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Pulsating Possessed Space Marine of Slaanesh





The Dark City

"Prey they don't take you alive."

Okay. Revamped.

Here's what I had so far.

My Trueborn WIP test model.



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“You dare challenge me, monkeigh? I, the harvester of souls, the ambassador of pain? Let me educate you; I need a new plaything.” – Archon Dax’Sszeth Xelkireth, Kabal of the Dread Shadow
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New Jersey

Those bits look promising!



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New Zealand

Oh all the evil potential within this blog...

MWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

"Don't worry bro, I got this."

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The Dark City

InventionThirteen wrote:Oh all the evil potential within this blog...

MWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

You're one of my inspirations I've mentioned. There's a few more scattered across the 40k/miniwargaming forums. Most of my inspiration I've stumbled across is by Googling "Dark Eldar Conversions".

Wait til you see my Archon... It's gonna be epic.

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“You dare challenge me, monkeigh? I, the harvester of souls, the ambassador of pain? Let me educate you; I need a new plaything.” – Archon Dax’Sszeth Xelkireth, Kabal of the Dread Shadow
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This is going to be epic, can't wait to see what you can do, I'm loving the bases!

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The Dark City

I've got to take this all down for the moment. Photobucket is getting ready to lock me out due to high bandwith issues. I'll be reposting once I get everything up on the Dakka Gallery.

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“You dare challenge me, monkeigh? I, the harvester of souls, the ambassador of pain? Let me educate you; I need a new plaything.” – Archon Dax’Sszeth Xelkireth, Kabal of the Dread Shadow
Index Xenos: Kabal of the Dread Shadow
WIP Blog: Kabal of the Dread Shadow
The Dark City: The Only Dark Eldar Exclusive Forum 
   
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New Zealand

Xelkireth wrote:
InventionThirteen wrote:Oh all the evil potential within this blog...

MWAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

You're one of my inspirations I've mentioned. There's a few more scattered across the 40k/miniwargaming forums. Most of my inspiration I've stumbled across is by Googling "Dark Eldar Conversions".

Wait til you see my Archon... It's gonna be epic.


If I could swear I would. FREAKING HONORED!

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The Dark City

Quick question for my fellow Archons.... Do you think helmeted heads or helmetless? I've always been of the opinion that helmetless equals more badass/epic. On the posing I've done, the helmetless heads all look a lot better.

“You dare challenge me, monkeigh? I, the harvester of souls, the ambassador of pain? Let me educate you; I need a new plaything.” – Archon Dax’Sszeth Xelkireth, Kabal of the Dread Shadow
Index Xenos: Kabal of the Dread Shadow
WIP Blog: Kabal of the Dread Shadow
The Dark City: The Only Dark Eldar Exclusive Forum 
   
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Las Vegas, NV

Nice conversions!

I think helmeted heads look better on kabalite warriors unless they are an archon or sybarite then I think they should be distinguished from the rest. Just my opinion though.

Looking great and I'm looking forward to seeing more
   
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The Dark City

I've got to take this all down for the moment. Photobucket is getting ready to lock me out due to high bandwith issues. I'll be reposting once I get everything up on the Dakka Gallery.

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“You dare challenge me, monkeigh? I, the harvester of souls, the ambassador of pain? Let me educate you; I need a new plaything.” – Archon Dax’Sszeth Xelkireth, Kabal of the Dread Shadow
Index Xenos: Kabal of the Dread Shadow
WIP Blog: Kabal of the Dread Shadow
The Dark City: The Only Dark Eldar Exclusive Forum 
   
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New Zealand

Perhaps an unmasked face from one of the other beautiful kits in the range. The bald head from the raider sprue has a real arrogance about it?

"Don't worry bro, I got this."

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The Dark City

InventionThirteen wrote:Perhaps an unmasked face from one of the other beautiful kits in the range. The bald head from the raider sprue has a real arrogance about it?

Yeah. We were talking about that in The Dark City. I like it a lot, it just seems to me everyone is using it.

“You dare challenge me, monkeigh? I, the harvester of souls, the ambassador of pain? Let me educate you; I need a new plaything.” – Archon Dax’Sszeth Xelkireth, Kabal of the Dread Shadow
Index Xenos: Kabal of the Dread Shadow
WIP Blog: Kabal of the Dread Shadow
The Dark City: The Only Dark Eldar Exclusive Forum 
   
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The Dark City

I've got to take this all down for the moment. Photobucket is getting ready to lock me out due to high bandwith issues. I'll be reposting once I get everything up on the Dakka Gallery.


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Update time! Here's my wyches I complete yesterday.












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More updates!

Here's my "counts-as" Vect WIP. This model may be sacked and scratched. I do like the pimp cane though.

Behold the pimp cane!





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And now... drum roll please...





About $200 of purchased naughty fun.








Some Finecast....









On precursory glance, I did not notice anything wrong with my Finecast models. Unfortunately, it isn't going to be until tomorrow that I can actually look at them. I've been awake for over 36 hours now. I stayed up so FedEx wouldn't take my packages back to Dodge City, which is like 2 hours away and all one-lane highways. Ugh.

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“You dare challenge me, monkeigh? I, the harvester of souls, the ambassador of pain? Let me educate you; I need a new plaything.” – Archon Dax’Sszeth Xelkireth, Kabal of the Dread Shadow
Index Xenos: Kabal of the Dread Shadow
WIP Blog: Kabal of the Dread Shadow
The Dark City: The Only Dark Eldar Exclusive Forum 
   
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Minnesota

I'm very jealous that you have your shinies already!

That said, another fellow Dark Eldar subscription!

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Thanks for the detailed Finecast pictures!

Looks like a lot of building in your future haha, can't wait to see what you do with all those scourges!

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The Dark City

I've finally found my freaking camera charger. I'll hopefully be getting new pics up tomorrow.

“You dare challenge me, monkeigh? I, the harvester of souls, the ambassador of pain? Let me educate you; I need a new plaything.” – Archon Dax’Sszeth Xelkireth, Kabal of the Dread Shadow
Index Xenos: Kabal of the Dread Shadow
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Orange County, California, USA

Pimp Cane! I am totally stealing that for one of my Haemonculi! I think I'll call him "Pimp Lucius."
   
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The Dark City

Update time. I finally got my warriors finished and my venoms have been completed for a while.















Next up on the platter is the two raiders and some scourges.

“You dare challenge me, monkeigh? I, the harvester of souls, the ambassador of pain? Let me educate you; I need a new plaything.” – Archon Dax’Sszeth Xelkireth, Kabal of the Dread Shadow
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WIP Blog: Kabal of the Dread Shadow
The Dark City: The Only Dark Eldar Exclusive Forum 
   
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Arizona

A kitbashing Dark Eldar WIP??? Consider me a subscriber

To your question about helmets, it is an unwritten rule in the 40k Universe that helmets make you less important, while pauldrons make you more important, while hats make you even more important! Note that not even the Emperor was important enough to wear both pauldrons and a hat. The only person ever to do this was Kharn the Betrayer, and that was in a deliberate act of sacrilege.

In regards to your Vect, he definitely needs hair and/or a hat. What self-respecting megalomaniac would be seen without a hat?! Show me a picture of a tyrannical dictator without a hat. Go on - I dare you. As for the cane - I love it! Whatever your archon's name is, it should be preceeded by the title "An Archon Named..."

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The Dark City

Thanks for the support. I agree about a hat. I was actually trying to find a wide-brimmed hat for him that would fit. My sculpting skills are pretty sub-par.

Personally, I think the Dark Eldar have to be kitbashed. If they're not, not only is it a disservice to the model, but you're not looking at the full potential of the plastics. I've already probably shelled out and/or traded close to $75 worth of bits (going of Ebay pricing) and am constantly trying to figure out what looks the most realistic and dynamic.

My first warriors were all straight from the box and boringly static. They're being mixed into to the new warriors. So some will look alert and static while others will be looking for new playthings.

“You dare challenge me, monkeigh? I, the harvester of souls, the ambassador of pain? Let me educate you; I need a new plaything.” – Archon Dax’Sszeth Xelkireth, Kabal of the Dread Shadow
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WIP Blog: Kabal of the Dread Shadow
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Queensland (Australia)

this blog is amazing, cannot wait to see things painted!!

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Nice! I really enjoying the compatibility of the plastic kits, so while my first 20 warriors are going to be fairly boring, the next 10 will be more characterful for sprinkling in.

I too can't wait to see them painted!!

   
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The Dark City

Vanq wrote:Nice! I really enjoying the compatibility of the plastic kits, so while my first 20 warriors are going to be fairly boring, the next 10 will be more characterful for sprinkling in.

I too can't wait to see them painted!!

My first ten were rather static. They're getting mixed into my other three squads.

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“You dare challenge me, monkeigh? I, the harvester of souls, the ambassador of pain? Let me educate you; I need a new plaything.” – Archon Dax’Sszeth Xelkireth, Kabal of the Dread Shadow
Index Xenos: Kabal of the Dread Shadow
WIP Blog: Kabal of the Dread Shadow
The Dark City: The Only Dark Eldar Exclusive Forum 
   
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The Dark City

So here's thinking about paint. I'd like to see what you all think, especially some of the finer painters.



This is what I'm thinking.
GW Paint First/Reaper Paint Second. And for the record, I'll be using Reaper Paints.

Kabalites:
Imperial Purple/Deep Amethyst armor.
Goblin Green/Field Green accents.
Burnished Gold/New Gold metal shoulder pads.
Mithril Silver/Polished Silver guns.
Chaos Black/Pure Black under-armor.

Deviations:
I want my forces to look unified, yet distinctly separate.
Incubi will have white faces, similar armor.
Wyches will have a reversed paint scheme with armor and accents.
Haemonculi will have a completely different paint scheme (yet to be decided) with Kabalite armor paint.
Hellions will follow closely to Wyches.
Reavers will follow closely to Kabalites.

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“You dare challenge me, monkeigh? I, the harvester of souls, the ambassador of pain? Let me educate you; I need a new plaything.” – Archon Dax’Sszeth Xelkireth, Kabal of the Dread Shadow
Index Xenos: Kabal of the Dread Shadow
WIP Blog: Kabal of the Dread Shadow
The Dark City: The Only Dark Eldar Exclusive Forum 
   
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New Zealand

Your interest in colour theory speaks to the art student in me. I would suggest that you paint the whole army up before adding the deviations, just so you can see how it works and where the separate accent colours will go.

Can't wait to see some of those trueborn painted up and looking nasty.

"Don't worry bro, I got this."

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The Dark City

Thanks. I want them to look nice. Especially after all the time invested into basing them and getting their poses right.

“You dare challenge me, monkeigh? I, the harvester of souls, the ambassador of pain? Let me educate you; I need a new plaything.” – Archon Dax’Sszeth Xelkireth, Kabal of the Dread Shadow
Index Xenos: Kabal of the Dread Shadow
WIP Blog: Kabal of the Dread Shadow
The Dark City: The Only Dark Eldar Exclusive Forum 
   
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Right behind you.

Everything's looking good so far, but I do have to disagree about the 'hat' for your Vect.

Perhaps some kind of circlet or a crown fused into his flesh, or maybe even a cowl? Something that noticeably makes him 'different' to the rest of the army, but isn't just "Ooh, I have a hat!".
   
 
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