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Most Glorious Grey Seer

Everett, WA

So, with the start of the new year, I thought I'd put up the obligatory thread asking everyone what their gaming resolutions are. Mine, in no particular order are:

- Finish painting my Ogres.
- Finish painting my Skaven.
- Assemble and paint my SM Battle Company.
- Play more games (GW and non)
- Reduce my Kickstarter participation.

edit: And I apparently missed the existing thread which was... started on Dec 19? Wait, seriously? Who starts a New Year thread before we've even finished with Christmas?

edit #2: Okay, I found the old thread for 2013. Take a look and see if you posted there and let us know how you did.
1. Finish painting my Skaven army.
2. Paint my Ogre Kingdoms army and track my progress in a separate P&M thread.
3. Paint at least one Space Marine per month this year. Yes, I realize that might not seem like such a big goal to most of you but I'm trying to have my Space Marines be better than just tabletop quality which my rats and fatties will be at. And I'm really really slow. Probably won't be a dedicated P&M thread though.
4. Paint at least one Malifaux model per month this year. Same caveat as above.
5. Spend at less than half on models/toys in 2013 than I did in 2012. Cheap plastic crap isn't really so cheap when you see that you've dropped five large on it. :(
6. Play at least one game of 40k, Fanstasy, and Malifaux per month.
7. Build my Chaos Space Marines "show" army. Basically a small army (around 1000 points) based on Tzeench using the DV stuff and a few cool looking support units. Not Thousand Sons though. This includes themed bases and some sort of display board to put them on.
8. Return to doing some "Masterclass" painting. I've been halfway through the Ork warboss for seven months now. :(
Wow. I didn't keep any of them. :/

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Serious Squig Herder

Since the old thread hasn't been updated for a week and a half now, I'll stick to this one.

I searched and couldn't find any 2013 resolutions made by me. BUT I did finish the year with 50 fewer unpainted minis than I started with. (Through a combination of painting, restrictive buying and selling). So I'm calling that my resolution and calling it a win.

My goals for this year:
1. Again, finish the year with a smaller pile of unpainted minis than I started with. (This is always the overriding goal)
2. Finish painting Von Drakk's Manor for SDE.
3. Finish painting the core set of Rivet Wars (which should arrive soon!)
4. Paint the Cult and Merc starter crews for Freebooter's Fate (finishing all crew starter sets)
5. Paint more of my huge FF backlog. At least 1 more model for each crew.
6. Limit my Kickstarters this year, again. (I only did 4 mini-related ones this year though - only one of which, Rivet Wars, did I get a bunch of stuff - so maybe a limit of 3 this year).
7. Maybe try my hand at creating a little scratch-built terrain?

Hmm, numbers 2-6 are really just a subset of #1.
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Hellish Haemonculus

Boskydell, IL

Get my Tau painted.
Get my Blood Angels painted.
Get my Grey Knights assembled and painted.
Get my Dark Eldar painted. Then get more Dark Eldar.
Finish the last few bits and bobs on my Space Marines.
Refurbish the broken down Land Raider in my collection.
Sell off the Epic 40k stuff I have.
Either purchase or manufacture troop transports for my armies.
Repair my broken minis.

Welcome to the Freakshow!

(Leadership-shenanigans for Eldar of all types.) 
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Ladies Love the Vibro-Cannon Operator


Get some Orks (after selling most of the stuff, keeping Nob Bikers and Stompa).
Get my Dark Eldar fully painted.
Selling most of my CSM stuff keeping an ally detachment.
Get some Skorne stuff.

Former moderator 40kOnline

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Armies: Eldar, Necrons, Blood Angels, Grey Knights; World Eaters (30k); Bloodbound; Cryx, Circle, Cyriss 
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Monstrous Master Moulder

Space Cowboy Cruising Around Olympus Mons

I normally wouldn't do this but I think it might be fun
Finish painting my Tau army
Buy the stuff I need for 1000-1500 points of Eldar
Finish collecting stuff for my Skaven army
Make my game board a limit bit more ghetto (some more terrain, better paint job)

That's probably it....I didn't want to say paint skaven because that is alooooooooot of models to paint :p
That will give me enough 40k for 3 solid 1000 point armies and a 2000 point skaven list hopefully
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Bryan Ansell

Birmingham, UK

1. More board games!
2. Start Bolt Action,
3. Have a real good look at Hordes.
4. Paint something!
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Well might as well, might keep me going

1. Finish building and painting Ogre Kingdoms army
2. Finish building and painting Space Wolves army
3. Get a couple of super heavies built and painted for Apocalypse battles
4. Build and paint a couple of Kill Teams from armies I haven't got already, maybe Ork and Dark Eldar

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Shas'ui with Bonding Knife

Finish painting my Tau.

Finish building my GK, DA armies, begin meaningful painting progress on both.

Buy the remaining pieces of terrain I want, paint them.

Get more games in than 2013.

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I mean, it's Dakka. I thought snide arguments from emotion were what we did here.

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La Rochelle

Complete my Pirates, acquire every Circle Warlock, and paint all that. And start playing Infinity and Freebooter's Fate.

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Regular Dakkanaut

Devon, UK

Mine are finish my skyshield landing pad. Start painting some warhammer fantasy I got for Christmas first ever lot I've got of fantasy and no idea what i'm going to do with them. Includes a Stegadon, Daemon prince and seekers of slaanesh.

Painter not player.....yet. Check out my gallery!!!

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 Breotan wrote:

edit: And I apparently missed the existing thread which was... started on Dec 19? Wait, seriously? Who starts a New Year thread before we've even finished with Christmas?

Me. Why? Does it not match how your view of the world should be?

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Ultramarine Master with Gauntlets of Macragge

Upstate, New York

1 Finish painting the odds and ends from my friend's SOB army that I worked on. Just a handfull of arcoflagelents, spare immolater weapons, some IG HQs
2 Paint all my new purchases. Right now this is just finishing an ADL w/quadgun, but my group of friends does our gift exchange this Sunday, so that pile might get bigger.
3 Make a display board for my army. I've had the sheets of foam insulation waiting to be carved for years, never get around to it.
4 Base my army. Someday this will happen.
5 Paint my spare bits. I've magetized a number of things, painted the primary set up, but never get around to doing the other options.
6 Try to get more games in.

There are a bunch of projects I'd like to do, but need to see what the budget looks like. So those arn't on the resoulution list. Make a Lysander counts-as, another squad of sternguard (deathwatch?) or just add a few more items to my army (TFG, some more tanks)

Well, from a resolution standpoint, 2013 was not a successful year. I made some progress on 1 and 5, but still have lots to do. I think all the new purchases that I had for 2 got painted, but overall I've picked up a lot more then I've painted. 3 and 4 never got started. 6 is an ongoing struggle. Not sure if 2013 was better then 2012 for games played.

As for the non- resolution projects, some got work, some dropped. Due to a massive influx of hobby cash I was able to pick up the TFG I wanted, as well as some more sternguard. But due to the new codex, I'm not going to make the Lysander counts-as, and the need for making the combi heavy sternguard went down.

For 2014 I'm going to keep the same resolutions as I used last year. To those six, I'll add:

7 Update my blog more often, and maintain a consistent pace of work.

As a note to the OP, you might want to put "2014" in the title, to make this thread easier to find in a year.

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Nurgle Predator Driver with an Infestation


Get at least 30% of my Orks painted
Get my Grey Knights painted and buy more Grey Knights
Read at least 1/3 of the Horus Herasy novels
Play more games
Learn to effectively paint force weapons
Try not to fangirl over a limited edition Ork codex
Keep preying Grey Knights get their update this year.

You're rich! You're flashy! You 'ave a proppa Orky stoutness about your belly! And you've got more big, shooty, and dead 'ard gear than any 2 other Orks put together. Da uvver clans orta make way for da Bad Moons!

7th Ed Orks 63-14-2 
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Tough Traitorous Guardsman

Pray I can assemble and paint my 3 chaos titans.

when you're at your weakest at night..in that period between reality in sleep..you'll hear a noise in the distance sounding a bit like gunfire going..dakkadakkadakkadakka 
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Androgynous Daemon Prince of Slaanesh

Norwalk, Connecticut

1. Finish selling off all my Games Workshop material (except 3rd edition Talisman). You guys can even help me reach my goal!
2. Paint all of Deadzone
3. Paint LOKA models
4. Paint Ogre army
5. Finish building Basilean army

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

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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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Owns Whole Set of Skullz Techpriests

Right behind you.

1. Finish painting an entire force. Does not matter what system, just gots to do it.
2. Work my airbrushing skills up.
3. Finish cleaning out projects I'm not going to do(Empire army I'm looking at you...)
4. Build my dream table.
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Waaagh! Warbiker


Buy twilight emperium and finish painting my orks and shaltari.

currently playing dropzone commander, battlegroup and gorkamorka  
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Monstrous Master Moulder

1) Finish painting one or two year old models.
2) Try to keep my GW stuff through the first year at university.

Faithful... Enlightened... Ambitious... Brethren... WE NEED A NEW DRIVER! THIS ONE IS DEAD!  
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Paranoid Sector Lord

The new Sick Man of Europe

Play larger games, play some more board games.

With painted models, obviously.


Boggy Man: 10 weird tricks Single Mom discovered turn you into Sigmarine with perfect abs! Nagash hates her!
Feeder: (the gospel according to)Paul is just ancient fanfic that got retconned into canon somehow. 
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Guard Heavy Weapon Crewman

 stormleader wrote:
My hobby resolutions are as follows
1. Paint the last bits of my IG that are not painted (a platoon, newly acquired Basilisk and Manticore, 2nd Valkyrie)
2. Paint all the Blood Angels I currently have (1 Sang. Guard squad, 1 10 man Assault Squad, 1 Stormraven, 1 Baal Predator, 1 Libby, 1 Land Raider)
3. Paint my White Lions regiment (20 strong)

These were my 2013 goals. Here is how I did.
1. Failed! I painted 8 IG infantry models + a Commissar
2. I came very close, painted everything listed except the Land Raider (however I painted an additional 10 man Assault Squad so I will call this a success.
3. Success! I ended up painting 20 Lions, 18 Archers, 10 Spearmen, 5 Ellryian Reavers, 10 Dragon Princes, 1 Flamespyre Phoenix, 3 Bolt Throwers plus several characters (Mage, BSB, Noble, Annointed).

Here are my 2014 Resolutions
1. Paint up 1850 pts for my UM primogenitor chapter, Sons of Orpheus.
2. Finish that BA Land Raider
3. Wait for IG release, then add on to my IG army. (if Stormtroopers become good again or a troops option this will be a much bigger job)
4. Finish up current High Elf models (5 Reavers, 5 Helms, 1 Frostheart, 17 Spearmen, 14 Archers, 1 Dragon, 4 characters).
5. Learn to use an airbrush as part of my hobby tools (got one this Christmas, just awaiting paints plus setting up a properly ventilated area to use it)
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Manchester UK

My gaming resolutions are:

To actually play!

A friend and I went half each on Deadzone, so no excuses as we have a decent surface and scenery. Also having a mini tournemant with my gaming group, just six of us.

I also have a handful of X-Wing stuff to open and play!

To actually paint!

Still need to finish up my Marines and Eldar, plus the Deadzone stuff. Plus a full Vampire Counts army for the mini tourney in Feb.

Member of the "Awesome Wargaming Dudes"

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Legendary Master of the Chapter


I'm not going to make any real resolutions as I know I'll never meet them, but this is a potential to-do list for 2014:

1a) Have everything from Deadzone wave 1 painted by the full release in February. I'm already half way there with this model-wise, and the terrain should be fairly simple to paint.

1b) Have everything I buy from Deadzone wave 2 painted by the end of the year. With any luck, that will mean all 4 factions and boosters, most of the mercs and at least another 1 scenery set.

2) Make progress on my SM battle company. I have so far 3 tactical squads and full command elements, but there's still a long way to go and every model is getting conversion+freehand. I won't finish this in a year, but I want most of it done. It depends how much more of my hobby budget (time and money) that Mantic gets. Probably most of it if proper Warpath is out in time for Christmas (not sure when the KS is planned for).

3) Finish the SW army I've had in a box for 2 years. Also, finish and expand my pre-heresy IF.

4) Pick up 1 new game. Last year it was ITEN, Deadzone and Warpath 2.0, this year I'm looking at possibly D&D, maybe Infinity and I've also looked at X-wing.

How in the hell I'm going to find time or money for all of this is beyond me, but it's a start.

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Fixture of Dakka


Concentrate on Mordheim only. No getting tempted into army side projects.

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Sinewy Scourge

Lodi CA

Finish painting my Legion of Everblight Kallus list.
Purchase and paint my Legion of Everblight pVayl list.
Stop buying so many Fantasy Flight X-wing figs.

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Avatar of the Bloody-Handed God

Inside your mind, corrupting the pathways

Paint all my models.

Do not buy any more models until above is done.

Finish making up warhammer quest tiles.

Make up a board of 40k terrain.

Make up a board of infinity terrain.

Make up a selection of D&D terrain.

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Land Raider Pilot on Cruise Control

Twickenham, London

1) Pick an army for 40K (So, so hard)
2) Paint that army to 2000 points
3) Actually maintain a blog on painting
4) Enter Golden Demon

Never happen!

"If you don't have Funzo, you're nothin'!"
"I'm cancelling you out of shame, like my subscription to white dwarf"
Never use a long word where a short one will do. 
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Longtime Dakkanaut

My war gaming resolutions in this order are
-get better with my new airbrush while really working on increasing my technical painting skills.
-get all my arrangements together early for adepticon, nova, and at least 1 more GT.
-finish painting my eldar
-collect some drop zone commander
-finish painting my 1k Sons(GK)storm raven
-finish converting and painting my 1K sons(GK)
-buy 2 boxes kroot
-and finish painting my tau
-continue collecting my imperial guard while painting slowly
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Contagious Dreadnought of Nurgle

Williamsburg VA

My new years resolution is not to buy any new 40k stuff and to finish painting and converting this….
"I have 5 nurgle spawn to be converted.
2 Nurgle sorcerers and one nurgle lord to be painted and partially converted.
50 cultists to be painted and partially converted.
One defiler to assemble, convert and paint
One defiler to paint.
One soul-grinder to assemble, convert and paint.
about 14 new plague marines to paint
5 havoc with 4 auto cannon to paint and convert
20 plaguebearers to assemble and paint
21 nurgling bases to paint (good lord)
1 demon prince to paint
1 rhino to paint and convert
1 more landraider to paint and convert
Two hell brutes to be assembled, converted and painted

10 Assault marines to paint and convert
13 chosen to paint and convert

All i plan on buying is a single hell drake… and a partridge in a pear tree.
151 models or there a bouts. "

My hobby blog
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Storm Guard

Northampton, England

I didn't have any resolutions last year, but this year :-

- Base my Menoth and not buy any more of it, its a respectable collection and I don't usually play them.
- Paint my entire Cygnar, there is over 100 minis that haven't even been started
- Paint my Mercenaries, as there's considerably less of them I feel I can spend more time on these.

I'd like to do a few 40k things, I want to display my Ultramarines, they're quite well painted however there's only 20 and a Captain at the moment. I have 10 Terminators and a rhino that need painting but want another 30 marines, 4 rhinos and a command squad with a razorback to display a nice little army.

I will likely do none of the above.

Cygnar (133) | 82% painted - Menoth (65) | 92% painted
Mercenaries (52) | 53% painted - Circle Orboros (42) | 92% painted - Minions (20) | 0% painted

Systems I play : Warmachine, Hordes, Star Wars X-Wing, Star Trek Attack Wing, Malifaux & Bolt Action.

Listen to my band : http://tigerstyleuk.bandcamp.com | Follow my wrestling promotion http://www.goodwrestling.com 
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Ruthless Interrogator

The hills above Belfast

Move outside my GW bubble. Ive been into war-games for over 20 years and bar role playing games I've stuck to GW, but I see some exciting stuff out there I want to at least try.

Complete all the zone mortalis tiles I have to a decent level.

Be nicer to all staff in my local GW not just the ones I know and like but even the annoying sod who still asks me the same questions every week and never seems to recognise me or remember!!! Calm be nice be nice!

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