Although it’s a big internet out there, the Warhammer digital universe is pretty small and spread out. In Content We Liked, we take a look at the articles, videos, podcasts, and products that caught our eyes or were noteworthy during the prior week you might have missed.
On the Internet at Large
- Tiger Stripe Legio Magna Reaver Titan
@paintingarmoury via Twitter
This is a lovely way to paint a Reaver Titan, with a bright pattern that you don’t see very often. Wonderfully executed.
- Anuradha Daaz by Craig Morrison
@silirrion via Twitter
A very cool painting of Anuradha Daaz from Aaron Dembski-Bowden’s Spears of the Emperor novel.
- Converted White Scars Bladeguard Veterans
@storm_of_chogoris via Instagram
These converted BGVs are absolutely lovely, with custom shields, weapons, and topknots that really make the aesthetic work.
- Lord Elysr Kaligus by Dave Taylor
@davetaylorminiatures via Instagram
Dave has done a fantastic job converting and painting this Knight Tyrant, and the centaur configuration on the legs is extremely rad. Reminds me of Robot Jox in the best way.
- Chris Burwood’s Knight Errant
@BurwoodChris via Twitter
Chris has done a lovely job painting his Knight Errant of the Venomous Heart.
- How to De-Objectify Women in Comics
by Renae de Liz via Heroicgirls.com
An informative guide on how to draw women for comics (or really, anywhere) without needlessly objectifying them.
- Cursed Problems in Game Design
by Alex Jaffe via the GDC YouTube Channel
While not technically new, this is a great talk by Alex from last year’s GDC that highlights un-resolvable conflicts in player expectations and promises in game design, and how to solve them.
- Scott B’s Water Bases Tutorial
@tsukuru_paints via Twitter
Scott B has a wonderful tutorial on doing water bases with poured resin and the results are fantastic.
The Week on Goonhammer
Tons of 9th edition content this week, plus our regular great columns.
9th Edition Content
A ton of stuff dropped about 9th edition, leading to our biggest week of ALL TIME.
GOONHAMMER COVERS MAGIC: THE GATHERING!
We’re starting regular coverage of Magic: The Gathering, another game we love. We kicked off this week with some intro content, with more to come next week.
- Getting Started with Magic: the Gathering
- Getting Started with Magic: the Gathering Arena
- Getting Started with Commander
Regular Great Stuff
Don’t sleep on any of this great content, either.
- Age of Sigmar: The Anvil of Apotheosis
By RagnarokAngel and Silks
The 2020 General’s Handbook has some cool rules for making your own characters and unlike the 40k rules, they’re designed to be playable in Matched Play games. Our crew analyze and discuss the new rules.
- Age of Sigmar: New Battletome FAQs
By Silks, Ragnarock Angel, SRM, and Ellarr
If you were as surprised as we were that the 2020 General’s Handbook points didn’t change very much, then these FAQs cleared up why pretty quick. We review the changes and talk about what they mean.
- Battlestar Galactica: Starship Battles Review
By Needs of the One
In this week’s Boardhammer we reviewed Ares Games’ relatively new ship combat game.
- Hammer of Math: 9th Edition Primary and Secondary Objectives
By Primaris Kevin Genson
Kevin looks at how scoring works in the new missions mathematically and how they’ll affect army construction and your in-game strategy.
- Necromunday: Mailbag July 20, 2020
By Merton and Dan Boyd
The Necro boys take some time this week to field questions you’ve been sending them.
- Goonhammer Historicals Review: Infamy, Infamy!
By Edwin “Lupe” Moriarty
Continuing the Tour of Ancient Rome, Lupe is reviewing the new Ancients ruleset from Too Fat Lardies.
- Getting Started: Cities of Sigmar
A wonderful look at how to get started with one of the most complicated factions in Age of Sigmar.
- The Fall of the Tomb Raider? A Tomb Raider Reboot Retrospective
By Jonathan Bernhardt
Bernhardt talks about the attempts to reboot Lara Croft and the Tomb Raider franchise, the trouble doing so, and where the new series succeeded and failed.
- Battlefleet Gothic, Part 2: The Core Fleets
By James “Boon” Kelling
In part two of our Battlefleet Gothic Series, Boon looks at the game’s core fleets and talks about what makes each one great.
That’s all for this week, stay tuned to Goonhammer for more great articles in the next seven days, and give us a shout in the comments below or at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any feedback or questions.