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 […]

Ork invasion force stopped on Sea of Dust

A second attempt by ork invaders to cross the infamous Sea of Dust was decisively defeated by Imperial troops, according to yesterday’s proclamation by Gen. Tiberius Vectrix, newly promoted supreme commander of Imperial military forces on Hegira. The victory–the third in five months–has raised public confidence that the […]

Tau crush ork fleet in Al’gel System

The Tau naval attack against the Be’gel (ork) fleet above Al’gel II was fought with tactical brilliance. It was a promising beginning to what would ultimately prove a horrific and sorrowful chapter in Tau military history.—”The Complete History of the Al’gel Campaign” by Aun’el Mor’kan Tal’is’ta, ethereal caste, Dal’yth […]

Review: ‘Adeptus Mechanicus Skitarius’

The novel, “Adeptus Mechanicus Skitarius,” offers an intriguing if ultimately disappointing depiction of the military forces of the Empire of Mars. That’s a shame, as the Adeptus Mechanicus—with their cold-hearted logic, slavish devotion to a warped religion, and their augmented but ultimately diminished humanity—are among the most compelling “factions” in […]

Upcoming Event: Pyramids of Stigmata

An Upcoming Event: This 40K skirmish game is scheduled for the FALL IN! miniatures gaming convention, hosted by the Historical Miniatures Gaming Society (HMGS). Event begins Friday, Nov., 6, at 7 p.m. Click here to learn more about FALL IN! The results of this event will influence the […]

Morkai (Vengence System) – Part 1

Morkai is a Class H desert world in the Vengence System of the Corvus Cluster. Once an important mining center, the planet has suffered severe depopulation in the past millennia and, with a rapidly declining biosphere, it is estimated that life outside of environmentally controlled hive cities will be impossible […]

Morkai (Vengence System) – Part 2

HIVE CITIES When the Great Crusade swept through the Corvus Cluster, the first Imperial administrators arrived on Morkai with the intent of quickly developing the planet’s mineral resources for the support of the Emperor’s Legions. Given the planet’s harsh environment, it was decided to organize compact communities atop […]

Morkai: History of a dying world

  The Vengence System was reclaimed by the Imperium during the Great Crusade when elements of the Ultramarine Legion swept through the Corvus Cluster in 997.M30. The system’s third planet, Morkai, was populated by primitive desert tribes that welcomed the forces of Terra as gods. Imperial survey teams determined the […]