Tag: FromtheGM

Fighting 40K in lush rural terrain

TheGM: If anyone looks closely at some of the battle reports of the past six months, they might notice that some of my battlefields are quite “terrain intensive.” There are several reasons for that. For one, I got into this hobby as a historical miniatures gamer. So, if […]

The Wars of Confessor Bernard

TheGM: A fanatic, a buffoon, a madman—whatever you think of his Holiness, Confessor Guidonis Bernard, this infamously unpopular member of the Ecclesiarchy will be at the center of my next three-battle, “mini” campaign on the Chaos-plagued world of Dozaria. Having alienated, denigrated, and condemned many of his fellow […]

What now for Morkai?

TheGM: My five-battle solo campaign for control of the Thar Desert Basin, on the desert world of Morkai, has concluded. The mutants now control four of the five regions of the basin. So, what does that mean for the planet’s fate? And what did I learn from playing […]

Port Aruna falls to Tau invaders

“To the shock and dismay of Imperial citizens across the Sculptor System, Imperial authorities announced today that the besieged city of Port Aruna on Dar Sai has fallen to the Tau scum. Imperial casualties are reported to be heavy, with the xenos bombarding the port’s harbor as Imperial […]

Convention Report: Cold Wars 2020

TheGM: Although the Cold Wars gaming convention is sponsored by the Historical Miniatures Gaming Society (HMGS), the Corvus Cluster hosted three Shadow War: Armageddon events. I opted to stay away from historical games because (1) I’d done all that work on the Shorehammer skirmish table and wanted to […]