matched play

Season of War: Thondia – Matched Play

Goonhammer was given a free copy of Season of War: Thondia for review purposes. The final section of Season of War: Thondia is Matched Play and that's probably the most common way that Age of Sigmar is played. It raises...

Hammer of Math: War Zone Nachmund GT Primary and Secondary Objectives

This week's Hammer of Math looks at the primary and secondary objectives in the 2022 GT Mission Pack. For an examination of how often the 2021 primary and secondary objectives were utilized and how they scored, Rob did an...

Intro to Matched Play

Whether it’s pick up games at your local games club or games store or going to a tournament, matched play tends to be one of the most popular ways of playing Age of Sigmar. There are a lot of...

Age of Sigmar General’s Handbook 2021: Matched Play Missions

With a new edition comes a new General's Handbook. This essential tome includes everything you need to play matched play, which is likely going to be your primary mode in playing Age of Sigmar. It contains all the point values...

Age of Sigmar 3.0 – Core Book Matched Play Battleplans

With a new edition of Age of Sigmar, there's new battleplans on the way for open, narrative, and matched play. Today, Ellarr takes a look at the core rulebook matched play battlepack, Contest of Generals. With the upcoming release of...

9th Edition Rulebook and Field Manual FAQ: The Goonhammer Hot Take

A new week brings with it some exciting updates to 40K - after several weeks of eager anticipation since launch, the FAQ for the 9th Edition rulebook is here, along with some fixes to points values from Chapter Approved....

Narrative Forge: The Anvil of Apotheosis

Here at the Age of Sigmar department in the Goonhammer offices we're a bit baffled by all the loud noises coming from the 40k team. No idea what's got them all so excited, probably a new type of bolter...

General’s Handbook 2020: Points Analysis

This took a bit longer than expected, so for those waiting on it I do apologize. The Matched Play point changes from 2020 have been brought to the lab, numbers crunched and we're now ready to give you our...

Start Competing: Stormcast Eternals

Do you like space marines but wish you could play them in a fantasy setting and with models that aren't all dudes? Do you really have a thing for gold armor? Do you just want to get the whole...

A Guide to Competitive Kill Team

We recently spent a good deal of time talking about where Kill Team is and how much we enjoy it as a competitive game. But many players may find competitive play daunting, or be unsure about how it differs...