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December 31, 2010

Wargames Gallery 12-31-10

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Insert glue factory joke here...GO!

WFB: Hobby - Painting Fur and Feathers pt. 1

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This is a 2 part tutorial on how to paint fur and feathers, the first part covers lighter fur.

Warmachine: Short Range? No Problem!

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Figuring out how to use a 'Jack or Beast with a long ranged weapon (12"+) like a Defender or Destroyer is easy.  Getting the most from one with a short ranged weapon (10" or less) is tougher.  Here's how you can get more out of them....

40K: Sneak Peek: Stormraven & New Dread (pics)

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Look what's been breaking across the net in the last few hours.  We've seen one one pic of the Stormraven before, but here is another angle and a first look at the upcoming Blood Angel/GreyKnights?? Dreadnought sprue.

Goatboy's 40k Army List - LAND RAIDERZ ARE AWEZOMES!!!

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Goatboy here again and with another 40k list. I know it is a Space Wolves list but I kept seeing my 3 different Land Raiders up on top of my shelf in my Nerd Coliseum Awesome Place and I thought - damnit I want to throw down with some over costed boxes of DOOM! Thus the following list I plan on playing at the local tournament on Saturday.

December 30, 2010

Wargames Gallery 12-30-10

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"That thing can do WHAT?!?!"Apocalypse caption contest...GO!

Wargames Con Terrain- Do you have LOS?

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Do you have Line of sight blocking Terrain? We know we do!

WARMACHINE NEWS: Wrath Image Breaks!

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So look what's been showing up in mailboxes around the country.  It would seem that vehicles are coming to Warmachine at a long last.

WFB NEWS: Skaven 2nd Wave Advanced Orders Up

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Go check em out, the Skaven 2nd Wave has been unveiled on the Games Workshop Advanced Orders page.  WOW, that Hellpit Abomination is quite the thing to see!

40k: X vs Y - Carnifex vs Trygon

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What's better, the Carnifex king of old skool beasts or the giant snake slippery fellow, the Trygon? Time to find out!

December 29, 2010

Wargames Gallery 12-29-10

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Sabol Studios impresses again

40k Model Review: Forge World Grot Tanks

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Forge World released their Grot Tanks a while back to much fan fare among the Ork community but how many non green skins have taken a look at these little gems?

Hordes: Calaban, the Gravewalker Overview

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Have mojo, will travel.
I've had two weeks to play with Calaban, and after four games, I'm pretty pleased.  Let's start with a stat breakdown:

40K BATTLE REPORT: Imperial Guard vs Tyranids (Video)

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Hi everybody.

The BoLS video battlereports continue. This week brings you further tales of the dreaded flaming orange Hivefleet Chupacabra as it slams against the iron fist of the Imperial Guard. Can the hivefleet survive the terrible firepower of the elite IG Stormtrooper regiment?

40K: Dark Eldar 2nd Wave In April?

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Latest scuttlebutt on the Dark Kin says look for the 2nd wave to appear in the April timeframe.  Full details after the jump:

December 28, 2010

Wargames Gallery 12-28-10

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Alone, and unafraid...maybe
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Wargames Legalwatch: Games Workshop vs Chapterhouse

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This was filed on December 21 in Illinois Northern District Court.  Passed on without comment:

WFB TACTICS: Of Reforms and Steadfast

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by Wiley One

Hello BoLS Nation. Wiley One here with some tactical advice for the 8th Edition Fantasy player. With the upcoming New Year, and that bringing with it the new tournament season, I had a couple of things for all of you to keep in mind - Reforms and Steadfast.

40K RUMORS: New Years Grey Knight Latest

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It's almost time to show 2010 the door, and lets send it off with a batch of the latest Grey Knight tidbits from around the intertubes...

Editorial: Beating Back Hobby Lethargy

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Today's Terrible Tuesday article isn't very glamorous; I guess I'll leave all the hot topics to the others, but I'm just not feeling that productive.  It's bound to happen from time to time... so how do you fight the hobby apathy?

December 27, 2010

Wargames Gallery 12-27-10

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The crappy part of being the Termy Chainfist guy
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40K Open Thread - What's Hot Post Dark Eldar?

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So you're stumbling around the house in your post-Christmas haze.  As you look back over the past few weeks and the hordes of Dark Eldar zipping around tabletops worldwide - you've noticed a subtle change.  The meta is shifting under our feet...

Privateer Press: Weekly Roundup 12-27-2010

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It's almost New Years and here are three last miniatures that Privateer Press has unveiled before 2010 is a memory:

40K: To Vect or Not to Vect? - That is the Question

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Who is the baddest fighter in all of Commorragh? Asdrubael Vect is the leader of Commorragh and one of the nastiest units in the Dark Eldar codex. Let’s talk about the possibilities of taking Vect in your list and what he brings to the table.

Goatboy's 40k Thoughts - Lets Abuse Stealth

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So as everyone should know - Stealth got FAQ'd. Basically if your IC has Stealth or some character in the squad has Stealth - the entire squad gets it. So with that in mind there are a lot of ways to "use" this rule and give your opponent a headache as some squad gets 3+ to 2+ cover save.

December 26, 2010

Wargames Gallery 12-26-10

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pic submitted by Claudio Cicciarelli



The Imperial penalty for graffiti is what again???
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40k: Army List - Imperial Guard "Steel Lions" - 2,000 points

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Mercer here from Imperius Dominatus. I came up with my latest list after modifying my existing Guard army after learning some valuable lessons in the field:

Outside the Box 26-12-10

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Ho-Ho-Ho, I know most of you already suffer from withdrawal symptons, but fear no longer, here is your next dose of shiny new miniatures!

What are your 2011 gaming goals?

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So, we're less than a week away from the start of a new year. It's a good time to set some new year's resolutions and goals - be it finishing a painting project or placing in a tournament. What are your gaming goals for 2011?

BoLS 2010 Readers Choice Awards: VOTING!!!

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The submissions are in, Christmas is over and its time to VOTE!  You decide who takes home the prize for the BoLS 2010 Readers Choice awards for Plastic Mini, Metal Mini, and Rules/Army Book of the year...

December 25, 2010

Wargames Gallery 12-25-10

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"Just remember, the Santas are rending"

Christmas Apocalypse Batrep: Team Naughty vs Nice (Video)

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Hi everybody.

HO! HO! HO! This week brings you our very first Christmas Apocalypse battle report featuring not one, but TWO REAVERS wearing Santa hats, and further hijinx as that dastardly Team Naughty tries to steal the secret objectives of Christmas from Team Nice - The Christmas Templars. Who shall prevail, and what is the dark secret of Kharne's Sack? Tune in and enjoy. Happy Holidays from BoLS!

MERRY CHRISTMAS!

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Best wishes and may you all have a Merry Holiday Season!

~Open Holiday thread. What did Wargaming Santa bring you?

December 24, 2010

Wargames Gallery 12-24-10

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pic submitted by Fiacha


How Texas was really won...

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T'was the Night Before Christmas: BoLS Edition

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Guess who was chosen to greet you all this Christmas??


Wargaming ASKEW: Predictions for the New Year!

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I know it has been far too long. I have been away for a very good reason. Every so often I must replenish my chakra and wargaming mojo. This particular time I decided to seek the help of a guru in the hopes of understanding the nature of the Wargaming universe.

40K EDITORIAL: Swap Armies

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Getting shot up by Imperial Guard before the game's even begun or having your close combat specialists beaten up by a bunch of Orks isn't fun. But every army has its strengths and weaknesses

Adam from the Space Wolf blog suggests you swap armies with your opponent and find out their strengths and weaknesses for yourself.

December 23, 2010

Wargames Gallery 12-23-10

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pic submitted by Aarghal

We knew the Space Wolves were hard drinkers, but come on!

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Three Crazy Tales of Christmas

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Hi guys, CrazyRedPraetorian here with some tales of three of my most memorable Christmas holidays.  I had four tales but BigRed said no stories about strippers, pimps, or shootouts.

Warmachine/Hordes: Video Battle Report - Ashlynn v. Makeda

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Thanks to the advent of new-fangled cellphone technology (and a wife who is very tolerant of my technology fetish), I've done a video battle report featuring my Ashlynn army: Vive le RĂ©sistance!  Local player, Marc was kind enough to throw his wall of Defender's Ward-ed Cetrati at me to see if I could deal with it.  Have a look!

40k Lore: Holidays

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At this time of year all of us are surely wondering one thing; in the grim darkness of the far future, what is the holiday season like?

40K TACTICS: Descent of Angels Lists

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A Brief Introduction to Playing DoA Blood Angels Armies

By Black Blow Fly


Hello everyone. I'm going to discuss playing a pure style Descent of Angels (DoA) Blood Angels list. First we need to understand what is a DoA army. A DoA army is built mainly on units that have the Descent of Angels rule.  Lets "dive right in"...

December 22, 2010

Wargames Gallery 12-22-10

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pic submitted by Eric Conzemius


Don't fire until you can see the whites of their -- oh, just blast em!

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Forgeworld: Badab Part 2 Revealed

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Forgeworld took the covers off a little bit of the upcoming IA:10 Badab War Part 2.  Look, its the new ret-conned Space Sharks!

WFB Tactics: Vampire Counts Death Star

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ZombieJoe Joe here and it's time for Zombies! Today we will discuss a nice and dirty zombie tactic my Great Uncle Vlad told me from the heart of Sylvania today.

40K BATTLE REPORT: Orks vs Tyranids (Video)

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Hi everybody.

The BoLS video battlereports continue. This week brings you further tales of the dreaded flaming orange Hivefleet Chupacabra as it tears through Ork space. A mighty Warboss calling himself Da Green Goat rises to the challenge... You all said you were sick of power armor.

40K: Brent's Lament - The Footdar, Triumphant!

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A much under-discussed aspect of wargaming is losing!  You aren't going to win them all - not if you play the right people.  Just remember, those are the games you can learn the most from.

December 21, 2010

Wargames Gallery 12-21-10

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pic submitted by Skot

How can this not be a classic BoLS

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Don't let me down late nite crew...

Mr. Black's Tournament Logs: Judging Edition

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Think judging a tournament is easy? It's alright, I envy your blissful ignorance...

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