Hobby Focus – Hoth Mortalis Gaming Board

40k comes to Hoth! As Massaen and myself spoke about on the last Objective Secured podcast, I thought I’d throw some work in progress and finished shots of my new 4′ x 4′ Hoth Mortalis gaming board. Inspiration and Planning Well, the inspiration is quite clear from the title, being like most 30 something year… More Hobby Focus – Hoth Mortalis Gaming Board

New to Objective Secured: Social Gaming Nights

Hi everyone, M and I (and out 3 wildlings) went to visit the Skulls Tournament run by local(ish) gaming club Outpost 6030. Outpost holds a lot of sentiment for M, he was one of the founders of Outpost South, it’s where he and a lovely man called Bob Grey ran his first tournament (with me… More New to Objective Secured: Social Gaming Nights

Horus Heresy – The Mechanicum – Warhound

After over a year of building and painting my Mars Pattern Warhound, it’s ready for battle!   The Mars Pattern Warhound I’ve had my Warhound (#3613) for just over two years and I’ve been building and painting it for over a year. I’d built one previously for a commission so the second one (my one)… More Horus Heresy – The Mechanicum – Warhound

Warhammer World – Objective Secured!

Objective Secured visits Warhammer World!   After an hastily arranged trip to the UK recently, me and a good friend Genghiz got to make a pilgrimage to the home of Games Workshop in Nottingham. Tucked away on a small industrial estate Warhammer World is just a small part of the massive complex that makes up GW’s base… More Warhammer World – Objective Secured!

Western Fringe 2016 – a 30k Event – Wrap Up

The 2016 30k event – Western Fringe is done for its first year… and what a weekend it was! We had 18 players duke it out across 2 days and 6 games at 2500 points. Primarchs fell, knights died and legions suffered mortal wounds… and gosh darn it they looked good while doing it! First… More Western Fringe 2016 – a 30k Event – Wrap Up

Horus Heresy – The Mechanicum Returns – A Baptism of Fire

Well it’s been a while between posts, but it’s time for a recap of my first 30k tournament using my Legio Cybernetica Mechanicum army.     So, as per my last update, I was furiously painting away the week before Outpost 6030’s Skulls XIV tournament. And after a last minute list change it got even… More Horus Heresy – The Mechanicum Returns – A Baptism of Fire

Horus Heresy – 6th Legion, Vlka Fenryka

The Vlka Fenryka – or Wolves of Fenris – are something of an enigma in regards to the Horus Heresy. They are the ultimate sanction of the emperor, willing to do what ever is necessary. Some call them the executioners and rumours abound that they were involved in the 2nd and 11th legion purges. Regardless,… More Horus Heresy – 6th Legion, Vlka Fenryka

Betrayal at Calth – the easiest way EVER to get into 30k

While terrain continues to drive me mad – 2 weeks till the event and 2 tables worth of terrain to paint – I wanted to take a break and talk about the single greatest release for 30k players pretty much ever – Betrayal at Calth. To be clear, I am going to pretend the game… More Betrayal at Calth – the easiest way EVER to get into 30k