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OBJECTIVE HEX

A Gaming Blog About Godtear - The Miniatures Game for Everyone

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Film Study: Dave's Nia Clinic

Overview First of all, if you are not watching DicedHam's Youtube channel, what are you even doing? Godtear_ATX features games and...

A Few of My Favorite Tactics

Overview Godtear is a very deep strategy game in part because it often presents players with novel situations. A player's ability to...

Ten More Tips for New Players

Overview The game continues to grow. This is so great. New players - welcome! Godtear is very fun and I'm sure you'll have a great time....

Key Concepts for Intermediate Players

Overview So you’ve got the fundamentals down! Congratulations. You’ve played a few games, and you more or less know how to make Godtear...

So you have to deploy first...

Overview It is generally agreed that in Godtear, it’s disadvantageous to be player 1 on Round 1. The second player to deploy can...

How to Play Godtear Online - 2022 Edition

by Jeff "Gearbox" Mitchell A couple of years ago, on this very blog, there was an article about How and Why to play Godtear online. ...

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

Intro 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...

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...

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