Astra Militarum

Kill Team Compendium Review, Part I: Rules Overview, Building Teams, and the Imperium

The upcoming Kill Team 2.0 release is really a two-part release: The first part is the Octarius boxed set and the Core Rules that accompany it - you can find our review of the box here - and the...

Kill Team 2.0: Octarius Review

Although we’ve talked at length about the new Kill Team 2.0 in our review, there’s a second, rather hefty, book included in the new box and that’s the Octarius Campaign book. In this review we’ll be diving deeper into...

Cadian Shock Troops: Unboxing and Painting

Goonhammer was provided with a review sample of this product by Games Workshop. One of the nice surprises from a recent GW preview was the annoucnement of a new Cadian Shock Troop box, with a new upgrade sprue designed to...

The 2021 Big FAQ Update Hot Take: Imperium Edition

Games Workshop dropped an absolute bombshell of an update today, with FAQs for the majority of factions, tons of clarifications, and big adjustments to everything from core rules to key faction abilities. There’s a ton to sift through but...

Our Inbox Sucks: Bonus entries from the One-Box Challenge

Well you’ve seen what we came up with, and now - our fury spent - we turn to the rest of the Goonhammer Cinematic Universe, for some other takes on the concept. We’re genuinely shocked by how well this...

Your List Sucks: The One-Box Challenge

I get real obsessed with bad ideas sometimes, and they rattle around my skull forever, caught in the wrinkles of my brain. The only way to get them out of there is to tilt my head around like one...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Brisbane Open & West Australia Iron Man

So to answer the first question - yes I contemplated pulling out some second edition army lists and trying to do a bit for Goonhammer 96 week, but the idea of trying to wrap my head around the 2nd...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Objective Secured Perth GT

The Christmas break is officially over, and tabletop hostilities can commence once more. This past weekend saw a big event fire off down under, a massive seven-round major hosted by the fine folks at Objective Secured. 80 players fighting...

Getting Started: Astra Militarum

At Goonhammer we’ve devoted a lot of words to talking about how to compete and take your game to the next level. In “Getting Started,” we look at how to get started with an army – the basics you...

9th Edition Imperial Armour Compendium: The Goonhammer Review

Forge World formed a key part of competitive play in 8th Edition, offering a wide range of additional options for some factions alongside some very cool models for players who wanted to try something different. The impact was, shall...