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May 2011

40K HOBBY: Building a Kustom Battle Fortress


Rabscutle here, and my inner Big Mek has been, very, very busy. After my mad dash to get models ready for Adepticon, and my even more mad dash last year to get ready for the Narrative track at WarGamesCon, I decided I wanted to start earlier this year. I’m brimming with excitement for this year’s […]

Wargames Gallery 5-18-11


Best Tyranid objective everCaption contest – GO! Enjoy. If you have an awesome wargames shot you think would make a great BoLS pic of the day, email us. We love spectacle and characterful shots so lets see what you budding photographers can do! Warhammer 40k, Fantasy, Warmachine/Hordes & Flames of War shots are welcome.

40k: Theorist vs Realist


When online I see a lot of theorists about who find it easiest to say something is either uesless, or unstoppable without any deep consideration of the wider rules of the game. I’m a realist here at I.D and theorists really get my goat. The Theorist Doing theoryhammer in a vacuum is great, easy and simple and puts […]

Warmachine Wrath Teaser: Daemon (Retribution)


Our good friends over at Privateer love a good tease.  They wanted all you BoLS readers to see this little bit of goodness about the upcoming Wrath book. Enjoy! Daemon Retribution Heavy Myrmidon Vortex Cannon [1x] (<—>) RNG: 10 ROF: 1 AOE: * POW: 12 Vortex Blast – If this attack misses, nothing happens. If […]

40K BATTLE REPORT: Grey Knights vs Lamenters (Video)


Hi everybody. The BoLS video battlereports continue. The Grey Knights are painted!!! Here we have a Goatboy’s fancy new Grey Knights facing down Aventine’s Lamenters (Blood Angels). Can those unlucky yellow Marines fight off Titan’s finest? ~Comments are welcome guys! What did you think of the new features? You can expect many more battle reports […]

40K Tactics: – Deployment Conundrum – Nids Need Love, Too


Hi all, Jwolf here. Today we’re talking about deployment using an Adepticon table, courtesy of a photo shamelessly lifted from The Back 40K.  The Mission: WARGamesCon Primer Mission #3 Deployment: Dawn of War Primary Objective (13 points): Capture and Control. 7 points are scored if neither player wins this objective. Secondary Objective (10 points): Modified […]

Wargames Gallery 5-17-11


“Purple uns make poor choices”Orky caption contest – GO! Enjoy. If you have an awesome wargames shot you think would make a great BoLS pic of the day, email us. We love spectacle and characterful shots so lets see what you budding photographers can do! Warhammer 40k, Fantasy, Warmachine/Hordes & Flames of War shots are […]

Breaking News – GW Retailer Embargo


Hello, big news from the frontline! Rumors were flying around in the last days that Games Workshop will stop allowing large scale distributors in the northern hemisphere to sell in the southern hemisphere – get all the details after the jump. Most of the wargaming community was shocked by leaked changes in GW terms & […]

Outside the Box 05-17-11


  I’m not that late if you count from the last article! This week I have some nice stuff from Warlord Games, Lead Adventure, Mantic Games, MaxMini, Freebooter Miniatures and Gears and Guts. Enjoy!Warlord GamesBeside the new SS combat engineers with their Goliath demolition vehicle and Red Devil close quarter fighters, we get heaps of new and […]

The Battle for Terra, Adepticon 2011


The Adepticon Team Tournament is known for crazed hobbyists going all out to impress, and there was plenty of that this year, but to my mind none were quite as mad nor went half as far as the gents behind the Battle for Terra Display.That would be Ryan and Mike from Opposing Forces.  Their blog […]

GW NEWS: May 2011 Price Increases


Like the changing of the seasons, the annual Games Workshop price increases are here.  Check em out while they’re hot. There prices are said to go into effect right around the end of May. PRODUCT CURRENT NEW ASSAULT ON BLACK REACH (ENGLISH) $90.00 $99.00 CODEX BLACK TEMPLARS $22.00 $24.75 CODEX DARK ANGELS $29.00 $33.00 CODEX […]


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