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Black Blow Fly

Competitive 40k Gamer and avid hobbyist; Head Troll at BoLS

EDITORIAL: Fighting the Bad Dice Blues


Bad Dice Blues By Black Blow Fly I feel I have been recently plagued by the much hated bad dice syndrome. I know it’s not a good idea to blame the dice for your losses but sometimes what else can you say? For example yesterday versus mech Blood Angels my Archon failed his first shadowfield […]

40K: Building a Khornate Daemon Army (KDA)


A couple of years ago I read a Fantasy novel entitled Blood for the Blood God. The main character was the Skulltaker and he was depicted as a mortal champion of Khorne, heavily enhanced though. The story is a tale of cold blooded revenge and I loved it. In fact I loved the story so […]

Using Sanguinary Guard as a Troop Choice


This is another tactical article about Blood Angels Descent of Angels armies. The base assumption is you will use Dante as an HQ so that you can field the Sanguinary Guard as a troop choice. There are plenty of Blood Angels players running several units and they are having some success. The Vanus Temple is […]

40K: Designing a Jump Troop Only DoA Army


Building a Pure Descent of Angels Army I most often use one Stormraven in my DoA armies so I thought it would be useful to post an article here that does not rely upon the new skimmer. That said the official model has been released and well received in general so no more excuses. As […]

Back to Basics: A 40k Tutorial for Playing the Odds


I’ve decided to write about some basic strategies involving competitively playing the odds for 40k. This article is geared towards new players who have been playing for roughly a year… you’ve finally learned all the rules and now you can start to really focus on your strategies and tactics. So if you are a hardened […]

40k Tactics – Besieging Castles DoA Style


Recently I posted a tactical article how to play against other assault armies using the Counter Punch method. You hold your army in reserve and watch how your opponent deploys to find a weakness you can exploit. Focus big chunks of your army on separate enemy units to quickly destroy them using your mobility. DoA has a lot […]