Tau invasion of Al’gel II meets fierce opposition

Despite the overwhelming victory achieved in orbit against the be’gel, the ground invasion of Al’gel II proved problematic. The initial landing met unexpectedly fierce resistance, and while a beachhead was successfully established, our fire warriors failed to reach their first-day objectives.  This was to have a devastating impact […]

Malati falls to Tau attack (Part 1)

“The city is on fire! A wall of flame has swept through the marketplace, killing hundreds of citizens. Guardsmen are shooting women and children who are trying to force their way onto ships at the docks. And the xenos … they’re in the city and … and … they’re eating […]

Malati falls to Tau attack (Part 2)

“There were thousands of them! And their weapons … the firepower that was hitting our lines was beyond anything I’ve every seen before. We didn’t stand a chance.”—Transcript, interview with Troop Nadi Boramus, post-battle analysis by military intelligence officers. 06:00-08:00 – IMPERIAL TURN TWO Although the rising sun improved […]

Malati falls to Tau Attack (Part 3)

“Enemy troops have penetrated the Imperial line and are turning the flank. All units are ordered to fall back into the city.”–Orders issued at 04:00 by Capt. Delmara Stryker (later summarily executed by the regimental commissar for his failure to hold the city of Malati). 12:00-2:00 – IMPERIAL TURN […]

Painting: Canoptek Wraiths

The second Necron unit to join the forces designed for my “Pyramids of Stigmata” convention game consists of six Canoptek Wraiths. There are painted using the same paint scheme as my Necron warriors (Painting: Necron Warriors), with a base color of Leadbelcher, followed by a wash of Nuln […]

Painting: Necron warriors

Although I had a number of boxes of Necrons on my shelf, it was not my intention to start a new army for some months—until I decided to host the “Pyramids of Stigmata” game at FALL IN!, a wargaming convention in Lancaster, Pa. So, as the game focuses around […]

More Dakka on Order!

Rumlar strode across the bridge of his new ship. Ol’ Stompafist’s bad luck brought good fortune for Rumlar. See the data entry. Too bad he didn’t survive, but his kroozer was mostly intact and the mekboys would have her running soon. On top of that the imperial cruiser Blessed Ignorance was knocked […]