Astra Militarum

2Q22 Post-Dataslate Focus: Scott Horras Talks Astra Militarum

Games Workshop dropped its Q2 Balance Dataslate for 40k in mid-April, dramatically changing a number of key factions. Astra Militarum, Marines and Sisters were buffed, Harlequins, T’au, and Custodes were nerfed, and some key game rules were changed. Now...

War Zone Nachmund Faction Focus: Astra Militarum

The first competitive season for 40k has arrived, with War Zone: Nachmund giving us new points, missions, secondary objectives, and rules to contemplate. These rules represent a major shake-up for competitive 40k and to help you make sense of...

New Year, New Armies: The Malifean 6th

In New Year New Armies Lupe attempts to go from a Warhammer Zero with no playable forces for any mainline Games Workshop game, to a Warhammer Hero with an army for each of Warhammer 40,000, Age of Sigmar, and...

Down in the Mud and Blood – Veteran Guardsmen in Kill Team

The Veteran Guardsmen (which are now largely being represented by the new Death Korps of Krieg kit) are one of the two new Kill Team factions added in the Octarius book. They represent some of the toughest operatives that...

A Plasma Gun and a Flak Jacket: Astra Militarum Kill Team Tactics

The ever reliable Imperial Guard get looked at today. While they don’t have all the options that Veteran Guard do, they still give you an interesting team to play, and a lot of modelling opportunities. Their entry in the...

War Zone Octarius Book 1: Rising Tide – The Narrative Play Rules

Welcome back, Dear Reader, to our review of the Narrative Play rules in Warzone Octarius Book 1: Rising Tide. If you missed our review of the Matched Play rules in the book, you can find that review here. Today...

Warzone Octarius Book 1: Rising Tide Review, Part 1 – The Imperium

Warzone: Octarius is here! In this review we look at the new rules for Cadian armies of the Astra Militarum and Deathwatch Armies of Renown, as well as new datasheets for fortifications.

How to Paint Everything: Rockfish’s Totally Loyal Guards

Those of you who have seen our August Hobby Round-up will have noticed that in addition to starting GSC I had a guard sentinel in the same colour scheme, this is essentially the cheat I am doing to say...

How to Paint Everything: Veteran Guardsmen (Death Korps of Krieg)

With the launch of the Kill Team 2.0 and the Octarius Killzone, Games Workshop unveiled two new kill teams: Veteran Guardsmen and Kommandos, finally giving us full, multi-part plastic kits for each. With the release we finally have plastic...

Start Competing: Astra Militarum Tactics

If you've just been introduced to a galaxy filled with near-immortal super-soldiers, intergalactic alien invaders, and actual demons and your first thought was, "Well what if I just wanted to play normal people?," then Astra Militarum is the faction...