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Analysis: Codex Eldar Craftworlds [Revised]

Saturday, 13 August 2016


The Eldar Harlequin range has some very sexy models, that are sadly rarely seen in competitive play. Will their new datasheets in Death Masque change that?

Review: Death Masque Harlequins


The Eldar Harlequin range has some very sexy models, that are sadly rarely seen in competitive play. Will their new datasheets in Death Masque change that?

Saturday, 6 August 2016

Speculation continues about the nature and timing of the next (8th) Edition of the 40k ruleset. I have no better idea than anyone else when the new rules will emerge, or what they will look like, but if I could change just two things then this is what I would do.

Editorial: Two Things I Would Change for 8th Ed 40k

Speculation continues about the nature and timing of the next (8th) Edition of the 40k ruleset. I have no better idea than anyone else when the new rules will emerge, or what they will look like, but if I could change just two things then this is what I would do.

Friday, 22 July 2016


Death from the Skies has been out for a while now, and unless you've been living under a rock or are one of those regressive ITC-playing Luddites, you've adapted to Air Superiority and the nerfing of flyers as swiss-army-knife anti-everything shooters. But Forge World flyers were notably absent from DTFS—until today!

Review: Forge World Flyers Death from the Skies Update


Death from the Skies has been out for a while now, and unless you've been living under a rock or are one of those regressive ITC-playing Luddites, you've adapted to Air Superiority and the nerfing of flyers as swiss-army-knife anti-everything shooters. But Forge World flyers were notably absent from DTFS—until today!

Sunday, 19 June 2016


Today I want to present a simple but powerful thesis: You cannot build a competitive gaming community by making your game less competitive

Rant: Building a Competitive Community


Today I want to present a simple but powerful thesis: You cannot build a competitive gaming community by making your game less competitive

Monday, 30 May 2016


By now we've all seen the draft FAQ and Death From the Skies, and started to get a feel for what "7.5th Ed" 40k is going to look like. Let's take a look at how the changes are going to affect one specific Faction close to my heart: the Astra Militarum.

Review: Astra Militarum in 7.5th Ed


By now we've all seen the draft FAQ and Death From the Skies, and started to get a feel for what "7.5th Ed" 40k is going to look like. Let's take a look at how the changes are going to affect one specific Faction close to my heart: the Astra Militarum.

Sunday, 8 May 2016


In response to the new FAQ, and a reader request for the best multi-Faction list I could write for the current state of the game, I present Four Faction Fast Firepower.

Army List: 1850 pts Four Faction Fast Firepower


In response to the new FAQ, and a reader request for the best multi-Faction list I could write for the current state of the game, I present Four Faction Fast Firepower.

Thursday, 5 May 2016


If GW asking for community input to a FAQ was surprising, GW asking for community review of the draft is simply amazing! Let's make the most of this opportunity to consider these proposed rules changes and provide useful feedback.

Review: FAQ First Draft


If GW asking for community input to a FAQ was surprising, GW asking for community review of the draft is simply amazing! Let's make the most of this opportunity to consider these proposed rules changes and provide useful feedback.

Sunday, 17 April 2016


Round three! Yet again I was using my 1000 pts list, and this time I was teamed up with Grey Knights and pitted against Salamanders.

Battle Report: Astra Militarum and Grey Knights vs. Salamanders


Round three! Yet again I was using my 1000 pts list, and this time I was teamed up with Grey Knights and pitted against Salamanders.

Wednesday, 6 April 2016


The second round of the tournament saw me pitted against my Tyranid ally from the first round, alongside a new ally fielding blended Craftworld and Dark Eldar.

Battle Report: Astra Militarum and Craftworld/Dark Eldar vs. Tyranids


The second round of the tournament saw me pitted against my Tyranid ally from the first round, alongside a new ally fielding blended Craftworld and Dark Eldar.

Tuesday, 5 April 2016


I recently attended a small invitational tournament with an unusual format: each player had to bring both a 1000 pts and 2000 pts army list with the same Primary Faction, and each game was a three-player battle with a single 2000 pts player battling two 1000 pts players. Read on for the first of three battle reports for this event.

Battle Report: Astra Militarum & Tyranids vs. Black Templars & Knights


I recently attended a small invitational tournament with an unusual format: each player had to bring both a 1000 pts and 2000 pts army list with the same Primary Faction, and each game was a three-player battle with a single 2000 pts player battling two 1000 pts players. Read on for the first of three battle reports for this event.