Bllluruuruggghhhhhhrrrruuuubbb /Translated: Welcome

Well here we go, my first blog. This is all about one of my loves in my life;  Warhammer 40K.  I’ve been playing Warhammer in one form or another since I was 9 years old meaning I’ve been playing for 24 odd years.

68916_md-2nd Edition, Copyright Games Workshop, TyranidsLike everyone, I started with Sppppaaaaacccccccceeee Marines.  But I got bored with Space Marine on Space Marine battles and  in 1993 when Games Workshop released the first Codex Tyranids I instantly fell in love with a new faction.  How could I not with artwork like this?

So I started building a small Hive Fleet and being a young whipper snapper I painted everything in GW’s own colour schemes alas growth under a pocket-money salary was slow.    Then a few years later my school friend and only regular opponent left leaving me with no one to battle – and little incentive to continue collecting.  However I still followed GW closely. Continue reading