Tuesday, 29 July 2014

Eldar Ghost Warriors - WIP

Hi y'all

As promised; here are some WIP pictures of my current project - Ghost Warriors!

I am basing my army list around a culmination of the Ghost Warrior Dataslate and the Iyanden supplement, using the Forge World Wraithseer as a HQ. I will touch more on the rules and army structure in a post later in the week.

Here is my start army list:

Wraithseer: 240

10 Wraithblades 320
10 Wraithguard 320

Wraithknight: suncannon and scattershield; scatter laser 300
Wraithlord: 2× flamer; ghostglaive; shuriken cannon 140
Wraithlord: scatter laser; starcannon 160
Wraithlord: 2× flamer; bright lance; Eldar missile launcher with plasma and starshot missiles 170

1,650 points

I went for a quick and easy scheme. I wanted the miniatures to look like stone and aged, beaten metal - like warriors who have been defending or standing sentinel for a long time. I went for a dirty red for the cloaks to show a once-regal quality that is also quite striking. Take a look at some of my WIP shots:

The whole gang:


Wraithlord - close combat running conversion:



Wraithlord - medium range:


Wraithlord - long range:


Wraithknight:


Wraithguard:


Wraithblades:


So what do you think so far? 

Khall Sithis

Monday, 28 July 2014

MWOAR DAKKA!

Today I have slaveing away painting one of my bubble chukas, I was shocked how long it took me to paint this model as I built it so quickly.


I chose to keep the scheme simple as it matches the goff theme of the army 

I used a sponge to dab warp lock bronze over the edges of the armour plates and then went over it lightly with lead belcher. This gives the model it's rusty look and is a technique I will be useing a lot in the coming weeks.

I loved painting the screen on the back, I even put some writeing on it.


And last but not least is boom boom nose picker the grot spotter on the gun


I havnt finished the rest of the crew yet but I will do a legion on parade ( or WAAAGH! On the rampage) when everything is painted.

Keep the comments comeing in it's always nice to talk to you guys

Mega nob
 




Weekly Progress Report


Hi all. It's time for us bunnies to share with you our progress for this week. Unfortunately we only have updates from 2 of our bunnies. So let's get started

Khall Sithis

Khall has been bitten by the Xenos bug and has started doing some more Ghost Warriors and some Deathskullz. Here are some WIPs expect some more pics this week.
Ghost Warrior:

Kromlech Meganob:

New Mek Gun:


Mega nob

Mega nob has also been bitten by the xeno's bug and has been slaveing away in the Mek shop creating some new toys for Waaagh deff hook
Gorkanought

And stompa


That concludes this weeks progress report. Please comment below with your thoughts. Also don't forget to like our Facebook page and send in pics of you army and you may even get to see it on our armies on parade post every Wednesday :-)

Take care

Saturday, 26 July 2014

Eternal Crusade MMORPG

Hey Bunnies!


I am really excited about the 40K mmorpg coming from Behaviour Interactive! I bought the Captain package giving me early, early EARLY access to the game! 

I have made my characters and bought some goodies with my Rogue Trader points. I can't wait to get into the meat of developing my characters. I had to use the Ultramarine name I was saving for my Great Crusade captain (because I love it so much) Kalo Rylanus. 

I am also writing a 2500 word short story that I am hoping to submit for the competition! Too be honest I just hope it will be good enough to get to Graham McNeil lol. I will also publish it up here once the competition closes. 

For details on the competition check here: http://forum.eternalcrusade.com/threads/the-descent-to-arkhona-fan-fiction-competition.24503/

I would have preferred it to be set during the Great Crusade but 'oh well!' We can't have everything lol!

Will you be playing the game? Are you excited? How do you think they will address balancing issues?

Khall Sithis

Thursday, 24 July 2014

Word Bearer Characters

Hi all

With the coming campaign just round the corner, I would like to share with you guys what characters I am planing on doing for my word bearers, and maybe get a little advise.

Now I would be stupid not to use the characters that forge world have been nice enough to do for me, so Erebus and Kor Phaeron will be making appearances. So that just leaves two more to do.

Since I am not very good or a fan of just making new people up, I done some research to try and fine some reasonably unknown characters that would have played a big part in the pre heresy word bearers. I came across some 2 people that I found quite intriguing. Halik-gar and Maedro Vessar. Both of these are mentioned in the forge world Horus Heresy books. 



Halik-gar 
It states that Halik-gar was the High Herald of the legion and the commander before they were reunited with Lorgar. So straight away I was interested. It also states that a Herald was clad in black armour, his face hidden by a skull helm and bearing the eagle-winged mace. Now remember earlier when I said that I was looking for a little advise? The reason for this is because I am very inexperienced with playing Space Marines, so I was  looking for advise in what kind of HQ this guy should be and what should I equip him with, are there any eagle-winged maces you know off?

Maedro Vessar
For this guy, it just states that he is an iconoclast. Now I'm not sure if this just refers to the fact he is a word bearer as the legions informal name is the Iconoclast, or whether it is referring to the commander or an Ashen Circle squad, also know as an Iconoclast. Which that in mind I though it would be a good idea to have a HQ who could be a leader of the Ashen Circle. So this guy would need to have a jump pack, but the rest could really be anything. So again, what kind of HQ do you think this guy should be and which what equipment? 

Please comment below as I would much appreciate to know what you guys think. 

Thank you and take care :-) 

Targel Vypus

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Details from Warhammer Fest!!

Hey all!!

I must admit I have been exceptionally excited (which usually only leads to disappointment lol) over the announcement of the new event and here are some new details from the GW website:

Warhammer Fest 
  • Saturday 11th October 2014
  • Ricoh Arena, Coventry, UK
  • FREE car parking adjacent to the venue 

Warhammer Fest is a celebration of everything about the worlds of Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000; the miniatures, the backgrounds, the stories and the games. You will encounter fantastic miniatures displays, seminars by our design teams, in-depth demonstrations and inspiring Design Studio displays.

You will also be able to pick up the latest releases from Games Workshop, Forge World and Black Library, including many items available for the first time over the weekend, along with exclusive event only merchandise. With such a wide range of activities, you can plan your day around specific elements, or just enjoy whatever grabs your attention.

Things to See and Do

Seminars - We will be hosting a series of seminars featuring a panel of experts from Forge World, Black Library and Games Workshop. Each seminar will focus on a specific topic and we will be repeating certain ones each day, so you can choose to attend them when it best suits your plans.

Design Teams - Black Library, Forge World and the Games Workshop Design Studios will all have areas at Warhammer Fest so you can meet the dedicated teams that bring to life the worlds we all love. This is your chance to chat with them and ask any burning questions about Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000, as well as seeing their work up close and personal.

Demo Pods - These dedicated areas are spread throughout the venue and each offers a specific activity such as: painting demonstrations, gaming tactics and a series of presentations covering a range of subjects.

Archives - The miniatures we love today have a rich history behind them, so dig into the Games Workshop Archives with us to see how they’ve developed over the years. We’ll have a variety of displays on show so you can get nostalgic over classic miniatures, art and publications, and debate with your mates about your old favourites.
 

 

Things to take Home

Black Library - The brand new Horus Heresy book, Death and Defiance will be on sale at Warhammer Fest for the first time anywhere in the world. This anthology collects together five stories set across the battlefields of the Horus Heresy, and includes brand new fiction from Aaron Dembski-Bowden, Nick Kyme, James Swallow, Andy Smillie and Guy Haley.

There will be a range of pre-release titles, event exclusive art prints and more.

Forge World - Visit the popular Forge World sales area for pre-release items, including a brand new book and new models not on release anywhere else; details will be revealed nearer the event. Over the weekend you can also buy from Forge World’s vast range of models and books as well as event only miniatures, t-shirts, hoodies, bags and mugs.

Citadel - You’ll have access to the Games Workshop range at Warhammer Fest, enabling you to add the latest Citadel miniatures, books and other products to your collections.

Art Prints - Admire a gallery of art prints celebrating the stunning visual work of our design teams, with artwork showing detail beyond what you see in our publications. And if there’s something you really like, you’ll be able to buy exclusive prints of many of the pieces over the weekend.

Exclusive Event Merchandise - Get an exclusive memento of your experience with event only products to use in your games and show off to your friends.

If you want to be part of this extravaganza of all things Warhammer and Warhammer 40,000, then get your ticket now as we have strictly limited numbers available for each day.


Summary by Khall Sithis:

So - there is a new anthology available from Black Library at the event for the first time; set in the Horus Heresy timeline! I will be up to date by then and it will be great to finally be able to read the most current book!

Forge World will have a new book there; could this be the next Horus Heresy book? I hope so, but highly doubt it. My belief is that it will either be a new Imperial Armour or an updated Imperial Armour!

Could the next Primarch be there too? I heard that someone has mentioned the Night Haunter...


So, what do you all think? Are you excited? Will you be there? What will be FWs next book? Could Konrad Curze REALLY be around the corner?


Khall Sithis

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

I'm the biggest and the badist!

After completing my work on the Iron Hands that will be attacking the Karus sector I have once again started to become hyper aggressive and loud for loudness sake. Yes that's right folks it's WAAAGH! Time.

Today's project was to bring the ork boys to the size needed for the campaign

I already had around 3000 points of orks before starting the heresy and they will more then double in size over the next few months. Here is the list that we will be fielding.

Warboss in mega armour: bosspole; cybork body; gitfinda 115
Mek: kustom mega-slugga; killsaw; grot oiler 60
Weirdboy: Psyker (Mastery Level 2) 70
Big Mek in mega armour: tellyporta blasta 100

30 Boyz: Boss Nob (power klaw; bosspole) 220
30 Boyz: Boss Nob (power klaw; bosspole) 220

9 Meganobz: 5× 2 killsaws; 2× kombi-weapon with rokkit launcha, power klaw; 2× kombi-weapon with skorcha, power klaw 430

5 Deffkoptas: 5× twin-linked rokkit launcha 150
Dakkajet: twin-linked supa shoota; red paint job 135

Morkanaut: kustom force field; extra armour; grot riggers 310
15 Lootas 210
Deff Dread: kustom mega-blasta; skorcha; grot riggers; extra armour 110
3 Killa Kans: rokkit launcha; grotzooka; kustom mega-blasta; 3× grot riggers; 3× extra armour 205
4 Mek Gunz: lobba; 2× bubblechukka; smasha gun; + 8× Gretchin 108
Gorkanaut 245

Fluffy: 4× Big Shoota 545
Stompa 770

4.003 points

Incase you were wondering, Fluffy is my pet Gargantuan Squigoth and will take pride of place stomp'in through any stoopid 'umans wat gits in er way

There is much more to come for the orks so keep your eyes peeled.

Mega Nob


Sunday, 20 July 2014

Horus Heresy Previews from the Warhammer 40,000 Openday

Hi all

Not a lot to show really; just 3 new Contemptors

Iron Warriors:


Night Lords



Raven Guard



Hope you like!

Khall Sithis


RIP Games Day - Warhammer Fest Information!!

Heya!

As Drake stated earlier - it seems that Games Day is no more! 

To confirm this I have the following information:

Warhammer Fest will be a 2 day event covering the 11th and 12th of October!!
The usual will be there - Forge World, Black Library and Golden Daemon.
There will be a massive variety of seminars and events; you will need to go both days to do it all!!
Tickets are £20 each day!
Golden Daemon will be on display on the Sunday!
It will be a smaller event at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry!
You can go just the one day and pick and choose your seminars or go both days - like me!! Lol

Tickets in hand!


Khall Sithis from Bugmans!

NO GAMESDAY! WARHAMMER-FEST INSTEAD IN OCTOBER.

Hello

Reporting from Warhammer World is Khall Sithis and he has just confirmed that there is no Gamesday this year. 



We have a new Premier event going forward called Warhammer-fest. It is in October and tickets are on sale at the 40k Openday today. 

Rip Gamesday. It was special. 

Khall Sithis c/o
Drake Seta

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