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How to photograph the Malisaurus Rex – Malifaux Dinosaur Commission.

Malisaurus Rex Malifaux It’s amazing how different a miniature can look with a different backdrop. Grey, black or white? Which is the best backdrop? Well, it depends on the project. Grey backdrops Grey offers wonderful colour fidelity, but oh man is it boring to look at. The visual interest is all on the mini, which…
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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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Return to Isstvan – Justaerin Army Showcase & Postmortem

Return to Isstvan – Justaerin Army Justaerin Army April 2020. The height of quarantine boredom. Saul Tarvitz is released and a member of our gaming group mentions something about always wanting to do an Emperors Children army. How great were the older black books? Always wanted to play through the scenarios. We should do it.…
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Everything You Wanted to Know About NECROMUNDA ASH WASTES NUCLEAR MUTIE and Were Too Embarrassed to Ask.

Necromunda Ash Wastes Nuclear Mutie I love Necromunda. Ever since I saw that bare-chested beefcake roaring into gunfire from the original boxed set I knew I had found a home. It’s a fascinating world to explore. It’s the closest thing we have to WArhammer40K’s satirical roots and provides a fantastic backdrop to tell your own…
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Avatar of Khaine. OSL: It’s not as difficult as you think.

Avatar of Khaine The Avatar of Khaine is an ancient deity, born of murder and the unquenchable lust for battle. A burning shard of Khaela Mensha Khaine, the Bloody-Handed God of the Eldar. Awakened for battle, he marches through enemy fire without breaking stride, destroying all before him with the Wailing Doom. The Avatar’s mere…
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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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Lucius the Faultless Blade – HORUS HERESY UNBOXING

Lucius the Faultless Blade Price: £33 – Forge World Character series.  Lucius, the Faultless blade joins the cast of the Horus Heresy with this stunning miniature. Let’s look a the components of the sculpt.  All items are cleanly cast, crisp and well defined. We have echoes of the armour seen in Visions of Heresy with…
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Who is Carab Culln the Risen? WARHAMMER 40,000 COMMISSION

Carab Culln the Risen Carab Culln the Risen – Formerly the Lord High Commander of the Red Scorpions Chapter, Carab Culln was believed lost to the Imperium in the campaigns that followed the Indomitus Crusade. Grievously wounded in the slaying of the Great Beast of Sarum, Culln’s remains were returned to the Chapter, bearing only…
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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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The Forgeworld Book that Never was. Casan Sabius & Sirae Karagon.

Casan Sabius & Sirae Karagon Casan Sabius is renowned among the Red Scorpions as a formidable strategist and swordsman. When Lord High Commander Culln fell in combat against the Great Beast of Sarum, it was to Casan that the Chapter turned. Sabius took command of the Chapter fleet, enacting a strategy of disengagement from the…
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