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Maddening Mutant Boss of Chaos





Boston

Both!

I suppose if I had to choose, I suppose I'd prefer to see you take a shot at the Outcast Dead idea.

But then, I'd demand to see the Death Company soon after.

   
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California + Philidelphia

I'd Looove to see you do Outcast Dead, thos models will look amazing!

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Lincoln UK

WEAR YOUR BATTLEGEAR WITH PRIDE!
Like the last army I did; The Grot Rebellion! I wanted to make a t-shirt for my Pre-heresy Thousand Sons to wear at tournaments and I came up with this funny concept of one of my thousand son marines booting a wolf cub up the backside on the front, then have the legion symbol and the line 'Avenging Prospero, one space puppy at a time! On the back of the shirt.'



Special thanks to Matt Ward for drawing the image for me to colour and print on the T-shirt.

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Lincoln UK

THE GENERAL'S PET?
Since my general is Inquisitor Coteaz I've been considering making a model to represent his cyber-eagle which he releases to attack enemy targets (D6 Strength 4 hits at 24 range), I'd get a cyber-mastiff if they weren't so expensive on ebay.
But here's idea why don't I build him a Steel Scorpion, they were conversions from a past project to represent a swarm unit and they're only as high as a Space Marine's knee. I'll likely paint them in gold with red pads.

What do you think?


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Rampaging Reaver Titan Princeps






Bristol

Haha, those look they would work great. Theyre so cute!
   
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Pious Palatine






They may look cute but I bet they'd tear you face off.

Excellent work as ever Proiteus.

D

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United States

i like the idea of building one of those swarm-bots as his cybereagle.

As a mostly guard player i always like the small teams of highly individualized and rough soldiers, and kill teams seem just the moment to really go to town on it. While robots would be cool, I think you should go with The Outcast Dead, they just seem more characterful, and who cares if no one knows who they are, someone will, and if not you can tell them and they can look it up

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Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader






Reading, England

Out cast dead please they would be way cooler to model, and personally i prefer story driven over actual gaming ability

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Lincoln UK

THE ZANATORIAN LEGACY
I've been frantically finishing the last few models for the Prospero Spire Guard faction of my pre-heresy Thousand Sons Army in time for the Open War tournament yesterday. The first two models was my Jokaero Weaponsmiths for my henchmen squads, however instead of monkeys I used an old conversion concept from my previous Zanatorian Machine Cult Project hence the name 'Zanatorian Weaponsmith'.



Created using a tau stealthsuit torso, servo skull, tesla coils (from battle of macragge) and some guitar wire. Like the psychic powers and warlord traits I also created smaller cards for the Weaponsmith modifications that effect the unit he is in, on a roll of a 1 nothing happens but on a 6 I get to re-roll on the table twice.



After their completion they were attached to the spire guard squads which have so far performed alright in the 4 games they have taken part in.


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Huddersfield, UK

Great Thousand Sons! It's armies like this which have inspired my post-heresy Thousand Sons (which are sort of half-and-half pre/post heresy in design) Keep it up

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Lincoln UK

THE GUARD COMMANDER
Since I’m using the henchmen squads for the Prospero Spire Guard I need to field Inquisitor Coteaz so I’ve converted the finecast Inquisitor to represent him as a general. First he was holding the hammer in his left hand which looked silly given how much it likely weights so I changed it to the other hand and gave him a heroic like pose with the hammer facing down, that was till I got this comment...



After which I changed the pose immediately! I also later added in a steel scorpion, another conversion from my previous Machine Cult army to represent his cyber eagle or even a servo skull if I ever choose to use one.



FUTURE EXPANSION FOR SPIRE GUARD?
Should I get the time and money I will likely add some more spire guard units to the army using guard allies which will include 1 of each of the following...

Command Squad; simple enough.
Penal Legion ; Need a troop choice but can't have veterans with poorer weapons than the basic troops and I'm not painting up an infantry platoon! Not sure how to convert them at the moment, most likely as a team of specialist spire guard?
Vendetta Gunship; Likely using the conversion concept I came up with for the Prospero disc speeder.
Leman Russ Executioner; Using the FW Deimos Pattern plasma predator to represent it.


Of course they'll have to wait as my next focus for this project will be the Cybernetica units.

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Pious Palatine






The Zanatorian Weaponsmith looks cool.

Really like how you've done the bionic arm on the commander dude too.

D
   
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Intoxicated Centigor





Bangkok, Thailand

Sir you have an amazing eye for spotting shapes to achieve your awesome army. The creativeness in usage of these pieces are unreal. i love the little scorpions idea. I know you are no where near Thailand but I need to ask- just out of molders respects- would you mind if I use that idea for my army? If you want to be the only person to have that that's cool and I won't do it. What ever your answer- much respects to your skills sir.

   
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Lincoln UK

OPEN WAR 18
Well last Saturday was fun as the Prospero Spire Guard took to the field after only 1 practice game and proved interesting to play thanks to the weaponsmith upgrade roll. Sadly I got butchered in game 1 against Dark Eldar which has never been a good match up for me, then a minor loss against Imperial Guard in game 2. I did win the 3rd round against a necron player but after 16 scarabs swarms chewed through both spire guard squads only to suffer 20 wounds against my re-rolling plasma cannons where they all vanished.

I also won Best Army which I consider to be a very nice bonus, also later that week I went to Warhammer World and played a campaign against my mate's orks and during one game Coteaz (with fiery form) and the ork warboss challenged and killed each other with one blow each.

Now all that's left is adding the swords on to my spire guard then I'll start work on my Legio Cybernetica Cataphact Kill Team. Here are a few images of the whole army (which I've found on the web so far).

[Thumb - Open War 18.jpg]

[Thumb - DSCN2880.jpg]

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Birmingham, UK.

Bloody hell mate, I've just spent the last hour taking my time through every little inch of this thread and kudos to you I must say. This is extremely visually appealing, your conversions are top-notch, everything from the most minor item to your extensive conversions are just picture-perfect. Jaw-droppingly amazing Proiteus. Spot. On. PLEASE DON'T LEAVE US!

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Axe to bare, land paved with dead,
Strode the Jaw, teeth bared in snarl,
Glimmering maw, death in hand."
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California + Philidelphia

beautiful army this one is, really like that fellow in the list picture

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"Don't worry, Vik! You have all of your internet friends to keep you company! And, as everyone knows, internet friends are at least one step above imaginary friends "-Rawson
"Does an Ork shiiiit green?" "...Rogue! -you rock!" "Damn you too Rogue!""[TTFN]... That means tittyfething right?""Yep, that's me, a two-dollar whore"-Dsteingass
"... but if we all fail together we can make it look like we´ve won actually.." "...to all killers out there...: my face will hit your fist so hard it´s gonna bleed...your fist that is...""lol....OMG... you are a serial""he knows no pain...nor fear^^ he is a riveteer""yep... some of the dakka chaps here sure made the joints of my jaw quite loose...""er... emailsex... now that at least sounds like the perfect safer sex... but i like mine a bit more...wet""do you know what they call a quarter pounder of a buckte full of rivets in france?" "No...what?" "Rivitz royal"-Viktor von Domm
" I expected to hear gak like that from RW, not you Vik... for shame Sir, for shame"-AnUnearthlyChilde
"We are Vik's private collection of muses for the monkey on his back.....""you, guys are worse than my children......"-mxwllmdr
"Singling one out as odd in a =][_= thread is like going into an asylum, pointing at someone at random and saying "that person's insane""-Shrike
 
   
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Lincoln UK

BEGIN THE ACTIVATION RITES!
Well the Spire Guard's performance overall has been interesting but the list seems more friendly than competitive, hopefully that won't be a problem at Throne Of Skulls in January as I've heard it's not as competitive as it used to be. But before that I have a Kill Team to prepare for Operation Protineus next month and I've have chosen to field a unit of Cataphract Robots which were used by the Pyrae Cult during the Great Crusade that way I can also use them in my thousand sons army as allies.

However because this is a Kill Team I can't just have robots so I need someone to lead them and who better than a Techmarine. I decided not to give him a servo hardness as he will never be used as a techmarine, he will be either another wolf guard terminator or a rune priest with Divination to represent him increasing the robot's effectiveness and to fill out the allied HQ slot.



One of the rules of a Kill Team game is the option to give any special rule from the rulebook to 3 models such as the Techmarine leader who will either have FNP or Shrouding to increase he survivability. I've used the others to convert some devastating loadouts on two of my robots...



'Golem Loadout'
The one on the right has a Frost Blade with the special rule 'Smash' giving me a strength 5 ap 2 I4 weapon allowing me to deal with 2+ armoured targets or 'Smash' anyone who brings a tank. For him I converted two power gauntlets which makes him look very menacing, however not as much as the one on the left.

'Firestorm Loadout'
The robot on the left has a combi-melta which I have given the 'Torrent' special rule (yes this is legal) so I added a shoulder mounted flamer for the bolter's template, but best of all I converted this awesomely destructive weapon I call 'The Firestorm Cannon' which destroys everything is fires upon however it suffers from a long recharge time so it can only be fired once per game (i.e the metlagun's torrent shot). I feel he'll be a big bullet magnet because of this.

Now to begin painting them up in the blue and gold paint scheme.

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Pious Palatine






Oh my, I really love those robots. Can't place the torso bit though,,,clues?

Torrent melta is really cool. It'll certainly make people go 'Argh!'.

D
   
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Phanobi






Canada,Prince Edward Island

Loving the techmarine proiteus! Smokestacks on the backpack could do with neatening up but apart from that it is perfect.

@evildrcheese, the torso is an old epic titan body I believe.

   
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Lincoln UK

FORCES OF PROSPERO CODEX COVER UPDATE!
In previous projects I’ve often commissioned an artist to create a kind of codex cover for the army and with Throne Of Skulls coming up I thought it was time the Thousand Sons got one featuring some of the armies best units such as the spire guard and terminators.

I was pleased to find an artist called Noldofinve on Deviantart who agreed to create a codex cover for me, she sent me this rough sketch a few weeks back and has just sent me a work in progress image of the cover. Needless to say I can’t wait to see the finished piece given the quality of her other 40k artwork.

[Thumb - Codex Sketch2.jpg]

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Lincoln UK

A FINE WARMACHINE
At first I tried to paint all 4 robots together as I have only a few weeks before the Kill Team tournament, but since this was my first time painting them I decided to complete one first and see how it worked. And here is the completed robot...



The head was originally blue but it blended too much with the torso so I tried painting it in gold instead which worked a lot better. The trickiest part was the energy cell on the combat weapon.
Someone did make the observation that it looks like a Cygnar Warjack from Warmachine, which was made even more amusing due the the fact they'll be 4 of them lead by a techmarine.

Either way I'm very pleased with the final model and just wished I could include more than a squad of 5 in the army. Now to complete the remaining 4 by the end of the month.

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Charleston, SC

Good luck finishing them on time! The completed one looks awesome and that energy cell is my favorite part.

   
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Unhealthy Competition With Other Legions




Arlington, VA, USA

Very nice work! We seem to have done very similar conversions for Prosperan Spireguard. Hope you can get the rest of your robots done in time.
   
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Amazing models, I look at your models with envy everytime I load the thread,

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Regular Dakkanaut





Netherlands

Looks amazing, awesome models and fantastic painting.

   
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Lincoln UK

YOUR THOUGHTS?
After I've completed my Cataphract Robot Kill Team next week I'll move on to preparing two new additions to my army in time for Throne Of Skulls in Jan. First is a unit of FW terminators since mine our banned but no matter they look fun to paint anyway, afterwards I will then be assemble a defense line for the Spire Guard.

However I dislike having anything similar to my opponent so as always I'm converting my own unique fortifcations, at first I thought about a kine-shield wall but trying to create that kind of effect is difficult so instead I'll be converting the flaps from the landing pad.

My only question is how should they be painted with the first colour being for the panels around the Aquila and window and the trim and joining areas painted gold?...
Full Red & Gold so it matches the army,
Metal & Gold because it a fortification but might look like it was pinched from the Iron Warriors,
Or Something Else?


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Phanobi






Canada,Prince Edward Island

How about gold and a marble/ white colour? Kind of like the Prospero pyramids. Could be very cool!

   
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Lincoln UK

THE PYRAE ROBOTS UNLEASHED!
Well I've finally completed my Cataphract Robotic Kill Team that will be representing a Wolf Guard terminator squad at Operation Protineus this Saturday at Warhammer World. My only hope is that the event is spoiled by cheesy Kill Teams like 9 flamers of tzeentch for example.



I rotated the Techmarine's staff round so the staff top was facing the front, he'll also have the FNP rule to help him survive the firepower Kill Team leaders are likely to attract.



Next with have the 'Smashbot'; because of he's twin power gauntlets that represent a Power Maul with the Smash rule I had no where to put his ranged weapons, the storm bolter didn't look right so I replaced it with an old ork pistol and created a attached servo skull to represent the single plasma gun shot.



This one is by far my favourite as he looks like he's ready to take on any opponent, sadly that menacing look will likely cause him to attract at lot of enemy fire.



Well I let you know how they get on Saturday till then I'm going to take a well earned break from the hobby, at least till Friday when I have to start work on the terminators and defense line for the 19th Jan.

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Boom! Leman Russ Commander





United States

That is one sick kill team! Let us know how the games go!

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Netherlands

Maybe take some pics of the game?

please...

   
 
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