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What is Dakka?
DakkaDakka is a large, independent wargaming community that features discussion, tutorials and images for many games. If you are new to the world of wargaming then learn about it in our introductory article: What is Wargaming?

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Quest for Perfection, Aberants and familiars finished
Updated: 2016-07-29 16:48:39
Of Knights & Mechs - Start her up!
Updated: 2016-07-30 13:36:03
The Ramblings of an Eldar Painter - WIP Farseer Skyrunner
Updated: 2016-07-31 08:26:36
Featured Articles
How to: Cheap and Easy Bunkers
Starting with the Khador Battlebox
Tagging your Gallery Images
Friends of Dakka
Bell of Lost Souls - Warhammer 40k Blog
Tabletop Gaming News
Bartertown - wargaming trading forum
Lexicanum - Warhammer 40k background wiki
Warseer Forums
Bolter and Chainsword forums
The Painting Corps blog
Beasts of War
Wikipedia - Warhammer 40,000 overview
Games Workshop - the company behind Warhammer
Flames of War - the official website
Privateer Press - the company behind Warmachine/Hordes
Global News Feed
White Dwarf Finale ? Inside the Covers @ BoLS
AoS: Beastclaw Raiders Warscrolls Spotted! @ BoLS
GW: New Releases July 30 ?Pricing & Links? @ BoLS
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More About Dakka

DakkaDakka - Warhammer, 40k, Warmachine and Flames of War Community.

DakkaDakka is a large, independent wargaming community that features discussion, tutorials and images for many games.

Warhammer 40,000

Our warhammer 40k forums are among our most popular. They have been operating the longest and contain discussion about every facet of warhammer 40k from tactics and army lists to background and upcoming releases.

Warhammer Fantasy

The Warhammer Fantasy Battle Forums are consistently increasing in popularity and are almost on a par with our 40k forums covering the same large range of content with advice from some of the best tacticians the world has to offer.

Warmachine and Hordes

Dakka now has one of the largest Warmachine and Hordes forums on the web, and has a huge range of Warmachine Pictures in our gallery.

Flames of War

Flames of War and other historical games are growing in popularity here on dakka and we invite anyone to join in and discuss them in detail. As flames of war grows more popular, Dakka's coverage will only increase. Be sure to check out the Flames of War gallery to see some inspiring stuff.

Dakka Features

Dakka is a big site with a lot to explore. Here we highlight some of our more interesting features:

Wargaming Gallery

The dakka gallery is one of the largest wargaming galleries in the world and has a huge range of tagged miniatures from many game systems. From flames of war to babylon 5, and of course 40k. You can vote on images (like using hot-or-not), and use our advanced gallery search engine to find exactly what you are looking for, be it space marines, orks, cryx or Dark Elves!


The dakka forums are growing faster and faster and are the bread and butter of the website. They still maintain quality and a fair level of freedom compared to many other forums. Our most popular forum is News and Rumours, but Dakka Discussions and 40k army lists are very popular too. There are some important rules to consider (no spam, no swearing, no piracy) but everybody gets on well enough thanks to our great moderation team.


The dakka wargaming articles are run on a wiki (like wikipedia). We have a huge range of wargaming articles covering everything from tactica to modeling and painting and even some great funny stuff. If you are bored and want to have the equivalent of dozens of magazines to read then head over to the main articles page and start clicking around. Because it is a wiki, anybody can hop in and click the 'edit' tab at the top of the page, so if you have anything to add or just see some typos or bad grammar then you can help make it better for everyone.

Army Profiles

Dakka's army profiles are a throwback to the very earliest version of dakka from the late 1990s, where various armies were highlighted in detail. Our army profiles section now contains many armies from different game systems with in depth photographs, army lists and explanations of their signifigance from their owners.


Help keep Dakkadakka.com running by becoming a DCM (Dakka Contributing Member) and enjoy a ton of perks for doing a good deed! For a small donation of only $25 a year you gain the following benefits:
  • Surf with ease! Get an ad-free site.
  • Be a celebrity! Get a 'DCM' marker in the forum listings and under your username.
  • Name yourself! Create your own custom title in the forums.
  • Expand your conversation! Post and chat in a private DCM forum.
Dakka Blog

Dakka Gallery: Imperial Guard Cadian Test Scheme

Posted: 2016-07-31 08:59:07
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Front Right Tervy

Posted: 2016-07-31 07:59:07
Taken with a PENTAX Corporation PENTAX Optio S30
By slice'n'dice

Dakka Forum: Will grav guns survive the 8th edition ?

Posted: 2016-07-31 06:59:07
Forum post by oldzoggy, 92 responses at time of this post.

This is a simple one. Do you think Grav guns in its current form will survive the 8th edition ( whenever it comes out)

Dakka Gallery: Another Great Image!

Posted: 2016-07-31 05:59:07
Taken with an Apple iPhone 4
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Another Great Image!

Posted: 2016-07-31 04:59:07
Taken with a NIKON COOLPIX L100
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Eldar Wraithlord - For Frank c. (jacksonville Florida)

Posted: 2016-07-31 03:59:07
By Battlegrounds Wargaming

Dakka Gallery: Orks is Bigga

Posted: 2016-07-31 02:59:07
By DaisyWondercow

Dakka Gallery: Ogroid Thaumaturge

Posted: 2016-07-31 01:59:07
By Talys

Dakka Gallery: Captain Baseballbat Boy Ork

Posted: 2016-07-31 00:59:07
By Midget Gems

Dakka Gallery: 5man Squad on Display Base With Rhino Backdrop

Posted: 2016-07-30 23:59:07
By Nicky J

Dakka Gallery: Lotr Eagle

Posted: 2016-07-30 22:59:07
By Brush Stroke

Dakka Gallery: Harbinger of Despair

Posted: 2016-07-30 21:59:07
Taken with an Apple iPhone 5
By GrimTeef

Dakka Gallery: 30k, Forge World, Preheresy, Space Marines

Posted: 2016-07-30 20:59:07
Taken with a FUJIFILM FinePix F40fd
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Tech Priest Dominus Arkeneus

Posted: 2016-07-30 19:59:07
By Winter

Dakka Gallery: Another Great Image!

Posted: 2016-07-30 18:59:07
Unknown creator

Dakka Forum: Assuming Ideal Balance, How Much Should Riptides, Assuming FNP and IA, Cost?

Posted: 2016-07-30 17:59:07
Forum post by Traditio, 152 responses at time of this post.

A few preliminary remarks:

1. In a recent poll, the dakka community appeared almost evenly split on the question of whether or not riptides are fair/balanced. At least 40 percent of poll respondents thought that riptides are unfair, and the riptide remains a commonly complained about unit. So much so, in fact, that there is currently a thread started by Jade Angel asking the question of how the riptide could be altered so as to produce a fairly balanced unit.

The people who assert that riptides are balanced will generally appeal to the fact that Tau players need riptides in order to "compete" with other "top tier" armies. In a game with librarius conclaves, space marine battle company rhino/grav spam, the necron decurion, wraithknights and scatterbikes, and (insert all of the other OP, broken bull gak in the game), nerfing a unit like the Riptide would be the death knell for Tau players being in the competitive scene.

Which is, of course, a perfectly legitimate point. In a game in which the entire roof is caving in, it's an exercise in futility to complain about how dusty the floor is.

2. Therefore, in light of 2, my assumption for this thread is that every other unit in the game has been appropriately re-priced/rebalanced. I am assuming a 395 point wraithknight. I am assuming that Imperial Knights remain basically the same. I am assuming that scatter bikes have been nerfed and re-priced. I am assuming that grav has been redone. I am assuming chaos space marines with legion tactics. I'm assuming more expensive drop pods.

3. On to the meat of the issue.

Riptides with Ion Accelerators and stimulant injectors produce:

A T6 MC with a 2+ armor save and a 5+ invuln (which can become a 3+ invuln). Assuming you manage to get past the armor save and invuln, the riptide gets a 5+ feel no pain.

But good luck getting to it in the first place. That gun s...

Post continues at http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/697818.page

Dakka Gallery: Emperor's Fools (by Ice Angel)

Posted: 2016-07-30 16:59:07
By Gitsplitta

Dakka Gallery: Scibor Ogryn: Manfred Von Lefthoffen, Otto Von Bigsmark, Paulus Von Hinternbur, Ulrik Von Octob

Posted: 2016-07-30 15:59:07
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Nob on Trukk (wip)

Posted: 2016-07-30 14:59:07
Taken with an Apple iPhone 3GS
By Arakasi

Dakka Gallery: More or Less The General Idea

Posted: 2016-07-30 13:59:07
Taken with a FUJIFILM FinePix AX250
Unknown creator

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