The ETC voted and here is the basics of the comp for 2018:
SECTION 1: ETC Rulespack votes
Question1: Do we change the proceedings at the start of the game , rolling off for sides rather than choosing sides?
A. Yes, change the proceedings to include a roll-off for sides after placing objectives
Question2: Do you want to have a roll to seize or do you want to discard that roll?
A. Yes, keep the roll to seize
Question 3 has become Null as a result.
"Question4: Would you like to see No Mercy(kill points) as a freestanding mission or incorporated into every mission?
B - Incorporated into every mission as a "kill points differential"
Queston5: At what limit would you like this differential if Q4-B is voted for?
A - 6 pts total
Question6: Should forgeworld indexes and codices be allowed in ETC?
Question7: Do we use flowchart from Designer's Commentary? (Please vote for all the options, for example A>C>B or C>A=B)
C - No, when a codex is released their index options become invalid.
SECTION 2: Issues with ETC Organisation Implications
"Question8: Do we keep the table layout as in past ETC's, with 2 tables being dense, 4 mediocre filled tables,
and 2 light tables per row, or do we apply a more even distribution of terrain?"
A. Keep the 2/4/2 rule to give a distinctive advantage to defenders being able to choose their tables
Question 9 has become Null as a result.
SECTION 3: ETC Army Comp
Question10: Can detachments be duplicated within a player's army list? (Please vote for all the options, for example A>C>B or C>A=B)
C - Not a single detachment can be duplicated within an army
Question11: Do we limit the usage of the number of detachments at the ETC?
Question12: What number of detachments? (Please vote for all the options, for example A>C>B or C>A=B)
Question13: Do we want to limit the usage of the datasheets with the same name to 3 per army/player?
Question 14 has become Null as a result.
"Question15: What do we do with factions like the ASTRA TELEPATHICA from the Index. They are tied into an army that now has a standalone codex.
Do we keep on using them as a seperate faction for ETC purposes?"
B. No, they cannot be used as a seperate faction