More sci-fi civilians, this time grimdark representatives of a dogmatic, galaxy spanning bureaucracy.  One of them has a finger like a vegetable and another is a walking dot matrix printer gimp.


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Execution Force


Four elite members of the Officio Assassinorum strut their stuff today.

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Astropatricks Day


An Astro-Pat-h today.  Its a classic Citadel model from the eighties.

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Imperial Fleet Officers

Imperial Fleet OfficersL to R: Admiral Leopold Horatio III,Commodore Thaddeus Borlase-Arlington

Imperial Fleet Officers
L to R: Admiral Leopold Horatio III,
Commodore Thaddeus Borlase-Arlington

These two guys are made by Ramshackle games.  I have painted them to function as some sort of fleet officers or officials in my skirmish games, but they will serve double duty as politicians or planetary governors as required.  The current iteration of the Imperial Guard rules for 40K has an “Officer of the Fleet” option and they would serve well in that role too I think. Continue reading

Squat, Assassin, Navigator

L to R: RT Assassin, the first  Squat, RT Navigator

L to R: RT Assassin, the first Squat, RT Navigator

I painted these three figures as part of a recent trade with a LAF member.  The new owner will be basing the figures himself to match Continue reading

Inquisitor Verhoeven

Ordo Xenos Inquisitor Verhoeven

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

Commissars Headroom & Trude


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

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