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Patient Zero: Chaos Daemons + Astra Militarum Artillery army

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Also, you can get third party Howitzers for ca. $12 USD off that there Amazon they have now, if necessary.

 

This is a good tip, thanks for this.  While I'm all set, I know other players in our meta are now curious about the Earthshaker Battery for gaming purposes as a low-points artillery option, which I started talking to them about only thanks to all our FW discussions on B&C, and if asked I'll mention the Amazon Howitzers option, thanks to you.

 

Seriously, when I 1st talked about Earthshaker Cannons a player mentioned they look just like WWII Flak Guns, etc.  Yours is a great option.


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1/72 scale, ICYMI.


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Yeah, if its 'up to 2x2' then that's cool. You aren't forced to make a board bigger than you need.

 

I don't think they could get too much out of forcing a 2x2 board in their Armies on Parade. Most materials you could buy in home improvement store (plywood, glue, expanding foam, spray paint, etc) while you could buy some of the GW terrain to use. I think it may just be more bragging right as in "look at what my customers did' between store managers haha.

 

At least at the end of this you will have a cool display for your army. Also, did you put anything under the plasticard?


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I don't think they could get too much out of forcing a 2x2 board in their Armies on Parade. Most materials you could buy in home improvement store (plywood, glue, expanding foam, spray paint, etc) while you could buy some of the GW terrain to use. I think it may just be more bragging right as in "look at what my customers did' between store managers haha.

 

At least at the end of this you will have a cool display for your army. Also, did you put anything under the plasticard?

 

I didn't think of the bragging rights before, but I totally agree with your take.  The local redshirt is happy where he is, but his boss, who's been sent here by GW and doesn't speak the local language(s)...there's definitely motivation for him to show off.  Usually it's just meeting revenue targets, but an edge like pictures you can send to the corporate HQ to show off how you're driving customer satisfaction/enthusiasm, they do matter.

 

But I did think about your question even during the production process.  No, I did not put anything under the plasticard to further support it.  It did bend slightly.  It's 1.2 mm thick, which is pretty thin, so I tested if the black undercoat would stick and not crack when I lifted it, like a waiter's tray, and wobbled it a bit.  It passed that test.  Then I applied GW Texture Paint, having settled on Stirland Mud.  It seems to have strengthened the plasticard and it bends less now.  The paint still hasn't cracked.

 

I've already smeared it completely with Stirland Mud, and will let it dry overnight before I drybrush it with Doombull Brown.  I took pics along the way, will post tmw.



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Sorry for lack of description, am knackered, pics kindly taken by our friendly Warhammer Store redshirt.

 

I need to dust that Wyvern, holy crap.


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Looking good. The beauty of armies on parade is the flexibility and it's actually cool that the base is required it is one of the cooler parts of the competition to see the boards people come up with. Your force is looking great and I'm interested to see it expand.
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Nurglings on helmets! This army is looking great
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I love the army! The board came out great and glad to hear it’s holding up!

Also, nurglings with helmets just brighten my day!
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So I won <Best Something>, like it was <Best Monster> or <Best Warmachine>, and other stuff that wasn't Best anything.

 

I want to thank you guys, the Lost and the Damned sub-forums, my friend/advisor Timperial Guard.

 

Honestly, what I learned: putting stuff on Nurgling's heads is the most popular thing.  I should've thought of that at the start.


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Congrats! That is awesome!

 

Next time take one of the nurglings standing on another's shoulder. Give them a commissars jacket and a cap. Blow them out of the water with that!


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