Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Army Still Growing

I recently won an eBay auction for 10 old school Stormtroopers with berets.  I will now have enough to make three squads with four special weapons.  Two squads will have plasmaguns and one squad will have a mix of melta and plasma.  Additionally, one of the sergeant poses will be used as a Tempestor Prime.  I am super excited because that will give me the opportunity to make another Battalion Detachment for my Apocalypticon army.  I will post pictures as soon as the new miniatures come in.  The daunting task will be getting them painted in time.

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Apocalypticon Army

Here is the current status of my army for Apocalypticon this April. It is currently 410 Power Level. I am going to try to get it to 450 PL by game time.

Friday, January 17, 2020

Tournament Tactics

My army was recently showcased on Mordian Glory's YouTube channel.  I had proposed a question to him about how to speed up my tournament play after my abysmal showing at a local ITC.  He makes some good points.  Top of the list is to be completely familiar with the army.  Time wasted looking up rules and stats is time not spent beating your opponent.  To find out what else he had to say, check out the video here: "How to Play Fast with Hordes"

I hope you like it.  Make sure you read the comments.  There is additional advice in there such as using specific colored dice to identify different weapons.  

Rough Riders

My Rough Riders are complete. They will be a nice touch to the look, feel, and play of the army. Without further ado, here they are.

I want to make a few more of these. If anyone has at least 5, but preferably 10 of Col. Gravis’ models,  let me know. I can pay or have infantry models I can trade. 

Monday, January 6, 2020

Steady Progress

I have continued painting in preparation for Apocalypticon in April. I finished painting a Gravis Pattern Heavy Bolter. This along with the 5 others already painted will be added as heavy weapons teams to an infantry squad. This gave me extra riflemen that I added to existing painted clambers to make 3 more special weapons squads. I also completed a squad of ratlings so I now have two full squads of 10. The ratlings and heavy bolter still need basing and washing but other than that they are tabletop ready.
I am currently working on rough riders and expect them to be done at the end of the week. After that it is onto Ogryns.