The Veteran Gamer Reenlisted

Military veterans as well as table-top war gamers who drink beer, talk shit and roll dice.  Talking about Warhammer 40K and other games.


In this episode, Andy and Ray talk to Cooper Waddell.  He just went 6-0 at the So Cal Open winning second place with Tyranids.  He discusses his list, his weekend at the tournament, strategy, and about his favorite ice cream flavor.  Cooper is currently ITC Ranked in Tyranids 8th Global, 7th USA, and 2nd US West.

We are proud to announce that Hammerhead Games will be doing a run of The Veteran Gamer Reenlisted branded 9" quick measure template and 2’ objective markers. Check out Hammerhead Games for some of the best tabletop game accessories on the internet. Many of their products can also be found in your friendly local game store. Owner Tony is also a very good 40K player, so he knows what he is doing and what gamers need.

DEAD SWARM is releasing a new single “Coven” on October 26th.  You can download your on Amazon Music or on Apple Music.

If you don’t have time for Maximum Effort but still want your models to look their best, check out the Valkyrie Paint Studio.  Tyler and Chris have painted almost all of Ray’s models and we highly recommend them both.

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