Playing 40k can be so rewarding, but at times it can feel like a grind. So how do you balance competition and fun in an ever changing landscape? This is my manifesto for competing without losers. Fun, without feel bads.
Creating a Battleforged list for Warhammer 40k is a challenge in itself. But once you’ve played a few games you’ll discover you’ve got a whole new journey ahead of you. Picking Secondaries and optimising an army list can be a rewarding mini-game in itself. So here are my tips to get started.
Others may be advocating massed infantry for Imperial Guard in the current meta (see here and here). Meanwhile, my Fauxtorians are bucking the trend and… Read More »Battle Report – Ultramarines vs. Fauxtorian Armoured Spearhead
Further exploring the merits of an Armoured guard army in the current meta. A revised version of my Tank Hammer list (as seen in a… Read More »Battle Report – Adeptus Mechanicus vs. Fauxtorian Armoured Spearhead
I shall prefix this report as an experimental battle force in a newly forged Hammer of the Emperor Detachment of the Fauxtorian Guard. An armoured… Read More »Battle Report – Orks vs. Fauxtorian Armoured Spearhead
Getting started with list building is bewildering. The tools and information are complicated. Your choices nearly infinite. So this is my attempt to make it make some sense.
My hobby mojo evaporated recently. But I’m trying to refocus with some goals for 2022. So as is now becoming an annual tradition, here’s what I hope to achieve and share in the coming year.
I like to learn. I like to share what I learn. As part of my Hobby Goals 202 I stated: I aim to regularly try new ideas and techniques and to pass on what I learn. So here’s a bunch of stuff to help others.
I recently started a kitbash Imperial Guard. Inspired by the now out of production Praetorian Guard but with the constraints that it had to be cheap and require the minimum of work to achieve. Here’s how I’m doing it.
Heading into 2021 and with the end of lockdown possibly in sight, it feels like a good time to reflect on the past year (and my first six months of mini painting). To set myself some targets and to keep trying to form positive habits.
My Instagram account hasn’t blown up overnight but my growth has been steady and I recently passed the 1k mark. This wasn’t down to trickery or hacking growth. This article won’t give you any instant fixes. Instead these tips are all about sustainable good practice. So if you want to get better at Instagram then please read on.
For reasons known only unto the great James Workshop himself. Citadel provides ridiculously flimsy clear plastic flying bases for many of its models. So, having… Read More »Making Tactical Rocks for Tactical Reasons
Gundam is for people who enjoy Manga and can’t build proper models. Well, that’s what I thought for years. But I was recently shown that they can be more than toys and gave one a go. I’m now hooked. So here’s what happened.
I often find myself pre-occupied with a long list of important 21st Century First-World worries. Somewhere in that list, I worry about inefficiency and why other people don’t. That is what I want to talk about today.