Category Archives: Warhammer 30K

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 […]

Warhammer 30K and 40K Plastic Spartan tank kit – painted Ultramarines colours

Found a Rhino crewmember for the hatch! Work in progress: Colours used on the tank: Undercoat: Vallejo Mecha Black Blue: Scale75 Cobalt, blended up to Primary Blue, shaded with Inktense Blue. Edge highlight of Primary Blue mixed with Art White. Recess shade of Prussian Blue. Silver: Black Metal, shaded with Nuln oil. Highlight of Heavy […]

Warhammer 30K and 40K Space Marines Kratos tank paint scheme for Ultramarines

That title was a mouthful. I magnetised this one as seen here. Test scheme WIP: Undercoat: Vallejo Mecha Black Blue: Cobalt Blue blended up to Primary Blue by hand, highlights Primary Blue then a mix of Primary Blue and Art White Pigments: Dark Mud mixed with Rough, then Dark Mud, with Mars in the recesses, […]