Friday, 29 November 2019
This is a unit I wanted for some time, a unit of Destroyers for my Alpha Legion.
I had some problem with the painting, I switched idea or paints scheme half way trough. This meant that I painted some layers or details in the wrong order and not up to the level I wanted or rather it took longer time then it had to. But in the end I managed to fix most of my errors.
When I had finally settled on a colour scheme it landed on a dark grey armour with tiger stripes in metallic blue/green.
I added some eldar grenades and equipments donated from a friend to represent the venom sphere special equipment that Alpha Legion Destroyers can get.
Friday, 22 November 2019
I wanted to add some more Recon Marines to my Alpha Legions, this time its a small Recon squad in scout armour and cameleoline with sniper rifles.
I wanted to have them realy dark and used a dark grey as the base before darkening the shadows and highlightning.
Their clothes was painted to look like multicam camo.
Looking at the pictures now I think I should have given the bases a warmer tint, to create a little contrast and to better simulate the stones in my garden. But that can be added at a later point.
Recon marines are about the worst unit pointwise in the game and especially sniper rifles are severly lacking... But rule of cool wins every day in my book.
Sunday, 17 November 2019
This will be the sixth episode of our campaign of Parvana Mahrukh, set in the world of Horus Heresy, 30k
In our previous battle (http://kampgruppe-engel.blogspot.com/2019/04/khurshid-area-of-city-of-paimanah.html) we followed the actions of the East Fringe Trading Company's actions of attacking the Expeditional Protection Force and its roadblock and tollbooths in city of Paimanah located in the Khurshid area.
What we will see here is the action taken place at roughly the same time but under the ground.
As the Eastern Fringe Trading Company planed the attack on certain areas in the city an underground attack aimed at capturing the wares, supplies and valuables collected by the Expeditional Protecting Force in their main job of keeping the local warlords separated and balanced.
This stacks of supplies is worth a lot of wealth and the owners of the Eastern Fringe Trading Company, the House of Naryshkin wants to get a hold of this...
So Håkan and I decided to play a game of Zone Mortalis. We decided on a 800pts strong force and gave the militia an ´half cost on provenances´on the Force Commander handicap (but not on upgrades on regular units) to compensate the way provenances are costed in lower point games.
And we allowed the militia to instead of maximum 15 to get to a maximum of 20, because lets face it... 15 Astartes is not the same as 15 militia...
Its time to charge in with krak grenades...
This means that my opponent came out on top.
What this means is that most of the supplies gathered up by the Expeditional Protection Force are kept by them.
The Eastern Fringe Trading company had fail in their goal to capture the valuables.
For this battle I had painted a new Legate Commander and a Castelax... Both of the suffered horrific by the "new model syndrome" and was the first two models to die in this game... Better picture of them can be found here: http://kampgruppe-engel.blogspot.com/2019/11/solar-auxilia-legate-commander-and.html