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Pikeman’s Lament – The Battle of the Blackdunny Water

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

After playing the Shadow War: Armageddon Campaign Friday and Saturday, Paul and I sat down on Sunday to play a game of The Pikeman’s Lament – a game I do not get on the table nearly enough! I was so excited when I read of it’s impending release a year …

Shadow War: Brind’s World Campaign Weekend (Part Three)

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

This is the third and final instalment of my report on the Shadow War: Armageddon campaign I hosted last weekend. If you missed the first two, you can find them here:Shadow War: Brind’s World Campaign Weekend (Part One)Shadow War: Brind’s World Campaig…

Shadow War: Brind’s World Weekend Campaign (Part Two)

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

Saturday Morning we gathered together again to play some more Shadow War: Armageddon Brind’s World. If you haven’t checked out Part One (it has all the background details) you can find it here:Shadow War: Brind’s World Weekend Campaign (Part One) …

Shadow War: Brind’s World Campaign Weekend (Part One)

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

This past weekend was my (usually) annual Wargaming Birthday Bash Weekend. It was actually held a week earlier than it previously has (my birthday is next weekend) to accommodate a couple of friends that were coming from out of town (though one of them…

Eldar and Other Assorted Sci-Fi Goodies

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

Just a few last items I’m finishing up before the Shadow War Campaign Weekend begins this evening.  actually two of them were finished ages ago, I just didn’t want to include them in posts about other stuff… I don’t know..Eight Eldar Guardians f…

Shadow War: The Raid

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

We got and third, and likely final, game of Shadow War: Armageddon game in before the Shadow War: Brind’s World starts tomorrow! Stay tuned – after the weekend I should have a full report of the ensuing shenanigans!I did finish up the second batch of c…

Shadow War: Armageddon Again

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

Last night we got in a second game of Shadow War: Armageddon. This time my Tallarn Astra Militarum faced off against Amanda’s Tau. I think this is the first action any of my Tallarn have seen!4-117018M41Sgt. Kassab’s squad of 2nd platoon, 5th company 4…

Eldar Dire Avengers

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

The Eldar were my very first 40K army. That was 30 years ago. I sold them all off about 25 years ago. For $40. Canadian. Still kicking myself. In reality it was probably only a few dozen of those original Rogue Trader era Guardians, a Lascannon and cre…

The Last (Couple) Weeks Games

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

I didn’t end up posting last week about the previous week’s games as we really only got in ONE GAME and there was a complete game report for that…. Here’s what went down at our place over the last two weeks or so…Monday, 29 January 2018 – Warhammer…

Shadow War: Armageddon – First Game

Posted on February 8th, 2018 under , , , , . Posted by

Since I got enough of the Cavern Terrain completed to actually play a game earlier in the day, I got the kids to try out a game of Shadow War: Armageddon with me. Well technically it’s Shadow War: Brind’s World – as it was taking place on Brind’s World…

Cavern Terrain and Arvus Lighter Build

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

I haven’t been doing a LOT of painting this week – put a few dabs of paint on some Eldar – ostensibly for a Shadow War Kill Team… It may or may not get done in time… I have been working on some Cavern Terrain again and started building the Arvus Li…

Tallarn Roughriders

Posted on January 31st, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

One more painting update for January…I finally finished up the first squad of Tallarn Roughriders!It’s really freaking cold outside today (where I always take pictures – because the light is so much better!) – so I didn’t mess around with setting up …

Harlequins vs Orks

Posted on January 31st, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

The Girl has been asking to play 40K for some time now – especially since she finished up the Troupe Master, Shadowseer, and Death Jester for her Harlequin Troupe – she’s desperately wanted to get them on the table and mess stuff up!! Brind’s World – 4…

TITANS – Big and Little

Posted on January 31st, 2018 under , , , , , . Posted by

Because I’m that special kind of stupid… I thought it would be a good idea once I got the Warhound Titan in 28mm… that I should go ahead and get an Epic scale one and paint them both in the same scheme!?”Epic Scale” Warhound Titan! That’s a 40mm ba…

Last Week’s Games

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

Whoops – meant to post this last night, but we ended up watching Kindergarten Cop (long story) and a few more episodes of Heroes Season 3…. (during which I finished off my Tau Ethereal and got quite a bit of work done on the Tallarn Roughriders!…

Tau Ethereal

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

Hot on the heels of the Tau Pathfinders, I finished up a Tau Ethereal….Tau Ethereal from Games Workshop.This figure has been in a half painted state for months. Like the Pathfinders I wasn’t really sure what colours to use. I didn’t want to use just …

Tau Pathfinders

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

I’ve been working on these Tau Pathfinders, on and off, for some time now. I finally got a chance to finish them up this weekend. I’d originally had five I picked up years ago – just to have as a team that could be used in an encounter in Rogue Trader …

Tallarn Special Weapon Squads – with Meltaguns!

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

The local 40K league (Hunters of the Warp – which I signed up for this season, but have yet to play a game…) has monthly painting challenge/contest and this month’s was “Elites”… Which is really the only reason I painted MORE Special Weapon Squads …

Fun Things in the Mail

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

A few fun things arrived in the post this week….This arrived earlier in the week.It’s an Arvus Lighter – a small shuttle landing craft. I thought it might be handy for the Rogue Trader campaign – for lots of fighting retreat actions when things …

Tallarn Desert Raiders

Posted on January 25th, 2018 under . Posted by

It was overcast, but fairly bright the other day – optimal lighting conditions for taking pictures of miniatures – and not TOO cold, so I went and took some pictures of all the Tallarn Desert Raiders I’ve painted so far and post them all in a Page.Here…

This Week’s Games – January 2018 – 3rd Week

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

We got in a few more games this week…Starting off on Monday we got in a game of Five Tribes.I was totally excited thinking I’d do really well having collected up a complete set of all the trade goods and quite a few viziers… And when we did, I.. we…

Rogue Trader Personalities

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

After finishing up the Khorne Bloodbound Warband for John earlier this week, I concentrated on getting a few miniatures finished up for the Rogue Trader campaign I’m starting up TOMORROW!!These first three are from Hasslefree Miniatures. Options for As…

Shadespire Bloodbound Warband and 40K Inquisitor/Ministorium

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

As I mentioned last night I have two batches of minis I’ve been working on the last few days.First, the last of the minis from John’s Warhammer Underworlds: Shadspire core box – the Khorne Bloodbounds (which I may have previously referred to as “B…

This Week’s Games

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

I thought rather than an exhausting month round up I might do something more regular-like with the game reports… I started mentioning them with other posts, but don’t really like that so perhaps I’ll do a post about them weekly…? Or fortnightly…?…

Stormcast Eternals Warband for Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire

Posted on January 8th, 2018 under , , . Posted by

Last month… or maybe the month before…? My friend John dropped off some miniatures for Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire for me to paint for him. I don’t normally paint stuff for other people or do commissions – mostly because I am terrible at…