Mekaniak Profile


Join Date:

Blogs Owned

All the Ork painting guides, conversion guides, Ork tactics and army lists you need to get the most.. out of playing an Ork army in Warhammer 40K.

Visit Follow

Other Tags: warhammer, 40k, wargames, miniatures, painting

Latest Blog Posts

  • Orks Waaagh Blog Iz Comin' Back!
    on May 13, 2011 in orks
    Listen up everyone, because the Orks Blog is coming back!I'll put my hands up and admit that the blog has hung in limbo for a while now. So I've decided to get some proper Orky people on board to make this blog every bit as good a resource as the Spa...
  • Battlewagon Madness Part 2Hiya guys, first of all I want to apologise for the lack of posts recently; I had a string of exams in mid January, so had no time to post (although I got some painting done!) and due to the stress of those exams I've been ill and stuck in bed for th...
  • Killa Kan Tactics
    on Jan 10, 2011 in orks ork tactics ork killa kans
    Killa Kans are a Deff Dreads smaller cousin. Piloted by grots, these little metal kans offend tend to stick around in groups of 3s. On the battlefield, Kans surge forward, testing out their new abilities. I normally find Kans work best in conjunc...
  • Various Points of Interest
    on Jan 8, 2011 in orks news
    This post is just filling you in on various things happening around the blog, giving you an update on my army, some previews of articles yet to come etc.First of all, you might have noticed that there is a poll under the tactics section on the left h...
  • Deff Dread Tactics
    on Jan 5, 2011 in orks ork tactics ork deff dread
    Ork Deff Dreads are Orks, hardwired into a metal can bristling with all the weapons a Mek could hope to fit it with, hoping for a short-cut to power. On the battlefield, a Deff Dread is walking tank, adding a small amount of firepower if desired, but...
  • Da New Boss!Hiya GuysI'm Dominic and after noticing how the blog was not being updated anymore and talking to Adam, I've decided to join the blog, so I'll be posting on here now.Prior to starting an Ork army (which I only just have; got a Battlewagon and some Bo...
  • Battlewagon Madness
    on Oct 25, 2010 in orks ork battlewagons
    There were a lot of Ork Battlewagons at Open War 14! In fact, you could have said that the Ork Battlewagon army had been done to death, were it not for Allen El Sour, who finished 1st with a well rounded Ork force.Although I don't have Allen's list t...
  • Learn From The Best
    on Oct 22, 2010 in orks ork army lists
    I never used to be a good Warhammer 40K player. I learned from playing other people and getting crushed over and over again. But each time I learned a lot and was given helpful tips along the way.In my case I was extremely fortunate to meet a group o...
  • Snot Green
    on Oct 18, 2010
    Orktober has been pretty unproductive when it's come to painting. This is thanks to a horrible flu bug that seems to be going round.I have however, managed to spend all of Sunday painting the remaining pack and company markings on my Space Wolves arm...
  • UK 40K GT
    on Oct 5, 2010 in orks news tournaments
    The UK 40K GT has been announced! The first independant Warhammer 40K Grand Tournament (GT) in the UK will take place at Maelstrom Games in Nottingham on the 26th and 27th of March 2011.The change of Games Workshop's Grand Tournament system turning i...
  • ORKTOBER Challenge
    on Oct 2, 2010 in orks ork painting
    I'm calling for an ORKTOBER Challenge. I've got a lot to paint, so I'm planning to dedicate all of Octover to painting as much as possible!So if you've got your own Orky blog and you think you've got what it takes, then come join the ORKTOBER WAAAGH!
  • Orktimus Prime
    on Sep 28, 2010 in ork conversions
    Orktimus Prime painted!The fully transforming Ork Optimus Prime was built well over a year ago, but creator Mad Skuzzy (from Da Waaagh) has finally gotten around to painting his incredible creation -and given him a gun as well.It's amazing what an Or...
  • I'm Da Biggest, So I'm Da Boss!I've finished my Black Reach Ork Warboss and he looks fantastic!As you can see, I've done some minor conversion work, giving him an Iron Gob from the Ork Nobz sprue as well as a pet Attack Squig in place of the usual banner pole, also from the Ork No...
  • Grot Mega Tank
    on Sep 24, 2010 in orks news
    Viva la revolution! The Grot Mega Tank is here. In fact, it makes you wonder if the old Rebel Grot army will become a reality what with the Orks lesser cousins getting all manner of vehicles from Forgeworld.I'm sure we'll see a lot of awesome Orky st...
  • You Can't Buy Any More Until You've Painted What You've Got
    on Sep 21, 2010 in orks
    "You shouldn't buy any more until you've painted what you've got" said my Mother. Good advice, had I listened to it back when I was 11 and buying my second box of Warhammer Fantasy Orcs.Only now I'm 27 is that advice hitting home.It takes quite a whi...
  • Da Plan
    on Sep 14, 2010 in orks
    You're probably wondering "What's Orks Waaagh! all about?" Obviously, the answer is Orks, but what's going to make this blog better than any other green and Orky blog out there?Well, sit back and I'll tell you what the Warboss calls "Da Plan"The Plan...
  • Spesh Mahween Game!
    on Sep 9, 2010 in news
    New Space Marine game trailer is up. Loving the Orks. There's loads of them and they look great. I'm sure a lot of people will want to play an Ork army after storming through this game.While the Space Marine Captain is hacking his way through hundred...
  • Painted My First Orks
    on Sep 7, 2010 in orks ork painting ork nobz
    I finished painting my first batch of Orks this weekend. I 'borrowed' a colour scheme from a blog on Warseer I bookmarked about a year ago and I'm really pleased with the results.I went to my local hobby store on Saturday, picked up a box of Ork Nobz...
  • Ready For Stompin!Welcome to the Orks Waaagh!I've always loved the Orks every since I played Dawn Of War for the very first time. Up until then Orks had been a whacky army in 2nd edition, turned Mad Max in 3rd edition before becoming a serious threat in 5th edition wi...