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Hello everyone,

 

I've been a Space Wolves player since 2002. Death Korps of Krieg player since 6th Edition. But I wanted to try a different army that wasn't a Imperial Army. And the necrons appealed to me because of their hardiness. So in 7th edition I started collecting my models. And with the release of 8th edition I know I don't have to change a whole lot.

 

My idea for my necrons I got from one of the Imperial Armour books released by FW. Where the Krieg army saw necrons showing signs of corrosion. And it got me thinking I never seen a rusted necron army.

 

Do any of you know someone doing this type of army? Right now I am working on getting my 60 warriors put together and painted. Overlord and 2 immortal units are ready to go.

 

My idea for them is there were nothing around to upkeep the crypt. So this army will not have spyiders nor scarab swarms. I know it might not be very competitive. But I do feel it will be cool to have the theme and narrative.


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Nephrekh Dynasty looks pretty rusty, but not for the reasons you've laid out.  I think I remember seeing another rusty looking Dynasty when trying to devise a color scheme for my own, but now I can't remember the name.  

 

I also don't think giving up spyders and scarabs will automatically make it not competitive.  I think it sounds like a good idea!  And if you decide playing without spyders/scarabs isn't fun, just paint them in a separate dynasty's colors, and say they stole them recently.


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I am using typhus corrosion for my base paint, dry brushing troll slayer orange and edging with leadbelcher on my troops. I am basing the vehicles ie; monolith and arcs with stirland mud and using the same dry brush and edging paints. Well I am using Rysa rust on the vehicles. I wish I knew how to upload photos to share with you all.

 

I am thinking about doing a swamp/bog base with some pieces of moss hanging off random areas of the models.


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You have to host your photos online somewhere, Flikr is what I use, and then copy the 'share' link text into your window here either via the little picture icon (popup where you paste the link) or just copy/paste the text right into your post if it already has [img] tags. 

 

Would love to see some pics, I wanted to to rustyCrons for a while but deemed the effect too time consuming to do for the whole army. Seems like you've got something that sounds simple and effective going on.


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@spacepup, you can always use the B&C gallery. Upload your photo to the gallery here then you can access it easily. That's what I do.
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Album: RustedCrons
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Album: RustedCrons
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I guess the images have to be approved. I hope this works!

Edited by spacepup, 19 July 2017 - 11:01 AM.

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35214863033_5c021399ac_k.jpgoverlord1 by Terry Woodyard, on Flickr
35214867143_e2e74d7fd5_k.jpgoverlord2 by Terry Woodyard, on Flickr
35214872033_592abcf74b_k.jpgstalker1 by Terry Woodyard, on Flickr
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@NTaW thanks for the help. Flickr was painless to use. I'll see about getting some of the warrior photos next.
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No worries, and it's looking pretty interesting so far. If you want the links to go away delete everything in the copy/paste from Flikr outside of the [img] tags.

 

EDIT: looking at this on my desktop you can also change the size of the pictures you upload in the 'share' popup on Flikr. I can reeeaaaaally see the detail on my monitor :lol:


Edited by NTaW, 19 July 2017 - 06:05 PM.

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Thats incredible! Cant wait to see more :)
New years resolution: Not start more than THREE armies this year.
 




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