Friday 25 December 2015

Renegades and Heretics vs Blood Angels 1500: Black Rage

My first game trying out the evolving Renegades and Heretic list and I face off against Blood Angels, well Death company more specifically. I have faced blood angels numerous times in the past so its nothing new or surprising, allowing me to test the list properly instead of being taken by surprise by a new rule or unit.

Friday 18 December 2015

Necromunda Survival: Game 1, Scavanger Hunt

Finally the first game of the Necromunda Campaign is here, its been quite a while in the planning so I hope it doesn't disappoint. To kick it off we are playing the scenario Scavenger Hunt, as our few survivors go out looking for supplies to stay alive, food, bullets, anything that might be useful. For those of you who haven't read the background, or the scenario rules click here.

Tuesday 15 December 2015

Necromunda Survival: The first Survivers

Before I write up the battle report for the First game of the Survival Campaign, I though I would share with you the starting survivors and I would be interested in finding out what you though of them. 4 different gangs have made it so far, and must work together in order to continue surviving.

Friday 11 December 2015

Necromunda Survival: Exploration part 2

I have spent some time since the last necromunda post thinking about what I should do for the 6 of a kind results when exploring. I have talked to the players as well as taking on board what you guys have suggested and I think the results are characterful, relatively powerful while not game braking and fun (hopefully). So I would like you guys, the whole 4 of you who read this, and let me know what you think and how I can balance them.

Friday 4 December 2015

Doom Diver and rock lobba

This week i have been painting more of my orcs and goblins to take to the January Age of Sigmar Throne of skulls event. I'm still not 100% sold on age of sigmar so i feel this will either cement my liking of it, or put me off. either way I want to be sure. So here are my newly painted Rock lobba and doom diver, i say new, they have been built for about 10 years.

Friday 27 November 2015

Dark Eldar vs Militarum Tempestus 750: Wych Raid

Last weekend I had a little but of free time so we had a quick game of 40k as it has been quite a while since I last played. As we only had a few hours we decided to play a small, 750 point game with a custom mission based on outpost we played in the Planetstrike game from a while ago. Its Dark eldar vs Militarum Tempestus both trying to capture a Imperial Bastion.

Friday 20 November 2015

Necromunda Survival: Injury and Exploration

Over the course of the mini campaign I intend to injure the survivors as much as possible, but the existing serious injuries chart isn't quite right for what I need. Also I will be adding in an exploration phase. For those of you who haven't read over my previous post on this click here.

Friday 13 November 2015

Bending the Rules: Making up your own Game

Recently I have been talking about Necromunda and getting into playing that. However before we do, I had the idea of using the rules of the game for something a little different. We can take the basic rules of the game, and then twist them a little to make something new, and hopefully fun. So what I have proposed to my friends is that we play the basics of Necromunda, but we set it somewhere else, and a few things will be a little different. In this game, the gangs won't be fighting for territory, they will be fighting for survival.

Friday 6 November 2015

Necromunda Gang: Attempt 1

With games of Necromunda coming up soon I though I should probably work on getting a gang together. Going through everything I finally decided that I would just use my chaos renegades as the models, as well, they are painted and I have a large enough variety of them to make a varied and characterful gang. And as they are all rather chaos looking, I decided the only way they could survive in any imperial hive is though stealth and under handedness, so I will be using the Delaque rules.

Friday 30 October 2015

Mixed feelings on selling models...

This week I have started doing things that I never though that I would do, I'm selling off the models that I just don't use any more. I have always though that I would just store away what things I'm not using currently and then get them out at a later date when they get updated or the mood takes me. But unfortunately life gets in the way and sometimes you just have to do things that you don't want to.

Friday 23 October 2015

Looking at Necromunda

With people playing Gorkamorka at the club, it got us talking about other old specialist games and the topic of Necromunda came up. Out of the specialist games I only played inquisitor and Mordheim, both of which I though were brilliant. With this in mind I decided to look though the old rules for Necromunda, after purchasing the hardback rules for the first edition of Necromunda. In our discussions it appeared there was very little rules difference, but a few people preferred the first edition over the second. As I have never played Necromunda I though it could be a fun game to play in the future, especially if its any where near as good as Mordheim.

Friday 16 October 2015

Orcs vs Daemons of Nurgle: Battle through the puss

Once again I delve into the world of Age of Sigmar with my Orcs to see what they can do. In this game my greenskins must force there way past a legion of nurgle daemons and support the battle else where. The game is Breakthrough, lets see if my black orcs can do it.

Friday 9 October 2015

Renegades and Heretics: Evolving the list Part 1

Its been a very long time since I have done an evolving list, and last time it was with the Eldar, a couple of codex's ago. Currently my renegade list is rather stale, as I only have a small number of models, but I want to try and grow it into something of a more playable list, while still keeping its character.

Tuesday 6 October 2015

My Local Gaming club

A look at my local gaming store

For about two years now I have been going to the same gaming club, and I haven't really mentioned it on here at all, so I though that I would share with you all. I live in the north-west of England so my closest club is at the Wargame store, in Brimstage.

Friday 2 October 2015

Renegades and Heretics vs Dark Eldar 1500: Venom strike

A new guy has started coming to the gaming club and was after a 1500 point game of 40k, so I gladly obliged with the renegades as I'm enjoying using them at the moment. He brought out dark eldar and we played a mealstrom of war game. I'm out of practice facing fast forces.

Friday 25 September 2015

Vampire Counts vs Khorne Bloodbound: Hold the line!

My vampire counts face off against the forces of khorne, in a smaller game. Can the undead face a much more skilled foe this time round? The mission is breakthrough, so my undead legion has to hold off the blood frenzied followers of khorne for as long as possible.

Tuesday 22 September 2015

Painting: Black Orcs

Carrying on with my orcs for AoS I have completed the first 5 of my black orcs. I have 10 of them over all so just 5 more to go. I have always liked black orcs as the models are great and the back ground on them is quite cool as well. But unfortunately when i bought them you could only get metal models so i never got more than 10 so they never got painted or used, until now.

Friday 18 September 2015

Imperium vs Chaos 4000 points: Planetstrike!!!

Every now and then you get the urge for a big game of 40k. This time we decided it should be a planetstrike game, as we haven't yet tried the newer rules that came out not so long ago. Its 4000 points a side. We have a chaos held world being assaulted by the Imperium of Man, can my renegades hold the planet or will the defences fall?

Tuesday 15 September 2015

Painting Update: Orc Warboss and Renegade Mortars

Recently I have had a little bit of time for painting so I have cracked on with a few things I have had needing to be completed. So I though I would just show you all what I have done, an orc bsb and some renegade heavy mortars.

Friday 11 September 2015

Vampire Counts vs Skaven: Hordes and Swarms

For my first Age of Sigmar battle report, I bring out the dead, with my Vampire count force against a swarm of Skaven. The Battle Plan is War of Storms, so we are both attempting to push our territory forwards while defeating the enemy general.

Tuesday 8 September 2015

Post Throne of Skulls: Appologise and Age of Sigmar

When I was done with throne of skulls and the horrible write up phase commencing, I decided to give 40k a little brake as well, I was a little burnt out from a weekend of constant play. This means that Age of Sigmar had a chance to try and corrupt me. As I have a lot of old fantasy about I thought I would just use that and see what I thought of the new game. 

Friday 4 September 2015

Throne of Skulls Game 5: Renegades vs Eldar

For the last game of the Throne of Skulls event my renegades come across a craftworld warhost eager to destroy the forces of chaos they come across. Its a game of contact lost for the last game.

Friday 28 August 2015

Throne of Skulls Game 4: Renegades vs Tau

For my forth game of the event I draw an opponent with a beautifully painted Tau force, on the table of krieg. Looking at this force my heart drops, running at a tau army is bad enough, but one with 4 riptides?!? At least the table gives me a bit of help, giving units poison in the game. Game 1, Game 2 and Game 3.

Friday 21 August 2015

Throne of Skulls Game 3: Renegades vs Steel host

My third game of the first day and my renegades face an imposing force, a Steel Host Formation. As the event is based around armoured forces this army fits the bill perfectly, and I did think a few people might take an army like this. It doesn't mean I am prepared to face it though, but on the up side we are fighting on the Vraks table, so its fluffy, renegades vs guard. The mission for this game is cloak and shadows with hammer and anvil deployment. For my previous games you can click to see Game 1 and Game 2.

Friday 14 August 2015

Throne of Skulls Game 2: Renegades vs Deathwing

Game 2 and I get drawn against another space marine list, this time its a unbound force of Deathwing made up of a formation and additional Chaplin from what I can tell. With his force only having 32 models in it I outnumber him over 4 to 1, which is a rather large advantage to me. For the report of Game 1 click here.

Friday 7 August 2015

Thone of Skulls Game 1: Renegades vs Ravenguard

 Game 1 of the July throne of skulls event and my renegades and heretics take on the forces of the Ravenguard aided by an armoured company. Its a very compact and hard hitting list so I will need to make my numbers count if I am to win.

Tuesday 4 August 2015

Armies of Throne of skulls July 2015

As a precursor to the battle reports I thought I would show you all a few of the armies that I was able to take pictures of during the July 2015 Throne of skulls event. Some of the armies were beautifully painted and really put mine to shame, making me want to try and up my painting game. Unfortunately I only have a few pictures of the armies as practically all of my games took the full time allowance so I didn’t get much time to take pictures but I have a couple.

Monday 20 July 2015

Possible Age of Sigmar GamingBoard release?

Full age of sigmar board, with unreleased terrain?
This weekend i was at warhammer world and noticed they had a fair few Age of Sigmar tables around for you to play on. They were made up of the same 3 or 4 tiles so i have taken a couple of pictures to show you what they look like and it even shows some possible terrain releases for the future. I didn't think much about it at the time so i only took a picture or two.

Sigmar specific details

It just seems odd they would have them with out releasing them for purchase, so maybe its a future release? what do you guys think?

Sigmar bridge

Tuesday 14 July 2015

Throne of Skulls Painting Challenge: Complete!

Finally the challenge is complete and my whole army is painted, with the objectives as well! I am bloody amazed that its done but I’m happy that I get to take this army to throne of skulls. Hopefully I should get a few good battle reports in as well in the deal.

Tuesday 30 June 2015

Throne of Skulls Painting Challenge: Week 5

This week I finished off the other soulgrinder and my plan was to finish off the medusa and its crew. Unfortunately plans don't always come together. But at least something got done.

Tuesday 23 June 2015

Throne of Skulls Painting Challenge: Week 4

This week’s aim was to get two soul grinders finished, and I was a bloody idiot thinking that I could get two of these monsters done it in a week. I am happy with what I have done but they aren’t finished.

Tuesday 16 June 2015

Throne of Skulls Painting Challenge: Week 3

This week’s aim was to get 20 plaguebearers and the Herald of Nurgle painted. I didn’t have an real idea on how I was going to do this. Looking online I decided on a colour scheme that was very different from the renegades and heretics, a very different way of painting for a very different look. By having a different look, something that was hopefully going to be a bit ethereal, so the daemons didn’t look like they were quite there. Unfortunately this didn’t quite work out but I hope you guys like what I have done.

Friday 12 June 2015

Renegades and Heretics vs The Imperium 1875: Foot of the Oppressor

One of the most common occurrences on the battle fields of the 41st millennium, the Imperium attempt to stamp out a chaos uprising before it can take hold of a sector. In this game, the Imperium of man, represented by the elysian D-99 drop troopers, aided by the Tempestus Militarum and a Knight house, attack the forces of chaos. By this chaos force is just the humans of a planet unhappy with their Imperial oppressors seeking aid from the daemons of chaos. Its a 1875 point game of Tactical Escalation.

Tuesday 9 June 2015

Throne of Skulls Painting Challenge: Week 2

Last week I failed to post because I was rather busy trying to paint and a few things came up in life unfortunately which got in the way. But here is the update of my week 2 aim, the plague zombies.

Friday 29 May 2015

Throne of Skulls Painting Challenge: Week 1

As I need to get my ass into gear I have already got a very large portion of the first weeks painting done, and it has been hell. This weeks task is to get 17 infantry painted, well I have 15 done, and I will start on the next 2 as soon as possible.

Tuesday 26 May 2015

July 2015 Throne of Skulls: The Army list

You all may be wondering why I have been playing such odd points recently, 1875, a very strange points limit. Well its because they have been games in preparation for the July 2015 Throne of Skulls weekend event at games workshop Nottingham. Now the event will be using Mealstrom of war mission (hence the appearance of mealstrom of war missions recently) and all of the vehicles will count as having objective secured as well. So I'm expecting a lot of armour during the Event.

Friday 22 May 2015

Renegades and Heretics vs Eldar 1875: Wraith host vs fanatics

This time I face off against the new Eldar codex, using my Renegades and Heretics I will come face to face with a Wraithhost of Iyanden. The game is a 1875 point game of mealstrom of war, and who will win, the forces of chaos or the undead forces of the Eldar?

Tuesday 19 May 2015

Chaos Renegades and Heretics: Painted chimera + Demolisher

After spending some time working on the eldar articles i though it was time i got back to painting my Renegades and Heretics as i am taking them to Throne of skulls in July. As the theme for the event is tanks, and all vehicles get objective secured i though i might as well get finishing my tanks.

Friday 15 May 2015

Renegads and Heretics vs Orks 1875: Metal Waaagh!

As part of our narrative campaign finally the orks attack the Renegades of Ferrograd, as currently they have been busy fighting against the Elysian D-99 veterans. This is a 1875 point game using a mealstrom of war mission. Will the dread mob of the orks triumph over the forces of chaos?

Tuesday 12 May 2015

Codex Craftworlds: Formations part 2

This is part 2 of my look at the Eldar Craftworld Formations, for those of you who missed the first one click here. Its half review, half my opinion on them.

Friday 8 May 2015

Renegades and Heretics vs Necrons 1875: Steel phalanx

Rising from their tombs, the necrons attack a settlement of chaos renegades. Not wishing to displease their gods, the renegades go to war and attempt to repel the attackers. This is a 1875 point maelstrom of war game between my renegades and heretics fighting against a Necron force. Will the force of science or chaos win the battle?

Tuesday 5 May 2015

Codex Craftworlds: Formations Part 1

With the main review out the way I though I would have a more in-depth look at the formations in the book and my feelings on them and any potential combos that could make then rather valuable on the battle field. This will be a two part look.

Friday 1 May 2015

Eldar vs Elysians 1875: The Swordwind

The new Codex has hit so I thought I would test them out against my friends Elysians in a 1875 point game of maelstrom of war. And as a big change I only use formations for my army, no combined arms detachment for a change.

Saturday 25 April 2015

Codex Eldar Craftworld: Review

Another Eldar Codex has come out, taking the place of the old one after only 3 years of using the 6th edition codex. Well either way we have a new one so I though I would review it for you all compared to the old one. So here are my thoughts.

Friday 24 April 2015

Renegades vs Blood angels 1500: Strike force Alpha

In this game my Renegades and Heretics take on the forces of the Imperium, more specifically the Blood angels. I have yet to fight the new codex so I am rather looking forward to this game as I have played the old codex countless times. We play a 1500 point game of mealstrom of war, and end up with the mission Deadlock.

Tuesday 21 April 2015

New Games Workshop Carry Case: Review

After seeing the new games workshop carry case, I was confused about how it worked, but after seeing a friend buy one and fill it with about 4000 points worth of blood angels I was rather impressed. And I do need a new case for my renegades and heretics so I thought that I would give it a go. So now that I have one in my possession, I will share my thoughts on the new case.

Friday 17 April 2015

Eldar vs Elysians 1875 points: Birds Of Pray

Again the Eldar take on the Elysians but this time in a 1875 point game of Cloak and Dagger. I haven't got much experience in mealstrom missions so we decided to play one so we could both learn from it.

Tuesday 14 April 2015

Zombicide Season 3

Finally after many months of waiting, my package has arrived from backing Zombicide season 3 on kickstarter. And how happy I am that I did, all of the new items truly are amazing. So I thought that I would show you all some of the new rules, models and general fun that will await you all in the future.

Friday 10 April 2015

Night Goblins vs Ogres 2k: Avalanche of muscle

I finally get to use my 2k Night Goblins list and its against the forces of the Ogre kingdoms. The game is Meeting engagement, so a few of our units might not make it to the battle on time. As long as its none of my hard hitting units, I should be ok. If I get lucky most of the ogres will sleep in.

Tuesday 7 April 2015

Malifaux Painting Update: Flesh construct and Toshiro

Here are my completed Toshiro and Flesh construct for my Malifaux crew. The flesh construct was rather a delight to work with, Toshiro however I didn't enjoy all that much. Why? The robes I guess, i'm not too happy with them.