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October 2008

ARMY LISTS: Black Templar Archetypes

Larry Vela 2 Minute Read Oct 31

Hi all, following up on Darkwynn’s Black Templar Introduction article, he has cooked up these sample 2000pt lists to illustrate each of the three archetypes he recommends. The vow for all of these is: Accept Any Challenge No Matter The Odds. -Crusaders From the SkyMarshallThunderhammer, Term. Honors, Storm Shield, Artificer Armour Emp. Champion 8 initiates2 […]

Halloween Tales of the 40th Millennia

Larry Vela 2 Minute Read Oct 29

It was the darkest night we had ever seen. We were 15 light years outside of the Piraeus system back in 974.M41 and the Spiders were scared. We’d been raised from the meanest, dirtiest scum Necromunda could offer but this night was different. We were hunkered down in the icy dark in blasted out ruins […]

Calling All Armybuilder Authoring Dudes


Hi all, just a quick note as you all enjoy your countdown to Halloween. BoLS is looking for someone with experience in authoring Armybuilder files to help us with putting together a BoLS mini-dex Armybuilder file.

EVENTS: GW Halloween Spooktacular

Guest Columnist 2 Minute Read Oct 29

Many GW stores in the US will be having special events this coming Friday evening, October 31. Events range from open mini-games with names like “Chopping Mall” and “Streets of the Dead” to conversion and costume contests. Some of the mini-games allow players to convert up a WYSIWYG miniature to represent themselves in the game. […]

BoLS POLLS: 40k Changing ICs Edition

Larry Vela 2 Minute Read Oct 28

So I’ve noticed an interesting pattern of late with the Ork and Space Marine codices. If you look back at many of the older codices from the tail end of 4th you see the “old fashioned” view of ICs. From the Phoenix Lords to the Chaos villians you see important individuals with some pretty unique […]

Battleforge Games VS. Dragons Lair BATTLE-O-RAMA!!!

Thomas / Goatboy 8 Minute Read Oct 28

So this weekend I decided to take a day off and play in this inter store tournament. BFG picked 4 players and Dragons Lair also “choose” 4 players to battle it out for store dominance. The points were set at 2000 a piece, VP’s were used to decide winners, and the thought was that everyone […]

EDITORIAL: My Hobby, Your Hobby, The Hobby

Guest Columnist 4 Minute Read Oct 28

Last week I had a discussion with a manager at GW HQ that focused on ways to build the hobby community in our area. My friend summarized the situation in a way I thought was brilliant, referring to it as “my hobby, your hobby, the hobby”.

Red Corsairs/Astral Claws Logo Sheet

Larry Vela 2 Minute Read Oct 27

Though my guards may sleep and ships may lay at anchor, our foes know full well that big guns never tire.-The Tyrant of Badab Watch out folks, because Huron Blackheart is coming your way. The story of the fall of the Astral Claws and their corruption into the Red Corsairs is one of the coolest […]

CAMPAIGN: Macharian Crusade: Week 2

Larry Vela 4 Minute Read Oct 26

The Macharian Crusade League is underway! We had almost over 40 folks show up at Battleforge Games yet again, and the Macharian Crusade is grinding forward. This second week featured all seven army groups pushing and shoving their way forward into their first warzones, and 1 hallmark game; The 4th Army’s Battle of Hoight. Lets […]

REVIEW: Realm of Battle Gameboard

Guest Columnist 4 Minute Read Oct 26

There is currently a Citadel Realm of Battle Gameboard sitting on open display in our local Battle Bunker, so I thought it would be appropriate to offer a review of the product at this point since the item is now readily available for both customer inspection and pre-orders. Before I begin I want to offer […]

Sunday Odds and Ends…


Hi guys a few little items that have been building up on this slow Sunday: Dark Heresy Adventure ContestFantasy Flight Games has announced an official Dark Heresy Adventure Contest. The winner gets his work posted on the Fantasy Flight Games web site and receives a signed copy of Creatures Anathema, an upcoming bestiary book for […]