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Showcase: Silver Tower Grot Scuttlings of Tzeentch by Ninjabread I saw some awesome Epic scale 30k era vehicles and it took me a while to track some down through a friend of a friend of a friend kinda thing, now ever… Primus Medicae - Sons of Horus - Forgeworld - Hello everyone Just finished my most recent project for my Sons of Horus, a Primus Medicae in Terminator armour.
I have been to… the La Spezia Naval Museum: Small and Underwater Assault Craft Almost the first exhibits that you see when you enter museum are examples of small and underwater assault craft. A glass cabinet contains an SLC or crewed, self-propelled torpedo, a concept that was originally developed by the Italian Navy during the First World War.
Goatboy's 40k Thoughts: What I Want From Chapter Approved Goatboy here again and while the FAQ is underwhelming - I think the upcoming Chapter Approved could almost be a new edition. Beyond points, beta Codexes, and locked in rules updates - I think Chapter Approved could genuinely be looked at as something more akin to Warhammer 40k - 8.5 Edition.
Speed Freeks, New GW FAQs, Kill Team, Monsterpocalypse & New Batwoman Speek Freeks is coming, there's all new GW FAQs, Kill Team Commanders is here, Privateer expands Monsterpocalypse, and there's a new Batwoman you need to see! Warhammer 40,000 Kill Team's new Commander Expansion is out and available for pre-order this weekend and we've got our look at the new expansion!
Age Of Sigmar Champions: Wave 2 - Onslaught Announced Age of Sigmar Champions, the Warhammer CCG is getting new champions, new blessings, and a new expansion coming in November. That's right folks, announced late last week, Age of Sigmar ideas getting an Expansion come the end of November. Onslaught is the name, and from the look of the packs, Nighthaunts are the game.
Tabletop Gallery: What Is Known Can Never Be Unknown The secret origins of every last plague weapon in Nurgle's arsenal. 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!
Next Weekend…. Speed Freeks!! Orktober finally feels like it is moving forward with Speed Freeks coming to pre-orders. At this rate though it almost feels like this is a November event since we are not seeing the Ork codex yet, which is looking like it wont even hit the shelves until November 3rd.
Tabletop Podcast Review: October 14th Adam here for another week of tabletop podcast reviews! There a bit of change in the air regarding this article series so step inside and find out! Hey all, Adam here, from TFG Radio, for this week's reviews! You may have noticed that the series has been absent for a bit.
RPG: Achtung! Cthulhu Gets A New Edition Cthulhu, a game of occult investigation and pulpy, action goodness set against the backdrop of World War II is getting a 2nd Edition, this time one that utilizes Modiphius' 2d20 engine. Featuring new monsters and new lore, this edition improves and expands the world of Achtung!
The Bell Tolls For Greg Stafford We lost a legend last week, folks. Chaosium announced that founder Vale Greg Stafford passed on October 11th. Innovative and imaginative, Stafford left his mark on RPG history as plain as day. We remember him here. Sad news for the RPG world this week.
Privateer Press Painting: Go For The Gold. Cygnar Gold. Cygnar are definitely the boy scouts of the Iron Kingdoms. Powered by electricity and bearing Blue and Gold outfits, they're everything you'd expect from the "good guys." Get your gold looking its shiniest with these tutorials.
GW: Coming Next Week - Speed Freeks Orktober is in full swing, and now we're getting to the good stuff-Speed Freeks is coming and it is time to celebrate. Get your Orks in gear, the Speedwaaagh!!! is here. That's right friends, the moment you've been waiting for is here, assuming you've been feeling the need-the need for Speed.
Corsairs and Cavaliers Update I've nearly finished my conversion of Wings of War: Desert Spitfires into a set of rules for the Football War between El Salvador and Honduras in July 1969. The working title for this mash up is Corsairs and Cavaliers, which I think sums up the air war pretty well and has a nice ring about it too.
D&D: Listen To Matt Mercer And Chris Perkins Talk About Waterdeep: Dragon Heist Come and sit down with DMs to the stars, Chris Perkins and Matthew Mercer as they sit down with Shelly Mazzanoble and the Dragon Talk podcast to talk about what went into designing Waterdeep: Dragon Heist.
40K: Kill Team Commanders - The Stealth Specialization We've got a special Kill Team: Commanders Preview for you today. Load up your commander with the Stealth Specialization and sneak around the battlefield causing mayhem and assassinations. Cardboard box not included.
Privateer Press: Shadow Sun Syndicate And Lords Of Cthul Monsterpocalypse Wave 2 is here, and with it, the cyberninjas of the Shadow Sun Syndicate who can grow to kaiju proportions join the side of the Defenders, meanwhile the Destroyers are reinforced by the Lords of Cthul. It's the season of Monsterpocalypse.
Pathfinder: Martial Arts And Crafts Enjoy some Martial Artistry with your Pathfinders thanks to the upcoming Martial Arts Hanbook, due out in November for Pathfinder.
DIY Missile Markers I thought I'd have a go at making some AAM markers to use with 1/600th scale aircraft, similar to the ones that you can buy from Fights On! as they didn't look that hard to do and I didn't fancy forking out for something I can make myself.
40K Lore: Oddboyz Of The Orks No species is as uniquely adaptable as the Orks. Even the Tyranid, whose very existence is about consumption, incorporation, and adaptation, cannot hope to match the reckless zeal with which the Orks adapt to, and then fight, their environs. Gather 'round Loremasters.
Bolt Action: New Battle of France Campaign & French Minis Up For Pre-Order New for next month - the new book has 144 pages of new rules, scenarios, and units you can use to build your campaign. The release also comes with some new miniatures for France that will add firepower and cavalry to your forces. via Warlord:.
I have been to… the La Spezia Naval Museum Back in March, Sue and I visited La Spezia in Italy, and I managed to persuade her that a second visit to the Naval Museum was a good idea. During our previous visit the museum had been undergoing a renovation, and this was now over and a whole extra building full of exhibits was open to the public.
Alto Cenepa Scenario Aircraft Control Sheets I've just filled out the Aircraft Control Sheets for the Target Locked On! Alto Cenepa scenario that I have been working on over the last week or so. I had to make up the callsigns apart from Major Orrego's 'Poeta' but I don't think that's a big issue.
Orctober - A squad of Citadel Orcs Today I finished my squad of orc warriors for Azazel's Orktober Unit/Squad Challenge. These figures are all Citadel / Warhammer from a couple of decades ago. 6 typical orc warriors with swords and 4 orc "bigguns" with sword and shield. Plus a single goblin spearman as a mascot.
40k - NZ Rankings Updated for FOB NZGT and Hive Hard The 40k rankings have been updated to include the Fields of Blood NZ Grand Tournament and the recent Model Citizens: Hive Hard. With the cutoff for the Masters at the end of the month, the competition is tight.
40K: Commanders Sheds More Light On Vigilus Kill Team: Commanders does more than just expand the game of Kill Team-it also adds to the growing story of the galaxy, including shedding some light on the Waaagh!!! that has come to Vigilus. Come see the Lore of Commanders. Kill Team: Commanders adds a lot to the Kill Team game.
What's On Your Table: Coverted Knight Porphyrion Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: Coverted Knight Porphyrion What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected] the past 5 months I've been working on a converting a Knight Porphyrion to the dark gods.
GW New Pre-Orders: Pricing & Links - Kill Team Commanders Games Workshop has a whole slew of new products for Kill Team. Get your Commander Pre-orders this weekend! It's that time of the week again - check out all the new Commander sets for Kill Team from Games Workshop. via Games Workshop. Some warriors are destined to bear the mantle of command.
Tabletop Gallery: Bring Out The BIG Guns "Well that escalated quickly." As an Ork, what can you do when a Capital Imperialis shows up? Start dreaming of all the scrap you'll be able to loot from it! Enjoy. If You Have An Awesome Wargame Shot You Think Would Make A Great BoLS Pic Of The Day, Email Us.
Cold one Knights Finally got my first unit of Cold one Knights painted, I'm proud to have painted them completely after nearly a decade of neglect! Not my finest painted unit, but it has a good table top standard of being painted with effort. Now I have two more units of Cold one Knights, a unit of Spearmen and 10x Black Corsairs to paint for my total unit of 30x.
Pathfinder: A Codex For Constructs The Construct Handbook has everything you need to show those short-sighted fools at the university who laughed at you. Well they won't be laughing when they see that you have the power to CREATE LIFE ITSELF!
Arkham Horror: TCG - The Next Cycle Announced 'The Circle Undone' The Silver Twilight Lodge is up to something as the Investigators head back to Arkham in the next cycle for Arkham Horror: The Card Game. The next adventure awaits! Fantasy Flight Games has announced the next Mythos Cycle for Arkham Horror: The Card Game and I'm thrilled to see this one.
Geekery: First Look at Ruby Rose as Batwoman Crime is on the rise in Gotham. One of its citizen's is able to take on the resurgence. Kate Kane is a trained fighter with a passion for justice that has some demons to shake before she can become the savior the city needs. The superhero will appear in The CW's Arrowverse crossover this winter.
Kill Team Commanders are Up for Pre-Orders. The new Kill Team expansion Commanders is up for pre-orders today. See which Commander Sets are available now… there are 8 with hopefully more on the way soon.
Strategic Targets WIP I have had one of those disjointed days today, if you know what I mean? I have had a go at scratch building a couple of larger 'strategic' targets for my Football War project, which is a shift away from the ground target format in the Wings at War rules but should be a bit more interesting than just a few small 30mm round tactical ground units.
Adeptus Titanicus: Bring On The Orks Now that the Warhound Titans are out it's time to start thinking about the future of Adeptus Titanicus and the next logical step - WAAAGH! it up! I'm super pumped that the Warhound Titans are now in stores for Adeptus Titanicus. They really round out the game and add that key piece of the Titan puzzle to the mix.
40K: Speed Freeks - New Lore & Art Why have the Orks turned Vigilus into a massive raceway? What Ork Clans are participating? And who's in charge?! All that and more has been answered and GW has shown off some cool new art to boot - check out what's going down with Speed Freeks! The Warhammer Community has put out some new information and art about the WAAAGH!
AoS: New FAQs Out Now - Beastmen & General's Handbook 2018 Updates The Beastmen and the General's Handbook 2018 just got some new FAQs - come take a look at what's new and different! The Beastmen have returned to Warhammer: Age of Sigmar with some fancy new toys and Games Workshop has given their Battletome some time to adjust to the Mortal Realms.
FFG: New Releases - Legend of the Five Rings & Arkham Horror Fantasy Flight Games has a big week of Legend of the Five Rings releases plus a new mythos pack for Arkham Horror is out now. It's time to head to Rokugan in a new way with the L5R RPG, plus a new Novella and Clan Pack this weekend. On the Arkham side of the house the Forgotten Age Cycle continues with the Depths of Yoth!
HOBBY: The Bigboss' Week of Blogging #171 Time for a return to the Nestorian Infestation setting! Hi! Tommy from the blog BigbossRedSkullz. Back in january we asked for help in making npcs for our setting. Here's the result if that! The theme is that Nestorian, a Genestealer cult leader has infested an entire hive population.
40K Kill Team: Commanders Expansion Overview Warhammer 40,000 Kill Team's new Commander Expansion is out and available for pre-order this weekend and we've got our look at the new expansion! Games Workshop is bringing the Commanders to the tabletop for Kill Team with this latest expansion.
Echoes of Glory New releases mean new reviews! Today saw the first release of the new Nightvault expansions. To begin with I'll be looking over the Echoes of Glory card pack. I bought these this time so no free stuff compared to the Nightvault starter set release.
D&D: Dice, Camera, Action with Chris Perkins The D&D team, along with some friends from the YouTube and Twitch community, play in an ongoing live stream of Dungeons and Dragons, titled Dice, Camera, Action!DCA is a live play-through of D&D's latest storyline run by Dungeon Master extraordinaire, Chris Perkins.
Bob's Miniature Wargaming Blog No gaming this week, sadly. Staying in theme, I have a ghoulish collection of miscellaneous pieces painted up. First up are four old West End Games 25mm stormtroopers that I somehow missed in my massive rebasing efforts a year or so ago. I have picked up a few pieces from Red Claw from the WizKids pre-primed sets.
Wings at War… I've finished off the jungle themed ground targets for use with my Wings at War project on the Football War. I could also use some of them for the Alto Cenepa project but that's pushing it a bit as there were very few vehicles deployed by either side due to the inaccessible terrain.
Tutorial: How to paint Death Guard Pox Walkers Check the picture for details. 10. Apply watered down Ceramite White fine highlights to the previous step. These should be thinner than the previous step. 11. Use Bloodletter Glaze to wash over all the tentacles, daemon skin and open wounds. Also use Bloodletter Glaze over all the spots and bulbous lumps.
Corsairs, Trojans and Texans I'm planning to get the FAH aircraft painted this weekend, which I'm hoping will be a relatively quick process as they are fairly basic in terms of camouflage schemes and details. The only fiddly bit will be the wings and tail stripes, which will probably need to be masked to make them as neat as possible.
Pimpcron: When is Orktober Coming? Pimpcron is so excited he can't stand it. So he's sitting. Hey ladies and gents. It is I, the world's most metallic comedian. I come to you this week, not as a hilarious blogger and all-around great guy, but as a harbinger of despair. Just like many of you, I am an Ork player and enthusiast.
Technology Being Developed Now that puts the 41st Millennium to shame Home Â» Â»Unlabelled Â» Technology Being Developed Now that puts the 41st Millennium to shame I am and always will be a news junkie and most of the time when I read this stuff I share it with different audiences, friends, and family.
40K Codex Space Marine Battle Tank Comparison: More than just the Predator. Part 1 Since Terra's First Wold War late in its 2nd Millenium, the mechanical steeds of war known as Tanks have demolished defenses, lead charges, crushed cities, and have long been the symbol for military might across all of Humanity's domains. This remains ever true for the Emperor's Angels of Death.
Smashin' Ball And Chain Swords For Your Boyz - Kromlech's Orc Bits Are Amazing Everyone is getting into the spirit of things this month, and that spirit is green and loves a good fight. If you are looking to add some fantastic new bits that have that spikey feeling that makes a lad ready to krump, Kromlech has you covered.
RPG Challenge: Where Are We? It's Friday and time to kick off the weekend with another trivia challenge. This week's hint: Roots of the earth. Where are we, and what universe are we in? Bonus round - What terror call this hall their home? Enjoy. If you have an awesome wargame shot you think would make a great BoLS pic of the day, email us.
40K: The Best General Podcast, Chance Favors The Prepared Mind In Episode 43, Adam questions his preparedness as he evaluates his next moves… …in this new post-FAQ meta. He talks with coach Andrew Whittaker, and list consultant Nick Nanavati, as he faces his latest dilemma in his journey to win Warzone: Atlanta - one month from now.
Just How Flexible and Important the Combat Situation is… Home Â» The Genesys Project Â» Just How Flexible and Important the Combat Situation is… Looking deeper into the mechanics of the Genesys Project we look at just how important gaining the advantage over your opponent is during the Combat Situation.
New Beasts of Chaos and the Generals Handbook updated FAQ's are Up Home Â» Age of Sigmar Â» FAQ's and Errata Â» New Beasts of Chaos and the Generals Handbook updated FAQ's are Up There are new FAQ's out updated and out today jumping right into the Beasts of Chaos and the Generals Handbook 2018.
Geekery: Jackson, McAvoy, & Willis Prove Super Heroes & Villains Exist in 'Glass' Night Shymalan brings back characters from Unbreakable and Split in his take on a comic book movie - that's two decades in the making. More about the story is revealed in this new trailer. It's kinda hard to get excited about a Shymalan movie given the amount of duds he's released.
The Speedwaaagh. Orktober Continues Orktober Continues The Speedfreaks are coming along with the Ork codex this month and so the latest has the Orks racing across Vigilis in a new kind of Waaagh…. the Speedwaaagh. rages. Engines roar, cannons boom and green-skinned warriors laugh as they outmanoeuvre their rivals in fast-paced races through the desert dunes and scrap-towns.
ToyLand: Lucky for Fans, NECA Fed This Mogwai After Midnight The collectables company has re-vamped their original 1984 Gremlin body to produce this Ultimate edition. The accessories are movie accurate, and provide some totally goofy display options.
D&D: Surveying 5th Edition It's time once again for another 5th Edition survey-this time they're looking for feedback on mechanics, with a number of questions focused on classes and subclasses. The last time they put out a survey like this, we got Xanathar's Guide. So take the survey today!
Guardsman: Live Action Short Film Home Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Guardsman: Live Action Short Film A great live action fan made short " Guardsman" just came out on the 10th. La verdad es que Ryab Reynolds tiene a veces prontos realmente divertidos,… Beast of chaos FAQ - Hello there !!
My New 15mm Challenge Relax, relax, this is a self-imposed challenge. See, I recently uploaded my 37th tank model in 6mm scale, and I noticed that I have the exact same number of historical tanks in 15mm scale as fictional tanks. Well, one of them isn't in 15mm scale, but it's the only tank model I have that isn't in one of the two primary scales that I work with.
Guritz & Gothmog's Enforcer are Available now for Pre-Orders Home Â» Middle Earth Strategy Game Â» Guritz and Gothmog's Enforcer are Available now for Pre-Orders Two new miniatures are now available from Forgeworld, both Guritz and Gothmog's Enforcer. Both miniatures are for the Middle Earth Strategy Game. Here is the latest.
40K Kill Team: Chaos Commanders Preview Games Workshop is previewing the Chaos Champions who are going to lead the charge in Kill Team. Come take a look at who's going to commanding the Forces of Chaos in Kill Team! So far GW has shown us the Imperial Commanders and the Xenos Commanders. Today we're diving into all things Chaos with their commanders.
Brigade Models Small Scale Scenery I've ordered a small selection of the small scale scenery from Brigade Models including girder bridges, a Middle Eastern village and an RAF airfield, all to use with Wings at War. The village is destined for Desert Spitfires, along with a bridge and possibly some airfield bits and bobs.
FW: Guritz & Gothmog's Enforcer Arrive For Middle Earth The armies of Mordor are strengthened by the arrival of Guritz and Gothmog's Enforcer - new this week from Forge World! The Middle-earth Strategy Battle Game now has two more resin miniatures direct from Forge World. Plus they have free rules to download, too!
Chaos Commanders Preview Home Â» Chaos Space Marines Â» Kill Team Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Chaos Commanders Preview Chaos Commanders are up next for a preview of the new Kill Team Commanders expansion. You will be able to pre-order Kill Team Commanders this weekend…. So it's definitely worth taking a look at.
Star Wars Legion: Specialists Are Coming Lets take at a look at the new Specialist units coming to Star Wars Legion. FFG has put out some spoilers for the new Imperial and Rebel Specialist boxes. There expansions promise to shake up the the game with new generic leaders, new command cards, and new upgrades for units, both cards and new specialist troopers you can add to units.
Outside the Box - October 12th Welcome to a new issue of Outside the Box, this week with news about Monsterpocalypse, Cool Mini or Not, Artel W Miniatures, Wargame Exclusive, Anvil Industry, Warlord Games, Raging Heroes, Footsore Miniatures, Fantasy Flight Games and more! The first Monsterpocalypse sets are now available from Privateer Press: - > More Privateer Press New.
Privateer Press: 'Level 7 - Omega Protocol' Second Edition Announced Thanks to demand from fans, Privateer Press is bringing the sold out game back via Kickstarter next week. This second edition comes with a brand new mini, game cards, tiles, and more. via Privateer:.
D&D: Preview Level 2 Of Dungeon Of The Mad Mage Come take a look inside the Dungeon of the Mad Mage-enjoy a special preview of Level 2 of the opening megadungeon as part of Dungeons and Dragons' Extra Life fundraiser. Step inside the Dungeon of the Mad Mage himself. See what horrors and treasures the beast - Halaster Blackcloak has gathered over the years.
What's On Your Table: Harlequins Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: Harlequins What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected] Hi there, I have just started a new project and wanted to show you all. I have followed Duncan's painting tutorial on Warhammer TV and I am quite satisfied with the outcome.
Showcase: Shadespire Chosen Axes Fjul Grimnir Being a judge for Crystal Brush, Placing 3 medals at World Expo, Another fabulous medal at Sword and Brus, My son's first compe… Tutorial: U'zhul the Skulltaker - Skulls for the Skull Throne! - U'zhul the Skulltaker - appointed Sacred Executioner of Khorne.
My latest book sales figures Slightly later than usual, Lulu.com have compiled my latest book sales figures. There are no drastic changes, just nice steady sales. Hopefully there might be an upturn in my book sales when I publish my next book, and I hope to do that by Christmas. Steady as she goes!
40K: Can Mono-codex Armies Win - and Does It Matter Black Blow Fly here to discuss list building for 40k in the 21st century… To Mono-codex build - or not to Mono-codex build? There are players that want a winning list using only one codex and there are players that have no qualms whatsoever using every codex out there as long as they are winning.
Come the Apocalypse Podcast - Episode 23: Big FAQ 2 Review I have no complaints about my traffic fr… Hobbyist's Rut - So… this post is going to be a little different to my usual ones. I like to have posts with progress shots and finished models.
Goatboy's 40K List Thoughts: Parade of Flesh Goatboy here again and the list I want to throw out this week is all about Slaanesh. I get the feeling we'll have a real strong year of the creepy crab claw people and I want to get ahead of that with some list thoughts. I initially messed with some Slaanesh options when the Indexes came out.
Ep 261 Combat Phase podcast - Tactica: Dreadnoughts Http://traffic.libsyn.com/combatphase/Ep_261_Tactica-_Dreadnoughts.mp3 We begin a new segment which will pop up every few episodes:…
40K: New Guardsman Short Film Brings Live Action To 40K There's a new short film entitled Guardsman which shows off a fateful moment in the life of a member of the Astra Militarum, but for the Angels of Vengeance…it was Tuesday. Taking the world of 40K into any kind of live action cinema is no easy task-but the filmmakers behind the new Guardsman fan film have taken it.
Ghosts So very near to the end of book three in The Founding arc of Gaunts Ghosts, as well as one last short story to read before I'm done reading this book. I'm really hooked on the current third act of the story, probably one of the best siege warfare stories I've read!
Tabletop Gallery: There's Always a Bigger Fish What hunts the Eldar Revenant? 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!
Salt Forge Miniatures Dangerous beings that work in every setting. RPGs, Tabletop games and even as miniatures for painting. We can't get enough of them! Well do I have a treat for you. Salt Forge Miniatures is currently working on what could be the coolest daemon we have ever seen and we recently got a chance to talk to them to learn more about them.
Mynock Squadron: Coruscant Roundup! Hello X-Wing rookies and aces alike! We have returned after a very sleep deprived trip to Coruscant to discuss the System Open Finals. Ryan talks about how he almost missed a plane, Dee discusses why Trajectory Simulator is a problem, and special guest Steven Gonzales explains why Thane Kyrell changes games.
The War Pulpit is Available Now. Home Â» Raging Heroes Â» The War Pulpit is Available Now. The War Pulpit is now available at a good price, 26% off. You can check it out here and by following the links below to Raging Heroes. This incredible Sisters' war machine combines deadly weapons with tons of beautiful gothic details.
Da Tinboyz are back in town! Greetings, fellow humans! This week, I have mostly been continuing my old school binge. Orktober continued for me this week with some further additions to my retro Kill Team, in the form of three Tinboyz and a Runtbot. The majority of these were very kindly donated to me by the good Doctor Mark.
Board Games Top 10: Featuring Dice Settlers Dicepool is not the latest Marvel merc knockoff. It's the main mechanic of our latest featured game from this week's Board Game Geek's "The Hotness" list. "The Hotness" on BoardGameGeek is a list of the currently most popular games, as based on views.
Dice Theory! A basic introduction Dice theory is about calculating basic probabilities which thus lets you estimate the success and fail rates of model performance, equipment and abilities. This then lets you judge their performance against other models, both your own and the enemies.
Showcase: Stormcast Eternals Celestar Ballista This time it's the Celestar Ballista. More images after the jump. I think these guys came out really nice. I switched out their sculpted bases for plain bases. I used one of the sculpted bases on my Knight Incantor, which leaves me one spare for future hero models.
Review: Issue 1 and 2 of Warhammer 40,000 Conquest Magazine I've subscribed to Warhammer 40,000 Conquest! After the jump check out my unboxing video where I show you what you get in issues 1 and 2.
Showcase: Dark Angel Primaris Intercessors 40k / Army of the Imperium / Conquest / Dark Angels / Garfy / Showcase '+titles+'';if;titles.splice;document.getElementById.innerHTML=dw}; Looking good! I'm not sure I could keep pace with the Conquest releases and will keeping an eye out on how you're getting on.
Showcase: Death Guard Chaos Space Marines I've already written the tutorial. It goes live this weekend all being well. Love them. The warm bone and reddish flesh add a great contrast. The eyes are a nice touch! I'm looking forward to your tutorial - the rust effects are nice an subtle but still add to the feel.
Geekery: New 'Dark Crystal' Series Carries on Henson's Tradition of Puppets Creators confirmed at NYCC that Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance has no CG - all of the characters are hand made puppets modeled after the ones used in the 1982 movie. The Dark Crystal was one of the most ambitious projects Jim Henson produced. It was inspired by works by Lewis Carrol and Grimm's Fairy Tails; he wanted to do something kinda scary.
40K: Expanding Tournament Attendance - Chapter Tactics Today Peteypab brings on two experienced TOs to help newcomers take their tournaments to the next level, and helping new TOs with advice on how to get started with their own 40k events. Chapter Tactics is a 40k podcast which focuses on promoting better tactical play and situational awareness across all variations of the game.
40K: Speed Freeks - Rules For A New Edition The Ork Kult of Speed was introduced with rules with Codex: Armageddon. Today, we're taking a look at those old rules to see if maybe we can use them to inspire a new Speed Freek list for the current edition. When the Ork Speed Freeks Army Lists was introduced Warhammer 40,000 was in it's 3rd edition.
40K: Whither The Ork - Release Date And Warlord Trait Rumors Orktober is rapidly reaching its middle-we've seen six new vehicles unveiled so far, but no sign of a release date.
Warhammer: Horus Heresy 1-3 His dream for humanity nearly accomplished the emperor hands over the reins of power to his Warmaster, Horus, and heads back to Terra. But is Horus strong enough to control his fellow commanders and continue the emperor's grand design? I come into this series a newborn babe.
40K: Mystery Ork Vehicle Revealed Last week Games Workshop put out a poll for fans to guess the identity of a new Ork Vehicle. Well it looks like the vote have been tallied and it's been revealed! That Ork Mystery Vehicle Poll from last week wrapped-up and the reveal is here. Now, I had a hunch that things might have been a little rigged.
FFG: Test Drive KeyForge at Pre-Launch Events KeyForge is the world's first Unique Deck Game from legendary Game Designer Richard Garfield. It's aiming to turn the CCG World on it's head and you can give it a shot at a Pre-launch event near you! When Fantasy Flight Games announced KeyForge as a Unique Deck Game I was very curious.
Iv) Fassn's appeals to Old Ajralan went unheard Fassn's appeals to Old Ajralan went unheard, or at least so it seemed. From Shyan's flank, he offered a few blows with his sword that sparked off the rocky hide of the creature and were otherwise ineffective. Abia's whistling rose in pitch, and as it did so, the hammer in Shyan's hands grew in size and density, nearly doubling before their eyes.
All the Ork Vehicles Coming…… New Rukkatrukk Squigbuggy Revealed!!!!! Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Orks Â» Warhammer 40k Â» All the Ork Vehicles Coming…… New Rukkatrukk Squigbuggy Revealed!!!!! It was easily divined by a lot of you here that the new mystery vehicle for Orks was going to be all three of the options that they showed us, but that doesn't take away from it all.
This awesome edition of Total War: WARHAMMER II It's only when one comes breaking through the poverty line that one finds out that he's missing some small, yet important things in life: like videogame special editions. Total War: Warhammer I failed to make a lasting impression on me. A lack the basic lore knowledge or interest in the Warhammer universe.
Starfinder: A Look Ahead To Horror Among The Stars The upcoming Starfinder Adventure Path, the Signal of Screams, promises to be full of science-fantasy horror, including new spells, feats, themes, and monsters that lurk in the distant darkness between the stars.
Strontium Dog Skimmer? As part of the excellent Kickstarter bundle for Galactic Heroes, I was given a very nice 28mm 'Rockets and Rayguns' style resin hover car. This is a lovely model and very well designed, with loads of Flash Gordon 1940's pulp stylistic features.
Warmachine: Rules You Get Wrong Even the most seasoned Warmachine veteran will tell you they are always learning new things about the game. Lets take a look at a few rules you might not be playing correctly. In this hypothetical situation you are playing Caine2. Caine has 2 pistols, each with ROF 1 and Reload.
D&D: Secrets And Lies - 5 Ways Secrets Can Help Your Character Secrets can add hidden depth and intrigue to any character. But if you're not careful, they'll go by unnoticed. Today we talk about using secrets, lies, and statistics to spice up your favorite character.
Spanish Civil War: Day-by-Day: 11th October – 1st November 1938 The leaders of the POUM were put on trial in Barcelona. Two were acquitted but four were imprisoned. Two of the defendants JuliÃ¡n Gorkin and Pedro Bonet during the trial of the POUM's leadership. Andres Nin had already been executed after prolonged torture.
The 40K Doctor: How To Fix Some of the Game's Worst Units 40K has a lot of units and sadly a few of these are just bad. Here's how we can fix these under-performing units. Normally when we talk about 40K we tend to focus on what is the best. What units dominate the meta or can help you build a powerful list.
What's On Your Table: Converted Moonclan Grot Warband Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: Converted Moonclan Grot Warband What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected]'ve just finished a Moonclan Grot warband Conversion project for Warhammer Underworlds.
My workspace I thought I'd share some insight into what my workspace is like, what inspires me and how I get motivated. My work station isn't the prettiest space to work on and it's not as big as many hobbyist work tables. But it's where I work on painting and glueing models you see on this blog.
40K RUMORS: About That Blackstone Fortress Game There's some chatter doing the rounds on Warhammer Quest: Blackstone Fortress. Take a look. Back in August we got a quick peek at an upcoming game during one of GW's seminars. There wans't much - but then the game completely dropped off the radar. But now there is chatter in the rumorsphere.
40K: Space Hulk Detected - Space Hulk Tactics Launches Space Hulk: Tactics is here at last, with a shiny new official Launch Trailer. Board your very own derelict Space Hulk today! Guaranteed to be genestealer free* with minimal effort.
Tabletop Gallery: Wherz Dem New Buggies? 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.
L5R: 'Children of the Empire' Premium Expansion Announced Fantasy Flight Games has just announced a new Premium Expansion for Legend of the Five Rings - Children of the Empire is going to expand the card pool and open up new strategies on your path for honor and glory! A new Premium Expansion is coming to the land of Rokugan with Children of the Empire.
Once a Red Corsair, always a Red Corsair I found this a few days ago at a charity shop whilst I was looking for the second book to the Sundering trilogy, sadly it was sold by the time I went in. However, this anthology book was nonetheless a good find as it's a pretty old BL book published.
Tabletop Spotlight: Monopoly Warhammer 40k Feed your grim curiosity, revel in the absurdity. Whatever the reason, come join Adam and Chris as we look at the newest game in the grim dark franchise. Let's not pretend this isn't an unusual pairing. Because it is, but that's not a bad thing. I should just skip the game description, but I have standards, darn it!
Geekery: 5 Minute 'Aquaman' Preview Dropped at NYCC Watch as Arthur Curry and Mera receive a message from Atlantis in the largest desert on Earth. There's also never before seen footage in this extended sneak peek of the undersea kingdom, Black Manta, Queen Atlanna, and some frenetic action scenes. Jason Mamoa's take on Aquaman was one of the better parts of Justice League.
Final 24 hours for Trolls, Goblins, and Orcs This Kickstarter is already funded and is on its last day to push to pass up some goals to unlock. Check them out… and know this is the last chance to do so. Es muy poco pero la informaciÃ³n y novedades que trae… Salamanders Repulsor - Alors, celui lÃ, Ã§a faisait un moment qu'il Ãtait sur mon Ãtabli.
ToyLand: New Star Wars Black Series & Vintage Collection Figs Announced NYCC isn't just about movies and comics - all of the big companies debut new toys. Hasbro showed off new additions to the Vintage Collection from the OT, and Black Series from the prequels. The super popular Vintage Collection's 3.75″ articulated figs come in vintage style card-back packaging.
Galactic Heroes Goodies I had a nice surprise this afternoon when I got home from work in the shape of a parcel from the USA containing all of the Kickstarter Galactic Heroes goodies.
40K Top List Of The Week: October 10th - Imperial Super-Heavy Weights Take a look at who's winning, losing and this week's top championship list in 40K - brought to you by BCP. Welcome 40K players. Today we have your weekly report of all things competitive 40k. We have the top lists being played out there in the world, what faction are winning, and the list that won the biggest event this last week.
40K: Space Marine Heroes Series 2 Unveiled - Possibly Coming To The US Spotted on the wild frontiers of the Internet, an image that showcases the second wave of Space Marine heroes…this time in the blood red terminator armor of the Blood Angels. These amazing minis might be headed for the good old US of A.
Space Hulk Tactics is Available Now Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Video Games Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Space Hulk Tactics is Available Now Its out now, Space Hulk Tactics just launched yesterday and is a turn based Space Hulk game pitting the Blood Angels vs the Genestealers in a classic conflict reminiscent of the board game.
40K Kill Team: Commanders Preview - Xenos Edition The Commanders Expansion for Kill Team is adding a new type of specialist to the mix. These are HQ and Leader options that are joining the game and they are looking pretty tough! How tough? Come see for yourself. Kill Team is all about squad vs squad, model vs model skirmish fighting.
Xenos Commanders Preview Home Â» Kill Team Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Xenos Commanders Preview Its time to preview the Xenos Commanders for the new Kill Team expansion going to pre-orders this weekend. Included are the Drukahari, Eldar, Orks, Necrons, Tyranids, and Genestealer Cults.
Star Wars Legion: Enlist Specialists In Your Army With Two New Expansion Star Wars: Legion has two more expansions coming soon. This time it's 'personnel' with Rebel and Imperial Specialists heading to a tabletop near you! The war between the Rebellion and the Galactic Empire had many conflicts outside of the big battles.
Grand Clash Round-Up 6 It's more fun when it's in a 3-way. Saturday saw me play at the UK Team Championship 2018 for Warhammer Underworlds up in Milton Keynes. I was very excited for this event. Since it was first announced months ago I had been deciding upon a team, plotting tactics as well as bigging up the tournament.
D&D: 5th Edition Hears The Call Of Cthulhu Funded in just 27 minutes, Sandy Petersen is bringing the Cthulhu Mythos into the world of Dungeons and Dragons. And what's more, this book is ready to go to print as soon as the campaign ends, come see what additional rewards you can snag.
Community Miniature Spotlight: A Hyper-Realistic Beholder & Stunning Chaos Champion These are some of our favorites from this week's Miniature Monday and WIP Wednesday on Twitter and Instagram. Come take a look at what the community is working on! Want to share what you're working on? Drop it in the comments - we'd love to see what you're creating!
D&D: No Bull About Today's News - Minotaurs Confirmed For Ravnica Get ready to grab the bull by the horns, because Minotaurs are joining the ranks of playable races in the upcoming Guildmaster's Guide to Ravnica. Ravnica is home to many strange and wondrous creatures, from the mysterious perfection pursuing Vedalken, to the fiery-hearted Viashino and stalwart Loxodon.
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Heritage: What is it good for? Not very much, apparently when it comes to Woolwich Whilst on a cruise some years ago, I struck up a conversation with a chap from the Newcastle area. He was bemoaning the fact that the lifeblood of that city - heavy industry - had almost completely disappeared and the local economy had suffered grievously.
40K Loremaster: Anatomy of an Ork Come fellow Magos Biologis, today we peer inside the body and physiology of the Orks, the most plentiful enemy of mankind. Orks are a symbiosis of both animal and fungus at the most basic level.
What's On Your Table: Converted Wulfen Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: Converted Wulfen What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected]'s my converted wulfen models. From user knotdragon. Hope you like them, thanks.
Any Spare Change - Part 12 It's been a while since I did anything with my followers of Tzeentch but they've not been forgotten. Part of the trouble has been my increasing dissatisfaction with the scale of the older space marines which has put me off doing much with chaos in general lately.
40K Tough Love: It's Time to Let the Index Books Go The index books were a critical incubator to get 8th off its feet - but their time is past. 8th Edition was a giant leap into the unknown - just like Age of Sigmar was before it. In both cases GW had the difficult job of transferring over their entire decades long product line into a entirely new system.
Christmas Releases Found: New Terrain and Paint Sets. It appears that this year GW will be releasing some dedicated terrain packs for the Holidays. These all have a great value giving you for your money. Here is what is being talked about. Below is the progress so far, only on the lower 6 feet.
40K: Great Orks Of Orkstory Alright listen up, it's Orktober and that means it's time to take a look at Orkstory and see the giants whose shoulders the gitz of the current day are standing upon. Throughout Orkstory there have been great Orks who have changed the course of the many worlds the green tide has spread to.
Tabletop Gallery: The Search for Slaanesh Ever closer, ever closer…
Abe, A Plaguebearer & the Mona Lisa: France With Minis, Pt 2 Watch as Abe and some miniature friends see more of the sites of France, including the now Nurgled Louvre. For the last two weeks, I've had the pleasure of traveling around France seeing various battlefields, castles, forts and other sites.
Ork Warlord Traits Found Gretchin auto pass morale when they are within 12"s of this warlord.ï»¿ WIP Week: Promethium Reactorum XVI - I've continued to paint the base coats and it's starting to look more like a playable surface. Below is the progress so far, only on the lower 6 feet.
Fleetmaster Tallinia the Blood Witch of the Sea I had some spare unused Black Ark Corsairs and decided to kitbash one as my Fleetmaster. Since the current plastic kit is not on shelves and online only, I took this as an opportunity to create my own.
RETRO: Felix the Cat Board Game is Not so Wonderful, Wonderful Felix the Cat is arguably as important as Mickey Mouse as far as animation figureheads go. But people nowadays have forgotten the mischievous cat! His board game might be worth forgetting though.
Geekery: Massive Machines & Revolution in New 'Mortal Engines' Trailer The latest project from Peter Jackson, Fran Walsh, and Philippa Boyens - the team behind the LoTR trilogy - takes audiences to an entirely new universe where massive cities roll from place to place, devour smaller towns and steal their resources.
El Salvador Air Force I've been bogged down with work today but have magnet based and undercoated all of the aircraft for the Salvadorian side in the Football War including five F-51 Mustang MkII's, a single P-51D Mustang, six FG-1D Corsairs, two C-47's and a few bonus 'what if?' extras.
Unboxing: Wyrdscapes are a Great Investment for Fantasy Fans We got a look at the new terrain from Wyrd this week - it's fantastic. Take a look as we unbox the full Quarantine Zone set of buildings, defenses, and barricades. While it's made for Malifaux and the Other Side, these sturdy pieces can be used for any game that uses 28-32mm miniatures.
GW: New Holiday Hobby Bundles On The Way Games Workshop has a ton of new terrain and paint bundles heading your way this holiday season. Check these out now so you can start planning on which ones you want to pick up when they come out later!
40K RUMORS: Ork Clan Warlord Traits Revealed Orktober is revving up and we're getting some rumors about what the Ork Warlords are getting to bring to the tabletop - Come check out the Ork Clan specific Warlord Traits right now! One youtuber is claiming to have the inside scoop on the Ork Warlord Traits.
The GARDBUK Shrine: Now Live Home Â» Kickstarter Â» Studiolevel Terrain Â» Terrain Â» The GARDBUK Shrine: Now Live The GARDBUK Shrine is a new Kickstarter that funded the first day of its run! Its a full themed table of terrain and gaming mat that looks great and has many early bird packs still available.
GW Rumor Engine: Buckle-Up Games Workshop's new Rumor Engine is here and this is one that will have you strapped in and ready to make some guesses! This week's Rumor Engine is very clearly a belt buckle. But that much is obvious - the question is who's belt buckle are we looking at?
Ork Lore and Their Origins…. Korks? Today the Warhammer Community dives into the lore and background of the Orks getting us prepped for the Ork Codex that is expected later this month. They're big, they're green, and they're one the most venerable factions in Warhammer 40,000. But where exactly do the Orks come from?
Star Wars X-Wing: First Order Card Preview Fantasy Flight Games has another X-Wing 2.0 preview out there and this time we're looking at the First Order and their new bag of tricks. Last week FFG showed off a preview of the Resistance and their new conversion pack. We saw some familiar faces with a new look.
Belt Buckle? What is This Week's Rumour Engine Teaser Bob Rumour engine: ropas y cinturÃ³n - Este es el segundo rumor de orktubre, y aunque sobre los orkos hay poco, veamos si arroja algo de luz a nuestras predicciones mÃ¡s hypeadas sobre Primarcas… Google+ commenting - Back in January 2017 I decided to switch to Google+ commenting as an experiment.
Tabletop Spotlight: 40K Extravaganza - Wake The Dead And Kill Team It's a 40K Extravaganza on Tabletop Spotlight this week. Today we've got a look at the new Vigilus boxed set, Wake the Dead, as well as the new Kill Teams and Terrain. That's right friends, we're going through all the big 40K releases on Tabletop Spotlight today.
Tabletop Crowdfunding Round-Up: October 9th Ancient gods, Orcs from the Orient, and Viking werewolves. Come check out this week's batch of Kickstarter highlights! Today's first highlight is the relaunch of Kolossal's Mayan-themed area control strategy game, Mezo. Four players each control a Mayan tribe competing to unite the region under the worship of their god.
D&D: Dragonmarks Of Eberron - Halflings And Gnomes The Dragonmarked Houses of Eberron are touched by the power of the great Dragons themselves. Manifesting power passed down through the blood, the Dragonmarks can sometimes shape an entire race. Today, the Halflings and Gnomes of Eberron. We return one final time to Eberron to once again take a look at the Dragonmarks of Eberron.
This Week's Releases with Prices: Commanders With it are several reboxed miniatures and rules for new Commanders that you can use in Kill Team Missions. Here is the latest prices and list of what is ahead.
The Black Arks set sail Finally, another unit from my Dark Elves collection is painted and ready to use for games using the Warhammer Legends rules. The Black Ark Corsairs were my first ever model kit starting out for Warhammer Fantasy Battles many years ago. Now, after some additional models were added, then neglected for years and now finally rebased and painted.
What's On Your Table: 20,000pt Tyranid Army! Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: 20,000pt Tyranid Army! What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected] are some photos of my fully painted 20,000+ tyranid army. I painted every model myself with the exception of about 15 that kept as I got them for sentimental reasons.
Spanish Civil War: Day-by-Day: 9th October 1938 The Republican submarine C1 was sunk by Nationalist aircraft at Barcelona. 'Nothing can be done contrary to what could or would be done in actual war.' 'Wargames are played, for the most part, without the supervision of an umpire.
That Time an Ork Started a Genestealer Cult… The Grimdark galaxy is a BIG place and anything can happen - AND GET RULES! While we await Orktober to really kick off let's find out how Orks really can breed with other races. Today we are going way back to 1991 and it's FREEBOOTERZ Ork armylist supplement.
Next Week's 40K & Kill Team Products & Pricing CONFIRMED Kill Team gets a group of new leaders and a new way to play, and Vulkan walks. Here's the list of products and prices for this weekend's GW releases about to hit the shelves. Kill Team Commanders $60. Kill Team Commander Torvld Orskbane $35. Kill Team Commander Gaius Acastian $35.
Episode 176: The Pillars of The Hobby Episode 176 of The Independent Characters is finally here! We bring you nearly three hours of content… and yes, as some of you had feared, we have a slight echo in the new Astronomicon. We will have that fixed before next episode though and it isn't terrible.
Mantic: Get Kings Of War Vanguard Rules For Free Right Here Come play Mantic's new Kings of War: Vanguard, an exciting new fantasy skirmish game, for free, right here, right now, before its wide release on October 27th. That's right friends, you can get in on Mantic's new Kings of War offering, Vanguard, weeks before its release, and you can do it for free at the end of this article.
The Fields of Blood Warhammer 40k New Zealand Grand Tournament - Results Here are the results for the FOB NZGT held in Wellington on 29/30 September. This was a hobby-focused event with:Battle 40% Players were told that they would be rewarded for all aspects of the hobby and so it proved. Sam Whitt won the event scoring in the top 10% of Sports, Presentation and Selection supported by a top 25% Battle score.
Game Review: Warhammer 40k - Space Marine It's been a while, I feel like I need to post something to prove that I'm or this blog isn't dead, I just finished this game, let's go. So I'm a pretty big Warhammer fan for a while now, slowly been building my army over time. And so a while back, when I first got my Xbox 360, I played a demo for Space Marine, like I did for so many other games.
Tabletop Gallery: On Three - JUMP LADS! There's always a way to get inside the void shields. 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!
Orktober: Big Mek on Warbike To celebrate Orktober, I'll be posting my offerings to Gork and Mork with two units of Orky goodness. The first being today's post on my Big Mek on Warbike, kustombuilt from spare bitz on an old Warbike kit. Whilst the Dark Elves have been my focus for this month, I intend to at least make some effort to contribute to the month of Orks.
Is 40k Better Off After the Big FAQ2 - FTN The dust is settling and people are getting ready for 40k tournaments all over the world. Has the FAQ changed your list? Maybe not because most things are still viable but the width of viable lists is MUCH greater than it was 2 weeks ago. Hey guys,. Whew.
Interview with Founder of the National Board Game Museum Erin Dean has a dream of starting the National Board Game Museum. I was fortunate enough to get to chat with Erin about this vision and what goes into creating a museum. Erin has just gotten the ball rolling on founding the National Board Game Museum.
Saladins….in Honduras!? Old West Pirates PITS Post Apocalypse Pre-Dreadnoughts Rapid Fire Rate of Fire Saga Samurai Saurian Safari Scramble for Britain SCW Sharp Practice Shipwreck!
Streaming NOW: Tabletop Hour - Episode 21 - Orktober, Wyrdscapes & Titanicus Join us for our weekly industry talk show! We'll be going over the impending Ork release, Wyrd's amazing new modular terrain, and the Warhound Titan. Today the Tabletop Hour opens with all things Orktober, and go over everything we know so far.
Geekery: All of the TV News Out of NYCC The con was held over the weekend. It included a bunch of panels, and first looks at The Boys, American Gods, Good Omens, Nighflyers, and more. Check out what's coming up this fall and next year in this round up. The con included a bunch of panels this year - sadly the Hellboy panel did not come with a teaser we can all see.
ToyLand: Mondo's 12″ Tall He-Man is the Fig You Really Wanted as a Kid By the Power of Grayskull, you too can have the Power with Mondo's new Masters of the Universe figs! The original line of Masters of the Universe toys from Mattel were radically different from what other companies were offering. They were muscle bound, tall, and ready to go to battle.
The Responsible One's Wargaming Blog Corvus Belli, who make Infinity, run an Elo rated tournament season from September to August each year. We've just hit Season 10, and with the new Season has come an updated Classified Deck. These are secondary missions you secretly select for many of the game's missions, scoring you assorted points.
FW Preview: More Blood Bowl On The Horizon Forge World is pumping out some new miniatures for Blood Bowl and this time the Elves are hitting the pitch - and the sidelines! Come take a look at what's on the way for the Elven Union! It must be the season of the Elves because Forge World is banging out some new kits to help spruce up your Blood Bowl.
40K: Weekender Is Coming Just announced from GW, the Vigilus Weekender is coming at the end of November. This weekend-long event will take players inside the workings of Vigilus and showcase what's coming next for 40K.
The Swift Twins and Elven Cheerleaders for either Wood Elf or High Elf Teams. Home Â» Blood Bowl Â» Forgeworld Â» The Swift Twins and Elven Cheerleaders for either Wood Elf or High Elf Teams. Last week we had the Dark Elves cheerleaders so it only seems right that this week we would get the flip side of the coin.
40K Kill Team: Imperial Commanders Products & Previews Kill Team is getting a new expansion for all those Commanders out there as well as some new boxed sets for your Kill Team Games. Today, we're getting a preview of what the Imperial Commanders are bringing to the table! Games Workshop's 40k Kill Team latest expansion is focused on the Commanders for each faction.
A Look into Commanders for Kill Team. Kill Team Commanders are coming out this weekend with new Aura Tactics and customizations for your leaders. This expansion introduces some of the most powerful leaders of each Faction, including senior officers, deadly alpha-beasts and heroic warriors.
Battlefront Rolls Out TANKS: The Modern Age Battlefront's lightning fast skirmish TANKS game is rolling into combat with an all new line of Modern Age minis for less than you think! via Battlefront:. TANKS: The Modern Age puts you in command of your own tank platoon fighting in the fictional World War III.
Kings of War: Vanguard Scenarios Provide New Narrative Opportunities The scouting parties of the Vanguard love to be in the middle of all the action, in the most dangerous parts of the battle. The Vanguard are tasked with taking down enemy camps, stealing their supplies, and gathering information. They are the Special Ops of the fantasy world.
Flashpoint Alto Cenepa: Choppers! I've finished the Mi-24 Hinds and Mi-17 Hips for the AEF this afternoon, adding the Lazerline Designs rotor discs and tail rotors to complete the job. I'm in two minds about these, as they definitely make them look more like flying machines but at the expense of hiding all the paintwork underneath an over thick plastic disc.
40K: Can the Orks Get Their Bomma Please - It's Been 11 Years! In 2007 the Orks got a snazzy new Bomma and started raining dakka on their enemies far below. 40K players have been waiting 11 years for it. Back in 2007, forge World released the then EPIC scaled Aeronautica Imperialis and it's sequel Tactica Aeronautica.
D&D: Baldur's Gate 3 In The Works? You Be The Judge Exciting news for D&D fans-apparently soon we'll be due for a return to Baldur's Gate. Will the heirs of Baal once again attempt to ascend the throne of Murder, or will a new era begin for the city of Baldur's Gate? That's right.
Target Locked On! Alto Cenepa Scenario This is the scenario that I will, hopefully, be playing with Target Locked On! at some point over the week, having failed to get myself organised this weekend.
Dice holders My PORTABLE WARGAME rules require players to keep track of the Strength Point values of each of their units. In the past I've used a hand-written paper roster, plastic Roman blind rings, and numbered magnetic tiles to record changes to a unit's SPs. None of the above was 100% effective, and I have been looking for potential replacements.
Goatboy's Monday Thoughts: Speed Freeks, Orks, and Buggie-a-geddon Goatboy here again and let me tell you - this Orktober has been real slow one the Ork side of things - but I hear engines revving on the horizon. Beyond some funny videos and tiny bits of info - we really have no idea how this new rein-visioning of the old great green enemy is really going to be.
What's On Your Table: Da Gork-n-Mork Stompa Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: Da Gork-n-Mork Stompa What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected] Gork-n-Mork StompaWasn't a fan of the ol fat waddler style. This is my newest addition to my mek Waaagh.
Warhounds, Monsterpocalypse, Nightvault, GW Classics, Warmachine Minis and X-Wing Resistance We've got goodies for every system from GW from 40K, to Kill Team, Titanicus to Age of Sigmar. Then we get new minis and sneak peeks from Privateer Press, and X-Wing's newest faction. Crush your cities, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentations of their buildings.
Privateer Press: Monsterpocalypse Is Out Crush your cities, see them driven before you, and hear the lamentations of their buildings. Monsterpocalypse is out for Wide Release, take a look inside. Monsterpocalypse is here with a monster release. Destroyers, Defenders, and enough expansion packs to keep you up to your eyeballs in units.
Tabletop Gallery: Yo Chapter So Fat… When your Astartes armored company deploys around the house, they deploy AROUND THE HOUSE… 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!
Will's Wargames Blog A final look at how I'm progressing against my self imposed targets The major project is Tricorne rebasing, covering all my Seven Years War and American War of Independence armies, this is ambitious - around 2,000 figures, but hopefully it should just be "cosmetic" as I won't be physically changing the units or bases.
40K: The Fall 2018 FAQ Review: TFG Radio This week on TFG Radio we have a look at the recent 40K FAQ from Games Workshop. Listen to what the head judges of the largest 40K tournament in the world have to say about it! Hey all! In this bonus episode three of the head judges from LVO discuss the recent FAQ.
RPG: Two Of Sweden's Top RPG Publishers Unite Under A Single Banner Free League Publishing and Team Jarnringen, two of Sweden's powerhouse tabletop RPG publishers have joined forces under a single banner. What does this mean for the future? Read the full announcement within. If you have been lurking around BoLS for the last year or so, then you've doubtless seen some of Free League's work.
Flashpoint Alto Cenepa: Hinds and Hips I made some progress with the FAP / AEP helicopters this afternoon, painting in the camouflage, undersides, canopies and stores, then washing the whole lot in my usual Future based gunge solution.
Privateer Press Painting - Planning And Concepting Come and join the Privateer Press studio painting team for a look at painting a miniature to be put into a display piece.
GW: Coming Next Week - Kill Team Commanders Gather 'round ye mortals, and let us cast our gaze futureward, into a realm where the Commanders expansion for Kill Team is coming out, bringing 41 new commanders to the game. Kill Team is getting a new expansion next week.
Kill Team Commanders Coming Next Weekend! Home Â» Kill Team Â» Warhammer 40k Â» Kill Team Commanders Coming Next Weekend! The next expansion on Kill Team is coming right away being available for pre-orders next weekend. You've built a battle-hardened squad of specialists, and now your next challenge is ready.
Age Of Sigmar: The Nightvault Shifts - New FAQ Is Here Warhammer Underworlds is one of the most competitive-balanced rulesets GW has written. Further tweaking and balancing are incoming with the release of a new FAQ that updates and refines the rules found in Nightvault. The Nightvault expansion adds soe interesting new wrinkles to Shadespire's tight-knight skirmish combat.
STREAMING NOW: This Month's 40K Tournament at Dragon's Lair Tune in to watch players vie for victory on the tabletop at this month's tournament. We're teaming up with Dragon's Lair for this month's Warhammer 40K tournament. Join us and watch all of the action as it's being streamed live on the BoLS Twitch channel!
HOBBY: Painting Adeptus Titanicus' Legio Gryphonicus As a bonus, get Aventine's recipe for painting them up. We love Adeptus Titanicus here at BoLS. In anticipation of taking the Titans of the Imperium into battle, we have been painting away since the game launched. With the Warhound finally up for pre-order it is time to unveil our Loyalist forces, as the Legio Gryphonicus stride into battle.
Privateer Press: Warmachine - New Releases Come see the latest releases from Privateer Press-the Crucible Guard Retaliators are powerful Warjacks, and their Trancers have strange powers from an unlikely source-can Menoth's Exemplar Warder stand before the Llaelese releases?
RIP Carlos Ezquerra Https://www.theguardian.com/books/2018/oct/01/judge-dredd-co-creator-carlos-ezquerra-dies-aged-70 :O.
Pathfinder: Pocket Guides - NPCs and Player Races Two new pocket-sized rulebooks are available from Pathfinder, so if you're looking to have an NPC Codex or the Advanced Race Guide pocket-sized and up to date with the latest errata, you'll find them both available today. via Paizo. Get the most out of your heritage with the Pathfinder RPG Advanced Race Guide!
40K Lore: The True Power Behind The Waaagh!!! Today Loremasters, we take a look at the true might behind the Orkish Waaaghs!!! Behind the power klaws and ramshackle vehicles that shouldn't work but somehow do, we look at the true power of the Horde: the unlikely Gretchin. Gather 'round Loremasters and Loremaster-initiates, today we're going to discuss the power of the Orks.
Historicals: Oak and Iron Sails Towards Kickstarter This week, our friends at Firelock Games announced the date of their Oak and Iron Kickstarter Campaign. That date is November 7th, 2018. This game is a 1/600th naval miniatures game set during the Age of Piracy. You may remember, that we already posted a preview article about this game on Bell of Lost Souls.
Books, Books and Yet More Books I had a Â£20 Amazon voucher that on of the kids got for their birthday but wanted to swap for cash, the little mercenaries that they are, so decided today to see what there was to spend it on.
Triumph & Treachery 40K: Sprues & Brews Edition Check out how we play ‘Triumph and Treachery’ in our multiplayer games of Warhammer 40,000.
Hexes and Miniatures: A website that is worth visiting A few days ago, Chris Johnson - one of my regular blog readers - sent me a very interesting link to a website I had not come across before. It is called HEXES AND MINIATURES, and it contains a mixture of rules and scenarios that are well worth looking at.
What's On Your Table: Renegade Knights Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: Renegade Knights What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected] just finished working on these renegade knights. I usually paint in a different style with bold colors and highlights, but I wanted to try something different with these models.
40K: Speed Freeks Is Coming And With It A New Era For Orks At least that's what we're hoping here at the BoLS office. With all the new Ork kits making their way to the eventual release of the Codex, we're curious as to what this brave new world full of Speedwaaaghs!!! might look like. Also the phrase Speedwaaagh!!!
GW: New Pre-Order Pricing & Links - Made To Order & More There is a new batch of models up for Made To Order - plus some more goodies from Games Workshop! Check out what's available for Pre-order this weekend! via Games Workshop. Also known as the Great Drake, Galrauch was the first of the Chaos Dragons.
Tabletop Gallery: Charge of the WAAAGH!!! Brigade "Boyz to the right of them, Boyz to the left of them, Boyz to the front of them…" We'z ready for Orktober! Are YOU!? 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!
Pathfinder: Flip-Tiles Take You Into The Sewers And Forests Of Golarion Busy DMs can find some fantastic map-aids in the new Flip-Mat and Flip-Tiles from Pathfinder. Take your adventurers deep into the sewers of Golarion, filled with monsters and Otyughs waiting for you, or venture into the dark forest where evil lurks in the shadows.
Star Wars X-Wing: Previews of the Resistance The Resistance Conversion Kit is on the way and Fantasy Flight Games is showing off some of the cards you can expect to see in the new set! Fantasy Flight Games is moving forward with Star Wars: X-Wing 2.0 and one of the big steps ahead was booting the Resistance and the First Order out of the nest and making them each their own faction.
Gunpods and Choppers I haven't had much time today, as usual, but I have finished modifying and magnet basing the last of the aircraft for the FAH including two T-28 Trojans with added gun pods, two T-6 Texans with added gunpods, two rocket armed T-28 Trojans and five F4U-4 Corsairs with underwing rockets.
Geekery: The Most Adorable & Cozy Predator Ever This kiddo skipped over the more common choices - super heroes, ghosts, or dinosaurs were not right for him. Instead he asked his mom, who runs a crochet blog, to make him a predator costume. The result is fantastic and really fun. Every Halloween Stephanie Pokorny makes her kiddos' choice of costume using various methods of crochet.
Meta Gaming: A Dominant Strategy Is Bad For The Game When one strategy rises to the top of a game and becomes the defacto "winning" option, then you've got a Dominant Strategy - that's just bad for the game. But fixing the problem takes some creativity. If you've played a game competitively - no matter the type of game - then you've probably come across the concept of a Dominant Strategy.
GW: 500 Stores Open - Two New Models To Celebrate Games Workshop is celebrating it's 500th store opening world wide and you're invited to celebrate! Mark your calendars for a chance to pick-up two exclusive new miniatures at your local Games Workshop store! Open a 500th store is a pretty big milestone for any company and now Games Workshop has hit that historic landmark.
Warhound Titans and New Warbands are up for Pre-orders - Khazrak One-eye is a metal miniature armed with a Bor Blade and Scourge, supplied with a 40mm round base. - Morghur is a metal miniature in 3 components, armed with a Twisted Staff and supplied with a 75mm oval base. - Nurglitch is a metal model in 7 components supplied with a 50mm round base.
40K Lore: Squigs - Wonder Beast of The Orks Of all the Orkoid lifeforms, the Squig is perhaps the most simple and most versatile creature. Loremasters, today we delve deep into the wonderful world of the Squig! Squiggly Beasts, more commonly known as Squigs, are the simplest form of Orkoid life, ever-present amongst the tribes of the greenskins.
500th Store Exclusive Miniatures are Revealed Here Home Â» 8th Edition Â» Events Â» Primaris Space Marines Â» Warhammer The two models being released for the 500th store opening in all Warhammer Worlds and Games Workshop stores is shown here. Two very cool models……….
FFG: New Releases & New Fiction For Fans Fantasy Flight Games had a busy week of previews and products - come take a look at what's out now in stores plus some new fiction to get your head into their games. There is a ton of new fiction out there for fans of Android, KeyForge, and Legend of the Five Rings.
HOBBY: The Bigboss' Week of Blogging #170 Orktober made take some new pics of my fav ork models. Also the WiPs for #bloodbowl28challenge is in! Hi! Tommy from the blog BigbossRedSkullz. #orktober is a lot of fun so I wanted to take new and improved pics of a few of my ork miniatures. For more orky goodness see here.
Adeptus Titanicus: Warhound Scout Titans Unboxing We got our hands on the new Warhound Scout Titans box - that's right, there TWO in the box! Come take a look at what else you can expect from the tiniest titan! The Warhound Titan is the final piece of the Adeptus Mechanicus puzzle that we've been waiting on.
Stepping down Yesterday I relinquished the Mastership of the Veritatem Sequere Lodge No.9615, Hertfordshire's Research Lodge. I Installed the new Worshipful Master in the Chair of the Lodge, having occupied it myself for the previous twelve months.
PP& FFG: MiniCrate Subs Are LIVE Privateer Press and Fantasy Flight Games have teamed-up to bring you an all new MiniCrate Subscription program. To start off, we're heading to Rokugan with Legend of the Five Rings Miniatures! We got a peek at these miniatures at GenCon and were blown away!
What's On Your Table: 3d Printing for Adeptus Mechanicus Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: 3d Printing for Adeptus Mechanicus What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected] some extra work on my AT stuff so far. As a librarian I have access to a 3d printer so I scoured Thingiverse for 3d models I could adapt to AT.
Games are not protected by Copyright There isn't any other type. You can't copyright a game-only the art or text within it. Ideas are not protected by copyright, only their artistic expression in fixed form. Some people think that the rules are protected since they are within the copyrighted rule book, but that aspect of the work is specifically not protected by copyrights:.
Kromlech: Celebrate An Imperial Triumph With This Magnificent Arch Kromlech has been knocking it out of the park with their 28mm-scale terrain pieces right now. Whether sci-fi or fantasy this latest arch adds a lot of character to your tabletop. Come take a look! Ah yes, the Triumphant Imperial Arch, er, wait the Arch of Triumph which is Imperial.
Sci-fi Challenge: Where Are We? "Something ain't right down there - you sure you want this job?" Where are we, and what universe are we in? Bonus round - What's the module named? 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!
Geekery: Kingpin is Back in New 'Daredevil' Trailer Fisk is out - and it's his goal is to make Daredevil into a villain and himself into the great reformer, no matter what it takes. The mob boss employs multiple tactics in order to take the hero down - including a employing someone familiar. This season is shaping up.
Something for the Weekend? This weekend I thought I'd do something I haven't done for ages, namely play a wargame scenario or two! I've been wrapped up in modelling and painting over the Summer and haven't been to the local wargames club for months due to family commitments on game night, so my actual wargaming has been minimal.
Tim's Miniature Wargaming Blog Another Kill Team ready for action - A band of Heretic Astartes and Chaos Cultists.Kill Team Xanthaleng: The team are worshippers of Slaanesh - These warriors exist to experience - and inflict - the most extreme physical and mental stimuli through the medium of spectacular violence.
Weekend Tournament Round-Up 15 Nightvault launch weekend means double tournament time! I was lucky enough to get a weekend off with tournaments on both days, an offer I couldn't pass up. I used the Underworlds fan event page to help find my events this time. Check it out when you can, it's a fan powered and covers events all over the world.
Marienburg: Sold Down the River - WFRP Sold Down the River is the book that made me fall in love with RPGs when I was a young teenager. I remember picking it up and being fascinated by the world it portrayed and the detail it did it in. I never looked back after that and was distraught when I lost my hard-copy years ago.
ToyLand: Diamond Select Debuts a Bunch of New Toys at NYCC The New York City Comic Con opened its doors yesterday, and there's already news of a ton of new toys and collectables. These are some of the few DC, Marvel, and movie inspired statues you'll be able to pick up from Diamond Select.
Warscrolls for the New Warband Characters: Eyes of the Nine, Zarbag's Gitz Home Â» Age of Sigmar Â» Warhammer Underworlds: Nightvault Â» Warscrolls for the New Warband Characters: Eyes of the Nine, Zarbag's Gitz Once again GW is proving that they can crossover their releases into both the Age of Sigmar and 40k from Underworlds and Kill Team games.
AoS: More Warscrolls For The Mirrored City Marauders Did you think that the warbands from the new season of Warhammer: Underworlds wouldn't get warscolls? Think again - they are out now for free from Games Workshop! Get the rules for the Eyes of the Nine and Zarbag's Gits now!
40K: Orktober - 5 Non-Ork Vehicles Worthy Of A Waaagh! We all know that Orks iz da best, but did you know that even those who have the misfortune of being Non-Orks can manage to come up with something approaching Orky greatness every now and then? We didn't believe it either, but here are five. When it comes to Orkgenuity, there's no arguing with the boyz about what is best in life.
FW: Dark Elves Cheerleaders Will Cut You Dark Elves are getting a cheerleader squad and they look more than capable of bringing the "Blood" back to Blood Bowl. Don't get distracted by the pom-poms because that's a severed head! These cheerleaders are probably going to gather parts to make sacrifices to the dark gods of the pitch.
Star Wars Armada: Ideas for a Large Fleet This weekend my local game store is running an 800 point tournament, here are some fleets I'm thinking about taking. My local group, and the stores we play at, like to switch things up. This weekend they are running what is being called a "monster truck mania" event.
The Rise of Tabletop Miniature Games I've been beetling along with me Vampire Lord and I am reasonably ha… Kill Team Tiamat - Genestealer Cults have been a fascination of mine since the 90's.
The New Night Terrors from Forgeworld The Bloodbowl Cheerleading squad for the Dark Elves team the Naggaroth Nightmares. 9 Punkte gibt es dafÃ¼r, dass einiges an Handlung zusammengefÃ¼hrt und abgeschloss… A little Captain in ya. - DreadTober is on and I'm finally feeling a bit better.
Outside the Box - October 5th Hello again, this week we have news about Infinity, Wargame Exclusive, Anvil Industry, Warlord Games, Raging Heroes, Footsore Miniatures, Fantasy Flight Games and more!Corvus Belli announced a new expansion book for Infinity:-> More Infinity News. Wargame Exclusive offers their new Chaos Lord of the Night:-> More Wargame Exclusive News.
Monsterpocalypse Hits the Shelves Privateer Press' new Monsterpocalypse Hobby Miniatures Game is here at last. The Monsterpocalypse Hobby Miniatures Game represents an updated and streamlined second edition of the original 2008 collectible game's rules.
D&D: Spells Like Trouble - 5 Spell Components With A Sense Of Humor Arcane focuses like wands or orbs allow spellcasters to cast spells without worrying about Material Components. But if you used one, you'd miss out on all the fun hidden inside your favorite spell's components.
Free Rules! 'Simple Seven Years War' Just a very short post to point readers who might be interested towards my Honours of War website, where I have uploaded some new SYW rules. I have been experimenting recently with some simpler forms of rules for Horse and Musket wargaming.
Keys… or how to waste a lot of time and money! Just over a week ago Sue and I managed to get ourselves locked out of our house. Not realising that I had left my keys in the front door lock on the inside, she shut the door… and could not lock the door or open the door again from the outside. Nearly two hours later the old lock had been drilled out and replaced.
Pimpcron: We Warhammer Players Hate Dice Pimpcron has got all the good ideas. Don't forget to tip on your way out, but hold the dice. Hi people! At the time of this writing, I'm on vacation. Psssh. This robot doesn't stop writing things for you to read just because of a little vacation! This is a working class robot.
Week 39, Game 39: Quests End During a recent raid on Miragliano, the Skaven took around twenty wealthy and influential citizens as captives, and have been making all manner of unreasonable and outrageous threats ever since.
What's On Your Table: III Legion Terminator Squad Home Â» What's On Your Table Â» What's On Your Table: III Legion Terminator Squad What's On Your Table: To submit your work, please send up to 8 pics to [email protected] candied metallic Legion Tartaros terminators.