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Maryland, US

Hi everyone,

in here I will post pictures of both my armies: a large Ork band of speed-freaks, and dynasty of Necrons that I still haven't baptized.

Why Orks?
Because when I started 40k, I wanted to have fun. I never had any interest in Human faction in games where other races are available. This is true for tabletop role playing games, video games, ...
Why Evil Sunz?
Because "da red onez is fasta", because the red ones are actually faster, because it reminds me of Mad Max, because I have a motorcycle
Why Necrons?
Because of the first Allies matrix, damn you GW!!!


Basically, after the introduction of the Allies matrix, I decided that it was time for me to jump onto a 2nd faction.
I did not want any SM or IG.
I don't remember what was the Allies matrix for Orks in the edition that introduced that concept, but I think I then had the choice between Necrons, Tau, and CSM.
I never was attracted by the Tau robot, too manga style for me, and their Kroot are somehow similar to Orks.
CSM was clearly an option, but it was too close to SM, and I'm not really into all the gory aspect of Chaos.
Necrons had a full range of models at the time, and it may have been the 1st army to do so in a while, iirc a GW blog post.
I thought they were a nice complement to the Orks, more shooty, less wild, more organized, less bloodheaded, and I kind of liked their models.


First, a few terrain pieces (WIP):
Ork Walls - 3 made out of sprue sticks, foam, and thin "wood" for the base
Ork gas station(?) - made out of sprue sticks, foam, thin "wood" for the base

Here is a list of my Ork army (WIP):

Lords of War:
Ghazghkull Thraka - built
Stompa - in the box

HQ:
Wazdakka Gutsmek - built, primed
Grukk Face-Rippa - built, primed
Grukk Face-Rippa's squig - built, painted
Mad Dok Grotsnik - in the box
Weirdboy - primed
Boss Zagstruk - primed


Troops:
Boyz - 25 Evil Sunz, a few finishing touches to be done, bases to be done
Boyz - 14 with sluggas, built
ArdBoyz - 30 with sluggas, built
Boyz - 38 with shootas, built
Boyz - 6 rokkit launcha, built
Boyz - 9 big shootas, built
Grots - 30 painted, a few finishing touches to be done, bases to be done

Elites:
Nobz - 30+ built
Burnaz - 12 mostly painted, finishing touches to be done, bases to be done
Lootaz - 12 mostly painted, finishing touches to be done, bases to be done
Boss Snikrot - mostly painted, finishing touches to be done, base to be done
Meks - 4 built

Heavy Support:
Flash Gitz - 7 home made from Black Orks, almost done, finishing touches to be done, bases to be done
Battlewagon - 2 built, 1 painted, details to highlight, 1 painted bud needs to be redone
Killa Kans - 3 Evil Sunz, 3 Bad Moonz
Deff Dread - 1 Bad Moonz
Gorkanaut - mostly built
Morkanaut - built, primed, starting basecoat


Fast Attack:
Trukk - 1 primed, basecoat partly done
Warbikers/Nob Warbikers - 17 primed
Dakkajet - mostly painted, a few finishing touches to be done, bases to be done
Dakkajet (made from a Warthog model) - primed, partial basecoat
Stormboyz - 10 primed
Warbuggies - 3 homemade, primed, partly basecoated

Super Heavy:
Gargantuan Squiggoth (conversion) - body mostly built
Stompa - mostly built

Here is a list of my Necron army (WIP):

HQ:
Overlord - in the box
Ovelord from the barge - basecoat, some highlight done
Obyron - painted, just needs some touches on the base
Anrakyr - in the box
Barge - primed, some basecoat done

Troops:
Warriors - 24 mostly painted, need finishing touches on the gun, and bases

Elite:
Deathmarks - 5 done
Stalker - 1 almost done, needs a few finishing touches
Nightbringer - 1 almost done, needs a base

Fast Attack:
Scarabs - 6 done
Ghost Ark - mostly painted, needs a few finishing touches, and to be assembled
Tomb Blades - 6 primed

Heavy Support:
Spyder - 1 done (maybe a few details left)
Doom Scythe - mostly painted, needs finishing touches on pilot and base
Doomsday Ark - mostly painted, needs a few finishing touches, and to be assembled

Thanks,
Nicolas

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You don't see a lot of hover vehicles with Orks, so this is nice and refreshing to see!

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Not really a hover

The base is a bit too high and the bike front wheel does not touch the floor ... which could also give the impression there's so much thrust coming from the engines that the bike is doing a wheelie

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Maryland, US

Bad Moonz

Flash Gitz

First part of my Ork army, with a small unit of Bad Moonz FlashGitz that I made using Black Orcs from WFB.

This is work in progress ...
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My take at Wazdakka

My Ork army is a mix of two different clans: Evil Sunz first, and Bad Moonz second.
As a central piece for the Evil Sunz band, I wanted to have Wazdakka, for which there has never been a model I guess.

My first attempt at making my own Wazdakka was kind of a disappointment because of the size of the model: it was just slightly larger than a regular biker.
I got more bits in my bits-box, including large pieces from a battlewagon and a dakkajet/bommer, so I decided to restart that project.

For the biker, so far I am using the Warboss from the AOBR box set. I just had to remove part of his pants to allow him to sit on the bike.

Before I go into the painting, I'd like to have some feedback from the community.
So here are a few pictures of the model, once primed.

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Front right

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Back left

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Back right

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Size comparison


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Bad Moonz

Killa Kanz


Here are my 3 Bad Moonz Killa Kanz, almost finished.

One of them is missing 1 arm, as I decided to remove the magnet that I originally put.

Bases need more work.

Comments welcome!

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Evil Sunz

Killa Kanz


My three other Kanz are wearing the colors of the Evil Sunz.
I tried to use some more dynamic poses, as I imagine these three "running" forward to engage the enemy, while the Bad Moonz Kans will surely shoot from afar

I decided to remove the magnets that I first thought to use to change their weapons, that's why a couple of arms are missing right now.

Bases are not done.

Comments are welcome!

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Goblin horde

I have a pack of 30 goblins, that I consider as they should be by Orks: weak, without proper gear, and without a clan.
As such, they present a great diversity in colors: red from the Evil Sunz and yellow from the Bad Moonz exist, but blue and brown are also there.
Weapons are also dirtier than those of the boyz.

A couple of shots of the pack.

Bases not done.

Comments welcome!

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Bad Moonz

Warboss Squigg


I got a StormClaw box and realized that the warboss in there is *very* similar to that of AOBR, which I use for my Wazdakka.
I thought I could use it as an alternate warboss, but for the Bad Moonz.
He could be a relative to Wazdakka or whatever you call two mushrooms that look alike

Anyway, this warboss has a nice squigg that I decided to paint blue, as I wanted something out of the ordinary for the warboss pet.

Here are a couple of pictures of the squigg, for which I will need to find a name pretty soon.

Comments welcome!

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Necrons

Warriors


My Necrons warriors are very basic, as they should be, in my mind.
They are at the bottom of the pyramid (or monolith) so I wanted them to look very simple.
I used silver with layers of red wash, which gives a nuance to their appearance.
I haven't finished their guns, as I'm not really happy with the way they look now.

Comments are welcome!

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Nice stuff you got here

I like the idea of two Ork Clans mixed together, it gives a lot of opportunity to build in some variety in the massive green hordes; I think I'll steal that little idea for my own Orks if you don't mind

The Squig is really awesome, the colour scheme works really well, despite being quite out of the ordinary indeed

Keep up the good work!



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Necrons

Deathmarks


The Deathmarks are one of the unit that I really like about Necrons and that represents that cold/distant/mechanical flavor that I did not have with my Orks.

At first I wanted to make them look very dark and shiny, simply mixing some Boltgun Metal with lots of Badab Black, but I could not get a satisfying result.

So I decided to stay in the color scheme of the entire army, though they had to look superior to the Warriors.
Instead of getting them more shiny or golden, I went the other way, and made them less shiny.
I decided that Elite/HQ would have more white/ceramic-like color, obtained with multiple layer of Bleached Bone.

I have a squad of 5, here is the picture of 1 of them.

Update: picture of the whole squad.

Comments welcome!

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Necrons

C'Tan Shard


One of the unit that I really like in the Necron range is the C'Tan Shard of the Nightbringer (as much as I dislike the Deceiver).
His pose, mouth wide open, is terrifying, while his size and elegance are clear signs of superiority.

I kind of like the color scheme from GW website and the Necron codex: very dark, almost completely black, with just a single color coming from the body.
I went along a similar path, but at this time, GW just introduce their new technical paints, and I wanted to use the Blood for the Blood God to paint something else than blood.
After highlighting the cape of the C'Tan with some red, I thus decided to cover it with a layer of Blood, which I think works very well.
I also used red for the mouth.
However, for the rest of the body, I wanted something shiny, as the C'Tan are star's shards. But I did not want to use a color that would clash with the Blood cape.
I went for dry brushing the body with some silver.

Not sure I want to add anything, except for the base.

Comments welcome!


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Necrons

Canoptek Spyder


Another Necron model that I really like: the Canoptek Spyder.
I start t really like this color scheme, and I think it goes really nicely on the Spyder.

Comments welcome!

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Necrons

Vargard Obyron


Ok, this is WIP, and I basically just started painting Vargard Obyron.

I want him to have similar color to the rest of the army, but with a noticeable difference.

Have a look below to see what I have so far.
Keep in mind it's WIP, and while the red looks messy, I will clean it up once I know the color(s) I will use for the armor.

So, I'm hesitating between a few options.
I want to have those red touches on him, but I don't know if I should have his armor black, white, gold, or silver.
I kind of like the way he looks now, apart from the mess. I like the color scheme, and that's why I think I should keep his armor black.
I will have some silver here and there, in the skeleton and maybe on the scythe.

What do you think?

Update: I have decided to keep a dominant black, but had the skeleton golden to balance, and highlight the edges of the black panels with some grey
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Necrons

Overlord


The other HQ that I have so far is the overlord that comes in the Barge.
It's nice that it can be used on foot too.

For him, I have in mind to follow my color scheme, unlike what I imagine for Vargard Obyron.
So, the lord has to be mostly white, with touches of red, like the entire army, and gold should be more present than silver.

This is WIP.
I imagine silver in the remaining part of the skeleton.
Haven't really figured out what I want for the head yet.

Comments are welcome!

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Necrons

Triarch Stalker


Yet another Necrons model that I like.
This is the first that I painted in my army, and though it is complete, I think I will go back to it sooner or later.

What I think I may change is the overall dominance of black: in the legs, the joints, the weapons, and the control seat.
Shall I paint some sections of the legs with a different color? Bottom section, silver?
What about the control seat?


Comments are more than welcome!


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Seems like you've got a whole army here already

The colour scheme is nice, personally I'd make Vargard's armour ceramic white too, otherwise the red markings won't be as noticeable. As for the Overlord, I'd go with a brass or golden face/helmet, to set him apart from the rest



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Quick update on what could soon be a very interesting project: I'd like to make my own Squiggoth (gargantuan!).

I have found a couple of dinosaur models from Pegasus (triceratops and t-rex), which I believe could be converted into a nice looking squiggoth.

Here is a quick photoshop:
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Triceratops + T-rex = Squiggoth ???

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Been playing a bit more with Photoshop and those two dinosaurs ... and I have decided to purchase them. Hopefully, I won't need too much GS to fix all of this

Let me know what you think!

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No comments? I guess you'd like to see more than a montage?

Well, while these two plastic kits are being shipped to Hawaii, here is a little bit more of what I have in mind:

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With a battlewagon as howdah


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Just got my Pegasus T-Rex and Triceratops today!!
First of all, I have to say those are of great quality: sturdy and heavy plastic, with a impressive amount of details on the skin, the horns, the eyes, the mouths ...
At $30-35 a piece, it's a steal!
If I can make just 1 Gargantuan Squiggoth, that's about $300 saved!
But I can imagine making 2, for 10% of the FW price!!!

Now let's start with some measurements:

1. Gargantuan Squiggoth

Length:
12-13 inches long, from tip of the horns to tip of the tail

Height:
8 inches to max height of howdah at the shoulder
7 inches to max height of howdah at the hip
6 inches to shoulder
5-5.5 inches to hip

Width:
2 inches at the head
5 inches max at the shoulder
4.5 inches at the hip

Howdah:
8 inches long max
8 inches wide max
4 x 4.5 inches for central piece
2 x 2 for "driver" piece
1.5 x 1.5 back piece
1 x 1.25 x 1.25 for side pieces

Thanks to Celso Mendez for his video on Youtube!

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2. Pegasus Triceratops, which I wanted to use mainly for the Squiggoth's body

Length: 12 inches from horns to tail
Height: 4.5-5 inches at shoulder and at hip
Width: 3 inches at the hip

3. Pegasus Tyrannosaurus, which I wanted to use mainly for the Squiggoth's head

Length: 18.5 inches from mouth to tail
Height: 6-6.5 inches at head, shoulder and hip
Width: 3 inches at the hip

4. Battlewagon, for the howdah

Length: 6 inches for the whole cabin
Height: 2 inches for the cabin
Width: 4 inches at most for the cabin


Sooo, it looks like both bodies are good match to the Gargantuan Squiggoth, except in terms of width, where I may lack at least 1 inch. The length of the T-Rex is a bit too much, but it's mostly due to the tail, which is about 8 inches long.
For the howdah, a battlewagon cabin seems to be a very good match, and I may just need a bit of plasticard to get the extra inch here or there.

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Now, about that head swapping ...

I remind you that my original plan was to swap the heads of both dinosaurs, to make them look different from the well known T-Rex and Triceratops.
You can see a photo-montage of the T-Rex head on the Triceratops body a couple of messages above, but I put it back here, in its simplest form.
I also add a montage of what a Triceratops head on a T-Rex body would look like.


I continue to believe that the 1st one is a very good match to the Gargantuan Squiggoth. As much as I like the effect of the Triceratops head on the T-Rex body, it looks more like a monstrous ugly bird to me, than a squiggoth.

Looking at the models, the necks are similar in their dimensions and the texture of the skin is also similar, though not identical.
The Triceratops neck has a circumference of about 4.5 inches, while it's closer to 5 inches for the T-Rex.
It should not be impossible to hide the misconnection with proper armour plates I guess. The natural shield on the Triceratops head would also help on that issue.
One more thing, the head swapping will require some cutting: the Triceratops head is a separate piece, but the T-Rex head is connected to the body as a single piece (the inferior jaw and the tong are distinct pieces though). And as I said previously, these are heavy pieces of plastic.

So, what do you guys think?
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Triceratops body + T-rex head = Squiggoth number 1

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Triceratops head + T-rex body = Squiggoth number 2

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Looks pretty cool, though I would make some bigger front legs for the trex body squiggoth. If you are not confident on making flesh legs, some bionic legs would look cool. Still keep the rearing up pose, but the larger front legs will help to balance the massive head and fortification on its back.

   
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 SilverMK2 wrote:
Looks pretty cool, though I would make some bigger front legs for the trex body squiggoth. If you are not confident on making flesh legs, some bionic legs would look cool. Still keep the rearing up pose, but the larger front legs will help to balance the massive head and fortification on its back.


yup, agree with you, it needs stronger legs ... the most obvious difference between real life dinosaur and the monsters of 40k, is that the latter are significantly bulkier (and this is true for all other 40k figurines, including vehicles)

thanks a lot for the bionic legs idea!!
I was also thinking of making a copy of the back legs with some instamold and GS, and use these in place of the front legs


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Sorry, but I'm stealing this idea.


feel free!
and please keep me posted on your progress

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I thought I should take a picture of both models, next to some Orks, for size comparison.
Well, they're huge

See for yourself!

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Don't get me wrong, they ARE awesome. How will you be doing the howdah?

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I have a couple of Battlewagon and a Trukk, that I may break apart to have the main structure, and then work out something with plasticard
However, I will start to build something with Legos to have a sense of how long/wide/heigh it can be and has to be

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