Posts Tagged ‘Fluff’

Thoughts on Warhammer Adventures and why it upsets "Fans"

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

So Warhammer Adventures. Warhammer for kids. Specifically kids 8 to 12 years old.Here is its pitch for 40kAnd here is its pitch for AoSNow I am not going to focus on fantasy, I’ll really get to why I ignore it later, but fundamentally it comes down to …

BFG Additional Ship’s Compendium 2.0: Draft Update!

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

Okay, so I finally recommenced work on the ASC 2.0 after some prodding from the group earlier today. Was nice to return 2 it after almost 2 years since the last draft. In those 2 years, I stopped work not because of lack of interest, but I both was get…

The Post of Malal

Posted on May 10th, 2018 under , , , . Posted by

We here at Sepulchre of Heroes have a unhealthy fascination with the one true Daemon King Malal. I mean why not, It’s kind of a cool dude.For the un-initiated, or for those you want a fun review, I highly encourage you to check out this previous P…

My Hopes for the Sisters of Battle

Posted on April 17th, 2018 under , , , , , , . Posted by

Variance Hammer was on a temporary holiday while I was in Zambia, but a free morning in the hotel and an announcement I’ve been waiting for for years spurred the desire to […]

Trazyn’s "Lost Regiments"- Guard from our Adepticon Team Tournament Display

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

Now that Adepticon is over and we’ve dropped the shroud of secrecy around our board theme, I can finally post some pictures of the army I brought to the team tournament. As mentioned in an earlier post, our team’s theme was the Vaults of Solemnace…

The physics (or lack there of) of Star Wars: The Last Jedi (Hyperspace Kamikaze)

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

Let me first say, that I LOVED The Last Jedi. I think it is great. If you don’t, then fine. But this is not the time or place to discuss whether the movie was good or not (though I probably have more posts coming on that). Now is the time how to, once …

Allies of Inconvenience- Episode 7: Codex Reviews and Dead Primarchs

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

I know we have lapsed a few months. But thats how life goes isn’t it. To make up for it this episode has not 3, but 4 segments!Listen/Subscribe with iTunes Happy holidays! Since it tis the season AND we have missed a few months, we bring you a lon…

Sanguinius Returning: Possibilities and Plot Holes

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

Well, there is a lot of talk of my beloved Primarch, our most Glorious Angel Sanguinius, coming back. And while I am sure Hawk Boy would be an AMAZING MODEL and be SUPER AWESOME to play with, from a story perspective I am not so sure how I feel about i…

Sanguinius Returning: Possibilities and Plot Holes

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

Well, there is a lot of talk of my beloved Primarch, our most Glorious Angel Sanguinius, coming back. And while I am sure Hawk Boy would be an AMAZING MODEL and be SUPER AWESOME to play with, from a story perspective I am not so sure how I feel about i…

Cypher’s Sword Identified?!!!

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

I’m not sure why I’ve never seen this picture before. I hope it’s just new.That’s Lion El’Jonson fighting Conrad Cruze. See anything interesting?That cross guard looks familiar doesn’t it.Cypher does have the Lion sword. THIS IS GOING TO BE HAPPENING S…

Cypher’s Sword Identified?!!!

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

I’m not sure why I’ve never seen this picture before. I hope it’s just new.That’s Lion El’Jonson fighting Conrad Cruze. See anything interesting?That cross guard looks familiar doesn’t it.Cypher does have the Lion sword. THIS IS GOING TO BE HAPPENING S…

The 8th Edition Codex Eldar Review: Fluff, Aesthetics, and all that Jazz

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

Here we are once again my friends. A new edition, a new Eldar codex, and another review of it. This will be coming out in parts, not necessarily because it’s […]

Inclusion Matters – 40K Edition

Posted on November 1st, 2017 under , , , , . Posted by

Imagine you’re in a city you’ve never been to before, and you’re in the mood to watch whatever sport it is you like. Your team’s playing tonight, and one of […]

Organizing Imperial Guard Regiments (Astra Militarum)

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

Hi All,A you may recall, I’ve been struggling to finish this first squad of Imperial Guard (IG), now confusingly called Astra Militarum in the latest editions of 40K.My corner of the Imperium is Borborygmus Prime, I have as yet not pinned it down in th…

Organizing Imperial Guard Regiments (Astra Militarum)

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

Hi All,A you may recall, I’ve been struggling to finish this first squad of Imperial Guard (IG), now confusingly called Astra Militarum in the latest editions of 40K.My corner of the Imperium is Borborygmus Prime, I have as yet not pinned it down in th…

The Most Powerful Daemon God

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

“Who is most powerful Daemon God?” is one of those questions that forces sides largely on personal tastes. Pepsi or Coke. Apple or PC. Change, Blood, Party, or Pestilence. They’re all equal options that seem to exist and aren’t going away anytime soon….

Primaris Space Marines: More Questions than Answers

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

So, GW is making new space marines. They look cool. Their profile doesn’t seem super broken. I don’t generally mind the release. But, I still had this gut feeling of “wrongness” about them. After giving it some thought, here is what I got1- First of al…

Games Workshop – Slow Death by its own Fluff?

Posted on September 3rd, 2015 under , . Posted by

Warning: This is a Long(ish) Read.Games Workshop – doomed to be destroyed by its own creation?The Boring Introduction BitWhilst walking to Asda in the rain I tried thinking of several titles for this post: Too much Grimdarkness, not enough actual …

What kind of gamer are you?

Posted on December 4th, 2011 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Bear with me on this one, it might get a bit meta.I started playing Drakar och Demoner, the Swedish-language local version of (GURPS, actually) D & D back in 1980-something with some local middle-school friends. Read Dragonlance books. Read Battlet…

"Deathsquads" – Fan-based WH40K skirmish game.

Posted on October 30th, 2011 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Horrible name with some nasty real-world connotations, but great idea.http://www.deathsquadsgame.com/http://www.deathsquadsgame.com/Basically Necromunda with some updated rules, less gangs, more pre-existing 40K miniatures and races – IG, Renegade IG, …

Ordo Xenos Inquisitor + Jokaero

Posted on October 28th, 2011 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Ordo Xenos Inquisitor + JokaeroSo my GK no GK no mech triple Assassin army list has an Ordo Xenos Inquisitor and monkeys in it. Jokaero, whatever.Hmmm… not sure whether to call it a fluff list anymore, or just stupid. Or cool. Yeah, not really sure h…

6th Edition: Warhammer 41,000

Posted on October 25th, 2011 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

IT IS THE 42nd millennium. The Tyranids have eaten Ultramar, the proud Ultramarines are presumed killed to the last man with a strike force lost in the warp. The commander of the Word Bearers sent a message of condolence to the High Lords of Terra, the…

Free rules, tactical, official GW Warhammer game that you only need 1-5 models to play. Pit Fighter.

Posted on October 25th, 2011 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I had no idea about this, found it by accident. More people should know, I’d start playing this right now, with $10 spent on eBay if someone’s in San Diego.1. Free download rules at http://www.games-workshop.com/MEDIA_CustomProductCatalog/m1340002_Pit_…

Powerfist.

Posted on October 22nd, 2011 under , , , , . Posted by

OP on a points-per-kill threat scale. Go away. Or up the cost. They should not be the sole go-to upgrade thing. Let other things play, too, like plasma pistols and power weapons and whatnot.

Grenades, grenades and more grenades.

Posted on October 14th, 2011 under , , , , . Posted by

I have not read every codex. I haven’t even read the entire rulebook in, oh, about 20 years. Maybe more.But after checking out some Eldar and Eldar Renegades and Tyranids and the GK (I’m only there for the Coteaz + Henchmen stuff) lists I’ve come to a …