First and Tenth

With the country in lockdown, I’ve finally gotten round to putting some paint on some models. Two squads that I’ve needed to get done are some terminators and scouts for the Omega Guardians.

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Battle Report – The Long & Winding Road (Does it 8th?)

With the country in lockdown due to Covid-19, my regular (if you can call it that) wargaming has had to stop.

What therefore is a Wargamer to do?

The answer, is solo play. And what better mission for solo play than the second solo mission from Dark Vengeance? Once again this is a mission from 6th/7th edition so how would it play with 8th edition rules. Would it be completely one sided or completely broken?

There’s only one way to find out – FIGHT!

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Dark Angels

Last year I set myself the task of getting the Dark Angels from the Dark Vengeance boxset painted.

I didn’t manage to get them completed by the end of the year but I wasn’t far off.

It’s dawned on me that I never got around to taking photos and posting them on this blog, so here they are:

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Omega Guardians

I have finally settled on a Space Marine Chapter after years of flipping between several.

I liked the idea of creating my own chapter as that gives me much more flexibility regarding the rules and Chapter Tactics that I get to use. I also liked the idea of painting a Codex compliant chapter, but didn’t really want to paint Ultramarines.

One of the drawbacks to creating your own chapter is the iconography. For me, freehand icons are out of the question, and homemade transfers is another rabbit warren that I really didn’t want to go down.

Since pretty much everything standard Space Marine kit comes with only Ultramarine transfers, that only left me with one option. Omega.

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Hobby Update

On the whole, my hobby as of late has been quite lacking. But over the past few days I have assembled a few new models, reassembled/broken apart/attached new bits to some older models as well as undercoated the lot.

This means that tonight, all being well, I might be able to get some models painted.

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