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The Complete Blood Angels Beginner Guide: Troops

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

Love them or hate them, you’re not building an effective army without them. Your rank and file are the soul and centre of your army, and as such, these will be the only one’s I will discuss in detail in the Beginner Guide… otherwise we’ll be here unt…

40K FAQ: New Beta Rules for Tactical Reserves Analysis

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

So in the middle of releasing the Complete Beginners Guide for Blood Angels, a Deep Strike heavy faction, this is released:Let’s just summarise the rule:Half the total number of units of your army must be set up on the battle field.Half the combined Po…

The Complete Blood Angels Beginners Guide

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

This is the first of a series of comprehensive beginner guides. They are designed for raw beginners to Warhammer 40K first, but can be good for veterans looking to start a new army. If I’ve missed anything vital, let me know!The Blood Angels are one of…

Aeldar Ranger/Guardian Conversion Gallery

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

Just a short posy on complete projects before I start on the Blood Angels Beginners guide. Here are the completed Aeldar/Eldar Ranger/Guardian conversions I started a while ago.Rather than model ranger cloaks, I’ve painted on cloaking fields. Each rang…

Black Library Open Submission: Fallen Legend

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

Last of the Black Library Open Submissions, this one is a re-writing of a previous attempt. I’ve gone hard for a Western-inspired story, which I think is fitting for a Fallen Dark Angel hiding out in the wilderness.Hope you like it!Yeah it’s Cypher, bu…

Black Library Open Submission: I am Seraphon

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

Last chance for the Black Library Open Submissions! Head over to Warhammer Community now to maybe start your (very niche!) writing career!I’ve posted a Warhammer 40,000 story here before, about a Fallen Dark Angel’s life on a back water planet, and it …

Work in progress: Project G’undam T’au Mu’Gulath Bay Army Gallery

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

I feel like “Bay” should have an apostrophe somewhere…Not much of a gallery, but some work in progress pictures. It looks remarkably cohesive as a force, considering the complicated colours on the Commander and Riptide.The white and reds help the G’u…

Work in Progress: Project G’undam T’au Riptide and Commander Gallery

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

Just a quick update on  project G’undam. The base layers and washes are done. So far, I really like them!And after shading and washes…For information on the paints used, have a look on my previous post.Until next time!Thanks for reading.If you l…

T’au 500 point Starter Army, Heroes of The Greater Good

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

I’m revamping and re-tooling my T’au army. Although I’m certain the list I’ve come up with is both competitive and easy to use, I don’t think I’ll be continuing collecting T’au.Whilst I’ll never stop believing in mecha and the sheer coolness of robots,…

Mu’gulath Bay T’au and Project G’undam

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

… attack of the apostrophe drone.With the release of the new codex, it’s time to revisited my proud and scarred warriors from Mu’gulath Bay.I don’t have the codex yet, so I don’t have the details, but from what I gather it hasn’t gone well for the in…

Necrons and The Future Chapter Tactic of the Space Wolves?

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

I have to admit, I’ve always been fascinated by the Sons of Fenris. In them the grim dark of 40K perfectly fuses with the silliness and conceits of the setting. Of course there are space viking werewolves, and of course they’re hard drinking and yet lo…

Chosen of Nurgle – I be sick

Posted on March 20th, 2018 under . Posted by

Brothers, sisters, and unidentifiable spawns of the warp; Rejoice!Papa Nurgle has honoured me by making my body a most blessed incubator of his latest contagion. Glory to his name, and may he find a more suitable host for the pus producing bacteria at …

T’au Mu’gulath Bay Cadre Fireblade Conversion Gallery

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

Finishing off a conversion job I started a long time ago, the Cadre Fireblade is complete just in time for the release of the 8th Edition T’au Codex.My Mu’gulath Bay T’au are unlike most other sept worlders. Having been subjected to the worst Extermina…

Primaris Space Marine Field Police Inceptor Gallery

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

I be sick. Beyond man-flu sick, to actual sick. This is why I haven’t updated the blog in a few days.That’s not to say I took time of school work willingly. It got to Thursday before my boss threatened to call in sick for me, and drag me off to the sch…

Warhammer Symbology: The Meaning of the Chaos Star

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

WARNING: Contains philosophy and ideas from a Physics teacher. Treat with extreme scepticism (and pity).Warhammer 40K, and the creative sphere it creates, is predominantly a visual medium. Whilst there are models we can pick up, and abstract rules we c…

Space Marine Field Police Captain Gallery

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

Meet Judge-Captain Vimes, known for his stone faced demeanour and tremendous ability to teach the spirit as well as the letter of the law to recruits. He also famously lectures new Patrol Marines on the correct method of walking.With the snow outside s…

Aeldar Jetbike Autarch Conversion Gallery

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

This guy started off as a humble Shining Spear Exarch, but since the rules for 8th Edition Autarch’s are quite strong, he got a promotion!I feel like it’s missing something, but can’t put my finger on it…Until next time!Thanks for reading.If you like…

Shattered Spear, An Aeldari/Grey Knights Battle Report

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

Well… that didn’t go according to plan.An exercise in not being too over confident in your own abilities, but at the same time a moment of pride as a student finally learns his army. This was a battle I had with a student in the club, and I’m really …

Aeldari Craftworld Wild Rider Jetbike Army Gallery (Nearly done!!)

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

A quick gallery of my army as it is now… it’s really starting to come together!Test tube holders make for the best model painting grips…Until next time!Thanks for reading.If you liked what you saw, and you want to help out, please leave a comment. …

Aeldari New Year: Shining Spear Conversion Gallery

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

Just a quick one because my computer has decided to start ignoring its USB ports (and thus I can’t get past the log in screen). These are my Shining Spear Aspect Warriors, made from Reaver Jet bikes and some old High Elf spear men kits.No one pay atten…

Craftworld Aeldar 500 Point Starter List, The Eldar Wild Riders

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

Do you like lightning fast armies? Do you love having the most powerful guns? Do you still want to hit hard in close combat too? Well read on, my fellow space elf players. Read on.This is perhaps the least beginner collection friendly army I’ve ever wr…

Aeldari New Year: Warp Spider Conversions

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

“Chuc mung nam moi!” as they same in my adoptive home town, and Happy Year of the Dog as they say in my actual home village!As part of my continuing Aeldari/Eldar renovation project, I’ve finally sat down and finished doing the tabletop standard p…

Happy Valentine’s Day from The Imperial Florists!

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

A day late, but minor catastrophes abound when you’re in my job. My fellow neck beards…Valentine’s Day is typically a day of sadness, regret, and far too much junk food. Indeed, I remember a time where I ate an entire Valentine’s Day pizza set for tw…

Aeldar New Year: Guardian to Ranger Conversion

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

Chinese New Year is this week, and my wife and I are busy getting ready for it (new clothes, roasted pork, roasted duck, lucky money packets etc.). As you can imagine from the total lack of new posts, hobby time is extremely limited, but I have two or …

Female Steel Legion Astra Miliatrum Regiment, 650 Point Starter List

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

After a few games of sheer joy where my strategy and army composition worked perfectly, I’m going to upset my students and gaming buddies by making it even better! Well, hopefully. What follows is an update from this starter list, now I’ve managed to g…