Although it’s a big internet out there, the Tabletop 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.
On the Internet at Large
— Mattpaint13 (@Mattpaint13) August 19, 2023
Spooky Season’s creeping over the hill, getting closer every darkening day, so lets start off with this stunning lord of the night. Regal, menacing, a little melancholy, the very ideal of Vampiric majesty.
Still spooky, though maybe just a tad less serious. A little. Won’t stop bustin’ making us feel good.
I have been visualizing this tyranid for some days, here you have the result my nightmares.
The concept is about absorbing psychic energy.
I hope you like it.#PaintingWarhammer #warhammer40000 #warhammer40k #WarhammerCommunity #warhammer #WarhammerArt pic.twitter.com/o2Pwa04bR6
— Juan Sanz Elminiaturista (@theminiaturista) August 18, 2023
Know what else is spooky? Bugs. Space bugs at that. This Psychophage by theminiaturisa is mesmerizingly gross in its gorgeous use of UV paint and high contrast to really sell a translucent, bioluminescent take one of the most gnarly concepts the Tyranids have been gifted with in a long while.
W.A.S.P (weaponised above surface patrol) vehicle for my Van Saar gang. Wip. #necromunda #gamesworkshop #warhammer40k #housevansaar #houseofartifice #kitbash #kitbashing #warhammerkitbash #WarhammerCommunity #warmongers #warmaidens pic.twitter.com/XEnvGaNDFG
— @underhiver (@underhiver) August 16, 2023
Finishing off with another bug, kinda. Not really. But a very cool take on a Van Saar hover car. Some classic use of plasti-card is all it takes to turn the humble Ridgerunner into a futuristic street racer.
This Week on Goonhammer
A late Summer crop of reviews this week across the traditional games scale. Inquisitorial Kill-Team for 40k, Hextech’s Battletech terrain sets, Commander Masters for Magic:the Gathering and a double feature of 12mm Falschirmjager and Bolt Action Alpini.
All your weekly event coverage for 40k and AoS, as well as our Competitive Faction Focuses for 40k 10th. Plus a look at the pros and cons of going first in 40k and a guide to playing an all Wrecker Orlock gang in Necromunda.
Competitive Faction Focus:
Painting and Modelling
A special army showcase this week, as head58 shows off their BAWSTEN themed Ork army, which is the star of our charity auction at Goonhammer Open US 2023.
Other Cool Stuff
Convention season is full in swing. Turn Order look at their collective favourite picks from Gencon 2023, Marcy’s favourite entries from them GMTK Game Jam and Contemptor Kevin’s observations of trad games’ growth at the SDCC.
Also Greg posted again. An “”inspirational”” primer for the Goonhammer Open.
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