There’s more to gaming life than the endless core gameplay loop of competitive and tournament play! In the Narrative Forge, Goonhammer explores Narrative Play, looking for ways to tell stories on the tabletop and enhance play experiences by creating narratives and weaving story elements into your games.
Narrative focused WH40k Podcasts
Masters of the Forge is a Podcast dedicated to Narrative Play in Warhammer 40k. Their site has links to their episodes as well campaigns, scenarios, and custom rules for you to use On Your Tabletop (such as Codex: Squat Warpnauts, Space Wolf Great Company Strategems, Zone Mortalis rules, and more).
The Narrative Wargamer Podcast is a non-competitive 40k podcast with a focus on fun and narrative gameplay, as well as hobby news and our latest hobby projects.
The War of Seven Fronts is an ongoing, global, Warhammer 40k narrative campaign with a three year history that is optimized for use with Tabletop Simulator.
The Aleph Sector 40k Campaign is Sheffield University Wargames Society’s, ongoing, narrative based campaign set in Games Workshop’s Warhammer 40,000 universe.
The Corvus Cluster is an ongoing narrative campaign set in the Warhammer 40K universe. The campaign is now half a decade old, and provides a sizable setting for wargaming adventures.
Tool & Resources for GM’s, Developers, & Organizer
An online tool, created by /u/Known-Plantain, to create Warhammer 40k missions/scenarios/battles that includes an easy to use Deployment Map builder and sections for: Briefing, Rules, Objectives, Setup, Deployment.
World Anvil is an online tool to create, and showcase, interactive maps & lore for your campaign.
Realm of Plastic has developed a ton of name generators for the various factions (and often sub-factions) in the Warhammer 40k universe.