May 122011
 

Games Workshop is releasing the Dark Eldar Venom, Scourge box set, and the Talos Pain/Cronos Parasite Engine the first week of June.   Being a Dark Eldar player myself I am almost excited.   Why, only almost excited ?  Three reasons, one I am not that awed by the models.  Two, as usual they are overpriced.  Three, I am unimpressed.  Yes, I know one and three are in conflict we will get to that in a minute.  Lets take a look at each item being released, Continue reading »

May 122011
 

Well, I was lucky enough to be accepted to judge at Grand Prix Providence.  Judging a Grand Prix is always an exciting experience.  They offer a great education for judges of all levels.  They also allow you to interact with a judge and player community that is not the one you are used to.  Any way I can go on for  an hour or two on the uniqueness of judging a GP, but that is not what I want to do.

In preparing for a GP there are a few things I like to look at, and a few more I like to think about.   The most important things to me are food, shelter, and travel. The secondary thoughts,  are things like what do I want to accomplish, do I want to play a draft? Continue reading »

May 122011
 

Here is a list from Games Workshop of codes that will no longer be available for restock through Distribution. These may or may not continue to be available directly from Games Workshop. I believe this to be the first batch as it does not contain all of metal codes in print.

02-06 THE BREAKING OF THE FELLOWSHIP
02-07 RINGWRAITHS
02-35 ARAGORN FOOT & MOUNTED
02-36 GANDALF THE WHITE FOOT & MOUNTED
02-37 LEGOLAS FOOT & MOUNTED
02-40 RINGWRAITH FOOT & MOUNTED
02-43 GOBLIN CAPTAINS
02-97 WITCH KING OF ANGMAR FT & MTD
03-35 SARUMAN AND GRIMA
03-36 MAUHUR
03-37 MAUHUR COMMAND
03-39 THEODEN FOOT & MOUNTED
03-40 Thrydan Wolfsbane
03-41 Saruman (Orthanc)
03-49 DUNLENDING WARRIORS COMMAND
03-53 MORGUL STALKERS
04-35 ARAGORN KING OF GONDOR FT & MTD
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May 122011
 

The US Post Office will never cease to amaze me.  We had a package returned to us today because the buyer had moved or couldn’t be found.  It was postmarked October 14th.  I wonder what in the world they were doing with it all that time?

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