Category Archives: Space Marines

That’s a Lot of Plastic

Games Workshop is now offering as a 1-click purchase an entire space marine chapter.  1100+ models, only $15,000 CDN (+Tax) http://www.games-workshop.com/gws/catalog/productDetail.jsp?prodId=prod2160196a It ain’t gonna happen (at least, not from my wallet). …But there’s a tiny little voice whispering in my ear … Continue reading

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Battle Report: The Final Fifth

The last battle of Fifth Edition!  With my Space Marines’ Fifth Company!  And it’s my fifth battle!  Okay, it isn’t, really, but it would have been cool… It is, however, the first time I’m fielding a full 1000 points.  Thank … Continue reading

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Kayvaan Shrike Conversion

I needed a break from staring at the Stormtalon, so I started piecing together a potential counts-as Kayvaan Shrike model from some Assault Marines and the Space Marine Commander bits.  I don’t want to use the existing model because 1) he’s … Continue reading

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Stormtalon Phase 2: Pre-Assembly

Here it is, the first view of the (partially) assembled Stormtalon.

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Stormtalon Phase 1.5: A Wing And A… Flare

Here’s a bit of a pictorial update on what I’ve been working on.  It’s not as far along as I had hoped at this point, but a few hours of work tonight should remedy that.

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Stormtalon Phase 1: Magnetized Weapon Pods

Finally, I have started on the Stormtalon.  The first step doesn’t seem like much, when you look at it, but it’s something I’ve never tried before:  Magnetizing part of a model.  I did this to take advantage of the weapon … Continue reading

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Stormtalon in my Claws

I picked up the Stormtalon and gave it a bit of a going-over.  At this point, it looks like this design is the winner: However, it’s shaping up to be more work than I planned…

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Stormtalon

Tomorrow, the Stormtalon (the new Space Marine flyer) comes out.  I’m keen on getting two as part of an 1850 pt list I’m developing.  However, the design has some… controversial features.

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Latest Recruits

Four new battle brothers join the ranks of the Brotherhood.

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Battle Report: Blue vs Grey

It’s been a month since this game…  But the worst of my workload is over.  The next game will be posted sooner. This time out I had the pleasure of another match with Justin, though he and I were both … Continue reading

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