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Shroud of Despair ?

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Hi, I am building a Sorceress on Dark Steed, but she will function as Shroud Bomb placer. What would be ways to 'model' the 'shroud of despair' on her, or should I just go with staff
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Re: Shroud of Despair ?

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i never took it to mean literally a shroud as in an item of clothing, more like a shroud of fog or mist. as in 'shrouded in fog'.

how about a big ball of black cotton wool you can place over the caster?!
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toots wrote:i never took it to mean literally a shroud as in an item of clothing, more like a shroud of fog or mist. as in 'shrouded in fog'.

how about a big ball of black cotton wool you can place over the caster?!


Great idea !
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This is the kitbash so far

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Lord Drakon wrote:I guess this is too much ? :P


Affirmative ;)
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Something like this ?

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I like what you're attempting but that's definitely way too much fuzz. Unless you have outstanding painting skills, that will turn into a big mess. It could be a good effect though so I wouldn't say get rid of it entirely.

The crown in her hair looks wrong and throws off the whole model for me. But maybe it's just the angle of the picture? I'd tone it down and weave it through the hair?

What is the plate balancing on the horses head representing?

The second picture looks scary! Love it!!
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Maybe spirits to make it more a magical cloud ?

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Spirits are quite a nice addition. I agree with Phierlihy on the crown though, doesn't quite work at the moment.
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The cloud looks awesome, especially its uneven colour. I think I like it better without the spirits though, they look too alive to fit with the spell in my view. And I can't wait to see it painted. :)
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Without crown and steed 'armour'

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Only that did I put more spray on it, sorry Rowena haha ! It looks indeed better with the white, I will try to fix it
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Definitely more balanced now. Less is more sometimes :)

White / Grey on the shroud is a must I think to break it up.
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Shroud of Despair
"At the caster's command, light is driven from the battlefield and numbing darkness rushes to fill the void"


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Looks better.

I think more Nagash-y spirits might be worth trying (if you have any handy)
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T.D. wrote:Looks better.

I think more Nagash-y spirits might be worth trying (if you have any handy)


Nope unfortunately not, maybe some skulls to add the 'despair' to the shroud.
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Last one for today. As there are a lot of phases, moves and activities after a Shroud got casted (magic, shooting, combat, movement, magic, shooting, combat, movement) it will be difficult to keep track on affected units.

Shroud Tokens (a unit affected by shroud gets a token until the shroud is over)

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The tokens are a great idea, I must remember that! :)
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Interesting idea with the tokens.
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This is all very cool! The shroud effect looks awesome. What kit is the rider from?
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Coop wrote:This is all very cool! The shroud effect looks awesome. What kit is the rider from?

She looks like a sister of thorn on glade rider horse and legs, but maybe Lord Drakon will correct me.
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Rowena wrote:
Coop wrote:This is all very cool! The shroud effect looks awesome. What kit is the rider from?

She looks like a sister of thorn on glade rider horse and legs, but maybe Lord Drakon will correct me.


She is indeed made out of the sister of thorn and glade rider kits, spirits are also from glade rider box.
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Great effect, like it a lot.
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I love the balls. Way to go all out on this, but what if you don't roll shroud?
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nice conversion, the token idea is awesome too
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