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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Et in Arcadia Ego: Further mining of White Dwarf 109: The Imperial Guard

It is written elsewhere that the (mythical & very well-hidden) breakroom in the Lead Mountain is well stocked with inspirational imagery. But the Mountain is Gormenghast-large, and hung over the mantel of a cold and dusty Electro-Fireplace, in a gilded ornamental frame, in a long and cavernous minor anteroom is this masterpiece: The key factor …

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Return to Paramar V: Tiger Eyes Traitor Reaver Titan & Adeptus Titanicus 2018

One of the many delights inside (and surely the others will receive attention in due time), are the vehicle rules to the then new game of titanic battle robots, Adeptus Titanicus. Commonly known as colour text, the article opens with what could safely be called a short story: a full page of Land Raider vs …

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Inquisitor Greyfax model with drukhari witch replacement head in silver power armour

Inquisitor Vidua: Greyfax conversion, review, painting and philosophy

Any Lead Mountain miner worth their salt knows the thrill of the new purchase. The warm glow of acquisition, the breathless anticipation at the prospect of uncasing the fresh metal or plastic, the enticing scent of resin, so sweet. The expectant pleasure of recruiting for our miniature armies. The adrenaline burst of worry as we …

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The Ranks Expand: Marauder Dark Elves

Just a quick shot to prove to Her Upstairs that the scribe does indeed work through the old backlog as well as adding to it: A WIP shot of 5 shiny shields, and also evidence that circular bases allow Marauder Dark Elves to form ranks. The thought occurs that placing the officer miniatures on 'Pride …

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The Philosophy of the Dark Elf (Or Don’t Go In There, there’s two of them…)

Following on from the Eternal Elf , this weary wanderer on the Pewter Road has turned his thoughts once more to Dark Elves, specifically of the Marauder variety One might not go far wrong if one was to conjecture that the Marauder Dark Elf range appears to have been at least in part influenced by Ancient …

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The Eternal Elf

Age of Sigmar is change. Change is often bad. But with Age of Sigmar came the idea of 32mm round bases under fantasy figures, and that, it transpires, is actually good. Witness this: A classic pose of indomitable strength and justified arrogance, multiplied tenfold by the majesty of the new large base. Truly he stands …

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