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Maddening Mutant Boss of Chaos






Aww, nice... wasnt quite sure to start with, but that pred is looking better the more you work at it.

Keep going!

   
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Frenzied Berserker Terminator





Everett, WA

If it's not too late, I like the checkers sweeping backwards better. But if you are still working on them, maybe you could have the pivot point on the top and bottom of the turret, that way they seem more uniform, and just draw closer together as the checks go around the curve.

   
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Tyrant of Badab






HATE Club, East London

Do you mean so they form a more triangular or trapezium shape instead of turning into diamonds?

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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Everett, WA

Yes, and just to make the point clear, I scketched it up quick. But if you don't want to re-do both turrets, I would go with the first option.
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Tyrant of Badab






HATE Club, East London

Originally, I didn't want to do it that way as I wanted it to match my shoulder pads and the way I have done them. I think maybe that would be a good way to go now though...

Umming and Arring...

Thanks for taking the time to give me that input though, and going to the trouble of sketching it. It actually looks quite good like that. Maybe will try that and see how it looks...

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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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Everett, WA

Sorry if I made more work for you. I mean, if you do it this way, you have to go back and change all the shoulder pads! YOU HAVE TO!

   
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Tyrant of Badab






HATE Club, East London

Nah, the shoulder pads look right as they are!

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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Everett, WA

Ok.

   
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Agile Revenant Titan






Oregon

Any chance there will be an update soon?

Eldar -5000 points 
   
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Tyrant of Badab






HATE Club, East London

  • I've made progress on the predator, but not enough to post.

  • I've also done some work converting some Catachan melta-gunners into Orlock/Tyrant's Legion flamer guys for my Tyrant's Legion part of my secessionist forces. They already had the end of the melta-guns chopped off, and I have no use for Catachans anyway. I just hate to wastemodels. They now have the towel hanging down fro their waste, armbands, bandanas turned into Orlock-style headgear, flamers and flamer-tanks, and belt-knifes turned into holsters. They are not quite done yet, but I'll post pics soon.

  • I've Dettol-stripped a bunch of old second-hand metal Death Company marines and will paint them soon.

  • I have a some scenery ready to post when I get around to taking photos, plus more scenery on the way

  • I have some additional board pieces to go with the board you can see in an old thread of mine and in my gallery. I've done an Imperial Aquila etched into the ground of a 2'x2' section, and made a start on a Skull on another. Also planning Tyrant's Fist/Malestrom Warder logo, and some Eldar insignia. Oh. and a Gork Skull (or maybe Mork)


  • So, lots going on, but I suffer from not-finishing-what-I-have-started-itis

    However, I am a teacher, and Christmas holidays start next Thursday, so I'll get some conversion work done Thursday and Friday, then take some stuff to paint when I go visit my parents. I should hopefully get quite a lot done in the next few weeks. I'll also try to finish up a lot of the stuff that is at 80-90% done, so that I can hopefully field a 1000-point painted force soon.

    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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    Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






    Mostly, on my phone.

    Teaching: it is a good profession for the hobbyist. Also, I completely understand the partial painting crisis.

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    Tyrant of Badab






    HATE Club, East London

    Bit of a tangent, but here is some stuff I wanted to show. It is terrain for use with my boards.

    These are prototypes. I have eight more ready to finish. I was originally going with the rectangular window deisgn, but it was way fiddlier than you'd expect. I actually think I prefer the circular window design that I switched to, but I wanted to get some other opinions before I finalise things. I've shown one of the WIP pieces so you can see how it was made.

    I'd be grateful for opinions on the following;

    1. Rectangular or square windows?
    2. Green (camo) , Grey (functional), Orange (construction yard) or Yellow (construction yard or Lamenters colours)
    3. How much damage and/or weathering should they have?
    4. Do you think they are any good?








    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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    Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader





    Ajax, ON. Canada

    I say square windows. It makes it look less like a giant barrel.
    It also better to shoot out of.

    "The strong are strongest alone", Lufgt Huron, Tyrant of Badab.
    The Blood Reaver. Master of the Red Corsairs. Lord of the Maelstrom. Huron Blackheart.

    "Life sucks when it gets in the way of Warhammer." - CGBSpender 
       
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    Gitzkrieg Kommanda






    Madison, WI

    Square door to, at least on the bottom edge. Man wasn't made for round doors.

       
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    Tyrant of Badab






    HATE Club, East London

    Really? Doors too? It is at least three or four times harder to make. Plus I have the round doors (airlocks?) prepared already.

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    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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    Ajax, ON. Canada

    I agree. Unless your a hobbit ... Square doors

    "The strong are strongest alone", Lufgt Huron, Tyrant of Badab.
    The Blood Reaver. Master of the Red Corsairs. Lord of the Maelstrom. Huron Blackheart.

    "Life sucks when it gets in the way of Warhammer." - CGBSpender 
       
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    Madison, WI

    Hmmm... perhaps if you used a smaller tube (it can be very short... only a base width) and then put the round door on the end of that so it *looked* like an airlock?

       
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    Tyrant of Badab






    HATE Club, East London

    Sorry, the need to get these done and the fact that round is so ridiculously easier than square meant that I have finished them all as the round version. Just got to put on the touchpads and an undercoat, then I'll be putting these aside and trying to get back to painting minis.

    Though my guards may sleep and my ships may lay at anchor, our foes know full well that big guns never tire. 
       
    Made in ca
    Battle-tested Knight Castellan Pilot





    Vancouver BC Canada


    Great plog. I loved the old Badab war fluff back in Rt and I was excited to see FW modernize it.

    Great looking army so far. I personally like the round air-lock doors. I know whats it like to not have a lot of hobby time and having to make due with easier to make parts.

    Can't wait to see some more paints, and also can't wait to see the Executioners. Please PLEASE keep them in the cammo armour. I always loved that and love seeing peoples different takes on it.

    Keep up the long painting war my friend. =o]

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    Tyrant of Badab






    HATE Club, East London

    Well, it has been a pretty awful year, mainly due to work. There have been lots of highlights, but a lot of lows too. Painting has been pretty much on hold, and most of my stuff has been moved to my parents house. Not done much recently, but...

    I just finished these fellas off enough to just turn around and say "done!" at last. The quality is not what I would like, but they just needed finishing so I can move on to something new. I won't be using the same method to paint any more Lamenters, so I just wanted to get on with it...

    The numerals, symbols etc are all 100% hand-painted, and whilst they are not as neat as I would like, the fact they are MINE makes the whole model feel more like mine. Don't know why, but I have never liked the use of transfers...







    Next up will be finishing the pred, then the scouts. I then need to get to 1000 points, so not sure what I will do after that. Probably assault marines. Maybe terminators.

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    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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    Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






    Mostly, on my phone.

    Lovely rich yellow there. I'm with you 100% on the use of transfers, hate the bloody things. I rely on micron pens, they're a godsend. And great to have you back!

    Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
    Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."


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    Madison, WI

    Nice work on those Lamenters there Fifty.

       
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    Tyrant of Badab






    HATE Club, East London

    Cheers. I think the yellow looks better in photos than in real life, unfortunately. Happier with the predator's colour, which looks worse in photos.

    I don't even like micron pens! I know it sounds ridiculous, but I'd rather do a bad job with a brush than a good one with a pen. I figure it is a good way of developing my precision and hand-steadiness to do something like writing.


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    Nice work on those Lamenters there Fifty.


    Cheers. Only taken three years to get that squad done.

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    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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    Ajax, ON. Canada

    love the yellow and the bases. I think the yellow could use some more wash in areas though

    "The strong are strongest alone", Lufgt Huron, Tyrant of Badab.
    The Blood Reaver. Master of the Red Corsairs. Lord of the Maelstrom. Huron Blackheart.

    "Life sucks when it gets in the way of Warhammer." - CGBSpender 
       
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    Tyrant of Badab






    HATE Club, East London

    Little bit of progress on the predator. It looks a lot better in real life. This is closer to how I will be painting the rest of the yellow.




    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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    Madison, WI

    Nicely done... makes me want to dig out one of my old Preds for a re-paint.

       
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    Tyrant of Badab






    HATE Club, East London

    I absolutely adore this model. I have 3 more regular preds in this pattern. They will probably be regular preds in my Astral Claws part of my secessionist army, but I almost don't want to paint them blue and silver - it seems almost wasteful to use metallics on them.

    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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    Tyrant of Badab






    HATE Club, East London

    I am currently playing in a Badab War campaign at HATE in London. The terminators and scouts are all edging towards completion, but I have also been working on something special. In the campaign, we get special characters and special relics. I got a veteran sergeant with a special redeployment rule, who will be often teleporting in with his heavy flamer buddies. Better still, I got a heavy flamer with shred, rending and gets hot. I gave this to a terminator chaplain...

    +++The Gorgon's Breath works by spraying a cooled, highly corrosive acid over a wide area. This has the effect of destroying both flesh and armour, even of the strongest type. The acid vapourises at air temperature or in low-pressure environments, and is then ignited, causing further damage. Unfortunately for the wielder, the cooling system sometimes allows a certain amount of emergency venting, which can put the user at risk. The weapon was created by the Iron Hands and gifted to the Lamenters thousands of years previously in recognition of joint actions by the Iron Hands and Lamenters against raiders from the Eye of Terror. A hundred years after the gift was made, the weapon vented, killing the 1st Company Captain who was wielding it. The weapon remained in storage from that time, until 30 years ago when Chaplain Deiros took it out of storage for use as his personal weapon...+++

    Here are some final work in progress shots, but not ready for voting on.

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    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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    Tyrant of Badab






    HATE Club, East London

    Chaplain Deiros is complete!




    Note to self:

    The base for the crux terminatus is half graveyard earth, half astronomican grey, then washed with soft tone, then gradually lightened.
    Bone is graveyard earth moving up to screaming skull.

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    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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    Madison, WI

    That terminator looks fantastic Fifty... banner and shoulder pad are real marks of a quality paint job.

       
     
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