Welcome to Episode 168 of the Meeples & Miniatures Podcast
In this episode, hosts Neil Shuck, Mike Hobbs & Mike Whitaker discuss what they’ve been doing (Hobby-wise) for the past month, and are joined by sometime-host Dave Luff as they cast their eye over some of the latest hobby news and delve into the mailbag.
Our main features in this show is an interview with Annie Norman of Bad Squiddo Games. We talk about the inspiration behind her new range of miniatures “Women of the Red Army“, and generally catch-up with what has been happening since we last spoke.
We hope you enjoy the show
- 00:00 – Intro
- 06:42 – What we’ve been up to
- 38:34 – Hobby News
- 1:20:57 – Annie Norman / Bad Squiddo Games interview
- 2:55:57 – Mailbag
- 3:35:55 – Outtro
- New version of Firestorm Armada
- New Pirate game coming to KS soon
- North Star taking over running Copplestone Castings and Production and distribution of Agema Miniatures
- Blitzkrieg miniatures doing a range of 1/48 1/72 1/56 WWII vehicles
- Warbases doing Napoleonic Artillery wagons, caissons and guns
- Gripping Beast new plastic late romans
- Studio Miniatures – Hollywood Havoc
- The Chicago Way – new from Great Escape Games
- Tanks – World War II Skirmish Game
Book recomendations from Annie
“Soviet Women on the Frontline in the Second World War”, Roger Markwick and Euridice Charon Cardona
“Soviet Women in Combat: A History of Violence on the Eastern Front”, Anna Krylova
“Battle for Sevastopol” DVD, about top sniper Lyudmila Pavlichenko, Russian with subtitles. Lots of explosions!