Archive for January, 2015


Christmas Gaming

Over the Christmas holiday I played 40K with my Tyranids against Space Wolves. This has become almost a traditional match up and was a very fun and very bloody game!

The Tyrnaid Battle-line is formed!

The Tyrnaid Battle-line is formed!

 

Space Wolves ready for the charge!

Space Wolves ready for the charge!

 

The Genestealer Patriarch surveys the battle on his ornate throne

The Genestealer Patriarch surveys the battle on his ornate throne

 

The deadly Exocrine readies itself to launch bio plasma at the Space Wolves

The deadly Exocrine readies itself to launch bio plasma at the Space Wolves

 

The Tyranid Prime commands the Tyranid force with his iron will.

The Tyranid Prime commands the Tyranid force with his iron will.

 

I also watched an amazing game of Daemons VS Elder and Grey Knights, a real “Good vs Evil” sort of fight! The Daemons were painted by my brother Craig, whilst the Elder and Grey Knights were painted by Gav. Both of these guys are exceptional painters, so the game looked amazing! Below is the photographic evidence!

Exodite Shadow Weavers

Exodite Shadow Weavers

 

An amazing Eldar Wraithknight (and it's not even 100% finished yet!)

An amazing Eldar Wraithknight (and it’s not even 100% finished yet!)

 

Exodite Fire Prism

Exodite Fire Prism

 

A fantastic centaure style Wraith Lord (reminiscent of Epic Elder Knights)

A fantastic centaure style Wraith Lord (reminiscent of Epic Elder Knights)

 

Talking of epic Eldar Knight, here are the fantastic models! They were used as Wraith Guard.

Talking of epic Eldar Knight, here are the fantastic models! They were used as Wraith Guard.

 

Coteaz, the only model on the table that I painted.

Coteaz, the only model on the table that I painted.

 

An Avatar strides onto the battlefield.

An Avatar strides onto the battlefield.

 

The forces of Good prepare for battle!

The forces of Good prepare for battle!

 

The Demonic forces are ready to wreak havoc!

The Demonic forces are ready to wreak havoc!

 

The Hounds of War are unleashed!

The Hounds of War are unleashed!

 

Farther Nurgle leads the Daemonic incursion.

Farther Nurgle leads the Daemonic incursion.

 

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There are No Wolves on Dawn!

But there are monstrously large Antipodes and their genetically cross-breed humans!

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After few (highly generous) Birthday and Christmas presents latter and I have the Ariadna force you see below. It includes an Antipode Assault Pack, 2 Dog Warriors (with 2 Dog Faces), Tank Hunter, Veteran Kazak, 3 Kazaks with rifles, 4 Wulvers and an Authorized Bounty Hunter.

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I will be using my Ariadna force in the Slow Grow that I am running for my local club. We are starting at 150pts and building up to 300pts over a 8 week period. This should be the perfect way to get into playing Ariadna (i.e. fighting with low tech!) whilst leaning all the new 3rd Edition rules.

I also brought Ariadna camo Silhouettes and LoS Silhouettes as my own Christmas treat from Customeeple, as there was free postage on Christmas day. If you have not seen their Infinity accessory and terrain range before, I’d highly recommend checking Customeeple out! I absolutely love Customeeple camo Silhouettes for my Combied Army and Nomads and did a review of them a while ago. To summarize they add a lot of character to your games and help you remember how high your camo markers are.

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I was both highly surprised and massively impressed that Customeeple added new style Antipode camo Silhouettes to my order. I did not even know that they were available! These make a lot more sense in 3rd edition where the camo marker retains the base size and height of the model underneath it, so you may as well show that they are Antipodes as there is no other alternative! Plus it means you remember just how tall those Antipodes are, even when camouflaged.

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I also ordered the LoS Silhouettes. I think these are a great accessory to resolve those tricky LoS situations, especially important for tournament games. There are several companies producing similar products, but as far as I know this is the only one that has a template to mark the exact location of the model, so you can accurately switch between model and LoS Silhouette. All of this and they are a very reasonable price!

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I have also started the new year with having my own gaming room! It’s definitely given me an enthusiasm boost to work on my table and paint my terrain. In fact my new year resolution is to get my table and this room looking good!

 

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epic miniature madness

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Dave Monty's minis and much more!

sho3box

Toy soldier stuff.

Element270

Element 270: Home of the Element 270 podcast; dedicated to Dystopian Wars

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Because Gamers Need Sunlight too