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Dwarf Update

Work has started on the Dwarves with a character painted up and the 2 gyrocopters (excluding the rider).

Once the tournament is over I will go back and tidy up a few bits but they are to a standard that will pass for the event.

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2 Dwarf Gyrocopters using the machine guns from Titan Forge

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I’ve also come up with a list for the event

Runesmith (General); x2 Rune of Spellbreaking, Rune of Stone, Rune of Iron, Shield 133
Runesmith; x2 Rune of Spellbreaking, Rune of Stone, Shield 113
Thane (Battle Standard Bearer); Master Rune of Grungi, Shield, 153
Master Engineer; 70
Master Engineer; 70
21 Longbeards; Full Command, Great Weapons, Rune of Stoicism, 359
18 Quarrellers; Full Command, Great Weapons, 286
1 Gyrocopter; 80
1 Gyrocopter; 80
Cannon; Rune of Forging, 145
Cannon; Rune of Forging, Rune of Burning, 150
Grudge Thrower; Rune of Accuracy, Rune of Forging, Rune of Burning 135
Grudge Thrower; Rune of Accuracy, Rune of Forging, 130
Organ Cannon; Rune of Accuracy, Rune of Burning, 150
Organ Cannon; Rune of Accuracy, 145
Army Total: 2,199

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Dwarves not Dwarfs – 2015

@Simonroberts87 here.

It’s certainly been a while since I last put anything up on the blog but I come bearing good news.

In 2015 I will be rocking a Dwarf army that I will be using at various tournaments – the first being the Firestorm Four

Now being extremely poor at spelling I wanted to find out the difference between Dwarfs and Dwarves…. to all those interested you can find out more

So far I’ve drafted a few army list ideas and made various purchases.

I will have 2 armies.

1. will be fully painted by me and in the end will be my sole tournament army

2. back up army that I’ve purchased from someone that has used it at tournaments in 2014. This means that If I don’t have anything painted in time I have a back up and also means I have some alternative unit choices and means I can get some practice games in ASAP

I’ve mainly gone for Titan Forge and Avatar of War models including

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I will keep the blog up to date with developments as they happen and of course will be Tweeting everything.

The Asur are on the move towards NCGT

The cold steel lance slid up the neck of the Skaven rat. Squirming and slowly dropping to its knees it hissed “I can offer valuable information in return for my freedom”

A second knight appeared “So you found diseased rat!” Lord Caradryan spotted the whelp many leagues back. Gut it now and let us ride on with haste”.

“The Skaven has offered us information” replied Allunanur “speak vermin or I will cut your life short”.

“Yes yes sire, much information I have…. valuable information I have. My master Lord Skitterclaw is nearby, a powerful seer he has become. Let me show you his lair and may you take his power and in return spare my life you will”.

“You untrustworthy slave, I will not follow your orders however you shall follow mine. We are heading north towards the great desert. A darkness is growing with rumours of an ancient foe returning to plague the Old World once more.

This Skitterclaw you speak of, if he truly is a seer of great power then he may serve as a distraction.
Tell your master to head to the desert, tell him what you will that will interest him enough to make the journey”.

“Allunanur we must ride”.

“Yes Finulier”.

“Whelp, I will be sending a scout to watch you, one wrong turn and he will gut you slowly. Run now and don’t look back”.

“Finulier let us ride if the rumours are true and Nagash has returned then Lord Caradryan needs us by his side.

He is currently seeking out another of the silent order. The winds are strong, stronger then I have seen in an age. Many of the ranks have spoken of seeing shadows in the skies with some saying they have felt incredible changes in temperature.

I get the feeling that many of our questions will be answered in the desert”.

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Straight in with a big general update from me

I’ve got tons to share and I want to update the blog more with pics/ info and wargaming ‘stuff’ I think may be of interest to other people.

I’ve just got back from Turkey with some of the other bloggers.

Instead of painting I started reading ‘The Sundering’

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It’s an awesome book so far with tons of info not only about Elves but also Dwarves, Shaggoths, Beastmen and other fantasy creatures.

While on holiday I may have bought a few Titans from eBay

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and also ordered 7th ed + Fateweaver as I plan on having a small Daemon unbound force consisting of 28 Screamers and Fateweaver

I also arrived back home to lots of goodies

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which I need to fit into the Warhammer room which is starting to fill up again

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I’ve also just ordered some DayGlow Pigments from Forged Monkey after seeing some pics

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I’m also going to start working on a secret project at some point which includes this guy

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and as a parting shot I wanted to share with you my next Necromunda gang

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Necromunda

I thought I’d throw out an update with some pics taken over the weekend (don’t forget to follow me on Twitter)

A few of us in the group have kicked-off a Necromunda campaign which happened last Wednesday (9th April) and since then I’ve got three games in with my Orlock gang.

This is how my gang currently stands:

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I’ve really enjoyed each game and would thoroughly recommend it if you haven’t tried it before.

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In addition I also sorted out ‘the Warhammer room’ yesterday as you could barely walk into the room. I’ve also taken a few pics of some of the rare things I own.

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Also taken a shot of my entire High Elf collection

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As mentioned in my last post, month 4 was sacrificed to paint up my Imperial Knight.

The kit took me a weekend to build and fully magnetise the weapons, masks and icons.

Next up was painting, I wanted to use this project to try my airbrush out again and to also use some airbrush stencils from Anarchy Models.

It took me 3 weeks to paint but I actually only really spent the weekends doing it.

The stencils worked really nicely and I’ve been overwhelmed with the response I’ve been getting on Facebook and Twitter.

So without further ado here is Grimlock ‘Hell Raiser’ Dragonhide

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I come with good news; month three for the Asur was a good month with some much needed reinforcements and numbers!

First up are five Shadow Warriors. They’re lovely models but rubbish rules. That said they will make a good support choice for Alith Anar I hope.

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Next up is a lovely model from The Russian Alternative

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I also managed to paint two bolt throwers but not the crew. For these I used the airbrush for the brown which worked pretty well.

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And lastly I bought the The LOTR Eagle Plastic Kit which are beautiful models and much better than the metal ones (and cheaper!).

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Unfortunately month four wasn’t a good month; I gave into temptation and bought an Imperial Knight and wanted to spend some time on it so I passed on doing any fantasy this month unless I got time right at the end.

Good morning,

I’m very happy to announce that I’ve now completed month 2 of #ATO9G

I’ve also been enjoying the Twitter action.

If you’re a gamer and you haven’t already joined Twitter, I fully recommend it.

You get to see tons of painted models (that haven’t been painted by GW staff) and you also get great encouragement as well.

Also it’s really nice when you get people clicking ‘favorite’ or ‘retweet’ your pics.

Month 2 in pics

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This pic got me 4 retweets and 5 favorite

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Which I finished last night and got 6 retweets and 3 favourite

As outlined when I originally planned month 2, I’m now going to start work on my first block of 10 Sisters of Avelorn but I won’t get to start any work on them till next week =-(

I’ll keep you all posted on how I get on.

Good afternoon from the Asur,

Month 2 is looking good so far with some valuable painting time clocked this weekend.

Alith Anar is looking finished and the Loremaster is at the half way house

I must admit that I didn’t realise Alith Anar is only £8.20 and still metal from GW – I would fully recommend this character to anyone with an Elf army, he’s great fun to paint and the rules are half decent.

I’m also starting to teach myself about making the painting easier by not focusing on 100 different colours and picking out every detail.

The red spot colour is also a lot of fun and I’m really starting to get the hang of painting it.

 

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I also wanted to share this pic the wife forced me to take.

I came up with a quote “Just like a Hellpit ‘the cat’ moves in a random direction and f*cks everything it touches

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Until next time.

Month 2 for the Asur – @Simonroberts87

Welcome to 2014 and more importantly Month 2 of #ATO9G.

With Month 1 complete for the Asur, I have been thinking about what I can paint for month 2.

In short, I am going to double…. yes double the amount of models I need to paint – last month it was 1 😉

I’m going for some characters this month as I have them sat on my painting table and I really like both miniatures (and the rules they come with).

I have also included an ‘optional’ unit which comes down to whether or not I have time to paint them, if not I will at least start the unit off and then set them as a month 3 project to complete.

You can follow all the action by following me on Twitter

 

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