Posts Tagged ‘Tactics’

Analysis: Astra Militarum in 8th Ed, Elysian Drop Troops

Posted on July 19th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

I was going to save my review of Regiments until after my generic Faction review, but the recent Forge World FAQ is so significant for competitive Astra Militarum play that the Elysians are getting an earlier review!
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Analysis: Astra Militarum in 8th Ed, Elysian Drop Troops

Posted on July 19th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

I was going to save my review of Regiments until after my generic Faction review, but the recent Forge World FAQ is so significant for competitive Astra Militarum play that the Elysians are getting an earlier review!
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Analysis: Astra Militarum in 8th Ed, Troops Units

Posted on June 24th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Let’s analyse the Troops options available to Astra Militarum. This review is from a competitive play perspective, at around 2000 pts scale.
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Analysis: Astra Militarum in 8th Ed, Troops Units

Posted on June 24th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Let’s analyse the Troops options available to Astra Militarum. This review is from a competitive play perspective, at around 2000 pts scale.
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Analysis: Astra Militarum in 8th Ed, HQ Units

Posted on June 22nd, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Let’s analyse the HQ options available to Astra Militarum. Like all my reviews, this will be from a competitive play perspective, at around 2000 pts scale, so keep that in mind as we dive in!
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Analysis: Astra Militarum in 8th Ed, HQ Units

Posted on June 22nd, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Let’s analyse the HQ options available to Astra Militarum. Like all my reviews, this will be from a competitive play perspective, at around 2000 pts scale, so keep that in mind as we dive in!
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Analysis: Exploiting 8th Ed, 31" Infantry Charge

Posted on June 14th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

GW did a pretty good job at constraining combo potential in the 8th Ed ruleset, based on the Faction keyword system; however, where that system is relaxed, exploit opportunities present themselves. This time we’ll look at how to make a 31″+ with some Imperium Infantry.
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Analysis: Exploiting 8th Ed, 31" Infantry Charge

Posted on June 14th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

GW did a pretty good job at constraining combo potential in the 8th Ed ruleset, based on the Faction keyword system; however, where that system is relaxed, exploit opportunities present themselves. This time we’ll look at how to make a 31″+ with some Imperium Infantry.
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Analysis: Astra Militarum in 8th Ed, Heavy Weapons

Posted on June 13th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Up next on the review agenda are the heavy weapons available to the Astra Militarum.
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Analysis: Astra Militarum in 8th Ed, Heavy Weapons

Posted on June 13th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Up next on the review agenda are the heavy weapons available to the Astra Militarum.
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Analysis: Astra Militarum in 8th Ed, Special Weapons

Posted on June 8th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

The eternal trinity of Plasma, Melta and Flamer remains sacred to the Astra Militarum Faction in 8th Ed, even more so than faith in the Emperor or fear of Commissars! But which weapon is optimal?

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Analysis: Astra Militarum in 8th Ed, Special Weapons

Posted on June 8th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

The eternal trinity of Plasma, Melta and Flamer remains sacred to the Astra Militarum Faction in 8th Ed, even more so than faith in the Emperor or fear of Commissars! But which weapon is optimal?

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Analysis: Astra Militarum in 8th Ed, Leman Russ Weapons

Posted on June 7th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

The good old Leman Russ is as tough as an old boot in 8th Ed, but can it dish out what it can take? And with seven different flavours to choose from, which is the optimal heavy tank for the Astra Militarum?

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Analysis: Astra Militarum in 8th Ed, Leman Russ Weapons

Posted on June 7th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

The good old Leman Russ is as tough as an old boot in 8th Ed, but can it dish out what it can take? And with seven different flavours to choose from, which is the optimal heavy tank for the Astra Militarum?

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Analysis: Astra Militarum in 8th Ed, Orders

Posted on June 6th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Orders remain a signature feature of the Astra Militarum Faction in 8th Ed, allowing their combat-weak characters to add significant utility to other units. Let’s take a look at the new Orders and consider how they will influence list building and tactics.
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Analysis: Astra Militarum in 8th Ed, Orders

Posted on June 6th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Orders remain a signature feature of the Astra Militarum Faction in 8th Ed, allowing their combat-weak characters to add significant utility to other units. Let’s take a look at the new Orders and consider how they will influence list building and tactics.
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Analysis: Exploiting 8th Ed, Tactical Reserves and Null Deployment

Posted on June 4th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

The new 40k 8th Ed ruleset looks great: streamlined, balanced, faster, it’s everything we’ve asked for. But is it perfectly watertight and un-exploitable? Of course not! Let’s start by exploiting Tactical Reserves, or ‘How to Deep Strike Everything in 8th Ed’.

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Analysis: Exploiting 8th Ed, Tactical Reserves and Null Deployment

Posted on June 4th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

The new 40k 8th Ed ruleset looks great: streamlined, balanced, faster, it’s everything we’ve asked for. But is it perfectly watertight and un-exploitable? Of course not! Let’s start by exploiting Tactical Reserves, or ‘How to Deep Strike Everything in 8th Ed’.

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