Metal Space Marine Terminator 2 0441 3 or 010103603

This guy is part number 0441/3 in the 1995 catalogue, and 010103603 in the later catalogues. Colours used: Undercoat: Vallejo Mecha Black Blue: Scale75 Artist Cobalt, shaded with Prussian Blue, highlighted with Primary Blue and a mix of Primary Blue and Art White. Shaded again with Drakenhof Nightshade. White: Artic Blue mixed with Art White, […]

Metal Rogue Trader Space Marine Brother Potter

This guy was Brother Potter in the early catalogues, later shown as Bionic Eyes and Bolter 070106/4. He’s a 1987 sculpt. Paints used: Undercoat: Vallejo Mecha Black Blue: Scale75 Artist Cobalt shaded with Prussian Blue, highlighted with Primary Blue and then a mix of Primary Blue and Art White Skin: Light Skin mixed with Artic […]

Vintage Metal Space Marine in Crusade Suit Mark II 070270 8

This guy is one of the Armour Variants sculpts by Jes Goodwin. He’s a 1990 sculpt. As far as I’m aware this would be the first Mark II armour sculpt (some 32 years old at the time of writing). Work in progress: Paints used: Blue: Scale75 Artist Cobalt, built up to Primary Blue, down to […]

Not a Review: Flight of the Eisenstein by James Swallow

Spoilers ahead. Things I found of note in the book: P.108. The Death Guard ritual of drinking poison with Mortarion. They refuse to call it a ritual, but in a similar way to the Mournival and their water/moon ritual it seems that the Emperor’s attempts to stamp out ritual and religion have been insufficient, even […]

Warhammer 30K, 40K and Horus Heresy Books

Horus Rising – Read False Gods – Read Galaxy in Flames – Read The Flight of the Eisenstein – Read Fulgrim Descent of Angels Legion – Read Battle for the Abyss Mechanicum Tales of Heresy Fallen Angels A Thousand Sons Nemesis The First Heretic Prospero Burns Age of Darkness The Outcast Dead Deliverance Lost – […]

Magnetising a Games Workshop Warhammer 30K or 40K Kratos Tank

Here are my experiments with magnetising one of the new Kratos tanks from Games Workshop for Warhammer 30K or 40K. Magnetising the dozer blade came first – I did this after assembly, though it’d be easier to do it beforehand. Taking a power drill to the built tank was somewhat hair raising – if you […]

Magnetising a plastic Games Workshop Deimos Rhino

Here is how I magnetised the new Games Workshop plastic Deimos Rhino kit so that the hatches could be interchangeable. You just need the sprues that came with it and some magnets. I used 5x1mm magnets but 4x1mm, 3x1mm or even 2x1mm would work as well – they don’t need to be strong magnets as […]