Space Hulk

I played my nephew two games of Space Hulk with my newly fully-painted set. Over the years I’ve had other people painting my set. Some lost paint bets and had to paint me a model, others from the Secret Santa paint project we did at the shop for a few years. Sadly, this was not getting my set painted fast enough. I did start in 2009! So, for the first time ever I hired a pro-painter; Ryan at two loons painting, to paint the remainder of my set. I’m super happy with the results.

We played The Artefact scenario. I played as the Space Marines first and won. Then my nephew played as the marines and won. Both great games!

Game one I sent the Librarian forward using all my command points. You can see him off in the distance.

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Librarian Calistarius meets the last guard of the Blood Angel artefact.

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Game one. Corridor is guarded for Calistarius’s return.

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When your bolter jams, you die…

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G.T.F.O.

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Game two marching ordered.

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Every room saw hard fighting.

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After playing a few games of Space Hulk, I’m just reminded why this is one of my all time favorite games!

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Gaslands game!

I played my first game of Gaslands. Super fun! I played a three-player arena duel. We all drove at each other guns-a-blazing.

Everyone drove for the middle of the table.

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Rams were planned…

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…then executed! My silver flame-thrower car survived…

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…to then flame Chris’s truck.

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More rams were planned… (notice my orange truck lurking)

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…nitris was used, and rumble bee was destroyed.

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Our game was tons of fun and Gopaul won the duel with some fantastic wreckless driving!

 

 

Darkoath Warqueen / Malign Portents

This week concludes GW’s Malign Portents campaign. Malign Portents might have been one of the best WFB/AoS campaigns I’ve ever participated in. I enjoyed how the campaign captured the narrative and thematic rules.

I “slapped” some paint on a Darkoath Warqueen and had her join my Tzeentch force for a game.

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Darkoath Warqueen fell to: new-model-added-to-army-syndrome. Bully circled to death by a bunch of Stormcast thugs.

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Hippie bus! I tried to paint this like a show model freshly restored. Not happy with the result. If I ever end up with an airbrush I may try this style of painting again.

Missiles for range and a crew of hippies with Molotov cocktails will be my Gaslands armament for this bus!

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The only size cars I could find to go with my cop car are CARS the movie brand cars. After a few touches I thought they’d lose their cartoon look. I did not notice the smile on the front of this one till I was painting it. It made me laugh so I’m keeping it!

Turrets in any auto duel system are amazing. I magnetized the gun so it can rotate.