WFB 4th Edition How to Play Series

Hi everyone - I know this didn't come in order (i.e. Part II Movement was previously uploaded) but alas...
In this episode I will provide viewers with ano overview of Warhammer Fantasy Battle (also known as WFB) 4th edition. I will discuss the basic fundamentals of Warhammer. We will discuss how the editions have evolved over the years, take a brief look at the available armies, learn the basic structures of a unit, learn about characteristics, terrain setup, army deployment, how the turn works, and how Victory Points are calculated.
Timeline:
What is Warhammer Fantasy? 00:00 - 01:10
Figure Size Discussion / Scale Creep 01:10 - 01:50
Figure Base Discussion 01:50 - 04:50
Alternative Figure Manufacturers 04:50 - 06:30
The Evolution of WFB 06:30 - 13:15
Why Play 4th Edition? 13:15 - 14:50
4th Edition Books 14:50 - 16:00
4th and 5th Edtion Army Discussion 16:00 - 24:58
Empire 16:00 - 16:55
Orcs and Goblins 16:55 - 17:30
Dwarfs 17:30 - 18:00
Chaos Dwarfs 18:00 - 19:00
Undead 19:00 - 19:45
Chaos 19:45 - 20:35
Skaven 20:35 - 21:14
Elves (High, Dark, and Wood) 21:14 - 23:10
Bretonnia (5th Edition) 23:10 - 23:45
Lizardmen (5th Edition) 23:45 - 24:21
Dogs of War (5th Edition) 24:21 - 24:58
Which Army Should you Choose? 24:58 - 26:00
What is a Unit? 26:00 - 29:30
Model Characteristics 29:30 - 32:35
Weapons and Armour 32:35 - 33:30
Cavalry 33:30 - 35:10
Standard Bearers, Champions, 35:10 - 36:20
and Musicians
Game Setup and Points 36:20 - 37:00
Battlefield Setup 37:00 - 38:10
Deployment and choosing Sides 38:10 - 39:25
How Long is the Game? 39:25 - 39:55
Who Wins the Game? 39:55 - 40:55
The Turn Sequence 40:55 - end


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Hi everyone,

I have uploaded Part III of Celticgriffon's Guide to How to Play Warhammer Fantasy Battle 4th Edition.

Relevant Discussion Points:
Intro: 00:00 - 00:50
Shooting Declarations / Pre-Measuring: 00:50 - 03:18
Dividing Shots / Fast Dice Rolling: 03:18 - 04:40
Who Can / Cannot Shoot: 04:40 - 07:20
(Marching, Hand to Hand Combat, Failed Charges, Line of Sight)
Woods and Obstacles: 07:20 - 09:43
Firing Arcs: 09:43 - 10:43
Range, Ranks, Hills: 10:43 - 12:02
Quick Note on Missile Weapons: 12:02 - 12:50
How to Hit / How Many Dice: 12:50 - 15:20
Firing Arcs and Targets Expanded: 15:20 - 1850
Range of Weapons: 18:50 - 19:53
Hitting the Target (BS): 19:53 - 20:35
To Hit Modifiers: 20:35 - 26:42
Shooting at Single Models: 26:42 - 28:25
Cover: 28:25 - 30:32
Rolling to HIt (3 Stages to Rolling): 30:32 - 31:18
Wounding the Enemy (S vs T): 31:18 - 32:42
Armour Saves and Removing Models: 32:42 - 36:00
Panic and Leadership: 36:00 - 37:50
Missile Weapons Expanded: 37:50 - 44:58
(Bows, Short Bows, Long Bows, Crossbows: Repeating Crossbows,
Throwing Weapons, Hand Guns, Pistols, Slings)
Single Models Expanded & Alternate Dice: 44:58 - 47:45
Conclusion and What's Next: 47:45 - end

Please note, we do not cover war machines in this episode.

A final important point I forgot to mention, however. Only troops with missile weapons can fire. Sometimes the most obvious things are not the most obvious.


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