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Made in gb
Longtime Dakkanaut






London UK

Yeah,
Going to buy Lost Patrol primarily as a fun paint project.
I recently painted up ++Bomberz Over Da Sulphur River++
Having a small number of minis to paint is quite pleasurable.

This game should fit the bill with only 17 miniatures and 6 tokens.
To get ready I bought some jungle bases to paint before the game drops.
My FLGs only had three packs so I was short two bases :(
I press mold copied the flatest design and added plastic GW man eating plants.



Panic...

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Made in us
Anointed Dark Priest of Chaos






I like where this is going...

++ Death In The Dark++ A Zone Mortalis Hobby Project Log: http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/0/663090.page#8712701
 
   
Made in gb
Longtime Dakkanaut






London UK

Yeah,
Sprayed Lime Green

Then blocked in some flat colours.
Greens, Yellow and blue.

The plan is that I would then hit the entire base with green ink.
It dulled the brightness, murked the blue and yellow with green.
Tie everything together.


Just need to select a Trim colour to finish them.


Panic...

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Made in gb
Pious Palatine






Subbed. This is gonna be awesome!

EDC
   
Made in gb
Esteemed Veteran Space Marine




UK

Yeah, I'm looking forward to this too. May have to steal some of the ideas from here was going to get Lost Patrol as a painting project as well. I figure I have enough scouts and stealers as it is. So I don't need them to add to my forces, so I can spend my time doing a good job, might have to source some nice jungle bases like you have done now too....

 
   
Made in au
Destructive Daemon Prince





Melbourne .au

Very cool start.

   
Made in gb
Longtime Dakkanaut






London UK

Yeah,
Cheers. very minor Painted the trim update!

I was looking at the various greens and browns deciding on a colour... Then it popped out and demanded to be used!

Death World Forest!

How could I refuse?
Looks pretty good too



Bases done that gives me a few days to think about how I'm gonna paint the miniatures?
Roll on Saturday!

Panic...

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Made in gb
Grim Dark Angels Interrogator-Chaplain





The Rock

Don't forget to have the Predator soundtrack on when you're playing this.

AoV's Hobby Blog 08/02/18 Maximum Astartes p43
How to take decent photos of your models- PDF download here
There's a beast in every man, and it stirs when you put a sword in his hand
Most importantly, Win or Lose, always try to have fun.
Armies Legion: Dark Angels 
   
Made in no
Boom! Leman Russ Commander






Oslo Norway

Bases turned out great, are you going for camo on the scouts?

   
Made in gb
Longtime Dakkanaut






London UK

Yeah,

 Illumini wrote:
Bases turned out great, are you going for camo on the scouts?
I think they will be Blood Angels same as the box art.
Gonna go with grey fatigues and red armour.

Picked up the boxed game at my local FLGs
WarBoar £28
http://www.warboargames.co.uk


Four sheets of card, no duplicate tiles


Standard Combat SM Scouts and Genestealers
In red and purple plastic.


Built everything.
Scouts got armed the same as the guys in the booklet.
3 Shotguns, Heavy Bolter and sergeant with pistol chain sword.
Jungles are pretty dark places so they also have night goggles from the sniper scouts sprue.

I had a little fun with the Genestealers giving some combos that do happen in the codex.
4 talons or 4 rending claws


but it's raining so can't undercoat today :(
Marines I'll undercoat grey.
Genestealers milka purple.

Panic...

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Made in gb
Grim Dark Angels Interrogator-Chaplain





The Rock

Coming along nicely

AoV's Hobby Blog 08/02/18 Maximum Astartes p43
How to take decent photos of your models- PDF download here
There's a beast in every man, and it stirs when you put a sword in his hand
Most importantly, Win or Lose, always try to have fun.
Armies Legion: Dark Angels 
   
Made in gb
Longtime Dakkanaut






London UK

Yeah,
Got the Genestealers base coated today.


Planning a super quick scheme.
Blue claws, Pink details, big blue wash.
Done.

Panic...

   
Made in gb
Fixture of Dakka






Wiltshire, UK

Another cool project Panic, looking good so far.

   
Made in us
[DCM]
Never Forget Isstvan!





Chicago

Nice! I really like the bases as for the trim color you can go old school and use goblin green

Ustrello paints- 30k, 40k multiple armies
http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/614742.page 
   
Made in gb
[DCM]
Tyrant of Badab






HATE Club, East London

Looking good with those bases. Gonna play at HATE?


Though my guards may sleep and my ships may lay at anchor, our foes know full well that big guns never tire. 
   
Made in gb
Longtime Dakkanaut






London UK

Yeah,
Once painted I plan on doing a evening at HATE (our local club)
and track how many games get played and who gets the furthest!

A whole week with no hobby time! I found a few hours today.
Genesyealers are about 50% done

Classic colours.


Panic...

   
Made in gb
Grim Dark Angels Interrogator-Chaplain





The Rock

Screeee!

Nice work here matey

AoV's Hobby Blog 08/02/18 Maximum Astartes p43
How to take decent photos of your models- PDF download here
There's a beast in every man, and it stirs when you put a sword in his hand
Most importantly, Win or Lose, always try to have fun.
Armies Legion: Dark Angels 
   
Made in gb
Longtime Dakkanaut






London UK

Yeah,

genestealers 99% done just need to repaint the toes that got stripped during basing.

Scouts were Base coated.
I was going to based coat grey and then pick out the armour in red.
But decided to do it the other way and base coat the armour and then pick out the fatigues in grey...


I used a bright blood orange spray and then inked red.

Genestealers want to start the killing now and not wait until the scouts are ready...

Just like the game I guess...

Panic...

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Made in gb
Longtime Dakkanaut






London UK

Yeah,
First few block colours on the scouts...
This is taking longer than I thought!

Luckily the reward is an awesome game... Right?

Panic...

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Made in gb
Longtime Dakkanaut






London UK

yeah,
I finished off the marines.


And some photos of the Genestealers


These Marines are doomed...



I still have the nodes to complete the box.


But it's ready for play! Just in time to take on holiday so I'll post some game reports soon

Panic...

   
Made in gb
Longtime Dakkanaut






London UK

Yeah,
Infestation tokens done, My copy of lost patrol is now fully painted




Last night after playing 30k with AribitorIan, We run through Lost patrol 5 times.

ArbitorIan played the scout marines.

We played three games normal. Ian lost these first 3 games.
So we decided to try and tweak something.

Fourth game We allowed the marines to kill on a 5+6.
Ian lost game 4... Quite quickly but he did kill more 'nids.

So on game five we weakened the genestealler attacks from 2/4/6 to 1/3/5.
It still wasn't enough Ian quickly lost game 5!

I'll keep trying till I have some house rules that marines have a chance of winning.

Panic...

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Made in gb
The Hammer of Witches





cornwall UK

Game over man!!!

I suggest the marines nuke em from orbit, its the only way to be sure.

I love the bases...

   
Made in au
Yu Jing Martial Arts Ninja






Ouch those poor marines. As long as you had fun though

Would you recommend the game?

Congrats on finishing it . Bases and markers look great by the way. They fit the board perfectly.

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Made in gb
Longtime Dakkanaut






London UK

yeah,
weetyskemian44 wrote:I suggest the marines nuke em from orbit, its the only way to be sure.
Good thinking!
Exterminus - Something like if only the scout leader is left alive he can call it in!
It would make an excellent forced draw rule ...

ckig wrote:Ouch those poor marines. As long as you had fun though
Would you recommend the game?
Great quality components and a fun project.
It's hard to recommend... due to the rules!
It's Hard to believe this was properly tested and this is what GW wanted to release!?

There are a few of these GW Lost Patrol testimonial videos.


When the people who made the game are all saying 'we've never beat the game.'
You have to wonder why it was released!
Why they not make changes to the rules if you can't beat it?


Last night I played More games at my Local Club.
We played about 6 - 8 games - Rules as Written.
All very fast, quick games with lots of scout death
-Zero Scout wins.
But people were all clearly having fun, although a lot of it was laughing at how bad the rules are.
Laughing at how many of the little rules GW added to the game to make the scouts task even harder.

There is an element of 'how far did you get??'
'just one more go!'
but I'm not sure how long that will last.

We then tried tweaking the rules for the last game and reduced the Genestealers to 2 actions.
This balanced the game a lot, so maybe a swing too much towards the scouts.
The scouts died every now and then and two scouts found the drop pod before being killed.

Panic...

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Made in gb
Blood-Drenched Death Company Marine






"They all still died obviously"! I like how depressed those gents sound in the video, it does sound like an uber difficult game. It does sound like a minimal amount of play testing was done, but at least you seem to be getting some enjoyment from the game.

You smashed through the set in double quick time Panic, good work. I especially like the themed bases and the use of the goggles on the scouts.

My 40K and assorted projects: Genestealer Cult: October 15th http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/1290/583755.page#8965486
 
   
Made in us
Thermo-Optical Tuareg





California

The game is tough, but with the right group, it's pretty fun. I've said it before, but reducing the Genestealer player to two actions really shifts the game balance towards the Scout player. It's actually winnable at that point.

Nice job on the figures though. How are you transporting everything without ruining your paintjobs?

   
 
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