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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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What would it take for a Games Workshop Universe to go Mainstream?

One of the perennially interesting questions to engage in is: What would it take for the Warhammer 40K or Age of Sigmar Universes to go mainstream? Now, in a sense, the games themselves are already mainstream within the miniature gaming community. To define what we mean by “Mainstream” my definition would be that the average […]

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What to Do After Your Army has Been Discontinued: A Requiem for Corsairs

So, as I predicted, the new Forgeworld Index table of contents has been released, and many beloved models and a number of factions have been removed from the game. Sadly this isn’t the first time I’ve had to deal with this situation (I’ve had 3 armies be discontinued). Let’s take a quick minute to mourn […]

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Review of Crusade Mission Pack – Beyond the Veil

Hello everyone, Today I am very excited to present my review of the first DLC mission pack GW has released for the Crusade Campaign system. Overall, I am excited about what this release represents, and I think it provides a lot of cool rules and options for anyone who is looking to set up novel […]

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5 things I am hoping for & 5 things I am expecting from the new Forge World book

While everyone is either getting salty or excited about the upcoming Space Marine and Necron releases, the item that drew my eye was the announcement of the new Forge World book.  While I don’t have an inside scoop, I thought I would discuss what things I am expecting to happen in this new book, and […]

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The Occurrence at Gobin’s Forge Campaign: Round 1

The Story So Far: As was covered in the previous post the forces of the Minotaurs and Blood Angels are fighting to control the planet of Gobin’s Forge. (more…)

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The Occurrence at Gobin’s Forge: A Narrative Campaign

Hello everyone, Lord Paddington here! With the release of the new narrative crusade rules a few friends and I are getting together a small campaign to try them out. (more…)

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9th Edition Narrative Rules: Initial Crusade Impressions

While it seems that half the internet is either rejoicing or despairing at every new twist in 9th ed (or even at the rumor of a twist) I have been chewing through some of the new narrative rules that have leaked out. I have divided them into three different sections: The Good, The Bad and […]

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Hobby Challenge: Building a Modular Board for under $50

This is how I assume my painting looks like to others Let me begin this article by stating that I currently have one of the Frontline Gaming mats and I absolutely love it. However, since it is a more sci-fi mat, I was looking for something more rustic for my Age of Sigmar games. The […]

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