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Forum: Project Logs   08-31-15, 06:31 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,181
Posted By Syph
Been on holiday just after posting. Might have an...

Been on holiday just after posting. Might have an update tomorrow if I make some progress tonight. I've worked a little more on the dragon - some adornments to the armour on the legs to make it more...
Forum: Project Logs   08-27-15, 12:21 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 11,181
Posted By Syph
Well, life got very busy in 2009. I got married,...

Well, life got very busy in 2009. I got married, had another kid, promotion (a few times) etc. The school I currently work at is starting a Warhammer club, which got me thinking... Then I tidied my...
Forum: General Warhammer   02-11-11, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 991
Posted By Syph
I used it, here's a link:...

I used it, here's a link: https://www.heresy-online.net/forums/showpost.php?p=388726&postcount=77
Forum: Forum Announcements   02-11-11, 03:30 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 9,133
Posted By Syph
I always tell the kids at school that a good logo...

I always tell the kids at school that a good logo needs to be very simple. A small motif alongside Heresy Online is all that's needed. That could be incorporated into the text (like the Chaos star as...
Forum: Project Logs   05-13-10, 10:43 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 20,542
Posted By Syph
Good stuff! It's nice to see a High Elf army; I...

Good stuff! It's nice to see a High Elf army; I even like the wood elf inspired look.

The Ellyrian Reavers are good, though I'm not sure about the amount of armour on them.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-19-10, 08:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,561
Posted By Syph
Don't think there's anything new - that GE is...

Don't think there's anything new - that GE is supposed to be a conversion.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   04-19-10, 07:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,561
Posted By Syph
The scale of some of those battles were...

The scale of some of those battles were phenomenal, particularly the city seige by Chaos and the ship landing of Dark Elves and High Elves. If that's a hint of things to come, I can't see it being...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-05-10, 12:11 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,663
Posted By Syph
Cheers for posting this Gaz. They are absolutely...

Cheers for posting this Gaz. They are absolutely gorgeous, well, as gorgeous as models of very gruesome aliens can be... Is that Broodlord from the new Space Hulk?

And I'm assuming the Ultra...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-04-10, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By Syph
Awesome as per Gareth. With the release of the...

Awesome as per Gareth. With the release of the new 'Nids I presume you've added more to the fleet? I've been away for a while, so if you've got some links to new stuff I'd appreciate it.
Forum: Painting and Airbrushing   04-04-10, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,291
Posted By Syph
Tutorial for the claws here:...

Tutorial for the claws here: https://www.heresy-online.net/forums/showthread.php?t=6438

Courtesy of Wraithy.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-29-10, 07:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,427
Posted By Syph
I took my camera but didn't bother trying to take...

I took my camera but didn't bother trying to take pics this year. It was a very poor showing compared to last year I felt. The majority of people there seemed to be there just to buy things. I'm glad...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-28-10, 03:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,466
Posted By Syph
At Warhammer World they've got Brettonians on...

At Warhammer World they've got Brettonians on display in the gaming hall. Old and new alike, 3-ups, old sealed models and a huge information 'poster'. I remember they did this before Lizards, who...
Forum: Project Logs   03-28-10, 09:38 AM
Replies: 477
Views: 185,765
Posted By Syph
Is that cloak added to the model or is it part of...

Is that cloak added to the model or is it part of the kit? I'm not sure if it's the colour or just the cloak itself but it looks 'awkward'. What a useful post; one of those 'I can't explain it' type...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-28-10, 09:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,228
Posted By Syph
I doubt the film will be overly-gory but there's...

I doubt the film will be overly-gory but there's still probably quite a lot they can get away with and maintain a 12A or 15 which I think would be their ideal target anyway if they want a commercial...
Forum: Project Logs   03-25-10, 05:28 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 185,765
Posted By Syph
Please tell me you're just going to 'cabinet'...

Please tell me you're just going to 'cabinet' your older models with all the OSL and such; they're far too well painted to scrap and start again.
Forum: Project Logs   03-22-10, 03:32 PM
Replies: 304
Views: 92,175
Posted By Syph
Did you ever sort the dragon Wraith?

Did you ever sort the dragon Wraith?
Forum: Project Logs   03-21-10, 11:31 AM
Replies: 304
Views: 92,175
Posted By Syph
Jesus, that's just awesome Wraith. Your army has...

Jesus, that's just awesome Wraith. Your army has come together brilliantly, and what a cool doubles display base to top it all off. Love the subtleness of the green on the Nurgle Knights - a perfect...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-21-09, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By Syph
Nail polish remover is no good for plastic...

Nail polish remover is no good for plastic models.

When I've stripped models with Dettol, I find running the tap quite hard to blast the inital sticky paint off (mainly cold, with a bit of hot...
Forum: General Warhammer   11-16-09, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,209
Posted By Syph
Chaos Dwarves is the obvious one. However, Cathay...

Chaos Dwarves is the obvious one. However, Cathay or Nippon are other alternatives.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-15-09, 10:07 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 12,320
Posted By Syph
Awesome. I was immediately enchanted with the...

Awesome. I was immediately enchanted with the idea of a Beastman army after reading the Malus series. The Gorgon looks to be an interesting model - I hope it's in plastic and CAD designed after...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-14-09, 10:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 852
Posted By Syph
I think the whole model would benefit from a...

I think the whole model would benefit from a variety of washes to help bring out the shadows. You also need to try and keep the paint quite thin as in places the paint is a little blotchy - a couple...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-14-09, 10:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,918
Posted By Syph
Really keen to see what the models look like....

Really keen to see what the models look like. Hopefully we'll see some in December's WD.
Forum: General 40k   11-14-09, 10:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,180
Posted By Syph
It's fairly similar to this concept:...

It's fairly similar to this concept: http://www.microsoft.com/surface/

Aside from the fact you'd lose all that awesome scenary, it could be pretty cool (and dare I say easier?) to play on an...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-09-09, 08:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,983
Posted By Syph
That's exceptional. The 'Nid looks quality,...

That's exceptional. The 'Nid looks quality, though I would have been tempted to do it a different colour so it's contrasting to the banner. Really looking forward to seeing this complete.
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   11-09-09, 07:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,250
Posted By Syph
People, particularly teenagers, tend to have...

People, particularly teenagers, tend to have disposable due to money for Xmas rather than presents. Anytime in Jan would be sensible.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-07-09, 08:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 9,833
Posted By Syph
Awesome work, as always. Love the dirty feel of...

Awesome work, as always. Love the dirty feel of the metallics and the skin tone is perfect.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-07-09, 12:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 594
Posted By Syph
You've made an excellent start Tim. The...

You've made an excellent start Tim. The transition between the shades is excellent. Like the colour too.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-07-09, 12:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,452
Posted By Syph
Sounds like a plan mate, honestly. If I were to...

Sounds like a plan mate, honestly. If I were to interpret the Codex-wolf comment, it'd be that you've painted it in a very neat, to the mark look. I do think the colour is a slightly grittier grey...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-06-09, 09:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,452
Posted By Syph
This kind of thing would help a great deal. I...

This kind of thing would help a great deal. I also imagine Space Wolves to like to paint their armour with runes and such, or tribal markings. That could would quite well on lower legs etc. I think...
Forum: General Warhammer   11-05-09, 11:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 512
Posted By Syph
For information pertaining to new/upcoming...

For information pertaining to new/upcoming releases (rumoured or otherwise), check out the News and Rumours section towards the top of the main forum page. And yes, it's Beastmen next.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-05-09, 09:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,452
Posted By Syph
Said much more eloquently than me! :ok:

Said much more eloquently than me! :ok:
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-05-09, 07:28 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,078
Posted By Syph
Looking good. I envy those with the patience to...

Looking good. I envy those with the patience to paint these size models - particularly Eldar vehicles. Like the green and the vines, though I'd be tempted to thin the grey a little more, or even have...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-05-09, 07:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 926
Posted By Syph
I'm surprised; you don't magnetise the bases? I...

I'm surprised; you don't magnetise the bases? I find the rare earth magnets with a bit of greenstuff to work well enough. With, of course, the added bonus of weighting your model's base. A bit...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-05-09, 07:21 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,297
Posted By Syph
My word, that thing is huge. Looking good so far...

My word, that thing is huge. Looking good so far on the painting, although I would have had a crack at that myself having spent so long making and modifying it! Looking forward to see a complete...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-05-09, 06:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,452
Posted By Syph
Clean and tidy as usual. Only thing I could...

Clean and tidy as usual. Only thing I could suggest is adding a couple of extra highlights (which I'm sure you will considering the quality of the blue of your UM commissions).

I always think...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-05-09, 06:40 PM
Replies: 355
Views: 38,837
Posted By Syph
As always this is progressing really well. Quite...

As always this is progressing really well. Quite inspirational actually!
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-04-09, 06:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,839
Posted By Syph
Looks a good start. I get this image of a little...

Looks a good start. I get this image of a little grot driving the thing, with the big Warboss screaming in his ear! Maybe the back could drive a propeller? A bit like a Wacky Races! :biggrin:
Forum: Project Logs   11-03-09, 08:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,421
Posted By Syph
Fair dos Vorro - having seen your past work I...

Fair dos Vorro - having seen your past work I have every faith in you. I just imagined it with big-ass arms and a venom cannon or something.
Forum: Project Logs   11-03-09, 09:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,421
Posted By Syph
I love the big wasp-esque tail, it looks great....

I love the big wasp-esque tail, it looks great. I'm really unsure about the arms however - the head is massive and the arms look so weak in comparison. A bit like a T-Rex!
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-03-09, 08:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,983
Posted By Syph
Lovely work so far munky. Love this model, it's...

Lovely work so far munky. Love this model, it's full of fantastic detail.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   11-03-09, 08:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,716
Posted By Syph
Could we see a frontal shot? I imagine the head...

Could we see a frontal shot? I imagine the head would be pretty wide compared to the gun. Sideways on it looks pretty good; just a shorter barrel needed, as you say.
Forum: Warhammer Fluff   11-01-09, 08:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 17,806
Posted By Syph
I like all the Elves, and would happily collect...

I like all the Elves, and would happily collect all 3. I have a decent sized Dark Elf army, and the makings of a Shadowland/Nagarythe High Elf army (they wear black FFS).

I like the Wood Elves...
Forum: General Warhammer   11-01-09, 10:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,042
Posted By Syph
Aren't most of the WD lists designed for a laugh,...

Aren't most of the WD lists designed for a laugh, above all else? Considering that, you know, it's a hobby.
Forum: General Warhammer   11-01-09, 10:49 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 507
Posted By Syph
The Hydra can skirmish - in that sense, it's more...

The Hydra can skirmish - in that sense, it's more mobile than the Bolt Throwers. At 2k points you could take a Hydra and 2x Bolt Throwers in any case.

If you did have Lokhir as a general you'll...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   10-30-09, 09:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,935
Posted By Syph
What about the 2nd ed one? I have the...

What about the 2nd ed one? I have the Ultramarines one and it has loads of swatches for the Ultramarine descendants.

It certainly looks a scab red shade to me with a darker wash on it. A bit...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   10-30-09, 08:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,193
Posted By Syph
It's already been mentioned, and you've stripped...

It's already been mentioned, and you've stripped it, but Dettol.

Even works on plastic, though it's a gloopy mess for plastics. Metals, however, clean fairly well.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   10-30-09, 06:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,935
Posted By Syph
Isn't there a guide for it in the Blood Angels...

Isn't there a guide for it in the Blood Angels Codex?

Looks like Scab Red to me however with maybe a mixed Badab Black and Red wash, as mentioned above.
Forum: General Warhammer   10-30-09, 04:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,504
Posted By Syph
I have 20 spears in my block because I have a...

I have 20 spears in my block because I have a sorceress on foot using the sacrificial dagger. Can either run it as 5x4 with 19 spears and 1 sorc, or 7x3 with 20+ sorc.

15 is the minimum for...
Forum: Forum Announcements   10-30-09, 04:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,535
Posted By Syph
Yay. Morf is a top bloke. Best of luck mate.

Yay. Morf is a top bloke. Best of luck mate.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   10-30-09, 02:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,626
Posted By Syph
I'm taking into account this is a test piece -...

I'm taking into account this is a test piece - it's not that the green isn't dark enough, I'd like to see a more dramatic difference between shadows and highlights. This might just be because it's a...
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