Ian Grainger ‘brushes up’ his painting skills on Forge World’s Blood Angels Contemptor Dreadnought ‘walking tomb’ from the 41st Millennium

Contemptor Crusher

"In the grim darkness of the far future, there is only war.” This striking tagline comes from the tabletop sci-fi wargame Warhammer 40,000, designed by Games Workshop and marketed directly as well as in its high-street retail stores. The pastime concentrates not just on the competitive gaming aspect but relies heavily on the hobby elements, thus affording unusual modelling projects, very different from mainstream sci-fi/fantasy. Plus, once the builder has completed their handiwork they may actually ‘play’ with them, usually taboo with most forms of scale modelling.

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