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A Tribute: 'Where Legends are Legends'

In the vast universe of Warhammer 40,000, where battles of epic proportions unfold, Legends and Lore emerged as a shining beacon, delivering captivating content that united the community.


With their legendary "Monday Night War" battle reports, set in a vibrant 80s-inspired world of pink and blue neon, they took us on an unforgettable journey.



Alongside their iconic mascot, Metatron, they created a unique and nostalgic experience that will forever hold a special place in our hearts. But in the congested world of Youtube content creation these guys stood out. But being part time and continually providing a quality product can take its toll.


Sadly, this weekend Legends and Lore caste their final video.




A community Thanks You…


‘To the remarkable team at Legends and Lore, words cannot fully convey the depth of gratitude we feel for your unparalleled contribution to the Warhammer 40,000 community,’ said Dan TO.


‘The unwavering dedication, passion, and tireless efforts of the team have left an everlasting impact on enthusiasts around the world.


‘Through their genuine love for the game, you have enriched our understanding of the lore and brought us closer together as a community. From the bottom of our hearts,’ said DanTO. ‘We extend our sincerest thanks to each and every member of the Legends and Lore team for their remarkable contributions.‘



A Journey of Dedication and Passion

Legends and Lore's journey began with a vision, fueled by a shared passion for the grim dark future.


Chris Busuttil and Chris 'Makka' McKenna poured their hearts and souls into creating content that would not only inform but also inspire and entertain the community. Their unwavering dedication to their craft is evident in every video they’ve produced.


With meticulous attention to detail and a deep understanding of the story, Legends and Lore elevated the standards of Warhammer 40,000 content on YouTube.


Their research, analysis, and storytelling prowess brought the universe to life, captivating both seasoned enthusiasts and newcomers alike. They painstakingly crafted narratives that seamlessly blended excitement, knowledge, and a genuine love for the game.



Embracing the Neon Nostalgia

Legends and Lore dared to infuse their content with a touch of retro charm, transporting us back to the 80s, a time of bold colors and synth-filled soundtracks.


Battle reports, interviews, & livestreams unfolded against a backdrop of pink and blue neon, evoking memories of an era defined by its distinct aesthetic. It was a delightful fusion of nostalgia and the futuristic Warhammer 40,000 universe, captivating viewers with its mesmerizing visuals.



Legends and Arc40k

The two have been intrinsically linked!


From being the meeting point - across a table top where the 2 masterminds battled against each other for the very first time - to a pinical of effort and excellence as they delivered an unrelenting live stream of the 25th anniversary event - Arc40k has played a special part in what has defined and driven the Chrises - and the entire team behind Legends and Lore.


‘I pitched the idea of a live stream to Chris early on in the preparation for the 25th Anniversary of Arc40k. He immediately said yes.’ explained DanTO.


’ At first I thought it to be a brush off yes, the kind you get when you want to say no, but say yes, and just leave it until you can say I don’t really have the time to do that.


‘So for 6 months I was expecting a conversation that it wasn’t going to happen!’ said DanTO.


‘Only it did, and in the most extreme way...’


‘As a TO, volunteers that take ownership of aspects of the event organization are what take events to the next level.


‘That simple yes,’ said DanTO, ‘And his unwavering energy in the lead up, to being live for 8 hours each day - contributed more to the success of Arc40k’s 25th Anniversary than I think Chris and his guys realize.



‘A contribution I am grateful for,” said DanTO.


As the final episode of Legends and Lore is streamed this past weekend, we find ourselves reflecting on the incredible journey that this YouTube channel has taken us on.


Every video streamed has seen Legends and Lore as a beacon of inspiration to this community.


‘Like all good programs from the 80’s we can always watch the re-runs on the YouTube channel every Monday night forever… a chance for endless repeats to enjoy the moments of greatness that Legends and Lore have brought us,’ smiled DanTO.


‘But the curtain has closed on new content. And that is something I’m sorry say is the end of something great!


‘Thanks Guys. It was great while it lasted.’


You can stream the final video from Legends and Lore - as well as look back at some awesome content by clicking the link to their Youtube channel.

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