Content We Liked: October 18, 2020

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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. 

On the Internet at Large

  • Louise Sugden’s Goff Rockers
    @savage_ork_guy via Instagram
    We’ve linked to these before during the WIP phase, but it was well worth it to come back to the completed project. The detail and conversion work on these is fantastic. Especially the speaker squig.
  • The Void Dragon, decked out in chrome
    @Paledaemon via r/Warhammer40k
    This is by far the best paintjob I’ve seen on any C’Tan, let alone the Void Dragon. It’s just an incredibly slick look and I love everything about it.
  • Vilitch the Curseling
    @hou_jae via Instagram
    I’m a sucker for good linework, and hou_jae does some great work. Vilitch is a character that doesn’t get a ton of love, so it’s cool to see some cool art of the character.
  • PaintVagrant’s Spears of the Emperor Assault Intercessors
    Mini Fights!!! via YouTube
    We’re big fans of the Spears of the Emperor on account of they’re in some pretty kickass novels. PV has done a fantastic job with these Assault Intercessors and making them fit what we’d imagined.
  • Zealsight’s Sanguine Blade Guard
    @zealsight via Instagram
    One of the best things about having a ton of bespoke chapter shields in Horus Heresy for stuff like breachers and Blood Angels is that it means we get to see a ton of sick Bladeguard Veterans conversions using the shields. This Sanguine Blade Guard Veteran is one such example, with a great paint job. Bonus: Check out the Flesh Tearers one they did.
  • Pegastyx takes on the Mega Gargant
    @pegastyx via Twitter
    As soon as we saw the Mega-gargant, we started wondering if Pegastyx would do something with it and we weren’t disappointed.
  • Krazy_Doug’s Deathwatch Lieutenant
    @krazy_doug via Twitter
    Now that the Deathwatch get Lieutenants, we’ll get to see more cool models using the 341 primaris lieutenant models GW has made. Krazy_doug’s is particularly cool, with some great face details and some clean armor.
  • Rictus’ Nurgle Conversions
    @Rictus40k via Twitter
    Some models are beautiful. Others are stunningly gross in a way that’s captivating. These fall into the latter category, a collection of wonderfully gross conversions that look like you wouldn’t want to touch them with bare hands.
  • Kirioth’s Necron Overlord
    @kirioth via Twitter
    This is a really cool conversion idea that makes the Necron Overlord model even creepier – the long, spindly legs make for something incredibly unsettling to look at.
  • Samurai, Daimyo, 1750
    @Alina.arth via Instgram
    This samurai has been painted to a wonderfully high standard, and the detailing on the cloth and face is insane. I feel like Alina.art regularly puts on a clinic on how to paint fabrics.
  • Christian’s Imperial Fists Outriders
    @geltbalthasar via Instgram
    These IF Outriders have some impressive detail, and I’m a sucker for weathering on yellow paint.

 

The Week on Goonhammer

Here’s what you may have missed this article-packed week on Goonhammer:

  • 9th Edition October FAQs
    By Various Authors
    Games Workshop dropped more than 30 FAQs on us this week, and if you wanted to know what’s in them, what changed, and how it affects you, we covered every one of them.
  • Crusade Focuses
    By Condit and Robert “TheChirurgeon” Jones
    Rob and Condit dove deep this week into  the new faction-specific Crusade rules in the first batch of 9th edition codexes.

  • Infinity Tactics: The Fundamentals of Offense
    By Thanqol
    Thanqol went deep on the basics of playing offense in Infinity, because sometimes that’s the best defense.
  • Commander Focus: Kroxa, doesn’t want the turn to end
    by B Phillip York
    In this week’s Commander Focus we looked at building around Kroxa, Titan of Death’s Hunger, and a deck that might cause a few arguments at your table.
  • Competitive Innovations in 9th: Lite Edition
    By James “One_Wing” Grover
    James takes another weekly deep dive into competitive play, looking at top lists on a relatively light week. The upside is there’s a Tau list this time.
  • Audio Drama Review – Dredge Runners by Alec Worley
    By Andrew “Kenji” Smith
    We reviewed one of the new audiodramas from Games Workshop, and one that’s worth your time.
  • Getting Started: World War 2 – The Eastern Front
    By Various Authors
    The World War II historical theater is huge, and there’s a lot to cover. This week our Historicals crew talked about the games that cover WWII and how you can get started with them.
  • Ruleshammer Q&A: October 15th 2020
    By Rob “Vre’kais” Chilton
    Ruleshammer was back this week answering more questions, this time about embarking after Fire and Fade and rapid fire ranges.
  • Too Many Bones Review
    by Andrew “Kenji” Smith
    This week we reviewed Too Many Bones, a game that sees players taking on the role of a gearloc as they take on the trials facing their fictional kingdoms.
  • Warlord Wednesdays: The Maniple-ator
    By Greg Chiasson
    While the Warlords take a well-deserved break, Greg rolls out his latest code creation that he’ll never update: the Maniple-ator, which tells you which maniples you can build based on what’s in your collection.
  • Necromunday: Kevin Fowler’s Manwolfs
    By Kevin Fowler
    New Necromunday writer Kevin Fowler shows off his Manwolfs Orlocks gang, the coolest Necromunda gang I have ever seen.
  • Hammer of Math: Eradicators
    By “Primaris” Kevin Genson
    This week Kevin takes a casual stroll through Eradicator country, and points out how ridiculous their damage output can be.

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 contact@goonhammer.com if you have any feedback or questions.

 

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