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Dakka Gallery: Diorama, Elysian, I Am Two Bullets, Imperial Guard, Rusty Robot


Posted: 2014-08-20 05:59:07
By Rusty Robot

Dakka Gallery: Awesome, Chaos Space Marines, Thunder Hammer, True Proportions, W40k, Warhammer 40,000


Posted: 2014-08-20 04:59:07
Taken with a NIKON COOLPIX L100
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Dirz


Posted: 2014-08-20 03:59:07
By Mastiff

Dakka Gallery: Meph1


Posted: 2014-08-20 02:59:07
Taken with a Canon PowerShot SX110 IS
By Beamo

Dakka Gallery: Raptors, Space Marines, Swamp


Posted: 2014-08-20 01:59:07
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Another Great Image!


Posted: 2014-08-20 00:59:07
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Chaos, Khorne, Knights, Lord Of Skulls, Titan, Walker


Posted: 2014-08-19 23:59:07
Unknown creator

Dakka Forum: Is the size of a 40k model an accurate representation of their actual size?


Posted: 2014-08-19 22:59:07
Forum post by hellrath, 156 responses at time of this post.

If so, then a Tau fire warrior is slightly taller than an imperial guard and a space marine is only slightly taller than a fire warrior.

Dakka Forum: pfibp's assorted hobby stuff - Finished - Regicide, Freebooter's Fate


Posted: 2014-08-19 21:59:07
Forum post by pfibp, 99 responses at time of this post.

Hello and welcome to my hobby blog here on Dakka,

I finally found the time, courage and muse to present my creations to this community but first maybe start with some words to my person.

About me
I started with wargaming and painting only a little more than a year ago. Since this time I tested a lot of things and - in my eyes - leanred a lot as well.
My initial start with the hobby was WH40K since two friends asked me if I'd liked to join them in their games. In fact I was forced to lead the orc army of one of the against the tyranids of the other one.

Well my time is precious so I did not have that many games since this first one, but at least a few. If you'd ask my to classify maself, I would call me more of a painter and a tinker than a gamer actually. ;) ...and my work progress is quite chaotic. ;P

After getting addicted to those small plastic figures and the the smell of the glue ;) I looked around at other products and soon fell in love with Infinity by Corvus Belli as well.
But better switch to my list of current projects.

My projects

As said I started with WH40K (Tau) which "ate" about the half of my hobby time last year with the other half shared by my Ariadna, terrain building and different side projects.

Main projects in 2013
My Tau army (gallery links: Tau - Kroot)
Ariadna faction from Infinity (gallery link)

Side projects
Space Marines (mainly Dark Vengeance) (gallery link)
some terrain building (gallery link)
start of ALEPH faction (Infinity) (gallery link)
Godslayer Nordgaard (gallery link)
misc fantasy miniatures (e.g. old Armalion minis) (gallery link)

With a big 2vs2 Apocalypse match a few days back I now did push WH40K to the side and will try to focus on smaller systems.
WH40K is nice but since I travel a lot and my storage space is limited I recognized that I like skirmishers even more. As well there are some ...

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Dakka Gallery: Umber Guard Guardian


Posted: 2014-08-19 20:59:07
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Dark Eldar Pirate Warriors 2


Posted: 2014-08-19 19:59:07
By Picta Mortis

Dakka Gallery: Captain Erasmus Tycho Wip


Posted: 2014-08-19 18:59:07
Taken with a Samsung Techwin <Samsung NV3, Samsung VLUU NV3>
By JaxnFury

Dakka Gallery: Converted Land Raider


Posted: 2014-08-19 17:59:07
By Warboss85

Dakka Forum: Perry WotR Men-at-Arms: pre-orders up!


Posted: 2014-08-19 16:59:07
Forum post by heartserenade, 52 responses at time of this post.

I don't see it being posted here, so just move this or delete it in case it has been posted.

Ex-GW sculptors Perry Brothers are releasing their War of the Roses Men-at-Arms plastic box set by the end of August. They're taking pre-orders now and they also have a special offer shown below:
https://www.perry-miniatures.com/images/d/The_box.jpg https://www.perry-miniatures.com/images/d/Armoured_array.jpg


Some other photos of the foot Knights/Men-at-Arms below: https://www.perry-miniatures.com/images/Box%20figs%201.jpg https://www.perry-miniatures.com/images/Box%20figures%202.jpg https://www.perry-miniatures.com/images/Steves.jpg

I'm personally excited for this since they'll be swelling the ranks of my fantasy human army. That's a lot of armored infantry: 38 in a box for 20GBP is always a steal.

Dakka Forum: [Necron] New Deathstar rising: Sentry-Star. How does it fare against other competitive D.Stars?


Posted: 2014-08-19 15:59:07
Forum post by skoffs, 147 responses at time of this post.

7th may have taken our Spyder-Star from us, but it looks like Obyron has found some new friends to play with...

Obyron
+
Overlord (Phaeron, SW, PS)
+
3x Sentry Pylons (Focused Deathray, IWND*)
=
855 points (810 without IWND)

"Cripes, that's expensive for only 5 models!" I can hear you say.

But here's the thing, The Focused Deathray is a S10 AP1 beam weapon that deals double hits to anything underneath it's 3D6" line (so if you have a unit of 5 marines and the line touches 3 of them, the unit will take 6 S10 AP1 auto hits) .
To make matters worse, because the Focused Deathray gets around targeting, it can be used against invisible units without penalty. . Because the Deathray is not targeted Jink/cover saves are useless against it. It can also technically split fire 3 ways, giving you a 48+3d6" death bubble.
When you attach Obyron, he can, instead of moving normally, teleport-deepstrike them anywhere on the table in the movement phase (he can even deepstrike them out of combat and into range of new targets every turn).
The Pylons follow the Artillery rules and are fearless but with zero CC capability. Normally, because the weapon is heavy, they wouldn't be able to fire the same turn they deepstrike/move with Obyron. But with a Phaeron attached they gain relentless (plus he's there to tank for Obyron).

TL;DR-
? 5 models with 3 wounds each, majority toughness 7, and a 2+/3++ to tank
? 3x S10 AP1 3d6" splitfire beams (fired up to 24") that double all hits, which ignore invisibility and jink
? can teleport/deepstrike anywhere on the table, even when locked in combat

Now here's the killer:
As long as this unit is deployed on the table, come movement phase turn 1, Obyron can deepstrike them from your side of the table directly into your opponent's deployment zone. The Pylons can then start drawing lines over anything within their death bubble. If...

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Dakka Gallery: Another Great Image!


Posted: 2014-08-19 14:59:07
Taken with a Canon PowerShot A3100 IS
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: my Vulkan He`stan


Posted: 2014-08-19 13:59:07
By Darius

Dakka Gallery: Horus


Posted: 2014-08-19 12:59:07
By nerdfest09

Dakka Gallery: Champion, Chaos, Khorne, Lord, Warhammer Fantasy


Posted: 2014-08-19 11:59:07
Taken with a NIKON COOLPIX L110
By kizzdougs

Dakka Gallery: Battlesuite, Broadsides, Tau


Posted: 2014-08-19 10:59:07
Taken with a CASIO COMPUTER CO.,LTD. EX-Z77
By Lynell-12

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