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post Sep 26 2019, 02:24 AM
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After a many year hiatus, I'm looking to hop back into the 40k tourney scene, and have roped a buddy into it as well (huzzah for sharing the driving on interstate roadtrips).

I'm really keen to know what the 'standard' comp package is these days - for reference I'm from Vic but will most likely travel to neighboring states for events as well.

I cannot say I'm interested in no comp events. The shenanigans and army cost to compete there might have been fun when I was younger and even dumber, but not so much these days.

Back in my day it was 1500 points, panel comp, and towards the end there was the glorious document that was Community Comp - hey, it was inflammatory, but it did a pretty good job.

So your bog standard two day event with 20+ people, what sort of guidelines are considered the norm?


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post Sep 26 2019, 06:34 AM
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I can only speak to SE QLD and 6th ed to 7th ed killed Composition scores (and tourney attendance levels 55-75>> 25max), 8th ed has not managed to wrestle back a community driven less cut throat 40K (numbers have returned somewhat while 8th edition is fresh).... So now we have a free for all of the internet's most math crunched. Alot of tournies have defaulted to the ITC rules (USA) cos they don't want to do the work. ITC has tightened it's restrictions but it still a fairly open (non comp) system with just a few restrictions to trim the crazy....
Before people got used to the new meta, I went to a tourney (34?ish player) that was over 50% Imperial knight armies..... (well some had CP AM batteries).

Now there are a wider variety of lists but they are still mathed out. Max firepower or max chaff, or max Psykic, sometimes a mix but always maxed etc....


I will be starting out Tourneys again and will be experimenting with a comp score out of 10 and it becoming a limit to a maximum Battle score....

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10/10 is a soft / friendly army,
1/10 is an extremely powerful / Mathed out army.
your battle score maximum per battle will be the out of 20. (pretty standard)

Your maximum battle score will be 10+ your comp score per round... So if you bring a extremely mean list (2/10 say) the most you can earn a maximum of 12/20 per round from battle score.

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