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Student Curious About Xenos




Vienna, Austria

Hey guys!

I think this log needs a text-heavy introduction, and I apologize. I've had kind of an epiphany as a hobbyist. Until recently - and I'm not quite sure I've completed my metamorphosis, nor if I ever will - but anyhow, my usual approach to the hobby was to try and build an army I might one day actually "finish" and take to the table. That has been my way of looking at my hobby for the past 15 years. And I've never even finished a game-legal 1500 points army. That is because often new releases, or old loves, usurp my interest in my ongoing project.

Meanwhile I've always been marveling at stuff done by people who have a completely different approach than I do. People who invest hours of work into single models, shaping them into unique characters. I am, of course, talking about Inq28. I love the idea behind it. Get rid of restrictive rules, take your time, be inspired by the background and artwork of Warhammer 40k or Warhammer Fantasy. I've always loved GW's Specialist Games, and I fondly remember the times when White Dwarf featured them on a regular basis, be it GorkaMorka, Necromunda, Mordheim or Inquisitor. Those of you who have been following my work on WarSeer, especially my fantasy stuff, know that I'm addicted to the rich background of the universe(s) GW have created, and I usually spend quite some time writing background stories for my armies.

It must seem obvious to you guys, that Inq28 must be my thing, but it took me quite some time to figure that out! So here we are today, a new hobby me it seems. There are a lot of people whose work has greatly inspired and motivated me, so thank you for that! There are a few logs on the internet that are particularly inspiring to me, so I thought I'd post a few links for those of you who haven't yet stumbled across them...

First up, of course, is Migsula's Legion of Plastic blog and the amazing works of the Spiky Rat Pack. Then there's Molotov's brilliant INQ28 blog. And both here on Dakka and over at WarSeer there's quite a lot of Inq28 stuff going on. I can't possibly mention all the people who've been inspiring me, but I thank you all! And then there are the novels. First and foremost, Dan Abnett's brilliant Eisenhorn and Ravenor trilogies, and, more recently, Pariah, first of the Bequin trilogy. Some of the best 40k stories out there. There are also others, like Enforcer by Matthew Farrer, but it would be too much to name them all...

So. To business. What's this all about? I've decided to start my own little story and create models to represent the characters I come up with. I'll try and feature some written background for each of the protagonists.



The Torturer

There are some great archetypes that fit the background and overall feel of the Emperor's Holy Inquisition, and I've started work on the first one - the torturer. I imagine this guy to be really gritty, unfeeling and cruel, with blood-stained clothes and hands, ready to wreak havoc on the flesh of the next suspect his master needs interrogated.

As a starting point, I used the Chaos cultist wielding the flamer / heavy stubber from the Dark Vengeance box:



I chopped off his arms and head:



And added new ones from the Catachan Command Squad box. I really like the head, which - to me - enhances the almost mechanical approach this guy has to torture. And the syringe further adds to that. Maybe it's a truth serum. Maybe it just causes pain. I don't know, but I think it works well:




And finally, after filling some gaps with Green Stuff, I added some more tools of his trade. These are from the Kroot box:



I'm pretty satisfied with the conversion and I hope I can find the time to get painting. This might not be too easy, though, since I'm currently working on my PhD, and that leaves me with pretty little spare time...

Let me know what you think!

Cheers,
Monsterzonk

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Lurking Gaunt






He looks brilliant!....FULL of character!...Can't wait to see him painted and more of what you come up with...I'm soon going to delve into the world of INQ28 myself and this just helps inspire...Keep up the good work, Monsterzonk.

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Hardened Veteran Guardsman






Inq28 and similar types of gaming are great when it comes to changing the hobby up a bit. I recently had the same revelation as you (never finished more than 1000 points myself). And as you say, putting together those characterful models can sometimes be way more fulfilling than batch-painting tons of models to get an army ready.

As for the bloke you put up - he looks great! Amazing what a bit of kit-bashing can do. Looking forward to seeing the rest!

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Made in se
Regular Dakkanaut






Just like the above posters I agree that the torturer looks simply awesome.

The best thing about Inq 28 and similiar stuff is that the possibilities are endless, there are nearly no limits to the characters you can create. When I browse the Inqq 28 threads I always think "Damn! I wish I would have thought of that!" and that's a truely inspiring feeling.

   
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Ghastly Grave Guard





The cold reaches of space

DUDE... YES.

I'm practically an echo here, but I can't bring myself to paint 30+ models for a game, whereas I can take days or even weeks planning out some sort of badass single figure of my choosing. There's a definite idea of what the grimdark battlefield looks like... but when the battle is taken to the streets, the slums and deeper into the Hive worlds (like Inq usually does), the people you meet and moreso, the people you make are left to your imagination.

That being said, your torturer is excellent. My favorite bit is all the knives on his back. Reminds me of the Danny Trejo character from Desperado - guy's knives all over. Different purpose- I see this guy methodically cutting his strapped-down targets to get what he wants, devoid of emotion. Also... if your Avatar image is of your painting... holy crap... this guy is going to look fantastic.

-Remi

 
   
Made in gb
Dipping With Wood Stain





York, UK

I wouldn't like to run into him in a dark alley.

Or a light alley...

Or anywhere else, for that matter.

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Student Curious About Xenos




Vienna, Austria

Thanks a lot for the positive feedback! I really appreciate it.

@ HF Izanagi: My Avatar is the Sorcerer Lord leading my Nurgle WoC - there's now a link in my sig!

Cheers,
Monsterzonk

   
Made in de
Fresh-Faced Inquisitorial Acolyte





Mellrichstadt, Germany

Yay! This "torturer/medic"-convertion is really cool and totally logical. The heavy weapon cultist is a real great base for a convertion like this.

More stuff, please!

   
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Ghost of Greed and Contempt






Engaged in Villainy

Nice - always good to see more Inq28 stuff

"He was already dead when I killed him!"

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Twisting Tzeentch Horror





Portsmouth, UK

Looks amazing, SUBBED!

It's that feely feel that feels... feely.....
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Blood Angel Terminator with Lightning Claws





terra

I love this thread.Consider me subbed.


 
   
Made in at
Student Curious About Xenos




Vienna, Austria

Thanks for all the positive feedback!

I'm sorry I have to report that I haven't managed to get some paint on him... Instead, I've briefly returned to my Space Marina project. D'oh!

Anyway, to give you at least something to look at, here's an old conversion I plan to improve (purity seals!) and repaint, so I can add them to my Inq28 warbands:



I hope you like him! The conversion was really simple, just adding a cut-down autocannon barrel and shield from the IG Heavy Weapons Squad to the Ogryn's gun.

Cheers,
Monsterzonk

   
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Ghastly Grave Guard





The cold reaches of space

LOL... does NOT require a repaint, my good sir.

I'm definitely a fan of the conversion - it's simple, but reminds me of the souped-up versions of guns you could get in Army of Two... love the shield-bit!

-Remi

 
   
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Kinebrach-Knobbling Xeno Interrogator





USA

Simple or no, it's a very nice looking conversion! Gonna go ahead and sub!

   
Made in at
Student Curious About Xenos




Vienna, Austria

Thanks a lot, guys!

I've not painted much the past weeks, but today I started working on another model, an inquisitor this time...

I used the FW Renegade Militia Commander as a basis. Need to work up some courage before cutting him up!



So far, he's got a new head from the Space Marine Land Speeder crew:



Right now I'm trying to decide his armament. Any ideas?

Cheers,
Monsterzonk

   
Made in us
Regular Dakkanaut





Nice choice of bodies for the Inquisitor, I just got the same set of guys to cut up for my war band. I would suggest a shotgun and a long knife or master crafted, compact power fist. The shotgun because I am obsessed with them and am equipping everyone in my warband with one. I suggest the powerfist just because of the outrageous overkill factor. I'm considering getting the renegade enforcers to go with the command bodies. The skull masks look sweet too.

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Regular Dakkanaut






Very cool start to that model, I think the FW renegade stuff is very suitable for Inq28. I personally really like shields. I'd go for a 1h powermace and some kind of cool shield. If you dont like shields you could go for a 1h mace and some archaic pistol.

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Regular Dakkanaut





 Karokk wrote:
Very cool start to that model, I think the FW renegade stuff is very suitable for Inq28. I personally really like shields. I'd go for a 1h powermace and some kind of cool shield. If you dont like shields you could go for a 1h mace and some archaic pistol.


Thats a really cool idea. What about a FW boarding shield and a Volkite Charger?
   
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Student Curious About Xenos




Vienna, Austria

Thanks a lot, guys!

The idea of a shield never even occured to me... I'll see if I can find one that I like. As for his other hand, I was thinking chainsword, simply because it is the 40k trademark weapon and oozes character (to me, at least...).

Cheers,
Monsterzonk

   
Made in fi
Kinebrach-Knobbling Xeno Interrogator





Hellsinki, Finland

Great stuff man. The renegade commander body is a great choise.
How about a chainaxe for a weapon? A shotgun or a riotshield would go well with that.

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Student Curious About Xenos




Vienna, Austria

Well, I haven't posted here in quite a while, concentrating instead on the Inq28-forum over on the Ammobunker, but there's been progress!

I finished repainting the Ogryn....






... and converting and painting the Renegade Commander...






... and I built and painted my Inquisitor and Interrogator as well.








   
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Veteran Inquisitorial Tyranid Xenokiller





Cymru

Great stuff dude, really like the skin tone on the renegade guy.

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Ultramarine Master with Gauntlets of Macragge





Boston, MA

Super characterful and really well painted minis!

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Very cool. The Ogryn is great.
   
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Keeper of the Adeptus Arbites Flame






Arlington, va

I love that acolyte, where is from? Dark Eldar body or somethign else?

 
   
Made in at
Student Curious About Xenos




Vienna, Austria

Thanks for the great comments!

Kid_Kyoto, the Interrogator is a kitbash of several figures. Torso and legs are from the Dark Eldar Wych set, the coat tail and sword arm are from the Harlequins, the left arm is a mix of Wych (upper arm), Harlequin (lower arm) and Wood Elves Sisters of the Thorn (hand). Plus a bit of greenstuff here and there. The head is from Statuesque Miniatures.

Here are some WIP shots that might illustrate how I built her:




Cheers!

   
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Pious Palatine






Awesome conversions mate, really cool models with great dynamic poses.

EDC
   
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Keeper of the Adeptus Arbites Flame






Arlington, va

Great figure and a great color scheme on her. She looks like she belongs in 40k but is still a breath of fresh air for the game. Really looks like a Jedi padawan.

 
   
 
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