Sometimes a tourney is a resounding success, sometimes not so much. Even when things fail though the tourney can teach you some lessons. I run local tournaments in my city, and have done so for many years. We’ve cultivated a culture which stresses fun over competitiveness and as such many of the netlists and ultra-competitive
I got to play in my first Shadespire Grand Clash (tournament). I was really impressed with the tournament setup, and with how well Shadespire plays in a competitive environment. It's clear the game was meant for this.
In Warhammer 30K (Horus Heresy) there's two types of books, red books and black books, that you need to play the game. I'm going to go over the difference in these rulebooks, and list all the books you will need for each army in Warhammer 30K.