Saturday, March 18, 2017

Hallo once again - Back in the saddle



Lots of minis, some artwork, and who the hell knows what else.  Been a busy bit of weeks - looking at getting a new house so a move is most likely coming, got a promotion at work so I get paid more for what I was already doing so yay - thus the new house.  I got a ton of miniature painting to do - but I also need to pack so man it is gonna suck.  Time to get rid of a ton of bits - cough cough - tyranid bits most likely and ton of other junk.  Fun fun fun.

Lets start this out with my paint list

Me
Loc X 2 maybe? - one is for review but I need 2 - meh!!!
AOS art for Frontline
Art for a banner with a single miniature painting
Maybe some other banner art depending on if they want me too
CD cover that I already drew but need to color
I am sure something else too - oh more art for Spikey Bits
yeah stuff!

Nick
Build GSC to finish more - I painted a ton so far

Travis
More Cryx - I painted more and need to finish building more

Luis
Infinity and more infinity

Ryan
2 Speeders, Rhino, Some jump pack guys, and two big Fenris Wolves from FW

Mike K
More Marine stuff

A Tetrad as a raffle army for a tournament

Oh and a big Knight thingie - the big huge one from FW. - Need to get that soaking

Oh and some FW Chaos Dwarf stuff too.

Lord that is a lot of shit to do.  And I want to do this Ork Imp Knight conversion so bad.  Ugh too much too much haha.

Um - let me see - I want to play the Alamo later in May and trying to think of a list.  Most likely I will play the following as it is easy, I don't need a ton that I don't want to get ready, and again I know how to play this stuff.

Tetrad
DP, MoK, Wings, Armor of Scorn, Greater Gift X 2, Lesser Gift
DP, MoS, Wings, Lvl 3 Psyker, Greater Gift X 2
DP, MoN, Wings, Lvl 2 Psyker, Greater Gift X 2
DP, MoT, Wings, Lvl 3, Psyker, Greater Gift X 2, Im Robe - Warlord

Oracles
Fateweaver
LoC, Lvl 3 Psyker, Greater Gift X 2, Lesser Gift, Paradox

Basically summon a unit of Pink Horrors first, have enough to split into blues and brims - fly around and profit.  It should be easy enough so will see.  This will be simple enough to get going.  If not that I paint up a few more Screamers, do the 2-3 knights and just don't give no Effs and use the Tzeentch Warp Storm Table for Profit.

Lets get some painted stuff out to look at and call it a night.




















Sunday, February 26, 2017

Later then Normal post



Been very busy - in fact I should probably be working on finishing some work right now.  I have a plethora of minis, art, and writing to do.  It never ends for he Goat.

LVO was fun - the tournament was meh.  I dropped after losing rd 4 to another daemon player.  The bane of my existence - not rolling for crap with maelstrom did me in.  Still was a fun game as the aussie player was a blast.  I had 3 good games before that - with one getting my revenge on Allan from an Adepticon where he knocked me out of the first round of the finals.

Right now 40k is in a bit of a rough spot - if you don't play the good stuff you have a good chance to get run over.  The Psychic phase is too clunky with some of these armies running 20+ wc, casting well and having ways to generate more.  Free stuff is too much and everything doesn't feel very fair.  Ah well - it is life.  Will see what 8th brings to the game.

Let's do a paint list and some dumb list ideas.

Paint
Me - look at writing Model review articles for the Saint and Greyfax
Figure out next Monday's article

Nick
More GSC neophytes are on dock to get done
Build more hybrids and stuff to paint

Greg
Building and Culexius assassin - need to build - should be a single day build and paint thing for this coming week

Ryan
More SW - got bikes and a unit of 5 guys primed to paint tonight.

Josh
9 more models from silver tower - acolytes are halfway done and then the big monster minotaur. Should be done with acolytes tonight and minotaur in a day or two.

Travis
More cryx - have to build them which makes me sad.

Luis
More Infinity - again have to build them which is hard.

That is it for now.  I knocked out the big art I had to do this weekend.  I have a new computer coming in which should help me with Photoshop pains.  Quad core monster due to having a decent work bonus/taxes/good year budgeting.  Fun stuff indeed.

Let's look at some dumb list ideas.  I like the idea of having an Immune psychic death star so thought of the following.

Sisters of Silence Formation
Sisters X 8, Swords X 8
Sisters X 8, Swords X 8

Champions of Fenris
WGBL, Thunder Wolf, Powerfist, Storm Shield
WGBL, Thunder Wolf, Powerfist, Storm Shield
Cypher
The Saint Celestine & Friends from Fall of Cadia
Elite Iron Priest, Thunder, Cyber Wolves X 4
Elite Iron Priest, Thunder, Cyber Wolves X 4
Elite Iron Priest, Thunder, Cyber Wolves X 3
Elite Iron Priest, Thunder, Cyber Wolves X 3
Elite Iron Priest, Thunder, Cyber Wolves X 3
Elite Iron Priest, Thunder, Cyber Wolves X 3

This is a bunch of dumb ideas rolled around into 2 big dumb units.  Will it work?  Who the heck knows.  All I know is it will move up, grind you out and hopefully murder things.  You get 2 Hit and Run options - one has shrouded to the unit and the other has a lot of "throw" away wounds as needed.  It should punch pretty rough with tones of AP 2 ini 5+ hits and other options.  Plus it turns off all those pesky powers the other stars like to throw around.  I think it would love to chew on some doggies for sure.  It still won't be good but it is goofy to write about.

Alright some models and calling it a day as I try to finish the acolytes.
























Experimenting with new background and camera - still testing them out.

Logo tests.






Lots of art done too - even new LVO art.





Sunday, January 29, 2017

Post before LVO


Been a fun week too - wife lost her grandma - work has been full of what ifs and where I might move to change a position.  Fun stuff like that.  But I keep chugging along with some artwork and minis.  I got LVO coming in a few days - I suspect I will go 4-2 with my KDK death star list I talk about on Monday at BOLS.  Besides that I am preparing an AOS army based off of Tzeentch.  It should be fun and the games I have played have been a heck of a lot more enjoyable then some of the nonsense 40k throws at me.  It leaves me with high hopes for 8th edition for sure.

Let's see - paint list - and then some minis

Me
Finish the rest of the Triumph thingie - the Saint is up next
Building a Tzaangor Shaman to paint
Maybe build something else - but most likely go back to focusing on client work
Artwork for some people as well

Nick
GS Cult - got a crap ton of minis built for me to paint up

Ryan
Finish off this Space Wolf lot - got a few more regular guys to finish up

Travis
Finish off this  Cryx order as well - got some bird things primed up to do this week before I leave

Luis
Infinity for days

Josh
Final bits of the Silver tower

I went with a KDK death star list as it means less summoning and a bit more board presence.  I know the table are going to be full of crappy brimstone conversions and other nonsense.  It does make me wish I figured out a good way to bring the Grotti along as he could just make units disappear with his stinky booty.  Oh well.

I know I will finish this Death Guard army as Mortarion is coming most likely and I just need to get some more Rhinos.  I found all my converted Autocannon havoks so I might just repaint them white to match and have me off to the races.  It will look neat and most likely play for fun.  I think that is most likely how I will play most 40k in the coming months.  Will see.

Alright enough of this - next time will be an LVO battle report - most likely with me ending my time watching AOS and trying to get on their live cast.

Final normal biked sorcerer - with force sword.

3rd Chariot of Tzeentch - bah summoning is so annoying.

He is coming for ya - arms are magnetized for ease of play.



This guy wasn't hard to build - a pain to build.  Removed the tiny back skull floating thing cuz that broke as I built it and I broke it again awhile painting it.  Paint it in at least 3 parts - body, arm and fat bootie.