Space Marines

BLUNDERDOME 2 LISTS: Leagues of Votann and Iron Hands

Welcome back, Dear Reader, to the sacred battlegrounds of the second BLUNDERDOME. For those of you who missed yesterday's announcement on this year's Blunderdome, you can find the article with more info on the event here. The short version...

8 Games, 3 models. An Interview with the True King of Kansas City

The GW Kansas City Open has come and gone, and one true Champion showed up with an off-the-wall army that captured my attention immediately. One of our Discord Patrons was on the scene, and so I deputized them to...

Hobby Heresy: Charlie B’s Primaris Librarian Conversion

In Hobby Heresy we look at particular conversion projects, following them through from concept to planning to execution. Today we're looking at Charlie B's excellent Primaris Librarian conversion. The stock Primaris Librarian kit is fine, particularly if you enjoy a...

Hammer of Math: In Which We Mathematically Prove the Repulsor Executioner Sucks

This week Hammer of Math tests a common theorem: that the Repulsor Executioner sucks.  When the RepEx was first released I immediately fell in love. A floating brick with a big gun on top that looked cool and was basically...

Army Showcase: Charlie’s Ultramarines Successors

Finishing your own army is core to the Warhammer 40,000 hobby. In our Army Showcase series, Goonhammer contributors take a look at the armies we’ve been collecting for years, and the new ones we’ve just finished – what drew us to...

The Q4 2022 40k Balance Dataslate – The Goonhammer Hot Take

It’s finally that time again – the design studio have gazed upon the metagame, rotated it in their minds, and made some tweaks aimed at leveling the playing field. Let’s take a look at what’s changed, and what it...

SRM’s Ongoing Imperium Review: Week 24

Imperium is a weekly hobby magazine from Hachette Partworks. In this 80-week series, our intrepid magazine-receiver will be reviewing each individual issue, its included models, and gaming materials. A Premium subscription was provided to Goonhammer for review purposes. I would...

Start Competing: Dark Angels Tactics – Updated September 3, 2022

Place yourself into a period of the before time. Before things like "Competitive" or "Transhuman" were found commonplace in Space Marine armies. Picture being the butt of every single joke made by your local gaming club as they mention...

Horus Heresy Units of the Astartes: Fast Attack

Welcome back to Goonhammer’s series for aspiring Praetors. We know that the Horus Heresy system can seem intimidating to players unfamiliar with its particular quirks, but this series aims to equip you with everything you’ll need to play out...

Kill Team Tactics: Intercession Squad Kill Teams

Surprise! With the upcoming release of Kill Team Dark, Games Workshop released another Space Marine kill team, this time allowing for teams of Intercessors who can mix various weapon kits. Similar to the Phobos kill teams in Kill Team...