FTN Episode 234 – The BIG FAQ and Revenge of the Beta Rules

April 19, 2018 ftnadmin No comments exist

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The long awaited FAQ is here and its glorious.  The very core of matched play has been changed and I think it’s changed for the better.  The rule of 3 is a breath of fresh air.  Its one of the cool ways the designers are willing to help balance tournament play.

Hey guys,

We’re back!  And what a time to be back with this epic FAQ drop.  Points have changed, army list design has change the CORE rules of the game have potentially changed with a Beta rule or two.

There is a lot of hype around the Beta rule right now.  Are we obliged to play with them and give feedback?  I’m not sure.  The deepstrike rule is one that I am most conflicted about.

I feel like this is just too heavy handed against assault based armies.  I get it… people put up screens of cheap troops and it is difficult to get the first turn mega charge off anyway but this change makes it 100% all the time that shooting armies will get to do what they do best, every single game!

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