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August 31, 2011

Draigowing Xs & Os - Shooting 101 - Psyflemen

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Enough of general Draigowing - I'll now move on to a short tactical piece about using psyflemen.

Wargames Gallery 8-31-11

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Elysians on the prowl
Caption Contest... GO!

Hell Dorado: Painting a Blessed Warrior

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So I finally finished the Warmachine projects I had on my painting table and was able to move on to my latest venture: my Hell Dorado Saracens.

Hordes: Countering Khador's Wrath

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Part II of reviewing some of the basic counter tactics to some of the new Wrath models.  This time up, we put Khador under the microscope.

40K BATTLE REPORT: Necrons vs Space Wolves (Video)

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Hi everybody.
The BoLS video battlereports continue - This week we bring you yet more of the underdog armies taking it to the tabletop. Can everyone's favorite toasters prevail versus the Sons of Fenris? Its gonna be bloody (or oily)!

Team America Returns from the ETC

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As many of you know, the European Team Championships was this past weekend, August 20th - 21st in Montreux Switzerland. Myself and the rest of Team America 40k had an incredible time, and we're now safely back home full of war stories.

August 30, 2011

Wargames Gallery 8-30-11

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Awww, they look so cute....
Caption Contest... GO!

40k Hobby- Bringing Chaos Back & Painting Yellow!

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Hey guys, MBG here with a little heretical walk down memory lane. Remember when Chaos Space Marines were cool?

Outside the Box 08-30-11

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Reality always keeps me from doing all the fun stuff... Anyway, time for a new almost weekly update! This week with Warlord Games, Reaper Miniatures, Spartan Games, Antenocitis Workshop, Kromlech, Pulp City and Puppetswar!

40K RUMORS: Necron Monolith Edition

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Another week and still more tidbits are out and about regarding the upcoming Necrons. This time we take a look at the dreaded Monolith.

EDITORIAL: Nova Open: Lights, Camera, Gripe!

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If you're reading this, you're very likely aware the Nova Open took place this past weekend... and after watching the live internet feed, there's an obvious trend there to talk about.

August 29, 2011

Wargames Gallery 8-29-11

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Submitted by reader J. Zarecki

Who says 40k and Star Trek can't mix?
psst, that's Wesley...

HOBBY: 40K and Ergonomics - Part 1

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It all seems like fun and games till your back goes out mid game.

Warmachine: Tactica- Lets talk Threat Density

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In this article I want to discuss a tactical term that's been around the WM community for a number of years: threat density.  We'll look at what it is, and the impact it has in the current edition of the game.

40K EDITORIAL: Sisters of Battle - First Take

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So Sisters of Battle. There’s no denying their codex got a big kick in the ovaries.

Goatboy's 40k Thoughts - Pushing the Fluff Forward

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I was all prepared to talk about the new Sisters codex. I wanted to go over some strategies, tricks, and hopefully some of the gems within the book. Then I read it - lets talk moving the Fluff forward. Yup I want to chat about the reasons to move the story.

August 28, 2011

Wargames Gallery 8-28-11

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Submitted by reader K. Jones

Cosplay at PAX!
So which vow has he taken?

WFB NEWS: Ogres up for Preorder

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And here come the Ogre Kingdoms, up on the Games Workshop Advance Order page.  And boy are there a ton of the brutes (and one brutess)...

EDITORIAL: Improve Your Game - Relax

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The circular symbol above is often used to represent Zen.   Lets talk about how to achieve it to elevate your mind and your game. 

Space Marine Multiplayer Sneak Peek (video)

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AdamHarry takes you through a complete Space Marine multiplayer deathmatch, and works up a stylish set of power armor to boot...

August 27, 2011

Wargames Gallery 8-27-11

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HILLBILLIES!
This one cracks me up every time!
Make sure to look at every mini...
Hillbilly quotes - GO!!!

BREAKING: Warmachine PAX Goodies

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PAX is going on right now, and Privateer Press was in attendance,  Here's what our roving reporter dug up.

Plastic Dudesmen # 24 - I got what you need!

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New Character based off a Ratling SC BOLS originally worked on. He always had the best stuff. And a Magic Mustache. Power Face Caterpillar!

WARPATH NEWS: Army Launch Deals Rolled Out

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Mantic is hitting the ground running with Warpath.  The initial set of army deals and starter bundles are live.  Go check em out.

August 26, 2011

Wargames Gallery 8-26-11

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What did the Psyfleman say to the droppod?
You finish it...

This Week in 40K Podcasting – 8/19/2011 – 8/25/2011

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Welcome to another "This Week in 40K Podcasting,”

40k - Tactica: Against the Blood Angels Razorspam

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Bigred asked the BoLS staff to write about how to defeat competitive lists after some players had returned from Switzerland.   Imperius Dominatus responded.

40K EDITORIAL: Bad Mechanic! - Part 1

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By Geoffrey Snider

Warhammer 40,000 5th Edition has been around for just about three years now, and the more I play the more I notice that there are certain mechanics in the system that are poorly implemented...

August 25, 2011

Wargames Gallery 8-25-11

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Airbrushed Lamenters - nice!

Goatboy - Model/Bit Review: Puppetswar Gringo Ork Heads

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Goatboy here again reviewing some bits from the company - Puppets War. I got lucky enough to get ahold of some of the Gringo Ork heads and accessories to review. As usual I will go through the normal hoops of review - Value, Look/Form, and Paintability.

EXCLUSIVE: Warpath Orx Hero Mini (Pic)

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After yesterday's Forgefather Hero unveiling, its only natural to give the Orx a turn to show off. Lets pull back the drapes on the latest from the upcoming Warpath from Manticgames.

40K WFB NEWS: Dark Eldar, Lizardman, Chaos Minis! (pics)

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Oh, so it's not enough that the Dark Eldar already have the best looking miniature range out there, Jes and his gang just keep rubbing it in... (and cool Fantasy stuff as well)

40K RUMORS: Sisters of Battle Costing Tidbits

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The highly anticipated Sister of Battle army list is just around the corner, and the internet is atwitter.  Here's the latest word on the Sororitas:

August 24, 2011

Wargames Gallery 8-24-11

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An EotBS fleet on patrol (noticing a little trend)?

40K Death Match MBG Vs. Jawaballs at the Nova Open

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Well the time has come once again to get geared up and ready for a big tournament, thusly the Nova Open.  My opponent - Jawaballs!

40K BATTLE REPORT: Black Templars vs Chaos Space Marines (Video)

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Hi everybody.
The BoLS video battlereports continue - This week we bring you yet another batrep dedicated to all the old-school codices and the players who love them.  Today see's EvilHomer debut using a Night Lords CSM army to face down Splug's Black Templar battleforce. There is no school like the old school!

EXCLUSIVE: Warpath Forgefather Hero Mini (Pic)

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So, everyone's been waiting to take a look at the minis from the upcoming Sci-fi miniatures game from Manticgames.  Lets take a look at a Forgefather Hero miniature...

40K/WFB NEWS: September Releases

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Hot off the presses, look what's headed our way next month for Warhammer 40k and Fantasy!

August 23, 2011

Wargames Gallery 8-23-11

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An FSA fleet on patrol (look for more on this by Lux soon)

REVIEW: Blood Gorgons, by Henry Zou

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Photo courtesy Black Library

I came to review Blood Gorgons in a most unusual manner. BDub asked me to hold onto the book while we were packing up WARGamesCon to make sure it didn't get stored away until next year. Then, while in the process of returning the book to him (naturally), I went on vacation and managed to read all of it.

Warmachine: New Wrath Character Warjacks

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July saw the release of the second wave of warjack character upgrade kits. My paintbrush and dice have been busy.

THQ: Space Marine Demo Trailer (video)

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The THQ Space Marine demo is up and running.  You'll want to check out the trailer for it - trust me, its funny.

So When Did I Become An Antiques Dealer?

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I received an unexpected gift last Friday... and aren't those the best kind?  Besides being more exciting than a stack of Land Raiders, it started me thinking about collecting models.

August 22, 2011

Wargames Gallery 8-22-11

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So beautiful - so deadly

40K Masterclass: Painting a Banshee Purple-Part 2

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Howdy all. Today I would like to continue on from part 1 of my series on painting a competition quality Howling Banshee model.

 

Warmachine/Hordes - Relasine's Clash for Colorado Preparation

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The Warmachine/Hordes community on Colorado's Front Range has a semi-annual tournament called The Clash for Colorado.  It's our attempt at getting players from up north in Fort Collins all the way down south to Pueblo to get together, talk smack about whose local meta is the strongest, then duke it out to prove who's best. 

ETC 2011 Finals: The Results are In

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The 2011 ETC has wrapped up across the pond, and its all over but the crying.  So now we get to see which nations are really the top of 40k and WFB.

Goatboy's 40k Nonsense - So What's Hurting the Game Right Now?

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Goatboy here again chatting about 40k as usual. You know - talking about it over coffee and a cinnamon roll I shouldn't be eating. So today's topic of bile, spit, and opinion is the idea of what is hurting the game right now?

August 21, 2011

Wargames Gallery 8-21-11

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That scout on the right looks like he's about to say something...


This Week in 40K Podcasting – 8/12/2011 – 8/18/2011

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Welcome to another "This Week in 40K Podcasting,”

Getting Started for ETC 2011

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Château de Chillon on the border of Lake Geneva at the end of a hot summer day right before a thunder storm moves in.

Hello everyone, this is Parcival, your Swiss dude from across the big pond, reporting from the first couple days of the European Team Championships 2011 in Montreux, Switzerland.

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