The Goonhammer Review: The Fourth Edition Beasts of Chaos Digital Battletome

The new edition of Age of Sigmar has brought with it a slew of new rules, exciting reactivity, and brand-new takes on beloved factions. The opportunity to truly reinvent for the first time in the game’s lifespan has not been taken for granted, but one of the factions that’s seen minimal overall change in its core mechanics is Beasts of Chaos.  Unfortunately, that’s for good reason. Prior to the launch of this edition, it was revealed that many models from...

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Games Industry News Roundup- July 23rd, 2024

Here at Goonhammer, we know that it’s hard to keep track of all the news happening all the time in the games industry. So much is always going on with games of all sorts, and their related media, it can be a real blink-and-you’ll miss it situation.  That's why every week, we round up five of the biggest stories in the gaming sphere from the past week in the Games Industry News Roundup. Our trusty news boy, Dan “Swiftblade” Richardson, is here with the scoop. Early Build of Space Marine 2...

Age of Sigmar

The Goonhammer Review: The Fourth Edition Beasts of Chaos Digital Battletome

The new edition of Age of Sigmar has brought with it a slew of new rules, exciting reactivity, and brand-new takes on beloved factions. The opportunity to truly reinvent for the first time in the game’s lifespan has not been taken for granted, but one of the factions that’s seen minimal overall change in its core mechanics is Beasts of Chaos.  Unfortunately, that’s for good reason. Prior to the launch of this edition, it was revealed that many models from AoS would be moving to Legends, or otherwise discontinued from...

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MTG Commander Focus: Let Me Azlasks You a Lot of Questions

This article concludes our series on playing Eldrazi in Commander alongside the recent release of a bunch of new ones in Modern Horizons 3. If you haven't read our previous article on Morophon, the Boundless, you can find it here. Azlask, the Swelling Scourge is a new commander printed in Modern Horizons 3, helpfully built to support an Eldrazi Spawn/Scion deck. Or an artifact creature deck. There's actually nothing in him that requires you to use Eldrazi, you could use him to support Mir or any generic artifact creatures or thopters, really anything colorless. Staying on theme is fun though,...

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How to Paint Everything: Spider-Foes Affiliation Box

With the recent addition of the characters Electro, Shocker, Vulture, and Sandman to Marvel: Crisis Protocol, the Spider-Foes affiliation has grown into a rather large and robust affiliation for players to choose from, and has become even more popular with the release of these same models.  Atomic Mass Games has made it easier than ever to start your journey with this affiliation by boxing up Lizard, Green Goblin, Kraven the Hunter, and Doctor Octopus together in the Spider-Foes Affiliation Pack.  This box gives you four affiliated characters and one leader model (Green Goblin). Here is how I completed these...

Introduction to Conquest First Blood

Skirmish games are a trend that will not die in the wargaming landscape. The promise of a lower model count, faster game and smaller table have attracted plenty of gamers to the skirmish game landscape. Conquest by Parabellum Games does this a little bit differently. Instead of having a new model range that gamers have to buy in to enjoy the game - First Blood Second Edition (FB2) uses the same model from the The Last Argument Of Kings (TLAOK) range by just removing the circle base from their square stand. If you already have a TLAOK army, there is...

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