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Episodes of Plan of ATK!

Plan of ATK! Episode 11

Despite the travails of hurricane season, episode 11 has arrived and with it Simon and Laurie talk about painting samurai, Grymkin, and some big game news including the release of the new edition of the Batman miniatures game. Special guest, Andy Hobday, of Warlord Games, and co-developer of Test of Honour talks to Simon about his career, his work on Test of Honour, and drops some exclusive news about future expansions for Test of Honour and announces his next upcoming game, Gangs of Rome! Simon reviews the Path to Glory supplement for Warhammer: Age of Sigmar before...

Plan of ATK! Episode 10

Plan of ATK returns from it’s late August hiatus! Simon and Laurie talk about Convention Season in high gear, the never-ending series of surprisingly cool Games Workshop announcements, and discuss the new P3 Wicked Harvest paints before welcoming guest Gregoire Boisbelaud, of Dust USA to talk about his career on both sides of the Atlantic. Laurie reviews the Grymkin Wicked Harvest starter set, and the episode concludes with the usual off topic ramblings.

Plan of ATK! Episode 9

The episode begins with discussion of Simon’s Best Minis Game ever, a massive Horus Heresy game played with old friends earlier in the month. Laurie talks up her shop and bemoans her lack of painting time. News features the requisite 40k discussion and a number of interesting Kickstarters and upcoming minis peripherals. Simon and Laurie are joined by special guest, John Demaris of Muse on Minis who has much to say about his own journey from competitive play, to podcast emperor, to laser cut tokens and terrain entrepreneur. Simon reviews the new Codex Adeptus Astartes Space Marines,...

Plan of ATK! Episode 8

Our brave podcast co-hosts return, recovering from a busy work week, to weigh in on news from Games Workshop and Lock & Load 2017.  Simon updates us on finishing up his Primaris Marines painting projects, and Laurie gets distracted by Guild Ball and Netrunner.  Ed Bourelle of SkeletonKey Games joins the duo to discuss his passion for producing high quality accessories for elevating the tabletop gaming experience, then regales all with some fantastic adventures during his time as Creative Director for Privateer Press.  Laurie shares some thoughts on hobby life with a discourse about paint brushes.  To...

Plan of ATK! Episode 7

Though Laurie and Simon still dwell in the grim darkness of the far future, this episode returns to the usual format. Simon shamelessly plugs his work on the team for Planet of the Apes: The Miniatures Boardgame. News and current events (mostly the grim darkness of the etc. etc.) are discussed. They are then joined by special guest, Dr. Chris Handley of the Darker Days podcast and developer of FASA’s Fading Suns: Noble Armada 3rd Edition. Simon then reviews the starter set for Test of Honour: The Samurai Miniatures Game and then both hosts field questions from...

Plan of ATK! Episode 6

It’s here! The new edition of Warhammer 40,000 has arrived and this episode is dedicated entirely to discussion of Dark Imperium and the new 40k rulebook except for a brief moment when Simon plugs his work on the upcoming Planet of the Apes: The Miniatures Boardgame! Simon and Laurie delve deep into the models of Dark Imperium, their own hobby plans, the games they’ve already played and discuss the new book in excruciating depth before answering questions from listeners.  If you’re not a 40k player, this episode is not for you! Unless you want to be a...

Plan of ATK! Episode 5

Welcome to a very special Low Impact Episode of Plan of ATK brought to you by Con-Crud. Simon rambles at length about his experiences at Enfilade. Laurie and Simon decide that there is so much Warhammer 40,000 news that there’s no point in trying to keep up and that next episode will be devoted entirely to the new edition. Shoshie Bauer appears as the first professional miniatures painter guest on Plan of ATK and offers a great deal of wise advice. Laurie reviews Bit Box before both hosts decide to end the episode prematurely and tend to their awful...

Plan of ATK! Episode 4

Episode 4 begins with Simon and Laurie’s now regularly scheduled lengthy discussion of Warhammer 40,000 new edition news and make a handful of incorrect predictions! This is followed by some consideration of Battlefront’s new “flexible plastic,” and the issuance of the podcast’s first correction! Ross Thompson, international miniatures man of mystery joins the episode to discuss KingdomCon, working in the game industry, and the Current Middle Ages. Simon reviews the Flames of War core rule book and Desert Rats supplement. Off Topic discussions of The Bad Show, The Last Kingdom, and several books, bands and movies goes on for...

Plan of ATK! Episode 3

Our latest episode begins with Simon and Laurie decrying the slow state of their hobby projects over the past two weeks, and discuss a visit to a wargaming swap meet before the motherlode of 8th edition 40k news sucks the oxygen from the room. Special guest, Michael Plummer joins to discuss the Age of Sigmar two-player campaign he and Simon played before detailing his own hobby plans. Laurie then reviews the new Runewars: The Miniatures Game starter. Simon and Laurie engage in a spirited airing of grievances regarding a new Netflix Original Series before taking a few...

Plan of ATK! Episode 2

Simon and Laurie talk Stardrake and Cyriss painting, WARMACHINE proxy base/measuring token controversies, and are generally excited about the new Kharadron Overlords for Age of Sigmar. They then launch into a lengthy discussion of 8th edition Warhammer 40,000 teasers and news. Larry Vela, founder and owner of Bell of Lost Souls joins Plan of ATK as this episode’s special guest interview. Simon reviews a starter set for Dust 1947 before the episode wraps up with some talk about new movies and some chat about the now-ended contest sponsored by Seattle’s Raygun Lounge.