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40k Stoat’s Center: Dark Eldar Codex Review

*This article is satire* As I have seen many other reputable site release their reviews of the new Dark Eldar book I figured I would continue to establish myself as the “out-of the box”, “independently minded”, “don’t follow the heard” writer by doing one as well. (That and Reece has been bugging us for more […]

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By the way, our campaign used this and it was really cool.

3 Ways to Improve Your Narrative Campaigns: Lore and Set up

Hi All, If you are anything like me the coming summer months hold the promise of new events.  And when it comes to these events there are few things that excite me more then the possibility of narrative campaigns. As I am sure we are all a little rusty when it comes to conducting these […]

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The Problematic Path to Redemption

“All men make mistakes, but a good man yields when he knows his course is wrong, and repairs the evil. The only crime is pride.” ― Sophocles, Antigone So it finally happened. Whether because of your own sloppiness, ignorance, tiredness, or malice someone has caught you cheating. There is no denying it, they have presented […]

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The Competitive 40k Circuits Need an Extradition Agreement

Some of you might be aware of the turbulence hitting the competitive 40k world after a top player was caught cheating at a GT recently. While I have no interest in attacking the individual or second guessing the punishment they received, I believe this incident has brought up a few things that TOs should be […]

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4 Issues Facing Competitive 40k

As we start thinking about adjusting to a new normal (for the second time in as many years) the competitive scene is creeping back to life. I thought I would list some of the major themes I think will be affecting the competitive scene and that I will be watching over the coming year. These […]

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40k Stoat Center: What’s in a Name?

This article is satire – please do not make any major decisions based on this article’s conclusions Greetings fellow Warhammer 40k players! Here at 40k Stoat Center we realize that all the good statistical variables are currently being analyzed by groups with much cooler names then us. Short of a radical redistribution of databases, we […]

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What will it take for 40k to go Mainstream? Part 5: Finale

Hi All, Welcome back to our final portion of this series. For this article we will complete the analysis of Games Workshop going mainstream through emphasizing their IP. The other parts of this analysis can be found here: Part 1: Part 2: Part 3: Part 4: Opportunities: In many ways this part of the analysis […]

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What will it take for 40k to go Mainstream? Part 4: Intellectual Property

Hello all, Apologies for the delay in this next article. Life is busier for me in the beginning of the year with work and  possible return to graduate school. (more…)

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What will it take for 40k to go Mainstream? Part 3

Apologies for the delay in articles. I had assumed I would have more time over the holidays then I actually did. This is part of our ongoing study if you missed part 1, or 2 you can see them here:Part 1: IntroductionPart 2: The Game: Strengths and Weaknesses I want to take a minute to […]

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What will it take for 40k to go meta? Part 2

Option 1: The Game Itself – Strengths and Weaknesses Hello everyone, welcome back to my series examining the likelihood of the Games Workshop Universe “going mainstream.” If you missed my first article you can read it here. In this next installment I will be examining the  Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats the games in the […]

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