Top Stories

August 31, 2010

Wargames Gallery 8-31-10

View Comments
Pic submitted by Aaron Wright

Work this good merits a Haiku contest.
Come on, I know you late-nighters are up to the challenge...
     

Hobby: Thunderwolf Cavalry of Khorne Conversion

View Comments
Hey everybody it's MBG and I am back with my newest "counts as" conversion, Thunderwolf Calvary of Khorne! I've been dabbling with running wolves for awhile, since Goatboy put me on to some tricks with them.  So this is what I hope will be the first of many Thunderwolf of Khorne models. 

40K RUMORS: Dark Eldar Plastic Kits

View Comments
So following on the heels of the last listing of the first wave contents, more specifics are coming about the contents of this November's Dark Eldar.

40K: Not Another Exodite Army

View Comments
Hello again boys and girls, Unicorns and children of all ages!  Brent here, talking today about the awesome-sauce that is the mighty Footdar!

Warmachine Warjack/beast Challenge - Voting!

View Comments

Ok everybody, the finalists for the Warjack/Warmachine Challenge are in.  Get your judgeing glasses out, and let the voting begin.

August 30, 2010

Wargames Gallery 8-30-10

View Comments

Court of the Young King by Gar
     

WHFB: Painting Red in Black and White

View Comments


Howdy. Today I would like to discuss how to use Red in black and white, or I should say "On" black and white.

FoW REVIEW : Blitzkrieg Campaign Book (video)

View Comments
Hi guys, lets take a quick look at the just released Flames of War "Blitzkrieg" campaign book. This is the highly anticipated Early-War giant Battlefront campaign book along the same lines as the Mid-War's Eastern Front and North Africa hardcover.  Let's take a look.

40K Editorial: 4th Edition Vs. 5th Edition

View Comments
5th Edition has now been around for some time and is nearing the point of having less days ahead of it than behind it. So now it is finally time to ask ourselves the big question, with years of games under our belts was it a step forwards, backwards, or sideways?

Goatboy's 40k Thoughts - Lets Talk About Tournaments

View Comments


Goatboy here again, wanting to talk about tournaments in a very abstract way. I know I am known for building rather aggressive lists, hellbent of pulling you down into a Goat layered hell. So instead of just talking about how to win a tournament, I want to talk about what kind of tournaments people seem to like and my own opinions on them.

August 29, 2010

Wargames Gallery 8-29-10

View Comments

"Foul Astartes, you shall never despoil the Infinity-Tape-measure!"    

40K: Enforcer - A Book Review

View Comments
I read pretty fast, so I'm always happy to get an omnibus. Read on to find out why Enforcer has more perks than just its page-count.

NEWS: New Warmachine Warjacks Unveiled

View Comments

So this week Privateer Press unveiled three of the new Warjacks first announced at Gencon.  These new models are upgrades kits based off the new plastic Warjacks from Cygnar, Khador, and Cryx.

BoLS Polls: The Place of Cover

View Comments
Today lets talk about something near and dear to each and every one of us - terrain and how we use it.

WFB SHOWCASE: Ryan P. Smith's Avatar Wood Elves

View Comments





I had several requests for more photos and information about the Wood Elf army I played at Wargames Con. Ryan, their creator, was nice enough to share the background behind the army and some great photos. 

August 28, 2010

Wargames Gallery 8-28-10

View Comments
Pic submitted by Ferox

ALL HAIL MARNEUS CAKE-DAR!!!
some cake decorator deserves a purity seal for this one
     

NEWS: Privateer Press looking for Playtesters!

View Comments

Breaking news: Privateer Press is looking for new playtest groups!

40K NEWS: Ultramarines Movie Trailer

View Comments


This one's a little old, but its been a busy week! Last weekend at Gamesday Codex Pictures put up their first movie trailer for the upcoming Ultramarines Movie.  Have at it.

FFG REVIEW: Deathwatch RPG

View Comments

Today I want to talk about the upcoming Fantasy Flight Games Warhammer 40000 Deathwatch RPG.  We've been poring over a review copy of mighty tome and it going to be a killer!

August 27, 2010

Wargames Gallery 8-27-10

View Comments
This ends poorly for the Skinks
      
~Enjoy. If you have an awesome wargames shot you think would make a great BoLS pic of the day, email us. We love spectacle and characterful shots so lets see what you budding photographers can do! Warhammer 40k, Fantasy, Warmachine/Hordes & Flames of War shots are welcome.

40K: Marine Terminators Open Thread

View Comments
Its Friday evening, and its time to talk about Space Marine Termys.  Not the new fancy close assault ones, but the old school shooty ones... Gather round and bring your opinion!

Hobby: Imperial / Traitor Guard Greatcoat Conversions

View Comments
Hey guys, MBG back with some Imperial Guard Greatcoat / Traitor Guard conversions.  These guys are easy to convert and will really make your foot troops stand out. You can really have some fun with these conversions because a lot of the parts are 100% interchangeable, and even if you don't use certain parts on your stock troopers, the extra trimmings can make command sections and sergeants really stand out.

WFB Tactics: Island of Blood and Amassing the Skaven

View Comments

With Island of Blood just around the corner let's take a look on just how to begin building up your Skaven Horde.

Goatboy's Special Character List Corner - Fabius Bile

View Comments

Goatboy here again - with a Fabius Bile list for you guys to chew on. I've decided to start a series on taking a special character and building a list around him. Some of these lists might end up being pretty strong. Most of them will probably be alright for most game play. The idea is to try and create a list that is both Character Specific as well as interesting.

August 26, 2010

Wargames Gallery 8-26-10

View Comments
pic submitted by reader: Giulio

I wonder how this story ends?
Caption contest - GO!
      
~Enjoy. If you have an awesome wargames shot you think would make a great BoLS pic of the day, email us. We love spectacle and characterful shots so lets see what you budding photographers can do! Warhammer 40k, Fantasy, Warmachine/Hordes & Flames of War shots are welcome.

HOBBY: Painting Masterclass Report (video)

View Comments

Earlier in August I had the pleasure of hosting 16-time Golden Daemon winner Mathieu Fontaine at a Painting Masterclass in Austin, Texas.  I had previously taken Mathieu's excellent four-hour class at Adepticon.  When I found out that he teaches a two-day/twenty hour version, I knew I had to get it organized for our group back in Austin.

WFB: Do You Feel Lucky Punk?

View Comments
A guest editorial by WileyOne

The newest edition of Warhammer Fantasy Battles offers a great deal of changes and many arguments can be made as to whether or not they are positive or negative. Today lets focus on what I am calling Chaoshammer - the role of luck in 8th Edition.

40k Lore: Missing Phoenix Lords

View Comments

Some very brief thoughts this week on persistent mystery in the 40k fluff: the missing Phoenix Lords.

40K @ 500 Points? (Daemonhunters)

View Comments


Can 40K be played at 500 points? A 500 point army offers a good starting place for the new/casual players while providing an interesting and refreshing and fastpaced look at the game for veteran players.

August 25, 2010

Wargames Gallery 8-25-10

View Comments

"we picked a bad place for a landing!"
      
~Enjoy. If you have an awesome wargames shot you think would make a great BoLS pic of the day, email us. We love spectacle and characterful shots so lets see what you budding photographers can do! Warhammer 40k, Fantasy, Warmachine/Hordes & Flames of War shots are welcome.

Goatboy's Model Review! - Plastic Daemon Prince

View Comments


I have had the pleasure of building 2 of these models as well as using parts on another Daemon prince model for my new 40k Daemon list. So here is my review of the new kit.

FoW: Fielding A US Armored Rifle Company Part 2- Veterans vs. Trained

View Comments

Part II of my experiences playing a US Armored Rifle company in Flames of War.

40K BATTLE REPORT: Tyranids vs Space Marines (Video)

View Comments

Hi everybody.

The BoLS video battlereports continue. This week we bring you AdamHarry's blinding yellow Hivefleet facing off against a dark and brooding Space Marine force under the command of the dreaded Chapter Master Mark. The Emperor's finest vs the alien menace - what's not to love?

40K: The Best 900 Points You'll Ever Spend - Part 1

View Comments

Every codex seems to come out with one or two super units.  Once you add in and are hopefully able to attach an HQ choice, these units start to get up into ludicrous point range, and a few of them go plaid. So what’s the best?

August 24, 2010

Wargames Gallery 8-24-10

View Comments

Eldar pilot cutting it a little close...
Top Gun quote-a-long begins in 3,2,1....
      
~Enjoy. If you have an awesome wargames shot you think would make a great BoLS pic of the day, email us. We love spectacle and characterful shots so lets see what you budding photographers can do! Warhammer 40k, Fantasy, Warmachine/Hordes & Flames of War shots are welcome.

Warhammer Hobby: Quick and Dirty Cygor

View Comments

Hey Guys, the Col here with some tips on how to convert and paint a Cygor quick and dirty!

Warmachine: Hardcore Primer

View Comments
One competitive format of Warmachine/Hordes stands out from the rest as the craziest, most time intensive, most intense, and (for some of us) the most rewarding.  I speak, of course, of Hardcore.

THQ NEWS: Latest Space Marine Trailer (video)

View Comments

THQ sent along this latest trailer and screenshots of Relic's Space Marine game hot on the heels of the Dark Millennium trailer. You'll like this one too.

40K: It's High School All Over Again

View Comments
Greetings again, boys and girls, Unicorns and children of all ages!  Brent here, on loan from Strictly Average to preach 'n' teach competitive play in 40K.

August 23, 2010

Wargames Gallery 8-23-10

View Comments

How to kill a Thunderhawk in 3 easy steps...
      
~Enjoy. If you have an awesome wargames shot you think would make a great BoLS pic of the day, email us. We love spectacle and characterful shots so lets see what you budding photographers can do! Warhammer 40k, Fantasy, Warmachine/Hordes & Flames of War shots are welcome.

40k Hobby: Lamenters Freehand Step-By-Step

View Comments
So at WargamesCon I saw Duke's Blood Angels and they have some absolutely bad ass free hand work. I've done some before, but I have always been pretty conservative. So he inspired to push a little more at it.

40K MMO NEWS: Dark Millennium Race Unveiled (video)

View Comments
THQ sent this latest trailer and screenshots over of the first player race unveiled for the upcoming Warhammer 40000 MMO: Dark Millennium Online.  You'll want to see this one.

40k Editorial: Running = Harbinger of the Apocalypse?

View Comments
Every new edition of Warhammer 40,000 introduces some new rules to the game. When it came time to put out 5th edition the all knowing designers of the game, added a major rule that would forever change how the game was played, running.

Goatboy 40k - Flow Control

View Comments


Goatboy here again trying to give some 40k thoughts to help take your game to that next level. We all know how this game can be a fickle lover with amazing batches of 6s mixed with strings of 1's. Lets look at ways we can control the flow of the game that aren't based on our dice rolls.

August 22, 2010

Wargames Gallery 8-22-10

View Comments

In celebration of the upcoming Badab War books
       Mantis Warriors in battle!

Model Review: Plastic Bloodcrushers of Khorne

View Comments
MBG here with the skinny on the new plastic Bloodcrushers.  One of the most highly requested model kits has now been released in plastic, and best of all you get three in one box!

The new kit is by far superior to the old pewter ones.  There is a ton of gubbins in the new box, along with alternate horn options for the Juggernauts as well.

Hordes Weekly Roundup 8-22-2010

View Comments

We get three more minis unveiled this week from Privateer Press. This week all three are Circle or Minions units for Hordes Mk2 Primal.

What comes after "Goodbye"?

View Comments


My favorite FLGS closed this past Monday after a hard fight to stay open. The local community is mourning this loss... and working through our emotions to find a replacement home.

40K NEWS: IA:9 Badab War Pics

View Comments
Well, we got a bunch of pics of the Badab War minis and the cover shot of the upcoming book from Forgeworld unveiled at Games Day North America 2010.  Lets jump in:

August 21, 2010

40K - WFB: Fateweaver and Bloodcrushers are Out

View Comments

The second half of this month's Chaos Daemons releases are in stores today. Everyone's favorite two headed chicken and the Lord of Slaughter's rodeo riders...
Blog Widget by LinkWithin

Latest Videos