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Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

Storm Eagle, I'd say. Get some big flyers in there. LS Tempests too - Flying mantis of doom!

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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Chaplain with Hate to Spare






Wow Gits thanks for the review! you honestly have so much passion for the game that shines through in everything you paint! really nice stuff as always, the full army shot is impressive and your motf is fantastic too, the posing and paint makes him a centerpiece model easily!

so what's next dude?

Flesh Eaters 4,500 points


" I will constantly have those in my head telling me how lazy and ugly and whorish I am. You sir, are a true friend " - KingCracker

"Nah, I'm just way too lazy to stand up so I keep sitting and paint" - Sigur

"I think the NMM technique with metals is just MNMM. Same sound I make while eating a good pizza" - Whalemusic360 
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Thanks nerdfest, I appreciate it!

   
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Nurgle Chosen Marine on a Palanquin






Whangarei , New Zealand

If you go termies my i suggest getting hold of a box of GK plastics?

the lower collar allows you to use all kinds of heads on the termie torso which could allow you to add antenna and blades to the helmets.....but as I type this I seem to remember a mantis terminator helmet from somewhere in the depths of last year.. or god was it 2010!?!?!

There will be a bit of work removing the book and sword symbols from the chest of the GK torso but it is doable and will give you space for all sorts of Mantis symbol goodness... plus the odd one could be given a GK termie shoulderpad to show that he has fought as Deathwatch termie.


Just some ideas, oh and hi!

 BobtheInquisitor wrote:
I tend to glue metal models with a combination of BSI cyanoacrylate and my tears of frustration.
 
   
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Alluring Mounted Daemonette





Melbourne

seconded, get the GK terminators

Glory to the Twelfth! Glory to Angron!

‎"Because we couldn’t be trusted. The Emperor needed a weapon that would never obey its own desires before those of the Imperium. He needed a weapon that would never bite the hand that feeds. The World Eaters were not that weapon. We’ve all drawn blades purely for the sake of shedding blood, and we’ve all felt the exultation of winning a war that never even needed to happen. We are not the tame, reliable pets that the Emperor wanted. The Wolves obey, when we would not. The Wolves can be trusted, when we never could. They have a discipline we lack, because their passions are not aflame with the Butcher’s Nails buzzing in the back of their skulls. The Wolves will always come to heel when called. In that regard, it is a mystery why they name themselves wolves. They are tame, collared by the Emperor, obeying his every whim. But a wolf doesn’t behave that way. Only a dog does. That is why we are the Eaters of Worlds, and the War Hounds no longer."

—Captain Khârn of the World Eaters Legion's 8th Assault Company, from his unpublished treatise The Eighteen Legions 
   
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Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

Using GK termies would also mean they come with Katanas (well, to all intents and purposes), saving you some time/money. Having said that, I'd consider using standard termie legs on them, if at all possible.

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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Scarred Ultramarine Tyrannic War Veteran






I don't know!

The MoTF looks lovely!!! For page 300, why don't you do start a specail modle which has to be done by 310?

   
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Robot Cat






T-county

Like a certain 25th anniversary marine perhaps?
   
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Scarred Ultramarine Tyrannic War Veteran






I don't know!

I've got a couple?

   
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Robot Cat






T-county

Gits has one (got it from me), so no way he could get out of it if we apply enough peer pressure.
   
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Scarred Ultramarine Tyrannic War Veteran






I don't know!

Hmm...No way would he ever get it out? Well I wander how? Cause PEER PRESSURE (hint hint) won't work?

   
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Using Inks and Washes






I think that the anniversary model would be a lovely idea. My vote goes to that, something a bit different.

awesome work as always gits, keep it up.

Proto

   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Well, different colors that usual anyway... be a nice break. To be honest I was thinking of sending that one to Ifalna for a very fancy paint job... but I suppose I could hack through it myself.


   
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Swamp Troll






I would change the color scheme as Chapters seem to do with growing up and I would choose a personally fun list from the Vanilla book and build the army around that. Maybe put a younger character in your early period and have him older looking in the older army, show the maturity in your army, even if its just through one centerpiece HQ.

I think that the feel to see the two armies together would be quite satisfying

This is all my Opinion though.

Successful Trades 84 (Dakka Swap Shop)


 
   
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Scarred Ultramarine Tyrannic War Veteran






I don't know!

I second that! 2 250 pts armies perhaphs?

   
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Raging Ravener




Mid-Michigan

Loving the updates. I recently painted a Chapter Master for my Mantis Warriors.
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Nice work on the Chapter Master mugginns! Good to see more quality figures added to the fold. Did you free-hand that banner? Looks darn good!

   
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Ancient Chaos Terminator






Surfing the Tervigon Wave...on a baby.

HAZZER wrote:I've got a couple?


I'm willing to bet your couple are in as sorry state as the 3 I have- but still considered acceptable by GW


Now only a CSM player. 
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

I'd like to thank everyone for your comments. I have been listening and considering.

The overwhelming majority of folks mentioned terminators... however a significant number of folks also mentioned some kind of "special project"... and I have had one in mind for about a year. So, come page 300 I will begin one of these two projects. I have to get my ducks in a row on this end...so hopefully page 300 won't happen too quickly.

BLACKHAND wrote:If you go termies my i suggest getting hold of a box of GK plastics?

the lower collar allows you to use all kinds of heads on the termie torso which could allow you to add antenna and blades to the helmets.....but as I type this I seem to remember a mantis terminator helmet from somewhere in the depths of last year.. or god was it 2010!?!?!

I'm not sure about this. Firstly, I do have the heads you made me, which should fit just fine on a normal terminator body (as they are modified, normal terminator heads). Secondly, the GK termies are SO identifiable... I'm just afraid it'll "tag" the squad in a way that distracts from their overall theme.

There are unique problems with any terminator configuration I choose... so I'll have to put some thought into this. In the mean time... I'm happily painting a grot tank which requires no real thought... just "creative flow" and humor.


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Executing Exarch





Alabama

sounds good, gits. enjoy your thoughtless tank
   
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Wing Commander





Kent, UK

You and your mind games Gits.

"In the Grim Darkness of the far future; there is only countless Requisition Forms, filled in Triplicate."

 
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

LOL! That's me.... "megamind".... all blue and bulbous! With a tendency to over-analyze rather simple situations.

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Never Forget Isstvan!





Green Bay, Wisconson

The mark of a genius.

 
   
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Humming Great Unclean One of Nurgle






Mostly, on my phone.

Does that make solar_lion your heroic nemesis?

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Actually... the "Titan" analogy isn't that far off....



   
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Posts with Authority





Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

Gits is jealous of my massive....Ordinatus.

Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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Robot Cat






T-county

Are we talking about egos again
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

Brian, you misunderstand... Solar = Titan (from Megamind) Thus being my "heroic nemesis".

   
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Growlin' Guntrukk Driver with Killacannon






Can I be Minion?

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May Gork and Mork drive your WAAAAAAAAAGH! 
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut






Madison, WI

You've got to look cute in a curly wig and apron.

   
 
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