New ways to play Orks in Warhammer 40k 9th edition

Wondering how you can make an army do well but without following the crowd, doing what everyone else does and just copying the top meta lists?

In this show, new VT coach Aaron takes us through his approach to the game and how he has developed a super strong Warhammer 40k Ork list (see on the VT blog page) to succeed in 9th edition. 

Aaron covers some absolute gem units in the Ork codex and how he ius using them to score well on both the primary and the secondary.

 

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Show Notes

 

Tell the listeners a bit about your journey towards becoming a coach…

My story starts really at the beginning of this year. I had made the decision to make a big effort and travel around the country to really hit the competitive scene hard this year.

I signed up for the London Grand Tournament, Bristol Grand Tournament and a few other RTTs. The first of those was a 3 round RTT at the Hampshire Hammerers club.

It was my first large ITC...

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Warhammer 40k 9th edition HUGE Rules Update, FAQ & Errata

On this week's show of the competitive 40k podcast, we talk about the recent rules update, FAQs, and Errata for Warhammer 40k 9th edition.

We discuss the most significant changes and how they will have an impact on the game of 40k.

We go over all of the changes to the mission pack, Warhammer 40k rule book, rare rules, and points changes.

If you want to stay on top of your gameplay or want to have a different perspective on the FAQ, check out this episode.

 

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SHOW NOTES

Introduction 

    1. Today’s show 
    2. VT update - new coaches, lockdown update

Mission Pack

  1. WSWF - most expensive units instead of models 
  2. Bring it down (1 (2) point for 10 or less wounds, 2 (3) points for 11-19 wounds, 3 points for 20 wounds or more)
  3. Abor the Witch - 3/2 units instead of 5/3 characters (TS, GK)
  1. Fight first and last clarifications (interrupt combat)
  2. Flyers can fly off an bomb
  3. How -1AP and ignore -1AP works
  4. Use anything to deny a psychic action
    1. First turn -...
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Top 3 Strats for Each Faction

Top 3 Strats for Each Faction

On this week's show of the Competitive Warhammer 40K Podcast brought to you by Vanguard Tactics.

Stephen Box, Joe Coles and Jack Downing talk about the top 3 most useful stratagems for each faction that you need to be aware of when playing in the world of competitive 40k.

With this podcast episode and last weeks we give you a baseline knowledge of each faction. 

If you want to keep on top of Warhammer 40,000 9th Edition competitive play, then check out this podcast.

Want to take your game to the next level?

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This podcast is brought to you by Vanguard Tactics and the Vanguard Tactics Academy. The only Warhammer 40k online coaching course.

The VT Academy takes you through everything you need to know about 40k, from how to write the optimal army list for your faction, to advance tactics on the tabletop and our...

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Warhammer 40k Battle Report: Custodes vs Emperors Children

Warhammer 40k Battle Report: Custodes vs Emperors Children

In this 2000 points we see the true guardians of the golden throne, the Custodes run by Joe Coles going up against the lords of excess, the Emperors Children run by Stephen Box.

Fighting through the streets of an Imperial city, the Custodes must fold back the Emperors children. 

For this Warhammer 40k 9th edition battle report we will be using the 2000 point strike force armies along with the new missions from Games Workshop Grand Tournament 2020 mission pack. The mission today is PRIORITY TARGET

 If you want to learn how to play Warhammer 40,000 9th edition missions, #new40k, then this Warhammer 40k Battle Report, with the Custodes vs Emperors Children will be perfect to get you started.

In this Warhammer 40k battle report we talk through the Custodes army list and the secondary objectives that work well for them.

We also go through theEmperors Children army...

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Warhammer 40k Battle Report: Blood Angels vs Necrons

Warhammer 40k Battle Report: Blood Angels vs Necron's

In this 2000 points we see the golden host of Blood Angels run by Stephen Box going up against the ancient evil of the Necron's run by Joe Coles.

Fighting over an abandoned Mechanicum facility deep in the desert of Baal.

For this Warhammer 40k 9th edition battle report we will be using the 2000 point strike force armies along with the new missions from Games Workshop Grand Tournament 2020 mission pack. The mission today is Sweep and Clear

 

If you want to learn how to play Warhammer 40,000 9th edition missions, #new40k, then this Warhammer 40k Battle Report, with the Blood Angels vs the Nercons will be perfect to get you started.

In this Warhammer 40k battle report we talk through the Blood Angels army list and the secondary objectives that work well for them.

We also go through the Necron army list and their secondary objectives. 

We show you the...

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Blood Angels Codex Review

On this week's show of the Competitive Warhammer 40K Podcast brought to you by Vanguard Tactics.

Jack Downing and Stephen Box talk about the new Blood Angels Codex Supplement. In this 9th Edition Blood Angels codex review Steve talks about all the new abilities, stratagems, traits and combos that the Blood Angels Space Marines now have access to.

Stephen has been playing Blood Angels Space Marines in Warhammer 40k for several years now and has won multiple events with them and is the No.1 Blood Angels player in the world. You can see him running the Blood Angels Space Marines in several of our Warhammer 40k Battle Reports on this channel.

If you want to keep on top of Warhammer 40,000 9th Edition competitive play, then check out this podcast.

Join us this Sunday 6th December for a free Blood Angels masterclass!

Steve will teach you how to play Blood Angels. The best Blood Angels Tactics and how to play Competitive Blood Angels. We will show you how to use the units from the Blood...

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Space Wolves Codex Review: Everything You Need To Know

On this week's show of the Competitive Warhammer 40K Podcast brought to you by Vanguard Tactics,

Jack Downing and Myself (Stephen Box) talk about the new Space Wolves Codex Supplement and what it means for Warhammer 9th edition. We talk new units, new rules, combos and strategies. 

If you want to keep on top of Warhammer 40,000 9th Edition competitive play, then check out this podcast.

Want to take your game to the next level?

Want to learn even more? Sign up for the Vanguard Tactics Academy and learn to win in the right way.

 

Sign up 

CLICK HERE TO JOIN TODAY

This podcast is brought to you by Vanguard Tactics and the Vanguard Tactics Academy. The only Warhammer 40k online coaching course.

The VT Academy takes you through everything you need to know about 40k, from how to write the optimal army list for your faction, to advance tactics on the tabletop and our step by step process to prepare for you a tournament. The VT Academy will not only help...

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Deathwatch Space Marines Codex Review

On this week's show of the Competitive Warhammer 40K Podcast brought to you by Vanguard Tactics,

Jack Downing and Myself (Stephen Box) talk about all thing Deathwatch with the release of their new Warhammer 9th edition Space Marine codex supplement. We talk new units, new rules, combos and strategies. 

If you want to keep on top of Warhammer 40,000 9th Edition competitive play, then check out this podcast.

Want to take your game to the next level?

  

Want to learn even more? Sign up for the Vanguard Tactics Academy and learn to win in the right way.

 

Sign up 

CLICK HERE TO JOIN TODAY

This podcast is brought to you by Vanguard Tactics and the Vanguard Tactics Academy. The only Warhammer 40k online coaching course.

The VT Academy takes you through everything you need to know about 40k, from how to write the optimal army list for your faction, to advance tactics on the tabletop and our step by step process to prepare for you a tournament....

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Avoid Making These List Mistakes

Avoid Making These List Mistakes 

On this week's show of the Competitive Warhammer 40K Podcast brought to you by Vanguard Tactics,

Jack Downing, Joe Coles and Myself (Stephen Box) talk about some of the top list writing mistakes, that people make when creating their warhammer 40k competitive armies.

With the free live Masterclass that I will be running tomorrow (Saturday 31st at 4pm GMT) about list writing, we want to give you an idea of the topics we will be discussing. 

I also talk to Paul Murphy from the Forge the Narrative Podcast about all things Blood Angels, with the recent release of the new 9th edition Space Marine Codex and the new Blood Angels FAQ index. 

We also discuss some of the events and charities Paul supports throughThe Nova Open Charitable Foundation

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If you want to keep on top of Warhammer 40,000 9th Edition competitive play, then check out this podcast.

FREE MASTERCLASS
 
 3 Top Secrets To Build...
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How To Play And Beat Dark Angels

How To Play And Beat Dark Angels

 On this week's show of the Competitive Warhammer 40K Podcast brought to you by Vanguard Tactics,

Jack Downing and Myself (Stephen Box) talk about all thing Dark Angels with the release of their new Warhammer 9th edition Space Marine codex alongside the Dark Angels Index Supplement. We talk new units, new rules, combos, whats good, bad and needs fixing. 

We also talk about Steves success of being selected for the top 18 applicants for Team England, to hopefully make the final 8 and play for the country at the WTC next year in Austria. 

If you want to keep on top of Warhammer 40,000 9th Edition competitive play, then check out this podcast.

FREE MASTERCLASS
 
 3 Top Secrets To Build Your Army List Like A Pro
 
In this army list Masterclass, I am going to help you discover the 3 top list writing steps that you need to take to have a well-balanced, thematic, and take all comers army list that has the...
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