Hammer of Math: Save Distribution in Warhammer 40k

This week's Hammer of Math expands on the work from last week and looks at how Saves are distributed across the competitive scene. Last week we looked at how toughness characteristics were distributed in Warhammer 40k tournament lists and talked about what that meant for weapon strength, particularly in the context of the Blood Angels Detachment and their +2S rule in the new dataslate. This time around we're looking at the distribution of save characteristics. The balance of attacks and targets...

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Warhammer 40K

Hammer of Math: Save Distribution in Warhammer 40k

This week's Hammer of Math expands on the work from last week and looks at how Saves are distributed across the competitive scene. Last week we looked at how toughness characteristics were distributed in Warhammer 40k tournament lists and talked about what that meant for weapon strength, particularly in the context of the Blood Angels Detachment and their +2S rule in the new dataslate. This time around we're looking at the distribution of save characteristics. The balance of attacks and targets is heavily dependent on not only the interaction between weapon...

Age of Sigmar

SRM’s Ongoing Stormbringer Review: Week 14

Stormbringer is a weekly hobby magazine from Hachette Partworks introducing players to Warhammer: Age of Sigmar. In this 80-week series, our intrepid magazine-receiver will be reviewing each individual issue, its included models, and gaming materials. A Premium US subscription was provided to Goonhammer for review purposes. If you want to follow along at home, US Customers can check out Stormbringer here. If you're reading this, I have either emerged from the quarter-inch sheet of ice that has encased seemingly my entire state unscathed, or have perished beneath it. I...

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Unstable Mutation: Revenant Recon Upgrade (Murders at Karlov Manor Commander)

The Revenant Recon deck is one of 4 preconstructed Commander decks released alongside the Murders at Karlov Manor set. It's a Dimir (Black and Blue) color identity deck built around the surveil mechanic and reanimating creatures from your graveyard.   Upgrading the Deck As is the wont of most modern Commander precons, this deck is at least okay as soon as you crack the box open. That being said, this is a reanimator deck which is an established shell with some hugely powerful pieces, so we're going to be jamming a ton of said pieces in as well as as many beefy,...

Magic the Gathering

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How to Paint Everything: “Moist” Brushing

Terminator lenses and aquilas with a drybrush?! Domo shows us how. In our How to Paint Everything Series we cover how to paint well, everything, with a look at different methods and techniques from different painters and with an eye for different skill levels. In this article, we’re covering how to use slightly moist Artis Opus brushes to get airbrush-like blends with a drybrush. Hi! I am NoahB or more commonly on the interwebs DomoDoGood. Today we are going to talk about using Artis Opus dry brushes to get a unit ready fast and making it look pretty. The trick...

Hammer of Math: Save Distribution in Warhammer 40k

This week's Hammer of Math expands on the work from last week and looks at how Saves are distributed across the competitive scene. Last week we looked at how toughness characteristics were distributed in Warhammer 40k tournament lists and talked about what that meant for weapon strength, particularly in the context of the Blood Angels Detachment and their +2S rule in the new dataslate. This time around we're looking at the distribution of save characteristics. The balance of attacks and targets is heavily dependent on not only the interaction between weapon Strength and target Toughness, but also the relationship between the...

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