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The Battle for Mirum Ostentum Part 6 – Planetstrike

Posted on June 21st, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

The post relates to the ongoing narrative campaign that is being run by my gaming group. All the missions used for the first phase use fixed forces and have clearly defined objectives. As we have six members two of us tested the missions before those whom had not seen the missions prior to them being played took control of the forces. Following on from the previous missions we now come to the battlefleet gothic portion of the campaigns first phase. You can find a play-by-play of this mission in my post about revisiting battle fleet gothic here. Note that one ship…continue reading

Conversions – 30K Techmarine & 40K Thundergryph Cavalry Lord

Posted on June 13th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Duoboros – Alpha Legion Techmarine Part of my Alpha legion 30k army project (having 1 or more of each unit entry that appeals to me) I have been working on a techmarine/forgelord model. The base model is a space marine lord executioner. The axe head is being exchanged for a red butcher axe head to give it some heft and to make it more cog like. I wanted a myrmidon secutor axe but could not source one. The backpack was fitted with a servo arm from ebay (Zinge industries), and had one exhaust vent cut off to accommodate it. The cloak will…continue reading

The Battle for Mirum Ostentum Part 5 – Macro Cannon Defence

Posted on June 9th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The post relates to the ongoing narrative campaign that is being run by my gaming group. All the missions used for the first phase use fixed forces and have clearly defined objectives. As we have six members two of us tested the missions before those w…

The Battle For Mirum Ostentum Part #4 – Raid on Vault 27591

Posted on June 1st, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

The post relates to the ongoing narrative campaign that is being run by my gaming group. All the missions used for the first phase use fixed forces and have clearly defined objectives. As we have six members two of us tested the missions before those w…

The Battle for Mirum Ostentum: Narrative Campaign Report – Part #3

Posted on May 27th, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

The post relates to the ongoing narrative campaign that is being run by my gaming group. All the missions used for the first phase use fixed forces and have clearly defined objectives. As we have six members two of us tested the missions before those w…

The Battle for Mirum Ostentum: Narrative Campaign Report – Part #2

Posted on May 23rd, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

This was the second game in the narrative campaign my gaming group is doing. You can see the first game over here. Second Game: Convoy Escort This mission revolved around the alpha legion attacking a supply convoy en route to reinforce the site of a planetside macro cannon, and prepare it for firing at the chaos fleet when they arrive in orbit. The Alpha legion forces were deployed in secret, and could be revealed from the start of their second turn. The imperial forces add D3” to their first movement when they go flat-out. Forces Alpha legion Fire Raptor Gunship,…continue reading

The Battle for Mirum Ostentum: Narrative Campaign Report – Part #1

Posted on May 19th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

The post relates to the ongoing narrative campaign that is being run by my gaming group. All the missions used for the first phase use fixed forces and have clearly defined objectives. Two of us tested the missions before those whom had not seen the missions, prior to them being played took control of the forces. The campaign itself is based around a chaos invasion of the planet designated Mirum Ostentum. As we wanted to end the first phase with a battlefleet gothic > planetstrike combo, it was decided that the first phase chaos presence would be limited to alpha legion…continue reading

Kitbashes and Conversions – Creating Alternative Models for Your Armies

Posted on May 13th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Conversions. A simple but potent word that also comes closely related to its sister term kitbashing. Beloved by those who play Orks or Chaos in 40k as it is very simple to steal something vaguely interesting to you, and load it with spikes, heretical symbols, or random armour plates to denote its newly corrupted/looted state.   Back when apocalypse first dropped, Games workshop released a few ‘formation’ box sets. I found out, after reading through the book, that anything the imperials could get – chaos could take. This led to the acquisition of the basilisk 3 pack. I took two…continue reading

Alternative Thunderwolf Cavalry: Creating the Thundergryph Cavalry.

Posted on April 27th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

My personally designed space marine chapter originally started in the fourth edition space marine codex where you could choose traits to alter your force to your liking while having detriments. I loved the flexibility that those rules provided. I chose…

Remembering and Revisiting Battlefleet Gothic

Posted on April 9th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Battlefleet gothic still plays well for an 18-year-old game. While first being released in 1999 the game received FAQs and was updated until 2010. Until I had picked up the original boxed game I was a fully engaged player of 40k starting way back durin…