Category Archives: The Blog

The Show of Force Index

The Show of Force Episodes of The Independent Characters are some of our most popular episodes of all time. From the outset of the show we were determined to not do "Codex Overviews". Many other Podcasts did these (and still do) and most of them turned into nothing other than each show racing to cover…
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Using Inks to help your painting

In some episodes lately (Episodes 179-182 specifically) we have discussed using artist inks through an airbrush. We get a LOT of questions about these inks in our Facebook Group and so in the interest of eliminating repeat questions and answers, I thought I would take a few minutes to explain what they are, how we…
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Warhammer World IS Possible and Affordable!

So many times I hear people say “There’s no way I will ever be able to go to Nottingham to see Warhammer World!” I’m here to tell you that you can. Sure you may have to save up some money. But it IS possible to do and fairly inexpensively. Especially if you can travel with…
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The ICs Facebook Group Launches

Why a Facebook Group for The ICs? One of the tenets of The Independent Characters Podcast is making you feel like a part of our extended gaming group. Over the years we have had a lot of guests on the show, speaking about various topics. This group provides you a way to interact with the…
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Where do I start learning about Warhammer 40,000?

I have seen this topic come up probably fifty times on various forums and Facebook Groups. "I want to learn more about Warhammer 40,000 and I don't know where to start. What Black Library books should I start with? Many times I see people recommend the Horus Heresy as a starting point. In my personal…
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Top Ten 40k Gaming Related Events of 2016

In 2015 I wrote a blog entry about my top Ten 40k Gaming Related Events in 2014. I did’t do one last year as the show was shut down. But I stumbled across the old article and decided to do it again this year. It has been a crazy year both inside and outside of…
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