Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Thinking how valuable stat points are and how this influences game design and it got me to thinking. In a lot of places we have rules that act as artificial statistics, specifically I'd like to talk about re-rolls, how they've popped up in 40k and what that can tell us about the value of different statistics. Broadly speaking, we can group rolls into three categories: saves, shooting attacks and melee attacks. I'll not discuss re-rolls to wound, as they fall into one of the other categories and can vary in value much more than the other three. This one will be much more evidence-based than statistics based, so don't be afraid to come with me.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Thursday, April 3, 2014
Tuesday, April 1, 2014
Sunday, March 30, 2014
Regardless, a midst the swirling chaos of the warp, I have decided to take a look at the more prominent members of the dark ranks. The Cult Legions of the Chaos Space Marines. Everyone knows the fluff behind these guys, but what I am interested in right now is how they compare with each other. Nothing here should sway you away from using them in a themed list should you desire. But with the fascination with Nurgle Marines being the current flavor, I wanted to take a look at all four and really see what each cult has to offer, and which I think wins the favor as greatest among equals.
WARNING: the following is based completely on my views as a player, and I recognize bias is ever an issue with opinion/observation-based articles. As such, take all that you read with a colossal size grain of naturally occurring, flavor enhancing crystal.