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Maynard
14-11-2007, 18:11
Well hello there, in this log a group of gamers from NUI Maynooth, Ireland will start to keep a tale-of-4-gamers type log building our armies up to 400 points from scratch and then having a bit of a tournament, hopefully the collective knowledge of Warseer will help us improve our skills at modelling and painting.

I might as well start off! I'll be using the Chaos Codex to do a 13th company-esque force.

For my 400 points I have:
10 man Squad of Chaos Space Marines
Veteran w/Power Fist
Meltagun

5 Man Chaos Space Marine Squad
Plasma Gun

3 Man Bike Squad
Meltagun

I think this is pretty fluffy for them although I wanted to make them a kind of boarding force that's why I have all the meltaguns and power fist. When I expand I'll hopefully have some more fire support and rhinos in there to help them get to grips with the enemy.

Anyway enough talk more pics, please comment :D

http://file038a.bebo.com/6/large/2007/11/14/19/3945381829a6111794490l.jpg

http://file038a.bebo.com/6/large/2007/11/14/19/3945381829a6111793610l.jpg

http://file038a.bebo.com/3/large/2007/11/14/19/3945381829a6111861397l.jpg

C&C Welcome

Your Evil Twin
14-11-2007, 20:28
Looks interesting, id never thought of using chaos rules for space wolves...hmmm

Your model looks great, nice crisp highlighting and the shoulder pad is nicely done! What colors do you use for the grey? as i use shadow grey and they always come out blue!

Keep up the good work! We are all eagerly awaiting to see what the other 3 armies are!
Your Evil Twin

Maynard
14-11-2007, 20:59
Looks interesting, id never thought of using chaos rules for space wolves...hmmm

Your model looks great, nice crisp highlighting and the shoulder pad is nicely done! What colors do you use for the grey? as i use shadow grey and they always come out blue!

Keep up the good work! We are all eagerly awaiting to see what the other 3 armies are!
Your Evil Twin


Hey my Evil Twin :p thanks for the comment! Although just looking at the top pic it looks like he has a moustache although that must just have been the angle!

I used codex grey first then did some highlighting with a mixture of Skull White and Codex Grey. Shadow Grey is good to use as a base I hear but I didn't bother as a wanted it to be one nice neat coat.

As for using Chaos Codex I think it was an obvious choice really. The 13th Company have been in the EoT so long they wouldn't have access to Land Speeders and all that current Imperial Technology so I used the Chaos Codex to give a more pre heresy feel.

decdoc
17-11-2007, 19:44
ok, since Maynard has persuaded me to take part in this, it's forced me to give up my lurer status here on warseer :)

I'm doing a witch hunters list, some sisters of battle and a storm trooper squad with a chimera transport

the army is
5 seraphim, 1 twin hand flamer
10 battle sisters, with a meltagun and a heavy flamer
and 5 storm troopers, with a plamsa gun and a melta gun in a chimera with a heavy bolter turrent.

I'm not sure how this list will work but like all the model :evilgrin:

any here's my first seraphim sister I painted last night!


http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l257/decdoc/SOB/IMG_0953.jpg

decdoc
17-11-2007, 19:44
and here is two more photos

http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l257/decdoc/SOB/IMG_0954.jpg

http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l257/decdoc/SOB/IMG_0956.jpg

Maynard
17-11-2007, 23:38
Not bad Decdoc not bad at all, what are you going to do with the base?

I really like the colour choice for the shoulder pads but I think a little bit of gold somewhere on the model would go well.

Keep it up! :D

decdoc
19-11-2007, 20:54
ok, i've done a bit more work on the seraphim sister and I've started work on my SOB's sister superior, i think the scheme is coming together a little better now, the shoulder pads still need some work though

http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l257/decdoc/SOB/IMG_0960.jpg

http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l257/decdoc/SOB/IMG_0959.jpg

Shrapnel
20-11-2007, 13:39
ah maynard! you speed on with the plan before any of us are ready! I'll never catch up now.

Maynard
20-11-2007, 15:10
@Decdoc: They're lookin really well now how do you do the red? The superior's helmet looks cool is that brown inked?

@Shrapnel: Come on you lazy bum I've got one model done :D

decdoc
20-11-2007, 17:53
@Decdoc: They're lookin really well now how do you do the red? The superior's helmet looks cool is that brown inked?

thanks, i think the first images where a little too zoomed in.

the red is mechrite foundation paint over a black under coat then a red gore and then a layer of red gore/blood red mix and then finally blood red. I need to do some highlight with blazing orange to finish the red off.

the helmet is scorched brown > graveyard earth > kammando khai > blenched bone > and i've yet to do the white highlights

all those bloodly layers no wonder it takes me so long to paint :)


@Shrapnel: I concur with maynard, pull the finger out and get some pictures up :evilgrin:

@maynard: any progress on those CSM's, btw i like the paint job, download picasa2 and use the image balance tool to remove the yellowness from your photos

Shrapnel
23-11-2007, 13:54
ok, small progress report for the Angels of Torment. I've finally gotten 'round to doing an inventory of the soc's marine army, and I've put in an order for bases and backpacks and other odds and ends that were missing. I then took a file and knife to the assembled models in an attempt to get them looking like marines.

That's as far as i've got. damn work.

Maynard
23-11-2007, 17:07
ok, small progress report for the Angels of Torment. I've finally gotten 'round to doing an inventory of the soc's marine army, and I've put in an order for bases and backpacks and other odds and ends that were missing. I then took a file and knife to the assembled models in an attempt to get them looking like marines.

That's as far as i've got. damn work.
So what have you got?

Your Evil Twin
23-11-2007, 17:55
Come on people work faster!! I only see 2 armies in a tale of 4 gamers...

What did you use for the scenic base decdoc?

Your Evil Twin

dorian
23-11-2007, 21:56
God damn metal models being shodily moulded....

Well, the back packs to be specific.

Stupid GW. But I finally gave up, so I've not gotten any painted. However, here's my list:

9 * Sisters of Battle + 1 Superior


Veteran Superior
Power Weapon
Meltagun
Heavy Flamer
Rhino

Extra Armour
Smoke

4 * Dominion Squad + Superior


Veteran Superior
Power Weapon
Flamer
Flamer
Storm Bolter
Storm Bolter
Immolator

Extra Armour
Smoke


Got them all sprayed, but no painting yet. Bastards.

dorian
25-11-2007, 12:00
Meant to post up this picture the other day, but my internet doesn't work too well.

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y214/red_dorian/Apocalypse/Warhammer1.jpg

The rhino on the right will be an immolator/exorcist when I get the Immolator turret from GW. Also that photo's proxying Meltaguns coz I probably won't have them for another 2 weeks or so.

Maynard
26-01-2008, 16:25
Alright guys sorry for my lack of an update but here's something I did today for my thirteenth Company , my exams just finished that's why I can post again :D

http://file042a.bebo.com/3/large/2008/01/26/17/3945381829a6718872187l.jpg

I combined a plasma pistol to a bolter and used green stuff to fill the gaps, this was my first attempt as anything like this so it's not amazing but I'm happy with it!

http://file042a.bebo.com/3/large/2008/01/26/17/3945381829a6718872441l.jpg


that's the painted version and here's another from the other side of the sarge:

http://file042a.bebo.com/3/large/2008/01/26/17/3945381829a6718872670l.jpg

Maynard
26-01-2008, 21:57
Okay for 400 points I'm going to try :
8 Plague Marines
2 Plasma Guns
Plague Champion
Combi-Plasma
Power Fist
Rhino

5 Raptors
1 Meltagun

I think plague marines represent 13th company well with their high endurance etc

Maynard
27-01-2008, 12:10
Well heres something I've tried thats a bit different I dont like how it turned out but I like the general idea of the colours so Ill try another later:

let me know what you think.

http://file039a.bebo.com/13/large/2008/01/27/13/3945381829a6725497354l.jpg

http://file039a.bebo.com/13/large/2008/01/27/13/3945381829a6725497141l.jpg

Maynard
27-01-2008, 14:48
Today has been a good day! Another quick update of the first plasma gunner of the squad

http://file041a.bebo.com/8/large/2008/01/27/15/3945381829a6726820175l.jpg

http://file041a.bebo.com/8/large/2008/01/27/15/3945381829a6726821193l.jpg

C&C please :skull:

The Laughing God
27-01-2008, 14:59
@Maynard, I really like the color scheme and painting, but I think the bases need to be redone.
They look a bit bland and IMHO the rims should be painted black, as I have never liked other color rims but thats just me.

Maynard
27-01-2008, 15:09
@Maynard, I really like the color scheme and painting, but I think the bases need to be redone.
They look a bit bland and IMHO the rims should be painted black, as I have never liked other color rims but thats just me.

cheers for the comment man the bases are a bit bland but I was thinking of getting the new grass GW releases to put something else on the base or maybe patches of snow

Maynard
27-01-2008, 18:05
and a few more and that's me for the night because I'm wrecked

http://file041a.bebo.com/8/large/2008/01/27/15/3945381829a6726820491l.jpg

That's five for the first squad, three more already glued together and ready to get based so I can start back tomorrow hopefully I'll get the rhino for them done too.

All C&C appreciated

http://file041a.bebo.com/8/large/2008/01/27/15/3945381829a6726820759l.jpg

Kraal_Lord_Of_Blood
27-01-2008, 18:42
-subbed-
Liking the wolves, keep it up

Maynard
27-01-2008, 21:26
-subbed-
Liking the wolves, keep it up


will do I'll complete the 8 man squad tomorrow thanks for the support! :D

dorian
12-02-2008, 21:06
UPDATE: Sisters of Battle: Ordo of Imperator Incendia.

No painting yet worthy of putting up because I'm a slow painter. So slow...

So instead, some of my green-stuff conversions:

This Rhino was a bit too battle damaged, so I patched it up a bit, put on a newer hatch, and gave it a pintle-mounted storm bolter.
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y214/red_dorian/Apocalypse/HPIM1504.jpg
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y214/red_dorian/Apocalypse/HPIM1503-1.jpg

Also converting a Sister to a Sister with Meltagun (the local GW doesn't stock Witch Hunters Special Weapons anymore, and it took aaaages last time to get one via order, so I took the quick, painful way out):

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y214/red_dorian/Apocalypse/HPIM1508.jpg

I'm currently removing the bulk of her bolter, and will attach a thinned meltagun. Will post up pic of her finished very soon.

dorian
13-02-2008, 23:03
Here we go, the (almost) finished conversion. Save a few minor brushings up with green stuff that's her done!

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y214/red_dorian/Apocalypse/HPIM1509.jpg
http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y214/red_dorian/Apocalypse/HPIM1510.jpg

Like a glove!

Maynard
16-02-2008, 11:40
great work Dorian loving it so far. The meltagun conversion came out as good as the GW model imo well done

dorian
17-02-2008, 09:05
Not really a part of my .4K list, but it's a conversion I'm workin on at the moment.

The wings are taken from a Swooping Hawk Exarch's jump pack.

Depending on how it looks when it's glued properly (ATM it's just lying there, not even pinned) I might re-sculpt the wings into a downward position.

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y214/red_dorian/Apocalypse/HPIM1512.jpg

Maynard
10-03-2009, 08:35
well guys I took your advice about the basing, here's some updated photos of my stuff now:

http://file047a.bebo.com/16/large/2009/03/10/08/3945381829a10304009765l.jpg

http://file047a.bebo.com/7/large/2009/03/10/08/3945381829a10304014299l.jpg

http://file047a.bebo.com/17/large/2009/03/10/08/3945381829a10304021439l.jpg


c&c pretty please :angel:

LokkoRex
10-03-2009, 09:51
gods-damn! those wolves are awesome:eek:

work faster the other three of you! i want more awesome pics that can beat them wolves.

that flamer is very cool too.

ps. um, maynard, where does the sarge with fist and combi-plasma put the bolter magasines into his combi-plasma?

Maynard
10-03-2009, 11:29
gods-damn! those wolves are awesome:eek:

ps. um, maynard, where does the sarge with fist and combi-plasma put the bolter magasines into his combi-plasma?

Cheers man! I'm afraid I didn't really think that through too well though I guess he has to have some loading mechanism on the other side! :p

Here's two plasma cannons from the dev squad I'm working on, hopefully 4 plasma cannons in one squad!

http://file048a.bebo.com/3/large/2009/03/10/08/3945381829a10304018109l.jpg

And a Rhino...Not sure which squad to give this to just yet...
http://file047a.bebo.com/17/large/2009/03/10/08/3945381829a10304021543l.jpg

Maynard
10-03-2009, 14:40
Here comes the plasma:


http://file048a.bebo.com/14/large/2009/03/10/08/3945381829a10304033330l.jpg

http://file047a.bebo.com/16/large/2009/03/10/08/3945381829a10304031342l.jpg

http://file047a.bebo.com/16/large/2009/03/10/08/3945381829a10304031217l.jpg

Maynard
11-03-2009, 08:41
sorry for bad pic quality:

Rhino:
http://file048a.bebo.com/16/large/2009/03/10/08/3945381829a10304024271l.jpg

Banner Bearer:
http://file047a.bebo.com/7/large/2009/03/10/08/3945381829a10304014196l.jpg

http://file047a.bebo.com/13/large/2009/03/10/08/3945381829a10304027834l.jpg

Not sure what to do with the banner yet or just leave it?

Maynard
03-04-2009, 10:09
How does this look guys:

http://file048a.bebo.com/3/large/2009/04/03/10/3945381829a10508995854l.jpg

It's my take on Captain Sicarius of the Ultramarines, but done completely differently but with the same equipment pretty much to represent my SW general.

C&C greatly appreciated!!

Chaos Dude
03-04-2009, 11:42
How does this look guys:

It's my take on Captain Sicarius of the Ultramarines, but done completely differently but with the same equipment pretty much to represent my SW general.

C&C greatly appreciated!!
All around this blog's armies is looking pretty good, though I've always had a liking for SW. Not quite sure on how Captain Sicarius looks but I think your version looks good, I love that grey color of yours.

And for some criticism, I think the shadows on the waist cloths looks a bit weird, might just be me though (if you think it looks good, feel free to ignore what I say :D ).

Maynard
03-04-2009, 13:44
All around this blog's armies is looking pretty good, though I've always had a liking for SW. Not quite sure on how Captain Sicarius looks but I think your version looks good, I love that grey color of yours.

And for some criticism, I think the shadows on the waist cloths looks a bit weird, might just be me though (if you think it looks good, feel free to ignore what I say :D ).


Yeah I know what you mean, I was experimenting with washes and inking and didn't want it to look too yellow if you get me. I think that yellow compliments the grey well.

Much like yourself I love that shade of grey!

Maynard
06-04-2009, 15:25
Well look at what arrived....

http://file048a.bebo.com/8/large/2009/04/06/15/3945381829a10532109593l.jpg

http://file048a.bebo.com/9/large/2009/04/06/15/3945381829a10532111275l.jpg

And the really cool Ork glyph base:

http://file046a.bebo.com/14/large/2009/04/06/15/3945381829a10532106980l.jpg

hopefully get this beast painted up in the next few days.

Maynard
27-04-2009, 08:57
Vindicator Commander:

http://file047a.bebo.com/21/large/2009/04/27/09/3945381829a10701100268l.jpg


http://file047a.bebo.com/13/large/2009/04/27/09/3945381829a10701101147l.jpg

http://file048a.bebo.com/13/large/2009/04/27/09/3945381829a10701102011l.jpg

Maynard
27-04-2009, 08:58
http://file047a.bebo.com/19/large/2009/04/27/09/3945381829a10701102767l.jpg

C&C welcome as always.

Maynard
04-05-2009, 09:12
Anything guys? Any C&C would be welcome!

the-skylord
04-05-2009, 10:11
The tank commander looks good, not sure about the gun hand, maybe needs pointing up more (but thats just me!).

Maynard
29-06-2009, 08:05
Rune Priests cloak:

http://file048a.bebo.com/1/large/2009/04/03/10/3945381829a10508998470l.jpg

http://file048a.bebo.com/1/large/2009/04/03/10/3945381829a10508997505l.jpg

cheers for the comments guys keep em coming :D

wiggles
29-06-2009, 08:27
That runepriest cloak looks really good. Nice thread. shame it seems to be something of a tale of 1 gamers at the moment. Give your mates a kick!

Maynard
29-06-2009, 10:12
That runepriest cloak looks really good. Nice thread. shame it seems to be something of a tale of 1 gamers at the moment. Give your mates a kick!

Cheers mate I appreciate the comments! Took some more pics of a model I got done, this will be my second rune priest, on bike with a rather bestial attachment:

Rune Priest on bike:

http://file049a.bebo.com/0/large/2009/06/29/08/3945381829a11125846051l.jpg

http://file049a.bebo.com/17/large/2009/06/29/08/3945381829a11125860305l.jpg

And something else I'm working on:

http://file047a.bebo.com/13/large/2009/06/29/08/3945381829a11125865439l.jpg

C&C welcome as always!

LordKhaine
29-06-2009, 12:33
space wolves are looking cool, 13th company good choice

wolves always look good in codex grey!

should check out my pre heresy space wolves as they are pretty much on the same track as your guys#

looking forward to more!

Maynard
29-06-2009, 13:44
cheers mate, I left a comment on your page your wolves look exquisite! They would make Russ proud :D I'm expanding my 13th Company to have some armour, never tried vindicators before so I'm going to give them a shot. Might try and make the wolves my tournament army...

LordKhaine
29-06-2009, 13:53
cheers mate, I left a comment on your page your wolves look exquisite! They would make Russ proud :D I'm expanding my 13th Company to have some armour, never tried vindicators before so I'm going to give them a shot. Might try and make the wolves my tournament army...

good choice with the vindicators

and i dont see why not, they are not only fun to play with, but also a formidable force thats codex has long stood the test of time on the battle field

they are my main army

Maynard
29-06-2009, 18:36
Well folks here's a few more, it's a banner bearer and I used the Beasts of Chaos banner bearer arm and one of the BoC banners, gives them a nice feral feal, what do you guys think?

http://file047a.bebo.com/10/large/2009/06/29/18/3945381829a11128946995l.jpg

http://file049a.bebo.com/18/large/2009/06/29/18/3945381829a11128951668l.jpg

http://file049a.bebo.com/12/large/2009/06/29/18/3945381829a11128963485l.jpg

C&C as always please

Maynard
29-06-2009, 19:17
And the arm:


http://file049a.bebo.com/19/large/2009/06/29/18/3945381829a11128967458l.jpg

Maynard
30-06-2009, 19:15
Hey guys another small update here, meltagun armed biker:


http://file049a.bebo.com/21/large/2009/06/30/18/3945381829a11135915629l.jpg

http://file047a.bebo.com/5/large/2009/06/30/18/3945381829a11135922468l.jpg

http://file047a.bebo.com/18/large/2009/06/30/18/3945381829a11135929069l.jpg

Maynard
30-06-2009, 19:35
and another just modelled with a bolt pistol this time:

http://file049a.bebo.com/6/large/2009/06/30/18/3945381829a11135964098l.jpg

http://file047a.bebo.com/1/large/2009/06/30/18/3945381829a11135972699l.jpg

C&C as always welcome

Maynard
30-06-2009, 21:15
Hey guys here's the Vindicator, started it yesterday, still very WIP but please post C&C!!

http://file049a.bebo.com/2/large/2009/06/30/20/3945381829a11137109175l.jpg

http://file049a.bebo.com/6/large/2009/06/30/21/3945381829a11137208277l.jpg

http://file049a.bebo.com/10/large/2009/06/30/21/3945381829a11137208451l.jpg


C&C please!!

Maynard
30-06-2009, 21:45
Also I don't know what to do with the dozer blade, any recomendations are more than welcome!!

http://file049a.bebo.com/2/large/2009/06/30/20/3945381829a11137109247l.jpg

http://file049a.bebo.com/5/large/2009/06/30/21/3945381829a11137244562l.jpg

http://file049a.bebo.com/1/large/2009/06/30/21/3945381829a11137244960l.jpg

C&C please

Maynard
30-06-2009, 23:55
No comments guys?

tried some rust effect on the front of it, tell me what you think

without flash:

http://file049a.bebo.com/8/large/2009/06/30/23/3945381829a11138254590l.jpg


with flash:

http://file049a.bebo.com/1/large/2009/06/30/23/3945381829a11138257866l.jpg

http://file047a.bebo.com/9/large/2009/06/30/23/3945381829a11138257806l.jpg

which is better with or without flash?

C&C as always welcome!

Maynard
08-07-2009, 11:03
Hey guys could really use some comments :D

Here are some pics of a model I was thinking of trying in the space wolves army I'm doing:

With Flash:
http://file047a.bebo.com/5/large/2009/07/08/10/3945381829a11185372778l.jpg


Without Flash:
http://file049a.bebo.com/0/large/2009/07/08/10/3945381829a11185376625l.jpg

Maynard
08-07-2009, 11:04
http://file047a.bebo.com/11/large/2009/07/08/10/3945381829a11185429989l.jpg

http://file049a.bebo.com/8/large/2009/07/08/10/3945381829a11185460902l.jpg

http://file049a.bebo.com/1/large/2009/07/08/10/3945381829a11185432209l.jpg

dorian
09-07-2009, 00:49
Yer looking a bit lonely in the thread Maynard, so here's a (brief) contribution from me.

Turret from one of my exorcist (Sororitas iconography be-deckekd whirlwind). The Fleurs de Lys just needs to be painted, and a touch up around the turret, and then the tank is done. I'll post up a full pic when I get it finished.

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y214/red_dorian/29may08005.jpg

http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y214/red_dorian/29may08004.jpg

I'm not too happy with the way the rust turned out at some of the joints (first attempt at rust, and a bit crap looking imo).

Also a pic of my hand-painted objective marker. For some reason the witch-hunter's transfer sheet only has small Fleurs de Lys symbols on it.

http://s6.photobucket.com/albums/y214/red_dorian/th_29may08002.jpg

As usual C&C very welcome!

(Sorry about the huge close-up ness of the first two pics, the camera's better than I thought!)

Jinra
26-10-2009, 23:38
Nice work lads :)

TwoKingMick
03-11-2009, 20:24
Interesting. I'm using exactly the same banner with with Space Wolves parts to make a Chaos Space Wolves banner bearer.

Maynard
09-11-2009, 19:56
Well I got this stuff finished for the GT, came 2nd!

http://i609.photobucket.com/albums/tt171/WarmasterMaynard/DSCF1553.jpg

http://i609.photobucket.com/albums/tt171/WarmasterMaynard/DSCF1554.jpg

http://i609.photobucket.com/albums/tt171/WarmasterMaynard/DSCF1567.jpg