In this episode, we interview Zach Becker from Warhammer-tactics.com to talk about tactics in the new edition of Warhammer 40K. Zach was one of the play testers of the new edition, so he has a lot of good insight into playing the game.
Category: Be a Better Tactician
In this episode, we talk about the Cult Mechanicus, part two of our podcast about the armies of the Mechanicum or Omnissiah. If you have ever thought of running Cult Mechanicus or a War Convocation, or play against them, this is the podcast for you. We talk about the story and background of the Cult Mechanicus, the models and aesthetics, how the different units function in the game, and how they work on the table. Finally, we discuss the War Convocation, a great mixture of Cult Mechanicus and Skitarii.
In this episode, we talk about Skitarii, part one of our podcast about the armies of the Mechanicum. If you have ever thought of running Skitarrii or a War Convocation, or play against them, this is the podcast for you! We are going to talk about the story and background of the Skitarii, the models and aesthetics, how the different units function in the game, and how they work on the table.
In this episode, we talk about knights, both Imperial and Renegade. If you have ever thought of running knights in your list, or even starting an all knight army, this podcast is for you.
We talk about the story and background of the knights, the models and aesthetics, how the different variants function in the game, and how they can make their way into your lists.
In part two of our discussion of playing defense in 40K, we talk about surviving assault. We also discuss surviving alpha strike armies such as Space Marine Drop Pods and beta strike armies such as Genestealer Cult.
In this Episode, we talk about playing defense in the shooting phase. We discuss what you can do to ensure your units survive shooting during a game of 40k, including reserves, line of sight, cover, and psychic defense. We also talk about what to look for in the list building stage to beef up the defense of your army.
In this episode, we discuss knowing your opponent’s army. It’s always easier to play against an army you know really well. Most of us don’t know every army, unit or formation in the game. That is why it’s important to quickly find out as much about an opponent’s army as possible in that brief time when you trade army lists and get started on playing you game.
In this episode, we talk about how to build a competitive list. We are going to focus on building a list for ITC events, but it’s applicable for any competitive lists. We will talk about the important things to have in a list and the kind of things you need to have an answer for. We also talk about some ways to play to win in a competitive event.
In this episode, we finish up our discussion of the psychic phase in 40k. We cover the codex specific powers, independent characters, and special psychic formations for Space Marines, Eldar, Demons, Chaos Space Marines, Tyranids.
The first episode of a two part series on the Psychic Phase in Warhammer 40k. We talk about what psychic powers can do for your army. We “mathhammer” the psychic phase and we talk about the psychic powers in the main rule book.