chaos space marines

That Gobbo’s 2019 Retrospective

It’s been a year since my 2018 hobby retrospective, which I wrote when Goonhammer was but a small blog for hobby updates and tutorials. This year I’ve made a ton of progress and followed through on my 2018 goal...

Start Collecting Warhammer 40,000

For new players, starting an army can be daunting: There are tons of different army boxes and deals out there, and figuring out how to build an army can be a paralyzing experience for players who want to expand...

Hear Me Out, Wings: World Eaters

There’s more to 40k than just grinding out endless RTTs and rolling on endless maelstrom tables for wacky results. In Hear Me Out, Goonhammer authors explore building offbeat lists and playing with new concepts, and put those concepts to the...

Tournament Report – Bad Moon Final

Christmas is nearly upon us and after the complete madness that was the Chapter Approved/Blood of Baal release weekend, things are finally winding down for a little bit of a break before January ramps up. However, there's still time...

Hear Me Out, Chase: Night Lords

Look it's not some secret that Chaos Space marines are extremely my jam. Luckily, with the release of Psychic Awakening II: Faith and Fury, the Chaos Space Marine forces have been re-armed with lots of great new rules to help...

Chapter Approved 2019 Balance Changes – The Goonhammer Review

With the release of Chapter Approved 2019 comes Games Workshop’s annual points review of Warhammer 40,000. And while previous years have seen only changes published in the Chapter Approved Book, this year we’re getting our own standalone book with...

Tournament Focus – Three Cool Lists from the Alliance Open

After his recent successes my Wraithknight needs just a little bit longer to recharge his...batteries? Wraithbones? Probably soulstones. Whatever. Anyway the point is I'm not heading to a tournament this week, but it's a very busy weekend in the...

Hammer of Math: Diet Smite (Chaos Edition)

This week we're wrapping up Smitechat by covering the Ruinous Powers... just in time for Psychic Awakening 2 to drop in a week or two. This article is a continuation of our discussion on the math behind psychic powers...

How To Paint Everything: Thousand Sons

In our How to Paint Everything series, we take a look at different armies of the Warhammer universe, examine their history and heraldry, and look at several different methods for painting them. Today we look at the Sons of...

Hammer of Math: Smash Captain THUNDERDOME

We take a break from space elves and mental gymnastics to focus on something everyone can appreciate; gene-crafted superhuman warriors smashing things with heavy objects. With the release of the Salamanders and Imperial Fists supplements, we've (theoretically) reached a...