Posts Tagged ‘Wargaming’

5 Demon-Winning Ork Miniatures

Posted on June 18th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

We’re up to the neck in Games Workshop’s make-over of the Warhammer 40K Orks. So it is that time again. Let’s take a look at what the world’s best painters have done with Games Workshop’s Ork miniatures to date. Enjoy. #1 …

DreadBall Azure Forst Clarification And Apology

Posted on June 17th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Three days ago, I posted an article criticising Mantic Games for their latest announcement of a special ‘Azure Forest edition’ of their bestselling DreadBall game. As pointed out by vigilant Mantic fans and by Mantic Games themselves, prett…

White Dwarf Weekly #21 Cover – Looted Wagons & Meks

Posted on June 16th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Whispers of what we’ll see in the upcoming White Dwarf appeared earlier today. Now there is also a cover (confirming a lot of it, such as the exclusive (?) Looted Wagon Datasheet). Let me know what you think! Z.Author informationZweischneidI am Z…

Defensive Behaviour.. building fieldworks with Warfare Miniatures accessories. Part 4

Posted on June 13th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

gun platform – I did two sections like this in the original four.A lot of fancy detailed painting could have be done on these defences but the effect I was looking for was very particular. I wanted a massive, consistent, interesting but at the same tim…

Ork Releases Week #3 – Mek Gunz, Still No Codex

Posted on June 10th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

The third week of Ork releases is coming in the form of Big Meks and some of their favourite toys, including the Shokk Attack Gun in plastic. Again, there does not seem to be a Codex in the mix though, meaning the Ork release will (at least) be spread …

More 15mm 40k Space orc(y) goodness. Squiggoth WIP

Posted on June 9th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

To carry on with my 15mm space orc lot, I thought I’d share my latest addition to them, my squiggoth. It’s a repurposed scotia-grendel 28mm warbeast (a Kev adams sculpt I think) that I had knocking around. With an added howdah and a large c…

More 15mm 40k Space orc(y) goodness. Squiggoth WIP

Posted on June 9th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

To carry on with my 15mm space orc lot, I thought I’d share my latest addition to them, my squiggoth. It’s a repurposed scotia-grendel 28mm warbeast (a Kev adams sculpt I think) that I had knocking around. With an added howdah and a large c…

Terrain Workshop: The Oggum settlement (part 1)

Posted on June 8th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Well, it’s been a while in the making, but here is a mostly done terrain set up specially for my Grinning Skull Oggum (oggam) figures. I’ve been meaning to take some pictures for ages, but haven’t got round to it until now. My inside …

Terrain Workshop: The Oggum settlement (part 1)

Posted on June 8th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Well, it’s been a while in the making, but here is a mostly done terrain set up specially for my Grinning Skull Oggum (oggam) figures. I’ve been meaning to take some pictures for ages, but haven’t got round to it until now. My inside …

Ork Rumours: Ghazghkull a Lord of War

Posted on June 8th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Word has it that the upcoming Orks Codex, the first of its kind for Warhammer 40K 7th Edition, will include Lords of War units. Now, rumours are out that the Codex will have at least 2 Lords of War: the Stompa and … Ghazghkull Thraka, the Prophe…

H1 review of the Year Ahead in Gaming

Posted on June 8th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

At the start of the year I outlined some goals. Let’s see how they have progressed or changed. Complete Scarlet …Continue reading →

Flash Gitz on Pre-Order … Those Sprues Are Insane!!

Posted on June 6th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

As it says on the tin… Games Workshop put up the Warhammer 40K Ork Flash Gitz for pre-order. They aren’t cheap, 5 miniatures for £32?, but those weapon sprues are pretty insane. Have a look! #1 – Flash Gitz Sprues #2 – White D…

5 Easy Ways to Play Warhammer 40K Competitively

Posted on June 6th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

So the word on the interwebs is (once again) that Warhammer 40K is ill-suited to be used as a competitive test of your skills against another opponent. Admittedly, that isn’t the main focus of Warhammer 40K – and as long as there is such a …

Week 2 Warhammer 40K Ork Releases – Flash Gitz, No Codex

Posted on June 5th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Pictures via Blog for the Blood God on Facebook. Z.Author informationZweischneidI am Zweischneid. Wargame Addict. Hopeless painter and founder of Pins of War. I hope you enjoyed this article. Don’t forget to share your favourite miniature pictures and …

Painting the Ork Morkanaut Video by Games Workshop

Posted on June 4th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Games Workshop’s series of painting videos, which they launched recently has generally been very good. The three videos they put out to today are particularly noteworthy, not because it is about Orks, but because they show you how to paint a mode…

A Review of the Space Marine Strike Force Ultra Dataslate

Posted on June 3rd, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Dataslates first hit Warhammer 40K during last year’s Digital Advent Calendar, leading up to Christmas. Like any of the pre-Christmas digital dataslates – say the Tau Fire Support Cadre – the Strike Force Ultra dataslate was written to match the…

Forge World’s Cerastus Knight-Lancer

Posted on June 2nd, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Forge World releases the Cerastus Knight-Lancer, recently previewed at the Forge World Heresy Weekender. It’s big! It’s a bit spindle-legged! It’s 170,- quid! #1 – The Cerastus Knight-Lancer The Cerastus Knight-Lancer is a first…

Hugging the Huguenots – My new wargaming passion Part 5

Posted on June 2nd, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Colin Napier – Maybe it’s a reflection of my personality, perhaps a result of a childhood spent under the leaden skies of Western Scotland, but I’ve always felt an affinity with grey. Just as well when it comes to Huguenots as that’s the primary …

Little Wars Melbourne – 2014

Posted on June 2nd, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Yesterday I ventured way down south to Moorabbin  (with a slight diversion through the wilds of Caulfield while I got my bearings!) to attend Little Wars, Melbourne. I managed to get La Petite Rosbif #2 to accompany me, which was surprising, but a…

Episode 1, Generation Kill – Barbarosa

Posted on June 2nd, 2014 under , , , , , , , . Posted by

The pleasure of Alan coming over for Little Wars Melbourne provided an opportunity to play a game or two. Since we …Continue reading →

What the Hell Is Going on with Infinity?

Posted on May 31st, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I admit, I’ve never really gotten into Infinity as a game. But I doubt there is a hobbyist out there that is not awed by some of the fantastic sci-fi miniature Corvus Belli managed to produce over the years (a slick Giraldez-paint-job usually doe…

A bit of painting does you good!

Posted on May 31st, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I’ve been trying to fit in some miniature painting over this last week, I admit that it’s been ages since I’ve had time to get some colours on any of my miniatures, so with a bit of inspiration from my lead haul I attained from triple…

A bit of painting does you good!

Posted on May 31st, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

I’ve been trying to fit in some miniature painting over this last week, I admit that it’s been ages since I’ve had time to get some colours on any of my miniatures, so with a bit of inspiration from my lead haul I attained from triple…

Media hype wargaming connection with convicted murderer (here we go again…)

Posted on May 31st, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

  Well, the UK press are at it again, and I don’t just mean talking crap and hacking phones, this time us wargaming bods are under attack. It all concerns this fellow in the picture trying to dress like an assassin (which is exactly what he …

Media hype wargaming connection with convicted murderer (here we go again…)

Posted on May 31st, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

  Well, the UK press are at it again, and I don’t just mean talking crap and hacking phones, this time us wargaming bods are under attack. It all concerns this fellow in the picture trying to dress like an assassin (which is exactly what he …