Posts Tagged ‘Warhammer Fantasy’

X-Wing Wave 5 & OGRE WIP

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

Wave 5 ships dropped in for X-wing about a couple of weeks ago. Everyone seems to have incorporated them into their Squads. So last night I managed a game against 2 Decimators sporting all the new fandangles. It was a brutal list with 24 hull and 8 shi…

The End Times : Khaine

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

What a roller coaster ride this book is. I remember the ‘Storm of Chaos’ WHFB release when I first started out in the Hobby way in the dark ages. That was pretty cool to introduce me to the rich vein of vivid imagination this hobby is. The End Times is…

New Blood Angels

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

Friday sneak peeks of the up coming Blood Angels release. All of you BA players should be over the moon with all the new stuff. Everyone gets a little of some thing this hobby weekend. Smaug is massive and for a premium model, well worth the price. Us …

On the Painting table & Club day

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

Must keep blogging to inspire the painting. Progress has been very slow. Etched out some painting to the Ogres and now have a second unit with a front rank coloured down. The more colour they get the more inspired I get with the hobby. Must finish army…

Morghast Archai

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

Morghast Archai as seen through the window at Games Workshop. The Archai are Nagash’s elite guard and the greatest of the Morghast. Only Nagash’s closest lieutenants can command them and only the mightiest heroes of the mortal race have the power t…

A third of the way done

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

There would seem to be a lot more Night Goblins in my army in comparison to Orcs. I have brough sixty spearmen with me and now I am almost a third of the way through the regiment. Not bad going for ten days painting. I have absolutely no basing materia…

End Times : Khaine is coming

Posted on November 26th, 2014 under , , , . Posted by

So I stumbled over the upcoming sneak peeks of the Khaine book on the interwebs. Better late than never and thought I’d share. This so far means that you can run two types of allied Elven armies. This makes for some powerful builds and Warhammer Fantas…

Back in the groove: WHFB & X-wing

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

Warhammer Khaine was released for pre-orders over the weekend. Attributing to it’s massive popularity it was sold out in less than 20 minutes of release. Well this tells me how many players are out there still playing Warhammer fantasy, Friggin lots! S…

Oldhammer & Rogue Trader

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

Here are four Oldhammer and Rogue Trader websites I discovered recently. Amazing stuff. Check it out!Realm of Chaos 80sWarhammer for AdultsDeathworld AdventuresRoebeast’s Magical House of Sunshine

End Times : Elven Alliance

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

This weekend brings the next peek into the next End times book and it’s my favourite. The shaky alliance will tie together the entire three Elven races to fight in the End times. The arsenals of all Elven players just got real!Malekith finds himself le…

Glotkin and End Times : Warhammer

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

The Glotkin has arrived in book II of ‘The End Times’. I’ve just got around to having a read and boy o boy it’s a brilliant advance on the WHFB IP. It’s a time of uncertainty for gamers but let me tell you that it’s a great time of change. The game has…

New Tyranids and Ogre Kingdoms WIP

Posted on November 7th, 2014 under , , , , . Posted by

Some more new Tyranids are up this weekend and here is the sneak peek at them for ya. The bugs get their own droppies and they look pretty rad!Also some new goodies from Forge world.Ogre Kingdoms are on my painting table currently. Trying to make it as…

BloodBowl and Club day

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

This Sunday was the ABBF Bloodbowl final held at Auckland City Guard Club between Geoff’s Orcs and my Elves. We’re both relatively new to the game and it was a funtastic season with 14 coaches playing in a round robin which culminated to the top 8 maki…

WIP: Arachnarok and Grey Knights

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

Slowly but steadily going forward. This week I didn’t manage to do a lot on my 2 main projects. I spent surprising amount of time basecoating the spiders underbelly… I will repeat myself: paint it in sub assemblies! The way I’m doing it is just WRONG…

Friday sneak peak : Ressurection?

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

We all know that the Glotkin are this week’s new release tomorrow. Spoilers ahead Wargamer if you’ve been under a rock and haven’t ready the Nagash book ‘The End times’.Would that be the new touted Super Franz clouting some Glotty Rot with the hel…

Ogres WIP & Bloodbowl

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

The next project on the table is Ogres. The plan is to have it all painted and ready to go by the end of the year. They are such big mini’s that it requires less tedious painting, so all things are possible. Here’s the recycled Ogres from my old Chaos …

Arachnarok WIP

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

This kit has been haunting me from the shelf of shame for a couple of months now. It’s big, I think I’ve never painted anything that large and detailed in the same time.. I’m having fun with it but it is intimidating – initial airbrush work went pretty…

New Release – Maggoth Lords

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

Here’s the new stuff for this weekend. Warriors of Chaos, Beastmen and Daemons will get some pretty awesome reinforcements. Looks pretty sweet and Nurgly. Enjoy!

Club Sundays

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

Auckland City Guard is my regular club I attend most Sundays. It’s a friendly club which supports all types of Tabletop wargaming to casual Board games starting at 1pm and going to 5pm. Great mix of people from all ages. We get a good turnout from a re…

Friday Sneak Peak

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

 So the White Dwarf is almost out and we see lots of Dark Eldar this weekend. There is NO sign of any Daemons or plastic Greater Daemons at all (Internet rumours you disappoint again). The New DE range looks damn good though! Eavy Metal team …

Hobby Time

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

Have had little time for Hobby but managed to do a few things here and there. The eclectic zipping to and fro from each hobby has actually inspired me again. Totally recommend if you are in a stale patch and looking for some good kick start.Picked up a…

Road to Mordheim – Ghouls!

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

    Hello Reader.   Continuing our sequence of “Road to Mordheim” articles today’s article focuses on the creatures I knew I’d have in the Warband ever since I decided to have a Vampire Counts Warband, and as the title of this ar…

GuardCon 2014 Weekend & Results. part 1.

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

Another well attended and top weekend of games with a number of systems hosted at GuardCon weekend. Warhammer Fantasy and Warhammer 40k were the mainstays again. Flames of War, Board Games and this years two new systems at the convention, SAGA and X-Wi…

The Real Waltrop

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

Krüger and I are planning a campaign for HotT and Warhammer. It’s going to take place on an island. The armies involved will probably be Hoplites and Orcs, maybe wild men wearing scary tribal masks instead of Orcs. (Hey Jörg, you can still join us! A…

The Painting Frog, now on Facebook!

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

      Hello Reader.   Just a quick update today to let you guys know that The Painting Frog now has its own Facebook page.   I have been toying with the idea for a while now and it seems important these days to have a way of co…