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July 2011

Mr. Black Makes a Grey Knight List

Guest Columnist 8 Minute Read Jul 29

Let’s take a look at making a Terminator Army. Mr. Black here, dear readers, and I have quite literally just finished reading the Grey Knight codex in depth… As not to say I don’t read every new codex that comes out, but usually I only read it in the extent to know it’s tricks and, […]

EDITORIAL: In Defense of Comp

Larry Vela 5 Minute Read Jul 28

A Reader Editorial by Anthony Coutley I don’t think that people play 40k to have fun anymore… Don’t get me wrong they still play and have fun. However the mentality that I have to have the hardest list possible to go to a tournament has permeated throughout our entire community. It doesn’t matter so much […]

Wargames Gallery 7-28-11


Insert frog jokes here… 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, Mantic & Flames of War shots are welcome.

NEWS: Privateer Unveils “Core Models” to Meet Demand


Remember how Privateer was upfront with their struggles to meet customer demand for models.  Looks like they have made some headway on that front… From their press release: …The core list was designed in a joint effort between Privateer Press’ development and retail support departments. The items included represent popular model choices for both new […]

40K HOBBY: Relasine’s “Grey” Knight Army

relasine 7 Minute Read Jul 28

My flirtation with 40k over the years has been fairly mercurial.  Lets take a look at my latest – the Grey Knights. I play lots of games and tend to suffer a bit from “Gamer ADD”, but I still enjoy the occasional foray into the 41st millennium, having owned several armies over the last two […]

40k Theory: It’s All About the Numbers

Kirby 12 Minute Read Jul 27

Some of you may have heard of 40k Metrics – if not, well here’s your introduction post kindly re-published with permission from Nikephoros.For those of you who don’t know, Nikephoros runs the Bringer of Victory blog and came up with a numbers based system which could be used to quickly analyse lists and determine their […]

Wargames Gallery 7-27-11


I hate stairs! 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, Mantic & Flames of War shots are welcome.

Open Thread: Sisters and Point Costing


Lets talk a minute about some of the obvious paths the Sisters can take based on costing and what would it do to the new White Dwarf army… First off, some baselines:  Here is what things are running right now in 40k: Grey Knight: 20ptsSpace Marine: 16ptsBlood Angel: 16ptsGrey Hunter: 15ptsChaos Marine: 15ptsDaemonette: 14ptsDire Avenger: 12ptsFire Warrior: […]

MANTIC: BoLS Unit Naming Challenge

Larry Vela 2 Minute Read Jul 27

Mantic has a new unit for Warpath and wants you fine folks to name it.  Here’s the details. Here’s their challenge: Mantic has successfully run it’s naming competition several times before – the vampiric Soul Reaver knights, Abyssal Dwarf Decimators and the Dwarf Ironwatch are all examples of where the community got it right and […]

40K BATTLE REPORT: Space Wolves vs Grey Knights (Video)


Hi everybody. The BoLS video battlereports continue – This week Brent came to town and swung by the BoLS Cave with his Space Wolves (its like the Batcave, but has Darkwynn and Lux in it instead of Batman and Robin). A quick couple of calls got Goatboy loaded into the animal control van and headed […]

FINANCIALS: Games Workshop 2011 Annual Report Out


Another year rolls round and another chance to take a close look at how the biggest manufacturer in wargaming is doing.  Lets take a look… GW 2011 Annual Report There is a lot of stuff in there regarding the launch of Warhammer Fantasy 8th edition and Finecast you wont want to miss.  Also take a […]