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Forum: Project Logs   08-16-16, 06:32 PM
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Posted By xenobiotic
The martyrs kit skeleton/corpses are a tad too...

The martyrs kit skeleton/corpses are a tad too "cadian" as well as a tad too under detailed for me which was the main reason to pile on some texture paint. I'm just glad it looks seamless :)...
Forum: Project Logs   08-09-16, 08:15 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 533,173
Posted By xenobiotic
Joyous indeed! And thank you for welcoming me...

Joyous indeed! And thank you for welcoming me back, it feels good to be back and updating my progress, even if it, at times, is severely lacking in frequency!

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Since I've been so distraught...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   07-24-16, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,616
Posted By xenobiotic
It's an "Atomantic Pavaise". Which is basically...

It's an "Atomantic Pavaise". Which is basically an energy shield projector, giving the dreadnought itself an increased invulnerable save (4++) vs shooting and giving nearby infantry miniatures...
Forum: Project Logs   07-24-16, 09:24 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 533,173
Posted By xenobiotic
---- I have walked on dirty roads for far...

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I have walked on dirty roads for far too long. My mind boggled and drenched in the pulverized dust of a crushed psyche dead since ages long ago. It’s a wonder that life continues to exist....
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-24-16, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 774
Posted By xenobiotic
Good to see you back, Svartmetall. You've...

Good to see you back, Svartmetall.

You've always been a great source of inspiration and motivator to keep honing my own green stuff skills.
Forum: Off Topic   07-24-16, 01:49 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,939
Posted By xenobiotic
It has happened on occasion before, usually with...

It has happened on occasion before, usually with little to none information before hand.
In past events the site has been down for anything between a couple of hours to a week or two.
More often...
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   11-28-15, 04:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,793
Posted By xenobiotic
Turn 10 - The Bark...

TURN 10 – The Bark…

Turn 10 - Movement map:
As some stay still others revolve in deadly embrace. Conflict continues to ravage the border between the Tau Empire and the Tyranids as they swing back...
Forum: Project Logs   11-27-15, 01:05 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 533,173
Posted By xenobiotic
It's actually layered Tamiya Clear colours. Works...

It's actually layered Tamiya Clear colours. Works pretty well, enables me to stack it into the effect I wish to achieve (green hue with shift towards blue depending on how you hold the miniature)....
Forum: Project Logs   11-26-15, 09:59 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 533,173
Posted By xenobiotic
Best part about that dirt is that it's fairly...

Best part about that dirt is that it's fairly straightforward to make and only leaves a slight mess on my entire desk behind when I do it!

Basically follows this setup:
Primer – Vallejo Black...
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   11-02-15, 07:04 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,793
Posted By xenobiotic
Turn 9 - Relentless

TURN 9 – Relentless
Turn 9 - Movement map:

Elevated by recent victory the Space Wolves takes to the skies and moves across the planet, unsuspectingly walking into an area infested by the...
Forum: Project Logs   09-13-15, 10:24 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 533,173
Posted By xenobiotic
The Mk III is kind of heavy set and wider on the...

The Mk III is kind of heavy set and wider on the bottom. It does have remarkably thin shoulderpads compared to the plastick Mk VI ones though. With the plastic shoulders you really get a kind of...
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   08-31-15, 07:05 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,793
Posted By xenobiotic
Turn 8 - Into the Maw

TURN 8 – Into the Maw
Turn 8 - Movement map:

The Tau Empire swells with pride upon their recent advances and follows up their successful forage into areas claimed by the Tyranids with even more...
Forum: Project Logs   08-24-15, 10:40 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 17,072
Posted By xenobiotic
Time flies! 4 years already? Must feel good to...

Time flies! 4 years already? Must feel good to get it done, your attention to details pays off though, I like that's it's such a living diorama of orkishness! S

By the way - smart move to...
Forum: Project Logs   08-24-15, 10:36 PM
Replies: 377
Views: 33,274
Posted By xenobiotic
The split works very well on the 'hound plates. I...

The split works very well on the 'hound plates. I can see any of those effects being overwhelming on their own. It also helps that you appear to have mastered the effect on the space pattern, it...
Forum: Project Logs   08-21-15, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 533,173
Posted By xenobiotic
I’m still trudging along with the edgework on my...

I’m still trudging along with the edgework on my first batch of Alpha Legion marines. I’ve been away on vacation and attending a wedding so time has been kind of at a premium these past few weeks....
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   08-14-15, 11:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,793
Posted By xenobiotic
TURN 7 - Coalesce Turn 7 - Movement map: ...

TURN 7 - Coalesce
Turn 7 - Movement map:

The unrelenting maw of the Tyranids envelopes the northern hemisphere of the planet. Devouring all life as it passes. Unexpectedly their massive wave...
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   08-13-15, 11:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,793
Posted By xenobiotic
TURN 6 - Slow Waltz Turn 6 - Movement map: ...

TURN 6 - Slow Waltz
Turn 6 - Movement map:

The Space Wolves recover their ferocity and marches towards the Tau that move in to secure a nearby space port. Whether they make this move in order to...
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   08-12-15, 09:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,793
Posted By xenobiotic
TURN 5 - Sidestep Turn 5 - Movement map: ...

TURN 5 - Sidestep
Turn 5 - Movement map:

The Wolves of Fenris, having lost Arjac Rockfist in the intense fighting in the previous days, remain ever vigilant yet halts the advance for now,...
Forum: Project Logs   08-03-15, 02:36 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 533,173
Posted By xenobiotic
The pole will be painted black. Obviously I was...

The pole will be painted black. Obviously I was thinking about some other colour than turquoise on the serpent since it's silver at the moment, but I have yet to come up with an idea that I like....
Forum: Project Logs   08-03-15, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 533,173
Posted By xenobiotic
Thanks! Luck will probably (and sadly) be a major...

Thanks! Luck will probably (and sadly) be a major factor in how many of these I'll be able to churn out before the next bout of hobby burnout hits me. But that's life for you.

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Some...
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   07-26-15, 10:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,793
Posted By xenobiotic
TURN 4 - Watchful Turn 4 - Movement map: ...

TURN 4 - Watchful
Turn 4 - Movement map:

The Alpha Legion diverts major resources to purging and asserting martial law in the recently liberated City of Marble. No offensive action is recorded in...
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   07-23-15, 09:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,793
Posted By xenobiotic
TURN 3 - Dogs of War Turn 3 - Movement map: ...

TURN 3 - Dogs of War
Turn 3 - Movement map:

Alpha Legion moves their HQ into the City of Marble (Hive City) meanwhile moving forces to secure nearby manufactorum assets to ensure longevity for...
Forum: Project Logs   07-16-15, 05:01 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 533,173
Posted By xenobiotic
They are also a mile apart from my Night Lords,...

They are also a mile apart from my Night Lords, which helps when it comes to motivation and possible hobby burnout.

Some progress has been made on the infantry. First few colours have been...
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   07-13-15, 10:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,793
Posted By xenobiotic
Turn 2 - Horizon

TURN 2 - Horizon
Turn 2 - Movement map:https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-73Ds6itFEOg/VaQ2qbBLp3I/AAAAAAAAG84/GwFiZ6YWP5s/s1200-Ic42/005_Campaign_Turn_2.png
Turn 2 Battle Results:

- No battle...
Forum: Project Logs   07-13-15, 10:49 AM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 533,173
Posted By xenobiotic
Thank you, kind sir. Space Marines have become my...

Thank you, kind sir. Space Marines have become my bread and butter as it where. But I'm branching out behind the scenes and trying other factions as well. Albeit more slowly.



Thank you!...
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   07-12-15, 10:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,793
Posted By xenobiotic
Turn 1

TURN 1 - Dawn
Turn 1 - Movement map:https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-hZXyPkeAd2Y/VaLgrogmQuI/AAAAAAAAG8A/TC8L5T1bVhs/s1200-Ic42/004_Campaign_Turn_1.png
Turn 1 Battle Results:

- No battle...
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   07-12-15, 08:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,793
Posted By xenobiotic
Map Setup & Deployment

Map Setup


In accordance with the Campaign Rules (v2) the map was compiled by giving each player a number of tiles then placing said tiles in a clockwise turn order till all tiles had been...
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   07-12-15, 08:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,793
Posted By xenobiotic
Participating Armies & Campaign Characters

Participating Armies &
Campaign Characters
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/--zKCvoj6C9s/VaLKDKkDj3I/AAAAAAAAG6w/2O42FeZxdJc/s0-Ic42/ImperialGuard.png
ASTRA MILITARUM (Death Korps of Krieg used...
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   07-12-15, 08:44 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,793
Posted By xenobiotic
Campaign Rules v2

Warhammer 40k Campaign Rules (2nd ed.)
Map
Composition
50 Planetary Empire hexagons (from now on referred to as ”tiles”). Tiles on the map will be named after set-up in accordance to alphabetic...
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   07-12-15, 08:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,793
Posted By xenobiotic
Planetary Survey

Sceptri Primaris – Planetary Survey
Segmentum: - || CORRUPTED DATA || -
Sector: -|| □□□BLas¤ ||- Sector
Sub-Sector: Sceptri Angelus
System: Sceptri Primaris
Last Surveyed: 790997.M41
Planets:...
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   07-12-15, 08:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,793
Posted By xenobiotic
Introduction

Beginning…

In our grim future there will be only war.
And war… War never changes.
But kingdom of men can fall under the influence of but a word or a bullet. The same applies to filth xenos, of...
Forum: 40k Battle Reports   07-12-15, 08:37 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,793
Posted By xenobiotic
The Campaign of Sceptri Primaris

The Campaign of
SCEPTRI PRIMARIS
We are a group of dedicated nerdlings (nurglings?) that have known each other for far too many years now. Most of us have dabbled with Warhammer 40k in some way...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-08-15, 08:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,494
Posted By xenobiotic
Forgeworld Releases 20150508

ULTRAMARINES MK IV PRAETORIAN HEADS & TORSOS
http://www.forgeworld.co.uk/Images/Product/DefaultFW/xlarge/Ultramarines-Praetorian-1b.jpg...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-01-15, 08:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,633
Posted By xenobiotic
Forgeworld Releases 20150501

As previewed 2014 on the Horus Heresy Weekend, Forgeworld has now put up the following kits for preorder:


SAMUS, DAEMON PRINCE OF THE RUINSTORM...
Forum: Project Logs   03-23-15, 11:07 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 533,173
Posted By xenobiotic
I haven't decided on the subject just yet. It's a...

I haven't decided on the subject just yet. It's a tempting conversion in order to keep options open though, which I am in dire need of in order to get any progress whatsoever in this endeavour.
...
Forum: Project Logs   02-23-15, 10:31 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 533,173
Posted By xenobiotic
I’ve been away from the hobby for a while so...

I’ve been away from the hobby for a while so that’s probably why you missed my project log (to be fair it has been floating around back in double digit pages on the project log forum for a long...
Forum: Project Logs   01-31-15, 11:39 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 533,173
Posted By xenobiotic
I did gone get sidetracked for a couple of...

I did gone get sidetracked for a couple of months, but I'm going to try to get back to the project now, slowly getting the ball rolling again. Thanks for the support :victory:



Glad you like...
Forum: Project Logs   08-05-14, 08:55 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 533,173
Posted By xenobiotic
The Alphas offer me a good counterpoint to the...

The Alphas offer me a good counterpoint to the Night Lords, similar challenge skill wise but very different in aesthetics, and I do need to sharpen my skills when it comes to "clean" conversions....
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   05-21-14, 05:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,292
Posted By xenobiotic
An exclusive miniature in a box with 20 of the...

An exclusive miniature in a box with 20 of the least tempting variant of plastic terminators and terminators as a whole. At least with the web-exclusive miniatures I could get the plastic crack I...
Forum: Project Logs   05-09-14, 02:14 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 45,716
Posted By xenobiotic
http://photos-a.ak.instagram.com/hphotos-ak-frc/10...

http://photos-a.ak.instagram.com/hphotos-ak-frc/10296622_456368884497512_1170338842_n.jpg
Working on my Alpha Legion Outriders. Mostly trying to get the base interaction done, proved to be a lot...
Forum: Project Logs   05-09-14, 01:35 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 26,660
Posted By xenobiotic
The easiest way to go about the chest is not to...

The easiest way to go about the chest is not to cover it up but rather cut enough of it away to turn into from a bulls head into a sternum which completes the look of a skeletal torso. That can be...
Forum: Project Logs   05-02-14, 10:40 PM
Replies: 1,275
Views: 533,173
Posted By xenobiotic
Kind words from a skilled fellow hobbyist, thank...

Kind words from a skilled fellow hobbyist, thank you!



Glad you like it, I hope I could serve as inspiration for some hobby endeavours of your own and here's a cheers for another couple of...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-24-14, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,192
Posted By xenobiotic
Hahaha, best comment ever, thanks for brightening...

Hahaha, best comment ever, thanks for brightening up my evening, Jacobite!

On the subject of the tank I find myself drawn more and more towards the Mechanicum, but I'm not completely sold on the...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   03-18-14, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,892
Posted By xenobiotic
FW Night Lord Conversion Parts

Coming releases from Forge World, most likely to be released on Friday this week.

Night Lords Terror Squad Torsos
http://www.forgeworld.co.uk/Images/Product/DefaultFW/xlarge/nl-mkIV-torsos.jpg
...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   02-25-14, 03:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,806
Posted By xenobiotic
It happens from time to time that new stuff pop...

It happens from time to time that new stuff pop up in the new stuff category on Forge World and is then swiftly taken down again. I would assume you have stumbled upon the release for Friday...
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   02-23-14, 05:58 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,628
Posted By xenobiotic
You're remembering the quote from the newsletter:...

You're remembering the quote from the newsletter:
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Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   02-15-14, 11:01 AM
Replies: 475
Views: 32,364
Posted By xenobiotic
Now if they would release the Knight Warden I'd...

Now if they would release the Knight Warden I'd be an even happier panda!
Forum: Wargaming News and 40k Rumors   02-14-14, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,047
Posted By xenobiotic
I've been in your position Words_of_Truth , in...

I've been in your position Words_of_Truth , in the end I chose to do Night Lords for Pre-heresy/Heresy era and then I added on some White Scars for Siege of Terra / Post-Heresy just to have something...
Forum: Project Logs   02-12-14, 07:49 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 45,716
Posted By xenobiotic
Received huge pile of resin yesterday (34 Marines...

Received huge pile of resin yesterday (34 Marines + Tank + special weapons + shoulder pads). Cleaned them all. Did a once over looking for ungodly mould-faults. Documented said faults. Now e-mailing...
Forum: Project Logs   02-12-14, 05:44 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 15,408
Posted By xenobiotic
No, not really. I just find that replacing the...

No, not really. I just find that replacing the shaft with brass rod gives the miniature, and the spear specifically, a lot more structural integrity which saves me from headache later on (I find that...
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