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The MeG Podcast Season 3 Episode 1 - The Late Roman Republic

The MeG Podcast Season 3 Episode 1 - The Late Roman Republic

September 26, 2022

In this episode the team take an overview of the wars of the late Roman Republic in the 1st century BCE stretching from the time of Marius to the end of the civil wars that left Octavian master of the Roman world.

The lists discussed can be found at - https://gamer-at-the-end-of-time.blogspot.com/2022/09/the-meg-podcast-season-3-episode-1-late.html

There is also a glossary for non-MeGers to help with some of the terms used, and this can be found here - https://mortem-et-gloriam.fandom.com/wiki/Glossary_for_new_players_and_non-MeGers

Details of the Ribble Rumble competition can be found at https://mortem-et-gloriam.co.uk/smf/index.php?topic=2364.0 and for Derventio V at https://mortem-et-gloriam.co.uk/smf/index.php?topic=2372.0

Comments and feedback welcome; please send to nikgaukroger@blueyonder.co.uk

Season 2:Episode 10 - God Wills It Retrospective

Season 2:Episode 10 - God Wills It Retrospective

July 11, 2022

The 25th and 26th June saw 23 MeG gamers gather at Battlefield Hobbies to take part in a Crusades-ish themed competition. There should have been 24 but a last minute health issue left uneven numbers which unfortunately meant there had to be a bye each round.

The team plus guests look back at the God Wills It competition and the armies they used, why they chose it and how they did with them.

Lists discussed are on the blog at - https://gamer-at-the-end-of-time.blogspot.com/2022/07/the-meg-podcast-season-2episode-10-god.html

There is also a glossary for non-MeGers to help with some of the terms used, and this can be found here - https://mortem-et-gloriam.fandom.com/wiki/Glossary_for_new_players_and_non-MeGers

Comments and feedback welcome; please send to nikgaukroger@blueyonder.co.uk

Season 2:Episode 9 - Janos Hunyadi: Hungary and the Black Army

Season 2:Episode 9 - Janos Hunyadi: Hungary and the Black Army

June 7, 2022

The team return and in this episode turn their collective eyes on central/eastern Europe and the Black Army of Hungary as led by Janos Hunyadi (1406 CE to 1456 CE), and the convoluted nature of the wars in Hungary of the period. Do they find any gems amongst the armies, or just also rans? Listen to find out.

The supporting material can be found at - https://gamer-at-the-end-of-time.blogspot.com/2022/06/the-meg-podcast-season-2episode-9-janos.html

There is also a glossary for non-MeGers to help with some of the terms used, and this can be found here - https://mortem-et-gloriam.fandom.com/wiki/Glossary_for_new_players_and_non-MeGers

Comments and feedback welcome; please send to nikgaukroger@blueyonder.co.uk

The MeG Podcast Season 2:Episode 8 - El Cid and the Spanish Reconquista

The MeG Podcast Season 2:Episode 8 - El Cid and the Spanish Reconquista

May 2, 2022

In this episode the team look at the Spanish Reconquista to about 1250 CE, and a selection of army lists from the MeG lists for the period.

The supporting material can be found at - https://gamer-at-the-end-of-time.blogspot.com/2022/05/the-meg-podcast-season-2episode-8-el.html

There is also a glossary for non-MeGers to help with some of the terms used, and this can be found here - https://mortem-et-gloriam.fandom.com/wiki/Glossary_for_new_players_and_non-MeGers

Comments and feedback welcome; please send to nikgaukroger@blueyonder.co.uk

Season 2:Episode 7 - Indian Armies

Season 2:Episode 7 - Indian Armies

March 21, 2022

In this episode the team plus guest Rob Hutton look at a selection of the Indian armies that are available in the MeG lists.

The supporting material can be found at - https://gamer-at-the-end-of-time.blogspot.com/2022/03/the-meg-podcast-season-2episode-7.html

There is also a glossary for non-MeGers to help with some of the terms used, and this can be found here - https://mortem-et-gloriam.fandom.com/wiki/Glossary_for_new_players_and_non-MeGers

Comments and feedback welcome; please send to nikgaukroger@blueyonder.co.uk 

Season 2:Episode 6 - Rome and Western Europe

Season 2:Episode 6 - Rome and Western Europe

February 28, 2022

In a return to a historical topic for this podcast after a couple of competition based one, the team cast their collective eyes over the Romans in western Europe from the time of Augustus to the Batavian revolt.

The supporting material can be found at - https://gamer-at-the-end-of-time.blogspot.com/2022/02/the-meg-podcast-season-2episode-6-rome.html

There is also a glossary for non-MeGers to help with some of the terms used, and this can be found here - https://mortem-et-gloriam.fandom.com/wiki/Glossary_for_new_players_and_non-MeGers

Comments and feedback welcome; please send to nikgaukroger@blueyonder.co.uk 

Season 2:Episode 5 - Ice and Fire

Season 2:Episode 5 - Ice and Fire

February 4, 2022

In the first (slightly delayed) episode of 2022 the team look back at the Ice and Fire competition held at Battlefield Hobbies.

All the lists used at the competition can be found on the blog as usual - https://gamer-at-the-end-of-time.blogspot.com/2022/01/ice-and-fire-all-lists.html

Comments and feedback welcome; also any suggestions for future episodes. Please send to nikgaukroger@blueyonder.co.uk 

 

Series 1:Episode 4.5 - Attila the Early Years

Series 1:Episode 4.5 - Attila the Early Years

January 12, 2022

The usual history and background, then a dive into 4 lists Hun, Gepid, Eastern Foederate Roman and Early Ostrogoth.

Part 2 - An interview with MeG creator Simon Hall.

Notes, lists and pictures at https://gamer-at-the-end-of-time.blogspot.com/2021/05/huns-in-balkans-meg-players-podcast.html

 

Series 1:Episode 9 - The Battle of Bosworth Field

Series 1:Episode 9 - The Battle of Bosworth Field

January 12, 2022

The podcast team look at the Battle of Bosworth Field, some wider WOTR history and in addition other MeG armies of the period.

We also look ahead to the Cross & Crescent tournament in Stockport UK on 21 and 22 August.

Notes, lists and pictures at - https://gamer-at-the-end-of-time.blogspot.com/2021/08/the-battle-of-bosworth-field-and-wars.html

Series 1:Episode 8 - Armies of the Bronze Age Catastrophe

Series 1:Episode 8 - Armies of the Bronze Age Catastrophe

January 12, 2022

The podcast team look at the arrival of the Sea Peoples and discuss the theories behind this.

We discuss three lists from the Chariot period; specifically from the Egypt and Hatti pdf.

Notes, lists and pictures at - https://gamer-at-the-end-of-time.blogspot.com/2021/07/the-bronze-age-catastrophe-meg-players.html

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