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
- WorshipTheVoid’s insane Valkyrie
WorshipTheVoid via Reddit
This is a beautiful model with an insane level of detail. Check out that interior.
- Necron Canoptek Rampager
Krakh via YouTube
Check out Krakh’s great entry into the Necrontyr painting contest, the deadliest monster in the Necron arsenal.
- Polk’s Mirkwood Rangers
@polk.miniature.painter via Instagram
We don’t get to showcase enough cool LotR minis so it’s awesome when we spot some great work like these Mirkwood rangers, led by Legolas.
- Michal Teliga’s art
@adembskibowden via Twitter
ADB shares someone’s personal commission, featuring marines form his, Alan Bligh’s, and John French’s custom chapters.
- Pegastyx’s Flamer Fanatic
@pegastyx via Twitter
I feel like we showcase work from Pegastyx on here every week, and with good reason. This is another super cool model.
- Eric Festa’s White Scars Captain
@Col_Festus via Twitter
It’s always equal parts inspiring and disheartening when you see someone’s speed painting project turn out better than a lot of the pieces you put days into.
- Tyrat’s Kastellans
@Tyrat_VI via Twitter
Tyrat has done an amazing job making these models visually interesting with some amazing gold freehand work that really transforms the models.
- Simon Clarke’s Bladeguard Veterans
@therelapser via Instagram
Here’s another cool paintjob on some great models.
- Trope Talk: Grimdark
Overly Sarcastic Productions via YouTube
Ever wondered where the term “grimdark” and the associated aesthetic came from and how it became so pervasive outside of 40k? Check out this video, which does a deep dive on the term and its origins and the impacts of grimdark on other media.
The Week on Goonhammer
Here’s what you may have missed this week on Goonhammer:
- Understanding the 9th edition meta
By James “One_Wing” Grover, Robert “TheChirurgeon” Jones, James “Boon” Kelling, Charlie A, and “Primaris” Kevin Genson
We dove deep into the 40k meta this week, looking at winning lists from recent events and doing a massive dive into ITC Battles app data to understand the field and the advantage of having the first turn.
- Start Competing: Orruk Warclans
By Old Jakes Gang
We’re jumping back into Start Competings for Age of Sigmar, starting with Orruk Warclans this week.
- Tactical Deployment: The Tournament Organizers Perspective
By Jon Kilcullen, Liam “Corrode” Royle, Stephen Box, and Shane Watts
We had four TOs sit down to talk about the new Tactical Deployment rules and how they think these rules will impact events moving forward.
- CF: Let’s Fighting Love: Neyith of the Dire Hunt
by B Phillip York
In this week’s Commander Focus we looked at building around Neyith of the Dire Hunt and the fight mechanic in Magic.
- Little Wars: Incursion Mission Gameplay
By PierretheMime, Beanith, and “Primaris” Kevin Genson
We wrap up our look at the smaller side of 9th edition missions by taking a deep dive into Incursion missions – how they play and how to play them.
- Ruleshammer Q&A Feedback: October 1st 2020
By Rob “Vre’kais” Chilton
Ruleshammer tackled more reader questions this week.
- How to Paint Everything: Napoleonics
By Various Authors
If you’re feeling intimidated by getting started with black powder era minis, check out our handy panting guide to help you get a handle on some different approaches.
- STL Review: Isolation Protocol by Corvus Games Terrain
By Mike Bette-Shaffer and Serotonin
Our 3D printing crew took a look at the Isolation Protocol Terrain from Corvus Games’ Kickstarter
- Creature Stole My Twinkie! – Horrified Review – Boardhammer
by Raf Cordero
Raf reviews Horrified, a Ravengsburger game that reimagines cardboard horror.
- Hades: Game of the Year, Two Years Running
By Jonathan Bernhardt
Now that the game has gotten a full release, Bernhardt revisits the excellent Hades and what makes it so captivating.
- Necromunday: All the Missions – Open Hive Deck
By Merton, Dan Boyd, and Genghis Cohen
This week the gang dive back into missions, looking at what’s available in the Open Hive deck.
- Warlord Wednesdays: Legion Focus – Legio Oberon “Death Bolts II”
By Condit, Soggy, and Da Bair
This week the WW crew are talking about building lists and playing with Legio Oberon.
- Necromunday: Ogryn Tactics Update
By Merton and Dan Boyd
This week the Necromunday boys took a look at Ogryn tactics in Necromunda and how to play them.
- Hammer of Math: Expedited Martyrdom
By “Primaris” Kevin Genson
This week Kevin took a look at some of the new Crusade rules for Space Marines and how you can get your captain interred in a death robot coffin as quickly as possible.
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 email@example.com if you have any feedback or questions.