The Independent Characters

Episode 239 – Show of Force: The Leagues of Votann

Episode 239 of The Independent Characters has us finally returning to our Show of Force series! This time we are covering the Leagues of Votann! To help us out, we bring in the famous Dave Taylor! Dave has been a fixture in the miniature wargaming scene for over thirty years. A peerless hobbiest, and incredible…
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Episode 238 – The Lost and The Damned

Episode 238 of The Independent Characters sees Josh and Carl take a historical and current view at The Lost and The Damned. Don't know what that is exactly? Don't worry we will fill you in soon. We think this leads to some very interesting conversation around the current state of the Warhammer 40k Ruleset, how…
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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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