BoK Reviews: White Dwarf Issue #123
White Dwarf Issue #123: Horror of the Tyranids
White Dwarf reviews operate differently than other Blood of Kittens Reviews. The goal with these reviews is to place a value for each issue. The rating system is one to four stars, each star represents $1 in value, to a max of four dollars. The review values are also Warhammer 40k based; Age of Sigmar dedicated issues will still be reviewed, but valued for Warhammer 40k players. It means you could see many low valued issues, where a general Games Workshop hobbyist actually valuing them more. Keep this in mind when deciding if a particular White Dwarf Issue is good for you.
Contents: New Releases
White Dwarf returns with some minor releases, one unexpected. The first two are solo releases of former box set characters, thethe Tech-Priest Enginseer and the RIDICULOUSLY OVER-PRICED Tyranid Broodlord. The real star of the new releases is the Munitorum Armoured Containers terrain pieces. These very Infinity feel terrain pieces are actually reasonably priced at $50 bucks for three crates and a host of crates and barrels. The Black Library is also releasing the very intriguing The Hunt for Vulkan by Davis Annandale continuing the Beast Arises saga.
Contents: Paint Splatter
Here is a thorough Paint Splatter showing how to paint the new Containers and applying decals to them, included is some rehash Tyranid paint scheme.
What is GW saying?
Released May, 30th 2016
Contents: Hall of Fame
I really enjoy these White Dwarf series. Here we get the design history behind the Nurgle Daemon Prince from sculptor Seb Perbet. Too bad it is only one page long in details.
Contents: Parade Ground
This edition of Parade ground tries to sells more copies of Warhammer Total War as the video game designers show off the best paint jobs they could come up with.
Contents: Golden Demon – Horus Heresy
Here we get some amazing work from expert painter Andy Wardle and his Ultramarine Horus Heresy models. The center of the article is all about his winning Fellblade.
Contents: The Flesh is Weak!
Tom Warsop’s shows off his Cult Mechanicus army which is pretty impressive, but also not anything we haven’t seen before as he uses the classic Marian paint scheme, which oddly doesn’t standout. His best models are the Dominus and command units as they use a dirty white what really pops.
The White Dwarf includes the rules for the Munitorum Armoured Container Cache
Contents: The Week In…
We actually get some useful info here, with rules for using the new Munitorum Supply Containers in a few mini-games.
Next Issue Hint: “Antonius. Where are you? Antoni… ARRAAAAGGGGHHHHHH!
Issue #123 is another limping along White Dwarf, with some re-repleased models and one new awesome looking piece of terrain.