Army Of The Month – January 2016

Edit – yes I know it’s 2016 – it’s going to take a while to get used to it!

 

To celebrate the start of our 2016 Warhammer 40,000 builder league, this month we’ve got two armies for your perusal – the joint first place winners from our 2015 league.

These two armies started off very close on points are provided a nail-biting finish – coming joint 1st on points. Both armies were built up over 6 months, adding points every month. These events are a great way to get a good-sized army built and painted in manageable chunks.

If you’d like to give it a try, come on down!

 

Mal’s Tyranids

Name:

Mal Yeo

Age:

37

Army:

Tyranids

System:

Warhammer 40,000

How long have you been playing?

27 years!

Do you play any other armies or systems?

Blood Angels in 40k and Rebels in X-Wing.

What other hobbies do you have?

Winding up Krist. Ballroom Dancing. Shooting, mainly ballroom dancers.

What is your favourite model in your army?

Trygon gorgeous model to paint not to use as his rules are rubbish.

What has been the best moment while playing this army?

Seeing Mark’s bottom lip tremble when my Crone downed his flyer in the final challenge and he realised he had lost. The tears were delicious and salty

What are you future plans for this army?

No future plans for the army as I’m back to painting more Blood Angels!

Mark’s Astra Millitarum Imperial Guard

Name:

Mark Norris

Age:

28

Army:

Imperial Guard

System:

Warhammer 40,000

How long have you been playing?

15 years on and off.

Do you play any other armies or systems?

Some Malifaux and board games.

What other hobbies do you have?

My classic Mini

What is your favourite model in your army?

The Vendettas

What has been the best moment while playing this army?

Playing Mal in month 1 and thought I was winning before his HQ came and destroyed my Leman Russ Punisher!

What are you future plans for this army?

Paint more infantry.