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  1. The owner of the independent store I buy from, was told there's a 6-9 month lead on the none model parts for Cursed City. And presumably with pandemic stuff going on there was limited as amount that was made. His estimation (and I don't think he has any secret knowledge) is that it'll be a year before there's another run. Some of the models however look like they may make up some sort of "Start Collecting" box so expect to see them separate at some point.
  2. Yeah, i do it pretty much last because as you say, it's a pain to rectify any mistakes.
  3. I use a 1 part Guilliman Flesh, 1 part contrast medium mix to do any flesh on my models and it works a treat. It might not beat a proper flesh paint job but it's quick with good results.
  4. True, I forgot about Power ratings, I usually play pts values. The jealousy rule is an odd one as well, I have no idea whether taking multiple lords would be op but as you point out, DG don't have much in the way of HQ model choices. I don't really understand how some of the rules get through and the decisions behind them. The Forgeworld one was glaringly obvious, the jealousy one seemingly counter intuitive.
  5. The Plague Marine weapon change is a bit of a puzzler insofar as it complicates firing and melee with lots of individual rolls when GW's philosophy for 9th ed was to simplify and speed up the game. However it essentially means the Plague Marine boxset can be taken as a squad out of the box. The change has annoyed a lot of DG players if you read the DG facebook groups and reddits. Personally i should be fine, i don't think it'll cause me any problems model wise. You can take 7 plague marines in a squad but your weapon selection can only conform to the 5 man limit, the extra marines
  6. Same as And, I've only ever done Knight weapons and recently did my Helbrute so I could swap out his arms. Magnesting a head might be fine but when you start getting to small magnets it doesn't take much to knock them off even if they're aligned properly. I've seen people do bolters and small arms and whilst I can understand it, the result seemed a little flimsy still.
  7. Taskmaster had a really flat series 2-3 series ago and it's never recovered imo. After that series it returned to been funny but never to the same heights. This series is lacking something, perhaps the live audience but I wouldn't put it purely down to that. Greg Davies seems to be dialling it in a bit even in comparison to the previous series. Perhaps the move to C4, no live audience and social distancing has taken something out of it, not sure. After all that I still watch it and find it funny mind.
  8. As with my previous Chaos Knight, I'll just link my tweet as the pics are quite big.
  9. I got this wrong btw, i could have sworn we did have a relic but i can't find it. Oh hum...
  10. Chaos Knights get a relic that gives you an invun save to melee attacks, do imp Knights not get something similar? Or were you running it as an admech force? I know it's disheartening when you lose in such a way. I play Death Guard and it was a bit depressing getting stomped every game but our PA gave us some new tools as well as some of the 9th rule changes which favour us nicely. Let's hope our new codex doesn't fuck us over.
  11. New Death Guard codex November or December as well. There were a couple of other models in the DG screenshot that suggest a 40k version of the Feculent Gnarlmaw as well, a sort of Plague Furnace as it's been dubbed.
  12. The Forge World Indexes has(had) rules for Traitor Guard but they were a little poor considering you could have spent a small fortune buying models for it and spend time converting and painting them. They could take most of what the regular Imperial Guard could take but were ham stringed by even poorer morale rules. The Indexes are getting re-written by GW themselves and are imminent but that could be just after 9th launch or ages away
  13. Not sure where else to put this but a proof of concept for an animated Judge Dredd series has shown up on the internet. Don't think it's what you'd consider "leaked" but was put out by one of the artists who worked on it. Article: https://downthetubes.net/?p=118920 EDIT: bah, been taken down/hidden. Must have been a slip up on the artist.
  14. In Age of Sigmar they roll each turn to see who goes first. I've never played AoS but it seems like the biggest bugbear for most players, a double go can pretty much end a game from what i gather. Although that'll be dependent on the faction i suppose. Not sure it would work in 40k since there's a lot of shooting compared to AoS.
  15. There's some leaked pictures of the possible box set which, amongst others, can be found here. Edit: most officially posted on the Warhammer Community site now. Will be the first time I've played across editions. Not overly fussed about a Necron Vs Primaris Marine box, although they look nice models. I'm still waiting for the next 2 (of 3) psychic awakening books to drop as they have stuff for my factions. Also just read The Proginator and Clonelord which are Fabius Bile books and really like the character, so will get the model when it finally gets r
  16. Do you definitely need to be within 100m of your friend in order to trade Pokémon? I have 2 separate special research tasks that require me to trade Pokémon and the only "friends" are those that I've befriended here and I'm sure none of you are anywhere near me looking at the gift locations I've been sent. Ho-hum
  17. Took some better photo's of my Chaos Knight. Spoilered over 2 posts, sorry.
  18. Yeah, the only reason i magnetised the waist is so i can transport the Knights in smaller boxes. The box i have, is just one from B&Q with a magnetic sheet stuck in the bottom and magnets under the base of the Knight. It isn't as stuck as i'd hoped but it does stop them from sliding around in the box.
  19. The first of the Catachan Colonels that was sent to the independent store i play at, was "raffled" off. It was £1 a "ticket" and £700 raised for NHS charities. I didn't win the model but he does have 3 more so we'll see what happens.
  20. It would also be good if you had some kind of electric hobby drill. I had to hollow out the arm bits and it would have been hard for me to do without an electric drill.
  21. The only thing I would say is the arms can seem a little wobbly at times, the way I've done it. I don't know if there's a better way to magnetise the arms but you'd probably have to start buying spare arm bits and it could start getting expensive and time consuming.
  22. Ok, sorry for the poorly lit pictures, i'll take better ones once i've finished it: The Knight with the loadout i'll try first: Gating Gun and Battle Cannon with Iron Storm Missile Pod (I've just realised I've placed it on backwards for the pic ) The Thermal Cannon and Battle Cannon share the same body but have different fronts which i've magnetised. The Gatling gun is it's own weapon and just need magnetising to fit the upper arm. The upper arm which has had a bit snipped off and the magnet inserted. The other weapon
  23. yep, you get both and if that's all you're after you can just glue them together as they don't share anything.
  24. It's odd, i don't know why anyone wouldn't just buy the Canis Rex box, it's no more expensive than the other Knights (except Castellan cos that's a different class) and you get extra sprues to make the Canis Rex model. I have just about finished a Knight that I've converted into a Chaos version and used the Canis Rex box set. The Chaos versions of the Imperial Knights (Despoilers) can mix and match the weapons so I've magnetised them. It's the second Knight i've magnetised (I did the new Chaos Knight) and it's "easy" enough, you just have to get your head around which parts need ma
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