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Prologue Barely had the incursion of xenos been thwarted on Killa La Neck, when another call went out to reinforce Lernin Kerv, another inhabited planet in the Cyavunnh system. The garrison there were attacked by a strike force of xenos, bearing the same brood markings as those that attacked here. Djemtri 'two guns' Vlashvilli company commander of the Krablokistan 47th knew what was coming. A series of shuttles up to the main orbital transports sent the Imperial Guard regiment back into the fray against the dreaded Tyranid threat. So round two of my continuing series of battles against Hive...
Approximate Reading Time: 11 minutesAnother day and another mission allied with the Tau. I say allied, I mean we fought on the same side. Today I have a debrief of how the new Ambush Mission in the 8th edition rule book played out between Astra Militarum & Tau versus Dark Angels & Harlequins. Never miss an article? Subscribe! We played 1,000 points per force. 2,000 points total per side. Quick side note: I have changed the headings in my blog’s content.I have made them all bigger and created a greater contrast between the sizes. Does it help? Did you notice? Ambush Mission Overview...
I finally picked this game up this year after being turned on to it at Templecon 2016 last year. For one piece board game miniatures the quality is pretty great and the monsters are very good. Looking forward to putting some paint on to those. In the meantime I did a speed paint job on my favorite of the four clans in the base game.
Wow, and just like that 5 months goes by without a single blog post! For shame!I certainly haven't been as busy as I have been at times with the hobby but my work hasn't come to a stand still just my blog posting.You should see a series of posts cropping up over the next couple weeks with what I've been up to over the last several months. In the mean time here's a few teaser shots. ...
Two Xenos Invasion in One Evening Greetings. As I so often do, a bandwagon rolled into town, and I leapt upon it. That bandwagon was the new 40K and as there are dozens (in not billions) of blog posts about the new game I will jump fairly quickly into the games and draw some conclusions afterwards. As the title suggests, we (myself, Aaron & Stuart) arranged to have a couple of games. As we'd all seen the leaked army lists forces were mustered and 3 1000 point armies assembled round Stuart's abode. Two armies were filthy xenos (Stuart's Tyranids and Aarons Tau) whilst the Imperium of man...
Approximate Reading Time: 4 minutesNow we have some Bullgryns Tactics for 8th edition lets look at magnetising Bullgryns to get the best out of your models! Magnetising Bullgryns & Ogryns – The Models I love these guys. Unsure why but it’s probably because their big, awesome and unlike anything else the Astra Militarum have access to. I magnetised by first Bullgryns some time ago now so they could take Brute shields and Power Mauls or Slabshields and Grenadier Gauntlets. I wanted the flexibility to take either configuration without needing to buy another three models – saved me £28 :-)...
New Camera, New Models Hello again. Just a quick update of some finished (and some 98% finished) models. The new 40K is high on my agenda but I've finished some Necromunda/Inquisimunda type models. I have recently purchased a new camera so my experimenting with them could lead to some varied results. On with the show. The Rusty Ork This an old space Ork Freebooter from the dawn of time. A Bad Mek or something like that. He was coming up to his 18th birthday on the painting table so I took pity on him and this is the result. I'm not ecstatic about his skin tone but as I'm not really a big Ork...
Approximate Reading Time: 12 minutesWelcome to my first 8th edition tactics article. My last article was a decent success I think when I wrote it three years ago on this very same topic. Time for an update. Today we will tackle the big boys of the Astra Militarum. Lets dive into some Bullgryn tactics! Bullgryn War Gear It seems there is a major change now in the way we can kit out our Bullgryns and therefore this affects our Bullgryn tactics. The Old War Gear In the past we had one load out or the other. These two load outs had two very specific […] The post...
Approximate Reading Time: 16 minutesWelcome to my fist 8th Edition Battle Report! It was 100 power level against Dark Angels. I wrote and published my 100 power level Astra Militarum list a few days ago. This might get fairly lengthy, so if you want to see how 8th works then keep going. 100 Power Level Dark Angels List for 8th Edition Battle Report Battle Forged +3CP, Battalion Detachment +3CP, all sharing the Adeptus Astartes keyword HQ Azrael (Warlord and +1CP) Chaplain with Crozius arcanum, Frag & Krak grenades and Plasma pistol Troops 3x Intercessor Squads Elites Deathwing Knights (in...