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Made in be
Ghastly Grave Guard





Belgium

Hello all !

When Kill Team came out I fell in love with the promo pictures and artwork of the Skitarii painted in the Stygies VIII colours. So I gave up my old paint scheme, which was my homebrew forge-world of Noctholm in dark blue, and started repainting my collection in Stygies VIII's colours. I plan on gradually paint stripping and then repainting my whole army this way, but so far I'm just doing the infantry, as the vehicles are tricky to paint strip without destroying a few pieces in the toothbrush process. But in the meantime I bought more models which are painted in this new colour scheme.

I have a few infantry painted, but I'm waiting to complete a few models so that the squads are fully repainted, you'll get to see them later. So here's the finished models so far (click to enlarge):

Archmagos Salazar Kroze, lord of Stygies VIII (Belisarius Cawl):
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1st Maniple of Kastelan Robots, and their Datasmith:
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Tech-Priest Enginseer:
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1st Vanguard squad:
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I'll keep updating the thread with each completed squad/big model. Tell me what you think of it !

This message was edited 1 time. Last update was at 2019/05/31 17:38:34


40K: Mechanicus and Drukhari.
AoS: Nighthaunts

My Stygies VIII army in pictures !
My Eversor and Culexus assassins !

 Rolsheen wrote:
Ah yes the mythical world of Cyraxus
Where GW hold an annual bonfire festival to burn the hopes and dreams of all Ad Mech players
 
   
Made in us
Tail-spinning Tomb Blade Pilot





Best wishes on your project! Recently I purchased Theta-7 Acquisitus and a Skitarii box to start a Stygies VIII Kill Team. Another local KT player told me about how Stygies VIII flirts with xenotech-heresy and so has periodic skirmishes with the Deathwatch. The Deathwatch is my primary KT, and so I thought Stygies VIII would be a good choice for an alternate KT. If I ever need to teach or supply both sides of a KT game, I have something thematic. (Although I also have Necrons, of which either Imperial faction would be happy to fight ... It's just that I did not enjoy playing the Necrons in KT. Maybe that will change with KT: Elites.)

Kings of War: Abyssal Dwarves, Dwarves, Elves, Undead, Northern Alliance [WiP]
Kings of War Historical: Macedonian
Dropzone Commander: PHR
Kill Team: Deathwatch AdMech Necron

 
   
Made in us
Land Raider Pilot on Cruise Control






Across the Rubicon

Stygies VIII is my favorite color scheme for Admech. I also think they have some of the best lore given it is pretty easy to wonder just how heretical they could be. Makes coming up with reasons why they are fighting pretty easy before games. You have done and outstanding job with that scheme on your models. I think Kroze is above and beyond excellent. Almost too good for the tabletop.

As side note, I am finding it kinda of funny that many of my Kill Teams have the same basic subfaction trait now that subfactions are a thing.

   
Made in be
Ghastly Grave Guard





Belgium

Thanks for the kind words. Yes Stygies VIII has awesome lore and I especially love their shady background, it opens up a great amount of narrative freedom in games.

I can't wait for the Skorpius to be released, I so want to assemble and paint it ! But most of all PLAY IT !

40K: Mechanicus and Drukhari.
AoS: Nighthaunts

My Stygies VIII army in pictures !
My Eversor and Culexus assassins !

 Rolsheen wrote:
Ah yes the mythical world of Cyraxus
Where GW hold an annual bonfire festival to burn the hopes and dreams of all Ad Mech players
 
   
Made in be
Ghastly Grave Guard





Belgium

Update ! Made some new pics of the Robots in my GW store, and added pics of my Enginseer and the first squad of Vanguards. Hope you enjoy

1st Maniple of Kastelan Robots, and their Datasmith:
Spoiler:


Tech-Priest Enginseer:
Spoiler:


1st Vanguard squad:
Spoiler:

40K: Mechanicus and Drukhari.
AoS: Nighthaunts

My Stygies VIII army in pictures !
My Eversor and Culexus assassins !

 Rolsheen wrote:
Ah yes the mythical world of Cyraxus
Where GW hold an annual bonfire festival to burn the hopes and dreams of all Ad Mech players
 
   
 
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