Cult, Coven or Kabal The wych cult has, in recent years, been something of a joke among most players of 40k. When the Dark Eldar first emerged in 3rd edition, the Wyches were pretty good but as the years moved on, even new miniatures could not keep them on the table and they have been relegated… More Drukhari Spotlight – The Wych Cult of 8th edition!
Episode 10 : Into the Darkness In a special spotlight podcast, Massaen delves into the dark city of Commorragh to see what the newly christened Drukhari (aka the Dark Eldar) are looking in the 8th edition of Warhammer 40,000. With a couple of games under his belt, Massaen has plenty to say about the insidious and… More ObSec Pod Cast Episode 10 – Into the Darkness
Mighty war engines of the 41st Millennium, Imperial Knights stride into battle leaving a trail of destruction in their wake, but how well do they fair in 8th Edition Warhammer 40k Overview One of the biggest changes to come in with 8th Edition is the switch from Armour Values (AV) on vehicles to a much… More 8th Edition Faction Focus – Imperial Knights
Possibly one of the most maligned and disliked faction by some of the hobby community for being so cheap and powerful in 6th/7th Edition, let’s have a look at what 8th Edition has in store for The Tau (or T’au as they’re now known). A whole new Greater Good With how good Tau were at… More 8th Edition First Impressions – Tau
The Eldar Flyer Duel – Hemlock or Hunter? In the past, the Eldar Craftworld flyer options were something that could be made to work but were often overlooked due to ease of destruction and cost. With 8th edition, these planes are back in a big way! Crimson Hunter (and the Exarch) The Crimson Hunter was the… More Eldar Flyer Spotlight: Crimson Hunter vs Hemlock Wraithfighter
With any new edition of a game, there is always some time spent trying to unlearn old rules and integrate new ones into your knowledge. Games don’t often change in massive ways and 8th edition still feels familiar enough to existing players that picking up the core rules should be pretty straight forward… but what… More 8th Edition and Rerolls – let confusion reign!
First Impression – Welcome to the new 40k! I have been fortunate enough to get a game in of the new Warhammer 40,000 8th edition in the last couple of days using a combination of Eldar and Harlequins against an Astra Militarum/Knight/Assassin force and felt it was important to share my first impression of the… More 8th edition 40k, First Impression
One of the things I love most about writing this website is the contact we get from the hobby community – both locally and internationally. I recently got an email from a reader – Matthew and after chatting with him, he has okayed me sharing some of the conversation. Matt got in touch with an… More Hobby and Inspiration go hand in hand
The last of the spotlight series for the Ynnari heroes is that of the Visarch, the Sword of Ynnead, featured in Gathering Storm part 2. While perhaps the ‘weakest’ of the 3 heroes, the Visarch still has a few tricks! The Visarch, Sword of Ynnead The Visarch is Yvraine’s chosen champion. He epitomises the matchless… More Spot Light: The Visarch, Sword of Ynnead
We are going to take a look at Yvraine, the Emissary of Ynnead today – the new warrior queen of the Ynnari featured in Gathering Storm part 2. Much like the Yncarne, she represent parts of each eldar force presently available to players. Yvraine, Emissary of Ynnead Yvraine, Daughter of Shades, walks with regal grace across… More Spot Light: Yvraine, Emissary of Ynnead