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Exceptions to alternate activation rules for 40K 9

This article collects house rules designed to preserve game balance and reduce administrative work when the Alternate activation rules for 40K 9 are in effect.

Jan. 31, 2023 Flag of Antigua and Barbuda wargame


Alternate activation rules for 40K 9

Warhammer 40,000 (1987) came out in a 9thth edition in 2020. It has always used an “IGOUGO” design where players take turns controlling their entire armies: I go, then you go. This is a mistake.

Jan. 30, 2023 Flag of Antigua and Barbuda wargame


Highlights of Star Trek TV: The best and most symptomatic of TOSDS9

As a child I saw fragments of Star Trek (1966, TOS), The Next Generation (1987, TNG) and Voyager (1995, VOY) on broadcast television. From 2017, I watched all of TOS, The Animated Series (1973, TAS), TNG and Deep Space Nine (1993, DS9) in chronological order.

Aug. 1, 2022 Flag of Antigua and Barbuda


Worldbuilding for television production: Why Star Trek was hamstrung

Star Trek (1966, TOS) is silly, and that is by design. It’s not a show about space travel or the future. It’s not really about anything so much as it is for television.

Aug. 1, 2022 Flag of Antigua and Barbuda


Square-foot module history: 15 years slowly making a wargaming terrain system

In my teens, I got into miniature games based on non-competitive pre-computer military simulations, which take up a lot of room. At the time, the standard size of a table for the game Warhammer 40,000 was 6 × 4 feet, which is about 18 × 12 dm.

June 3, 2022 Flag of Antigua and Barbuda wargame board miniature terrain

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