Getting Started

Star Wars: Legion Getting Started: The Galactic Empire

What Is the Empire? The Galactic Empire is a brutal dictatorship that replaced the Galactic Republic at the end of the Clone Wars. Led by Emperor Palpatine and his right hand, Darth Vader, the Empire rules through fear and violence,...

Getting Started with Star Wars: Shatterpoint

Deciding to play any miniatures game can be a challenge. We are here to help get you over the hump and show you this game is worth your time and energy. Our previous article discussed the rules and review...

Getting Started with the X-Wing Miniatures Game

Welcome, pilots! Before you begin, note that this article is intended to introduce the X-Wing Miniatures Game to brand-new players, and provide some guidance on how to get started. It is not intended as a how-to-play or tactics article,...

Getting Started with Star Wars: Armada

Are you fond of Star Wars? Does the thought of commanding capital ships and their supporting squadrons appeal to you? Do you have an officer’s outlook and think that tromping around in the mud is beneath you? If you...

Marvel Crisis Protocol: Getting Started with Guardians of the Galaxy

At Goonhammer we’ve devoted a lot of words to talking about how to compete and take your game to the next level. In “Getting Started,” we look at how to get started with an army – the basics you...

Why You Should Be Playing Marvel Crisis Protocol

Intro Marvel Crisis Protocol (MCP to most people) has been out for over 4 years and there has never been a better time to get into the game. If you love the Marvel universe, have been curious about the game,...

Getting Started With Marvel Crisis Protocol: Uncanny X-Men

At Goonhammer we’ve devoted a lot of words to talking about how to compete and take your game to the next level. In “Getting Started,” we look at how to get started with an army – the basics you...

Getting Started: Infinity N4

We've been covering Corvus Belli's Infinity for years now but every now and then it's good to take a step back and re-introduce the game to new readers and players. Whether you haven't played it but are looking for...

Goonhammer Historicals: Getting Started in Bolt Action: Japanese Army Beginners Guide

Why Play Japanese? Choosing which army to collect in Bolt Action can be a difficult prospect. There are the Americans with their airstrikes and fire-and-maneuver tactics, the Germans with their MG42’s and bespoke armored behemoths, or the British with their...

How to Build a Burrows and Badgers Warband

Continuing right along covering this wonderful little game, today we go over how to create your starting warband for Burrows and Badgers. If you missed it, we interviewed the creator and owner of Oathsworn minis all about his inspiration...