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Made in us
Stalwart Veteran Guard Sergeant





Suburbs of Chicago

Nearly 20 years ago now I was introduced to the world of tabletop gaming by a wonderful little skirmish game called Mordheim. It was not too expensive, and eased me into the insanity that is games workshop. I loved the miniatures (even some of the truly ugly ones) and enjoyed making terrain for my group of friends to game on. Now 2 decades latter, and with more than 20 GW armies between Warhammer and 40k, I have decided to re visit Mordheim. I still have most of the old models, and I have added to them with other GW models s and some from other manufacturers. My goal is to have a playable warband for at least 5 out of the 6 original warbands. I may also break down and come up with a witch hunter warband as there are some awesome 3rd party miniatures out there.

Below you will see the some pictures of what I am starting off with. I'll start with a few pics of my sisters of Sigmar warband, then post pics of the others when I get a free moment.






This warband consists of a matriarch, sister superior with 2 hammers, sister superior with hammer and shield, sister superior with hammer and whip, an augur, 4 sisters with hammer and buckler, 2 with two handed hammers, and 2 with flails. I am considering converting some of these to have more whips, as I love the look of whips with the hammers, and as I recall they were pretty awesome in game.

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Stalwart Veteran Guard Sergeant





Suburbs of Chicago

Here are some pictures of the rest of my warbands.

First up is the undead. I love some of the classic miniatures from this line, especially the two dregs. The vampire is bit too 1930's Dracula, but still a pretty good mini. The necromancer is very boring pose, but its fairly well sculpted considering that. The GW zombies are fairly horrible, so I used mantic instead. The ghouls are pewter ones from reaper, and the hellhounds are from reaper as well. not sure if I will use those hounds or order some of the gamezone undead wolves.




Next warband is my skaven. These are pretty much all from the blood island box set, and they are worlds better than the old pewter skaven and plastic gutter runners that came in the Mordheim box. The giant rats are once again from reaper, as I have never found any other giant rat miniatures I really liked.



Next up are the sad remains of my very first miniatures, the cult of the Possessed box set. I long ago converted them to be 40k cultists (hence the bolt pistol on the magister) so most of them are missing a hand, which had been converted to hold pistols or las guns. These guys are going to take some serious work.




Last but not least is what made me want to revisit mordheim: The mercenaries. I found about 20 of these still on the sprue in a box a few months ago, and kit bashed them with some flagellants and various bretonians to make some ruffians for a D&D campaign I am running. There should be enough guys here to do at least 2 warbands, or one very versatile warband.




Thats all I have for now. I'll post a few close up of some of the stuff I have already painted when I get a chance, and post updates as I go. Thanks for looking, and C&C are welcome and appreciated!
   
Made in us
Stalwart Veteran Guard Sergeant





Suburbs of Chicago

Got some work done on painting a few skaven and repairing my old cultists hands. I used some dwarven weapons to replace the 40k bits I had converted them with in the past. I'm thinking that my be one of the background bits for that warband, that they wiped out some dwarves and use their weapons as trophies.

Pics of the skaven first:

Still need to finish this guys cables and a few other bits, but hes mostly done.





Heres one of the command models from Isle of Blood that I'll be using as a black furred skaven.







And heres some shots of the converted chaos cultists:







And for reference, heres one of the cultists before I stripped off the 40 K and cleaned off the VERY old paint job:







Thanks for looking, and Comments and criticism are welcome and appreciated!
   
Made in us
Stalwart Veteran Guard Sergeant





Suburbs of Chicago

So I got most of the work done on the Cult of the possessed models I have. When I first got these I painted them in the traditional black and red, but this time I have decided to make them follows of pappa Nurgle, like the rest of my fantasy chaos models. There are astill afew minor details to be finished such as the staff on the magistar etc. Not sure what I want to do with the bases either.












These two fellas were painted up years ago as part of my Lost and Damned cultists. Extra points if you can ID what parts are from Mordeheim, or where the head with the mohawk comes from ;-) I'll be using them as possessed for this warband.





I also got a little bit of work done on some of my sisters of sigmar. I am doing the traditional cream and red color scheme for them, as I really think it looks god o the models.






Thanks for looking, and Comments and criticism welcome and appreciated!

   
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Longtime Dakkanaut




Halandri

spawn head / right arm. Chaos warrior mutation sprue left arm. Orc body/legs.

Awesome stuff, subscribed.
   
Made in us
Stalwart Veteran Guard Sergeant





Suburbs of Chicago

Ah, good eye nareik! The tentacle is from the mordheim possesed, and the other head is from an old chaos ogre. Glad you like my little project. I'll post some more pics of my progress so far soon.
   
Made in us
Stalwart Veteran Guard Sergeant





Suburbs of Chicago

I got a bit more painting time this weekend, and got some progress on my sister of sigmar. I also got some work done on the Dregs for my undead, but haven't had a chance yet to take any pics of them. I also took some close ups of the mercs that I have previously painted.

So here are the sisters I have had a chance to slap some paint on. Still havent figured out there basing yet.















Heres the pics of the merc's. I wanted these guys to look pretty dirty and mean. I think of them as being a gathering of various different left overs of other destroyed warbands and groups in Mordheim. Some of them pirates, some reckless nobles, some deserters from armies in the Empire, some crazed religious nutters etc.




















Thanks for looking, and as always, comments and criticism welcome and appreciated!




   
Made in us
Stalwart Veteran Guard Sergeant





Suburbs of Chicago

Quick update: here are some mostly finished shots of my first dreg. Still need to base him, and I might hit his shirt with a fine edge highlight, but I think thats it. Should have some shots of his buddy soon as well. Also just noticed that this guys toes are poking out of his boot, so I will need to paint those as well!







   
Made in us
Stalwart Veteran Guard Sergeant





Suburbs of Chicago

Heres the pics of the other dreg I finished earlier in the week. I also got a bunch of progress done on my sister of sigmar, just haven't had a chance to take pics. Hopefully i'll have a chance this weekend sometime.





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Made in us
Stalwart Veteran Guard Sergeant





Suburbs of Chicago

To round out my undead at the moment, Here are some shots of the necromancer that came in the box. I converted him by giving him a morning star from the flagellant box. I also took a few pics of the zombie hoard from Mantic that I use for zombies, as well as some PIP shots of the rest of my sisters of battle.










Here's the Hoard o' zombies I have. they are a mixed bag, mostly mantic, with a few GW and GW bits thrown in for variety.




And here is the progress I've made on my sisters. First batch is with a first base coat on them, second shots are with all the basic red and cream pretty much finished. Still need to do hair and details.









Here's the ones I have finished the main colors on.








Thanks for looking, and comments and criticism welcome and appreciated!
   
Made in us
Stalwart Veteran Guard Sergeant





Suburbs of Chicago

Been a while since I posted, as I haven't been able to get much painting time between school, work, and internship. I did manage to finish up most of my sisters (minus one who was hiding behind a paint pot) and a Reikland Captain, which I have no idea where I got. I have also been putting some thoughts into basing. I am doing the whole undead crew as mud, as that covers up the weird bases on mantic zombies well. I was planning on the rest having a cobble stone or brick look, and having each war band the same to create a sense of continuity. Then I saw the flag stone bases mantic is selling from Dungeon saga, and I think I may go with those. They aren't exactly what I was thinking, but they are fairly cheap and waaayyyy less time consuming then cutting a bunch of foam into brick shapes. Heres a link to them: http://www.manticgames.com/mantic-shop/dungeon-saga/accessories/product/dungeon-saga-flagstone-bases.html

I would love to hear some opinions about the bases. For now, heres some pics of the most recent progress.















Thanks for looking, and as always, comments and criticism welcome and appreciated!

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Made in it
Been Around the Block





Italy

Nice work.

Check some of my kitbash attempts here http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/702019.page
Check also my blog for amazing mix of toys and miniatures: https://toy-hammer.blogspot.it/ 
   
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Irked Necron Immortal





Michigan

how are you gonna base them? Any chance they'll move to round bases?

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Made in us
Stalwart Veteran Guard Sergeant





Suburbs of Chicago

Thanks the brave! Supreme overlord, I think I'm going to keep them on square bases. If I end up doing custom basing materials it will be easier as I already have tons of old square bases. Also the bases I was looking at from mantic are square as well.

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