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Video Tip: Glue Stick Handle For Securing Miniatures While Painting

There are many inventive ways to secure a miniature while painting.  Some like to bond the mini to a piece of cardboard while others buy specialty stands to do the trick.  A few years ago, I noticed a pile of … Continue reading

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Comparison: Dark Vengeance vs Assault on Black Reach

Assault on Black Reach (ABR) has been with us for over four years.  ABR was released around the same time the 5th edition ruleset landed in July 2008.  Replacing Battle for Macragge (BM), ABR was a god-send for new players … Continue reading

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Review: Warhammer 40k Dark Vengeance 6th Edition Boxed Set

Dark Vengeance Brings Value Back Games Workshop released the 6th edition Warhammer 40k ruleset earlier this year along with an overhaul of the beginner’s best friend, the Assault on Black Reach (ABR) boxed set.  Games Workshop has long offered a … Continue reading

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News: Warhammer 40K Sixth Edition Boxed Set

Excitement was at an all time high during the Tyranid/Space Wolves refresh a few months ago leading into the release of the sixth edition rule book.  Now that GW has recently announced the sixth edition starter set and made them … Continue reading

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Games Workshop Vs Inflation: The True Numbers Behind The Price Increases

Games Workshop get a lot of grief from fans for their seemingly annual price increases.  With all the good news coming out lately—the sixth edition rule set and the upcoming boxed sets—its been easy to forget about the disappointing news … Continue reading

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Warhammer 40k Sixth Edition Boxed Set

The sixth edition rules have dropped, but what gets us excited is the new boxed set that is arguably the best value when it comes to army building.  The boxed set is also the face of Warhammer 40k as it … Continue reading

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Warhammer 40k Sixth Edition Rules Are Here!

News have been pretty bleak over the last few months with the excitement of the new Space Wolves miniatures wearing thin, but, as our timeline suggested, the sixth edition rule set dropped recently to much praise.  One of the main … Continue reading

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News: 2012 Warhammer 40k Release Schedule and Timeline

We’ve started the year off right with great Q1 releases such as the Thunderwolves and a refresh of the Necron Battleforce.  The year still has a lot in store for us, with the biggest release being the 6th edition ruleset … Continue reading

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Project: Imperial Fists Captain Lysander and Space Marines Post #4 (SM Base Coat)

Properly base coating a miniature is one of the most important steps to insuring good results.  A spotty base coat will ruin the model no matter how well shaded or highlighted the rest of the model is.  Today, we will … Continue reading

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Project: Imperial Fists Captain Lysander and Space Marines Post #3 (SM Primer Coat and Metal Discussion)

Today, we will focus on doing the final cleaning of the Space Marines and we’ll lay down a nice black coat to give the base coat both depth and something to bite on to.  We’ll also check in with Captain … Continue reading

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Project: Imperial Fists Captain Lysander and Space Marines Post #2 (Assembly)

The first step in any miniature project is to inspect the figures, clean them up, and start the assembly.  An old adage that painters come to know states that preparation is half the battle.  Miniatures are a little different because … Continue reading

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Project: Imperial Fists Captain Lysander and Space Marines Post #1 (Getting Started)

I’ve been keeping up with the miniature scene, but have been away from my studio for the past two years, so I haven’t been able to paint, model, or add much to the site.  I finally broke down and decided … Continue reading

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News: GW warns customers to check their Finecast figures before purchase

Games Workshop sent a memo to local hobby shops warning that some of the new Finecast figures may have a manufacturer’s defect.  The defect consists of a small bubble in a key area that could cause damage to the model … Continue reading

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Rumor Round-Up: New Games Workshop Paints

We’ve had several viewers ask about updated information on the new line of GW paints that will be coming out soon.  We did some searching and chatting and compiled a list of the latest rumors surrounding the paints.  All the … Continue reading

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News: Rumored Introduction of Warhammer 40k Vehicle and Squad Combo Box Sets

Games Workshop may be looking to introduce box sets that contain a vehicle and a squad.  The rumor involves packaging key units with a vehicle to provide a modest cost savings for people wanting to roll out mechanized armies.  Perhaps … Continue reading

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News: Official Games Workshop New Thunderwolves, Space Wolves, and Tyranid Miniature Launch

Games Workshop recently updated their website to reveal the official US showing of the new Thunderwolves, Space Wolves, and Tyranid miniatures. Altogether there are twenty six new packs, a lot of them comprised of new Fine Cast models including a … Continue reading

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Rumor Round-Up: The Latest On Warhammer 40k 6th Edition

The rumors have been swirling since early 2011, but the release of the new 6th edition rule book and starter set is fast approaching.  There have been wide rumors ranging from Tau making an appearance in the starter kit, a … Continue reading

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News: Games Workshop Revamping Their Paints

Games Workshop has traditionally been good about keeping their paint line fresh while retaining the quality that everyone has come to expect from the company.  The current line has been around for several years and was a large departure from … Continue reading

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Must Read Tips for Painting Warhammer Miniatures

Tips for Everyone On the surface, painting miniatures looks to be as easy as buying paints and supplies, obtaining some miniatures, laying out a workspace, and applying the paint.  It is this simple to get paint on a miniature, but … Continue reading

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First Attempt At Dipping Orks

I’ve got some Orks from the Black Reach set sitting around and I’ve been wanting to get them on the table but haven’t had the time to dedicate to all the shading that is involved with painting Orks.  I’ve seen … Continue reading

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