Of Ulthwe and Edgelords; Playing Without Expert Crafters

If emails about my blog and Youtube channel have taught me one thing about my readers, it’s that some of you hate Expert Crafters. As far as I can tell, there are two types of Crafters-haters: people whose favorite Ninja Turtle is Donatello, and people whose favorite Star Wars villain is Grand Admiral Thrawn. If … More Of Ulthwe and Edgelords; Playing Without Expert Crafters

Chapter Approved 2021: What it Means for Craftworld Eldar

The day is finally upon us! As the first rays of the rising sun strike the enormous imperial aquila mounted atop Warhammer World, all around the globe eager 40k enthusiasts are cuing outside their local stores to pick up Chapter Approved 2021. Or… at least, this is what would be happening if: a) there were … More Chapter Approved 2021: What it Means for Craftworld Eldar

Hanging with your Psychopathic Cousins; Drukhari Allies in 9th Edition

If Craftworld Eldar are the well put together suburban teenagers of 40k Space Elves, kept on the straight-and-narrow with a rigorous schedule of study time, violin lessons, and lacrosse practice, then Drukhari are the glamorous and terrifying cousins from the big city; the ones who are always trying to get you to drop acid and … More Hanging with your Psychopathic Cousins; Drukhari Allies in 9th Edition

Shall We Dance, Mon-Keigh? Post-FAQ Movement Shenanigans, and Why Fire Dragons are Back

If you live under a rock, have a life outside of 40k, or are a prestigious horse dentist working 70 hours a week to afford the services of top tier commission painters, you might have missed the big news: January and February updates to the 9th edition rules on the FAQ page of the Warhammer … More Shall We Dance, Mon-Keigh? Post-FAQ Movement Shenanigans, and Why Fire Dragons are Back

How to Use The Backline Farseer, Soccer-Mom of Space Elves

Tips and Tricks: The Backline Farseer, (and a shout-out to the Autarch) Everyone loves the frontline Farseer. This bike-riding space elf is the undisputed MVP of many-a-competitive Craftworld list. She zips around the midfield, Dooming lynch-pin enemy units and handing out mortal wounds like a traffic cop trying to meet a ticket quota. Regardless of … More How to Use The Backline Farseer, Soccer-Mom of Space Elves

Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems, (for your opponent); Where to Start with Forgeworld Eldar

I got back into GW games in 2017 after a such a long hiatus from the hobby that mix tapes had still been a thing the last time I collected an army. During my first six months back in the game, I never even considered buying a Forgeworld model. There was more than enough for … More Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems, (for your opponent); Where to Start with Forgeworld Eldar

Rethinking Heavy Weapons; the Best Loadouts for 9th Edition

Even without a new codex, a lot has changed for Eldar in 9th edition. New rules and a new meta have significantly altered which units see competitive play, and in a few cases models that haven’t left the display in more than five years are forming the backbone of top tier armies. [NOTE: I could … More Rethinking Heavy Weapons; the Best Loadouts for 9th Edition

How I Learned to Get More out of the Hobby and Lower my Blood Pressure at the Same Time

I got back into the hobby a few years ago when a friend of mine who is a professional distiller traded a case of craft vodka for a bunch of second hand eldar and gave them to me as a birthday gift. I was delighted. Although I had not played in over ten years, I … More How I Learned to Get More out of the Hobby and Lower my Blood Pressure at the Same Time