battle reports

Boon’s US Open Austin Tournament Report: Victory in Defeat?

In my usual post-event writeups I walk through each round of the event. However, I’m going to take a little bit of a different tack on this post-event writeup. In part because it’s the holiday weekend and I don’t...

TheChirurgeon’s Road Through 2021, Part 13: Practicing Against Drukhari

Welcome back, Dear Reader, to my ongoing quest to achieve some level of competitive respectability in Warhammer 40,000. Last week I waxed philosophical about traveling with minis, played an Incursion game, then eked out a narrow win against the Deathwatch...

Battle Reports in Warhammer+: A Casual Player’s Review

I'll be straight up: I don't like most video battle reports. They tend to be poorly lit, laden with stock music, presented by uncharismatic hosts sitting too close to their microphones, and longer than your average Marvel movie. In...

Fight to Escape! MasterSlowPoke at the Goonhammer Open Narrative

It has been two long, long years since Nova 2019. Far to long since I’ve seen my east coast Goonhammer buddies and greater DC area ham-slammers. The second that the Goonhammer Open Narrative was announced, I knew I had...

Swarming Skeletons: A Kill Team Battle Report

It's always a good sign when you walk away from a game wanting to play more of it, and that's just what happened when me and one of my local buddies played our first game of Kill Team a...

Tournament Report – Ham Fam Gardenhammer with Nighthaunt

With Third Edition out in the wild it's time to start getting some games in, and Ellarr is so eager that he made the bold decision to trust the British weather for a mini gardenhammer tournament. Find out how...

Infinity Tactics: Timfinity II Tournament Report

Some times, everything lines up just right. Timfinity 2021 Part 2 was a tournament where I went 3-0, lost a single model across three games (and it was a remote, my actual team was fine), and didn't make a...

Koronus Expanse: Skirmish at Salvation’s Gate

Over the next months to a year, four players will duke it out over the region of space known as the Koronus Expanse beneath the faint glow of the Halo stars.  As we move forward with the campaign, we will...

Incursion Battle Report: Blood Angels vs. Custodes

In today's Battle Report, Crab-Stuffed Mushrooms tests his Adeptus Custodes against Blood Angels in one of the new Incursion missions.

The Narrative Forge: Writing Better Battle Reports

Editor's Note: This is an updated version of an article originally published in 2018. Some battles are so great they deserved to be immortalized in writing. The ups, the downs, the thrill of victory, the agony of defeat -- anyone...