Thursday, March 7, 2013
I'm a fan of the 11th Company, a long running (maybe longest running) Warhammer 40K podcast. Neil, Pat and the rest of the crew are fun guys to listen to. Neil is the tactical genius and Pat is the face man. By that I mean that Neil is a bigger blowhard than I am on most subjects while offering great insight into the tactical value of units and their codices while Pat arranges great interviews with interesting and exciting guests. See what I did there? You will...
Anyway, last week I had a bit of a geek out moment. I was playing in a local team tournament; the last of my old daemon codex, when I got an email from Pat asking if he could interview me for their podcast. If you have ever seen a 34 year old grown man giddy about anything then you can imagine what an idiot I looked like while telling my opponents that I was a minor internet celebrity (okay so I'm a bigger blowhard than Neil).
Well, today was a cool 40K day, my limited edition Tzeentch codex (damaged) arrived and I got a call from Pat. Aside from what you hear on the interview I got to chat with Pat a bit about all manner of things. He is every bit a nice over the phone as he sounds on the podcast.
The reason he originally reached out to me is that I'm in the top 40 on Rankings HQ (or at least I was at the time of writing this). However, since the last codex is now obsolete he let me talk about my thoughts on the new codex.
So, if you haven't heard these guys and like 40K, they are a must listen to. I have 3 pod casts that I regularly listen to:
11th Company - focus on playing games and the tournament scene with interview and the occasional other topic
The Independent Characters - great fluff and hobby talk
Signals from the Frontline - twice weekly rumors and misc (I wish Reece would fix his audio issues)