Tuesday, May 12, 2015

BFG Revised ASC 2.0 Update (Imperial Navy Complete!), Moving and the Future

Just a few quick updates

1- The latest update to the Additional Ships Compendium (ASC) 2.0 for use with Battlefleet Gothic Revised is up.
ASC 2.0 DRAFT UPDATE 5/11/15
To learn more about the project and BFG:R click here to read my last post on it.

2- Expect low traffic for the month of May and June. I am packed and moving across the US this week. It sucked putting away ALL my 40k, BFG, Necromunda, Blood Bowl, Napoleonics and Samurai today (I may have too many projects). This is also why it has been slow since April. Just getting everything together and finished up was alo

3- THE GOOD NEWS IS I will have more free time than EVER BEFORE once I am out there. WHICH MEANS ALOT OF HOBBYING. I also think I have a new strategy to getting things done (I am always trying to find new ways to motivate myself).

4- In the mean time, between now and when I am settled, I hope to get a few books read and maybe get some reviews up on the site. As well, I will be working on the ASC as I cross the country. Hope to have Space Marines and the other Imperial Factions done by the time I reach the West Coast.

5- Lastly, do yourself a favour and watch MAD MAX FURY ROAD this week. For you old timers, the feel of 2nd ed, Gorkamorka and Necromunda will just ooze off the screen.


Sunday, May 3, 2015

Weekend WIP: Over 8000 points of Battlefleet Gothic (IN and Chaos)

SO I have been kinda quite lately. I am getting ready for a move across country and hobby wise have just been working on stripping, building and/or repairing and basing an UNGODLY amount of BFG.

All told once done, I should have 16000 points ish (pre escorts) between the two fleets. Sitting in these photos is somewhere between 8k to 10k.

Stripped them over a few weeks in simple green. Now I have mounted them to their bases using steel rod and a dremel tool, filling gaps with super glue and green stuff. I'll prime all this tomorrow, and then actually put it in its case so I can get the rest out and to the same point of progress. Plan is to airbrush them all.


Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Battlefleet Gothic: Revised - The Additional Ships Compendium 2.0

So I haven't had alot of time for actual physical hobbying lately. Have a bunch of WIP stuff to share, and I am stripping a whole bunch of tanks, a dreadnought and a bunch of BFG.
While doing that I have had time to work on a very unique and special project: The Additional Ships Compendium 2.0 for BFG:R

What is BFG:R (Battlefleet Gothic: Revised) you ask? It is a community driven effort to balance and update the ships and fleets of BFG, as well as consolidate all the Official and really popular Unofficial designs.

The main site for that is Afterimagedan's Starship Combat Blog, but majority of development has occurred on the BFG Specialist Games forum.
Screen from the ASC 2.0
What I am working on is the additional ships compendium 2.0. The original ASC was a rough document that just managed to gather all the extra and cool designs out there from Fanatic, BFG and Warp Rift magazines. My ASC 2.0 is trying to dress that up and update it to be compatible with the great BFG:R project, as well as be more comprehensive of the fluff and potential for ship classes.

I am working on it on the BFG Specialist Games forum currently, getting inputs from any and all interested.
Here is the main dev thread. Each race has its own dev thread on the main discussion page (Thus far Imperial Navy, Chaos and Space Marines).
Screen from ASC 2.0. Imperial Navy is all that I currently have in the draft. Every few days I am upping a new draft with the progress I have made.
The draft document is here (via dropbox). It is also on my downloads page for future reference. And you can always get to the forums via my Fanatic Specialist Games Portal.

If interested, pop over to the forum and help out! BFG is still an awesome game, and these projects make it even better IMOHO. There are plenty of proxy suggestions out there, especially from firestorm armada. Shapeways and other 3d printing sites have cool models too, and there are model companies like Helios that just make cool spaceships for any game that work really well.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Eldar Jetbike, Shining Spears, and Eldar Farseer on Jetbike MISSING!!!

So while browsing the Online Store I noticed that both the Eldar Jetbike and the Farseer on Jetbike Conversion Kit are MISSING!!!
Does this mean that a new kit is coming soon? Based on how old the original is and the fact the rider looks like a 2nd edition Guardian, I would not be surprised if a surprise release is in store, or possibly something bigger.

EDIT: So are shining spears!

See for yourself- this is the google search result for the Jetbike. Also, browse the store.
http://www.games-workshop.com/en-US/Eldar-Jetbike

And here is the in store search for "Jetbike". Only one result and it is the Vyper.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Blood Angels Veteran Tactical Sergeant

Just a quick post to share a my recently completed Veteran Sergeant. A bunch of bit mashing to build him.
-BA Tactical Squad Legs and Shoulder Pads
-Sternguard Torso and Backpack
-DA Banner
-FW Mk III squad upgrade communications head
-Sanguinary Guard Arms w/ a Grav Pistol inplace of a plasma pistol

No decals. All detail is free hand.

I give to you Veteran Sergeant Brute (as in "Et tu Brute?")