40k Interview: Top GT Tread Heads – Part II

This is part 2 of an interview that was started over on BOLS. If you came here from there thanks a lot for following along. We pick up with Nick starting to theorize about list design after coming back from competing in the European Team Championships. Nicholas says: Coming back from the ETC I want […]

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By TPM | September 1st, 2010

Blood Angels- Hammers and Anvils

In my early testing I was so enamored with fast moving troop squads that I didn’t pay a lot of attention to some of the more expensive units in the codex. After the love fest with 60 assault marines wore off (and really what isn’t there to love?) I started to tool around with honor […]

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By TPM | July 20th, 2010

Power of the Awesome- Machine Spirit Meta Game

TPM Blood Angel is back with some thoughts about everyones favorite bonus tank rule, The Power of the Machine Spirit. I have not been all about the Storm Raven like a lot of Blood Angel players. I just don’t think it will make it into the most competitive builds, but I might be wrong. The […]

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By TPM | May 10th, 2010

Meta Breaker- The Imperial Guard and You!

TPM Paul Murphy asks, where does guard stack in the current and evolving meta game? Over the years Games Workshop has struggled trying to make the Imperial Guard actually competitive. Every past guard player I have ever known thought that the secret to winning with them was more troops. If they lost a game they […]

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By TPM | May 4th, 2010

New Blood Angels- Don’t Dread the Dreadnoughts

TPM Blood Angel back again with some more BA ponderings.  I have a love hate relationship with these guys. They look cool and are fun to take so what’s the problem? Well, in almost every edition of the game they have had slim to no survivability. With proliferation of drop pods in the previous marine […]

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By TPM | April 15th, 2010

Blood Angels Honor Guard- Should we use them?

I love the concept of the Blood Angels honor guard. I used them back in ’06 for my grand tournament list despite them being horribly over valued point wise. I just really liked the idea of my Sanguinary High Priest being surrounded by fanatical followers of the Primarch. I ran them around in a Land […]

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By TPM | April 14th, 2010

New Blood Angels – To Mech or Not to Mech? Part II

MBG here with another guest article by TPM Blood Angel; “To Mech or Not to Mech? Part II” Not to Mech. Troops and Elite Choices – I included them together because they are essentially the same. Ok, I’ve been messing around with army list builds and based on some feedback from a few other ghost […]

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By TPM | April 5th, 2010

New Blood Angels – To Mech or Not to Mech?

I’d like to intorduce our first guest writer here at Spikey Bits, TPM Blood Angel. Paul has been playing Blood Angels probably longer than most, and even won Baltimore GT with them.  Since the new BA’s are coming out soon I’ve asked him to do a write up on them. With the new Blood Angel […]

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By TPM | March 31st, 2010
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