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Dominate for Two

Dominate for Two – Units Part 2

Alex, Ben, and Mark return to finish their discussion and overview of units. This episode concludes with dedicated combat units and support units, why Stormblades are bad, and how you’re playing your Choir wrong. 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 – Units Part 1

Alex, Ben, and Mark take on a type-by-type discussion of units. We break them down into shooters, skirmishers, dedicated combat units, and support, how to identify each role, what their hallmarks are, and how to play them to best effect. In this first part we examine shooters and skirmishers before devolving into nonsense. Join us ... 

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Dominate for Two – Phoenix Open 2018 recap

Alex, Ben, and Mark discuss Mark’s victorious run at the 2018 Phoenix Open. We go into his lists, his games, and a surprising amount of front-loaded food content. 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 – Tyson on Organizing

Alex, Ben, and Mark pick returning guest Tyson Koch’s brain on organizing gaming communities and tournaments, small and large. We dive into how to recruit natural supports for community growth and how to recruit assistants to make your tournaments a success. To attend more of Tyson’s tournaments, check out the SoCal Open and the Las ... 

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Dominate for Two – NorCal Classic Recap

Alex, Ben, Mark, and guest host Tyson Koch go over the second annual NorCal Classic Wildcard tournament. Hot on the heels of our list checkin, we see how our games turned out in practice and the lessons learned. Congratulations to Chris Griffiths for taking down the whole event! To attend more of Tyson’s tournaments, check ... 

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Dominate for Two – July 2018 List Checkin

Alex, Ben, and Mark take this episode to run through the most recent iterations of the lists we’re playing. We go over the tech we’re using, why we’re making the changes we’re making in the face of today’s metagame, and provide insight into the perspective we’re bringing based on what we’re fielding. We also go ... 

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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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