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The Waiting Game

It’s not a good time to be a T’au player. While I still love the faction, even the briefest glance at any win-rate data tells a pretty unfortunate tale. (more…)

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The Murder Elves are too Good, but it’ll Pass

The Drukhari is a problem right now. Everyone who plays 40k knows this. Hell, even if you don’t know a Space Marine from a Squig, you’ve probably heard your 40k-playing mates talk about the Drukhari. (more…)

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Tau 7

Reworking the Humble Burst Cannon

9th edition 40k is a deadly game. Every codex that has been released so far in 9th has made the game more deadly, with each book upgrading existing units to be all the potent and providing the tools that players need to get these units where they need to be in order to do the […]

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Raven Guard Snipers

40k is Inherently Inaccurate

Over the past week or so, there has been a lot of talk about an incident of cheating at a recent Grand Tournament. I’m not going to discuss the specifics of that case in this article. If you’d like to know what happened, there are plenty of ways to find out online. (more…)

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Has Richard Siegler Made T’au Playable Again?

The guys over at the Art of War are running a four-man tournament, the King of the Stream House RTT. Each player is running two armies, and one of Richard Siegler’s armies is, of course, the T’au Empire. (more…)

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Playing with Bad Factions

This article is going to be a little different from my usual writing. I was thinking about a Drukhari write-up in one form or another, but, for now, I’m going to put that to one side, and there are a couple of good reasons to do so. First, there are plenty of sources online for […]

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A Respectable Finish with a Low-tier Faction

On the weekend of March 13-14, something rather interesting happened at the Clutch City GT down in Katy, Texas: a player finished a very respectable 7th place with a T’au Empire army. Today I’m going to analyse the list in order to decipher just how this unusual occurrence might have come about. (more…)

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Lelith Hesperax: Will She Blend?

Is Lelith an absolute blender? Here’s the short answer: Yes. But there’s a bit more to it than that. (more…)

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A Quick Fix for Under-performing Factions

A few days ago, abusepuppy wrote an article discussing the T’au Empire’s problem with taking and holding objectives. If you’ve not read it, I’d highly recommend giving it a look. In the article, abusepuppy suggests that Games Workshop should update the game more frequently in order to best deal with the problem of under-powered factions. […]

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Tau Sept

Three Ways to Fix T’au

Earlier this week, Invasive Wargaming released a video in which he discussed the three things that Games Workshop needs to do in order to fix T’au for 9th edition, and in this article, I’m going to discuss my thoughts on the changes Mike suggests in the video (more…)

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