Category Archives: Gaming

Geeks of the North Episode 39 - Chaosludik and Figurines Québec wrap-up

Hello geeks!

In this episode, we talk hobby, gaming, and we go over Chaosludik and the Figurines Québec painting contest that took place last month. So sit back, relax, grab a paintbrush and enjoy the show!

Index
2:50 - Cool stuff on the web
5:15 - Hobby Time
45:05 - Main Topic: Chaosludik
59:00 - Main Topic: Figurines Québec
1:21:45 - Closing

Cool stuff on the web
Static grass applicator and home made tufts

Network
We're part of the United Geeks Network. Check out their other great shows!

Music
Intro music is Aggressor by Free Stock Music.
Breaks and outro music by La Drave.

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Geeks of the North Episode 31 - Miniature gaming with kids

Around Father's Day, we tried to record a show about miniature gaming with kids. As any parent knows, kids can throw plans out of whack and it's exactly what happened with this episode's recording, editing and release. Kind of in theme, don't you think? We're through now, and the full crew present our ideas on how to introduce miniatures gaming to your offsprings. So sit back, relax, grab a paintbrush and enjoy the show!

Hello geeks!

Index
3:10 - Hobby Time
39:35 - Question
53:25 - Main Topic: Miniature gaming with kids
1:55:25 - Closing and shoutouts

Hobby and games
Ristul’s Extraordinary Market

Network
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Music
Intro music is Aggressor by Free Stock Music.
Background music in the main topic intro is Lord of the Land by Imcompetech
Breaks and outro music by La Drave.

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Geeks of the North Episode 28 - Warmachine & Hordes MK3 preview

Hello geeks!

This episode, as usual we chat about our hobby and games (or lack thereof, depending on the host) and discuss about how our gaming choices changed with the years. In our main topic, we talk about the Warmachine and Hordes Mk3 announcement and previews made by Privateer Press, from our casual veteran viewpoint. So sit back, relax, grab a paintbrush and enjoy the show!

Index
2:32 - Cool stuff on the web
10:10 - Hobby Time
32:52 - Hobby Tip
36:14 - Question of the Episode
46:30 - Main Topic: Guild Ball
1:36:10 - Closing

Cool stuff on the web
Frostgrave Flying Castle board

Main Topic - Warmachine & Hordes Mk3
Official: Website, Announcement.
Fans: Spoiler compilation (fans)

Closing
Guild Ball Painting
Privateer Press Skarre Bust Painting Group!

Network
We're part of the United Geeks Network. Check out their other great shows!

Music
Intro music is Aggressor by Free Stock Music.
Background music in the main topic intro is Lord of the Land by Imcompetech
Breaks and outro music by La Drave.

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Geeks of the North Episode 27 - Guild Ball

Hello geeks!

In this episode, Paul, Antoine and Yaum chat about their recent games and hobby, discuss good and bad gaming experiences, then mister host give us a tip for airbrush masking. In our main topic, we go over Guild Ball, the medieval mob football game that's taking over the miniature tabletop world right now. So sit back, relax, grab a paintbrush and enjoy the show!

Index
3:29 - Cool stuff on the web
7:58 - Hobby Time
48:27 - Hobby Tip
50:55 - Question of the Episode
1:09:40 - Main Topic: Guild Ball
2:08:55 - Closing

Cool stuff on the web
15mm Desert mesas board by 4Ground

Main Topic - Guild Ball
Official: website, Facebook, Twitter and forum.
Facebook: Guild Ball Supporters (fans)
Podcasts: Guildball Tonight, Who Cares Who Wins, Smashed Shins, The Kick Off
YouTube: Guild Ball Informer, The Battlehammer

Network
We're part of the United Geeks Network. Check out their other great shows!

Music
Intro music is Aggressor by Free Stock Music.
Background music in the main topic intro is Lord of the Land by Imcompetech
Breaks and outro music by La Drave.

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Geeks of the North Episode 21 - Hobby Catch Up and Chaosludik 2015

Hello Geeks!

In this episode, Paul, Antoine and Yaum do hobby catch up after almost two months without recording. They then chat about how they did at Chaosludik 2015, and how the event went overall. So sit back, relax, grab a paintbrush and enjoy the show!

Index
1:45 - Hobby Time
21:00 - Cool Stuff on the Web
23:00 - Question of the Episode
33:24 - Hobby Tip of the Episode
38:10 - Main Topic: Chaosludik 2015 Wrap Up
1:12:49 - Changes to the show
1:16:24 - Shoutouts

Main topic: Chaosludik 2015 Wrap Up
Chaosludik website
Photo album

Shout Outs
Shoshie's Magnificent Mini Painting

Network
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Music
Intro music is Aggressor by Free Stock Music.
Breaks and outro music by La Drave.

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Geeks of the North Episode 17 - Age of Sigmar review

Hello Geeks!

The whole gang gathers in episode 17 to chat about what we did in hobby, the news, and most importantly, our opinions on the initial release of the new Warhammer: Age of Sigmar. WHFB is dead, long live WHFB. So sit back, relax, grab a paintbrush and enjoy the show!

Cool stuff on the web
Magnetically floating model
Extreme rage quitting video
Captain Spud chibi sculpting blog post

Upcoming Event
ND Monthly, August 15th, L'Abyss

News
Reaper Bones III on KS
Rivals: Masters of the Deep, until July 31st
Farrow Brigand Warlord unit attachment
Tramp Steamer, by CNC Workshop Miniature Scenery
GW release Warhammer Age of Sigmar boxset
Avatars of War’s Warthrone mass battle are out and free to download
Mantic release KoW 2nd ed free rules
USAriadna on pre-order
GW HQ in Nottingham changed their statue and store front emblem

Warhammer Fantasy Battle alternatives
Kings of War by Mantic
Warthone by Avatars of War
Wargods [of Aegyptus/Olympus/Hyperborea] by Crocodile Games

Network
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Music
Intro music is Aggressor by Free Stock Music.
Breaks and outro music by La Drave.

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Geeks of the North Episode 16 - Exciting games ahead

Hello Geeks!

In Episode 16, Paul and Antoine sit down and chat about what games, old or new, are getting them excited and ready for some hobby. So sit back, relax, grab a paintbrush and enjoy the show!

News
Privateer Press new releases
WizKids Partners with Nickelodeon for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Tabletop Games
New units for Wrath of Kings
Kahar, by Figone
Tor Gaming's Ridend on pre-order
Broken Egg Games - Elite Gaming Tokens on Kickstarter
MC Studio KS : M4 Collapsible Scenery

Network
We're part of the United Geeks Network. Check out their other great shows!

Music
Intro music is Aggressor by Free Stock Music.
Breaks and outro music by La Drave.

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Geeks of the North Episode 15 - Interview with Brandon Palmer

Hello Geeks!

Episode 15 is now live for your auditory fun. In this episode, on top of our usual banter, Paul quickly goes over his trip to Reapercon, the guys chat about their yearly 40k Apocalypse game, and Paul interviews Brandon Palmer of GMM Studios. So sit back, relax, grab a paintbrush and enjoy the show!

Events
Game Summit becomes Capital City Expo, October 3th and 4th

News
Home Raiders on kickstarter (Ends on June 7th)
MC Studio M4 Collapsible Scenery on kickstarter (Ends on June 27th)

Brandon Palmer interview
GMM Studios

Network
We're part of the United Geeks Network. Check out their other great shows!

Music
Intro music is Aggressor by Free Stock Music.
Breaks and outro music by La Drave.

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Geeks of the North Episode 12 - Templecon recap

Hello Geeks!

This week, we're joined by Dan the Mooseman and 80% G. After our usual banter, the guys recap their trip to Templecon while Antoine cry in the corner for missing the convention. So sit back, relax, grab a paintbrush and enjoy the show!

Events
X-Wing Most Wanted at Gamers' Vault, March 7th
WM/H Steamroller at Gamers' Vault, March 8th
ND Open VII & Northern Defenders Painting Contest, March 7-8th 2015
Crève mon sale Mega 40k, March 28th 2015, Montreal
WM/H Mini-team tournament at Gamers' Vault, March 29th
Canhammer Team Tournament, April 18-19th, Cambridge, Ontario
Da VT/GT!, July 18th/19th. Burlington, VT.

News
Shieldwolf Kickstarter
Blood Rage kickstarter
Arena Rex first public release
Massive Voodoo second Bananalicious Online Painting Competition

Shout outs
Gamers' Vault
1 Plus Armour
Le Zonion (Antoine's blog and commission work)

Network
We're part of the United Geeks Network. Check out their other great shows!

Music
Intro music is Aggressor by Free Stock Music.
Break and outro music by La Drave.

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Geeks of the North Episode 11 - Tournament preparation

Hello Geeks!

With Templecon right around the corner (back when we recorded...), we sit down with Steve and Yaum and talk tournament prep. What can you do to get ready for a tournament, be it painting, list building or more esoteric stuff. So sit back, relax, grab a paintbrush and enjoy the show!

Hobby
Tonio's Fellcaller, Pacer and Gouger.
Yaum's Dust

Events
ND Open VII & Northern Defenders Painting Contest, March 7-8th 2015
Crève mon sale Mega 40k, 28 mars 2015, Montreal
Canhammer Team Tournament, April 18-19th, Cambridge, Ontario
Da VT/GT!, July 18th/19th. Burlington, VT.

News
Kromlech Goblin Pirates
SPM Ninja All Stars clan previews
Conan, by Monolith Board Games LLC
BaneBeasts: Mighty Monsters, Mierce Miniatures
Tonio's temporary commission work page

Network
We're part of the United Geeks Network. Check out their other great shows!

Music
Intro music is Aggressor by Free Stock Music.
Break and outro music by La Drave.

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