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Updated: 2015-03-29 19:07:19
My current workload, now with added Imperial Guard.
Updated: 2015-03-30 06:48:07
Death Korps of krieg and the Imperium at large: Dusk raiders WIP
Updated: 2015-03-30 03:02:16
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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.


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Dakka Blog

Dakka Gallery: Death Korps of Krieg, Imperial Guard, Vendetta, Warhammer 40,000

Posted: 2015-03-30 05:59:07
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Assault Terminators, Blood Angels, Flesh Tearers

Posted: 2015-03-30 04:59:07
Taken with a Canon PowerShot SD750
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Halloween Cheer

Posted: 2015-03-30 03:59:07
Taken with a SAMSUNG TECHWIN CO., LTD. Digimax A7/Kenox D7
By WarGamerGal

Dakka Forum: Death Ravens - A Raven Guard Successor Chapter

Posted: 2015-03-30 02:59:07
Forum post by Ezra Tyrius, 54 responses at time of this post.

I recently got back into the wargaming hobby and I still love the good old Space Marines WH40k has. My old army (Ultramarines, of all things) is so horribly painted it would probably cause people to stab their own eyes out if shown; which I will spare you of (for now).
In other words, I needed to start with a clean slate.

Enter the Death Ravens.

As said in the title, they're a Raven Guard successor chapter: focussing on covert ops, stealth and generally non-suicidal tactics. Unlike their founding chapter, the Death Ravens focus less on the use of jumppacks, relying mostly on regular Tactical squads. They're also on decent terms with the Inquisition due to the chapter helping them crush the Chaos cults who keep trying to get a foothold in the sector.

However, as good as everything seems on the surface, the chapter holds a terrible secret. A gruesome civil war, covered up to ensure the chapter's survival...
(I'll get to this part of the chapters history once I've made the character who plays a pivotal role in it)

So far, I've made a few characters and a couple of footsoldiers:

Ezekiel, the first Scout I painted.

The Scout Sergeant. Still needs a name!

Two Marines from the Tactical squad. These guys don't have the final colour...

Post continues at http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/604992.page

Dakka Gallery: Another Great Image!

Posted: 2015-03-30 01:59:07
Taken with a Canon PowerShot A560
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Image by Cave_Dweller

Posted: 2015-03-30 00:59:07
Taken with a Panasonic DMC-ZS3
By Cave_Dweller

Dakka Forum: Is Unbound an acceptable way to build?

Posted: 2015-03-29 23:59:07
Forum post by SweaterKittens, 94 responses at time of this post.

Hey all,

I've followed 40k and built the models for several years, but only just recently started playing. I've heard a bit about unbound and just today decided to look it up. The way it's put forth in the BRB is that by not choosing a normal, Battle-Forged list, I'm missing out on some benefits. However, I've never heard the word 'Unbound' without the words 'is cheesy' immediately following it. So what's the deal? If I build unbound, will I get items thrown at me?

For some context: I'm putting together a Knights allied with Sisters army. Please don't throw things at me. In any case, I picked up the Officio Assassinorum dataslate today, and was a bit taken by the Vindicare assassins. I would absolutely love to throw one in, and I've got the perfect fluff to make it work. However, since I'm going Knights primary with Sisters secondary, then I wouldn't be able to also ally in an assassin, since they are technically their own faction (if I have all that straight). I don't think that's especially cheesy, but running unbound is running unbound.

TLDR - Regardless of how much (or little) cheese is contained in the list, is running Unbound generally uncool?


Dakka Forum: Omegon

Posted: 2015-03-29 22:59:07
Forum post by natpri771, 122 responses at time of this post.

Just wondering about what the Emperor knew about Omegon (if he knew anything) and how it all comes together. Please elaborate on your thoughts.

Dakka Gallery: Nurgle

Posted: 2015-03-29 21:59:07
By Paule

Dakka Gallery: Sarpedon, Commander of The Soul Drinkers

Posted: 2015-03-29 20:59:07
Taken with a SONY DSC-W50
By landcruiserlarry

Dakka Gallery: Skrak's Skull Nobz 2.0

Posted: 2015-03-29 19:59:07
By Skraaagla

Dakka Gallery: Ariadna Cameronian

Posted: 2015-03-29 18:59:07
By Tunnel Rat

Dakka Gallery: Stompa Repair Depot

Posted: 2015-03-29 17:59:07
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Dakka Gallery: Imperial Fists Army Wip

Posted: 2015-03-29 16:59:07
Taken with a NIKON COOLPIX S8000
By Loyalwatcher

Dakka Gallery: xi Coterie Meltagun 2

Posted: 2015-03-29 15:59:07
By RazakelXIII

Dakka Gallery: Eldar Galaxy Wave Serpent

Posted: 2015-03-29 14:59:07
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Dakka Forum: Beating Wolfstar

Posted: 2015-03-29 13:59:07
Forum post by Kholzerino, 80 responses at time of this post.

So it seems like the top tier tournament army in the UK is 4 Iron Priests with 4 cyberwolves each attached to either: Dark Angels bikes (for scout etc), St Celestine (for hit and run), or White Scars comand squad (for Hit and Run and scout) or scout bikers (for Scout). I've been to three tournaments on the trot. All with ETC players at. All won by Wolfstar of one sort or another, and with some other Wolfstar in the top 3.

How best to counter this army? Flyrants are an obvious army. But what other ways does this list go down? Critical seems to be: tanking 2+/3++ with FnP on the unit and 16 minimum ablative wounds on the dogs.

Dakka Gallery: Dred, Freehand, Pro Painted, Space Marines, Warhammer 40,000

Posted: 2015-03-29 12:59:07
Taken with a Canon PowerShot A1000 IS
By bluemoonminis

Dakka Gallery: Chaos Iron Warriors Maulerfiend

Posted: 2015-03-29 11:59:07
By RunicFIN

Dakka Forum: Top 10 units in 40k?

Posted: 2015-03-29 10:59:07
Forum post by Lobukia, 64 responses at time of this post.

Assume codicies, supplements, mini-dexes, and Forgeworld... but not 30k. Please keep in mind that some awesome units are in a weak codex, so we never see them at the tourney level... they're still good though.

My try, no particular order:

Cron Wraiths
Wave Serpents
Imperial Knights (I know I should pick one, but we get it)
Necron Warriors
IH/Clan Shield Eternal Chapter Master on Bike a la mode
Dire Avengers

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