The Week Ending May 16th, 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
- Nathaniel Mill’s Mechanical Tyranids
@natman82 via Instagram
Nathaniel’s army is one of the coolest full-army conversions I’ve ever seen, with a fantastic paint job.
- LE’s Ghazghkull
@@1927822LE via Twitter
This is just an insanely good paint job on a wonderful new model. The claw is freakin’ sick.
- Rhu’s Titanicus Daemon Primarchs
@_rhubard via Twitter
Rhu’s bringing some classic Epic model designs into the modern day with some cool conversions that replicate the Daemon Primarchs in 8mm scale.
- Dolthar Sdjath’s Death Company Marine
@dolthar via Twitter
Dolthar is a very cool paint job here and it’s always impressive to see good detail work and shading on black armor.
- Louise Sugden’s Pink(?) Horror
@Sughammer via Twitter
This horror is so beautiful it makes me angry. How dare you
- Baz Watkins’ Galatus Hoplite Dreadnought
@baz_watkins via Twitter
This is just a great conversion. Love the pose, love the detail work.
- Steve Wren’s Full Aelven Armies
@Stevewren via Twitter
Steve shows off his full Idoneth and Sylvaneth armies – ll 6,300 points of them – in an extremely cool diorama.
- Abhorrent Archregent Spring Heeled Jack Just Singin in the Rain
Warplockshoehorn via r/AgeofSigmar
Just a wonderful conversion idea that oozes character and fun.
- Damien Pedley’s BenBailey Marine
@DamienPedley via Twitter
Damien has done some incredible shading work on this. Love the color transitions on the shoulder pad.
- Matt G’s excellent White Scars
@storm_of_chogoris via Instagram
Matt G’s White Scars are just beautiful, with some exceptional details.
- Sheppb’s Vertical Terrain Board
Sheppb via r/Warhammer40k
This is a really cool, space-efficient way to run terrain for something like Kill Team or Necromunda.
Another solid week as we pass the time in lockdown by spitting out 4 thousand-word articles on this wonderful dumb hobby.
- Start Competing Space Wolves
By Robert “TheChirurgeon” Jones and Jon Kilcullen
Our final 40k Start Competing is finally done!
- Video Game Review: Blood Bowl II
By Jonathan Bernhardt
Bernhardt reviews the digital translation of one of GW’s most beloved board games.
- How to Base Everything
Battle Brothers continues this week, with some theoretical list building from our two brothers.
- Hammer of Math: Reanimation Protocols
By Kevin Genson
Kevin was back on 40k this week, talking about how Reanimation Protocols work and improving the odds of getting back up.
- Boardhammer: Chain of Command
By Edwin “Lupe” Moriarty
Lupe talks about one of his favorite wargames this week.
- Getting Started Keeps Going!
If Start Competing is a bit too advanced for what you want to do, consider our Getting Started series, which looks at how to pick up a new faction.
- Getting Started: Orks (40k)
- Getting Started: Slaves to Darkness
- Getting Started: Disciples of Tzeentch
- Necromunday: Weekend Campaigns
By Dan “SexCannon” Boyd and Merton
This week the boys looked at running a campaign over a single weekend, and how to organize the wonderful chaos.
- The Fabricator General: How to Make Trees
By Michael Bette-Shaffer
Michael runs through an excellent tutorial this week on how to make trees for your terrain.
- Kill Team Tactics: Gellerpox Infected
By Leon Smith and Rob “TheChirurgeon” Jones
Guest Author Leon Smith joins Goonhammer to talk about how to play the Gellerpox Infected in Kill Team.
That’s all for this week, stay tuned to Goonhammer for more great articles in the next seven days, and give us a shout in the comments below or at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any feedback or questions.