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Terrain: More desert vegetation for Morkai

The idea of adding more vegetation to my desert world of Morkai seems, to some degree, a contradiction with the image of a desert. But anyone who has visited the American Southwest understands that not all arid ecosystems are totally desolate. My vision is that there are are […]

Terrain: Basing Palm Trees

About a year ago, I ordered a bag of eight-inch-tall palm trees from China. They arrived quickly, and they were of excellent quality. All they needed was a good base. That’s what stymied me. If you look back on my initial efforts to build desert terrain, I was […]

Shorehammer Report: A terrain cargo box

Although I haven’t written much about my preparations for  the Shorehammer Convention later this year, I’ve been pretty busy building terrain, painting figures and—tah dah!—a new cargo box to make transporting my convention games a tad easier. It’s called my Shorehammer Cargo Crate. Some time ago, I reported […]

Space Marines battle heretics on Dozaria

On the world of Dozaria, the 3rd Company of the Space Marine Chapter known as the Knights of Altair have joined the Blood Angels and Blood Ravens in their fight to stymie the Death Guard’s attempts to seize the planet.  In an inconsequential corner of this planet-wide war, […]

Rumors of the Underhive (3 151 739.M41)

Skitarri stalemate Necron invasion on Myopolis The war on Myopolis between the Necrons and Adeptus Mechanicus has entered its sixth month with no sign of victory by either side. Imperial authorities have attempted to clamp down on news from Myopolis, but rumors suggest the robotic invaders—now commonly known […]

Mutant horde repulsed on Morkai desert

+ Recon Two to Alpha One: Mutant force of 2,000-plus infantry, supported by motorized artillery, advancing on your position. ETA: 20 minutes. + Colonel Piet Konev acknowledged the recon team’s vox report, then turned to face his assembled officers for a final briefing. He scanned their familiar faces—his […]

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Mutants seize promethium plant on Morkai

On 3 110 739.M41, a large force of mutants from the ruined city of Ungoloth stormed the walls of Promethium Plant 117, an isolated facility of the Adeptus Mechanicus that is 270 kilometers southheast of Ungoloth on the world of Morkai. Although troops from Charcharoth—part of the Home […]

Orks defeat Space Marine scouts

Gray dominated the landscape surrounding Brother Batheus. Ork artillery had pounded the suburbs of Susa City for more than half a year, and the area’s gothic architecture had long since been reduced to ruins. Then those ruins had been reduced to rubble, and the rubble ground into a […]