Inquisitor Verhoeven

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Ordo Xenos Inquisitor Verhoeven

This retro looking chap is a late eighties/early nineties GW inquisitor miniature that I picked up on Ebay a while back.  I painted the figure for use in skirmish games set in the Warhammer 40,000 universe (as discussed a little here). Continue reading

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DreadBall Irish Nationals / Conclave 2013

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The view of Fortress Thomond as recorded by O.C.P. Patriots helmet cam during grav-chute deployment.

I played in the Irish DreadBall Nationals event last Saturday.  It took place in Thomond Park, arguably the most significant rugby stadium in the country.  That obviously also makes it quite an amusingly appropriate venue for a “sports” event like a DreadBall tournament. Continue reading

Gyrinx #2: Rampage

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Gyrinx number 3

Not actually the second gyrinx, but the second post about gyrinx (whats the plural of gyrinx anyway?  “Gyrinx” surely, like “sheep”).  Its probably not going to be the last post about space cats around here either… Continue reading

Commissars Headroom & Trude

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L to R: Commissar Headroom, Commissar Trude

While they didnt feature in the original Warhammer 40,000 Rogue Trader rulebook, commissars showed up as part of the Imperial Guard soon after.  They were a defined part of the 40k universe quite early, long before second edition came out.

The first White Dwarf that I ever saw (#108, December 1988) featured an article that introduced both Space Marine Chaplains and Imperial Guard Commissars to 40k.  It has taken me a quarter of a century to get around to painting any commissar models. Continue reading

Totenkranz – Navis Nobilite Heir Apparent / Novator

 

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Navigator Totenkranz

This vision of loveliness is Reaper Miniatures Dr. Totenkranz.  I picked the figure up a few years ago intending to use it as a zombie boss type – some sort of sci-fi necromancer/evil scientist and possibly the root of the zombie outbreak.  I ended up being distracted by something else and never got much further than assembly until last week. Continue reading

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