2016 Apoc Luck Finale

The close to another great chapter happens on Saturday, November 19th at  Pegasus Games in Madison, WI.  The final battle on Kasterol Novem.  Three fantastic companies have returned to sponsor the event: Kromlech, Mechanical Warhorse, and Secret Weapon Miniatures.

Spots are limited.  Go to the Apoc Luck Facebook page and sign up today.

 

Kromlech is back!

With us wrapping up Kasterol Novem, an epic 40k battle that revolves around the Imperials trying to thwart a great Ork advance.  It only seems fitting and I’m crazy excited to announce it.

Kromlech is coming back for a second year to sponsor the Apoc Luck Finale.  Some of the best Ork miniatures on the market.  I’ve got a ton of Orc Great Coats myself and they look amazing.  Go check them out.

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Answering the Call

The call has gone out to the industry and sponsors are answering.

The Apoc Luck Finale is just around the corner.  It’s a free all day event.  This years date is November 19th.  Mark your calendars.  It will be the finale game in the Kastorel Novem series.  Elysians, Orks and Raven Guard players are encouraged to participate.  Check out the Apoc Luck page on Facebook for more details.

As they roll in, we’ll be announcing them.  Huge thank you to those in the industry for supporting events both big and small.

Mechanical Warhorse is returning for a third year as a sponsor to the Finale.  Thank you Carlos.  Once again we are cooking up some Apoc Scale Objective Markers just for this event.image

Returning to sponsor for a second year is Secret Weapon Miniatures.  Another huge thank you to big stud Mister Justin.

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If you are in the industry and would like to sponsor the event contact Peter at ngc40k@gmail.com

NGC40k Episode 011

 

Episode 011

In our eleventh episode Mark and Peter are joined by their friend Norm to discuss hobby, the 2015 Apoc Luck Finale in all it’s glory.  Again we would like to thank Kromlech, Mechanical Warhorse, and Secret Weapon Minatures for sponsering the free event.  In this episode we also include a bonus topic of the how’s, when’s and why’s of Naming a character model. This also includes a special challenge for our listeners.

Bolter Segment: Sergeant Valus inspires the Imperial Guard and defends the position with an air strike.

Hobby Spotlight: Norm’s custom Realm of Battle Board. (Hobby Photos)

2015 Apoc Finale

The 2015 Apoc Finale was a overwhelming success. I wanted to thank all the participants for making it the best event to date. A huge thanks to Pegasus Games for letting us take up their entire gaming space. Big thank you to the event sponsors: Kromlech, Mechanical Warhorse and Secret Weapon Miniatures.  Thank you Aaron, Andy and Matt for providing the FAT mats that just made the terrain pop even more.  Special thanks to my friend Al for coming down and taking all the photos of the event.  Brian and David, the men behind the Chaos Incursion, a hearty thank you.  And thank you John from Pickle Jar bbq & pie for supplying the best food in Madison, WI.

Boy so many things to discuss, look for Episode 11, we will discuss the entire event from start to finish.  In the end we had a 5’x22′ table holding over 90,000 points.  Even John Kovalic, the artist of Dork Tower stopped by to see the spectacle.

The Tau ended up with three MVPs and the Imperial side had one.  The first Tau MVP was Imotekh for surviving the next two MVPs.  The next two MVPs for the Tau were the two Imperial Warlord Titans, catastrophically exploding in top of turns 2 and 3, removing nearly 60% of the imperial force.  The Imperial MVP was Jeremy and his Space Marine and Elysian army.  Single handedly dropping in the far back field sea of green and bravely challenging the xenos back objective for four solid turns.

In the end it was a xenos victory, 28 to 24.  The Imperial side never gave up and pressed hard to try to catch up from the half, but couldn’t quite pull it off.

Again, thank you everyone for participating and I look forward to seeing all of you next year for Kastorel Novem.  Check out the Apoc Luck page for photos.

May I Present. . . the Aquilla Cathedral

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The goal, make it a large enough ruin for a Warhound to walk through.  That is one of my house Terryn in there for scale.  The board it is resting on is my normal 4’x6′ gaming board.  The other goal, make it have an Aquilla shape when viewed from above.  I’d say mission accomplished.

Less Than Two Weeks !!!

Less than two weeks to go until the final showdown on Agrellan Prime.  You’ve heard me talking about buildings, buildings, buildings for it seems like forever.  I have one last building to complete, the Aquilla Cathedral.  The 2015 Damocles Warzone Apoc Series has been awesome and like last year, nothing tops the Finale.

I want to give a thank you to our event sponsors Kromlech, Mechanical Warhorse and Secret Weapon Miniatures.  I want to give an extra shout out to Kromlech.  They went above and beyond for this event.  When their first event package was lost in transit from Poland, they stepped forward and sent me another prize pack.  That was totally unexpected and I just wanted to say their products, service, and support for the gaming community are top notch.  Go check out all three sponsors on the web.  They have some amazing products.

And I would also like to thank John from Pickle Jar bbq & pie for catering this event.

If you want to see our past Apoc Luck events, go to our facebook page at www.facebook.com/apocluck

NGC40k Episode 009; Death Storm book review

NGC40k Episode 009

In our ninth episode Mark and Peter discuss hobby, narrative events at tournaments, charity events and other cool stuff happening in the community. Did we mention just how big the Shield of Baal campaign series is? We continue the coverage with the novella “DeathStorm” by Josh Reynolds. This book is a great companion to the background given in the box set. It really expands the story.

Bolter Segment: Brother Maxus, with Sergeant Valus, communicates with their Strike Cruiser only to find something from the warp is about to alter their plans.

Hobby Spotlight: Mark and Peter return with another in depth hobby spotlight. Mark really shows off what you can do with what some would perceeve as garbage.  Big Mek Stompa pics

A reminder, don’t forget about Midnight Madness The War on Hungar, Nov 21st-22nd @ SoCal Games and Comics in Temecula, CA

Again from last week, feel free to check out the following hot spots for hobby motivation and modeling tips.

www.guardsman-a-day.blogspot.com/

And

www.youtube.com/channel/UC7jGzOy78KFFTj2JQXnUZow
TemplarsCrusade01

www.dadshobbybench.wordpress.com

*The forums are coming together. I can’t wait to see our listeners participate in the Collatus Sector.