Grumpy Wargamers has posted episode 2 of their podcast up online for your listening pleasure.
In this episode:
The changing materials of miniatures. Does the move from metal to plastics make sense? Is metal worth more than plastic on a phsycological level. Does it matter what a miniautre is made of? Does the in game worth change things?
Cost v Reward. Gamers spend large amounts on models/rules but are less willing to pay for events/supplies.