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Made in ie
Norn Queen






Dublin, Ireland

From circa 1993-95.

Librarian in Terminator armor with force sword, Njal Stormcaller, Ragnar Blackmane, metal Bjorn the Fellhanded, Ulrik the Slayer and Iron priest.


Dman137 wrote:
goobs is all you guys will ever be

By 1-irt: Still as long as Hissy keeps showing up this is one of the most entertaining threads ever.

"Feelin' goods, good enough". 
   
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Painting Within the Lines




I love this thread!

Will contribute when I get my office back
   
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Grim Rune Priest in the Eye of the Storm





Riverside CA

The only one I am missing is the Iron Priest

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Made in ie
Norn Queen






Dublin, Ireland

Im away next Friday but frankly this find is too good to wait

I present to thee: Heroquest.



I must have been about 10 when I got this, I know for a fact I was playing it around 1990 and probably a year or two before that which would add up.
I started with the original game set but it became like an absolute religion and I ended up with Kellars Keep, Witch Lord and return of the Ogre Horde along with the adventure kit design set.
I never got Frozen Throne, or Morcars (?) expansion though :(



Here our trusty adventurers battle through a loot filled dungeon - The Barbarian, Wizard, Elf and Dwarf



The Horrific Gargoyle and Chaos Sorcerer await them (The Gargs wings broke Im afraid but I still have them in the box. Looks a bit like Khorne dosent he? )



Some artwork from the manual. Milton Bradley actually developed this in conjunction with GW. They are only credited from what I can see on the back of the manual.
Advanced Heroquest though was much more akin to the Warhammer world we have now.







The dice. 50% chance to cause a wound (3 skulls), 33% for a hero to defend (two white shields) and 16% for a monster (black shield). You also used standard d6s to move around the board.



Evil monsters. Painting circa 1990. Ye Gods Ratius.



Our 4 heroes



Character development sheets, stickers for use in the dungeon design kit and a homebrew mission I made when I was 10. So cute.







Spell and equipment decks + the character sheets. The mechanic for spells was funny, the Wizard could take up to 3 full decks but once he cast a spell it was used for the game, so you had to be situationally tactical. The Elf player always got left with the dregs







Monster cards



Two basic missions from the original game. The teleporting idea was fantastic. The rule set was so simple it allowed for you to create much crazier and interesting scenarios. Genius stuff.





An undead quarter



The ogre quarter, the little bits of scnery were absolutely brilliant touches and you could easily make quests/objectives around them.



Probably my favourite game of all time. Hope you enjoyed seeing it again.









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Dman137 wrote:
goobs is all you guys will ever be

By 1-irt: Still as long as Hissy keeps showing up this is one of the most entertaining threads ever.

"Feelin' goods, good enough". 
   
Made in ie
Norn Queen






Dublin, Ireland

Stumbled across a cool little blog during the week showcasing Rogue Trader Era stuff.
Some gems in there

http://fuckyeahroguetrader.tumblr.com/

Dman137 wrote:
goobs is all you guys will ever be

By 1-irt: Still as long as Hissy keeps showing up this is one of the most entertaining threads ever.

"Feelin' goods, good enough". 
   
Made in ca
Mekboy Hammerin' Somethin'






Glad you finally got those HQ pictures up, or I was getting ready to steal the idea from you. Still love breaking that one out for the gaming group every now and then.

   
Made in au
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Versteckt in den Schatten deines Geistes.

Nice Heroquest stuff.

Now I'm off to play Warhammer Quest.

   
Made in us
Shas'ui with Bonding Knife





Signs i'm getting old: I remember buying a lot of the stuff in this thread!

 daedalus wrote:

I mean, it's Dakka. I thought snide arguments from emotion were what we did here.


 
   
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Nurgle Chosen Marine on a Palanquin





 Ratius wrote:

Oh yes, we begin with these.....classics.



Personally I love the models, they're very characterful and havent aged that badly imho. I know they get a lot of hate but have a definite soft spot with me. So much so I updated and integrated them into my Nids



You are not the only one... Updated with modern tails, weapons and arms, and lots of magnets.





Also updated a few of the earlier metal versions of the figs:


   
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 Ratius wrote:

Look at the dust layer on this guy, the old metal Azmodai model


Complete with an old 2nd Edition metal Chaos Space Marine shoulder pad on his right too

 
   
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Lord Commander in a Plush Chair





London

I though I wouldn't be flashing back an awful long way with these, but it it will be 14 years next year which still means many members on here were barely out of nappies when released. Shocking how time flies.





http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v201/howardtreesong/IMG_4652_zps2add2f9e.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v201/howardtreesong/IMG_4648_zpsfe0ba974.jpg

I've accumulated a reasonable amount of stuff over the years, can't be too fussy on the quality, I'm always prepared to strip paint off old figures. I also have a Tyrus and Eisenhorn painted at home, and two Kroot variants being stripped, and some other bits put away else where. I'm currently working on a DKoK conversion in 54mm.
   
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Fixture of Dakka





Japan

Just bought one of those 54mm Space marine from someone.

We played this at our boardgame group a while ago

Spoiler:
Dungeon Quest!

Squidbot;
"That sound? That's the sound of me drinking all my paint and stabbing myself in the eyes with my brushes. "
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Incorporating Wet-Blending





Japan

 Jehan-reznor wrote:
Just bought one of those 54mm Space marine from someone.


That would be me. Have you painted it yet?

Now showing more Mantic dwarfs, and also some hills!




Painting total as of 10/17/2019: 119 plus a wooden bridge and gnoll encampment and 36 pieces of Mantic scatter terrain and three fly holes and three farm buildings and a fire pit and two hills.


 
   
Made in ie
Norn Queen






Dublin, Ireland

Those 2nd ed nid warriors look fantastic timd, kudos.

Dman137 wrote:
goobs is all you guys will ever be

By 1-irt: Still as long as Hissy keeps showing up this is one of the most entertaining threads ever.

"Feelin' goods, good enough". 
   
Made in ie
Norn Queen






Dublin, Ireland

Merry Christmas peeps.

I thought I had a decent knowledge of most of GWs indie games from back in the day.
However I was up in my friends last week and he pulled out this gem which through me for a loop.



Does anyone remember it? Supposedly it was the precursor game to Battlefield Gothic.

The ships were very strange, almost hybrid in their nature and there were loads of tokens and counters to use





To hit you rolled in the lid of the box, which I simply couldnt get my head around



We didnt get to try out a game unfortunately as we were knee deep in Heroquest but hopefully next time.

See you all next week.

Dman137 wrote:
goobs is all you guys will ever be

By 1-irt: Still as long as Hissy keeps showing up this is one of the most entertaining threads ever.

"Feelin' goods, good enough". 
   
Made in gb
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Pigeons in Flight






In my Austin Ambassador Y Reg

This and a game called 'Kerrunch!', which was a watered down version of Blood Bowl, both shared the same odd mechanic of flinging dice into the box lid.

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Made in ie
Norn Queen






Dublin, Ireland

Delicious! did it work as a mechanic at all? Was it fun?

Dman137 wrote:
goobs is all you guys will ever be

By 1-irt: Still as long as Hissy keeps showing up this is one of the most entertaining threads ever.

"Feelin' goods, good enough". 
   
Made in gb
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Pigeons in Flight






In my Austin Ambassador Y Reg

 Ratius wrote:
Delicious! did it work as a mechanic at all? Was it fun?


Can't comment as to its efficacy in Space Fleet as I never played that but it seemed to be a novel enough idea in Kerrunch! Horribly random, of course, but I remember the game being a laugh to play for the eleven year old me. Of course, more discerning gamers would much prefer properly developed mechanics but I think Kerrrunch! was designed as a gateway game into Blood Bowl so was deliberately dumbed down for younger audiences.

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London

There are a couple of extras in white dwarf to support Space Fleet, but it wasn't a game I had. I did have Kerrunch and Space Marine, a simplified version of space hulk. Each player had a team of space marine scouts that would fight each other to recover alien artefacts from the Hulk. There were event cards and things to play, it was quite fun but didn't make sense from a fluff perspective.

The 'roll the dice in the box lid' mechanic was rather random and suffered from the problem that the boxes tend to get a little crushed and dented in storage which means they aren't flat and the dice always roll into the corners which are a miss.
   
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London

It's Friday, how about some Chaos Squats?



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Made in ie
Norn Queen






Dublin, Ireland

Holy Emperor, is that a heavy bolter the back guy is carrying? How old are they?

I didnt make it to my friends to get pics of his ancient stuff so decided to go through each of my 5 armies and photograph the oldest model from each.

These guys are the earliest 40k models I ever bought. They were sold in a now closed Virgin Megastore in Dublin circa November 1993. I think they cost about 19.99 Irish Punts at the time.
Note the crazy weapon combos, power axe and chainsword? bolt pistol with a knife stuck on it? I had much worse but redid most of them during 2nd ed to make sure each of them had a parrying weapon (force opponent to reroll an attack dice in 2nd ed HTH).



I never collected Eldar when I started 40k, my friend did, so this is his old Maugen Ra. However Im fairly ceratin it was the first model I ever got from him (ended up buying all his Eldar a few years later).



I didnt have time to root out the old plastic Orks from the 2nd ed boxed set. They are my oldest but heres the second oldest Ork model I own. Emperor knows how/when/why I bought it - although the Pulsa in 2nd ed was utterly utterly broken



These were my very first Imp Guard purchases. Old metal Mordian Command Squad. Still great models to this day, very characterful and detailed.



And finally some of Hissys, old crew. These are from Space Crusade (I think!).



Look how thick the paint is applied on most of the models above

Until next week peeps, keep those rose tinted glasses clean.


Dman137 wrote:
goobs is all you guys will ever be

By 1-irt: Still as long as Hissy keeps showing up this is one of the most entertaining threads ever.

"Feelin' goods, good enough". 
   
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Oxfordshire


14 years? Really? It only feels like the other year. Reckon I've been doing this too long.
My Inquisitor's warband didn't feel coherent, but they were some of the best conversions I ever did. His followers were a ratling sniper, a cultist with heavy flamer and a Jakara spyrer. Their opponent was a giant, chainsword wielding, mutated Night Lords chaos space marine. Good times.
   
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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

Given how we're driving firmly toward the Primarchs coming back, how about a little Leman Russ?


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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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London

He's an old pamphlet I found in the house. Look at those prices!








   
Made in ie
Norn Queen






Dublin, Ireland

The problem we had in Ireland back then was the Punt VS Sterling. And with no stores here we usually had to mail order which was extra money too! Oh the monetary woes of a15 year old wargaming nut.

Dman137 wrote:
goobs is all you guys will ever be

By 1-irt: Still as long as Hissy keeps showing up this is one of the most entertaining threads ever.

"Feelin' goods, good enough". 
   
Made in us
Willing Inquisitorial Excruciator





Pittsburgh, PA, USA

 Howard A Treesong wrote:
He's an old pamphlet I found in the house. Look at those prices!



That is hilarious, the Imperial Army figs all had individual names. Obviously, someone was also a big Rush fan, too

   
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Nurgle Chosen Marine on a Palanquin





Have most of the stuff in Howard's pics, except for the Ork bazooka team and the powerboards. Powerboards, they actually made powerboards? Never knew. Scratch built a few for my Harlequins though...

Looking closer, I have never seen the Small Buggy or the Sleazy rider either.



   
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Versteckt in den Schatten deines Geistes.

Never seen the small buggy either.

But man, that pamphlet is old. Space Elfs! Space Dwarfs. And Dominators, the pre-pre-Tyranid prototypes.

   
Made in us
Ultramarine Master with Gauntlets of Macragge





Upstate, New York

Hey, it’s Friday again.

Last weekend one of the guys I was playing against was surprised by the heft of one of my old, metal minis. Which raised the question in my mind, “Can I field an all-metal army?” So I decided to grab all the old lead currently sporting an Ultramarine paint job and see what I had. Not pictured are some of the old hybrid kits, like the old (as in 3rd ed) devastators and the mostly plastic bikes w/half metal riders.



And to answer my own question, I can do a 1,000 point list easy. Footslogging primarily, but some DS and infiltration to help get around. Minis range in age from some old RT ones to the sternguard, which IIRC are from 5th.

Ultramarines, 3rd Co. and friends, 12.5K+ Slowly growing 2Kish
Nevelon's Workbench: Ultramarines, Saim-Hann and other assorted oddities
 
   
Made in ie
Norn Queen






Dublin, Ireland

Apologies, didnt get around to posting this week.

But Oh My Nevelon!
A whole metal army points-wise? Challenge accepted for next week!

Brilliant idea by the way

Dman137 wrote:
goobs is all you guys will ever be

By 1-irt: Still as long as Hissy keeps showing up this is one of the most entertaining threads ever.

"Feelin' goods, good enough". 
   
 
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