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Made in de
Drop Trooper with Demo Charge





Freiburg, Germany

Hey guys,

after playing my 42. Cadia IG for the last few months I finally got back to the Nids. I played them a lot with the 3rd Edition Codex a a very few times with the 4th one.

Now, with the new Codex out (yeah ok,it's been a while now ) I'm starting again and want to add a few more Units and MCs over the upcoming year and share them here.

Just to give you an allaround feeling for the army, this is what I've got at the moment
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Made in ca
Powerful Spawning Champion





Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Holy crap I just adore your color scheme! In the third pic, is that an old Tyrant? Looks sweet! Love to see what you add.

   
Made in ie
Stealthy Space Wolves Scout






Birmingham, UK.

I know I'm a noob and all but I'm preety sure I can say these nids rule. Nice touch with the splattered Jungle Fighter on the nids base

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Made in de
Drop Trooper with Demo Charge





Freiburg, Germany

@ bunnygurl:
yeah, thats a 3rd edition tyrant. I don't like the new model that much but with the new codex beining one for MCs, as everyone says, I'll ad another one eventually.

@ crimsonfist: thanks, that's what happens if a jungle fighter goes to a desert planet :-)

next up will be my recently assembled Trygon, give me a week or two for the paintjob

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Made in de
Dominating Dominatrix






Piercing the heavens

I think the bases would look better if you'd paint the trim. A dark brown perhaps.

And it's a modeling blog. There's really no reason not to post unpainted minis.
   
Made in se
Regular Dakkanaut





Sweden

What does the big one one your last pic count as?

Do you think adding some dead grass to (sparingly only a wee bit here and there) could make the bases less well flat?

Another way could be to build up some mini dunes etc

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Made in gb
Longtime Dakkanaut





Scotland

HE IS THE QWIZATZ HADERACH!!

Love the nids, very nice striking scheme.

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Made in de
Drop Trooper with Demo Charge





Freiburg, Germany

@ Blambi: The big guy to the left is my Tervigon, I have a Tyrannofex in an similar scheme in planning. I wouldn't put gras on a Desert themed base, but I'll think about the dunes


@ Anung: I paint the rim of all my bases black, but maybe there are a few not so well done in the older pictures.
And yeah, heres the first pic of the Trygon
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why so serious ?  
   
Made in ca
[DCM]
Acolyte of Goodwin






Sunny SoCal

Very nice scheme and name sir, very unique to my recollection!

   
Made in ca
Powerful Spawning Champion





Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Bet that Trygon's gonna be one heck of a stunner when he gets some color.

   
Made in de
Drop Trooper with Demo Charge





Freiburg, Germany

@ Bunnygurl: Thanks, I want to do a modell on a seperated base at which the Trygon is looking. Maybe an scared IG soldier or something but I'm not sure yet

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Made in de
Drop Trooper with Demo Charge





Freiburg, Germany

Ok, I've got a bunch of new pics for you, although I'm not finished yet.

As you can see in the other pictures of my army, I normally add brown/orange markings on the armored parts of my creatures. But here I'm not sure how much to add. Bit afraid it will get too colorfull in the end.
Any suggestions ?


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Made in dk
Ork-Hunting Inquisitorial Xenokiller





Aarhus, Denmark

Ze bugs are hier!

Great colors! Very bug-like, indeed! Especially the Carapace highlights caught my attention... They really go nicely together!

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Made in de
Drop Trooper with Demo Charge





Freiburg, Germany

hm, ok so I will do at least the main carapace with highlight, still not sure if I should paint it on all of the tail...

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Made in de
Drop Trooper with Demo Charge





Freiburg, Germany

Ok, i painted the first few scales with my orange highlight, looks good so far. But I think I have to paint all of the tail scales too, everything else would just look lazy.

Give me time till Monday :-)
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Made in de
Drop Trooper with Demo Charge





Freiburg, Germany

Ok here it is: My brand new Trygon, fotographed with my also new Flashlight :-)
Let's hear your thoughts



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Made in gb
Crazed Troll Slayer





Great Britain

Not too colourful at all and it definitely looks bug like. Definitely a fan!

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To me in doesn't embody one of the most feared Orkz of all time..it just comes across as saying " Hey!! Gimme your milk money!!"


And how does that NOT embody one of the most feared orkz of all time?
 
   
Made in au
Focused Fire Warrior




australia

I really like it, glad they don't look like cockroaches

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Made in de
Dominating Dominatrix






Piercing the heavens

Looks great!
   
Made in de
Drop Trooper with Demo Charge





Freiburg, Germany

Hey Guys.

After finishing my Trygon, I decided to do my landing spores next. A few weeks ago I purchased some toys called "dragon eggs" or something alike. They just looked right to make some tyranid spores or terrain out of them.
And, as you may recall, they had some nicely shaped dragons in them from which one was the base for my tervigon.

Ok, back to the spores. The Eggs look like this in their innitial state





My Brother suggested to place them topless on the taple and put some organic looking stuff inside and some opened lids around the edges to make it look like an open egg. I thought about that but in the end it would have needed an insane amount of plastic putty to accomplish this. Then I decided to put et least one egg open upon the table (not sure yet what to do with the rest of them)

I removed a part from the scaly bottom part and devided it into single scales which a posed around the hole. I wanted them to look as if the slided open.
The upper part got some putty to show the softer tissue rolling away when the spore opens.






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Made in de
Dominating Dominatrix






Piercing the heavens

Ah, now this looks promising. Are going to put them on bases? Because then you could scatter the remaining scales in front of it.
   
Made in de
Drop Trooper with Demo Charge





Freiburg, Germany

The remaining scales are already glued around the hole. Like they slid open

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Made in de
Dominating Dominatrix






Piercing the heavens

Oh yes, I see it now. Doesn't make a lot of sense to me though. Wouldn't it be better if the spore landed and the scales get blasted out and scattered all over the place. It's not like the landing spores are flying up again and those moving tiles just seem, from a Hivemind POV, like a waste of muscles.

edit: altough, the more I think about it, the more I like it.

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Made in nz
Nurgle Chosen Marine on a Palanquin






Whangarei , New Zealand

Love that Trygon! and the spore is coming along nicely too

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Made in us
Member of a Lodge? I Can't Say





Portland

love them! they give me the creepy crawlies, reminds me of cockroaches lol

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Made in dk
Ork-Hunting Inquisitorial Xenokiller





Aarhus, Denmark

@Heinrich
YES! That's the ones! Cockroaches!

Btw, that Spod is excellent!

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Made in de
Drop Trooper with Demo Charge





Freiburg, Germany

I tried some color shemes on the spores scales amd finally came up with this one


why so serious ?  
   
Made in de
Dominating Dominatrix






Piercing the heavens

Not bad. Not bad at all.

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Made in de
Drop Trooper with Demo Charge





Freiburg, Germany

I just noticed that I accidently used a darker brown for the inne ring but I think I'll stick with that. Creatures should be more intimidating than spores after all

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Made in us
Abhorrent Grotesque Aberration






Hopping on the pain wagon

Hive Fleet Arakis must have worms! Looking great!

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