Posts Tagged ‘chaos’

That’s my beer!

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

Following my previous post on my lovely new Dwarf Brewery model, here are some pictures of it in action. I played a smallish, 2,000 point Warhammer game in which the Chaos Warriors of Azazel, Daemon Prince of Slaanesh, attempted to invade the Dwarf Bre…

I blame the Nemesis! The Emperor’s Children return…

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

I wouldn`t start playing Warhammer 40k again.  I never liked the game as much as “regular” Warhammer.Same for 6mm sci-fi, aka Future War Commander, and as such when I “got out” years ago, I sold both those ranges from my collection.In all those ye…

Thunder and Blood

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

It is a time of madness and horror. The Mortal Realms writhe in the grip of the Chaos Gods, whose murderous champions fight furiously to […]

Showcase – Blood Warrior of Khorne

Posted on June 20th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Here are some more photos of the Blood Warrior that I painted the Lava base for. For Christmas one of my non hobby friends bought me the Easy To Build: Blood Warriors starter sets. it’s a few of the snap fit models from the Age of Sigmar box set. They’…

Crowdfunding Spotlight: Pantheon of Chaos (Chapter 2), 28mm Old Skool Chaos Miniatures

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

Ok, my apologies for missing yesterday’s post in this “post a day” month, but things were out of my control. I’ll make up for that today with two posts, the first being this really great looking retro “Realm of Chaos” inspired KS. For those of you old enough to remember GW’s old “Realm of Chaos” stuff […]

Finished! Blight Queen

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

The princess of pustulence herself, the Blight Queen. This project was a lot of fun, I love painting and always say that but lately I’ve been trying to add more edge and feeling to my models. Gallery ViewThanks for staying tuned, I’ve been so caught up…

8th Edition 40K Thousand Sons

Posted on June 5th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

It’s taken me a while to get around to this, even though the reveal (and leak!) has been up for a few days now. Thousand Sons were a project asked for by my half-dozen twitter readers, and so I wanted to do them justice.So… are the Sons of Prosp…

Postać Dramatu – Wulfryk Wędrowiec, Wieczny Wojownik.

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

Dziś mam dla Was propozycję zasad kolejnej Postaci Dramatu do Warheim FS – szanowne państwo-draństwo oto Wulfryk Wędrowiec, Wieczny Wojownik!

Wszelkie uwagi, komentarze i sugestie mile widziane. Jeżeli dostrzegliście jakieś błędu lub macie pomysł na jakąś modyfikację to piszcie.

Jeśli szanowne państwo-draństwo ma pomysły na kolejnych bohaterów specjalnych do Warheim FS, a wystarczy mi nawet krótki opis zawarty w kilku zdaniach, to piszcie śmiało w komentarzach poniżej.

Zachęcam także do POLUBIENIA gry Warheim FS na FB,

dołączenia do BLOGOSFERY oraz komentowania wpisów!
Zapraszam także na forum AZYLIUM, które skupia graczy
Mordheim i Warheim FS.

Postać Dramatu – Wulfryk Wędrowiec, Wieczny Wojownik.

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

Dziś mam dla Was propozycję zasad kolejnej Postaci Dramatu do Warheim FS – szanowne państwo-draństwo oto Wulfryk Wędrowiec, Wieczny Wojownik!

Wszelkie uwagi, komentarze i sugestie mile widziane. Jeżeli dostrzegliście jakieś błędu lub macie pomysł na jakąś modyfikację to piszcie.

Jeśli szanowne państwo-draństwo ma pomysły na kolejnych bohaterów specjalnych do Warheim FS, a wystarczy mi nawet krótki opis zawarty w kilku zdaniach, to piszcie śmiało w komentarzach poniżej.

Zachęcam także do POLUBIENIA gry Warheim FS na FB,

dołączenia do BLOGOSFERY oraz komentowania wpisów!
Zapraszam także na forum AZYLIUM, które skupia graczy
Mordheim i Warheim FS.

Battle Report – Battlefleet Gothic – Throwback Thursdays Ep 101

Posted on May 18th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Postać Dramatu – Festus Medyk, Pan Pijawek Nurgla.

Posted on May 18th, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Dziś mam dla Was propozycję zasad kolejnej Postaci Dramatu do Warheim FS – szanowne państwo-draństwo oto Festus Medyk, Pan Pijawek Nurgla!

Wszelkie uwagi, komentarze i sugestie mile widziane. Jeżeli dostrzegliście jakieś błędu lub macie pomysł na jakąś modyfikację to piszcie.

Jeśli szanowne państwo-draństwo ma pomysły na kolejnych bohaterów specjalnych do Warheim FS, a wystarczy mi nawet krótki opis zawarty w kilku zdaniach, to piszcie śmiało w komentarzach poniżej.

Zachęcam także do POLUBIENIA gry Warheim FS na FB,

dołączenia do BLOGOSFERY oraz komentowania wpisów!
Zapraszam także na forum AZYLIUM, które skupia graczy
Mordheim i Warheim FS.

Postać Dramatu – Festus Medyk, Pan Pijawek Nurgla.

Posted on May 18th, 2017 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

Dziś mam dla Was propozycję zasad kolejnej Postaci Dramatu do Warheim FS – szanowne państwo-draństwo oto Festus Medyk, Pan Pijawek Nurgla!

Wszelkie uwagi, komentarze i sugestie mile widziane. Jeżeli dostrzegliście jakieś błędu lub macie pomysł na jakąś modyfikację to piszcie.

Jeśli szanowne państwo-draństwo ma pomysły na kolejnych bohaterów specjalnych do Warheim FS, a wystarczy mi nawet krótki opis zawarty w kilku zdaniach, to piszcie śmiało w komentarzach poniżej.

Zachęcam także do POLUBIENIA gry Warheim FS na FB,

dołączenia do BLOGOSFERY oraz komentowania wpisów!
Zapraszam także na forum AZYLIUM, które skupia graczy
Mordheim i Warheim FS.

Postać Dramatu – Vilitch Przeklęty, Mistrz Zamętu.

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

Dziś mam dla Was propozycję zasad kolejnej Postaci Dramatu do Warheim FS – szanowne państwo-draństwo oto Vilitcha Przeklętego, Mistrza Zamętu!

Wszelkie uwagi, komentarze i sugestie mile widziane. Jeżeli dostrzegliście jakieś błędu lub macie pomysł na jakąś modyfikację to piszcie.

Jeśli szanowne państwo-draństwo ma pomysły na kolejnych bohaterów specjalnych do Warheim FS, a wystarczy mi nawet krótki opis zawarty w kilku zdaniach, to piszcie śmiało w komentarzach poniżej.

Zachęcam także do POLUBIENIA gry Warheim FS na FB,

dołączenia do BLOGOSFERY oraz komentowania wpisów!
Zapraszam także na forum AZYLIUM, które skupia graczy
Mordheim i Warheim FS.

All Hail the Skulltaliser!

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

Ok, if you have been reading this blog of late, you’ll be aware that I have a plan to pull in $99 to monetise this here blog, and before I reveal the Skulltaliser in it’s glory, I want to clarify a few things. So, I’m probably not the best at putting what I mean across […]

Postać Dramatu – Scyla Anfingrimm, Pazur Khorna.

Posted on May 4th, 2017 under , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Dziś mam dla Was propozycję zasad kolejnej Postaci Dramatu do Warheim FS – szanowne państwo-draństwo oto Scyla Anfingrimm, Pazur Khorna!

Wszelkie uwagi, komentarze i sugestie mile widziane. Jeżeli dostrzegliście jakieś błędu lub macie pomysł na jakąś modyfikację to piszcie.

Jeśli szanowne państwo-draństwo ma pomysły na kolejnych bohaterów specjalnych do Warheim FS, a wystarczy mi nawet krótki opis zawarty w kilku zdaniach, to piszcie śmiało w komentarzach poniżej.

Zachęcam także do POLUBIENIA gry Warheim FS na FB,

dołączenia do BLOGOSFERY oraz komentowania wpisów!
Zapraszam także na forum AZYLIUM, które skupia graczy
Mordheim i Warheim FS.

8th Edition 40K: Thousand Sons and Possible Invulnerable Saves

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

What initially put me off the Thousand Sons is just how badly priced they were. 8th Edition promises to change all that though!Despite some new shiny models, and some excellently fluffy formations, the standard Rubric Marine was hideously over priced f…

Thousand Sons vs. Tau Battle Report: Knowledge is power!

Posted on April 24th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Knowledge is power!As you can probably guess from that title image… things went quite well for my Three Musketeers!This was the first outing of my starter Thousand Sons army. At only 450 points, it’s nect to impossible to fit Rubricae in any meaningf…

500 points Chaos Space Marine Army: I am Alpharius…

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

I had a request from a newly made reader on Facebook last night, asking about their Start Collecting! Chaos Space Marines kit. The wanted to know what options they could put on their miniatures, with the intention of getting some games in.

First of all, let me say it again; Welcome to the Grim Dark future, Shi! You’ll forgive me for not using your full name, but I try to keep this site as PG-13 as possible for any potential student neophytes who might be reading.

As I mentioned last night, you will need to get a codex so you can start building your own lists, and in addition to that, the Traitor Legions codex supplement is near mandatory for Chaos Space Marines. However, to get you in the Long War as soon as possible, this is an army list that should get you someway towards winning games without you needing to buy any more miniatures.

Image taken from the Games Workshop webstore

The army is going to be an Alpha Legion Combined Arms Detachment. This is because Alpha Legion tactics will give you a decent amount of board mobility and tactical options without you needing to buy a Rhino or other transport.

Alpha Legion tactics allows you to take Chosen as Troops choices, which is going to be very handy in terms of getting some heavy weapons to the field, and letting you hit the minimum requirement of the CAD whilst still getting in some semi-elite troops. The Alpha Legion also give the Veterans of the Long War upgrade for free to anyone who can take it. In return for not being able to us any Marks of Chaos, all your Chosen, standard Chaos Space Marines and Cultists and Infiltrate.

I’ve tried looking at other Legion tactics, but none of the others quite give you the same amount of flexibility at this low points cost. Don’t feel like you need to paint them as Alpha Legion though… just use their rules for now! 

Here’s the army:

Alpha Legion Insurgent Training Group (CAD)

HQ

Chaos Lord [140pts]: Combat familiar, Combi-bolter, Hydra’s Teeth, Lightning claw, Terminator Armour, Veterans of the Long War

Elites

Helbrute [110pts]: Reaper autocannon, Thunder hammer

Troops

Chaos Space Marines [118pts]: 4x Chaos Marine with Boltgun, Meltagun, 4x Take CCW, Veterans of the Long War. Aspiring Champion: Bolt Pistol, Boltgun, Power Fist

Chosen [130pts]: 4x Chosen with Boltgun, CCW and Boltpistol, Heavy bolter, Replace boltgun w/ Plasma gun, Veterans of the Long War. Chosen Champion: Bolt Pistol, Boltgun, Power Sword

Total: [498pts]

Starting with the troops, these are kitted out due to some of the weird rules attached to building CSM squads. The regular Marines have the Meltagun and Powerfist in the unit, and are actually your assaulting half of the troops choice. Everyone has a bolt pistol and close combat weapon in addition to their bolter, meaning they are flexible for shooting or assault. The meltagun and powerfist also make this your default anti-heavy armour unit, to be thrown at the occasional surprise Land Raider!
The Chosen are the shooting half of the army… partly to give you a taste of Infiltrating plasma guns, but also because normal CSM units need to have 10 men to get a heavy weapon (in this case the heavy bolter). Chosen can pretty much take whatever they want, and giving them the H. Bolter and Plasma gun turn them into a fairly good Objective camping unit. Infiltrate means that objective can even be in the middle of the battlefield, and since the Chosen are Troops, they get Objective Secured. Traditional methods of clearing such troops off the battlefield include getting an assaulting unit to overrun them… which would be an interesting thing to try against the Chosen’s 15 attacks back, with 3 of them being done with the Champions Power Sword!
In terms of modelling these, I would give them all a bolt pistol and close combat weapon, and then strap the bolter and special weapons to their backpacks. If you’re careful with using small amounts of glue, you can reclaim those special weapons back for other projects if you waned in the future.
The Hellbrute is somewhat of an oddity in this list. Due to the Crazed special rule, it’s not as reliable a firebase as it could be. That said, with the Reaper Autocanon threatening light vehicles and the Thunder Hammer threatening… well everybody, all it needs to do is Rambo up from your back lines. If the enemy choose to ignore it, they will end up with a crazed robot/demon hybrid rampaging up the battlefield. If they focus fire on it, well good. Your other units can get some good work done!
The Chaos Lord gives you something that not many armies can claim. It gives you an actually scary hero unit, that can rip apart entire units if not dealt with. Terminator armour is an upgrade you need to take to use the model in the Start Collecting box. It also gives you a good deal of survivability, and the ability to Deep Strike. We will exploit this…
The Combi-bolter comes free with the Terminator armour. It’s a twin-linked bolter, which we’ve paired up with a unique piece of Alpha Legion wargear; the Hydra’s Teeth. This turns your humble bolter into a small blast, Ignores Cover, Poisoned 2+ mini-canon of Imperial Guard death. You Deep Strike in, preferably within 12-inches, and drop two blasts of poison onto a soft and squishy troops choice. For guard equivalent troops, this is about the same as getting hit by plasma canons, and even other Marines will have to take quite a few saves.
Your next turn will be delicious, provided your Lord survives. As the terminator armour gives you Relentless, you can do your poisoned blast trick again before charging in a ripping up your target with the Lighting Claw.
Here’s the best bit about Alpha Legion. If your Chaos Lord dies, you do not give the enemy a victory point for Slay the Warlord. Your next Aspiring Champion will simply become your Warlord, due to the I am Alpharius special rule. Only Alpha Legion can do this, which makes the suicidal Deep Striking unsupported Chaos Lord less risky.
So there you have it. In the first turn, you’ve already Infiltrated up to the enemies door-step. In the second turn, your Chaos Lord has a chance of dropping and hammering them from behind. If the enemy manages to chew through all that, they’ll then have to deal with the Hellbrute crashing onto their lines!
A surprisingly competitive list for 500 points, with a lot of fun tactical options to be made. You could even opt for a very risky null-deployed army, with the Hellbrute acting as an anchor for Deep Striking and Outflanking infantry. What’s even more surprising is how easy it was to get this list out of the Start Collecting! kit, making Chaos Space Marines one of the best starter armies to buy.
For a faction that still somewhat ranks quite low in the power tiers, that is an awesome achievement!
I hope that helps you plan your build Shi. As I said, don’t consider yourself tied to the Alpha Legion. This is just a good way for you to start and have a chance of winning some of your early games.
Until next time!




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Wizard in Progress: The trouble with cloaks…

Posted on April 20th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

So you can see from the picture the problem. With the big flowing cloak in the back, any detail on the mini-disc of Tzeentch is entirely lost.Will look great running away… Also secret reveal of extra layers of painting!The solution is to just put any…

Wizard in Progress: The Disclet of Tzeentch Mk. 2

Posted on April 19th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Whilst I like the shield surf board stolen from a Stormcast Eternal, I couldn’t get any of my Sorcerer models to fit easily on them. So I came up with the new Disclet of Tzeentch!A really simple conversion. All you need is a flying base flipped upside …

Thousand Sons: Porthos the Sorcerer and The Disclet of Tzeentch!

Posted on April 17th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Double post to make up for missing yesterday. I was busy driving back from visiting Tabletop Engineer, so couldn’t put up anything.This is a work in progress for Porthos’ “bike”, the Disclet of Tzeentch. Not as big or powerful as a proper Disc, it’s en…

Thousand Sons: Porthos the Sorcerer, a Rescue

Posted on April 17th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

This is another quick post, as it’s Easter Monday. This is a before and after shot for the first of my Thousand Sons sorcerer army, named after one of the Three Musketeers, Porthos!Poor guy…Needs a bit more blue and contrast on it, but it’s certainly…

The Next project: Thousand Sons and Turning to Chaos

Posted on April 12th, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

You know, it’s funny sometimes how a simple thing like a Twitter poll can kick off a great deal of change.That’s a Tzeentch pun, by the way.Well I laughed.Anyway. Thousand Sons were voted to be the next project, which means this chap here gets to look …

Thousand Sons and Space WolvesTest Models

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

With the polls losing tomorrow, and no other votes being made in the past day, it looks as though the Thousand Sons will be the winners!However, I did have a go at testing out paint schemes for both the Wolves and Sons:The first model is the standard R…

450pts Thousand Sons Army List: Ahriman the Goat Herder

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

Something of a giggle build for Thousand Sons, revolving around a powerful ace HQ and some warm bodies for canon fodder.God I miss my computer… image edited in Paint with Ahriman picture from hereCombined Arms Detachment [440 points]HQAhriman: Disc o…