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Made in gb
Grim Dark Angels Interrogator-Chaplain





Norwich

playing everyday, got TTS and Vassal, my buddy will come over once a week and we play necromunda to help keep each other sane.

   
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Regular Dakkanaut




United King room or

1. Turning mountains of sprue into models
2. Working on half painted models and scenery
3. Tidying my place
4. Got a few volunteer sessions at the local Foodbank...and this load lookz set to increase.
   
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Ladies Love the Vibro-Cannon Operator






Hamburg

Well, I'm working on my GK army.
Just a competitive 2000 pt wysiwyg which requires some remodeling.
But I've not too much time as our Univ. shifts all courses to online in the summer term.
I'll use zoom to bring my courses forward ...

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Armies: Eldar, Necrons, Blood Angels, Grey Knights; World Eaters (30k); Bloodbound; Cryx, Circle, Cyriss 
   
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Mekboy on Kustom Deth Kopta






With work and painting I have no time for playing anyway. If I wasn't working I'd be painting more. Lot's more.
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut





Fargo, ND USA

 An Actual Englishman wrote:
With work and painting I have no time for playing anyway.


This. Being employed at an "essential business" means literally nothing's changed for me.

You know you're really doing something when you can make strangers hate you over the Internet. - Mauleed
Just remember folks. Panic. Panic all the time. It's the only way to survive, other than just being mindful, of course-but geez, that's so friggin' boring. - Aegis Grimm
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Pestilent Plague Marine with Blight Grenade





Warhammer Underworlds Online for my tabletop fix

But going to use the next month or two of lockdown to go start working through my grey plastic pile of shame


"Courage and Honour. I hear you murmur these words in the mist, in their wake I hear your hearts beat harder with false conviction seeking to convince yourselves that a brave death has meaning.
There is no courage to be found here my nephews, no honour to be had. Your souls will join the trillion others in the mist shrieking uselessly to eternity, weeping for the empire you could not save.

To the unfaithful, I bring holy plagues ripe with enlightenment. To the devout, I bring the blessing of immortality through the kiss of sacred rot.
And to you, new-born sons of Gulliman, to you flesh crafted puppets of a failing Imperium I bring the holiest gift of all.... Silence."
- Mortarion, The Death Lord, Daemon Primarch of Nurgle


5300 | 2800 | 1700 | 3600 | 2100 | 550

 
   
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[DCM]
Heroic Senior Officer





Gone-to-ground in the craters of Coventry

Working from home has left little bits of time to paint, or spray.
There's a shelf of shame to build and prep, so I'll be at that for ages yet.

As for gaming, nope. There are online versions of some games, like WH Underworlds, but it isn't really the same.

4000 pts - 3500 pts - 3500 pts - Harlies: 1000 pts - 1000 pts DS:70+S+G++MB+IPw40k86/f+D++A++/cWD64R+T(T)DM+
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"We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing." - George Bernard Shaw (probably)
Clubs around Coventry, UK 
   
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Consigned to the Grim Darkness





USA

I recently obtained and built three new pieces of terrain (a set of rubble barricades, and a pair of nice third party fortress towers) that would have made it really fun to play with my nephews, but my sister's shut them down in her house out in the sticks. Sucks.

That combined with me not wanting to go in to a store where everyone's handling and touching everything... yeah, no games.

Been playing videogames instead. Stellaris and Doom Eternal.

The people in the past who convinced themselves to do unspeakable things were no less human than you or I. They made their decisions; the only thing that prevents history from repeating itself is making different ones.
-- Adam Serwer
My blog
 
   
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Mutilatin' Mad Dok




Crescent City Fl..

My last game was 11 months ago. I'm only now starting to get 'back into it". Started a new army, should be ready for a game in a few months. Not planning to play at a game store only from homes.

"Pathetic earthlings. Hurling your bodies out into the void, without the slightest inkling of who or what is out here. If you had known anything about the true nature of the universe, anything at all, you would've hidden from it in terror."
My blog http://warhead01.blogspot.com/2014/02/the-art-of-ork.html 
   
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Powerful Phoenix Lord






Painting stuff...and playing D&D with our group as normal. I don't game overly much anyway, and I am still going to the range and shooting when I've got ammo/time.

 
   
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Courageous Questing Knight





Philadelphia

An insane amount of painting!

   
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Smokin' Skorcha Driver




Sweden

Painting sure helps here.

Brutal, but kunning!  
   
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The Last Chancer Who Survived




On moon miranda.

I've actually started playing some games at home solo. Ive got space, time, and a bit of terrain, so instead of playing vidya gaemes a couple times I've just set up games on my living room floor instead.

IRON WITHIN, IRON WITHOUT.

Heavy Gear Painting Log, Northern Guard, Southern Republican Army, and Terrain
The correct pronunciation is Imperial Guard and Stormtroopers, "Astra Militarum" and "Tempestus Scions" are something you'll find at Hogwarts.  
   
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Daring Dark Eldar Raider Rider



Ottawa

I envy those of you who can play games against yourselves. I'm unable to do so without subconsciously playing favorites. Pretty much the only board games I can play solo are co-op games, like (appropriately enough) Pandemic.

Cadians, Drukhari

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Boom! Leman Russ Commander





-Guardsman- wrote:
I envy those of you who can play games against yourselves. I'm unable to do so without subconsciously playing favorites. Pretty much the only board games I can play solo are co-op games, like (appropriately enough) Pandemic.


I play games against myself sometimes to prepare my lists and practice for certain opponents that I might face over the course of events. My objective is to discover what optimal lists my enemy might bring, what strategies and tactics would adequately counter my own force, and what I'm going to do/how I'm going to change my list to mitigate or overcome those measures. Thus, I have a vested interest in not playing favorite to my force.

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Guardsmen, hear me! Cadia may lie in ruin, but her proud people do not! For each brother and sister who gave their lives to Him as martyrs, we will reap a vengeance fiftyfold! Cadia may be no more, but will never be forgotten; our foes shall tremble in fear at the name, for their doom shall come from the barrels of Cadian guns, fired by Cadian hands! Forward, for vengeance and retribution, in His name and the names of our fallen comrades! 
   
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The Last Chancer Who Survived




On moon miranda.

I don't really find myself playing "favorites", but I do fudge things if something happens that will make the game less fun. For example, one side sets up for a big charge and the other is set up to receive it, both sides have staked something on a fight taking place, and then a critical charge roll is failed at some really close distance resulting in a gigantic anti-climax, I'll just make the charge happen. Likewise, I also get to judge stuff more subjectively, I can determine that hiding behind that bunker that obscures 40% of a vehicle is probably good enough for a cover save from that angle, or that a banner isn't enough to draw LoS to.

IRON WITHIN, IRON WITHOUT.

Heavy Gear Painting Log, Northern Guard, Southern Republican Army, and Terrain
The correct pronunciation is Imperial Guard and Stormtroopers, "Astra Militarum" and "Tempestus Scions" are something you'll find at Hogwarts.  
   
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Esteemed Veteran Space Marine




San Jose, CA

Mildly irritated that I dont get my weekly game in, and since my wife is home, we've been doing spring cleaning and watching movies. My goal is to be able to have everything done around the house this weekend so I can get to finish painting all of the half painted stuff I have laying around.

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3k pts of Salamanders
2.5k pts Metalica

AI
125pts of Navy
100pts Orks

AT
1500pts Legio Metalica
   
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Ancient Venerable Black Templar Dreadnought





Canada

This is the time to get all your various models into "fighting shape" when we can finally see each other again.
I just started putting together a printed "Wardog" for 40k so that monster is keeping me busy.
I am STILL made to work, my place is considered essential, so I am not in full hobby high-gear yet.

A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets.
Napoleon Bonaparte 
   
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A Skull at the Throne of Khorne



New Jersey

I've been doing some small games with my father, so I'm fine with that. But not being able to get World Eater upgrade from FW is annoying.
   
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Focused Dark Angels Land Raider Pilot



Canada

I am fortunate to have a basement gaming table so my son and I are getting some Kill Team in. I'm also painting when I'm not working to relax my mind. I'm military, and even with self-monitoring it's 12 hour days right now.

Stay safe brothers and sisters!

All you have to do is fire three rounds a minute, and stand 
   
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Anti-Armour Swiss Guard






Newcastle, OZ

Model and paint. The actual playing of games for me is the weakest leg of that tripod.

Videogames. I don't do pvp videogames, and avoid multiplayer online games, so single player mode is fine for me.

I'm also a full-time carer, so that cuts down on the "spare time" a fair bit anyway.

I'm 50.
Old enough to know better, young enough to not give a ****.

That is not dead which can eternal lie ...

... and yet, with strange aeons, even death may die.
 
   
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Androgynous Daemon Prince of Slaanesh





Norwalk, Connecticut

Painted two Khorograths for AoS and about to work on Archaon. In addition, the missus collects Sylvaneth and I could probably coax her into trying a basic game at some point.

Reality is a nice place to visit, but I'd hate to live there.

Manchu wrote:I'm a Catholic. We eat our God.


Due to work, I can usually only ship any sales or trades out on Saturday morning. Please trade/purchase with this in mind.  
   
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Steady Dwarf Warrior




 chimeara wrote:
I'm not...


I just had a GT cancelled today that wasn't until May, Making the third event so far. Already paid for, hotel already paid. I'm not doing well. This game is my outlet for life stress.

Painting seems moot to me most days now. As, my main driving force was events.


I hear you on this. In one of my other hobbies, I have seen a rash of cancellations for May events.
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut





Fargo, ND USA

 Vaktathi wrote:
I don't really find myself playing "favorites", but I do fudge things if something happens that will make the game less fun. For example, one side sets up for a big charge and the other is set up to receive it, both sides have staked something on a fight taking place, and then a critical charge roll is failed at some really close distance resulting in a gigantic anti-climax, I'll just make the charge happen. Likewise, I also get to judge stuff more subjectively, I can determine that hiding behind that bunker that obscures 40% of a vehicle is probably good enough for a cover save from that angle, or that a banner isn't enough to draw LoS to.


I find playing narrative scenarios helps. That tends to set up a natural "protagonist" and "antagonist" for the armies and playing favorites matters less in that scenario. Make it about the spectacle of playing with your toys and not about getting in a "regular game" of 40K.

You know you're really doing something when you can make strangers hate you over the Internet. - Mauleed
Just remember folks. Panic. Panic all the time. It's the only way to survive, other than just being mindful, of course-but geez, that's so friggin' boring. - Aegis Grimm
Hallowed is the All Pie
The Before Times: A Place That Celebrates The World That Was 
   
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Longtime Dakkanaut




But you still have the roll dice and the better army wins right?
   
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Stoic Grail Knight




Playing matches online is keeping me going. Tabletop Simulator actually isn't that bad on Steam
   
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Regular Dakkanaut




I am obsessed with 40k, and my partner is awesome enough to be an opponent for me, even though she's not quite as into the game as I am.

I might get my Wych Cult Arena finished today; it's a tall order, but it's possible. I finished the dettailing on the last 4 columns and put the base layer of paint on all of my tiles and 2 out of eight columns.

I have to duplicate the mix I used to paint everything in order to finish the base layer on the last six columns, then it's drybrush, drybrush, drybrush in order to pick out the details.

Then I just need to build 2 teams of 5 basic wyches and we can arena fight to earn rep, recruits and wych weapons for our fledgling cults.

I've got a whole campaign arc for it, but I've been creeping through the project since October. Last night's work was a flash of inspiration.
   
 
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