Monday, November 19, 2012

Machinator's Fellblades Re-envisioned



From Tom McBride:

So as most of you know now Games Workshop and Forge World have released official rules for the Space Marine Fellblade super-heavy in the Horus Heresy: Betrayal book.  The Fellblade is now canon and it puts the rules and history of my "Fellblades" into a lurch.  So time for something new....

After much thought I've decided that the best way for me to proceed would be to throw out the “Fellblade” name and stick with what I original envisioned my super-heavies to be.  They will now go by their variant names but can all be traced back to an original chassis now called the Glaive.  The modified rules and histories will predate the introduction of the official Fellblade into the 40K universe and also explains why it replaced them and also why some are still around today.  


So I give you my "re-envisioned" rules for the Glaive super-heavy tank and its variants:


The Glaive:


https://docs.google.com/open?id=0BwtHo3MTNiIBNXJ6N2ZtZVlNSzA


The Broadsword:


https://docs.google.com/open?id=0BwtHo3MTNiIBMUh3X0ZjVFZiSTQ


The Ignitus:


https://docs.google.com/open?id=0BwtHo3MTNiIBbm1tUmJMbjRNbXM


The Warmaul:


https://docs.google.com/open?id=0BwtHo3MTNiIBQXlaUkxkR0JwRDg


The Lance:


https://docs.google.com/open?id=0BwtHo3MTNiIBYTlUSHVvOWo4dkE



 

9 comments:

Machinator said...

Thanks Alec!

These rules sre still very preliminary and I'm looking for feedback on what you like, don't like, and anything you think should be changed.

Feel free to comment here or on my Facebook page at Blood and Skulls Industry.

I look forward to hearing from you!

Thanks,
Tom

Anonymous said...

We a FoB love Tom's creations! If you haven't picked one up we highly suggest it. Keep up the good work!

Duke

Son of Dorn said...

*reads Warmaul's updated loadout* You, Sir, have just made my day :)

THUNDERFIRE HO!

Machinator said...

Son of Dorn, I thought you might like that ;)

Son of Dorn said...

You bet, I do! I think I may make it a project to build one next year. :)

The Big Wolf said...

I love these rules, would definitely field one if possible.

Mordian7th said...

I heartily recommend Tom's kits - I've made heavy use of them in multiple armies now and they always garner a lot of attention. Simply beautiful work, I look forward to seeing what's up your sleeve next!

Son of Dorn said...

@Mordian7th: Oh, you can bet I'll be using his kits to do it! Already scoping out which ones I like the most. :) Great to know the come with recommendation from others, though.

Anonymous said...

Had a Broadsword shipped across the pond, and that was excellent. Having seen the conversion with the Apocalypse Missile Launcher, (which is awesome,) I think it is something I will replicate as a support wagon for my Imperial Guard before too long.

The kits are superb Tom. Keep up the good work.

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