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Review of the 9th Edition Forgeworld Daemons Updates

It’s finally here! Five months into 9th Edition, Forgeworld delivered on their promise of updated datasheets for 9th Edition. While Daemons were never a faction that relied heavily on FW units for either competitive or casual play, they had some special Characters and Lords of War that desperately needed new points costs and datasheets. In […]

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List Ideas Tactics The Quick Chaos Cut Unit Discussion

The QCC V8: Plague Marines, the Makings of a 9th Edition Deathstar

Does the following unit sound like a death star? Unshootable Unchargeable Powerful shooting Powerful assault Objective secured The Quick Chaos Cut Volume 8: Plague Marines, the Makings of a 9th Edition Deathstar Side Note: The Quick Chaos Cut is now on Spotify! See the link here: https://open.spotify.com/show/3Un6YMcJVKEalMJL823G8b What makes Plague Marines potentially a deathstar? Melee […]

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Beautiful Violence: How to Win (Excessively) with Slaanesh

Quick. Beautiful. Lithe. Alluring. Deadly. Slaanesh Daemons are back, and here to stay in 9th Edition. Slaanesh is, broadly speaking, an anti-melee melee army. That didn’t really work in 8th Edition, which revolved competitively about bringing brutal shooting and consistently holding a limited number of objectives. Now that opponents have to come contest objectives to […]

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Tactics Unit Discussion

Beating The Bogeyman: Winning Against Marines

“How do I beat Space Marines?” is one of the most common questions among 40K players these days. To understand how to beat Space Marines, you have to accept two things:  They will shoot more efficiently than you. They will fight more efficiently than you (probably). Where most people go wrong is they look at […]

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Medium Guns Sometimes Tire: Evaluating The Shooting Options in the Daemons Codex

Let’s face it, Daemons are not known for their shooting. Matching the fluff, they are an army whose primary strengths are board control, melee damage, and psychic control. That doesn’t mean the Daemons codex is entirely bereft of shooting options, and a surprising amount of them are actually worth considering competitively.  Before we dive into […]

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Beasts of Nurgle: The Most Underrated Unit in the Game?

“You are about to enter another dimension. A dimension not only of high toughness and invulnerable saves, but of disgusting resilience. A journey into a wondrous land of imagination. You are entering… The Nurgle Zone.” I’ll get straight to my main point: Beasts of Nurgle are not only the most underrated unit in the Daemons […]