Geeks of the North
Geeks of the North Episode 29 - Figurines Québec event review and mailbag

Geeks of the North Episode 29 - Figurines Québec event review and mailbag

May 25, 2016

Hello geeks!

In this episode, after our usual hobby and games banter, we go over the recent Figurines Quebec painting contest, and we answer an handful of questions from the mailbag. So sit back, relax, grab a paintbrush and enjoy the show!

Index
2:52 - Hobby Time
40:45 - Main Topic: Figurines Québec event review
1:18:11 - Main Topic 2: Mailbag
1:51:55 - Closing and shoutouts

Main Topic - Figurines Québec event review
Gallery

Mailbag
Big thanks to Bryan, David Haffner, Lennard and Mike Derspieler for the questions.

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 27 - Guild Ball

Geeks of the North Episode 27 - Guild Ball

March 31, 2016

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.

- The Geeks

Geeks of the North Episode 26 - Figurines Québec

Geeks of the North Episode 26 - Figurines Québec

March 18, 2016

Hello geeks!

In this episode, Paul, Antoine and Yaum have their usual hobby and games banter, then they interview Mathieu Fontaine about Figurines Québec, the new edition of his painting contest running in combo with ND Open next May. So sit back, relax, grab a paintbrush and enjoy the show!

Index
1:42 - Hobby Time
32:51 - Hobby Tip
37:00 - Question of the Episode
46:18 - Main Topic: Figurines Québec
1:18:38 - Closing

Main Topic
Figurines Québec website: http://figurinesquebec.com/
May 7th, 2016

Closing
The Hobby Hangout Facebook 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.
Breaks and outro music by La Drave.

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Geeks of the North Episode 25 - How to grow as a painter

Geeks of the North Episode 25 - How to grow as a painter

March 3, 2016

Hello geeks!

In this episode, Paul, Antoine and Yaum go over their short list of hobby and games time since last recording, and then discuss what resources are out there to help you grow as a painter. So sit back, relax, grab a paintbrush and enjoy the show!

Index
1:35 - Hobby Time
37:45 - Hobby Tip
43:15 - Main Topic: How to grow as a painter
1:21:55 - Closing

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 24 - IP ideas for new wargames

Geeks of the North Episode 24 - IP ideas for new wargames

February 18, 2016

Hello geeks!

In this episode, Paul, Antoine and Yaum chat about what they've been up to, and then discuss what intellectual properties they think would make good games. So sit back, relax, grab a paintbrush and enjoy the show!

Index
2:09 - Cool Stuff on the Web
4:47 - Hobby Time
45:34 - Hobby Tip
49:14 - Main Topic: IP ideas for new wargames
1:27:18 - Closing

Cool Stuff on the Web
Tabletop World diorama

Shout Outs
Hard 7 podcast

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 23 - Interview with Bryan Steele

Geeks of the North Episode 23 - Interview with Bryan Steele

December 10, 2015

Hello geeks!

In this episode, Paul and Antoine are joined by Bryan Steele, industry veteran. They chat about his history in the hobby, from his work on Warmachine Prime to the upcoming first Torg boardgame and a lot in between. So sit back, relax, grab a paintbrush and enjoy the show!

Index
1:20 - Hobby Time
32:15 - Question of the Episode
42:55 - Main Topic: Interview with Bryan Steele
1:48:35 - Closing

Hobby
MC Studio M4 Building painting tutorial

Main topic: Interview with Bryan Steele
Ursa's Den Facebook page
Twitter: @seventhcrown

Shout Outs
Foxtail 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 22 - Sculpting with Captain Spud

Geeks of the North Episode 22 - Sculpting with Captain Spud

November 26, 2015

Hello Geeks!

In this episode, Paul, Antoine and Yaum are joined by the amazing (his words) Captain Spud, amateur sculptor extraordinaire. We chat hobby, gaming, and you guessed it, traditional sculpting. So sit back, relax, grab a paintbrush and enjoy the show!

Index
4:58 - Hobby Time
34:11 - Hobby Tip of the Episode
38:47 - Listener question
49:23 - Main Topic: Sculpting with the amazing Captain Spud
1:53:11 - Closing

Main topic: Sculpting with the amazing Captain Spud
Captain Spud is Amazing blog

Materials:

  • Epoxy putty (Green Stuff, Brown Stuff, ProCreate, etc)
  • Polymer Clay (Fimo + Fimo MixQuick, Sculpey, Beesputty, etc)

Tools:

Armatures:

Anatomy:

General technique:

Communities:

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 21 - Hobby Catch Up and Chaosludik 2015

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

November 12, 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
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 20 - Interview with Elizabeth Beckley, the Miniature Mistress

Geeks of the North Episode 20 - Interview with Elizabeth Beckley, the Miniature Mistress

October 27, 2015

Hello Geeks!

In this episode, Paul, Antoine and Elizabeth talk about all the usual stuff, be it hobby or gaming. They than have a chat about Elizabeth's history and background as a miniature painter, and also give details about her upcoming masterclass in Montreal. So sit back, relax, grab a paintbrush and enjoy the show!

Index
Hobby Time - 1:25
Hobby tip - 38:25
Upcoming Events - 41:05
News - 46:45
Main topic: Interview with Elizabeth Beckley - 1:04:55

Upcoming Event
Antoine's painting workshops
Masterclass – Painting Miniatures with Elizabeth Beckley

News
GCT Studios Bushido Wave 26 preview
Privateer Press new releases and previews
THMiniature Sceneries : Volcanic preview
Warpod Malfunction preview by Flytrap factory
Pulp City Cold War Kickstarter
Morbag the goblin

Main topic: Interview with Elizabeth Beckley, the Miniature Mistress Miniature Mistress twitter
Miniature Mistress facebook page
Paul's City boards

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 19 - Gaming tables and surfaces

Geeks of the North Episode 19 - Gaming tables and surfaces

September 1, 2015

Hello Geeks!

In this episode, Paul, Antoine and Steve talk about all the usual stuff, than have a chat about one of the founding stone of tabletop wargaming: the table and play surface itself. So sit back, relax, grab a paintbrush and enjoy the show!

Index
Cool stuff found this week - 1:20
Hobby Time - 4:50
Hobby tip - 29:45
Upcoming Events - 33:19
News - 37:35
Main topic: Gaming surfaces - 58:05

Cool stuff on the web
Junkyard Convergence of Cyriss

Hobby
Tonio - Deathjack
Tonio - Franken-gorax 1

Upcoming Event
Chaosludik 2015

News
Mantic has released RATKIN army list
The Other Side announced by WYRD
Ridend Tower Dragon Preview (Tor Gaming)
Industria Mechanika Zero mech
Mercs 2.0 preview
Super Dungeon Tactics

Main topic: Gaming surfaces
High level custom board: Battleboards
Homemade gaming table
Paul's City boards

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.

- The Geeks