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Back To The Future...40,000 Years Into the Future!

Hello guys and gals, Joyous here with something new and old at the same time. Originally, most of the Dice Devils' videos were of 40k bat reps (provided by our own MattVarnish) though with the rise of Flames of War in our group, the 40k games died down to a trickle, and then none within a couple years. Even most of of the Dice Devils now have sold off or are trying to sell off their remaining 40k armies.

I couldn't do it. Sure I trimmed some of my collections but I love the 40k universe and, who am I kidding here, the models.

Sure, its a premium price for GW models, but NO ONE has their level of quality in plastic models currently and none look even remotely close.

I knocked together a haphazard army of Space Marines for this battle report just to start trying the new rules.

Honestly, the game is a blast to play, and while it isn't the same game you remember, there is a tonne more in it now which makes it both more competitive and more prone to balance issues, though balance is easily fixed within your group of friends.

Anyways, without further adieu, here is the video, please enjoy and please comment to let me know what I can do to make the next battle reports better! Just don't say buy a new video camera and a tripod, as that's outside the budget, lol.


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