Three amazing miniature models have been donated to the NOVA Open Charitable Foundation. The first is a Corvus Belli studio painted miniature, “Maverick” (pictured here). Roman Lappat, of Massive Voodoo, donated two models from his personal collection: “Forever Young” and “Zeta.” Only 200 tickets will be sold for each model; BUY YOURS TODAY!


The 2015 NOCF Alaitoc Eldar artists, under the direction of Brian Ballard, have completed their mission! The army came together in Baltimore, Maryland, where Dave Taylor photographed each and put together this first peak for you.

Raffle tickets for this army will go on sale July 1, 2015 at:



The 2015 NOCF Sons of Orar Space Marine artists, under the direction of John Stiening, have completed their mission! The army came together in Baltimore, Maryland. Dave Taylor will be posting at leading up to launch on July 1.

Raffle tickets for this army will go on sale July 1, 2015 at:

Go there now to see updated photos and more!  Results will post tomorrow morning.  Visit TWITCH.TV and search “NOVA Open” to watch tonight’s Final Raffle Drawings (between 7:00pm and 8:00pm EST)

Here is a quick video detailing the Imperial Knight painted by John Stiening for the NOVA Open Charitable Foundation raffle.

The proceeds from ticket sales will go to Doctor’s Without Borders. Tickets are a dollar each and can be purchased at (and more photos!)

This is all for a worthy cause and the Knight is part of a larger army! More information can be found at the link above or at


The Deathwatch army is a great story of collaboration, as 28 miniature artists connected through the Penny Arcade forum to create this 2000 point army.  Read more background.  Andres Jiminez, Foundation intern, created the logo by marrying the Deathwatch logo to a video game counsel in order to demonstrate this army’s commitment to Child’s Play Charity.


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John Stiening jump started discussions about painting the Ultramarine army with this TUTORIAL.

Dave Taylor started the Tyranid artist discussions around this TUTORIAL.


FLEET LIST: 19 ships – 2495 pts

  • 1 Emperor Class Battleship: His Light – 365pts
  • 2 Mars Class Battlecruisers: War Lords Squadron – 540pts
  • 2 Lunar Class Cruisers: Stalwarts Squadron – 360pts
  • 2 Tyrant Class Cruisers, one with a Nova Cannon: Line Breakers – 390pts
  • 2 Gothic Class Cruisers: Night Watch Squadron – 360pts
  • 2 Dauntless Class Light Cruisers: Guardians Squadron – 220pts
  • 2 Firestorm Class Frigates: Light Bringers – 80pts
  • 3 Cobra Class Destroyers: Sun Fish Squadron – 90pts
  • 3 Cobra Class Destroyers: Pirahna Squadron – 90pts


A Warhammer 40K Charity Army of “The Macragge Project”

Visit:  WIP > Scythes of Behemoth for In Progress and Completed Pictures!

A Consortium of professional and award-winning artists from within the tabletop wargaming community has come together in support of the NOCF Macragge Project. Learn more about each HERE. The proceeds from these two armies will support Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres.

The NOCF expanded the work of the Consortium to two separate armies in 2014, representing Battle of Macragge, the epic clash between Tyranids of Hive Fleet Behemoth and Ultramarines led by Marneus Calgar. Both of these armies are full 1850-tuned armies, including numerous extra models for force flexibility.


ARMY LIST:  Scythes of Behemoth

  • Flying Hive Tyrant w/ 2 Twin-Linked Devourers
  • 5 Tyranid Warriors w/ Magnetized Weapon Options
  • 1 Tyranid Prime w/ Norn Crown, Magnetized Weapon Options
  • 60 Termagants
  • 2 Mawlocs
  • 1 Carnifex w/ Magnetized Weapon Options
  • 20 Gargoyles
  • 2 Lictors
  • 1 Deathleaper
  • 1 Venomthrope
  • 3 Tyrant Guards (expected magnetized options for either tyrant guard or hive guard)
  • 2 Hive Crones
  • 8 Genestealers