Cult, Coven or Kabal The wych cult has, in recent years, been something of a joke among most players of 40k. When the Dark Eldar first emerged in 3rd edition, the Wyches were pretty good but as the years moved on, even new miniatures could not keep them on the table and they have been relegated… More Drukhari Spotlight – The Wych Cult of 8th edition!
Episode 10 : Into the Darkness In a special spotlight podcast, Massaen delves into the dark city of Commorragh to see what the newly christened Drukhari (aka the Dark Eldar) are looking in the 8th edition of Warhammer 40,000. With a couple of games under his belt, Massaen has plenty to say about the insidious and… More ObSec Pod Cast Episode 10 – Into the Darkness
Mighty war engines of the 41st Millennium, Imperial Knights stride into battle leaving a trail of destruction in their wake, but how well do they fair in 8th Edition Warhammer 40k Overview One of the biggest changes to come in with 8th Edition is the switch from Armour Values (AV) on vehicles to a much… More 8th Edition Faction Focus – Imperial Knights
The Eldar Flyer Duel – Hemlock or Hunter? In the past, the Eldar Craftworld flyer options were something that could be made to work but were often overlooked due to ease of destruction and cost. With 8th edition, these planes are back in a big way! Crimson Hunter (and the Exarch) The Crimson Hunter was the… More Eldar Flyer Spotlight: Crimson Hunter vs Hemlock Wraithfighter
With any new edition of a game, there is always some time spent trying to unlearn old rules and integrate new ones into your knowledge. Games don’t often change in massive ways and 8th edition still feels familiar enough to existing players that picking up the core rules should be pretty straight forward… but what… More 8th Edition and Rerolls – let confusion reign!
Western Front – The Recap Hey everyone Drokk here! I’ve hijacked ObSec for a summary of the latest addition to the Objective Secured war gaming suite – Bolt Action – and our first event for the system, the Western Front!With an interesting mix of historical and casual play in a World War 2 setting, I have… More News from the Western Front!
First Impression – Welcome to the new 40k! I have been fortunate enough to get a game in of the new Warhammer 40,000 8th edition in the last couple of days using a combination of Eldar and Harlequins against an Astra Militarum/Knight/Assassin force and felt it was important to share my first impression of the… More 8th edition 40k, First Impression
The ObSec Bill of Rights has been some time in the making. Over the last 18 months, we have been taking feedback from players at each and every one of our events – some formally through surveys, some direct of players on the day and others that have been sent to us post event. The… More ObSec Organised Play Bill of Rights
Two of the 30k Mechanicums dedicated close combat units, both equally lethal on the tabletop. Lately I’ve seen a number of posts from people trying to compare Vorax Vs. Ursarax when building an army. So lets take a look and break them down. Overview – The Mechanicums Hunter Killers – Vorax Class Battle Automata Starting with… More Horus Heresy – Mechanicum Ursarax Vs. Vorax – Unit Comparison
One of the things I love most about writing this website is the contact we get from the hobby community – both locally and internationally. I recently got an email from a reader – Matthew and after chatting with him, he has okayed me sharing some of the conversation. Matt got in touch with an… More Hobby and Inspiration go hand in hand