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    Brilliant banner
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    Thanks! ^_^ I'm hoping to get my first painting of 2019 started tonight, got some khorne and 40k stuff to put some washes on and then start highlighting. Hope your year gives you plenty hobby time too!
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    Thanks for writing this up. Lots of good insight here that many hobbyists can relate to. Hope you get a bunch of hobby time in 2019 and enjoy all of it!!!
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    Great write up. I had something myself, although it wasn’t as strict as “every day” but a “will try and do something hobby related every day, if I can” - which I included as essentially anything, from painting to playing to writing a scenario. I didn’t include “buying things” in there though Number 7 sounds mighty familiar Having now got into the habit, I’m keeping on with my approach!
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    WOWOWOW. Amazing banner my friend. Inspiring work!!
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    lovely army. you must be so proud!
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    This is a beautiful army, my dude. I really like how you painted the eyes on each model so that their expressions are clear, it adds a comedic element to their appearance. Also, your freehand painting skills are excellent. Any plans for your next army?
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    Are you concerned that AoS is too variable for all but the broadest theory crafting? One reason theory crafting is so prominent in Magic is its rigid structure, allowing concepts like the beatdown to have real substance. In AoS, variability is so prevalent and strong that units' characteristics inflate and deflate in value in a very real sense. While this is true in Magic to some degree (such as the value of drawing a land at different times in the game), in AoS the much greater fluidity of game-state may exaggerate this phenomenon so much that it obviates the kind of sophisticated theory Magic can sustain. For example, in a previous post you floated the notion of assigning value in terms of Presence points and Pressure points. However, (even though Projection attempts to address this, from what I understand) consider how the value of Presence changes from a battleplan like Take and Hold, which is highly static and predictable, to one like Gifts from the Heavens, which is highly variable. If the objectives fall in a disadvantageous way, the actual value of investments in pure presence decreases, while Pressure spikes massively. In the same vein, the ability of a list to kill enemy units can either be paramount, such as in Take and Hold, which will often be decided on kill points, or almost irrelevant, such as in Border War, which will often be decided on victory points. That being said, I do find the definitions you've outlined very useful so far. I think reading about them will help people understand how to win in different situations against different opponents, instead of just trying to find the best rock/paper/scissors interactions on the battlefield for their units.
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    The blue/gold combo is so strong that no one will notice if it’s “just” tabletop quality. Overall it’s wonderful to look at!
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    That’s fantastic!!!
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    This is great. I have a step-uncle (or something) who is a big shot banker, and he said his key to success is to do this sort of thing: make rules for yourself and stick to them, no matter what. I need to make sure to do this, in order to avoid being subject to my waxing and waning enthusiasm.
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    I wonder how things would turn out if beasts didnt have such ungodly ammounts of summoning to help them.
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    Great battlereport there my friend.
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    Lovely work. Congratulations!
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    Thank you! There’s more coming!
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    Wow, this is amazing! I'm looking forward to seeing more! :D
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    'Even the smallest person can change the course of the future' -- J.R.R Tolkien I can't wait to see this done!
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    Thank you! I believe most of them are bits from the duadrin set.
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    Those axes are fantastic! Custom made or bitbash?
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    You can also give them wildform with an ambermage to get them down to 2+/2+/-1/1. I think they rellay can do some work.
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    Thanks guys. These kind words let me push harder with the next models. And there is still some already painted stuff to come I wrote down the list I play in the Free People discussion thread alongside with a little tournament recap and some pictures. Here is the Link directly to the post: Link
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    Love my Order Draconis List. Definitely not a common one to be seen on the table and looks awesome when fielded.
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    Most importantly. It looks fun! It's easy to play, because you have so few warscrolls, and I'd love to see that across the table from me at a tournament. It's very different than what I've seen and who doesn't love Dragons?!
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    Definitely! Jim says it's about picking the timing of your charge. Can even send in the Dragon Blades on one turn, and save the Dragonlords for a second wave.
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