Tagged: Skaven

Rattus Vulgaris – Painting Skaven Clanrats step by step 4

Rattus Vulgaris – Painting Skaven Clanrats step by step

As part of our Tamworth Games Clubs “tale of” event I am currently building a Skaven army. I say building, but its built – one hundred plus grey plastic models glued together (for the most part) to practice the Skaven game plan.

What new devilry is this? – Spawning the Hellpit Abomination 4

What new devilry is this? – Spawning the Hellpit Abomination

Foremost among the new toys available for the hordes of Skaven this year was the Hellpit Abomination.

Created by Clan Moulders most talented things catcher, Throt the Unclean, the Abomination is described as “A living mountain of misshapen flesh”.
Throt captured a blind wyrm whilst travelling throughout the Chaos wastes, and sutured Rat Ogre parts to create this monstrosity.

Modelling the masses – New plastic Skaven 2

Modelling the masses – New plastic Skaven

Neil has done a great job in the last couple of weeks, really holding the torch alone for Warhammer Fantasy on this new venture. Lets face it, is a mainly warhammer 30,000 affair at the moment.
We’ve seen the evolution of the humble Clanrat, from Warhammer Fantasy Regiments, through the monkey years, to present day. Neil has covered the tactical and theme options of the new Skaven book in great detail.

Skaven: Plastic Clanrats through the ages 2

Skaven: Plastic Clanrats through the ages

To celebrate the release of the recently released Warhammer Armies: Skaven I’m writing a series of articles exploring a number of areas hopefully of interest.  I’m keen for feedback and will certainly take any on board with future articles – so let me have your suggestions, corrections and anything else ratty I should include.

Warhammer Armies: Skaven (part 2) 1

Warhammer Armies: Skaven (part 2)

To celebrate the release of the recently released Warhammer Armies: Skaven I’m writing a series of articles exploring a number of areas hopefully of interest.  I’m keen for feedback and will certainly take any on board with future articles – so let me have your suggestions, corrections and anything else ratty I should include.

Part two
Some thoughts on play styles and themes for your skaven army

Warhammer Armies: Skaven (part 1) 0

Warhammer Armies: Skaven (part 1)

To celebrate the release of the recently released Warhammer Armies: Skaven I’m writing a series of articles exploring a number of areas hopefully of interest.  I’m keen for feedback and will certainly take any on board with future articles – so let me have your suggestions, corrections and anything else ratty I should include.

Part one
Some headlines for players old and new