40k, Reviews

Review: Warhammer 40.000: Imperium Partwork Collection

Featured image of Tale of Painter's Warhammer 40.000: Imperium review

After the successful runs of Warhammer 40.000: Conquest and Mortal Realms comes the next Warhammer-themed partwork smash-hit from Hachette Partworks: Warhammer 40.000: Imperium. This time, the combined forces of Primaris Space Marines, Adeptus Mechanicus, and Sisters of Battle are pitted against the sinister Necrons. In this review, we’ll take a look at the contents of the 80-magazine partwork collection and find out if it’s worth your subscription money (spoiler: yes, it is).

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Kill Team, Reviews

Review: Kill Team: Octarius starter set (first impressions & unboxing)

Kill Team: Octarius box opened

Saturday. We received the enormous box set early and take a look at all of its components, including the new Death Korps and Ork Kommando models, and the Ork scrap town terrain pieces. We’ll share our initial impressions of the new edition of Kill Team and give you a glimpse of all the Kill Team related tutorials we’ve planned for the coming days and weeks.

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Review: Citadel Colours Orruk Flesh, Thondia Brown & Hobgrot Hide

Orruk Flesh, Thondia Brown, Hobgrot Hide

It has become a habit to support major miniature releases with a few complimentary Citadel Colours. For the new Kruleboyz faction introduced with the Age of Sigmar Dominion box set, Games Workshop came up with three new base paints: Orruk Flesh for painting light green skin, Thondia Brown for ragged leather hides, and Hobgrot Hide for sulphoric yellow skin. In this post, we take a look at each of the new paints and compare them to similar Citadel paints in a handy hand painted chart.

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Age of Sigmar, Reviews

Review: AOS3 Age of Sigmar Dominion box set (Unboxing)


Dominion is the brand new launch set from Games Workshop pitting the fearless Stormcast Eternals in their new Thunderstrike armour against the hordes of Kruleboyz. Today I rip open the cellophane, plop the lid off and delve into the box and share with you sprue pics, warscrolls, size comparisons and more!

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Review: Mr. Mark Setter & Softer NEO – better than Microsol?

Mr. Mark Setter & Softer NEO

Today we’ll review Mr. Mark Setter and Softer NEO from Japanese scale modelling brand Mr. Hobby, a two-product solution for perfectly conformed decals with a “painted on” look. Can these products affix a chapter icon to a curved shoulder pad with no wrinkles or bubbles? And how will they compare to Microsol from Microscale? Find out more in this review.

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Review: Zombicide 2nd Edition Paint Set by The Army Painter

Review: Zombicide 2nd Edition Paint Set by The Army Painter - Box

The Army Painter is about to release a new Zombicide branded starter paint set, including no less than 20 acrylic Warpaints with an interesting selection of metallics, muted browns and beiges, three different washes, and two blood effect paints. In this review, we’ll find out if this set makes a good purchase to expand your paint collection – even if you’re not interested in Zombicide.

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