As part of developing the fluff (I’m reticent to use the more modern ‘lore’) behind my Imperial Guard regiment, I’ve been re-reading some old Chapter Approved tomes from the early Noughties.
Primarily I was looking up the old Armageddon Ork Hunter regiments, as that was a theme I was loosely drawing on for my veterans squad. I may even return to that squad and add in some subtle orky elements if I can get hold of the right bitz.
Anyway, I was reading the intro to the 3rd edition Chapter Approved 2002 (aka The Second Book of the Astronomicon) when I came across the following sentence by the Overfiend Andy Chambers:
Quite appropriate given the nature of the current (9th) edition I thought?
While competitive 40k is incredibly popular, and games between strangers tends to default to matched play games, my preference is for the ‘sandpit’!