GH20 Review Part 5: Narrative Play for Competitive Gamers

Everyone has a plan, until they get punched in the mouth ~ Mike Tyson I’m a competitive gamer at heart, but that doesn’t mean I’m only interested in 2000-Point Matched Play in its purest form. It’s certainly what I’m most interested in, but it’s not the be-all and end-all. We were all drawn to thisContinue reading “GH20 Review Part 5: Narrative Play for Competitive Gamers”

GH20 Review Part 4: Most Overcosted and Undercosted Units

Following up on yesterday’s high-level review of the points and the process, my Australian ETC team mate Michael Clarke will be presenting you with his thoughts on the biggest outliers in the game as it stands. Michael made his name running Hallowheart under the classic Firestorm rules, and almost won the event (playing off onContinue reading “GH20 Review Part 4: Most Overcosted and Undercosted Units”

GH20 Review Part 3: Points Updates

What the FAQ? Points are out, and some of them are…baffling. Today I’ll be rattling through them at a high level, and in a follow-up article, my Australian ETC team mate Michael Clarke will have a deep dive into specific changes. Structurally Unsound Let’s get something clear from the off: paper-based points have had theirContinue reading “GH20 Review Part 3: Points Updates”

GH20 Review Part 2: Anvil of Apotheosis

Everybody loves the Anvil. Seriously, everybody loves the Anvil. And I love everything about it. I love the limitless hobby opportunities it presents. I love the cool, thematic characters you can create. And I love breaking it, and coming up with batshit-crazy, underpointed bullshit. To celebrate the Anvil in all of its wonderful insanity, I’veContinue reading “GH20 Review Part 2: Anvil of Apotheosis”

GH20 Review Part 1: The Battleplans

Book in hand! A new GH is arguably the biggest event in the AOS calendar, and I’ll be exploring all aspects of it over the course of a few distinct articles: today we kick off today with the Battleplans, and I’ve already got in a few games (including a one-dayer) under the new book. ToContinue reading “GH20 Review Part 1: The Battleplans”

Durdokk da Biggist

Don’t call it a comeback! The blog has been pretty quiet over the last few weeks: I work in the food industry so it’s been heads down, tails up and let’s keep things moving. The industry has been on the frontline of Coronavirus right around the world, and that shows no signs of changing; includingContinue reading “Durdokk da Biggist”

Matched Play at 1000 Points

Why Bother? Why piss around with smaller games, when you could be playing a proper 2000 point battle? The latter will be more relevant for tournament practice, it opens up more combos and it’s generally where the game is at. I hear ya. But even though 2000 points games are at the heart of theContinue reading “Matched Play at 1000 Points”

Product Review: THWG Objective Markers

A nation can resist an army of men, But not an idea whose time has come ~ Victor Hugo Most people love them and want to know more, a few start raging at the sight of them. These things might be the second most controversial discs in Warhammer, after the bases replacing the squares thatContinue reading “Product Review: THWG Objective Markers”

Red Giant Issue 452 and 3/4

Great things may come to those who wait, But only the things left by those who hustle ~ Abraham Lincoln White Dwarf has been absolutely smashing it these past 6+ months. When I went to tidy out my hobby area a week or two back, I found that every single issue had multiple reasons whyContinue reading “Red Giant Issue 452 and 3/4”

Sons of Behemat: A Review of the Preview

“Freedom is being in charge of your own destruction” ~ Lindsay Lohan’s Last Fan Well Preview III was the one we were all waiting for!  At 11pm Saturday night, Melbourne time, we got a good look at the new Gargants and learned a little more about them.  The Sons of Behemat Whatsapp was going haywireContinue reading “Sons of Behemat: A Review of the Preview”