Why Do a “DIY” Regiment?

Our foe is well equipped, well-trained, battle-hardened. He believes his gods are on his side. Let him believe what he will. We have the tanks on ours.— Gen. Andreas Carnhide on the eve of the Liberation of Lyubov One of the joys of wargaming is a well-painted army with a compelling character that suggests a … Continue reading Why Do a “DIY” Regiment?

The Good, the Bad, and the Imperium

Recently, GW affirmed that "Warhammer is for everyone" and that the Imperium of Man is satirical and not an "aspirational state." GW was responding to a fringe of the Warhammer Community that has reinterpreted the Imperium as White supremacist fantasy. Of course, any right-thinking person is opposed to racial or religious discrimination and equally opposed … Continue reading The Good, the Bad, and the Imperium

Navis Noblite

The Navigator Houses For over twenty thousand years, the unique breed of mutant humans known as Navigators has guided Mankind’s vessels through the Warp. The early history of the Navigators has long been forgotten, save perhaps by the most venerable ancients of the Navigator Houses, though it is doubtful that even they remember everything accurately. … Continue reading Navis Noblite

Structure of the Imperium

The Imperium is a rather diffuse structure. The Imperial Court on Terra is a distant, almost mythical place. The Imperial structure that means the most to the average Imperial subject is the Great House. The House rules the world or hive upon which the individual subject lives, the nature of the Lord of that house … Continue reading Structure of the Imperium

Phonetic Alphabet

The phonetic alphabet assigns code words to the letters of the English alphabet acrophonically so that critical combinations of letters (and numbers) can be pronounced and understood by those who transmit and receive voice messages by vox regardless of their native language, especially when the safety of navigation or persons is essential. The paramount reason … Continue reading Phonetic Alphabet