Swamp Zombies

I bought a box of the new Warhammer zombies, which I ‘de-rooted’ & ‘de-branched’. I managed to stretch the box from 20 to 23 models, kit-bashing in some other bits. I also bought 12 of the Black Tree Designs’ ‘Zombies of the Sweltering Swamps’ to mix the unit up a bit more. I was hoping […]

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Tilea Campaign, Part 37

DISCORD, DANGERS AND DISINCLINATION An Excerpt from Bonacorso Fidelibus’s Work: The Many Wars of the Early 25th Century The First Months of Summer, 2404 In the far south there was much relief in Alcente when the Sartosan Corsairs’ army moved away from the city, without commencing a siege. Perhaps the mauling they had received at […]

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Annihilation Bombard

During construction and discussion with the skaven player, we called this the ‘super-mortar’ or ‘uberweapon’. I like the name (above) I finally came up with for the stories. I stupidly deleted most of the photos of the earliest stages when I was trying to create space on my phone (for the later pictures … doh!) […]

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Skaven engine guard

I had to get busy scratch-building and kit-bashing to create adequate protective gear to protect them from the deadly gases leaking constantly from the engine they guard. I played around with bits to make a mask and air-filtration tank … The first mask came together like this … And milliputted up like this … I […]

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Notes on the Battle

This is for those among you who like this sort of thing. I can’t imagine there are many of you! This was a ‘play-by-email’ battle (due to distances and pandemics!) Put very simply, the scenario was as follows: The skaven player must get the annihilation mortar to the river’s edge to be in range of […]

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Tilea Campaign, Part 36

Annihilation! (Prequel to a Battle) South of Campogrotta, Summer 2404 First out had been the scouts, scurrying off in all directions to ascertain if it was safe for the rest of the army to emerge. They learned that the land immediately south of the river was only partially forested, with curving valleys through grassy sloped […]

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A Letter to the Mayor

This to Reginaldo Scalise, Sindaco of the city of Portomaggiore, from Chimento Gagliardi, Chief Clerk to Lord Alessio Falconi. My Lord Alessio has commanded me to inform you of the allied army’s current circumstances and condition. He wishes me to deliver a comprehensive account, for as his deputy in his beloved city, you must better […]

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