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Forum: 40k Tactics   04-10-13, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,895
Posted By melsaphim
Assistance required Vs Tau Empire (Dark Angels)

Afternoon Heresy,

I am here to once again ask for help with my war gaming endeavors. I am currently working on my DA force which at the minute conists of belial and two/three death wing squads...
Forum: Dark Elves Army Lists   02-28-13, 03:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,894
Posted By melsaphim
1000 Dark Elves for fun

afternoon all, i am trying to work my head around a 1000pt DE army out of the models i have which is fun to play but may win me a few games in the bargain. i'm hoping to mainly use the models i have...
Forum: General Warhammer   02-21-13, 12:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By melsaphim
This is generally the opinion i have had when...

This is generally the opinion i have had when worrying about chaos before however this time im looking for more of a fun pairing than an easy win one, i suppose it would of been better to phrase my...
Forum: General Warhammer   02-21-13, 12:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 454
Posted By melsaphim
Help taking on WoC in CC - Core vs Core

Evening heresy, my friend is starting up a small 1k points Warriors of Chaos army with a nurgle theme. He is using a sorceror on palanquin, a lord on foot, 24 warriors with great weapons and 2 units...
Forum: Ork Army Lists   12-31-12, 09:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 844
Posted By melsaphim
500pts of orky goodness

I recently started going to my local GW, i say local its an hour bus ride away but ah well that's being picky. Whilst there i picked up a box of killa kans for 40k cos i've always loved them and...
Forum: Project Logs   12-17-12, 10:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,835
Posted By melsaphim
Morning all, i have been slogging away on my...

Morning all, i have been slogging away on my projects of late but have only just really had decent enough light to grab some photo's so prepare yourselves for a large amount of picturey goodness...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   12-16-12, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,414
Posted By melsaphim
Dark Elf skin colour

Morning all, i have been slogging away with my dark elves for the past few weeks now and they are coming on well, however i have hit a point of uncertainty with them. Now GW dark elves have a normal...
Forum: Project Logs   12-07-12, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,835
Posted By melsaphim
Why thank you, eclectic is one thing i can...

Why thank you, eclectic is one thing i can certainly manage. As for the fisticlaws lord i spent ages trawling the web for some ideas on decent weapon options for lords and this seems a popular one,...
Forum: Project Logs   12-06-12, 11:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,835
Posted By melsaphim
Morning all, i know it's been rather a long time...

Morning all, i know it's been rather a long time since i updated this log but i have been working away on things and haven't just given up like i do with alot of my other projects. so i'm here to...
Forum: General Warhammer   12-03-12, 04:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,817
Posted By melsaphim
Thanks again to all who have posted so far on...

Thanks again to all who have posted so far on this topic, this is once more turning into an invaluable source of information and ideas.

To everyone who has said DE for a variety of reasons i am...
Forum: General Warhammer   12-01-12, 02:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,817
Posted By melsaphim
Can Lizardmen only have the one Slaan? i don't...

Can Lizardmen only have the one Slaan? i don't have the lizard book so i can't check up on that one myself. I'm simply trying to make a list with as many magic users in as possible. So if only 1...
Forum: General Warhammer   12-01-12, 09:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 7,817
Posted By melsaphim
Best army for magic phase domination

Morning Heresy, having made my decision after the last discussion to work on a small Dark Elf force i have well and truly been bitten by the GW bug hard once again. I have a small 40k force of a...
Forum: Project Logs   11-20-12, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,835
Posted By melsaphim
Thanks for the encouragement guys :grin: I've...

Thanks for the encouragement guys :grin: I've been hard at work with pieces and digging through my bitz box (it's a huge box now after 11 years collecting bits) and think i may well start an...
Forum: General Warhammer   11-20-12, 07:54 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,717
Posted By melsaphim
Morning all, thanks again for the help with my...

Morning all, thanks again for the help with my queries, i have finally made the decision to go with DE, although i like the specials for the HE i don't think i could enjoy the core of that army and...
Forum: Project Logs   11-19-12, 12:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,835
Posted By melsaphim
Overcoming Magpie syndrome - A log for finishing the unfinished

Afternoon Heresy, it's been a long time since i posted anything painting or modelling wise upon these here pages yet i am ashamed to say i have nothing to show for this time. I have started several...
Forum: General Warhammer   11-17-12, 01:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,717
Posted By melsaphim
My only problem with high elves is that whilst...

My only problem with high elves is that whilst theyre elites are strong and look good the fact remains i still have to build a core section with models i really dont like for the opportunity to paint...
Forum: General Warhammer   11-17-12, 12:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,717
Posted By melsaphim
Hey guys, now before i begin i am not bitching in...

Hey guys, now before i begin i am not bitching in any way shape or form i would simply like to return to my original debate for a moment lol :laugh:

So without going into the possibilities of a...
Forum: General Warhammer   11-16-12, 11:56 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,717
Posted By melsaphim
thanks again for all the input guys, i've been...

thanks again for all the input guys, i've been looking around teh webs for conversions and armies for both races and have seen some pretty amazing stuff. and to be honest its got me itching to...
Forum: General Warhammer   11-15-12, 09:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,717
Posted By melsaphim
evenin all, thanks for all the feedback so far....

evenin all, thanks for all the feedback so far. alot of you seem to be leaning more towards dark elves for many reasons, all of which i have taken on board so thankyou there.

Reading around alot...
Forum: General Warhammer   11-15-12, 01:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,717
Posted By melsaphim
Elves - Dark or High?

Afternoon heresy, i am here once again asking for your help, this time its on army choice and composition though. I am currently stuck with a rather limited model budget due to many unforseen...
Forum: General 40k   11-12-12, 03:20 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,153
Posted By melsaphim
yeah thatd work, and there's a cool possiblity...

yeah thatd work, and there's a cool possiblity for conversion there in my mind.

I also like the sound of the quillborn with a boarding shield/thunder hammer guy leading a squad of breacher...
Forum: General 40k   11-12-12, 01:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,153
Posted By melsaphim
Now i will be the first to admit im not an expert...

Now i will be the first to admit im not an expert on all things pre heresy so take this with a pinch of salt but seeing as how the word bearers were an over zealous bunch of fanatics with a habit of...
Forum: General 40k   11-12-12, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,153
Posted By melsaphim
Thanks i've started the painting and atm it's...

Thanks i've started the painting and atm it's more of a dark yellow/mustard colour but i think it looks quite good personally and is imo better than a super bright garish yellow army.



thanks...
Forum: General 40k   11-11-12, 03:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,153
Posted By melsaphim
I've finally settled on Imperial Fists for my...

I've finally settled on Imperial Fists for my legion and have begun building the guy, so far he is the torso from one of sevrin loth's retinue, mk2 legs i believe and the head from commander culn in...
Forum: General 40k   11-11-12, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,153
Posted By melsaphim
I didn't realise you only got the 1 stat boost,...

I didn't realise you only got the 1 stat boost, this is why im glad i come here for help before making silly and most likely obvious mistakes, as i said before im not much of the gamer and haven't...
Forum: General 40k   11-10-12, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,153
Posted By melsaphim
Legion Praetor Build Help

Hi guys, great to see heresy back online i was beginning to miss checking in every day to see what awesomeness had been created but i digress. I have had the Forgeworld Horus Heresy book for a few...
Forum: Project Logs   09-04-12, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,221
Posted By melsaphim
Thankyou, i must admit i do kind of agree with...

Thankyou, i must admit i do kind of agree with the helbrecht comment and have since relegated him to the pile of ideas that never worked, one day he will make something of himself i am sure.

Now...
Forum: Project Logs   08-31-12, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,221
Posted By melsaphim
Melsaphim's 40k log

Morning all, seeing as how i have been working on a log for all of my fantasy pieces im going to collect all my 40k bits and bobs into one log too and hopefully lessen the amount of unfinished...
Forum: Project Logs   08-03-12, 08:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,531
Posted By melsaphim
Thankyou, i prefer my models to appear more...

Thankyou, i prefer my models to appear more natural in tone than bright, though my empire will probably all appear bright and wonderful. atleast with my chaos force i am attempting to keep them dark,...
Forum: Project Logs   08-01-12, 01:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,531
Posted By melsaphim
Well i have finished painting my two chaos lords...

Well i have finished painting my two chaos lords that will be fielded in my 40 strong warriors of nurgle unit ^.^

lord one (converted slightly from nurgle lord plastic kit);...
Forum: Project Logs   07-26-12, 08:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,531
Posted By melsaphim
Thankyou, i admit the highlighting can be a...

Thankyou, i admit the highlighting can be a little too much in some areas but the photos really thrust this in your face where as in real life they ain't so bad. i have tried wet blending before but...
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   07-12-12, 09:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,050
Posted By melsaphim
Thankyou for the clear up on the dragonhelm,...

Thankyou for the clear up on the dragonhelm, enchanted shield thing i read the book saying "a model can only have one suit of armour and one shield" and assumed it meant i could have one of each but...
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   07-12-12, 02:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,050
Posted By melsaphim
Thanks for the tip on halberds/shields i think i...

Thanks for the tip on halberds/shields i think i will use it as i'm planning on having my lord guy in a big unit of warriors as a anchor point in my army. My opponent has a big thing for charging my...
Forum: Project Logs   07-12-12, 11:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,531
Posted By melsaphim
Thankyou, i'm currently working on the warrior...

Thankyou, i'm currently working on the warrior priest for the army, the avatars of war version, and the model has some nice areas of cloak for me to keep practicing on so hopefully it will retain the...
Forum: Project Logs   07-12-12, 09:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,531
Posted By melsaphim
sorry for the double post guys but i have...

sorry for the double post guys but i have pictures ^.^ i have been working hard on these guys lately but it seems i'm getting quicker, i'm managing to finish a character model in one day which for me...
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   07-12-12, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,050
Posted By melsaphim
Nurgle glorious Nurgle

Hey all, i'm looking to make a nurgle themed WoC list to use in a campaign, i'm currently playing empire in the one running at the minute so it gives me time to build and paint another force ready...
Forum: Project Logs   07-11-12, 10:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,531
Posted By melsaphim
The moldline/gap in the griffons head has since...

The moldline/gap in the griffons head has since been adressed with some green stuff, thats what i get for painting at 3 in the morning, i didn't even notice the damn gap till after i'd taken the...
Forum: Project Logs   07-05-12, 03:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,531
Posted By melsaphim
A Fantasy Log

Hey all, it's been a long time since i posted anything on here although i have been checking in regularly to see all the awesome work your all working on. I haven't been totally neglecting the hobby...
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   06-20-12, 10:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,274
Posted By melsaphim
Hey all, thanks for the advice. i had my first...

Hey all, thanks for the advice. i had my first battle of the campaign the other day and went with a wizard with lore of life instead of the witch hunter. i must say the magic was useful in the long...
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   06-11-12, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,274
Posted By melsaphim
Empire Vs Bretonians - Help Needed

As part of a campaign i have just started, my empire army will be attempting to conquer bretonia ^.^ oh the joyous day that shall be had. I have arranged my army list and will be having my first...
Forum: Project Logs   04-03-12, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By melsaphim
Thankyou, the model is not as shiny IRL, when i...

Thankyou, the model is not as shiny IRL, when i took the picture the model was still drying from the matt varnish i put on it, i rushed to take the photographs as i was due to go out and light was...
Forum: Project Logs   04-03-12, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By melsaphim
Thankyou, I've progressed a lot painting wise...

Thankyou, I've progressed a lot painting wise since i first painted a LoTR model years ago using the magazine that came with the models.



You should start one, LoTR doesn't get enough love...
Forum: Project Logs   03-30-12, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 483
Posted By melsaphim
The Legions of Middle Earth

I came to a realization the other day, the reason i find it so hard to maintain a constant stream of progress on anything hobby related is entirely due to a lack of material motivation. I love books...
Forum: General Warhammer   03-20-12, 09:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,115
Posted By melsaphim
For me it has to be the Tzeentch Sorcerer, the...

For me it has to be the Tzeentch Sorcerer, the armour plates and the legs on the model really make it a superb model in my eyes, just how i thought a Tzeentch sorcerer should look.
Forum: Warriors of Chaos Army Lists   03-20-12, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By melsaphim
The reason i am trying to make an army mainly of...

The reason i am trying to make an army mainly of WoC is funds, I don't have a large amount to spend on this army and i want an army that looks good while also being comparatively cheap. I much prefer...
Forum: Warriors of Chaos Army Lists   03-19-12, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By melsaphim
Thank you for all your pointers guys, i have had...

Thank you for all your pointers guys, i have had another look through the book with your thoughts in mind and have come up with another list;

Exalted Hero w/ MoK, Collar of Khorne and Sword of...
Forum: Warriors of Chaos Army Lists   03-18-12, 03:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,122
Posted By melsaphim
1k Warriors of Chaos

Having taken a rather long break from warhammer i have decided to return to fantasy with the start of a new army. The army in question being Warriors of Chaos after much thought. It was between TK...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   02-02-12, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,382
Posted By melsaphim
Well it has been a long time coming but i finally...

Well it has been a long time coming but i finally finished off another member of the Temple Team :biggrin: painting the model itself has only taken a few hours but finding the time to paint within...
Forum: Project Logs   01-17-12, 08:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,650
Posted By melsaphim
Wow it has been a long time since i posted in...

Wow it has been a long time since i posted in this one, but fear not for i have been painting my blood ravens still and i shall give you pictures as soon as it is light out. What with all the medical...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-17-12, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,845
Posted By melsaphim
Am totally loving the conversions so far, here is...

Am totally loving the conversions so far, here is my own contribution to the pile.

My Pedro Cantor 'counts as' for my blood ravens;
http://i744.photobucket.com/albums/xx86/Melsphim/100_1475.jpg
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