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June 2009

EDITORIAL: What to Do With Specialist Games?

Guest Columnist 3 Minute Read June 30

In various Specialist Games-related forums, you often see players decrying Games Workshop’s limited support for the many and varied Specialist Games. A case in point is the lack of 6mm-scale Necron and Tyranid armies for use with Epic:Armageddon, mentioned in an earlier post. This situation was exacerbated recently when several popular Forge World Epic miniatures […]

40K Pic of the Day 6-30-09

pic submitted by reader: TalarionRumble in the Jungle~Your daily dose of tabletop fun! Enjoy. If you have an awesome shot you think would make a great BoLS pic of the day, email us!

40K VOTING: IG Command Squad Challenge

Larry Vela 5 Minute Read June 30

Hi everybody, Its VOTING DAY! Below we have the 10 finalists from the pool of entries BoLS received. We got a good selection of entries and it was very difficult to pick 10 finalists. Thank you to everyone who entered. The 10 Command Squads below are randomly ordered, and the summary of the Squad along […]

‘Ard Boyz Preliminaries Planning – Dark Eldar

Guest Columnist 2 Minute Read June 29

So you 40k hardcore fanatics, the ‘Ard Boyz missions are out, and I’ve already committed myself to playing Dark Eldar. At first glance, the missions seem pretty bad for my army choice, but let’s take a look at them in a little detail – note that I’m only interested in Massacres with full Battle Points; […]

LotR TACTICA: Mordor by the Numbers

Larry Vela 7 Minute Read June 29

A guest tactica by: iamadj In part four of our ongoing War of the Ring series I am going to discus one of the most iconic armies of all time, Mordor. This is it, the original Orc horde, the horde from which all other hordes spring. So lets get down to it. INFANTRYMordor Orc Warband. […]

BoLScon 2009 Pod-Racing and More!

Larry Vela 4 Minute Read June 29

BoLSCon 2009August 22-23Doubletree Hotel, Austin, Texas So by now you’ve heard all about our cool events and formal events. Now its time to talk a bit about our BoLScon 2009 after-hours events. Yes that’s right, you can play like crazy folks all day, and drag yourselves back for even more fun in the evening. Friday […]

Goatboy’s 40k Thoughts: Sucky units are Fun?!?

Thomas / Goatboy 4 Minute Read June 28

Every game has pieces that just aren’t that good. Whether they are cards, minis, or just units in some kind of pixilated battlefield, each game has something that just seems to scream, “SUCK”. First of all, what makes a unit terrible? The way I define a “crap” unit is something that costs too much and […]

40K NEWS: How to Paint Citadel Tanks

Hi guys, A quick one here. This little one kind of slipped in under the radar, but its up on the Advanced Order page for you guys who want a nice how-to guide for the vehicle kits out there. I’ve found these books to be useful for the newcomers who have never tackled larger kits […]

40K NEWS: Ard Boyz Prelims and Missions

Hey all you Warhammer 40k tournament junkees. Games Workshop put up the list of locations for the July 11th Ard Boys prelims and the mission pack to get you ready. Ard Boys BasicsParticipating Stores ListMission Pack ~Ard Boys is great fun, and I recommend it to anyone who want to try something new. WOW, check […]

40K NEWS: Forgeworld Goodies: June 2009

Hi folks, Forgeworld has 2 new offering this month. Inferno gun and Turbo laser for the Mars Class Warhound TitanVraksian Renegade Heavy Stubber team. These are available for immediate release and shipping. Look here. ~Pretty Nice! They also say that Siege of Vraks: 3 is complete and off to the printers, so look for it […]