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Deathwatch Special Issue Ammunition Selector: Bolt Carbines and Stalker Bolt Rifles

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

After nearly 2 months of uninterrupted work, I’m back to having a scrap of time to blog. Happily nothing much happened in the world of Games Workshop whilst I was away, right? Right?I’m sure I’ll catch up. This is a handy cheat sheet I’ve been sitting …

Still busy, but had to comment on this guy’s hand gesture…

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

Still insanely busy here in the last week of school, but I really had to say something about this new Knight Incantor model’s hand gesture. This was revealed on Warhammer Community just recently.If you’re not from the UK, showing the back of your two f…

Not dead, just insanely busy… with a picture of sunshine

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

The blog isn’t dead yet, but I haven’t been able to sit and write in the past two weeks. There are some posts ready to go out, and exams/school events/Duke of Edinburgh/boarding house duties have gotten in the way.Nothing much to add to that other than…

The Complete Blood Angels Beginner Guide: Your First Army

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

So we’ve had a look at Background Lore, the Troops, and Key Elements to the Blood Angels army. Now let’s look at getting you your first 500 point patrol!If you don’t want to think about it, and are just itching to get into games, the Start Collecting K…

Deathwatch Special Issue Ammunition Selector: Bolt Rifle

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

You’d think it would be the same chart as the Bolter, just with every shot buffed by -1AP. The maths makes it a little different though:** For the bolt pistol use the chart in the Bolter Selector page.Hellfire really rises to prominence for the Bolt Ri…

Codex Deathwatch Points updates: The Lemondish Leaks, and Shotguns are back!

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

Bloggers and Youtubers often say how grateful they are for comments and likes. Usually it’s just because it makes them more search engine optimised. I, however, could not be more grateful for comments since they give me access to the 40K community.I ha…

Deathwatch Special Issue Ammunition Selector!

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

Have you ever wondered which is the optimum ammunition to use for your Deathwatch Veterans? Would you like to know what is best to use in any situation?Don’t worry. Teacher made a cheat sheet.I spent a day making this.Don’t judge me, I was pinned in th…

Deathwatch Codex Leak: Just use Stormbolters and Recommended Default Squads

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

Here’s a list taken from Faeit212, who got it from miniwars, who got it from 4chan. Yes, this is quite the chain of whispers, but it looks fairly legitimate and I have no reason to doubt the image.What we can draw from this is that your default weapon …

BREAKING NEWS: Deathwatch Stratagems Revealed, with Analysis!

Posted on May 4th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

These are about the only Stratagems from the recent Warhammer Community reveal you need to know about, turning the otherwise lacklustre power of bolters into something terrifying:This is great! It’s like Veterans of the Long War, which makes the shooti…

BREAKING NEWS: Deathwatch Primaris Kill Teams Special Rules Analysis!

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

Primaris Kill Teams are here, with some nifty special rules to make the very best of Your Dudes!The latest drop over at Warhammer Community shows us some of the special rules attacked to each unit type. Let’s look at some neat tricks (and some minor cr…

BREAKING NEWS: Deathwatch Special Issue Ammunition, Primaris Deathwatch and Chapter Tactics Explained!

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

It’s been a good long time since I’ve pumped out a BREAKING NEWS! rules analysis post. But I have to admit, the Deathwatch Codex has me all pumped up!The Deathwatch are the Space Marine equivalent of the SAS, Navy Seals, or any other modern day elite f…

The Complete Blood Angels Beginner Guide: Key Stratagems, Units and Strategies

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

The Blood Angels are a brutal close assault army, but they’re not exclusively melee. They have some great ranged firepower options to support your Red Thirst induced charges. Just like the red angels you command, your effectiveness as a commander will …

Alpha Legion Metallic Blue and Green Highlights Test Model

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

Just a few pictures before the next post for the Complete Blood Angels Beginners Guide. Of all the Chaos Space Marine Legions, I’m most drawn to the Alpha Legion (with Sons of Horus being a close second), and I’ve tried a few times to do their colour s…

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 …