The Orcboy Opines on 10e 40K (Part 1)

LONG-TIME JUNGLE VISITORS will remember Ken Lacy, aka “The Fabulous Orcboy,” who wrote several posts and contributed to many battle reports and campaigns under the old version of this site. Ken is a 40K veteran, a literal scholar, and a true Continue reading The Orcboy Opines on 10e 40K (Part 1)

Deployment For Dumbasses (Like Me): “Heavy Support” (Shooty) Units

THIS VINTAGE JUNGLE POST first appeared in 2015. Because it was popular with visitors, I am sharing it again now. I have made some revisions to the original post to account for changes to the game. THIS SERIES is for Continue reading Deployment For Dumbasses (Like Me): “Heavy Support” (Shooty) Units

How 40K Is Like Football (And What You Can Learn From It) 

THIS VINTAGE JUNGLE POST first appeared in 2017. Because it was popular with visitors, I am sharing it again now. Some information may have changed since it was originally posted. I STARTED PLAYING Warhammer 40,000 when it first arrived in Continue reading How 40K Is Like Football (And What You Can Learn From It) 

How “3” > “10”

IF YOU’RE ALREADY SOURING on Games Workshop’s 10th Edition of Warhammer 40K, may I suggest that you download OnePageRules’ brand-new 3rd Edition of Grimdark Future? It’s easy, it’s fast, it’s tidier than previous versions, and best of all, it remains Continue reading How “3” > “10”

Forget 40K, I’m Going “Grimdark” (Part 3)

IN MY PREVIOUS POSTS, I discussed how fatigued I am with the bloated rules for 9e Warhammer 40K, and how I’ve ditched the game in favor of Grimdark Future, the streamlined, easier-to-play alternative by online upstart OnePageRules. In tabletop wargames Continue reading Forget 40K, I’m Going “Grimdark” (Part 3)

“KD&D,” Part 3: Simpler & Better Character Classes

THIS POST is part of a series describing the rule changes I’ve made for my current fantasy role-playing campaign. “Kilgore’s Dungeons & Dragons,” or “KD&D,” is a full-fledged variant of the 1st Edition Advanced Dungeons & Dragons game initially released Continue reading “KD&D,” Part 3: Simpler & Better Character Classes

“KD&D,” Part 1: A New Take on an Old Game

ONE MIGHT THINK, judging by the longevity of this site, that Warhammer 40K is my favorite game. It’s true that I began playing 40K when I was introduced to the original, Rogue Trader, version in 1987, and I kept on Continue reading “KD&D,” Part 1: A New Take on an Old Game