Tuesday, 30 October 2012

Resin and casting adventures.

 Good morning readers,
So I finished the first stage of my nurgle jetbike (counts as bike)

I really like my creation, and I think its better than other ones in the market, I have seen the forgewolrd one up close and they are very nice, but very expencive I dont want to pay £140 for 6 bikes.

So this weekend I made a 2 part mold.

Then late on Saturday I did my first casts the first 2 had a massice air bubble so I adde another 2 air holes.
Here is my third cast:

The bad side

The good side

the bottom
Even the bad side I can work with, I an quite happy of the result, so from here on it should be pretty automated:
  • Add rubber bands
  •  poor resin
  • demold
  • repeat
 I did get 3 very nice copies but then on my 4th demolding some of the resin was not set after 8 hours, I bind the cast an d cleaned the bad resin(it was in sticky gel form), and casted again, the same thing happenend.
Now from what I read I need to clean the mold with venigar and asetone. then try again.
Maybe I did not mix the resin well I do not know I will test the resin once more elsewhere before using it.

Also I have started playing Diablo again....

Tuesday, 23 October 2012

Kill Team- Talos on the run.

Good morning readers, 
Ι did an impulsive buy and bought the last gw kill team ticket, is anyone else going? 
I only bought it cause I thought it would be a great chance to play with first claw.
its 200p kill teams and you can give 3 models a special rule.
I am thinking giving mercurian Relentless, Xarl fleshbane, and Talon's Power sword master crafted.
first claw will be a unit of chosen, probably veterans, but I am also dancing with the idea of slannesh, I would also like some raptors but there are not enough points so maybe some sacrificial cultists or another claw.
I am making the list as I type:
  First and 4th claw.
5 troops 75
5 more  65
Veterans of the long war. 10

combibolter 3
Power weapon (MASTER CRAFTED) 15

Heavy bolter  10

Melta gun 10
Close combat weapon 2

Close combat weapon 2


4Close combat weapon 8

10 models, or  I could go for 5 chosen and 10 cultists.What do you think?

Monday, 22 October 2012

Friday, 19 October 2012

Chaos Faq is up!

Chaos faq is up!!!!!
its just a page  but:

Page 61 – Typhus, Plague Zombies
Change to ‘Plague Zombies are Chaos Cultists that have the
Fearless, Feel No Pain and Slow and Purposeful special rules
and cannot purchase options other than to add additional
models to the unit.’ WIN!!!!!!

Epidemius and Jet Bike Update 1

Good morning readers,
last night and this morning I got to do a bit of sculpting,  just wanted you to  see some quick pis.
Epidemius still need loads of more work but I do like how it is materialising from my idea.
I am hoping of adding another 1-2 hours on him today.

And here you can see the bottom of the bike, probably no one will see it once the bike is place in its base.

Don't you just love Fridays?

Thursday, 18 October 2012

Blog Wars 4- attending.

1st of December I will be attending blog wars 4, Its 1850p probably no forgeworld models (still waiting to hear back about that) and having sold my 1st nurgle army I am one epidemius short. So I think for a while I will be puuting my efforts into this army, putting nightlords and greek marines on hold unitl December.

I was also thinking of painting my beastmen in my fantasy campaign but I will not bother.

Here is my first list 1850 no forgeworld.

Mark of nurgle
bligt grenade
plasma pistol

mark of nurgle

5 plague marines
2 plague marines
2 melta guns

5 plague marines
2 plague marines
2 plasma guns

5 plague marines
2 plague marines
2 melta guns

5 havoks
2 havoks
mark of nurgle
4 m.l

5 havoks
2 havoks
mark of nurgle
4 m.l


3 bikes
2 bike
mark of nurgle
2 melta guns


I have 37 points spare, I will decide this latter, I might add some more plaguebearers to the unit.
Some stuff in the army are have painted some are not even built. First thing to change in the list would be bikes. But I am making my own and I think they will look damn cool and I have not even began to nurglefy it!

So expect the next posts to continue to be nurgle and maybe a bit nightlord.

Oh can I also say how refreshing it is to go to a low cost tournament, with prizes and discount on products, crazy!

Wednesday, 17 October 2012

red box metal sale.Got my Zombies!

Today I bought my Zombies for the Typhous list. I was going to buy them from Mantic but then I stumbled
on these beautie.
They are produced by a company called Red box Games and they have lovely stuff, fantasy mostly.
They are also having a 40% sale on metal models so I got 80 zombies for £60. (discount code is :metal)
I think they are exactly what I wanted.

Now I just need 2 dark eldar dogs,typhuus and mabe some zombie heads to the space wolfs (plague marines) hopping to keep the cost under £100

Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Nightlords- First Claw still WIP

Hello folks just a quick one,
First claw still under construction, but looking sexy if you ask me.

I did finish my preheresy nightlord havok

Hope you like,
 Ave Dominus Nox!

Monday, 15 October 2012

Lance-a-lot's Plague. Epidemius & Zombies.

My friend Lance-a-lot showed me this zombie offer from mantic.
£40 for 80 zombies not too bad....  http://www.waylandgames.co.uk/mantic-games/warpath/the-corporation/z-corps/prod_18570.html?utm_source=Wayland+Games+Ltd+List&utm_campaign=b0f4174d8a-80_Zombie_Soldiers10_9_2012&utm_medium=email

So I put togeter a list knowing what second hand miniatures I got already. and we all know nurgle loves second hand damaged miniatures.

Let me just note that the list is currenntly illegal cause I have units of 20 zombie instead of 10 I am hopping for an FAQ or my opponent at friendly games will not mind.


20 zombies
20 zombies
20 zombies
20 zombies

10 plague marines zombie -zombie space wolfs

5 plague marines zombie -zombie space wolf

spawn mark of nurgle - zombie thunder wolf
spawn mark of nurgle -zombie thunder wolf

3 terminators
1 terminator
2 double lightning claws
2 fist


obliterator me mark of nurgle

Let me explain, I already have a LR and  terminators
One of them will be this chap I have had him for ages.

One of them will have a maul over his shoulder
and two of them will be with scythes (2 claws)

The zombies I will buy £40.
Typhous I will buy £15(£55)

The plague marines will be zombie space wolfs, (http://www.blacklibrary.com/warhammer-40000/Thunder-from-Fenris-mp3.html)
I have some sprues and pieces, some bodies I will see what I can put together.
I have one single metal obliterator.

And last I will have as spawns 2 space wolfs hopefully looking like this:

I was thinking of buying 2 thunderwolfs but now I think I will but 2

Dark Eldar Khymerae £12(£67)


67 pounds not bad for such an army.

what do you think?

The two missing pages from the chaos Codex.

I have been whining like a little pig about the new chaos codex, when asked do you like the new book, my answer is more like "its ok", and I am sure some people will like it and even love it.

In a previous post before the new book was released I did some thinking, we all want a new codex but what do we want it for, what is wrong with it.

This is what I thought/said:

"What was wrong with the current codex? Do we want a new book just because its old?

  • I think the fact that you could mix gods in the list was a bit extreme. They partialy addressed this making the 4 marked units elites and the unlocking them with the correct lord. seems a reasonable change. 
  • Also some things seemed so good they made everything else redundant. For example demon prince with lash, I played them and loved them in my slannesh warband. Another example are obliterators the Swiss knife shooter makes havoks look bad. And they just got better with their terminator armour. I think they did a good job here but pretty standard (points upgrade), they fixed the points for raptors, havoks making them more desirable. Obliterators went down 5 points and can take marks but the reduced points for havoks and the fact that they are more wounds and can take AA missles makes them a good competitor. Lash got cut and i dont blame them even if it moved d6" it would be have been used.
  • Demons were pretty useless in the codex other for some fluff lists but now you can ally with Demons. Sorted but chaos Icons dont prevent scattering? Why?
  • Most of the characters are lacking cool factor, but I think this is been amended in the new edition.They did fix all the characters,, they are useful, fun and competative.
  • Also I want to make a nightlord Warband based on the nightlord series for a while now, but up until now I could not, or at least not a competitive one. Not achieved. "
and here was my wish list:
  • I would like to get 2 boxes of the possest raptors to create the bleadding eyes( nightlord demonic raptors) Not 100% sure about this box, I would have liked the old style jump packs. I will let you know when I start making the bleading eyes unit.
  • See if the new book can make a good nightlord list. It has improved priced units but no.
  • See how it will affect my nurgle army and my slannesh army. Fine if not better thought lost the demon princes cause of points.
  • Cultists
  • See this new flying mashine. Can I finaly but a chaos lord on a mechanical dragon? its ok, I thought I was going to buy one but no.
  • New plastic kits. Plastic cric and more obliterators? No.
  • I would also like to see a nightlord special character.  Fail fail fail. 
I would like to think I am a reasonable person I don't like the dragon and the beasts and the mutilators, I know some people that love them, even though some of them are 10-12 years old, or have the mindset of a 12 year old, or buy anything anyway or are a staff member or most of the above combined.
And thats cool people like diferent things and that is realy good. I don't mind lash got cut, or demons and defilers cost alot more. Or even icons changing. But gw did nothing for the people that are 25+ that have read the horus heresy and want to make a warband from the other 4 traitor legions, (alpha, night lords, iron hands and word bearers). I suppose with the warpsmith, dark apostle and cultist combined with allies can make a decent iron hands and wordbearers list.

I have been complaing about it on every blog the chaos codex is discussed, I keep saying 2 pages where all I needed to be happy. The normal space marines have 6 codexes could they not brake down the chaos one into 2-3 books, or at least sacrifice 2 pages as I will show you bellow?

Each legion set of rules is not more than 4 lines. Nice and simple, all the rules pre-exist thanks to 6th edition I could do more  and twist more into it , special units and characters but lets  not go there. It took me half an hour to write it up, 2 pages... they could not write for me 2 pages. Corect me if I am wrong but the nightlord novels have been one of black libraries best selling ones.

I am planing to present this at  GW headquarters, when and to who I dont know yet. I know nothing will come out of it. There is always the hope that they might split the chaos legions, or at least there is forgeworld, but preheresy means no bleeding eyes. who knows.

If you read up to hear thank you, please let me know if you think something is too powerful or not good enough. I am already thinking to make the d3 infiltrators in the alpha legion an auto warlord trait.

Were are some pictures:
A mark 4 nightlord, he will be preheresy for a facebook group competition. I am waiting for the forgeworld preheresy missile launcher.

 I have also been working on Xarl and Talos.

And for my plague marine army I am working on the jetbike

I have also started working on a new epidemius made with the new plastic nurglings (photos soon)

EDIT: I already got some feedback, d3 infiltrators is getting cut from the Alpha legion and the Night lords will get it as their default warlord trait. I think Alpha legion need another rule.

Friday, 12 October 2012

Chaos space marine lord.

 Hello readers! It's Friday!

Having sold my Nurgle army, the buyer asked me to make him a 1750 list, the army now seems to be around 2000p. With the defiler, and demon Prince going up alot in points. I did realize also that he needed a chaos lord with mark of nurgle to make the plague marines into troops.

So I let the buyer know I would be adding a chaos lord free of charge.
This is what I put together, still unpainted. 

I wanted the lord to be a bit bigger than the normal chaos marines,  so I have made him a bit bigger than normal marines but without been out of proportion.

I cant spray inside the house cause my girlfriend has asma, and it too damn cold in the shed.

and here are some pictures from my game this Wednesday vs necrons at the sons of war gaming club in Cambridge.

27 counters on epidemius

the demons like their chances

Wednesday, 10 October 2012

Nurgle Army is sold! Grey knights coming up for sale soon.

I am happy to announce my army is sold, the seller asked me to write a 1750 list and with the new codex the army can easily reach 2000p. I will as a gift build and paint a chaos lord with mark of nurgle (too make the plague marines troops).

Next I have a small force of grey knights to sell, 10 terminator /paladins a dread knight and a LR crusader.

I still have 2 commisions, and then I am commision free, unfortunatly maelstrom has delayed my paints.

On another note the jetbike is coming along nicely,  photos of it tomorrow.

Monday, 8 October 2012

Plaguebearers-Epidemius list updated/DeathGuard Jetbike WIP1

 Plaguebearers-Epidemius list updated

This weekend I found some time to do some modelling, I also
hada  read of the new chaos codex, so I have done the changes needed to my list.
Pros and cons of the new codex in regards to my nurgle list.

  • Death guard, I played 4x7 with only one champion. The cost of the P.M went up 1 point, but the champion is included, so all in all my 28 plague marines went up by 10-12 points (can't remember exactly ) but I now have champion in each unit so I gained 3 attacks, the champions might be usefull to accept, issue challenges and have cc poisoned +4  which means against t4 and t3 you get to reroll to wound, very usefull against marines. So I am happy with the price change.
  •  Demon princes are very expensive, a great blow to the list, they were probably too cheap, but they were my starters for epidemius tally, fire magnets, vehicle destroyers and early wipe out of units. they will now be replaced by a chaos lord on bike and 4 bikers 2 with melta guns.
  • Icons no longer prevent deep striking scatter, quite annoying means that epidemius has a chance of deep striking badly.
So this is the list now, the bikes are still experimental:

Mark of nurgle
power weapon
bligt grenade
plasma pistol
melta bomb

5 plague marines
2 plague marines
2 plasma guns

5 plague marines
2 plague marines
2 plasma guns

5 plague marines
2 plague marines
2 melta guns

5 plague marines
2 plague marines
2 melta guns

blight Drone

3 bikes
2 bike
mark of nurgle
2 melta guns

7 plaguebearers

 DeathGuard Jetbike

 Good news is that the change of the lists opens some nice modelling options, instead of bikes I want to make some astartes jet bikes (counts as bikes)  with a nurgle twist on them.

My plan is to build one jetbike mold and cast it and then nurle- them individually. So here is what I have done:

Plasticard, a lego blok, a blades container milliput and rubber bands!

Bands removed, some filling and drilling done, added the exhaust too. Can anyone guess where the engine is from?

Also did some work on my greek dreadnaught

Deathwatch Minotaur "Anileis" finished.

 Deathwatch Minotaur "Anileis" is now finished. It was fun building him and painting him.

Once again if you fancy painting and or donating a deathwatch marine have a look here .

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

Monday, 1 October 2012

Nurgle Army (epidemius) for sale

Hello readers,

I have decided to sell my nurgle army and concentrate on my nightlords.

The army for sale is 1750p you can see it bellow (The Massive Nurgle Demon IS NOT IN THE SALE)

The army is painted with white dirty armour following the colour sceme of the Lords of Decay, the biggest warband of death guard.

The list in 1500 points is:
Demon Prince with mark of nurgle and wings, unique Custom made jump pack.

10 plague marines, champion with power fist, 2 plasma guns.

5 plague marines, 2 plasma guns .

Dedicated Transports
1 converted nurgle looking rhino

5  fully converted terminators with mark of nurgle, they are made out to be possesed orks.
3 fists 2 power swords and one reaper autocannon

3 Blight Drones (one is used in 1500, to reach 1750p simply add the other two) with vomit looking stands.

2 obliterators

1 defiler (forgeworld kit/ can be used in apocalupse games as a plague hulk)

Allies- Demons of Chaos
Epidemious One of a king, unique scratch built, made of green stuff with 2 slots for 2 10 sided dice, so you can track epidemius tally.

6 plagueberears

It is also a nice army to play with, most of your units have the mark of nurgle (demon prince, terminators, blight drones, plague marines, Epidemius  and plagueberears) so killing with them will add to Epidemius Tally.
Once it reaches 10, all followers of nurgle wound in close combat on a 2+.
Once it reaches 15 plaguemarines and plagueberears feel no pain becomes +3.
Once it reaches 20 all attacks (close combat and shooting) ignore armour saves!

For detroying vehicles you have a demon prince, 2 obliterators, the defiler and the plasma guns.
The defiler and blight drones templates are very good against infantry with ap3 templates.

With the army you get a display board with presloted spaces to fit the army, made with resin, water effect and some plaster.

A sheet of lord of decay transfers (various sizes, made by myself), incase you wish to expand the army.

Edit: SOLD

Thanks for reading