Warhammer 40K Blog https://cadianshock.com A 40K blog about my journey back into the 40K universe Mon, 09 Apr 2018 18:20:57 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 66306761 Digital Projects & MathHammer 8th Edition Update – 40K Blog https://cadianshock.com/digital-projects-40k/ https://cadianshock.com/digital-projects-40k/#respond Mon, 09 Apr 2018 17:20:01 +0000 https://cadianshock.com/?p=4122 It’s been some time since my last update to MathHammer. Not since January. Oppps. But I have some updates to list today and I’ll share my vision for MathHammer and my other digital projects. Distinct lack of hobby posts due to moving house – sorry folks! First, let’s talk about the MathHammer website. MathHammer bugs fixed Fixed a bug where the total number of wounds caused was incorrect when using multiple weapons. Fixed a bug where “AP value on 6+ to Wound” was not being applied. Made D6MIN3 work. Which resolves to D3+3. What’s a better approach to this? Fixed […]

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Artillery Series Complete! And Other Guest Posts https://cadianshock.com/artillery-series-complete/ https://cadianshock.com/artillery-series-complete/#respond Tue, 03 Apr 2018 14:51:36 +0000 https://cadianshock.com/?p=4476 Firstly I’d like to say a massive thank you to Cadian Sergeant Steel for this Artillery Series of articles. It’s hard working putting together a blog article that covers rules – let alone four! Never miss an article? Subscribe! Artillery Series The four articles were; Earthshakers Wyverns, Hydras and Thudd Guns Manticore Tactics Deathstrike Tactics The next logical step was How to Counter Astra Militarum Artillery, right? Please make sure you check out Sergeant Steel on Twitter and Instagram.  Below are a selection of his models from this series, if you want more, follow him! Guest Posts This series has […]

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March Updates to MathHammer 8th Edition https://cadianshock.com/march-updates-mathhammer-8th-edition/ https://cadianshock.com/march-updates-mathhammer-8th-edition/#respond Fri, 30 Mar 2018 09:11:08 +0000 https://cadianshock.com/?p=4878 Little MathHammer 8th Edition update for you. The big thing is to Wound and to Hit Modifiers, its been a long time coming. But its here! Never miss an article? Subscribe! Visit MathHammer MathHammer 8th Edition Updates Modify to Hit rolls! Modify to Wound rolls! Fixed Salamanders option. Removed chat button on mobile. Logo! Remove ads via Patreon or Paypal by giving over a $1 a month. Return on Investment (for the more serious player) – input the total cost of the Attacking models and the per model cost of the Defending model – to get an ROI percentage. Defaults to […]

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Blackstone Objectives https://cadianshock.com/blackstone-objectives/ https://cadianshock.com/blackstone-objectives/#respond Wed, 28 Mar 2018 12:36:46 +0000 https://cadianshock.com/?p=4822 I have a little hobby today for you. In the form of Objectives. With all this talk of Blackstone, I thought it would be a good idea to make some fitting Blackstone Objectives. The idea was simple, get some bases, get some cheap craft style gems and glue them together. Never miss an article? Subscribe! Bases – Blackstone Objectives The bases I got from eBay. They are 32mm Resin Skull Bases and £3.50 for 10 (including postage) seemed like a good deal. I gave them a good wash in soapy water and based them in Steel Legion Drab. At this point, I […]

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How to Counter Astra Militarum Artillery https://cadianshock.com/counter-astra-militarum-artillery/ https://cadianshock.com/counter-astra-militarum-artillery/#respond Mon, 26 Mar 2018 10:20:05 +0000 https://cadianshock.com/?p=4563 From this day forward, today shall be known as Pure Heresy Day. I’m so sorry dear Emperor. A question arose from the Astra Militarum Artillery series of articles. How to Counter Astra Militarum Artillery? And today we visit that question to answer it and to also give you loyal Guard Commanders some food for thought about how to Counter these Counters! Never miss an article? Subscribe! Astra Militarum Artillery Series In case you missed it, the series consisted of the following articles all by Cadian Sergeant Steel: Wyvern, Hydra and Thudd Gun Tactics Earthshaker Cannons Manticore Tactics Deathstrike Tactics And now […]

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Ynnari vs Astra Militarum https://cadianshock.com/ynnari-vs-astra-militarum/ https://cadianshock.com/ynnari-vs-astra-militarum/#respond Mon, 19 Mar 2018 14:48:29 +0000 https://cadianshock.com/?p=4748 Rematch! Got to be the best battles right? After the Eldar took a hammering last game in my Eldar vs Astra Militarum Battle Report it was time for these forces to come together again. But with 1,750 points this time – Ynnari vs Astra Militarum. Never miss an article? Subscribe! This time I didn’t have a wingman on my team. So this time it was one mind vs one mind. A fair matchup in case you thought otherwise. Or was it, read on… Above is the table centre, with objective 1, lots of action around here with the Bullgryns! The […]

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8th Edition Bullgryns, A Quick Look https://cadianshock.com/8th-edition-bullgryns/ https://cadianshock.com/8th-edition-bullgryns/#respond Thu, 15 Mar 2018 13:01:05 +0000 https://cadianshock.com/?p=4751 This, I hope will be a quick little article about using Bullgryns effectively in 8th Edition after Phil on my Facebook page asked about them. Onto some tactics and ket points for 8th Edition Bullgryns!Phil said: I’m finding my bullgryns are under performing or when thrown in against a tough target they just don’t do enough damage. Any tips on how your using them? Never miss an article? Subscribe! And so here I how to answer this question quickly. But a little better than I can on Facebook in a little box. Bullgryn Load-out This is how I run mine. […]

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Deathstrike Tactics https://cadianshock.com/deathstrike-tactics/ https://cadianshock.com/deathstrike-tactics/#respond Tue, 13 Mar 2018 09:53:15 +0000 https://cadianshock.com/?p=4586 In this Tactica article, I’ll be covering one of the coolest and most visually intimidating artillery units in the Guard, the Deathstrike. Rarely seen, this unit comes in to annihilate the foes of the Emperor when everything but an Exterminatus is needed. Enjoy this Deathstrike Tactics article! Previous articles in this series by Cadian Sergeant Steel: Wyvern, Hydra and Thudd Gun Tactics Earthshaker Cannons Manticore Tactics Over to Cadian Sergeant Steel for this final artillery article on Deathstrike Tactics… Never miss an article? Subscribe! Astra Militarum Artillery Astra Militarum Artillery units are some of the toughest and hardest hitting units in the […]

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Astra Militarum Infantry List – 18 Command Points https://cadianshock.com/astra-militarum-infantry-list/ https://cadianshock.com/astra-militarum-infantry-list/#respond Tue, 06 Mar 2018 09:16:02 +0000 https://cadianshock.com/?p=4421 I’ve another guest post today! This comes from Guard Daddy after he posted a link in a comment on my Warhammer 40K Blog to a rather interesting Astra Militarum Infantry List, also known as a Walking List. Guard Daddy’s comment was in response to my Buffing Astra Militarum Infantry article. Also thanks to Guard Daddy for letting me use his photos! Over to Guard Daddy… Never miss an article? Subscribe! Astra Militarum Infantry List Benefits In 8th Edition, the ability of any weapon being able to wound anything, meant that infantry vs vehicles and monsters received a massive buff. However, there was […]

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GameFor Review and Interview – Find Local Tabletop Players and Events https://cadianshock.com/gamefor-review/ https://cadianshock.com/gamefor-review/#respond Thu, 01 Mar 2018 15:41:52 +0000 https://cadianshock.com/?p=4522 I’ve something a little different for you today. A little interview about the GameFor app and GameFor Review. Not heard of it? Well, stay tuned to learn all about it. GameFor connects you to local tabletop players and events. It is free, so go check it out now! www.iamgamefor.com Firstly we have some questions answered by Adam (a.k.a Uncle Atom) about the GameFor app. Then I will go through the app and how I found it to use. Its only two months old though, so the user base is still growing and features are still being added. But from what is available […]

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