Warhammer – a beginner’s guide to the legendary battle game

It’s brought chaos to kitchen tables for over 30 years. With new update Age of Sigmar on the way, here’s what you need to know about the fantasy wargame

If you’re remotely interested in strategy gaming, you’ve probably heard of Warhammer. In its 32-year history the tabletop game of fantasy battles has provided a gateway into gaming for generations of players, and it remains one of the most recognisable franchises in the industry.

But creator Games Workshop recently brought the game’s three decades of bloodshed and battle to a close, destroying the Warhammer world in a cataclysmic in-game event known as the End Times.

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Windows 10: updates will be mandatory for home users

Consumer users of Windows 10 will have no choice but to accept the installation of automatic updates, even if they break software for them

Microsoft’s Windows 10 will force automatic updates on to home users with systems that that cannot be disabled.

The latest preview build of Windows 10 for home users, which is considered to be the final version due to be released to the public in the very near future, has an automatic Windows Update system that cannot be turned off.

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Chatterbox: Friday

The place to talk about games and other things that matter

Hello, it’s Friday. Today’s game is Solar Shifter EX, a top-down bullet hell shooter from Elder Games, the one-man studio formed by Hungarian developer, Ede Tarsoly.

Solar Shifter features a jump shift mechanic that lets you warp out of danger zones faster than Kenny Loggins. Coming to PC later this year it’ll hit Xbox One and PS4 in 2016.

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