Woodland War Machine
Episode#26 - The 27ish Commandments of Root

Episode#26 - The 27ish Commandments of Root

November 18, 2021

Episode 26 - Shoulda Been Episode 27 - Gather 'round denizens! The prophets of the Woodland have summoned you to this Fox Clearing in order to impart a list of GREAT WISDOMS upon your hearts and souls. BEHOLD: The 27 COMMANDMENTS of Root!*

 

(*Game conditions may apply)

 

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!

 

Episode Links:

[NitroRev's YT]

[Kyle's Cat Puzzle #6]

 

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Episode #25 - VS Guide: Destroying the Dynasties

Episode #25 - VS Guide: Destroying the Dynasties

November 11, 2021

Episode 25 - Triggering Turmoil - The second installment of the VS Guides continues with a blueprint for bashing the birds. Jake, Sam and Kyle break down the many ways to trigger turmoil, consider the board state, and time your counters perfectly. This high-threat faction inspires some new brutal tactics, including one strategy Sam calls "Kick 'em while they're down

 

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!

 

Episode Links:

[Woodland Warriors Discord]

[Meeple Ranking Stream]

[Guerric's YT] [Twitch]

 

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Episode #24 - Advanced Setup: The Prequel of Root

Episode #24 - Advanced Setup: The Prequel of Root

November 4, 2021

Episode 24 - ADSET Breakdown - The crew breaks down the intricacies of the new ADVANCED SETUP: A collection of cards which replace the setup instructions on the back of faction boards. Along with the board updates, the ADSET mechanic is one of the few major balance changes to the game, and provides many new dynamics to the beginning rounds of Root!

 

(Note: Signups for the Winter Tournament are now closed)

 

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!

 

Episode Links:

[ADSET Cards]

[Winter Tournament Rules]

 

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@thejakemichels

@SamDeRoest

@kyle_acheson

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Episode #23 - VS Guide: Crushing the Cats

Episode #23 - VS Guide: Crushing the Cats

October 28, 2021

Episode 23 - V.S. Guide 01 - In this first installment of WWM's new Versus Guides, the crew explores the dynamics of taking down a certain faction at the table. Today's target: The Marquise De Cat - though not generally considered a high-threat opponent, the Cats' area control and early game presence still makes them formidable opponent in the right hands. Learn how to take them down...without taking them out. And remember: DON'T STORM THE KEEP!*

(*Conditions may apply)

 

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!

 

Episode Links:

[Root Winter Tournament Signups]

 

Find the crew on socials:

@thejakemichels

@SamDeRoest

@kyle_acheson

@goodtimesociety

 

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Episode #22 - Season 2 Premiere! Asynchronous Games

Episode #22 - Season 2 Premiere! Asynchronous Games

October 21, 2021

Episode 22 - Season 2 Premiere - We're back, baby! Sam, Kyle and Jake return from summer break refreshed and ready to talk Async games! Organizing a time to play is a major impediment to getting in the Root Reps - thankfully the glorious asynchronous mode of Root Digital is here to save the day.

 

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!

 

Episode Links:

[Root Winter Tournament Signups]

[Root Digital on Steam] [iOS][Google Play]

[Support the Show on Patreon]

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@thejakemichels

@SamDeRoest

@kyle_acheson

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Episode #21 - Root: Past, Present, and Future (featuring Cole Wehrle)

Episode #21 - Root: Past, Present, and Future (featuring Cole Wehrle)

July 22, 2021

Episode 21 - Season One Finale - Gather 'round ya'll, we're talking with Creator God...of the Woodland. The Crew sits down with the designer of Root, Cole Wehrle! They chat over a range of topics including asymmetrical game design, the future of Root, and maybe even a touch of Starcraft. Stick around towards the end for Cole's favorite Faction and Root Cards!

Additionally, this episode marks the end of SEASON ONE - We'll be back in the Fall of 2021 with more Root content - come join the conversation on the Discord and support the show on Patreon!

 

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!

 

Episode Links:

[Cole on Twitter]

[Support the Show on Patreon]

 

Find the crew on socials:

@thejakemichels

@SamDeRoest

@kyle_acheson

@goodtimesociety

 

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Episode #20 - Card Tier List (1st Edition)

Episode #20 - Card Tier List (1st Edition)

July 15, 2021

Episode 20 - Card Rankings - Let's get opinionated! The WWM crew cracks open both the Standard Deck and Exiles & Partisans in order to RANK. ALL. THE. CARDS. Get ready for some heated debates, some cool persuasion, and more than a few hot takes.

 

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!

 

Episode Links:

[The Card Tier List]

[Rate us FIVE STARS on Apple]

[Join the discussion on the Discord]

 

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Episode #19 - CAAAAAAWWW

Episode #19 - CAAAAAAWWW

July 8, 2021

Episode 19 - Corvid Conspiracy - It's time to tear open the Crow playbook - flipping plots, talking to the table, and propping up some stooge so you can swoop in for the last minute victory.

 

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!

 

Episode Links:

[Game 15 of 2021 SCPT Root Prelims]

[Root: Winter Tournament Game 3]

Episode #18 - Jammin’ on Root (with Bott_Bott)

Episode #18 - Jammin’ on Root (with Bott_Bott)

July 1, 2021

Episode 18 - Makin' Factions - Sam and Kyle sit down with Root Jam organizer and community member Bott_Bott for a cheerful chat on faction design, competitive competency, and the FINALISTS of Root Jam!

 

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!

 

Episode Links:

[B0tt_B0tt on twitch][And Youtube]

[Donate to Doctors Without Borders and Support Root Jam]

 

Find the crew on socials:

@thejakemichels

@SamDeRoest

@kyle_acheson

@goodtimesociety

 

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Episode #17 - Whole Lotta Moles

Episode #17 - Whole Lotta Moles

June 24, 2021

Episode 17 - Underground Duchy - It's Jank-Time, baby! The crew breaks down the battle bureaucracy behind those dangerous little diggers of the Woodland. We've got your swol mole, your smol mole, your bowl mole, your toll mole, your jello mold...wait...sorry, I haven't eaten.

 

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!

 

Episode Links:

[Feed Kyle via Bandcamp]

 

Find the crew on socials:

@thejakemichels

@SamDeRoest

@kyle_acheson

@goodtimesociety

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