Tag: Forge World

Return to Isstvan Spotlight: David Taylor

I first started to see the hashtag #returntoisstvan being used mid-way through 2020 on Lil Legend’s video tutorials, then later on Instagram. I didn’t really pay much attention at first, as I had been focused on my WFB Empire army at the time, and to be brutally honest I wasn’t interested in the Heresy at…
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Saul Tarvitz, Captain of the Emperor’s Children Commission.

‘Our names may be forgotten, and our bones crumble to dust, but our deaths will echo through the millennia to come.’ Captain Saul Tarvitz of the Emperor’s Children Legion. The First-ever named character from the Horus Heresy – and he finally has a miniature! The miniature is special to any Horus Heresy fan, and I…
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Sons of Horus Praetor – Secret Santa Gift.

“My sons, will you hear my oath of moment?” Horus Lupercal This is a much delayed present from a friend in my gaming group. We’re all on the Return to Isstvan adventure together, myself the traitor, my friend the loyalist. I thought it would make a nice touch to create a unique consul for him…
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Ultramarines Locutarus Assault Squad Commission

While the enemies of the Emperor still draw breath, there can be no peace. Common Ultramar saying. Regal, imperious, and dare I say it, a little arrogant – the Ultramarines of 30K are the ideal soldiers of Empire. Working on a commission like this is a demanding process. Not only do you need to be…
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#returntoisstvan: Lucas Collett’s Sons of Horus

Lucas, take a bow! You’ve cranked out a wonderous Sons of Horus force for the challenge. Without further ado, speak! I originally got into the hobby because I have a visual disability, and my physical therapist recommended that I get a hobby that was focused on close eye-work, but also tactile. I originally began with…
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#returntoisstvan: By Bolt or by Blade

We’re doing the victory lap here. Ellis Daniel has completed the #returntoisstvan challenge with a beautiful Sons of Horus force. What’s doubly inspiring is that he’s a local lad – he lives in Cardiff! I’ll have the pleasure of seeing this army in person! Take it away! Well this is it, the end of phase…
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Principia Belicosa: Deathguard Introduction.

“Say what you like about the Fourteenth Legion. They are mean, ugly bastards but tenacious. There’s no one else I’d rather have by my side in a war of attrition, and almost anyone else I’d rather have against me.” – Ferrus Manus Resilience Determination Stubbornness Weathering. All words you could attribute to the 14th Legion,…
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Sons of Horus Justaerin Showcase.

All power demands sacrifice. Anon. Of all the vaunted warrior formations wihtin the Legions, the Justaerin sit at thier apex. In terms of savagery, skill at arms, determination, and sheer force, these were the pinacle of what the Astartes program could acheive. Within a Legion that prided itself on it’s preeminence within the Imperial war…
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As above, so below. Word Bearers Leviathan Dreadnought Commission.

“As above, so below, as within, so without, as the universe, so the soul…” ― Hermes Trismegistus This is a commission piece for the redoubtable Leakycheese. If you are a fan of the Horus Heresy and know what youtube is, then I need not introduce him. A dyed in the wool heresy nut, Leaky contacted me…
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#Returntoisstvan – December 1st deadline!

Time is what we want, but what we use worst. William Penn Can you believe it was May that we launched this challenge? A deadline of December the first seemed so ludicrously far away. So why am I panicking to get the army painted now? Of the 15 Justaerin, 10 reavers and Abaddon for the…
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