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Archives: October 2014

  1. Gotta Win 'em All: Countdown #1

    Recently I started using the Iron Grudge application for my smart phone to track all the Warmachine games that I play. This application allows for you to track your games by recording how you won, when the game was played, factions and army list used, scenario, and opponent. Iron Grudge even records a breakdown of control points scored and army...
  2. POWER GAMING WITH JAY: Playing to Win by David Sirlin #8

    What is the most important quality you need to possess to be great at a game? David Sirlin discarded the following options before coming to the answer: Familiarity with tournaments Deep knowledge of the game Love of the game Mental toughness Mental attitude toward winning, losing, improving Technical skills Adaptability Knowledge / ability in other games of the genre Ability...
  3. ChainAttackJay Twitter Q&A #4

    Each week I will send out a tweet requesting questions for a weekly blog post. I’ll select one or two of those questions and answer them in a blog post. Follow me on Twitter @ChainAttackJay and you can submit questions or converse with me. Our question for this week: FJ Marchant @Berjay06: “I enjoy Lylyth 2 in tournaments but hate...
  4. Flavor of the Week #12

    This blog's purpose is to explore a "flavor of the week" (FOTW) list design and figure out whether the resulting list will have a place in the tournament scene meta-game. Nov 2014 - Calandra the Sweaty Dice Fixer Background So we all know that guy who always has bad dice. Statistically dice should even out, but sometimes when you play...
  5. POWER GAMING WITH JAY: Playing to Win by David Sirlin #7

    How does a player test himself? A player may consider himself to be excellent at a game, but the goal should be to become an excellent tournament player. You must win tournaments. How do you prepare for a Warmachine tournament? Like a test in college, you will not be effective if you try to cram the night before. You will...
  6. ChainAttackJay Twitter Q&A #3

    Each week I will send out a tweet requesting questions for a weekly blog post. I’ll select one or two of those questions and answer them in a blog post. Follow me on Twitter @ChainAttackJay and you can submit questions or converse with me. Here is our question for this week, from Will Burke & Hare @revenganceful: Do you get...
  7. Flavor of the Week #11

    This blog's purpose is to explore a "flavor of the week" (FOTW) list design and figure out whether the resulting list will have a place in the tournament scene meta-game. Oct 2014: Have we all disregarded Morvahnna2’s theme list prematurely? Chain Attack and Muse on Mini’s podcast have each claimed that Exigence is Circle Christmas. Both Podcasts believe that the Sacral...
  8. POWER GAMING WITH JAY: Playing to Win by David Sirlin #6

    David Sirlin believes that there are five play styles that are common through all games.  I’ll go over each play style and discuss how they manifest in Warmachine: The Turtle:  The Turtle tends to grind out games and takes few risks.  He will often play a conservative game and wait for his opponent to make a mistake and then capitalize...
  9. ChainAttackJay Twitter Q&A #2

    Each week I will send out a tweet requesting questions for a weekly blog post.  I’ll select one or two of those questions and answer them in a blog post.  Follow me on Twitter @ChainAttackJay and you can submit questions or converse with me.  Here are our questions for this week: MarkOut @JAlexander40 Cavalry tactics and strategies Tim Simpson @tsimps6...
  10. Miniature Musings #12

    Warmachine and College Football Just like last time, this week’s article will compare the factions of Warmachine to prominent college football programs as an exercise in merging my two true loves: college football and wargaming. Last week compared Oregon to Circle Orboros, Wisconsin to Skorne, Notre Dame to Legion of Everblight, and Michigan State to Trollbloods. Cryx – University of...

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