The Week Ending February 7th, 2020
Although it’s a big internet out there, the Warhammer digital universe is pretty small and spread out. In Content We Liked, we take a look at the articles, videos, podcasts, and products that caught our eyes or were noteworthy during the prior week you might have missed. Here’s what we liked this week:
In the Wild:
- Converting Captain Lazarus’ Wing Helmet
@pixel_maskQRay via Twitter
When Lazarus was released, we were a bit baffled by the notion that you couldn’t have him wearing his winged helmet. Fortunately, Poifessor’s guide fixes all of that, and the end result looks great.
- The Independent Characters Episode 201: Surviving the Apocalypse
The ICs Podcast
This week Carl and the gang talk about Warhammer 40,000 Apocalypse, which in our opinion is mad underrated.
- Paledaemon’s insane freehand work on an Ogroid Myrmidon Shield
Paledaemon via Reddit
The freehand work here is insane, and the weathering and NMM effects are amazing.
- The Competitive Wh40k Subreddit
If you’re interested in keeping up on all the great competitive content for 40k around the web, this sub has you covered, with excellent content curation.
- Pink Makes the Best Yellow
Goobertown Hobbies via YouTube
I never would have thought of this on my own, but apparently priming pink gives you better yellows. Check out this amazing tutorial for more detail.
- Amazing Warcry Ruin Conversions
Convert or Die Blog
Convert or Die is a cool blog sporting some amazing Warcry terrain conversions and work this week. The rest of the site is pretty great, too.
- Migsula’s Blood Angels Leviathan
Migsula via Instagram
Just a sick paint job on a cool model.
- Coda’s Painting Stream
Coda streams at weird hours owing to being in Australia, but it’s worth your time to stop in on his stream when you can.
Not gonna lie to you folks; this was a light week as we prepped for this weekend’s reviews. Still lots of great content to go through though, including some great painting guides and the start of our Road to Adepticon series.
- Video Game Review: FTL
by Jonathan Bernhardt
Bernhardt reviews another Goonhammer favorite, talking about FTL this week.
- Necromunday: Updated Tactics
by Dan “SexCannon” Boyd and Merton
The boys went back and updated their big guide to every Tactic in Necromunda with all the new stuff that’s come out.
- The January Hobby Round-up
by Various Authors
In our first Hobby Round-up, we look back at the progress various Goonhammer authors made in January.
- Legion Focus: Blood Angels
LordTwisted covers everything you could want to know about the 9th Legion during the Heresy.
- How to Paint Everything: Hazard Stripes, Checkers, Zigzags and more
Several Goonhammer authors talk about painting different heraldric details, including checker patterns, hazard stripes, rainbows, black legion chaos stars, and flames.
- Goonhammer Interviews!
We had multiple interviews this week with fantastic folks in the community.
- The Road to Adepticon Begins!
Greg, Evan, and Kevin are starting new armies in 40k and embarking on a Path to Shame.
- Spears of the Emperor Review
by Corrode and Coda
In one of our most popular articles this week, Liam and Tyler took an in-depth look at ADB’s Spears of the Emperor, and talked about what it meant to them.
- Start Competing: Grey Knights
by James “One_Wing” Grover
Our latest “Start Competing” article looks at Grey Knights and how to play them, including all of the nasty new tricks they got in Ritual of the Damned.
- Hammer of Math: Calculated Martyrdom
by Kevin Genson
This week we looked at the math behind the Iron Hands’ insane Cogitated Martyrdom Stratagem, and how they’re able to replicate the Shield Drone effect.