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A meandering road towards NoVA – Part 1

All these other fools with there road to NoVA posts have inspired me to make one of my own. I don't actually know if I'm going to NoVA, but it's a good goal, and a good way to Just...

The Big FAQ 3 and You

The Big FAQ 3 And You Making the Most of the Changes   It's finally here! After almost a month of interminable waiting, Slaanesh announcements, and surveys, Games Workshop finally delivered its third major FAQ/Errata for Warhammer 40,000 and man did they...

Getting Better at Warhammer 40,000: Upping Your Game

So you’ve Brushed up on the basics, lovingly painted all of your little plastic mans, and studied your probability basics. You’ve got a few games under your belt, and you’re ready to take the next step. Maybe not play...

Tournament report: Corrode at Autumn Tides of War

On Sunday I attended my local shop's quarterly one-day event, Tides of War, along with Artum and One_Wing. The venue is the excellent Bristol Independent Gaming, and the format is 1500pts with 3 games, played using the Maelstrom missions...

Ways to Play: Combined Eternal War/Maelstrom

After posting my report on playing at Battlefield Birmingham recently, one of the pieces of feedback I received was that it would have been helpful to explain how the missions worked and how that would affect strategy. These combined...

Corrode at Battlefield Birmingham 14 – Day 1

Like One_Wing I attended Battlefield Birmingham 14 over the weekend, a tournament held (unsurprisingly) in Birmingham. I'd played at the doubles in June where my partner and I did respectably with 2 wins, 2 draws and a loss, but this...

What is to be done? State of the game, September 2018

With the September FAQ due to arrive shortly, fierce debate is once again raging over how to "fix" the balance of the game. In a way this is encouraging, because it reflects the changed circumstances of 8th edition and...