Wamphyri101's Squiggy Stardust and the Shroooms

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#31 Post by wamphyri101 »

Ooo Macarons of doom lol

I picked up some additional basing stuff as I wanted something to off set the blue a little, so I got some pink flowers. Will post some pics when they are attached.

I used a Creality CR-10s Pro V2 to print this.

An Ender 3 would print it just the same, just mines broken and I gave up and got the bigger printer

CR10 is great for cosplay and scenery, and can print miniatures, but really for minis you want a resin printer like the Anycubic Mono (might get one on black friday sales)
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#32 Post by wamphyri101 »

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Squignos is done for now
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#33 Post by SpellArcher »

Suitably imposing.

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#34 Post by Prince of Spires »

He looks great indeed. And I like the adition of the second color of flowers. They're still psychedelic, but it helps break up the larger base.

I'd love to see more of your printing experiments. I think 3D printers are getting to the point where they can start competing with miniature manufacturers, both in terms of quality and on price. 3 large GW miniatures also buys you a printer. Which then becomes a great value proposition if you need a whole army and it will mean that miniature companies really have to start showing their added value to players.
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#35 Post by wamphyri101 »

No games for the last two weeks as I have been finishing these bad boyz!

After all the no painting moans lol. I decided to run them for a one day event coming this saturday (as attack x was cancelled so no wanting to use my DOK for a small event)

So here is my current 2k Gloomspite Gitz Army. Squignos is Bundo Whalebiter (megagargant) for this list as Kragnos not worth it

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#36 Post by Prince of Spires »

They look awesome! I love the bright, psychedelic colors. That's a wall of madness allright. Do you use a lot of washes and glazen when painting or is it mainly "just" paint?
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#37 Post by wamphyri101 »

Prince of Spires wrote:
Fri Sep 10, 2021 10:02 am
They look awesome! I love the bright, psychedelic colors. That's a wall of madness allright. Do you use a lot of washes and glazen when painting or is it mainly "just" paint?
thanks! looking forward to playin them tomorrow and getting some pics of them in game. Gonna be on SagaofDice channel soon also with them

Mostly Wraithbone base spray then contrast paints

I use normal paints to drybrush and highlight after using some oils like earthshade
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#38 Post by Azaam »

I have no idea what's it's worth but it looks like a scary army with an amazing style ! Love it !

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#39 Post by wamphyri101 »

So did my 1 day event. Went 1-2.

I came 2nd (coolest looking) army which was run. missed 1st by 1pt.

I outplayed all of my opponents but Gitz just dont have anything in the tank. No shinnaigans, no oompf. just generic damage and thats it. Will do more of a report but I rolled ZERO summon units in 3 games...and ZERO roars.

Man my rolls were bad lol.

Only got fungoing CP once.

Bane of game 1 was Phoenix guard. Hit with Trolls/Bundo and Troggboss and just bounced.

Game 2 was Gotrek. Avoided him but turn 3+ he got me. Also Played Veins of Ghur and 2 obj deployed his side of the table pretty much with Gotrek between me and them.

Main thoughts other than Gitz need a new book:

1: Rockgut Troggoths are meh. only attacks hurt when you cant buff 3's to wound
2: Troggboss is NOT WORTH 250pts
3: Bundo isnt that good. Without being a chunk of bodies like in Sons lists he is just a giant taget with a 4+ save. Maybe if you went all in on buffing him you would still be average.

Oh well. Hopefully new book 2022/2023
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#40 Post by Prince of Spires »

I can definitely see that army winning the coolest looking title.

A shame about the strength of the army (or rather the lack of it). It sounds like they are as dice / luck dependent as the old goblins. Which can be great fun, but it probably doesn't make for the most competitive list.

I think they've got a lot of potential for fun and crazy rules stuff, but that would mean GW ge their act together and gives them a good book. Let's wait and see. At lesat it seems like you did succeed in your aim of building a fun list to use against beginners / non-competitive gamers.

Also, do give us a link to the SagaofDice episode once you've been on. Should be fun to watch.
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#41 Post by wamphyri101 »

Got some Gitz pics on the display board now its done

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#42 Post by SpellArcher »

Looks really good Wamphyri, I just love the pointy tower!

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#43 Post by Prince of Spires »

Wow, that looks amazing! The display board is as wonderful as the models are! I agree on the pointy tower being excelent, but the rest is great as well. How did you make the board?

The models are just epic. You've really captured the psychidelic madness of the Squigs.
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#44 Post by wamphyri101 »

Prince of Spires wrote:
Thu Oct 28, 2021 9:10 am
Wow, that looks amazing! The display board is as wonderful as the models are! I agree on the pointy tower being excelent, but the rest is great as well. How did you make the board?

The models are just epic. You've really captured the psychidelic madness of the Squigs.
Cheers guys

Board and houses were all 3d printed from the hagglethorn hollow range and then my gf went to town painting them and putting on tufts and stuff. She finds it relaxing lol

We are gonna out some on etsy when we are back from vacation (28th-5th so why I've been quiet on here as aos break)

Yeah I wanted them to look very colorful and mixed, like you are being attacked by a bag of skittles lol
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#45 Post by Prince of Spires »

They're definitely a very agressive bag of skittles coming at you :) I love it.

The hagglethorn hollow range looks great. You just sent me down a rabbit hole looking at printable terrain. I really should get myself a 3D printer ;) I do think it's where the hobby is headed. The price per model drops drastically while there's a lot more room for variety compared to just using the same 10 sets offered by GW. There's some great pieces in there which would look amazing in a Mordheim game.
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#46 Post by wamphyri101 »

Yeah they are deffinatley worth it. I have a plastic (PLA) Printer that does Pteg and ABS (CR-10s Pro V2) and its great for terrain.

I am going to try and get a Anycubic Mono x on black friday as its a great Resin printer for minis
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#47 Post by wamphyri101 »

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picked up a deal of some more gitz.... but now I have around 7k of gitz lol. Hope they get an update soon
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#48 Post by SpellArcher »

wamphyri101 wrote:
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picked up a deal of some more gitz.
That's a lot of gitz.

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#49 Post by Prince of Spires »

They're spreading! Run!

A 7k gitz battle would be epic. You should find someone who wants to be eaten by your angry horde of skittles. And remember to take pictures for us ;)
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#50 Post by wamphyri101 »

Yeah would be fun!

Gonna do a christmas fun games day on the 18th of Dec so using my Gitz for that with a Squig swarm, maybe Kragnos
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