Last Friday evening Dave popped around for are first game in this campaign. The book was written for 1st edition but transfer over to 2nd just fine.
The campaign pits Dwarfs verses Abyssal Dwarfs, with a series of 6 game to be played to find the victor.
Game 1,Skirmish at Black Thunder Mine saw us using 250pts armies,with the player holding the Mine taking the win.As the Dwarf player Dave also had a messenger he had to get off the table.
The Berserk Brocks destroy everything they touch to take the win for the Dwarfs.
With the Dwarf winning they get to upgrade a unit by one level in all the rest of the campaign games….ouch.
With me not concentrating on any particular army at the moment it gives me the chance to paint what ever I fancy.Well last week is was a unit of Mantic Ogres,I went for a standard Warrior (hand weapon & shield) Horde.Now these are really nice models but for some reason I didn’t enjoy painting them as much as I thought I would though I think they’ve turned out rather nice.
Will this stop me building a actual Ogre Army,no way I’ve already got it planned,the thing is I really like the Reaper Bones Giant range and in this Army I can squeeze in three in a 2,000pt force,nice :0).But for now that will have to wait.
Cheers for now, Steve.
Managed to get the rest of these finished over the weekend,that another 12 man squad plus an officer.
Really mixing up my painting at the moment as I’m not really consentrating on anything in particular. This week I’ve managed to finish another squad/platoon of my WW1 mid/late war army the first of the 14th Gloucestershire regiment a reserve bantam unit.One of my great uncle served in this unit and was killed fighting at the Somme and I’ve always fancied putting a unit together to represent them.The problem was finding the models to do the job.Well by chance a while ago at a Great War game at one of my chums houses one of the fine fellows there, I’m looking at you Phil had a few bags of the 1st Corps British infantry he didn’t want as they did not fit in with his army, they were to small…..ding….can I have a look I said,you can have them came the reply.
Well here’s the first lot ready to go over the top.
There’s a Great War Event being held next month run by Rob at Scarab hopefully I’ll be playing in the big Zero Hour game then if everything goes to plan.If your interested have a look on the Scarab miniatures website for more details.
Well the new green paint arrived so I finished off the 3 chaps from this set.
Rather nice I think.
With Bolt Action version 2 on its way and taking a break from painting KOW stuff I thought I’d do a couple more of my Russians.
All models are by 1st Corps, the 4 at the back are the ammo boxes carrying set while the front one reading the map is from the High command set.
I still have the rest of the set to finish but awaiting a new Russian green paint.
I was lucky enough to have this week off work and with no real plans was able to spend quite a bit of time modelling and painting and have now finished enough Varangur to field a 2,000pt list with the help of a few magical items ;o).
Here’s some pics.
first off a Warband Horde made from a mix of Wargames factory Saxons, Keltos Celt’s and a old school Citadel Cyclops.
Next up a troop of Night Raiders,more Keltos models plus a old plastic Heroquest/Battlemaster Chaos bowman.
Another troop next, this time of Reavers, more Wargames Factory here plus some GW stuff.I decided to go for the extra large helmets and weapons after watching Conan the barbarian & destroyer in the week, I love those old 80’s films :o).
And yet more troops, this time Horse Raiders using Wargames Factory Ancient German Cavalry this time with a few added extras.My daughter decided she wanted to paint my horses for me and did a rather nice job me thinks.
Almost there now with next up my Horde of The Fallen.Really happy with theses using LOTR plus Basilea Paladins and loads of bits.
Finally a Jabberwock, the last of my Father’s Day presents, a reaper bones model.
So that’s it, just got to play a game with them now which I’ve got planned for tonight :o).