"Primaris" Kevin Genson

Hammer of Math: Brute Ragerz Weapon Options

This week's Hammer of Math visits the Mortal Realms to answer fellow author Bair's inquiry regarding the efficacy of Brute Ragerz weapons. I wish I had more time for gaming. If I did, I might actually paint up the nearly...

Hammer of Math: Breaking Even With [TORRENT] Weapons in 40k

This week's Hammer of Math looks at weapons and explores their break-even points with weapons which must roll to hit and wound. The traditional Hit, Wound, Save progression of Warhammer 40k results in an easily understood probability curve. The...

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...

Hammer of Math: Toughness Distribution in Warhammer 40k

This week's Hammer of Math takes a more holistic look at the datasheets of Warhammer 40k and tries to get a sense of how Toughness characteristics are distributed.

Hammer of Math: Drukhari Dance-Off

This week's Hammer of Math takes a quick look at the differences in efficacy between two Drukhari units that both contain an excessive number of sharp edges. Drukhari (or Dark Eldar back in 1998 when I played them) have always...

Hammer of Math: Favoured of Khorne Changes

We look at the changes to the World Eaters' Favoured of Khorne Enhancement from the Q1 dataslate and how it impacts the chances of getting Angron back during a game.

Hammer of Math: Necrons Deep Dive

This week's Hammer of Math addresses some specific questions that have popped up from the Goonhammer Brain Trust regarding Necrons. While the article from last year covered things from a generalist perspective, our resident experts here at Goonhammer have done...

Cosplay and Carnage – Primaris Kevin’s Experience at the Grand Narrative

As much as I can appreciate and respect the tournament scene, Warhammer 40k has always been a narrative game for me. I love the stories that come from every battle, whether it's the lowly grunt who goes through hell...

Hammer of Math: Canoptek Court Shenanigans

This week's Hammer of Math takes a look at the mathematical impact of the various rules for Necrons in the new book. The new edition continues to move forward with new books, most recently featuring Necrons and the Adeptus Mechanicus....

Hammer of Math: Warhound Titan Viability

This week's Hammer of Math answers the most important question of our time; is the Warhound Titan any good? Titans have always been a curiosity in Warhammer 40k. Like most of the top-end Forgeworld products, the price makes them the...

About Me

Resident math nerd, printing tech priest, and overall giant human. Kevin's been playing 40k since 2nd edition, back when everyone could bring a Vortex Grenade and you could murder an entire Imperial Guard army before Turn 1. He spends more time thinking about army composition and mathhammer than actually playing. He's a moderately good — but extremely lazy — painter who loves kitbashing and using 3D printing to make new bits. Kevin is the primary author of the “Hammer of Math” regular series on Goonhammer, which updates every Monday.
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The You Have Something I Want squad pack was just released for Star Wars: Shatterpoint from Atomic Mass Games....
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