World’s End Radio #0: “Zero Signal”

Today, on our show’s 6th(!) anniversary – take a journey with us, back to where it all began…

80+ episodes in, it can be a little tough to jump into a podcast as a new listener. But if you want to do just that, then this is the episode for you!

In this episode, your hosts Luke Retallack and Mike Basc introduce you to World’s End Radio. Just what is this show all about? What is miniature gaming and why do we love it so much? What kind of stuff is out there, and who are the main players in this industry of ours? We discuss all of the above, as well as a healthy amount of general gaming fun and hobby banter. Want to get stuck in at the beginning? Buckle up, because this – is The End!

This is The End (02:12)

  • – What the heck is World’s End Radio? Where is this mysterious place? Why do you guys sound so odd? We answer all of these questions, chat a bit about the origins of the show, and drill into a bit of background on each of the hosts.

An Introduction to the Miniature Gaming Hobby (01:11:34)

  • – There are lots of different aspects to love when it comes to the miniature gaming hobby. We chat through the main components relevant to newcomers, and take a look at what elements personally appeal to us the most.

Miniature Games Industry Overview (01:48:41)

  • – Once upon a time there was a finite selection of options when it came to a niche hobby like ours, but in recent years – the miniature gaming industry has virtually exploded with new life. In this segment, we discuss who the big (and not so big) entities who produce these games are, as well as what many of them are known for doing well.


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