Games Workshop Presents 3 Ways to Play for Kill TeamJuly 11, 2018
Have you ever heard the phrase “There’s no perfect Pepsi, only perfect Pepsis?” Games Workshop has. They’re taking their highly successful strategy of three ways to play (Open play, Narrative play, and Matched play) to their new specialty game set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe, Kill Team. From the article:
Open play Kill Team can be anything you want it to be. There are 3 missions for open play in the Core Manual to get you started, plus a host of ideas to inspire your future games.
It’s in narrative play that Kill Team really comes to life, as you fight thrilling missions linked together in campaigns. Every game you play will see your squad develop their abilities, as specialists progress through skill trees and even “normal” fighters increase in power.
Kill Team is a thrilling, fast-paced matched play game that’s ideal for anything from a quick, 40-minute bout over lunchtime or to fully fledged tournaments. We’ve done our utmost to make this one of our most tightly balanced rulesets ever, with a specially curated unit pool, design insights from the team behind Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire and relentless playtesting.
Currious that narrative play here doesn’t mean re-living battles from past events in Warhammer 40,000, but is used to mean ‘Campaign play’. Which I’m all for. Skirmish games like Kill Team really shine when you can breathe some life into your models. Who cares for dead guardsman #208. But Doug Killington, veteran grenadier and father of two? Gotta keep Doug alive!