Saturday, July 30, 2011

Eldar vs. Arachnid Horde 2000 point Battle pics

The Arachnid Horde
So I had a small battle with my son yesterday, 2000 points Eldar vs. Tyranids. It went very well the Bug horde feasting on the yummy Eldar innards. Here are some shots:
1 Hive Tyrant: Armored shell, Heavy Venom Cannon, Scything Talons and a Brood of 3 Zoanthropes.

5 Tyranid Warrior Brood: Deathspitters and rending claws.

1 Tyrannofex with Rupture Cannon.

The Parasite of Mortrex.

2 Genestealer Broods of 20 each with a Brood Lord.

2 Broods of 5 Raveners.

The Eldar Host
10 Howling Banshees

Falcon for the Fire Dragons

Wave Serpent and Dire Avengers in cover

Falcon Grav Tanks

Asurmen and Dire Avengers

Fire Dragons stalking the Warriors

Dire Avengers up high

Falcons vs Zoanthropes
Dire Avengers flee from the Genestealer Horde

Grave Tank and Banshee support

Genestealer Horde attacks

Lance attack!

Last stand for the Banshees

Bugs ripping into the transports

Objective 1 protected

Bugs attack Dire Avengers

Bugs attack Dire Avengers

Banshees destroyed

Weapon Destroyed

Grav Destroyed

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Back from the Movies...

I just got back from seeing Captain America and was pretty happy with it.  At the end of the movie there was the Trailer for Joss Whedon‘s The Avengers which really rocked my world, it's coming out on May 2012.

There are some Avengers promos going at SDCC, four character posters being given away by Marvel at their booth and Captain America's new Avengers uniform in a glass case. Here are the shots:


Captain America

Iron Man

The Black Widow
 I might go see it again with the kids... - Cheers.

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Pre-Order Armour Sets Vs. Standard Chapters

This is straight from Space Marine (THQ)

THQSledgehammer here with an update on the pre-order armor sets and the standard chapters in-game.

As some of the eagle-eyed fans out there will have noticed from the customization videos released today the game includes most chapters which you can customize yourself, not to mention a badge and color system that allows you to make the others. Now this has caused a bit of confusion as to what the difference between these chapters and the pre-order content is.

The simple answer is there is a basic version of every pre-order chapter in the game which you can customize, so it doesn’t matter where you buy it, you will be able to build your own Space Wolf, Black Templar and Blood Raven, not to mention the forces of Chaos. However, the pre-order content includes very cool elements for these classes which will not be available any other way.

Take the Space Wolves for example, the pre-order set includes some awesome unique wargear which any Space Wolf champion would be proud of. The character skin includes a wolf pelt, a wolf head design back-pack, custom chest emblem, helmet and knee pads making the player stand out even more on the battlefield.

Below are images of all of the pre-order skins alongside the standard variant (not customized) available to everyone. Hopefully this will help you decide which pack is right for you.  Don’t forget that we have limited quantities of the collector’s edition, so if you were on the fence because you didn’t think you could play as your favorite chapter, now’s the time to pre-order!

Space Marine Pre-Order:    

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

The Grand Eldar project. What I've completed so far...

Here are some pictures of what I've completed so far, I'm about halfway done.

Center shot the Army and the Avatar.

Fire dragons, Support Guns, and Wraith Lords

Howling Banshees and Walkers

Dire Avengers

OOP Falcan Grave Tank
Anti Grav Support Guns

Falcon and Wave Serpent
 Now to the rest of the Army.... - Cheers

Saturday, July 16, 2011

My Son's Grandfather...

A wonderful man....

WOW! Look at what I found! A Tron Light Cycle!

My wife and I just went shopping for a new blender and usually go to the store 5 Below to look for cheap toys that I can use for gaming.  When low and behold I see in the two dollar rack TRON Die cast Vehicles!  90% of the Vehicles are out of scale but the one thing that caught my eye was spot on.
Kevin Flynn's Light Cycle!
It will be perfect my Son's Eldar Tron Army I'm working on.  They only had two, but I will keep on searching in every 5 Below store until  I can have a squad of 5. 

I can't wait to use them!    - Cheers!

Thursday, July 14, 2011

The Thing

One of my favorite all time movies....
Antarctica: an extraordinary continent of awesome beauty. It is also home to an isolated outpost where a discovery full of scientific possibility becomes a mission of survival when an alien is unearthed by a crew of international scientists. The shape-shifting creature, accidentally unleashed at this marooned colony, has the ability to turn itself into a perfect replica of any living being. It can look just like you or me, but inside, it remains inhuman. In the thriller "The Thing," paranoia spreads like an epidemic among a group of researchers as they're infected, one by one, by a mystery from another planet.

Paleontologist Kate Lloyd (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) has traveled to the desolate region for the expedition of her lifetime. Joining a Norwegian scientific team that has stumbled across an extraterrestrial ship buried in the ice, she discovers an organism that seems to have died in the crash eons ago. But it is about to wake up.

When a simple experiment frees the alien from its frozen prison, Kate must join the crew's pilot, Carter (Joel Edgerton), to keep it from killing them off one at a time. And in this vast, intense land, a parasite that can mimic anything it touches will pit human against human as it tries to survive and flourish.

"The Thing" serves as a prelude to John Carpenter's classic 1982 film of the same name.

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Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team!

Playing this now on my X-Box!

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Trygon Prime Project: Details and Done.

OK this is the last night I'm giving for this model, I've added detailing, a finale wash and just a basic black base. (The owner can base it if he likes).  So this took me three full evenings, not too bad. Here are the last photos:

Thanks for watching...
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