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dark angel
25-06-2006, 20:24
hi

im looking at starting a new army and im a death guard player and i was wondering what colours are the pre-Heresy death guard and how would i convert them to make them pre-Heresy like.
(i cant use green stuff just parts cahnges ect.)

PS thanks in advance

inq.covenant
25-06-2006, 20:49
Pre-Heresy Death Guard were white, but their armour and weapons weren't always the best maintained! To build them, I would mix the Space Marine and Chaos Space Marine sprues, avoiding the breastplates with the imperial eagle and anything that looked chaos. The Black Templar sprue also has helmets that are from older marks of armour.

RampagingRavener
25-06-2006, 20:51
Grey and white, wasn't it? Something along those lines. Mostly white, I think. Might have had some grey-green in there as well.

Zakuza
25-06-2006, 20:54
They were white with gold accents and a little green.
You can see some pre-heresy Death Guard on GW's website.
http://us.games-workshop.com/games/40k/spacemarines/painting/pre_heresy/popup.htm?images/DG_taylor_b.jpg
Make Mortician proud.

Grimtuff
25-06-2006, 23:24
Make Mortician proud.

Not as proud as he would be if you spelt his name correctly.... ;)

That's Mr Mortarion to you! :)

n00bLord
25-06-2006, 23:30
They were pink with bunnies for iconography!

Overlord Krycis
26-06-2006, 00:43
They were pink with bunnies for iconography!

And went by the dreaded nickname of: duh duh duuuuuuh!!!!

THE BUNNY MARINES!!!!! :eek:

Arrrrrrrgh! Run from their supreme fluffy-ness!

Seriously though....I think they were sort of grey with green banding.
Good models for them are the crusader and Iron Armour varients, although Maximus would probably do to.

Brother Othorio
26-06-2006, 01:05
there are four methods of doing them:
white with green pads ~ as shown in Zakuzas link, to my knowledge there has never been any GW art showing DG with entirely green shoulderpads but i've seen several people choose that scheme
white with green pad trims ~ as shown in their Index Astartes
entirely white ~ as shown in most of the recent Horus Heresy art
white, with a red right arm and shoulderpad ~ as shown on the side of the Space Marine 1st edition box (okay thats pretty apocryphal since its never been repeated elsewhere, but i thought i'd mention it as it made me fond of DG)

in all cases any spikey trimmings should be painted gold

Zakuza
26-06-2006, 07:20
Not as proud as he would be if you spelt his name correctly.... ;)
That's Mr Mortarion to you! :)
.....Wow.
At least I was a little close.
There's a reason I play Eldar and not Chaos.