The Renegade: Dark Future in cyberspace

'Gripping the wheel his knuckles went white with desireThe wheels of his Mustang exploding on the highway like a slug from a .45True Death: 400 Horsepower of maximum performance piercing the nightThis is Black Sunshine' White Zombie, Black Sunshine, La Sexorcisto: Devil Music Volume One, 1992. Every road warrior needs his or her Immortan Joe; …

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Chillcon at Sheffield: A Convention Appraisal

Location, Location, Location: The Sniper's Mantra Chillcon Sheffield is held at the Ecclesfield School, Chapeltown, Sheffield, which is to the north of Sheffield city, best accessed from the M1. There is on-site parking (although see the Gripes section for more on this), and the site is accessible by public transport from the City, using the …

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Hammerhead at Newark: A Convention Appraisal.

Hammerhead has been running at Newark showground for a few years now, probably enough time for it's large lead-filled buttocks to leave an imprint in the Sofa of Shows. Intended to be an interactive experience, all the games are participation events, and the show has a broad mandate for genres and sub-genres of gaming. Location, …

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ROBIN at Nottingham: A Convention Appraisal

Copious room for more traders, be they old or new The Sniper's Mantra (Location, Location, Location) Taking place at the Nottingham Tennis Centre on the 17th of February 2019, ROBIN was accessible by bus or tram, but probably isn't a comfortable walk from the city centre. No nearby shops or conveniences were observed, but that …

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Vapnartak at York 2019: A Convention Appraisal (Feb 3rd)

Let us begin with a grumbly pre-amble which applies to all shows and events, and is not specific to York, and thus falls outside the usual 'Griping' section. Often it appears that certain forms of social media communication have taken precedence over all others. Vital information is posted on, and subsequently buried by, Facebook and …

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Mortis Medium – The Greater Demon of Nurgle: Scraping the mould from White Dwarf 109

Tucked away in the time-stained pages of the White Dwarf that can't stop giving is a brief (and no doubt poisonous) taster from the second volume of Realm of Chaos: The Lost and The Damned, a much-sought after tome which concerned itself with the second pair of the great powers of Chaos: Tzeentch and Nurgle. …

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Very much maligned and misunderstood: Imperial Knight Armiger Helverins of House Mortimer & White Dwarf 126

It has long been part of the philosophy in the faded grandeur of the halls and under-crofts of the Lead Mountain that painting an individual miniature is a joy, painting several at once is a tough yet worthy venture, and painting an army is a Never-Ending Story of grind, grief, mud and tears. What begins …

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Crimson Fists: Archetypal Marine Chapter Primaris Intercessors, now with Added Reivers.

If there is a pulsing heart to the Lead Mountain, it is a grimy skull-encrusted engine of brass and oily metal, serviced by choirs of robed and chanting acolytes. There is no break room here (hah, as if the widow would allow malingering like that), but when the minds of the priests wander, they might …

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