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Gargantuan Gargant




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Aeronautica Imperialis focuses on aerial combat in the grimdark, war-torn 41st millennium. It features air-to-air combat from the Games Workshop Warhammer 40K universe using 6-10mm scale aircraft.

Aeronautica Imperialis is a dead game. Dead, dead, dead! It was produced by Forgeworld which is part of the Games Workshop empire. When Forgeworld stopped carrying Epic scale and Battlefleet Gothic models, the Aeronautica Imperialis line went with them. Interestingly, Aeronautica Imperialis was the one and only game that Forgeworld created in-house. However, less than a year later flyers were introduced into Warhammer 40k. Since Forgeworld is an organ of Games Workshop it doesn’t take a genius to see what happened to it.

The basic design was created by Warwick Kinrade who has since moved on to help create the Battlegroup line and also Soldiers of God. In addition, the rules were robust enough that they were reformatted and used in the last Warhammer Historicals rule set called Richthofen’s Flying Circus which was a game about World War I dogfighting. So, this game has somewhat of a pedigree to it.

With all that being said, let’s take a pre-flight walk through shall we?



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Witch Hunter Undercover in a Cult







Seriously. I've accumulated a bunch of old bases, if I can get proxy models set up I will be pestering people to try playing this in a heartbeat.

(The 3d-printer may be sufficient to get this working. And I suspect I could get some serviceable Eldar planes built out of Hellion skyboards.)

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I'm currently on the lookout for models. Want to learn the game

   
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Long-Toothed Great Company Wolf Lord





Great game, shame you can't really get most of the models and the few you can get off ebay (or recreations on Shapeways) are horribly too expensive.

I have a decent sized Ork squadron and a decent sized Eldar squadron, I'd kill for Imperial and Tau squadrons.

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