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by Karak Norn Clansman
Wed Jul 20, 2022 7:54 am
Forum: Realms beyond the Gates / other games
Topic: 40k: Descendant Degeneration
Replies: 83
Views: 33680

Re: 40k: Descendant Degeneration

https://i.imgur.com/kdon5tz.png Warning Sign Take heed! What follows is a short collection of varied warning signs found throughout the cosmic domains of Our Lord the God-Emperor Himself. In each their own way, these mute objects stand as witnesses to the internal rot evident in the Imperium of Man...
by Karak Norn Clansman
Fri Jul 15, 2022 5:34 pm
Forum: Realms beyond the Gates / other games
Topic: 40k: Descendant Degeneration
Replies: 83
Views: 33680

Re: 40k: Descendant Degeneration

https://i.imgur.com/gyUbLXr.png Scrip In Fuse Box In the grim darkness of the far future, man is scorched by his own captive lightning. Most forms of mundane technological hardware during the Dark Age of Technology was characterized by multilayered safety features. Long experience with the unexpect...
by Karak Norn Clansman
Fri Jul 15, 2022 1:52 pm
Forum: The 9th Age
Topic: Dwarven Hold: Kegiz Gavem
Replies: 41
Views: 31122

Re: Dwarven Hold: Kegiz Gavem

@SpellArcher: Indeed! :lol:

Two new artworks by the talented Igor Levchenko (check out his gallery!):

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​Kegiz Gavem Cleric

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Kegiz Gavem Warrior
by Karak Norn Clansman
Wed Jun 22, 2022 9:19 am
Forum: The 9th Age
Topic: Dwarven Hold: Kegiz Gavem
Replies: 41
Views: 31122

Re: Dwarven Hold: Kegiz Gavem

@Prince of Spires: I will, after I've finished a series of books here. Do not be shy of reminding me about it, should time drag out. Looking forward to read it! https://i.imgur.com/pv5vsqr.png Last Ride of False Prophet Yuzhadaraf Following the obliteration of an outmaneouvered Infernal Dwarf host o...
by Karak Norn Clansman
Mon Jun 20, 2022 7:54 am
Forum: General fantasy discussions / Tavern of Cothique
Topic: Oldhammer Art Contest
Replies: 4
Views: 7306

Re: Oldhammer Art Contest

A new design a Regiments of Renown contest is up over on Oldhammer Forum, in case of interest. Warhammer Fantasy Battles and Rogue Trader entries are both fine. Check it out if this sounds fun!

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by Karak Norn Clansman
Fri Jun 17, 2022 10:14 pm
Forum: Realms beyond the Gates / other games
Topic: 40k: Descendant Degeneration
Replies: 83
Views: 33680

Re: 40k: Descendant Degeneration

https://i.imgur.com/vyDPNck.png Signpost In the grim darkness of the far future, man finds himself damned for missing a sign. It is said that the road to golden paradise is well signposted, but it is badly lit at night. Amid the soulcrushing misery that characterizes life for most people in the dou...
by Karak Norn Clansman
Sun Jun 12, 2022 11:54 am
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Woodworking Fun
Replies: 11
Views: 4067

Re: Woodworking Fun

@Prince of Spries: Thanks! Great choice of gift there, especially for your youngest brother. I hope he enjoyed it. :) Paint Your Tools Being something of a handyman that people often turn to for help with simple manual labour, you could confidently classify me as a tool user. A colleague would rathe...
by Karak Norn Clansman
Fri Jun 10, 2022 8:37 pm
Forum: General fantasy discussions / Tavern of Cothique
Topic: Oldhammer, Middlehammer & Newhammer
Replies: 5
Views: 287

Oldhammer, Middlehammer & Newhammer

Being a summary of the most widely recognized formal period classification of Warhammer Fantasy Battles (WHFB) and Age of Sigmar (AoS), used for both forums and Facebook groups: - Editions 1-3 of WHFB are Oldhammer (1983-1992), roughly the era of Bryan Ansell. - Editions 4-8 of WHFB are Middlehammer...
by Karak Norn Clansman
Sun Jun 05, 2022 7:44 am
Forum: General fantasy discussions / Tavern of Cothique
Topic: WHFB: Thirsting Altar
Replies: 6
Views: 661

Re: WHFB: Thirsting Altar

@SpellArcher: Thanks! Interesting likeness there. https://i.imgur.com/TFIULTI.png Kislevite Tzar Guard V "Make a fool pray to the gods and they will smash their own forehead." - Kislevite proverb - - - https://i.imgur.com/Pjx1WTM.png Kislevite Tzar Guard VI "Curious Varvara had her no...
by Karak Norn Clansman
Sat Jun 04, 2022 9:59 am
Forum: General fantasy discussions / Tavern of Cothique
Topic: WHFB Albion Concept Artwork by Matthew Klaas de Witte (Devia
Replies: 77
Views: 54076

Re: WHFB Albion Concept Artwork by Matthew Klaas de Witte (Devia

@SpellArcher: :lol: Amber Truthsayers https://i.imgur.com/QZpmdk9.jpg Original fan content As the people of Albion have little inhibitions about the human form, Amber wizards wear little to no clothing, a cloak of fur, and of course as their status of Truthsayer demands, much jewellery of magical or...
by Karak Norn Clansman
Fri Jun 03, 2022 10:01 am
Forum: General fantasy discussions / Tavern of Cothique
Topic: Chaos Dwarfs Online Contests
Replies: 30
Views: 38708

Re: Chaos Dwarfs Online Contests

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Chaos Dwarfs Online XXXIX is up now! Its theme is Boar and Bull Centaurs. Check it out, and all the prizes on offer.
by Karak Norn Clansman
Mon May 30, 2022 1:33 pm
Forum: Realms beyond the Gates / other games
Topic: 40k: Descendant Degeneration
Replies: 83
Views: 33680

Re: 40k: Descendant Degeneration

Joke Piece on Subversion This fun thing emerged on Reddit. - - - https://i.imgur.com/NLETtCf.png Into the Flames In the grim darkness of the far future, man leaves man to burn alive for his sins. Fire! Listen. The warning cry will send shivers down human spines, a portent of suffocating doom and he...
by Karak Norn Clansman
Fri May 27, 2022 1:34 pm
Forum: General fantasy discussions / Tavern of Cothique
Topic: WHFB Albion Concept Artwork by Matthew Klaas de Witte (Devia
Replies: 77
Views: 54076

Re: WHFB Albion Concept Artwork by Matthew Klaas de Witte (Devia

Wicker Man https://i.imgur.com/c5Oidfv.jpg Some souls never rest, and those whose fury rages from the beyond continues to do so in the mortal plane. Only the highest Truthsayer can beckon the bravest souls from their interdimensional home of the Isle of Wights to return. But they must have a vessel...
by Karak Norn Clansman
Mon May 23, 2022 11:21 pm
Forum: Realms beyond the Gates / other games
Topic: 40k: Descendant Degeneration
Replies: 83
Views: 33680

Re: 40k: Descendant Degeneration

https://i.imgur.com/KBMTN34.png Discovery "Well I'll be damned! Did ya know this can opener fits on the end of a lasgun?" - Anecdote of an ignorant conscript discovering his bayonet, from Colonel Juanito Diaz' equally censored and celebrated memoirs Between Battle Drills, Bedsheets and Br...
by Karak Norn Clansman
Wed May 04, 2022 8:01 pm
Forum: Painting and modelling
Topic: Quick 'n' Dirty Astro-Ungarian Headgear Sculpting Tutorials
Replies: 1
Views: 194

Quick 'n' Dirty Astro-Ungarian Headgear Sculpting Tutorials

Instructions for replicating the hats seen here, sculpted for a friend's Astro-Ungarian Imperial Army force in Warhammer 40'000.

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by Karak Norn Clansman
Fri Apr 22, 2022 12:47 pm
Forum: General fantasy discussions / Tavern of Cothique
Topic: Chaos Dwarfs Online Contests
Replies: 30
Views: 38708

Re: Chaos Dwarfs Online Contests

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Artisan's Contest XXXIV is up now!

Sponsored by Old School Miniatures! Check out the special prizes.

Design a 1980s style unit, for a chance to have John Pickford himself sculpt a chosen entry into miniature format for OSM's range.
by Karak Norn Clansman
Mon Apr 18, 2022 8:30 pm
Forum: Painting and modelling
Topic: Hobby Group Auxilia Work
Replies: 6
Views: 614

Re: Hobby Group Auxilia Work

@SpellArcher: Haha, well observed! @Prince of Spires: Thank you kindly! Very much so. I have never painted a standard size army in all my life. Not good at mass-painting, and the joy is in converting and painting a few pieces. :) Premier for Astro-Ungarian Infantry Conversions Lo and behold, ladies ...
by Karak Norn Clansman
Thu Mar 31, 2022 3:34 am
Forum: Realms beyond the Gates / other games
Topic: 40k: Descendant Degeneration
Replies: 83
Views: 33680

Re: 40k: Descendant Degeneration

https://i.imgur.com/EOIXm3e.png Labour Camp In the grim darkness of the far future, man buckles under the yoke. Come and see! Come, fellow human, and see the circus of depravity and destitution which our species has been reduced to, at the brink of doomsday. Shy not away, and close not your eyes, b...
by Karak Norn Clansman
Tue Mar 29, 2022 1:55 pm
Forum: Realms beyond the Gates / other games
Topic: 40k: Descendant Degeneration
Replies: 83
Views: 33680

Re: 40k: Descendant Degeneration

https://i.imgur.com/Gy5arAR.png Xenocide "O, believers in the Enthroned Almighty! We shall hiss at the mention of the alien, as we shall gnash our teeth at its sighting. On countless worlds the human heart boils, sizzling and fierce with heated hate, so pure and just, divinely guided, holy ven...
by Karak Norn Clansman
Sun Mar 27, 2022 5:29 pm
Forum: General fantasy discussions / Tavern of Cothique
Topic: WHFB: Thirsting Altar
Replies: 6
Views: 661

Re: WHFB: Thirsting Altar

@Olthannon: Thank you most kindly! I'm practicing with backgrounds all the time, since it's something I'm a raw amateur at. Good to know it worked. :)

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Kislev Tzar Guard IV

"One cannot have two deaths, but you cannot avoid one."

- Kislevite proverb
by Karak Norn Clansman
Sat Mar 19, 2022 9:35 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Heroic Proportions
Replies: 1
Views: 534

Heroic Proportions

Taken from this lecture by Jennifer Mace (part 2 of a 2-part series on ancient Greek art): Here is a chart with human proportions, ranging from the normal through the idealistic to the heroic. Sharing here in case it might help anyone out there drawing or converting, given that heroic proportions is...
by Karak Norn Clansman
Sat Mar 19, 2022 4:10 pm
Forum: General fantasy discussions / Tavern of Cothique
Topic: Chaos Dwarfs Online Contests
Replies: 30
Views: 38708

Re: Chaos Dwarfs Online Contests

@SpellArcher: Aye, indeed!

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Scribe's Contest XIII is up now! Its theme being a Chaos Dwarfs in Blood Bowl writing competition, with a 30-500 word limit. Plenty of miniature prizes on offer. Check it out!
by Karak Norn Clansman
Sat Mar 05, 2022 11:20 am
Forum: Realms beyond the Gates / other games
Topic: 40k: Descendant Degeneration
Replies: 83
Views: 33680

Re: 40k: Descendant Degeneration

https://i.imgur.com/9a7mrwa.png Untangled It was in that moment when Yehunnas Moltkesson realized that he had forgotten which tree he had climbed before cutting loose the tangled branches. - - - Based on a real logging event which occurred decades ago for my maternal grandfather (93 years old at th...
by Karak Norn Clansman
Thu Mar 03, 2022 9:38 pm
Forum: Painting and modelling
Topic: Hobby Group Auxilia Work
Replies: 6
Views: 614

Re: Hobby Group Auxilia Work

Lothern Infiltrator 00L https://i.imgur.com/6hcntFm.png https://i.imgur.com/4HwgxAX.png https://i.imgur.com/h4bR4pM.png Flaming light flickered between colonnaded shadows. The ruddy light was cast not only by torches and braziers, for it emanated also from molten metal, ensorcelled lava and far wor...
by Karak Norn Clansman
Thu Mar 03, 2022 8:03 pm
Forum: Painting and modelling
Topic: Hobby Group Auxilia Work
Replies: 6
Views: 614

Hobby Group Auxilia Work

Original thread start from here . First post is copy-paste, the rest will be running updates. Welcome! This is the log where I'll post anything which I've converted and/or painted for others. Most of my hobby work is not done for my own armies, but rather for my brother's and our friends' collectio...
by Karak Norn Clansman
Sun Feb 20, 2022 12:11 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Minecraft Creations
Replies: 6
Views: 7506

Re: Minecraft Creations

Some creations of mine and various friends on a survival Realm server (Java edition) after a recent lengthy bout of activity: https://i.imgur.com/h1TZfuU.png https://i.imgur.com/dPbzZQz.jpg https://i.imgur.com/xO6LFMg.jpg https://i.imgur.com/pW9nyX1.png https://i.imgur.com/CoDny9V.jpg https://i.imgu...
by Karak Norn Clansman
Thu Jan 20, 2022 8:45 am
Forum: Realms beyond the Gates / other games
Topic: 40k: Descendant Degeneration
Replies: 83
Views: 33680

Re: 40k: Descendant Degeneration

https://i.imgur.com/8zEPgtH.png Lay of the Ivari Bailif "Ack! Let me record the horror that's occured, all due to a foreign master's accent, 't was during Dorntide and the ash dunes lay still, when a bailif from Hive Ivar rode into our ville. And the knees trembled like rattles on us all, for ...
by Karak Norn Clansman
Thu Jan 20, 2022 8:33 am
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Lay of the Danish Bailif, by Ola Aurell
Replies: 2
Views: 726

Lay of the Danish Bailif, by Ola Aurell

Here is a translation of a Swedish song from 2016, on the topic of the national speech defect known as the Danish language. ;) 40k version can be found here . https://i.imgur.com/AIWgshp.jpg Woodcut by Olaus Magnus. Lay of the Danish Bailif By Ola Aurell Ack! Let me record the horror that happened, ...
by Karak Norn Clansman
Tue Jan 04, 2022 3:47 pm
Forum: Realms beyond the Gates / other games
Topic: 40k: Descendant Degeneration
Replies: 83
Views: 33680

Re: 40k: Descendant Degeneration

https://i.imgur.com/QKmz7Fy.png Pure Human Form In the grim darkness of the far future, man slays man for his foul body. Sing, o woman, of her fair visage! Sing, o man, of his handsome features! Sing us a song of the beauty inherent in the human species. Sing of the youthful splendour without blemi...
by Karak Norn Clansman
Sun Jan 02, 2022 1:07 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: The Varangian Guard
Replies: 7
Views: 6058

Re: The Varangian Guard

SpellArcher wrote:
Fri Dec 31, 2021 6:52 pm
This rings a bell, documented by Anna Comnena I believe? Must've hurt, so soon after Manzikert.
Spot on!