Tournaments

Competitive Innovations in the Mortal Realms: February 23, 2022

The hangover from LVO is over and this weekend was a big one for Age of Sigmar events in the US and UK. Looking at results, there are a few things we expected - lots of top results from...

Tournament Organization: An Explainer on Tournament Structuring

In recent months there have been a fair number of discussions on how tournaments should be organized and run to best reflect the competitive environment they seek to achieve. While there is no true solution to all situations, in...

Improving at Magic: How to Prepare for an Event

If you fail to prepare, you prepare to fail. - Someone wise, probably Preparation is key to succeeding at most things in life. The problem is that preparing - doing your homework - is really boring. No one really likes doing...

The Goonhammer Open USA 2021

Hot on the heels of the Goonhammer Open UK, we are bringing the event across the pond! We’ll be hosting the first North American Goonhammer Open event on September 4th and 5th in Rockville, Maryland. This event will feature...

Unpacking the Grand Tournament 2021 Missions Pack – What Changed?

Well here we are nearly one year into 9th edition Warhammer 40,000 and Games Workshop has released a second iteration of its annual Grand Tournament Missions Pack. The GT 2020 pack was an interesting change of strategy for Games...

Competitive Innovations in 9th: Rocky Top Rumble and Copenhammer

Welcome back to another Competitive Innovations in 9th, where each week we look at the top competitive lists at the big events of the prior weekend. This week James "One Wing" Grover is out, recuperating from the stress of...

The May 2021 40k Meta Review

Welcome back, dear reader! It’s been a little over a month since our last update and while the Games Workshop release schedule has certainly slowed, we’ve got some massive changes to talk about. You may have seen our round...

Kill Team Tactics: The 2021 Champions Rules Packet

It's an exciting new time for Kill Team: We just had a major release with Pariah Nexus that gave us new marine units and a much-needed update for Necrons. If you missed our coverage of the factions, you can...

Start Competing: Practice, Part 3 – Dealing with Success

Welcome back, wargamers. In our previous articles on practice, we talked about preparing for your first tournaments and followed that up with a look at how you can step up your game in practice to improve your game and...

The December 2020 Meta Review

Each month, we take a look back at the month that was, looking at gaming data and trends from the past month to identify how 40k is changing and how it affects the way armies play on the table....