Woodland War Machine
Episode #47 - Look Who’s Table Talking Now - Tilters in Time

Episode #47 - Look Who’s Table Talking Now - Tilters in Time

June 9, 2022

Episode 47 - Season 2 Finale - The crew closes out Season 2 with a bit of behavioral analysis - what effects do emotions have on the game of Root? Anger, Frustration, and even Elation can play a big role in your decision-making. After exploring the causes, the signs, and the tactics of tackling tilt at the table, the boys also have some summer assignments for all WMMies: Root Homework!

 

Woodland War Machine: the podcast covering Leder Games' amazingly awesome asymmetric board game: ROOT! Join Jake Michels, Sam DeRoest, and Kyle Acheson as they explore the tactics and tradecraft of the cutest strategic warfare game ever!

 

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Episode Links:

[Feudal Federation]

[Nev’s new Vagabond Video]

[Arcs Kickstarter]

[SCPT Interviews Cole]

[Guerric Samples Games]

[Lord of the Board]

[Hidden Brain: In the Heat of the Moment]

[Join the Discord]

 

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Episode #46 - Hirelings and Landmarks

Episode #46 - Hirelings and Landmarks

May 26, 2022

Episode 46 - Can You Take Me Higherling - The Marauder Expansion brings big changes to Root with the introduction of two new major mechanics: the landmarks and the dual-sided hirelings. These fancy additions to the game shake up the meta in dramatic ways, but more importantly, change the calculous of potential scoring rhythms.

 

Woodland War Machine: the podcast covering Leder Games' amazingly awesome asymmetric board game: ROOT! Join Jake Michels, Sam DeRoest, and Kyle Acheson as they explore the tactics and tradecraft of the cutest strategic warfare game ever!

 

Support the show and hear bonus ROOTPARDY content, over at Good Time Society’s Patreon!

 

Episode Links:

[The setlist at So-fi]

[Root Jam]

[Arcs Kickstarter]

 

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Episode #45 - Like Clockwork (featuring Kyle Frost)

Episode #45 - Like Clockwork (featuring Kyle Frost)

May 19, 2022

Episode 45 - Hot Bot on Bot Action - The crew sits down with noted Woodland Horologist Kyle Frost of GIVEPAUSE Hobby to explore the mechanics and antics of the Root Bots! These automated components of Root open the game for smaller player counts, interactive puzzles, and even unlock a cooperative mode!

 

Woodland War Machine: the podcast covering Leder Games' amazingly awesome asymmetric board game: ROOT! Join Jake Michels, Sam DeRoest, and Kyle Acheson as they explore the tactics and tradecraft of the cutest strategic warfare game ever!

 

Support the show and hear bonus ROOTPARDY content, over at Good Time Society’s Patreon!

 

Episode Links:

[Give Pause Hobby Youtube]

 

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Episode #44 - The Moodiest Marauder

Episode #44 - The Moodiest Marauder

May 12, 2022

Episode 44 - The Lord of the Hundreds - The “final” Faction Strategy Guide focuses on that other murderous marauder; The Lord of the Hundreds. Though less of a puzzle than their expansion companion, players need to play close attention to timings and restrictions of the Hundreds’ moods and actions in order to turn their Warlord into a Cardboard-Seeking Shark Missile.

 

Woodland War Machine: the podcast covering Leder Games' amazingly awesome asymmetric board game: ROOT! Join Jake Michels, Sam DeRoest, and Kyle Acheson as they explore the tactics and tradecraft of the cutest strategic warfare game ever!

 

Support the show and hear bonus ROOTPARDY content, over at Good Time Society’s Patreon!

 

Episode Links:

[Weird Root Tournament Mash 1]

[Lord of the Board’s LotH Guide] (Remember to comment)

[Nitrorev’s LOTH video]

[Winter Tournament Round 1 Game 5]

 

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Episode #43 - Breaking the Corvid Curse (featuring WalrasLaw)

Episode #43 - Breaking the Corvid Curse (featuring WalrasLaw)

May 5, 2022
Episode 43 - Winning with the worst faction in Root - The Winter Tournament may be over, but one player's storyline will live forever. Sam and Kyle chat with legendary Root player WalrasLaw about his stunning success with the Corvid Conspiracy, his love for underdog factions, and his clash with our very own MSR.
 
Woodland War Machine: the podcast covering Leder Games' amazingly awesome asymmetric board game: ROOT! Join Jake Michels, Sam De Roest, and Kyle Acheson as they explore the tactics and tradecraft of the cutest strategic warfare game ever!
 
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Episode #42 - Tourney Talk 2: Return of the Commentators (featuring Lily Gould & Guerric Samples)

Episode #42 - Tourney Talk 2: Return of the Commentators (featuring Lily Gould & Guerric Samples)

April 28, 2022

Episode 42 - The Competitive Conversation Continues - The Semi-Finals of the Root Winter Tournament have ended and we’re headed for the endgame! Lily Gould and Guerric Samples return to the pod to discuss the evolving meta, the shifting win rates, and the current (and ever-changing) dynamics of the competitive Root scene.

 

Woodland War Machine: the podcast covering Leder Games' amazingly awesome asymmetric board game: ROOT! Join Jake Michels, Sam DeRoest, and Kyle Acheson as they explore the tactics and tradecraft of the cutest strategic warfare game ever!

 

Support the show and hear bonus ROOTPARDY content, over at Good Time Society’s Patreon!

 

Episode Links:

[Make Craft Game]

[Guerric’s Youtube]

 

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Episode #41 - Keepering it Real

Episode #41 - Keepering it Real

April 21, 2022

Episode 41 - An Ironclad Strategy - The Marauders Expansion has landed (for most of you)! So let’s breakdown the big new legitimate threat the table; the dutiful delvers known as The Keepers In Iron. Once players solve their intricate puzzle of relic recovery, they can lead the Badgers to certain domination (Not a Domination victory, just, you know, winning)

 

Woodland War Machine: the podcast covering Leder Games' amazingly awesome asymmetric board game: ROOT! Join Jake Michels, Sam DeRoest, and Kyle Acheson as they explore the tactics and tradecraft of the cutest strategic warfare game ever!

 

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Episode Links:

[Badger Comparison]

[Nev’s Advanced Bird Guide]

[Root Jam Sign-Ups]

[Nitrorevs Badger How to Play][Nitrorev Badger Strategy Guide]

[CCayote’s Guide]

[Marcus the Cat Badger Guide BGG]

[Make Craft Game Badger Guide]

 

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A Quick Programming Note

A Quick Programming Note

April 14, 2022

Woodland War Machine: the podcast covering Leder Games' amazingly awesome asymmetric board game: ROOT! Join Jake Michels, Sam DeRoest, and Kyle Acheson as they explore the tactics and tradecraft of the cutest strategic warfare game ever!

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Episode #40 - Rough Drafts

Episode #40 - Rough Drafts

March 31, 2022

Episode 40 - Draughts - One Sunday evening, after Sam’s Round 3 victory in the Root Winter Tournament, the team gathered for a round of practice drafts! Once per map, twice per deck, the crew dealt random factions on the table and hashed out the strategies and synergies of pre-game picks.

 

Woodland War Machine: the podcast covering Leder Games' amazingly awesome asymmetric board game: ROOT! Join Jake Michels, Sam DeRoest, and Kyle Acheson as they explore the tactics and tradecraft of the cutest strategic warfare game ever!

 

Support the show and hear bonus ROOTPARDY content, over at Good Time Society’s Patreon!

 

Episode Links:

[Autumn Map]

[Winter Map]

[Lake Map]

[Mountain Map]

 

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Episode #39 - RNGs and Fallacies

Episode #39 - RNGs and Fallacies

March 24, 2022

Episode 39 - Randomness and You - Root contains a number of randomly generated outcomes - from draft choices to battle dice to card draws. Understanding that randomness and calculating your odds is important for optimal decision making. In this confounding conversation, the crew tackles Randomly Generated Numbers and Logical Fallacies.

 

Woodland War Machine: the podcast covering Leder Games' amazingly awesome asymmetric board game: ROOT! Join Jake Michels, Sam DeRoest, and Kyle Acheson as they explore the tactics and tradecraft of the cutest strategic warfare game ever!

 

Support the show and hear bonus ROOTPARDY content, over at Good Time Society’s Patreon!

 

Episode Links:

[Becca’s Vagrant]

[Reading Rulebooks Podcast]

[Frequency Illusion]

[Battle Dice Stats]

[Sunk Cost Fallacy]

[Gambler’s Fallacy]

[Make Craft Game Quest Deck Article]

 

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