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Forum: Project Logs   10-10-16, 06:08 PM
Replies: 156
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Posted By Veteran Sergeant
I've been kind of industrious. My Counts-As...

I've been kind of industrious. My Counts-As Deathwatch using actual Deathwatch parts are taking shape. The Mark 8 kit is cool. Far better proportions and a little taller than the standard kits, so it...
Forum: Project Logs   10-07-16, 05:58 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,551
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
I figured Necromunda mutant rats would have...

I figured Necromunda mutant rats would have scavenged Imperial weapons. Since they'll likely get used for Kill Team too, I gave a couple Kroot rifles too. I put models on sprue because eventually...
Forum: Project Logs   10-05-16, 08:44 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,551
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
I've been away for a bit. So busy, so little...

I've been away for a bit. So busy, so little attention to my forum posts. You guys can always follow me on Facebook, as it will update any time I do anything new. I don't post a ton, so it isn't like...
Forum: Project Logs   04-12-16, 09:16 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,551
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
The first part is certainly true. So,...

The first part is certainly true.


So, it's been basically a year. I was really not busy for a while. I moved to a place even closer to the beach, and the hobby was all downhill from there, haha....
Forum: Converting, Modelling and Green Stuff   04-12-16, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 14,039
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
It's been a while, but I've created a more...

It's been a while, but I've created a more in-depth tutorial for doing this:

True Scale Space Marines (https://veteransergeant.wordpress.com/2015/03/26/true-scale-space-marine-tutorial/)
Forum: Project Logs   04-24-15, 01:21 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,551
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
https://veteransergeant.files.wordpress.com/2015/0...

https://veteransergeant.files.wordpress.com/2015/04/converted-chaos-marine-tall-scale-true-scale-space-marine-conversion-boltgun-teaser.jpg?w=750&h=299
Forum: Project Logs   03-26-15, 04:04 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,551
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
Thanks guys. Glad you like him. Like I said, a...

Thanks guys. Glad you like him. Like I said, a lot of time went into planning this guy out, and it was important he ended up looking like I wanted him to.


People have asked for a tutorial on how...
Forum: Project Logs   03-24-15, 03:46 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,551
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
So it's been a while since I've done any real...

So it's been a while since I've done any real work on Space Marines (Deathstorm doesn't count because they weren't mine and weren't scaled up, just some minor conversion work.)

I've had the idea...
Forum: Project Logs   03-09-15, 07:34 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,551
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
A bit of an aside to the project, since I've been...

A bit of an aside to the project, since I've been mostly working on Xeno-heresy not allowed on this forum, but something I worked on. For those who enjoyed the original "Veteran Sergeant Plays......
Forum: Project Logs   03-09-15, 03:44 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,551
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
Yeah, I've never been a fan of Eldar (or elves in...

Yeah, I've never been a fan of Eldar (or elves in general). So it took a while to figure out a way to get excited about them other than thinking of ways to use their corpses as decorations, lol.
Forum: Project Logs   03-08-15, 04:42 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,551
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
Remember how I said I need to go back and finish...

Remember how I said I need to go back and finish my Orks and Tau... Well, the good news is I knocked out another 10 or so Orks to get them up to about 25. Then I got distracted by my bits box again....
Forum: Project Logs   02-27-15, 04:16 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,551
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
So the problem with my Imperial Guard* is that I...

So the problem with my Imperial Guard* is that I hate the plastic kits for them. So I'm "stuck" with the metals. And let's be realistic. I have like 250 of them. I'm not getting rid of them and I'm...
Forum: Project Logs   02-16-15, 01:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 12,369
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
Have many fond memories of Mordheim, though our...

Have many fond memories of Mordheim, though our tables never looked half as good as yours. Really liking your work so far.
Forum: Project Logs   01-30-15, 05:21 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,551
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
Well, the point value is somewhat arbitrary since...

Well, the point value is somewhat arbitrary since I am building a more tactical, infantry focused skirmish ruleset for my friends and I to play. So both the Tau and the Orks just need a bunch of...
Forum: Project Logs   01-29-15, 06:27 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,551
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
I think I'm actually "done" with the Tau, in...

I think I'm actually "done" with the Tau, in terms of buying stuff. I was only ever looking to make about 500ish points, and constructed around an infantry-heavy force since I don't intend to play...
Forum: Project Logs   01-28-15, 04:48 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,551
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
I've not been terribly excited about the Tau thus...

I've not been terribly excited about the Tau thus far. Aside from the aesthetic improvement of the shorter rifle, I haven't really felt like I've been able to do much with the Fire Warriors, and...
Forum: Project Logs   01-27-15, 03:58 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,551
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
Glad you guys are enjoying them. It's an...

Glad you guys are enjoying them. It's an interesting task to work with some of these old (and very uninspired) kits. The reason why you never saw any more Imperial Guard or Chaos Marines after the...
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-26-15, 02:47 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,719
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
Ahh yes. Abaddon has been playing the long game...

Ahh yes. Abaddon has been playing the long game by choice, rather than necessity.

:taunt: Come on now. We're all adults here.
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-25-15, 07:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,719
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
The Great Crusade conquered an entire galaxy in...

The Great Crusade conquered an entire galaxy in 200 years. 13 Black Crusades have conquered...


That's the reality of the 40K Universe a lot of fans don't understand. The Fall to Chaos is a long,...
Forum: Project Logs   01-22-15, 05:48 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,551
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
So I've been plugging along with some more Orks....

So I've been plugging along with some more Orks. The Waaaaagh is growing.

Like I'd said, I'd acquired some bodies from the Stormboyz kit. My hope was that once they were cut free from their scenic...
Forum: 40k Fluff   01-22-15, 01:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,719
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
I'd guess it's significantly less than that, if...

I'd guess it's significantly less than that, if we're talking about actual Legionnaires who took part in the GC/Battle of Terra.

I mean, these were forces that purged all of their loyalist-leaning...
Forum: Project Logs   01-19-15, 03:57 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,551
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
So I've continued assembling some mockups of my...

So I've continued assembling some mockups of my Tau and Orks.

I will say this up front. I never realized how lucky I was with the Space Marines. There is light-years more potential in the basic...
Forum: Project Logs   01-14-15, 05:37 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,551
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
Now with 100% more Xeno-Heresy! So I've been...

Now with 100% more Xeno-Heresy!

So I've been in the process of developing an alternate 40K ruleset designed to focus around troops at the platoon-level (with some vehicle support). One of the...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   09-19-14, 09:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,351
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
The bastards got me... ...

The bastards got me...

http://image.bolterandchainsword.com/uploads/gallery/album_7018/med_gallery_64093_7018_3151.jpg

I'd swore I'd never buy another GW kit new in box, but they got me.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   09-19-14, 08:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,351
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
This guy did them as Ultramarines. It's really...

This guy did them as Ultramarines. It's really more about patience than anything else.
http://www.warhammer.org.uk/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=67218

And honestly, cleaning off the Bangels...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-17-14, 09:02 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,516
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
Hah. The Autocannon was a one-man carry in...

Hah. The Autocannon was a one-man carry in Necromunda too (and, coincidentally, far and away the best heavy weapon in the game).


"Imperial Commander" was just a broad title in the Rogue Trader...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-10-14, 05:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,849
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
The idea of Ullanor being the Emprah's way of...

The idea of Ullanor being the Emprah's way of boosting Horus seems a fair assumption. But it's also important to note that a lot of the old Horus Heresy lore doesn't always add up. And much of that...
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-08-14, 09:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,044
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
The Hive Cities are one of those things that you...

The Hive Cities are one of those things that you kinda have to accept as a "Because Dystopic Grimdark". Sprawling megacities, sure. But the idea of massive, stacked vertical development seems pretty...
Forum: General 40k   09-08-14, 09:35 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,625
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
The funny part is, as a collector of Squats, the...

The funny part is, as a collector of Squats, the only models I never liked were the walking trash cans, lol.
Forum: General 40k   09-08-14, 12:23 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,625
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
The one on the left is a Squat in Exo-Armor...

The one on the left is a Squat in Exo-Armor (Squat equivalent of Terminator Armor). The one on the right is a Squat Techpriest.
http://www.solegends.com/citcat1989/c894204squats-00.jpg

Ratling...
Forum: General 40k   09-06-14, 06:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,625
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
The one fat IG model with a shotgun is the old...

The one fat IG model with a shotgun is the old Cadian Lieutenant. The other one (fist pumping with the bolter) was the Catachan Lieutenant.

Both great models.
Forum: 40k Fluff   09-03-14, 09:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,239
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
Haha, I was banned on Warseer (probably had...

Haha, I was banned on Warseer (probably had something to do with me telling off their admin for encouraging trolling). Aside from its hobby area, that place is such a shithole. Though Dakka is pretty...
Forum: General 40k   08-25-14, 02:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,514
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
It's a reference to this: ...

It's a reference to this:

https://www.heresy-online.net/forums/showthread.php?t=128444
Forum: 40k Fluff   08-24-14, 05:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 970
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
Some of them are cannon fluff. But others have no...

Some of them are cannon fluff. But others have no heavy weapons in them at all, so should be considered small arms fluff instead.
Forum: General 40k   08-24-14, 05:11 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 21,528
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
You dragged this thread up as your first post?

You dragged this thread up as your first post?
Forum: General 40k   08-24-14, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,514
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
Definitely GW has learned the value of "limited...

Definitely GW has learned the value of "limited edition". You see it with more and more Black Library stuff too.

They could be creating boxed sets like this for the sake of quick cash infusion....
Forum: Project Logs   08-24-14, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,916
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
I'll be interested to watch this. I iked the...

I'll be interested to watch this. I iked the universe of Warzone, but the derpy old miniatures were awful. The new generation ones look much better.
Forum: Project Logs   04-24-14, 09:38 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,551
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
Totally not related to this project, but my...

Totally not related to this project, but my awesome coworkers got me a bonsai tree.

So I did the only reasonable thing you can do when you have a miniature Japanese tree.
...
Forum: Project Logs   04-22-14, 05:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,355
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
Fantastic final result. When did the Tau...

Fantastic final result.

When did the Tau join the UN Spacy? ;)
Forum: Project Logs   04-16-14, 01:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,200
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
Yeah, I've been wrestling the "Storm Talon...

Yeah, I've been wrestling the "Storm Talon Solution" and I'm starting to think the solution is making them out of Valkyrie kits, stylized as Vulture-type aircraft.

I got about halfway through the...
Forum: Project Logs   04-13-14, 07:13 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,551
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
I'd been discussing the fact that I had several...

I'd been discussing the fact that I had several Land Speeders to do, and how that would affect the scale project. So I set out to see how that could be accomplished. Turned out easier than I thought....
Forum: Project Logs   03-16-14, 01:43 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,551
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
This guy still needs some work. He was assembled...

This guy still needs some work. He was assembled using an old set of legs that were repurposed when I pulled apart a dude who needed a waist extension. The legs took a bit of damage in the process...
Forum: Project Logs   02-28-14, 07:10 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,551
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
It is definitely a lot of work. I never claimed...

It is definitely a lot of work. I never claimed to be doing this the best way, lol. I'm not an expert modeler. I'm just a guy who builds stuff and sometimes it comes out looking cool. Half the time...
Forum: Project Logs   02-27-14, 04:42 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 27,551
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
Sorry for the time away. The current ladyfriend...

Sorry for the time away. The current ladyfriend had been over a lot the past few weeks, and while Space Marines know no fear, the kind of women I date might not immediately understand my closet-dork...
Forum: 40k Fluff   02-25-14, 03:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,165
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
In the words of Public Enemy, Can't Truss It. ...

In the words of Public Enemy, Can't Truss It.

Under Martian Law, doctors and other wizards are forbidden. So is cloning, AI, and a bunch of other stuff that seems like it might make sense for the...
Forum: General 40k   02-24-14, 03:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 836
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
Real Dark Angels...

Real Dark Angels (http://3.bp.blogspot.com/_9dReqfKOOw0/TTtBiU2W2gI/AAAAAAAAAPE/49dfplZUWlI/s1600/darkangels_lg.jpg) don't wear bathrobes anyway. Your Dark Angels will thank you for leaving them off....
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   02-24-14, 01:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,544
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
Not among my favorites of their primarchs thus...

Not among my favorites of their primarchs thus far.
Forum: General 40k   02-23-14, 03:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 883
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
Very unfortunate type there.

Very unfortunate type there.
Forum: General 40k   02-09-14, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,654
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
Good lord, lol. Tonight, on 40K TV. When...

Good lord, lol.

Tonight, on 40K TV. When Rivets Go Wrong!
Forum: Project Logs   02-09-14, 06:09 PM
Replies: 239
Views: 19,402
Posted By Veteran Sergeant
All the best ideas come from Lemmy. That's how I...

All the best ideas come from Lemmy. That's how I chose my facial hair for Mövember.
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