Posts Tagged ‘8th edition’

Hobby update 16/10/17 – where has October gone?

Posted on October 16th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Greetings all, just a quick update for you all today, as I appear to have misplaced a couple of weeks of October! With a busy weekend visiting family just gone and a long weekend away coming up painting time may be a bit sparse for a couple of weeks, but here goes with what I’ve got so far!

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The lesson learned. Characters are key. Keeping them alive is more so!

Posted on October 13th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Greetings all, I’ve played a few games recently, and as such have a wealth of material to choose from for this post! I’ve gone for the impact and importance of characters however, and I’ll also have a little look at how their use has changed into 8th edition.

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Tau – the Firestorm Enclave is born!

Posted on October 10th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Greetings all, time for another list post! A little while ago you may remember I posted up a couple of potential lists I was working on in terms of starting a new army, one for the Genestealer Cult and one for the Tau.

Since then, those ideas have largely sat around in my hobby folder and nothing has happened with them, but in working away the other night on my colour scheme for them, I reignited a bit of a flame for them, so I sat back down and took another look at the list I’d written, armed with a few more examples of Tau lists from battle reports I’ve seen and a little more information on how the units tie in together, plus a whole whack more experience of 8th edition. List discussion comes after the break.

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Hobby update 9-10-17 – Tau on fire!

Posted on October 9th, 2017 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Greetings all, just a quick hobby update for you today!

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The lesson learned – the hardest lessons are learned the quickest.

Posted on October 6th, 2017 under , , . Posted by

Greetings all, welcome to the latest part in my lesson series, today I’m looking at not a specific tactical issue as such, but that sometimes you just have to grin and bear the pain and keep going, because making mistakes and having your stuff shot/hacked off the table is the best way to make sure you don’t do the same thing again (unless you’re as thick as I can be!).

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Hobby season – short term goals 2 & 3 – TO DONE!

Posted on October 3rd, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Hi all! Well today after my hobby season success of last week, I have a couple more stamps to award myself for staying focused!

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Hobby update 2-10-17 – clearing the decks for Dreadtober.

Posted on October 2nd, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Greetings all! With a new month comes a new challenge!  I’m taking part in Dreadtober this year, so I’ve got some dread pics for you later, but for now, let’s have a look at what I’ve achieved already at the end of September shall we?Fir…

Battle report – Astartes vs Ynnari

Posted on September 30th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Greetings all,
Whilst I didn’t take comprehensive notes of this game, I thought I’d bring to you my latest foray in 8th edition, as 3,000pts of Dusk Knights took on 3,000pts of combined Aeldari and Harlequins under the banner of the Ynnari.

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The lesson learned – It never hurts, to..ooh look, a bee!

Posted on September 29th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Greetings all,

Welcome to another episode of ‘a lesson learned’, a regular series where I take an element of one of my games and analyse what happened in detail to try and learn some tactical lessons to use in my games going forward. Today’s article focuses on the art of distraction.

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Hobby season short term goal 5 – to DONE!

Posted on September 26th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Greetings people – hot on the heels of yesterday’s progress update I’ve got a hobby season stamp for you all!

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Hobby update 25/9/17 – Daemonic incursion and continuing blues

Posted on September 25th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Greetings all! Seems like only a few days since I’ve done one of these, and then I remember that last week’s was late, so it really is just a few days! Still, I’ve made some significant progress even since then to show you all, so here goes!

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Hobby update 21/9/17 – Nurgle defeated

Posted on September 21st, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Greetings all, sorry about the silence on the blog for the last few days – I’m afraid that after my second weekend away in a row, I was struck down on Sunday night by the dreaded lurgy – there must have been some poxwalkers at that party I went to! Still, I’m pleased to report the evil forces of Nurgle have been banished back to the great rift, and progress is once more underway, so here we go!

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Lesson learned part 2 – the fat lady is never early!

Posted on September 15th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Greetings all, welcome to the second part in my new series, where I take an element from one of my games and focus on it in detail, examining how it affected the outcome of the game and what I could have done better, or why what I did was successful. Hopefully it’ll prove interesting and if it helps you guys learn something that you didn’t know before, then hooray!

This week’s lesson is entitled ‘The Fat Lady is never early’

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Lesson learned part 2 – the fat lady is never early!

Posted on September 15th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Greetings all, welcome to the second part in my new series, where I take an element from one of my games and focus on it in detail, examining how it affected the outcome of the game and what I could have done better, or why what I did was successful. Hopefully it’ll prove interesting and if it helps you guys learn something that you didn’t know before, then hooray!

This week’s lesson is entitled ‘The Fat Lady is never early’

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Hobby update 11-9-17 – scouting for Tau!

Posted on September 11th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Greetings all – time for another look at my hobby desk, though this week it’s not quite as covered in paint as usual – this week it’s plastic shavings and glue!

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Hobby update 11-9-17 – scouting for Tau!

Posted on September 11th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Greetings all – time for another look at my hobby desk, though this week it’s not quite as covered in paint as usual – this week it’s plastic shavings and glue!

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Lesson Learned – a new feature!

Posted on September 8th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Greetings all!

Today is the beginning of a new feature here on the blog, hopefully one that will be of interest to you all. I’m calling it (drumroll please) ‘The Lesson Learned’. Each article (hopefully weekly) will take a single point of note from one of my games (mostly 40k, but will occasionally be something else that I play) and will look at that thing in detail. Could be a rule, a tactic or something more esoteric. Today’s discussion point is going to look at an element of deployment, in particular whether to deploy key units out of sight or in a transport.

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Lesson Learned – a new feature!

Posted on September 8th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Greetings all!

Today is the beginning of a new feature here on the blog, hopefully one that will be of interest to you all. I’m calling it (drumroll please) ‘The Lesson Learned’. Each article (hopefully weekly) will take a single point of note from one of my games (mostly 40k, but will occasionally be something else that I play) and will look at that thing in detail. Could be a rule, a tactic or something more esoteric. Today’s discussion point is going to look at an element of deployment, in particular whether to deploy key units out of sight or in a transport.

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12 Command Points with a 1,000 point Astra Militarum List – 40K Blog

Posted on September 6th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I often start writing this type of article and think “this isn’t worth it, everyone will know this”. In fact that happens a lot when I write any 40K Tactics or 40K List articles. But there is always someone out there that won’t of thought of this. 40K is seeing an influx of new blood and old blood coming back. Which is great! (I base that thought on the number of new people joining Twitter and Reddit as hobbyists.) So here goes, 12 Command Points in a 1,000 point Astra Militarum list. Another reason for doing this now is that […]

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8th ed Space Marine codex review part 5 – Fast Attack

Posted on August 30th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Greetings – welcome to the next part of my space marines codex review – this time we’re looking at fast attack choices, probably one of the more limited sections of the book (ironic since space marine are supposed to excel at lightning assaults eh?).

Without further ado, let’s get into this then shall we?

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8th ed Space Marine codex review part 5 – Fast Attack

Posted on August 30th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Greetings – welcome to the next part of my space marines codex review – this time we’re looking at fast attack choices, probably one of the more limited sections of the book (ironic since space marine are supposed to excel at lightning assaults eh?).

Without further ado, let’s get into this then shall we?

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Hobby update – 28/7/17 – Sheer devastation

Posted on August 28th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Greetings all! Well I’ve got a massive picture dump for you this week! I got some stuff on the finished bench last week and there’s loads more progress this week too for you to enjoy! Compliments gratefully received!

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Hobby update – 28/7/17 – Sheer devastation

Posted on August 28th, 2017 under , , , , , . Posted by

Greetings all! Well I’ve got a massive picture dump for you this week! I got some stuff on the finished bench last week and there’s loads more progress this week too for you to enjoy! Compliments gratefully received!

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8th ed Space Marine codex review part 4 – single model elites

Posted on August 27th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Greetings all, welcome to part 4 of my Space Marines codex review – the single-model elites choices.

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8th ed Space Marine codex review part 4 – single model elites

Posted on August 27th, 2017 under , , , . Posted by

Greetings all, welcome to part 4 of my Space Marines codex review – the single-model elites choices.

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