Saturday, July 27, 2013

Gamesday Report - New Space Marine Flyer!




Gamesday attendees got their first look at the Fire Raptor Space Marine Flyer from Forge World.  It looks like a gunship version of the Storm Raven. 

Armed with a chin mounted Avenger Canon and two twinlinked side mounted Heavy Bolters, this baby is in their for close air support.


John Owens, our Gamesday correspondent, filed these photos and spoke with Simon WIlliamson.  Simon said he just finished work on the Fire Raptor and we should expect to see it January/February as the Forge World team usually takes about 6 months for a mold to be made and stock to be built up for release.

As I always buy my aircraft in 3's, I think I will be needing to save up some coin.

And thanks to John for his hard work today. All the rest of the Forge World Previews will be up tomorrow.

Loken

4 comments:

Colonel Winterborne said...

That looks brilliant! Also loving the deep purple in the background, an insight into the mind of fw!

Father Gabe said...

Its a nice flyer, wish they could have brought it for display but Simon had said, it was just finished a few days ago, hence the picture.

#2501 said...

It's alright, but those canards are design fail. They severely restrict the fire arc of those side turrets, which is already restricted by those downswept rear wings.

Save your cash and stretch a Stormraven model instead.

Revan88 said...

At first glance it made me think of a fan-made Storm Eagle conversion. Hence, I think it looks too much like a slimmer Storm Eagle.

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