Hammer of Math

Hammer of Math: Rending and Wards in AOS

This week's Hammer of Math looks at how the presence of Wards and Armour Saves changes the resiliency of units. The new Battletome: Nighthaunt has been released and with it come some very cool abilities for the ghostly boys (and...

Hammer of Math: Chaos Knight Harbingers of Dread

Following up on last week's analysis of loyalist Knights and their Armiger enhancements, this week's Hammer of Math embraces the Warp and checks out the abilities of the Chaos Knights. One of the coolest things that Games Workshop has done...

Hammer of Math: Imperial Knight Armiger Enhancements

This week Primaris Kevin looks at some of the math in the new Imperial Knights book, with a focus on Armiger weapons.

Hammer of Math: Ash Waste Vehicle Combat

This week's Hammer of Math follows up on our Ash Wastes review to take a deep dive at the effects of the new vehicle rules. Veteran (old) skirmish fans of Games Workshop may fondly remember Gorkamorka, a game where bands...

Hammer of Math: Stormcast Judicators and Vanguard-Raptors

This week's Hammer of Math looks at Stormcast Judicators and Vanguard-Raptors and sees if the difference in performance justifies the difference in points. As one would expect given their role as GW's fantasy Space Marines, the Stormcast Eternals have no...

Hammer of Math: The April 2022 40k Balance Dataslate

This week's Hammer of Math looks at the numerical impact of some of the rules changes associated with the 40k Balance Dataslate released for April. I'm a huge fan of how Games Workshop is making the 40k ruleset more flexible...

Hammer of Math: 9th Edition Tyranid Codex

This week's Hammer of Math gets straight up Synaptic and looks at some of the new effects within the recently released Codex: Tyranids. The new Tyranid book is out and I can say with firsthand experience that it is a...

Hammer of Math: Hearthguard Berzerker Weapons

This week's Hammer of Math steps into the Mortal Realms to compare the effects of the different weapons for Hearthguard Berzerkers. Okay, I'll admit it's been awhile since I last did a Hammer of Math on Age of Sigmar. I...

Hammer of Math: Dawneagle Jetbike Shield-Captains

This week's Hammer of Math is a look at the defensive capabilities of the Shield-Captain on Dawneagle Jetbike. In the past month Goonhammer has dropped a bunch of Competitive Innovation articles, and one of the key findings has been that...

Hammer of Math: Sources of Imbalance

This week's Hammer of Math takes a look back at some of the bigger balance issues that have popped up over the last few years, and why seemingly minor modifications can lead to big issues. One of my favorite articles...