40k Character Tactics

In Warhammer 40k Characters are an important part of the army. Not only they are they usually better fighters, but they usually have a better leadership too. The leadership score is important to keep the foot troops from running away. > Also buy: Warhammer 40,000 rulebook from Wayland Games Characters and Independent Characters Characters in Warhammer 40k come in two broad types. Characters are usually regular troops that have been upgraded to a Sergeant, veteran sergeant, or what ever the equivalent is in a none-imperial army. In most cases characters have access to more equipment.  This equipment comes at an additional points cost, so make sure that you make use of the equipment that you purchase. The other type of character is an Independent Character. These are usually found in the HQ section of the army list. Independent characters often have much better stats than the regular troops and they usually have extra special rules too. When you pick a special character for your army it is a good idea to make sure that you know the special rules. If this is the first time you have used this character you may want to write notes on the army list,…

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What is Miniature Wargaming

By: P Adkins Wargaming is essentially playing with toy soldiers. Games are played using painted metal or plastic models, typically using 6-30 mm, to  represent the units involved and model scenery placed is placed on a tabletop or floor to represent the battlefield. Miniature wargaming is really a combination of two different hobbies. On one hand it is a tactical game, where one player will attempt to out wit their opponent through superior strategy. On the other hand it is a creative hobby, wargamers will often spend far, far longer painting their units than playing games with them. A major attraction of this type of game is the large degree of freedom found in miniature wargames when compared to traditional board games or computer games. The appearance of units and the terrain fought over is not dictated by a game designer but by the players themselves. How does it work? There are many different sets of miniature wargaming rules. There rules for all periods ranging from the dawn of civilization to the present day, as well as for science fiction and fantasy settings. The three most popular rules at the moment are Warhammer 40K (a science fiction game produced by…

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