Tag Archive | Tournament Organization

New 40k – The Social Contract

New 40k – The Social Contract

The level of craziness you are likely to see in Warhammer 40k has risen dramatically with the new edition. While I try to remind people that competitive play isn’t the only way to play the game, and playing in the basement with your buddies can still result in perfectly enjoyable and (mostly) balanced games, that […]

Admiral’s Orders – Not even once.

Admiral’s Orders – Not even once.

Tonight we played the Attack Wing Month 4 OP event at Adventurer’s Guild, allowing all the released resources and Admiral’s Orders (available for download from Wizkids here). Holy smokes, there are some rowdy combos out there now! I know for sure three of the Federation players (myself included) ran a list with two ships, Kirk, […]

“40k Approved” — Forge World and Competitive Play

Forge World – wicked models but constantly surrounded by controversy. No doubt inspired by recent discussions in our local groups, Jordan Murphy has authored another post for consideration by you Tournament Organizers out there. There’s a lot of misinformation and anecdotal evidence flying around, so it’s worth setting the record straight. Note, there’s a few […]

ICFOOTB 2013 Coverage and Commentary

The 2013 edition of the It Came From Out of the Basement tournament was completed over the weekend. This two day, five game event saw perennial contender Jordan Murphy once again top the 40k standings. I believe Kieren Trimbee and his Bretonnian army won Best Overall for Fantasy, which is also not a surprise since […]

Going Small – Should TOs Buck the 1850 Trend?

As you may recall, I gazed into the crystal ball a little while ago in describing what I was looking forward to these next few months. Conspicuous in its absence was Apocalypse, and with the price tags associated with the new releases and zero-discount 1-click bundles, it’s pretty obvious why. In my opinion, Apocalypse is […]