Making Martian terrain tiles

Like any form of creativity, a narrative campaign can sometimes take you in directions you never intended. So when the description of Hegira referred to a Mars-like surface–and I was thinking of adding some new terrain tiles for my game room–the idea of creating some “alien” terrain proved […]

Battle of the Iron Spires

NEWS REPORT—A major ork force has seized the Iron Spires, a barren mountain region noted for ferocious lightning storms that make travel treacherous. The Ork victory, which resulted in the destruction of half the Imperial army, places the advancing xenos just days away from the famed Tarak Mines. […]

Battle of the Manufactorum

NEWS REPORT—Imperial forces defeated a xeno military force on Dar Sai, authorities reported today. A company of the 728th Cadian Regiment, newly arrived on the second moon of Sculptor III, encountered a similarly sized Tau force on the western edge of the Hanui Valley, a rich agricultural region where […]

The ‘geography’ of the Sculptor System

It’s not always clear how the various planets and moons of the Sculptor System are geographically arranged with regards to one another. This planetary map should help ease the confusion. A note about stellar terminology in the system. Planets have names, but for ease of reference, usually are […]

Chaos Warlock Voloh Gudag

Among the Knights of Altair, no name is spoken with more hatred and loathing than Voloh Gudag, a champion of the Ruinous Powers whose crimes have embittered and outraged this noble Space Marines Chapter for more than three centuries. A baneful influence on the Corvus Cluster, Gudag first […]

The Fall of Veris Island

“The fall of Veris Island places the greenskin menace at the doorstep of the northern continent. If Dracos hadn’t shot Lt. Casius, I would have.” — General Tiberius Vectrix (Hegira PDF) What follows is the report based on the interrogation of Commissar-Major Rael Dracos, one of a handful of […]

Imperial Dates And Events

Who would have thought WH 40k could be so educational? In writing the backstory we had to fit the campaign into WH40k canon events and so became conversant with the Imperial Dating System at Lexicanum and many variations of contemorary dating systems. The imperial three digit date/time group (DTG) […]