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by Shadowspite
Sun Sep 02, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Age of Sigmar discussion
Topic: AoS Grand Alliance : Order, things I don't understand
Replies: 3
Views: 4305

Re: AoS Grand Alliance : Order, things I don't understand

AoS is a different game, with a different setting from the Malus Darkblade books. However, the Order alliance is not a brotherhood of noblebright good-guys, but an alliance of dire necessity between factions who might hate each other, but hate Chaos more. Think Churchill and Stalin allied against Hi...
by Shadowspite
Mon Aug 20, 2018 7:00 am
Forum: Age of Sigmar discussion
Topic: AoS seems... interesting (also I'm back! ish?)
Replies: 10
Views: 9477

Re: AoS seems... interesting (also I'm back! ish?)

you also can't just walk around the enemy unit, your pile in move needs to bring you closer to the nearest enemy model that you started by They changed the wording of that for 2nd edition. You just need to end the pile in move no further away than you started, so you can slide around the enemy mode...
by Shadowspite
Wed Aug 15, 2018 7:01 am
Forum: Age of Sigmar discussion
Topic: AoS seems... interesting (also I'm back! ish?)
Replies: 10
Views: 9477

Re: AoS seems... interesting (also I'm back! ish?)

Well, bearing in mind I've not played the new edition of AoS yet... SoS have a two inch range on their melee attacks, which for large units is very useful. Witch Aelf units of more than 20 will have trouble all getting close enough to attack, but SoS are less likely to have that problem. Also, Dance...
by Shadowspite
Fri Aug 10, 2018 6:32 am
Forum: Community Chat
Topic: Any future?
Replies: 19
Views: 17072

Re: Any future?

Warpix wrote:If anyone would like me to document games and make battle reports, let me know, maybe there's some interest in it.

I'd be interested.
by Shadowspite
Thu Aug 02, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Quick 'n' Dirty Raised Rune Sculpting Tutorial
Replies: 4
Views: 5201

Re: Quick 'n' Dirty Raised Rune Sculpting Tutorial

The thing I always find difficult (apart from keeping things symetrical) is making sure the greenstuff actually stays stuck to the surface and doesn't slide around or delaminate. The tutorial images there show it on a (rough textured) slottabase, but you're pretty much never going to be sculpting ru...
by Shadowspite
Tue Jul 31, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: Community Chat
Topic: Weird Machinery Illustration (2017 Image Salvage)
Replies: 9
Views: 9561

Re: Weird Machinery Illustration (2017 Image Salvage)

Didn't Leonardo supposedly never sleep for more than 10-20 minutes at a time anyway? Or am I thinking of someone else? So maybe he didn't actually use the bed.
by Shadowspite
Mon Jul 30, 2018 6:17 am
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Bloodbeard's Corrugated Scrap Metal Wall Tutorial
Replies: 3
Views: 4602

Re: Bloodbeard's Corrugated Scrap Metal Wall Tutorial

Very nice! I have to say, though, that cut up bits of sprue always end up looking like... cut up bits of sprue. For a little bit more money, some extruded plastic I-beams (also available from GSW) would look so much better for the support structure.
by Shadowspite
Mon Jul 30, 2018 6:08 am
Forum: Community Chat
Topic: Any future?
Replies: 19
Views: 17072

Re: Any future?

You're right, I shouldn't have been so snippy. Here's the discussion thread: http://druchii.net/viewtopic.php?f=175&t=77461
by Shadowspite
Sun Jul 29, 2018 5:23 am
Forum: Community Chat
Topic: Any future?
Replies: 19
Views: 17072

Re: Any future?

You're free to go look at the thread where this was discussed ad nauseam already. I see no purpose to rehashing it all here.
by Shadowspite
Sat Jul 28, 2018 7:21 am
Forum: Community Chat
Topic: Weird Machinery Illustration (2017 Image Salvage)
Replies: 9
Views: 9561

Re: Weird Machinery Illustration (2017 Image Salvage)

I visited Clos Lucé a few years back. Cool though the models were (there were only a few back then), my most vivid memory is of how freaking tiny Leonardo's bed was! Which is strange, because he was apparently a pretty tall guy for his time period (5'8"). He presumably slept sitting up...
by Shadowspite
Thu Jul 26, 2018 5:54 am
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Slaaneshi Daemon Concept
Replies: 8
Views: 6845

Re: Slaaneshi Daemon Concept

Looking good so far. I think it could do with some more work on the hooves, though - they're too smooth and 'unfinished' looking. And I'd definitely get rid of the bum-boobs.
by Shadowspite
Fri Jul 20, 2018 5:08 am
Forum: Druchii and Warhammer Fantasy Battle Discussion
Topic: i'm i the only one around here still playing 8th ed.
Replies: 29
Views: 78178

Re: i'm i the only one around here still playing 8th ed.

...And yet it was so unpopular that it killed the franchise . This is me speaking as someone who used to work for GW and still has friends there. The flow of new people into the WHFB side of the hobby pretty much disappeared thanks to 8th edition. Hardly anyone who didn't already own hundreds of pou...
by Shadowspite
Mon Jul 16, 2018 6:00 am
Forum: Druchii Army Lists
Topic: Dark Elves Starting Army
Replies: 8
Views: 6680

Re: Dark Elves Starting Army

If you don't want to be restricted to a single subfaction, then you will need at least 2 units of Darkshards, Dreadspears or Bleakswords, because Witches and Corsairs can't be taken as Battleline units in a mixed force. Now that the DoK battletome is out, this is no longer accurate. Witch Aelves an...
by Shadowspite
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: Druchii and Warhammer Fantasy Battle Discussion
Topic: i'm i the only one around here still playing 8th ed.
Replies: 29
Views: 78178

Re: i'm i the only one around here still playing 8th ed.

I think if GW were to re-release WHFB as a specialist game, they'd be better off going with one of the older editions rather than the one that drove the franchise into a ditch. I'd love to see 6th edition updated with all the new troop types that were introduced later, like the kharibdyss and medusa.
by Shadowspite
Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:49 am
Forum: Age of Sigmar discussion
Topic: Coming back from WFB and not sure where to start with AoS
Replies: 2
Views: 3334

Re: Coming back from WFB and not sure where to start with Ao

There isn't a specific board here for AoS lists because there are, unfortunately, only a couple of us here who play AoS. The fracture in the WHFB playerbase when AoS appeared hit especially hard at Druchii.net. You can play a combined Druchii army with most of our old units (no harpies or reapers, t...
by Shadowspite
Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:41 am
Forum: Community Chat
Topic: Any future?
Replies: 19
Views: 17072

Re: Any future?

Yes sad indeed - even after a major release in the past few months with Daughters and Deepkin. I really think GW have themselves to blame for this mess, they have well and truly nerfed the community since end of times. Sad times indeed. What mess? AoS is doing fine, and both new aelven factions hav...
by Shadowspite
Sat Jun 09, 2018 6:06 am
Forum: Age of Sigmar discussion
Topic: AoS 2.0 Elven Faction Focus
Replies: 3
Views: 4233

Re: AoS 2.0 Elven Faction Focus

I'm glad the Azyrite aelf factions still have a place in the lore. I had been a bit worried that the new edition was going to retcon them out of existence and leave the souls-rescued-from-Slaanesh aelves as the only ones.
by Shadowspite
Fri May 04, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Dark Elves Made to Order incoming!
Replies: 11
Views: 9081

Re: Dark Elves Made to Order incoming!

There is no 'again'. GW never completely stopped producing minis in metal. Almost the entire SoB range for 40K is still metal, for example. The moulds for plastic, metal and resin minis are different. Some previously metal minis had new moulds made to cast them in resin when the original metal mould...
by Shadowspite
Thu May 03, 2018 8:17 am
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Dark Elves Made to Order incoming!
Replies: 11
Views: 9081

Re: Dark Elves Made to Order incoming!

Nonsense. The giant turtle is awesome.

And anyone who thinks turtles aren't scary or threatening has never encountered a grumpy Macrochelys temminckii.
by Shadowspite
Tue Mar 27, 2018 7:20 am
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: The Scroll of Truth!
Replies: 6
Views: 11013

Re: The Scroll of Truth!

Yeah, that's pretty much me now GW have finally confirmed they really are doing plastic SoB next year. Although it wasn't the weight or paint chipping issues, but more the price and difficulty of converting metal minis.
by Shadowspite
Mon Mar 26, 2018 7:05 am
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: The Scroll of Truth!
Replies: 6
Views: 11013

Re: The Scroll of Truth!

If we all lived by that rule, the entire miniatures industry would collapse in months.
by Shadowspite
Sat Mar 24, 2018 8:16 am
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: NEW AELFS ON THE WAY!!!!!
Replies: 65
Views: 118958

Re: NEW AELFS ON THE WAY!!!!!

The rumour is that their magic allows them to create areas that are somehow both water and air at once, so they can breathe and walk around and blow warhorns and so on, but their fishy mounts can still swim and use their gills. Basically, "We're (a)elves, we tell the laws of physics to sit down...
by Shadowspite
Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: NEW AELFS ON THE WAY!!!!!
Replies: 65
Views: 118958

Re: NEW AELFS ON THE WAY!!!!!

I'm especially pleased that every unit appears to have a good mix of male and female models. Maybe GW really are serious about increasing female representation in their games?

Also, I can see loads of bits with conversion potential for my Slaanesh mortals army.
by Shadowspite
Thu Mar 22, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: NEW AELFS ON THE WAY!!!!!
Replies: 65
Views: 118958

Re: NEW AELFS ON THE WAY!!!!!

I'm just going to leave this here and then swim away quickly...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w7AcOAbaO4o

(Yeah, screw Daughters of Khaine. My new AoS army is going to be the Idoneth Deepkin.)
by Shadowspite
Fri Mar 16, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Community Chat
Topic: Philonides of Tarentum
Replies: 3
Views: 6751

Re: Philonides of Tarentum

Isn't this basically the story of how the War of the Beard got started? Except with more dwarf-barbery and less toga-defecation?