In this week’s Tabletop Spotlight Adam and Matt speak in regards to the Leagues of Votann Nerfs and showcase extra superior board video games!
We’ve been doing our Tabletop Spotlight present for some time however have principally been posting to Facebook. However, we’re now importing these to our Youtube channel as properly. In this week’s episode we’ve got a chat about what the heck occurred with the Leagues of Votann and share some extra ideas about these adjustments.
Votann Nerfs – Needed…But Maybe A Little Too Fast?
In case you missed the massive information of the week, Leagues of Votann acquired a nerf this week from Games Workshop. Personally, I’m a little bit conflicted about it. We cowl this subject within the video however right here’s the fundamentals:
The adjustments have been warranted and have been kinda of apparent once you learn the codex. Abe even did some evaluation evaluating the Hekaton Land Fortress to the Space Marine Repulsor Executioner. In a 1:1 comparability, it’s clear that considered one of this stuff was not pointed equally. Clearly this guide was a overtuned, to place it politely.
On the flip aspect this military isn’t actually even out but. More than half the models aren’t obtainable. The normal codex isn’t obtainable for buy. And nobody has gotten to play with a full 2000 military utilizing these fashions.
In the video I make the case that whereas it’s clear that the military has some fairly loopy guidelines (and that it’s fairly clear simply by studying them) I nonetheless would have preferred to see some onerous knowledge to back-up these adjustments. Games Workshop simply went into nice element how they gather and analyze event knowledge in Age of Sigmar. They do the identical for 40k. So it’s a little bit unusual to see them make these adjustments based mostly on “intuition” …and a few “very loud players yelling on the internet.”
I don’t know why they didn’t do their normal “two weeks later FAQ Update” with this launch. Maybe they didn’t need to wait till all the pieces was out (or earlier than anybody had truly purchased a 2000 level military) to extend the factors? Maybe they have been looking for future Leagues of Votann gamers curiosity by way of cash invested within the military? Now a 2000 level military might be cheaper to construct (as a result of the factors went up). I imply, I don’t truly suppose that was the case…however the factors will increase do assist the gamers discipline a smaller (and thus cheaper) military now.
Oh properly. It’s finished now! And if you wish to study extra about why the Leagues have been uh…”over tuned” you’ll be able to learn about it direct from Games Workshop.
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Writer, Editor, Texas Native, and Austinite for 15+ years, Adam covers all issues Tabletop Gaming. Which contains Warhammer 40,000, Age of Sigmar, D&D, Board Games and all the pieces else that includes cube, boards, playing cards and a desk.
A hobbyist, participant, and collector of miniatures and video games, Adam’s present obsession are his Death Armies for Age of Sigmar, his Blood Angels and Tyranids for 40k, and his ever rising Arkham Horror: The Card Game Collection.