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What a Tanker! Tiger II I've assembled one of the two Pegasus Tiger II's and undercoated it in Halfords Matt Grey Primer, then washed it in my Future based gunge, ready for a snow camouflage wet brush layer with Vallejo White. I have left the commanders cupola open so that I can use one of the Early War Miniatures figures that came with the Panther accessories set.
Updated Publications page As I have another two books in the last stages of publication I decided to update the Publications page on my blog. The list of books is now split under several headings:Wargaming Books Below an image of each book's cover are the prices at which each edition is currently on sale via Lulu.
What's On Your Table: Catachans Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: Catachans What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected] Hello there, some not so great pics from our last week fluff game for the whats on your table post.
Yapton Beer Festival 2018 The sun shone, the beer flowed, Yapton worked it's usual magic and we all got sun burnt and enjoyed some decent ales… it doesn't get any better and we had a better turnout from the jolly boys this year, which is always a joy… As ever most beers were surprisingly cheap - I think we were paying Â£1.40/ Â£1.50 a half, but excellent value.
Warlord: Konflikt '47: Defiance Available For Pre-Order Looking to get your Weird War fix? Check out Warlord Games' latest supplement for Konflikt '47 - Defiance! via Warlord Games. The weird war of 1947 envelops more of Europe as the Italians split to join both Axis and Allied forces.
Sir Hekhtur The Chainbreaker… Imperial Knight Character Sir Hekhtur, known as "The Chainbreaker", is a hero known across the million* worlds of the Imperium. He takes great satisfaction in "liberating" the oppressed from under the heel of brutal xenos and traitor overlords** - a quest that has made him a byword for Imperial liberation across the galaxy.
40K Confirmed: Canis Rex & Sir Hekhtur Lead The Knight Charge Games Workshop has confirmed that the Imperial Knight Codex is getting a new Freeblade Character with the Chainbreaker himself - Sir Hekhtur and his trusty Canis Rex! We got rumors about this new Character for the Imperial Knights and then we saw the pictures online.
Tabletop Gallery: Imperial Entanglements "Even I get boarded sometimes…" 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!
Adeptus Titanicus: Dominus Details Home Â» Video Games Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Adeptus Titanicus: Dominus Details Adeptus Titanicus: Dominus is coming soon,, but there is a ton more information now up on steam, as well as a video walkthrough of the game through Valrak.
40K: The Best General Podcast - As Good As You're Meant To Be In this episode, Adam invites someone who knows him better than just about anyone else in the world. To discuss who he was as a competitor, and how that's transgressed into who he is today. That's right, we meet Adam's dad in episode 28. 'Ere we go!
Sprue Deals… Buy 3 for the price of 2 Deals Home Â» Warlord Games Â» Sprue Deals… Buy 3 for the price of 2 Deals Really one of my favorite sales Warlord Games does on occasion, and I have more than taken advantage of it several times. From good bits, to new armies for Genesys there is a lot here.
Bob's Miniature Wargaming Blog Taylor dropped by Thursday night for a quick game of C&C Tricorne and I selected the Freeman's Farm scenario based on the troops I had painted up Basically there are two lines that start within musket range and a tonne of trees. The British look more powerful, with cannon in the middle, grenadiers on the right and Hessians on the left.
Geekery: Dwayne Johnson Takes on the World's Tallest Building in 'Skyscraper' Dwayne Johnson fights - and makes some impossible leaps - to save his family in this action thriller inspired by The Towering Inferno. Johnson is a on a roll. Starting with San Andreas he seems to be saying yes to every action, disaster, and monster movie script his agent offers, and it sure seems he's having a blast making them.
Verge of War Miniatures and Game Home Â» Gaming News Â» Verge of War Â» Verge of War Miniatures and Game Verge of War has a new game currently in beta and some miniatures that caught my attention and drove me to check out more for this new start up. The raptors are what drove me to check out this game.
ToyLand: Creep Yourself Out with this Classic Pennywise Fig Everyone should have a fig that's eyes seem to follow them around a room - if you don't have one, it should be this one. This fig is based on Tim Curry's turn as Pennywise in the 1990 mini series. IT comes with four different head sculpts for maximum effect, a set of monster hands, and a colorful bunch of balloons.
Is GDPR affecting comments? The General Data Protection Regulations came into force today… and email copies of comments made on my blog are no longer being sent to my email account. Are the two events related? I'm not sure, and I'm looking into it. In the meantime, if regular blog readers write comments and I don't reply within a day or two, please be patient.
AoS: The Trees Are Back - Sylvaneth Faction Focus The latest preview from Games Workshop gives the Sylvaneth the Green Light - It's go time for plant-people! Warhammer: Age of Sigmar is getting it's second edition in June and with it we are seeing a bunch of new changes.
Age of Sigmar 2nd Edition Preview…. Sylvaneth Here is the latest preview of what to expect for your armies. Both Kurnoth Hunters and Spirits of Durthu now cost fewer points, meaning you'll be able to pack more of these powerful units into your lists. Finally, if your Sylvaneth hail from Ghyran, you'll be able to access a host of powerful artefacts.
Warband Deconstruction: Offensive Steelheart's Champions The third and final part to the series. Previously on Canyourollacrit? I covered the deck and deployment options in part 1 and part 2. For today, I'll be looking at general tactics against the warbands you'll be coming to face.
40K BREAKING: New Knight Mini & Character Pics! - At long last the real minis are emerging from the misty rumors. These 4 images just popped up on imgur this morning and confirm much of what has been rumored from the upcoming Codex Imperial Knights:. Here's our Knight Character: Sir Hekhtur with his lunchbox.
Big Cat Tracks I've painted the first layer of snow camouflage on the Panther, Jagdpanther and Tigers today. This will be washed and then weathered before I add some final details and pick out the various things that need to be painted including the machine guns, exhausts, tools and vision blocks.
Warhammer: Marketing To Kids For 30 Years Games Workshop has a decades-long history of marketing to kids. Don't believe us - check this out. From the early days of Games Workshop, we dug around the archives and search our own collection for evidence that the "Grimdark" was for grown-ups only.
Imperial Knight Rumors…. Wow. Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Imperial Knights Â» Rumors Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Imperial There is an incredible listing of point drops + weapon upgrades mentioned in this video. The big thing is that his information matches up on the release date with a very solid source here on Faeit 212.
Star Wars LEGION: Skywalker Tactics Let's talk about using the big hero himself on the battlefields of Star Wars Legion. As both one of Star Wars greatest legends and the first Rebel commander to come out Luke Skywalker has a special place in Legion. While the introduction of Leia, and soon Han, may see less armies taking him he remains a powerful force for the Rebels to use.
Outside the Box - May 25th This week we have news about Infinity, Dreamforge Games, Victrix, Warlord Games and many more!A new wave of Infinity releases is available: - > More Infinity News. Dreamforge Games announced upcoming releases, including the Hover StuG:-> More Dreamforge Games News.
Age of Sigmar - Ghoul Patrol I took part in a 'Painting Challenge' this month and used the opportunity to finish out the Crypt Ghouls for my 'Chamber of the Bloodied Dawn' Flesh Eater Courts army. Here are my take away thoughts painting these ghoulies out to a 1000pt army.
Privateer: Unboxing Monsterpocalypse Take a tour of Privateer Press' new GIGANTIC game Monsterpocalypse headed your way this fall. First enjoy this for a couple minutes…then read on. Take it away Privateer:. The first and most obvious thing you'll notice in these meaty starters is, of course, the models.
D&D: Bonus Actions For Bonus Tractions Shield Mastery is a feat you might not have considered too much before this week-but now everyone's talking about it. Let's talk about why. And yes, by everyone I mean literally everyone.
WIP: Death Guard Apostles of Contagion #4 Super easy with the wet palette…. Deathwatch Primaris WIP 1 - Deathwatch Primaris WIP 1 Started work on the first Deathwatch Primaris Marine. I have painted the shoulder pad a much darker colour using the same ink w… Allarus Custodian Tactics - I thought it was worth writing a quick article about these guys.
Ep 244 Combat Phase - Harlequins Codex Review Dream Pod 9 - Kickstarter Ending Soon - The Heavy Gear Blitz! Tank Girl: The World of Smog: Rise of Moloch - Y cerramos el dÃa, como no puede ser menos, con un nuevo vÃdeo de la Chica del Tanque*.
Snow Camouflage This is only the first layer…more washes, layers and details later. I've decided to skip the green and brown 'ambush' camouflage stage on the 'big cats' and just do an overall white camouflage layer over the top of the Dunkelgelb basecoat.
Pimpcron: My Spouse Loves My Warhammer Addiction Hello my fearless followers, it is your loving Pimpcron and I am here to discuss all of the ways that this Warhammer hobby has improved my life. This hobby gets a lot of flak for being soul-sucking and all-consuming. But I'm here to tell you that that is simply not the case, you have to look on the bright side.
What's On Your Table: Deathwatch Cavalry Tank Girl: The World of Smog: Rise of Moloch - Y cerramos el dÃa, como no puede ser menos, con un nuevo vÃdeo de la Chica del Tanque*. Ya sabÃis, el canal de Youtube Tank Girl*, dedicado a juegos de… Blades of Khorne: A closer look - Hi all We are half way though looking at the 4 major chaos factions.
40k Interview: The Current State of Adeptus Custodes w/ Geoff Robinson Today I bring you an interview with Geoff Robinson, who has been doing very well with Custodes in the 40K tournament scene. I still remember when some people initially wrote them off as non-competitive lumping them in with their hate for Space Marines.
The Unforgotten - Part 6 Back in January 2015 I set out to paint four bases of Nurglings, with a few more to assemble at a later date. The first three I rattled through in a mere few days. As for the fourth, well they've only just come bouncing off the painting desk now.
GaleForce Nine: Galactic Warzone Terrain Preview GaleForce Nine has a new Battlefield in a Box set of terrain - Galactic Warzone - and we've got a preview of exactly what you're getting in the box. GaleForce Nine set us some previews of there new terrain line and we gotta say: it's pretty great for what you're getting!
Tabletop Gallery: The Biggest Good And then it started raining Riptides… 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!
London GT Undefeated Lists & Geoff's Winning Path : Chapter Tactics Today the guys talk about the 40k meta leading up to the London GT, the undefeated lists at the event, and the controversy surrounding the event. Chapter Tactics is a 40k podcast which focuses on promoting better tactical play and situational awareness across all variations of the game.
Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor Martyr Updates Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Video Games Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor Martyr Updates Keeping up with Warhammer 40,000 Inquisitor Martyr…. Its beta time.
Giant 'Azul' Now On Pre-order is Literally Twice As Big Azul follows in the footsteps of Tom Hanks in 'Big', Daryl Hannah in 'Attack of the 50ft Woman' and Molly Ringwald's confidence in 'Sixteen Candles'. Azul is a competitive tile playing game which has been supremely popular since its release last year.
New 40k RPG Artwork: Dark Tides? Sisters of Battle Home Â» Dark Tides Â» Sisters of Battle Â» Wrath and Glory Â» New 40k RPG Artwork: Dark Tides? Sisters of Battle Thanks to Aracerssx for linking us up.
New Edition Preview…. Legions of Nagash Get your Endless Legions going, and create that unstoppable continuous wave of units on the tabletop. Indeed, the book was designed to function around the new summoning mechanic, and you'll find the Endless Legions command ability - which allows you to choose one destroyed unit and set it up again - an essential part of your strategies.
Geekery: The 'Hotel Artemis' Red Band Trailer has Arrived This secret emergency room for criminals is packing some high tech medicine… and a bunch of foul language, so put some headphones on if you're at work. I'm keeping my expectations in check here - we're all wanting something that can fill the gap between Wick movies; something that has the same high level of fight choreography.
Pegasus EZ-Build King Tigers I wanted to have at least one Tiger II in the late war German tank arsenal and was resigned to gluing together the Italeri re-release of the old Esci kit, with all it's numerous road wheels and individual track link sections, when I stumbled across the Pegasus EZ-Build version.
40K Cosplay Artist Spotlight: Brand's Great Armor Gallery Brand's Great Company has forged a gorgeous set of Space Wolf Armor to honor his passing. This week we're showing off the finalized images of Brand's Great Armor. This month we are continuing our tribute to Brand's Great Company, and the artists and cosplayers who stand among their ranks.
40K: Hittin' The Bricks With This Lego Terminator Terminator Armour or Tactical Dreadnought Armour is the toughest and most powerful form of personal armour humanity has ever developed, used in Terminator units. The scarcity and expense to maintain Terminator suits means sometimes you have to build your own… In the grim darkness of the future, even Legos are weaponized to fight against Chaos.
Summoning in Age of Sigmar Second Edition Summoning is one of the most thematic parts of Warhammer Age of Sigmar - whether it's packs of Daemons ripping their way into reality, the dead rising from their graves or Seraphon manifesting in glittering beams of celestial starlight. Over the past few days, we've hinted at some changes to summoning, so let's take a look!
40K RUMORS: Knight Character Sir Hekhtur On The Scene A new Knight Character Rumor is on the prowl. Come see the latest for the "Chainbreaker" himself - it's the Imperial Hero Sir Hekhtur! Sir Hekhtur sure is getting a lot of buzz today. First we had the lastest Imperial Propaganda Regimental Standard features the hero.
AoS: Legions of Nagash In The New Edition The Dead do not rest in peace in the Age of Sigmar. Today we get a preview of what the warriors of the realm of Shyish will bring to the tabletop - It's a post-Necroquake world out there! We just got to see what Summoning Changes are coming to the Age of Sigmar.
Imperial Knight Release Date! Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Imperial Knights Â» Rumors Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Imperial I just got word that on Sunday it will be announced for "Next Week" pre-orders for the Imperial Knight codex. Very exciting. Still unclear if we will get two weeks of Imperial Knights.
Big Changes to Summoning Home Â» 2nd Edition Â» Age of Sigmar Â» Games Workshop Â» Big Changes to Summoning Some changes to how you will be getting reinforcements in the new edition of the Age of Sigmar. The big change for matched play, though, is that summoning now no longer costs reinforcement points!
AoS: Summoning Gets A Makeover Age of Sigmar takes a major swipe at summoning units to the tabletop. Get ready to bring in the back-up in new and exciting ways - for FREE! Summoning units has always been a tricky thing to balance. How do you properly represent the concept of bringing in outside support to the game but still keep it balanced from a points side of things?
Pathfinder: Adventure To Distant Realms The name of the game is Distant Realms. Well, okay the name of the game is Pathfinder, but the name of the book is Distant Realms, and it is exactly what you would expect. As long as what you're expecting is a setting guide that outlines a few of the major inter / extraplanar cities.
Warmachine: Scharde Dirge Seers Tactics The Cryx Black Fleet brings along with it another new unit, the Scharde Dirge Seers. Lets check out these pirate witches and talk about the best ways to use their abilities. The Scharde Dirge Seers offer an interesting combo of support piece and combat output.
D&D: The Touching Story Behind The Tome Of Foes' Scariest Monster The origins of the Oblex are surprisingly heartwarming for so horrifying a monster. Proof that even terrors engineered by Mind Flayers can cause feels. Meet the Oblex. One of the monsters out of Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes.
Showcase: Stormcast Eternals Lord Relictor Ma… A Very Late Challenge Results Post - Hi all. So this is a quick, and very late, results post for the painting challenge between myself and Zebulon. Unfortuantely a busy few weeks prevented me… Rats! - Been working a bit more on the rat warband - it's starting to come together.
Doing a load of admin tasks for Wargame Developments Besides everything else I have been doing over the past few days, I seem to have spent quite some time doing admin tasks on behalf of Wargame Developments. As is normal at this time of year, I am chasing up members who have booked places at COW but have yet to pay in full.
Blog Update #4 - I Can't Choose! What I want to talk about today is something that I have been feeling almost daily with the new information the Warhammer Community site is posting and that is what Faction to I choose. I literally have gone from wanting a Stormcast, to all four chaos gods, to Fyreslayers, to Nighthaunt.
40K: 7 Steps to Build a Great Army List Here's what you NEED to know when building an army that is perfect for your goals! Army building is one of the necessary skills that a good 40K player needs. Building an army to fit your needs is vital both to winning at 40K and having a good time.
What's On Your Table: Kharn the Betrayer Statue Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: Kharn the Betrayer Statue What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected] finished a Kharn the Betrayer statue. Though actually I'm the betrayer for not paining him in World Eater colors.
40K Op-ed: On The Fence About Harlequins The new Harlequin codex is out and I'm very conflicted about the Followers of Cegoragh. Here's why. Right now, I don't think Harlequins are looking too good from a competitive standpoint. Before I completely put them aside, I want to note that I there are a few things that Harlequins bring to the table.
40K: Wrath And Glory Pre-Orders Start Next Friday Wrath and Glory will be up for pre-order or "pre-sale" next Friday. Here's a first look at the Core and Campaign books to celebrate. That's right folks.
Tabletop Gallery: Tilea Lives Nothing is truly dead as long as someone remembers. 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!
Mynock Squadron MEGA EPISODE: Rebel and Imperial Conversion Kits X-Wing Pilots: all wings report in! Fantasy Flight unboxed 2nd Edition Conversion Kits! FFG unveiled a huge amount of content in the upcoming 2nd Edition conversion kits, so this week we are taking a look at both the Rebel and Imperial factions. We go ship by ship and discuss the chassis, dial, and action changes.
Geekery: Damon Lindelof to "Remix" Watchmen for New HBO Series No one asked for the Zack Snyder version, and no one is asking for another live action version of the highly rated comic book that deconstructs comic books and superheroes. But, we're getting one. If you like Lindelof, you'll likely be happy with this.
Imperial Knights Character and Hints of What is Coming? Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Imperial Knights Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Imperial Knights Character and Hints of What is Coming? The Imperial Knight codex is next up and leave it to the Regimental Standard to continue to give us hints on what we will possibly be seeing in the new codex.
ToyLand: LEGO and Hasbro to Make Overwatch Toys We're getting everything from themed kits, games, and action figures to NERF guns starting early next year thanks to a new licensing agreement between Blizzard and the two toy companies.
EXCLUSIVE: Privateer Preview - "Monsterpocalyse Sneak Peek" Privateer Press has a new BoLS EXCLUSIVE Preview for the upcoming Monsterpocalypse and…it's kinda cute! via Privateer Press. "Destructo-mite is best mite…" Awww…see, I told you it's kinda cute, right!? That's until it burrowing in your city and eating your family.
Post-Relic Meta Do you remember the dark times? So it's been over a week now since Shadespire received the Beta Rules which balanced Katophrane Relics. While I won't go into the good and bad of this, I can go over what we can learn from the whole situation as a whole.
40K BREAKING: Imperial Knight Point Rumors The Knight Rumormill has spun up again and this time we're getting a gauge of the point changes for these Imperial Tin-cans. Come see how these point changes will impact your list! Last week we had a rumor-mill reveal of the Knight Houses and their abilities.
Tactician's Table - Custodian Guard Welcome to the Tactician's Table, where I take one unit in the game and review its purpose. As with all of these entries, this is how I interpret their usefulness. I don't go to GTs, and I just play casually. I just also happen to enjoy the meta.
AoS: Daughters of Khaine & New Artefacts of Power in 2.0 The focus is on the Daughters of Khaine in the this preview from Games Workshop. Plus we get a tease about Realm-Specific Artefacts of Power! When the Daughters of Khaine jumped on the scene they brought a lot of new lore with them. Oh, and one of the deadliest battleline units in the game: Witch Aelves!
Imperial Knights Rumor Compilation: Imperial Knights Confirmed Next Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Imperial Knights Â» Rumors Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Imperial There are quite a few rumors out there, but the one that sticks out is that Imperial Knights have been confirmed to be the next codex, but with such a packed June, it looks to be difficult to find an open slot for release.
2nd Edition Preview: The Daughters of Khaine Home Â» Age of Sigmar Â» Daughters of Khaine Â» 2nd Edition Preview: The Daughters of Khaine The Daughters of Khaine are up now with the latest preview for the 2nd Edition Age of Sigmar.
2nd Edition Preview: Disciples of Tzeentch Home Â» Age of Sigmar Â» Disciples of Tzeentch Â» 2nd Edition Preview: Disciples of Tzeentch More armies are getting their preview on what is in store for them in the 2nd Edition of the Age of Sigmar. Up now…. The Disciples of Tzeentch.
FFG: Legend of the Five Rings Gets Beta Multiplayer Rules It was only a matter of time. Legend of the Five Rings has gone full circle and once again has rules of Multiplayer. The Beta Rules are free and online right now! Before Fantasy Flight Games purchased L5R from AEG, it was known as a pretty intense card game.
D&D: A Census For Centaurs, A Measure For Minotaurs One last tidbit about the Centaur and Minotaur player options that have been all the rage-WotC is looking for your feedback. Yes, you. Find out how inside.
Tabletop Spotlight: Spaceteam One of the most chaotic party game mobile apps moves from your phone to your table just in time for your next party! Spaceteam is a cooperative party game where players are attempting to ward off weird anomalies and broken ship components before everything falls apart.
Privateer Press: June New Releases The Legion of Everblight brings their corrupted taint to the tabletop in the latest batch of new releases from Privateer Press. Prepare for a feast of doom-mostly because one of the models is literally the Doomfeaster. That's right, the Legion of Everblight is on parade in the latest releases from Privateer Press.
Space Hulk: Deathwing - Xbox Review I must admit this is a game I have been eagerly awaiting the release of on console as I am not really a pc gamer but I am a massive fan of the Warhammer universe both fantasy and 40k, this game is a first-person shooter where you are playing as one of the elite searchings which are the dark angels first company.
What's On Your Table: Natfka's Table Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: Natfka's Table What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected] I don't always post up on what is on my own table…. but something is always there.
40K Loremaster Quiz: How Much DO You Know? This one goes out to all the Warhammer 40,000 Loremasters. It's time to see just how good you really are! The rules are simple: 12 Questions, and set a timer. It's open book, and tell us how many you got right and how long it took you. Be honest! 1) Hans Kho'ren is a Chaos Lord who led his warband in the First War of Armageddon.
40K: Why Do We Cheat? Cheating is more common that you would think in competitive 40K - but WHY? Over the last weekend there was a rather blatant incident on a top table at the London Grand Tournament. You can go read all about it, but today I want to address a larger issue.
No Job Too Small - Part 1 A quick interruption to the theme of Neglected Models today, but I had so much fun making Gor Halfhorn, and the model was so well received, that I decided to try my hand at making my own version of Grendl Grendlsen.
Episode 38: Aos Part Deux Age of the Hammer Episode 38. AoS, Part Deux.
Age of Sigmar: Tzeentch Is A Sign Of The Times Because, as the song goes, the times they are a-changin' - and Tzeentch is pretty much all about that. So turn and face the strange, and let's talk about the changes coming for Tzeentch's armies in Age of Sigmar, 2nd Edition.
Mathhammer: Fixing the Crisis of T'au Crisis Suits Tau Crisis Suits are rare these days. Here's a VERY deep dive to find out why and how to fix them. a guest piece by Relasine. Crisis Teams at this moment are suffering from low general performance.
Tutorial - Molten Skin While I'm in between units to write about, I figured I'd address a popular request. I'm often asked how I did the molten Daemon skin on my Bloodletters and Bloodthirster, and while explanations are buried in those respective articles, I've not really put a step by step guide in one easy-to-find place so far.
Taking a Day Off My daughter and son have an INSET day on Friday, so I've arranged to take the day off to look after them, which is something I can do now that I'm an educational gun for hire and not chained to the chalk face. This means I will be able to set up a game of What a Tanker!
Tabletop Spotlight: Ironrise First Impressions Let's take a quick look at Ironrise, an adventure board game currently on Kickstarter. Several weeks back, a friend of mine told me about a unique competitive board game he had a chance to play at a convention earlier this year. The game is called Ironrise, and it's been in development for four years by some old acquaintances of his.
Weekend Giveaway Winner Announced + the Latest from Raging Heroes We had lots of interest, with a lot of you being Drakhari 40k players from your comments. As with all good giveaways, there was a winner, and I wanted to make certain we announce it. So Congratulations to Broodlord who won the the Slithiss, Excrusicatrix Mistriss miniature.
Geekery: 'John Wick 3' Casting News - This is Going to be Amazing The third installment of the series is filming now in NYC, and the cast is filling out as scenes are filmed. The most recent additions say a lot about where this movie is headed, and it's exciting. Most of the original cast is returning - if their character is still alive.
Wyrd: This Mystery Character is Up to Some Mischief Wyrd has presented another Malifaux mystery character, and he looks ready for a fist and foot fight - what kind of business do you think this ape is up to?
Need to Know Exactly How Much Your Citadel Brushes are Going Up in Price? Look Here Home Â» Games Workshop Â» Warhammer Citadel Â» Need to Know Exactly How Much Your Citadel Brushes are Going Up in Price? Look Here Here is the price breakdown for us on the new citadel brush price increase that is coming on June 9th.
The Ork Project: High Flyers So here's what started it all. Way back in "the day", I picked up the Ork Bommer kit just because it looked cool. I had no intention of using the model in a game, no intention of playing orks, or 40k at all for that matter. And now I'm typing this while sitting next to a whole display case of the little green bastards!
AoS: Magic In The Next Edition The Magical scope of Warhammer: Age of Sigmar has grown since the game first launched. With every new Wizard came a new spell and every Battletome brought new ways to harness the Winds of Magic. In AoS 2.0, we're getting some tweaks to the current system as well.
GW: Rumor Engine "We've All Got Swords" Games Workshop's latest Rumor Engine cuts through the clutter and gets right to the meat of the matter. via Warhammer Community. It's that time of the week again - we show you an upcoming release and you see if you can guess what it is. Ready? Well now - that's a crude hunk of metal.
Magic: Casting and Unbinding in the new Edition To do that, the new edition sees a change to two classic spells - Arcane Bolt and Mystic Shield - to offer more incentive to use the unique spells each Wizard has access to. You'll still find these spells a valuable part of any wizard's toolkit, but they've been toned down in comparison to others.
This Week's Rumour Engine Teaser: The Blade Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Games Workshop Â» Rumors Â» Warhammer 40k Â» This Week's Maybe an additional hint is the file name for the pic…?"May22-RumourEngine1nvdvs": It's that time of the week again - we show you an upcoming release and you see if you can guess what it is.
40K: Cheater Caught On Camera at London GT The London Grand Tournament happened this past weekend and it was an exciting time for many players. Unfortunately one player had the gall to attempt to cheat multiple times. The good news is that cameras were rolling right along side the dice. Warhammer 40,000 is a competitive game.
Infinity Brings New Squads To The Table This June Whether you're looking to field elite troopers like the Veteran Kazaks, or cheaper, fighting forces like the Keisotsu, there's a ton of new releases coming to Infinity this June. Take a look at them today! That's right folks.
Retro: 'Judge Dredd' Board Game From A Very Familiar Workshop When getting started, most game companies will churn out a few meh to decent games before they really hit it out of the park and make a name for themselves. The Judge Dredd board game is definitely one such game. Before Overwatch, Warcraft, Diablo and Starcraft, Blizzard was making games like Blackthorn and Lost Vikings.
D&D: Behind The Screen - Centaurs And Minotaurs Take a look at some of what went into the design of the latest rendition of Centaurs and Minotaurs, and some of the challenges involved in converting them to player suitable options. Creating a player race can be tricky-there's the issue of balanced abilities to consider, but then also as you'll see: size matters.
Other people's Portable Wargames… at the Victorian Military Society's recent seminar Last Saturday was a very important day as it was the date of the Victorian Military Society's Seminar: INVASIONS SCARES AND THE 'BATTLE OF DORKING'. Unfortunately, I was unable to go, but I understand that during the lunch break, the Battle of Dorking was re-fought using 15mm figures, my PORTABLE WARGAME rules, and a purpose-built terrain board.
40K For the Masses: How To Build An Army For Fun - Part 2 List Time Join Abe as he continues on his quest to build a fun - and effective army. Last week in part one I started on a quest to build a fun yet still somewhat competitive army. An "OK" army meant more for casual play. I'm doing this to help show how one can build these kind of fun armies without going overboard.
Ep 243 Combat Phase podcast - News & Horusian Wars/Heresy w/John French I hit the pause button on the hordes of rippers that need painted, je fais un article Ã la MJOF, c'est Ã dire avec des photos flou… Warhammer Adventures: Tales for Younger Readers Aged 8 - 12 - Warhammer Community have shared the news today about a new series of Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000 books aimed at children aged 8 - 12!
40k: Warhammer Adventures - the Senseless Freakout In the day since GW rolled out their kid-friendly line of Warhammer books - the lunatics and the sane have laid into each other. As I'm sure you all know, GW is rolling a new line of kid-friendly Warhammer Adventures. The line is aimed at pre-teens with the aim of introducing them to the Warhammer 40,000 and Age of Sigmar universes.
40K: Warhammer World GT Drops To 1750 Points For The 2018-19 Season Exactly what it says on the tin folks. Warhammer World has put up the announcement for the 40K GT, and here's what's new. Warhammer World has put up their event packet for the 2018-2019 Warhammer 40K Grand Tournament.
Tabletop Gallery: Evil Grymkin Tree Just lower your axes and back away… 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!
New Edition - Let's get to the points With the new edition of Age of Sigmar sparkling on the horizon there are lots of exciting previews of new rules that look set to shake up gameplay, largely for the better I'd say. When I first picked up Age of Sigmar I'd heard some troubling reviews - but I was honestly pleasantly surprised.
Harlequin Codex Review - Fast And Deadly: FTN You guys know I love Harlequins. Dive into their new codex with big point reductions and major changes to their weapons. This a complete book with new Psychic Powers, Warlord Traits and Relics. Hey all,. Please try to make it to the Louisville Slugga on June 9th and 10th.
Elements of a Hero in 'Sentinel Comics RPG' What makes and breaks a hero? Today we break down the pieces of a Hero to figure out what makes them tick. Hey Heroes and Heroines! Welcome back to another look at the Sentinel Comics RPG. If you caught the last issue, you'll know we went into a few details regarding gameplay and the mechanics.
Streaming NOW: Tabletop Hour - Episode 4 - Harlequins, Imperial Knights, Mordenkainens Join us for our new talk show! We'll be going over Codex Harlequins, Imperial Knights Rumors and Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes plus Pathfinder 2.
Geekery: 'ThunderCats Roar' Gives the Classic Cartoon a New Look Over 30 years have passed since Lion-O first appeared on our TVs and gathered the ThunderCats with his trademark cry. According to Warner Brothers that also makes the series the right age for a reboot. This is really… different. The style is a little Stephen Universe, a little Adventure Time - which works for those series really well.
Things can fit through your Aeldari Webway Gate/ 40k Slowdown So when I saw this I had to share. There has been a lot of angst here and elsewhere that there is just no 40k coming. The part of it is, is that we have for so long only been getting 8th edition updates with single release codex and datacards. Imagine if with each new codex update….
What a Tanker! Panther Wash So, rather than do a drybrush and wash over the Halfords Ultra Matt Khaki basecoat on the Panther and Jagdpanther, I thought I'd cut a corner and just wash them both in my Future based brown ink wash, in order to provide a base for the ambush pattern camouflage.
ToyLand: This Deadpool Fig from Hot Toys is Well Equipped Add a little of Deadpool 2's magic to your collection with this sixth scale Deadpool that comes complete with his full selection of weapons, X-Force jersey, unicorn plushie, and super sexy platform heels. The sequel is a certified success taking $125 million at the box office, and kicking Infinity War out of the top spot.
The Responsible One's Wargaming Blog So, the other weekend, my wife and I headed down to Warhammer Fest for a pleasant weekend of geekery and nonsense. By now I expect most of you who keep track of the wargaming news will have seen most of the new stuff announced at the event. If you haven't, I recommend the live feed page Games Workshop themselves put out here.
40K: Harlequin Tricks & Tricks - You Can Do What Now? Do Reaver Titan's have you down? Send in the clowns. You won't believe what these guys can do. The Harlequin Codex is coming to stores near you this weekend but we've got our advanced copy on hand and we've found some pretty bonkers things these clowns can do.
Warhammer Adventures Just Went Live. The 41st Millenium just opened up to the younger readers. A new site with new stories for kids ages 8-12 just went live. Check out Warhammer Adventures. Ive been trying to get onto the site… either its not loading or just overwhelmed with traffic atm….
Warhammer Adventures: Kid-Friendly Grimdark Announced Games Workshop has announced a new book line for 'Younger Audiences' - Warhammer Adventures brings the action and adventure to the next generation of Warhammer Fans. There are lots of fans of Warhammer out there - from hardcore tournament ringers, to heavy duty hobbyists, to the causal player / collector.
Blades of Khorne in 2nd Edition Age of Sigmar Home Â» Age of Sigmar Â» Blades of Khorne Â» Previews Â» Blades of Khorne in 2nd Edition Age of Sigmar More previews are on the way and this time focusing in on Khorne. Previously, you'd be restricted to a single one, but with the onset of the new edition, you can start to combine them in fiendish and deadly new ways.
AoS: The Blood Flows With The Blades of Khorne Faction Focus Chaos is looking like a pretty strong contender in the upcoming Age of Sigmar 2.0 update. With loads of options for different play-styles and a strong thematic element Khorne is going to enjoy this new season of war in the Mortal Realms. Warhammer: Age of Sigmar is getting a second edition.
Grand Clash Round-Up 3 Back home in London Town. Hot on the heels of the Warhammer Fest, I was on home turf at the London Grand Tournament. I had claimed 3rd place at the Fest and 1st place was on my sights. I was a little tired for this event however. I had been playing Shadespire for almost 7 days straight and I was bordering on burning out.
Keeping Your Heroes Alive Keeping your heroes alive and not the subject of attack after attack is important on the tabletop, and frustrating when it fails miserably. Here is what the new edition of the Age of Sigmar is doing to help.
X-Wing: Generic Resurrection ChahDresh details how FFG is going all-out to make your games of X-Wing a little more populous. Generics ahoy! We're still poring over FFG's preview material for X-Wing 2.0. I was just starting to get a grip on my thoughts about the preview articles when FFG dumped its livestream on us.
Wyrd: Rail Gunners Bring Soulstone Power to the Battlefield The Abyssinian armory has some of the most advanced weapons in The Other Side. These Rail Gunners pack a big punch if you choose the right target. These specialized gunners carry operate smaller scale rail guns that require a Soulstone-amplified power source, and kick out some heavy fire power.
Goatboy's 40k: Harlequins SAFETY DANCE! Goatboy here again and let's talk about how the clowns of 40k might actually be a decent playing force. Harlequins always fit a weird niche in 40k. There were whispers and tales of superheroic characters chewing through multiple units.
D&D News Roundup: Mordenkainen's Mishaps, The Final Clue, Concepts and More In case you missed it, Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes came out this past week, plus there's even more developments as the riddle of the Immortal Fortress draws to a close. This and more inside.
What's On Your Table: Intercessors Space Wolves My name is Steve, this is the SDFnet 40k blog, and l… Chapter Tactics #67: Geoff's Road to London and the Undefeated Lists at the London GT - Chapter Tactics is a 40k podcast which focuses on promoting better tactical play and situational awareness across all variations of the game.
A busy couple of days ahead One of the people proof reading my gridded naval wargames book has sent me several pages of notes that I need to go through in detail so that I can correct the mistakes he has found. I will then send him back the corrected proof so that he can do one final check before I have some proof copies of the book printed.
40K RUMORS: A New Aeldari Codex by Year's End Get in here for the latest whispers spreading across the 40K rumorsphere. So far we've already gotten 3 Aeldari codexes:. With varying levels of effectiveness from the three books. Latest word from industry professionals say.
Weekend Miniature Giveaway has Ended. Just a heads up that the Weekend Miniature Giveaway has Ended, and I am waiting on the winner to confirm his email etc, and then we will announce the winner. The good thing is…. the odds of winning this were very high, and because of all your support and information, it makes it more likely we will have giveaways like this again.
Harlequins, Slaanesh Revealed, New 40K Minis, Pathfinder 2, Battletech & More It was busy out there this weekend gamers with lot of big companies showing off their upcoming editions. Take a look! Pathfinder Second Edition promises to bring increased depth to the game while still moving forward with a more flexible, streamlined design.
Tabletop Gallery: Sign Up For The Melee, Brawl, Or Just To Smash, Bro Super Smash Brothers has really had to reach for new characters…but…I'd still play it. 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!
Last Chance to Enter for the Raging Heroes Miniature Giveaway Home Â» Giveaways Â» Raging Heroes Â» Last Chance to Enter for the Raging Heroes Miniature Giveaway The weekend giveaway is almost over. You have until 10pm Pacific Standard Time to get your comment in for the Giveaway. Its easy to enter, and 100% free to do.
Tabletop Podcast Review: May 20th Hey everyone, Adam here for another week of tabletop podcast reviews! Codex review, Warhammerfest, new podcasts, and more! Hey all, Adam here, from TFG Radio, for this week's reviews! We have codex reviews, Warhammerfest, a couple new podcasts, helpful 40 K advice, and more!
What a Tanker Panthers Basecoat I've decided to overspray the Humbrol Sea Grey basecoat on the Armourfast Panther and Jagdpanther with an alternative basecoat of Halfords Ultra Matt Camouflage Khaki.
Pathfinder: Second Edition Stat Blocks - Monstrous But Not Intimidating Pathfinder Second Edition promises to bring increased depth to the game while still moving forward with a more flexible, streamlined design. Take a look at what this means for monsters inside. Let's talk monsters in Pathfinder 2.0. Like most of the systems, they're getting an overhaul.
Next Weekend Pre-orders One of our favourites is painting them up as an Inspired version of your Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire warband, representing their newly empowered state. You could paint Steelheart's Championswreathed in crackling celestial energy, or make your Inspired Ironskull's Boyz look battered and bloody.
GMM Studios: Stormcast Eternals - Congregation of the Burning Star Another post, another finished army commission! Back from Adepticon and spring is in the air, I'm feeling rejuvenated and that poured into this project. More black! I love painting black. Like painting anything really, but black is fun. Sort of like painting everything as a giant opal gem.
Look Out, Sir! A New Rule For AoS Is Incoming Here's a look at the new Look Out, Sir! It's an unexpected spin on a classic favorite-the rule definitely keeps your characters safe, but not necessarily in the way you're thinking.
AoS: Maggotkin of Nurgle In The New Edition The Maggotkin of Nurgle, being one of the more recent battletomes, are designed in part with the new edition in mind. But even they will see some changes come Age of Sigmar 2.0. Age of Sigmar: Second Edition is upon us, and with it come broad sweeping changes to the armies of the mortal realms.
The Official GT Army Drops down to 1750pts for the 2018/2019 Season Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Events Â» Warhammer 40k Â» The Official GT Army Drops down to 1750pts for the 2018/2019 Season Time to drop point values, as the upcoming season of GTs at Warhammer World will be going down to 1750pts.
Look Out, Sir! Age of Sigmar 2 preview Warhammer Community have shared another of the new rules from the second edition of Age of Sigmar today! And this time it is a rule that makes Heroes harder to hit from shooting if they are nearby a unit of three or more models!
40K: Lore of The Harlequins - Find Out What's Inside The Codex The Harlequin Codex is here, and that means that, in addition to all the new rules out there, waiting to clown around on the tabletop, there are also new lore bits to pore over. Here are some of the more interesting Lore Nuggets in the book. That's right.
Armour Fast Panther Ausf G I was hoping to get both of these assembled today but car washing and GCSE revision scuppered my best laid plans. This one was also a bit longer in the production line than usual, due to the extra detailing bits that I added using the very handy Early War Miniatures accessories set.
Maggotkin of Nurgle in 2nd Edition Especially with the possibility of new models coming in the Rogue Trader box set in the near future, this may be important to check out. You'll be able to build some killer combos as well as ensuring that your choice of general doesn't restrict how you build your army.
Privateer: Active Duty Season 8 Rosters Announced Take a look at the Active Duty Rosters for the latest Champions format. Privateer just rolled out the new rosters and a refresher on the upcoming Champions season. A few months back Privateer unveieled bigchanges to both the Masters and the Champions formats.
Planar Adventures Brings A Multiverse Of Possibilities To Pathfinder The planes are worlds fraught with danger and adventure. And thanks to this splatbook coming in June, the Planes are within your grasp at last. So read on to see what Planar Adventures await!
40K Lore: Shadowseers of the Harlequins Today Loremasters, we discuss the deceitful "psykers" of the Harlequins, if indeed they can be shown to have any psychic powers-or if, as I suspect, they are all just using hallucinogens to give the illusion of power-such deceitful treachery is, after all, the Aeldari way.
Why You Should Make the Jump into Historical Games with Bolt Action Right off the top, I will let my readers know that Bolt Action is my current favorite game. As a consequence, you can expect this review to be a little biased. That said, I play and read a lot of rule-sets, so I have a good idea of the game's competition.
Designing my latest book's cover Besides having a bit of a tidy up of the detritus that seems to have accumulated of late in my toy/wargames room, I spent part of yesterday afternoon designing the cover for my forthcoming book about gridded naval wargames. I chose a navy blue colour for the cover and an image taken from one of my Zubian mini-campaign battles.
What's On Your Table: Dwarf Contingent for Fantasy Village Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: Dwarf Contingent for Fantasy Village What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected] have decided to add a Dwarf contingent to my fantasy village. The first to be completed is the Dwarf Brewer by Reaper Miniatures.
Slaanesh Is Back For AoS Second Edition Well, at least imprisoned in a shadowy nether-realm between Ulgu and Hysh where the dark prince of pleasure is divested of all the souls he consumed in the world-that-was. But you know, that's something. Now we know exactly where Slaanesh has been "hiding" since the dawn of the Mortal Realms.
Blackbarrow Chronicles, Episode 3 - The Wayside Drinkers Club Labels: Hirst Arts, Otherworld Minatures, Reaper miniatures, The Blackbarrow Chronicles, Village of Blackbarrow.
GW: New Pre-Orders - Harlequins & Webway "Pricing & Links" A new challenger from the Webway has appeared! The Harlequins are here and they are bringing the Webway Gate with them! via Games Workshop. Swift beyond belief and impossibly agile, Harlequins flow through battle like silk streamers in a hurricane.
Tabletop Gallery: Patience is a Virtue 2019 is only 7 months away… 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!
The Weekend Model Giveaway is Going On Now Home Â» Events Â» Giveaways Â» Raging Heroes Â» The Weekend Model Giveaway is Going On Now Just in case you were absent from the site yesterday, there is a model giveaway going on now through this weekend. Raging Heroes sent us their Heroine Slithiss, Excrusicatrix Mistriss miniature for the event.
D&D: Crime In The Streets - This Goes Deep. Waterdeep. Crime comes to the mean streets of Waterdeep. Can your players some the mystery? Find out in the Rats of Waterdeep. There's a new adventure out for the DM's Guild-only they're calling it an investigation, presumably to reflect the focus on the mystery solving rather than combat of this module.
Star Wars: Force And Destiny - Unlimited Power Preview Fantasy Flight Games expands on the potential for 'Unlimited Power' in your games of Star Wars: Force and Destiny. Today we learn about 'The Living Force' and what that means for both the Light and the Dark. 'Unlimited Power' is the new Sourcebook for Mystics coming to enhance your games of Star Wars: Force and Destiny.
Age of Sigmar 2nd Edition: This Week's Faction Focus Compilations Home Â» Age of Sigmar Â» Age of Sigmar 2nd Edition: This Week's Faction Focus Compilations With the new edition right around the corner for the Age of Sigmar, the Warhammer Community has been giving us a faction focus daily. While I have not been keeping up on them every day, here is a full list of this week's factions.
Geekery: High Speed is the Name of the Game in Robot-Sumo In robot-sumo two robots try to push one another out of a ring - just like in the human sport. Sumobots are fast, super agile, and feature weapons that they hope will eject their opponent out of competition. The sport is divided into classes that are fought on arenas based on robot size.
This Week's Pre-Orders: Harlequins and Webway Gate Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Harlequins Â» News Headlines Â» pre-orders Â» Warhammer 40k Â» This Week's Pre-Orders: Harlequins and Webway Gate The Harlequin Codex is up for pre-orders now, along with it the Webway Gate. The Harlequins are here.
BATTLETECH: Review 2.0 - It's Go Time BATTLETECH for PC is out and has had a few patches since it's launch. I'm not sure what they updated, but it's running like a champ now and I can't get enough! If you saw my preliminary review of BATTLETECH then you know my saga. I was one of the unlucky folks who got hit with some unfortunately technical issues.
Mordheim - Week 1 The Wayback is back, and it's taking the form of Mordheim! I've set my Dwarf Treasure Hunters aside this season, and have opted to run an Ostlander warband. It's a little bit of a mess because I'm building around the models I want to use, which is resulting in some largely unimpressive axes and shields, but I'm enjoying the flavour of it all.
40K Rumors: More Imperial Knight Household Rules The rumor-mill is spinning up with more Imperial Knight Household Rules. It's time to fire-up those Knights and drop in. We got a rumor yesterday of some of the Knight Household rules. Now we are getting a second batch of rumors about the rest of the houses.
GW: Warhammer Citadel Opening Delayed Games Workshop had to post-pone the opening of the Warhammer Citadel. That's the bad news. Fortunately, they decided to host a Warhammer Weekend instead - and it sounds like a blast! You read that right, the Warhammer Citadel opening has been delayed.
Pimp my Jagdpanther I decided to put together the Armourfast Jagdpanther today, as it's been looking at me from the shelf above the workbench. I added some detailing bits from an old Revell Panther kit that I bought cheap when Modelzone closed down a few years ago, together with some white metal track links from EWM.
Star Wars: X-Wing 2.0 New Rebel Conversion Kit Showcased Fantasy Flight Games popped the box on the new Star Wars: X-Wing Rebel Conversion Kits and showed off a TON of new cards. Come take a look at the changes coming your way. If you've been waiting to see what the Conversion Kits for X-Wing have in store for your favorite ships then FFG has a treat for you.
HOBBY: The Bigboss' Week of Blogging #162 My Dwarf Blood Bowl team is finally finished and I have yet another weird Genestealer hybrid in the works! Hi! Tommy from the blog BigbossRedSkullz. So the dwarfs took ages but in the end I got it done!
GW: New Pre-Orders First Looks - The Harlequins Are Here The Players are assembled and the mysterious dance of the Harlequin Troupe is about to begin. Codex Harlequins are out and they are bringing a few friends along for the show. via Games Workshop. The Webway Gate is MASSIVE. Plus, those Harlequins have the best dance moves.
Harlequin Codex Review and Look Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Games Workshop Â» Gaming News Â» Harlequins Â» There are reviews going on now as the codex is in many peoples hands. Here are a couple of the reviews I have read. Everything is nearly identical of the index.
Today I am mostly… having a rest from writing and trying to avoid watching the TV Be warned… the following blog entry might appear to be rather whinging in content and express views that some people of a certain disposition might find offensive… or even boring! Within about ten minutes of waking up this morning I realised that I didn't have any work to do on my latest book.
What's On Your Table: Space Wolves Inceptors I went with a full squad of six so I had the option to combat squad them upon arrival. I opted to have them modelled coming into land because I did not see those fragile plastic flight stands lasting.
Warlord Games: Konflikt '47 - Heavy Italian Infantry Get Gladiatorial Warlord Games has some brand new heavy Italian infantry inspired by the Roman Gladiators of old - come check out these new minis coming in 'Defiance' - a soon to be released supplement! via Warlord Games. Get your hands on the new heavy Italian infantry early with this special preview pack!
40K: Harlequin Codex First Thoughts & Deep Dive It's that time again - we rolled up our sleeves and dove head first into Codex: Harlequins! Can these killer clowns hang with the GrimDark in the new edition? Let's find out. The Harlequins are going to be a book that we think will see some action as an ally army for sure.
Space Hulk: Deathwing Enhanced Edition, first look at Customization & Special Missions Home Â» Video Games Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Space Hulk: Deathwing Enhanced Edition, first look at Customization and Special Missions First look at the brand new update for Space Hulk: Deathwing Enhanced Edition, the game comes to PS4 and PC on 22nd May.
The Queen and the Crone Come To Total War The Elves of the World-That-Was are having a field day in the first Legendary Lords expansion for Total War: Warhammer II. Come take a look at the Everqueen Alarielle and the Hag-Queen Crone Helleborn.
Tabletop Gallery: Don't Feed the Wildlife 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! Warhammer 40,000, Age of Sigmar, X-Wing, Warmachine / Hordes, Star Wars LEGION, Bolt Action, Infinity, Armada and Flames of War miniatures photos are welcome.a.
"Naive and overly hyperbolic" Am overloaded with studentry at present, and hope to prepare Vocations for self-publication this summer, so bloggings are necessarily scant and deplorable. i started the Horus Heresy series and find them both extremely good and relevant to our present socio-political situation.
Filling the Gaps So far, I've been raiding my existing stockpile of Italeri and Armourfast quick build kits, adding some new models for the Germans via eBay.
Geekery: Amazon's $1 Billion LoTR Series Reportedly Tells a King's Origin Story The crowd has thrown out many theories, ideas, and requests since Amazon announced its billion-dollar series base in the LoTR universe. One site is now claiming they know what it's going to be.
Tankcraft Tiger I and II I'm hoping to finish off the two Italeri Tiger I's this weekend, in between revision for the lad's GCSE exams, so thought I'd do some proper reading on the theme. This series of military modelling books is excellent, especially the one on British Shermans which I already own, so a digital copy of the Tiger I and II book seemed like a good idea.
Toyland: New Figma Batman Ninja is Fierce & its Cape Game is on Point This new fig is based on the feature from Jumpei Mizusaki, and Takashi Okazaki's character design. It looks spot on, and has a wide variety of display options. The body for this take on Batman was shown off at Tokyo Comic Con last year - this is the first look at it painted up with all of its accessories.
Weekend Model Giveaway and Review of a Flesh Eaters Command Box Home Â» Giveaways Â» Product Reviews Â» Raging Heroes Â» Weekend Model Giveaway and Review of a Flesh Eaters Command Box Just about everyone knows who Raging Heroes is, as they have dived into getting done female miniatures like no one else has.
40K RUMORS: Knight Households & Rules There's a new set of rumored Knight Household rules about the upcoming Imperial Knights Codex. Let's get right to it:. We've had quite a bit of rumors percolating around the web these past few days. Here's the big points, combined with what we know for sure:.
Forge World: More Heresy Kits Get The Axe The Horus Heresy upgrades packs were the first to go. Now another batch of Heresy-era Weapon options are going "Last Chance To Buy" - pick them up before they hit the chopping block. Two weekends ago we saw Forge World put up a bunch of upgrade packs from the Heresy Era on notice.
AoS: The New Command Abilities & Points For 2.0 With Warhammer: Age of Sigmar 2.0 on the way, Games Workshop has re-evaluated Command Abilities for their Heroes. Get ready for your Hero Phase to get a lot more interesting in the new edition. The Hero Phase in AoS is typically where your Wizards are firing off spells and your Army General is shouting orders at the troopers near them.
Command Abilities in the new Edition. Home Â» Age of Sigmar Â» Games Workshop Â» Command Abilities in the new Edition. With the new edition Age of Sigmar coming, we have another preview featuring Command Abilities and Command Points.
More Horus Heresy going Last Chance to Buy Home Â» Forgeworld Â» Horus Heresy Â» Last Chance to Buy Â» More Horus Heresy going Last Chance to Buy A second wave of Forgeworld miniatures are going to the Last Chance to Buy. This is always rather sad to see these go, but hopefully we have something big coming that will take their places.
The Yoke Rankles The robotic Sixty-Seventh Cylalis Expedition stationed on Pelgas IV know no patience, no compassion, and no leniency. There are the two metronomic cudgels of compliance and efficiency. To those ends everything above and below ground is expendable.
Star Wars LEGION: AT-RT Tactics Straight out of the Clone Wars, the AT-RT is the Rebels fast moving attack walker. Let's talk about how to use it. The AT-RT gives the Rebel Alliance some much needed mobile heavy firepower. Combining tough armor and flexible options it's a major asset for any Rebel player.
Outside the Box - May 18th This week we have news from Raging Heroes, Wargame Exclusive, Infinity, Fantasy Flight Games, Perry Miniatures and many more! Raging Heroes added the Skinners to their range:-> More Raging Heroes News. New Emperor Sisters are available from Wargame Exclusive:: - > More Wargame Exclusive News.
D&D: Tomes and Trolls and Giffs Oh My! With Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes officially in select stores now, let's take one last look at two classic monsters closely tied to the internet: Trolls and Giffs.
Preparing and Painting Jago 'sevatar' Sevatarion, 1st Captain of the Night Lords Legion Today, I'll be presenting part two of my painting work on 1st Captain Sevatar of the Night Lords Legion, this time focusing on his diorama base. I've had to delay this post due to distractions of late, so I needed this post done before I go on to my new army project.
And now my work is almost done… Wednesday was a rather busy day for me. I was trying to get more work done on my book about gridded naval wargames as well prepare for an important Masonic meeting. As a result, the last chapter of the book - which is an explanatory battle report - remained incomplete until yesterday.
Pimpcron: To Proxy or Not To Proxy 40k Armies? Pimpcron explores reasons for making custom armies with proxy models. The carpet of salutations unfurls to you good sirs and madams! Today I would like to "have the talk" with you about proxying models. For people who are perfectionists, it's going to get kinda uncomfortable.
40K: Meet The New Imperial Soup Monster The King is Dead - Long Live the King! I'm here to discuss the NEW uber powered Imperial Soup list making the rounds. The big 40K FAQ dealt with SPAM and Soup right? Well that didn't take long… Behold the newest Summer 2018 Imperial Soup! Supreme Command Detachment - Adeptus Custodes 1.
Necromunda Vehicles Following on from my Admech ruleset, I've written a pretty comprehensive, though still very-much work in progress Vehicle Plugin for Necromunda. The concept is pretty simple:. It's all about interaction.
Zelda Williams Shares Her Dad's 40k Collection It's no secret that Robin Williams was a gamer. His daughter, Zelda, posted some of his collection on Twitter this week that include some old school 40k Armorcast Titans.Stories of the actor's 40k fandom have been running around the net for years, and folks had regular run ins with him at game stores.
Tim's Miniature Wargaming Blog TWO more tanks rolled off the assembly line this past week. Both of these I picked up used, assembled and partly painted. I did a bit of converting and repainted them entirely. First we have #201 - The vanquisher belonging to the commander of 2 Squadron 451st Tallarn Tank Regiment - Captain Naji Raji.
How to Win in the ITC Format - Chapter Tactics #66 Peteypab, Geoff, and Abusepuppy go over what it takes to win games using the ITC format. Chapter Tactics is a 40k podcast which focuses on promoting better tactical play and situational awareness across all variations of the game. This episode also discusses tournament coverage from 2 majors, both won by Dark Eldar!
Engines of the Red Army I've been gathering painting reference material for the What a Tanker! project and have uncovered this webpage, which has some brilliant profiles of Soviet WW2 armour.
Tabletop Spotlight: Mutant Crawl Classics RPG Ever wanted to be a half-man, half-plant, half-beetle? Be 150% of everything you've ever wanted in Mutant Crawl Classics RPG. The system follows very similarly to the d20 systems used in Dungeons and Dragons 3.5 Ed or Pathfinder but with more streamlined mechanics and with tons of original content.
Geekery: 'Mission: Impossible - Fallout' is Made for Action Movie Fans If you're looking for action that doesn't involve super heroes or venturing to a far away galaxy - this is your summer movie. The latest Mission: Impossible has all of the insane stunts and chases your heart desires.
Cosplay Construction Spotlight: Brand's Armor Pt 2 Brand's Great Company has forged a gorgeous set of Space Wolf Armor to honor his passing. This week we're going to continue taking a closer look at how it was constructed. This month we are continuing our tribute to Brand's Great Company, and the artists and cosplayers who stand among their ranks.
FFG: Regional Championships Coming To A Store Near You If you are into playing Netrunner, A Game of Thrones: The Card Game, or Runewars Miniatures Game then you're going to want to check your calendars and plan your travels - a Regional Championship is coming to your area and prizes are on the line! via Fantasy Flight Games.
Future 40k Release Rumors: Orks, Space Wolves, Slaanesh, and Imperial Knights And it made quite a splash. I just want to share some initial thoughts and reflecti… Painting: Sepulchral Guard Warband - Quick painting update: my first warband for Warhammer Underworlds - Shadespire, the Sepulchral Guard.
AoS 2.0: The Return of Slaanesh Age of Sigmar is getting a second edition in June - what better time to bring back the missing Chaos God Slaanesh?! The Dark Prince has been missing in action since the launch of Age of Sigmar. It's been 3 years since the game launched and the only news we've heard is that the Aelves bound and hid Slaanesh in the Hidden Gloaming.
Golden Demon 2018 On Sunday, 13th May I made my annual pilgrimage to Coventry's Ricoh Arena to take part in the Golden Demon Classic. I've been going to Golden Demon events since 2011, so I've got to know a lot of the other painters and studio staff over the years.
New Total War Warhammer Expansion: The Queen and the Crone Home Â» Games Workshop Â» Total War Warhammer Â» Video Games Â» Warhammer Fantasy Â» New Total War Warhammer Expansion: The Queen and the Crone I have not been paying attention to the Total War Warhammer for some time, but this definitely looks intriguing.
40K: Knight Castellan Rumors - Bringing The Big Guns We know a new Knight Castellan is on the way and it's packing quite the load-out. Now the rumor mill is spinning up what appears to be the rules on the firepower this walking wrecking ball is bringing to the tabletop. The Imperial Knights book is on the horizon - we know that it's up next after Harlequins drops later this week.
AoS: Ironjawz Faction Focus - Vanguard of Destruction Games Workshop is previewing some new changes coming for the Ironjawz in Age of Sigmar 2.0 - and some new magic that's going to take a bite out of everyone! via Warhammer Community. The Greenskins are getting a some tweaks in the new edition. Look for points adjustments in your units and specifically drops in your Maw-Krushas and Gordrakk as well!
Starfinder - Descend Into A Dead Vault, Unlock Ancient Horrors Descend into an adventure beyond a long dormant interplanetary gate. On the other side of a portal that leads halfway across the galaxy, danger and mystery await adventurers of 8th-10th level. If you have not been following along with Legendary Planet's Starfinder Adventure series, you might want to catch up.
Warmachine: Black Ogrun Smog Belchers Tactics It's the Smog Belchers blasting their way onto the field! The Slaughter Fleet's newest unit brings along guns that will leave enemies gasping for air. The Black Ogrun Smog Belchers are a highly anticipated Cryx unit newly released for the Slaughter Fleet Theme force.
The Retinue The first two members of the Inquisitor Warband. On the right is Brother Moragain. Formerly of the Blood Angels chapter, then he became a member Deathwatch. He was renown as a merciless and fearless warrior, noted for his strength and iron will. It was as a member of Deasthwatch that he first crossed paths with Inquisitor Blight.
D&D: Volo Guides An Immortal Fortress To Mystery In The Real World A new wrinkle in the No Stone Unturned mystery has occurred. The arrival of none other than Volo himself on Twitter, having regained his memories. Read on to find what helse has developed. Leave #NoStoneUnturned.
Armourfast Stug IV's I've had a busy weekend followed by an uphill first half of the week, so decided to give myself a boost toward Friday with a final addition to the Late War German tank force. This is a pair of Armourfast Stug IV's which I've had my eye on for a while.
40K For the Masses: How To Build An Army For Fun - Part 1 Move over tourney ringers. What if I like, just want to have fun? While tournaments and highly competitive lists get a lot of focus in our hobby, for good reasons, they are not the be all and end all of 40K. The majority of players are not tournament regulars and while they may want to win, they don't need to.
WAAAAGH! Pt.13: Keelhaul, Orc Warboss - and his faithful squghound, Muttley. Another pair of Brian Nelson classics here today. These figures are relevant to me for quite a few reasons. More relevant in fact than anything I've painted since the initial pair of Celestial Lions last December - and with a personal backstory that goes way beyond then.
40K: Ragnarok Comes To World Of Tanks The legendary Valhallan Ragnarok, which began as a conversion for Epic and made its way to 40K is now breaching its way into the World of Tanks. Come check out the latest batch of 40K materiel to hit the World of Tanks.
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Warboss Gondrakks Bad Moonz Tribe With my motivation, self esteem and creativity coming back now after taking a break, I'm ready to start a new type of project that I'm looking forward to starting. Looking back on my past posts, I checked my past projects that were done and wondered why they were completed before my other projects.
BREAKING AoS RUMORS: Age of Sigmar 2.0 Box Contents There's an image doing the rounds of what's inside the Age of Sigmar 2.0 boxed set:. Here's the latest from Xavi Arnau. Here's the closeup of the image he included in his DISQUS comment:. That is a ton of minis and if true marks the Boxed set as Stormcast vs Death.
Ad'mrul Gutrot Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 4 other followers. Let's get it out of the way early… I HATE FINECAST. That said, I couldn't do a pirate themed ogor army without including the one and only piratey ogor model available could I??
The Contents of the 2nd Edition Age of Sigmar Starter Boxset It has a lot of miniatures for the Nighthaunts which I love, so a good price means lots of new sales. Me ha llegado una info que asegura que la caja de inicio de AOS es esto. Hace dÃas que se comenta en foros pero esta vez la info que me ha llegado creo que procede de fuentes de GW.
Mynock Squadron: TIE Swarm 2nd Edition X-Wing Pilots: all wings report in! Will TIE Swarms be viable again in X-Wing 2.0? The master of the TIE Swarm, Dallas Parker, tells us his first thoughts about Second Edition. We go through the Imperial TIE/lns we know about and theory craft which combination Dallas might consider "best".
Geekery: Netflix & Guillermo del Toro Team up for Horror Anthology Series Get ready for some creature features and haunting, macabre tales. Netflix is investing in its first original horror series with the Oscar-winning writer-director at the helm. Guillermo del Toro Presents 10 After Midnight will be joining Netflix's line up.
Harlequin Codex Preview: Stratagems, Warlord Traits, Wargear, Psychic Powers Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Games Workshop Â» Harlequins Â» Warhammer 40k Â» The next preview is up on the Warhammer Community site now loaded with Stratagems, Warlord Traits, Wargear, and Psychic Powers.
ToyLand: 'Optimus Prime' Furai Model Kit from Flame Toys This model kit from Flame Toys has a lot going for it - great design, poseability, and easy assembly. It looks like a great addition to any fan's collection. This 6″ rendering of Optimus Prime is non-transforming, but it can certainly strike a pose.
40K: Hittin' The Bricks With The Death Korps Of Krieg The Death Korps of Krieg take a last, desperate stand against an assault by the forces of Chaos, which is a common occurrence throughout the Imperium.
AoS: Everchosen & Slaves To Darkness Faction Focus The Bad Boys of AoS are getting a preview of things to come in June. Come see what the Chaos Faithful are bringing to the tabletop when Warhammer: Age of Sigmar 2.0 hits the tabletop! via Warhammer Community. The Mortal followers of Chaos represent a wide variety of play styles.
Warhammer Fest Wrap Up Warhammer Fest wrapped up last weekend, and there was a lot of things announced, a lot of excitement, as well as a lot of crushed dreams. Many people were hoping for a huge 40k announcement, such as the preview of the Ghazghkull Thraka Prime Ork Model, a new Primarch, or even a new box set.
40K: Harlequin Rules Tidal Wave - The Preview Continues The Harlequin book is going up for pre-order this weekend and Games Workshop has opened the flood gates. Come check out a preview of their Stratagems, Warlord Traits, Relics, and Psychic Powers! I hope you're ready to get your face painted because GW has unleashed the Harlequins with a massive rules dump today.
Kitbashing Tactics are important but so is making your miniatures stand out. You may have seen the fancy models people use out there in their warbands or wanted to personalise your miniatures to make them more unique from the rest of the crowd. Thankfully it's not as difficult as you may have thought.
Reduced Shipping Outside the US: Brand's Great Company T-Shirts for a Good Cause The fundraider ends on May 20th. ALL proceeds from the purchase of this item will be sent. We are able to do this thanks to many people pulling together to pull this off and keep just about all of this "in house".
What a Tanker! Armourfast T34/76 I've been helping my son with his GCSE exam revision this week, so haven't had much time in the evenings to work on the What a Tanker! project. The only thing I've managed to get done is a single Armourfast T34/76 model, which took a bit more time than normal as it is actually quite detailed for a fast assembly kit.
AoS: Tweaking Turn Priority For 2.0 Games Workshop is updating the Age of Sigmar Ruleset with a brand new edition coming in June. To get everyone prepared, they are covering some of the changes ahead. Today, we're getting our first look at how Turn Priority is changing for a more tactical turn!
The Doom Goblins' Saga I have added a couple of expansions from Knightmare Miniatures' latest Kickstarter of goblin sculpts by Kev Adams to my collection. The Doom Goblins in particular, which are the only faction I have painted so far, were in need of reinforcements.
New Edition Preview: Turn Priority Home Â» Age of Sigmar Â» Games Workshop Â» Previews Â» New Edition Preview: Turn Priority Games Workshop is moving the game rules forward with some changes in the new Edition of the Age of Sigmar coming next month, and is now starting up with some game mechanic previews.
What The Lion Sees - A City In Need Of Pathfinders Follow the villains of the War for the Crown adventure path in part 4: City in the Lion's Eye. Can a spymaster and her agents defeat a storied general and his armies in their fortress? I mean, odds are good, because they're pathfinder heroes, but action and intrigue await just the same!
'Jurassic Park Danger!' Brings Original Movie To Your Tabletop Venture to Isla Nublar and plays as the humans to fight for survival or play as the dinosaurs to hunt for dominance. Jurassic Park Danger! is a team-based competitive game with hidden action mechanics set in the Jurassic Park movie. The game pits two teams against each other.
D&D: The Monsters Of Mordenkainen's Tome Of Foes Mordenkainen's Tome of Foes makes building challenging encounters exciting-one of the reasons is the bounty of monsters available in it-but that's only part of the equation. Let's talk about encounters. In Dungeons and Dragons, the smallest unit of gameplay can be broken down into a single encounter.
The Final Word about the Horus Heresy Getting Cancelled Home Â» Forgeworld Â» News Headlines Â» Rumors Â» The Final Word about the Horus Heresy Getting Cancelled Ive received emails pointing out that several other news/rumor sites are saying that the Horus Heresy will has ran its course and is ending or soon to be cancelled.
Mimi, Toutou, and Kingani I am about to start writing what I think will be the last chapter of my book about gridded naval wargames, and it will feature an explanatory battle report about the fight between the British gunboats Mimi and Toutou and their German opponent, Kingani.
40K Loremasters: Arhra, the Fallen Phoenix Today we look at one of the dark mysteries of the Aeldari - The Lost Phoenix Lord, The Father of Scorpions - Arhra. Today loremasters we look upon Arhra, the two warriors cults he may have founded, and a possible identity. "Father of the Incubi" 40k CCG: Siege of Malogrim Hive.
The Unforgotten - Part 3 Good news - the missing flesh hound has been found, and what's more he was almost finished! A few brushstrokes here and there and he was done. To recap for those new to the story, I was given a set of flesh hounds back in 2013 by a colleague after taking care of his dog whilst he went on holiday.
Dwarf Cthulhu Cultist Leader Rykar and I are both massive fans of Clive Barker and we had long discussed doing some dwarves based on some of his characters. First up was Buttonface the villain from Nightbreed which was completed and cast earlier this year. This is the second sculpt, which is a Dwarf Cultist based on Pinhead from the Hellraiser stories.
40K Rumor Roundup: Imperial Knights There's a lot of info out there about the upcoming Imperial Knights Codex. Let's get right to it:. We've had quite a bit of rumors percolating around the web these past few days. Here's the big points, combined with what we know for sure:. Codex is coming after Harlequins.