Chapter Tactics #47: How to Prepare for Global Tournaments, and the Renegade Open Results

Chapter Tactics is a 40k podcast which focuses on promoting better tactical play and situational awareness across all variations of the game. Today PeteyPab goes over the Renegade open results with Co-Host Geoff “Incontrol” Robinson, and special guest David Arimond of the Renegade Open. He also interviews GW playtester Zach Becker on what it takes to prepare for mega events like NOVA, Adepticon, the LVO, and the London GT.

Show Notes:

  • Click here for a link for information on downloading best coast pairings app where you can find lists for most of the events I mentioned.
  • Chapter Tactics is back! With Weekly episodes and a lot of tactical insight, this is your place for all things 40k in 8th edition.
  • Check out the last episode of Chapter Tactics here. Or, click here for a link to a full archive of all of my episodes.
  • Want more tactical information about the new edition? Check out our 8th Edition article archive to help get a leg up on the competition!


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About Petey Pab

Aspiring 40k analyst, tournament reporter and Ultramarines enthusiast, Petey Pab only seeks to gather more knowledge about the game of 40k and share it with as many people as he can in order to unite both hobbyists and gamers. We are, after all, two sides of the same coin.

13 Responses to “Chapter Tactics #47: How to Prepare for Global Tournaments, and the Renegade Open Results”

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    rvd1ofakind November 26, 2017 11:00 pm #

    Co-host Geoff. Yes.


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      rvd1ofakind November 26, 2017 11:24 pm #

      Sad that Chapter Approved wasn’t discussed with him. I hope you can somehow get him on for the next episode.

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        iNcontroL November 27, 2017 6:32 am #

        this was made last wednesday. Next episode will discuss CA I’m sure with whoever Pablo does it with!

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    dasbeets November 27, 2017 7:51 am #

    Again can we please please please move this off the FLG feed? I don’t want to listen to this show but I want to have signals set to auto-download.

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      Trueknight803 November 27, 2017 9:47 am #

      Its literally 1 episode a week, takes seconds to delete it… don’t see the big deal.

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        Icoop November 27, 2017 3:40 pm #

        This. Also I like that I get two podcasts that I’m going to listen to on one feed.

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    Requizen November 27, 2017 9:00 am #

    I hope co-host Geoff becomes a regular thing! Great to have more input and always a source of amusement.

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    Maleren November 27, 2017 11:49 am #

    What was with ripping on the caliber of players at renegade? It had 6 or 7 of the current ITC top ten players.

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      Steven November 27, 2017 8:05 pm #

      Renegade was weird. It didn’t have the middle competitive zone I expect at big tourneys. It was like 12-15 pretty cut throat guys like you said. Then a lot of fluff campaign locals. It was pretty sweet getting those local guys out there, don’t get me wrong. But my first two games I played pure index fluffy armies, then going second against Trent northington, then in pod 3 (of 11) half the pod were a seize dice away from top tables and the other half were straight fluff players supporting the local tournament. I think the pods are great for when the tournament was still 64 people but it can lead to issues with a bunch of people.

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        Maleren November 28, 2017 2:32 pm #

        I ended up in pod 3 as well, going second in all 3 of my losses hurt bad. But that’s 8th Ed quite often.

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      jifel November 27, 2017 8:30 pm #

      I cant answer the why, but I think he was commenting more on their lists and saying they were all very generic, whereas some of the players who he mentioned that were absent are relatively off-meta. I agree it kinda sounded a little weird though.

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      PrimoFederalist November 28, 2017 5:51 am #

      Right? “Meh, you’re just lucky my friends weren’t there – oh man, any of them would have pounded you guys.”

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    Ru242 November 29, 2017 6:44 am #

    Solid episode. Geoff is a great co-host. David was a great guest. Some good perennial content here on tournament list design and army list checking.

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