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Ok so back to normal this month with the reviews....sort of, but I’ll get to that during the review.

So the new releases this month are mostly daemons. First the Daemon Prince for use in WOC, CSM and Chaos Daemons and I have to say I love the kit having seen the kit being made at my local. Next we have the Bloodcrushers of Throne where are great as well. It says that they are backwards compatible with the Bloodletters for more conversions which is nice, along with the next one, the Seekers of Spanish which are fantastic. We also have the pink Horrors....which are pink.....and horrific modals! (Lol poor pun) We also have a few metals with Kairos Fateweaver who is fantastic looking and the Changling who I have to admit that I’m Meh with.
Outside of the Daemons release we have some magic cards for Fantasy for all the Gods (except Khorne as they don’t have any magic). Also a “The Armour of Contempt” which fetchers 1 each of the old modals devoted to each god. We also have a Familiar pack which contains all 8 familiars for £8! GW having good prices! The Apocalypse is coming!! We also have the new Tau Battlesuits from Force world along with Shas’o R’Alai whose rules you can download for free from the Force World website here http://www.forgeworld.co.uk/Downloads/Product/PDF/s/comralai.pdf.

Articles this month’s are very much about Daemons, and here is where I say they are sort of back to normal. Despite Daemons being both 40k and Fantasy at least 2/3rd of the daemons stuff is fantasy, which is to be expected due to the new set of rules but as anyone who knows me will know that I don’t know much about Fantasy so with any fantasy focused issues it may be lacking somewhat so I must apologise for that in advanced.
Of course we have a large 12 page section on the new daemons as they have to cover both systems followed by another 12 pages of tactica! Oh and 2 pages advertising over half the new range plus a few other daemon stuff. Thank you White Dwarf. I started to believe you actually cared again.
We also have a tactica for WOTR (the SBG get no love anymore) on using Epic heroes saying who is bad ass and who isn’t....yet Dain isn’t in there? We also have a bit of fluff on the where the daemons came from etc as well as a look into magic such as Bright, Amber, Gold, Light, jade etc.
And the tradisonal Battle report and fresh on the heels of Fantasy’s new rules we have another fantasy battle report. This one is Dark Eldar Vs.........Lizardmen! Naw it’s daemons but as long as you have a higher IQ count than Tommy Wiseau then you would have figured it out. It’s a pritty standard battle from what I can see of it.
Also since we need more daemon stuff to pad out the mag we have a terrain workshop showing you how awesome Daemon terrain could be if you where one of the GW team as they tell you what they did to make the awesome terrain but not really a step by step on how you could make it....because them you can charge you £20 for the same thing a few years later. We also have a painting workshop on the Daemon prince as well as how to get “fades” into your modals.

As for next month it’s being very cryptic. All that being said in it is that next month we get “The Island of Blood” which is a newer version of the battle of Skull pass with High Elves Vs Scaven. *cries at the fact that there are no Lizardmen* the rest is just a guess but I feel that well will have another Fantasy battle report next issue.

Anyway, my recommendations. This issue can probably be missed by LOTR players however it’s hard to say for the others. For Fantasy then I wouldn’t see why not but unless you play with or against Daemons allot then you can probably miss this one if you’re a 40k player.
On a slight side not before I finish. This review will be a first in 2 ways. The first is that I want your feed back to make this better and also I have started writing this up in a word prosseser to minimise Spelling/grammar mistakes (Finally I hear you cry). Also its starts the Compatision. At the end of each review I will post 1 word in Red. You must then go though the review and find how many times I say that word. The first to get the right answer gets +1 Rep and a mention in next month’s review....providing I remember. (You were expecting cake? Well it’s a lie!). Anyway that concludes this month’s review and I hope to keep doing these reviews for everyone who doesn’t subscribe and/or is a passion not to be able to get them easily.

This month’s word is Daemons
 

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i assume that the seekers of spanish and bloodcrushers of throne are simply spellcheck corrections that happened by accident.
 

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i assume that the seekers of spanish and bloodcrushers of throne are simply spellcheck corrections that happened by accident.
and now you see why i don't speel cheak things that much as massive mistakes liek that happen. I have a feelign i'm never going to live this mistake down.

And yes you DON'T count the the word in red
 

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so constructive feedback

to me your review comes across as though you have just skimmed through the wd rather than having read it properly as a] theres about half a dozen articles not referenced and b] it doesn't really go into who you feel/articles would be interesting too.

There are points in which you give your opinion, but not in a particularly constructive or clear manner. let me give an example

"Of course we have a large 12 page section on the new daemons as they have to cover both systems followed by another 12 pages of tactica! Oh and 2 pages advertising over half the new range plus a few other daemon stuff. Thank you White Dwarf. I started to believe you actually cared again."

not sure what your point is here? is it that you feel 2 pages of advertising is unnessacary given the previous 24 pages? Whats the reference about gw caring referring too? im really not clear.

also for me the comment about the terrain comes across as cynical, and playing to a perceived audience type rather than in any way constructive. So to explain what i mean, you know that the internet is full of whiney bitches who love to moan about anything and everything, so by putting in a little dig is pandering to that mentality? That was by far my favourite article in the magazine, and i think its the kind of thing that one minute people are crying out for, and the next slagging wd off for. How many times do we hear people saying wd should have more custom built scenery in it? And then we have 2 awesome months of scenery articles and people twist it to a negative.

You also seem to only identify 3 "reader" types. 40k, fantasy and lord of the rings. What about the painters? what about the people who love the ivocative background? THe guys that love the artwork. Does this issue give an insight into the thought process behind the design process of the new releases? does it present new ways of playing games? What was standard bearer about, most older gamers i know go straight to standard bearer.

All that may well apply regardless of what system you play.

anyway hope this is specific enough to be useful for you
 

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sorry if this doesn't come of profesinal. I have been doing this for about 10 months and this is probbly the longest as msot deatiled. Unfortunatly Englsih is not my strong point, not because it's not my fiorst language but becuase of my Aspergues sydrome so understanding other peoples points of view can be hard for me hence the very much verbal destruction here and there. I will try and include more for every type of player and painter as until now i have only really done it for the players and not so much the painters for builders.
 

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i reckon if you could nail it from the background and painters perspective too, then it would be ace as i think most people stay with the hobby because of the immagery
 

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i will make a note of that and i will spentd a few min tines adding in alot of 40k words to the dictonary so we don't have the "Seekers of Spanish" thing happen again. :nono:
 

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i will make a note of that and i will spentd a few min tines adding in alot of 40k words to the dictonary so we don't have the "Seekers of Spanish" thing happen again. :nono:
but i like the seekers of spanish :( i like your review, agree with the above on including more for other sorts of gamers. annoyed as i gotta wait a few days for my copy lol
 
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