Daemon Princes in 8th

Daemon princes are a force to be reckoned with on the table, with some very tasty stats, solid points cost and a multitude of builds and layouts they are an amazing HQ choice for a Chaos army.  This article will explore the options available, my personal experience running them and some tasty math hammer to back up some findings on which prince build comes out on top.

Special credit to HeadChime on Reddit for doing all the calculations and providing the awesome charts below!

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Well… that escalated quickly.

The platoon snipers were in position, practically invisible in the jungle canopy. The heavy weapons teams were doing final loading checks, autocannons covering the Ork patrol’s approach. It was a pain to drag the huge weapons through the dense jungle, but the Catachans knew from grim experience how Ork armour could be surprisingly resilient. The platoon was spread evenly through the ambush position, with a squad covering the rear in case the platoon needed to make a hasty exit. Colonel Styr ‘Glassjaw’ Ryan nodded to himself, there was nothing to do but wait. He wouldn’t change the deployment even if he had the time.Read More »

Another Day, Another Ambush

‘Get to your positions you lazy groxsons! Do I have to do everything myself? Move your sorry backside Jacobs, right there! Could you be more in the open?! I’ve seen better camouflage on a baneblade! What part of “concealed ambush” do you not understand?’

Colonel Styr ‘Glassjaw’ Ryan was pleased with the deployment of the platoon, but he had to keep these boys in line and on their toes. They needed to know who to look for when the slugs started to fly.Read More »

Battlefleet Gothic 2 Armada, DOW3, and why developers need to follow PUBG

If you haven’t heard yet, we recently got the news that a second instalment to the PC version of Battlefleet Gothic is on the way.

You can watch the trailer here: http://www.battlefleetgothic-armada.com/

Whilst this is great news to have, I am left praying that the developers have taken a page out of the current rage of games…..Read More »

AM Support Corps: Scions & Auxiliaries

Hello again, and happy Tuesday!

Today we’ll be running through some of the benefits on using the new auxiliary advisors and the abhuman auxilia, but first I’d like to pick up where I left off last time – with the Militarum Tempestus.

The Militarum Tempestus Scion Command Squad was downright broken when the indexes were first released, with a 16 point plasma gun on a deep striking 3+ to hit platform taking full advantage of the new DS rules. The new Chapter Approved has taken steps to rectify this, with the same rig now costing you 22 points a pop. It’s not all bad though, as the codex gifted us with a regimental doctrine which turns this increase into something of a moot point.Read More »