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Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

oh i´m a pretty sharp shooter by nature beat the crap out of one of my lieutenants in a fast shootout so to speak...dint hit him^^ no but beat him nevertheless...^^
but in day to day duty i was pretty much a firefighter as well...

vik

   
Made in gb
Death-Dealing Dark Angels Devastator





Uk

Viktor von Domm wrote:until your captain your a jerk for nearly anyone.


If I managed It, I'd be joining the ranks as a Captain straight off Though like you said respect gets earned not given with your badge.

"I like being shorter than the average person, makes the enemy work for their target "

"All is fair in love and war... unless someone comes along with a bigger weapon, then its not fair "


 
   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

might also be a bit different in the royal army... i´ve heard my fair share of beaten up officers and also sergants too...although they tend to be tougher and instill more fear in the hearts of the mere footloger^^
so as what troop are you signing in, and please forgive me fro asking: why at all? the money? or the chicks to impress? i dont know if uniforms still have that effect to women...

vik

   
Made in gb
Death-Dealing Dark Angels Devastator





Uk

I'd be joining in the Army Legal Service, currently doing my law degree. I have a particular interest in International law, and I've always been rather partial to being in the forces. Kind of the best of both worlds. No worries about asking! Im pretty open about stuff anyways

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"I like being shorter than the average person, makes the enemy work for their target "

"All is fair in love and war... unless someone comes along with a bigger weapon, then its not fair "


 
   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

ah so your not actually taken part to drill and procedures, than i can understand that as it is with the army always a very relyable employer. am i guessing right that the pay will be good?
so that means your like a JAG for the british army then, cool in a way but will you not having lots of troublesome clients...but then again thats what you have to get used to when doing law service...
international law? hmm how is that needed specially for the force?

vik

   
Made in gb
Death-Dealing Dark Angels Devastator





Uk

Thing with the British army is they train you the same as any other officer then you get a bit of extra legal stuff pegged on. So all the drills and procedures are still there, and you HAVE to serve for at least 3 months with a troop before you do the advice stuff. If i remember correctly you can also request to go on a normal officer deployment as well if you wish.

Basically it ranges anywhere from representing or advising people before a court martial or disciplinary hearing to being on base advising heads of departments and generals on what they can and cannot do. Think they provide a training role as well to the normal troops giving them lessons on "who you legally cant shoot"

Pay is the same as any other officer in the army but rank of Captain is £37,000 and promotion is likely within 4-6 years.

Also do apologise for slightly offtracking the thread

"I like being shorter than the average person, makes the enemy work for their target "

"All is fair in love and war... unless someone comes along with a bigger weapon, then its not fair "


 
   
Made in us
Rogue Inquisitor with Xenos Bodyguards





Eastern edge

No problems, we are all pretty much in the same cut of the cloth as it were. I will wish you good luck with the legal/military career TQSplinter.

Vik, I need to dig out Vassily and his bunch and take pics of them, as well as do them up in full colors! Need to also get a bit of colored cotton "smoke" to put on a tank to emphasize their specialty of wrecking tanks in a fight.

Now, as for the rest of the collection, I need to work on the Hydra, finish up the T-61A5, and the Akuyaku, then I can work on the three turreted monster I made.

"Your mumblings are awakening the sleeping Dragon, be wary when meddling the affairs of Dragons, for thou art tasty and go good with either ketchup or chocolate. "
Dragons fear nothing, if it acts up, we breath magic fire that turns them into marshmallow peeps. We leaguers only cry rivets!



 
   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

at TQsplinter:
so not a only brainer soldier^^ the pay sounds nice, but a number says nothing about the needs of someone. i think it would be quite a good sum for me^^ as i´m unemployed now all is more than zero^^
who you legally cant shoot" LOL had these lectures too. done by our company (same word in english is that right?) captain... well it was something to get you away from marching and getting shout at from the sarge^^ in the freezing cold^^
by the way is it definatly? if not i cross fingers for your enlistment...

yeah i do love scenic pics so much^^ and these wild bunch sound like fun. by the way do they count as steiners gang? would be fun to have them being criminals...

vik

   
Made in us
Rogue Inquisitor with Xenos Bodyguards





Eastern edge

They are bordering on it, but i use them as vets, with the rules for the Honorifica rules gone, Sgt. Bastogne is the new bit to use, expensive, but hey, it fits as close as possible to the old rules I used to use to make Vassily like a low ranked Colonel. I have an old Valhallan Melta gun user, an old stormtrooper with melta, (First run with the beret and jumpsuit) and another melta gunner the bulk of the squad are in carapace, and using SM arms and shoulder guards(Vassily has the laurel wreath with skull for the Honorifca Imperialis)

"Your mumblings are awakening the sleeping Dragon, be wary when meddling the affairs of Dragons, for thou art tasty and go good with either ketchup or chocolate. "
Dragons fear nothing, if it acts up, we breath magic fire that turns them into marshmallow peeps. We leaguers only cry rivets!



 
   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

Sgt. Bastogne ? is he in the current codex? i only have an old one...about the time when the old catachan apendix one came out... ebayed all stuff i own...

well your descriptions surly wetted my appetite for vodka^^ so fill in the gaps with pics man^^

vik

   
Made in us
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Eastern edge

I must add them to the pics, I will grab them for painting today.

Sgt. Bastogne is in the new codex IG. no more doctrines, but they do use orders which can be amazing! and sqaudrons of tanks as a single choice, but the downside is the danage that squadrons can suffer, balance fro taking more than one tank as a single choice.

"Your mumblings are awakening the sleeping Dragon, be wary when meddling the affairs of Dragons, for thou art tasty and go good with either ketchup or chocolate. "
Dragons fear nothing, if it acts up, we breath magic fire that turns them into marshmallow peeps. We leaguers only cry rivets!



 
   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

hmmm seems i have to look into the new codex then...nice read tho? i always like the fluff there the most...

vik

   
Made in us
Rogue Inquisitor with Xenos Bodyguards





Eastern edge

Nice chunky sized book with fresh fluff to read.


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And is making not just squadrons of tanks possible, but also Hydra/Manticore/Deathstrike/Medusa/Colossus bombard all part of the codex legal armor. Armored sentinels for those wanting better protected scouts. Valkyrie Fast skimmers.
so many good new things, it will make you crazy.

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"Your mumblings are awakening the sleeping Dragon, be wary when meddling the affairs of Dragons, for thou art tasty and go good with either ketchup or chocolate. "
Dragons fear nothing, if it acts up, we breath magic fire that turns them into marshmallow peeps. We leaguers only cry rivets!



 
   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

^^ also it will make you get poor in no time, as you then possibly want to buy all that stuff to fill the ranks...

for now i will go with the meatshield version for my army^^. i leave the mech part to you^^...

vik

   
Made in gb
Death-Dealing Dark Angels Devastator





Uk

Thankyou very much for the kind words guys It is something i'm really gearing myself towards. I have noticed there are a lot of services personnel on here, should petiton for a GW military discount

"I like being shorter than the average person, makes the enemy work for their target "

"All is fair in love and war... unless someone comes along with a bigger weapon, then its not fair "


 
   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

well it figures dont you think? some person thats collecting flowers and chanting peace songs all day wont likley be playing with toy soldiers^^...
well on second thought we do have all seen pretty marines...

the horror^^

and totally for discounts...would ex-soldier qualify too?

loling vik

   
Made in us
Rogue Inquisitor with Xenos Bodyguards





Eastern edge

well on second thought we do have all seen pretty marines...


Pops meds as he shudders, oh the horror!

As promised, I added the Vassily bunch to the great coat thread, but it does not bump it, I also will add them here too since they are kind of tank related,,,,Tank wreckers that is!
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You can also see their "Wodka" stash along with them.


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Paint will be applied tonight.

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"Your mumblings are awakening the sleeping Dragon, be wary when meddling the affairs of Dragons, for thou art tasty and go good with either ketchup or chocolate. "
Dragons fear nothing, if it acts up, we breath magic fire that turns them into marshmallow peeps. We leaguers only cry rivets!



 
   
Made in gb
Death-Dealing Dark Angels Devastator





Uk

I must say I can't imagine a load of hippies in a VW camper playing warhammer. I did however just a vision of an officer using orks and space marines to demonstrate battle plans hahaha.

Any person whos served their country should receive at least 15% discount in GW (so ex-soldiers count too )

"I like being shorter than the average person, makes the enemy work for their target "

"All is fair in love and war... unless someone comes along with a bigger weapon, then its not fair "


 
   
Made in us
Rogue Inquisitor with Xenos Bodyguards





Eastern edge

hmmm, discount, yum!

"Your mumblings are awakening the sleeping Dragon, be wary when meddling the affairs of Dragons, for thou art tasty and go good with either ketchup or chocolate. "
Dragons fear nothing, if it acts up, we breath magic fire that turns them into marshmallow peeps. We leaguers only cry rivets!



 
   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

hurray fro dicounts, should do a merger in the u.s. military enlisting srages wearing redshirts and after succesfully enlisting new ones to the army evry man gets his ATOBR set...

as for the Vassily team, looks promising. specially like the melter and his pose...ready o jump it seems. also a lot of ready to slash cadians there.and Vassily is he the one with the laspistol or the one with the berret?

by the way will nick your idea of the vodka stash. but instead of using it for vodka i will do a teachest i wuess. as they will be brits^^. and maybe a foldable chair and table to go for a short teabreak as a objective marker...

cool bottles^^

vik

   
Made in gb
Death-Dealing Dark Angels Devastator





Uk

If youre going for a british look, in order for them to call in support they should have a objective marker of a red telephone box

"I like being shorter than the average person, makes the enemy work for their target "

"All is fair in love and war... unless someone comes along with a bigger weapon, then its not fair "


 
   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

oh yeah that would look sweet^^ thats a promise, will do so^^

vik

   
Made in us
Rogue Inquisitor with Xenos Bodyguards





Eastern edge

to Vik, Vassily is the one with the Hellpistol and officer style hat. The Melta gunners; Valhallan: Valentin, the Beret wearer: Tomenov, and the standing one is "shades"
Cpl. Chernov is behind Vassily, and the whole group was modeled with "Hardened Fighters" at the time, before the new 'dex came out. They all have carapace rule added in btw.

I will have a few new pics as I did paint them some more last night. ^^


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Here are more pics of my errant veteran guards.
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The last one was to show Vassily's decoration for his incredible service, accomplishing the impossible against insane odds.

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"Your mumblings are awakening the sleeping Dragon, be wary when meddling the affairs of Dragons, for thou art tasty and go good with either ketchup or chocolate. "
Dragons fear nothing, if it acts up, we breath magic fire that turns them into marshmallow peeps. We leaguers only cry rivets!



 
   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

i like what you did with the shoulderpads. helps me, cause i planned something similar with my vicorian shocktroops then...


good to see some paint on the lot^^

vik

   
Made in us
Rogue Inquisitor with Xenos Bodyguards





Eastern edge

Thanks Vik, they needed extra green as I could see the gray base coat through it, and then I added the camo on their fabric. Next will be their standard splinter camo from the beaureau that caused their mixed camo schemes. Blue for the teeth of Vassily's sword to indicate it as a power weapon, metal color for the corporal's chain sword as well as the rest of the squad's close combats weapons. Gotta paint the carbines and Hellpistol more, add flesh wash and they are back to making tanks afraid to be in cities or closed in areas!.

"Your mumblings are awakening the sleeping Dragon, be wary when meddling the affairs of Dragons, for thou art tasty and go good with either ketchup or chocolate. "
Dragons fear nothing, if it acts up, we breath magic fire that turns them into marshmallow peeps. We leaguers only cry rivets!



 
   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

a power weapon chinsword, now thats a sight you don´t see often^^. i really like the idea of naming all of your specials. i want to do that for all my models. this is something i came up with by modeling and painting my first marines...when you hold for so long a fig in your hand they grow on you. so in respect i want to give them names to give them personality. i tend to do so anyway after all no two minis are alike...or rather will be...
by the way have you considered the purchse of a tripod? i think your blurry pics do often come from having not enough stil in the "click" also i read in a tut i think i gave you that when doing makro pics you should use the timer option. so that you don´t accidently minimaly pull the "gun" away when shooting the pic...
other than that i will wait for further paintpics for comments...
i like your bunch^^
vik

   
Made in us
Rogue Inquisitor with Xenos Bodyguards





Eastern edge

Got the inspiration watching "Robot Warriors", one of the robots used a powered chain sword like weapon, and it stuck in my head!

These guys somehow each took on a personality of their own as I built and began painting them. They are Catachan mixed with cadian mixed with SM and SMscout bitz.

Yeah, the one that came out clearest was leaned against the table.


"Your mumblings are awakening the sleeping Dragon, be wary when meddling the affairs of Dragons, for thou art tasty and go good with either ketchup or chocolate. "
Dragons fear nothing, if it acts up, we breath magic fire that turns them into marshmallow peeps. We leaguers only cry rivets!



 
   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

taking a picture is like shooting, you´ve got to watch your breath and the shake of your hands and stuff... better have as much steady points as you can have... if i have to use my cam in the free, i use to lend me in the straps of the camera...pushing all the way so it gives a bit of steadyness...
helps sometimes...


   
Made in us
Rogue Inquisitor with Xenos Bodyguards





Eastern edge

LOL! you shoul;d see how small that digicam strap is, it may fit two of my fingers at best!

"Your mumblings are awakening the sleeping Dragon, be wary when meddling the affairs of Dragons, for thou art tasty and go good with either ketchup or chocolate. "
Dragons fear nothing, if it acts up, we breath magic fire that turns them into marshmallow peeps. We leaguers only cry rivets!



 
   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

argh those women thingys...to bad i cant show you my cam...as it would be like and MCescher pic then^^ but i have a real shoulder strap... also i built be a DIY tripod recently. down part: its not to be adjusted in an angle...but i suppose your cam has a screwable hole in the bottom? then you could rummerage in your screw box and mybe finsd a suitable screw and build yourself a DIYtripod too...

   
 
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