Friday, 4 January 2013

Ale'quenle

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maybe I should have realised a long time ago no-body actually reads this. Or do you? Anyway, I've decided to try and get back into wargamming. Yes it was a short break of months rather than years... so its more like finding the time again. Its been a rather busy time, new scanners at work, tutoring at home, kids running riot... but new year (happy one btw) and such means a new start... and it's blood bowl that has dragged me back. I purchased some models ages ago for the new season. They have been collecting dust... no more.

To keep inside standard naming convention, may I introduce:


Yep after my disastrous season with the vampires in 2012 I'm licking my wounds and choosing an easy team to roll with (that's condemned me to a second wooden spoon I guess). I have decided that my challenge for this season will instead be to make a rather fetching customised team... hence I'm mixing 40k and Fantasy in creating the Jetz.
 
It's all centred around my Blitzers... with Jetz sellotaped to their backs! Yes I'm using Stormboyz - with a few modifications (removing weapons, changing bases etc). 
 
The Black Orcs are heavily armoured fantasy mods (weaponless etc).
 
 
My throwers and linemen are modified Nobz. Lets face it the blood bowl Orcs have always been horrendous. Using more uptodate models can only be a plus. To keep that blood bowl feel I'll be splicing on arms from the plastic Blood Bowl 3rd edition miniatures. Ouch. You can just see the new throwers in the background here:
 
 
 
My initial team will be Troll-less... and I'd like to say I'm saving that model as a surprise but in reality I haven't actually got around to buying and making him! Any ideas? I'm currently torn between a few ideas.
 
The 2013 season starts on 3rd Feb. That gives me 1 month to make the team and paint them to my usual standard. It's 12 miniatures minimum so sounds possible at this point. I'll keep you posted...

5 comments:

  1. Welcome back and about time you resurfaced

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  2. I know, its been a while... Taking me a while to get used to holding a paint brush again.

    So have I missed anything at the club?

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  3. Welcome back.

    On the troll front - have you considered an old epic Gargant? It'll certainly fit the mechanical theme. Alternatively, what about a 40k Killa Kan?

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  4. Of course you've been missed! Welcome back old bean. Kieron's idea is pretty good and I have a few of the new killakan bodies lying around in need of arms and legs, I'll pass one on via Kieron if you're going to use it.

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  5. Of course you've been missed! Welcome back old bean. Kieron's idea is pretty good and I have a few of the new killakan bodies lying around in need of arms and legs, I'll pass one on via Kieron if you're going to use it.

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