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Made in au
Screamin' Stormboy





Woof?

I just had to...
More tomorrow.....
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 Tactical_Spam wrote:
The racial make up of the Imperium is 100% Australians. Its the reason the Imperium has survived for so long.
 
   
Made in gb
Towering Hierophant Bio-Titan





Fareham

We need more epic threads on here
Will be keeping an eye on this one.

   
Made in au
Screamin' Stormboy





Woof?

Here's a test model for my new black legion army (without basing, haven't decided on that yet)
(Photos taken with an iPad camera. This will not always be the case)
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And yes, the camerawork will be VERY much improved soon... worry not

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 Tactical_Spam wrote:
The racial make up of the Imperium is 100% Australians. Its the reason the Imperium has survived for so long.
 
   
Made in au
Screamin' Stormboy





Woof?

So yeah. I finished a sorcerer (aspiring champion being proxied because I love the model) and figured out a basing combination. C and (maybe) C always appreciated.
Also unloaded the Beastmen in the kit (chaos horde) on my friend, Ester_Bonni, in the hope of helping him with a stigmatus covenant army! Good luck with that!

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Dakka hates my photos. Still working on camerawork, guys! Hang in there


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Working on painting a few more bases. Any suggestions regarding basing? C and C very welcome
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 Tactical_Spam wrote:
The racial make up of the Imperium is 100% Australians. Its the reason the Imperium has survived for so long.
 
   
Made in us
Mysterious Techpriest






Good stuff so far. You may want to add some grey highlights to make the marines pop more. A quick drybrush would to the trick rather well.
   
Made in gb
Pious Palatine






This is going to be...*puts on sunglasses*...epic.

EDC
   
Made in au
Screamin' Stormboy





Woof?

Thanks guys. Oh, and cacty, remember me?


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Just wondering, is it acceptable to scratchbuild a chaos decimator? Also, are the epic decimators like the FW 40k ones, or are they big tanks, as I have previously seen? Does anybody have any images they can show me?


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I'm working my way up to Minigeddon. Hooray!

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 Tactical_Spam wrote:
The racial make up of the Imperium is 100% Australians. Its the reason the Imperium has survived for so long.
 
   
Made in au
Screamin' Stormboy





Woof?

Soooo. Yeah. Here are the 4 bases I've done so far. Yey! C and C is always nice


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Dakka hates my photos. Seriously. They were so good on the camera.
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 Tactical_Spam wrote:
The racial make up of the Imperium is 100% Australians. Its the reason the Imperium has survived for so long.
 
   
Made in gb
Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps





Earlobe deep in doo doo

Scratchbuilds are always acceptable. The Decmator is an interesting case the Net Epic one is certainly a giant tank while I don't know for Epic 40k. Personally I use model railway ballast for basing and add tiny pieces of junk to make it more interesting sprue is excellent for this.

"But me no buts! Our comrades get hurt. Our friends die. Falkenburg is a knight who swore an oath to serve the church and to defend the weak. He'd be the first to tell you to stop puling and start planning. Because what we are doing-at risk to ourselves-is what we have sworn to do. The West relies on us. It is a risk we take with pride. It is an oath we honour. Even when some soft southern burgher mutters about us, we know the reason he sleeps soft and comfortable, why his wife is able to complain about the price of cabbages as her most serious problem and why his children dare to throw dung and yell "Knot" when we pass. It's because we are what we are. For all our faults we stand for law and light.
Von Gherens This Rough Magic Lackey, Flint & Freer
Mekagorkalicious -Monkeytroll
2017 Model Count-71
 
   
Made in au
Screamin' Stormboy





Woof?

Thanks llama, I think I'll try and imitate the netepic one


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also Cacty? I got some highlighting done

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 Tactical_Spam wrote:
The racial make up of the Imperium is 100% Australians. Its the reason the Imperium has survived for so long.
 
   
Made in us
Mysterious Techpriest






Awesome, i'd love to see it closeup.

As with Decimators, they are tanks in pretty much every epic army list. If you want some proxies try have a look at these:

http://vanguardminiatures.co.uk/shop/novan-assasin-super-heavy-tank/
http://vanguardminiatures.co.uk/shop/novan-marksman-super-heavy-tank-destroyer/
http://vanguardminiatures.co.uk/shop/tempest-maul-superheavy-tank/ (Just use only one turret)
   
Made in au
Screamin' Stormboy





Woof?

nice, thanks Cacty. Also, how's the epic? I haven't seen any plog updates

 Tactical_Spam wrote:
The racial make up of the Imperium is 100% Australians. Its the reason the Imperium has survived for so long.
 
   
Made in au
Screamin' Stormboy





Woof?

So... yeah. I finished a retinue. Yay me! Also, if I have time today I will paint up a Nurgle champion to lead Ester_Bonni's chaos cult of Nurgle as it would be nice painting some green for a change.

Any thoughts on basing?
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Close up for Cacty. This is as close as I could get without losing focus.

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 Tactical_Spam wrote:
The racial make up of the Imperium is 100% Australians. Its the reason the Imperium has survived for so long.
 
   
Made in au
Screamin' Stormboy





Woof?

Yay! I got the nurgle champion done. I am particularly proud of the cloak. It was made with paper towel soaked in PVA. Epic has led me to actually find uses for PVA! Oh my fething emperor! The guy himself was painted with caliban green, with the mask Balthasar? gold. To finish off the mask, I put a dot of Mephiston red on and smeared it around with my finger. The cloak was done with mech. standard grey, with streaks of blood for the blood god for some nurgle-ey goodness. Hopefully I can convince Ester_Bonni to get to work painting the rest of his mutants. (Beast men)
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Back

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Front

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 Tactical_Spam wrote:
The racial make up of the Imperium is 100% Australians. Its the reason the Imperium has survived for so long.
 
   
Made in gb
Stealthy Warhound Titan Princeps





Earlobe deep in doo doo

Not to bad on the basing to blow my own trumpet http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/720/356363.page#8959902 has a lot on Epic basing and chaos daemon engine conversions you might be interested in.

"But me no buts! Our comrades get hurt. Our friends die. Falkenburg is a knight who swore an oath to serve the church and to defend the weak. He'd be the first to tell you to stop puling and start planning. Because what we are doing-at risk to ourselves-is what we have sworn to do. The West relies on us. It is a risk we take with pride. It is an oath we honour. Even when some soft southern burgher mutters about us, we know the reason he sleeps soft and comfortable, why his wife is able to complain about the price of cabbages as her most serious problem and why his children dare to throw dung and yell "Knot" when we pass. It's because we are what we are. For all our faults we stand for law and light.
Von Gherens This Rough Magic Lackey, Flint & Freer
Mekagorkalicious -Monkeytroll
2017 Model Count-71
 
   
Made in au
Screamin' Stormboy





Woof?

Thanks llama! I have been following your thread for a while now! I am preparing a handy dandy painting guide to put here. I know P and M tutorials is probably a better place, but I don't think this is good enough for it's own thread.


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trying to get spoilers to work

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 Tactical_Spam wrote:
The racial make up of the Imperium is 100% Australians. Its the reason the Imperium has survived for so long.
 
   
Made in au
Screamin' Stormboy





Woof?

Hey everyone, so many updates. I decided to prepare a painting guide for the little fellas, but I'm posting it here because I don't think it's good enough to warrant it's own thread. I hope you enjoy!


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EDIT
My to do list is as follows for now:
Finished: 8 chaos space marine bases, 1 sorcerer
To do: 3 chaos champions, 2 chaos space marine bases
Also gotta browse eBay for some models. Finding good deals on Epic is hard in AUS :(
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Start by basecoating with Abbadon Black

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Dry brush with Necron Compound

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Paint the horns, some masks, guns and bayonetes Balthasar Gold

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PVA some garden variety dirt (geddit) to the base

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Paint the dirt with Mechanicus Standard Grey

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Clean up the marines with Balthasar Gold and Abbadon Black

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Yay! Here's your reward for finishing!

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 Tactical_Spam wrote:
The racial make up of the Imperium is 100% Australians. Its the reason the Imperium has survived for so long.
 
   
Made in us
Mysterious Techpriest






I suggest a light wash of Agrax.

As for my stuff, I've been working on some nurgle marines and just havent posted anything for em yet.
   
Made in au
Screamin' Stormboy





Woof?

 LeCacty wrote:
I suggest a light wash of Agrax.

As for my stuff, I've been working on some nurgle marines and just havent posted anything for em yet.

What a shame! Will try the Agrax, it's just I didn't have the paint on me Also at least give us some pics of the nurgle marines! Your sons were my inspiration to start epic!

EDIT
So yeah, I finished a base and 2 champions. The list is now a retinue with 2 champions and a chosen formation. The champions and sorcerer were painted so that one's secondary colour was red, another green and another blue. There is no Slaneesh because eew but I do have some beast riders that I might proxy as bikes. Any tips on painting slaaneshi pink?

Cheers,
Cat_astrophe

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 Tactical_Spam wrote:
The racial make up of the Imperium is 100% Australians. Its the reason the Imperium has survived for so long.
 
   
Made in au
Screamin' Stormboy





Woof?

Here are the army pics so far
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Full army

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Champions

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Regulars

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 Tactical_Spam wrote:
The racial make up of the Imperium is 100% Australians. Its the reason the Imperium has survived for so long.
 
   
Made in au
Screamin' Stormboy





Woof?

So yeah, Ester_Bonni and finished playing our first epic game. It's just learning to play, so it doesn't get it's own thread but we took a couple deployment pics. Also it was only 400pts. Sneak preview of Ester_Bonni's army also included!
EDIT
In the end, I lost. Badly. Turns out champions are an awful investment. The nurgle champion (surprise surprise) was the only one that even nearly survived, and he got I think 3 kills. Also, another pointer for me, GET TO WORK on some tanks!
That's it for me now. I'm going to help Ester_Bonni paint up his cult.
Cheers,
Cat_astrophe
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Moving people

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Heretic snacks

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Fight club

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End of game blast marker tally

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 Tactical_Spam wrote:
The racial make up of the Imperium is 100% Australians. Its the reason the Imperium has survived for so long.
 
   
Made in us
Mysterious Techpriest






The army looks really good so far, and for clarifications sake I meant a wash on the gold to enhance the detail. The armor is perfect as is!
   
Made in au
Screamin' Stormboy





Woof?

 LeCacty wrote:
The army looks really good so far, and for clarifications sake I meant a wash on the gold to enhance the detail. The armor is perfect as is!

Thanks Cacty! Always nice to hear some praise! Now that I think about it, that's actually a really good idea! Will do soon

 Tactical_Spam wrote:
The racial make up of the Imperium is 100% Australians. Its the reason the Imperium has survived for so long.
 
   
Made in au
Screamin' Stormboy





Woof?

Alright, so I've finished my to do list, but I still have quite a few models/bases to complete. Will update soon. Also, I played a 600pt game, which isn't much, but it taught me some valuable lessons. 1. Cover is actually useful, so get some rhinos to get my troops there in time. 2. Because my army is so small, I've gotta employ underhanded tactics, such as using all my units on one opponent unit that's been isolated. Rhinos WILL be the next purchase.

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 Tactical_Spam wrote:
The racial make up of the Imperium is 100% Australians. Its the reason the Imperium has survived for so long.
 
   
Made in us
Mysterious Techpriest






To take out isolated formations I suggest raptors or for a more expensive option some termies. The termies would get in quicker due to teleportation but they're more expensive per unit and are tougher, but the raptors are almost half as expensive, fast and maneuvreable, but only are really useful in CC, which may be an issue due to them having to actually move across the map.
   
Made in au
Screamin' Stormboy





Woof?

 LeCacty wrote:
To take out isolated formations I suggest raptors or for a more expensive option some termies. The termies would get in quicker due to teleportation but they're more expensive per unit and are tougher, but the raptors are almost half as expensive, fast and maneuvreable, but only are really useful in CC, which may be an issue due to them having to actually move across the map.

Thanks Cacty, termies ARE on my to do list for eBay findings. What I meant was, when I'm playing games against my only opponent, I am generally outnumbered at least 2 to 1, so what my current strategy is is to not target his force as a whole, but pick a formation and gang up on it, then move on to another with all my troops. This way I can't be swamped unless I fight a really tough formation.

 Tactical_Spam wrote:
The racial make up of the Imperium is 100% Australians. Its the reason the Imperium has survived for so long.
 
   
Made in us
Mysterious Techpriest






Ah sounds good.

Ebay? PSH! http://vanguardminiatures.co.uk/shop/novan-elites-heavy-siege-armour/ http://vanguardminiatures.co.uk/shop/novan-elites-affray-heavy-armour/
   
Made in au
Screamin' Stormboy





Woof?


they are just...

 Tactical_Spam wrote:
The racial make up of the Imperium is 100% Australians. Its the reason the Imperium has survived for so long.
 
   
Made in au
Screamin' Stormboy





Woof?

Sooooooo, yeah! Who likes the title pun
(In English: please don't kill me!)
I got some stuff done. Yay! Who can guess where this is going?
Click on the pics for better res

*sigh* pretending I have friends is fun
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 Tactical_Spam wrote:
The racial make up of the Imperium is 100% Australians. Its the reason the Imperium has survived for so long.
 
   
Made in gb
Pious Palatine






A single shooter Ork boy eh?

It must be the beginning of a Ork army! What are you going for, mostly infantry, mech list, walkers?

EDC
   
 
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