Why Spam Should Stay in the Can

Have you ever sat there and wondered why Gulliman and 4 fire raptors hasn’t won a GT? What about 3 Shadowswords? And surely, if dark reapers are the menace the internet says they are, then taking 50 of them has to be a winning combo, right? Have you ever wondered why the more consistent GT winners always seem to gravitate away from armies like that? I mean when was the last time you saw Sean Nayden, Andrew Gonyo, or Tony Kopach spamming mindless bullets at you?

If you’re one of the many who lose sleep at night thinking about this, today is your lucky day, because I’m going to break down why! Read More

Cracking The Screen Part 2

In my last article, I covered a way to use the highly common stratagem: Fight Again, to brute force your way through a basic screen.

Many of the comments I received were actually follow up questions about what to do when the screen is pushed out further, preventing you from getting through like I did in my last article. These types of comments are great! They really show that you (the audience) are thinking critically and really grasping the concepts I’m trying to convey.  I’d love to encourage more such dialogues and conversations on all my articles! Read More

Cracking The Screen Part 1

Last week I wrote a nice, tasty article about some real game application of advanced screening, found-  here. So today, I’m going to treat you guys to some common methods of cracking those pesky screens. Naturally, if screening is one of the fundamental pillars of competitive 40k, then breaking through those screens is equally as important. Read More

Facebook Live RTT

Hey guys!

Tomorrow I’ll be going to an RTT at my local store The Only Game In Town. Some big names like Sean Nayden and Kurt Clauss will be there too! Read More

Bro, Do You Even Screen?

Hello Internet! I’m back again with a whole new topic I’d like to beat to death: screening. I really cannot stress enough how important screening is. It’s literally the most important tactic you can employ in competitive 40k. If you’re sitting there at home thinking “Well I took some rangers or scouts so I should be alright.” then this article is for you.  So grab your nicest bottle of wine, sit down by a nice scented candle or a fireplace, and make sure it’s really intimate, because we’re about to have a deep and meaningful conversation. Read More

The List Doctor Graduates Med School

Hello again everyone!

I can’t thank you all enough for the wonderful positivity and feedback I’ve gotten for all the work I’ve been putting out. It really is motivating and inspiring and makes it all worth it.  Additionally I’d like to thank you all for providing feedback so I can work to improve the site. Believe me, your voices are being heard! Read More

Goals Aren’t Just for Soccer Part 2

This article is part 2 of my incredibly lengthy 2-part series on setting goals. Just in case you missed part 1, or you just want to reread it because it was just that good, you can find it here.  In my previous article, I discussed how to set goals for yourself on the more long term frontier. Today, I’m going to help you set some in game/turn by turn goals that you should keep in mind for your own games. Read More

The List Doctor Has Arrived

Every Monday I will be taking a list submission from a random person and doing a total review of their list and posting it to The Brown Magic. Today I did a list review for Devin and his Daemons/DG list.

His core concepts can be seen from his initial email to me below, and then my responses and rewritten list can be seen there as well. Read More

Interview from the Frontline

Hey guys! We’re interrupting our normally scheduled program of periodic napping and eating on Sundays to bring you a special interview. Last week I was interviewed by the man, the myth, the legend, Reece Robbins: The guy who runs Frontline Gaming and LVO.

Check it out and let me know what you guys think! Read More

The Road to ITC Champion

What better way to help you guys become better at 40k than by sharing my real life success story!  Grab some beer and popcorn, sit back and relax as I tell you the tale of how I became the ITC 2017 circuit winner.

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What is The Brown Magic

It’s finally time folks! I, Nick Nanavati, the Hunter of Trolls, King of Finlandia, Champion of Adepticon, Breaker of Models, Drinker of Drinks, and Lord of 40k, am here to help you git gud.

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Goals Aren’t Just for Soccer Part 1

Want to learn the mentality of how to set goals for yourself? Nick Brown has got you covered!

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