I just read 40k-flashback-space-wolves-2nd-edition on bell of lost souls and as some one that did not start playing until after this codex came out I got out of it very little old school nostalgia. But I did see something that really excited me
Look at what they are fighting on. Really look at it. The bottom pic is 100% hand crafted and just asking to be rebuilt by as many of us as possible. The top pieces of Gothic ruins may be scratch built as well and at worst I can find a way to do them also. There are some real gems in these older books even if you are not a fan of the old models and the old way of painting that was popular back then.