Tournaments

The Curious Case of Flyers

The one true tournament build is dead. Long live the one true tournament build. Rinse. Repeat. The ink had barely dried on the new 8th Edition indexes when the competitive […]

Revisiting the Girls in Gold

It’s been a quiet April here at Variance Hammer. I’ve been working on a review for Inferno, digesting Shadow War: Armageddon (which went on sale as I was boarding a plane and […]

LVO 2017 Analysis: Doom of the Eldar

As has become something of a yearly tradition here at Variance Hammer, I’ve done some number crunching on the 2017 Las Vegas Open 40K Championships, to see what there is to […]

The Performance-Sportsmanship Tradeoff

After yesterday’s analysis of the Warzone Atlanta data, a commenter on Reddit objected to my use of the term “Friendly” to describe my army, and the implication that competitive armies […]