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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?




Project Logs
Start of a Chaos Traitor Guard and cultist army - Chaos Squats and other famous regiments
Updated: 2021-09-20 17:48:13
Valkyrie's Thousand Son, Tau and Airfix Blog - Updated 7th September
Updated: 2021-09-20 17:59:42
Adventures in the 10mm scale. Mini-KoW, Warmaster
Updated: 2021-09-19 21:18:35
Featured Articles
Colour Theory, light and Shade
Painting
Industrial Terrain by Tazok
Terrain
Building a Reusable Display Base Box
Basing
Friends of Dakka
Bell of Lost Souls - Warhammer 40k Blog
Tabletop Gaming News
Bartertown - wargaming trading forum
Lexicanum - Warhammer 40k background wiki
Warseer Forums
Warhammer 40k Wiki
Bolter and Chainsword forums
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
Warhammer 40K: How Close Are These? 40K vs. Magic The Gathering ? FTN @ BoLS
?Jurassic World? Board Game and Other GenCon Hits @ BoLS
Cosplay: Obi-Wan Kenobi Is Our Only Hope @ BoLS
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 Maelstrom's Edge, 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!

Forums

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.

Articles

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.

DCMs

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


Posted: 2021-09-20 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

Sponsor Press Release:
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Posted: 2021-09-17 07:00:00


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Dakka Gallery: Nurgle Maulerfiend


Posted: 2021-09-20 07:59:07
By RobertsMinis

Dakka Gallery: Battlesuit, Bauhaus, Capitol, Cyntha, Nepherit, Old, Style


Posted: 2021-09-20 06:59:07
By Paule

Dakka Forum: Absolute noob questions


Posted: 2021-09-20 05:59:07
Forum post by IllogicalHelicopter, 36 responses at time of this post.

Hey, I'm new, both to the hobby and the forum!

I have two noob question for the very start and I hope this is a right place to ask them. I got a nice box of Nobz, which look fun, but here's my conundrum: do I need to decide now what kind of weapons I have to give them, even if I know nothing about building an army and what's good to use? Is it possible to later on just say "I glued them with Choppas but imagine they have Killsaws"?

I got two sets of bases: 25 mm and 32 mm. Which one should I use for my Nobz (and for the little ammo guy)? Does it matter?

I'm sure I'll have more noob questions later :)

Dakka Forum: Orruk and Stormcast Battletomes


Posted: 2021-09-20 04:59:07
Forum post by Togusa, 36 responses at time of this post.

August is nearly over, where are they?

Dakka Gallery: Myrmourn Banshees


Posted: 2021-09-20 03:59:07
By Gwyn chan 'r Gwyll

Dakka Gallery: Scinari Cathallar of The Lumineth Realm Lords


Posted: 2021-09-20 02:59:07
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Grotbomb4


Posted: 2021-09-20 01:59:07
By Turaxa

Dakka Gallery: Custom Thousand Sons Daemon Prince


Posted: 2021-09-20 00:59:07
By Chromit

Dakka Gallery: Fedrid 87th Deathstalkers Chimera With Turret Mod


Posted: 2021-09-19 23:59:07
By RegularGuy

Dakka Gallery: Science-fiction


Posted: 2021-09-19 22:59:07
By Clanmac

Dakka Gallery: Where Astronauts Are Born


Posted: 2021-09-19 21:59:07
By Klaus, not Santa

Dakka Gallery: Chinorks


Posted: 2021-09-19 20:59:07
By Vestibulata

Dakka Gallery: Realmgorjas


Posted: 2021-09-19 19:59:07
By Vyrullax

Dakka Gallery: Gargant, Orks, Stompa, Titan


Posted: 2021-09-19 18:59:07
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Craftworlds


Posted: 2021-09-19 17:59:07
By CommissionFantasyPainter

Dakka Gallery: Age Of Sigmar, Chaos, Female, Hedonists, Slaanesh


Posted: 2021-09-19 16:59:07
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Scout Car


Posted: 2021-09-19 15:59:07
By Max Moray

Dakka Gallery: Another Great Image!


Posted: 2021-09-19 14:59:07
Taken with an Apple iPhone 4
Unknown creator

Dakka Gallery: Astra militarum or Imperial guard force to all the veterans. 10 day isolation project.


Posted: 2021-09-19 13:59:07
Unknown creator

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