Halloween Spooky Tales: 10 Word Edition


 How spooky can you make a halloween tale in TEN WORDS gamers? Here’s the deal:

Can you believe we’ve been doing our Spooky Halloween Tales for 9 years!

We want you to create a  (very) short story. The setting can be 40k, Fantasy, Age of Sigmar, Warmachine/Hordes, Infinity, Star Wars, Dungeons & Dragons, or heck – anything gaming related! We want to see what you can whip up to scare, chill, and impress us all. Throw your best stuff in the comments, and check back all day to find your favorites.


~Here is the default BoLS 10 word spooky story to get your creative juices flowing. Tell your friends, hammer out those little stories, and let’s have a happy BoLS Halloween!

“Fulgrim gazes into a mirror darkly; it blinks. Erebus smiles”

Now get your pens out and terrify us with tales from your favorite wargaming world.  Oh, and I almost forgot… BOO!


  • Kritarion

    “Sixty Dollar Space Marines box with four models in it”

  • BJ Mickle

    My little brother crushed my painted limited edition space marine!

    • Jonathan B.

      It’s supposed to be horror, not Greek tragedy.

      • dave long island

        Think you meant ‘Geek tragedy’…

        • euansmith

          😀 😀 😀

        • BJ Mickle

          Dang it, you beat me to it!

          • dave long island


  • SilentPony

    “40k End Times”

    “Unfortunately all Forge World Horus Heresy models have been discontinued due to monster spider eggs in the resin”

    “Hey want to go to a tournament?”

  • Eric Etheridge

    Tau and Eldar are now battle brothers in 8th edition.

  • Deez

    “Phalanx Warder shields thundered into formation, as power axes rise.”

    +1 WS if charged is plenty scary. I almost feel bad when someone tries such a task. >:D

  • Ty Hayden

    40k had a good run, but now it is done.

  • miteyheroes

    Surprise! Matt Ward is the new head of GW IP.

    • orionburn

      I read that as “Matt Ward is the new head of GW. RIP.”

      Which probably isn’t really misreading it when it comes down to it…

  • euansmith

    “We’re taking 40k back to its roots, reissuing Rogue Trader.”


    “No one wants Plastic Sisters of Battle. Destroy the molds.”

  • Simon Chatterley

    Sanguinius finally knew fear as the Daywalker approached him.

  • dave long island

    ‘GW announces it’s going to only be using finecast for all of its future releases’…

  • H4ZZ4RD

    Valkia hasn’t realised, Daemon shield watching her in the shower!

  • mathhammer

    Scientist announce a new AI based on a warp chip.

  • euansmith

    “For Sale: complete 40k collection; Rogue Trader to 8th Edition.”

  • BloodAngel

    My wife looked at my checkbook…

    • dave long island

      Haw haw!! 🙂

  • Leif Leegard

    Out of the darkness Angles descend; while Chaotic Daemons charge.

  • Dan

    “Jervis Johnson’s body to be inspiration for new Space Marine sculpt”

    • dave long island

      LOL, that’s right… Or how about Nigel Stillman’s body… Haw haw!! Or maybe Paul ‘Fat Bloke’ Sawyer! Haw haw!! 🙂

  • dmedesha

    “Gutter’s head smacked the tree. Another goal for Butcher’s Guild!”

  • Mitchell

    Burning of Prospero is recalled and no longer for sale.


    Was about to rejoin Warhammer, then Age of Sigmar released.


    Was about to rejoin Warhammer, then Age of Sigmar released.

  • Gustav

    After election, President Trump builds wall blocking imports from UK.

  • Nyyppä

    GW seems to have done something right. Not once, twice.

  • MechBattler

    “GW’s ultimate goal,
    Draining your savings account,
    Swallowing your soul.”

    Haiku by MechBattler

  • Gustav

    President Trump builds a wall to stop imports from the UK.