Episodes
In this episode, Will is joined by Lexa from the Morlocks podcast to talk about the two leaders for the X-Men affiliation, Storm and Cyclops.  The gang takes a look at what makes these characters tick and how to get the most out of their unique Leadership abilities.  Is Cyclops seeing a bit of a come up?  Where does he excel?  How do you get the most of out of his unique support abilities?  What about Storm?  Is her leadership as good as it has been thought?  Is there untapped potential in...
Published 07/22/21
In this episode Will is joined by The Wargaming Dad to talk about some new things in MCP.  They start off talking about the new Mystic characters packs, including a New Doctor Strange, Baron Mordo, Clea, Doctor Voodoo, The Ancient One and Dormammu!  There's also a new terrain piece, The Sanctum Sanctorum!  They also discuss the news that Midnight Sons are coming to MCP.  Then then guys talk about a new addition to MCP, Cassandra Nova!  They break down her character card and how you might want...
Published 07/15/21
In this episode, Will is joined by Merzain for a spicy hot take on the recent rules "Clarifications" we have been given.  The guys talk about how best to apply these new interpretations and when to hold back.  They also discuss whether or not this functions as a "nerf" to certain abilities.  Lastly, they talk about how these changes might negatively impact the complexity of MCP.  Enjoy!  We have a Patreon Connect with us on Facebook @housepartyprotocol Discord - HPP_Greg or...
Published 07/08/21
In this Episode, Will is joined by Vince from Alfredos Size 3 Taco Truck!  The guys talk about the recently revealed Jean Grey and her card, JJJJEEEEAAAANNNN!!!!  As well as discussing the new tank on the block, Omega Red.  They break down every aspect of these characters and talk about what role they might play on the battlefield.  They also talk a bit about the new Tournament software, Longshanks.  All this and more inside!  Enjoy! We have a Patreon Connect with us on Facebook...
Published 07/08/21
In this Episode, Will is joined by Nate to take a look back at some of the fiercest femme fatales in MCP.  The guys discuss what Angela's role on the tabletop is now that Hired Muscle has been banned.  They discuss how far she can get while potentially chaining attacks to move about the board, raining death to underprepared models.  The gang also discuss how much battlefield manipulation Enchantress brings to a squad.  They talk about how best to maximize her effectiveness while minimizing...
Published 07/01/21
In this Episode, Will is joined by Sooner from the Turn Zero Podcast.  The guys breakdown the recent reveals of Captain America (Sam Wilson) and War Machine.  They talk about the best ways to run "wide Avengers," or Sam Spam as Sooner refers to it, and how to get the most out of the All-New, All-Different Leadership.  The gang also discusses how Rhodey might be one of the best single-target eliminators in MCP and how to get the most out of his attacks.  What new ways of play does this open...
Published 06/24/21
In this episode, Will is joined once again by Nate to take a look back at 2 characters that might be Tiny Superheroes on the tabletop, but are large in our hearts.  The guys take a look at what each of these characters do well while also discussing why they don't see a ton of play.  Ant-Man has a ton of damage potential and might see more table time with the new Avengers leadership.  Wasp has the mobility to get to her objective quickly while also being able to put out some nice damage.  What...
Published 06/17/21
In this Episode, Will is joined by Lexa from the Morlocks Podcast to discuss the recent reveals, TTS Season 5 and Will's tournament roster.  The gang breaks down the New Kraven the Hunter card and discusses ways to get the most out of his unique kit.  The playstyle differences between the hosts is highlighted by what each of them values on his card.  Will he be a new popular flex 3?  The crew also takes a look the Lizard as well and discusses where to get the most benefit out of his limited...
Published 06/10/21
In this episode, Will is joined by his OG partner in crime Nate to take a look back at 2 lethal renegades from MCP, Taskmaster and Punisher.  The guys talk about how valuable Taskmaster's Rogue Agent is in the current iteration of MCP with so many characters in most affiliations.  They also talk about ways to get him into optimal matchups and how he can hit above his weight class.  The gang also talks about Punisher and how he can benefit the right team, mainly Brotherhood.  They discuss...
Published 06/03/21
In this Episode, Will is joined by Nate to discuss the recently revealed Black Cat, the Kraven Panel-to-Play and the TTS Season 5.  The guys breakdown the Black Cat card and talk about whether or not her Auto-Stagger for 2 power is right in line or too strong.  The gang also discusses was to get her the power to maximize her effectiveness without her having to get dazed.  They also talk about the beginning of the Season 5 TTS league and how it's Will vs Nate in round 1!  Who do you think will...
Published 05/27/21
In this episode, Will is joined by the King of the Widow Bomb himself, Merzain!  The guys found the lost episode of the After Party featuring Black Widow, Agent of Shield and Hawkeye.  The gang takes an in-depth look the Widow Bomb and discuss whether or not it's the only viable way to her.  They also discuss ways to view Agent Widow when not using her just to nuke an enemy.  The guys also take a look at the most awesomely annoying character in MCP, Hawkeye.  They discuss  how to get the most...
Published 05/20/21
In this episode, Will is once again joined by Nate to discuss a recently revealed character, Mr. Sinister.  The guys get in-depth with each of Nathaniel's varied attacks and how to get the most out of them.  They also break down his many superpowers and how they interact with his Genetic Sample tokens.  The guys also discuss the spoiled Legacy Cure crisis, explaining how valuable that potential 8 VPs can be.  The gang also breaks down the revealed Tactics Cards that come with Mr. Sinister and...
Published 05/13/21
In this Episode, Will is joined by Nate to talk about the most recent MCP reveals, Scarlet Witch and Quicksilver.  The guys give their hot takes on just how strong Scarlet Bae is and whether or not Quicksilver will be able to rattle off infinite Supersonic Strike attacks.  Does Scarlet Witch supplant MODOK as the "big bad" of MCP?  Exactly how are you supposed to slow down Quicksilver?  What affiliations do each of these characters fit best into?  All these and more questions are answered...
Published 05/06/21
In this episode, Will is joined by Lexa from the Morlocks Podcast to take a look back at 2 very fun characters, Bullseye and Daredevil.  These 2 models are very fun and dynamic in both sculpt and on the tabletop.  The gang thinks that Bullseye might be currently overlooked in MCP while Daredevil is simultaneously seen as good but overlooked at times.  The team discusses the best ways to get the most out of each of these characters and where they fit best in terms of Affiliations.  Lexa also...
Published 04/29/21
In this Special episode, Will is joined by Will Shick and Will Pagani to shed some light on the updates to the Banned and Restricted list.  The Will's go into detail about why certain things were banned vs others that were Restricted.  They also talk about process involved with testing new things and once something is out there, how they determine if it might need to be on the BnR list.  Enjoy! We have a Patreon Connect with us on Facebook @housepartyprotocol Discord - HPP_Greg or...
Published 04/23/21
In this Episode, Will is joined by the amazingly talented Sorastro!  The guys take some time to talk about the hobby and how Sorastro goes about planning and completing his projects.  They discuss various tools of the trades and a few techniques as well.  They also talk about how to get out of the "hobby funk" and that it's ok to take a break from the hobby from time to time.  The gang also does a breakdown of the recently revealed Amazing Spider-Man!  They talk about what his Leadership...
Published 04/22/21
In this episode, Will is reunited with Nate to take a look back at everyone's favorite beefy boi, Kingpin.  The guys take a look at how Kingpin plays on the table and whether or not he's worth including outside of his home affiliations, Criminal Syndicate and Spider-Foes.  The gang also talks about the broader Criminal Syndicate seeing as how Kingpin does bring his Illicit Network Leadership to the party.  Thanks for the 50,000 downloads Suits!  Here's to 50k more!  Enjoy! We have a...
Published 04/15/21
In this Episode, Will is joined by Adam from Blackfyre Productions to talk about the recently revealed Heroes for Hire, Luke Cage and Iron Fist!  Is Luke Cage Too Intimidating to Ignore on the tabletop?  How durable of a character will he prove to be?  How loud will you shout Sweet Christmas when you roll that attack?  Is Iron Fist now the best 3 threat character in the game?  How strong is The Iron Fist attack and how often should you expect to get it off?  All these and more are answered...
Published 04/08/21
In this episode, Will is joined by Mark to discuss the recent Panel-to-Play featuring Luke Cage and the recently revealed Sin and Viper cards.  The gang does some speculating about what one half of the Heroes For Hire will be all about and whether or not he sounds like a worthy inclusion to your squad.  The guys also breakdown the brand new Leader for the Cabal affiliation, Sin.  What does she bring to the band of villains and is it enough to change how they play?  How does she differ from...
Published 04/01/21
In this Episode, Will is joined by Lexa to discuss all the new reveals from the recent MEGA-STRAVAGANZA!!!  The main focus is on Mysterio and Carnage but the team still discusses those sweet reveals.  Lexa, being the Spider-Foes savant that they are, has some spicy takes on these new characters.  How does Mysterio stack up with the other "Flex 3's" we have in the game?  Is he useful out of Syndicate and Foes?  What about Carnage?  How can you mitigate his weaker defenses?  Will he Paint the...
Published 03/25/21
In this episode, Will is joined by Nate to discuss the recently revealed X-Force characters, Cable and Domino.  The guys discuss where Cable fits in along side the other 5 Threat characters in the game and what the Wetworks Leadership ability brings to MCP.  Is there another character in the game that Cable can step in for or does he do his own thing?  The gang also breaks down Domino's card and tries to find the right spot for her to shine.  Auto-Incinerate for 1 power is amazing but is it...
Published 03/18/21
In this Episode, Will is joined by David Kirby of the Inspiring Monologue blog to discuss the recent reveals for Marvel Crisis Protocol.  The guys talk a little about Cable and the Sin Panel-to-play but the main topics are of a Spicier variety.  Deadpool brings his taco truck and a Dance Party to the show, complete with Hydra Bob making it extra SPICY!  The gang breaks down the cards for each of these characters and gives some advice on how to get the most out of them.  How do you get more...
Published 03/11/21
In this episode, Will is joined by Nate to take a look back at the spirit of vengeance, Ghost Rider.  The guys discuss how best to use the flaming skull and when you might want to leave his bike in the shop.  They also talk about what affiliations he fits best into and where he might be able to slot in going forward.  They also have a good discussion on whether or not Ghost Rider fits the description of a "glass cannon" and why he might be perceived that way.  There's also talk about the next...
Published 03/05/21
In this episode, Will is joined by Lexa for a fun discussion on the recent Season 4 of TTS as well as the recent Team Tournament.  The crew also discuss the recent Team Tactics Talk from AMG regarding the Deadpool cards.  Pretty Sneaky, Sis sounds Pretty Good to Will.  The gang takes a deep look at what made the Team Tourney such an enjoyable experience and how they went about constructing their rosters in conjunction with the rest of the team.  All this and more is discussed inside.  Check...
Published 02/25/21
In this Episode, Will is joined by Lexa to take a look back at the pack the brought us the Defenders Affiliation, Dr. Strange and Wong.  The team discusses what makes Dr. Strange such a great support piece while also shining a light on his shortcomings.  He shouldn't be facing down Thor mano-y-mano!  The gang also discusses his Faithful Assistant, Wong and how he can be a turn one enabler.  They also talk about some plays that have been floating around the community around these 2.  Enjoy!We...
Published 02/18/21