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PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2020 11:09 am 
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Prince of Spires wrote:
Otherwise, blame some random clan for intervening with your carefully laid and foolproof battleplan.


The best laid schemes of mice and Skaven gang aft agley!

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 21, 2020 7:32 pm 
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Prince of Spires wrote:

The pestilence models are starting to look amazing. I'm looking forward to seeing them in action. And they might put up a better showing than clan Skyre.

I'm wondering if you could have done anything different in your battle. It went from bad to worse very fast. And you lacked mobility to change a lot after T1. Maybe moving back a bit to give yourself another turn of shooting could have helped. But I'm not sure if there was space for that.

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Thanks guys!

A shooty army is rarely the right choice against Undead, especially when they rock 3 Zombie hordes. I put faith in the Doomwheels - slamming them into the Black Knights had decent chances of succeeding but was hardly reliable. Once I was in the grind there was no way out really - though perhaps I should have stuck with firing more warpfire into combat...

Anyway, Throt is finished:

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And a lit Mordheim campaign is underway in this time of school shut-downs:

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Hope you all stay healthy!

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RE.Lee wrote:
Throt is finished

Very dynamic and I love how the natural colours get more decayed towards the centre of the piece.

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Hope you all stay healthy!

You too dude.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:56 am 
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The Mordheim campaign looks epic. That is definitely something I'd love to see :D

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Hope you all stay healthy!

You too! Aren't you a doctor? Take extra care of yourself in that case.

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Prince of Spires wrote:

Aren't you a doctor? Take extra care of yourself in that case.

Rod


Thanks! I'm working as a GP currently - luckily 95% of visits have been moved to phone/online which limits my exposure and stops all those ill people from coughing at each other in the waiting room! My wife is a doctor as well, luckily in a non-clinical field.

I did some rats the other day:

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 25, 2020 5:07 pm 
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RE.Lee wrote:
95% of visits have been moved to phone/online

It’s the same here. I got good advice from my GP that way. We really appreciate what you guys are doing.

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some rats

Glad to see you got some of that lovely green in RE!

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Those rats are epic. Great use of your bits box.

My wife is a doctor as well. She's a gynecologist, and so far she's managed to avoid any corona cases. But it does bring a lot of stress and uncertainty. And a lot of flexibility. Like you, she's on the phone a lot. And each day is different from the one that came before. It's "interesting times" for sure...

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Yeah, with O&G you sometime have to act too fast to really use any protection and a lot of the consults are rather hard to do by phone. Wishing you wife all the best!

Meanwhile, some more stuff. I added a few layers of paint to my older HE minis, including the unfortunately-no-longer-canonical Eltharion the Blind:

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RE.Lee wrote:
Wishing you wife all the best!

Me too.

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I added a few layers of paint to my older HE minis

Your High Elves are splendid RE.

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Love all the bits and bobs on the rat swarm bases, and Eltharion the Blind is a fantastic model.

It just struck me that most of your armies have fairly similar colour schemes. Any particular reason for that? Personally I think I'd want to go for something completely different, so it would be interesting to hear your thoughts.

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Thanks guys :)

The white on Eltharion's cloak is lovely. How many layers did that take?

Also, your scenery keeps reminding me that I have to assemble and paint my graveyard. It's just such a versatile terrain piece. :)

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@Elithmar - so true! I just love crimson and beige, I guess. :lol: I try to go for different colours for different armies - empire is primarily blue, Skaven were supposed to be green, but after a while I just switch to my favourite combinations. Call it muscle memory :wink:

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The white on Eltharion's cloak is lovely. How many layers did that take?

Also, your scenery keeps reminding me that I have to assemble and paint my graveyard. It's just such a versatile terrain piece. :)



The graveyard is incredible! I'm looking at getting even more scenery - every piece goes a long way to keeping the battlefield fresh, terrain doesn't cycle quite like models.

I keep adding layers of white to Eltharion every couple of years, so I guess I'm somewhere around 20 :lol:

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