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1,250 points Astra Militarum List vs Dark Angels

Posted on May 23rd, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Another day, another list and the prep for another battle. Title says Dark Angels, but could be Chaos. But their practically the same anyway, right!? 😉 Its a 1,250 points Astra Militarum List that will be geared towards DA. I’m unsure what my e…

1,250 points Tallarn Desert Raiders – Response to a Tweet

Posted on May 21st, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

saw this Tweet today and wrote a reply. Then deleted it. And wrote another. A Tweet is not long enough to answer such a query. Also, I have been thinking a lot recently about other regiments – so my mind was in the right place. So I came here to …

Veteran Tactics – To Veteran or Not To Veteran

Posted on May 16th, 2018 under , . Posted by

After my Buffing Astra Militarum Infantry article, a discussion regarding Veterans started on the Bolter and Chainsword forum. Are Veterans and Veteran Tactics viable?Never miss an article? Subscribe! The whole question of whether to take Veterans or n…

Astra Militarum & Custodians vs Eldar – 1,500 Points

Posted on May 13th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

I’m trying to write battle reports, or little debrief if I cannot remember everything, as soon as I can after a battle. Within 24 hours doesn’t seem impossible and it’ll all still be fresh then too. So onto this Astra Militarum & …

15 Command Points at 1,500 Points

Posted on May 11th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

It’s been a while since my last game because I’ve moved house! So now I have a new war room/dining room! Yay! Also, some changes to the core rules mean the Astra Militarum can easily get to 15 Command Points. A slight improvement on the old…

Combat Roster – Some Thoughts

Posted on May 3rd, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

Well, it’s here! The 40K Combat Roster from Games Workshop. Well done to them for doing this firstly! It seems there will be a mobile app to for this – which is great. Because by the Emperor soul it needs it. Tom who built this is not part …

Wargaming Shop Review

Posted on May 1st, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

I’ve got a terrain review for you today. I’ll be looking at ruins, a bunker and an altar from the Wargaming Shop on Etsy. The short of it is, they’re awesome! Onto our Wargaming Shop Review… Never miss an article? Subscribe! Ord…

Digital Projects & MathHammer 8th Edition Update – 40K Blog

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

It’s been some time since my last update to MathHammer. Not since January. Oppps. But I have some updates to list today and I’ll share my vision for MathHammer and my other digital projects. Distinct lack of hobby posts due to moving house …

Artillery Series Complete! And Other Guest Posts

Posted on April 3rd, 2018 under , . Posted by

Firstly I’d like to say a massive thank you to Cadian Sergeant Steel for this Artillery Series of articles. It’s hard working putting together a blog article that covers rules – let alone four! Never miss an article? Subscribe! Artill…

March Updates to MathHammer 8th Edition

Posted on March 30th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Little MathHammer 8th Edition update for you. The big thing is to Wound and to Hit Modifiers, its been a long time coming. But its here! Never miss an article? Subscribe! Visit MathHammer MathHammer 8th Edition Updates Modify to Hit rolls! Modify to Wo…

Blackstone Objectives

Posted on March 28th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

I have a little hobby today for you. In the form of Objectives. With all this talk of Blackstone, I thought it would be a good idea to make some fitting Blackstone Objectives. The idea was simple, get some bases, get some cheap craft style gems and glu…

How to Counter Astra Militarum Artillery

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

From this day forward, today shall be known as Pure Heresy Day. I’m so sorry dear Emperor. A question arose from the Astra Militarum Artillery series of articles. How to Counter Astra Militarum Artillery? And today we visit that question to answe…

Ynnari vs Astra Militarum

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

Rematch! Got to be the best battles right? After the Eldar took a hammering last game in my Eldar vs Astra Militarum Battle Report it was time for these forces to come together again. But with 1,750 points this time – Ynnari vs Astra Militarum. T…

8th Edition Bullgryns, A Quick Look – Warhammer 40K Blog

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

This, I hope will be a quick little article about using Bullgryns effectively in 8th Edition after Phil on my Facebook page asked about them. Onto some tactics and ket points for 8th Edition Bullgryns!Phil said: I’m finding my bullgryns are under…

Deathstrike Tactics

Posted on March 13th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

In this Tactica article, I’ll be covering one of the coolest and most visually intimidating artillery units in the Guard, the Deathstrike. Rarely seen, this unit comes in to annihilate the foes of the Emperor when everything but an Exterminatus i…

Astra Militarum Infantry List – 18 Command Points

Posted on March 6th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

I’ve another guest post today! This comes from Guard Daddy after he posted a link in a comment on my Warhammer 40K Blog to a rather interesting Astra Militarum Infantry List, also known as a Walking List. Guard Daddy’s comment was in respon…

GameFor Review and Interview – Find Local Tabletop Players and Events

Posted on March 1st, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

I’ve something a little different for you today. A little interview about the GameFor app and GameFor Review. Not heard of it? Well, stay tuned to learn all about it. GameFor connects you to local tabletop players and events. It is free, so go ch…

Eldar vs Astra Militarum – 1,500 Points

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

Another game and another little write up of the battle. Eldar vs Astra Militarum on the Chapter Approved Resupply Drop Mission. First, let’s take a quick look at the lists. Never miss an article? Subscribe! Astra Militarum 1,500 point list There …

Genestealer Cult & Tyranids vs Astra Militarum Battle Report – 1,750 Points

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

Today we document a very close loss for my Astra Militarum. Played on February 15th, 2018 this game will go down as one of their better performances. But still a loss again The Genestealer Cult and Tyranids vs Astra Militarum. We played at Boards &…

Manticore Tactics – Warhammer 40K Blog

Posted on February 20th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Today we welcome back Cadian Sergeant Steel for another guest post. Over to him… In this Tactica article, I’ll be covering one of the best pieces of Astra Militarum Artillery. This is not an exaggeration. If all other Guard artillery is the…

1,750 point Anti-Genestealer Cult List

Posted on February 16th, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Last night I played a 1,750 points game against The Genestealer Cult. This is my 1,750 point anti-Genestealer Cult List, head to my Instagram, Facebook Page or Twitter Profile for pics of the game. It’s just a quick article to show my list and ha…

1,750 point Astra Militarum List Review for 8th Edition

Posted on February 13th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Now we’ve written about the theory of buffing Astra Militarum Infantry and Astra Militarum Artillery, let’s look at the practical side – writing a list. I’ve gone for a 1,750 point Astra Militarum list but I’ve not maxed i…

Wyvern, Hydra and Thudd Gun Tactics

Posted on February 6th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Today we welcome back Cadian Sergeant Steel for another guest post. Over to him…. In this Tactica article, once again the focus will be primarily on artillery units for the Astra Militarum that are still available from Games Workshop and Forge Wo…

Warscribe: Wargaming Campaign Software

Posted on February 3rd, 2018 under , . Posted by

My wargaming journey started with Warhammer Fantasy, 15 years ago when I was a young lad of 10. Pretty early on in my gaming career my FLGS ran a Border Princes campaign with somewhere around 8 players. Every week, we’d have to meet up, write down our …

Buffing Astra Militarum Infantry – The Complete Guide

Posted on January 30th, 2018 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I’ve just written the title of this article and now I’ve immediately regretted it. But it’s there now so let’s stick with it. Onto Buffing Astra Militarum Infantry. If you have an addition or an idea please do let me know! Eithe…