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Tyranids Log Hydra Xenos Cell 42 for me

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Hey guys, so i dove feet first into 8th ed tyranids. I was always fond of them, I like the idea of a swarm and bugs. I thought a dark purple/blue would be cool and boom! What do you know?! Hive Fleet Hydra not only had the playstyle I wanted, but also a color scheme close to what I invisioned! I'm glad for this Tyranid Growth Challenge going on. It'll give me drive to keep painting. I'm gonna be asking for a lot of help from you guys, I haven't played a single 8th ed game, and I've only ever played DA (please don't tell the Chaplains, I don't want to return to Cell 42). I've also never played with or against a Tyranid army before, so I'm pretty lost as to what's good and what's not.

My Pile O' Shame:
Trygon/Mawlock
Swarmlord/Tyrant
Tervigon
Broodlord
24x Hormagaunts
24x Termigants
10x Gargoyles
8x Genestealers
3x Warriors
3x Venomthroaps/Zoanthroaps

I'll keep this list updated as a reminder of what I still owe you guys.

1st on the chopping block, 24x Termigants. I will be having 20x fleshboarers and 4x devourers. Reason is, I can bring back the fleshboarer termigants. I beleive I'll have a sound base to expand on in the future when I get my 3rd box (eventually) of termigants, which will be kitted with as many devourers as possible. Thoughts?

Don't forget to leave painting advice, tips, tricks, and critiques (when I get to that point).


Edited by jbaeza94, 07 December 2017 - 01:21 AM.

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Perhaps we could have a main Pile of Shame thread to keep track of people's progress?

 

Anyway, good luck with painting all of that and I look forward to seeing pictures! :tu:


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Haha that sounds like a good idea :) I'd gladly, no, shamefully, display my pile there.

Thank you for showing interest chaps, I hope to not disappoint

"Honor the Legion" - Common farewell of the Legion of the Iron Lion space marine chapter, children of the First.

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Hey guys,

 

I been thinking on how im going to be painting the blue. i kinda want a blue gray feel. i use vallejo, but i also added the gw equivalent.  i was thinking something like:

 

Base: Ultramarine Blue (Altdorf Guard Blue)
Wash: Nuln Oil or Drakenof Nightshade (im not sure what would look better.)
Highlight: Ultramarine Blue (Altdorf Guard Blue)??
Highlight 2: Wolf Gray (Fenrisian Grey)??
 
what do you guys think? would this work?

"Honor the Legion" - Common farewell of the Legion of the Iron Lion space marine chapter, children of the First.

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The citadel paint app just had hydra added this week. Recommend taking a look (its free)
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oh ok! thanks! ill check it out today. i should be able to start painting sunday


"Honor the Legion" - Common farewell of the Legion of the Iron Lion space marine chapter, children of the First.

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