Editorial

Editorial: Transphobic Language and the Horus Heresy

Goonhammer is unusual in the modern content ecosystem for focusing hard on written content, often long form and detailed, with images only used for flavour or to help explain particularly complex details. We know that how we say something...

Editorial: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Play Drukhari

For a long time, I was resistant to the idea of playing Drukhari.  Since the 9th edition Codex first released in the spring of 2021, Drukhari have stood as the most powerful, competitive, and easiest-to-win-events-with faction in the game...

Editorial: Where did all the FAQs go?

Games Workshop released another FAQ/Errata document Friday, this one answering your burning questions about the Book of Fire. Or at least, that’s what it claimed to do. In reality, this was another in a series of underwhelming FAQ documents that...

Editorial Counterpoint: Admech’s CORE Problem

Games Workshop served up the Adeptus Mechanicus FAQ last week, and it's already left a bad taste in my mouth. Our Adeptus Mechanicus FAQ - Hot Take covered how these changes will impact servants of the Omnissiah, as well...

Early takes: Age of Sigmar 3 has a godhammer problem

It’s early days of Age of Sigmar third edition, and we’re loving it! In this series we’ll start talking about some of our early experiences and how we think the game is panning out. For good or for ill,...

Opinion: An Open Letter to the Competitive 40k Community

  Boon: Before digging too far in I want to acknowledge that these opinions are my own and not necessarily reflected universally by the larger Goonhammer team. Furthermore, the lens I view this game and its health is through the...

Competitive Innovations Editorial: What GW Should Do About the Adeptus Mechanicus

It's that time again, apparently. After a slightly slower start, the new Adeptus Mechanicus codex has become the metagame's latest glaring issue, racking up impressive win rates and hogging the lion's share of top four slots. The raw win...

In Praise of Big Tanks

I’m just going to put this out there: next time you go shopping for warhammer stuff, you should go right out and buy the biggest model your army has. If this seems like a bad idea, trust me, it...

Competitive Innovations Editorial: What GW Should do About Drukhari

How do you solve a problem like Drukhari? Realistically, you have two options: A. ride it out and hope that a mixture of players adapting and future releases will bring the problem under control, or B. get the nerf bat...

Taking the First Steps: One Woman’s reluctant quest into the realm of miniature wargaming

We recently wrote about methods to introduce your significant other to Warhammer. In today's column, Nicole Obre talks about being one such SO and her experience coming into Warhammer: Age of Sigmar. Well, shit. My husband won. He finally did...