Tag: Warhammer 30K

Descent of Angels – Sanguinius Commission.

I can feel the groan go up from the gallery. I know I’ve painted a lot of Sanguinius! And no I’m not sick of it! I’m going to paint MORE! I finally feel at peace with the entire diorama. It’s such a complex piece. So many different light sources, textures, and volumes of exquisitely sculpted…
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Who were the Ultramarine Locutarus Assault Marines?

Ultramarine Locutarus Assault Marines. A Locutarus Storm Squad was an elite specialised assault formation utilised exclusively by the Ultramarine Legion during the 30th and 31st Millennium. These elite units were maintained in small numbers by the majority of Chapters within the Ultramarines Legion, and deployed particularly in vanguard and strike formations. Each warrior of the Locutarus had been…
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Never Underestimate The Blood Angel Spartan

Blood Angels Spartan When I think of the silhouette of a Horus Heresy force there are certain models that stand out. The Contemptor pattern dreadnought, the wonderful Praetor set, cataphractii terminators, the Sicaran and, of course, the Spartan. The Spartan has been a hallmark of Heresy gaming since the beginning. A big chunk of resin that was…
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In Thrall to the Crimson King: Thousand Sons Castellax-Achea Commission

Never ones to squander their ranks in bloody attrition, the Thousand Sons Legion employed unliving battle-automata as obedient, resilient, and ultimately expendable shock assault units. As with every other facet of warfare, the Legion believed their psychic arts could improve upon these robotic weapons – and with the secret assistance of their allies in the…
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STRATEGIUM: 8 TOP changes to the World Eaters – HERESY 2.0

8 TOP changes to the World Eaters 8 TOP changes to the World Eaters Rage is better The World Eaters’ special rules grants +1A on the charge all the time, even if disordered, and without the need for other limitations. You just get it. Getting the charge is going to be crucial for this edition,…
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Reactions in Age of Darkness 2nd edition – Horus Heresy.

Reactions in Age of Darkness 2nd edition `We do not need to be mighty when faced with weakness`. Ezekyle Abaddon, The Solar War In this piece, we are going to explore some of the most exciting new elements of the new edition: Reactions. One of the main complaints of several of the Games Workshop series…
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A Tale of Heresy Gamers. Part 2: Best laid plans.

What is the Tale of Heresy Gamers challenge? This is the Warlord’s journey. The path of power, or of ruin. We’ll be charting army selection, choice of units, painting woes and victories! We’ll be capturing every triumph and misfortune of coming to grips with a new system and a new force. This will be a series…
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Who, or what were 30K Blackshields? HORUS HERESY

30K Blackshields “I shall not be by him imprinted, nor by his sin disfigured.“  Inscription acid-etched into the armour of unnamed “Blackshield” Legionary The term “Blackshield” was an umbrella term for the myriad of factions that sprung up during the Age of Darkness – the interim period of civil conflict between the massacres at Istvaan and the…
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Thule Nestra, The Last of the Thunder Warriors.

Thule, the Last of the Thunder-Warriors. The Legio Cataegis (or Thunder Warriors in low gothic) were genetically-engineered, superhuman warriors created Emperor of Mankind to reunify Terra. Through alchemical augmentation, somatic gene-sculpting, and muscle-grafting techniques, the Legio Catagis were the first stumbling steps to what the Astartes would become. Savage children, born of blood – an all-consuming…
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A Tale of Heresy Gamers. Part 1: Gathering the Warlords.

A Tale of Heresy Gamers It’s the dawn of a new age. Horus Heresy 2.0 is upon us. And as night follows day A TALE OF 30K GAMERS is created. Yes, yes, we all get this madness in us at the start of a new edition, but this time it’s different. We’re actaully going to follow…
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