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Grey Knight Terminator with Psycannon and Force Sword

Grey Knight Terminator with Psycannon and Force Sword

So, I’m likely getting back into Warhammer 40k after a departure measured in decades – and I’ve decided to go with Grey Knights as they seem to be the favored army right now.  I used to play Eldar (long before ‘Dark Eldar’ or Tau or Necron were things) but the old models are at my mum’s house and I was never any good with them anyway.  Can’t remember ever winning a game, actually…

Anyway – haven’t painted a miniature in so many years and honestly I couldn’t remember if I was any good, or if I only thought I was – but I’m quite pleased with the Grey Knight terminator above – with his Psycannon and Force Sword.  1 down, 15 more to go – one of the advantages of a Grey Knight army – not many minis to paint!

A 3d printed, Warhammer 40k inspired dreadnought on the left, and an official Warhammer 40k dreadnought miniature on the right

On left - BomsaiBrain's 3d printed Warhammer style miniature. On right - an official GW dreadnought mini.

Anyone who’s into 3d printing is probably aware that the PirateBay recently announced a new category on their torrent tracking site for 3d model files, ostensibly for 3d printing, called Physibles.  Man do I have a lot to say about that.

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Space Hulk: Death Angel

We play games in our office once a month (well, officially we do – we play games on lunch breaks etc. a lot more than just once a month!) and I offered to bring in Space Hulk: Death Angel for people to play.  It’s a card game set in the Warhammer 40k universe (you know the one – “In the Grim Darkness of the Far Future There is Only War” and a lot of tiny-headed space marines) where the players control one or more two man squads of Space Marines sent on a suicide mission into the depths of a Tyrannid infested, mostly inoperable, space ship.

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