Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Deserts of Helio Centius

16 March @ 8:00 am - 7:30 pm


What is it? The Deserts of Helio Centius is an exciting narrative day of gaming set during the Horus Heresy’s Age of Darkness.
About this Event
What is it?

The Deserts of Helio Centius is an exciting narrative day of gaming set during the Horus Heresy’s Age of Darkness. Players will battle over 3 key territories across the planet for control of vital resources. A planetary empires board will be present on the day to chart the traitors and loyalists progress. The event aims for a relaxed and entertaining atmosphere, so please bring a sense of humour! All of the awards at the end of the day are based on sportsmanship, heroic actions and moments. There will be no 1st, 2nd, 3rd places for the all conquering army.

There are event exclusive relics, and those who submit army lists and buy a ticket first can select a relic. There is only 1 of each relic, so first come first serve. 20 campaign relics + standard age of darkness/legion/mech etc relics. See relic armoury for what is left and check the pack for the relics.

Event pack.

Relic armoury.

Facebook page.

Event details:

Date: Saturday 16th March 2019

System: Warhammer 40,000 – Horus Heresy – Age of Darkness

Points: 3000

Games: 3

Army Selection: Use the rules presented for your army in the most recent Horus Heresy publication.

Missions: Will be explained on the day

Additional: All miniatures in your collection must be fully assembled, painted and based. Each model must represent, in full, what you have presented on your army list.

Players: 30 total – 15 traitors – 15 loyalist

Event organiser and DM: Nathan Jones

Schedule Timing

Arrival – doughnuts 9:00 – 9:30

Announcements 9:30 – 9:45

First game 9:45 – 12:30

Lunch 12:30 – 13:15

Second game 13:15 – 16:00

Break 16:00 – 16:15

Third game 16:15 – 19:00

Pack up / award admin 19:00 – 19:15

Awards 19:15 – TBD

Social / Pub / dinner 19:45

Costs & other information

Tickets to the event cost £35 and are available through Eventbrite.

Ticket includes the following –

• Entry to the event

• Cookies and doughnuts – to keep you powered throughout the day!

• Event exclusive dog tags

• Lunch on the day


Will consist of a range of pizzas delivered fresh from Papa John’s pizza, including, any allergies please email the_flaymaster@hotmail.com :

• Margherita

• Garden party

• Pepperoni

• Chicken club

• Hawaiian

What you need to bring

• Acceptance that random in game “things” will happen throughout the day – this is not a tournament

• This event pack

• 3 Copies of your army list

• Your painted and based army

• All relevant rulebooks and FAQs

• All relevant army books and FAQs

• Dice Tape Measure and Templates

• For those fully organised: painkillers, deodorant, super glue

Army selection and restrictions

You may select your army from any Forgeworld Production, the Shattered Legions and Armies of Dark Compliance lists will be allowed at this event. Where rules of the same unit differ, use the most recent version.

Whilst any list is allowed at the event the more extreme builds may find they are paired with other extreme armies (or suffer from random animal attacks). Alternatively these armies may be made known to the opposing side to allow them to pick a specific opponent to face them.

• No primarchs and no special characters allowed

• You may not use the leviathan force organisation chart

List submission

Lists must be submitted in a word document that outlines force organisation slot, point values, unit upgrades, rites of war etc. Battlescribe files will not be accepted. You will use the same list throughout the day. The first lists submitted will get the first selection of relics. For details see Techno-Relics and familiars of Helio Centius.

List submission, questions, general: the_flaymaster@hotmail.com

Lists must be submitted no later than Sunday 20th February. Unless given an extension by the DM.

Game overview

The day will consist of 3 3000 point games of the Horus Heresy.

Games will be organised prior to the event by the DM. You will be made aware of your opponent and the mission on the day of the event.

If you wish you may call out an opponent prior to the event for a grudge match, though this is not mandatory it is considered a matter of honour!


The Flaymaster


Dark Sphere Megastore
Sheperds Bush, Unit 8, W12 Shopping Centre
London, London W12 8PP United Kingdom
+ Google Map
020 8749 2916