FTN Episode 409 – Is Warhammer 40k Balanced? Okay.. What About Now?
The Balance update is here and people by in large seem to be digging it. Is it what we needed to put Competitive 40k back on track? We are really seeing the beauty of the Matched Play rules design starting to flourish.
Like every other content creator that covers Warhammer 40,000 matched play we are talking about the balance update. It may not look like much but it is a doosey.
The Drukhari get a little bit of a downgrade by upping the points on a few units and the same goes for Adeptus Mechanicus. The good thing for those factions is it doesn’t make them uplayable in the slightest. The factions still have their teeth but opponents will feel like they have more of a fighting chance.
I think sometimes people sort of forget that several of the restrictions on how the game is played or how many times you can take X or do Y is a result of the Matched Play rules set which is a subset of the overall game of Warhammer 40k.
The Rules Folks took advantage of that and tweaked those matched play rules a bit to restrict the number of Aircraft that players can take based on the point level of the game.
The add to that the also put some restrictions in for the Orks limiting the number of a specific type of units they can take on the table as well.
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Overall – very well done GW. Keep it up!
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