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Principia Belicosa: Sons of Horus Sample Lists.

Keith returns from the Mournival Podcast to chat through some of his favourite lists. In fact, we couldn’t get rid of him and he has provided a plethora of lists for you to enjoy. Keith, it’s all yours. Faction Sons of Horus Focus Beginner/ starter list Points Value 3000 This list is fairly simple to…
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Student showcase; Phillipe’s Luna Wolves.

This article throws a spotlight on a student who has developed a Luna Wolf army, but with a hateful twist. Hey, we weren’t the first to do this – White Dwarf legitimized it! Take it away Phillipe, and dear reader, please be kind. I loved the Horus Heresy series, and I wanted to bring those…
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Lion’El Johsnon, the Slayer of Monsters.

A little bit about the paint job. This piece was heavily inspired by the artwork and lore in the Thramas book. Every world burns, every inch of ground a phosphex soaked hell. The Lion in black and red has more of a dangerous colour combination. Here he is the destroyer of worlds, not the crusader.…
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Tutorial: The Lion Masterclass series.

The Lord of the First, Son of the Forest, Lion El Johsnon receives the full masterclass treatment. This video series represents the pinnacle of the system. A full, 4K video tutorial with supporting PDF tutorial to break down the process step by step.

House Escher Commission

A continuation of a previous commission created when the core set was first re-released. The Escher offer a rare treat for Games Workshop painters – the chance to paint female sculpts! I remember drooling over the original metal Jes Goodwin pieces…wait, let me re-phrase… I remember how good the original sculpts were, and their new…
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Principia Belicosa. Sons of Horus Legion Tactica: Allies and Tactics.

The Age of Darkness’ very own Darren Winter starts to weave the threads together with sample tactics and allies for use with the Sons of Horus. I would prefer a sword to fight duel, but a pen to plan a war. Robert Thier – Storm and Silence. From the outset, the Sons of Horus are one…
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Escher Death Maiden. Commission

It is as natural to die as it is to be born. Francis Bacon. The Death Maidens are reanimated gangers, resurrected through the hellish alchemy of the House of Blades. It’s the time of pumpkin-spiced latte’s, walking through the leaves, and painting creepy miniatures. I normally paint a Curze around this time of year, but…
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Imperial Fist Praetor. Commission.

“Mortals cannot win war with what is eternal.” Unattributed. Terran Solar common phrase. The brief: I want something brutal. I want a praetor to look like he’s in the middle of battle at the siege of Terra. The challenge? How do you paint a yellow that is recognisably of the Fists, but is also battered…
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#returntoisstvan: Sons of Horus Reavers Showcase.

Reaver squads epitomised the Sons of Horus Legion’s way of war. Heavily influenced by the tactics used in the incessant tribal warfare of Chthonian, Reaver units specialised in lightning-swift assaults which maimed and disabled their foes; striking down leaders, and mercilessly cutting down any who were weak or isolated. The first unit of the #returntoisstvan…
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Principia Belicosa. Sons of Horus Legion Tactica: Special Characters.

All gods are dead, execept the god of war. Phrase repeatedly found carved into the flesh of the loyalist dead. Drop siote masacare warzone. The Sons of Horus are fortunate that we have many of the more influential characters from the Horus Heresy, Abaddon himself echoing and shaping the coming epochs. One point that needs…
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