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Dreadfleet Night

Dreadfleet Night

I took the Dreadfleet game for a spin tonight with a bunch of mates. There was one important house rule: anyone caught saying ‘left’ or ‘right’ instead of port or starboard had to drink a shot of rum. We all got a bit tipsy. After getting everyone to [Read More]

The Flaming Scimitar – Grand Alliance side complete!

The Flaming Scimitar – Grand Alliance side complete!

Finally, the ships are all painted, and just in time for a big weekend of tabletop gaming! The Flaming Scimitar can control the elements, and even change the weather to benefit the Grand Alliance’s sail-class ships. Powerful and versatile, the Scimitar has many tricks [Read More]

The Seadrake

The Seadrake

My first model painted over a white basecoat, I think it looks alright! The Seadrake is the most agile ship in the game, and can easily turn the tables on enemy pursuers or slip between the most dangerous obstacles. It may lack firepower, but it has access to one of the [Read More]

Grimnir’s Thunder

Grimnir’s Thunder

The Dwarf ironclad / aircraft carrier / tank warship is complete! Damaging Grimnir’s Thunder is a tough prospect for any ship, let alone sinking it. The most durable ship in the Grand Alliance is also armed with flame cannons and flying dirigible auxiliaries. [Read More]

The Curse of Zandri – Dreadfleet side complete!

The Curse of Zandri – Dreadfleet side complete!

Finished the Curse tonight! That’s the five Dreadfleet ships done. Now, time to finish the last three Grand Alliance models. The Curse of Zandri may be sluggish (probably because it is weighed down by all that gold) but it has great offensive ability. The five [Read More]

The Skabrus

The Skabrus

I chose some ‘rotten’ colours for the Skabrus, which I thought matched the look a bit better than the brighter colours in White Dwarf. – The guts and innards were painted in Scorched Brown, then layered with Red Gore and Blood Red. I then washed it down [Read More]

Swordfysh

Swordfysh

The Swordfysh is one of the most versatile ships in the Grand Alliance. She has a respectable attack at range, a powerful ramming attack and good handling. Her unique captain’s ability improves all of this further to be even deadlier in combat. [Read More]

Black Kraken

Black Kraken

Another simple ‘ship’ to paint! The ship was undercoated in Chaos Black. All Metal and bronze areas were picked out in Boltgun Metal. The bronze was then layered with Dwarf Bronze and highlighted with Mithril Silver. The recesses of the mechanical parts were [Read More]

Shadewraith

Shadewraith

The Shadewraith was simplest to paint, due to its ghostly nature! I didn’t bother following most of the White Dwarf guide with this one: – Undercoat spray all Chaos Black – Base coat spray Skull White, lightly. The reason I didn’t base-coat in White [Read More]

Bloody Reaver Painting Done

Bloody Reaver Painting Done

Bloody Reaver done! I noticed that the small mast toward the rear of the ship has space on the banner for words, but there were no image references for what the actual text is, so I added my own: “BEEFUS” The Bloody Reaver belongs to commander of the Dreadfleet. [Read More]

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Militarum Tempestus – Tempestor Prime

Militarum Tempestus – Tempestor Prime

My Militarum Tempestus army is going to use the classic Kasrkin models as Scions, and the newer plastic models as the [Read More]

Stormraven Incoming!

Stormraven Incoming!

I’ve got to say – the Stormraven has to be one of the best all-round vehicles in the game. My plan for this [Read More]

Inquisitor Lord Veritus

Inquisitor Lord Veritus

Alright! It’s been a few weeks, but I finally got back into this amazing hobby. Behold Lord Inquisitor Veritus. [Read More]

Revamped Display Cabinet

Revamped Display Cabinet

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Tau vs Chaos Daemons

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Relic

Relic

Whilst none of my mates play Warhammer, we all enjoy the occasional boardgame or Dreadfleet. Our latest obsession [Read More]

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The Malbede Alliance

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In Malbede, the Ultramarines and a Tau expeditionary force clashed, awakening the Necrons below the planet’s [Read More]

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