I've already taken pictures of my 3,000 point Nid army, called Hive Fleet Locust, so I won't be able to take any more pictures, but I thought I'd share some good pictures and cool conversions, for any out there interested. I'm not a great painter but you might gain something from these, hopefully. I'm going to track each addition with a bit of fluff, to make it interesting, following the journal of a young Imperium soldier facing the swarm.
I miss home. I know they tell us that we're fighting for a greater cause but that thought doesn't help when I'm staring at the swarm of tyranids that think of nothing but a buffet of me and my fellow countrymen. I've heard this Hive Fleet Locust is an average fleet but they seem terrifying to me.
Yesterday I saw my first 'nids in person. A swarm of critters with a few of the big ones leading the way. They tried to explain this idea of the hive mind but it's so far beyond my comprehension.
We managed to take out the warrior and the rest of the gaunts lost their momentum and were easy picking. Richard brought back a carapace he broke off and hung it over his door. It smells a bit but it reminds us that these monsters are able to be defeated.
The small rippers were a pain in the ass. They look small compared to the warriors but you have to devote an entire round of shots on the damned things. Desmond wasted a clip on them and got blindsided by some of the gaunts... We think he'll be okay, hopefully.
I'm gonna try to go to bed now and dream of anything other than this damned horde. Maybe I should go take a look at that carapace and hope it can help keep my dreams on the positive side.