Posts Tagged ‘Warhammer 40K’

Battle Report: Chaos Space Marines vs Space Wolves

Posted on October 30th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Thor

Last night was another practice for me for the Standish Standoff on Nov. 8th. My list was: Chaos Space Marines – 1,650 HQ Huron Blackheart Ghostwrath (Daemon Prince) – Wings, Power Armor, Mark of Nurgle, Spell Familiar, Psyker (M3) Troops Chaos Spa…

Necron Commission – Ghost Ark and Deathmarks

Posted on October 30th, 2014 under , , . Posted by

This week I finished up the Necron commission, it took a little longer than anticipated as I was apartment hunting with Amy (we found an apartment!). Started with the Deathmarks. I’ve always liked these models and they perform decently in-game to…

Warhammer 40,000: Regicide

Posted on October 30th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

So another Warhammer 40,000 game is in production. This time it’s 40k Chess. To be honest I have no feelings one way or the other on how good or not it will be. Or even how advisable it is to make a 40k version of the original strategy game when Games Workshop spend a lot […]

Eisenhorn: Paint in Progress

Posted on October 28th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

  This model has been the bane of my existence for quite some time. His name is Murphy, because what can go wrong will go wrong. I have actually had this model for…holy crap…12-13 years now maybe, I am starting to feel old. I think I p…

More Tyranid Images

Posted on October 28th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , . Posted by

It wouldn’t be a Tyranid release without a deluge of mental looking new kits and it looks this one is no exception…

Tyranids Sighted

Posted on October 27th, 2014 under , , , , , , , , , . Posted by

Okay, it’s not much but this gribbly sod makes it pretty clear that the Tyranids are about to have another reboot. Most Tyranid players will be delighted after the last two codices were pretty sucky. Let’s hope this edition bucks the trend. Having had a couple of Tyranid armies over the years I, for one, […]

Huron Blackheart: Paint in Progress #2

Posted on October 27th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Thor

I’ve finally made some significant progress on my counts-as Huron Blackheart. First up, pics. I’m really happy with how this is coming together. The skin was a mistake but one that I’m glad I made because I really like the result. I s…

Shape of Things to Come

Posted on October 25th, 2014 under , . Posted by

Not a lot of painting got done this week. The fourth-quarter scramble at work has loaded me up with too much to do, and I’m close to finishing the first draft of book five in my viking series. There’s just not enough time to paint.However, I have set m…

Forge World Newsletter #426

Posted on October 24th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Some reinforcements for Forge Worlds ‘Solar Auxilia’ army are incoming…The Dracosan Armoured Transport is manufactured to standards only usually required of war machines destined for service with the Legiones Astartes. It is large enough to accommoda…

Chaos Space Marines: Forged in Hate and Bathed in Blood

Posted on October 24th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Thor

In just over 2-weeks is the 4th Standish Standoff. The Standish Standoff is a 24-player 40K tournament held at Crossroad Games in Standish, Maine. It’s a three game tournament that’s more hobby inclusive than your average big event played a…

Genestealer Cult – Hybrid Aberration Heavy Weapon Servitor

Posted on October 23rd, 2014 under , , . Posted by

I’ve had a notion to do a large hybrid servitor as an addition to the squad for a while now. This guy has been cobbled together with blu-tack and left at the back of the paint station for months now, so I thought it time to put him together properly. A…

More Orctober Goodness

Posted on October 22nd, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

 While working on my Ork Warbuggies for Orctober, I ended up pulling out all of my Ork models and putting a bunch of stuff together.Ork KommandosI found 10 metal ork heads with gas masks.  I combined these with a bunch of  metal and plas…

Necron Commission: Necron Warriors

Posted on October 21st, 2014 under , , . Posted by

This week I’ve mainly been working on Necron Warriors! The scheme is a previously painted scheme (I don’t know who by sorry) that I’ve been asked to replicate for a Necron Battle Force. Line Highlights aren’t usually my thing b…

Chaos Space Marines: More Lessons from the Table

Posted on October 21st, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Thor

This past Saturday I played in a 1,650 tournament at my FLGS. Next month is the Standish Standoff, a 24-player 40K tournament with lots of prizes and such, so this month was essentially practice since it’s also 1,650. So, I brought along my list …

Huron Blackheart: Paint in Progress

Posted on October 20th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Thor

With three weeks to go until the Standish Standoff, 40K tournament, I’ve finally started putting paint on my counts-as Huron (yet to be named). Let’s jump into some shots. Sorry for the quality on some of these. I snapped shots real quick t…

Inquisitor: 1996 Games Workshop Movie

Posted on October 19th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Thor

I completely forgot about this gem until just recently while searching YouTube for cool Warhammer 40K stuff. Here’s a bit of info taken right from the Lexicanum page for it. In 1996, for the 25th Anniversary Games Day, Games Workshop released (fo…

Battle Report: Chaos Space Marines vs Iron Hands

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

Thor

I played a 1,650 game on Wednesday night against Iron Hands Space Marines. We played The Spoils of War Maelstrom mission, which is the one where you can score each others objectives. I had the same list I’ve been using to prepare for a tournament…

Noob Review of Warhammer 40k: Conquest

Posted on October 15th, 2014 under , . Posted by

  Recently my order for the 40k LCG, Warhammer 40,000: Conquest arrived, and I’ve had a chance to build several decks, and to get a few trial games in.  I’m calling this a “Noob Review” because I do not have a ton of experience under my belt,…

Counts-as Huron Blackheart: Ready for Paint

Posted on October 15th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Thor

I have wrapped up the sculpting and converting on my counts-as Huron Blackheart model so it’s time to move on to painting. However, I do have a question for you all. Everything is magnetized on this model but I’m curious to know which of th…

Genestealer Cult – Aberrant 2nd Generation Hybrid

Posted on October 14th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

Mr Saturday

My hobby has been intermittent lately, due to this, that and the other thing. I did get a few hours in recently though, and I managed to finish putting together this guy, the melta-gunner for the squad of hybrids.He’s not your standard bald bloke with …

Forge World Newsletter #424

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

I may have to purchase this one…It looks very nice indeed…in an evil way of course…

Orctober: Ork Wartracks and Buggies WIP

Posted on October 11th, 2014 under , , , , , . Posted by

Hey there,I am back today with an update on my Ork vehicles that I have been working on for Orctober.You may remember from last week that I had the basic vehicles done but needed to add both crew and weapons to the buggies and tracks.A peek at the work…

Fabius Bile: What Do You Think?

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

Thor

Wednesday night, after we were all done our 40K gaming, a few of us were talking and Fabius Bile came up in the conversation as an HQ choice for Chaos Space Marines. It wasn’t a super serious conversation but it did get me thinking again about th…

Model Showcase: Nemesis Dreadknights.

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

  Hello Reader.   Well, it seems that in light of all the recent articles published here, the word on the street is that I don’t paint miniatures.   With this blog being called “The Painting Frog” there has indeed been a shortage o…

Battle Report: Chaos Space Marines vs Space Wolves

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

Thor

Another week another game. As has become the course lately, I played a 1,650 40K game last night against Space Wolves with my Chaos Space Marines, Disciples of Twilight. I had the same list I’ll be running for a while as I play test for a 40K tou…