Monday, March 10, 2008

Classic Formations

In the bleak world of Warhammer 40,000 deployment can make or break a battle. With all the special deployment in 4th ed, understanding classic formations is even more important as it builds the conceptual spine for your approach to battle.

Understanding classic formations and common variations is the first step to becoming a competent general.

This article is introduces some of the classic formations and common variations. There's no need to memorize them - they won't look exactly like that on the field - just try to understand the key features and what makes these formations work.

This article was written in collaboration with the QUATZEMELAN web site, a brilliant site dedicated to Warhammer fantasy lizardmen and general tactics: http://www.geocities.com/med70085/artofwar_main_strategicdisposition.htm

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