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Larry Vela

Dad, Gamer, Publisher. All games all the time since junior-high. I should go outside more... I started BoLS Interactive in 2006. I’m a tabletop gaming enthusiast, and internet publisher dedicated to entertaining and informing my readers every day. Before BoLS I was a software development director for over 12 years. I've been playing RPGs and Tabletop Games since the 1970s.

Welcome to BoLS

Hi there, BoLS had a Monthly 40k Roundup put up today on Ain’t It Cool News. Its nothing new to all of our regular readers, but for all of you AICNers who may be stopping by for the first time, Welcome! Bell of Lost Souls is a one-stop-shopping 40k enthusast site where you can get […]

Bolter and Chainsword’s 5th Edition Primer

Hi Guys, If you haven’t seen it yet, you have got to head on over to our good friends at Bolter and Chainsword and check out their latest web-publication. Here are a few sample spreads to look over. Shall They Know Fear…This is a fabulous document, taking you through the entire 5th edition ruleset and […]

RUMORS: Codex Space Marines ~ ICs and More

Rumors brought to the community by Bolter and Chainsword’s: turelhim vampire Hi folks, I hope you all had a good holiday weekend. Lets right to it. A raftload of new rumors broke this weekend regarding an Independant Characters in the upcoming marine codex, and various other changes to weapons and special powers. Here we go: […]

Weekend Tidbits

Hi guys, I hope you all Americans are having a happy 4th of July Holiday. I have a few little rumors to whet your appetite and a couple of cool Macharian pics to get you guys stoked for the campaign book. Rumors: Upcoming ReleasesThe Space Marine Scout Bikes will be sold invidually for $12 USD […]

SNEAK PEAK: Apocalypse Reload Table of Contents

Image brought to the community by Bolter and Chainsword’s: Syphid Hi guys. Look what the tubes washed up on our shores today. Apocalypse Reload is due out in the next couple of weeks I believe and here is a Table of Contents so we can get a glimpse at what lurks between its covers. As […]

Iron Snakes Logo Sheet

Did someone say Iron Snakes? You all asked (loudly) and you shall recieve. I have been noting (again) that GW does a great job of covering the major 1st Founding and select 2nd Founding chapters with their decal sheets. However, there are a number of great looking 2nd and later founding chapters who get a […]

NEWS: Firebase and Black Reach

Hi Guys, A couple of news items for you all. First off FIREBASE#7 is just around the corner so keep an eye out for it. Secondly, BoLS has recieved word that the Black Reach Box WILL contain a full mini-rulebook, similar to the Battle for Macragge set. That means a full set of rules (as […]

BoLS Polls: Fantasy Rising…

So its a new month and we are busy beavers down here. 5th Edition is upon us. We are putting the finishing touches on the Macharian Crusade and should have it in your hands later this month. The big news is that BoLS is preparing to expand. Warhammer Fantasy coverage is coming. It won’t happen […]

Do the Fly Lords Have Day Jobs?

Do you guys know what one of the most common emails we get in the BoLS inbox is? Its the age old riddle…”What the heck do the Fly Lords do for your day job?… or do you just live and breath 40k twenty four hours a day?” Truth be told, most of us not only […]

BoLS Wargaming Directory

Wargames Podcasts40K RadioWorld’s End Radio Bad Waaagh-Cast The 11th CompanySeanHammerThe Independent Characters Warhammer ForumsDakkaDakkaWarseerBolter and Chainsword CenTexWar Adeptus Windy City Warpshadow The WarmongersCompletely KrootDark MillenniaBC AdeptusSecond Sphere Warhammer General WebsitesFly Lords of TerraAshhammer’s Alcove 3.0Big Shoota 40K BasementKataan IVEldar.arhicksWarhammer Fantasy Nautica Flames of War General WebsitesWatts on Wargames Warhammer Specialty WebsitesLexicanium (40k Wiki)Army Builder […]

BoLS Hobby & Modeling Archive

Bigred & Mkerr’s Collection Death Guard Fellblade Lost and the Damned Legio Tempestor Reaver Legio Metalica Reaver Legio Metalica Warhound Eldar Revenant Pake’s 2nd Death Guard Army Dave’s 40k Scale Warlord Georg’s 40k Scale Imperator Jody’s Cult of Fire Victor Hardy’s Chaos Daemons Robert’s Mordian Iron Guard HOBBY: Green Stuff 101 TUTORIAL: Magnetic Weapon Swaps […]

SNEAK PEAK: Space Marine Spearhead

Info brought to the community by Warseer’s: Jenage Hey guys, here is some work on the upcoming Space Marine Spearhead (in the UK at least). The Spearhead will be available for order August 9th and will be released on September 20th. Price: 141 pounds Contents Drop pod Scout bikers (x3) Thunderfire gun + Servitor Sgt […]