I'm writing this as a blog post because it's quite a complicated subject and there's no ideal solution. The question simply is how should we handle Best in Faction awards for 3rd edition on KoWMasters.com? We've been mulling it over for months in the Committee and not been able to come to a decision. That's … Continue reading Best in Faction Awards
Two more decisions made for KoW Masters and the leaderboards. Mixed Game Events If an event combines two games, such as Vanguard and Kings of War then only the Kings of War portion is eligible for rankings. The points awarded for Kings of War are what players will be ranked on for the purpose of … Continue reading More Masters Decisions
I'm going to a 40k tournament in two weeks time. Fluffy Highlander is a "fun and fluffy" tournament. May as well make it my first! The plan is Orks. Of course. What else would you play in 40k? There are quite tight listbuilding restrictions: - Your entire army must consist of a single battalion. No … Continue reading Preparing for WAAAGH!
The book is finally getting into people's hands, and we've now been given the nod from Mantic that we can talk about V3! Finally! Northern Kings have been playtesting third edition and have submitted the most battle reports out of all the groups. Of course. So here's a big dump of thoughts in no particular … Continue reading Version 3 thoughts
More KoWMasters changes! But first! Rules Remaining The Same While we've changed the formula for determining the number of points available for an event in order to better reflect the UK KoW organised play scene, the rest of the rules for a ranked event are remaining the same. They must have a minimum of 10 … Continue reading Changing Seasons
It's no secret that the current rankings formula used for KoWMasters doesn't truly suit the UK Kings of War organised play community. It was originally written based on the old WHFB community which revolved largely around two day events. These events would usually have 40+ players. Anything smaller or was a one day event was largely … Continue reading Introducing the new rankings formula
This weekend I had a couple of tactical situations that I thought would make for an interesting write-up. Deliberately presenting a rear charge I deliberately gave my opponent a rear charge on a regiment of Hellequins with their Abyssal Dwarf dragon. I had been on the back foot all game with all of the action … Continue reading Tactial situations at Sword of Summers