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Post Mon Apr 15, 2019 6:28 pm

What is Oldhammer?

Hello!
I'm new and I was wondering what is considered "Oldhammer", what is the cut-off point? Especially with 40k. Is it before 2nd edition?
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Post Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:16 pm

Re: What is Oldhammer?

Hello and welcome aboard!

I invite you to read that very interesting guide about "How to Oldhammer"
I think many around here can relate at some point to this article.

http://realmofchaos80s.blogspot.com/201 ... do-it.html

..and I hope 40k 2nd edition is acceptable because I have a whole thread about it! ;)
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Post Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:19 am

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Enough people consider 2nd ed 40k sufficiently Oldhammer that there’s no trouble here.


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Post Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:30 am

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Me. I am Oldhammer. I was doing it in 1983 with (mostly) Prince August self-moulded armies, and I'm doing in now with anything I like. To paraphrase the Blue Lady in Dougal and the Blue Cat, "Oldhammer is beautiful, Oldhammer is best. I'm Oldhammer, I'm beautiful, I'm best!"

Next question.

PS: (Edit) I'm Spartacus too, in case you were wondering. I'm in a loincloth right now.
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Post Tue Apr 16, 2019 12:32 am

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Oh, and if you need more proof than the above astounding argument, I still paint in Humbrol enamels.

(edit) Ok, I take it back. I played 1st to 3rd, then stuck with third through to 6th, for obvious reasons. So there are holes in my hammer. But that just makes it holy.

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Post Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:11 am

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On the one hand, Oldhammer is some very fine t-shirts.

https://shop.spreadshirt.co.uk/zhu-shop/

On the other hand, I wrote this over 8 years ago, before 'oldhammer' gained popularity, it still stands:

http://realmofzhu.blogspot.com/2011/10/ ... tract.html

You should feel free to post about whatever combination of Old & Warhammer you like.
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Post Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:22 am

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I identify with Padre. Oldhammer is whatever I happen to be doing at the time :-D

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Post Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:19 pm

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I am oldhammer..... back in my days, we used to play with clay miniatures.

Not even kidding, how can a 13 year old afford gw products? So I made my own:) I should probably post some pictures sometime, I still have some lying around.
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Post Tue Aug 20, 2019 7:38 pm

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Tullaris wrote:I am oldhammer..... back in my days, we used to play with clay miniatures.

Not even kidding, how can a 13 year old afford gw products? So I made my own:) I should probably post some pictures sometime, I still have some lying around.


Wow! You just thrown me back when I was 10… 1995 was the first year I touched D&D and I remember spending hours trying to make extra equipment for my set of lead miniatures I had bought on sale… I used air riffle pellets, plyers, cutters, needles and a pyrography pen. Sadly, but for obvious reasons, nothing survived of this first summer! (except the miniatures I sadly sold) lol
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Post Wed Aug 21, 2019 9:47 am

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My first forays into 40k were plastic army men from the toy shop with their heads cut off (with scissors) and skulls from a heroquest set glued on. The undead imperial army had many glorious defeats before I bought some space marines.
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