Wednesday, December 31, 2008

Ork Stompa!!!

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Pics of the upcoming plastic Stompa which will be the same price as the Baneblade!


Monday, December 29, 2008

Xmas Break

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No painting over break but I did manage to pick up some cool terrain for cheap. I'll put up some pics soon. First thing to finish when I get back is that second unit of Duellists.

Sunday, December 28, 2008

Forgeworld Newsletter - Upcoming New Releases

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"Hi there,Christmas is here at last, and at Forge World, we`ve had a great holiday season and all that remains to is wish you all a happy Christmas, and tempt you with a pair of new pre-orders! These are just the first of many exciting new models we have on the way for you in the New Year, which will include new war machines, Chaos creatures and characters all bound up with the climatic conclusion to the Siege of Vraks.

Thanks
Alan Bligh

Christmas Opening TimesForge World will be closed from midday (UK time) on Wednesday the 24th of December, and remain closed on Thursday the 25th and Friday the 26th.Our phone lines will be open between 10am to 4pm on Saturday the 27th of December and we will return to our usual opening times from the 29th of December.Imperial Valdor Tank hunterFirst up is the new Imperial Valdor Tank Hunter, an ancient design based on the Malcador chassis, it is built round a powerful neutron laser weapon able to make a mockery of the strongest armoured defence. Although more common in the forces of the Adeptus Mechanicus, the arcane technology used in their construction makes these tanks revered relics within Imperial Guard armoured companies, while on Vraks they were turned to the traitor`s cause by the dark arts of Chaos.This fantastically detailed model was designed by Phil Stutcinskas, and you can see pictures of this baroque war machine HereYou can also find experimental rules for the Valdor for download HereThe Valdor is a resin model with plastic tracks and comes with all weapon options and both renegade and Imperial crew.The Valdor is available for pre-order Now for release the week commencing the 26th of January. Ordo Malleus Inquisitor Lord Hector Rex & RetinueAlso up for pre-order is Ordo Malleus Inquisitor Lord Hector Rex, first shown in teaser shots as part of our Christmas newsflashes. Rex and his retinue can be seen in their full glory HereLord Inquisitor Hector Rex plays a key role in our forthcoming Imperial Armour book for the third part of the Siege of Vraks campaignHector Rex himself has been designed by Simon Egan, while his three member retinue (comprising an Acolyte, a Mystic and a Hierophant) were designed by Mark Bedford.Inquisitor Rex and his retinue is available for pre-order Now for release the week commencing the 26th of January."

Friday, December 19, 2008

Gamezone Knights - good alternate models for VC

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBgK04xUzJQ
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dLfua...eature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sqW6k...eature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZfpQ...eature=related
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSHyFpE6T1w

Saturday, December 13, 2008

WIP Imperial Guard

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I've finally got a squad of Guardsmen finished (just some small detailing and highlighting left to do + basing of course). My goal with their paint scheme is to actually have them with camoflage - kinda WW2 German style. Of course some things had to be painted the way they are as it is '40k' after all. Thus, obviously the lasguns would look silly if they appeared to have wooden stocks etc. Originally I was going to do all of them in full camo but considering how many minis are going to go into the army... so just the sergeants and officers will have full camo. The 'regulars' will have camo coats and green pants. I'm going with NMM (non-metallic metal) on the guns and ammo boxes, but for things like the flamer and some equpiment pieces I think I'm gonna stick with actual metals. Comments welcome! I'm also planning a few divisions in the army, so there will be a few squads painted in desert schemes (Afrika Korps) and an all gray (Wehrmacht). Stormtroopers (which will hopefully be all-plastic soon!) will get a full camo scheme.


The Sarge - first guardsmen fully paintedI painted his shoulder pads with some isignia - not sure if I'll add it to all the guardsmen - I need to get it smaller and sharper looking - not too happy about how it turned out on the sarge - not sure if red is the color I should use either, perhaps white... ideas welcome

Lineup up of the first squad

WIP Blood Angels

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A few shots of some Blood Angels minis being worked on. I still have basically all of the Black Reach stuff to paint plus the other 4 termis with lightning claws. Once thats all done, there is still a mountain of stuff to paint to finish the army and have it ready for a huge Apocalypse game! :)


Painting Update: Duellists

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Its been a while since I've posted any painting updates. Here are some WIP shots of my other unit of duellists. I decided to go with a green/white scheme for these guys. I've got one basically finished right now while the rest are in the "brown" phase.


Wednesday, December 10, 2008

KR Multi Cases

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http://www.kaiserrushforth.com/ - For mini storage and transport. They're based in the UK but have free international shipping!

Friday, December 5, 2008

Another Forgeworld Newsflash

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Forge World Newsflash

05/12/08




Christmas Shipping Deadline for the UK

December is already upon us, but there`s still plenty of time to get a Forge World order before Christmas. Although we are very busy, we are processing and despatching orders very promptly and will be working right up to Christmas. If you`ve any further questions or queries regarding placing orders, or stock levels and availability for particular items or delivery times, do give us a call or send us an email.

You can contact us by phone on:

0115 916 8177 within the UK,

0044 115 916 8177 from Europe or

01144 115 916 8177 from the US and Canada.

If you are after a model or book for Christmas your order needs to reach us by the following dates in order to guarantee its arrival, stock levels permitting.

Standard Royal Mail UK orders - Monday 8th December

Express Delivery worldwide - Monday 15th December

A Glimpse of the Future
Although we have called a temporary pause on new releases while we get everybody`s orders to them, we're not resting on our laurels and we have a number of exciting new models on the way. By way of a teaser, over the next few updates we will be revealing a part of one of our new models to wet your appetite for the New Year. If you collect and assemble these teaser shots, you be able to see the whole thing!

Friday, November 28, 2008

Forgeworld Newsflash! - Cheaper Prices!

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Forge World Will be Passing on UK Tax Reduction to its Customers
Recently, the UK Government has decided to reduce the rate of Value Added Tax (the UK sales tax) on all products subject to it by 2.5%, reducing it from 17.5% to 15%.

As a result Forge World will be passing on the effect of this reduction to all its customers with immediate effect, which will be represented by a reduction in our prices. All orders placed on our online store from now on will be processed and charged at these new lower rates, (except for our book products, which are not subject to VAT.)

This is great news for all our customers worldwide, because although this is a UK tax change, we have decided to apply these new lower prices to all the orders placed directly with Forge World, not just those from within the UK. This means that Forge World models are now lower in price for everyone.

You can see our new prices on our webstore, Here.

If you have any further questions or queries on this, please feel free to contact our sales and customer services team on 0115 9168177 from within the UK, or on 01144 115 9168177 from the US and Canada, or 0044 115 9168177 from Europe. Our lines are open from 9am to 6pm Monday to Friday UK time.



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Friday, November 14, 2008

Forgeworld Newsletter 206

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"Newsletter #206

Hi There,Welcome to the Forge World Newsletter. Winter is drawing in and we are already getting very busy here at Forge World, but we`ve still found time for a newsletter and a few new releases, this time for the Grey Knights and the Red Scorpions Space Marines.
ThanksAlan Bligh


Christmas Ordering, Don`t Leave it Too Late!December is just around the corner, and if you are looking to place an order intended to reach you in time for Christmas, we would strongly advise you to place it as soon as possible. This is particularly the case if you are outside the United Kingdom or after a large kit or a particular model you just can`t do without. Demand is already high so get your order in soon to avoid delays and potential disappointment, and as always we will be working right up until Christmas to get as many orders as possible out to you.
If you have any questions regarding our products or their availability please contact us on 0115 916 8177 within the UK, 0044 115 916 8177 from Europe or 01144 115 916 8177 from the US and Canada.
Grey Knights Land Raider RedeemerOur Grey Knights Redeemer provides the Ordo Malleus with some much needed armoured support, modifying the plastic Land Raider into a Grey Knights specific Redeemer with twin-linked Psycannon and Firestorm Incinerator Cannon, each with wonderfully detailed servo-skull targeting systems and engraved litanies of purity. Designed by Will Hayes, you can see pictures of this model Here, and we are making it available to order in two ways:
Firstly a resin conversion kit for the standard Plastic Space Marine Land Raider, containing weapons sponsons, twin psycannon and assault launchers, available Here
Secondly as a complete kit, which contains the resin conversion kit, along with our Grey Knights Tank Commander model and Grey Knights Land Raider Door Set 2, as well as a complete Plastic Space Marine Land Raider Kit, and is available Here
Both of these kits are available for pre-order now, for release the week commencing the 24th of November.
Rules UpdateDon’t forget we also have available now for download a pdf rules update for Imperial Armour Volume Two: Space Marines & Forces of the Inquisition. This download revises and brings into line all the vehicles in the book with recent changes in the Space Marine Codex and the fifth addition of Warhammer 40,000, as well as introducing new rules for our Deathstorm Drop Pods.
The download is available Here.

Grey Knights Psycannon UpgradeWe are also making the twin-linked Psycannon and targeter from our Grey Knights Redeemer available separately as an upgrade set for the Space Marine Land Raider and the Space Marine Razorback plastic kit. (Note that the upper weapon mounting from either of these plastic kits is needed to fit this weapon).
This is also available for pre-order now, for release the week commencing the 24th of November.
Red Scorpions Chapter IconsAlso up for release this newsletter are some superb new chapter-specific resin icons for the Red Scorpions Space Marines. Designed by Simon Egan, you can see the contents of this pack Here, and they are perfect for adding an extra level of character and detail to your Red Scorpions vehicles from Rhinos to Drop Pods.
These Red Scorpion Chapter Icons are available for pre order now and for release the week commencing the 24th of November.
Events UpdateForge World will be attending our last event of the season at Scale Model World this weekend (the 15th and 16th of November) at the International Centre in Telford in the UK. We will have a selection of our stock on offer and will have lots of our models on show, so if you`re coming to the event do come and see us."

Friday, November 7, 2008

Forgeworld Newsletter 205

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Quoting

"Hi There,We have three new releases this newsletter for the Space Marines and Orks, while here at Forge World we are stepping into high gear in preparation for Christmas. But before we get to the cool new models, I`d like to say a big thanks to everybody at Games Day Italy for making it such a great show! We had a really fantastic time and it was great to meet many Italian hobbyists for the first time.

Thanks
Alan Bligh
Christmas OrderingThe holiday season is now fast approaching and if you are buying items as Christmas presents we strongly recommend that your order is placed before the end of this month. This is particularly the case if you are overseas or after a large model such as a Titan, Super Heavy Tank etc, in order to avoid delays and potential disappointment.

If you have any questions regarding our products or their availability please contact us on 01159168177 within the UK, 00441159168177 from Europe or 011441159168177 from the US and Canada.

Space Marine Deathstorm Drop Pods
New for the Space Marines are our Deathstorm Drop Pods. Replacements in our range for the discontinued Deathwind Drop Pods, these hybrid resin and plastic kits convert the Games Workshop Plastic Drop Pod to create one of the heavily armed Deathstorm variants.Designed by Daren Parrwood, these two model kits, one armed with assault cannons and the other with Whirlwind launchers have revised rules which you can find in our new rules update (see below,) making them deadly strike units capable of ripping apart a defensive line in preparation for the Space Marine’s assault.

The Deathstorm Drop Pods are available to pre-order Now for release the week commencing the 24th of November, and each kit comes with a complete plastic drop pod and resin conversion parts.

Rules UpdateAvailable now for download is a pdf rules update for Imperial Armour Volume Two: Space Marines & Forces of the Inquisition. This download revises and brings into line all the vehicles in the book with recent changes in the Space Marine Codex and the fifth addition of Warhammer 40,000, as well as introducing new rules for our Deathstorm Drop Pods.The download is available Here."

Ork Warboss on Bike
Deathstorm Drop Pod [Assault Cannons]
Deathstorm Drop Pod [Whirlwind]

Imperial Armor 2 Rules Update

Thursday, November 6, 2008

Armorcast Muzzle Flash Effects

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Want to add muzzle flash effects to your army? Check this out then:
http://armorcast.com/store/product_info.php?products_id=758&osCsid=4a012e26c09eb4ac417051396154aedf

Sunday, November 2, 2008

News: Upcoming Lizardmen Pics

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Some early pics of the new stegadon! Wow! If the rest of the releases are anything like this than the Lizards are goign to be awesome!



Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Warhammer Magic Cards

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Thanks to Rick for this find: http://www.warhammer.baronwolf.com/magic%20cards.php

Contains virtually everything although the dwarf rune list is rather incomplete.

Saturday, October 18, 2008

Terrain: Roads & Castle Ruins

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Picked up some roads from the model train section at one of the local stores here. This will be really useful for 40K.

Also picked up a piece of ruined castle terrain. The scale is slightly smaller than Warhammer but it'll still work.

They also sell huge sets of trees here which are actually really cheap - all sizes and varieties of trees as well.

Stormlord Conversion - BellofLostSouls

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Pic of a Stormlord conversion from BellofLostSouls


Pretty sweet conversion and anyone who has read the rules for it in Apocalypse Reload will know that this thing puts out some nasty firepower!

Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Update: DOW

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Plenty of new pics for the DOW can be found here!

Sunday, September 28, 2008

Favorite Retailers: Zuzzy Miniatures

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Here is a link to zuzzy miniatures, they make some really cool rubber battlemats that have lots of detail moulded in. They don't have a really big range rigth now, but what they have looks great and I'm sure they'll be adding more. Check them out here.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

September Tournament Pics

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