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Dark Eldar fanatic
Interests: warhammer, wh40k, bfg, space hulk
Recent Activity
So I've been playing with a lot of the least attractive choices in the Dark Eldar codex, and I figured I would give Mandrakes a try again. And to my surprise they have been awesome. They do need to start with a Haemonculus for the shooting attack to be activated... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2013 at Benmannens Dark Eldar
I've been posting a lot on a Swedish Forum with the progress of my Retro Dark Eldar, but I'm back at it here as well. Just a quick update. I just painted up some Scourges, gonna try a unit of 7 with two Haywire Blasters. I'm a bit tempted to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2013 at Benmannens Dark Eldar
I'm going to a tournament next weekend and finished up everything with my army several weeks in advance. So I figured something completely unnecessary would be nice to add to it. I've never used a soldering iron before. And never messed with small LED lights... A quick trip to a... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2013 at Benmannens Dark Eldar
I signed up for Swedens best 40k tournament: GothCon. Taking place at the end of march in Gothenburg. I've been torn of what to play. I was tempted to try an allies list with Eldar as the main force, and Dark Eldar as the allies. Although Eldar is a very... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2013 at Benmannens Dark Eldar
The old metal Sybarites are a little bit too "HQ" looking but I guess even Sybarites would be quite stylish... And they look like they are equipped with some kind of poisonous weapon which is perfect for representing my Venom Blade equipped Sybarites. Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2012 at Benmannens Dark Eldar
Hellions seem a lot better in 6th ed. And the Baron is a great deal so I decided to collect a bunch of old ugly Green Goblin Hellions. It was trickier and more expensive than I thought. They were so bad in the old codex that few played them, and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 7, 2012 at Benmannens Dark Eldar
Yeah, it was pricey. But I skimmed through it and it seemed to have enough stuff to be useful. But let me read it and I'll post a review :)
Toggle Commented Sep 18, 2012 on The Soul Reaver at Benmannens Dark Eldar
Don't know if you have heard about of this one, but it's a new adventure module for the 40k role playing game. I don't play it and have no idea how the system works, but figured it would be a fun read. Or at least have some nice illustrations for... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2012 at Benmannens Dark Eldar
I haven't posted in ages. Life came in between again but I am slowly getting back to production mode again. I've given up the list restriction I had for the Retro list. It would be fun to add the new stuff but still try to build it all with only... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2012 at Benmannens Dark Eldar
The Forgeworld 6th ed update adds all the 6th ed specific rules to it... And it makes it a bit better, but did they change the points cost in Auronatica? That sounds strange since it was a bit overpriced as it was... Ok thanks for the tip, I'd better get it :)
A quick post of 3 Reavers for my Retro Army. The list is changing a little bit, but I think I'll always keep a small unit of Reavers in it. They got pimped with racing stripes, I don't seem to be able to paint a single model without it these... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2012 at Benmannens Dark Eldar
Here's another add-on to the Retro list. I repainted one of my four Raven Strike figher to fit into the daaaark color scheme of the Retro army. I've got to swap out the flyer base. Scourges got fired even before their first appearance on the battlefield. I dropped them and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 17, 2012 at Benmannens Dark Eldar
Here's a couple of pictures of my first completely finished unit for the Retro Kabal. I've actually started to like the old stuff more and more. The range got a lot of charm. Even the pig looking Warp Beasts... I only had one spare Skyboard, but it was actually better... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2012 at Benmannens Dark Eldar
So I have started the retro project I mentioned in the previous post. I was hesitant at fist, and had to try a test model first. It came out great. Dark and not at all as I remembered the warriors... It's nice and skinny, the helmet is big but not... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2012 at Benmannens Dark Eldar
I saw a really old army being played at a tournament last year. Some guy who just didn't care to upgrade to the latest collection of minis, and I don't think it was because he liked the old stuff better, the whole army was badly painted and quite banged up.... Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2012 at Benmannens Dark Eldar
I finished painting my new Wracks. I went with a bit of a striped muscly look... Came out so nice that I have to tailor a new list to be able to field them all. And I got me another box of them... Bringing the total up to 15. I... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2012 at Benmannens Dark Eldar
The twins are ready for some testgaming. I suspect they are as most things, a lot better in multiples. I've tried to field a single Cronos and it did not do as well as a Talos. So I'll give them a serious try. I might throw in a third one... Continue reading
Posted Apr 14, 2012 at Benmannens Dark Eldar
I broke down and bought two boxes of Wracks, I felt like my old Wracks/Krootesques was part of an older generation of my army so to say and I sadly had to retire them. So I got me 10 of them, I didn't like them at all when they first... Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2012 at Benmannens Dark Eldar
Hello Skari2, thanks! I am currently living in Stockholm, Sweden... But was gaming a lot in California, but most WFB before the current crappy 8th ed came out. That's when I switched to 40k and really tried to shape up my Dark Eldar force. It was a good timing with a new codex and lots of nice new miniatures. How big is your force?
Toggle Commented Apr 12, 2012 on Angry Hornet list v1.0 at Benmannens Dark Eldar
I painted up a bunch of Scourges and Hellions a while back and tried them a little but not enough. I liked them both but didn't really had a list built to take advantage of them properly. The Baron has always performed well, he is quite cheap and adds a... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2012 at Benmannens Dark Eldar
It's finally finished. A dark simple paint job as usual. The crew is bald, and Vect has as mentioned below a wig on... I'm a bit tempted right now to paint up a retro army. Only old ugly Hellions, warriors and a bunch of Raiders. The old Grotesques were quite... Continue reading
Posted Apr 3, 2012 at Benmannens Dark Eldar
Here's Asdrubael Vect finished. And does he have an impressive wig. That's gotta be the biggest hairdo in the 40k universe! The Dais of Destruction is next. If I don't finish my new Voidraven Bomber :) Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2012 at Benmannens Dark Eldar
Asdrubael Vect is coming to your town soon, at least if you live in Stockholm, Sweden... Look for the posters! I've run out of stuff to paint. I finished my Eldar army I posted about and some other small almost done projects... And then I found this below. Asdrubael Vects... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2012 at Benmannens Dark Eldar
I haven't posted anything new since the last week of January! And there's a reason, I have been working on a new army project that didn't really feel appropriate for this blog, but now it kinda does. You might have seen the images of my Codex Harlequins army that is... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2012 at Benmannens Dark Eldar
I like playing with Webway portals, It's actually nice to have at least one thrown in becuase they mess with your opponents mind, even if it's just a unit of Beasts that will enter through it. Someone recently told me that GW had ruled at a tournament that the portal... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2012 at Benmannens Dark Eldar