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A Mordian march to glory

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Keep up the progress commissar making good time :tu:


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I, too, second the request for rivet-shading knowledge.


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Thanks all! wub.gif 
I wasn't sure how it was going to turn out when I started and was part way through

With all the details and eveything done now I'm happy with it (not 100% the colour I wanted), but I have achieved a close enough scheme to what I had envisioned 

 

 

Well done. What did you name the Shadowsword?

 

Good question... doesn't have one yet...
Although it has been given a few nicknames... whistling.gif

 

Damn that thing looks great.

 

Serious question: are the treads done? The tank looks amazing but the treads look unfinished. The rivets, the gun, the sensors... everything! But the dreads look like they need something more IMO.

 

Treads (and barrel) are done, with the lighting and because they're metallic you can't tell, but they have been washed and dry brushed

On closer inspection without blinding photography lights you can see a bit of depth and texture to them

 

 

The white on your SS is lovely and crisp! I love the rivets as well and the gold cannon - any tips for the shade around the rivets since on my Leman Russes they never look as good. I also think that the treads could do with a little extra, maybe paint the wings on each side of each track to match with the cannon? But otherwise its amazing!

 

Name?

 

 

I, too, second the request for rivet-shading knowledge.

 

No real trick to the rivets?
I just used a medium brush to apply agrax directly to the rivet, I made sure it was just enough to encircle the base of the rivet without pooling excesively

I also didn't go back and highlight the top of the rivet. When I tried that on my first BB it looked like the rivets were pimples... 

I found the agrax wash really complimented the colour in this instance, nulin oil was too stark and not enough depth

 

Next up I think I'll finish my metall ogryns, maybe my final Demolisher tank (which also needs agrax wash) and then back to the Naneblade / Hellhammer chassis

Hopefully I can replicate the colour again, when I sprayed the sponsons et al the other day its not quite a perfect match, but I think I know what needs to be adjusted :D

 


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Suggested name: "Apocrolis of Mordia Nike," to signify its function as a mobile fortress dedicated to your Regiment's victory.

Edited by Bjorn Firewalker, 17 January 2019 - 04:43 PM.

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Wolf Scout- Catachan barking toad eggs+ Thousand Sons Marine= Fun! (Wolves of Catachan)
Sisters of Battle+ Fenrisian Beer- Inhibitions- Sanity= Trouble! (Order of the Blazing Heart Rocket Punch Pimp Magnet She-Wolf)

 

Reasons to use the Steel Crusaders ('Codex: Space Marines' supplement): Because you think giving Sternguard Veterans a heavy bolter wtih special issue HEAVY BOLTER ammunition is ALMOST as much fun as shoehorning an Earthshaker cannon into a Land Raider.

 

Reasons to use the Iron-hearted Angels ('Codex: Blood Angels' supplement): Because you think the Librarian Dreadnought needs Furious Charge AND It Will Not Die to beat down a Chaos-worshiping punk and his Defiler, while a Stormraven needs a Vanquisher cannon to beat down this punk's Heldrake.


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I let models earn their moniker in battle. Saves me having to come up with something and it's more fun that way I think!


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I let models earn their moniker in battle. Saves me having to come up with something and it's more fun that way I think!

I don't want to risk having my opponent name my superheavy tank " :cuss: censored.gifcensored.gifcensored.gif!!!" after it kills his Greater Daemon, or my friends trolling me by naming it "Super-duper censored.gifcensored.gif Killing censored.gif King of the Mother-censored.gif Battlefield!!!" with multiple exclamation points in the name.

Best do it myself.

Edited by Bjorn Firewalker, 18 January 2019 - 04:49 AM.
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Wolf Scout- Catachan barking toad eggs+ Thousand Sons Marine= Fun! (Wolves of Catachan)
Sisters of Battle+ Fenrisian Beer- Inhibitions- Sanity= Trouble! (Order of the Blazing Heart Rocket Punch Pimp Magnet She-Wolf)

 

Reasons to use the Steel Crusaders ('Codex: Space Marines' supplement): Because you think giving Sternguard Veterans a heavy bolter wtih special issue HEAVY BOLTER ammunition is ALMOST as much fun as shoehorning an Earthshaker cannon into a Land Raider.

 

Reasons to use the Iron-hearted Angels ('Codex: Blood Angels' supplement): Because you think the Librarian Dreadnought needs Furious Charge AND It Will Not Die to beat down a Chaos-worshiping punk and his Defiler, while a Stormraven needs a Vanquisher cannon to beat down this punk's Heldrake.


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Well that was a completely unnecessary post, wasn't it? down.gif



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Well that was a completely unnecessary post, wasn't it?


Is it? Best not take the risk.
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Wolf Scout- Catachan barking toad eggs+ Thousand Sons Marine= Fun! (Wolves of Catachan)
Sisters of Battle+ Fenrisian Beer- Inhibitions- Sanity= Trouble! (Order of the Blazing Heart Rocket Punch Pimp Magnet She-Wolf)

 

Reasons to use the Steel Crusaders ('Codex: Space Marines' supplement): Because you think giving Sternguard Veterans a heavy bolter wtih special issue HEAVY BOLTER ammunition is ALMOST as much fun as shoehorning an Earthshaker cannon into a Land Raider.

 

Reasons to use the Iron-hearted Angels ('Codex: Blood Angels' supplement): Because you think the Librarian Dreadnought needs Furious Charge AND It Will Not Die to beat down a Chaos-worshiping punk and his Defiler, while a Stormraven needs a Vanquisher cannon to beat down this punk's Heldrake.


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I have not thought of a name for it yet, although I am open to less offensive suggestions

 

Arkaniss, I understand your point, well see if that happens

I have my metal Commissar with a power fist which I nearly always play now after he took out several Grey Knights early in the edition and continues to perform strongly since :) 

I warn opponents about him and to their detriment they usually laugh it off ;)


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Haha hidden Powerfist Commissar is best Commissar. Always out performs my expectations.

 

 

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My power fist Commissar (fantastic model too) has a fair few GK to his tally too ;) I quite like letting vehicles earn a suitable name on the table top, it helps cement the particular deed that earned it. "Annihilatum" and "Nex Mortis" reaped bloody tolls that are recalled with terror to this day... even if the rules don't always keep up from edition to edition :lol:


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You still looking for a commissar?

 

https://www.warhamme...omepage-post-3/

 

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Don't worry already seen it and discussing how I could run 3 Commissars and 3 Lord Commissars and still abide by the rule of 3

Not that Mordians are that ill disciplined msn-wink.gif

 

Not too much progress of late, built some Custodes over the weekend, but did get a brush to start scrubbing a few older Mordians that will be getting the "new" treatment... :D

Need to varnish the BB and starting working on the other chassis still... :ermm:


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