Hey everyone, Cranky Old Gamer here and I excited to finally say that a project that has long been on my “to be completed” shelf is finally done. A long while back I started a little conversion project for a Nurgle Daemon Prince, who I named “Lumpy” (for hopefully apparent reasons). Well, he sat in my “needs to be painted pile” for long enough, and I’m happy to say I’m really happy with how he turned out. It didn’t take me too long to paint him, and maybe it was just that I was working on other projects. But I got inspired to come back to him. What do you think?

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The name says it all – what could be better than good friends, good food, and Horus Heresy Zone Mortalis? I had some friends over to Chez Cranky for some Zone Mortalis games and some good slow-smoked BBQ (hence the “meat”…). Much incredible food was brought over by all and vast quantities of it were consumed before a great 3 on 3 battle of Zone Mortalis for the Northwest 30k‘s In the Shadows of Isstvan campaign. Much merriment, good cheer, full bellies, and lethal Zone Mortalis action was had! Pictures within – check it out!

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Welcome to our 7th video battle report for DeepWars! In this game, we match the Ancients of Atalán vs. the Nereids of Blood Reef. After their victory against the Fortune Hunters in the last battle report, the Nereids head back towards their base in the Sunken city, only to chance upon a mechanized reconnaisance force of Ataláns trespassing on their territory. The Nereids unleash their fury! Will it be enough to destroy the monstrous undersea automatons of the Ancients?


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Hello one and all and welcome to the massive picture dump of the Horus Heresy Invitational! This event was organized by Northwest 30k fearless leader David Leggé and graciously hosted by Paul Sewell of Heroic Knight Games in Issaquah, WA. Many gamers showed up (a total of 24 players, 6 players battling it out on 3 Zone Mortalis boards, and 18 players playing on regular 4×6 tables) for some awesome Horus Heresy action. So many great armies on display, and the Northwest 30k scene is growing and with a lot of really great people. And a mysterious creature showed up on one table!!!! I wasn’t able to spend the whole day there due to other commitments, but took some pictures, as well as posted other’s pictures from the day here, for your enjoyment – check it out!


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Welcome everyone to our next video battle report for DeepWars! Deepwars is the under-sea tabletop minitatures combat game from Antimatter Games. In this battle report, we pit the Nereids of Blood Reef, a new faction in the recently delivered Kickstarter “Blood Reef” expansion campaign, against the tried-and-tested Fortune Hunters faction. In our 6th video battle report installment, the mermaid-like Nereids are out for blood, and ready to prove their mettle in protecting the sunken city of Xibalba in this 735-point game. Who will emerge victorious? Watch and find out! As always, let us know what you think and comment on the YouTube video below with any comments, positive or constructive. Thanks for watching!


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