Months ago, when I heard rumblings about a new edition for 40k, as you can see, I took a break from Warhammer. Reenactment season was in full swing, so I mainly concentrated on events and getting a new site up for our group. Now that the flood gates are open on all things 8th, my interest has definitely been piqued! Hearing all sorts of good stuff so far; a total shake up of the game, which was needed.
Are they going to "dumb" it down like AoS? Sounds like a no, which is very welcome. Could they make army selection a bit easier than quantum physics? Hope so.
And man oh man, hearing that Papa Nurgle will get some love out the gate KICKS ASS. We've seen possible Starter Set news with them included, plus other hints from G Dub that they are going to get pushed soon. That is awesome news as it means more models, meaning more conversion possibilities. It's a very exciting time as each day more rumors and news come out.
I have to say I absolutely love that GW has been super informative about the changes too. They're literally posting every day on it, which is a welcome change. No more rumors for months, it's right from the horse's mouth now. Has these new rules caused some hurt? Sure, but every Edition has it's rage quitters. Hell, I did it with AoS, just turned me off completely. I think we won't see as mass an exodus this go as we did with Fantasy players though, just a hunch.
Another thing that has kept me busy is that my girl and I are getting a house! Super excited on this, as is she. We'll have a nice big garage and a proper area to play again, so it's ON my friends. Perfect timing too, with a new edition she'll start from scratch and not have to un-learn anything really.
So we'll all wait patiently for now, and gobble up what news we get, and wait for the release to pop. Time to pack all the models up, get the move done, get my girl set up with her army, and start this new edition!
See you soon.