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Dominate for Two – I5 Team Championship 2017 Strategy

In this first part of our review of the I5 Team Championship, Alex, Ben, Mark, & guest host Dan discuss team strategy and matchmaking going into the tournament. We review our player selection strategies, including innovations over last year’s techniques. If you’ve got questions or an episode idea then feel free to reach out to ... 

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Dominate for Two – Board Position in SR17

Alex, Ben, & Mark discuss identifying, achieving, and controlling board-relevant positions in Steamroller 2017. We look at where on the board matters, the factors that impact where you can stand, and what it takes in list composition to capitalize on those positions. If you’ve got questions or an episode idea then feel free to reach ... 

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Dominate for Two – Lost at List Selection

Alex, Ben, & Mark discuss identifying and playing games back from a severely disadvantaged position all the way to a win. We address identifying situations where you’ve all but lost once armies meet table and the mindset you need to push through all the way. Drop us a line at dominatefortwo.podcast@gmail.com, or visit us on ... 

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Dominate For Two – Manifesto

Welcome to the new run of Dominate for Two! In this kickoff episode, Alex, Mark, & Ben share what we’re all about through a comprehensive mission statement. As in times past, you can reach us at dominatefortwo.podcast@gmail.com. Also, please drop by our Facebook and Twitter pages and let us know what you wanna hear about ... 

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Dominate for Two – Metagame

Alex, Ryan, and Ben discuss the metagame of warmachine. We separate out definitions of game-surrounding-the-game, the environment where you play games week over week, and how we think the metagame is shaking out. In the end, Ryan has to go, and Ben and Alex get chicken sandwiches.   Got a question or an episode idea? ... 

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Dominate for Two – 2017 List Checkin

Dominate for Two is back! Ryan, Ben, and Alex check back in with what they’re playing and expect to develop going into the first part of 2017. Ryan plays totally original and in no way orthodox lists. Ben is sad about Legion and gazes wistfully at Cygnar. Alex is bored with doing the same thing ... 

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Dominate for Two – Recovering from a Bad Turn

Ryan, Ben, and Alex talk coming back from an underwhelming or discouraging turn. We examine what makes a bad turn and what you can do about it, plus how to subtly turn the logic of disheartenment against your opponent to prevent them from realizing they’re losing. Got a tip for coming back from a bad ... 

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Dominate for Two – Support Bloat

Alex, Ryan, and Ben talk support about that nasty, gassy support bloat in army list building. We go into the problem of too many support pieces chasing after too little business, how it creeps into list design, how it gets stuck there, and how you can begin to fight it. Think we’re due for a ... 

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Dominate for Two – I5 Team Championship 2016

Alex, Ryan, and Ben discuss their adventures at the I5 Team Championship. We walk through the lineups of the two NorCal Teams (Options and Design Space), our matchmaking strategy and process, and our games on the day of. Team Options goes all the way and wins the whole thing, Ben makes a swear for artistic ... 

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Dominate for Two – The Shooting Meta

David, Ryan, & Alex discuss shooting in the current metagame and whether it’s the return of oppressive standoff gunlines. We dive into what’s changed to make shooting a big question now, some of the basic theory for why it’s intrinsically powerful, and the difference between standoff armies and combined arms. David hails our new gun-toting ... 

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