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 […]

Saying Goodbye to 7th...

It’s a matter of weeks now before 8th Edition rolls out, with many, many changes afoot. It also happens to be close to the 3rd anniversary of Variance Hammer getting started. […]

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 […]