Tuesday, 30 July 2013

The SAGA continues - Flower of Scotland

So after buying into SAGA a few months back, I've finally gotten around to painting up some of the figures. I debated starting with the Bretons, but figured it might be easier to start with the infantry based Scots instead. I had roughly assembled the models for gaming, but wanted to do a bit more work before painting, mostly on the hands. The hands which hold the spears needed a little modification. First I needed to spread the fingers slightly further apart to grip the spears better, which involved me lightly gripping the hand with a pair of clippers and gently bending them. I also needed to do a bit of green stuff work, as the spear hands are sculpted without thumbs, although this was hardly the most difficult piece of sculpting work. Below is the first unit of Hearthguards. I painted the shields seperately from the rest of the models, as I usually do.

Friday, 26 July 2013

Who's the Daddy? Tournament Report

Last Sunday I attended the Who's the Daddy? Tournament in Gamers World. Who's the Daddy? is a variant of the Who's the Boss? format. Instead of a random warcaster/lock leading the force, you get a random Gargantuan/Colossal instead.

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Bring me my Gators....and make it Snappy

I entered the Who's the Daddy? Warmachine/HORDES tournament in Gamers World last Sunday. I'll have a report up soon, but for now here's a couple of pictures of the new additions to my Blindwater Congregation army.

Monday, 22 July 2013

ABF army update IV - Asgeth's Raiders half finished.

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That's the first half of the first squad done. As I paint more figures for this army, I'm starting to get quicker at it. My goal is now to get the rest of the squad finished by the end of the week. I'm very happy with the way they've turned out.

Monday, 15 July 2013

The Empire Strikes Back

I was digging around in my box of assorted figures I have picked up over the years, I came across some old Empire models. I used to play The Empire a long time ago, back in the dark days of 6th edition. Since then I've moved on to my Dwarfs, with a couple of years of Dark Elves thrown in for good measure. With the release of 9th edition not very far away (next year if GW continue their usual release pattern for new editions of Warhammer and 40K), and we can expect allies to be a feature of the game. So, to back up my Dwarfs, I've gone back to the old friendship between the Dwarfs and The Empire. So I've come up with a bit of background and painted up a test model.

Saturday, 6 July 2013

Nobody ever expects the Inquisition! - Part II

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Inquisitor Hendelmann and Captain Stein (AKA The Gruesome Twosome) return for another outing.

After our first game of Inquisitor detailed here - http://thehobbybutterflyeffect.blogspot.ie/2013/06/nobody-ever-expects-inquisition.html, another month passed quickly and it was the last Wednesday of May, which meant it was time for more Inquisitor. Frank ran the session again, his report can be found on his blog If It Wasn't For Ones (link - http://ifitwasntforone.blogspot.ie/2013/05/inq28-chemical-plant.html). My opponents were Jamie and Patrick once again. Now over to the private diaries of Inquisitor Hendelmann again.