Saturday, November 19, 2011

Music Video: Dawn of Battle

I put together a music video this week that's a tribute to Space Marines. I was listening to this song, Dawn of Battle by Manowar, and realized it'd make a great Space Marine theme, and so here it is (that, and Chosen Ones by Dream Evil has been done to death by others). Of course, I recommend watching it at the highest quality setting, even if it takes a little longer to load. Enjoy!

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Battle Report: NOVA Open, part 1

A bit late, but I was waiting for my buddy to upload his pics. All the pics below are taken by the schmuck in the middle here:

James Watkins, one of the guys working at the NOVA, his wife Sam and Gav Thorpe. More on them in a bit.

Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Welcome! Also, a new beginning

Yep, here I am, starting a new blog of my own. All the cool kids I know are doing it, so why not. Most of my friends with 40K blogs talk about gaming and painting, but none have blogs focusing on the lore, so I'll try to fill in that niche. And also shamelessly plug my own work in the process, of course.

I should probably start with an introduction, though. I got into 40K back in 2002, starting out with a normal Space Marine force. I was immediately attracted to the idea of creating my own Chapter and heroes, and thus the Lords of Oblivion were born. They were a bit light on background, but I've worked on tweaking and revising it over the years. The lore of 40K is the main thing that got me into it, and it's the main thing that keeps me interested in this hobby. I've since branched out into the competitive gaming and painting/modeling aspects, but the lore remains my main love.

I served on the staff of the Bolter and Chainsword's Librarium for several years, contributing several well-received articles and stories, and editing dozens of others. Unfortunately, the Librarium has been all but shut down in 2011 while the admins wait for a round of software upgrades that have been promised for several years. As such, I've gotten tired of waiting and have elected to stake out on my own with my own place for posting whatever I come up with, as well as sporadically rant about things and not be subject to the whims of admins with questionable logic.

Anyway, that's me, and here's the Lords of Oblivion! This is a re-write of my Index Astartes article, presented in the newer format found in the last couple Forge World books.