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As the title states, what have you been spending (or plan to spend in the short term) your gaming money of late - GW or otherwise? Feel free to discuss why you bought what you did, not just what you bought!

For me, my latest acquisitions have been threefold: I recently bought the Eldar SC. Ihave an old 2E/3E guest Eldar army, but no wraithguard and only the old metal dreadnoguht and (one) War Walker. I’m holding off on assembling the wraithguard until I feel confident I can magnetize them - I’d rather not have to buy a second or third set just for different weapon options.

Second item was a Mantic Forgefather force. I’ve always loved dwarves, but squats never interested me. The Mantic models, however, looked more in line in what I was looking for and purchasing it has got me interested in looking at their take on the 40K rules (and strongly considering giving it a go).

Third on the list was Curse of Strahd. I started my gaming life with D&D and had taken a haitus from it for a few years (to end up picking up on wargames and board games). My eldest son, who just turned 17, had recently brought over some friends he’d been DMing and had been talking up how good a DM I was to them, and talked me into running a D&D game. So I chose my favorite adventure, Ravenloft, to run them through. They’ve been enjoying it until Strahd led them into a trap and laid waste to the party. They were all flabergasted - they hadn’t expected the villian to come *after* them, and thought he’d be just like some video game end boss who’d be waiting for them at the end of the dungeon.

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Screaming Shining Spear

The majority of my hobby money has been going into Guild Ball

Besides being an excellent low model count game, the recent local burn out on both X-Wing and MTG means its pretty easy to get an opponent on club night as a fair number of people have picked it up

I've also been picking up and painting scenery for it as the suggested scenery rules mean the majority of 40k/AOS/WMH stuff is too chunky, and whilst my snow flocking to match my frozen pitch mat has been a bit variable I'm reasonably satisfied with it

Also been picking up Constructs for my Circle Orboros army, easy mode painting as they are more or less based scenery

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Stubborn Dark Angels Veteran Sergeant

Halifax, Nova Scotia

Latest purchases have been various Custodes to add the new releases to my existing force and some Starfinder miniatures to represent the PCs in my game and make them standout a bit more from the pawns I use for NPCs and monsters.

Aside from Starfinder and 40K, I'm also playing in a 4e D&D campaign - but that doesn't require any new purchases.
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I bought glue.

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Deadly Tomb Guard

I bought a Darkoath Warqueen because the model is pretty and my Darkoath Chieftain was lonely.

I also made the mistake of seeing a picture of the Tomb Kings DLC for Total Warhammer II, and immediately went out and bought both...

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 Geifer wrote:
I bought a Darkoath Warqueen because the model is pretty and my Darkoath Chieftain was lonely.

I do really want the warqueen, but she is going to be best friends with my excelsior warpriest, and i don't care how nonsensical that is.

realism is a lie
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 amazingturtles wrote:
 Geifer wrote:
I bought a Darkoath Warqueen because the model is pretty and my Darkoath Chieftain was lonely.

I do really want the warqueen, but she is going to be best friends with my excelsior warpriest, and i don't care how nonsensical that is.

Ooh, priest and sinner buddy movie material right there. Nonsensical? Nonsense!

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102nd Expeditionary Fleet

I'm in a bit of a hobby slump these days due to work and all that, though that doesn't stop one from dumping money into the hobby. My most recent purchase is a Bombshell Miniatures Betty, really love the sculpt so no harm in owning it (again).


Though at some point she'll also need a plane to fly around in, either another Thunderbolt or a Lightning for the Auxilia fleet.

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Swift Swooping Hawk

My most recent purchase is an Eldar Falcon. I bought it because I had at least two of each of the other non-FW grav tanks but only one Falcon, I saw one for sale in a local game store and it was cheaper than buying from GW directly (it's a webstore exclusive for some reason).

I also recently bought an Imperial Sector box together with some friends because it's cool terrain.

Before that I bought some Fire Dragons, Baharroth, Maugan Ra, Howling Banshees and an old Warlock second hand, all metal, plus a resin Spiritseer. I prefer metal over finecast, and they were reasonably cheap.

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Courageous Questing Knight

drinking tea in the snow

 Geifer wrote:
 amazingturtles wrote:
 Geifer wrote:
I bought a Darkoath Warqueen because the model is pretty and my Darkoath Chieftain was lonely.

I do really want the warqueen, but she is going to be best friends with my excelsior warpriest, and i don't care how nonsensical that is.

Ooh, priest and sinner buddy movie material right there. Nonsensical? Nonsense!

Exactly! it's classic, plus they even can have an adorable pet sidekick with the gryph hound

realism is a lie
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Saint Louis, MO

Picked up an Italeri M8/M20 1/56th model for use in Bolt Action.
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Androgynous Daemon Prince of Slaanesh

Devon, UK

This thread has made me realise that almost everything I've bought so far this year has been theoretical!

I backed the Panzerfauste Spitfyre game on KS, which isn't due to fulfill for a while.

I also similarly backed the Highlander board game.

I've preordered the Ratcatchers and new strategy deck for Guild Ball to get the alt sculpt of the captain model, and I've back ordered the last model I need to finish off the Union faction.

Just about the only thing that's actually in existence is a set of tokens for my GB Morticians, and I only ordered them yesterday so I don't even have them yet.

Not to worry, the pile of shame remains spectacularly massive so I've plenty to be getting on with.

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Nurgle stuff from GW

Feculent Gnarlmaw (spooky tree), great value although it's noticible it's a china rather than uk produced mini

Biologous Putrifier (I'm converting a fair most the characters rather than buying them but I really like this one)

Lord Felthius & the Tainted Cohort (I need more blightlords and this grinning easy build fool and his mates fit the bill)

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Leeds UK

Ordered some models from w artel recently. Crusher and some alien eggs for AVP and 3 burst cannon stealth suits to bolster my existing unit.
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Calm Celestian

Local store had its anniversary so I picked up a Primaris Captain with punchy bit as well as a primaris apothecary, chaplain, and librarian. Come Saturday I'll be getting a few leftover riever arms from someone in town, and will use them to kitbash a chapter master concept I've got rolling around in my head: a counts-as Pedro Kantor or a counts-as Lysander that can be justified in an otherwise 'primaris chapter' because he's been crippled and it temporarily getting by in a modified centurion warsuit.

They'll be a different kind of 40k project for me, reverse of what I usually do. I'll build and paint them completely before I buy another marine kit.

I'm leaning towards yellow livery with white or paper-ish shoulders and a black left arm.

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Mimetic Bagh-Mari

Sydney, Australia

My purchases in the last month (in reverse order) were-

A pre-order of Raven. Teen Titans in Batman are a pretty far below the curve at this point, due to a lack of selection and team rules having a negative drawback to counter their bonuses (Titans have by far the biggest drawbacks). Raven doesn't necessarily fix the biggest of these drawbacks, but gives the opponent a serious choice about what to deal with, and she can help shut down a crew that has 4-5 bodies over mine. She's also a great sculpt and puts us one step closer to the TV Titans roster (just need Beast Boy now) so that's a plus

Humvee from DishDash- This one is future proofing more than anything. BMG has vehicle rules, which are likely to be updated to 2nd edition at some point in the near future. The Humvee card I think will be great fun with Rick Flag, and when they arrive the Special Forces.

Iron Man Hulkbuster and Spider-Man- This is just finishing off a list I've had ideas for for a while, and I got the Hulkbuster super cheap so I decided to buy it for possible Marvel/DC crossover games

John Constantine, Zatanna, Jason Blood, Nightwing and the resin Commissioner Gordon starter- Catching up on releases for my Brave and the Bold, I now own everything I want from past releases. The magic guys may not see as much play in the near future, as they are a bit overpowered, but the cops especially will be making appearances in many of my lists going forward. Nightwing was a must because he is one of my favourite characters, and in game he is quite amazing (also for my Teen Titans alongside Raven)

Captain Cold, 2 of the prisoner sets and the Secret Society 3 pack (Black Manta, Professor Zoom and Killer Frost)- Started a new crew for Batman, based off of the Central City Rogues. I love all things Flash, so naturally the Rogues would be a crew I love. I'm yet to play them, but very excited to see how it goes

I also got the plastcraft prison set, but that was a birthday gift rather than a purchase for myself. I'll be using it for a Batman board, just need to finish building it. The pre-painted nature of it is really great, as I own a Knights of Dice board as well that is unpainted, but my prison is simple- build it and it's finished

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Batman Miniatures Game- The Brave and the Bold, Suicide Squad and the Rogues
DC Universe Miniatures Game- Justice League and Suicide Squad 
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I've bought clear plastic bases so I can rebase my Primaris force. I tested it on a biovore and really liked the effect.

I picked up a unit of Fallen in a FLGS cosignment sale.

I need to buy some tyranid stuff for an escaltion league but want to verify my 2k list first.

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Wales: Where the Men are Men and the sheep are Scared.

Start collecting Skitarri box

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Iron hills dwarves and some nasier ashmen
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GSC Battleforce box, 1 Old Start Collecting Tyranids, 3 Leman Russ's and 2000pts of Dark Eldar 2nd hand from a local.

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Veteran Wolf Guard Squad Leader

I have vowed to paint only this year, no model purchases.

So with that said, I purchased a paint of replacement paints that I needed to work on the various armies/models I have on the go.

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A Protoss colony world

Latest model acquisition was a Sloppity Bilepiper for my Daemons army. I also have a new Typhus model coming in the mail soon courtesy of eBay, and possibly some other stuff that I bid on if I actually win.

My armies (re-counted and updated on 1/27/18, including modeled wargear options):
Dark Angels: ~10400 | Space Marines (Blood Ravens and others): ~1100 | Space Wolves: ~1400
Inquisition: ~200 | Officio Assassinorum: ~500 | Talons of the Emperor: ~500
Tau Empire: ~5700 | Chaos Space Marines (various legions): ~8400 | Death Guard: ~2500 | Chaos Daemons (all types): ~2300
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Insulation foam, hardboard, plasticard, rods and whatnot to be used to work on terrain for our 30k games

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I bought assorted 5mm D6 and 1:12 scale playing cards to do bases for Harlequins

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I try to cut down a bit on my purchases. So far this year I only got myself a small supply drop of bits off eBay together with some DI Inceptors. Next up is going to be a box of Terminators for my Deathwatch army (which I am going to spruce up with some swapped/purchased BA/SW/DA bits as well as a pair of bionic legs from Anvil Industries for my Iron Hand Terminator), the model of Inquisitor Eisenhorn (together with the new book) and an Emperor's Champion as base for a conversion for my new Salamanders captain.
This should keep me covered for the next time, won't get anything else till these are built, yet I Already have plans for what to get further down the road (Dark Imperium for that sweet deal on Marines and some more tanks. But that is pretty far away still!)

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a old catachan armour fist box(chimera and squad of catachan), I build the chimera to add to my collection and clip off the troops to my bitz box; not that I really need more IG, but it was $45, and I really wanted the old metal OOP chimera valhallan tank riders.

a outpost pythos boxset of terrains.
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The last thing I bought physically was the ork shadespire expansion, and I pre ordered star wars legion plus one dice pack.

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Boosting Space Marine Biker

San Jose, CA

most recently.

Models wise:
Ordered a rapier w laser destroyer, etb Aggressors, vidicare, combat squad Hellblasters and a FW assault cannon for razorback.

GW manufactorum and sanctum to buff out tabletop.

Various paints, glue & brushes.

in the near future
hopefully more terrain with just a couple of units and my salamanders will be done (for now).
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Drop Trooper with Demo Charge

Sheep Loveland

Most recent?

3 steel legion plasma gun troops and 3 heavy bolter weapon teams ready for a doubles tournament in May.

Hopefully I can get them all painted in time!

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Nuln Oil. Lots and lots of Nuln oil, to paint my titan.
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