Tag: Sons of Horus

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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#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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#returntoisstvan Blog Post 6. Tenebrism.

Every project is a chance to explore something new. A new paint, or a new a paint range. A new technique. A new colour that’s intimidated us. I’ve just come across a phrase that fits what I’ve vaguely reaching for, blindly and befuddled. It’s an art style known as tenebrism, developed by the master Caravaggio.…
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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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