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Forge World Open Day - New Stuff


A brilliant day at Forge World Open Day 2014.  Lots of new stuff to see and managed to speak to all the major designers including an in depth chat with Mark Bedford and Phil Stutcinskas (big fan of his new Falchion Super Heavy tank).  The Glaive was well received in the painting competition however it did not win – a fantastic Apothecary Marine in the larger scale took the painting competition, and rightly so – it was awesome.  Was great seeing my tank in the cabinet and seeing peoples interest in it and answering questions on it.


So the new stuff…


New Knight Model (taller, thinner and lots of weapon options).





Loads of Mechanicum Models…





Horus painted by Matt Murphy-Kane alongside his awesome Sons of Horus…




New Rhino doors (Alpha Legion)…




Some Tyranid and Warhammer bits…





Loads of turrets and weapons to ‘fill gaps in the range’…











Major purchase?  New Falchion which I have started already!  Managed to park my Glaive next to the one on display to get a feel for it.  HTB.




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  1. Been following your blog for a short time. Was really pleased to see your glaive on Sunday. It looks even better in person.
    Get pics of your falchion up soon.

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  2. They are coming mate :) Hope to have it finished no later than end of next week with a blog to go alongside it. Glad you liked what you saw. Fingers crossed I can beat it with Mark Bedford's and Matt MK's tips!

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