After playing my first game of 40k, I thought i’d post a few thoughts on my impressions. The first thing that comes to mind are how simple the rules are compared to the last Edition. I suppose being used to a more complicated ruleset made these easy to pick up. They also worked very well.… Read More A novice’s thoughts on 40k
A few Fridays ago I played my first game of 8th ed. 40k (and only 4th game of 40k ever) vs one of the club committee members, Nick. (I’ll put my thoughts on 40k in a separate post). Nick decided to use the game to try out a number of things he hadn’t used in… Read More 40k First game
You can normally tell when I’ve not managed to get any game time in, as there seems to be a direct correlation between no games and my hobby output. This is the case at present, though I do have a game on Friday. Unsurprisingly this is 40k. Why unsurprisingly? Well the second correlation I’ve noted… Read More Hobby Update – Space Marines – Squad: March!
I have to admit that I really like black and white sketches and pictures. It’s probably a throwback to my utter lack of talent in that respect. Whilst I can’t claim to have any kind of extensive knowledge on the ‘fantasy’ art world, there are a couple of artists who jump out at me. If… Read More Paul Bonner illustrations
++++++ Report to Inquisitor Marleck on the Shadow Sentinel Librarius ++++++ For hundreds of years it has been assumed that the Chapter lacked the gene required to manifest psychic powers (this time fueling rumours that they were an offshoot of the Black Templars). This opinion was furthered by the number of Culexus assassins that had… Read More Hobby Update – Space Marines
More than 8 months after deciding to retry 40k (after a very brief unsuccessful stint in 7th Edition), i’ve finally lined up my first game of 8th edition against one of the club committee members, Nick. He knows it’s my first game so said he will not bring one of his nastier lists (which would… Read More 40k First Game incoming
With February over and Azazel having posted his wrap up of the neglected model’s completed, I thought I’d better post mine. This month it has very much been wood elf central, concentrating on my mainly 4th edition models all hailing from the early 90’s. This involved 2 sets of command models, 14 Eternal Guard and… Read More Hobby Update – Neglected Model Feb round-up
I am on FIRE this month. Three hobby updates in as many days, you must be wondering what they’ve put in my water! Ok it’s not that impressive as most of these miniatures have been worked on over the last month or so and not finished due to flitting from one set of models to… Read More Hobby Update – Space Marine Aggressors
Further to my previous post, this month I’ve continued Azazel’s challenge to give some love to some long neglected models. The victims, I mean lucky recipients were the 4th ed. wood elf spearmen that one of the command groups in the last post will lead. These will make up the bulk of my Crimson Guard… Read More Hobby Update – Wood Elves pt 2
My painting time (or more accurately, lack of) over the last few months has been rubbish even by my standards. I have about 6 different projects on the ‘tray’ and am flitting between them without really progressing on any. So I made a concerted effort to at least clear something by the end of the… Read More Hobby Update – Wood Elves
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