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96 - Malifaux Gaining Grounds 2018 Review

2/22/2018
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This week we look at Malifaux's new schemes and strategies for Gaining Grounds 2018. Each year Wyrd shake up how Malifaux is played with a completely new suite of objectives - we run the rule over them and give our verdicts here! https://www.criticaltwits.com https://www.youtube.com/c/criticaltwits https://www.soundcloud.com/criticaltwits https://www.facebook.com/criticaltwits https://www.twitter.com/critical_twits

Duration:02:13:44

95 - Malifaux 2018 Errata Review

2/9/2018
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We return to the gritty streets of Malifaux to discuss the 2018 errata document. This time round only a couple of abilities have changed; instead, it's all about adjusted soulstone costs and a game-wide rebalancing act.We look at all seven factions and pick our big winners and losers. https://www.criticaltwits.com https://www.youtube.com/c/criticaltwits https://www.soundcloud.com/criticaltwits https://www.facebook.com/criticaltwits https://www.twitter.com/critical_twits

Duration:01:07:17

94 - Malifaux - Troubleshooters 3, Our First GG2018 Tournament

2/1/2018
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We headed out to our first Malifaux tournament with strangers, and also our first tournament with Gaining Grounds 2018: Troubleshooters 3 at Battlefield Hobbies in Daventry. How did we fair in this fixed master tourny, you ask? Click and find out! https://www.criticaltwits.com https://www.youtube.com/c/criticaltwits https://www.soundcloud.com/criticaltwits https://www.facebook.com/criticaltwits https://www.twitter.com/critical_twits

Duration:01:15:10

93 - 2017: Video Gaming in Review

1/18/2018
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Join us for our final look back at 2017 - we discuss the video games that we loved in the official Year Of The Micro-Transaction (tm). https://www.criticaltwits.com https://www.youtube.com/c/criticaltwits https://www.soundcloud.com/criticaltwits https://www.facebook.com/criticaltwits https://www.twitter.com/critical_twits

Duration:01:16:32

92 - 2017 -Tabletop Gaming in Review

1/9/2018
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We review 2017 in tabletop gaming - board games, roleplay games, Malifaux and Netrunner. 2017 was a terrible year so find out which old classics we returned to like so much hot, hot soup. https://www.criticaltwits.com https://www.youtube.com/c/criticaltwits https://www.soundcloud.com/criticaltwits https://www.facebook.com/criticaltwits https://www.twitter.com/critical_twits

Duration:00:56:09

91 - We Interview 12 Tabletop Podcast at the Dragonmeet 2017 Podcast Zone!

12/5/2017
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We're back at the Dragonmeet gaming convention in London for another year, where we were invited to join the #podcastzone. We decided to interview the other podcasts to find out why you should listen to them! Join us as we endeavour to learn more about our fellow podcasters, discover tips for getting started with podcasting and find out answers to important questions, such as "If your podcast was a character from Friends, which character would it be and why?" Pretending with Dice (01:43)...

Duration:01:28:17

90 - Why we ain't excited for Necromunda Underhive no more

11/14/2017
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The Critical Twits were raised on Game's Workshop's 90s Specialist Games, and Necromunda is their king. Find out here how GW popped our enthusiasm and left us non-plussed with their reboot, Necromunda: Underhive. https://www.criticaltwits.com https://www.youtube.com/c/criticaltwits https://www.soundcloud.com/criticaltwits https://www.facebook.com/criticaltwits https://www.twitter.com/critical_twits

Duration:01:46:35

89 - The Halloween Themed One: Indie Games The Deed, Morph Girl, and Gloom

11/2/2017
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A spooky indie video game special this week. Aaron and Brian discuss their experiences with; The Deed, a Cluedo (or Clue) -esque adventure about fratricide; Gloom, an artistic Lovecraftian/Cthulhu-based action adventure; and Morph Girl, an FMV game with a love for Japanese horror. Also a special feature at the end where we discuss our favourite horror books, films and video games (that aren't featured here obviously). https://www.criticaltwits.com https://www.youtube.com/c/criticaltwits...

Duration:01:37:55

88 - Burst of the Worst - Sub-Par Masters Tournament - Monthly Malifaux

10/19/2017
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This week we report back from our latest self-enforced tournament, Burst of the Worst. Based on a poll run by Huzzah Hobbies, this tournament got us to play Masters commonly considered to be the worst. Are they really so bad or have we found ways of making them work? https://www.criticaltwits.com https://www.youtube.com/c/criticaltwits https://www.soundcloud.com/criticaltwits https://www.facebook.com/criticaltwits https://www.twitter.com/critical_twits

Duration:01:34:36

Most Wanted List 2.0 - To ban or not to ban, and what is restricted? Netrunner Noobs/CT Podcast #87

10/12/2017
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We discuss the new Most Wanted List (MWL) 2.0, and what it means for Netrunner players new and old. Do we agree with banning cards, especially cards that are so young and had their whole lives ahead of them? https://www.criticaltwits.com https://www.youtube.com/c/criticaltwits https://www.soundcloud.com/criticaltwits https://www.facebook.com/criticaltwits https://www.twitter.com/critical_twits

Duration:01:11:54

85 - The Sprawl Cyberpunk RPG: A Review

9/12/2017
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This week Brian and Aaron review cyberpunk RPG, The Sprawl. Hear tales of Neo-London, its corporations and the actual review itself. Enjoy, slick eaters. https://www.criticaltwits.com https://www.youtube.com/c/criticaltwits https://www.soundcloud.com/criticaltwits https://www.facebook.com/criticaltwits https://www.twitter.com/critical_twits

Duration:01:18:55

84 - Netrunner Noobs - A Noobs Perspective on Rotation

9/7/2017
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This week Aaron and Brian jump back into Netrunner, only to discover some of their favorite and most loathed cards are disappearing. Join them in their bandwagon like discussion of the consequences and what it means to new players. www.criticaltwits.com www.youtube.com/c/criticaltwits www.soundcloud.com/criticaltwits www.facebook.com/criticaltwits www.twitter.com/critical_twits

Duration:01:37:50

The Twits First Malifaux Tournament (Monthly Malifaux)

8/29/2017
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This week we give our thoughts on our very first Malifaux tournament, with timed matches and rules and everything! Listen to Aaron's excuses, Brian's glory and some stark warnings about Green Stuff. http://criticaltwits.com http://youtube.com/c/criticaltwits http://soundcloud.com/criticaltwits http://facebook.com/criticaltwits http://twitter.com/critical_twits

Duration:01:07:08

Twitflix Podcast: Ghost In The Shell '95 vs '17 - Same Name, Different Genre?

8/17/2017
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Beware: SPOILERS ABOUND! This week we try something a little different and discuss a couple of films - Ghost in the Shell (1995) and Ghost in the Shell (2017). We talk cyberpunk, hard versus soft science fiction, transcendentalism, whitewashing, and nipples. Great big pointy ones. http://criticaltwits.com http://youtube.com/c/criticaltwits http://soundcloud.com/criticaltwits http://facebook.com/criticaltwits http://twitter.com/critical_twits

Duration:01:36:57

81 - Insert Twits - Stories Untold, Tokyo 42, Mother Russia Bleeds and Persona 5

8/8/2017
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This week we return to our video games coverage. We give our review of Stories Untold alongside our first impressions of Tokyo 42, Mother Russia Bleeds and Persona 5. All of which we have playthroughs of! Have a listen and enjoy our thoughts and tangents on these games and the video game industry. Warning: There are some spoilers in our Stories Untold review, skip to 24:36 to avoid. Or just play this wonderful little gem, listen and join in the discussion! http://criticaltwits.com...

Duration:01:23:09

80 - UK Games Expo: Best of the Rest

7/27/2017
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This week covers the last of our UK Games Expo coverage. We have interviews about: Zombies Run the board game, Book of Nox, Modern Horrors, Shadowscape, Syrinscape, Urban Heroes and The Walking Dead miniatures game. http://criticaltwits.com http://youtube.com/c/criticaltwits http://soundcloud.com/criticaltwits http://facebook.com/criticaltwits http://twitter.com/critical_twits

Duration:00:48:14

79 - Mutant Mechatron RPG Alpha Preview

7/18/2017
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This week we received the Alpha preview of Mutant: Mechatron, the latest expansion in Fria Ligan's Mutant: Year Zero RPG series. Brian and Joe inform Aaron on character creation, gameplay, plot potential and comparisons to the rest of the series. Spoiler free! You can back it on Kickstarter here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1192053011/mutant-mechatron-rise-of-the-robots-roleplaying http://criticaltwits.com http://youtube.com/c/criticaltwits http://soundcloud.com/criticaltwits...

Duration:00:57:32

78 - Netrunner Community Interviews - Ben Ni aka Beyoken and Tristan Von Zahn

7/13/2017
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Joe talks Netrunner with Ben Ni, aka Beyoken, World Championship Runner-Up and YouTuber extraordinaire, and Tristan Von Zahn, who took fourth place at the European Championships and has been a brilliant ambassador for the South African Netrunner meta. Find Beyoken's YouTube channel here: https://www.youtube.com/user/bewnt http://criticaltwits.com http://youtube.com/c/criticaltwits http://soundcloud.com/criticaltwits http://facebook.com/criticaltwits http://twitter.com/critical_twits

Duration:01:13:34

77 - Agent November Escape Games and Undead Escapes Zombie Run Interview

7/4/2017
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We caught up with Agent November at the UK Games Expo to get top secret information about his escape room-style games and the Undead Escape zombie run. We had a great time and got a really interesting behind-the-scenes peek at these two growing areas of real-life gaming, and also laughed like idiots. Find the games here: http://www.agentnovember.co.uk/ http://www.undeadescapes.co.uk/ http://criticaltwits.com http://youtube.com/c/criticaltwits http://soundcloud.com/criticaltwits...

Duration:00:48:09

76 – Netrunner Euros Report & Interview with Coop (Tournament Organiser)

6/27/2017
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Competitive Netrunner from a noob's perspective. We bring you our Netrunner European Championship 2017 report, the first time one of the Twits has taken part in a "Premier" Fantasy Flight Event. We also interview one of the unsung heroes of the Netrunner community, Tournament Organiser Michael Coop, who gives us the sCoop (geddit?) on what it takes to run such a prestigious event. We just hope he enjoyed trashing the event after it was played. Joe's Euro's Decklists (Use at your own risk):...

Duration:01:25:55

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