Monthly Archives: May 2010
For the past year or a bit more I’ve been feeling the urge to do some creative writing but just can’t seem to get there. I read a lot, I mean a lot, and naturally reading great novels can be inspiring. I want to pick up a pen (figuratively speaking, of course I’d type!), and write this amazing piece of fiction that everyone would love and would in turn inspire them. For some reason though it’s all eluding me and no doubt having no background in creative writing is only making the process all the more challenging for me. I did pick up a book this month on creative writing, which has been great. It has a lot of ideas and ways to get yourself going, ways to avoid stumbling blocks, things of that nature. Maybe I should finish reading it…
In every game I play there is always certain wargear that units have to have. I strongly advocate mixing up your lists as you don’t want people to expect the same thing out of you each game, but when it comes to wargear there are simply must have items for me.
We all have our favorite 40K sites, those sites we visit daily, weekly, or whatever your free time allows for. I wanted to share my top 40K sites and maybe you’ll find some new favorites. I’m not going to list these in any particular order since it would hurt my brain to really figure out which rank where, they’re all great sites! Without further ado.
Some times you wonder if all those beatings you are receiving on the table are finally going to manifest into something more than bruised pride. You tell yourself that with each loss you are learning, and you should be unless your an egomaniac and blame everything but yourself for the loss. So you take another loss, shake hands, collect your army and think about the match and analyze it pondering where your mistakes were, how you could have played it better. You take those lessons in loss to heart, evaluate your list, adjust your tactics and hope the next game fairs better for you.
Things have continued to slow progress on painting, damn you life! I have managed to base coat 10 Tacts and 5 of them are painted to completion. Also 2 Rhinos, 1 Razorback and 1 Predator are all base coated. I have 2 Predators left to base coat and then the tanks are done.
As a big fan of Scrubs I felt I had to post something. Yesterday it was all but officially confirmed that Scrubs will not renew for a season 10 and has been canceled. This past season was a let down for a lot of Scrubs fans without all of our favorite actors and actresses present. Some fans came around towards the end of the season but it was apparently too late and ABC has axed it. I personally enjoyed season 9. It certainly wasn’t the Scrubs of prior years (how could it be?), but it was still a good show.
Here are some pics of a painboy I made as a going away gift for a friend.
Well, it’s only been about a month since Thor introduced me and already I’m adding my own post! How’s that for efficient!
Early on when I started Orks I knew I didn’t want to push around over 100 models and I quickly started going Speed Freek style. Back then Orks had clan rules and specialist rules for Speed Freeks and Feral Orks but I didn’t actually play a Speed Freek list. I just emulated the style because I was learning the game and Orks and didn’t want to confuse myself with a specialist list. This type of list was pretty unforgiving in 4th edition where glancing could destroy a vehicle, you had entanglement checks for ruined vehicles and there were three different charts for vehicle damage. As much as I enjoyed the ease of movement and approach to the list, it wasn’t the easiest of lists to play.
When the latest Ork codex came out there were a ton of Ork players who quickly dismissed Tankbustas on account of the glory hog special rule. The rule states that a Tankbusta must shoot at a vehicle if it can see one and assault a vehicle if it can see one. Yes, I said assault a vehicle if it can see one, so you park a Rhino 20″ away then the Tankbustas will attempt to assault it. The rule is like a modified version of rage.