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Look at his face, edition

Old: >>74772297

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>Thread Question: What do they eat in the Mortal Realms?

>> No.74790419

>>74790408
its like an old hag.

>> No.74790435
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74790435

Please let there be more on the way

>> No.74790440

>>74790408
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95dnLcBr4Z0

>> No.74790472

https://www.warhammer-community.com/2020/09/08/lumineth-and-friends/

>> No.74790487
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74790487

What would you like to see in an Underworlds warband for each of these three?

>> No.74790521

>>74790408
>tq
Burger.

>> No.74790522

>>74790408
>TQ:
Plant based milk products

>> No.74790538
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74790538

Post what you're working on/what you got done /aosg/
Overcame my dislike for stormcast and started my extremis based army, really like them now with a different scheme from the basic one.

>> No.74790550

>>74790472
>Be sure to preorder your models! We stilL havent sold out
>FEC box sells out in 20 seconds
How many people on GWs design team are going to get shitcanned for LRL?

>> No.74790566

>>74790538
>Overcame my dislike for stormcast
>I came out of the closet
Stormies are still shit. You have the largest range in the history of GW to choose from and you chose the gay space marines
lel

>> No.74790581

>>74790435
>$50 according to new GW prices in your path

>> No.74790625

>>74790472

Ah, of course. There's a specific "type" of SoB that can ally with each Grand Alliance, so make sure you buy multiple Giants even if you're just using them as allies!

>> No.74790645
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Calling it now, each of the GAs will only get to pick one of the named characters with the exception of destruction who can pick any of the three.

In addition, order gets the fish, chaos gets the marauder, death gets the gatebreaker.

>> No.74790666

>>74790625
>>74790645
SoB are a disappointment all round tbqhwy.

>> No.74790682

>>74790666
I just hope the actual Sons have some half decent rules to be run on their own, otherwise the book will be dead on arrival

>> No.74790692
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74790692

Meeeeeeeeemoriiiiiiiiies~

>> No.74790700

>>74790666

It's my first time looking at one of the SoB models in quite a while, and honestly I like him even less than my first impression.

The Kraken-eater is just the same basic naked giant with a bunch of annoying sea-crap all over him, and he's arguably the most creative of the three builds to start with.

>> No.74790721

>>74790581
Aren't clamshell characters more like $30-35? At least in US

>> No.74790738

>>74790682
I would love for SoB to be a great Destruction faction, but this emphasis on allies has given me serious doubt. My prediction is that the Mega-gargants will have decent warscrolls but their most powerful abilities will be locked behind 'named characters' that can be used as allies. The book will include battle and command traits and artefacts for SoB to be used as a standalone faction, but it's just gonna be a token gesture.

>> No.74790779
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> Big Bundo as Order ally
Imagine the smell

>> No.74790806
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74790806

Are you ready for the release of the true Death master race aka vampires? You want a new Vampire character as mortarch or some old friend return?

>> No.74790810

>>74790779
More like Big Steppy

>> No.74790812
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>>74790779
It will be knights 2.0

>> No.74790814

>>74790806
all I want is more skeleton HQs...

>> No.74790817
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74790817

>>74790408
Post best god.

>> No.74790822

>>74790700
>The Kraken-eater is just the same basic naked giant

They're all the same basic naked giant you retard

>> No.74790823

Fuck Lumineth.

>> No.74790824

>>74790700
I just hope someone sculpts really shoddy-looking faux stormcast armor on one.

'Bundo fights for the God King too!'

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74790838

>>74790814
>Skeletons

We dont go with that shit anymore anon. Join the future

>> No.74790852

>>74790408
> Thread Question: What do they eat in the Mortal Realms?

Mortals by side but does Stormcast Eternals need to eat and drink or can they starve and die only to get reforged by Sigmar?

>> No.74790858

>>74790700
So just like the normal gargant

>> No.74790862
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74790862

Be sincere anon... Are you hyped in the least for giants?

>> No.74790874
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74790874

>>74790838
you were so close to perfection

>> No.74790883
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>>74790435
Fuck yeah. I'm hyped for Slaanesh chads in the warband.

Only one wish: If they release mortals please don't merge beasts in

>> No.74790899

>>74790738

I went and looked at the 40k section to see if Imperial Knights ever became something more interesting and nope! Still basically a two kit army, Big Robot and Smaller Robot, with a slightly variant kit for Chaos Knights.

Considering how much bigger 40K is, I'm not holding out any hope for SoB.

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>>74790874
>Old feeble puppets
>New strong bone constructs

This is why you got replaced calcium bro

>> No.74790909

>>74790883
This, its enough you have to throw elf beastmen to garbage bin and 90% of tyrants for few sculpts

>> No.74790916

>>74790806
It’s always a warband model until it’s proven otherwise. Do not set yourself up for disappointment by tempering your expectations higher than the worst case scenario.

>> No.74790936

>>74790862
I am...kinda...I want to ally one in, and maybe build a 10 model army of them, but I must say if the rules for allying just make them a big paperweight, I’m starting troggs instead

>> No.74790957

>>74790901
It will be a cold day in hell before I field the creations of (((Nagash)))

>> No.74790980

>>74790901
>>74790838
Damn Nagash is based

>> No.74790983

>>74790862
At least their lore. I’m not a consoomer that needs every big kit GW puts out because it looks cool.

>> No.74790993

>>74790874
>>74790838

Why not both?

>> No.74791006

>>74790858
Yes, which is why they're boring.

>> No.74791008
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>>74790817
I think you posted the wrong image anon

>> No.74791022

>>74790883
I'm hoping Slaangors are a part of them. I was so happy to see one in the Underworlds warband.

I'm optimistic there will be a mortals release in the future though.

>> No.74791070

>>74790817
Dudes he just keeps winning

>> No.74791078

>>74790901
What purpose do basic bitch bone boys even serve anymore except the on-demand cannon fodder for vampires and necromancers? The sooner they are ground down and converted into Ossiarch overchads, the better. The Bonereaper legions represent Nagash's true vision for undeath, and the mundane form of the skeleton is merely a transitional stage.

>> No.74791094

>>74790550
They’re not going to sell at all after the prices came out.

$170 for Teclis is bad but $60 for infantry that don’t convert to a lot of points is insane. I was going to run 40 spears and 40 bows but now I’m probably just getting into Ogors.

>> No.74791100

>>74791078
This nigga gets it.

>> No.74791122

>>74791078
>What purpose do basic bitch bone boys even serve anymore except the on-demand cannon fodder for vampires and necromancers?
That was literally always what Skeletons are. They were never anything more than fodder.

>> No.74791129

>>74791008
>worshipping a woman

GAYYYY

KURNOUS FTW

>> No.74791132

>>74791022
Don’t set yourself up for disappointment anon. Until it’s confirmed otherwise, always expect what’s in Underworlds to stay in there.

>> No.74791143

>>74790901
>the Great Replacement is real and happening in Shyish
>except it's happening to all basic forms of undead
Shyish resistance movement when?

>> No.74791149
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>>74791078
Katakros likes you anon. Well explained.

Ossiarchs are the perfect warriors of Death

>> No.74791150

>>74791078
you may be right but my nigga wightlord will always be my main man

>> No.74791165
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74791165

>>74791094
Welcome to the winning team

>> No.74791208

>>74791122
In the Old World they were. In AoS skeletons have their own kingdoms and stuff, in addition to being chaff in vampire armies. But now Nagash wants to turn all skeletons and ghosts into weird bone chimeras. So all those denizens of his underworlds, some of which may have been around for thousands of years, he's gonna want to convert them sooner or later.

>> No.74791213

>>74791078
Based and Katakros/Nagash-pilled.

>> No.74791288
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>>74790538
Just working sporadically through all these... Started work on my second Cathallar but nothing worth showing yet.

>> No.74791292
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74791292

Soon

>> No.74791317

>>74790538
I’m trying to finish Heavensward post-patch content on FFXIV before I tackle the Eidolon. I have a pretty good idea of what colors I want where, but the fact that he has actual hair instead of tassels is making me not want to do the traditional orange/yellow blend.

>> No.74791369
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Just got my Start Collecting Pestilins kit in and oh wow, that is a ancient warscroll.

>> No.74791397

>>74791129
Kurnous died like a bitch

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>>74790538
Just did the only endless spell I expect I'll ever use. Used a high gloss varnish on it so that way it'll glisten in the light. I'm hoping catching the light differently than everything else in my army will give it a kinda subtle wrongness to it.

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>>74791288
And starting to tweak the timing on this... It looked like a shitty Christmas light during this testing but I've started smoothing the transitions with increased capacitance.

>> No.74791424

>>74791078
They look way better than the cartoony bonereapers. Also some people just want basic skeletons, not weird space marine skeletons

>> No.74791436

>>74790916
I mean, warband models are still good for substitutes. I'm personally hoping we'll eventually get a skaven warband that has some plastic stuff I can use to replace some of my old metal junk.

>> No.74791454

>>74791397
Not him, but
>died defending his people from a God of literal murder
>like a bitch
wew lad...

>> No.74791455

>>74791288
Whats the winged guy supposed to be. Looks cool. Like, cooler and more fighgy than any LRL generic hero

>> No.74791474

>>74791424
and some people want Chad skeletons not basic bitch skeletons we have seen for fucking years

>> No.74791480

>>74791422
thats sick

>> No.74791484

>>74790721
Stonemage will be $40, this dude looks about as complex and will be released 2-3 months from now. So $50 sounds right.

>> No.74791504

>>74791455
It's my "counts as" Akhelian King. I wanted it to still be Lumineth so I converted accordingly.

Little disappointed with the change to artefacts in the new GH basically making it very difficult to customise him. Still, he'll keep up with my two units of Dawn Riders while being able to put out some hurt.

>> No.74791509

>>74790779
> SSSSSNNNNNIIIIFFFFFFF
MORNING LADIES

>> No.74791540

>>74791422
is it programmable?

i would just pick 2 colors that are close and have it oscillate between them, like red and orange, or blue and lighter blue. you'll get teh "pulsing" effect without the christmass light look. and maybe slow down the transition

i dont know how possible that is with whatever method you rigged those lights up with, but a lad at my store has done that in the past for some 40k stuff and it looks good

>> No.74791541

>>74791078
As Nagash has demonstrated through his taste in clothing and armor, he has shit taste.

>> No.74791559
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74791559

>>74791424
>everything I don’t like is a space marine

>> No.74791567

>>74791078
they should write a story about a wight king defending his barrow from the bonereapers.

>> No.74791569

>>74791369
just a heads up, even the warscroll in the battletome is no longer used. it was FAQ'd out because it was too strong. theres a new warscroll on the webstore you have to download for plague monks

>> No.74791572

>>74791480
Thanks man! Hopefully in the next couple of days I'll have it tuned to look less Christmas elf and more "burning glitter aelf"

It's a simple enough circuit; I've used it many times for things like Wildwoods and the like. The tricky part this time was fitting it all in Eltharion's base. I had to seeing it much more compact than I normally do and run it off smaller batteries but I got there in the end. It all fits in the base so I can use him in games glowing like he should.

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>>74791474
why not both?

>> No.74791623

>>74791540
This
Cycling through the whole spectrum looks like shit.
Choose a color that compliments the paint job (maybe a cool blue light, or something) and just kind of dim and brighten that ONE color

>> No.74791626
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74791626

Are Vanguard Palladors any good? One unit or more of them?

Also what other Stormcast units are your favourites? I mainly play Sacrosanct chamber models in Cleansing Phalanx batallion, but I'd like to expand my army a bit.

>> No.74791640

>>74791540
No, not programmable. 555 astable timer with a ripple counter and Ex-Or gate. The circuit accommodates RGB LED but sadly I could only run 3 wires (2 colours and the return) through the leg, the third colour is from mixing the two. If I change the counter outputs used I can get the desired "flickering" effect I want as the base oscillator is running at about 6 Hz; just takes a bit more work.

>> No.74791662

>>74791594
because it seems weird to bone-meld the bodies into up armored forms while not sculpting more protection into the skull. I get some people dont like the 'joker' skull, but i find on the whole the mortek heads look fine.
All the helmeted Death Rider skulls are fine.

>> No.74791674

>>74791569
Yeah, I know.

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Planning to build some counts-as scourgerunner chariots for my nautical freeguild army

What should I have draw the crows-nest chariot?

>> No.74791693

>>74791623
The original plan was to have a more constant blue glow that flickered into white. I'd have to try and dig out the LED to remedy it.

>> No.74791708

>>74791626
> are they GOOD?
Well they have a role. They are fast as hell and can shoot after their 'ride the winds' ability. The mounts are fighty enough that, with your shooting, you can generally clear 5/10 scrub objective campers.
Don't treat them like heavy cav you have dracoths for that.
But strictly GOOD like 'competitive?' No. Little besides 'more Raptors' is right now for Stormcast.

>> No.74791711

>>74791626
theyre fast, and thats about it

>Also what other Stormcast units are your favourites?
aesthetically i really like prosecutors, paladins, and dracothian guard
vanguard hunters are pretty cool too

>> No.74791721

>>74791693
I could see that working nicely. Once you iron out the bugs its going to look sweet anon

>> No.74791729

>>74791626
palladors are pure dumpster fire garbage, but then again so is 2/3s of the stormcast battletome anyways. if you like the models, get em and paint em up, and very likely the next stormcast battletome is going to be a complete rules overhaul because as it is the majority of their range is unusably bad.

aesthetically the paladins are probably some of their best models in my opinion, tied maybe with palladors. the paladors spears are a bit whimpy and flimsy looking but the mounts are so dynamic it makes up for it. paladins just fill that big brick house platemail look to a T and the helmets are different enough that they dont suffer from the O face that a lot of the 1st wave stormcast do.

if you want to expand but still be good in the current game, consider longstrike raptors. their targetted removal and synergy with the aetherwings makes them solid, and they work well in conjunction with ballistas too

>> No.74791792

>>74791208
Bonereapers are cool and I'm thinking of buying them next but I'm stuck with painting my LoN army now. Should I give them up or can I still use them for anything?

>> No.74791805

>>74791424
Nagash has decided basic skeletons are outdated. That includes wights. The only reason they still exist at all is only because his necromancers can't convert all undead in one go.

>> No.74791830

>>74791594
easy conversion too, as the giant pack of skulls gw sell would cover a whole army.

>> No.74791846

>>74791805
This. Nagash our lord has decided, starting with undefeated Katakros that Bonereapers will be the skeletons replacement. Skeletons will remain but awesome Ossiarchs outdated them.

>> No.74791863

>>74790883
theres a slaangor in the box though, and most likely a slaangor unit 6 months away.

>> No.74791885
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First 2 ghouls done.

>> No.74791906

>>74790435
I’m sure he’s just the first. It takes GW like 2-3 years to produce a second wave and I doubt they just made him.

>> No.74791908
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>>74791885
plus these are almost done ( bone needs highlight, other ghoul needs basing)

>> No.74791946

>>74790883
I wouldn’t mind dancers and archers for light troops and slaangors for heavy infantry. I love that the mohawks are still around.

>> No.74791981

>>74791422
Cool shit dude.

>> No.74791992

>>74791792
LoN is still a solid mid table army. they can even still aproach top tables if you run them with nagash since his rework gave him machine gun spot removal which is the one thing LoN desperately needs. nagash+120 skeletons is a strong list.

if you dont want to run that, then the next strongest thing is probably VLOZD sacrement with mastery of death for fast skeletons. it just about doubles the base speed of things like skeletons and graveguard, and also applies to allied death if you are taking some bladegheist revenants or myrmourn banshees. it can also be fiercly anti-meta by taking the wristbands of black gold on the VLOZD. right now all the strongest meta contenders that LoN would have trouble with are shooting alpha armies, and the wristbands of black gold give your VLOZD a 4+ feel no pain in the shooting phase. combo with some bat swarm screens and you can actually endure the nastiest ranged alphas out there. hexwraiths are also cheaper then they used to be, meaning its easier than ever to slot in some tough, fast, flying cavalry for mobility and objective early objective play which are another of LoN's weaknesses

not as strong as OBR, but LoN is not as weak as the meme'sters on here would have you beleive. its solid mid tier to low high tier

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>>74790408
Soon

>> No.74792018

>>74791885
eheh tiddy

>> No.74792034

>>74791830
yeah seeing as how the faces are peoples primary complaint i cant see why more folks dont do that conversion.

should also say that while the skull pack will work, the skeleton warrior skulls are better if you can get them because they have added bits like arrows sticking out of them and shit, if you want a bit more flavor

>> No.74792060

>>74791682
conventional horses
but with kraken(or fish)-shaped headgear

>> No.74792079

>>74791567
I think it's a decent premise for Chaos/Destruction/Order undead. Nagash has said your bones are to be ground up into calcium resin so some necromantic potter can use it as construction material. And your soul is going to be blended together with a bunch of other guys' to create an optimized servant to perform a given task. If there's some part of your soul deemed unnecessary, they're gonna cut it off and toss it aside. And this is also gonna happen to everyone you know, living and dead. If that's not good enough motivation for a wight king to start thinking the grass looks greener in other realms.

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>>74790408
>that pose

>> No.74792089

>>74791422
Oh Eltharion!
Oh Eltharion!
How luminous thy soul art.

>> No.74792091

>>74791906
Why do people like to set themselves up for disappointment with GW. I’ve only been in the hobby for 6 years, but by year 2 I knew that the only thing you could ever guarantee to be released at some point in the future is more Space Marines, everything else is a mystery.

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>>74791885
Wouldst thou a ghoul?

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>>74792083
Imagine how shitty it must be for a lizard to not be able to bask in the sun because he knows there are shitty elves in the way

>> No.74792204
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>>74791708
>>74791711
>>74791729
Thanks anons, seems like I'll get one Pallador unit since I love the models and otherwise stay with my current list (2x Seq 2x Evo 3x ballista + heroes and chaff) until the next tome, as I still have fun with it. I'm not a fan of the pure shootcast armies, as at my level of skill these armies either table the opponent or die horribly, rarely leading to close and fun games I like the most. Which other armies and factions do stormanons enjoy?

>> No.74792213

>>74792089
About 0.4 to 1.5 lumens (roughly)

>> No.74792280

>>74792204
if you want that clean, defenders of humanity aesthetic, theres a lot to like in cities of sigmar. you can even include some of your best stormcast units, while having a more rich roster to make a more balanced list. it can skew towards speed and shooting with cities like living cities and tempests eye, or skew towards casting with hallowhart, or aggressive cavalry charges with hammerhal and pheonicium.

if you want that low body count high impact feel, consider a cavalry focused deepkin, ironjawz, or ogor mawtribes

OBR also have a very similar feel to stormcast, they are basically stormcast but better on the tabletop. tough, elite shieldwalls supported by beefy champions and long range artillery in the back. they can also run 100% cavalry battleline that are fast has hell with stelliarch lords giving their army run and charge, like, the whole army just gets run and charge all the time, no CP or nothing.

>> No.74792283
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>>74792213

>> No.74792301

>>74792204
i have fyreslayers and seraphon armies

fyreslayers are fun when you want to never lose a melee combat or run 5 magmadroths and battering ram people to death

seraphon are just great all around, teleporting to shoot and cast spells from any angle

>> No.74792319

>>74792134
Quelagg, though not her sister, is getting a miniature soon.
https://www.hlj.com/game-piece-collection-dark-souls-senior-knight-chaotic-witch-quelaag-meg83029

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>> No.74792350

>>74790408
His face isn't even that bad, it's the fact that it's framed in that wied hijab that makes it look like shit.

>> No.74792373

>>74792204
>shield wall with two-handed swords
Why didn't they bring spears? Why do they even carry a short sword if they don't even use it together with the shield? What's the point of carrying a small sidearm for use with one hand if you still use your two-handed sword with one hand while you're gripping your shield? The larger sword is still too short to disrupt an enemy charge the way a spear might, even if it were just a javelin. Is the short sword there in case the long one breaks for some reason?

>> No.74792409

>>74790862
Yes, I want to add a warstomper to my StD army.

>> No.74792440
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>>74792373

You're trying too hard, anon.

>> No.74792459

>>74792373
They're not two handed and its no different from having something like a gladius

>> No.74792467

>>74792440
But he's right, warrior chamber weapons both look like shit and make no sense.

>> No.74792481

Right in the Fyreslayer battletome, it's mentioned that the Skaven seers know of the potential of ur-gold. Is this mentioned in any novels or short stories, or is it just something they threw in there?

>> No.74792482

>>74792459
The blade is too big to be like a gladius or arming sword and the handle is as big as a greatsword's.

>> No.74792484

>>74792467

I mean... Yes, of course.

Still, he was trying too hard.

>> No.74792490

>nothing but lumineth releases for now
>threads slow to a crawl

I bet the guy who pushed for the cowboys of moo mesa in the gw office must be a bit embarrassed by the total lack of hype for this vanilla as fuck milquetoast army for people whos favourite food is plain cream crackers with a spread of butter on.

>> No.74792499

>>74792340
Give me proper bug people gw, not boring tyranid style ones. I’d buy an army of them no doubt

>> No.74792541

>>74792490
Anon I love vanilla, there's nothing wrong with it. But this isn't plain vanilla, it's vanilla coated in shit, so no one like it.

>> No.74792544

>>74792482
It's a bastard sword at best

>> No.74792545

>>74791594
Goofy, the heads are too small and need some kind of helmet to cover that. Maybe a TK style headdress?

>> No.74792567

>>74790538
Looking good! Cream SCE anon here, I remember discussing the various dracoth riders with you a few days ago. As you mentioned, you went for hammers. Eager to see them all done!

Sadly I have no new AoS picture to offer, as I’m working on a DG Kill Team.

>> No.74792582

>>74792541
Its vanilla icecream with raisins in it.

>> No.74792586

>>74792490
Well the threads are fast enough for me to fail in my duty, again.

>> No.74792596

>>74792544
Bastard swords have a blade as long as a longsword, but a smaller handle, so you can use it both with one hand or with the second hand on the pommel (which is why bastard swordsare known as hand and a half swords), but the swords in that pic have a very long blade that's also retardedly wide and a handle as big as a greatsword's, which is just nonsensical.

>> No.74792605
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>>74792280
>OBR also have a very similar feel to stormcast, they are basically stormcast but better on the tabletop.
I really like the look and style of OBR, but it's off-putting that so many people play them locally, they're the most popular army by far here. Ironjawz seem fun, but very one dimensional, more so than SCE. With Deepkin I'd be afraid the nerfhammer will hit eels hard and one would be left with too many of them for an army, although the tide rules seem like a lot of fun.

>>74792301
How do you deal with Saurus having so old and derpy models? I don't hate them, but they're pretty much the same size as Skaven and Dorfs. I like Skinks but I hate summoning, just painting and transporting units that aren't in my list immediately makes me dislike the faction. Fyreslayers look cool tho, can they be played without spamming the one OP Berzerker unit? Or is the rest complete garbage?

>>74792373
Spears are for peasants and scrubs, sword is the Heroes' weapon of choice. Smol sword is there for grappling (watch movie King from Netflix for a cool armoured duel scene) and as a backup weapon.

>> No.74792616

>>74792582
Raisins are fine, they are a complement to the vanilla. It's coated in shit because the shit overpowers the vanilla flavour until you can only taste and smell shit, which is the exact thing Lumineth do with the classic High Elf designs and concepts.

>> No.74792662
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74792662

What should i do with the sword? big lump of warpstone, big rusty slab of metal? big glossy obsidian chunk?

>> No.74792664

>>74792605
>Spears are for peasants and scrubs, sword is the Heroes' weapon of choice.
Anon swords aren't even battlefield main weapons, they are only for backup. You've watched too many films. Spears and oikes have been used since ancient times from peasants to elite regiments all the way to the tercios. You'd have a point if you said halberds, but swords, especially that kind of swords, were basically never used in actual open combat.

>> No.74792675

>>74790806
What's with the hand?

>> No.74792677
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>>74792567
Yep remember you, for now I simply got one more dracoth rider and Vandus (used as lord celestant). I'm not rushed, the goal is to make each of them the best I can.
Got some bluestuff as well to make the round shields for liberators, should look pretty nice I think. Good to see other SCE dudes

>> No.74792704

>>74792662
oxidized bronze
as if he tore it off a larger-than-life statue

in his vision, a noble giant forged the sword for him

>> No.74792716

>>74792662
Rotted wood. It's not a sword, it's a murder plank.

>> No.74792731

>>74792704
bonus point if the reason why and the way the giant forged the sword changes every time he attempts to recall it
cue jokes

>> No.74792736

>>74792675
It's gripping the crossguard with the index finger.

>> No.74792739
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>>74792677
Well, I’m eager to see the result. Here’s the back of my Lord Aquilor. Fur capes are so easy to make look decent once you get the hang of it.

>> No.74792769

>>74792596
You're right! How dare you, GW! We expect perfect historical accuracy from our giant, superhumanly strong, lightning-forged magical immortal übersoldiers! I took the bait but I had fun typing that so it's worth it.

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>>74792662
You said you doing it like the Holy Moonlight Sword. Did you bitch out?

>> No.74792788

Hi. I'm searchig for the updated version of the Souldbound RPG book. The one in the trove linked above is the first relase. Please, can anyone share it? TIA

>> No.74792813
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>>74792675
That's literally how you hold a Rapier.

>> No.74792823
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>>74792662
I did warp stone weapons. I like it.

>> No.74792830

>>74792769
I don't expect historical accuracy, but if you are designing a sword, at least understand how swords work so your design doesn't look like shit. Take the bladegheist revenant swords, for example, those look fantastic.

>> No.74792840

>>74792739
Vanguards are also really sweet, though I'm commited to big dick energy melee cavalry and retributors. And with SCE it seems you really got to commit to a singular playstyle and not a jack of all trades.
Really love your gryphs and the fur capes too, goodluck with your projects

>> No.74792864

>>74792840
Godspeed, anon. Smash’em up good for me.

>> No.74792902

>>74792823
You didn't though, you just slapped a thick layer of green paint on it and didn't even bother to highlight it.

>> No.74792907

>>74792830
Suppose the swords aren't as cumbersome to swing around for SCEs?

>> No.74792933

>>74792616
Vanilla, raisins and glitter anon. You missed their key ingredient/flavour.

And in case you missed it somewhere, Lumineth =/= High elves, just like
Sylvaneth =/= Wood elves and
Idoneth =/= Dark elves
I'm sorry anon, they're not coming back.
t. former high elf, wood elf and dark elf player

>> No.74792941

>>74792813
Ooh someone did their research while sculpting. A rare thing considering GW’s magical teleporting rounds in the misaligned bolter magazines/barrels.

>> No.74792947

>>74792907
Why wouldn't they? Even if they are bigger and stronger than regular humans, they still have the same range of movement and would use swords in the same way. Hell, just look at chaos warriors, those have normal looking swords and they are equivalents.

>> No.74792950
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I swear I saw a while ago artwork of DoK and Sylvaneth fighting together/each other, I can't remember.
I was wondering if anyone has this artwork?
In return have some DoK art.

>> No.74792958

>>74791094
Take the proxypill and buy cheap HE models to counts-as LRL

>> No.74792965

>>74792933
>Lumineth =/= High elves
No, but they should be, that's the point. They ruined High Elves.
>Sylvaneth =/= Wood elves
They literally are, they have the same kits even.
>Idoneth =/= Dark elves
Duh, dark elves are still around.

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>>74792950

>> No.74792976

>>74792605

With Fyreslayers, you are basically turning the competitive dial relative to the number of heathguard berserkers you bring. You'll definitely want at least like 10 of them, but your other options aren't trash by any means. For casual games you can pretty much play whatever you want and do OK.

>> No.74792989

Conversion Idea: Take the Teclis mini, don't use the actual Teclis model, but use a classic Teclis and put him on the base.

I think the cat is fine. It's Teclis that's a mess.

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>>74792973

>> No.74792996

>>74792965
Idoneth are closer to High Elves than LRL, ironically.

>> No.74793006
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>>74792664
/hwg/ is this way >>74762843

>> No.74793009

>>74792739
post its dick

>> No.74793025

>>74793006
>Leena dunamcast
I cant get over that retard face. Its ugly even for a SCE

>> No.74793036

>>74792965
High elves are still around too my dude; they're in CoS. Lumineth are NOT supposed to be High Elves. They just aren't. And having played Sylvaneth since AoS dropped, they are literally the furthest in playstyle from wood elves in the game; wood elves were paper thin move and shoot. Sylvaneth do none of that. Besides having a few kits left over from ET, they have nothing in common.

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>>74792993

>> No.74793062
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74793062

Around when are the new Underworlds models going to be shown off? I know they don't do as much fanfare with Underworlds since its a more aggressive release schedule.

>> No.74793076

>>74793036
>>74792965
I use swordmasters and white lions as greatswords
HE archers as darkshards
Reavers as riders
Chariots as scourgerunners
And the rest of the HE line is in CoS

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>>74792976
That sounds good, I like a lot of the other units more, even tho they look kinda similar. On the other hand I've been thinking that maybe I should get something very different from my usual SCE brick for a variety in playstyle.

>> No.74793092

>>74793062
like 36 months from now. Look at SoB and we still dont have them

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>>74793052

>> No.74793116
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>>74793095
Last one, a classic.

>> No.74793123

>>74793036
>High elves are still around too my dude; they're in CoS
High Elves are more than one unit.
>Lumineth are NOT supposed to be High Elves.
For fucks sake. Their gods are the two HE twin princes, they very much are supposed to be HE successors, but that doesn't justify trashing and ruining so many HE desings. If they wanted to make a new thing, they could have done just that, as they've done several times before, but for one the one time they were supposed to just bring classic HE back, they didn't.
>And having played Sylvaneth since AoS dropped, they are literally the furthest in playstyle from wood elves in the game; wood elves were paper thin move and shoot. Sylvaneth do none of that. Besides having a few kits left over from ET, they have nothing in common.
Anon you do realize that the only difference between Sylvaneth and Wood Elves is that they split Wanderers off and added two kits, one of which is just a treekin replacement using the new treeman aesthetic, right?

>> No.74793125

>>74793095
>>74793052
DoK > femcast

>> No.74793131

>>74793062
Hard to say since the pandemic threw GW's whole release schedule out of whack. And Beastgrave hasn't actually concluded yet. But there was a stream announced for this Saturday, right? Might get some clarity out of that one.

>> No.74793151
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>>74793123
Just play your HE in CoS, nobody is going to stop you.

>> No.74793156

>>74793092
>36 months
SoB were first shown in April.
That was only five months ago you impatient bastard.

>> No.74793178

>>74793151
CoS isn't gonna give me any lore, thematic rules, characters or new units.

>> No.74793189

>>74793009
Still no pic...

>> No.74793191

>>74793178
Then come back to 6th edition WHF. All the books are on the Trove

>> No.74793211

>>74793189
I know. Its the only model in AoS with a fully sculpted stormpenis, i want to see his paintjob on it

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>>74792605
>How do you deal with Saurus having so old and derpy models?
Guard are okay
I dont use Warriors
I use Lost Kingdom saurus knights instead of GW knights

>> No.74793254
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>>74790538
Based

The standard gold & blue colour scheme is terrible, once you see some other schemes stormcast look way better

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>>74792823

>> No.74793434

>>74793123
Teclis is a high elf, but he can’t recreate high elves. That’s why you get shit like Idoneth, because he keeps fucking up. But it doesn’t matter because you’re not looking for anything but to bitch about how something isn’t just an old thing you like.

>> No.74793458

>>74793434
Is your reading comprehension really that bad?

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>>74792989
Yeah no

>> No.74793478

>>74793458
>new thing bad
>old thing good
It’s the same shit that’s been being posted on this general for 3+ years now. Go play Fantasy, this is Sigmar.

>> No.74793504

>>74793478
>Still can't read
Truly sad.

>> No.74793506

>>74793466
Id use a dragon.
$50, counts as neo-teclis on dumb sphinx

>> No.74793514

>>74793466
i mean at this point teclis is some kind of ascended god of magic right?

i dont see why they didnt just make it a dual model like morathi and have him with an on foot elf mode and then the sphinx IS teclis in some kind of ascended form

would have been much cooler

>> No.74793517

>>74792989
>>74793466
Doesn't change the fact that they'd both be better in separate bases.

>> No.74793518

>>74793466
>put him on the base

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>>74793504
stay mad that you’ll never get more amazing models like pic related for your nonexistent army :^)

>> No.74793566
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>>74793466
>Glue a LRL or HE wizard on this
>paint blue
>Put on bigger base
>counts as teclis
nothin personalle gw

>> No.74793578

>>74790408
STOP
HAMMER TIME

>> No.74793580

>>74793566
the black dragon is another malformed abomination from trash carden though

>> No.74793589

>>74793546
What if this model, but for vampire counts, and its pulled by a giant bat

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>>74793546
If you read the lore it actually makes sense. Its a boat in water and the eagles pull it from the water, and it lands in water.
It looks retarded if you think it lands on the ground.
Also the dude with the trident is kino

>> No.74793598

>>74793566
I think the only good dragon GW has ever made was Smaug. The Stormcast passable, though.

>> No.74793609

>>74793062
Probably December when they start the new season.

>> No.74793616
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>>74793546
>he thinks any LRL model looks better than this
yik

>> No.74793628
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>>74793598
someone already did a HE smaug

>> No.74793632

>>74793123
HE more than one unit
>Phoenix guard
>Anointed
>Flamespyre/Frostheart
>Shadow warriors
>Sisters of the watch
CoS is more HE than Sylvaneth is wood elf of we're counting units carried over but I wasn't; I was comparing playstyle.

Look man, the LRL lore makes it pretty clear that Tyrion and Teclis had to steer the new aelves away from what they used to be, hence the whole aelementri thing.

>>74793178
This point is true of pretty much all of GW's stuff now though. It's all very samey; you have to go <your dudes> because GW isn't going to give you what you want. It's just the way it is.

>> No.74793637

>>74793546
I'll take one meh model in a great looking faction over a faction of bad looking models, thank you very much.

>> No.74793647

>>74793616
Implying the rest of the range looks that good.

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>>74793647
locate your nearest rope

>> No.74793662

>>74793616
>any LRL model
Eltharion btfo's the entire High Elf line though.

>> No.74793665

>>74793632
>This point is true of pretty much all of GW's stuff now though.
Except of you read any actual battletome that isn't CoS, you'll see that's wrong. Hell, the lumineth battletome has tons of cool lore, it's just that the models look like ass and that they started with the fucking cows instead of literally anything else that's more interesting. The fact that they a tiny faction when they are trying to fit HE's niche and those had a roster 4 times that size doesn't help.

>> No.74793670
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>>74793659
>IoB models
Like clockwork.

>> No.74793681

>>74793628
I'd do the same if smaugh wasn't ridiculously expensive.
>>74793662
>The only good looking lumineth model is the one mimicking HE designs
Who would have thought?

>> No.74793684

is the SC Anvilgard box a good deal? the sculpts look pretty good, are they new?

>> No.74793685

>>74793670
IoB contains the best HE mage. What the fuck are you talking about

>> No.74793704

>>74793684
>are they new?
No they are all WHFB dark elf models, but yes they look good.
The last few years of WHF had great sculpts and modern tech

>> No.74793707

>>74793685
It also contains the best griffin they’ve ever done but that box is hardly reflective of the actual range.

>> No.74793737
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>>74793707
I dont like the wings on the griffon but its okay.
The rest of the range is fine, some of it is dated but that adds to the charm, these guys are supposed to be 3000 years old.
Some were a little TOO good
>Is discontinued because 99% of blood knight sales in your path, and is plastic

>> No.74793752

>>74793665
I give up anon. I don't know how else to say that LRL aren't HE. I don't know what to say to you.

Sadly it sounds like you expect GW to be competent which seems odd as you're referencing stuff from years ago and thus should be used to the levels of fail they produce and have built some sort of resilience/counter to their disappointment-inducing norm.

I hope you find what you're looking for whether it be in this hobby or not.

>> No.74793771

>>74793116
Ah yes, the classic ultra-feminine GW female face. Not at all like these scowling freaks we have now...

>> No.74793800

>>74793591
Explain why it looks like it does all you want, it still looks stupid.

>> No.74793817

>>74793800
I agree, but it looks BETTER than LRL shit. I never got a skycutter but i do have high elves.

>> No.74793826

What exactly are you supposed to do with the 20 giant rats in the plague monk box? I was thinking about giving all the plague monks their own pet rat, but I don't think I can fit them and the monks onto the same base. Should I just give them their own bases and use them as regular Giant Rats?

>> No.74793839

>>74793665
>they started with the fucking cows instead of literally anything else that's more interesting.
This. If I could have chosen the initial light elf roster from the units their lore describes I would have gone with:
>Eltharion
>Teclis
>Vanari Lord Commander
>Vanari Archmage
>Loreseeker
>Vanari Wardens
>Vanari Sentinels
>Vanari Dawnbreakers
>Vanari bolt throwers
>Water swordmasters
>Stoneguard
>Wind archers
>Zenith spellswords
>Tyrionic dragon cavalry
Roughly the same amout of units as other new armies, provides a solid core with most of the vanari units and gives a sneak peek at the temples and the tyrionic orders by having a unit of each.

>> No.74793847

>>74793826
Keep them, get more bases, and make greenstuff trench coats and proxy them as clanrats or something

>> No.74793854

>>74793826
1. put them on verminlord bases
2. put them on 25mm bases to flesh out your ranks cheap
3.You can save them all, buy the correct base and make a free rat swarm endless spell.

>> No.74793865

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LN0Ezjex3M

>> No.74793880
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>GW discontinues White Lion Ranges
>and White Lion Chariots
Is it because of White or because you cant copyright lions?

>> No.74793887

>>74793817
There’s no hope. This Grog has consumed too many Zero Ultra’s. He’s too far gone.

>> No.74793911

>>74793880
It's because they downgraded the lumineth armour designs so much they weren't compatible with the remaining high elf units and unlike phoenix guard, white lions didn't have a free city named after them.

>> No.74793919

>>74793865
>non metallic armour
Why do they do this? Every lumineth scheme that doesn't have it looks like shit.

>> No.74793941

>>74793839
>implying cows aren't interesting despite that fact than multiple cultures from around the world worshipped them
>....
>disgust

>> No.74793991
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>>74793865
Hope they do one for the metallic Ymetrica scheme.

>> No.74794011
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>>74793941
If the models didn't look that bad, it'd be fine. But I still think the cow motif doesn't really fit the stone golem theme. Just a treelord made of stone would have been a mullion times better.

>> No.74794024
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>>74793211
Does it have highlights and shade though?

>> No.74794032

>>74793090
One of those flying things would make a cool centrepiece model, an evolution of the regular Fyreslayer lizards?

>> No.74794040

>>74793616
YOU'VE GOT MAIL

>> No.74794048

>>74793546
That model is unironically my favourite fantasy miniature. Really pissed I never got my hands on one.

>> No.74794066

>>74793991
silver and blue, kino

>> No.74794089

>>74792662
Yeah, I wanted to see how you would do >>74792785
Don't give up, anon!

>> No.74794112

>>74790645
>Bundo Whalebiter
>Nonsense NounVerber

GW’s creativity never fails to astound.

>> No.74794124

Beginner here, I'm looking at the Start Collecting box for Slaves to Darkness and it seems to have some cool sculpts. Are they only available in this box? The ones that are sold separately look worse. Also, is it possible to make a cavalry-focused army for Slaves to Darkness?

>> No.74794130

Sigmar in AoS is like the Tau in 40k

No wonder I hate the idea of CoS

>> No.74794137
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>>74794011
My dude, see the flaws in GW's design is the first step in making your own, unique, better army. You take an army you like and fix the things you don't like. Please remember that this is YOUR hobby with YOUR toys and you can do what ever you want with them. If you don't like the cows, a head swap is easy as fuck and people will soil their pants (in a good way) at your "creativity".

Stop being told how to build and paint your dudes.

>> No.74794158

>>74794137
This, currently practicing my greenstuff skill to undertake a Fyreslayer Repose Project™ later, that should be fun haha

>> No.74794167

is battlescribe lying to me when it says I can take Chainrasps in a Legions of Nagash army? I thought they were locked to Nighthaunt.

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>>74793591
>>74793616
>>74793637
>>74794048
>new thing bad
>old thing good, even bird boat chariot and here’s the lore reason why but your lore reasons for your faction are wrong and suck

>> No.74794171

>>74794137
The middle bit on the sister statue with the zipperlike thing needs to go imo

>> No.74794186

>>74794167
Nighthaunt is gonna disappear. You can take every Nighthaunt unit in LoN.

>> No.74794193

>>74792941
Plenty of olde swords in London town a call to prayer is heard for them to look at.
Not so many guns.

>> No.74794195

>>74794186
I find that hard to believe. Do you have a source for that?

>> No.74794196

>>74794112
That’s his name, you Retardian Shitfucker.

>> No.74794199

>>74794137
Yeah, anon, the problem is when the entire army eather has shithelmets or shit armour. I'm not gonna resculpt every single model.

>> No.74794201

>>74794171
I thought the same and have since removed. Well spotted my dude.

>>74794158
Godspeed anon. Practice practice practice... You'll pick it up and be making your own dudes in no time.

>> No.74794212

>>74794124
anyone?

>> No.74794213

>>74794124
only available in that box. might be able to find them separately 2nd hand on ebay, lots of sellers split up the boxes contents so you can buy the knights or warriors without getting the whole box

cav focused STD is solid. tough, fast, hits really fucking hard. check out the ruinbringer warband.

>> No.74794218

>>74794186
Nighthaunt just came out and have a more robust roster than 90% of the newer factions will probably ever get. Don’t lie to the man.

>> No.74794220

>>74793589
what if that model, for vampire counts, but pulled by a giant bone bat while carrying skeletons?

>> No.74794241

>>74794195
No, but I say it because there's precisely zero reasons for nighthaunt to be its own thing when Legion of Grief offers more options, and has better and more thematic rules. Playing nighthaunt as nighthaunt is a straight downgrade in every single way.
>>74794218
I'm talking about the nighthaunt allegiance, not the units or the models.

>> No.74794243

>>74794199
Why not. You're spending a lot of money already

>> No.74794244

>>74794218
nighthaunt is likely to get a rules revamp in their next battletome, probably legion of grief will have its rules incorperated into baseline nighthaunt

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>>74794170
> old models that look like they down syndrome
SOUL!!!!

>> No.74794260

>>74794241
>legion of grief
Ah, right, I had forgotten that there was a new Legion. Do I have to make my army part of it if I want to run chainrasps? I was dead set on using Arkhan in his own legion, but chainrasps look really cool.

>> No.74794269

>>74794243
Why spend a lot of money, effort and time to try and fix something I don't like in the first place? It'd be very different if it were just a couple of details, I've done that many times, but there's barely anything salvageable.

>> No.74794272

>>74794247
No amount of /v/eddit memes will make me not like things
Repent, zoomzoom

>> No.74794283

>>74794247
soul-posters are disingenuous teens and 20 somethings who wish they were part of something they never got to be a part of

anyone who's actually been wargaming for 20 years will acknowledge how much better most new models are than the older models. there are hobbyists alive today who are so young they never had to pin a metal model.

>> No.74794284

>>74794199
I think you need to reread my post my guy.
>You take an army you like and fix the things you don't like.
If you don't like the whole army, don't work with them. It's pretty simple my dude. If you like their rules but not the models, use counts as and write your own lore for them.

Do you like the LRL lore? Is it just the models that are putting you off?

>> No.74794287

>>74793991

I'm more or less painting that scheme right now using the directions in the book and it's pretty sick, ngl.

Mostly the same, my version doesn't have the white gloves or shaft because fuck white, and I use a bit more gold than shown here.I might try doing white lances on the knights though.

Still would be interested in a video just to pick up any tips for making it faster though.

>> No.74794290

>>74794244
More like the opposite. Remove the nighthaunt allegiance and incorporate its artefacts and traits into legion of grief in an updated LoN battletome. There's still no reason for nighthaunt to be its own army.
>>74794260
You can take them in all legions.

>> No.74794306

>>74794284
>Do you like the LRL lore? Is it just the models that are putting you off?
Pretty much. I read the entire thing and it was fantastic, but the models all look like varying degrees of ass. The only one I like as is is Eltharion.

>> No.74794311

>>74794290
hell yeah, I'll be able to have a more varied battleline. Skeletons are cool, but painting 50 more of them might just kill me.

>> No.74794318

>>74794213
alright thanks, utter shame that the separate units look like trash. would've gladly bought a few boxes of knights otherwise

>> No.74794338

>>74793991

It's not the only metallic scheme, Zaitric is Gold Armor with Silver Trim, plus White and Magenta cloth. I was tempted to try it but I'm a little burnt out on painting gold, plus all the white...

>> No.74794365

>>74794124
Honestly StD is in a pretty shit situation. The kits you can buy separately are between 20 and 15 years old and as you said, they look much worse, but the ones in the SC box are monopose and can only be found there, so unless you want an army made out of the same 5 models duplicated over and over that still don't have full command squads, there's not much else you can do until GW stops being retarded and releases some multipart kits. But at this point, that might happen in a few months or a in a few years.

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>>74794170
I actually like those.
Youll get it one day zoomie

>> No.74794380

>>74794290
no, i disagree, i think if thats the direction they were going to take then OBR would have been like "legions of bone" and have been part of LoN or a tack on like legions of grief.

i think they are moving towards making the death armies more independant and less related to the LoN tome, so i think it will be battletome nighthaunt with nighthaunt allegiance, it will get rules comperable to endless legions and gravesites or possibly entirely new rules to help bring its power up, and it will move further away from LoN. LoN will then be reserved as essentially the "classic whfb death" army, and i could see them removing the nighthaunt units from its roster entirely.

i think one of the biggest failings of battletome nighthaunt was its reliance on magic while being terrible at it. if spells like spectral lure could be cast reliably, it might be a different game, but between little to no casting bonuses and a host of terrible units like glaivewraiths, they need an overhaul. i dont know if they anticipated the "super caster" trend thats taken over AoS, but its like now if you dont have a massive casting bonus or ways to auto cast you arent even in the casting game anymore. GSG has been hedged out of the magic game almost entirely now, where it was one of their few strengths at launch

>> No.74794387

>>74794306
Ok, so what models DO you like? Be open minded and creative; don't think inside the boxes GW builds. Stop seeing them as finished products and see bits.

There isn't a single unit in my CoS army that comes from just one kit:
>Nomad prince(ss) from Celestine, shadow warrior and sisters of the thorn bits
>Wild riders from wild riders, sequitors and Wildwood rangers
>Wildwood rangers from shadow warriors and Wildwood rangers
>Sisters of the watch from sisters of silence, the watch and the thorn
Etc...

Find the BITS you like to make <your dudes>

You will have an army like no other my guy. Enjoy the hobby

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>>74794247
Is that tabletop minions?

...also why does every middle aged guy in IT or software development look the same?

>> No.74794395

>>74793211
Sorry to disappoint anon. I’ll try to remember to take a cute picture this evening.

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>>74794387
Or.... he can wait 694 more days.

>> No.74794404

>>74794392
if you think they look alike you got some serious autism.

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>>74794398

>> No.74794434

>>74794387
I like the stoneguard with the diamond picks, but their helmets look really bad. I like the archers, but dislike both their helmets and armour. Wardens have the same problem and their pikes are too long to be playable. Dawnriders, again, dislike helmets and armour. Stonemage I dislike the helmet. Elatharion I love. The rest I don't really like at all. For what it's worth, I think the Underworlds mage looks amazing.

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>>74794378
wow they’re shit

I realize when you were young those might have been good looking models. But they aren’t anymore. Sorry old man, maybe there’s a Fantasy club near you.

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>>74794444
>posts art
Models you can argue, the artwork isnt even comparable

>> No.74794477

>>74790435
they will develop whatever minis they made for the underworlds gang ( dancers, slaangor) etc

>> No.74794478

>>74794380
OBR are a very different thing, though. They are their own separate faction because they are an entire civilization of their own. They have civilians, their own culture and several legions of their own. Nighthaunt are just random ghosts summoned just like any other LoN undead. There's no difference between them and Olynder and normal skeletons and Neferata, for example. Because of that, thematically there's no reason why they should be its own book and gameplaywise, the Legion of Grief rules are both stronger and fit the themes of the ghosts a lot better, so no reason there either.

>> No.74794495

>>74794444
Anon you need to understand that anyone with more than a braincell can understand that HE designs are better, even if the actual models are objectively worse because they are fucking ancient.

>> No.74794503

>>74794495
This.
If they redid them like the Chaos Warrior and Knight update, it would be amazing

>> No.74794526

>>74794503
>If they redid them like the Chaos Warrior and Knight update
>get faithful new sculpts that keep the old designs while improving the sculpt quality to the roof
>they are etb so you can't actually make an army out of them
Pain.

>> No.74794532

>>74794495
>anon only I’m allowed to criticize models I don’t like
>see THIS (holds up dusty high elf) THIS is S O U L not like that zoomer lumineth realm tiktok army

>> No.74794544
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No zoomie will be spared on the day of the rope

>> No.74794557

>>74794434
Agree the stoneguard helmets are trash. I like the cow theme so what I intend to do is use the cow part of the helmet like it's a mask under a hood. The stone mage is kino other than the head so I plan on sculpting a bowed and hooded head like a monk in meditation.

I love the rest. The Wardens, sentinels and Dawn Riders are what I have been waiting for since AoS dropped (amongst other things). I would have preferred the spirit of the mountain to be goat based rather than cow but I can understand the immovable grinding oxen motif they were going for so I'll take it.

What would you use instead of the models you aren't keen on?

>> No.74794618

>>74794532
You still don't get that no one is critizicing the models, we are criticizing the dumb designs they have.

>> No.74794645

>>74794618
>I’m not criticizing it
>I’m just criticizing it

>> No.74794688

>>74791424
>cartoony
Filtered hard

>> No.74794762

>It’s another “seethe about oldshit” thread
You really have to wonder where they get the energy to do it every day for 5 years.

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>>74793880
yes

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>>74793466

>> No.74795080

>>74794378
good old gorilla hands.

>> No.74795127

Are there any modeling options for Warcry or Underworlds units?

>> No.74795163

Does anyone have a high elf army here that they will post? Are you all just secondaries?

>> No.74795299

>>74790419
I know it's hard to tell with elfs, but Teclis is male

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>>74790817

>> No.74795335

>>74793737
>some of it is dated but that adds to the charm
>My models look like shit but I'm old and change is scary
FTFY

>> No.74795349

>>74794557
The helmets are a perfect example of why the phrase 'kill your darlings' exists

Its about having the sense to take a step back and ask whether an included element is unnecessary or objectively detracts regardless of whether its a personal favourite or youve gotten attached to it

>> No.74795397

>>74793839
>If I could have chosen the initial light elf roster from the units their lore describes I would have gone with

Right but you couldn't have chosen the initial release. Because you're a nobody whose decisions about AOS have no impact on the game. Wishlisting is futile and for actual children. Noone cares what you want

>> No.74795430

>>74793880
They were probably squatted because their "line" was two kits that GW has no interest in expanding

>> No.74795557

>>74790779
Can’t fucking wait. I will day 1 pre-order whatever box they announce

>> No.74795629

>>74795127
Warcry usually has two equipment option for each model, Underworlds is just one thing with no options for equipment.

>> No.74795651

>>74794762
Poorfag has autism.

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>>74792169
He just hops on his space ship and basks in the light of the star from a galaxy next door

>> No.74795755

>>74790435
I’m sure him and the dancers from Underworlds will be the theme. Cirque de Slaanesh is the aesthetic they seem to be going with.

>> No.74795842

>>74793546
I feel like it would work better if the eagle was slightly higher than the cocpit, instead of lower

>> No.74795883

>>74795755
I'd like some gimp suits a la the old death cult assassins from 40k, but the LoP looks great in any case.

>> No.74795900

>>74795883
Luckily the leather doesn’t seem to be going anywhere.

>> No.74795965

>>74790408
>TQ
My DoK hunt Orcs for food and occasionally some wild game.
Also they have a garden they tend to.

My Nighthaunt eat spooketti

>> No.74795979

>>74790487
Legion of Night: a crack team of vampires and beasts, maybe a vargheist.
Legion of Sacrament: necromantic action archaeologist Indiana Jones, a handful cheap zombies and a Frankenstein creation for heavy lifts.
Legion of Blood: two vampire ninjas, one in the mold of a sneaky assassin and the other more like a honey trap or dragon lady, who is accompanied by a bodyguard simp and a small escort of "knights" raised from her past marks.

>> No.74796323

>>74791885
What models are those?

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>>74794024
I'm not saying we need to have dicks and vags flying all over the place, but a codpiece/bit of robe is good enough. Otherwise you have magical animals that lack any anatomy whatsoever, due to weird puritanical standards.

>> No.74796400

>>74793466
Radical

>> No.74796509

>>74796478

>>74796478

>>74796478

I must apologize for not having made a thread this morning, normally we reach the limit around 1 pm est. However I have high hopes for this next one and I think we'll have a really nice thread. Thanks for all the work everyone put into this one, apologies once again for not being able to do more.

>> No.74796574

>>74796509
>Thanks for all the work everyone put into this one
???

>> No.74796730

>>74796574
The work of people who responded with the intent to create and cause meaningful discussion such as >>74795979

It doesn't have to be much, but a little goes a long way to help combat the shitposters.

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>>74794392
>...also why does every middle aged guy in IT or software development look the same?
Because we can't all look like cool suave redpilled /pol/ posters.

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