Okay so let’s see how far I have gotten in my first month in regards to the resolutions I made for 2023.

Build & Paint a 2000 Points Army of Drukhari – 0% Complete

I started this one by building the first unit of Wyches, Succubus and Helions for the Wych Cult detachment.

The first stage of the army is to build a Wych Cult, and this is the first 500ish points as a Combat Patrol.

Everything bar the Raider is built and primed and ready to paint!

+ HQ +

. Agoniser & Archite Glaive

+ Troops +

. Hekatrix: Agoniser, Splinter Pistol
. 6x Wych: 6x Hekatarii Blade, 6x Plasma Grenades, 6x Splinter Pistol
. Wych w/ Hydra Gauntlets: Hydra Gauntlets
. Wych w/ Razorflails: Razorflails
. Wych w/ Shardnet and Impaler: Shardnet and Impaler

+ Fast Attack +

. Helliarch: Hellglaive, Phantasm Grenade Launcher
. 4x Hellion: 4x Hellglaive, 4x Splinter Pods

Reavers: Grav-talon
. Arena Champion: Splinter Rifle
. Reaver
. Reaver with special weapon (up to 1 for 3 models): Heat Lance

+ Dedicated Transport +

Raider: Chain-snares, Dark Lance

Build & Paint a 500 Points Combat Patrol of Genestealer Cultists – o% Complete

I built the army in its entirety this month, I had to buy a second Mining Laser and Webber for the Neophyte Cultists.

But this is the list I am building.

+ HQ +

Acolyte Iconward: Warlord

+ Troops +

Acolyte Hybrids
. 2x Acolyte Hybrid: 2x Autopistol, 2x Blasting Charges, 2x Cult Claws and Knife, 2x Frag Grenades
. Acolyte Hybrid (Heavy Weapon): Heavy Rock Saw
. Acolyte Hybrid (Icon): Cult Icon
. Acolyte Leader: Autopistol, Cult Claws and Knife

Neophyte Hybrids
. 4x Neophyte Hybrid: 4x Autogun, 4x Autopistol, 4x Blasting Charges, 4x Frag Grenades
. Neophyte Hybrid (Icon): Autogun, Cult Icon
. 2x Neophyte Hybrid (Mining): 2x Autopistol, 2x Blasting Charges, 2x Frag Grenades, 2x Mining Laser
. 2x Neophyte Hybrid (Webber): 2x Autopistol, 2x Blasting Charges, 2x Frag Grenades, 2x Webber
. Neophyte Leader: 2x Autopistol, Power Pick

+ Elites +

Hybrid Metamorphs
. 4x Hybrid Metamorph (Autopistol): 4x Autopistol, 4x Blasting Charges, 4x Frag Grenades, 4x Metamorph Mutations
. Hybrid Metamorph (Icon): Cult Icon
. Metamorph Leader: Autopistol, Metamorph Mutations


Everything is built and just needs priming and painting, it might be something I attempt all in one go!

Build & Paint a 500 Points Combat Patrol of Tyranids – 0% Complete

I build a Broodlord, that’s it!

Bring my Primaris Ultramarines to 2000 Points – 27.75% Complete

This month I painted up an Intercessor Squad and I finalised the list that I am aiming for!

+ HQ +

Primaris Lieutenant
. Neo-volkite pistol, Master-crafted power sword and Storm Shield: Neo-volkite pistol

Uriel Ventris: Warlord

+ Troops +

Assault Intercessor Squad
. 9x Assault Intercessor: 9x Astartes Chainsword, 9x Frag & Krak grenades, 9x Heavy Bolt Pistol
. Assault Intercessor Sgt: Astartes Chainsword, Heavy Bolt Pistol

Infiltrator Squad: Helix gauntlet
. 9x Infiltrator: 9x Bolt pistol, 9x Frag & Krak grenades, 9x Marksman bolt carbine
. Infiltrator Sergeant

Intercessor Squad: Bolt rifle
. 4x Intercessor: 4x Bolt pistol, 4x Frag & Krak grenades
. Intercessor Sergeant

Intercessor Squad: Bolt rifle
. 4x Intercessor: 4x Bolt pistol, 4x Frag & Krak grenades
. Intercessor Sergeant

+ Elites +

Bladeguard Ancient

Bladeguard Veteran Squad
. 2x Bladeguard Veteran: 2x Frag & Krak grenades, 2x Heavy Bolt Pistol, 2x Master-crafted power sword, 2x Storm Shield
. Bladeguard Veteran Sergeant: Heavy Bolt Pistol

Redemptor Dreadnought: 2x Fragstorm Grenade Launchers, Heavy flamer, Heavy Onslaught Gatling Cannon

+ Fast Attack +

Outrider Squad: Outrider Sgt
. 2x Outrider: 2x Astartes Chainsword, 2x Frag & Krak grenades, 2x Heavy Bolt Pistol, 2x Twin Bolt rifle

Suppressor Squad
. 2x Suppressor: 2x Accelerator autocannon, 2x Bolt pistol, 2x Frag & Krak grenades
. Suppressor Sergeant

+ Heavy Support +

Eliminator Squad: Bolt sniper rifle
. Eliminator Sergeant: Bolt sniper rifle
. 2x Eliminators: 2x Bolt pistol, 2x Camo cloak, 2x Frag & Krak grenades

Eradicator Squad: Melta rifle
. 2x Eradicator: 2x Bolt pistol
. Eradicator Sgt

Repulsor: 2x Storm Bolters, Auto Launchers, Heavy Onslaught Gatling Cannon, Icarus Rocket Pod, Onslaught Gatling Cannon, Twin lascannon

So this means I need to paint:-

  • Assault Intercessor Squad x 10
  • Bladeguard Ancient
  • Bladeguard Veterans x 3
  • Outriders x 3
  • Eliminator Squad x 3
  • Eradicator Squad x 3
  • Repulsor
  • Primaris Lieutenant

Get my Weight to Under 100kg & Sustain it Below That

My weight as of publication is 115kg.

I have tried to do a couple days a week of exercise using the VR headset to gamerfy it, starting with Synth-Ryders and BeatSabre, but never really got that done, so do better next month!

Publish One Battle Report a Month – 8.33% Complete

I published the first battle report, a combat patrol game between the T’au Empire and Ultramarines.

It was published by the skin of my teeth, but it got done!

You can watch it on YouTube and see the show notes here!

Stream Twice a Week – 7.69% Complete


We did upgrade my painting face camera to an Elgato Facecam which is an excellent piece of kit!

But the first few weeks were a struggle and I had to basically cram it all into the last week and a bit, mostly with Assassin’s Creed 2

Complete my 2023 VideoGameGeek Video Game Challenge – 0% Complete

I have completed 14.4 hours on The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

I have gotten up to Sequence 11 complete on Assassin’s Creed 2 in Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection

Read 40 Books – 10% Complete

This month I have read the following books

Get Edge of Empire Running Like a Well Oiled Machine

So far so good, the first show went out and was really good, the show notes were great and it was all done in good time!

We even successfully introduced a pre-show, exclusively for our Patreons, in which they can hear us *swear*!!!

A Bimonthly RPG Night With the Polycule – 0% Complete

Need to schedule one for February!