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Post Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:38 pm

Chaos Warband (Talisman 3rd Edition minis)

I'm creating a Chaos warband for Age of Sigmar: Skirmish

*ahem*

...using the minis from Talisman 3rd Edition (1994).

So far I have a Minotaur/Bullgor (right), a Chaos Warrior (left) and a Warrior/"Darkoath Chieftain" (centre). I'm going for a very light Slaaneshi theme (i.e. pink/purple/black colour scheme, but no major mutations):

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There's five more members of the band to go: a Chaos Marauder, a Chaos Dwarf, a Skaven Clanrat, a Beastman/Gor and a Chaos Sorcerer Lord.

I haven't finished the bases yet, but I wanted to get a picture up sooner rather than later.

More to follow.
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Post Sun Apr 14, 2019 7:50 pm

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Some lovely painting but think you could have gone full K.I.S.S on the warriors warpaint !!! Will look forward to seeing the rest of the warband painted up.
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Post Mon Apr 15, 2019 8:01 am

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I was thinking precisely the same thing. It's Kissssssss! :D Well done! Even if there is some small ambiguity which bit of glam rock is depicted. ;-)

(Hey, there's an dea! Each member of the warband is from a different rockband! Kiss, Gwar, Def Leopard, Whatever blows your amp!)
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Post Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:00 pm

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It's actually supposed to be Abbath from Immortal:

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Post Mon Apr 15, 2019 12:07 pm

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By the way, I started experimenting with the bases today -- started out on the Minotaur here:

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I wanted something that looked fairly generic and "stony" as I plan to mostly game on a kind of rocky, dusty, desert wasteland... this is a combination of black washes and drybrushes in various shades of grey. It looks all right, I think, but I'm not sure if it's what I'll settle with.
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Post Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:52 am

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Okay. No ambiguity at all. Had I been less mortal I might have known Abbath. The reference is quite clear. Very well done! Just . . . I live in a glam-rock closet. :">

Anyway . . . the base (or should I say bass?) came out well. Though maybe Mr. Minuettaur is big enough to need a double bass. If he want's to stand up, as it were.

Anyway anyway . . . puns aside . . . he looks pretty! Lovely and well done.
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Post Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:38 am

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Well, I now have five miniatures painted, but four of them are finished -- varnished and ready to go. Here they are:

Chaos Warrior, Slaangor, Marauder and "Darkoath Chieftain":

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Now there are three members left to paint: Chaos Sorcerer, Chaos Dwarf and Skaven Clanrat.
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Post Mon Apr 29, 2019 10:24 am

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I added a Chaos Dwarf to the gang. He seems to have abandoned Hashut and converted to "Slaaneshism" to fit in with the rest of them.

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Just the Skaven and Sorcerer to go now.
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Post Tue Apr 30, 2019 5:44 am

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They're all worshiping the same deity? How . . . orderly. :D Great additions all fitting together very nicely.
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Post Fri May 03, 2019 9:19 pm

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They look great! I like the very "clean" (if that's the right word) style which fits the sculpts very nicely.
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