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Plugging a Gap - Adding Blood Angels to my Dark Angels Force

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Plugging a Gap: Adding Blood Angels to my Dark Angels Force

This is just a little hobby and tactics article, covering the recent addition of some Blood Angels to my Dark Angels force.
First, some pics of the models, amongst some of the new Sector Imperialis terrain:



These were pretty simple to paint and were finished in a single day (a day in which I painted non-stop and didn't eat properly, but a day nonetheless!)
The Librarian Dreadnought is as he comes in the box, base and everything. The Smash Captains are a little more bespoke. They are taken from the Sanguinary Guard kit, with shield and hammer added, and both mounted on some chopped up bits of church from this kit:

This is a great kit from Pegasus Hobbies. I delve into it to base my larger or showier models, such as these two for my burgeoning Slaves to Darkness army for AoS:

I concede that this one may be a tad ridiculous.
I decided to paint both of the Smash Captains and the Libby black. This wasn't for fluffy reasons. T…

40k 8th Edition 2000 Point Battle Report - Dark Angels vs Craftworlds

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2000 Point Battle Report - Dark Angels vs Craftworlds
This game saw me pitting my Dark Angels against Joel's Craftworld Eldar. Having played Imperial Knights for the last few months, I wanted to go back to my usual (misguided) obsession: doing something good with a pure Dark Angels list.
This was it:

Battalion 1 - Ravenwing Attack Squadron
Sammael in Sableclaw Talonmaster with Heavenfall Blade Talonmaster with Monster Slayer of Caliban
5 man Scout squad with sniper rifles 5 man Scout squad with sniper rifles 5 man Scout squad with sniper rifles
7 man Black Knight squad
Dark Talon
Battalion 2
Techmarine on bike with Foe Smiter, flamer, plasma cutter and power fist (Warlord: Trait: Huntsman) Librarian on Bike with storm bolter (Powers: Aversion and Mind Worm)
5 man Scout Squad with boltguns 5 man Scout Squad with boltguns 5 man Scout Squad with boltguns
6 man Inceptor Squad with plasma exterminators
This was a pretty elite-heavy list, with a lot of anti-infantry firepower and some dodgy …