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I haven't been getting my fantasy wargame on lately mainly due to the storm of apathy that Age of Sigmar provoked in our gaming group. For a while I've been wanting to play Kings of War and last week Vinny expressed an interest. So as two experienced gamers a 2000 point demo game was the order of the day. We downloaded the free rules and it's another episode of Good vs Evil - This Time It's Personal! My Wood Elves vs Vinny's Undead.We Don't Need Your Stinkin' Tactics! Rather than bore people who read this about my non valid tactical thoughts on Kings of War, I just picked stuff that I wanted...
This notice is currently doing it's nut around the internets today. It seems like some top notch troll work to me but if it is true there could be some new ultra cool new models for some of my favourite games! The bit about "dreams and rainbows" suggests GW is looking to get in on the My Little Pony/Care Bears Christmas present market but if they bring out a decent King Redwart model and...
Another WIP post this! My hobbying has taken a rather 40Kish turn this last couple of weeks, mainly in the form of Necromunda and it's motorised form Gorkamorka. For those out of the know, Necromunda was a gang warfare in the cramped spaces of an Imperial Hive World whereas Gorkamorka was a Mad Maxesque Orks driving around fighting each other in trukks (patent pending probably) and also devolved humans and mutie raiders. I bought Gorkamorka, assembled the vehicles (ish) played a game then went on to the next flavour of the month. Then I found the rules for Necromunda in the Ash Wastes and...
The Invention of The Printing Press I have a dirty little secret. Well, not really a secret just a less frequented blog really. My other blog is a pseudo newspaper based on the goings on in a settlement called Slag Valley in Hive Primus on the Imperial planet of Necromunda. The paper's name is The Slag Valley Bullett (formerly Star). It began over 20 years ago when Necromunda first came out and a good buddy of mine called Dave was the editor (Dave was the only person I knew who had a pc that had publishing...
Adeptus Propagandaria Quarterly By Aurelis Charga Jolamn Ghites media mogul and entrepreneur has announced that his military journal is joining in a syndication contract with some of the most popular publications from several independent journalist periodicals and we at Slag Valley Bullett are pleased to announce we have been shortlisted for consideration. Providing there are no legal issues, the Slag Valley Bullett will be available to other hives and beyond...
Shenanigans with a Dremel, Some Glue and Green Stuff iTunes is playing Queens Of The Stone Age for me and I'm going to show you what I'm neglecting my adult duties with this week. A while ago I purchased a bag of assorted chopped up models that I thought I could salvage and make new preciouses with. The first contender for lead favourite of the month is an escapee from that very bag! An old Necromunda beastmaster had been victim of Sharia Law as his left arm had been removed as well as his stub gun. A pretty harmless bearded geezer. I gave him a plasma pistol, a green stuff forearm and an old...
Had a game of Bloodbowl a fortnight ago (which was nice) and I've decided to repaint my Undead team. This post isn't about that, it's about this rather cool thing I found on Twitter. It's a dwarf fantasy football (Bloodbowl ffs) player using some sort of dozer blade in front. Now anyone who knows me (in the real world) will know Dwarfs are anathema to me, but by crikey would I love to have one of these for my Bloodbowl team! Anyway, if my current bloodbowl fad lasts any length of time I could see me purchasing one of the below items....... Today we show the poll winning model,the amazing...
Time for another Age of Sigmar battle report. This time it's between my Wood Elf force against a similar number of Donal's Empire army. As my last threesome took ages we had decided that a 75 wound battle would be sufficient to get through fairly swifly with a possibility of a game of *something else for dessert. In the red corner - Donal's destroyers, an Empire army consisting of: An Empire general, 5 Outriders, Celestial Hurricanum, 20 Halberdiers, 10...
Recruitment Drive By Pastor Pyranium Devout Leaked requisition documentaria have surfaced that state that Lord Helmawr has been given the task of raising a regiment from Hive Primus to aid in the passification of several newly discovered habitable systems in the region near the Glock System where the Necromundan 819th regiment are stationed ( Slag Valley Bullett issue #2 ). This honour will mean that many of our hives brave young individuals will soon be donning the raiment of Imperial...
Last week a game of Age of Sigmar was enacted by myself, Pat and Vinny. Here is the report about it. But First, An Apology Firstly before I get to the hacking and slashing of the battle report I have to apologise for some of the shoddy camera work of yours truly. In my eagerness to play, I did very little reviewing of the pictures until 2 days later so lighting is poor and many pictures were unusable due to the piece of paper I was using to cut out glare also put large squares of shadow all over the shop. On the plus side I had Aaron writing notes for a lot of the game so a lot of details...