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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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A grim, dark hobby blog of GW and Mantic dollies
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Featured Articles
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Tactical Painting Doctrine: Work on Multiple Armies Simultaneously
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Friends of Dakka
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40K: New Bjorn and Murderfang Confirmed! @ BoLS
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Road Kill Corpses 28mm (Limited Edition of 80 figures) @ TGN
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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.


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Dakka Blog

Dakka Gallery: Dark Eldar Pirate Warriors

Posted: 2014-07-28 13:59:07
By Picta Mortis

Dakka Gallery: Wood Troll

Posted: 2014-07-28 12:59:07
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Leviathan

Posted: 2014-07-28 11:59:07
By Von Skyfury


Posted: 2014-07-28 10:59:07
Forum post by CrazyCombatCarl, 17 responses at time of this post.

So I converted a Dakka based Stompa. For rules I'm using the Kustome Stompa Builder from Imperial Armor 8. To maximize my amount of shots I can put down range per turn.

It has lots of dakka to satisfy my inner ork.

Dakka Daily Poll: When doing model fine details and symbols do you prefer to...

Posted: 2014-07-28 09:59:07
When doing model fine details and symbols do you prefer to...
Use standard decals
Create your own custom decals
Use detail on the original model itself
Deliberately buy upgraded parts for models with Symbols and detail on, to save using decals.
Model your own GS fine detail
Paint on fine details free hand
Don't bother with detail, just a basic paint job
I Don't Paint
Other (write in)

View Results / Discussion

Dakka Gallery: Another Great Image!

Posted: 2014-07-28 09:59:07
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Size Comparison With Venable Dreadnought

Posted: 2014-07-28 08:59:07
Taken with a Canon EOS REBEL T3
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Game Table 1

Posted: 2014-07-28 07:59:07
Taken with a Canon PowerShot G7
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Dark Eldar, Fire, Venom

Posted: 2014-07-28 06:59:07
Taken with an OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP. VG120,D705
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Another Great Image!

Posted: 2014-07-28 05:59:07
Taken with a Canon PowerShot SX100 IS
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Warhound Titan "vanessa" Carapace 1

Posted: 2014-07-28 04:59:07
By RazakelXIII

Dakka Gallery: Captain Annihilus by Dman

Posted: 2014-07-28 03:59:07
Taken with a Canon PowerShot SD850 IS
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Exemplar Seneschal

Posted: 2014-07-28 02:59:07
By spiralingcadaver

Dakka Gallery: Tau Battlesuit Commander Shas'o R'alai

Posted: 2014-07-28 01:59:07
By Jstncloud

Dakka Gallery: Dark Angels Nephilim Fighter 3

Posted: 2014-07-28 00:59:07
By MaybugM

Dakka Gallery: Another Great Image!

Posted: 2014-07-27 23:59:07
Taken with a FUJIFILM FinePix S5500
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Adepticon 2011, Random Models For Sale

Posted: 2014-07-27 22:59:07
Taken with a Canon PowerShot SD1300 IS
By IceAngel

Dakka Gallery: Hive Fleet Erra, Wip Mawloc 1 Progress

Posted: 2014-07-27 21:59:07
Taken with a Motorola XT886
By PleaseDontExplode

Dakka Gallery: Hierophant by Cataclysm Studios

Posted: 2014-07-27 20:59:07
Taken with a Panasonic DMC-FZ50

Dakka Gallery: Another Great Image!

Posted: 2014-07-27 19:59:07
Taken with a NIKON COOLPIX S50
Unknown creator

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