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Ork-Hunting Inquisitorial Xenokiller







Death Before Dishonour is a 2-day tournament of 5 games of Warhammer 40,000 - with a focus on great battles between well painted, thematic armies on tables with full terrain.

Are you a 40k gamer with a highly tuned soup army, using the bleeding edge of what’s viable and borrowing models to bring the hardest hitting force you possibly can?

Then I’m sorry, but this tournament might not be right for you.

However, if you are a player with a well-painted force mostly of a single faction, who enjoys playing for the love of the whole hobby and the excitement of getting your army to the table then maybe you just found your new favourite tournament.


Visit the new website https://deathbeforedishonour.co.uk/ and sign up to be notified when tickets go on sale, when the full site goes live and when the rules pack is published.

Although I will clearly post about it here as well!
   
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Although “soup” armies aren’t necessarily a bad thing, Death Before Dishonour has a much more strict set of army composition rules which uses the existing Command Point system to reward players who bring a thematic, mono-codex army.

The rules pack* has a full breakdown of the system, but in short:
  • You must bring at least one Battalion, Brigade or Super-Heavy detachment, which must contain your warlord. This is your "Primary Detachment"

  • You will only gain CPs from detachments that exactly match the keywords of your Primary Detachment. No exceptions!

  • You only gain the +3 CPs for “Battleforged” if all your detachments have exactly matching keywords


  • On that last point there are a few exceptions. For example to help obviously lore friendly forces like Death Guard and Nurgle Daemons to keep their CPs when they fight together, or to allow Drukhari players to field a mix of Cults, Covens and Kabals without being punished.

    However if you're used to taking an cheap IG battalion as a command point battery then adding on some Custodes Jetbikes and some Imperial Knights... well you're going to start with far fewer CPs than your more "pure" opponents!

    Although this won't create the most "cutting edge meta" tournament, it will level the playing field, increase choice and reward thematic armies - to let all the glorious variety of Warhammer 40k factions out to play.

    * Website with rules pack will go live in the next week or so... thanks to everyone who's signed up - I will keep you posted.

    Death Before Dishonour - February 9th and 10th 2019 - Element Games, Stockport, UK.
    A new Warhammer 40k Tournament with a focus on great battles between well painted, thematic armies on tables with full terrain.
    https://deathbeforedishonour.co.uk/ 
       
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    Ork-Hunting Inquisitorial Xenokiller





    The full website is now live, with draft rules pack and paint scoring guide! Please go and check it out at http://deathbeforedishonour.co.uk/

    I've taken the brave/foolish [delete as applicable] decision to allow commenting on the rules pack in case the 40k hive mind can pick up things I have missed, particularly around edge case army composition rules.

    If people write nonsense on it I will just turn it off but let's give it a try!!! Doctor Pepper, what's the worst that could happen?

    Tickets will be on sale from 1st September 2018. Sign up on the homepage to get notification of presales and updates.

    Death Before Dishonour - February 9th and 10th 2019 - Element Games, Stockport, UK.
    A new Warhammer 40k Tournament with a focus on great battles between well painted, thematic armies on tables with full terrain.
    https://deathbeforedishonour.co.uk/ 
       
    Made in gb
    Ork-Hunting Inquisitorial Xenokiller





    Hi

    Still a while to go until the tournament but we reach an important milestone tomorrow... tickets go on sale tomorrow, Saturday 1st September, from 12.00 pm (noon) UK time.

    Here's the link: https://elementgames.co.uk/event-tickets/IE40k-090219


    Death Before Dishonour - February 9th and 10th 2019 - Element Games, Stockport, UK.
    A new Warhammer 40k Tournament with a focus on great battles between well painted, thematic armies on tables with full terrain.
    https://deathbeforedishonour.co.uk/ 
       
    Made in gb
    Longtime Dakkanaut






    Are the guys from Table top tactics going?
       
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     Latro_ wrote:
    Are the guys from Table top tactics going?

    Not sure - I'd like them to! I was in discussion with Lawrence as I wanted him to sponsor it but he's not really in the business of sponsoring tournaments.

    Really the inspiration for this tournament is the amazing-looking (but invite only and in Gibraltar) "No Retreat" which I think Lawrence has won before. I think it's the kind of tournament that's up their street.


    Death Before Dishonour - February 9th and 10th 2019 - Element Games, Stockport, UK.
    A new Warhammer 40k Tournament with a focus on great battles between well painted, thematic armies on tables with full terrain.
    https://deathbeforedishonour.co.uk/ 
       
     
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