The Imperial Guard / Astra Militarum have been my ‘back burner’ army for a very, very long time. When ProdigalSon and I first started 40k we had a dream of a joint Guard army but sadly with moves, school and life in general, it never coalesced. Being a creature of immense sentimentality, I kept collecting guardsmen here and there over the years and when I found myself with a Sisters army back when they could have conscripted guard, I switched to hoard mode. By the time I realized what I was doing I had three full platoons. One of the local gang moved away and offered to sell me all his armor and a paycheck later I was the owner of a huge Guard force. Continue Reading
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Red played through yet another Fate of Konor scenario at her FLGS.
So 8th Edition is upon us and the internet is abuzz with the details. I haven’t obtained a copy of the rulebooks yet, but with whats out there, I have been able to put together a few lists.
It’s not at all easy to be a warrior princess in the forty first millennium these days. Some of the other eras are tough too, but today we’re looking at Warhammer 40k and it’s sad lack of female models where there should not be a lack. Tau, Eldar and the Imperium of Man are all composed of binary races (that still occupy their original bodies, Necron lovers) and have fluff that state that both races fight on the battlefield, but the miniature line doesn’t reflect that very well for some.