Sunday, January 9, 2011

The Big Game Update: T- two weeks.

Well, with two weeks left till The Big Game, I spent yesterday (Saturday) with Xenos Supreme Commander John Macomber and his lieutenant Golden Demon winner Aaron Lovejoy (who paints the vehicles for my Crimson Templars).  We had a general hobby day, painting and working out the details for The Big Game.  


It seems that a lot of players here in Southern California are really gearing up, building and painting, for The Big Game.  Even L.A. GW Bunker manager James Bell, who is a Golden Demon winning painter himself, and who will be managing the 200+ people we expect that day, is painting an additional 3,000 points for his Imperial Fists for Bunker regular Travis Solomon to use!  

I am also happy to say that the Titan battlefield will have no less than SIX Warlord Titans battling it out, including what is probably the best Warlord Titan in the United States, Dave Smith's Warlord, which was featured in Bell of Lost Souls. Dave is one of the nicest guys you will ever meet in the game, and his Warlord took him 8 months to complete.  The first time I saw it I thought "When did Forgeworld start making Warlord Titans?".

We also have gotten Senobio Aguilaera, owner of Adventures Guild Gaming in Riverside, California, to bring his 100,000 points of Imperial Guard to The Big Game.  His assistant Raymond is bringing 10,000 points of Terminators as well!  Senobio is a great guy, a good friend of James Bell, and a passionate supporter of 40K.  He just moved his store to a new location and he will be bringing some of his big gamers with him.  I stopped by his store and they are serious Apoc gamers!  I saw a Leviathan, a scratch built Thunderhawk and two Ork Gargants, and half a dozen Armorcast Titans!  

Also, if you want to play in The Big Game, and need an army, contact me as there are extra armies that I, and some of the other players have, that we would be happy to lend you.


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