The Original Spawning: Bastilodon and Skink crew Complete!

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After participating in the Slobberknocker GT a couple of weekends ago it occurred to me how valuable the Bastilodon can be to the Lizardmen army. Giving the extra +1 Initiative to my Saurus Warriors as well as having a pretty decent Bound spell from the Beam of Chotec on top really makes it a great model to have in the army… I didn’t have it painted for the Slobberknocker and found how much it can be missed. So I decided to get it all painted up and ready to go for the next tournament in the Wheat Shocker series: The Spring Bloodbath! Here’s some of the first pics of my completed Bastilodon and crew:

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I really enjoyed painting this model and it is actually one of my favorites in the Lizardmen army. I remember when I first seen the new artwork for the Lizardmen book and I seen this model I was instantly hooked. It reminds me of an armored tank that can take a beating and dish one out as well. I decided to paint the scales in a dark gray color and then make it really offset with a bright orange accompanied by some orange spots that decorate all of the scales all the way around. My wife said about it: “It looks like he has stars on his back… This is one of my favorite models you’ve ever painted!” I thought that was cool of her to say, and she didn’t make the mistake of saying “It’s cute!” so that was definitely a bullet dodged… I opted to paint the skink crew in a bright blue to clash against the dark color of the scales and I think it really helps em pop out against the model.

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This now makes my army about 95% complete. For some reason I can’t stop adding to the army and I’ve just recently added 3 Ripperdactyls… which should be the last models that are painted for the Lizardmen. Once they’re done, my army will be completely finished. I was undecided on the color of the Solar Engine when I got to it… I originally painted it blue but didn’t really like the way it was looking against the rest of the model so I decided to go with a yellow that brightens out towards the edges. In the book, it describes it as a very bright light that literally burns the Lizardmens’ foes to death. So I thought the brighter the better on the Solar Engine. In the end, as you can tell, I went with a yellow that fades out to white, which is the hottest color that fire can get… Here’s a couple more pics of the Bastilodon and the Solar Engine:

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Thanks for reading and let me know what you think. I can’t wait to get him out on the field and see how he does. He’ll make his tournament debut at the end of this month when I participate in the Spring Bloodbath in Wichita, Kansas. More to come soon!

Slobberknocker Grand Tournament Report Out!

indexThe weekend of the Slobberknocker GT has come and gone… and it was an excellent tournament throughout. It’s always great to see the local scene be able to put on such a good tournament and attract a lot of new players (and new armies) and to make our presence known on the Midwest gaming scene. Stephen McElroy (along with the many others that helped him out) put on a great tournament and help to set the stage for future Slobberknocker GTs. There were 32 players total and covered regions from OKC, Wichita, and a few guys made it from as far away as Denver, Colorado. Contact information was exchanged and it looks like we have now built up enough momentum to make the Midwest a prominent gaming area. The guys from Denver – appropriately named “Droppin’ Deuces” – have a good scene up there and we are all going to try to get in sync in order to hold more local tournaments as well as support each other as much as we can. As far as the attempt to generate more interest in the gaming scene, and tabletop gaming in general, I believe the weekend was an immaculate success.

My 2,500 point Lizardmen army for Slobberknocker GT.

My 2,500 point Lizardmen army for Slobberknocker GT.

I was slated to make the Dwarfs give their first appearance on the gaming table but at the last minute decided to change it up and got the approval from the T.O. to do so. My Dwarfs were not all the way put together and I still hadn’t even played a game with them so I opted to bring the Lizards out of retirement. I made a couple of changes to the list but still managed to put together a good showing. My 3 games on the first day were Daemons of Chaos, Vampire Counts, and Empire… I got obliterated by the Daemons of Chaos – and eventual Overall Champion of the tournament – and was able to bounce back with impressive wins against the VC and Empire. So after day 1 my Lizards were 2-1. Sunday came and I was against another Lizardmen player and finally a Warriors of Chaos army. Was able to put together back to back Draws against each one of them and had some pretty good Bonus Points in the last game so I finished out 2-1-2. For my efforts I ended up 7th place overall which came as a surprise to me but was very pleased that I managed to pull that off. For our entire B.A.W.G.S. gaming group, we managed to put 5 guys in the top 11 slots, which is a great showing! Rob and his Skaven army ended up 4-0-1 and pulled out 2nd place Overall Champion and walked away with some great SWAG.

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Squaring off against some Beasts of Nurgle!

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BSB Qett’l Korn prepares to charge some Empire Knights!

The Slobberknocker GT took place in the lobby area of a local Sheraton hotel located in Midwest City, OK. The venue was very nice, large and spacious and offered all the essentials right within walking distance (bathroom, water fountains, outside for the smokers…) They even had a small snack bar set up on Day 1 that offered the basics if you need something quick to snack on. The bar, however, didn’t open until 2:00 PM on Sunday and it was a decent walk if you wanted to grab a beer or cocktail.  Situated right on a busy intersection in Midwest City, there were plenty of options to get lunch during break as there are several restaurants nearby. I thought the venue was excellent and offered all that was required for a GT. Well done!

The following is a list of Pro’s and Con’s that I make for each and every Grand Tournament that I attend, here we go! First, the Con’s:

- Late Start. This one was not nearly as bad as some GTs I’ve been to… Not as bad by a LONG SHOT! I understand that these GTs take lots of time for preparation, print outs, recording results, etc, etc, etc…. and then there are things that are simply out of your control, such as players showing up late, computer shuts down unexpectedly, etc, etc… so this is not that big of a deal at all. The first day there was a slight late start but we were able to get back on track and the rest of the day went smooth. Same thing with Sunday. To me, this one is a given at most GTs I’ve attended simply because of the volume of things that you’re having to deal with so again, it’s not huge. The ones that I’ve had real beef with were ones that lagged beyond 30 minutes and higher… Definitely not fun but the Slobberknocker was run pretty smoothly despite the short delay on Day 1.

- No Sportsmanship Award. There were several awards given out at the end and the prize support was amazing. However, one thing that I’ve always thought go hand in hand with this game is the sportsmanship between 2 opponents. This is more of a knock on Games Workshop than the Slobberknocker because I believe the T.O. was going off recent trends but the Sportsmanship award is slowly going the way of the dodo… The scoring for Sportsmanship was a simple Pass or Fail on the bottom of each of the score sheets. In the past, there were always about 3-5 options for the level of sportsmanship that your opponent displayed during the game and that added up to an overall Best Sportsman award during the Awards Ceremony…. but now, it seems to be the norm that Sportsmanship is not as big a deal as it once was. As stated, you got the option to either give a thumbs up or a thumbs down for sportsmanship and if you gave a thumbs down they asked you to explain why. There was no Sportsmanship Award given in the end, so they used the numbers somewhere in the overall formula for something, though I’m not sure what exactly. I thought there would be something given out for Best Sportsman but it was not to be… so that’s really my one gripe for the Slobberknocker, though I think this trend will sadly make its way through the rest of the gaming scene across the country in years to come…

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Now, on to the many Pro’s:

- Scenarios. The scenarios were different enough to provide a great challenge to the generals. I think it’s standard ops that at least one scenario is a straight up “kill each other” and then there’s some others to throw some monkey wrenches in the plan and these were all on par in my opinion. It made some games end up differently than they normally would because of certain bonus VP’s awarded for various things that are not normally awarded and I’m 100% ok with that. I thought the kinks in each scenario provided plenty of change from the norm and that made for some excellent games.

- Prize Support. Throughout the tournament Stephen McElroy – the T.O. – stated over and over again that they would not be keeping any money at all and were planning on handing it all back to the players and they absolutely did! First Place Overall Champion basically got about $400 worth of Chaos stuff, 2nd Place got about $250, and 3rd place got a little over $100. They gave awards for Best Unit, Best Monster, and Best Single Model and each of them had prize support as well. Every single award that they gave out was accompanied by prize support and that’s a thing of beauty at a huge tournament. Also, first place was given an awesome Slobberknocker GT 2014 Belt in addition to all the SWAG! I was very happy to see the guys at Slobberknocker GT gave back all the money they brought in… I think it always gives a warm and fuzzy feeling to guys that are giving up $60 to play in a tournament. Definitely pleased with the prize support.

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1st Place Overall prize support.

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2nd Place Overall prize support.

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- Raffle. On both days the T.O. took a few minutes to give out a total of 10 Raffle items. Upon checking in you were given an envelope that had your Raffle number. If your number was called during the raffle then you won something! That simple! 5 on day 1 and 5 on day 2. It’s always nice to win some free stuff and this did the job. The items ranged anywhere from a simple blister to paint sets.

- S.W.A.G. when checking in. Also upon checking into the Slobberknocker GT, you were given a folder that contained all paperwork necessary throughout the entire weekend. They had the scenarios, the score sheets, and even printouts of the Lores of Magic for quick reference. This was yours to keep at the end of the tournament. Also, we got the option of picking out either a blue or green water bottle to take home and use for the weekend. Lastly, there was a small bag that had 6 random dice in it and 3 custom poker chips that were used for Scenario 2 and yours to keep in the end also. Even if you didn’t win an award, you were able to walk out with something just by signing up which is awesome!

Overall I would give two big thumbs up to Stephen and the other organizers of the Slobberknocker GT. This was the first year they held it and it’s sure to only get better from here. Having 32 players is an excellent start and I don’t think lots of people know this, but it was held on the exact same weekend as the Lonewolf GT in Dallas, Texas, which is one of the bigger Fantasy GT’s in the country. So they were competing for players from that tournament as well. Still, having 32 for the first tournament is an excellent turnout and I think it will only grow from here. We’ve now gotten in cahoots with each other and Wichita and OKC have something great going as long as we continue to support each other. Having been to several Major GT’s across the country I can honestly say that the Slobberknocker GT ranks up at the top and I’m very much looking forward to see what happens in the future.

I’m glad I got to play and give the Lizards one last go. They’ll now take their place on the display shelf and make way for the Dwarfs and some other projects. April 26th is the next tournament in Wichita, Kansas and the Dwarfs will make it to that one, for sure! Congrats to all the winners and thanks to everybody that made the long trek from Denver. Great things are coming! Let’s continue to get the Midwest Region on the map and do big thangs! As always, thanks for reading!

The Original Spawning: Oldblood on Carnosaur Complete and Valentine’s Day Massacre Report Out!

funnydinoThis post is kinda late because I wanted to have this posted before this past Saturday’s Valentine’s Day Massacre, but I ran outta time so I’m going to make this both a post of my newest addition to my Lizardmen army and also include the details on the tournament that I participated in over the weekend. I’ll begin by saying I was very impressed with the outpouring of support we received from several different places across the Midwest. We had 7 guys come up from OKC, a couple from Manhattan, Kansas and even had a lone soldier come from Lawrence, Kansas… in total, we had 20 people and was one of the bigger (and better) tournaments to be had in Wichita in a long time. I really felt the nostalgia because we had so many new people in the building and it made for some excellent games and it definitely forged some new friendships (as well as friendly competition!)

So to start off with, I altered my list a few weeks ago and decided to run with dual Carnosaurs; 1 for the Battle Standard Bearer and 1 for the Oldblood (Thanks, new Lizardmen Army Book!) This means that the BSB range is now 18″ instead of 12″, since he’s mounted. And also, he’s riding a Carnosaur, which doesn’t suck…  I’ve always been a fan of a dinosaur list and like the idea of having all of the biggest things that the Lizardmen army book as to offer, so including yet another big dino – and a Carnosaur, at that – was simply too much for me to pass up. I don’t really like the new look of the plastic Carnosaur model… something about it that didn’t appeal to me… and if you recall, I used that model to assemble a Troglodon, anyways. However, lots of stuff was left over from the sprue so I happened to have a spare Carnosaur laying around (I like the metal model better, anyways) and took the Oldblood model, as well as some reins and the saddle and converted it so that he fits on old Carnosaur. Here’s some WIP from when I first started:

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After getting it all converted I set out to getting it painted and opted to go with a green and brown color scheme. I think it stands out among the rest of my army because the colors are very striking and loud. So I think for the Oldblood it fit him perfectly. Here’s some more pics of the painted Oldblood and Carnosaur:

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As for how things went during the tournament… well, I started out very well. It was a 3 game tournament and I started game 1 against an OKC gamer named Joe, and he had a Warriors of Chaos army. He did have Festus and some Nurgle Chaos Warriors, and it took me 1.5 units of Saurus to finally widdle ‘em down. He did himself no favors as his Daemon Prince charged in but then miscast that same turn, sending him into the Warp. After that, all I had to do was clean house and it took all 6 turns but I was able to get a Massacre for the game. So a full 25 battle points. Game 2 was against another New World Order gamer name Mike, and he had a Vampire Counts army. I was worried at first because he had some ethereal creatures in his list and I have no magic weapons so I wasn’t going to be able to do any damage to him… And that is actually what happened. However, because my Oldblood is tough and hard to hit, I was able to kill him off because I kept winning combat resolution so it eventually killed them off. Otherwise, I would’ve been stuck in a combat I could not have won for the entirety of the game. In Turn 2, the Ancient Stegadon was able to destroy the Vampire Lord and thus started the undoing of the VC army, due to the crumbling rule. When he died, he took out a handful of other units in his wake, and that was the deciding factor of the game as well. All said and done, I got another Massacre and 23 Battle Points. Last game was against John Pike, who takes a pretty nasty High Elves army… We were both undefeated and the winner was going to take home the Beast Mode trophy… After some bad decisions by me and his taking advantage of those bad decisions, he was able to knock out my army pretty handily and all I had left were my 2 carnosaurs, a skink priest and my Terradons. It was Major Loss for me, so I ended up 2-1-0 and brought my 2014 record to 5-3-1, which isn’t bad.

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I thought the tournament was excellent and was glad that we had such a good turnout. A lot of the guys that were in this tournament will also be participating in the Slobberknocker GT here in OKC next month, so you could say this tournament was a primer of sorts. There were tons of awesome armies there, and the Brettonia army that won Best Painted was by far one of the most immaculate armies I’ve ever seen. I think after this outing I’m going to finish up the Bastiladon and the Ripperdactyls then the Lizardmen will hit the shelves for a while. The Dwarfs book is now out and I’m ready to start playing with them and putting together a new list. I’ll continue to play the Lizards here and there because they are my “go to” army, but I’m going to focus on other projects going forward. My Deathwing is nearly complete so I’m sure I’ll get in some 40k games at some point as well…

Next up is the March Melee Madness Tournament at Hero Complex on March 15th, which will be the week before the Slobberknocker GT. So I’ll use that one to test out the Dwarfs list and get ready to go! Check back for other projects and report outs as we get into the thick of Tournament Season! As always, thanks for reading!

40K Chronicles: Deathwing Dreadnought Horatio Complete!

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Keeping in line with the completion of my 40k Deathwing army, I decided to go ahead and finish up Dreadnought Horatio. I started on him at the same time I was working on the Land Raider Crusader, mainly because I was using the same paints. Two birds with one stone, if you will. After getting the base coats on him I focused solely on the Land Raider, and was determined to get back to him when the time came. Well that time finally came yesterday and I was able to knock him out. If you recall, this is actually the v.2 of Dreadnought Horatio because the original one that I painted got lost in my move from Seattle to Oklahoma City. So technically, I should have 2 of these guys in the army…

I’m not very up to date on all the new types of Dreadnoughts that are in the Space Marine arsenal anymore so I don’t know exactly what type of Dreadnought body this one is… I do know that I found it on Craigslist not too long ago for a cheap price and figured it would do the job. I like the power fist on this model as well, much bigger and reminds me of something out of the Pacific Rim movie. Here’s the latest addition to my Deathwing army, Dreadnought Horatio:

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Again, I have opted to keep the main chassis of Horatio the standard bone color of the Deathwing, but then painted each arm in Dark Angels Green to match the Land Raider Crusader as well as tie in overall with the Dark Angels theme. The gun barrels are painted red, just like the rest of the army and the base is the standard base for Dreadnoughts, so nothing special there. Here’s some more shots:

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With the completion of Horatio, I now only have the Deathwing Knights, Librarian, and the other Land Raider Crusader. I’ll have it done in no time! Let me know what you think. Thanks for reading!

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- Deathwing Grandmaster Belial

- Chaplain Cassius in Terminator Armor

- Librarian Targaryus in Terminator Armor

- 5 man Terminator Squad (Infernus)

- 5 man Terminator Squad (Barrage)

- 5 man Terminator Squad (Nike)

- 5 man Terminator Squad (Removed because of the inclusion of the Deathwing Knights)

- 1 Dreadnought (Horatio)

- 5 man Terminator Deathwing Knights Squad (Nixxus)

- 1 Dreadnought Horatio

- Land Raider Crusader

- Land Raider Crusader

40K Chronicles: Deathwing Land Raider Crusader finished!

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Woke up this Saturday morning and decided I’d knock out one of the Land Raider Crusader tanks… You ever had that moment where you wake up and you can’t go back to sleep and then you decide you’re better off just getting up and being productive? Well that’s exactly what happened to me this past weekend… I woke up about 5:45 AM on Saturday morning and tried my best to go back to sleep… My body is so used to waking up early because of my work schedule that I’m programmed to rise early. So after tossing and turning (and annoying my wife) I finally decided to get up about 6:05 and start to work on the latest addition to the Deathwing army. So now I give to you my Saturday morning work, the Land Raider Crusader:

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I have decided that since I have 2 Land Raiders in my army I’m going to paint one in the traditional Dark Angels Green and another in the true Deathwing fashion. I’d like to think that the Deathwing are borrowing one from the main Dark Angels armory while another is getting serviced or repaired. Plus, I think having a DA Green Land Raider Crusader looks really cool and gives the overall feel of the army to it. So I have decided to paint this first Crusader in the old school Dark Angels green… and picked out the small square areas that run throughout the tank the well-known Bone color that the Deathwing have become famous for, to show that it all ties in. Here’s a couple pics:

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In keeping in line with the rest of the army, I’ve painted the Hurricane Bolters in red as well as the Multi-Melta that sits on top. I like how that bright red color pops out against the rest of the colors of the army. I think it’s been a nice touch. Here’s a few more:

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I was able to knock this tank out in about 3 hours and if it wasn’t for me having to run the wife to work and then watch the kids the rest of the afternoon I would’ve been able to finish off the Dreadnought as well ( I got about 80% done with it…) So now I’m working on finishing Horatio up and I’ll have another post within a day or two to show his completion status. After going through the DA book I noticed that they added a new Deathwing Knight unit to the Elites section. I found out that these guys are basically some of the baddest mofo’s out there in Terminator Armour so I had to pick up a box and they are in the assembly stage. Because of this, I’ve added them to the army and have removed one of the traditional Deathwing Terminator squads. So I’ve updated the list below. I will get the Deathwing Knights knocked out real soon as well. I can almost feel it! Nearly done with this entire army!

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Lastly, for those of you keeping track, here’s what’s left to paint to complete my Deathwing army:

- Deathwing Grandmaster Belial

- Chaplain Cassius in Terminator Armor

- Librarian Targaryus in Terminator Armor

- 5 man Terminator Squad (Infernus)

- 5 man Terminator Squad (Barrage)

- 5 man Terminator Squad (Nike)

- 5 man Terminator Squad (Nixxus – Removed because of the inclusion of the Deathwing Knights)

- 1 Dreadnought (Horatio)

- 5 man Terminator Deathwing Knights Squad (Name needs to be chosen)

- 1 Dreadnought (Horatio – New! 80% Complete!)

- Land Raider Crusader

- Land Raider Crusader

40K Chronicles: Deathwing Squad Nike Complete!

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I finally made it into the local Games Workshop here in Oklahoma City this past weekend to visit my friend playing a pickup Fantasy game… While I was there I found out just how far out of the loop I was on new models, paints, and much more since I’ve been out of the scene for a while… As I was perusing the many boxed sets and blisters, I came across a flyer for a Warhammer 40k Escalation League…. On the bottom of the flyer it read “This escalation league is to get people playing again, dusting off an old army that you never finished, or to simply start something new…” And that spurred me into getting the dust off the ole’ Deathwing army and get to painting them. So this will serve as a resurrection post for my 40k Deathwing army and bring it all back to life!

The basic format for the Escalation league is 750 points for the month of January, 1,250 for February, 1,750 for March, 2,000 for April and 2,500 points for the league finale in May. I have a little over 2,000 points in my Deathwing army and could add another Dreadnought or a 5-man squad in order to beef it up to 2,500 points… we’ll see when the time comes. Basic points are earned by playing up to 3 games per month (at 1 point per game) and also entering your painted units/models in the local painting contest. 1 point for entering the model and another point if you manage to win the painting contest that month. Again, the entire purpose is to get people excited about playing and to be honest I could use the tune-up for 40k again, since I haven’t played it in years and am unfamiliar with the rule set…

If you’ve seen my previous 40k posts then you’ll know that I got started on this army a little over a year ago and had good progress at the time. I finished 2 five man squads and both Belial as well as a Chaplain. In addition, I finished a Dreadnought. However, the dreadnought was lost during my relocation to OKC and so I’ve had to acquire another and add him to the list of things that need to be painted. But before getting to the dreadnought, I decided to knock out another unit of Deathwing Terminators – Deathwing Squad Nike!

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Deathwing Squad Nike.

I have the kneeling model that was originally released with the Space Hulk re-release a few years ago and added him to this squad. I also have the other Terminator holding the Tyranid head in another squad – Squad Barrage… I like the extra character these models bring to the army since they are not like the others. It helps to make it stand out a little bit more. Here’s a couple more pics:

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And here’s a couple more of the rest of the unit. Lookin’ forward to finishing off this army since I’ve had it sitting for so long. I’m thinking I’ll work on either the Dreadnought Horatio or one of the Land Raiders next… Also need to squeeze in the Bastilodon when I can. Lots to do so I better get back to it!

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Lastly, for those of you keeping track, here’s what’s left to paint to complete my Deathwing army:

- Deathwing Grandmaster Belial

- Chaplain Cassius in Terminator Armor

- Librarian Targaryus in Terminator Armor

- 5 man Terminator Squad (Infernus)

- 5 man Terminator Squad (Barrage)

- 5 man Terminator Squad (Nike)

- 5 man Terminator Squad (Nixxus)

- 1 Dreadnought (Horatio)

- 1 Dreadnought (Horatio – New!)

- Land Raider Crusader

- Land Raider Crusader

The Original Spawning: Skink Oracle and Troglodon make their way into the Lizardmen Grand Host ranks.

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If you read my last post then you will recall that I participated in a 2,500 point Warhammer Tournament last weekend… I was fortunate enough to walk away with Best Painted Honors and played in 3 awesome games. It really sparked the fire for me, and because of all the hype surrounding Fantasy gaming in the Midwest area, my brother HornedRatRob, has taken it upon himself to start running more frequent tournaments at Hero Complex, which is in Wichita, Kansas. Head on over to his page and find out how we’ve come up with a unique ranking system that rewards players for the amount of tournaments they participate in, types of awards won, and even if you get First Blood in a game! It’s a circuit system that has been dubbed “Wheat Shocker Warhammer Tournament Series” and will run for 6 months at a time. Currently, there’s a tournament scheduled every month so if you’re in the Midwest Region, please feel free to come join us in some awesome gaming opportunities as well as your chance to win some cool S.W.A.G. and ultimately, the “Wheat Shocker Warlord” trophy. Here’s a link to his page with all the information you need to get involved.

…anyways. I found myself in the tournament at the last minute and because I’d hardly dedicated any time to the Lizardmen and their new book I put myself in a rather uncomfortable situation. Because I was unfamiliar with some of the new rules and had neglected to put together the new Bastilodon and Troglodon models that I have I was forced to play with a list from the old codex and, needless to say, I didn’t take advantage of some of the cool things that the Lizardmen now have at their disposal. I was able to go 0-1-2 with my list, but it definitely spurred me to do something about it… and that has brought me to this guy… I’m pleased to bring you this Skink Oracle and his faithful Troglodon (names coming soon!), in all their painted glory!

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I must say that I am absolutely impressed with these newer sculpts from Games Workshop. When I first began playing 14 years ago the sculpts were nowhere near this type of detail… nor did they take the amount of time to simply put something like this together. GW has gone leaps and bounds ahead of where they once were and I definitely tip my hat to their sculptors, I was truly amazed by the amount of detail that went into this model. Here’s some more views:

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I decided to paint the Skink Oracle a strikingly different color than the Troglodon, in order for him to stand out more against the bright colors. I highlighted the red all the way out to orange to give him that little extra bit of pop. And then decided to make his scales blue, just like the Trog he’s riding. Here’s the Skink Oracle up close:

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Overall I’m very pleased with how this model turned out. If you’ve ever seen my army up close you’ll notice one of the things that really attracted me to Lizardmen was the amount of different colors you can use on any of the models. Most of my units are all bright colors, and none really close to the others. It really gives the sense of how wild the Jungles of Lustria are, and really brings home the true nature of Lizardmen, in my opinion. I think the bone scales really help the purple skin tone stand out and the red Skink Oracle clashes even more, giving a bright illusion. I am really impressed with both the model itself and how the paint job turned out.

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Next up is the Bastilodon! He’s the last model I need to paint in order to have the Lizardmen up and running again. I plan on including another Skink Priest in my new list so I’ll have to add one of those, and maybe another Scar-Veteran on foot. Check back soon, more to come and, as always, thanks for reading!