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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.

EVENTS: Mechanicon 2009: IGT Tourney

Hi everybody, Today I’d like to get the word out about a new 40K IGT event going on in West Chester, PA on November 6-8 of this year. Tony and the guys have some very nice looking terrain, lots of experience with 40K, and good prize support lined up. I think Mechanicon is a great […]

BoLS Polls: Plastic vs Metal Edition

Lets have some fun on this Sunday afternoon. We all have different ideas on what makes the best army list, whether melta or plasma is king, but today to go after the miniatures themselves. What is your preference wargamers:Metal, Plastic, or Resin? ~Why? If you have particular example to illustrate your likes or dis-likes with […]

Games Workshop RUMORS: Gamesday US 2010

Hi guys, Word is buzzing around the tubes, various boards, and amongst the Warhammer community at large that there will be only one US Games Day event in 2010. No exact date or location has been announced yet, but rumor has it that this consolidation of resources back into a single US Games Day convention […]

WARMACHINE NEWS: Plastic Warjacks Inbound

BIG NEWS this week from Privateer Press. After much anticipation and speculation, Privateer has announced new modular multipart plastic warjack kits for: Cygnar KhadorMenothCryx Each of these includes options to assemble each kit as one of between 3-4 different warjack variants, and includes all the Stat Cards for the possible buildouts. Release dates and prices […]

40K EDITORIAL: Countering the “ThunderCharge”

Hi everybody. We’ve been throwing ourselves into a lot of test games over the last month and really putting the Space wolves Codex though its paces. While it is not the be-all-end-all force out there, its got some nasty sharp elbows it can throw around (there will be a video battle report coming to illustrate […]

40K ASKEW: Can You Relate?

A column by Blood of Kitten’s: TastyTaste Besides my 40k addiction seminars, I have been working on a case study detailing 40k player behavior. I want to share excerpts from the interviews I have been conducting for the study. -Lewis Skolnick: I have been playing 40k for almost nine years now. I started with Magic […]

40K TACTICS: Nine Principles of War – Pt. 3

Applying the Nine Principles of War to Fifth Edition Warhammer 40,000. A series by: Rogue428 Simplicity: Prepare clear, uncomplicated plans and concise orders to ensure thorough understanding. “The important things are always simple. The simple things are always hard.”-Murphy’s Laws of CombatSo far we’ve covered the Principles of Mass and Objective. This week brings us […]

40k Pic of the Day 10-22-09

Pic submitted by Brian GonzalezCaption contest – GO!~Your daily dose of tabletop fun! Enjoy. If you have an awesome shot you think would make a great BoLS pic of the day, email us. If its one of the rarer xenos races, even better!

40K TACTICS: Noise Marines

A post by: Darkwynn One of my favorite Warhamer 40k units are the Noise Marines from the Chaos Marines Codex. I know they are not the best unit in the book but I enjoy their background. Their overall point cost is a bit too high to make them truly competitive but I do find them […]

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