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Made in au
Destructive Daemon Prince





Melbourne .au

Oh, a good chair as well.

   
Made in us
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Affton, MO. USA

dsteingass wrote:It is much easier to learn to play the piano if you first have a piano.


Im tone deaf as have no sense of timing, so it really wouldn't, but I get the analogy

Azazelx wrote:
 Theophony wrote:

Also got cash for my birthday from my parents , so now the planning must begin on how to spend it.
4. Any suggestions?


The answer is clear to me. 40k 8th Edition starter box set.

More seriously though - as far as tools, materiel, etc goes - if you need something, I'd always heartily say to go ahead and get it, but also avoid buying things "just because." So lamp(s) with Daylight bulbs, restock of needed stuff, etc, shelving, etc - go for it. Wall-mounted acrylic nail polish racks are great for paints!


You don't know how hard it is to pass up the new 40k, I've been waffling....but right now I'm adamant on NO.....well maybe adamant with some jello.

GrimDork wrote:I second Az muahahaha!

If you have enough minis for now then stock your space with essentials.

Nice bit of progress lately!


Thanks , helps me be more jello than adamant. The problem is I'm on my BtGoA kick, so getting more of those figs would be the driving force.


Red Harvest wrote:I agree with Dave and Azazelx. I recommend Lights. Either LED daylight, or Alzo natural light CFLs. Things which make the workspace comfortable , which improve it, always worth the money... to a point. Gold handled hobby knives would be not worth it.

Also, just 43? Get off my lawn, you! And have a Happy Birthday.


I have been talking about a light box a bit , and the new workspace has improved the comfort level.

Azazelx wrote:Oh, a good chair as well.


My chair is great, but the new workspace is on a real slant of the basement floor and unless my feet are planted I roll away from my desk. Funny to watch, not so funny when trying to paint . I might get a small throw rug for under the desk. That could also help in winter with cold concrete.


Thanks everyone for the imput . I basecoated the rest of the Algoryn while the repair guy was working on the dryer. He needs to get us a new idler pulley which will take a day or two. Also dug out one enforcer for a comparison pic for Josh.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Thanks for the photo. I wonder if the parts are cross-compatible. I have a lot of unbuilt enforcers, and some variation would be nice.

Finally finished my LoER contest entry. With a couple of bonus Vanguard models as well..




Painting total as of 6/16/2019: 51 plus a wooden bridge and gnoll encampment and 28 pieces of Mantic scatter terrain and three fly holes and three farm buildings and a fire pit.


 
   
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Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

hey theo...belated happy birthday... i hope you enjoyed all them fireworks your 250 million friends made especially for you...

about that new zombicide...imo i think you have lots of cool fantasy themed models that would be great with the new green tide monsters and heros...so eventually you´ll find good value then... saw some sculpts and sadly you´re right...they´re not that top notch like the first game...

also...i think yon red soldiers need something to make them pop...contrast...maybe some decals like you see on armour in mass effect then?

   
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Destructive Daemon Prince





Melbourne .au

So we're sold then,. birthday boy. 8th Edition, a rug and a light box it is~!

Seriously. What could you cross-use the contents of 8th for in GoA? Visually, they could be used with the rules for Algoryn or Concord. They're not adorned in crazy numbers of skulls, so they're much more sci-fi trooper than regular Space Marines.

Isorian rules for the Nurgle guys..?

   
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Affton, MO. USA

JoshInJapan wrote:Thanks for the photo. I wonder if the parts are cross-compatible. I have a lot of unbuilt enforcers, and some variation would be nice.

My enforcers are from the box set, and have all been assembled long ago so I'm not sure if the chest widths are the same, but the aesthetics look like they might fit well. Actually it looks like the same designer worked on both.

Viktor von Domm wrote:hey theo...belated happy birthday... i hope you enjoyed all them fireworks your 250 million friends made especially for you...

about that new zombicide...imo i think you have lots of cool fantasy themed models that would be great with the new green tide monsters and heros...so eventually you´ll find good value then... saw some sculpts and sadly you´re right...they´re not that top notch like the first game...

also...i think yon red soldiers need something to make them pop...contrast...maybe some decals like you see on armour in mass effect then?

Thanks Vik, your actually right on time. Wife is cooking steak for dinner for me .
Fireworks are actually a running joke with my kids. When they were really young I convinced them all that the fireworks and get together were for my birthday because I am so AWESOME! It lasted a few years .

As for a spot color I was thinking of adding a bone white or straight white accent markings like clan markings to their armor, I just wanted to get more base colors done and then decide how to proceed.

Azazelx wrote:So we're sold then,. birthday boy. 8th Edition, a rug and a light box it is~!

Seriously. What could you cross-use the contents of 8th for in GoA? Visually, they could be used with the rules for Algoryn or Concord. They're not adorned in crazy numbers of skulls, so they're much more sci-fi trooper than regular Space Marines.

Isorian rules for the Nurgle guys..?


There's actually rules for Bolter Action, a 40k version of the bolt action system. If I do anything I'll go that route with my old stuff. The DI box sets can sit on the shelf at the store . GW got enough of my money over the years.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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One this Guard Army is more or less done, I intend to discover different minis and games too.
Now, happy belated birthday!

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2017/07/06 04:03:36


"dave you are the definition of old school..." -Viktor Von Domm My P&M Blog :
It's great how just adding a little iconography, and rivets of course, can make something look distinctly 40K-adamsouza
"Ah yes, the sound of riveting.....Swear word after swear word and the clinking of thrown tools" "Nope. It sucks do it again..."- mxwllmdr
"It puts together more terrain, or else it gets the hose again...-dangledorf2.0
"This is the Imperium, there is no peace, there are only rivets" -Vitruvian XVII
"I think rivets are the perfect solution to almost every problem"- Rawson
More buildings for the Building God! -Shasolenzabi
 
   
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Affton, MO. USA

 dsteingass wrote:
One this Guard Army is more or less done, I intend to discover different minis and games too.
Now, happy belated birthday!


Bolt action/Gates of Antares is a fast fun game to play. And you could have your tank fix with just about any army you wanted too. I hear the bolt action tanks aren't great, but lots of manufacturers to use.

No update as I've been playing watchdog while having the charter internet guy connect our new internet. Tired of 3mbps download speeds and .5 Mbps uploads . Wife is out picking up new router so we don't pay the monthly fee.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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I've still got the 1st Edition Bolt Action rules I still haven't played outside of GenCon

"dave you are the definition of old school..." -Viktor Von Domm My P&M Blog :
It's great how just adding a little iconography, and rivets of course, can make something look distinctly 40K-adamsouza
"Ah yes, the sound of riveting.....Swear word after swear word and the clinking of thrown tools" "Nope. It sucks do it again..."- mxwllmdr
"It puts together more terrain, or else it gets the hose again...-dangledorf2.0
"This is the Imperium, there is no peace, there are only rivets" -Vitruvian XVII
"I think rivets are the perfect solution to almost every problem"- Rawson
More buildings for the Building God! -Shasolenzabi
 
   
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Illinois

Birthday? Grats.

 
   
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Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Happy belated Birthday bud.

Real nice red troopers.

I am seriously thinking of trying Bolt Action. My boys are very interested in anything from the WW periods, may just spark them into joining me.




 
   
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Affton, MO. USA

dsteingass wrote:I've still got the 1st Edition Bolt Action rules I still haven't played outside of GenCon


Bolt action is the same as BtGoA, except it uses D6s and the armies have roughly similar weapons. BtGoA has D10s for more variety because some people's weapons are more powerful and some have better armor. So if you are familiar with bolt action there will be a lot of crossover.

GrimDork wrote:Birthday? Grats.


Yep, still not sure how to spend the B-Day money. Warlord is going through a software change with their store so orders are delayed. I've also had to change my email with the new internet service we got, so I'm hoping for another discount coupon from them(warlord) for joining the forum and newsletter.

Camkierhi wrote:Happy belated Birthday bud.

Real nice red troopers.

I am seriously thinking of trying Bolt Action. My boys are very interested in anything from the WW periods, may just spark them into joining me.


It looks fun, fast and will give lots of chance to learn history and modeling skills to boot.

No advancement on projects today either. I am thinking of redoing the Concord dudes in more of a jungle theme. Green and black armor, since I have extras from my Kar'A nine set I'll try one unit and decide once I'm done with the Algoryn.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
Made in us
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Affton, MO. USA

Quick update while getting lunch ready.

Stopped by miniaturemarket's store on the way back from working at church. They were about to start a magic the gathering tournament, so super busy. Nothing great out, but always a few gems that I've been eyeing and they did some price drops so.

Grabbed the Flash/green arrow expansion for BMG ($5 down from $10). I've been watching it for a few months and someone bought the other art cover one so since this was the last and they dropped the price I grabbed it, which spurred on other purchases. They still had 3 of the other cover for $5 each, but I liked this more than the touched up photo cover. Not really "damaged" in my opinion as the corners just have the slight bend to them that all game books get from being stood upright after a while or being packed in too tightly of a box. I'll have to start looking more at this game now that I have it and the main BMG book and Graven makes the minis and game look too awesome .

Also in the loot bag are three figs from Guildball. I picked up one butchers guild guy and two mortician guild dudes today for $1,$3 and $3 each. All the parts look to be there, so bonus. I grabbed a single butcher guy a few months back for a couple bucks as well, so hopefully good boosters to eventually build teams with.

I'm going to try and get some priming done before I leave for work tonight, and maybe some more paint on the algoryns as well.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Battlefield Tourist






Nuremberg

Wow, last time I checked BtGoA was all metals, those new plastics look great.

   
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Illinois

It's not just you, I had that same notion

Nice haul Theo.

 
   
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Melbourne .au

It's lucky I don't live near MM, is all I can say....

   
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Illinois

Yeah I only have a 2 hour buffer but with the kids, that's enough . Barely.

 
   
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Affton, MO. USA

Da Boss wrote:Wow, last time I checked BtGoA was all metals, those new plastics look great.

A lot of their stuff is metal still, but they are porting over the main units to plastic. The starter set has plastic Ghar and plastic Concord troops. kar' A nine has plastic Concord (same ones) and plastic Algoryn. This week saw the release of the plastic Freeborn troops. They just showed a ton of newer units coming out and I believe them to mainly be plastics. I think the general rule now will be plastic troops and common vehicles (some of the drones are used by multiple armies) with heavy weapons and 1 per army type things being metal still.

GrimDork wrote:It's not just you, I had that same notion

Nice haul Theo.

Thanks, I'm not seeing any dinged or dented GW stuff there, I'm sure the employees are snagging what they can.

Azazelx wrote:It's lucky I don't live near MM, is all I can say....

More often than not I wish I didn't live so close

GrimDork wrote:Yeah I only have a 2 hour buffer but with the kids, that's enough . Barely.

But it's better for you because you don't have to pay sales tax.


I got some time to paint, wasted a couple hours playing an old computer game, but then got to cracking.

Squads 2 and 3 have all their base colors done and the black highlighted with dark grey. Base edges are painted with scorched brown. If I get time I'll touch up some of the red add sand to the base and after that dries I can wash the whole thing (including the sand) with strong tone. Last to do will be the lime green lenses.

The three guildball guys got built(pain in the ) and primed yesterday. Not sure where they will wind up in the que, more of one of the projects for far in the future.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Mostly, on my phone.

Good to see you getting corrupted by my graven idols

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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Eastern edge

Looking good there Theo!

"Your mumblings are awakening the sleeping Dragon, be wary when meddling the affairs of Dragons, for thou art tasty and go good with either ketchup or chocolate. "
Dragons fear nothing, if it acts up, we breath magic fire that turns them into marshmallow peeps. We leaguers only cry rivets!



 
   
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Another squad already? You work fast!

Finally finished my LoER contest entry. With a couple of bonus Vanguard models as well..




Painting total as of 6/16/2019: 51 plus a wooden bridge and gnoll encampment and 28 pieces of Mantic scatter terrain and three fly holes and three farm buildings and a fire pit.


 
   
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Illinois

Knocking them out.

Lack of tax online is nice, though the scratch/dent/ding section appeals to me.

 
   
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Affton, MO. USA

inmygravenimage wrote:Good to see you getting corrupted by my graven idols

I don't need too much arm twisting to get corrupted by the True pantheon .
shasolenzabi wrote:Looking good there Theo!

Thanks Shaso

Just ordered the MM deal of the day. 3 Dust tactics SSU walkers for $6. Say whatever you want about the DUST game, but the vehicles and walkers are cool.


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JoshInJapan wrote:Another squad already? You work fast!


well they aren't done totally. They need basing and washing. Eyes and lenses. But they have been fun to work on and I've squandered my time wisely.

GrimDork wrote:Knocking them out.

Lack of tax online is nice, though the scratch/dent/ding section appeals to me.


The dinged and dented has been really lackluster lately. Those models I grabbed were for a game I don't play and the book is for another game I don't play , but all were interesting and wanted to come home with me.

Sorry, these last two post didn't show up till I had answered the previous two.

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2017/07/10 01:25:56


LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
Made in us
Decrepit Dakkanaut







Don't be brainwashed. A good model and a good book don't have to be made to fit to anything, if you enjoy them.

"dave you are the definition of old school..." -Viktor Von Domm My P&M Blog :
It's great how just adding a little iconography, and rivets of course, can make something look distinctly 40K-adamsouza
"Ah yes, the sound of riveting.....Swear word after swear word and the clinking of thrown tools" "Nope. It sucks do it again..."- mxwllmdr
"It puts together more terrain, or else it gets the hose again...-dangledorf2.0
"This is the Imperium, there is no peace, there are only rivets" -Vitruvian XVII
"I think rivets are the perfect solution to almost every problem"- Rawson
More buildings for the Building God! -Shasolenzabi
 
   
Made in gb
[DCM]
Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

^^ ditto, my enjoyment of this hobby comes from my heads interpretation, does not matter what the models are, or the books that I get to read occasionally. It is so vast, silly to pigeon hole ourselves. After all, all of this is make believe anyways.




 
   
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It happens often. Millions of people think "wash" and "glaze" are PRODUCTS produced by companies like GW, and Vallejo. they are actually TECHNIQUES, that can be done with any acrylic paint and varying degrees of thinning. the Products we love just provide consistent mixes in the form of products.

"dave you are the definition of old school..." -Viktor Von Domm My P&M Blog :
It's great how just adding a little iconography, and rivets of course, can make something look distinctly 40K-adamsouza
"Ah yes, the sound of riveting.....Swear word after swear word and the clinking of thrown tools" "Nope. It sucks do it again..."- mxwllmdr
"It puts together more terrain, or else it gets the hose again...-dangledorf2.0
"This is the Imperium, there is no peace, there are only rivets" -Vitruvian XVII
"I think rivets are the perfect solution to almost every problem"- Rawson
More buildings for the Building God! -Shasolenzabi
 
   
Made in us
Near Golden Daemon Caliber





Affton, MO. USA

dsteingass wrote:Don't be brainwashed. A good model and a good book don't have to be made to fit to anything, if you enjoy them.


Totally agree! I stopped by MM to pick up my dotd from Saturday and grab another item that went clearance and almost grabbed a Khardon Overlords battlezone soft back for $5. I just didn't know if I'd get any use out of it since I don't follow AoS and Warhammer Fantasy is dead to me .

Camkierhi wrote:^^ ditto, my enjoyment of this hobby comes from my heads interpretation, does not matter what the models are, or the books that I get to read occasionally. It is so vast, silly to pigeon hole ourselves. After all, all of this is make believe anyways.


Yep . My collection (read as hoard) of stuff is so eclectic that it is silly. Get what I like and eventually possibly use it all.

dsteingass wrote:It happens often. Millions of people think "wash" and "glaze" are PRODUCTS produced by companies like GW, and Vallejo. they are actually TECHNIQUES, that can be done with any acrylic paint and varying degrees of thinning. the Products we love just provide consistent mixes in the form of products.


Not sure where that came from but very true.

Well as I said I stopped off and grabbed my loot this morning accompanied by my youngest daughter Lily who bought a $5 game for herself and her siblings. Just some picture card game with funny drawings that they have to describe to the others and the others have to guess what it is. I picked up the Saturday deal of the day DUST tactics Heavy Red Command, which are 3 crippled Russian soldiers returned to battle inside powered armor suits. Similar to a marine dreadnought in concept, just not a totally dead dude.

I also grabbed a DUST tactics operation Icarus on clearance for $12. It comes with 3 Quonset huts a German character and an American character. I never picked one of these up before since they still had it at $45 or so until just recently. I had the Quonset huts before but used them for other terrain.

I wish I would have grabbed more of the super cheap Heavy red command guys . They have a molded star on their chest armor that would make these ideal goblin dreadnought for a goblin rebel army . Well I'm sure this will pop up again at some time in the future.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Illinois

Missed out on those walker suits..may have to look at the daily emails again.

 
   
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Affton, MO. USA

 GrimDork wrote:
Missed out on those walker suits..may have to look at the daily emails again.

My current work schedule means I get home at 11:45-1:50 every night. By the time I'm in the door, shoes off and headed to take a shower it's midnight and perfect time to check as I plug my phone in to charge.

There is very little showing of the pilots, which can be covered by closing the hatch, so not much work needed on them. They also swivel and pivot up and down at the crotch, so there's plenty of potential to paint up a few and have slight variance in the poses. There's also 3 different weapons in the set of 3 models. It wouldn't take much to orkify these. DUST has great potential for orky contraptioningization.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Eastern edge

I like the Dust vehicles, and I turned some of the power armor to be enclave and BoS suits

"Your mumblings are awakening the sleeping Dragon, be wary when meddling the affairs of Dragons, for thou art tasty and go good with either ketchup or chocolate. "
Dragons fear nothing, if it acts up, we breath magic fire that turns them into marshmallow peeps. We leaguers only cry rivets!



 
   
 
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