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?
Since Rouge Trader, Warhammer 40K has used an arcane dating system. I thought I'd do the obligatory explanation of horology in the 41st millennium, and make sure people can figure out some of the weird dates.A typical date might be 4.423815.M41. This can be broken down into 4 basic parts- 4. 423 815 M41.The first … Continue reading Interpreting Dates in the Imperium of Man
Okay, so you've been a wargamer forever and you want to do conversions from plastic model kits, Christmas Village accessories or some other non-traditional source. Will it be compatible with your gaming stuff? Short of taking a figure with you to size against it (not always practical) you need to under stand what the various … Continue reading Figure Scale
The web is chock full of unofficial codices for just about every faction of the 40K universe. Most of them are not terribly useful as they tend to be full of unofficial rules that no one in their right mind will let you use in a friendly game and are right out in a tournament … Continue reading So, What’s the Point?