As long as 40K has been around the concept of the alpha-strike has been around, exploited by the very nature that 40K is a you-go-I-go game system vs. one being of dynamic activation.
The alpha strike is where you build your army to maximize first turn shooting, take first turn, and eliminate 50%-80% of your opponent’s army before they can act on turn one.
Is it back in 40K 8th edition as it was in 5th edition?
Episode 53 takes a look at the alpha strike in 40K and how it can (possible) be negated.
Listen to the podcast below, or download the audio HERE.