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Dominate for Two

Dominate for Two – Who’s the Beatdown

Alex, Ben, and Mark talk over the seminal Magic: The Gathering article on identifying player roles of control and beatdown, applying it to Warmachine, and how it can inform effective matchup reading and competitive play. The original article by Mike Flores can be found here, and we also recommend this (much more layman-friendly) revisiting of ... 

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Dominate for Two – Endgame Learning

Alex, Ben, and Mark import the learning concept from chess of teaching endgame states as the very first building block to Warmachine, and look to see what can be gained from thinking about the game as a backwards process from conclusion through to opening moves. We examine the various ways a game can end, what ... 

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Dominate for Two – Khador Revisited

After two years, the cast revisits Khador and its overall place in the metagame with special guest Arthur Continelli. Taking a much dimmer view of the faction’s overall prospects, we go through what’s not working with the faction’s themes, where we see there’s room for development in the future, and some oddball tips on where ... 

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Dominate for Two – Lock & Load 2018 Recap

Alex, Ben, and Mark go through Mark’s experience of Lock & Load 2018, the lessons he took away, and how to get the most out of your convention experience. Got a question or an episode idea? Shoot us a line at dominatefortwo.podcast@gmail.com, or visit us on Facebook and Twitter.

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Dominate for Two – Sportsmanship Part 2

Alex, Ben, and Mark come back to wrap up their discussion on sportsmanship, covering reciprocal behavior and rules for not being a dick. Got a question or an episode idea? Shoot us a line at dominatefortwo.podcast@gmail.com, or visit us on Facebook and Twitter.

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Dominate for Two – Seattle Open Recap part 2

Alex, Mark, Ben, and special guest Cory Doyle return to conclude our recap of the Seattle Open Masters and Cory’s victorious run, plus two heaping scoops of bonus Mercenaries dojo! Got a question or an episode idea? Shoot us a line at dominatefortwo.podcast@gmail.com, or visit us on Facebook and Twitter.

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Dominate for Two – Seattle Open Recap part 1

Alex, Ben, Mark, and special guest Cory Doyle recount their experiences on day one of the Seattle Open, with an additional focus on the importance of going first. The roll for initiative emerges as a decisive factor in our group experience, and shows up as particularly pivotal to Cory’s victorious run. Got a question or ... 

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Dominate for Two – Single List Mastery

Alex, Ben, and Mark are joined by returning guest host Chris Dancocks to discuss his recent sweeping success at Grotscon and playing a single list crushingly well. We go over Chris’s pair and the factors that gave rise to an almost-exclusively Borka2 run, and then what you can take home about play, practice, and metagame ... 

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Dominate for Two – Sportsmanship Part 1

Alex, Mark, and Ben begin the inquiry into what constitutes good sportsmanship, acceptable play, and sufficient information disclosure for competitive gaming. Keep your eyes open for part 2 coming next week, as this topic is quite nuanced and required a lot of talk-time for us to get out everything we had for it. Got a ... 

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Dominate for Two – Kingdomcon Recap

Alex, Ben, and Mark recount battle reports from Kingdomcon 2018 in our longest episode to date. We go over the full roster of the run from heat one all the way to the Masters conclusion on day three. Additional note: DF2 is going to experiment with uncensored episodes as well, so be forewarned. Got a ... 

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