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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 12:13 pm 
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The phoenix is finished, the matt varnish did the classic white effect. This is QLD, and humidity is the worst.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 30, 2019 3:29 pm 
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Well, if it's going to do that I guess better on a frost than a fire. And in the pictures it's hardly noticeable.

When you do get a low humidity day sometimes you can take care of the frosting by simply hitting it again with the same varnish.


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I think it looks rather good, adding a frosted effect, at least in the photo

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Yea I don't hate it enough to fix it, it's on the shelf with the rest of the army until I need to get some of it down for a 9th Age event in March, and a classic 8th Ed event in May.

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PostPosted: Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:40 am 
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As the others said, it actually gives an interesting frost effect to the model, though that could be the picture. :)

I like him (it?). The pink and blue/white work very nicely together. Perhaps some of the details could have used some more attention. But that usually means a lot of extra work for small improvements. The Pareto principlealso applies to painting miniatures.

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The event is tomorrow lads, I based the White Lions, and they have movement trays now too.
My first match up is Chaos Dwarves, and I have a DragonMage, so I'm screwed.

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PostPosted: Fri Mar 15, 2019 2:37 pm 
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Elessehta of Yvresse wrote:
My first match up is Chaos Dwarves, and I have a DragonMage, so I'm screwed.

To be fair, you could have left the first part of that sentence out (and reduce it to "I have a DragonMage, so I'm screwed.") and it still would have been fairly correct... ;)

If it's cannons you're worried about, remember that obstacles stop them and you could even shelter behind a unit (hoping some brave spearmen stop or at least slow down the cannon ball for instance). Also, if you pivot the base sideways you reduce the to hit area, making it slightly more likely to be missed by a cannonball. And since it's a single model you don't suffer in the movement department (since you can simply pivot for free and move forward as needed).

Also of course, Fireball FTW!

Good luck in the tournament and have fun!

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The DragonMage was awesome! I slept in and missed the first match, then played the bye buster, so I of course gained points, and then I got smashed by some gorgeous daemons.

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Elessehta of Yvresse wrote:
My first match up is Chaos Dwarves, and I have a DragonMage, so I'm screwed.

He is at least 2++ vs Flaming, though I guess his Dragon isn’t.

Prince of Spires wrote:
To be fair, you could have left the first part of that sentence out (and reduce it to "I have a DragonMage, so I'm screwed.") and it still would have been fairly correct...

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then I got smashed by some gorgeous daemons.

Pleasure and pain!

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Don't get me wrong, I agree that dragon mages are awesome! I'm just not sure if they are also the best use of points :)

It sounds like you had a blast. Which is what counts. Any chance of some pictures or battle report?

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Don't get me wrong, I agree that dragon mages are awesome! I'm just not sure if they are also the best use of points :)

It sounds like you had a blast. Which is what counts. Any chance of some pictures or battle report?

Rod
I only took seven photos, and as a learning experience that's a poor effort. There is an 8th Ed event next month, I'll take more photos at them. This 9th Age things is going to be seasonal, there will be another in three months, which I'll be better prepared for.

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Elessehta of Yvresse wrote:
I only took seven photos

In my experience the damn gameplay always gets in the way of tournament photography.

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 23, 2019 11:09 am 
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The 9th Age events are going to be a seasonal thing. The next one will be at the end of what passes for Autumn here.
I do have an 8th Edition in May, put on by some mates who have a podcast. I'm going to have to see if I still have templates for that game hey.

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PostPosted: Fri May 17, 2019 11:13 am 
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The 8th Ed event was great fun, it is still my favourite system to play. The Organisers only made it two rounds, and we were split in to Order vs Destruction in a loose narrative.
Only playing two games, I didn't take many pictures, which is a shame. I made a short gallery of them on PB.
I played a mate's Daemons, and then a new guys Vampire Counts.
Oh man Sword Masters are still so good.

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Elessehta of Yvresse wrote:
Oh man Sword Masters are still so good.

:)

The Host of Yvresse looks awesome mate!

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Thanks dude, they haven't changed in years, except I added White Lions in.

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They still look pretty stunning :) Nice to hear they got some action.

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PostPosted: Mon May 20, 2019 8:18 pm 
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They'll be back out again next weekend, have a 9th age event.

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