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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

 The Riddle of Steel wrote:
although I wonder what is the thought process behind having up to 12 turns.


This particular scenario puts a lot of points on the table, with many reserves. The table is also most likely going to be about 5'x9'. It's a large, engaging battle, requiring lots of mobility. So, if we compress it into a typical 5-7 turn game, there's less chance of cool maneuvering, and it just becomes a big scrum that rewards brute force killing over maneuvering. At least, that's my thought process.

--B.


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ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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You basically get a whole new army to play with starting turn 5. That should cretae a cool "reset" where if the battle was going poorly for you, you can try to recover. We've been playing a lot of long games really - seems to work Ok as long as you have the whole day to work with.
   
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Surrey, BC - Canada

kestrel,

Good stuff on the Tank Destroyers. I have not seen any of those in a number of years.

Cheers,

CB


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Tyrant of Badab






HATE Club, East London

Yeah, it is a shame that Maxmini's lines vanished. I heard the same potential for the lines to continue but have not seen any news on that.

Excited to see a 9' x 5' board. Nice big boards make longer, more tense games, I find.

Though my guards may sleep and my ships may lay at anchor, our foes know full well that big guns never tire. 
   
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Maine

As far as game length goes with the variable game length it will possibly help prevent "last turn tactics" which can place units in very untenable positions for last minute objective points. Though as I didn't make the scenario I'm not sure if that's what he had in mind.
The older rules set we are running tends to lend itself to more stun locking than out right destruction on the vehicles too. Odds wise, and I'm sure someone already knows them, it is not to likely to last past turn 9.


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Imperial Rhino, Tau Broadside and ....?











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Maine

Almost considered a Regimental relic, the Rhino No. 7 still serves as a living piece of Guard History. Saved by an obstreperous enginseer from the Departamento Munitorium order that removed all Rhinos transports from Imperial Guard inventory through the installation of a powered lifting arm and reclassifying No. 7 as a Munitions Carrier.

The Munitions transported, Guardsmen, who utilized No. 7 often referred to themselves as the Emperors Hot Shots,


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As a Historical side note, Rhino No 7's maintenance log book also has it classified as a MK1 Rhino that has been heavily repaired over the years. Even though the chassis shows signs of its many years or service it is believed the only original part of Rhino No 7 is the entry in the Regimental equipment list.

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Awesome fluff!
   
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Salamander Squadron Treadfast, Rocket and Krait done....












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Desert Dog Tank Commanders

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Mostly, on my phone.

Lovely work. Easily one of my favourite kits they've ever made. Love the commanders, especially the middle one.

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He's my favorite too. He's so evocative - you instantly wonder what he's saying into the com.
   
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Maine

He's requesting a mail drop.


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As long as its not a "Ignores Cover" maildrop. Those are hell!

Atlas! Another awesome Forgeworld model.








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Need some ink on that blade I think. It looks better in natural light.

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6 foot underwater

Great stuff.

The forgeworld variants all look good, and liking that munitions rhino.

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Maine

Bummer that FW has discontinued both Salamanders and the Atlas.

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Not Quite a Crassius!











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Houston, TX

 Insurgency Walker wrote:
Almost considered a Regimental relic, the Rhino No. 7 still serves as a living piece of Guard History. Saved by an obstreperous enginseer from the Departamento Munitorium order that removed all Rhinos transports from Imperial Guard inventory through the installation of a powered lifting arm and reclassifying No. 7 as a Munitions Carrier.

The Munitions transported, Guardsmen, who utilized No. 7 often referred to themselves as the Emperors Hot Shots,

As a Historical side note, Rhino No 7's maintenance log book also has it classified as a MK1 Rhino that has been heavily repaired over the years. Even though the chassis shows signs of its many years or service it is believed the only original part of Rhino No 7 is the entry in the Regimental equipment list.


Awesome fluff. The only original part is the entry in the list.

The pace of cool stuff on this project log is just unbelievable. It feels like you guys are cranking out at least a few new things every week!

Xhorik 87th Drop Troops P&M blog https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/775655.page

Project log and campaign featuring Orks, Imperial Guard, Marines, Tyranids: http://www.xhorikwar.blogspot.com/
Currently focused on our Horus Heresy campaign with White Scars, Death Guard and Imperial Militia.  
   
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Thanks! It is coming to an end though, at least for now, as we wrap up Year 1 of the Taros War - "From the Stars to Tarokeen". There are only a couple more battles and I have only maybe 2-3 more things to paint. Then we're going to take a break for a while.
   
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Cairo, Egypt

What is that from?



It's awesome.


 
   
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Maine

It's a kit from the Mortian tank guy. It's an interesting kit.


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He has drop troops for sale now too.

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Another Regiment for Taros! These are only partially my work, and very much a speed painting project, but there has been a shocking lack of human wave attacks on Taros so far, so I felt I head to help out.
















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Remaining Taros To do list:

Touch up the Kangaroo -
Two Battlepods
1 Pirhanna
Finish the Ghostkeel
Tau Fleet: 3 Heroes, 3 Defenders.

That is it for this year I think!

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Surrey, BC - Canada

kestrel,

How quickly was the platoon painted?

Cheers,

CB


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Hard to say for the whole thing, but I'd say I did the 15 basecoated figures I was working with in 2 hours. Quick increments interspaced with other things, so no waiting for drying.

Basecoat desert Yellow.
Paint belts, boots, pouches black
Drybrush whole model off white.
Contrast fireslayer flesh.
Paint uniform with Serphim sepia.
Nuln oil selectively.
Few details on some models.
Paint base and do sand.
   
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Oslo Norway

Great fluff. These lower intensity campaigns are much more interesting than the massive supermen clashes IMO.

   
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Houston, TX

Great job banging out a big block of infantry so quickly. While some of us inch along getting a small squad done every couple weeks, you are racing along pumping out whole armies! I’m sad to hear this is coming to an end shortly but it’s been quite enjoyable to watch.

Xhorik 87th Drop Troops P&M blog https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/775655.page

Project log and campaign featuring Orks, Imperial Guard, Marines, Tyranids: http://www.xhorikwar.blogspot.com/
Currently focused on our Horus Heresy campaign with White Scars, Death Guard and Imperial Militia.  
   
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drinking tea in the snow

I like their hats!

realism is a lie
 
   
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 amazingturtles wrote:
I like their hats!


Me too. One of the few things I'm good at greenstuffing.

Thanks everybody! There are far faster painters than I though.

Covid -19 has a lot to do with my current productivity really, plus I don't generally watch TV or read much any more, so I've been spending a significant fraction of my free time painting. Very zen.

Taros will probably be back when we take up the fight to take Tarrokeen street by street! A project near and dear to my heart, but it is (almost) time for something different.

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Maine

Quick, get towels, boil water!
Someone having a baby?

No, building a resin tank.

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Looking good! Of course, with a desert dog tank commander, how could it not?


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Piranha! A word I am almost incapable of spelling, it seems. Shas'o Rym'r tainted blue sky Cadre grows....







Ghostkeel touch up, 2 battlepods and the fleet Heros and Defenders to go.

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Ghostkeel! Not really sure I'm done with this. It is kind of hard to do well - I was worried about winding up kind of chaotic and random with all the little lights in different colors. On the otherand, just black, grey, blue and white would be boring. I might glaze it with black ink someday too.












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Happy with the magneting of the two weapon options - really solid.

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