Sunday, 29 September 2013

Reading White Dwarf and reviewing its first year of the new format.

With the release of this months White Dwarf we have reached the twelve month mark of the new White Dwarf magazine (alright technically it was last month they released the 12th issue but it was Gamesday last year they launched the new look). I thought I'd jot down a few thoughts on how I feel the year has gone.

Saturday, 28 September 2013


Just a quick comparison.

Dark Eldar Wyches. A 92 piece plastic kit that makes 10 models, you've got options for the sergeants different load outs and the different special weapons for the squad.
Currently retails at £18

Dark Elf Witches. A 67 piece plastic kit that makes 10 witch elves OR WITCH ELVES WITH DIFFERENT HEADS AND ARMS!! WOWSERS! Sorry, I mean 'or 10 Sisters of Slaughter, the totally different unit'.
You've got the components to make a champion, musician and standard bearer.
Retails at £35



Monday, 16 September 2013

Space Marines battles!

As Nic has said we played a game over the weekend testing out the new space marines.

Nic has already listed his army in the pervious post (version 1) and here is what I used

Pedro Kantor
Honour guard (6) 2 relic blades

Sternguard (5) 2 meltaguns, drop pod
Sternguard (10) 3 combi weapons, power fist, 2 hvy flamers, drop pod

Legion (5) meltagun, multi melta

Tac squad (5) missile launcher
Tac squad (5) missile launcher
Tac squad (10) plasma gun, missile launcher

Thunderfire cannon

Sunday, 15 September 2013

My new list ideas

Played a game with Tom using the new marine book. He has a battle report coming. I did take pictures. :0)

Trying to paint infinity

I've been trying to get back and finish and/or start some of my infinity minis painted and im finding it a bit difficult so far.

Thursday, 12 September 2013

Trying out Dread Ball

So I had the chance to get in a practice game of Dread Ball in last night and whilst I'm sure that I'll have played some of the rules incorrectly (it is me after all) I think that I have enough of them down now that I can give a quick review.
You really need to play lengthways for the game to work, your feel as though you are actually 'rushing' at  the opposition.

Playin Games

Just a quickie.
Popped to tabletop the other night with the intention of getting in a game of Dreadball and Infinity, ended up getting involved in a six player game of Lords of Waterdeep with the expansion.
I think this would go down VERY well with our group.
Im not sure if any of yous have looked into it before, but its a worker placement game, youre playing as one of the Lords of Waterdeep and have a few minions to send out to complete tasks, recruit different minions to aid you in quests. Come the end of the game, your ID card gives you some bonuses for having completed more of a certain type of quest or task.
you end up having quite a few irons in the fire and as other players can beat you to certain resources each turn you have to have a bit of risk v reward going on in when you take the bits you need.
As it turned out, id rinsed so many of the quests my ID was most interested in at the end of the game, i leapfrogged from 4th to first. Ace! Debut win.

Tuesday, 10 September 2013

Enjoying the new Marine codex.

I took the plunge on Saturday to buy the new Space marine Codex and have been giving it a good go over to see how much better it is than my current Blood Angel Codex. So just how much extra can I get?

Tuesday, 3 September 2013

Revisiting Infinity

Morning fellow geeks!

So, recently i decided to go back and have a proper crack at learning Infinity. I picked up a force for myself earlier this year, started painting it and played 3 or 4 games but found it a little tricky to get the hang of. Other gaming things got in the way and infinity ended up on the back burner. But i came across the models and my unbuilt terrain while tidying stuff up in my man cave and decided to give it another crack. The terrain is now built and being painted and the models i picked up for my 150 point starter force are on the painting table glaring at me.