Humble Beginnings - Space Marines and Terrain

category: Tabletop
tags: Miniatures Terrain Science Fiction Warhammer 40000 Space Marines

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When I was a teenager in the 90s, a friend of mine owned Battle Masters (or “Die Claymore Saga”, as it was called in German), and we played it many times.

Around 1995, the same friend discovered Warhammer 40.000 somewhere, and bought the 2nd edition starter box.
I was fascinated by all of this and bought a box of Space Marines and some paints, and built some terrain pieces as well.

So here are the first miniatures I ever painted, and the first terrain I ever built:

We played 40k a few times (10 Space Marines vs. 10 Space Marines), but at the time found the rules too complicated and the miniatures too expensive, so we soon dropped it again.