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Maybe This Time I’ll Do Damage: Malifaux at the NoVa Open, Part II

Welcome back, Mali-folks.  Last time we discussed Team Danger Planet’s trip to the Malifaux Masters Invitational, the claiming of the top spot by Haku, and my own bitter defeat at the hands of popedarpa.  Plus: Karaoke, Root and Azul. ...

Good God, How Many Black Jokers Does This Deck Have? Malifaux at the NoVa Open

Washington DC is a tiny city tucked into a river delta between sprawling, sunny Virginia and proud old Maryland. This obscure little burg is quiet most of the year, coming alive for one weekend every September for the event...

Madness of Malifaux Part One: Damian Ravencroft and Witness

Last October, Wyrd shook up the Malifaux meta with the release of Malifaux Burns.  With 54 new Masters and more than 30 new non-masters, almost all of which could be taken cross-faction, players' options exploded - and the metagame...

Malifaux Burns, Part 8: The Explorer’s Society

So it's come to this.  Almost a full year after Malifaux Burns was first released at Gencon, I've finished reviewing it.  Just in time for Madness of Malifaux!  Look for a column on Malifaux's next book soon.  For now,...

Malifaux Burns Part 7: The Ten Thunders

The Ten Thunders thrive on chaos.  They're opportunists, always looking for an edge that they can leverage against the more established factions, and it's possible that the Burning Man is just that edge.  Of course, he's not the kind...

Malifaux Burns Part 6: The Bayou

Gremlins don't care much for human business.  Humans are always up to some sort of foolishness.  Fiery hombre fluttering around in the sky?  Sounds like a human to me.  The Bayou is cool and wet, so you'd think that...

Malifaux Hot Take: Gaining Grounds 3

Surprise! Rise and Grind, Let's Gain That Ground Gaining Grounds is Malifaux's equivalent to War Zone: Whatever - a tournament pack with missions, objectives and rules tweaks for competitive play.  Wyrd updates Gaining Grounds annually; typically it launches in spring alongside...

Malifaux Burns Part 5: The Outcasts

The Burning Man's presence has affected everyone, even the Outcasts.  Many of them are caught up in their own private dramas, but Fate has plans for them all, and the arrival of the former Governor-General has thrown those plans...

Malifaux Burns Part 4: The Neverborn

When the Burning Man crossed the sky of Malifaux like a comet, bringing madness in his wake, the Neverborn looked up and said: what human nonsense is this? Really, it's just proof of what they've been saying this whole time. ...

Malifaux Burns, Part 3: The Arcanists

The Arcanists never really liked the Governor-General.  He sabotaged their strikes, threw their ringleaders in prison, sicced his Guards on them, and was generally the kind of boorish creep who these days would be shitposting on Twitter and being...