Astra Militarum Formations
Category to cover the most useful Cadian Formations (Astra Militarum Formations) as well as other Imperial Guard related formations.
The day is here, the big game between myself and my long standing nemesis – The Salamanders. Who turned out to be mostly not Salamanders and to have zero Drop Pods. Which was a bit alarming, because I’d geared my list around being anti Drop Pod. This game was a big deal to me, I really wanted to win! So here is the outcome with [...]
It’s that time of year again folks! Time to play my Salamanders buddywith his Drop Pod list and try not to be totally destroyed. To this end it’s time for a change of strategy. Gone are the lists of 7 Leman Russ and an Infantry Platoon backed up by Raven Guard allies with Shrike. In with some Astra Militarum Formations including [...]
This is a little review of the Emperor’s Shield Infantry Platoon based on my last game which was 2,000 points a side Astra Militarum & Tau Vs Dark Angels. The Dark Angels, oddly, had some Harlequins too on their side, despite my protests saying that they would not be worth while. This was a fun, casual game – lore was out [...]
I started writing this post on July 25th and have delayed its publication for a while. It’s contents are highly desired by the enemy’s of Cadia – The Blood Angels. Who knew? Basically I have a 2,500 point Warhammer 40K battle tonight against a friend with his Blood Angels. I didn’t want him to get his eagle eyes on [...]
My 40K games will never be the same again as I am now the proud owner of 6 magnetised Bullgryns so they can take either the Brute or Slabshield configurations as well as 6 magnetised Ogryns/Bullgryns that can be taken as Brute or Slabshield Bullgryns or as Ripper Gun wielding Ogryns. My life is now complete. I will do a magnetising article [...]
With the main detachment out of the way we can surge on (*cough* it’s been over 120 days since I started writing this article) and take a look at a half decent vehicle based formation available in Mont’Ka and the Cadia Supplement from Black Library. The “Emperor’s Fist” Armoured Company formation seems to be [...]