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Delightful Agonies: A Third Place Finish with Emperor’s Children, and Breaking Down a Loss

Some might say I have written an excessive amount about playing Emperor’s Children. True fans of Slaanesh will say there is no such thing as too much of a good thing. Let’s dive right into another Emperor’s Children tournament report!

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Excellence in Pestilence: The Guide to Winning with Nurgle Daemons

“In the embrace of great Nurgle, I am no longer afraid, for with His pestilential favour I have become that which I once feared: Death”

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Blessed Contagions: Exciting Synergies in the New Death Guard Rules

Warhammer Community recently previewed Death Guard’s upcoming bonuses for remaining mono-faction, called Contagions. The Contagion they revealed is called Nurgle’s Gift, and is an increasing aura of -1 Toughness for opposing units near Death Guard units. Caveat after some feedback: Since we don’t have access to the full codex yet, let’s assume that summoned units […]

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Just As Planned: Winning with Secondaries in 9th Edition

Daemons weren’t great as a standalone army in 8th Edition–actually, scratch that. Daemons were downright terrible as a standalone army for most of 8th Edition. When 9th Edition rolled around, things started changing quickly for Daemons and their players. Daemons are no longer penalized for things they don’t do well (getting guaranteed kills every turn, […]

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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 […]