Every edition of 40K has a life cycle of releases that get more and more powerful prompting a models arms race between good and bad books/codexes/armies/tiers.
Usually this is around 3-4 years, followed by a new edition of 40K.
The first sign is when the alpha strike lists start making the rounds, and the last sign is when the auto-table lists start being the way to play.
Has 8th gotten to this point? Has the internet boosted this process?
Podcast episode 72 explores this meta evolution in Warhammer 40K.
Listen to the podcast below or click the link here to download and save it.