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  1. In this topic I will post various minis that don't fit my WFB Empire. Randomness, no main theme, just some models that I like. I want to take a break from Karl Franz and company, but that does not mean I have finished my imperial log. First up: stormcast eternals paladins. Q: Why they don't have the "backpacks"? A: Because I don't play the game and I don't like the way they look.
  2. So I was trolling around YouTube when I stumbled across a video detailing the construction of a rotting leviathan from total war warhammer 2. I don't have that dlc but I was struck by inspiration! Unfortunately I'm in the middle of working on my stormcast eternals army and I don't like to leave things half finished. 3/4 finished maybe, but not half. So while I continue painting and basing the stormcast I'll keep this as a little project log. I wanted to have a sort of road map so I asked the soulblight forum for some list ideas. The current list will need 2 rotting leviathans, 1 with count (not)Noctilus on it, 40 deck crew zombies, 20 grave guard (I still am not sure of an analogue I want to use for them), 6 deck droppers, a wight king, a necromancer, and 5 mounted depth guard. The problem with the grave guard is that the total war equivalent are the depth guard, but they're vampires, not skeletons. The only lesser vampires are blood knights and depth guard are not mounted (why would you be on a ship?) The idoneth fortunately came to my rescue with an answer. The dread fleet uses the aethersea. So they ride large armored sharks/crabs or something into cites/villages. Perhaps even in boarding actions against other ships. For this reason, as well as the dangers of having someone who could actually threaten their cities, this dread fleet's arch enemy are the idoneth. Many an undersea bloodbath do I see occurring between the two. I'll get more into it when I get around to the lore posts. I'll be using the actual blood knight models instead of ishealan guard for the conversion as I don't fancy sculpting that much armor onto the fish/elves. So I'll have to wait for them to come back into stock. 😛 The rotting leviathans will follow the video that started it all as araknarok spiders with parts from the gloomtide shipwreck (plus some other odds and ends). Count (not)Noctilus I'm thinking will start life as the free stormcast that GW stores are handing out right now. Failing that (our store is currently without a manager), I'll probably troll around bits bins for a suitably tall and armored individual. Not sure if I'll put a lesser vampire onto the second leviathan. Well see what strikes my fancy. The new fell bats, while pretty, only offer 2 that could reasonably be carrying deck hands. I'm trying to keep as much of the stuff GW as I can for the sake of vanity (I like the idea of one day being featured on warhammer community. Silly, I know). I don't want to get 3 boxes of them, so I might have to look elsewhere or get creative. The deck hands will be pretty easy unless I want to get fancy, which of course, I do. Most of the fights are going to be against the idoneth and black arc corsairs (along with standard humans). That means a fair number of the crew are going to be from these individuals. That means, a box of zombies + corsairs + nemarti (maybe some frostgrave crew, though those can be a touch hard to find). I could also use those lovely cloaks for the grave guard. Maybe armed with nemarti great weapons? We'll see. I plan to make my way down from the top. Start with the heroes who will be influencing their minion's design. Not sure on the wight king. I'm currently thinking a vampire that lost their unlife that the count didn't wish to be parted from. Or an old first mate who refused to take the curse with his captain and served as a mortal until his passing. The old gunnery wight from the game can't have a 3+ save with just his shirt, so I'll work with something else. I'm playing around with the aristocracy side of things in my head currently. (also looking at medieval ship combat) I'm drawing a blank on who/what the necromancer should be on the ship. A doctor? The one who introduced the count to the curse? That creepy guy no one likes? A deep diving suit because necromancers are still alive and must breath? Who knows? Not me. I'm worrying about it after (not) Noctilus is built with his angry hermit crabs. Thank you for checking out this mad idea of mine and actually reading through this mess of ideas. As for the video that started it all:
  3. I've been working on my Stormcast host on and off now for nearly a year, with the majority of what I'd call "bulk" units completed or in the final stages of painting (5 more vanguard hunters are finished but not pictured, I have 15 protectors and 5 decimators along with two Concussor conversions to paint) which frees me up to do the most enjoyable part of the army. Characterful Conversions! I've just about finished the modelling on my Lord Commander for the host (Unique model, first of the host, general) who is in dire need of a name so suggestions are more than welcome. But most of all I'd love suggestions of characters, artillery pieces or monsters that people would like to see converted up that fit the theme of stormcast so that I can add them to the host! C&C Welcome as always!
  4. The Ogors of the Ghur Jungles Hello everyone. So this is the start of my Aztec themed Ogor army, to be exact i will be using the Beastclaw raiders army book. This is going to be my first proper Age of Sigmar army and I wanted something that was unique and didn't require me to slave away on like 20 models for just 100 points. Current aim is to work on my 1000 point army list. Huskard on Thunderrusk 4 Mournfangs 1 Stonehorn Only 6 Models!
  5. HI! Welcome back to my blog- since the previous entry I have successfully set up my machine and run a few files off- in fact I now have enough parts for about 25 acolytes and 3 jezzails and more on the way! For a first time 3d printer experience, the machine has been pretty smooth so far, with only a few failed parts...although it is both messy and unpleasant to clean due to the toxic resin, so I am learning a lot about gloves, masks and special filtration to keep myself from ending up looking like a plague monk! It has been interesting to correctly match to the torsos, which has involved many test prints to check scale and position of parts. However, allowing for the fact that some trimming will always be needed, I think I am at the best result I can achieve. The next stage will be to assemble some complete kits and get paint on to see how they look, then produce enough for the full army! Oh, and maybe make a skryre techno vortex spell pylon whilst I am at it...
  6. "Beneath the waves, an evil lies, And in strange aeons it too shall rise." - The Tenebranomicon ~~~ One wintery day amongst the trees and underbrush of a quaint woodland, I, by chance, happened upon a strange and pagan altar, upon which rested an idol that would befoul e’en the most hallowed of places. The place was in a state of disrepair, having, I find myself doubting not at all, lied in that woodland for many years without the touch of man. Two tall totems, upon which hung necklaces of feathers and the skulls of small mammals and birds, stood at a man’s height as the temple’s entrance. Having walked through the unholy entrance, I came upon a small building. Like a staired pyramid in form, the temple was roughly three metres tall. There was a doorway, made of the same stone- the stone! The stone out of which this tetrahedral temple was carved was not of this earth, no. It was a musty, ancient yellow (although whether this was the product of age I am unsure) and hard, yet, upon closer inspection, seemed to be made up of fine grains of sand. At first I thought it sandstone, yet there was an un-named, un-nameable attribute of this sandstone that was simply unearthly. Alas, I digress. The doorway, made of that same extra-phenomenal stone, hung ajar. And good luck too, for if it were closed then I doubt I would be able to open it: it was perhaps half a metre thick. The inside was small, but large enough to hold the altar itself and a maximum of three other people. Along the walls, torches hung, full of ash. In the winter, as it was now, and at night, this temple must’ve got frightfully cold; although, I doubt that those frequenting this hellish place gave much regard to such mortal matters as heat. In the centre of the temple lay the altar around which the rest was built: shaped like a goblet, the altar was built to contain a liquid. I was, as one will no doubt imagine, shocked, to find that within this altar there was, still, a liquid. Grown stagnant over countless years, dead leaves and roots, and the corpses of insects and flies, floated in the thick, grey sludge. T’was so foul, indeed, that I was abhorred to touch it, for I felt that some… cosmic malignancy dwelt in that liquid. I was not far off; above me, even as I knelt over to gaze at the sludge, there hung the idol of which I have been so terrified. It hung, suspended from the arms by two thin metal chains, from the pyramidic ceiling. It was roughly humanoid in figure, but with a strange and disgusting taint upon its head. For instead of the roughly circular and cerebral head of a man, it bore the head of some, gross mulloscoid. Its mouth was a writhing mass of tentacles and feelers, and the back of the head was distortedly oblong. It was wearing metal armour that was ornate yet looked cruel in design: the armour’s shoulders ended in sharp let elegant spikes, as did the elbows, greaves and kneecaps. Around the abomination’s waste there was tied a leather belt, and a sword, curved and serrated, like the teeth of a deep sea beast, hung upon it. Soon I continued looking around this quaint temple. It felt like merely a few minutes that I stayed in that abode; in fact, it was several hours. After what must have been half an hour of searching (although it felt like nought but a few seconds), I came upon a strange tome that was kept in a wooden chest. Bound by a leather rope clockwise, this book seemed to contain a lexicographer’s (amongst whose ranks I count myself) treasure trove of forbidden lore. The writing on the front was in some alien text, the like of which I have never seen in all my years. It was in a deeply dark crimson, and, although I had neither means nor opportunity to even attempt to decipher it, I somehow knew what it said. Like a hark-back to a strange primeval language to which all mortals are heir to, I knew what the writing said deep within my subconscious. As soon as I glanced at it, I read it as if it were my own native tongue. It said: THE TENEBRANOMICON Which was followed, immediately and unexplainedly, by this strange couplet: BENEATH THE WAVES AN EVIL LIES AND IN STRANGE AEONS IT TOO SHALL RISE What struck me first was that the couplet rhymed. I felt sure, now, that this script was an ancient and primordial tongue, and I have little doubt that in whatever language one happened to speak, the writing upon this accursed book would be the same. Upon dwelling on this message, I felt myself irrationally terrified beyond comprehension. At once, I felt both horrified and eager. I suddenly found myself unwinding the leather cover. As if moved by an otherworldly presence, my hand moved and unwound the rope that bound the book; yet, even as I did so, I became so spiritually scared that I began to cry and scream in sheer terror! And even so, I unbound the leather cover and opened THE TENEBRANOMICON. As soon as I gazed upon those ancient pages (which were, as one has no doubt guessed, written in the same script as the cover), however, I was eager and ravished for the forbidden and heathen knowledge within. The book spoke of many things. It spoke of the strange anthropoid that hung from the ceiling above me. It spoke of their entrance to this realm, and their dreadful birth; of how they were extracted from a captured god by a judgemental saviour, who discarded them once he saw their true fate. It spoke of their escape to the deeps. It spoke of their endless search for souls, to fill their soulless hearts. It spoke of the dreadful cults that worship them, and how they exist in every city in every kingdom in the cosmos. It spoke of the goal of their endless conquest for souls, and of the dark and majestic fate they had in store for all of life. At this I shut the haunted and perverted and cast it out from my hand. Yet, when I dropped that dust-encrusted book, my mind was filled with images which were not my own. As the TENEBRANOMICON slipped from my hand, I barrage of visions swarmed my head like a tide. I saw, at first, nothing but darkness. I saw the cosmos being born into existence, I saw the creation of stars, and the birth of creatures of enormous size. I saw, through eyes that were not my own, rituals carried out by barbaric cults, ranging from the sacrifice of lambs and sheep, to the consummation of human flesh. One particularly savage ritual, whose image will remain with me for all of time, was as followed. About an altar, not unlike the one I was in, a group of men gathered. They wore dark clothes, and their pale flesh was tattooed beyond recognition. The tattoos wound up and down their flesh like serpents, until they reached their eyes, where they circled. And their eyes… their eyes! Their eyes were but bloody holes, as if their eyes had been plucked out in some gruesome ritual not unlike the one I gazed at now. The cultists danced around the altar in some savage dance, twirling their blades in unison with one another, surrounding the altar. Standing atop the altar there was a creature, similar to the abhorrent creature depicted in the idle hanging above me. He was holding a quill and a piece of parchment, and seemed to be simultaneously writing, and reading out scripture from the parchment as if in prayer. The strangest thing about him (or it) was the animal by his side: an octopus-like creature hovered beside him. This priest and his octopoid familiar seemed to be the centre of the cultist’s attention. Suddenly, the mollusc let out a cry, a call so horrifying that I can scarcely recall it. At this sound, the cultists screamed in exultation. The night sky behind the ritual lit into flame and destruction, and a huge, whispering creature appeared from the darkness behind them: as I watched from my unusual vantage point, I began to scream as I realised, in horror, that the monster before me was the creature from the idol, clothed in the same ornate armour, and riding atop a beast, whose claws, teeth and horns glistened in the firelight. In a strange moment of gross realisation, I discovered that the cultists surrounding the monster were chanting a name: “Thoth-Gorgoroth, Thoth-Gorgoroth, Thoth Gorgoroth! Hail and revere the Whispers from a Darkness!” ~~~ This is the start of my Idoneth Deepkin army: an army that lurks in the deeps and, yep, you guessed it, whispers from a darkness. I recently read a collection of H.P.Lovecraft's short stories, and found myself wondering how cool an Idoneth Deepkin army would look if they were inspired by The Great Cthulhu. So, here goes. My gaming club does primarily 500 point narrative games [my favourite :)], so the first goal is to buiuld up to that level. Conversion wise, the modelling will be simple: using Genestealer Cult heads, I'll convert every akhelian model to have a cthonic, be-tentacled head, while every namarti model will be modelled as one of the cultists. As of now, I have bought and painted Lotann, with the cthonic head to come soon: I hope you enjoy; please leave a comment and follow! Sam P.S. Thanks to @Melcavuk for inspiring the concept with his multitude of amazing projects and to @KnaveOfScribes for inspiring the format!
  7. Hey there! I am starting a new army and since this will be a conversion heavy project I thought I could make a blog to share it. Hope you find it interesting! We could call this army "scourge privateers re-imagined", or Realm Ravagers as I am calling them. An elf-pirate army based on corsairs and 40k dark-elf aesthetics… heroes, infantry, sea monsters, sailboats all still to come! Let me start sharing the first heroes I am working on.
  8. Hi and welcome. I'm Russ and I work in miniatures design for tabletop, rpg and boardgames. I've been working in the industry for seven years and I am currently the studio lead for a UK based minis and boardgame producer. I'm also a big hobbyist, and I am currently working on a new Skaven army for AoS. However, let's be honest, some of the minis in that range are less than ideal. I fact I remember selling a few of them when I worked at GW myself. And I left in 1999... So, to make my awesome new Skryre list look as good as I can, I'm harnessing my experience in minis design, and my new 3d printer, to update and modernise my list using current plastic kits as a basis, and creating parts to turn them into whatever I need. I'm going to blog this on here and on my gmsibg group page as I thought the process might be interesting, as it'll show a lot of the stuff that happens behind the curtain with minis manufacturing. And it will hopefully lead to some cool pictures of skaven bad asses. To begin! My skryre list is not totally locked but I've immediately identified the issues with acolytes and jezzails as my first target. For both, I'm going to use storm vermin as the torso bases and create arms, heads and accessories to change them up. My initial work is shown below... I aim to have the complete kit done in the next few days.. And on Thursday I'm setting up the new 3d printer I just bought! I'll detail that too, in case anyone else is thinking about getting one! Until Wednesday...
  9. Hi guys. As this is my first post I thought I’d make it a doozy. I’ve been playing WH40k for 27 years and dipped my toes into WHFB back with the brettonian/lizard men set. Ive decided that now is the right time to leap into AoS. Most people who know me know that I can’t just do anything warhammer simply. I just can’t build straight out of the box, there has to be a theme and a reason for the theme. Ive always been interested in the idea of orcs, particularly savage orcs. I wanted to capture that savage image (I always saw it as a Native American tribal image) but how to do it differently? playing around with the kits and some GS gave me the breakthrough. How about a Native American/ Planet of the Apes look? Maybe it’d work...... I’m building towards a 2k list eventually and so far have 10 orcs finished, 5 in progress, an Ironjawz megaboss on maw krusha in progress and a finished troggoth. Now onto the pics. Well enough rambling. This GS fur isn’t going to sculpt itself!
  10. Hey there folks! So I've had a bit of hobby block recently with My Age of Sigmar order army. I'm building a mixed army using the Hammerhal allegiance, though it is a free city of my own design using the Warhammer community free city builder(https://www.warhammer-community.com/2017/09/26/make-your-own-free-city-the-easy-way-sep26gw-homepage-post-4/) . But I just can't seem to think of how to put things together, especially since order is made of so many factions broken up and after seeing images of Chris Peach's Hallowguild and Duncan Rhodes' Solakian Guard (https://www.warhammer-community.com/2017/10/04/converting-your-own-free-city-oct-4gw-homepage-post-3/), I would very much like to make my army look more 'Age of Sigmar' than Warhammer fantasy. I'm not sure how to achieve this though with the newer kits looking so much better and in some cases slightly larger scale than the old ones. I would like to ask how you guys have converted or painted up your armies in age of sigmar, please post images if you can! It would be awesome to see everyone's work Also apologies for my bad writing skills, it really isn't my forte!
  11. It's taken me 2 years but I've finally settled on an army for AoS that I love in its entirety - the background, converting and painting (with apologies to the Khorne and Nurgle stuff I own that I've now accepted will never be painted). Honestly, I could convert and paint Flesh-eaters all day! I have so many ideas for The Sainted Court of King Gargantula that I'll probably never run out of conversion possibilities, and the small 300 point warband I've assembled so far is just the start. I'm looking forward to adding to this painting log with a motley cast of darkly comic conversions - in fact my plan is for every model in the army to be a conversion. I'll also be posting bits and pieces of background exploring the Court and its characters for those who are interested in such things. Next up I'm going to be working on my entry for the AoS28 monster competition, which will either be King Gargantula himself or a Crypt Haunter from the Knights of Deceasium. My hope is to really do justice to the Flesh-eater Courts amazing background - these are the kind of models that I wish GW made for this army, and I hope you enjoy them as much as I'm enjoying building and painting them. Oh, and I'll try to get a better camera setup somewhere down the line too.
  12. I am trying to create a unit of chainraps. My idea is to take some plague monks and replace the heads and weapons with some old tomb kings parts i found from a while ago. my questions are: 1. Are the two models about the same size? 2. Are the bases the same? 3. What other conversions have been made with making nighthaunt units?
  13. hello how are you I have come to show my first kharadron overlord, first the flying dwarves(skywardens), without more than saying let's go. constructive and destructive criticisms are accepted
  14. Now recruiting for a Piratey Tale of X Gamers! A TALE OF PIRATEY GAMERS Avast Ye Land Lubbers and hark to my words. Tis' but one frontier untamed, one force that none can yet call their own! To the skies with Ye, to the great rolling storms, fight the thunder gods... ride the hurricanes, and all the bounty Ye could wish for shall be yours! What is it? Quite simply this is a new set of rules and scenarios designed to be used alongside the Age of Sigmar skirmish rules to represent the various crews of Sky Pirates clashing across the realms for loot, booty and pride (also some bragging rights). You get all the fun and action that comes with skirmish games alongside splendour of unique skyships gaining traits, equipment and reknown as your campaign progresses. With a low model count this is the perfect chance to personalise every model to make sure your motley crew is unlike any other, and their flagship is one worthy to be noted down in the chronicles of the realms. Whats the aim? Over 3-4 months players would plan, convert, paint and base up their own unique sky faring warband, sharing progress and photos aswell as hints and tips with each other and working on their warbands backstory. When every warband is completed players will then meet up at Warhammer World for a day of games against each other to decide once and for all who owns the skies of the realms. Sky... Pirates? Thats right, pirates in the sky. The Kharadon are not alone in their mastery of skyfaring technologies though perhaps they are the most experienced. Many a crew of crooks and thieves have taken to the sky either through stolen vessels, magical means, tethered beasts or their own ingenuity and technologies. Crews gather from all races and allegiances from the Steamclad ships of the Freeguild Privateers, choking the clouds with great plumes of industrial smoke to the ethereal ghost ships that ride in on a haunting moonlit night to claim the souls of the dead. The possibilities are only limited by your imagination so why not explore the darker side of the realm. Sky pirates profit from trade unencumbered by tariffs from petty empires down below, they can run goods without clashing in territorial disputes or having their buisness interupted by war and blockades. Most importantly they can steal, pillage and plunder with no lawmen able to give pursuit as they disappear once more into the clouds. Sign me up! Our tale of piratey gamers is quite simple, the aim is to make a crew using the Age of Sigmar skirmish rules totalling 30 reknown with one vitally important difference, there are NO ALLEGIANCE RESTRICTIONS, that right none. You may select scrolls from any grand alliance that match the model you intend to convert, this way you have access to hundreds of unique warscrolls to make a crew that perfectly represents your theme. Every model must adequetly represent the warscroll (no using that grot as an ogre) and the weapons within but beyond this let your creative instincts go wild. Suggested warscrolls: Grot with Crossbow (freeguild crossbowman scroll) Old mercenary (Greatsword) Assassin (Shadowblade) Vulture (Aetherwing) etc Make sure to select a captain for your band of rogues, feel free to get creative with the modelling and background as the captain defines the personality of your pirate crew and their missions going forward. In addition to this unique crew you get to build a unique looking ship to carry your crew into battle and bear their plunder away, this is a great chance to make something truly unique looking that fits the theme of your crew. From a floating temple of the slaan to the steam tank inspired ships of the freeguild to the beautifully ornate and deadly Daughters of Khaine moongliders every ship is unique. For the purposes of gameplay all ships start off using the warscroll for the Kharadron frigate and therefore weapons should be loosely representative (giant crossbow for skyhook etc) and vessels should approximately match in size. Give me ideas! Freeguild Privateers – A warband of ex-military mercanaries in well maintained but clearly dated armour, blackpowder and blades form the bulk of their military. Their ship is an old kharadron hull with massive smoke stacks tended by many deckhands as they funnel coal to keep it in motion. The captain is a wizened old engineer disillusioned with the military seeking to claim his fortune for retirement. Murderlust Sirens – A floating testament to khaines might, this sleek vessel outruns many others in the skies with its razorsharp bladelike form. Mounting its own cauldron of blood and held aloft by ethereal mists it is tended by Daughters of Khaine with wicked spears to pluck victims from the ground or fend of boarders. Harpies cling to the side of the hull to be carried into battle. Wyrdstone Barge – A bizare mirriad of technologies from the Clan Skyre powered by slaves running frantically in wheels whilst their slavers laugh maniacly, this ship often rides in on the storm with lightning rods across its hull powering the lethal lighning cannon on its prow. Globadiers cast poison winds onto unsuspecting victims below whilst stormvermin prepare to pillage and kill. Slaan temple Grotrigger Looted Barge Ghost Ship And more! So what now? Sign up to our Tale of Piratey gamers and select a theme that fits your concept, then start work on the crew. By the end of the first month aim to get 3-5 unique crew members finished (not the captain), these unique models should convey the theme of your ship and each can tell their own unique story. On month two we'll look at captains and their own murderous backstory. PLOGS: Mine (Grot Sky Pirates) - CHARLOTTE - Clan Skyre Storm Riders (PLOG TO FOLLOW)
  15. In advance of a club campaign, I have finally started building some Stormcast! The Redwolf Covenant are a chamber of disparate units, brought together under the Redwolf to continue their unceasing war against chaos. They are therefore slightly less homogenous than standard Stormcast. If I'm honest, the fluff lags behind the modelling! Anyway, here are my first two units of Liberators, and my first two heroes - a Lord Relictor, and a...nother hero. I haven't decided what he'll count as yet. If anyone is interested in buying any of the Khornate parts of Thunder and Blood off me, send me a PM EDIT: Sold
  16. Hey everybody, Future Master Moulder here I wanted to start a thread dedicated to all the great Skaven Art and Conversions out their to inspire all future skaven players in their model making. Now I would like to stress that you pleas credit and/or source any creations that are not your, to the best of your ability. And with all that out of the way lets show some Skaven!
  17. These guys are quite fun to do. I have 20 now, and another ten that are base coated. The shields and weapons are taken from the Bonesplitterz kits. Armor is just a couple of green spray paints and then chipped with silver paint and a sponge. I tend to just paint the rest of the models as quick as possible. The warrior models are old, but they have a certain chaotic charm to them, especially with halberds rather than hand weapons.
  18. There is no doubt that we have chosen a hobby that is more expensive than most drugs, but should this stop us playing the game? I say NAY! Don't have the money to buy that hero you have your eye on? Want to create a hero that looks unique? Have a fairly large bits box/ have a friend that does? Well this is the thread for you! In this forum thread i'll be posting cheap (relatively this is warhammer after all) ways that I've discovered to create hero's that will either result in you owning more models than you would if you just bought the hero but for the same money, or having said hero but spending less (and hopefully ending up with more models) Also the reason I've made this a forum thread rather than a blog is because i want other people to post their ideas so i can steal them.
  19. After a failed attempt to seriously get into AoS a while ago which was totally overrun by the release of 40k 8th edition, I'm back into the AoS train! And this time I've actually bought an army as a proof I'm here to stay : I'm going to do an army either usable as Hosts of Slaanesh or as Daughters of Khaine, thanks to the similarities between the models and a liberal use of greenstuff and magnets! The fluff idea behind them is a bit twisted, they'll basically be the remains of a dark elf Cult of Slaanesh from the old world that supposedly turned to Khaine when Malekith rose, but still the cult remained beneath the surface and, when the End of Times came and Morathi revealed her true allegiance again, they returned to the Dark Prince in search of power. However, in the Mortal Realms, with Slaanesh gone, and the cult of Khaine divided, they turned to a new master, Malal, the Renegade god, who promised them the power they had lost. Because of this they're the Divided Host, followers of three powers but not entirely of none, which fits perfectly the Invaders trait of the Hosts of Slaanesh. I've already posted my lists in both the Let's Chat threads of the Daughters of Khaine and Hosts of Slaanesh, but also wanted to have a thread to post the AoS version of the models (you can check my thread at the Bolter and Chainsword for 40k-related things, daemons are usable in both systems after all), and that's why I'm posting here. I've already finished a Cauldron of Blood/ Chariot of Slaanesh. The chariot version can either be used as a Herald on Exalted Seeker Chariot: Or as a non-Exalted Chariot by removing the seekers and extra armour on the sides, which are magnetised: And then there's the Cauldron of Blood version, which exchanges the lash for a chalice and adds... well, a cauldron of blood, as you could expect: It's all done based on the Cauldron of Blood box, which is a truly amazing kit and I couldn't recommend it more. I've basically turned the staircase outwards, the rack that should hold the frontal wheels upwards with two steeds of slaanesh chained to them and the armour plates that normally are beneath the stairs I've put on the sides with another two steeds, this ones with daemonettes riding them. The steeds are all done with a press mold of the classic Juan Diaz sculpts and retconned a bit with greenstuff to differentiate them and fix the many errors that a press mold leaves. As for the witches/ daemonettes and the hag/ herald, I've carved off the nose and the "tiara" they have so that their faces are like the old daemonettes, converted the boots into clawed feet and changed a knife to be held sideways, mimicking the shape that a daemonette claw would have. Also the Herald has a magnetised arm that can either be used with a Flensing Whip or a Witchbrew, and maybe I'll make a Deathsword option later on if I need to. What I'm debating right now is about how to paint them, though I more or less have a scheme thought: I still need to try a more human-like skin tone, though I like the one I did here a lot, so will probably end up with it anyways. My main doubt right now is with the hair, should I paint it white, black, black with white points? Any opinion would be appreciated! Other things I'm contemplating are the colour of the eyes, I'm tore between glowing green and pure black; and will try different tattoo patterns later on to see how they look. Also take into consideration that the one on the left is mostly finished, but the right one isn't. Anyways, hope you like it and comments and constructive criticism are always welcome, hope to update with more models soon!
  20. good I would like to consult something since it happened to play age of sigmar, I had the picturesque project of converting my primary army of high elves into what weapons and equipment is concerned, to give a more variegated touch in what to the miniatures refers mixing oriental ideas with the elven theme, since they live in savanna zone and are constantly attacked by chaos (khorne) and destruction (oruk), thanks in advance and any help or idea is appreciated
  21. Please post your finished AoS28 warbands here!
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