Tag: Sons of Horus

Principia Belicosa. Sons of Horus Legion Tactica: Special Units.

“‘I was there,’ he would say afterwards, until afterwards became a time quite devoid of laughter. ‘I was there, the day Horus slew the Emperor.’ Garviel Loken We get into the juicy bits now with our own chronicler of the damned Darren Winter. This issue takes a look at the elite of the Sons of…
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#returntoisstvan Blog Post 5: Progress was made.

It feels like I’m getting somewhere now. Let’s recap. #returntoisstvan was created by a small group of hobbyists who wanted to revisit the old Black Book series by Forge World. You can find the original article here. Since then I’ve been furrowing away Justaerin and Reaver sculpts, slowly building them as lockdown has trundled along.…
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Tutorial: Infantry Weathering Course Guide

Gathering together all 32mm infantry scale weathering tutorials in one handy location (plus a bonus weathering special). A must for all fans weathered and grim dark. How to create microchipping on infantry scale miniatures. How to apply weathering powder to a miniature. How to apply oil paints to create oil stains, modulation, and staining. How…
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BONUS VIDEO: Tutorial, Justaerin Face

What a wonderful way to wrap up the week. This bonus video takes a peek behind the scenes of the one to one private lessons and examines how to create a skin tone. With this video, you will learn how to construct ANY skin tone. The formula doesn’t change. We simply plug in different colours…
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Principia Belicosa. Sons of Horus Legion Tactica: Overview.

Cthonia • Rex • Mori Icon amorial of the IIIrd Battle Company. Sons of Horus Legion In game, who are the XVIth? On the surface they do not appear as powerful as other Legions such as the Blood Angels bonuses in assault or the adaptability of the Alpha Legion. The XVIth Legiones Astartes rules benefit…
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#returntoIsstvan: Blog post 4 – summer heat and straying eyes.

I’m hot. Really hot. I can hear the chortle of Australian readers, but there’s a reason I live on a cool damp rock (Britain). The #returntoisstvan project feels like it’s hit that 4 week wall. If you’ve ever been on a diet you know what I’m talking about. Week 1: Why I love salad! Week…
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Principia Belicosa. Sons of Horus Legion Tactica: Introduction.

`… I thought the Luna Wolves were supposed to be the most aggressive of us all. That`s how you like the other Legions to think of you, isn`t it? The most feared of mankind`s warrior classes? Our reputation speaks for itself, sir. Sigismund to Loken, Horus Rising, p. 132 This is the start of our…
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#returntoisstvan Month 1 round-up.

The project launched with a BANG and has continued apace. Even with Forgeworld’s doors being closed there is still some hot heresy action as modelers rifle through their mountain of unpainted resin and plastic.  The project is still in its early stages, refining itself with each new conversation. A date has been set to complete…
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Tutorial: Sons of Horus

Learn to create the tricky to master Sons of Horus scheme. This complete video will give you a full introduction to the trails of creating a custom scheme and setting a tone with your miniatures. Develop your understanding of colour theory, oil application, and creating a workflow for your models. What you will learn in…
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#returntoisstvan – Visual Library of Choral City, The Precentors Palace & Siren Hold.

Istvaan III had two primary battlefronts: The Precentor’s Palace and The Siren Hold within Choral City. The images have been gathered from the Forge World’s Betrayal and the Horus Heresy Trading Card game. Unfortunately, most images do not have a description of where they are set. I’ve used my best judgement based on the descriptions…
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