Xenos Alchemist

Xenos Alchemist

www.modernsynthesist.com
A Modern Synthesist podcast about creativity in the Warhammer 40k universe. We chat mostly about sculpting and conversions, but also about painting and backstory.


Hobby in the time of Corona (ft. Hydra)
May 19 • 72 min
In this episode we talk to Hydra about his most recent passion, Frostgrave, and how he’s playing miniature games remotely in this time of Corona.There’s a lot about Frostgrave and the idea of miniature liberation. However, we also talk about balancing…
Bonus Episode: Vestigial Twin ( I )
May 11 • 38 min
Before there was Xenos Alchemist, there was Vestigial Twin: our preliminary attempt at exploring what we’d do with a podcast. As we’ve got a little more work to do on our next proper episode, this is meant to tide you over. In terms of subject matter,…
What the Pech is it with Kroot?
Apr 29 • 36 min
This one’s a love letter to one of the best xenos races out there: the Kroot! In this episode we catch up on The Siege of Pech: a group project to stage a Krootvasion of the Adepticon 2021 Team Tournament, and we talk a little about what makes the Kroot…
The Hydra: Interview with Simon Schnitzler
Apr 14 • 50 min
We interview Tyranid visionary and multi golden demon award-winning artist Simon Schnitzler, also known as Hydra. This was meant to be about sculpting, but it’s also a lot about how we all started collecting miniatures with action figures, and how…
EP 3 - Games Workshop Inner Circle - Part 2 - Interviews
Jun 15, 2017 • 62 min
We complete our Games Workshop’s Inner Circle 2017 weekend coverage with interviews with each of the 5 grand prize winners who flew to GW HQ in Dallas to take part. Our questions are half serious and half ridiculous, so here’s hoping you enjoy them.
EP 2 - Games Workshop Inner Circle - Part 1 - Event Report
Jun 8, 2017 • 52 min
Canadian Inner Circle champion Nick Jones / Mr. Pink reports on the Inner Circle 2017 competition grand prize weekend at Games Workshop North America headquarters in Dallas, TX.
EP 1 - A Review of Tyranid Design
May 23, 2017 • 81 min
The Brothers Pink take a meandering journey through the history of Tyranid design, from Rogue Trader to the present day
EP 0.5 - Astronomi-Con 2017 Report
May 22, 2017 • 46 min
Mr Pink’s experience with his Omega Strain Genestealer Cult at Astronomi-Con 2017, his first ever tournament.
EP 0 - Shadow War: Armageddon - Initial Thoughts
Apr 11, 2017 • 24 min
A pre-release discussion of Shadow War: Armageddon—Games Workshop’s reboot of the cult favourite, Nercomunda.