Competitive Innovations

Competitive Innovations in 9th – Part 2: Aeldari Are Fine, Actually

Innes: Welcome back to the 1.5 Edition of me taking over Competitive Innovations to give James a well deserved break ahead of the Goonhammer Open UK this weekend. I’m back with the second half of events from the weekend...

Competitive Innovations in 9th – Part 1: Tyranids are Fine, Actually

Innes: James is still on a break this week so you have me, some Scottish guy who has strong opinions on how balanced things are and a strong bias towards Tyranids that couldn’t possibly be an issue when I...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: The Sequel is Always Worse

In 2013 the movie Pacific Rim released to theaters - it was a monster movie directed by Guillermo del Toro that pitted giant monsters called Kaiju from another dimension against humanity and its hastily constructed Jaegers, equally monstrous machine...

Competitive Innovations in the Mortal Realms: Spice of Ghyran

Variety is the spice of life they say - and today is no greater proof of that. Out of 8 top 2 finishes, 7 different factions are represented. AoS is thriving competitively, and it makes my job a lot...

Competitive Innovations in Kill Team: May 2022

It's been a tumultuous few weeks for Kill Team, and a busy time since our last Meta Analysis. We've seen the release of a balance dataslate in March, a series of big FAQ updates in April, and the release...

Competitive Innovations in the Mortal Realms: Droning On (and On)

Two tournaments to cover this week, and as you'll see below there's been a noticeable shift from high damage armies that can project their power at range to more board control, resilient lists that can seek to outlast the...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: It’s not a Bug, It’s a Feature

This week we look at the Tyranids' rise to dominance after a quiet post-launch week, and examine the other impacts of Armour of Contempt on the meta in 9th edition.

Competitive Innovations in the Mortal Realms: Skaven Win-Win an Event!

Just one tournament to cover this weekend in Scotland due to the bank holiday weekend - let's crush it. Fall of the Old World VII A two-day, five-round event which took place in Stirling, Scotland. It was a 31 player event...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Everything to Play For

Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article claimed that Steven Crawley had mis-played the Lurk ability in multiple rounds. After further investigation we have updated it to reflect that this only occurred in a single round and was...

Competitive Innovations in the Mortal Realms: Turtle Power!

A great number of tournaments happened over the weekend, including an especially large event in Canada. Three tournaments made our normal 28-player cutoff, and Alice has also joined in this week to take a look at Warpstone Wars, since...