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Towering Hierophant Bio-Titan





Bristol, England

I started this back in 2nd edition with 30 or so models.
Have repainted that 'orrible lot (minus some stealers) and added a few more.
Comments and Critisism welcome, accepted(possibly) and hopefully discussed!

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The whole gang ready for a seaside outing

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the skipper

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2nd in command

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Classic warriors

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Warrior

 Filename Leaping warriors group.JPG [Disk] Download
 Description AAAaaaaaaaaaAAAllllll do the hokey kokey!
 File size 1524 Kbytes

[Thumb - single stealer.JPG]
Skulk Skulk

[Thumb - stealers broodlord group.JPG]
stealers innit.

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Hormies

[Thumb - horma single.JPG]
Hormie Close

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Termies

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termie

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lictor

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Riiiiiiiip.

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Spoores

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Spiderfex Spiderfex

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Viva los Biovores

[Thumb - Fex Crushing Claws.JPG]
Arrrrgh, Citizen Snips!!!!!

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Left foot in

[Thumb - Leaping warriors group.JPG]
Aaaaaaaargh do the hokey kokey!

This message was edited 2 times. Last update was at 2008/07/29 16:48:17


Oli: Can I be an orc?
Everyone: No.
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Made in gb
Towering Hierophant Bio-Titan





Bristol, England

More pics if you want them!
Thanks for looking!

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2008/07/29 16:44:15


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Krazed Killa Kan






Columbus, Oh

I really like, and am impressed by the Broodlord you have there..

Other than basing him on a 40mm base.. is he pretty much a Basic genestealer, with scythes and claws, reversed in typical order.. with a slightly different paint scheme?

I am seriously thinking about ripping off your ideas for the Broodlord and the Biovores.. I saw the WIP ideas for the Biovores and liked em then.. and now am motivated by the Broodlord.

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Made in gb
Towering Hierophant Bio-Titan





Bristol, England

the broodlord is the current broodlord model with the tail inverted and leg tabs cut and repositioned and pinned. Quite simple and makes him stand more like a genestealer proper!
Cheers for the kind words.

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Sslimey Sslyth






Busy somewhere, airin' out the skin jobs.

Nice bug army! What size army is that? Or is it your whole collection?

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Nice very nice

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Towering Hierophant Bio-Titan





Bristol, England

It's a rolling army. I'll tot up the points sometime in the next few days and get back to you.

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Decrepit Dakkanaut






SoCal, USA!

Nice! Good choice of complementary colors and well-done!

If you're still working on them, the paint could be finished a bit smoother - perhaps hit with a coat of GW wash or thinned dip?

Otherwise, if you're going for sexy, how about adding some markings on the Carapaces? Kind of like in the 40k4 Rulebook. A deep Crimson Red would complement your basic scheme very nicely.

   
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Fighter Ace





Tampa, FL

Nice looking army! I think 'Nids look good in natural colors and you've done a great job with these.

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Towering Hierophant Bio-Titan





Bristol, England

I hear what you are saying about the thinner paint that is something I have to work on, in my defence I didn't strip these models before repainting and wanted them fairly quick so admittedly they are a bit rough. markings would be good too. I was thinking about that re: a few subtle variations so that I could split squads for smaller games.

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Nice the warriors bring back memories of screamer killers dancing in fields of daisies, gaily firing plasma.

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Towering Hierophant Bio-Titan





Bristol, England

"screamer killers dancing in fields of daisies, gaily firing plasma."

That and too cool 4 skool space marine scouts wearing sunglasses in advanced space crusade!!!!

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2008/07/30 13:23:25


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Scotland, North Ayrshire

Nice very nice.

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Towering Hierophant Bio-Titan





Bristol, England

Sorry about ressurecting this one but some of you may have missed it.
Thing is my internet has been down for a few weeks and my calculator ran
out of batteries and the dog ate my homework.

Anyhow deadshane asked how big it was (and the army, yuk yuk yuk)!

Here we go with a WYSIWIG list.
This is pretty much as cheap as the army can be, but it would comfortably make 2000.

HQ: Tyrant- Barbed Strangler, Lashwhip/Bonesword...105
Broodlord- Stock..............................................70

Elites: Lictor- Stock..................................................80
3 Warriors- Scytalsx2, Toxin Sacs...................75
3Warriors- Scytals, Deathspitters....................78
3Warriors- Spinefists Deathspitters..................72

Troops: 16 Stealers..................................................256
28 Gaunts- Fleshborers.................................168
16 Hormies..................................................160
10 Ripper bases...........................................100

Fast: 3x3 Frag Spore Mines........................................72

Heavy: 3x Biovore- Bio Acid.......................................165
Fex- Scytalsx2, Acid maw, Scytail,
Adrenal glands WS...................................121
Fex-Scytals, Crushing Claws, Scytail, Tusked
Adrenal glands WS....................................142

Total: 1664 (kronenbourg!).

I know that there are 4 elite choices but I tend to make the deathspitters into
one unit of 6 all with scytals.

I've got 3 more carnifex, 3 tyrant guard and a new tyrant on
order plus 8 more unpainted stealers. That should make somewhere
near 3000.

Also just recieved my Sabol Army Transport, It's ACE!!!!
If anyone was thinking about using this for nids, wants more photos or is
wondering what thickness of foam I used for which models just let me know.

Cheers!










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Army Transport


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Nice bug army you have there, the only thing I dont like is the mouldlines on many of your models... I know its pain to clean a bug army so many limbs and spiky bits.

   
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Towering Hierophant Bio-Titan





Bristol, England

Guilty as charged!

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Towering Hierophant Bio-Titan





Bristol, England

Guilty as charged!

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Revving Ravenwing Biker






Sydney, Australia

The army looks really nice,
the army in cases looks gorgeous!!

Oh the practicality!!
Nice!!
   
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Longtime Dakkanaut






Springhurst, VIC, Australia

these are great, well done

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Prescient Cryptek of Eternity





Mayhem Comics in Des Moines, Iowa

I love the way the genestealer scytals look paired up with the warrior ones like you have em. I gotta ask though... Why no rending claws?

 
   
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I'm seriously diggin the old school ripper in with the new guys.

Also, the old warriors are hilarious... good times.

Seriously though, nice army, you should write up a profile.

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very nice, i love the older figures, i have used so many of the claws, bits etc to add character to other armies. have not yet committed to the nids simply because i paint so so slow id never get them done.
and ps. always post more pics....never ask

phill



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Towering Hierophant Bio-Titan





Bristol, England

Thanks everyone!

Aduro wrote:I love the way the genestealer scytals look paired up with the warrior ones like you have em. I gotta ask though... Why no rending claws?


Cheers for that. I thought they matched up pretty good. As for no rending claws I just thought they looked
pretty goofy (too big)! Genestealer claws fit nicely but I didnt have any going spare so scytals it is!!

Unplanned bonus!!!!
I've not got my 5th edition yet but rending doesn't seem as good, +d3 ap if 6s rolled (Don't shout I may be wrong)!
No more charging a dozen stealers at the front armour of a Leman Russ, Oh well!

Army profile on the way just as soon as Ive finished the bits that I mentioned above!!!!

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2008/08/24 09:23:53


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UK

yeah, great job. theres nothing quite like a uniform, well painted army.

and thanks for the tip about the army transport...now the green tide is mobile!!

bon chance

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cant wait to see your knew swarm, though i wish some one would post like 50k of nids

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Towering Hierophant Bio-Titan





Bristol, England

http://thetyranidhive.proboards28.com/

There are some huge armies and some amazing stuff on here!

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Krazed Killa Kan







Great coherent and nicely planned army.

 
   
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lol, why do the classic warrior models remind me of the premature baby in that movie eraser head?

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pretty sick... others may think im stupid for saying this....but....I think the classic warriors look friggin gay!!

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