A little over a year ago I became a father when the latest servant of the Emperor entered the world.
Now, she's getting close to walking, and this has had an effect on my ability to paint undisturbed...
Clearly, she's interested in what Daddy's up to. As you can see, she's already reading up on the rules.
I think we have a budding general in the works. The only question is, which army is she going to want to play?
So I decided to let her choose. I set up some minis from a selection of armies, and lined them up. The choices were, left to right: Ultramarines, Orks, Blood Angels, Raven Guard, Imperial Guard, Brazen Claw, Tau, Chaos Space Marines, Salamanders, Tyranids. I presented her the selection and turned her loose...
And then she made her first choice--a common one for newly starting players: Space Marines. In this case, the Brazen Claw.
But of course, like nearly all players, she wasn't satisfied with just one army, so her second choice was Imperial Guard.
The winning choices: