Orks

2Q22 Post-Dataslate Faction Focus: Orks

Games Workshop dropped its Q2 Balance Dataslate for 40k in mid-April, dramatically changing a number of key factions. Astra Militarum, Marines and Sisters were buffed, Harlequins, T’au, and Custodes were nerfed, and some key game rules were changed. Now...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Final Stretch

One final weekend for people to rack up points for the season finale, and on some level things were surprisingly quiet, with only three events of GT size or larger. However, two of those events were pretty spectacular in...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Showdown Showcase

Just two weekends left on the 2021 ITC season, and another set of events in the books as players give the GT2021 pack and points costs a final workout ahead of the new book going up for preorder this...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: To the Finish Line

Christmas is nearly upon us, after which we launch into an exciting new year where it sounds like we're due three codexes in pretty rapid succession, a new set of missions, and (presumably) some further points updates too. There's...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: December Duels

The Balance Dataslate continues to have big impacts, with substantial shakeups to the list designs of the top factions and renewed challenges from other armies all on show at big events in the UK and US. The weekend also...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Talos Terrorize Texas

This week the Balance Dataslate has fully hit, and there's a huge number of events to talk about including the latest GW Roadshow supermajor, so this week's column is bumper sized, and shows off what look to be some...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Liminal State

Last week was a big old upheaval for competitive 40K thanks to the release of the first Balance Dataslate, and thanks to the intrepid players and TOs at Northern Warlords, this week, we get a first glimpse of the...

Hammer of Math: Octarius Orks

This week's Hammer of Math looks at some of Ork rules in the new Warzone Octarius supplement. Orks is best. This is indisputable. Some may attempt to argue otherwise, using such paltry tactics as "logic" or "reminders that this is...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Last Orders pt.2

Our tour through this great time of flux continues today, with seven GTs to take a look at (two large enough to have multiple undefeated players). Quite a few more from the Balance Slate's big losers, ominous sightings of...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Last Orders pt.1

As may not have escaped your notice, it's an exciting week in the 40K world, with a spicy new balance dataslate that's going to shake up the top metagame substantially. You can check out our rundown of that here,...