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Warhammer World GT3 – Interim report

Posted on February 19th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Well the weekend is done and dusted and had a great time. Excuse the self indulgent photo-story but I suppose this is a personal hobby blog and by definition it’s self-indulgent so I should be apologising with every post at this stage.Anyway, we went F…

I’m going to be on Warhammer tv

Posted on February 17th, 2018 under Posted by

I’m going to be on Warhammer TV watch live now on twitch

Warhammer World GT3 – Prologue

Posted on February 16th, 2018 under Posted by

Right about now I should be at Warhammer World. Liam, Ben, Otty and myself went early in Otty’s ‘battle wagon’. Last time we went we got there in the afternoon and didn’t finish our 2 Vs 3 match because of the earlier [than expected] closing time. T…

Deep Strike (or 8th Edition equivalent) measuring tool.

Posted on February 15th, 2018 under Posted by

When I was watching a couple of live games, either on Twitch or the LVO I noticed some players had measuring tools for deep striking – 9″ long. Now I do have one of those laser cut plastic 6″ templates, which I never really use but I could see a real b…

2000pts battle report – Tyranids v Tyranids

Posted on February 15th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

It’s been quite a while since I played Otty, but I figured it would do us both good to pit our nids against each other to help us get up to speed for GT3. More for him as he has limited 8th edition experience but with us both running gribblies there wa…

Dark Angels – Tanks – Predator and Razorback

Posted on February 14th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Just a quick one because I’m taking it gently with these so as not to slip back into inactivity. So all I did was the laser lenses. Sure I could have treated it as balck rubber but I thought this came out really well and would add a nice spot colour to…

Terrain is everything – movement tray – TO DONE!

Posted on February 12th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

I took a shedload of pictures of these movement trays, I can’t think for why? First off it grates in my personal OCD that I didn’t fill in the gaps in the movement tray layers.And then I recall that they are fundamentally useless in game and therefore …

Dark Angels – Tanks – Predator battle damage

Posted on February 9th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

As discussed progress has been less than forthcoming on the projects currently in the works. I imagine them like four planets in orbit that have aligned so you can no longer see through them. Ordinarily I might convince myself to tackle one of the oner…

‘nids part 243 – Genestealer Broodlord – TO DONE!

Posted on February 7th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

A week or so ago, in the midst of my malaise I conjured up the motivation to crack on with this guy and a couple of nights work was sufficient to fix the bits I wasn’t happy with and then varnish it.I have a sneaking suspicion I may want to use this Br…

dlvr.it for hobby bloggers

Posted on February 5th, 2018 under Posted by

I wanted to share my limited experience with dlvr.it to the rest of the hobby bloggers. We’re all in this together now and although there’s no secret to blog success this is another tool to attach to your belt to help you share your posts.So what is dl…

2000pts battle report – Tyranids v Astra Militarum

Posted on February 2nd, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

GT3 is fast approaching and although I now have a list I’m happy with, in principle, I’m yet to try it and see how Hive Fleet Adaptations and stratagems work with it.The low down:Scorched Earth [Chapter Approved mission]Search and Destroy – Table Corne…

Whats on my palette?

Posted on January 31st, 2018 under . Posted by

Bless me readers for I have sinned, it’s been over 2 months since my last confession.Once again I feel like I’ve been pretty productive, since my last ‘Whats on my palette?’ I was looking at:Space Hulk Brood Lord TrygonRippers Movement traysF…

‘nids part 242 – Re-magnetising my Crushing Claw Tervigon

Posted on January 29th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

My Crushing Claw Tervigon has been a staple of my army since 2011 but when I was painting it as a sub-assembly I asked myself even then should I magnetise it? But I was still quite green with my hobby skills and I was much more wary about screwing up t…

‘nids part 241 – Trygon – Moar shots

Posted on January 27th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Oh man! I mean look at it. It’s far from a perfect picture, In fact the positioning of the model make it actually very difficult to work out what’s going on but the colours are fabulous.Composition wise I think this is much better but sadly less dynami…

‘nids part 240 – Trygon – TO DONE!

Posted on January 26th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

The Trygon is complete, although I hadn’t glued his head on at this stage [yeah I don’t know why either?].Annoyingly when I did glue it in place I still got the torso out of whack, which meant the head still isn’t straight and more importantly couldn’t…

‘nids part 239 – Rippers – Moar pics

Posted on January 25th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Moar pics of the Rippers, once again Camera 360 making these far more vibrant so they look good enough to eat. Sometimes I wonder if these additional pics add anything but in this case I think they do, and wait until you see the Trygon pics, these one …

‘nids part 238 – Rippers – TO DONE!

Posted on January 24th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

I’ve had four bases of Rippers for so long now that the 4th base, which was done at a later date than the the original 3 still looks like they were painted at the same time.But I collected a fair few Rippers from bits and other assorted ebay purchases …

‘nids part 237 – Trygon – Toxin/Plasma

Posted on January 22nd, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Toxin Sac and Plasma effect next. I had originally planned to do a video of the green being applied but foolishly shook my Dark Green Valejo paint just before I began, which given how the process specifically requires the paint to remain un-mixed re…

Dark Angels – Tanks – Predator progress

Posted on January 19th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Over the last few months where I can I’ve been adding a little bit here and there to my two Dark Angels Tanks. Both original Rogue Trader models but the Razorback has some modern bits on and is slightly converted. I’ve finished the bronze metallics, up…

Terrain is everything – movement tray

Posted on January 18th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Suddenly realised I hadn’t shared any progress on these and it would appear I’ve only taken this one picture so far, and they’re almost complete. As much as I tried to convince myself these will speed movement up my last game suggests I might have been…

‘nids part 236 – Trygon – Chitin highlights

Posted on January 17th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Work continues to be split among the ‘nids and Dark Angels. I managed to finish all the first Chitin highlights on the Trygon’s tail and I havevn’t gone mad in the process!I then allocated some time, while flitting between the Predator and Land Speeder…

Terrain is everything – 40k future container scatter terrain – To Done!

Posted on January 15th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Following on from the Deathwatch and the sentinels I finished up two future containers. These pieces of scatter terrain have been knocking around for years. Whereas I’d completed six of them and been using them in games these two had stalled because I …

Deathwatch To Done! pt3

Posted on January 12th, 2018 under . Posted by

Got to love my phone pics, you can almost get warm just looking at them! I expect them to be a bit different and occassionally they come out amazing but sometimes they offer only a little more saturation than the originals.It’s fun to play though but a…

Deathwatch To Done! pt2

Posted on January 11th, 2018 under . Posted by

Here’s all the pics I took against a white background. Still need to sort out the white balance but as I say I’m rushing through these so I can’t really complain about the results.Here are the front, back and side profile views so you can see the entir…

Deathwatch To Done! pt1

Posted on January 10th, 2018 under . Posted by

I took a shedload [literally, I was in the shed] of pictures of the Deathwatch so I’ve spread it over three posts over the next three days. These were a real challenge as each model has so much detail on, far more than a standard Deathwatch Marine, so …