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The Legio Bolter & Chainsword needs you!

Since the days of the 2nd Founding, bonds of brotherhood have linked the Chapters of the Adeptus Astartes, eventually leading to the establishment of the Legio Bolter & Chainsword. In the thousands of years of the Legio's existence, many battle-brothers have earned their place in the Liber Honorum. Alongside these heroes, many other servants of the Imperium have stood shoulder to shoulder with the Adeptus Astartes in service to Mankind. Countless are the foes that these heroes of the Imperium have fought, most hated of which have been the renegades and traitors who have turned their backs upon the Emperor's Will and fallen to the Fell Powers.

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You are challenged to assemble and paint an individual model for submission to the Chronicles of the Legio Bolter & Chainsword. The model may be from any faction covered here at the Bolter & Chainsword and will fall into one of three categories:

Hero of the Legio Bolter & Chainsword - This is a Space Marine that serves with the Legio Bolter & Chainsword at some point. The model might be painted as if prior to serving (i.e., pure Space Marine from his parent Chapter - no Legio B&C markings), currently serving with the Legio or a veteran of the Legio that has returned to his parent Chapter (i.e., normal parent Chapter livery, but with Legio B&C markings somewhere), or as a permanent member on the Mentor cadres (i.e., in Legio B&C colors with their parent Chapter markings). These distinctions can be found here and here. Bonus points will be awarded if an honour shield is submitted.

Ally of the Legio Bolter & Chainsword - This is some other model from a Forces of the Imperium faction. The model should be portrayed as it was at a time when the ally fought alongside battle-brothers of the Legio Bolter & Chainsword.

Enemy of the Legio Bolter & Chainsword - This is some model from a Chaos faction (Chaos Space Marines, Chaos Daemons, Lost and the Damned). There is no "anti-Legio" or similar Chaos equivalent, but the Red Corsairs of Huron Blackheart are a comparable force that the Legio has confronted on multiple occasions.

The intent is that your model should be a character type of model, whether a character for standard Warhammer 40,000 (e.g., an HQ character, a squad leader, or similar) or a kill team Leader (either Shadow War: Armageddon or Kill Team games). Dreadnoughts are acceptable, but not other vehicles such as Imperial Knights. If in doubt, ask.

Dumb questions get a power finger poke in the eye (Kurgan is hogging the power mackerel).

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS

At least one image of your finished miniature in a file type that can be posted here at the Bolter & Chainsword (preferably .png or .jpg). Image should be no larger than 1 MB in size. Miniature should fill 75% of the vertical space (please crop your image(s) to reduce file size).

Name of character, as well as their parent organization.

A brief description of the character and their actions with the Legio Bolter & Chainsword (at least 300 words, but no more than 3,000 words). A Space Marine's background should focus on their service with the Legio; an ally's background should focus on the event(s) during which they fought alongside battle-brothers of the Legio; an enemy's background should focus on the event(s) during which they fought against the Legio.

Amplifying guidance/advice can be found here.

One entry per member (so make it a good one).

Completed submissions should be e-mailed to Brother Tyler at: sml_gallery_26_548_3422.png

Deadline for submissions is 30 June, 2017 midnight PST.

Please do not post anything here in the public forums or in your gallery. Don't make any pledges or otherwise give the identity of your character away. We will be selecting the winners anonymously (we'll describe how that will work later).

Once the results are announced, you can post full information, WIPs, etc. about your minis for everyone to comment on.

The winners will have eternal glory. And maybe some special prizes that will be announced later.

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You can see the submissions here.

Edited by Brother Tyler, 27 October 2017 - 11:21 AM.
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I imagine, given the talent of many of our members here, this might be a tough competition (especially if the GBBO is anything to judge by). 


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Interesting... very interesting...



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I have one question for a Legio ally, do I have to use a citadel miniature as the base for conversions or are we able to use parts from 3rd party suppliers?


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I have one question for a Legio ally, do I have to use a citadel miniature as the base for conversions or are we able to use parts from 3rd party suppliers?

As long as it recognizably fits into the 40K universe, it should be fine. If you have specific questions, PM one of the Moderators or Admins.
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Back in 2003 we ran our first ever "Legio Mini-Me" competition. You can see the submissions here. You can also see a lot of other Legio mini-mes that have been created over the years here.

Some food for thought...

One discussion we had awhile ago among the moderati was in what the distinctive aesthetics of the Legio are. For example, we might point to robes as the recognizable characteristic of the Unforgiven Chapters, pelts and teeth as the Space Wolves', etc. Ultimately, we decided that there aren't really distinctive "Legio" elements, except for the color scheme and the incorporation of three things:
  • Legio badge (nominally the skull, occasionally with the red "X" and/or the crossed bones and/or the red/white/black of the great companies)
  • Inquisition symbol (should be used sparingly - not on every battle-brother)
  • black and white checkerboard pattern (usually on the right knee/lower leg/foot; again, sparingly - not every battle-brother has this marking)
Aside from those elements, a Legio force is a cosmopolitan example where each battle-brother is unique, showing the markings of his parent Chapter. So a Salamanders battle-brother will look like a Legio battle-brother with some hammer and flame markings while a Crimson Fists battle-brother will look like a Legio battle-brother with the left hand, and possibly the right, in crimson; etc.

Essentially, the three elements I listed will be the unifying visual cues while each battle-brother will be unique.

This is further enhanced by the possibility of a "Legio" force retaining its parent Chapter scheme because the detachment is training with the Legio temporarily. In this case, a few of the battle-brothers will look like normal Legio battle-brothers while the rest of the force will look like, say, the Knights of Gryphone, only with the Legio badge added somewhere. Such a force might even consist of multiple Chapters, so you might see several squads in the colors of the Novamarines and several other squads in the colors of the Fire Angels.

As far as a "Legio shoulder pad" goes, lots of members use the various Deathwatch pads, which is perfectly fine. You'll see a lot of examples of that practice in the 2003 gallery, largely because the original Deathwatch shoulder pads had just been released. You aren't limited to those shoulder pads, however. I've seen members use various other skull shoulder pads (the Death Company have many) as well as freehand designs (as in this crappy image of Chief Librarian Kezef). You can also sculpt your own badge, as I did in the TDA version of my original mini-me (he's still around somewhere). Of course, if you're painting a Legio battle-brother that retains his parent Chapter's colors, you'll use that shoulder pad.

Our original left shoulder pad was an off-white, as seen in my original mini-me (he's no longer with us, thanks to a hyperactive cat who, too, is no longer with us).

So a Legio force has lots of room for variation, giving you plenty of room for interpretation and creativity.

As far as Allies and Enemies go, you can do whatever you want. There isn't a Legio equivalent for those factions, though we have targeted the Red Corsairs as the Chaos Space Marine counterpart. I'll be up front in admitting that we're hoping for many many more Legio submissions than Allies/Enemies, but we want the challenge to be open to everyone, so we're including Allies/Enemies for those of you who, shockingly, might not want to paint a Space Marine for some reason.

Third party minis/bits are allowed, but the end result should recognizably fit into the game setting. If you have a specific question and don't want to give it away to everyone else, send me a PM or e-mail.
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Definitely going to be trying my hand at this!!



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Please do not post anything here in the public forums or in your gallery. Don't make any pledges or otherwise give the identity of your character away. 

 

 

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...and with some inspiration from BLOODSAINT...

 

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Edited by Rashbold, 30 April 2017 - 10:58 PM.

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I presume that the enemies and allies must still be b&c friendly (i.e. the only good xenos is a dead decorative xenos?)


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Yes, all minis submitted must be for factions covered here at the B&C (i.e., those with their own forums).


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Awesome! I've wanted to paint up a B&C marine for a long time. Now I just need to pick a parent Chapter... which is difficult considering I don't have a favourite 40k Chapter...


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With the release of the Primaris Space Marines, the deadline for the challenge has been extended to 30 June.

Members that have already submitted entries may submit replacements, if desired (or they may put more work into their existing entries).
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Two weeks remain and the Dark Imperium boxed set will be available tomorrow. I hope to see a lot more submissions, both Primaris Space Marines and legacy.

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Out of curiosity, Brother Tyler, how many entries have you received as of yet?  I am looking forward to seeing some of the imaginative entries that people here will come up with.



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Not many - only 3 so far. sad.png


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Hmmm.... Well I have to stick to my original plan and submit something myself.  I will go dry to get some Liberites to do the same.  Three entries wont satisfy my creative curiosity.



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People may well have been waiting for their primaris marines - I know I was ^^ don't forget about the second challenge of the Liber gauntlet by the way! That finishes on July 17th though

Edited by Lord Thørn, 21 June 2017 - 07:56 AM.

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Hero of the Legio Bolter & Chainsword - This is a Space Marine that serves with the Legio Bolter & Chainsword at some point. The model might be painted as if prior to serving (i.e., pure Space Marine from his parent Chapter - no Legio B&C markings), currently serving with the Legio or a veteran of the Legio that has returned to his parent Chapter (i.e., normal parent Chapter livery, but with Legio B&C markings somewhere), or as a permanent member on the Mentor cadres (i.e., in Legio B&C colors with their parent Chapter markings).

 

Speaking as someone whose ability to freehand is absolutely dismal and whose ability to print suitable transfers is non-existent, I have a quick question, just to make sure I've understood this correctly:

 

If I were to paint a mini in the colours of the Legio (black armour, red helmet & shoulder), would that still qualify a mini for this challenge without having to paint the Legio's badge? unsure.png

 

I can justify it's absence through fluff if that helps. happy.png

 

EDIT:

 

Ignore everything I just said, I think this has already been answered and I'm just being extra slow on the uptake. wallbash.gif


Edited by Ace Debonair, 18 June 2017 - 10:17 PM.


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Sorry, I've got another question : for the honour shield, should it be in model format or would a computer image do?
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Computer image is perfectly fine.
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The deadline approaches. Later today I'll send e-mail confirmation to everyone that submitted an entry. I'll post a notification here once that has happened.


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Okay, I was a total slacker over the weekend and did not send the confirmation e-mails out. I'll send them later today (which means before midnight PST because there's some slacker stuff in my schedule today).

I'll submit myself to five minutes in the pain glove for my dereliction of duty.

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Magic Pain Glove your services are required, please guide our wayward Brother Tyler! ;)



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Confirmation e-mails have been sent. If you don't see one in your inbox, please contact me via e-mail or PM.
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Any updates on this event? :)


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