Monday, January 18, 2010

Oh Happy Monday!

I jetted out to the Battle Bunker on my lunch hour today and sure enough - Rynn's World was in stock, so naturally I picked it up as well as the new Tyranid Codex. I have not intentions of starting a Tyranid army (yes, you heard right), but I still wanted the codex. Thumbed through that really quick and the new art is awesome. I'll read through it as soon as I get about a hundred pages of Rynn's World under my belt.

I like the format of the new Space Marines Battle series. It's a larger book and contains battle maps of the campaign. Two others are due out: Helsreach (Black Templars) and The Hunt for Voldorius (Raven Guard).

Okay, off to read Rynn's World. Thanks for the heads up, fellow gamers.

Friday, January 15, 2010

Giant Ape Friday

Naomi Watts. King Kong. 'Nuff said.

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Inquisitor Hector Rex

I picked up this sweet FW model in a trade with a former GW gamer on the cheap who's become disillusioned with Games Workshop in general. This is a model that I've admired for quite some time and have wanted to own, not neccesarily as part of an army, but just to have in my collection. The details of the sculpt is amazing and the pose it bad ass. I just hope I can do it justice when I get it painted up. The set came with the Inquisitor and a 3-man retinue - Exorcist (Heirophant), Astropath (Mystic) and Rex's Sword Bearer (Acolyte). Hmmm. Should I try my hand at a Daemonhunters force??? Just in case, anyone know where I can find Rex's rules?

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Coming Soon - Rynn's World

Tne new novel by Steve Parker, Rynn's World is due to release next month and I'm already chomping at the bit. While surfing the web earlier ('cause I can't do it at work anymore), I stumbled upon Steve's website and noticed the blurp about the new book. Check it out.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

More Crimson Fists

I finally got around to trying out the metal CF bits from Games Workshop. I like the way they fit and they do look nicer than the old ones. I painted up one of the MkII veterans and a couple of tactical marines. But I'm thinking of painting the background black instead of metal. It felt good to paint a few Crimson Fists again. The trick in painting an army (or one of them) is not painting so many that you get bored.

Next month the new Rynn's World novel comes out and I can't wait to read that. I finished Sons of Dorn and the final battles in the book were pretty entertaining. I just started reading Salamander. I'm hoping to get that one done before Rynn's World is released.

Friday, January 8, 2010

Diaries Friday

Don't know about you guys, but this babe, really makes Vampire Diaries bearable. Nina Dobrev - hot!!

Thursday, January 7, 2010

Sons of Dorn

Reading the new space marine novel, Sons of Dorn by Chris Roberson. As 40k novels go, the first 200 pages or so, are pretty weak. Why Roberson feels the need to re-hash the process by which candidates are selected and trained is beyond me. I say bring on the action. Finally, the scouts of the 10th Company, Imperial Fists hit dirt side and the action ensues.

I know, I know, they are not the Crimson Fists, but coming from the same geneseed, I thought that I would cut them some slack. The action does pick up later on in the book and becomes a pretty entertaining read. It did whet my appetite for the impending release of Rynn's World.

Saturday, January 2, 2010

First Purchase of 2010

After reading more about the Legion of the Damned in the January issue of White Dwarf, and seeing the models, I definitely wanted to add some of these to my army/collection, so I headed out Games Workshop and picked up a box. Another cool-looking Space Marine product from GW.

Friday, January 1, 2010

Skinwalker Friday

Happy New Year and let's start 2010 off right. Check out this little hottie, Natassia Malthe from the 2006 thriller, Skinwalkers. Not bad lookin' for a werewolf. Niiiccceee.