chaos space marines

2Q22 Post-Dataslate Faction Focus: Thousand Sons

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...

The Goonhammer Review of Codex: Chaos Space Marines (3.5 edition)

Welcome to Goonhammer ‘02! We’re taking a look back to 20 years ago and some of the key releases of 2002. Today we’re talking about the release of Codex: Chaos Space Marines and the impact it had on the...

TheChirurgeon’s Road Through 2022, Part 5: Aeldari March Madness

Welcome back, Dear Reader, to my ongoing (mis)adventures in competitive 40k. In my last article I attended the February Asgard RTT and again went 2-1, losing my first game to Custodes. I finally brought my Thousand Sons to their...

Warzone Nachmund Faction Focus: Thousand Sons

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...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Tau Time

Nachmund hits its stride this week with two big events in the UK, and despite the warzone theoretically being a battleground between the forces of the Imperium and Chaos, it's the latest Xenos challenger making all the headlines. Tau...

TheChirurgeon’s Road Through 2022, Part 3: Learning Nachmund

Welcome back, Dear Reader, to my ongoing journal of competitive and hobby progress in Warhammer 40k through another year. Last time I talked about attending the January Asgard RTT and coming back to Death Guard. That ended up being...

How to Paint Everything: Abaddon the Despoiler

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. In this article we're looking at the Warmaster...

Start Competing: Word Bearers Tactics

This is a companion article to our larger Start Competing: Chaos Space Marines article. In this article, we're looking specifically at the Word Bearers traitor legion and how to manage their custom rules and strategies. The underappreciated scholars of the...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Advent Annihilation

Only a few days before Christmas, but a last few lists to unwrap first as we close out the year. That's not the only present I've prepared for you - as promised last week, the Competitive Innovations Archetypes page...

TheChirurgeon’s Road Through 2021, Part 19: The Asgard Games RTT

Welcome back, Dear Reader, to my ongoing, weekly slog toward some level of competitive respectability in the 2021 ITC season. In my last update I played a practice game with my Thousand Sons and talked about some of the challenges...