OBJECTIVE HEX

A Gaming Blog About Godtear - The Miniatures Game for Everyone

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How to Start a Godtear Collection - 2022 Edition

It’s been about a year since I published the original version of this article. I think it’s the most frequently shared article that has...

Dave M's Guide to Losing Turn 1.

L by David Martin There are many great things about Godtear. Amongst them is how close games usually feel, no matter the final score. I...

Godtear and the OODA Loop

Overview The OODA loop is a decision making model developed by US Air Force Colonel John Boyd. Boyd started as a fighter pilot and went...

Format And List Building

Format Matters The format for a Godtear match substantially affects the list building process. If you are playing an SFG standard...

New Player Syllabus

Godtear has got a lot of new players coming in! You love to see it. This game’s following is not huge yet, but it seems to be growing. I...

Ten Tips for New Players

In no particular order, here are ten pieces of advice for new Godtear players. 1. Play Aggressively In many games, losing a key model is...

The Godtear Rules FAQ

This is copied and pasted from the Godtear Discord FAQ, lovingly authored by the excellent @Taylorcowbell. If you are not on the Godtear...

The Slayer Data

This graph is sweet and you should take a moment to soak it in. Props to @Taylorcowbell for coming with it and @meluckyperson for...

How to Start a Godtear Collection - 2021 edition

Recently, someone asked me to write a guide for new players about which champions go well together. This makes perfect sense, especially...

Plot Phase Tips for Newer Players

Overview The plot phase/clash phase dynamic is one of the most fascinating innovations in Godtear. The switch between conintuous...

Making a List: To Rainbow or Not to Rainbow?

Overview A new player picking up Godtear might feel a bit agoraphobic about the dizzying multitude of potential champion combinations....

7 Godtear Wombo Combos

Overview Let me start by saying that I think Godtear is not really about wombo combos. Godtear is more about the interactions between...

Across the Spectrum - 4 Tournament Lists

On this blog, I’ve often ignored SFG’s Organized Play Document (OPD) in favor of focusing on draft style formats. However, as vaccination...

Victory Conditions in Godtear

The Concept of Control vs. Beatdown If you have never read the classic Magic the Gathering article from 1999 “Who’s the Beatdown?” by...

Grumpysarn's Brain Teasers, Vol III

This one is pretty good. This scenario is not unlike the one that took shape at the end of my previous tournament game. Imagine that you...

Corrections and Double-Downs

Correction: Grimgut is not bad. I used to think so. I had not played many games which involved him. In those few games that did involve...

Grumpysarn's Brain Teasers: Volume II

Hey everyone! It's been awhile since I last posted. Apologies there. Work and life and stuff sometimes interfere with my gaming and...

Activation Order: A Guide

Activation order is a crucial element of Godtear. Knowing what to activate next is as fundamental a decision as what to do with that...

Grumpysarn's Brain Teasers: Volume 1

Welcome to the first in what I hope will be a series of Godtear brain teasers. Godtear has been compared to chess on several occasions...

Turn Zero - How to Deploy

I have previously written about the importance of turn 1, but there are important decisions to make prior to turn 1. List composition is...