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February 2009

40k SNEAK PEEK: IG Plastic Valkyrie Unveiled

Larry Vela 2 Minute Read Feb 15

Images provided courtesy of Warseer’s: Philbrad Today Games Workshop held their annual Design Studio Openday 2009, and there was a LOT of Warhammer 40k stuff revealed. Here we see both tons of shots of the highly anticipated plastic Imperial Guard Valkyrie, in both painted and sprue form. Plastic Valkyrie WalkaroundHere we see a wonderfully painted […]

40k SNEAK PEEK: IG Command Squads & More

Larry Vela 2 Minute Read Feb 15

Images provided courtesy of Warseer’s: Philbrad Today Games Workshop held their annual Design Studio Openday 2009, and there was a LOT of Warhammer 40k stuff revealed. Here we see both greens and painted versions of some of the upcoming Imperial Guard Command squads, and other advisors. Command SquadsOn the IG Command Squads you can see […]

RUMORS: Space Hulk Returns


We’ve heard tidbits and hints of rumors in the previous months, but multiple sources are now reporting that Space Hulk is returning this year. No details as of yet regarding the game’s scope, or contents, but keep your eye’s peeled in Q3 2009. ~With any luck, we will see some of the newer fancy “quick […]

40k NEWS: New Imperial Guard Tank Sighted


Hi everybody, Look what showed up in the old BoLS inbox (and if any of you have anything juicy, you know where to email it). The new plastic Shadowsword we’ve seen before (and she’s a beauty), but isn’t that an interesting main gun on that Leman Russ? ~So, which of those Leman Russ variants do […]

Tears of 40k Joy: Jwolf Reacts to IG Rumors

Guest Columnist 5 Minute Read Feb 13

Hi all, Jwolf here. After the medics revived me, I took a long look at the Spanish vehicle rumors for the Imperial Guard. Here are my impressions: TROOPS Penal Battalion: 50 pts. 1 Custodian and 9 Penal troopers. Ld 8. Rifle and close combat weapons. Scouts, Stubborn, “Desperate”.~I don’t even care at all what “Desperate” […]

SHOWCASE: 40k Scale Imperator Titan

Larry Vela 3 Minute Read Feb 12

Hi guys. Sometimes we get things in the inbox that are just amazing, and you all know how I have a soft spot for folks with a “little bit” of 40k-craziness in their blood. I present BoLS reader Georg’s 40k scale Imperator titan. Take it away Georg: Project OverviewHere are some details on how to […]

SNEAK PEEK: Dark Heresy 2009 Schedule


Hi everybody, Fantasy Flight Games just put out a PDF you can grab outlining the upcoming 2009 releases for Dark Heresy, everyone’s favorite Warhammer 40k RPG. The basic breakdown is 6 publications: –Creatures Anathema-The Radical’s Handbook-The Haarlock’s Legacy Trilogy-Ascension ~For all the juicy details, grab the PDF. There is some good stuff in there.

EPIC: Epicomp 2008

Larry Vela 5 Minute Read Feb 11

A guest article by Vanvlak and GR00V3REPICOMP is a 6mm Epic-scale miniatures and terrain painting competition organized by volunteers for the Epic community and hosted on the Tactical Command forums. It has been running for many years and, each year, succeeds in attracting some stunning entries. EPICOMP 2008 was no exception. EPICOMP is organized annually, […]

Star Phantoms Logo Sheet

Larry Vela 3 Minute Read Feb 10

The Badab Series is complete! Here we have the mysterious Star Phantoms, with the winning logo and scheme by our own George Miller. These guys have a proud history in the 40k universe, being the chapter who took on Huron Blackheart in the siege of the Palace of Thorns before breaking the rebels and hounding […]

Goatboy’s 40k Thought: NEVER SURRENDER!!!

Thomas / Goatboy 7 Minute Read Feb 10

Today’s thought is about not giving up. The biggest bit of advice, that in a lot of ways can pull you out of a bad situation in a game, is to never give up. I know we have all had those games, where everything you do to an opponent is ignored. When you are playing […]