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Chronicles of Thor #8: I’m Writing My First Ever Book

Where to begin? Oh, I know! I'll bury the lead and save the title subject matter for the end of the blog post ;) Blood Bowl So, the 4th season of Blood Bowl at my FLGS is going strong. This is the first season I've run where every single player has played at least one of their games. I know that doesn't sound like much, but considering every previous season has had 2-3 players who never play a single game, it's a huge improvement! I did do one match report when my Undead faced Nurgle, but so far that's all...continue reading

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#MonsterMarch 3 (2019) – Part 5 Finale

KDM Dragon king With the lava effect base done and dusted on the Dragon king, and with the final little cleanup tasks completed he is ready to face down the survivors of Kingdom death. I have also painted up the four dragon king armour survivors and their bases to partially match the beast they are made from. KDM is very monster hunter in its approach to armour and weapons, Rip creatures apart and use the remains to make gear. Bonus model – Knight armour of brother Nixios With so much of my focus being on the Void Jackals it would...continue reading

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#MonsterMarch3 – Part 4: Return of the King

Warlord Titan & Armigers With the final details done on the Warlord I am going to consider these guys done for now, the bases of the Armigers are going to be matched to part of my diorama project while the Warlord will have his base painted to match a pair of titanicus warhounds that I am planning to paint up in the future to act as his hounds. Both armigers and the warlord next to brother Nixios who shares there colour schemeRex Monte with the jackal symbol on his left shoulder. On the right shoulder sits the heraldry of the...continue reading

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Monster March 2019 – Part 3: The Work Continues

Warlord Titan I have painted the edges of the armour plates and have made a start on the weapons by giving the power claw its first pass of paint applications.   Armigers Work continues on Venge getting him undercoated and laying down the base colour scheme as well as getting the armour trim finished. I now need to give the weapons another pass to bring them up to a good standard. I can do cleanup and final detailing tasks on both armigers and the warlord titan at the same time. Game colour dropper bottles make great stands for Armiger torsos.Venge...continue reading

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Monster March 3 – Part 2: Progress is Being Made

Warlord Titan & armigers. I am putting these three models together in a group update as they are all using my void jackals colour scheme and are roughly the same size. The Warlord Titan (Rex monte) has been posted striding forwards into battle. Closing the distance between himself and his foes as I selected the power claw option (Purely for aesthetic reasons. As If I ever acquire the 40k scale one I would still get the power claw as it looks awesome.) to go with the plasma and laser blasters. As this model is to be used as a representative...continue reading

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Chronicles of Thor #7: Blood Bowl, Painting Tutorials & Organizing

It's been a busy month for me and I feel like I've gotten quite a bit accomplished. Let's see... Undead Team (Cryptkickers) If you missed it, I managed to get my Undead team all painted up for Blood Bowl, who I have named the Cryptkickers. I had a blast working on the team and managed to get them done early for #Squaduary. Next week starts our 4th season of Blood Bowl at my FLGS, hence the rush on the team. Here's the roster I've come up with: Ghoul x 2Wight x 2Mummy x 2SkeletonZombie x 4Re-rolls x 3 That puts...continue reading

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Monster March 2019 – Part 1: The Planning Stages

Monster March is upon us again, graciously hosted by Swordmasterofhoeth ( https://swordmasterofhoeth.blogspot.com/ ) and with Monster march comes big beasties. This year I have pledged the following models. I will provide notes on how I plan to tackle these as the month progresses. Warlord Titan The plan for this model is to make a representation of the mountain king. The mountain king is the chapter master of the Void jackals space marine chapter who is also a titan princeps. As a space marine chapter the Void Jackals stand in a unique place. Their Chapter monestary sits atop a titan manufactorium...continue reading

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Chronicles of Thor: Undead Painting Progress & Shameless Plugs

Here's the random stuff I've been up to. Undead Blood Bowl Team This has been my big push the past 4 weeks or so, my Undead team. It's also what I pledged for Squaduary. The beginning of March will be the start of a new season of Blood Bowl at my FLGS, so I'm pushing to make sure I get the team all painted. It's looking promising too. Squaduary Pledge That last Wight is halfway done at this point. What's left goes quick enough. Once I wrap that Wight up then it's on to painting two Mummies - the last...continue reading

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#Squaduary 2019 by Stepping Between Games – My Pledge

Rory over at Stepping Between Games is hosting the 3rd (I think) #Squaduary where you commit to getting a squad painted up during February. I thought I'd enter this year with my Undead team. I have a start on them, as I've shown, but I still have some unpainted models to work on, plus getting most of them based. While I have no time crunch to get this team done, this seems like a perfect time to make that final push on them. I don't know about you, but as I near the end of a project I start losing...continue reading

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Chronicles of Thor: Gaming, Painting, and Brushes

Quite a bit going on since last I chronicled. Let's see what I can remember though... Blackstone Fortress I got to play this with Kamui a few weeks back. I honestly knew nothing of the game beyond the basic setting. My lack of interest in 40K has included anything in the setting. So, getting to play the game meant learning everything. I mean, that goes without saying with a new game, but as I said - I knew nothing at all about this game. Anyway, it was a lot of fun. Our goal was to learn how the game worked,...continue reading

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Chronicles of Thor – Back on the Hobby Horse and Forging Ahead

The last chronicle I did wasn't an uplifting one. My father had just passed away and I was dealing with a lot. Well, since then things have settled down. I still have a lot left to do regarding my father's affairs, but the breakneck pace I was running at for 2-weeks straight is over. I guess you could say that things are settling into a new normal. Twitter Giveaway Contest For weeks I had not touched a model. The motivation to paint wasn't there, plus I had nothing to work on. Since getting into Warhammer Underworlds, my paint queue had...continue reading

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Chronicles of Thor – The Cold Hard Slap of Reality

This is only the third entry in this little series I've got going and it's not all fun. However, let's start with the fun stuff, shall we? Nightvault Gaming After getting my Thorns of the Briar Queen painted, I was able to take them out for a spin and played a few games with them against Farstriders.   My first game saw me get completely smashed as I struggled to use a warband that wasn't all, "Rawr! I'm going to punch you in the dick!" It was fun though and I applied some lessons learned to my second game where...continue reading

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Dreadtober 2018 – Part #5: The Aftermath

Magos Scoria I added some green dots for his eye lenses and then proceeded to wash the main model with agrax earthshade and then the base with red ink. After then doing a final pass to make sure everything was fine and to make final minor adjustments to the scheme I called him done. I did not glue him to his base though as I could foresee something snapping if I tried to glue him down as he touches the base at four points with only the tips of his scorpion legs. By not gluing him in place (he sits...continue reading

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