:21 Segment 1: Cadia in the Lore -00:23:21 - 01:05:37 Segment 2: Astra Militarum Preview - 01:05:37 -...


Masters of the Forge Episode 101 - Death Guard Lore and Codex Preview

With the new Codex out, Adam, Jason, and Snorre are back to discuss the lore of the Death Guard Space Marines Legion. Of course, they also have a bit to say about the hobby side of things. As a special treat, the show is punctuated with a discussion between Adam and special guest, Pat, about the game they had using the new Death Guard Codex thanks to Games Workshop. Timings: Intro: 00:00:00 - 00:19:01 Death Guard In the Lore: 00:19:02 - 00:58:27 Death Guard In the Hobby: 00:58:27 -...


Masters of the Forge Episode 100 - Ambulling Along

In this episode, Adam, Jason, Jim, and Snorre talk about the origins, advancement, and future of the Masters of the Forge. They also have fun talking about some of the old, funny lore from the 40k wayback machine. First, though, they feature an interview with Pablo from Frontline Gaming about the Las Vegas Open. Las Vegas Open The Adeptus Terra Podcast The Independent Characters...


Masters of the Forge Episode 099 - Emperor's Children and New Releases

The Emperor's Children were great leaders of men and they fell harder than Icarus wearing lead boots. In this episode, Adam and Jason discuss this great Legion in depth and bring you a narrative campaign featuring them versus the Iron Hands. We also have a short segment with Skip discussing a game Adam and he played with the new Grey Knights and Chaos Space Marines Codexes sent to us by Games Workshop. Before all that, however, we have an interview with Mike Brandt about his superlative...