The Independent Characters

Episode 237 – Underhive Factions: House Orlock

Episode 237 of The Independent Characters has special guest Dan Boyd of the 40k Badcast crew joining us to go into a deep dive about Necromunda House Orlock and exactly why he decided to model for the cover of the House of Iron book. We spend a lot of time talking about the Maelstrom Mixer…
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Episode 236 – Rare Warhammer 40k Materials 2

Episode 236 of The Independent Characters has us returning to the shelves and storage at the back of the Astronomicon to uncover more Warhammer 40k collectible materials. In our second go around of Rare Warhammer 40k Materials, Carl and Josh discuss several art books as well as a graphic novel which is set in the…
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Episode 235 – Adepticon Down Under Discussion

Episode 235 of The Independent Characters takes us, primarily, on a review and recounting of Adepticon from Josh and Jody's point of view. Originally we had expected to include a bunch of information about the various game stores and events Carl went to when on vacation in Australia, but things didn't quite work out as…
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Episode 234 – Unity in the Grimdark Future

Episode 234 of The Independent Characters has us taking a close look at the Sociology of Warhammer 40K Gaming Groups. We will delve into the various social dynamics within Warhammer 40,000 gaming groups such as clubs, friend groups, tournament scenes, conventions, etc. We discuss how these microcosms build camaraderie, negotiate conflicts, and create inclusive spaces…
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The Grimdark Guild Hobby Hangout

Today, we're announcing some important updates regarding our moderated hobby hangout sessions, The Grimdark Guild. First of all - our next session of The Grimdark Guild will be Thursday March 7th, from 4-6pm PST. Second, after much consideration and in our ongoing effort to bring more value to our most dedicated supporters, we've decided that live…
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Episode 233 – The Psychology of Collecting Warhammer 40k

Episode 233 of The Independent Characters takes an in depth look at the psychology behind collecting Warhammer 40k. We are going to explore the benefits and pitfalls of the hobby and take a look at some strategies for not increasing your "closet of opportunity"... unless that makes you happy! To help us with this we…
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