Tag: Return to Isstvan

RETURN TO ISSTVAN Battle Report!

Breakthrough Yes! We have a battle report for you. This is the first outing of the Sons of Horus Justearin army I have been collecting during lockdown against my regular opponent Kid Dangerous‘ World Eaters. This was our first time using the Isstvan rules from book one, 1500 points, Centurion. I was taking a small,…
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Tarik Torgeddon, Captain of Second Company Sons of Horus. Personal Piece. #returntoisstvan

“…ever the Jokster, he was a man of mighty laughter and idiot tricks…” Horus Rising, Dan Abnett. What is it about Sons of Horus collectors and the Mournival? My aim was to paint a tightly focussed force of veterans to flank Abaddon. But no, the Sons of Horus had to be packed full of characters…
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Abaddon First Captain of the Sons of Horus.

“We were born for battle, Khayon. We were made to conquer the galaxy, not to rot in Hell and die upon our brothers’ blades… This is our Imperium. Built across the worlds we burned, over bones we broke, with the blood we shed. You see it too. You feel it now, don’t you? – A new war. One not born of bitterness nor…
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Return to Isstvan: Jeremy Lindner Emperor’s Children

For Isstvan III, I am collecting a Loyalist Emperor’s Children army led by Saul Tarvitz. Saul has been my favorite character from the early Heresy. I have always been drawn to the tragic hero that is willing to sacrifice everything to do what is right. I started building a similar army back around 2014, but…
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Return to Isstvan: James Turner Emperor’s Children part ii

As those who have read my first post will know, I’m collecting a small force of Emperor’s Children loyalists led by Saul Tarvitz and Rylanor the Unyielding. Marked for death, yet surviving the Life-eater virus and firestorm that have ravaged Isstvan III they are now resolved to die-hard, making their former brothers pay dearly for…
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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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Return to Isstvan Spotlight: James Turner.

James Phoenician Turner is a well-known member of the Heresy community. A lover of the finer things in life, James is turnin his hand to the creation of the perfect sons of the IIIrd. I’m collecting a small force of Emperor’s Children loyalists led by Saul Tarvitz and Rylanor the Unyielding. It was a combination…
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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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Return to Isstvan Spotlight: Davd Gec

Welcome to the spotlight series! This is a space to showcase some of the best miniatures collections in the world. I’m delighted to bring David Gec’s developing Deathguard project for the #returntoisstvan challenge. Take it away David! I have always been tempted by The Death Guard. I didn’t know much about their lore, but something…
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