Posts Tagged ‘Marines’

 

 

Hello there Reader.

 

I must begin this post by being honest and admitting I haven’t been able to produce a single figure for the “A Tale of X Gamers” Project.

 

There were countless factors which conspired so that I wouldn’t have the time or the will to work on the miniatures of my Word Bearers army and since that’s something most of us will face sometime over the course of our hobby lives I thought it would be ok to talk a little bit about it here on the blog.

 

Every now and then I talk about “real life” here on the blog, which is the everyday stuff from our lives when we’re not devoting ourselves to what truly matters: Our hobby. Well, real life does have the intrusive habit of getting into one’s way when it comes to quality hobby time and it’s only natural that from time to time, we see ourselves without enough free time to devote to our hobbies, specially wargaming which demands a lot of time in order to assemble and paint our miniatures before we even get to play some games.

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Hello there Reader.

Another year has gone by and, at least to me it seemed like 2012 was taking its time! Alas it’s now gone… farewell 2012, you won’t be missed here!

 

I’d like to begin this by wishing you guys a happy New Year. Believe me when I say this is sincere and from the bottom of my heart. I know there are probably troubled waters ahead for all of us but I TRULY wish you all a VERY HAPPY new year with good health and in which you can find the will to pursue your hopes and dreams, be they real life or hobby related ones.

 

I’ll try my best at that and that’s a New Year resolution I guess.

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Hello there.

No, we haven’t given up on the “A Tale of X Gamers” project. Far from that, but, unfortunately real life does have a meddlesome habit of getting on the way of our hobby related projects from time to time doesn’t it? Someone far wiser than me has said that “Life is what happens while we’re busy making plans” and that has proven accurate once more.

I have once more been betrayed by my computer. This time it was my own fault as I managed to get it infected with some pretty virulent internet virus which began to shut down and erase everything I had on my hard drives. I did get it serviced by a specialized technician but when it came back there were faulty files and a bunch of shenanigans which prompted me to take it back to the store and have it formatted once more. And there it remains to this day.

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Hello Reader.

 

As you’ve probably noticed we had quite a few posts over the month of October from the “A Tale of X Gamers” project. As I explained on my introductory post about it, this was an old idea that I’m happy to see becoming reality thanks to the willingness of the participants to whom I’m deeply thankful.

 

One of the nice things of this project is that I also became a reader of the blog, with the privilege of being able to read the texts before anyone else, but a reader nonetheless. So yesterday as I finished editing one of the last texts which will be published this month I caught myself wanting to see what’s coming next from the participants, like how they’ll develop their army lists, whether or not they’ll include my favorite units from their Codexes and so on and so forth. I can say I’m definitely hooked by now and that I can’t wait to see what lies ahead.

 

Another nice thing about the project is that, with the exception of article deadlines, budget and number of points we’ll need to collect for our armies, nothing else was arranged between the participants and still the pool of participants and armies couldn’t be more eclectic, illustrating how varied our approached to the hobby can be and that even when utilizing the same Codex to build an army the end results can be very different (like the armies being built by Caio and Montagna with the Grey Knights Codex for instance).

 

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Hello everyone.

 

Most from Brazil will know me from the Warhammer Brasil forum as Sirron, but people normally call me Caio.

 

I’m 27 years old and I’m a geological engineer living in the city of Contagem, Minas Gerais, in Brazil. I got into the hobby around 2004 when I watched one of those curiosities television shows showcasing Warhammer, but I didn’t make a coection until a few months ago as I watched another tv show, this time on computer games, showcasing a strategy game with impressive graphics which hooked me on the spot. You can probably tell that was “Dawn of War” and it didn’t take me many google searches to find out the miniature game behind it.

 

I soon began searching an found the Warhammer Brasil forum finding out there were 40K players in Minas Gerais! At first the biggest obstacle was the financial one and also finding a way to buy the miniatures, but that’s an altogether different story.

 

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