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Forum: 40k Tactics   01-28-13, 01:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,339
Posted By Kontempt
For me I usually take the vindicator for the...

For me I usually take the vindicator for the psychological effect. Your opponent would have seen whole units disappear at some point from a well placed pie plate, so just putting a vindi on the table...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-12-11, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By Kontempt
Alright it's been a while since I posted...

Alright it's been a while since I posted anything. These DE take quite a while to paint! Also had to do a combat squad for my game with DA. Still struggling a bit with pics. Had 2 different 100w...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-10-11, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,058
Posted By Kontempt
When I did my DE Wyches I mixed 1:1 Chaos Black...

When I did my DE Wyches I mixed 1:1 Chaos Black and Adeptus battlegrey then ad a bit more Codex Grey. Finally a fine higlight of Codex Grey. It looked too bright so I washed it down with Badab Black...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   07-07-11, 03:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 696
Posted By Kontempt
850 point DA

I'm trying out a couple of lists, need some advice. At 850 my opponents aren't fielding much mech. Played a SW list that was all infantry which wiped out my dual wing (at 1000pts). Trying to make it...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-30-11, 09:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,711
Posted By Kontempt
How are you finding painting the Finecast? I...

How are you finding painting the Finecast? I wasn't as keen on it because the surfaces seem a bit rough all over, particularly on the fleshy areas and large armour surfaces. I thought it was just me...
Forum: General 40k   06-29-11, 01:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,249
Posted By Kontempt
After reading the Dark Angels novels, I like the...

After reading the Dark Angels novels, I like the idea of a developed human race lost to the imperium then "resettled" during the Great Crusade. They don't want what the imperium has to offer. They...
Forum: Trading Area   06-29-11, 03:03 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Kontempt
So that's a no then? If you read the post you...

So that's a no then? If you read the post you would see I lost a sheet. No there is not enough for multiple vehicles for the Last Hatred transfers. What was the point of your post by the way?
Forum: Trading Area   06-28-11, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Kontempt
Wanted DE Transfers

Hey all. I'm sure all those people who've painted up transports for their DE have some leftover transfers. So I was wondering if anyone has Last Hatred transfers to sell, swap or "donate" if you are...
Forum: Dark Eldar Army Lists   06-24-11, 07:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 808
Posted By Kontempt
You could give your Archon a Web Way Portal and...

You could give your Archon a Web Way Portal and race him in that Venom to the other side of the board to drop it. That way your Talos can come screaming out of it and cause some serious hassles....
Forum: Dark Eldar Army Lists   06-24-11, 07:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,950
Posted By Kontempt
It's good to see something other than Venom spam...

It's good to see something other than Venom spam lists going on here. I don't think they are very creative. Hellions are often overlooked for their effectiveness. Being able to shoot, then assault at...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-12-11, 12:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,088
Posted By Kontempt
I dunno, you need pics of more recently painted...

I dunno, you need pics of more recently painted items. For me I don't think the camera is the problem on this one. Some really chunky higlighting going on in those pics.
Forum: Dark Eldar Army Lists   06-12-11, 12:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,946
Posted By Kontempt
Remember with the turbo boosting reavers that it...

Remember with the turbo boosting reavers that it isn't absolutely necessary to make sure you end up behind a wall, you just need to stay out of assault range. That should be pretty easy to do with a...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-08-11, 08:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,728
Posted By Kontempt
Saw the GW article yesterday. I was trawling...

Saw the GW article yesterday. I was trawling through here and noticed you'd put up a new model and thought to myself, "Ooh that looks familiar." Congratulations mate. Your models never fail to...
Forum: Dark Eldar Army Lists   06-07-11, 12:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,946
Posted By Kontempt
I was thinking about taking a unit of Helions...

I was thinking about taking a unit of Helions with the Baron for my army. They look pretty good with 18" Assault 2 striking at Str 4 i assault. Wittle away units before cleaning up on assault and you...
Forum: Dark Eldar Army Lists   06-06-11, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 968
Posted By Kontempt
I dunno, the Raider with Flickerfield is only 5...

I dunno, the Raider with Flickerfield is only 5 pts more expensive than Venom with extra Splinter Cannon, for two extra Splinter rounds. He's gunna need some more Dark Lance shots with his current...
Forum: 40k Army Lists   06-02-11, 11:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,058
Posted By Kontempt
Good points raised. I know I've fallen into the...

Good points raised. I know I've fallen into the old mech/melta trap before, only to face SW with no mech and two units of Long Fangs. Lists should have some flexibility. Seeing as though anyone can...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-02-11, 12:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By Kontempt
Got some shots with a blank background but my...

Got some shots with a blank background but my lighting is a bit crap. Will have to get more pics during the day - so will have to wait until weekend. Here's one for now.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-31-11, 08:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 424
Posted By Kontempt
I usually assemble the tank first without glueing...

I usually assemble the tank first without glueing the top on. I mask off where I will glue the top then prime. Leve the back wall (sitting behind cockpit) unglued and you can usually slide it out to...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-31-11, 10:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,619
Posted By Kontempt
I don't like to prime on sprue because I wan't to...

I don't like to prime on sprue because I wan't to make sure any marks or lines are cleaned up first. Then I want to make sure I clean the model thoroughly with soap and a toothbrush. I find it much...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-30-11, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,440
Posted By Kontempt
Just awesome man, makes me wanna go out and buy...

Just awesome man, makes me wanna go out and buy an airbrush now! The colour makes it look ghostly. You could just imagine it cruising through the darkened realm of Commorragh barely visible in the...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-30-11, 06:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By Kontempt
Thanks - will do as soon as I finish up the...

Thanks - will do as soon as I finish up the details. Thanks for your appreciation!
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-29-11, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,905
Posted By Kontempt
I reckon the one on the left heavily washed with...

I reckon the one on the left heavily washed with bright highlights. The balck armour/coloured highlight is what everyone else is doing, it's nice to see something different.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-29-11, 04:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By Kontempt
It's Dheneb Stone washed with Leviathan Purple...

It's Dheneb Stone washed with Leviathan Purple and dry brushed with the Stone again. Really quick and easy.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   05-29-11, 04:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 940
Posted By Kontempt
DE Army WIP

Here are some of my Wyches. Just need to tighten up a few details such as eyes, but left my chaos black open the other day so need to get more. Was wondering whether i should add green or dried grass...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-28-11, 03:51 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 10,150
Posted By Kontempt
It's hard to continue to justify spending money...

It's hard to continue to justify spending money at GW stores here when we have a price hike every 3 or 4 months. It was only a year and a half ago, maybe two that you could buy Terminators for $55,...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-26-11, 11:57 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 16,624
Posted By Kontempt
I was totally going to draw comparisons to...

I was totally going to draw comparisons to Pyramid Head with the Wracks. They would look awesome with a kick arse two inch sword dragging behind them. It's the pose - like they are stumbling forward...
Forum: Video Games & Software   05-22-11, 02:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 776
Posted By Kontempt
I reckon Soulstorm is far better. You don't have...

I reckon Soulstorm is far better. You don't have 3 man units of Broadsides and some of the other cheese. Plus the AI on Soulstorm is much harder to play against. The harder AI makes it much more...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   04-24-11, 10:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,184
Posted By Kontempt
I was thinking 2 full RW is a bit much,...

I was thinking 2 full RW is a bit much, especially if they aren't troops. You only have 2 units of troops which will make it hard for objective based games. Definitely need more termies.

Also I...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-17-11, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,648
Posted By Kontempt
Don't use badab black to tone down grey...

Don't use badab black to tone down grey highlights. I did it on my Ravenwing and you end up with this splotchy effect. Try to mix a 50:50 Chaos Black and Codex Grey. For more raised areas work up the...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-17-11, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
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Posted By Kontempt
I agree on the War Walker. The legs being grey...

I agree on the War Walker. The legs being grey would be cool. It's just TOO orange overall. Perhaps do those vanes on the legs orange to change it up a bit. It's a very cool colour scheme as an army,...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-17-11, 10:25 AM
Replies: 27
  Poll: Tau scheme
Views: 3,312
Posted By Kontempt
Excuse the ignorance, but how did you do the...

Excuse the ignorance, but how did you do the visuals for the test colours? Been looking for it for a mate of mine who is starting up Tau and wants a black and bone scheme and is wanting to try...
Forum: Dark Eldar Army Lists   03-31-11, 07:35 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,712
Posted By Kontempt
Dude - That's why you keep them in cover or...

Dude - That's why you keep them in cover or moving so you get a cover save. You can still disembark and fire cause it's fast and open topped.



Meat sheilds are CHEAP. You take loads and don't...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   10-20-10, 02:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 576
Posted By Kontempt
I like the melta-guns on your bikes, especially...

I like the melta-guns on your bikes, especially with the Apothecary. Very effective against lighter vehicles. Maybe Melta Bombs in case you run into anything too big, you'll have to get within 6"...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   10-14-10, 01:11 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 11,691
Posted By Kontempt
I heard it was coming out, got excited, saw the...

I heard it was coming out, got excited, saw the trailer and died a little inside.

Seriously they have a massive, rabid fan base who mainly got hooked on the aesthetic appeal of the miniatures and...
Forum: 40k Tactics   09-08-10, 03:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 756
Posted By Kontempt
Could you give us a brief rundown of your units...

Could you give us a brief rundown of your units and your opponents? It helps make advice a bit more specific.

With your bikes, try to keep them out of melee. You want to try to keep them mobile...
Forum: 40k Tactics   09-05-10, 12:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,286
Posted By Kontempt
I always thought that the BB was a two-handed...

I always thought that the BB was a two-handed weapon so you couldn't take another option. For me it's BB all the way, particularly if you get stuck facing something big and tough you weren't...
Forum: 40k Tactics   09-04-10, 11:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,950
Posted By Kontempt
Remember against the LR to make use of the melta...

Remember against the LR to make use of the melta rule - At half range get an extra D6 for penetration. Also if you are going to try to hack termies to pieces with Banshees, try to soften them up with...
Forum: 40k Tactics   09-04-10, 11:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,243
Posted By Kontempt
Even though this thread has been hijacked, the...

Even though this thread has been hijacked, the points raised have been really interesting. Its almost about the philosophy of the game itself. Is it about packing an army with the most kick ass units...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   09-03-10, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,364
Posted By Kontempt
Can't you only put one unit in a vehichle though?...

Can't you only put one unit in a vehichle though? Belial would be a separate unit if you have the chappy attached to the termies.
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   08-15-10, 12:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By Kontempt
Thanks for the feedback everyone. Unfortunately...

Thanks for the feedback everyone. Unfortunately my pred has it weapons glued because I didn't find out about magnets until well after it was built (facepalm).

I really like your RW setup sem. I...
Forum: Off Topic   08-14-10, 01:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,786
Posted By Kontempt
Funny article, love how "geeks" are all so...

Funny article, love how "geeks" are all so stereotypical. I can go with the thoughtfulness and ability to hold conversations that don't involve inane topics like fashion or hair products. But I'm...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   08-13-10, 05:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By Kontempt
Advice please - 1500pt Multiwing Tourney

I've played a probably 20 friendly games before, but my chances to play are pretty few and far between. So I thought I'd enter a tournament for a chance to play a few games. Don't really care about...
Forum: Space Marine Army Lists   08-04-10, 12:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By Kontempt
Swap Azrael with Int-Chap in termie armour....

Swap Azrael with Int-Chap in termie armour. Attach him to your termies to have re-roll to hit, re-roll to wound. Should free up some points to add attack bike with multi-melta to Ravenwing and some...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-04-10, 03:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,545
Posted By Kontempt
Dark Angels don't field Land Speeder Storm. It is...

Dark Angels don't field Land Speeder Storm. It is not in the Codex, much like Ironclads and Thunderfires. This is why when these units were released there was never a DA painted example in White...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   08-03-10, 01:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,545
Posted By Kontempt
Landspeeders only count as scoring if fielded as...

Landspeeders only count as scoring if fielded as part of an attack squadron, as per Sammael's entry. If fielded as part of a Ravenwing Support Squadron then they don't count.
Forum: 40k Fluff   06-09-10, 02:52 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 10,550
Posted By Kontempt
Song: Redemption...Is a Cold Body Band: Hell...

Song: Redemption...Is a Cold Body
Band: Hell Within

Perfect for the Dark Angels...No Redemption untill the Fallen are all cold in the ground.
Forum: 40k Tactics   06-03-10, 01:57 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,576
Posted By Kontempt
I didn't think you could attach both chappy and...

I didn't think you could attach both chappy and Belial to one unit. I find the re-rolls are more effective than the extra attacks Belial provides, especially against large high toughness units.

I...
Forum: 40k Tactics   06-02-10, 02:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,576
Posted By Kontempt
Depends on what you are facing. I run a...

Depends on what you are facing. I run a Multi-wing force. Usually have 2 DW squads. For a horde army:

Squad 1
Int-Chap Termie armour
Seargent LC, 2 w/LC, Banner Bearer w/HF + CF, Apothecary...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   05-10-10, 06:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,271
Posted By Kontempt
Thanks for the feedback everyone. Was going to...

Thanks for the feedback everyone. Was going to model my termie with hand held banner just cos it looks rad. Will see if I can fit a chainfist to it though. Was going to drop them with...
Forum: 40k Fluff   05-09-10, 12:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,975
Posted By Kontempt
The eldar may shun reproduction because they fear...

The eldar may shun reproduction because they fear they might enjoy it too much. Remember their fall was due to their heightened senses which led to debauchery and eventually the birth of Slaanesh....
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