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The Big Game IV House Rules

Posted on March 14th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

Playing in The Big Game IV?  Well here are some house rules you can use if you want.Loken here for The Big Game IV.  As always, we have worked on a set of house rules for The Big Game.  You don’t have to use these, but we discussed these…

GW Closes Memphis Battle Bunker

Posted on March 7th, 2014 under . Posted by

GW is closing the Memphis Battle Bunker.Loken here with some bad news for the hobby.  In another move about cost controls that sacrifices the gaming community, Games Workshop is closing the last remaining Battle Bunker, the one at their US corp…

The Horus Heresy Weekender is Back!

Posted on March 1st, 2014 under , , . Posted by

The Horus Heresy Weekender is coming! Loken here.  I don’t get to play much any more, or do much in the hobby but I will be at the best event of the year, bar none!  Last year’s event was amazing and this year’s promises to be even bette…

The Big Game IV – The World’s Biggest Apocalypse Game

Posted on February 21st, 2014 under , . Posted by

Loken here with news on The World’s Biggest Apocalypse Game!This year I have been buried with opening a new game store (Dice of War in Rancho Cucamonga, CA), a new consulting gig working on an Avengers project for Marvel and launching my Star Trek movi…

The Big Game 4 is coming March 15th

Posted on December 13th, 2013 under Posted by

The Big Game 4 is coming!  And you and your gaming store/group can participate.Loken here again!  For the past 3 gamers from around the world have participated in the World’s Biggest Apocalypse Game.  Last year we had 25 locations World …

Legion of the Damned eBooks Released

Posted on October 31st, 2013 under , . Posted by

The Legion of the Damned has gotten some Black Library love. A total of six new short stories have been released in eBook form.From The Black Library;  Votum Infernus Fleeing in the aftermath of a terrible defeat, troopers of the Vostroyan F…

Sisters Round Up

Posted on October 27th, 2013 under . Posted by

The Sisters codex has been digitally released and here are some highlights. The Sisters got a good buff, with some most excellent wargear.  Shield of faith gives 6++ and adamantium will now.No more faith points, acts are one use only and pass…

Sisters of Battle Cover!

Posted on October 4th, 2013 under . Posted by

The cover to the new Sisters of Battle Codex has been released.  This is a digital codex, which is basically the White Dwarf Codex, updated to 6th edition with faith points slightly modified and Warlord Traits.CODEX: ADEPTA SORORITASSentinels…

Winter is Coming

Posted on September 24th, 2013 under Posted by

Daxxglaxx over at “But We Walk Alone in Fear” has put together these great Game of Thrones style 40K Legion Banners.For some reason he didn’t do the Ultramarines.  Working on finding out why.  Enjoy.    More to come.Loken

Forge World New Releases – Sons of Horus Accessories

Posted on September 23rd, 2013 under , . Posted by

The Sons of Horus get their due with three different upgrades from Forge World, Mk IV heads, torsos and shoulder pads.I am constantly amazed at the velocity of releases by Forge World.  They are filling out the Horus Heresy units at a pace that is…

Updated Release Schedule – Someone is wrong!

Posted on September 21st, 2013 under . Posted by

Seems like the rumor mill is getting it wrong more and more all the time. 40K Radio posted a release schedule on their Facebook page and not so subtlety hinted others have been getting it wrong.From 40K Radio:Oct: Dark Elves Nov: Holiday Releases(boxed…

Ferrus Manus Released by Forgeworld (Video)

Posted on September 20th, 2013 under , . Posted by

WOW!  Talk about making Ferrus Manus cool.  Simon Egan totally nailed the sculpt (as he always does) and this is the perfect compliment to the Fulgrim model (and the bases fit together of course).From Forge World:The Primarch of the Iron Hand…

The Power Gamer Gets Gamed

Posted on September 20th, 2013 under Posted by

My newphew posted this to my Facebook wall.  I have to say it made me laugh out loud as I HATE powergamers.  I hate the whole tournament scene in general, which is why I love Apocalypse.  So when a power gamer gets snaked, I love it.&nb…

Imperial Guard Rumors

Posted on September 20th, 2013 under Posted by

Imperial Guard are coming next year, and here is what we may well see.  Larry at BoLS has posted these on the BoLS ForumA LOT of rumors have been coming into question lately.   And the guys over at Warseer have been calling BS on a lot of rum…

Erebus & Kor Phaeron Pics and Video!

Posted on September 17th, 2013 under , . Posted by

Forge World has released photos and a great video with the sculptor who designed both Erebus and Kor Phaeron.  Even though I am a loyalist, and I hate Chaos, I have to say, these models are AMAZING.ErebusKor PhaeronFrom Forge World:As part of our …

Warzone: Damnos – Ultramarines Review

Posted on September 16th, 2013 under . Posted by

So are the Ultramarines getting all the cool toys?   Eyjio, one of the Apocalypse40K regulars thinks so.  He certainly thinks the new Warzone: Damnos is skewed towards Ultramarines.  And what of the Necrons?  Do they get good n…

Siegeworld – Lesson’s From the Front

Posted on September 15th, 2013 under . Posted by

There is a reason it is called “Floorhammer’s Greatest Game”.  It is the biggest 40K Apocalypse game played on the FLOOR. Run by the insane (and truly awesome) group of gamers at Siegeworld in St. Louis, The annual Siegeworld game is truly somethi…

GW offers ENTIRE Space Marine Chapter for $ 11,690!

Posted on September 14th, 2013 under . Posted by

Well, Games Workshop has done it now, they are offering a COMPLETE Space Marine Chapter.  And all for only $ 11,690.  A pretty good idea, but certainly only something someone very rich can afford.  The collection is huge!  You can r…

Forge World "Massacre" Video and New Accessories.

Posted on September 14th, 2013 under , . Posted by

The new “Massacre” video from Forge World is out.  It features over 4 minutes of writer Alan Bligh (a great chap BTW) talking about what to expect in the new book.I know everyone here can’t wait.  The book includes not only Legion lists for W…

Horus Heresy Betrayal Weekend: USA

Posted on September 13th, 2013 under , . Posted by

Well, it isn’t an official Games Workshop event, but The Horus Heresy Forum has decided to hold a Betrayal Weekend event like Warhammer World did in Nottingham last month.  We will be holding 4 events in January.  Seattle (Mugu Games, Everett…

Forge World New Tau Riptide Variant

Posted on September 11th, 2013 under , . Posted by

Forge World has released the first Riptide variant, and it will be available for the first time at Games Day UK. It isn’t cheap at £ 70 (About $ 135) but it is big!From Forge World:Over the next few weeks, we’ll be previewing some of the models…

Kudos to Games Workshop Corporate

Posted on September 10th, 2013 under Posted by

Yeah, you don’t expect me to say that do you?  Well, I try and be fair as well as critical, and GW actually deserves some credit.  Now, if you read my blog you know that:1)  I love Forge World, Black Library and the GW Studio.2)  I …

The Horus Heresy – Massacre

Posted on September 9th, 2013 under , . Posted by

Forge World has announced the release of The Horus Heresy Book Two: Massacre at Games Day UK September 29th.A lot of us have been anxiously awaiting this and it should fire up the Heresy gaming groups that are popping up all over.  Also, make sure…

Forge World New Releases – Emperors Children, Iron Hands

Posted on September 7th, 2013 under , . Posted by

Forge World has knocked it out of the park with the new Emperor’s Children Phoenix Terminators.  Plus the Iron Hands get a Contemptor and shoulder pads.I have to say the best part of the AMAZING Phoenix Terminators is, that being Emperors Children…

Online Discounters – Pro vs. Con

Posted on September 5th, 2013 under . Posted by

My last article on Dicebucket was the catalyst for a good discussion on online discounting.  (and some moronic trolls but we sent them back under the bridge).  So I thought I would take some time to look at arguments for and against online di…