Kill Team Tournament I / 2015

Way to much time passed since our last Kill Team event in 2014. Unfortunately only four club members could make it and were brave enough to resist this summer’s day heat. Nevertheless we had some really entertaining matches. Cheers to my three club mates for the three great matches! It was a pleasure again as they all came with new Teams which I had never the joy of playing against before. I won’t put any further work into my Enslaver Kill Team as they are a Kill Team only project. And fun to play they were indeed. I had lots and lots of warp power dice to roll and all of them were immune to ...

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Enslavers Kill Team

The idea for a new and pretty anomalous Kill Team popped up not so long ago. Therefore I had to hurry a bit to get all the miniatures ready for our Aleator Kill Team Event. Fortunately the last Enslaver got finished yesterday and I am ready to head to Flattervieh’s place in a couple of hours. Will try to take some pictures! This is by the way what I will field (from Codex: Tyranids): Troops: Termagant Brood 2x Devourer Elites: Zoathrope Brood 2x additional Zoanthropes ...

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Drooling Slaves

The enslaved Guardsmen form a classic ten soldiers strong unit. As they are going as Termagants, it was not so very easy to bring a bit variation to the table. But one does indeed need special weapons and a leader for a typical Guardsmen squad thus I had to come up with two ideas. The special weapons are actually Devourers as they have the same stats like the regular guns / spike rifles but have assault 3 instead. I think those imperial gatling guns make very good special weapons for a feudal world. The squad leader became a specialist. As you might know, you have to nominate a leader for your Kill Team and 3 specialists. ...

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Additional Brainpower

Initially I had no idea how I could set the leader of the Enslaver Kill Team of the other xenos-walnut-creatures. I digged through every bits box I have, especially watching out for Tyranid stuff but with no success. Finally I gave up and just sculpted an additional cortex around the centerline of his brain. Also I was quite unsure what kind of mission objective markers my team could use. As you might know, we have the house rule that every team has to bring three individual mission objective markers to the table. Keeping this tradition the missions with six objective markers are nice to play. The regular ammo boxes and whatnot really did not seem appropriate. So I ...

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Count as WHAT?!

Before the topic gets me started, please keep in mind that the whole “count as issue” is a really subjective matter. The single most important factor is that you and your opponent is cool with what you’re doing and what not. Don’t let someone from the internet steal your fun! Phew, this had to be said as I can be as stiff as a poker regarding some count as ideas. “Oh really, your Melter is a Plasma Gun today? No way!” Also I’ve noticed quite often that some gamers use the count as idea as a lame excuse because they like this or that model better. “I like the rules of this gun better but also prefer the ...

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Obey!

I am certainly not a great scratch builder like my club mate Rekrom. Have you seen his Dimachaeron yet? But one has to start somewhere, no? And this here is my start, my first scratch built miniature for the hobby. Of course it is possibly the most easy to start with, yet I am quite satisfied the way it finally turned out to look like. Maybe the next scratches are a bit more ambitious, hehe. And I have to mention that this idea is everything but new. I’ve seen it in a late 90ies White Dwarf if I remember correctly. Our readers almost pointed out what my new Kill Team is all about ...

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Mind-boggling

A new Aleator Kill Team event will be soon upon us. Somehow I couldn’t focus on the Adeptus Mechanicus as planned. I needed something fresh and new to work on. Thus I came up with an idea really offbeat. I think I never had something as weird like this in mind before. Maybe you can already guess what I have planned? This single miniature could probably be hint enough for some of our readers to make an educated guess. ...

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