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I was recently given a surprise.

Something I was completely unaware of until the later stages of the project, and which still did not prepare me for exactly how fantastic this surprise was.

Nominally it was an unbirthday gift but I think it needs to be called by its more correct name, a piece of awesome.

Last week, Troy presented me with this amazing Warhammer 40k Chess Board.

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Ultramarines v Khorne Chaos

Every piece is different, with many conversions going into the set, reflecting two classic foes in the 40k universe.

On the side of good we have:

ULTRAMARINES

  • King – Marneus Calgar
  • Queen – converted Chief Librarian Tigurius
  • Bishops – Chaplains
  • Knights – Assault Marines
  • Rooks – Terminators
  • Pawns – Space Marine Scouts
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The brave Ultramarine’s lined up for battle, led by Marneus Calgar and Chief Librarian Tigurius

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Top down view of the warriors in blue

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Here we can see the Pawns and a Rook, Knight, Bishop and the King

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Here we have the Queen and the other Bishop, Knight, Rook and remaining Pawns.

 

The opposing side:

CHAOS, FOLLOWERS OF KHORNE

  • King – Chaos Terminator Lord
  • Queen – Kharn the Betrayor
  • Bishops – Dark Apostles
  • Knights – Raptors
  • Rooks – Terminators
  • Pawns –┬áChaos Cultists
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Forces of Chaos, Followers of Khorne. Lined up in their dark glory.

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Top down view

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Again, here we see the Pawns, a Rook, Knight, Bishop and the King

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Over here is the Queen and the other Bishop, Knight, Rook and remaining Pawns.

A lot of time and effort has gone into this set, not just painting, but sourcing the figures and applying some extensive conversions.

I have already had some games on the board and I find it easy to differentiate the pieces, neither player had any problems.

I am so very appreciative of this, and can’t express my gratitude enough!

Time for some more games!

 

 

 


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