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July 2011

Classic BattleTech Tactics Part 1: The Movement Phase

Guest Columnist 4 Minute Read Jul 16

In most war games, the positioning of your forces can be the most important aspect of each turn. One deft maneuver can both give you the advantage and force your opponent into doing what you want them to do.  In BattleTech, no phase is as important as the Movement phase.  Although you need to fire your […]

FORGEWORLD: Salamander Goodies!


Following up on the spectacular Contemptor Dread, Forgeworld unveils some Badab War goodies for the Salamanders players out there. VENERABLE DREADNOUGHT BRAY’ARTH ASHMANTLE LEFT DREADFIRE CLOSE COMBAT ARM RIGHT DREADFIRE CLOSE COMBAT ARM  SALAMANDERS ETCHED BRASS It’s a nice model for sure, but hey can I please have those other Contemptor Dread weapon arms now? […]

Wargames Gallery 7-15-11


Footdar walking tall at WarGamesCon Wraithsight quote challenge – 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 […]

This Week in 40K Podcasting – A Year in Review

The_EvilEd209 7 Minute Read Jul 15

Welcome to “This Week in 40K Podcasting: A Year in Review” So this week marks the one-year anniversary of “This Week in 40K Podcasting” and instead of my usual review of the week’s podcast releases, I thought that it would be nice to mark the occasion by looking back at the year that was in […]

40K: Fixing Some Issues: Mr. Black Style

Guest Columnist 7 Minute Read Jul 15

Fix: n. a. To correct or set right; adjust: “I am going to fix Tony for his little mistake.” Mr. Black here, dear readers, and this week I have butchered a unicorn and both drank it’s blood and eaten it’s flesh. The appetizer, if you will, to my seven course Endangered-Soon-to-be-Extinct Animal Dinner, in which […]

40K TACTICS: Maneuver Warfare

Sekhmet 11 Minute Read Jul 14

Some people believe that combat should be an honorable duel between two equally matched foes on an open plain. I am not one of those people. What is Maneuver WarfareBroadly, there are two types of warfare: maneuver and attrition. Attrition warfare relies on the principles of mathematics; whoever has the most men, morale, and materiel […]

Wargames Gallery 7-14-11


A lot of airbrushing work this year – nice! 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 […]

WFB Book Review: Bloodforged by Nathan Long

Guest Columnist 2 Minute Read Jul 14

Spanky Harrison here again after a long hiatus to bring you a review of the second book in the Ulrika the Vampire series: Bloodforged.As you can surely tell by reading my my review of the first book, I enjoyed it quite a bit. As a follow up, Bloodforged does not disappoint. The characterizations are consistent […]

WARMACHINE NEWS: Vessel of Judgement Mini Unveiled


Its been a long wait.  We’ve seen the concept art, but here at last is the Menoth Vessel of Judgement in all it’s glory!  This is the last of the Wrath Battle Engines to hit the street.  Its time to start cracking heretic skulls! ~wow, it feels strange to say that in a non-40k setting… […]

THQ NEWS: Kill Team Launches


So you like Space Marines, and you like killing things on your Xbox…  Today is your lucky day! THQ launched Kill Team on XBox Live.  It has all the 3rd-person arcade action a Space Marine fan could ask for. Kill Team Facebook Page After you’ve checked that out, its time for a contest.  THQ has given […]

EDITORIAL: Six Observations as a TO

Guest Columnist 3 Minute Read Jul 13

Hi all, Jwolf here. The con has come and gone, and I feel like it was a great success. Just a few quick and random(ish) thoughts about the whole event and the 40K IGT in particular. #1 Grey Knights and Dark Eldar are torrent of fire armies.People aren’t used to playing or playing against them […]