Warhammer, 40k, The Hobbit, LOTR and Dungeons & Dragons and more, this is tabletop wargaming at its best!
Codex Dark Angels, Primarch Updates, X-Wing, Pathfinder & More The Unforgiven are back with Primarch updates, a nasty new unit, plus X-Wing's new waves and RPG goodies form Paizo. Take a look! The Dark Angels have some big secrets - but this one could rock The Rock! Fantasy Flight Games has some excellent new releases this weekend - check them out!
British Centaur AA tank from Britannia Miniatures My own self written rules of engagement are that I have to stick to making plastic models of any vehicles for my WW2 armies. However, if there is some unusual vehicle required for a unit that is not available in a plastic kit form, I do have an allowance that allows me to buy resin or metal vehicles.
KOW - NZ Masters Photos Here are a few photos from the recent NZ Masters won by Ryan Lister with Undead. The First Round was an exact copy of what we would see in the Championship Round - Undead vs. Goblins, Orcs vs. Dwarfs and Trident Realms vs. Forces of the Abyss. Bizarrely the results were the same as well even though the tables were different.
Tabletop Gallery - "That's no Monolith" The Canoptek Wraiths "repaired" the fallen drop pod. Now it is home to an ancient dynasty 30,000,000 years old. Don't ask. Enjoy. If you have an awesome wargames shot you think would make a great BoLS pic of the day, email us. We love spectacle and characterful shots so lets see what you budding photographers can do!
Empire of the Clouds I found this for £6.99 in the local garden centre of all places, while choosing a Xmas tree today. I read the paperback edition when it…
Tabletop Podcast Review: December 10th Adam here for another week of tabletop podcast reviews! New codex talk, narrative play, interviews and more! Hey all, Adam here, from TFG Radio, for this week's reviews! A lot to listen to this holiday weekend. This week we are seeing talk about the Blood Angel codex, Dark Angel codex, narrative talk, and more!
40K - Frontline Gaming - Great Customer Service As you all know, the time around Thanksgiving is an incredibly busy shopping time in the US with all the Black Friday sales. Recently I took advantage of the Frontline Gaming sale where they had 25% off the price of their neoprene mats.
Dark Apocrypha - Charge of the Blood Brigade Jump pack and Relic blade - 114. Lt w. power sword - 64. Lt w. power sword - 64. The Sanguinor - 170. Brother Corbulo - 94. 5x Tactical Squad, Pwr Swd - 69. 5x Tactical Squad, Pwr Swd - 69. 5x Tactical Squad, Pwr Swd - 69. 5x Tactical Squad, Pwr Swd - 69.
NZ Event Calendar - Warhammer 40k and Kings of War I have updated the Event Calendar for known Warhammer 40k and Kings of War events in 2018. You can access it here or by clicking the "Event Calendar" Button below the "Fields of Blood" banner. I am happy to add any Warhammer 40k or Kings of War events, the aim being to encourage participation.
BL: Advent Day 10 - "The Witch Takers" Black Library brings us a story of Witch Hunters and Chaos Cults in the Mortal Realms. If you've been waiting to get caught-up on your fill of Black Library back-stories and lore then now is the time of year to jump in.
Next Week's Pre-Orders are Revealed. New Easy Build Kits New Easy Build Kits Easy Build kits are really coming on strong, and at this rate its starting to look like this might be the thing in the future for most GW kits. New Easy Build Kits are coming next week to pre-orders… including a Redemptor Dreadnought and Myphitic Blight Hauler and more.
How to Paint an Regulation Imperial Issue Battledress Space Marine When I was sorting out some models last year, I discovered an old Warhammer 40,000 Rogue Trader Space Marine. He must have been one of my brother's models, as I never actually had any RTB01 Space Marines.
Panther Tanks - German Army & Waffen-SS, Normandy Campaign 1944 - Review I recently purchased a model kit of a Panther tank. Actually, I purchased a lot of model kits of tanks, one of which was a Panther.
40K: Dark Angels Codex - First Looks Come take a look inside the Dark Angels Codex. That's right folks, today we've got a look at the new Dark Angels Codex. Adam Harry and Stable Abe sat down with the book after determining that it was not, in fact, a ruse by Alpha Legion. Come join them as we take a look at what the Dark Angels gain from their Codex.
Dremel Dremel I got absolutely frozen and soaked this morning at the sprog's rugby practice, so didn't fancy sitting in an equally frozen garage at the workbench this afternoon with shaky painting hands.
Colouring with Washes I obviously don't want to spend several weeks / months painting an entire box of these guys, so I decided to test out a very dirty technique that I've been looking at for a while. You can see what I do after the jump.
Green Ronin: Blue Rose RPG On Sale For a Good Cause For the remainder of 2017, you can pick up The Blue Rose and also benefit a good cause. That's right.
40K Lore: Death Company - Fit For Consumption Today Loremasters, a quandary. What makes for good bio-mass? Join the debate. Greetings Loremasters. There are so many of us now-it is good to see your smiling faces, bright eyes, and gleaming carapaces.
La Ultima Cruzada has been released for publication! The printed proof copies have arrived, and after checking I have been able to release my latest book - the third edition of LA ULTIMA CRUZADA - for publication. It is now available in hardback format for Â£24.99 from Lulu.com, and should be on sale with Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and other online retailers within a matter of weeks.
BoLS Book Club: Fabius Bile Everyone's favorite genetic engineering madman, the craftsman of chaos, Fabius Bile, returns. via the Black Library. Drawn back into the deadly machinations of his former Legion, Fabius Bile finds his destiny lies in a forgotten world on the Eastern Fringe… a world called Solemnace.
Dark Angels Codex Reviews: Here are the Two you Should Watch Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Dark Angels Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Dark Angels Codex Reviews: Here are the Two you Should Watch The information from the Dark Angels codex is free flowing atm, with these two videos that should be ranking upon the top two to check out.
40K: New Angles of Darkness Take a look at the new unit from the new Dark Angels Codex-the Talonmaster in a Landspeeder. That's right friends.
Lion fully healed / Luther Escaped, extract from the Dark Angel Codex This extract for me confirms that something big is happening soon with the Lion, we'll finally see him come out of his slumber. Perry Miniatures - New Pre-Painted ACW Sets - Perry Miniatures released a new range of pre-painted miniatures: Link: Perry Miniatures Â¿Que hay en Pre Pedido de Ãngeles Oscuros?
The Pilgrim's Lament Within the Hulk we stood, Guard and Watch as landings shook.Distant screams, gunshots, cries, In our silence; something lies. The Lighting of grandeur spills.Inside the lobby, empty, shrill.A guillotine of death drawing near:That monument of Flesh;That Chandelier.
GW: Pre-Orders December 9 "Pricing & Links" The Dark Angel's Pre-Orders have arrived! The Angels of Caliban await… via Games Workshop. No matter the foe, regardless of the odds, the proud warriors of the Dark Angels stubbornly refuse to accept defeat. Descendants of the First Legion, they stand foremost amongst the Chapters of the Space Marines, Mankind's mightiest defenders.
March of the Space Marines Spine injuries take months to heal. The slow realization that I wouldn't simply bounce back like I always have initially sat very badly with me. Soon I realized that this was actually a great opportunity to delve into new interests.
Tabletop Gallery: "Elimination Game" "Oh no… I meant to program you for Imitation Games!!!" Enjoy. If you have an awesome wargames shot you think would make a great BoLS pic of the day, email us. We love spectacle and characterful shots so lets see what you budding photographers can do!
Pathfinder: Brave the Depths of the Underworld Explore the dark underneath the world with this new supplement for Pathfinder. Dive into a world of Mushroom People and Drow. Into a lightless world that is as full of deadly machinations and magics as it is murk and mushrooms. Malcontents and mayhem.
Launch and Recover Just the job as inspiration for my planned Target Locked On! Flashpoint: Fleet Air Arm project next year. There are sev…
Dark Apocrypha: Blood Angels Week With the Blood Angels back, we put them through their paces on Dark Apocrypha! This past week on Dark Apocrypha… Join us as we tear into Codex Blood Angels and take your questions with the book and an hour long Q&A. Then we take a CSM list and put it up against the ENTIRE BA 3rd BATTLE COMPANY.
40k Battle Report: 1st Annual Apoc-Luck Game Day December witnesed the culmination of many months of effort by my small game group as we gathered for our first Apoc-Luck game day. As you might surmise from the name, this was an Apocalypse-sized game of Warhammer 40,000 combined with a pot-luck dinner.
Geekery: The Comedic Genius of Jackie Chan From Drunken Master to Rush Hour - how his movies have been inspired by Keaton and Chaplin. Chan Kong-sang aka Jackie Chan started his career in the late 70s, moving from stunts to lead roles in Snake in the Eagle's Shadow and Drunken Master.
BL: Advent 2017 - Day 9 "Now Peals Midnight" Black Library brings us a story of the Imperial Fists and their Noble Primarch! If you've been waiting to get caught-up on your fill of Black Library back-stories and lore then now is the time of year to jump in.
MiG Alley USAF Primary Colours It's the weekend, so I've braved the sub-arctic garage and have been cracking on with the 1/600th scale Tumbling Dice aircraft for MiG Alley and Bag the MiG. This involved adding the base primary colours of blue, yellow, red and green to various areas with the canopies, ID stripes and so on getting a double coating over a white basecoat.
40K: Dealing With Death Company The Blood Angels and the Death Company are making a brutal return to the tabletop in 8th - but they are hardly unstoppable. This past week, we've been pretty pumped about the return of the Blood Angels. We talked about cool stratagems, fancy relics, new psychic powers, their mighty warlord traits, and we've even tossed out a few ways to use them.
40K Lore: Who is Luther of Caliban Savior, Commander, Traitor, Betrayed…Who is Luther of Caliban? Loremasters, today we take a look at the man who was the greatest friend and the biggest threat to the Dark Angels: Luther of Caliban. By the time Luther was a young child, his entire family had already been killed in the harsh conditions on Caliban.
Dark Angel Pre-Orders are Live Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Dark Angels Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Dark Angel Pre-Orders are Live New pre-orders from Games Workhop are up this morning giving us our Dark Angels Codex, Lieutenant, dice, datacards, and update sprues.
FFG: New Releases - X-Wing, Arkham, L5R & More! Fantasy Flight Games has some excellent new releases this weekend - check them out! via Fantasy Flight Games. X-Wing Waves XII and XIII are out now! The first widely deployed Imperial starfighter to boast shields and a hyperdrive, the Alpha-class Star Wing had limited maneuverability, but was heavily armed for its size.
HOBBY: The Bigboss' Week of Blogging #151 A finished warband and a new model for my Genestealer cult and news on my homebrew INQ28 rules Age of Munda! Hi! Tommy from the blog BigbossRedSkullz. I'm also on Facebook, Instagram and on Pinterest! More pics on the warband here. For my genestealer cult I made this.
GW: Pre-Orders December 9 "Dark Angels" The Dark Angels have returned to cause mysterious mayhem across the grimdark! via Games Workshop. Can you keep a secret… Bell of Lost Souls is a registered trademark of BoLS Interactive LLC. Copyright 2006-2017. All rights reserved. All names, trademarks, and images are copyright their respective owners.Click for full details.
Bob's Miniature Wargaming Blog Bruce brought out a game of Pulp Alley and some cowboys to the club this week. The terrain is all new paper terrain he has been building. Overall, a nice little set-up that nests in one box.
Taiwan Crisis 1958 Newsreel This is also worth a look, even if it's jam packed full of 1950's Cold War clichés! I particularly liked the Tawainese frogmen in their…
Taiwan Crisis 1958 Declassified I found this de-classified US Government report on the Taiwan Straits Crisis of 1958 the other day. It has a section on the air warfare aspect of the crisis which is really interesting and includes some very useful details on the tactics and relative strengths of the Taiwanese and Communist Chinese forces.
WIP: Ultramarines Company Veterans / Command Squad #2 I painted this Exocrine for the /r/warhammer40k "Summer Hobby Chall… More hobby progress. - Hi guys, Well it's not be the weather for it lately in sunny Leeds but I have been slowly working on my breachers, not a lot but getting there….no reall… ANOTHER MAD PROJECT - HI ALL!
Napoleon and Roustam During his recent visit, Arthur Harman presented me with two 25mm figures painted by the late Bill Brewer. They are of Napoleon… …and his mameluke bodyguard and secondary vale, Roustan Raza. Roustam Raza was an Armenian and born in Tbilisi, Georgia, to Armenian parents.
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Judge Dredd Meets Warhammer Part 2 The idea for Judge Ogre was born very early on when Rykar Jove and I were discussing Judge Dwarf, Judge Halfling and Judge ALF sculpts. We wanted something to compliment the stunties and also to be a play on the Judge Giant name. So Judge Ogre was always lurking in the background.
What's On Your Table: Chaos Space Marines - Iron Warriors Any opinions or thoughts for improvement are both welcome and appreciated. Soda Pop Miniatures - New Relic Knights Preview - Soda Pop Miniatures presents a new miniature for Relic Knights: Link: Picture on Kickstarter Link: Soda Pop Miniatures Griff Oberwald - Bonjour Ã tous !
40K: The Dark Angel's Final Secret The Dark Angels have some big secrets - but this one could rock The Rock! We've got our hands on the new Codex: Dark Angels and we'll be covering it all week long. But as we were flipping through the book, the literal last paragraph in the book had us pretty excited.
Gamer Challenge: "Where Are You" You wake up in a strange humming location. Where are you? Enjoy. If you have an awesome wargames shot you think would make a great BoLS pic of the day, email us. We love spectacle and characterful shots so lets see what you budding photographers can do!
Pimpcron: Shorehammer Convention Recap! Pimpcron recounts the spectacle and madness that was Shorehammer. Boy oh boy! Your Pimpcron has a blast last weekend! I left with some awesome memories from hanging out with my friends from last year, and making many more this year.
Tabletop Spotlight: When I Dream Things get dreamy in the new game under the Tabletop Spotlight - When I Dream! Our friends at Dragon's Lair Comics and Fantasy brought over a really neat party game that's fun for the whole family - When I Dream:.
IDW's 'Masque of Red Death' Comes To Kickstarter Next Year Darkness and Decay and the Red Death held illimitable dominion over all. Masque of Red Death is an upcoming competitive social deduction game with hand management and Take That mechanics. Players take the role of nobles vying for the princes favor during a masquerade.
Ramshackle Conversion Pack It's pay day so I have splashed out on a pack of 20mm conversion bits for diecast toy cars from Ramshackle Games. I'm not keen on the…
Geekery: 'Jurassic Park - Fallen Kingdom' Has Plenty of Teeth We're getting more dinosaurs, Chris Pratt, and Jeff Goldblum - check out the first trailer. Universal shared a behind the scenes look earlier this week to help build up some hype - and it features something we didn't see a lot of in the first movie: cool animatronics.
Dark Angels Codex Reveals Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Dark Angels Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Dark Angels Codex Reveals Warhammer TV has been talking Dark Angels for the last bit, and we have some of the latest information coming out of there. The teaser rules, and shots of the 10mm titans have been drool inducing.
Toyland: These Justice League Figures Will Make You Question What's Real Clickbait titles aside, Hot Toys is releasing incredibly detailed Justice League figures late next year. These are just pictures of the actors, right? Bell of Lost Souls is a registered trademark of BoLS Interactive LLC. Copyright 2006-2017. All rights reserved.
BL: Advent 2017 - Day 8 "The Assassination of Gabriel Seth" Today, the Black Library brings us an audio drama of a Chapter Master beset by enemies - can Gabriel Seth survive? If you've been waiting to get caught-up on your fill of Black Library back-stories and lore then now is the time of year to jump in.
40K: Four Dirty Blood Angels Combos Want to one round a Knight? Check this out. Codex: Blood Angels is heading to store shelves this weekend and we've had it all week, dissecting it and playing games with it on our Twitch Channel.
FW: More Legion Doors Up For Pre-Order The next wave of Forge World Vehicle Doors have arrived - time to represent! via Forge World. Upgrade a Rhino to better represent the World Eaters with this finely detailed set of resin components - 2 doors and a front plate, each featuring sculpted Chapter iconography.
Things to look forward to in the new Dark Angels Codex Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Dark Angels Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Things to look forward to in the new Dark Angels Codex Dark Angels fans are getting their pre-orders tomorrow, where we should start seeing some detailed information on what the codex will bring.
Outside the Box - December 8th Plastic Peace River, NuCoal and Utopia Minis. If you want to stay up to date, head over to The Tabletop Fix for daily hobby news. Bell of Lost Souls is a registered trademark of BoLS Interactive LLC. Copyright 2006-2017. All rights reserved. All names, trademarks, and images are copyright their respective owners.Click for full details.
SW Armada: Rad Raddus Admiral Raddus always has an extra ship on hand to save the day. I've made no secret of how excited I am for the next wave of Star Wars Armada to come out. Though I've been very excited by everything we've seen about Thrawn and the new ISDs, I am also pretty pumped for the new Rebel stuff.
Warmachine: Keeping the Community Fresh Keeping a community alive can be hard work. Today we look at promoting growth in your Warma / Hordes community. Sometimes communities die off or wax and wane with players getting stagnant. A great way to promote new players in your community can be a Journeyman league.
RPG: Year-End Reader's Poll It's December, so it's time to start looking back on the year that was. For better or worse, we're nearing the end of 2017. Who knows what 2018 will have in store for us. Well, aside from more sci-fi RPGs.
What A Time To Be Alive Does it also seem to you that the worls is imploding? Well at there's a plethora of good games on offer to distract us from the Trump-induced meltdown of the US and the not-so-loud degeneration of Europe through the mainstreaming of right wing extremism and worship of the rich.
New Vehicle Doors + new T-Shirts from Forgeworld today Home Â» 30k Â» Forgeworld Â» Horus Heresy Â» Warhammer 40k Â» New Vehicle Doors + new Prepping for battle - o/ Yes both posts are a day late this week…deal with it. Anyways, in our next round of what I've taken to calling Hobart's Funnies* in sub-assemblies to make painting their details easier.
8 x 15 hex grid for Hexblitz My wargame table is 3' x 4', and I can just about fit an 8 x 15 grid of Hexon II hexes on it without any problem. As a result this was the size of grid that I used in my HEXBLITZ play-test, the Battle of Alderstadt.
40K: ITC Championship Mission Pack & LVO 2018 Today we take look at the new ITC Championship Missions for LVO 2018. Bet ready for the new face of competitive play. If you are planning to play in the 40k championship tournament in Las Vegas this coming January you need to know about the new ITC mission pack and start practicing by playing it as much as possible.
Chapter Approved Hints At Codexes After Chaos Daemons We all know Chaos Daemons is coming after the new year - but Chapter Approved has an interesting clue for us to unravel. Stable Abe has been poring over the Chapter Approved book and caught something odd. Here's the list of Factions that got their points updated in the book:.
Necromunda: Check Out New Gangwar 2 Pagespreads Come take a look at the next expansion book for Necromunda - Gangwar2. This week GW's Andy Hoare showed off a bunch of pages from the upcoming Necromunda Expansnion book - Hivewar2. The Sump dogs, famed gang from House Orlock. Note the House Orlock special - the Harpoon Launcher.
BoLS: STREAMING NOW - Goatboy Paints! Goatboy Has a Painting Show! Grab your paintbrush and hobby along with Thomas on his new weekly Painting Stream - Full of Monkey. Settle in and hobby with Thomas, the original Goatboy. He's one of the fastest and most unique painters and converters out there with plenty of tips and tricks for the community.
Tabletop Gallery: "Welcome to the Astra Militarum" And they say Bretonnia is dead… Poppycock! Enjoy. If you have an awesome wargames shot you think would make a great BoLS pic of the day, email us. We love spectacle and characterful shots so lets see what you budding photographers can do!
BL: Advent 2017 - Day 7 "Magisterium" This week, the Black Library brings us a tale of the Custodian Guard and the Horus Heresy. If you've been waiting to get caught-up on your fill of Black Library back-stories and lore then now is the time of year to jump in.
Total War Warhammer II…. The Laboratory… Total Madness The Laboratory… Total Madness This looks like a ton of fun, not to mention I love the video. Now you can change the game! El Lado Oscuro……trasciende franquicias. Darth Vader te puede ahogar usando la Fuerza en cualquier lugar! Pescado en la red XD LXVI - Showcase: Mortarion commission - Hi readers!
40K - FIELDS OF BLOOD New Zealand Grand Tournament 2018 2018 will see the return of the Fields of Blood New Zealand Grand Tournament. This event was run by Games Workshop from 1999 - 2007 and by myself from 2008 - 2012.
Cosplay Artist Spotlight: Hyperion Armory A Cosplayer Spotlight with Hyperion Armory, walking us through Blizzcon inspiration and their first cosplay build! This week we are continuing our feature of Cosplayers and the construction and building process of some truly exceptional Cosplays. We've tapped some Cosplayers from the Blizzard and Warhammer communities, and prop builders.
Tabletop Spotlight: Azul Azul is here to test your tile-laying skills. Can you follow the pattern and get the most points? Our friends at Dragon's Lair Comics and Fantasy brought over a colorful new Board Game that is fun for the whole family. Azul wants you to pick-up and play with the tiles in this new game:.
Be The One Who Knocks In The 'Breaking Bad' Board Game Be the danger as you take the role of a drug lord selling Blue Sky. Or play as DEA and collect rocks…. Sorry, I meant minerals. Breaking Bad is a competitive card game with action point allowance, unique player powers and player elimination mechanics set in the critically acclaimed TV series, Breaking Bad.
Geekery: 'Wargames' Coming Back as an Interactive Series The movie is getting a new adaptation that's part TV show, part game. The show is being developed for Eko - the service allows viewers to control where the story goes, like a choose your own adventure book. It's headed by Sam Barlow whose history is mainly with video games, which might be a good thing with this project.
Dark Age: Skarrd Force Book Review Let's take a look at what Samaria's favorite degenerate mutant cannibals have been up to. Dark Age: Skarrd is a weighty tome with nearly 240 thick high quality pages of content.
Necromunda: New Pic Previews for Gang Wars 2 Home Â» Forgeworld Â» Games Workshop Â» Necromunda Â» Warhammer TV Â» Necromunda: Today on Warhammer TV with Andy Hoare talking about Gang Wars 2 coming out next year, we have some preview images! I would imagine this is coming out very soon.
Dark Apocrypha 40K: Chapter Approved Training Montage We put the Chapter Approved book through the ringer, while also pulling off a tournament training montage. This past week on Dark Apocrypha… Join us as we tear into Chapter Approves and take your questions with the book and an hour long Q&A. Then we take an old-school CSM list and put it up against a new lean-mean Primaris Ultramarines list.
40K: Blood Angels Don't Need Centurions Centurions "missing" from Blood Angels? More like "skipped over by the" Blood Angels. When we first teased the Table of Contents, a lot of folks noticed a "missing" unit from the Blood Angel: Centurions.
Primarchs - Are you happy about their return? Are the Primarchs returning a good thing? Has it got you excited or has it made you mad? I wanted to make a video discussing my feelings about the Primarchs returning, but I also want to know how you feel about them coming back in a big way. Inheritor de Gav Thorpe.
40K: The Relics of the Blood Angels The Blood Angels are masters of war and master artisans. Which means their relics better be awesome, right?! Come take a look for yourself! The Relics of Baal are the six Relics that the Blood Angels have access to.
Mismatched Pictures for the Necromunda Refinery Collection Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Terrain Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Mismatched Pictures for the Necromunda Refinery Collection This looks like its just an error with the picture that is used, but I thought I would share anyhow.
FFG: Mansions of Madness - Sanctum of Twilight Announced It's a new expansion for Mansions of Madness - the Sanctum of Twilight will test your sanity! I'm a big fan of Mansions of Madness second edition. The game play uses a hybrid of Board Game and App that is really well done. We've also been impressed with the expansions that have been released so far.
Pathfinder: Traps and Treasures and Pawns Traps and treasures alike await you in this collection of Pathfinder Pawns. Alright let's talk about Pathfinder Pawns. You've used 'em, I hope-because they're a quick and easy way to populate your battlemats with all kinds of things.
Warmachine: November Dynamic Update Review Warmachine and Hordes is up for a big rules shakeup from November's dynamic update. We break it down today. If you are newer to Warma / Hordes you might have not known that gun mages use to have true sight all the time. Gun Mages definetely took a hit when they launched in MKIII losing a point of defense and true sight.
D&D: Kobold Kickstarter; Humble Bundle A treasure trove of D&D books is available, along with a new creature codex, Kickstarting from Kobold. That's right friends. Two exciting pieces of news, once great post. Get your value where you can, I suppose.
The Battle of Abu Klea… by William McGonagall For a somewhat less well-written description of the Battle of Abu Klea and the death of Colonel Burnaby, one can always rely on Scotland's famous poet, William McGonagall, to come up to the mark. Who rushed against their bayonets and received fearful stabs.
Showcase: Space Wolves Lone Wolf by Big Sam B… Necron Triarch Praetorians w/ Void Blades and Particle Casters - Hi All, thanks for dropping by.
Video 'How to: Paint Shadespire Orruks' This week our video is about how to paint the Orruks from Shadespire. I've not gone with the regular yellow, instead choosing the blue of the Death Skulls, because all of my 40k orks are Death Skulls. Check it out here:. Thanks for reading, and if you have any thoughts please comment below.
Shadespire Stormcast Eternals I was very excited to see Games Workshop release Shadespire. From time to time I have considered painting an army in order to play the games but the reality is that I know I'd probably lose interest before the first unit was painted!
40K: The Great Painting & Matched Play Debate Are we going here again Stormy? Yes we are. TOs need to be consistent in the standards they set, and the standards need to be set higher. Before we go any further, full disclosure; all of the pictures in this article are models I have painted over the years.
What's On Your Table: Death Rattle & Nagash Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: Death Rattle and Nagash What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected] Just working on a unit of skellies to go with Nagash and a wight king. Hoping one day to complete a big force of Death for AOS.
40K: Are We Meant To Play One Army At A Time? Is soup the new grimdark normal? Back in the days of yore when I started playing 40k during the change from 2nd to 3rd edition, being a player was easy. When you got into 40K you picked an army and built that army up. Once it was battle-worthy you took it out and played with it.
Warhammer Fantasy Roleplay 1st Ed. Returns The original 1st Edition of WFRP is out on DrivethruRPG. Return to the dark gritty Old World in it's original RPG setting. via DrivethruRPG. Cubicle 7 Entertainment says describes the new version:. If you haven't checked out WFRP 1st Editon - you really should.
Tabletop Gallery: "Trapped Between Scylla and Charybdis" World World Eater Kharybdis - that's never good news. Enjoy. If you have an awesome wargames shot you think would make a great BoLS pic of the day, email us. We love spectacle and characterful shots so lets see what you budding photographers can do!
BoLS: STREAMING NOW - Delta Green RPG Come play the modern-day Cthulu style RPG system, Delta Green! Join the party with the BoLS Twitch RPG crew. Come join us every week for all the games we can jam in. Here's the NEW schedule:. Yes, that's Goatboy painting on Thursdays! We invite you to come over today, follow our channel and enjoy the fun!:.
Mynock Squadron: Silencer of the Lambs We're talking events and the TIE Silencer with Tim Hilton, the Ranker of Men! Welcome to the Mynock Podcast XCVII. Today, we bring on "Tarkin" Tim Hilton to discuss the Top 50 invitational happening in January. Dee gets Top 4 at a regional! Also, the Mynocks try to decide if the Silencer is overhyped, overpriced, or the next big meta staple.
Gaslands Gangs I've been rummaging about for various 'stuff' to use as conversion material for diecast toy cars, so that I can put together a second 'gang' for Gaslands and Axles and Alloys.
Tabletop Spotlight: GW Battleforces Brother Nicolas is here to bring all the emperor's faithful cheer…with new Battleforce Bundles from Games Workshop! This episode of the Tabletop Spotlight is on two of the new Battleforces from Games Workshop just in time for the Holidays! In the video we cover two of the 4 Age of Sigmar Battleforces.
Board Game Bonanza: The Thing Accept no imitations - Board Games Bonanza takes on The Thing: Infection at Outpost 31. Every Tuesday is the BoLS Board Game Bonanza where our gang of gamers takes on a different selection of board games chosen by you, the viewer. What will they play?
First Post! So this is my first post here on this blog. I guess that makes it a collaborative one then. I'm gonna start off with my contribution to Iron Sleet invitational 2 and the story that comes with the models. I will be posting some sort of a backlog here as well going through some models I like and maybe take some new pictures of old ones.
Geekery: Netflix's 'Altered Carbon' Looks & Feels Familiar Death is endlessly avoidable in this new sci-fi thriller set more than 300 years in the future. Former elite soldier Takeshi Kovacs, lpayed by Joel Kinnaman, has been put on ice after taking part in an uprising against the ruling class. He is brought back by Laurens Bancroft, played by James Purefoy, to solve a murder - Bancroft's murder.
BoLS: STREAMING NOW - "Blood Angels vs Eldar Game" This week on Dark Apocrypha - we put Codex Blood Angels through its paces with the chapter's leaders vs Craftworlders battle! This week on Dark Apocrypha… Join us as we tear into Codex Blood Angels through it's paces with an airborne Death-Company focused list taking on the Necron Tomb Worlds.
Will's Wargames Blog Not quite the big push to finish off the year as there are certainly a number of areas where I won't hit plan. So a bit of a mix Rebase m…
ToyLand: Prime 1 Studio Shows off New Figs at TCC Prime 1 Studio showed off new figs from DC, Alien, and Games Workshop at Tokyo Comic Con. Let's start off with the lone 40k fig. From Dawn of War a Blood Raven Space Marine… They also displayed a bunch of new figs from Justice League and other DC projects including Batman Ninja.
BL: Advent 2017 - Day 6 "Gods' Gift" The Black Library tells us a story of Astral Templars for Day 6 of Advent 2017! If you've been waiting to get caught-up on your fill of Black Library back-stories and lore then now is the time of year to jump in.
Death Guard Deathshroud Bodyguards - Part 1 As with all the Death Guard miniatures that have come out this year, I snaffled up the Deathshroud Bodyguards as soon as they landed. When they arrived I was both made up with them, and perplexed, as I thought they'd have more poses and options, but it doesn't actually matter, because the models you can build are stunning.
It all Started with a Cardboard Tube… To most people, a big cardboard tube is something you put in the bin. To an experimental wargamer like me, it offers an opportunity to make not just one mighty tower from a different world but two! After spending a silly amount of time making scenery for my favourite table top game Mordheim, I still felt like I needed a centre piece.
GW BREAKING: New Nurgle Daemon Spotted Nurgle is getting a new Daemonic Beastie for the Tabletop - check this thing out! Late in November we got a rumor that a new Nurgle Daemon was on the prowl:. Now, this video from MiniWarGaming pops up and new model that is very clearly Nurgle is shown off.
40K: Warlord Traits Of The Blood Angels The Sons of Sanguinius have a new batch of Warlord Traits - let's take a look at each one! The Blood Angels are in our studio and we've been playing with them all week on our Twitch Channel. One of the new, exciting things Blood Angels are getting access to are 6 new Warlord Traits and we're going to be taking a good look at each one.
New Beasts of Nurgle shown in this Hilarious Video by MiniWarGaming Home Â» Chaos Daemons Â» New Beasts of Nurgle shown in this Hilarious Video by MiniWarGaming Extremely fun video, and something in there that you may want to see……. Veamos cual es su estrategia de combate y quÃ t… New Nurgle Demon sighted !
A Tactical Look into Blood Angels and Podcast Review Sabol and Battlefoam Head to Head - Craftworlds Codex Review: Special Rules - Looking for an intro to the goody-good Eldar? Look no further!
Tabletop Crowdfunding Round-Up - December 6th Towering tripods and tenacious trolls - Come check out this week's batch of tabletop Kickstarter highlights! Based on the H. Wells classic, Tripods and Triplanes is a new way to use your existing collection of Wings of Glory miniatures.
SW Destiny: Legacies Yellow Heroes & Villain Preview Star Wars: Destiny takes a trip to a wretched hive of scum and villainy - Bounty Hunters, Criminals, Warlords and Diplomats ahoy! Fantasy Flight Games is bringing a ton of characters, new and old, to Star Wars: Destiny with the new Legacies expansion.
Osprey Games Announces New Judge Dredd Card Game Osprey Games is delighted to announce its new graphic adventure card game, Judge Dredd: The Cursed Earth, based on the classic 2000AD comic characters. Working with Rebellion, Osprey Games is creating a new Judge Dredd game using The Lost Expedition core mechanics.
Monster Spotlight: Aarakocra This week's monster is not the original Birdman, nor does it feature Michael Keaton, so we'll just have to wing it. Aside from being nigh-impossible to spell right on your first try, the Aarakocra has a special place in the history of D&D as the first among monsters, alphabetically speaking.
Warhammer Dwarf Psychopaths Rykar Jove and I had been discussing potential additions to various lines and one of us suggested sculpting a Dwarf version of Leatherface. A few years back Rykar had sculpted an Orc version of Leatherface, again this had been after discussions with me regarding various miniature ideas.
Dawn Patrol We had another enjoyable game of Knights of the Sky at the club last night, although the dreaded lurgy meant that numbers were down to only seven players rather than the usual ten or so. I got shot down twice with serious structural failure, also known as having your wings fall off.
More poetry Over the years certain bits of poetry seem to have been absorbed into normal usage. For example I have heard people say things like 'The boy stood on the burning deck' and 'The Gatling's jammed and the Colonel's dead' without knowing which poems they are quoting from or which poets wrote them.
What's On Your Table: Tyranids Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: Tyranids What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected] a blast with the new tyranids in V8 so far, i figured i would send you a few pics of my army.
40K Lore: Mysteries of the Sanguinor The mythic Sanguinor has watched over the Blood Angels for millennia, but what is known of the entity's origins? The Sanguinor is a mysterious figure that appears during the Blood Angels' greatest need.
What's On Your Table: Typhus Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: Typhus What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected] just finished painting my Typhus and wanted to share it. I'm quite happy with how he turned out ^^.
5 Things I've Learned From Codex Blood Angels We've been playing games with the new codex and uncovered a lot of cool tips. The new Blood Angels codex isn't super sexy and full of new units like Codex Death Guard - but like Codex Craftworlds it's well costed and gets the job done. Here's some tidbits we've been seeing on the tabletop in our Twitch Games.
KOW - NZ Masters Lists People have asked to see the KOW lists that were used at last weekend's Masters. You can find them here: Going into the event I thought Higgins' Goblins were going to be the army to beat and so it proved. The NZ Masters title came down to the last turn and a draw on Turn 6 became a win for Ryan's Undead.
GW: Best Performing Stock on the London Market Games Workshop's half-year trading update is big news for a company that makes little figures. With revenues rising significantly in the last six months, GW's stock has been climbing. They have seen sales and profit growth in all channels, with sales up more than 50%.
Tabletop Gallery: "Eldar on Eldar Action" Really - everyone's a victim on this one… Enjoy. If you have an awesome wargames shot you think would make a great BoLS pic of the day, email us. We love spectacle and characterful shots so lets see what you budding photographers can do!
BoLS: STREAMING NOW - Legendary Buffy the Vampire Slayer Come play Legendary - Buffy the Vampire Slayer with the gang, playing all your favorite heroes and villains. Come join us every week for all the games we can jam in. Here's the NEW schedule:. Yes, that's Goatboy painting on Thursdays! We invite you to come over today, follow our channel and enjoy the fun!:.
40K: Best 8th Ed Faction - Chaos or Imperium? Chapter Tactics Today two top-10 ITC players argue why their super faction is in fact the best 40k faction in 8th edition. Imperium or Chaos? Chapter Tactics is a 40k podcast which focuses on promoting better tactical play and situational awareness across all variations of the game.
Tabletop Spotlight: Chapter Approved 2017 It's out now and waiting for your Approval! Games Workshop's Chapter Approved 2017 is out and in stores right now - want to know what you're getting? Check it out:. Now, we've covered most of the big news from Chapter Approved 2017 already. If you were hoping for a book to come in and bring in big, sweeping changes - this book really isn't that.
NeverQuest Episode 22: Shipping Wars This week on NeverQuest, our heroes gear up for the grand race in Sigil, the City of Doors and our heroes do some shipping. NeverQuest is BoLS' weekly celebration of the fact that you can order pizza, cookies, and yea, even ice cream all without having to put on pants.
Geekery: Quentin Tarantino Might be Working on a Star Trek Movie Reports are saying Tarantino and J.J. Abrams are working on a new Star Trek movie for Paramount. Tarantino has talked about being a fan of the original series and TNG in interviews for years. He's stated he's a big fan of the reboot cast, but not so much of Abrams' take on Khan.
BoLS: STREAMING NOW - "Blood Angels vs Necrons Game" This week on Dark Apocrypha - we put Codex Blood Angels through its paces with a brutal Death Company vs Necrons battle! This week on Dark Apocrypha… Join us as we tear into Codex Blood Angels through it's paces with an airborne Death-Company focussed list taking on the Necron Tomb Worlds.
KOW - 2017 NZ Masters - Run & Won This weekend saw the inaugural NZ Masters for KoW run over two days at Cashmere Avenue School Hall in Khandallah. Six players participated in a round robin before a championship round that pitted 1st v 2nd, 3rd v 4th and 5th v 6th.
Privateer: Meet the Northkin Hearthgut Hooch Hauler Privateer shows off the biggest toughest rolling battle-keg of them all. via Privateer. Last month, the Northkin stormed into HORDES, bringing the power of their frozen homeland down upon all who threaten their kith and kriel.
BL: Advent 2017 - Day 5 "Key of Infinity" The Black Library brings us another tale from the Grim Dark for Day 5 of Advent 2017! If you've been waiting to get caught-up on your fill of Black Library back-stories and lore then now is the time of year to jump in.
40K: New Blood Angels Psychic Powers The Blood Angels are getting a full compliment of Psychic Powers - come take a look at their new ways to wage war in your MIND! Sanguinius, the Primarch of the Blood Angels, was a noted Psyker and that trait was passed on to a great many of his genetic offspring.
GW: Rumor Engine "Curtain Call" The Rumor Engine from Games Workshop is teasing a peek behind the curtain! via Warhammer Community. Yeah - it could be anything! But I haven't seen drapes that dramatic since Saint Celestine's old model:. Maybe this is a tease at a new Sisters of Battle!
New HH VR Game announced Home Â» Horus Heresy Â» Video Games Â» New HH VR Game announced This came out of nowhere, a brand new Horus Heresy VR game has just been announced. I've never been fully sold on VR, does anyone else feel the same way? The game looks interesting though, I look forward to playing it and see how it all works.
Episode 164: The Permutation of Arasys Episode 164 of The Independent Characters is late. Super late in fact. Let us explain:. As you will hear in this episode we have an interview with Steel Wool - a video game company working on a great new game for Warhammer 40k. Unfortunately, we also talked a lot about this interview and its contents.
Pathfinder: Brave Eldritch Lairs and Evil Cults Delve into Eldritch Dungeons with this new book from Kobold Press. Kobold Press has a knack for the arcane and ominous. I'd you've seen their Tome of Beasts or Demon Cults and Secret Societies books, you know exactly what I mean. They're a D&D/Pathfinder Powerhouse, and their books add a ton to whatever system you happen to be playing.
Rumour Engine Teaser: Coal in Our Stockings Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Rumors Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Rumour Engine Teaser: Coal in Our Stockings I have to agree that this week the Rumour Engine Teaser has gone overboard. Regardless, check it out, and hopefully they dont start showing a portion of a black base next week.
FFG: Genesys Roleplaying System Now Available Fantasy Flight Games has a new RPG system for you to try out - Genesys is on sale now! The RPG For All Settings is out and in stores now: Genesys from Fantasy Flight Games wants to take you on a story-telling adventure like no other. First announced back in June the core book is finally available and we're very curious to see what it has in store.
Painting Aggressors But mostly just 'cause I'm not in such a hurry - I've got a game this Thursday at Ichinomiya, which I won't be able to finish these guys for, then end-of-year business means the next game day I get to won't be 'til January, so I can take it a bit easy.
Check out this awesome post-apocalyptic project from Craig Petersen! You have 9 more days to jump on this Kickstarter, and who knows; you might see some of his work in future Collision projects wink.
Wyrd: A Closer Look at the Executioner Pursuit Check out the latest pursuit for Above the Law, the upcoming Through the Breach expansion. Executioners are very loyal to the Guild, and exist to coerce and take down its enemies. They are just as brutal in game. Take a look… Bell of Lost Souls is a registered trademark of BoLS Interactive LLC.
RPG: Playing The Odd One Out We've all been there, the party is playing a bunch of detectives, and you just want to play John Cena. First of all, that's a brilliant move on your part, because that ensures you'll always be able to sneak into wherever the party needs to get because no one can see you.
Blood Bowl Bane Dwarf Rykar Jove and I had been discussing future miniatures and rather than discuss individual ideas I gave Rykar an overview of a number of miniatures for various lines and gave him the option of choosing which miniature he wanted to sculpt next. He decided he wanted to sculpt one of BatDwarfs foes….
Hexblitz I originally designed HEXBLITZ back in 2007. Since then I have looked at it several times with the intention of reviving and possibly revising the rules, but have never quite got around to it.
Showcase: Warhammer Quest Silver Tower Excelsior Warpriest B… Ultramarine - WIP Primaris Intercessor - Ultramarine - WIP Primaris Intercessor Woke early this morning and was inspired to finally start work on the Primaris Marines from the Dark Imperium box set… Necron Triarch Praetorians w/ Void Blades and Particle Casters - Hi All, thanks for dropping by.
40K Needs A Counter Spell Players need a way to counter enemy stratagems. As more and more Codexes come out 40K is quickly turning into a game of combos. While it the past tactics and the simple stats of units may have ruled the day, now its all crazy combo's and tricks.
New FAQs for Grey Knights, Tyranids, and Shadespire! Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Grey Knights Â» Tyranids Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Warhammer Underworld: Shadespire Â» New FAQs for Grey Knights, Tyranids, and Shadespire! There are new updates today for Underworlds Shadespire along with 2 Warhammer 40,000 armies, Grey Knights and Tyrands.
Blood Bowl Dwarf Supervillains 2 Working once again with Rykar Jove and discussing what further miniatures he would like to sculpt I presented him with a few different proposals from expanding the Judges line to sculpting more Superheroes and Supervillains. Rykar decided he would like to sculpt a couple more Villains.
Next Week's Dark Angels & Minis Prices & Products CONFIRMED The sinister Dark Angels and a ton of Unforgiven products are coming this weekend. Get your wallet ready! Here's what's headed your way this weekend according to numerous industry professionals:. Codex Dark Angels $40. DA Primaris Lieutenant Zakariah $25.
BL: Advent 2017 - Day 4 "Duty Waits" The Black Library brings us another tale from the Grim Dark for Day 4 of Advent 2017! If you've been waiting to get caught-up on your fill of Black Library back-stories and lore then now is the time of year to jump in.
Tabletop Gallery: "I'll Show You What Bloody Looks Like" Blood Angels vs Berzerkers… Enjoy. If you have an awesome wargames shot you think would make a great BoLS pic of the day, email us. We love spectacle and characterful shots so lets see what you budding photographers can do!
BoLS: STREAMING NOW - NeverQuest Episode 23 - D&D Come watch our D&D adventure continue - Never Quest beckons - now in 1080p! Join us for our continuing 5e D&D campaign - Neverquest. Grab a cold one, settle in and adventure with the BoLS party. Someone might find glory, gold - or die! Barnabus Annabelle Goodfellow Hawthorne Merriweather Jr., etc.
Blood Angels Codex Review - FTN We can't contain our excitement about this new codex. You guys know we are huge Blood Angel fans so getting a hold of this codex is a dream come true. Clearly we're excited about the new Blood Angel Codex but this is a triple sized episode.
2018 NZ Masters Date & Venue Confirmed The 2018 NZ Masters will be held on the first weekend of December at Cashmere Avenue School Hall in Khandallah, Wellington. Flames of War, Warhammer 40k and Kings of War events will be held and invites will be determined via the Fields of Blood NZ Rankings.
90's Board Games Were Weird, Chaotic and Unoriginal Board games industry has gone through a lot. But there has never been a more confusing and bewildering time than the 90's. As anyone roughly my age will tell you, the 90's were objectively the best decade. Anyone who disagrees is clearly buggin' and straight trippin'.
Zenithal Highlighing WARNING: Picture-light post. Here, we see some lone XV25 Stealthsuits, a Marker Drone, and a reinforcement beacon. I recently got myself an airbrush, and have been testing out new techniques. This one is called Zenithal Highlighting. More after the jump.
French Naval History I spotted this on the digital bookshelf, so have downloaded a copy to read on the ferry over to France at Xmas in a couple of weeks tim…
Geekery: This Year's Best Movie Moments in 7 Mins 2017 is coming to a close - take a look back at some of the best moments from this year's trailers and reminisce. The end of the year lists are eminent. For now, check out this nifty trailer super cut from Sleepy Skunk. It has a bit of everything that was great this year from all genres - from horror to drama to action.
ToyLand: Celebrate the Holidays with Viking Santa on a Dragon Christmas isn't complete without a fire breathing dragon. Forget reindeer! Bring the Christmas cheer with this limited edition decoration that you can perch at the top of your tree or on your mantle. Santa and his dragon are here to take care of those who were naughty this year.
40k - Chapter Approved Points Changes I intend writing a more general Chapter Approved review in the next few days but I thought I would comment on some of the impact of points changes. As you know the Masters were run over the weekend and 12 players battled it out for the crown. When you run the Masters you check lists and when you update Battlescribe data it updates existing lists.
40K BREAKING: New Tyranid & Grey Knight FAQ The Grey Knights new FAQ is real simple. The Psychic Channeling Stratagem is clarified to read that it lets you roll one extra d6 on a psychic test and discard the lowest result. The Tyranids FAQ section though-this one has some broader impact than just for the Tyranids.
BoLS: STREAMING NOW - "Blood Angels Q&A - CSM Game" This week on Dark Apocrypha - we start with a talk show and put Codex Blood Angels through its paces with a GIANT Chaos vs BAs battle! This week on Dark Apocrypha… Join us as we tear into Codex Blood Angels and take your questions with the book and an hour long Q&A.
Stupid 40K Tricks: The Ynnari Two-Step Just when you thought it was safe to get back on the dance floor the Aeldari are up to their old tricks again - but this move takes two to tango! Are Dark Reapers any good? Before you answer that, you might want to consider some of the new non-sense they've picked up in the new edition.
40K: Dark Angels Rules Unmasked GW rips the hooded cloak of treachery off some of the Dark Angels' new rules. Check out Stratagems, Psychic Powers, and more! That's right friends. The Dark Angels are stepping out of the treacherous shadows that they lurk in, brooding about things grimly, before they grit their teeth and do more deeds worth brooding about in dark shadows.
Dark Angels Codex Preview Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Dark Angels Â» Previews Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Dark Angels The Dark Angels codex is coming to pre-orders this weekend and the Warhammer Community has a good sized preview to check out.
40K: Our 5 Favorite Blood Angel Stratagems The Blood Angels are back and we've got our list of our favorite stratagems from their new codex - check these out! Enemies of Mankind will be quaking in their boots when the Blood Angels arrive as they have some pretty mean stratagems that will undoubtedly aid in their conquest.
This Week's Releases + Prices and Information Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Dark Angels Â» pre-orders Â» Warhammer 40k Â» This Week's Here is the list of pre-orders this week with quite a few things that are "Available while in Demand". These are items that are not permanent products. See below.
Pathfinder: Taldor Takes Liberties Taldor's gates are officially open-mind the intrigue on your way in. Taldor is a setting rife with tradition and hypocrisy. With nobility and strife. With aristocracy, confidence, and an almost domineering gaze out at the rest of the world. In short, Taldor doesn't answer to anyone, least of all those fools in the Liberty's Edge faction.
X-Wing: Wave 12's Orphaned Upgrades ChahDresh takes a look at the fun upgrade cards in the next wave of X-Wing ships - and the homes they might find in your existing fleet. It's that time again! With a new wave come new upgrade cards, and with the final preview article now posted, we know what they all are.
Dice Men - A New Book Looks at the Start of Games Workshop "From the back of a van to the London Stock Exchange…" This new book gives a behind the scenes look at how Games Workshop became the world's top wargaming manufacturer. It follows Ian Livingstone and Steve Jackson's journey during the company's formative years - the first store being opened in 1978, the first publications and games.
D&D: Sage Advice - New Spells Edition The latest Sage Advice updates spells from the Princes of the Apocalypse and Elemental Evil. The latest Sage Advice Compendium is here, bringing updates, errata, and rules clarifications to every boy and girl. And this latest round addresses a number of the updates that were introduced in Xanathar's Guide to Everything.
Goatboy's 40K - Blood Angels Death Company Rocket Punch I think the Blood Angel Book is actually a pretty decent army, and here's just one scary example of why. Goatboy here again and instead of reviewing all the nitty and gritty parts of the Blood Angels I want to instead look at a list idea I whipped up with Abe this past Friday.
Even better hexed grids with co-ordinates After some further thought, I decided that the small numbers in each hex were too small… especially if - like me - your eyesight is not as good as it used to be. I have therefore increased the size of the numbers, and the results are shown below: The two illustrations shown above are both in.gif format.
Blood Angels, Dark Angels, Pathfinder Plus Warmachine Latest Lots of Angels of Death minis and news this weekend, plus a lot for the RPG fans out there. Take a look. Spotted out in the wild, Dark Angels rules in White Dwarf pics. The Blindwater Congregation is all set to take the stage next year. Get your ravenwings out and prepare to brood, Dark Angels are coming.
40k - Fields of Blood NZ Masters Results Over the weekend the Masters were held in Wellington. This was the 10th time they have been held and I reckon this was one of the most competitive to date. Six rounds using 1750 point armies - no Forgeworld. Scoring used a W-D-L system with 10 points for a win and 1 point for a draw.
The Emperor's Angels - Part 3 So having demonstrated, to my satisfaction at least, that it's possible to make truescale assault marines from Primaris bodies, what about devastators? Then there's the fact that I've been looking for a way to use the wonderfully old-school missile launcher from Betrayal at Calth since the moment I saw it.
Tabletop Gallery: That First Letter Makes a Difference Dunecrawlers, with some minor modifications could become Runecrawlers, Junecrawlers, even Claire De Lunecrawlers. Enjoy. If you have an awesome wargames shot you think would make a great BoLS pic of the day, email us. We love spectacle and characterful shots so lets see what you budding photographers can do!
Tabletop Podcast Review: December 3rd Adam here for another week of tabletop podcast reviews! Tournament recaps, interviews, Chapter Approved talk and more! Hey all, Adam here, from TFG Radio, for this week's reviews! This week we see talk about the new Blood Angel book, tournaments, and more interviews.
D&D: What Classes Would The Avengers Play D&D Beyond sat down with Jim Zub, writer for the Avengers and D&D Comics about what class your favorite Marveloids would roll. It's the weekend, so it's time to indulge in everyone's favorite fandom-related activity-trying to figure out what things from one fandom would be if they engaged in another fandom.
40K: More Dark Angels Rules Spotted Spotted out in the wild, Dark Angels rules in White Dwarf pics. Thanks to one of the eagle-eyed readers over at Faeit 212, we've got a look at some of the upcoming rules for the Dark Angels. Mind you, nothing direct, so a lot has to be inferred from a battle report breakdown, but, it's looking pretty good for those broody boys.
Next Week…. Dark Angels Codex Pre-Orders Dark Angels Codex Pre-Orders While we knew it was coming, its good to get a quick preview and notice from the Warhammer Community. Here is the official announcement. Of course, you'll be able to make use of the Primaris Space Marines, as well as following the story of how they were integrated into this famously suspicious and mistrustful Chapter.
40K: Dark Angels Inbound Get your ravenwings out and prepare to brood, Dark Angels are coming. That's right, everyone's favorite grim and brooding, broody grim boys are finally getting a codex of their own.
Hobby Guilt - The saga continues We've been at this a few weeks now, and despite everything, I've still not stuck to the exact script of trying to clear out the backlog. This has been in no way helped by Necromunda being released. Since it's release, I've primed all of the scenery with Games Workshop's Stormvermin Fur spray and put it all together.
Dark Angels 'Grim Resolve' Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Dark Angels Â» News Headlines Â» Warhammer 40k Â» The Dark Angels chapter tactic Grim Resolve is shown in the pages of White Dwarf, as well as hints at a Dark Angels Warlord Trait.
40K: Blood Angels Codex - First Look Come join the BoLS Crew as we take a look inside the Blood Angels Codex. That's right, despite my warning against the dark power that's imbued within the pages of the Blood Angels Codex, both Adam Harry and StableAbe opened up the pages of their new codex.
Nautical Xmas Present A bit early I know but the wife has bought me a new sea cloth from Tiny Wargames for use with my 1/600th scale WW2 coastal warfare, 1/3000th scale WW2 and 1/2400th scale Pre-Dreadnoughts, Ironclads and Napoleonics.
PP: A Look Ahead - Blindwater Congregation The Blindwater Congregation is all set to take the stage next year. Slithering in the swamps, the Blindwater Congregation is a faction of Gatormen who call upon necromantic power to fuel their Bokors and infuse their warbeasts with power from an age undreamed of.
Pathfinder: Tower of the Drowned Dead The Ruins of Azlant Adventure Path nears its harrowing conclusion. But first, a submerged tower full of undead. If you've been playing along the Ruins of Azlant adventure path, you've been seeing the rise of a mysterious veiled master and the pursuit of an ancient Azlanti Super Weapon.
40K Lore: Bloody Secrets At the Imperium's Heart Dire tidings, Loremasters, a secret plague grips one of our most trusted and noble chapters. Greetings Loremasters, though we should remain faithful that our Emperor protects us all, today I bring dire tidings.
Wyrd: The Basotho Cavalry Add Speed to the Abyssinians This unit's speed allows them to help take control of a battle. The Basotho people joined the ranks of the Abyssinian empire in the early 19th century. Their horses ensure them a special role in the battles they fight along side the Empire.
What's On Your Table: Plague Marines Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: Plague Marines What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected] I've finished more if my Nurgle army - complete now with 30 Plague Marines, "Plague Brutes", and some sweet wheels.
Chat: Beer Mat or Tea Coaster? Do you remember my post about selling my Anti-spill paint pot holders? Well I've expanded my range with these fun, hobby orientated tea coasters. Immortalising the words of the talented Mr Rhodes these coasters/beer mats are a tribute to the Lord of Layers Duncan.
Mr Kipling… writes exceedingly good poetry On 28th November I delivered a lecture to the Hertfordshire Masters Lodge. The title of the lecture was MASONIC REFERENCES IN THE WORKS OF KIPLING, and I was assisted by a fellow wargamer who is also a member of the Lodge. Amongst the poetry that I referenced was one that happens to be amongst my favourite poems, THE WIDOW AT WINDSOR.
Dark Millennium Faction Collection: Harbinger Legion - Defiler A short post today on a model that I've shown before, and for the last time hopefully, the Defiler. I've made some improvements to the model with rust trims and some minor details on the model. There's not much to say on the model, however, here's some photos to show the model in all its weird damnation!
What's On Your Table: Amazing Stormbird Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: Amazing Stormbird What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected] recently completed a Stormbird for my friend Thomas as a commission. It was my most ambitious project to date it took just over 800 hours and a year of my spare time.
Signs of winter… …Warfare had the beneficial effect I was hoping for seemingly… there are signs of activity from the loft… creaking floorboards mostly… French anti tank guns - 25mm early war jobbies - with crew. for those coming along after me, you only need one bag of crew per two guns… …and some American Civil War naval reinforcements.
40K: Inside the Blood Angels - Sanguinary Novitiate The Blood Angels have another new unit in their Codex, come meet the Sanguinary Novitiate. The Blood Angels love Blood.
Episode 165: Show of Force: Champions of Titan Episode 165 of The Independent Characters is a super-sized, nearly four hour episode! The first thing you need to know though, is that this episode is being released in ADVANCE of Episode 164 as a result of a PR announcement tied to that episode which was delayed.
GW: New Releases December 2 "Pricing & Links" It's New Blood Angels, Blood Bowl, and Hobbit goodies from Games Workshop this week! via Games Workshop. Sons of the angel-winged Primarch Sanguinius, the Blood Angels are noble and magnificent, a proud Space Marine chapter with ten millennia of history.
Tabletop Gallery: "Blood For The Blood Angels" "Wait a minute…I feel like that's not quite right…" Enjoy. If you have an awesome wargames shot you think would make a great BoLS pic of the day, email us. We love spectacle and characterful shots so lets see what you budding photographers can do!
Pathfiner: Pick Your Poison - or Potion It's about to get alchemical in Pathfinder with their upcoming Player's Companion. Take a look! Of course if potions are your speed, there are plenty of those as well.
40K: Dark Apocrypha "Chapter Approved Week" Matt gets in some "Tournament Prep" and puts Chapter Approved through it's paces! This past week on Dark Apocrypha… Join us as we tear into Chapter Approves and take your questions with the book and an hour long Q&A. Then we take an old-school CSM list and put it up against a new lean-mean Primaris Ultramarines list.
Geekery: 'Batman Ninja' Takes the DC Hero to Feudal Japan Bats takes on his constant nemesis in this new feature from Jumpei Mizusaki. Batman isn't a stranger to time travel to historical settings - he's up against Jack the Ripper in Gotham by Gaslight next year - so a jaunt back to Feudal Japan isn't a stretch.
MiG Alley USAF Blocking In It's freezing in the garage at the moment so there's been a limit on the amount of time I can stay in there without the risk of frostbite. I have now blocked in the matt white basecoat on the 1/600th scale Sabres, Shooting Stars and Thunderjets, with a couple of Twin Mustang night fighters and a Texan FAC also getting done at the same time.
BL: Advent 2017 - Day 2 "Endurance" Black Library is brings us another tale from the Grim Dark for Day 2 of Advent 2017! If you've been waiting to get caught-up on your fill of Black Library back-stories and lore then now is the time of year to jump in.
Sanguinius not dead? A big story line change coming? Some revelations that Sanguinius may be in stasis. Personally I think he will stay dead, as I cannot imagine the complications to the storyline. The image is from War of Sigmar, Plus the video from Master Valrak. 8th edition Blood Angels Codex review - Hello everyone !!!
40K: The Warmaster Arrives It's been six years but Gaunt's Ghosts are back with a New Novel from Dan Abnett! Fans of the Gaunt's Ghosts series - it's time to get excited! The Tanith First are back and ready for action in a brand new novel from Black Library and Dan Abnett! via Black Library.
40K Lore: Blood Angels & The Horus Heresy The Blood Angels crossed the galaxy to fight in the Horus Heresy - Loremasters, this is their History! In an attempt to divide those loyalist legions he could not sway to Chaos, Horus dispatched the Blood Angels to the farthest reaches of space, where they unwittingly walked in traps of his and his masters devising.
Get Dawn of War III for $12 through the latest deals Good time to get the game if you passed on it when it first arrived. Dark Angel WIP 2 - This week I finally managed to get some piant down on this guy and have been playing around a bit.
Blood Angels Codex, The Warmaster, Blood Bowl, and the Hobbit Battle Companies. Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Black Library Â» Blood Angels Â» Blood Bowl Â» The Hobbit Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Blood Angels Codex, The Warmaster, Blood Bowl, and the Hobbit Battle Companies. The Blood Angels Codex is now available for pre-orders along with their Lieutenant Tolmeron and upgrade packs.
Star Wars: Imperial Assault App Now Available Fans of Imperial Assault, get ready for a whole new way to play - The App is HERE! We mentioned this back in November and the day has arrived - the Star Wars: Imperial Assault App is live! Go down load it and get ready to run some App-Assisted missions with your Imperial Assault collections!
HOBBY: The Bigboss' Week of Blogging #150 Another week with only painted miniatures! Hi! Tommy from the blog BigbossRedSkullz. I'm also on Facebook, Instagram and on Pinterest! The deadly looking Lady and her companions you can see more of here. I also painted a few zombies. More here. That's it for this week.
Mission accomplished I'm actually impressed with myself that I managed to finish the minis in time for the Ironsleet invitational deadline. With both work hanging over me and a nagging creative draught it was tough to sit down and be creative. I definitely have a few minis that I like more than others but overall they work as a team.
GW: New Blood Angels Pre-Order "First Looks" The Red Thirst is strong with this week's pre-orders from Games Workshop - The Blood Angels are back! via Games Workshop. Blood Angels Players - Time to activate the Primaris Protocol! Bell of Lost Souls is a registered trademark of BoLS Interactive LLC.
D&D: Dice, Camera, Action with Chris Perkins Come adventure with this week's live play through of Tomb of Annihilation - Episode 71. The D&D team, along with some friends from the YouTube and Twitch community, play in an ongoing livestream of Dungeons and Dragons, titled Dice, Camera, Action!
Scenery Painting - Broken Aquila While my blog postings have been virtually non-existent as of late, my hobbying has been quite productive these past few months. One of my favourite things about Warhammer 40,000 is playing a game with not only fully painted armies but also on a table with fully painted scenery.
Improved hex grids with co-ordinates After some thought I did as he asked, and the result looks like this: The two illustrations shown above are both in.gif format. These can be downloaded into a program like MS Paint and used 'as is' or saved into.bmp format, and then used.
Not The Emperor's Beard #2: Return of the Plague "The Plague of Nurgle has returned…Feel Better Tore!" Bell of Lost Souls is a registered trademark of BoLS Interactive LLC. Copyright 2006-2017. All rights reserved. All names, trademarks, and images are copyright their respective owners.Click for full details.
A Video Look Inside the Blood Angels Codex! Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Blood Angels Â» News Headlines Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Here is a full look into the new Blood Angels Codex and exactly what is going to be in there.
40K: Blood Angels Table of Contents The Blood Angels are coming to storm the tabletop - come take a peek inside the codex! We got our hands on the Blood Angels Codex and we're going to be taking a deep dive all next week. But for now, let's take a look at the Table of Contents and see what we can see!
Tabletop Gallery: "Blood Angel's Bug Hunt" Where's the Death Company when you need em? Enjoy. If you have an awesome wargames shot you think would make a great BoLS pic of the day, email us. We love spectacle and characterful shots so lets see what you budding photographers can do!
Horus Heresy: Legions - New Warhammer Card game Home Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Horus Heresy: Legions - New Warhammer Card game I've been given permission from the developers to show, The Horus Heresy: Legions, a new collectable card game. The game is currently in closed beta. WIP White Scars Decals - Just a quick one.
BL: Advent 2017 - Day 1 "Stone And Iron" Black Library is back again with a new Advent Calendar event for 2017 - Day 1 has begun! If you've been waiting to get caught-up on your fill of Black Library back-stories and lore then now is the time of year to jump in.
Blotz Gas Station and Diner I thought I'd invest in a small number of 20mm scale scenic features to tart up my desert terrain for use with Gaslands and other po…
New Island Survival Game Has Players Asking 'Who Should We Eat?' You did what you had to to survive. They were holding you back and food was scarce. But, could their spirit come back for revenge? No way….right? Who Should We Eat? puts a real spin on things. It's sort of like a betrayer game, right? Players arguing over who to kill and attempting to point blame in other directions.
Blog Spotlight: Anthonace's Hobby Blog Home Â» Faeit 212 Blog Spotlight Â» Blog Spotlight: Anthonace's Hobby Blog I'm Anthonace and I'm an Aussie hobbyist who has an eye for detail, time on his hands, and perhaps a bit of MPAD. I've recently decided to share my progress with the world, and Natfka has been kind enough to feature my blog.
Geekery: First Look at Jon Hamm in 'Good Omens' Some positive Neil Gaiman based project news today - more great casting for the BBC series! The more that's released about this the more impatient I get for it's release. Neil Gaiman had this to say about Hamm's casting:.
Death of Hope: Teaser Home Â» Videos Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Death of Hope: Teaser A fan made video has a teaser up, showing some of the images that will be released in a full fledged trailer this coming month. Looks like a fun project, and I look forward to seeing how it will turn out.
Toyland: Pop! Releasing Heavy Metal Inspired Teen Titans 80's Inspired Music Video 'The Night Begins to Shine'. If you haven't seen this wonder and majesty, you are in for a treat. Pop! has also perfectly captured CeeLo Bear! No sight of Fallout Bot yet. via Pop! Funko. I've been listening to this song on loop and now everything is neon and my hair won't stop blowing in the wind.
40K: New Blood From New Angles That's right, the Blood Angles are back with some new units, we're told that one, in particular, is acute one. By degrees we're getting more previews about the Blood Angles. And, if you'll pardon me for seeming obtuse before, I'm all aboard the Blood Angles train this time.
The Blood Angels Codex: Rules, Characters and More Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Blood Angels Â» Warhammer 40k Â» The Blood Angels Codex: Rules, Characters and More Warhammer TV talked today about the Blood Angels Codex, and while I will be watching it later today when I get the opportunity, here is a brief about what was said from Bob over on War of Sigmar.
40K: Chapter Approved Matched Play Changes Chapter Approved is coming this weekend and with it are some new Matched Play rules - come check them out! We've been chewing through the new Chapter Approved 2017 this week. Goatboy had some of his initial thoughts. We loved the new Apocalypse stuff.
Blood Angels Preview: New Units Available + Primaris and the Black Rage and Red Thirst Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Blood Angels Â» News Headlines Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Its been talked about a lot among Blood Angel players… Primaris Marines and how they react to the Black Rage and Red Thirst.
New Red Scorpions Heroes from Forgeworld Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Forgeworld Â» News Headlines Â» Warhammer 40k Â» New New models are available from Forgeworld today for the Red Scorpions. New Heroes…. Lo ha colgado, para ser mas exactos, Nathan Stewart* en su cuenta personal y oficial.
40K: Red Scorpions Arrive From Forge World New kits from Forge World are up for Pre-Order this weekend - the Red Scorpions have arrived! After months of teasers and previews the Red Scorpions are finally getting access to their new kits from Forge World. via Forge World.
Outside the Box - December 1st Here we go again, this week with news from Wargame Exclusive, 4Ground, Wild West Exodus, Demented Games, X-Wing, Bushido and many more!Wargame Exclusive released a new Imperial Assassin:-> More Wargame Exclusive News. New terrain is available from 4Ground:-> More 4Ground News.
Tim's Miniature Wargaming Blog We played very few games in November. There were a lot of reasons for this. The two biggest ones were the never-ending renovation kicking into high gear. The first week I was finishing up framing and electrical and preparation for drywall.
SW Armada: Star Destroyers Just Got A Lot Deadlier FFG unveils some powerful new upgrades for Star Wars: Armada. It may have been a while since FFG last gave us any news on the goings on with Star Wars: Armada, but today fans were reward for their patience.
Gladius - Hands on with the game + talking to the devs I was also lucky to sit down with one of the developers, ask questions and get more information on this new title. Confirmado: EdiciÃ³n deluxe de The Enemy Within y PDFs - Sorpresa, a medias, con el siguiente anuncio de Cubicle 7* sobre WFRPG 4Âª.
Chico Comics Page Review: Blood Bowl Inks: Nelson Pereira and Sandro Ribeiro. Colours: Fabricio Guerra and Mauricio Wallace. Letters: Simon Bowland. Publisher: Titan Books.
Warmachine: Dracodile Pre-Order Ends TODAY - Hurry! You have till the end of today to pre-order the Minions Gargantuan - Dracodile and get some free goodies. ~Who's getting one? : Black Anchor Heavy Industries Shipping:. Lumbering forth from the swamps of the Iron Kingdoms, the massive dracodile is the most terrifying beast among by the Blindwater Congregation.