narrative

Adeptican’t: The Heart of the Hurricane

Like most people, most years, I also did not go to Adepticon last weekend. Instead, I took part in a Crusade-based Narrative campaign, which is a nicer way of saying I didn't leave the house for two days. You don’t...

Hammer of Math: Crusade Battle Honours 2

Continuing from last week, this week's Hammer of Math looks at the Weapon Enhancements and Relics available to all armies in the Crusade system. Last week we covered Battle Traits and Psychic Fortitudes, and this week we'll focus on on...

Battletome Stormcast Eternals: The Path to Glory Rules Review

As has been stated many times by me at this point, the first 2 Battletomes of 3.0 offer great insight into what future battletomes will look like. Not only in Matched Play rules, but in Narrative Play as well. We...

Community Spotlight: Animosity III Narrative Campaign

Another Summer means another Animosity Campaign. We covered their second Age of Sigmar campaign last year. Animosity is a unique narrative campaign that takes place in a unique interpretation of the Mortal Realms where several fan made factions compete...

They See Me Crusadin’, They Hatin’: An Investigation of The Crusade Gameplay Loop

Hello reader! If there was one thing that excited me about 9th edition, it was Crusade. The premise is incredible - 40k progressive Narrative play, with an official framework and heavy support is literally the stuff of dreams. But is...

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...

9th Edition Initial Impressions Roundtable

With 9th edition finally upon us, it’s time to talk about the rules! Having had a chance to pore over the new rules from the Indomitus box, the Goonhammer team are offering their first impressions on 9th edition and...

The Narrative Forge: Making Your Own Characters, Part 2 – Writing Good Characters

The Warhammer 40,000 universe is a massive place, and the “Narrative Forge” hobby articles encourage thinking outside the box (literally) when putting models together and stretching yourself out in the hobby. They aim to make hobbyists and players comfortable...

Narrative Forge: Making Your Campaigns A Success

You know how we dissect every part of the competitive meta on this site? Really get into the reeds about what owns, what does not own about a codex? Talk about the best way to win ITC games? You...

Ritual of the Damned Review Part 4: The Lore

We've seen so far how the Psychic Awakening is enhancing latent psychic abilities across the galaxy. Prayer is more powerful, demons are surging, and Librarians from all Chapter are finding their abilities strengthened. So what happens to those who...