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Warhammer Conquest 40,000 Conquest Home Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Warhammer Conquest Â» Warhammer Conquest 40,000 Conquest Warhammer Conquest is coming to Spain! Other countries soon. This fantastic partworks magazine, released in conjunction with our partners Salvat, is the perfect way to start or expand a Warhammer 40,000 collection.
I Made Some Ghetto-Ass Light Box, Plus a Look at My First Painted Warhammer Figures If you've seen my videos you would know that the quality could best be described as lacking. In an attempt to improve the dreadful lighting seen in my awful Dragon Ball Super TCG unboxing, I took to the internet for a way to construct a light box at no cost to my self, and after about half an hour of shoddy work, here is the end result.
Tabletop Spotlight - 40 Thieves by Jackbro Come join Adam and Drake as they attempt to become prince of thieves in this game of memory, trickery and planning! 40 Thieves is a strategic memory game with hand management mechanics. The goal of each player is to steal the most sapphires. They do this by correctly naming the color or symbol of the tiles surrounding the sapphire.
Geekery: Michelle Yeoh to Lead New 'Star Trek' Series in the Mirror Universe The long rumored series is being produced for CBS All Access. It joins a host other projects being developed for the streaming service by Star Trek veteran Alex Kurtzman. During Discovery's first season the crew found themselves dealing with a Mirror Universe - one in which Phillipa Georgiou was a former Emperor of nefarious Terran Empire.
Sharp Practice Nappies A game of Napoleonic Sharp Practice is being put on at the club next week and, in an idle moment of lapsed resistance, I suggested that I might be interested in taking part, were it not for the fact that I'm already booked in for a Cruel Seas game.
ToyLand: Kratos & Atreus Are Ready to Take on Any Foe The father and son pair are captured, poised for a fight, in this new statue from Iron Studios. The eighth installment of the God of War series focuses on the journey of a father and son - Kratos and Atreus, one of who just happens to be the god of war.
New Release: Worm Riders! Home Â» New Releases Â» Raging Heroes Â» New Release: Worm Riders Worm Riders are here… a very unique model definitely ready to make an appearance for your armies no matter what games you are playing. I know I bought two packs of these, including the special character Xehzirhya, Demon Steed Rider.
40K: Warhammer Conquest Comes To Spain Warhammer 40K fans living in Spain will soon find rhemselves embroiled in a war between the Death Guard and Ultramarines, and all they have to do is subscribe to Warhammer Conquest. Warhammer 40K: Conquest is coming to Spain, according to an announcement from GW.
40K: The GSC Biophagus Rules Preview Move over Fabius Bile, The Genestealer Cults have their own gene-doctor and the Biophagus is bringing the buffs! Come see what this new model is and what it will do on the tabletop. Games Workshop teased a few new miniatures at the New Years Open Day and one that jumped out was the newly named Biophagus.
Arkham Horror: TCG - Danger Await in 'The Circle Undone' The next Mythos Cycle for Arkham Horror: The Card Game is introducing some new mechanics and challenges for investigators to tackle. Check out a preview of what lies ahead in The Circle Undone Cycle. As a Living Card Game Arkham Horror: The Card Game has regular a different release model than your typical Collectible Card Game.
Codex: Genestealer Cult Preview!: The Biophagus Home Â» Genestealer Cult Â» Previews Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Codex: Genestealer Cult Preview!: The Biophagus The Genestealer Cults are coming soon…. when?… not certain. But today the Warhammer Community is giving us a preview.
Preview: New Warband - The Godsworn Hunt Home Â» Games Workshop Â» Previews Â» Warhammer Underworlds: Nightvault Â» Preview: New Warband - The Godsworn Hunt Also catching up on yesterday…. No one was in the office here…. we have the second warband preview for Underworlds Nightvault.
Adeptus Titanicus Preview: The First Expansion Titandeath Home Â» Adeptus Titanicus Â» Games Workshop Â» Previews Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Adeptus Titanicus Preview: The First Expansion Titandeath Titandeath is up for pre-orders this coming weekend and late yesterday a preview up that I was a little slow on getting to.
D&D: Xanathar's Guide To Everything Comes To Roll 20 In other Online D&D news today-Xanathar's Guide to Everything comes to Roll20, along with a special introductory adventure to help ring in the new year for Roll20. Check them out today! Roll20 has been undergoing some changes as the New Year settles in.
Community Spotlight: Cinderella Nighthaunts and Some Cool Painting Techniques These are some of our favorites from this week's Miniature Monday and WIP Wednesday on Twitter and Instagram. Come take a look at what the community is working on! Want to share what you're working on? Drop it in the comments - we'd love to see what you're creating!
Dismounted 4th Continental Light Dragoons 4th Continental Light Dragoons by theinestimable Don Troiani My 'expectations' this year were a little more than just expectations, and in an attempt to stem the decline in productive time spent on the hobby, I'm consciously cutting back on Facebook, and trying to spend more time in the loft, reading, and doing other 'good' stuff.
D&D: The Roadmap For D&D Beyond Is Now Open To The Public D&D Beyond has made public their development roadmap, so that users-and interested bystanders-can see what's in the works for them, including a few surprises down the line, like a virtual tabletop… check it out inside. D&D Beyond is in an interesting place.
Marketwatch: GW's 2018-19 Half-Year Financials The Half-Year numbers are in and things are looking rosy for Games Workshop. Games Workshop's latest numbers are looking solid. Keep in mind this Half-Yearly report covers their fiscal year and not the standard year. via GW Investor Relations. Kevin Rountree, CEO of Games Workshop:.
Showcase: Necromunda Gor Half-horn by Lecoqadoodledoo I had the opportunity to play a game. Genestealer vs. Kabalite Warrior. This year for Books of 2019 I am challenging myself to read twenty books.
Nugget 313 The editor of THE NUGGET sent the latest issue to me on Sunday evening and I will be taking it to the printer later this morning.
40K Loremaster: Know Your Inquisitor Today we delve into the most feared men and women who walk the Imperial - the ever vigilant Inquisitors. Inquisitors are members of the Inquisition, the organization responsible for investigating and dealing with all potential threats to the Imperium and to humanity.
Get Sick Or Die Trying - Part 11 Did I not promise you more poxwalkers just a week ago? Am I not a corpse master of my word? Here's the latest two shamblers to come lurching off the painting desk. I experimented quite a lot with this one, mixing some of the agrellan earth texture paint in with flesh tones to cover some of the rougher joins.
What's On Your Table: Wraithknight Assembly was done on Sunday along with Intercessors and Hellblasters whic… Review: Paint Rack for Dropper Bottles by Six Squared Studios - For years, I had a hobby area that was functional, but not quite so nice to showcase.
Age of Sigmar - Warhammer Fantasy is Almost Completely Buried Age of Sigmar has been cranking out Battletomes in its three and a half years. At long last - has almost completely replaced WFB's armies. When Age of Sigmar launched back in the Summer of 2015, it seemed an impossible task to replace the giant 30 year old catalogue of Warhammer Fantasy miniatures and factions.
Adeptus Titanicus: Titandeath MIssion And Campaign Rules Titandeath brings the full fledged might of the Titanic conflicts of the Horus Heresy to the fore with rules to back up the colossal carnage wrought by the war for Beta-Garmon. The Beta-Garmon system was the site of one of the largest battles in the Horus Heresy.
40K Harlequin List - 1000 Points At the end of March I am going to Adepticon in Chicago and have signed up to play in The Long War Doubles. Jack will be using his Dark Eldar so I need to have 1000 point list to complement them. I've decided to use Harlequins.
Tabletop Gallery: Send In the Kroot Reserves Someone's got to run down the retreating enemy. Enjoy. If You Have An Awesome Wargame Shot You Think Would Make A Great BoLS Pic Of The Day, Email Us. We Love Spectacle And Characterful Shots So Let's See What You Budding Photographers Can Do!
Bandits Over Berlin Play Test I set up a play test of the Bag the Hun 'Bogeys Over Berlin' game this evening at the club which went well apart from the eponymous bogeys, which didn't really work in the way I intended and just slowed things down at the start of the game.
40K Tactics: Imperial Knights Gallant Hello, 40k armchair generals, today we talk about the second most popular Imperial Knight - the Gallant. SaltyJohn from TFG Radio here to bring you a tactics article on this guy:. The Imperial Knights have been a solid choice for competitive 40k players since their codex dropped in June of 2018.
RETRO: Cathedral is a Quick-Playing, Simple Game Worth The Time Spent Cathedral was one of the first games to develop gameplay about placing Tetris-like pieces in a pattern. Cathedral is a strategy game with tile placement and area control mechanics. The goal of each player is to place as many of their buildings as they are able.
Geekery: 'Spider-Man - Far From Home' Villain Revealed in First Trailer The first trailer was shown during an MCU panel at Comic Con Experience in Brazil early in December, but the crowd was all sworn to secrecy. Rumors of when it was going to show up in the wild started soon after - after over a month of waiting, it finally dropped this morning.
Wyrd: Introducing the Nightmare Crew and All of Their Pointy Teeth The Burning Man changed the life of The Dreamer, a young boy asleep in is mansion on Earth, as his fire took over London. His crew brings glowing eyes, claws, and nightmarish mouths. via Wyrd:. This week, we're revealing that the Dreamer and his Nightmare crew have all grown up.
The Art Of Privateer Press - Kickstarting Now! Collecting nearly 20 years of Privateer's artwork from the Iron Kingdoms, the Art of Privateer Press is a new book, Kickstarting now. Grab a piece of Warmachine history, and exclusive rewards within. Privateer Press has a history of creating fantastic artwork.
The Godsworn Hunt: First Impressions of the Magical Marauders The Godsworn Hunt have arrived!! Read my first impressions of this unique and versatile new warband!
40K: Haarken Worldclaimer FAQ Reverted - Still Raptor Champ Supreme Games Workshop reverses the decision to limit Haarken Worldclaimer's "Raptor Powers" with an update to the FAQ update. The Raptor Lord rides again! In case you missed the news, yesterday Games Workshop put out the FAQs for Chapter Approved 2018, Wrath and Rapture, and Vigilus Defiant.
GW Rumor Engine: Wings & Things Games Workshop has a new Rumor Engine out today and this mysterious new image will have you scratching your head at all the possibilities. We're really not too sure what the heck we're looking at today - it could be part of a creature's leathery wings…or it could be the claws or hooks of something even scarier.
A New 40k FAQ's Controversial Change Has Been Reversed! The Lord of Raptors has changed again. They are removing the change from the errata. Here are the details……: You will need to update the FAQs for Vigilus Defiant. Yea…. I know….
Rumour Engine Teaser for the Week: Home Â» Age of Sigmar Â» Rumors Â» Rumour Engine Â» Warhammer 40k Â» "Feeling sharp? This looks like… Vigilus Defiant v1.1: Haarken se queda de SeÃ±or de todos los Rapaxes - Ayer pusimos una entrada hablando de las Ãºltimas FAQs y erratas que habÃan salido para W40K.
Star Wars: Legion - Bringing On The Heavy Hitters Fantasy Flight Games is introducing two new vehicles for Star Wars: Legion - The Rebel X-34 Landspeeder and the Imperial TX-225 GAVw Occupier Combat Assault Tank. Time to mount up! The next wave of miniatures have been announced for Star Wars: Legion and both sides are getting some love with new vehicles.
Tabletop Spotlight: Gloomspite Gitz, Battletome And Minis Today on Tabletop Spotlight: we review the Gloomspite Gitz Battletome, and the first wave of new minis. The Gloomspite Gitz are an exciting new army, responsible for transforming the Age of Sigmar into the Age of Squigmar, the Gloomspite Gitz comprise the Moonclan grots, the Spiderfang Grots, and the Dankhold Troggoths.
Tabletop Crowdfunding Round-Up: January 15 Paranormal investigators, invading aliens, and soaring firebirds. Come check out this week's batch of Kickstarter highlights! Let's start the week off with a campaign for an artbook.
D&D: Underwater Combat And You - Rule The Seas Above And Below With a book on Boats in the works, it's time to visit the rules for Underwater Combat. So grab your trident, crossbow, and list of spells that have interesting underwater reactions, and let's get our feet wet. Wizards of the Coast are truly living up to their name with a book on naval adventures due to release in Spring 2019.
Tragic to Triumph: GW's Most Improved Minis Today we look at the GW minis that went from terribad to works of art. This is going to be fun. These days GW is know for well deserved top-of-industry quality. One of the common comparisons you will see of new companies in the market is how their minis stand up to GW's quality.
Happy Birthday… Wikipedia! On 15th January 2001, Wikipedia came on line for the first time! If Wikipedia was a person in the UK, they would be an adult, would be able to vote, and could buy an alcoholic drink in a public house. Wikipedia was launched by Jimmy Wales and Larry Sanger, and its name is a portmanteau word that combines the words wiki and encyclopaedia.
40K Doctor: Line Of Sight Is The Next Rule That Needs To Go Lets talk about one venerable rule that the game could do without. Warhammer 40,000 has a lot of rules. As a game, and one that has structured play, it of course needs rules. Rules are pretty important to 40K, but not all rules are good rules.
What's On Your Table: Imperial Knight - The land raider after last evenings session. Dauntless / Diabolical December 2018 - Community Round-Up - Beginning December's round-up, we have an absolute fucking beast of a model from Pandora's Bits Box, courtesy of Krakendoomcool. A heavily converted Khorna… Chapter Tactics #98: The 3rd Smartest Thing Pablo Never Said.
How to paint Iron Warriors In today's post, I'm going to share my colour scheme for painting Iron Warriors with a mix of Nurgle influence. I'll be splitting the colour guide into separate sections for simplicity and finding sections you might want to experiment with your own collections.
Next Week's GW Products & Pricing CONFIRMED This week we return to Warhammer Underworlds and Adeptus Titanicus WALKS! Get your wallet ready. Here's the list of products and prices for this weekend's GW releases about to hit the shelves. This weekend is all Warhammer Underworlds and Adeptus Titanicus.
40K: The Countdown To Vigilus - 30 Days Have Passed GW's mysterious countdown continues, with 50 days left, and a host of Chaos teasers coming out of the woodworks, it looks like Abaddon's talons are closing around Vigilus.
Tabletop Gallery: Dusk Raiders Blackshields "Uncertain Loyalty - Certain Tenacity" Enjoy. If You Have An Awesome Wargame Shot You Think Would Make A Great BoLS Pic Of The Day, Email Us. We Love Spectacle And Characterful Shots So Let's See What You Budding Photographers Can Do!
Is Matched Play The Ultimate Way To Play 40k? - FTN We start the show with the premise that the Matched Play Format is the natural conclusion to any 40k player's journey. It is a way for players to instantly communicate their expectations for a pickup games and not just for tournaments. What do you think?
Age of Sigmar: Rise & Fall of Anvalor - The Latest from GW and WizKids Build up and defend Anvalor from rampaging enemies, while building your influence to ensure your steadfast rule, even over just a pile of rubble. Warhammer: Age of Sigmar: Rise and Fall of Anvalor is a city building game with tile placement and resource management mechanics and also a long title, so we're going to call it Anvalor from here on out.
Fire Factors Found for Bag the Hun A few days ago I posted my ideas about calculating Fire Factors in Bag the Hun, having been unable to find the 'official' method in one of the Too Fat Lardy Specials. Well, I now have found it in the 2006 Summer Special, disguised as an article on aircraft for the Spanish Civil War.
Streaming NOW: Tabletop Hour - Episode 34 - Urban Conquest, D&D Roadmap Join us for our weekly industry talk show. We have Urban conquest, and will be digging into the GW 40K and AoS news from this past week, and WotC's 2019 D&D plans. Today the Tabletop Hour opens with everything we know about Urban Conquest, and the latest Gloomspite Gitz minis.
Geekery: The Heirs of House Stark Prepare in the 'Crypts of Winterfell' The final battle between light and dark, life and death, is coming and the throne will be claimed by the victor. The last season of the acclaimed series hits small screens this coming April, and HBO is dropping more hints at what is to come.
New 40k FAQ's and Errata Home Â» Chapter Approved Â» FAQ's and Errata Â» Vigilus Defiant Â» Warhammer There are new updates to the FAQs for Wrath and Rapture, Chapter Approved 2018, and Vigilus Defiant. Here is the latest….
ToyLand: New Iron Man Fig Can Handle a Super Hero Landing Figs in Revoltech's Amazing Yamaguchi line are well known for their possibility and exaggerated sculpts. They've added an Iron Man fig that comes with some great repulsor and rocket effects, It's perfect for those that like to give their figs dynamic display poses.
The Responsible One's Wargaming Blog One of the things on offer at the Open Day was an opportunity to paint an already assembled Chaos Warrior and take them away with you afterwards. Having managed to paint nothing but scenery all last year, I was a bit nervous of getting back to painting, but I managed to get a bunch done and I was pretty pleased with how he turned out.
Warhammer Underworlds: Mollog's Mob Warband Focus Mollog's Mob is coming to Warhammer Underworlds and this is one tough Troll you do NOT want to mess with! Meet the game's most powerful single fighter along with a support crew that is going to keep him in the game and causing problems for the inhabitants of Shadespire.
This Week's Pre-Order List + Prices! Home Â» Adeptus Titanicus Â» Middle Earth Strategy Game Â» Warhammer Underworlds: Nightvault Â» This Week's Pre-Order List + Prices! Adeptus Titanicus comes out with a new expansion Titandeath alongside Nightvault releases. There is more as well coming from Games Workshop….
40K: FAQs Land For Vigilus, Wrath And Rapture, Chapter Approved Exactly what it says on the tin folks, FAQs and Errata are out for Chapter Approved 2018, Wrath and Rapture, and Vigilus Defiant. Come take a look.
GW: Knight Armigers & Dominus Enter The Horus Heresy We've got some big news for fans of Heresy-Era gaming: Games Workshop has released rules for running Questoris Knight Armigers and Questoris Knight Dominus units in your games set in the Horus Heresy. Get ready for the Knight Invasion!
New Imperial Knight Rules…. Free to Download Here is a new set of rules for your Imperial Knights in Adeptus Titanicus. The studio has produced some new rules to enable you to use both patterns of Armiger-class Imperial Knights as well as the towering Castellan and Valiant patterns of Dominus-class Knights in your games of the Horus Heresy.
Preview-New Warband….Mollogs Mob Home Â» Age of Sigmar Â» Previews Â» Warhammer Underworlds: Nightvault Â» Preview-New Warband….Mollogs Mob Here is a preview of the Mollogs Mob, one of the two new warbands coming this weekend for Underworld's Nightvault. Some come to fulfill ancient oaths.
FFG Ends Runewars Miniatures Game Organized Play Support Fantasy Flight Games pulls the plug on Runewars Minatures Game's Organized Play Support effective immediately. In an announcement last Friday, FFG has ended the Organized Play program for Runewars after just over two years of support. Here is the message from FFG:.
Will's Wargames Blog Phew, that was an effort. I originally started work on these as three separate batches, but then they all seemed to merge and ended up being completed at the same time. These are all duplicates of my existing French infantry to double them in size from 12 to 24 figures each and 6 to 12 for the Legere.
Flames of War: Big Sale On All V3 Minis and Books Is Imminent Thinking about getting into FOW? Growing your colletion? Maybe starting a new force? The best deals are coming up soon. The folks at Battlefront lay out the deals…: As many of you will have seen already in our year end announcement 2019 will see us return to the Late War period on the 6 June.
40K: Narrative Play Could Be the Most Popular in 40K GW is really walking the walk with Narrative Play for 40K as we head into 2019. Could Narrative Play be the most important type of play for the community? Over the last few years, GW has given us a big new faction in the year changeover for 40K. We've gotten Thousand Sons, and Custodes in recents years.
D&D: The Artificer Is Coming In February Some big news hit over the weekend, the next Unearthed Arcana is delayed until February, but it will be the long awaited rerelease of the Artificer. As announced on Twitter earlier this weekend, there will be no Unearthed Arcana in January, but February's will be the Artificer.
Finest Hour in 1/600th Scale? With all the fuss about Cruel Seas, which should be one of my birthday presents on Friday, I expect I'll be tied up with that but, in the longer term, I've been thinking about a 1/600th scale air wargaming project for 2019. I really enjoyed painting the Tumbling Dice models for Bag the MiG, MiG Alley and Target Locked On!
The Portable Napoleonic Wargame is now available to buy from Amazon and Barnes & Noble Far sooner than I expected, Amazon and Barnes and Noble have the hardback and softback editions of THE PORTABLE NAPOLEONIC WARGAME on sale. The books can be ordered from Amazon here: Hardback edition and Paperback edition. The books can be ordered from Barnes and Noble here: Hardback edition and Paperback edition.
Tim's Miniature Wargaming Blog After a lengthy warp translation, the men and women of the 382nd Tallarn Regiment finally made it to the Xoxigar System. Other Guard regiments were in the System; the shattered remains of two Valhallan Regiments had taken up post on the frozen world of Xoxigar Prime - little action was expected there.
40K RETRO: They Came From 1993: The First Tyranids Today we look back 26 years at the first Tyranid minis that hit the tabletop in 1993. The Hivefleets have evolved indeed! The Tyranids were originally mentioned and had a single miniature in the Rogue Trader hardback that kicked off Warhammer 40,000 all the way back in 1987.
Showcase: Rogue Trader Gellerpox Infected Gnasher Screamer I had the opportunity to play a game. Genestealer vs. Kabalite Warrior. Maybe I'll get awa… Book Review 38 // Double Eagle by Dan Abnett - New year and book one of twenty is now complete. This year for Books of 2019 I am challenging myself to read twenty books.
The Poxwalkers The last unit to be painted from the Know No Fear starter Set is finally done, ten wretched Poxwalkers are now ready to spread the joy of Nurgle's kindness to all! It only took me about two days to paint this unit, using more simpler steps to get them done faster.
WIP: Nightvault Zarbag's Gitz #2 And an update on Zarbag's Gitz. I completed the two Squig models which were a blast to paint. I also started work on the first Goblin model, which serves as the test model for the rest of the warband. In case you're wondering how I painted the Squig and Grot skin, have a look at my paint recipes after the jump.
Goatboy's 40K: My 10 Favorite Units Goatboy here again and I wax poetically on my favorite units currently in the game as I write this out the day before my Birthday. These are for sure not the best units in the game - but they are the ones I always think about whenever I try to think of a list to play.
Mean Streets - Part 2 Undoubtedly the biggest project I'm currently working on is my collection of Underhive terrain. It's something I discussed at length when I first started this series but to recap, as it's been a while, I've always dreamed of having my own set of terrain but until recently I had neither the space nor the money for it.
MIniature-Friendly Toys #1: Funko Pop Fallout Sentry Bot Not that I foresee this being a series with a huge number of entries, but I thought I'd throw that number in now, just in case. Anyway, a couple of months ago, I was playing a lot of Fallout 4, and while browsing the internets, I saw this thing.
New Daemon Engine, Urban Conquest, Giant Squigs, New Skorne & More! We've got Urban Conquest coverage, Giant Squigs, New Skorne, FFG's return to Middle Earth and Pimpcron! Hidden in plain sight: it looks like Abaddon has designed a new Daemon Engine, as spotted on the cover art for the new Urban Conquest book. You say you want realism, but do you?
What's On Your Table: Stalker Diorama Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: Stalker Diorama What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected] Hello. Petar here again. This is my diorama of a S.T.A.L.K.E.R. in the Pripyat square.
40K: Will Genestealer Cultists Use Blips Genestealer Cultists are rumored to employ sensor blips to deploy advantageously on the battlefields of 40K. Here's what that might look like. One of the persistent rumors right now is that when Genestealer Cultists finally arrive, they'll use Sensor Blips to disguise their true number and position.
Tabletop Gallery: Bump In The Road "Looks like you hit something…" Just when you had it detailed and everything. Ah well. Enjoy. If You Have An Awesome Wargame Shot You Think Would Make A Great BoLS Pic Of The Day, Email Us. We Love Spectacle And Characterful Shots So Let's See What You Budding Photographers Can Do!
40k - Harlequin Vehicles Over the break I painted up the vehicles for my initial Harlequin list so that I could get them on the table and start playing. I have painted up 4 dual-Shuriken Cannon Starweavers and 8 Skyweaver jetbikes with Haywire. The crews haven't been done yet as I can add them as I paint them and still play in the interim.
Starting Up Again for 2019 The holiday season is over and done with for another year, I have a week off on the horizon and university is still just warming up after the break. Due to what proved to be a heavy December both work-wise and with an extra layer of coursework shovelled on top, time to build / paint/etc was limited.
40K: LVO Info, New Year Weekender, and 40K Haiku Contest Winners: TFG Radio This week on TFG Radio we have Las Vegas Open info, the New Year Weekender, and our 40K Haiku Contest Winners! This episode has Adam, John, and Tom talk about the New Year Weekender at Games Workshop, more information for the Las Vegas Open, our goals for the year, and the winners of our 40k Haiku contest!
Bits Roundup: Walking Tanks And Grim Gothic Statues Come grab some bipedal tanks and set them loose on your battlefields of the distant future, and fill your urban combat zones with gothic statues while you're at it, thanks to the latest offerings from MaxMini and Kromlech. Time to look at more new bits for you folks.
GMM Studios: Hexfleet Virules - Backdrop 2, The Backdroppening GMM Studios continues the fantastic work on Hexfleet Virules, polishing up the backdrop created in last week's installment. With a ton of sculpting and painting set out, everything's looking fantastic, so check it out. Hello BoLS readers! It is time for the next installment of the giant Hexfleet Virules army.
Are these hints of future releases? Home Â» 40k Rumors Â» Space Marines Â» Urban Conquest Â» Warhammer 40k Â» These definitely look like Stalker Carbines, but we never really know just how much liberty the artists of these pieces take. A hint on new loadouts? Most likely not but possibly.
Next Week From GW: Titandeath, Underworlds, And Gondor At War Here's a look at what's coming out next week, get ready because Titandeath is coming, alongside new expansions for Night Vault and Middle-Earth. As far as big releases go, they don't get much bigger than titans.
Titandeath!, New Underworld Warbands, and Middle Earth Home Â» Adeptus Titanicus Â» Middle Earth Strategy Game Â» pre-orders Â» Titandeath Â» Warhammer Underworlds: Nightvault Â» Titandeath!, New Underworld Warbands, and Middle Earth Well it looks like no Genestealer Cults yet.
40K: Battlefleet Gothic Armada 2 Has Three Campaigns That Tell A Very Different Tale Come take a look at the three different campaigns that feature in Battlefleet Gothic Armada 2, find out what drives the Necrons, Imperiums, and Tyranids in the face of Abaddon's 13th Black Crusade. Battlefleet Gothic Armada 2 tells the tale of a galaxy embroiled in war in the closing days of the 41st Millennium.
Death Covers the Land When the Winds of Hobby Motivation are waning, the Lore of Death can usually still squeeze the odd beat out of my shrivelled necromantic heart.
40K: Urban Conquest - The Rules For Ruling A City Come take a look inside Urban Conquest and get a preview for some of the new rules for the Cities and Streets of Death. Urban Conquest is a game of city-fighting, and inside the boxed set you'll find the rulebook which contains all the rules you need for running campaigns set in the cities of the 41st Millennium.
Privateer Press - New Releases For Skorne And G.U.A.R.D. Whether you're looking for a kaiju-sized giant fighting robot, or canny new fighters for your Skorne armies, Privateer Press has got you covered this week. Come see what's new! Skorne has some new immortals and support this week, as their new theme force starts to roll out; and accompanying them are the defenses of the G.U.A.R.D.
40K Lore: The Generation Gap Genestealer Cultists are a cunning, resilient lot. Infestations of cultists spread like wildfire and can become hard to root out without virus bombing a world back to the Siderian period. Here's why they're so perniciously tenacious. The Genestealer Cultists are among the most persistent of enemies that the Tyranids face.
Bolt Action: Why You Should Use Air Forward Observers In last week's post, we took a look at why you should be using Artillery Forward Observers in your Bolt Action Army List. Today's post will be similar and cover many of the same points, but instead, we are looking at why you might want to include an Air Observer in your list.
Showcase: Thousand Sons Contemptor Dreadnought by Silvernome I had the opportunity to play a game. Genestealer vs. Kabalite Warrior. Maybe I'll get awa… Speedfreeks ork sarnies wip - Work started with the metals and first layer of washes to start the dirt and grime. Book Review 38 // Double Eagle by Dan Abnett - New year and book one of twenty is now complete.
13 January 2019: What a Tanker! After changing the timings, Simon and I finally enjoyed our intro game to What a Tanker! Preliminaries. Gameplay. Game began awkwardly as I played the first two turns with only five Command dice instead of the standard six. We began at opposite ends of the short table edge and raced towards one another initially.
Other people's Portable Wargame battle reports: Another Napoleonic battle Almost as soon as I had made reference to the two earlier battle reports that appeared on the Heretical Wargaming blog, a third was published. … the battle used in THE PORTABLE NAPOLEONIC WARGAME book to show how the division-level rules worked.
40K: Necromunda Jotunn Rules Previews Alongside the Ambot, or Mechanical Ambulls, comes the Jotunn, an "Ogryn-servitor" for hire that brings a bionically enhanced Ogryn to your gang. Come see what they can do for you. Spotted over on El Descanso, the rules for the Ambot's companion brute: the Jotunn grade-H servitor Ogryn.
What's On Your Table: Imperial Knights: Household Noctis Color scheme is mainly mat black and silver, with some dark gold and copper add. All knight mins are magnetized and all weapons and body are fully interchangeable.
GW Pre-Orders: Pricing & Links - Urban Conquest & More Gloomspite Gitz It's that time of the weekend and Games Workshop has some new products up for Pre-Order. Urban Conquest and the second wave of Gloomspite Gitz are out now! via Games Workshop. In a galaxy in which every planet is a bitterly contested war zone, cities make for the bloodiest of battlefields.
Tabletop Gallery: Heresy-Era Throw Down Fast and The Furious vs Tough and The Asthmatic.
FFG: 'The Lord of the Rings: Journeys in Middle-Earth' Announced Fantasy Flight Games has announced a new way to travel "there and back again" with a brand new App-assisted Board Game set in Middle-earth. Gather your friends and embark on an epic journey!
The End of Organized Play for Runewars Home Â» Â»Unlabelled Â» The End of Organized Play for Runewars While it's not a game I play, its worth noting that Fantasy Flight Games is ending their Organized Play for Runewars. Here is the official announcement.
Geekery: First Trailer for 'The Bouncer' - Van Damme's Latest Action Movie The Bouncer focuses on a weary bouncer / bodyguard that's forced to cooperate with the police to stay out of jail. He is tasked with infiltrating a dangerous gang led by a Flemish mob boss in order to gain his freedom, and secure custody of his daughter.
The Hardest Day In have read this book a couple of times but found a pristine hard back copy in the local Oxfam bookshop today, so thought I'd get it anyway.
40K Lore: History of the Black Legion The Black Legion can trace their roots back to The Warmaster Horus, but they do not hold him as dear as other Legions hold their Primarchs. Loremasters, today we delve into the History of the Black Legion! The Black Legion, formerly known as the Luna Wolves and the Sons of Horus, were the XVI Legion of the original twenty Space Marine Legions.
Urban Conquest and Gloomspite Gitz are Up for Pre-Orders Home Â» Gloomspite Gitz Â» pre-orders Â» Urban Conquest Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Urban Conquest and Gloomspite Gitz are Up for Pre-Orders New pre-orders from Games Workshop this morning…… Urban Conquest and the 2nd wave of Gloomspite Gitz. - Sorpresa….
40K: Key Buildings & New Stratagems From Urban Conquest Now that we've got Urban Conquest, we're taking a look at the rules for the Key Buildings and their special Stratagems along with some of the other Stratagems you'll find in the book - How will you spend those Command Points?! The "Map Campaign in a box" from Games Workshop is just what you need to kick off your very own map campaign.
Thunderwolves Progress This will be a work in progress with four new TWC using my own technique to paint them. I will keep it up to date with pictures in order for people to see where the process comes from.I have always…
40K: Urban Conquest Unboxed Have you or your friends in your gaming group ever wanted to run a "Map Campaign" but just never got around to it? Maybe you got distracted by the logistics of it. Perhaps you got wrapped up in trying to come up with the "right scenario" to run or mission design.
FFG New Releases: 'Return To' The Dunwich Legacy Just when you thought you were all done with Dunwich Fantasy Flight Games releases an update to your first full investigation. Do you have what it takes to complete the updated challenges ahead with Return to the Dunwich Legacy? via Fantasy Flight Games.
GW Pre-Order First Looks: Urban Conquest & Gloomspite Gitz Games Workshop has lots of great stuff heading your way for Pre-Order this weekend. Get ready for a brand new way to play 40k and the second wave of Gloomspite Gitz! via Games Workshop. Do you think there is fungus in the sewers beneath the cities of Urban Conquest?
Bag the Blenheims RAF Aircraft Sheets I've come down with a stinking head cold but I'm still bashing away at the paperwork for the Lard Day Bag the Hun scenarios, so that they are done sooner rather than later and I can run a few play test games before the event.
D&D: Dice, Camera, Action with Chris Perkins The D&D team, along with some friends from the YouTube and Twitch community, play in an ongoing live stream of Dungeons and Dragons, titled Dice, Camera, Action! DCA is a live play-through of D&D's latest storyline run by Dungeon Master extraordinaire, Chris Perkins.
Skirmish at Relay 4-62 "Relay station in sight, but we have large Auspex contacts - move carefully, Brothers" I played some more killteam with Varney and his bugs. I took:.
Build Me An Army Worthy Of Mordor Part 3 So with an initial warband at the ready, and Guritz ready to lead, I knew I had to get on with some more Morannon Orcs. With the paint scheme I've used in Part 1 I knew I could relatively quickly sort another 12. I've mentioned before the excellent 'Battle of Pelennor Fields' as a starter set.
Progress, progress, progress… It's not quite the middle of the month, and I am already working my way towards finishing work on my next book. It is entitled MASTERS AT WAR VOLUME 2: 1920 to 1970, and will relate the life histories of some of the members of the Hertfordshire Masters' Lodge No.4090, particularly their military careers.
Pimpcron: Realistic Wargames Would Suck You say you want realism, but do you? Good day, populace of Earth! I am the one they call Pimpcron, made famous by my commercials for Mother's Old Fashioned Chassis Lube. It didn't pay well, but now I have a lifetime supply of chassis lubricant, so it's not all bad.
As true as Iron Today I have finally finished my painted Iron Warriors corrupted by Nurgle, painting all of the marines and flyer from the Know No Fear starter set. Every day I painted my models slowly to get best results for the outcome, rather than rushing it for a day or two of lazy painting.
What's On Your Table: Customized Vehicles Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: Customized Vehicles What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected] many nice painted projects, so many great ideas to customize miniatures, thanks for all that and please go on.
Neglected models: Bretonnian archer Well, this one took so long his army is no longer present in the game! This Bretonnian archer, in white metal, has been hanging around since 1996 or 1997. At some point one of my daughters had a go at it, which accounts for its 'before' condition:. After giving it an hour's attention, the model now looks like this:.
Stormcaller by Chris Wraight This is the second instalment for the Jarnhammer pack we originally got to know on the beleagured world of Ras Shakeh which remains fractured and on the verge of self destruction. I feel this book is an eye opener into both Njal Stormcaller and the emotions of the space wolves beyond barbaric killing and tale telling as we often see.
New white dwarf!! And crimson fist supplements Hail the emperor beloved by all…… So this week I popped down to my local store and found myself a copy of white dwarf, what's special about that? Why are you writing a post on that?
40K: BREAKING - New Chaos Model Hidden In Plain Sight? Hidden in plain sight: it looks like Abaddon has designed a new Daemon Engine, as spotted on the cover art for the new Urban Conquest book. If you've been seeing all the updates for Urban Conquest, then you're no doubt familiar with this image of Ultramarines looking out at a besieged city that's under attack by the Ruinous Powers.
Geekery: The Bumbling Vampires of 'What We Do in the Shadows' Come to FX Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement's comedy about vampires having a hard time adjusting to modern life has been translated into a series for FX. The latest look at the new characters will make you smile. The US may not be getting Wellington Paranormal just yet, but we are getting a new series on FX with more vampire hijinks.
A New Campaign Trailer for Battlefleet Gothic Armada! Home Â» Battlefleet Gothic Â» Battlefleet Gothic Armada 2 Â» Video Games Â» Warhammer 40k Â» A New Campaign Trailer for Battlefleet Gothic Armada! Everyone knows or should know that I am a big Battlefleet Gothic fan from years ago when the tabletop version was released.
More Bag the MiG A few months ago I had got everything ready for a Bag The MiG game at the club but then had to shelve it indefinitely due to other inconvenient but unavoidable family commitments on club nights.
40K: Urban Conquest Rules Preview Come take a look at some of the new campaign rules included in the upcoming Urban Conquest boxed set. The Imperium is full of cityscapes and pitched battles in close quarters, come find out what Urban Conquest can do for you.
A Farseer Beheld With a blink of thought, the singing spear of Farseer Caerys looped wide around the exploding target of her ire, returning to her free hand once again.
Thorin Oakenshield & Azog Face Off From Forge World Forge World has a new pair of models up for pre-order this weekend - check out this 'ice cold' new duel from The Hobbit! via Forge World. At the height of the Battle of Five Armies, Thorin Oakenshield, the newly crowned King Under the Mountain, faced Azog, leader of the Orcish horde that threatened his home, in single combat.
Have You Seen What is Coming Through that Arch…. New Model Release Found? Home Â» Chaos Space Marines Â» Rumors Â» Space Marines Â» Urban Conquest Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Have You Seen What is Coming Through that Arch…. New Model Release Found? Have you seen this yet on the cover of Urban Conquest? This looks like there is something far off in the distance coming through the archway.
Urban Conquest Preview: The Rules Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Previews Â» Rules Â» Urban Conquest Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Urban Conquest Preview: The Rules Urban Conquest comes to pre-orders tomorrow morning and is a Warhammer 40,000 expansion taking us down deep into the city fighting from street to street.
The Epic Battle for Middle Earth Home Â» Forgeworld Â» Middle Earth Strategy Game Â» The Epic Battle for Middle Earth A new display of a Mighty dual between Thorin Oakenshield and Azrog is up for pre-orders today from Forgeworld! This is a pretty cool miniature and would be a great collectible for fans of the game and books.
Star Wars Armada: The Canon Ships We Still Need Let's take a look at what canon Galactic Civil War ships we still need in Star Wars Armada. Armada has come a long way from the early days of Victorys battling Nebulon-Bs and CR90s. We've now got large rosters to build our fleets with, and plenty of options.
Outside the Box - January 11th Hello again to a new issue of Outside the Box! This week with news from Wyrd Miniatures. Mantic Games. Raging Heroes, Fantasy Flight Games and more! A new version of the The Dreamer crew for Malifaux is coming from Wyrd Miniatures: - > More Wyrd Miniatures News.
Privateer Press: Concept to Crate: Raggedy Mandy Privateer takes you a tour of taking their latest MiniCrate all the way through design. Take it away Privateer:. Hello, everyone, and happy New Year!
WIP: Dark Angels Primaris Inceptor Maybe I'll get awa… Krom - Krom!!! He was a gift from the local legend Kardos Dragonforge who gave me this model along with an original RT era Land Raider, both of which… Speedfreeks ork sarnies wip - Work started with the metals and first layer of washes to start the dirt and grime.
D&D: Sidekick & Servants - Unearthed Arcana Rules Getting An Update Soon The Sidekick rules, which provided rules for levelling up your NPC companions, beasts, and familiars, are currently being tinkered with.
40K Loremaster: Tyranid Brainbugs - Norn-Queen & Dominatrix Come Loremasters, today we study the greatest known "leader-beasts" of the Tyranid species. Norn-Queens are the productive parts of the Tyranid swarm.
Other people's Portable Wargame battle reports: Napoleonic battles Although my PORTABLE NAPOLEONIC WARGAME book has only been available for less than a week, the Heretical Wargaming blog has featured re-stagings of two of the scenarios featured in the book. Both battle reports featured a very simple but elegant gridded tabletop and 6mm-scale figures as well as some very fair and balanced comments about the rules.
Goatboy's 40K: The Type of List that Can Win BIG at LVO Goatboy here again and as I do every year - I plan some kind of list for LVO. This year it will have win BIG and smash through the competition. You know I love Chaos… This year it is sounding like you have to win all your games, win them big, and wreck face to get into the top 8.
40k: The Power of Narrative Warhammer 40,000 Gaming Hi everyone BBF here to discuss the evocative and awesome narrative side of Warhammer 40k. Warhammer 40k can be an extremely competitive game and is becoming more like Magic the Gathering every day with all the super powerful wombo combos and bad feelsies.
FW-190s Come To The Blood Red Skies Blood Red Skies gets a new fighter squadron armed with the Fw-190A, one of the more agile and famous planes of WWII. Armed with the exceptional Fw-190A, Jagdgeschwader 54 swept the skies of Soviet aircraft during Barbarossa and fought till the bitter end in defence of the Reich.
The Rusted Iron, within and without The latest update on my ongoing side project, whilst still WIP, I'm nearly done with these guys! All that's left to do is wait for the base texture to dry, then drybrush them for raising the fissure details. But until then, I thought I'd share what I did yesterday.
What's On Your Table: Blood Angel Knight Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: Blood Angel Knight What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected]! I've been working on a Knight competition entry based off of the Blood Angels! I hope you guys enjoy!: Legio Crucius Warbringer - WIP #2 - Hi All!
STREAMING NOW - Dark Apocrypha Deepkin VS Beastclaw Raiders The Idoneth Deepkin raid a frozen coast facing Larry's Beastclaw Raiders LIVE for you! This week on Dark Apocrypha… King Kreel's Grand Hunt: Allegiance: Idoneth Deepkin. Mortal Realm: Ghur - Enclave: Fuethan.
Tabletop Gallery: Squigs Squigs Squigs What's that bouncing sound sergeant? It's probably nothing… Enjoy. If You Have An Awesome Wargame Shot You Think Would Make A Great BoLS Pic Of The Day, Email Us. We Love Spectacle And Characterful Shots So Let's See What You Budding Photographers Can Do!
T'au Tactics: TX7 Heavy Bombardment Hammerhead - INCOMING! Today let's talk about the Forge World Tau Empire TX7 Heavy Bombardment Hammerhead Gunship. Charlie here from 40kDiceRolls,. ***The below article reflects Chapter Approved 2018***. The Heavy Bombardment Hammerhead is really just the same Hammerhead chassis we all know and love but with a different main weapon on it.
Board Games Top 10: Featuring Nemesis Sometimes influences are subtle. Sometimes they hit you like a power loader hits an alien queen. But if that's your biggest complaint with Nemesis, you still have bigger problems. "The Hotness" on BoardGameGeek is a list of the currently most popular games, as based on views.
The Blight-stuff Last night I've been continuing my side project painting on my Nurgle-corrupted Iron Warriors. Now that I'm halfway through the project, the models are looking ever closer to the iconic look of the Iron Warriors. I've completed my first model last night, the Foetid Blight drone.
Bag the Blenheims Back to the Drawing Board I've had yet another re-think about the Bag the Blenheims scenario today, based on some more background research, this time using the Osprey Aviation Jagdgeschwader 53 'Pik As' book.
Geekery: Villeneuve's 'Dune' Has Found its Paul Atreides & Baron Harkonnen The first news is coming out of the new Dune adaptation - the cast is looking pretty fantastic so far. The BoLS staff writers have some awesome* ideas for the rest. Legendary Pictures picked up the rights to Frank Herbert's Dune back in 2016, and chose director Denis Villeneuve to lead the project.
40K: 5 Movies That Represent Chaos & The Warp Sometimes visualizing the horrors of the warp can be difficult to do - thankfully we know some movies that might just help you with that. Get ready to add some nightmare fuel to your Warp Engines with these 5 pieces of Pop Culture! Trying to describe the Warp or Chaos to a friend who doesn't play 40k can be tough.
40K: Warhammer Citadel Is Cooking Up Some Amazing Events The Warhammer Citadel, the newest home for GW in the US, has some amazing events lined up-if you're stateside, here's why you might want to visit Grapevine in the next few months. One of the best things about the Warhammer Citadel is that it's a hub for all the goings on in the worlds of Warhammer.
Genestealer Cult "Blip Rumors" Home Â» Genestealer Cult Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Genestealer Cult "Blip Rumors" There has been quite a bit of confusion with the Genestealer Cult rumors. So yes the Blip system is considered to be really a part of the codex, even though a fake set of rumors took them and tried to expand upon them.
40K: The Deviant Primaris Space Marines The Primaris Space Marines are the new upgraded versions of Space Marine - but not all Space Marine Chapters are without their flaws. Let's chat about some of the Deviant Primaris Space Marines. The Primaris Protocol that was initiated by Guilliman and Cawl did something to the Genestock of the Space Marines.
Weekend Tournament Round-Up 18 Orruks crump best as all youz humie flesh bagz know! I 'ere people been sayin' dem Khorne boyz iz better but they're all wrong! We're mean. We're green. We're also painted red to go fasta!! This time we showed up at one of dem fancy Games Workshops, specifically Games Workshop Banbury.
Tooth and Claw Sold Out. Genestealer Cult Codex Rumored for Next Week. Genestealer Cult Codex Rumored for Next Week. It seems we have another good hint that we will be seeing pre-orders next week for the Genestealer Cult Codex. Tooth and Claw, a World of Vigilus release is sold out in both the UK and the US+ Can, and if still available elsewhere will be gone when supplies run out.
Tabletop Crowdfunding Round-Up: January 10 Reptile people, dragon riders, and legendary heroes. Come check out this week's batch of Kickstarter highlights! After a break from the holidays, I'm back with some more tabletop Kickstarter round-ups. We are still in the holiday drought, so pickings are a bit slim, but there's a handful of campaigns worth checking out.
RPG: Live A Life Outside The Law With Conan The Brigand Conan was destined to wear the jeweled crown of Aquilonia, but before he sat astride a kingdom, he was many things-conqueror, adventurer, brigand…add this latter element to your games of savage swords and sorcery in an Age Undreamed Of… If you're playing the Conan RPG, this book is an indispensable sourcebook for digging into more of the...
Warmachine: Top 5 Ultimate Ranged Warcasters Who's the best ranged warcaster in the Iron Kingdoms? We're taking a look at Warmachine casters to determine who brings the scariest ranged army to the battlefield. There's a considerable amount of warcasters in the game now, lots of them packing some serious ranged presence.
Wanderers Pt. 1 For the Ultra Mates doubles tournament.
D&D: Let's Make A Dungeon Part 1 It's 2019 and that means the time is ripe to make a Dungeon to possibly put some Dragons into. So grab your graph paper, notebooks, and all the free time you used to have and let's make a Dungeon.
The Combat At Asch It has been rewarding to see some gamers having a go with my 'Simple Seven Years War' rules - see here for example. But there's no getting away from the fact that a good deal more playtesting is needed to improve them.
RETRO: The Warhammer 40K Boxed Sets of Rogue Trader Today we turn the clock back 30 years to some of the Grimdark's original boxed sets. Let's go way back to 1987 and take a stroll through some of the early boxed sets from the dawn of Warhammer 40,000. This won't be an exhaustive tour, and some of these boxes are extremely difficult to find good images of.
5 Reasons Genestealer Cult Are 40K's Skaven Let talk about why GSC are secretly the Skaven of 40K. Back when the World That Was, was many people noticed that both WFB and 40K shared a few of the same races. Demons, Humans, various Elf/Eldar, Orks, even Halfings, Ogers and Dwarfs lived in both worlds.
40K: Armylist Building REALLY Needs to Be Easier I've recently had to make a bunch of Matched Play armylists recently - and it's made me want to play Age of Sigmar. Right off the bat, this post has nothing to do with the related, but distinct issue of number of publications needed to make an army. Abe has already covered that ably.
40K: The Narrators Speak - David Tennant And Billie Piper On Warhammer Adventures Warhammer TV got to sit down with both David Tennant and Billie Piper to talk with them about recording the Warhammer Adventures audiobooks. Come get a look at what's in store for Warhammer Adventures. Look it's the Doctor and Rose talking about Warhammer, what a world we live in.
What's On Your Table: Magos Dominus Primus Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: Magos Dominus Primus What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected] Magos Dominus Primus Ava Rhaine, Princeps of the Triumvirate of Mezoa. Node-Regent Senioris of the Mezoan Enclave and honoured devotee in glorium of the Omnissah.
Tabletop Gallery: Welcome to the Eye of Terror Heretics to the left, Tzeentch straight ahead, Nurgle to the right. Watch your step… Enjoy. If You Have An Awesome Wargame Shot You Think Would Make A Great BoLS Pic Of The Day, Email Us. We Love Spectacle And Characterful Shots So Let's See What You Budding Photographers Can Do!
Bag the Blenheims Axis Aircraft Sheets I already have nine of these painted and based, just needing a bit of tarting up to be ready to go. I've now started on the pape…
Mynock Squadron: How to Build Poe with Kevin Leintz X-Wing Pilots; how heroic are you? These Poe Dameron builds will challenge you to up your game. This week is an interview episode with guest Kevin Leintz! After a few simple questions Kevin takes over the cast to discuss an alternative way to build Poe Dameron.
PAINTING STREAM: Vet Sergeant & Goatboy - Painting StormCasts & Plague Marines Grab your paintbrush and hobby along with the Veteran Sergeant and Goatboy on Hobby Wednesday! Veteran Serg is painting Stormcast Eternals from Shadespire, and Goatboy's Painting a squad of Death Guard Plague Marines! Settle in and hobby with Thomas, the original Goatboy.
Tabletop Spotlight: Fury of Dracula 4th Edition Now that the 4th edition is finally out, Adam and Drake take a closer look at the game and explain some of the finer points of gameplay. Fury of Dracula is a competitive asymmetrical adventure game with deduction mechanics. The game pits a rag-tag group of hunters against a not-so-rag-tag Count Dracula.
Geekery: Special Look at 'Captain Marvel' Shows Off Her Powers This new look includes the best look at Carol Danvers' human side yet, and the first steps that led to the creation of S.H.I.E.L.D. as we know it. This is going to be a movie MCU fans won't want to miss.
ToyLand: New Massive 'Lego Movie 2' Kit Has Over 3,000 Pieces Get an 360 degree build/play experience with this monstrous kit based on the new movie. This 20 inch tall kit has multiple zones and comes with a ton of new minifigs. Welcome to Apocalypseburg! The town where Batman and Green Lantern fight crime, Lucy plans for an alien invasion, and Emmett serves up hot coffee for the whole crew.
40K Top List Of The Week: January 9th - Imperial Soup Back On The Menu Take a look at who's winning, losing and this week's top championship list in 40K - brought to you by BCP. Welcome 40K players. Today we have your weekly report of all things competitive 40k. We have the top lists being played out there in the world, what faction are winning, and the list that won the biggest event this last week.
40K: Genestealer Cultist Invasions Throughout Imperial History We'd say the Genestealer Cults are coming soon, except generally by the time you realize they're coming, there are millions of them and they've overtaken your infrastructure… here are a few cases in point.
Have you Seen Brian? The Backstory of the Sewer Vent The Backstory of the Sewer Vent There is a new scenery piece in the Urban Conquest boxset that has a unique story to it. I had read this the other day on the Faeit 212 BlogExchange over on 40k addict. Yesterday Dave shot us over here on Faeit 212 an email with some details on just how this sewer vent came to be.
Warhammer School Clubs, Part 2: War, what is it good for? The following article was written by a friend who works as an Early Child Educator in a before and after school program. It is about his participation in the Warhammer School Clubs program, a program by Games Workshop intended to promote the hobby within schools.
40K: Urban Conquest - A Closer Look At The Contents Games Workshop is showing off the contents of Urban Conquest. It's our best look yet at some of the contents inside the box. New terrain and teasers about the campaign ahead! Urban Conquest looks to be a re-introduction of the Cities of Death style games along with a new, easy to implement campaign system.
Star Wars: X-Wing - 'Servants of Strife' Preview Fantasy Flight Games is showing off the new trio of ships coming for the new Separatist Alliance. Meet General Grievous and his two droid wing-bots in the Servants of Strife! The next wave of Star Wars: X-Wing ships is on the horizon and with it more Factions are on the way.
Urban Conquest Unboxing Home Â» Unboxing Â» Urban Conquest Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Urban Conquest Unboxing The Warhammer Community is doing an unboxing today of their new boxset Urban Conquest coming to pre-orders this Saturday. There are some interesting things in here, and we will talking more about a specific piece of terrain in here later today.
RPGs: What We're Looking Forward To In 2019 Here's a list of what we're looking forward to in 2019-delicious sci-fi, milennials dealing with poverty and monsters, angsty teens; this year's going to be amazing folks. With 2019 stretching out ahead of us, there's a lot to look forward to.
Community Spotlight: Sanguinius, a Dragon King, & Some Great Retro Models These are some of our favorites from this week's Miniature Monday and WIP Wednesday on Twitter and Instagram. Come take a look at what the community is working on! SANGUINIUS#bloodangels #horusheresy #paintings #warhammer40k #warhammer30kpainting #warhammerpainting #warhammer300000 #warhammerpainting #spacemarines #fantasy#model.
D&D: Mike Mearls Happy Fun Hour On Hiatus - New Projects In The Works Things are getting busy over at WotC, busy enough that the popular Happy Fun Hour show is taking a temporary hiatus-exciting news, ultimately-find more details inside.
Replacement terrace. Even more points on the painting tally for 2019. the uninterrupted 5 or 6 hours on Christmas day was a blessing indeed!
40K: The Ten Worst Ways to Die in the Grimdark The Warhammer 40K universe is full of ways to die - these take the Grimdark cake! Tesseract Labyrinths - Welcome to solitary confinement FOR ETERNITY! If you're lucky maybe the one you get exiled into is occupied by a C'Tan shard and he will kill you fast.
WIP: Nightvault Zarbag's Gitz #4 Time to finish off this bust. Beard highlight colors above. Results below… Glaze and shade it all back next… Perftec. Lets do up th… Nightmare Hulks - Los seguidores mÃ¡s poderosos de Vulgrar Trimaldito: Rechinador-GritÃ³n, El Serpeante y Gran Pincho, menudos nombres mas chulos tiene la panda.
HMS Undaunted HMS Undaunted - whose wrought iron mast now stands at the road entrance to the Historic Dockyard, Chatham - was the fourth Bristol-class wooden screw frigate built for the Royal Navy. Her sister ships were HMS Bristol, HMS Glasgow, and HMS Newcastle.
40K Loremaster: Mk.II Crusade Armor Today we step back 9000 years to before the Horus Heresy with a detailed look at Mk. II Crusade Armor. Come forth tech adepts. Power armour is fully sealed, isolating the wearer from the outside environment and protecting him from gas weapons and harsh atmospheres.
What To Expect From Codex Emperor's Children It's only a matter of time till the Emperor's Children get a book, but we can make a solid estimate of what's in it based on a several other books out there. I think it's fair to say that GW is moving slowly but surely to make the 4 Cult Legions all have their own Codexes, as counterparts to the handful of Loyalist first founding chapters.
What's On Your Table: Cadian Rough Riders Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: Cadian Rough Riders What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected] the current Genestealer Bikers coming out, I'd like to suggest showing off my Cadian Rough Riders.
Making Room on Your Shelf for This? Home Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Making Room on Your Shelf for This? Cant imagine this is for a miniature. Quite possibly artwork for some 40k comics? Just not my thing. LVO 2019 Long War Doubles Info - Get ready for the 40k Long War Doubles Tournaments in 2019.
40K And Funko Pop Teaming Up - Or So It Seems With a mysterious new teaser image unveiled, there's a new model on the way for 40K and it looks like a Funko Pop figurine, and images of Amazon's France page suggest it's a Funko Pop figurine, so it's probably a Funko Pop figurine.
Tabletop Gallery: The Blasphemous Eldar I bet when they fire those energy waves - it looks like rainbow glitter butterflies. Enjoy. If You Have An Awesome Wargame Shot You Think Would Make A Great BoLS Pic Of The Day, Email Us. We Love Spectacle And Characterful Shots So Let's See What You Budding Photographers Can Do!
Sails of Glory I had a very enjoyable game of Sails of Glory at the club this evening, my first game of the year and my first at the club for months. The game was umpired by the ever generous Gary, who did an excellent job of explaining the rules before the French and British fleets sailed into battle, with yours truly as the hapless French admiral.
Current progress with my Iron Warriors mini project There's been a considerable amount of progress made today, with the marines and HQ slowly looking better with each layer of paint. Also, the Blightdrone is just about finished, with only a few touch ups to finish some effects.
40K: Chapter Approved Zero to Hero: Eldar Warp Hunter Today we talk about the Eldar Warp Hunter and its ENORMOUS points drop in Chapter Approved. Hey guys its Cavalier,. The Warp Hunter saw a massive points decrease, dropping a whopping 110 pts, coming in currently at 177pts with a simple shuriken catapult upgrade and nothing else.
RETRO: Titan, the Fantasy Wargame With Multiple Levels of War Titan is about the titular titans, tiptoeing a tête-à-tête and going toe-to-toe in a tit-for-tat. Command your legions of monsters until yours is the last titan standing. Titan is a competitive tactical skirmish game and also wargame.
Geekery: Mads Mikkelsen is a Super Assassin Marked for Death in 'Polar' In Polar a company of assassins is in a fight to the death for a rather large reward. Netflix aims for John Wick fans with this movie based on a popular graphic novel. The movie is based on Victor Santos' action noir graphic novel Polar: Came From the Cold.
Review: The Ahriman Series Some of you may have noticed that I have a little* bit of a soft spot for Ahriman so, I thought it would be a good idea to actually give the books by John French a read. I looked up his blog for the reading order, loaded up the kindle and off I went.
Wyrd: The Malifaux 3rd Edition Open Beta Arrives Next Week A lot of work has been done by the developers and playtesters - it is now time for the new edition to get a final polish with a wider array of players in an open beta. The official release from Wyrd…: We're thrilled to announce that on Wednesday, January 16th, we will be launching an OPEN BETA for Malifaux Third Edition!
40K: Admiral Spire Returns - New Campaign Teaser For BFG Armada 2 The stage is set: after the fall of Cadia, a hero, lost for centuries in the warp emerges to find an Imperium in need. The curtain rises as we glimpse the prologue to Battlefleet Gothic Armada 2. Emerging from the Warp is always a treacherous business.
GW: 5 Products We're Excited For In 2019 Games Workshop has shown off some of the new products heading our way in 2019 and we're keeping an eye out for those and a few more to hit shelves this year. Check out what we're looking forward to in 2019! We've got a pretty good idea thanks to the what GW has planned in the early part of 2019.
Genestealer Cult Codex Rumors…. Home Â» 40k Â» 40k Rumors Â» Genestealer Cult Â» Rumors Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Genestealer Cult Codex Rumors…. A good list of rumors here that are circulating from discussions since the new year open day at Warhammer World.
GW Rumor Engine: Light The Fires Bring out the holy promethium cause you're going to want to have some extra fuel for this new Rumor Engine - Flame on! Games Workshop's latest Rumor Engine is out and I'm pretty sure some heretics are about to get burned. via Warhammer Community. Puns aside, it's pretty clearly a flammer tip of some type.
Urban Conquest is out this weekend for pre-orders… Home Â» Urban Conquest Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Urban Conquest is out this weekend for pre-orders… This weekend is a pre-order weekend for Warhammer 40k fans that want to be fighting street to street battles.
Arkham Horror: TCG 'The Circle Undone' 6th Investigator Reveal In a surprise twist Fantasy Flight Games reveals a 6th and final investigator from the upcoming Arkham Horror: The Card Game expansion 'The Circle Undone' - and this new investigator will have long time fans dancing with delight! It's been a long time coming but Marie Lambeau is finally getting her due.
Rumour Engine Teaser…… Sisters? Home Â» Rumors Â» Teasers Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Rumour Engine Teaser…… Sisters? Once more, the smoke clears and the Rumour Engine reveals another secret.
Tabletop Spotlight: Good Society - The Jane Austen RPG Today on Tabletop Spotlight: Good Society - A Roleplaying Game Of Romance, Scandal, And Manners. Good Society is a game of manners and romance, fortune and propriety, social climbing and ambition-all wrapped up in the trappings of Regency-era Britain and high society.
D&D: Racking Up Brownie Points With Rakdos - Ravnica Guilds The Rakdos Guild is a carnival of delight and destruction, at its heart lies a demon that hungers for more. Find out why people are dying to see performances by the Cult of Rakdos… Come and join Narrative Designer Ari Levitch as we once more delve into Ravnica to explore the twisted mockery that fuels the heart of the Cult of Rakdos.
Bob's Miniature Wargaming Blog One of the things I forgot to paint up from the original orbat of Tricorne were two units of British guards. I eventually settled on painting three four-man units. These are HaT SYW Prussians but close enough. Overall, I'm happy with how they turned out.
GW Loremaster: Lords of Law - The Gods Warhammer Forgot The Chaos gods are not alone - come see those who are committed to their destruction, including one from within. The year was 1986 and it was really, really early times for world building at Games Workshop. Warhammer Fantasy's Old World was just taking shape and GW's first real attempt at a an RPG had been released: Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay.
Stacking the Deck I've now printed off the deck of turn cards for the Bag the Hun Bogeys Over Berlin play test game next week, so will get them laminated to protect them from the player's grubby little fingers, as some of them are particularly grubby.
A visit to Chatham On Monday Sue and I went to the Dockside Outlet Centre, which is located next to the Historic Dockyard, Chatham, and whilst I was there, I paid a visit to Regal Models. Although not part of the complex of buildings that make up the Centre, Regal Models occupies a nearby building.
Showcase: Death Guard Biologis Putrifier He's absolutely perfect and we are… Organized Chaos: Some Heros… or rather villains… - I have believed from the beginning of this project that the 'Leaders' need to stand out. Thus I present most of the leaders.
Review - Age of Sigmar 2.0 Skirmish Rules The January issue of White Dwarf contained a nice little surprise for me. Brand spanking new Skirmish rules for Age of Sigmar! Included as part of the new format for White Dwarf which is bringing the magazine ever closer to how it used to be.
40K: The Bloat Is Getting a Little Out Of Hand Let's take a look at the amount of documents you need to play a "simple" game of 40K. Back when 8th was bright and new in 2017 I wrote an article worrying about how the bloat of constant FAQs was going to affect the game. At the time I was worried about the sheer number of books and documents you needed to use while playing a single game.
What's On Your Table: 40k Beastmen Army Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: 40k Beastmen Army What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected]'s the second time I'm sending something your way.
Next Week's 40K & Gloomspite Gitz Products & Pricing CONFIRMED Warhammer 40,000 returns for 2019, and a lot of giant beasts arrive for the Gloomspite Gitz. Get your wallet ready! Here's the list of products and prices for this weekend's GW releases about to hit the shelves. starting with the the initial wave of Gloomspite Gitz, Age of Sigmar's newest army.
40K: New Prices Spotted For Start Collecting Kits According to a game store in Winsford, England, these are the new prices for the Start Collecting boxes-and bonus, there are a couple of new ones sneakily announced!
Tabletop Gallery: Grimdark Daddy Issues "Let me tell you boys about your dad…" Enjoy. If You Have An Awesome Wargame Shot You Think Would Make A Great BoLS Pic Of The Day, Email Us. We Love Spectacle And Characterful Shots So Let's See What You Budding Photographers Can Do!
Centurions So some people don't like these models, but a marine-within-a-marine is something i can get on board with! I had a birthday, it was 7th edition, grav was good so i got a few of them… So here they are! I got 6 of them! So they are much like painting normal space marines but bigger!
Urban Conquest Prices Home Â» Urban Conquest Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Urban Conquest Prices Just saw this and wanted to make certain others saw it. I have not seen the other prices yet. The missions can be played separately in any game of 40k. â¬ 80 Manufactorum : set of scenery of the Imperialis Sector.
2019: First week So over the last week I did quite a bit! And in keeping with The Plan, I'm going to blog about it. I got out an about with Kibby and Jayney, out on them there hills in the first of what I'm wanting to be a monthly "Summit Sunday." The overall aim of which is to have done all the Wainwrights under my hopefully smaller waistline by the time I'm 40.
Shane's 2019 Wargaming Plan With 2018 firmly in the rear-view mirror, it's time to look forward and set some hobby goals for the year ahead. Even if I don't achieve them, I'm an optimist and like to see what I can get done.
Painting Iron Warriors armour basic I'm Currently painting my Nurgle-ified Iron Warriors as a side project, until I can get some spray paint for my Primaris Crimson Fists. Progress is going well as I've just finished the metal playing and gold trim.
We All Make Deployment Mistakes - FTN As good as I claim to be I still make deployment mistakes that cost me the game. It's easy to misjudge what our opponent can do and end up just 'going through the motions' until time is called. We talk about that today to help you avoid the same fate I took this week.
Horus Heresy Book 8 - Malevolence… Its Here Home Â» 40k Rumors Â» Forgeworld Â» Horus Heresy Â» Leaked Images Â» Rumors Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Horus Heresy Book 8 - Malevolence… Its Here I imagine this will be up on the Warhammer Community site soon, but Ive been told it's here, or at least about to be here.
Regular update: Start of Januari I never ever going to commit to anything substantial again during festive days and or school holidays!!! I don't get anything done LOL! Hahaha. oh well. So sorry for another small update this time, but this evening does mean the turn around to get started up again.
NOT RETRO: SJG's Triplanetary is a Blast From The Past and a Blast Through Space This classic space combat wargame gets pulled out of the 70's with a fresh coast of paint and a nice simplified rulebook. Triplanetary was originally released in 1973 and was part of the genre of wargames that were very popular at the time, featuring hex grid movement, unit tokens and damage charts.
Hot Dice Miniatures - Double Sided Mats to get More for your Dollar Home Â» Gaming Mats Â» Hot Dice Miniatures Â» Product Reviews Â» Hot Dice Miniatures - Double Sided Mats to get More for your Dollar Im always looking for new gaming mats and with new terrain sets coming for Urban Conquest it might be time to look at a new urban style mat.
Streaming NOW: Tabletop Hour - Episode 33 - GW Seminar Minis & Gloomspite Gitz Join us for our weekly industry talk show. We have Gloomspite Gitz, and will be digging into the GW 40K and AoS releases from this weekend's seminar. Today the Tabletop Hour opens with everything we know about Gloomspite Gitz and everything revealed by GW at the latest upcoming releases seminar.
Geekery: HBO's 2019 Sizzle Reel Shows Game of Thrones, Watchmen, & More There's a lot of new footage packed into this 60 second first look - both of shows, new limited series, and movies. They're brief, but the hints they share are big. True Detective Season Three - Not a bunch new here, but we're really close to the debut.
Tiger, Tiger One of my as yet undone 'to do' projects over the last couple of years has been a 15mm US army for I Ain't Been Shot Mum, for which I have been collecting Plastic Soldier Company and Battlefront figures and AFV's. I have now got a sizeable pile of kit for this, with the infantry in winter gear for late 1944 and early 1945.
Introduction: Omis-Prion and the Shadow War The Vigilus system, declared vital by the Avenging Son himself is choking in blood. Heretics, Xenos, cultists, rebels - all have set their eyes on this vital road through the Nachmund Gauntlet, seeking to close of one off the few lifelines for the shattered Imperium, or even claim it for their own nefarious cause.
40K: Bring Charity Relief For Gamers In Need - Hang Out And Paint This Friday you'll have a chance to help the relief efforts in California, as GW runs a charity paint stream showing off some of Warhammer's top painters working their magic on models meant for gamers affected by fire. Hang out, donate some bits, help a community in need!
ToyLand: Every Day in the Corps is Glorious for this New Sgt. Apone Fig NECA adds the brash, heroic Space Marine from Aliens to their 7″ series - this time based on a nearly 30 year old Kenner action figure. Get ready for some nostalgia. The second installment of the franchise brought a new class of human to the universe: the Space Marine.
Introducing… They Grey Knights of the Prescient Brethren The Augurium - a mirrored chamber at the tip of the Fortress of Titan's tallest tower, home to the twelve Prognosticars of the Fourth Brotherhood. It is from here that they utilise their prodigal psychic talents to sense tremors in the warp, enabling them to predict the severity and location of daemonic incursions before they even happen.
New Prices for the Start Collecting Revealed+ 2 New Sets Coming Home Â» Age of Sigmar Â» Games Workshop Â» Warhammer 40k Â» New Prices for the Start Collecting Revealed+ 2 New Sets Coming With the new price increases coming to Games Workshop Start Collecting sets and paints, we have a first look at what that increase may be.
40K: Urban Conquest Mixes 'Cites of Death' With A Campaign Mode Cities of Death returns to 40K with a new look, new rules, and a pretty great set of terrain. With the new Urban Conquest you'll get to battle your friends in street-to-street warfare in brand new modular Campaign. It's going to be a blood bath!
40K: The 'Missing' Start Collecting Boxes With Games Workshop upping the price of the Start Collecting Boxes in February will we finally see the missing Start Collecting sets? We sure hope so - and here's what we'd like to see in them! In case you missed the news, GW is upping the cost of the Start Collecting Sets across the board.
X-Wing: In Defense of Hyperspace Format There's been a lot of angry backlash over the Hyperspace Format banlist, but here's why I think it's a good thing for the tournament scene.
Mantic: 2019 is a Good Year to Jump Into 'All Out War' If you're looking for a fun, post-apocalyptic skirmish with dangers coming from every direction - you need to check this one out.
Introducing… The Seventh Sons Free Company Administratum Military asset report - Submission 1137. LOCATION: Vigilus, Sector Obscuras. REPORT SUBTYPE: Auxiliary forces roster. AUTHOR: Vellum Tyros 32B - Nachmund Administration Congregation 7. NAME OF ASSET: The Seventh Sons.
2019 GW Roadmap - This Year Looks Even Crazier Than 2018 We've seen the latest GW Developer reveals, and have the recent releases and rumors to give us idea of what 2019 will look like - and it's NUTS! OK, let's pull together everything we know and can take educated guesses on. This list of potential 2019 release are not in any order and we will note why they are on the list:.