Check Out This Video Blog

January 18, 2016 · 0 comments

This is a shameless plug for a pretty cool video-blog out of the UK that I would like to recommend. Brian and his pals put together two or three excellent videos each week that are inspirational and informative for the war gaming world. Trips to Forgeworld's Game Day, conversions, awesome model releases, and hang-over harassment are all common fare for these boisterous Brits. Poking a bit of fun at girlfriend troubles is also on the menu.

I laugh almost every time I tune in.  They are distinctly British, so Brits may not find them to be all that funny... but that is another issue.  That said, non-brits will sometimes find their humor a bit dry, but they are serious modelers, seriously fun, and honestly entertaining. And even though I think they like beer as much as they like 40k, my modeling skills and motivation get better with every video. They are definitely one of the bright stars in the online 40k universe.

The boys are currently trying to expand their viewer base, so if you get a chance to pop in, please do so. Their YouTube channel is called Templars Crusade 01 and though they tend to be focused on Black Templars and Imperial Fists, Brian also collects and plays Tau. Several of his videos in a series called "Tau-tastic" are among my favorites. The fact that I also collect Templars and Fists is entirely beside the point. Their Tau material merits their mention as well as a permanent link on Warhammer Tau (hopefully they will do more).

I am not on the Facebook or Twitter, so I am unable to Twit or Tweet or whatever, but apparently that helps him out.  This is what I am able to do.  Please pop over to his channel and check out his library. I promise you'll be chuffed to bits.

Tau-Tastic Videos

I play Tau.

New Ethereal Honour Guard formation

January 12, 2016 · 6 comments

The new GW starter set for Tau is an amazing value and I would encourage anyone who has the spare cash to pick it up. More on that HERE.

Aside from the amazing deal, it comes with a little bit of bait for those that can't stand to be left out of anything. It is an 'exclusive' formation: Ethereal Honour Guard.
Now I know what you are thinking, "BS4 Fire Warriors! Honour Guard are back!" but you would be wrong. Sorry. Not that BS4 Fire Warriors are that cool anymore. We have so many ways of boosting accuracy it is almost unfair. So let's look at what this formation actually does.

"Big Boy" Tournament Army List (January 2016)

January 7, 2016 · 0 comments

I will be attending/running a tournament this weekend (the 9th) and here is the list I'll be taking, complete with spiffy new formations from both the Tau Empire codex and the Warzone Damocles: Mont'ka supplement. Check out what I'll be bringing!

New Battleforce for Tau

January 3, 2016 · 3 comments

A new bundle deal called Start Collecting! Tau Empire is now available from Games Workshop. The box contains 10 Fire Warriors, an Ethereal, and 3 Crisis Battlesuits.  And it's one hell of a deal.

Let's do the math...

Firewarriors (10) $50
Crisis Suits (3) $75
Ethereal (1) $20
Total $145
Start Collecting! Tau Empire $85
Savings $60

Ok. I've seen the blogs where the magpies and neck-beards are all complaining about unpopular models and price creep, and whatever. And while my contempt for these moon-faced assassins of joy is well known, they may have a case about the Orks or Vampires. But nothing in this box is unpopular or over-priced so far as current prices are concerned. In this box, you are basically getting the Fire Warriors and half of the ethereal for free.

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