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Made in ie
Sureshot Kroot Hunter





Ireland

Cheers Cleatus. Your comment has got me thinking I do need to root through the box I have them all stored in and see what to make next. I've ordered the new codex(index thingy?) so should be arriving this Wednesday, I'll give it as goo, see what makes sense and go from there.

As to hobby related things last weekend was spent finishing up the League of Extraordinary Riveters competition. The public vote can be found as such: https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/729874.page Really enjoyed taking part. As I've said before, my favourite part of of this hobby is building and creating things rather than painting and playing, the latter coming a close second, but I've never dabbled in terrain, mainly because I haven't played many games so didn't see the point. BUUUUT! This has been eye opening, really enjoyed it and can't wait to make more. I've actually bought a few things to start making more terrain.

Let's see, other than that haven't done much during the week, Had that lethargic melancholic feeling one gets after being on holidays for two weeks then coming back to work. I'm on call this weekend so am house bound in the evenings but did get to go into GW Dublin to pick up some more paints I needed. Also popped in to Gamers World on Jervis Street and picked up some uniform grey primer spray from army painter to try something a bit lighter than chaos black and see how it works. I also finally has my first Shadow War game this week in work and my CSM squad got absolutely diddled by Peter's Skitarii squad. The team I'm running is here if anyone wants to add anything: https://shadow-war.zone/view-killteam/648/iron-fangs . From reading around you should do the whole "boys over toys" mantra but I've heard the toughness 5 of nurgle marines can make such a difference it's worth it... but not when your opponent has 3 models with sustained fire plasma it seems! It was a bad setup as well. It was an ambush game, I rolled and chose to be attacker, and the way terrain was set up the centre was just a massive high building so it was a snipers dream me trying to run up and thump them. Lesson learned!

I'll try paint some stuff tomorrow. Tonight is about finally finishing the Witcher 3(but I never want it to end!). But for now I'll leave a picture of the planks I painted for the LoER competition which I am really proud of. Peace.

Planks:

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Made in ie
Sureshot Kroot Hunter





Ireland

So The Witcher 3 and general steam sales are taking up most of my time but I have been doing bits and bobs. Yesterday had another Shadow Wars game against some orcs and fared a bit better than the Ad Mech, but lost due to a failed bottle check. I keep forgetting to take pictures of the board but it's looking pretty good now, just needs to be painted properly.

Other than that I've primed a lot of different types of models so as to not get bored and keep the painting interesting while I ease into it properly. This weekend will be a relaxing one at home gaming and painting!

Space Marines and Skaven(I know I know, drill the gun barrels)


And some Tau and Chaos, Shadow Wars squad I primed grey to see how it works, I'm going alpha legion!


And even though I wasn't supposed to buy any more models(don't tell the warden) I couldn't help but pick these guys up second hand, perfect and still on sprue!

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Made in gb
Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Nice collection for the weekend. Looking forward to seeing the progress.

BTW excellent job on the terrain, really hope you do well, and hope you are around for the next time, if you don't win that is, in which case you could be running it. Always pushes me on to see people trying new things and working outside their comfort zone. Keep it coming.



 
   
Made in ie
Sureshot Kroot Hunter





Ireland

Thanks Cam! I doubt I'll be winning this one but will of course be taking part. I really hope next competitions topic is either "hands" or "eggs", I have my reasons...

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Made in ie
Sureshot Kroot Hunter





Ireland

Hello good people! Still haven't started painting any of the models but I've kept busy otherwise. Pic heavy this one

So this week we started in earnest our Shadow Wars campaign in work, after the previous test matches, and I don't know what happened but I finally won a match, and when it counted too! My CSM were playing against my friend Eliott's Tau and with my amazing strategical mind and intense luck, I managed to kill three of his squishy Tau which made him bottle out. It was an ambush game with myself on attack, I messed up the terrain setup last time when doing this so was sure to put something other than a massive tall building in the middle of the table. He was also playing very very defensively which didn't help too much. He was really worried about my CC guys storming up so kept pointing overwatch at the alley they had to come down, while my plasma specialist just blasted him away. Now for pics:

Eliott and myself:

They're a bit bare as this is the first time all 4 of us had a chance to be together so we do need more terrain. Looks great on just one board though!

Steve(Orks) + Peter(Skitarii):


Nextly I have thoroughly caught the terrain bug! I've been jonesing for the next LoER to start but until then I've turned to making some Shadow Wars Terrain. I've started making walkways for between buildings based on the ones Peter made, visible in the images above. I'm pretty happy with them so far. Just have to finish one more wall section then start painting. The plastic canvas I'm using as the grid arrived today but I think I'll paint first before gluing together. What do people think about the excessive battle damage? I like it myself but could be talked around. I'm not going for(skillful enough to achieve) the clean look, and was even thinking of adding spikes and gak like that to mark it as some territory my chaos gang has taken. CC welcome

Start:


Mid way:


Blown open:


Other than that I've acquired even more things. I got 11 marines for a tenner off ebay(bargain!) and while adding up my power levels for 8th edition realised I only needed one more sergeant to have 3 tac squads and 1 more heavy weapon to complete a devastator squad. I picked two willing volunteers and went at them with a knife:


And after! I've to fill up the sergeants hand with green stuff and also run some wires from the devastators handheld thingy to the backpack, then seal it with greenstuff also:


The last thing is I've managed to trade the High Elves I got in the Spire of Dawn starter set for some fantasy chaos models. There's some hefty old school dudes in this lot. Old Chaos Warriors and Knights. I wouldn't know the year but the ones with the hunched over shoulders like orcs. I can tell from looking at them the molds must be from the 90s, cool little things to have for kitbashing or whatever. The main thing I wanted from this trade was the new Slaughterpriest with Hackblade and Wrath-Hammer, to be used in Gorechosen and because he's bad ass, and it also included the Gorebeast out of the chaos chariot set(far right in picture). I'll have to check sizes because I think he might be a bit small for a Maulerfiend but I'm sure I can turn him into a counts-as hell brute or something similar. Maybe even a juggernaut for a new lord? Any ideas please throw them at me


Phew! Donezo!

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Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Looks like a fun games day, and the boards are looking good.

Your terrain is looking great bud. looking forward to progress.

And the Chaos bits are always handy, nice little haul there.



 
   
Made in ie
Sureshot Kroot Hunter





Ireland

Cheers Cam! On closer inspection the Gorebeast is much smaller than I thought so defo not a forgefiend or even a hellbrute, I'll have to sit on it.

I did finish the bridge late last night so that's something! I'm away most of the weekend so won't get to hobby again until Sunday night at least

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Sureshot Kroot Hunter





Ireland

One of these days I'll get around to painting, but it is not this day! I've seriously been bitten with the terrain bug lately, literally can't look at things without wanting to turn them into a piece of terrain.

So Sunday went to Aldi to do the shopping and picked up the steamer pots they had on offer. They had this weird cardboard holder(image below) and when I took it off and dropped it on the floor I had a "...huh" moment.


I thought that would be a perfect shadow wars platform! Bit big obviously so I'd trim down the legs. Then I started thinking about cardboard terrain and how to strengthen it etc. I know a lot of people here do it nut I know I'd it up. So it dawned on me, use the thing as a template!


Lo and behold! Took it to some plasticard for a first run and will mess around with it some more. Also cut out a grid shape from the plastic canvas I ordered


I'm thinking this would be a perfect bit of modular terrain. Will build some sort of box for the bottom to give it stability, then just cut more templates and have pillars in the middle of the platform to stack them. The 4 things at the edge can either be used for ladders, or to connect walkways etc. If anyone is looking here and has any good ideas for getting a nice clean seal with the grating I have and the canvas that would be much appreciated! Also, I've to think more on how to magnetize this stuff together. I'm thinking the base will have magnets then just have a bit of metal strip under the platform. but I'll have to think of something to put on top so maybe I'll have to trip down that grating so it doesn't cover anything. I think I need to invest in a compass...

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Made in ie
Sureshot Kroot Hunter





Ireland

Hello all!

Have to say the summer is just flying by and the last few weeks have been so busy I've barely had time to pick up any plastic or paint. I'm off for two weeks from today and just bumming about at home with the warden so hopefully I'll get a full day here and there to catch up on some stuff.

So what have I done, well I bought more stuff I have been keeping to my budget off 100 a month(and last month most of that budget was on a set of bluetooth headphones since my headphone jack on the phone broke) but jumped on a great second hand deal once I seen it! Perfect condition chaos Land Raider and Forgefiend for 50 quid, including postage. Should be coming tomorrow and then I'll finally kick those filthy Tau right in the fish lips! Speaking of, played my first game of 8th last weekend and it was savage craic but unfortunately I lost to Eliott's Tau. Few lessons learned: 1) Cultists are literally the worst, 2) don't be stupid and set up your twin lascannon hellbrute in range of a ghostkeel, 3) ghostkeels can really bring the hurt and 4) drones are amazingly good/annoying. Stupid setup made me lose the hellbrute on my opponents first turn before I got to do anything and the rest of the game was spent hiding from it, had nothing else to really take it down. I ran 3 chaos lords which were great, and a squad of chosen with plasma guns really brought the hurt but it wasn't enough.

So anyway, today I was at home and terribly hungover/still drunk so start working on some things. I find most of my inspiration comes from being slightly tipsy So using the gorebeast and my left over bits, I went at making a Chaos Lord on Juggernaut of Khorne. The main parts are finished but he still needs the final touches like filing in gaps and finishing off the base. The spoils:


Howiya:


His lovely axe:


Junk in that trunk:


And a poor Space Wolf for the base:


I also did a tiny bit of painting to test the paint scheme for my alpha legion. Still very much a work in progress but I was testing out the cape colourings, and am thinking I shall go for the green cape with blue wash rather than the other way around. Might even make the cape a brighter green, C&C very welcome on this as I've no idea what I'm up to!

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Warwick Kinrade






UK

Orks AND Airfix? A man after my own heart! Loving the conversions and terrain, nice one :-)

Oh, and having just read through this from the beginning- Father Jack, the holiday episode.. my second favourite after the rabbit plague one.."Rats? Hairy Japanese BASTARDS!" :-D

Skinflint Games- war gaming in the age of austerity

http://www.skinflintgames.co.uk 
   
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Sureshot Kroot Hunter





Ireland

Cheers Skinflint! I need to get back into the airfix a bit more, just got taken over by other armies and gaming.

And both great episodes! "These are small, those are far away!"

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Sureshot Kroot Hunter





Ireland

Hello all. Just a small update today, I finally finished my first Alpha Legion lad with the colours and style I'm set on. I'm open to C&C as always but fairly set on this. So I'm not a good painter by any stretch but I'm happy with this guy. I do hate the fact the zoomed in picture with flash brings out all the imperfections but feth it, she'll do! So first off, I'm pretty proud of how the cape came off and how easy it was to do, it really ties the whole thing together and I'm happy I went for the brighter green. Secondly, I love Biel-Tan Green shade! There is no way a man of my skill could have pulled off the alpha legion blue/green fade with normal paints. I will say it's pretty heavy handed. I might try to do a bit less in future, or maybe two lighter layers but overall I think it works, again the zoom and flash makes it look a bit ugh but in real life it's fine.

Front:


Back:

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Made in gb
Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Set up a stand for the camera and loose the flash.

Looks pretty good bud, probably better transition in colour in real life. The flash is killing it.



 
   
Made in gb
Pious Palatine






Alpha Legion Marine looks awesome mate.

The cape is a nice touch.

EDC
   
Made in ie
Sureshot Kroot Hunter





Ireland

@EDC thanks man!

@Cam thanks and I will try work on a proper way to take photos. The warden just bought a new lamp for the living room, unbeknownst to her though it shall be liberated for chaos!

I'm really going to push for finishing the SW squad by the end of the week and try do a proper photoshoot with them too

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Sureshot Kroot Hunter





Ireland

Pic heavy this one. Soooooooo I didn't finish painting the squad but I got very close! I said I wouldn't do another update but I got some inspiration and made somethings! So here we are...

Didn't get much done during the week, back to work after two weeks of holiday is very draining, and heading back to family this weekend so will be away. Mostly done though so I plan to get this squad finished during the week:
The lads


Right one finished:



Aaaaaand I finished of my three champions of the chaos gods, which I'm fairly happy with. Even had a game with the sorcerer but he's about as useful as a marzipan dildo.
Chaos Lord on Juggernaut of Khorne:



Sorcerer of Tzeentch:



Nurgle Lord of Contagion:



Slaanesh Exhalted Champion - Lord of Blades:



Let me know what you think. I used vaseline for greenstuffing this time and it's definitely different. I used way too much the first time but got it about right in the end. The Khorne lord still needs some more work with filling in the gaps of his saddle and I want to go over the gorget of the exhalted champion as I it looks like a blob and not armor. The strap on the backpack is a bit annoying but I'll live with it

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Made in gb
Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Wonderful work on the chaos, all have a look of "meant to be!" which is hard to keep sometimes.

The strap, using a scalpel, trim the edges straight, it will make the world of difference.



 
   
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Sureshot Kroot Hunter





Ireland

Cheers Cam, I'm glad you like the chaos lads, they came together pretty well in the end.

I'll give the strap a trim before I paint him definitely. It is too off at the moment. Have to get back around to painting and starting the LoER comp as well, the last month of summer was a complete write off. Thank god the horrible Irish weather is coming back so I can stay in doors for several months

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Sureshot Kroot Hunter





Ireland

Painting is still on hold due to real life time contraints but hobby wise we're still full steam ahead. I'm getting in at least one game a week with the lads from work and looking to head into either GW of our FLGS once a month for some variation in matches and widen the playing group. Good news for our work gaming group though, one of the guys from our Atlanta office is moving over to Dublin permanently and his bringing all his warhammer armies. He's got 3 40k armies(ridiculous old stuff, it's so cool and goofy) so will bring our work gaming group up to 5 and will add some more variety as well.

So during the week I played a game with two of the guys, we were supposed to do 500 points each so two games going on, but one couldn't make it so I threw together 1000pts of Salamanders to try out and so we could all play. I somehow managed to win through severe happenstance. We were playing Maelstrom of war? I think that's the one, with tactical cards and you steal your opponents as well. I lucked out very well, deep struck both terminator squads on either flank tying them up for two turns on one flank and 3 on another, and they happened to land on objectives, which I wasn't even thinking of at the time. Termies are super tough and I'm lucky I managed to accumulate 3 squads through buying second hand AoBR and DV boxsets

So last night I finally started on the latest LoER competition themed "Child's Play". I wasn't able to do my initial plan because I couldn't find a cheap dolls head so I went out to the euro shop, bought this gakky plastic mic and started hacking it up. I'm pretty happy with it, came together pretty well. The only thing I'd like to do is spend more time putting metal sheets all over it and adding a ridiculous amount of rivets but I just don't have the time as the deadline is this week. I think I'll buy more of those mics though, 1 meow meow each and they're the perfect size for a dakkajet, could have a nice Ork air wing detachment for less than a tenner Anyway, here we are:

Start:


First cuts:


Wings and bits:


More bits:


Our trusty pilot has figured out why the crash happened:


How I left it before heading to bed:


Aaaaand primed this morning once the terrain basing was dry:

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Made in gb
Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

Brilliant work, great idea, and very well executed. Some great shapes on the piece, going to be interesting.

By way of constructive critique, roughen up your edges for ork gear, and add some rivets. Just those extra steps to make a world of difference.



 
   
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Sureshot Kroot Hunter





Ireland

Cheers Cam. I was hoping to do more panels and rivets but just due to time couldn't, same with the roughening up the edges. When I'm working on my Dakkajets I will be sure to go overboard on it. Who knows, maybe the lack of rivets caused the crash?

I need a good way to do rivets, haven't gotten anything down yet. I seen your steps on using an old soldering iron cut down a bit and pressed into the plasticard but don't have one handy.

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Made in ar
Lone Wolf Sentinel Pilot





By the foot of the Andes

There are as many ways of doing rivets as there are riveters, or even more!

Some:

Aforementioned Cam's hollowed soldering iron, specially if you are keen to melting and burning stuff.
Slicing up a plastic rod (diameter of choice, up to 1mm cuts easily). Requires a steady hand to keep them rivets an even height, and something to catch the offcuts, they tend to fly away otherwise.
Old and trusted punching tool (a revolving hole punch would be ideal, findable in scrapbooking or leather working sections of different, both brick and mortar and Internet, sellers), and thin plasticard or even cardboard.
Nail art and scrapbooking half-sphere beads (look great, tougher to place than "flat" rivets). Same sources as above.

Nice projects!

 
   
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Sureshot Kroot Hunter





Ireland

Thanks Littletower! I do like melting and burning stuff, but alas the warden doesn't let me play with things like that anymore.

Tried cutting the plastic rods but found it too annoying but I think I just need better ways to do it. I've been looking around and people seem to use liquid polycement when using it which would cut out a lot of the mess.It's next on the list of the never ending things to buy :(

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Agile Revenant Titan






Haha nice work! The grot detective cracked me up perfect posing

Check out may pan-Eldar projects http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/702683.page

Also my Rogue Trader-esque spaceport factions http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/709686.page

Oh, and I've come up with a semi-expanded Shadow War idea and need some feedback! https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/726439.page

Lastly I contribute to a blog too! http://objectivesecured.blogspot.co.uk/ Check it out! It's not just me  
   
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Sureshot Kroot Hunter





Ireland

Cheers man! That was all actually a mistake, or as Bob Ross calls them, happy accidents. Was having a few drinks while making it and I actually double checked to make sure the made in china stamp WASN'T visible, and somehow completely got it wrong. It worked out better in the end with the pointing grot.


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Sureshot Kroot Hunter





Ireland

Okay, so last weekend I was on call in work and this week has just been a complete shitfest! I got a good bit of modelling done when drunk/hungover on Sunday morning but nay, not a drop of paint was put on anything. The week previous I finished by LoER entry which I'm fairly happy with under time constraints and made some things. Completed two of the chaos objective markers I had in my mind-box and will have to double down on the last 5 to get them done. Finally, I kitbashed and converted 3 different models for the 3 lads in my work gaming group(this was most of my drunk and hungover modelling). The lads were all happy with them and I'll try to get pics of them once they've been painted and based.

So first off the least work but hardest to complete, the Cadre Fireblade! Pretty much just firewarrior bits but I didn't know how I was going to make him stand out. The GW mini has that flowing cape and extended arms to give him a bigger looking presence, but he's still only the same size as a normal firewarrior. The high gun and scanner thingy makes him stand out, and I decided to place him on a cork to give a bit more height. Throw in some bits from the commander sprue to help bulk out the silhouette and I think it's passable:



Next up, Ork Weirdboy. He's based off a nob from the AOBR kit. Clipped the axe and glued on the runtherd thingy bits on either end. The totem thingy in his left hand is just cut from plasticard and then he's got some of those bits of meat from the kroot carnivore kit to give him a more feral feel. There's a green stuff cape as well that I tried to make look tattered and I cured it at an angle so it looks like it's gusting back as he's running or generating weird powers:



And last but maybe least is the Ad Mech Tech Priest Enginseer. This was the most work and probably the most shoddily made as there was just a lot to do and unfortunately my skills are not quite there yet. So, the legs are from the wracks kit with the bogy and backpack being IG, so far, so easy. They didn't mesh well together so I needed to green stuff something to seal it and also cover the more wracky bits on the skirt. Now, I think I did alright with the front but the back is a bit of a mess. As I was told before, "lube up", that Vaseline really helps sculpt the green stuff. Okay so on from that lots of bits I got from a bits lot order on ebay. Right hand is a space wolf power maul with a rhino gun sponson(I think), and with both a mechanicus skull symbol and dark angels symbol cut in half for each side of the axe. The left hand is meh but it does the job. IG shoulder, guitar string, crappy greenstuff job and another rhino bit for a claw thing. More rhino bits(again from the lot) for the backpack and servo arm:




On to the objective markers, Khorne one done but might add some extra gribbly bits to the nurlge one, who knows!
Khorne:

Nurgle:


And finally I leave it with some pics of my LoER entry. I need to get a close up of that damn goblin because he's definitely my best painted model yet. Love the little bastard!


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Sureshot Kroot Hunter





Ireland

Wow nearly a month since an update. Time really does fly by! I haven't even done that much, especially not painting anyway. I've done a bit more modelling, made some wait high pieces of terrain for our new Shadow Wars campaign starting soon(while we very impatiently wait for necromunda!) and also started on more Ork stuff after getting some inspiration from the latest LoER competition. I've got the main body of the next Killa Kan done but he's not quite ready for pictures. I picked up some crappy old Airfix Robogear stuff, anyone ever heard of it? It looks fairly naff but was perfect for orky conversions. What I am showing you today is the start of my first Mek Gun! Just throwing bits together at the moment. The base is the backdoor of a devil fish that came in a ebay bits box order. The wheels are Orc drums I think? The rest is pretty obvious

Front:


Side(before armour):


Zzap Gun:


Side armours(some of the rivets are a bit big, will need to trim them down when the glue drys):



Lemme know what you think! Maybe this week I'll start painting LoLZeRS!

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Mekboy Hammerin' Somethin'





USA

Enjoyable blog, I'm looking forward to more. I liked your crashed plane in the last terrain comp, thought it was very funny. That Chaos lord of the Juggernaut is full of character. I also really like the shokk attack gun you made.
What did you make the buzz saw arm on your killa kan out of?

   
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Sureshot Kroot Hunter





Ireland

 Syro_ wrote:
Enjoyable blog, I'm looking forward to more. I liked your crashed plane in the last terrain comp, thought it was very funny. That Chaos lord of the Juggernaut is full of character. I also really like the shokk attack gun you made.
What did you make the buzz saw arm on your killa kan out of?


Cheers man! The saw is actually out of a wind up toy truck(should be a picture on the first page with the airplanes), it's a big enough one that I was planning to use for a future trukk/battlewagon conversion so I just ripped out the mechanism that made it move.

So another while since my last update but I've been hella busy, and probably will be up until the new year at this stage. I did start slapping some paint down on some cultists but they're not even near pic ready yet. Other than that I've bought a good few more things even though I promised myself multiple times I wouldn't one thing I love about this site is that I know I'm not an anomaly in this regard! So I bought a box of raptors, a box of terminators and was over in Manchester for work so picked up a Chaos Space Marine start collecting box, which here is 65 yoyos but I got for around 50 euros over there. I've also bought loads of magnets and just received a new hand drill to get going on the terminators and Helbrute. Alongside that I've been picking up ebay bits lotz for converting and just because it's fun to buy bits!

So on to some pics, gonna be a lot here so be warned! First up, my favourite I've done so far and it's only two pieces. This is continuing on my Chaos Legion series and is the start of my Black Legion Terminator Captain. Just chaos terminator lord body with the top frame trimmed off and a spare helbrute head. It needs more filling and filing to smooth it out but I love it so far.


So from some of the bits boxes I ordered I bashed together a Havoc with Reaper Autocannon. He looks pretty cool imo, again needs more g'stuffing to fill up gaps


From the start collecting troop lads I finished off my Chosen plasma squad


Another thing I started was what I'm calling "bAd Mech" I was out doing hungover shopping so I went into the euro shop to actually get more microphones that I made the last LoER entry from. I seen this hot wheels tank for 2 quid and next thing I had this:

and now


That's the guts of everything. I did get around to playing my first big game in sooooo long! It was 120PL which ended up being nearly exactly 2500 points on either side, my Chaos against Eliotts Tau. Some pics below to show off what our setup is like, was very fun but seeing Eliott's army pretty much fully painted makes me feel bad mine isn't!

The board:


Otherside of the board:


Eliott's crisis suits(he also made the sweet ass objective markers):

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Sureshot Kroot Hunter





Ireland

Alrighty then! These are becoming more sporadic as the slow endless crawl to the holidays continues. Haven't had much modelling time as of late but my time has been invested else where. Shameless plug warning!!! My band got into the new years battle of the bands here in Ireland and we're fething amped! Now, it's been 6 years since I've played live so have been putting a lot more time into practicing rather than just aimless noodling about the guitar as of late. It's a big one as the winner of the competition gets to play Bloodstock in the UK! For any of you there of the metal persuasion we self recorded a two song EP last year: https://greystag.bandcamp.com/releases

Now, on to the nerding! I've pictures from a game last week that I'll upload at a later date(to keep the teasing going ) where Peter and myself had 750 points each to make some beautiful imperial soup to slam down against Eliott's filthy Tau fish-goats.

As for modelling, I ordered some very specific bits. Some weapons for my black legion terminator lord and also some leggy wegs for my Night Lords Aspiring Champion, which I then started to put together. My gamer buddy Eric lent me an assault marines jump pack as all the bits sites were out of raptors jump packs. The pack is just blu-tacked on at the moment as I've to add some chaos gubbins to it and I'm also thinking of green stuffing a skin cloak as well just like Sevatar or Mr Curze himself. I also went for the warp talon weapon option with the two claws just like the night lords primarch as well. On the base I plan on having him descending from a little wall or piece of debris like he's flinging himself towards someone. Anyway, let me know what you think!



And at the moment I'm magnetizing terminator arms. Gotta be done! First time magnetizing but it's not so bad, at least I'm not dealing with the really fiddley tiny ones



Link to my haphazardly updated blog: Boundless's sub-par conversion projects


 
   
 
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