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Goonhammer Review of Warhammer Armies: Hordes of Chaos

Why Play Hordes of Chaos? You want to play the bad guys. Hordes of Chaos has it all: heavy metal knights, barbarians, daemons, monsters, wizards and mutants. This is also the army for the hobbyist who loves to convert their...

Hobby Heresy: Liche

In this installment of Hobby Heresy I will be going through the creation of a liche. These undead necromancers have long played a part in Warhammer lore, with Nagash and Arkhan the Black being the most famous. The inspiration...

Skails’ 2021 Hobby Year in Review

2021 is done for and it’s time to look back at this year’s hobby journey. I feel pretty good about my output, lots of enjoyable painting and some kitbash deep dives. If there was a theme it might be...

Necromunday Gang Showcase: Skails’ Blanchitsu Helot Cult

What up, Scummers. While we wait for the House of Secrets book to drop so we can review it and while we work on the House of Faith/Cawdor tactics article, we thought we'd stop in and look at Skails'...

The Road to Adepticon: Tilting at Demons part 4

Welcome back! If you haven’t checked them out yet, don’t miss part 1 , part 2 and part 3 Three weeks down and almost three to go before Adepticon. I'm still anxious about hitting this deadline despite making good progress. Over...

Road to Adepticon: Tilting at Demons part 3

Welcome back! If you haven't checked them out yet, don't miss part 1 and part 2 This update marks two solid weeks of painting. Since the last update leather, gold bits, and the head received a lot of attention, in...

Road to Adepticon: Tilting at Demons part 2

Welcome back! In case you missed part 1 of Skails' journey, you can find it here. I am one week in on painting now, somewhere close to the 10-12 hour mark. The main focus so far has been getting the...

Road to Adepticon: Tilting at Demons

The Golden Demon painting competition is coming to Adepticon this year. It looks like I have a good chance of being able to make it, so I've started on a project. Less than two months away and it already...

How to Paint Everything: Checks, Hazard Stripes, Zig-Zags, and Other Heraldic Details

In our How to Paint Everything series, we look at how to paint well, everything, with tutorials by different authors covering multiple methods. This week, we're looking at a number of key freehand details for heraldry, focusing specifically on checker patters,...

How to Paint Everything: Painting Marble

In our How to Paint Everything series, we take a look at how to paint different models, armies, and materials, and different approaches to painting them. In this article, we're exploring how to paint marble surfaces. An Introduction to Marble Marble is...