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They really need to vary those Sigmarite models more in terms of look - They are getting quite boring now.

Considering thise should be the big baddy, I'm not impressed. I expected a higher level of bad-assetry than... well... Just another Sigmarite with wings.
 

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The cape is brilliant as are the wings, but I agree with Nordicus. This guy just looks like a Celestant with a badass cape and wings, there are no designs on his armour that are really ornate or special, his weapon is cool lore-wise (freaking Ghal Maraz!!) but it doesn't really look as awe-inspiring as the legendary Skull-Splitter should.

I like the concept, but the execution is 50/50.


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I intend to use him as a conversion, personally. I will be drawing heavily from the Stormcast models to make some 'arcane' looking Thousand Sons that don't have obvious demonic influence. This guy will be perfect to add a be'Lakor or Demon Prince stand in without it LOOKING like they have any demons in the army.

I just dislike the swirls.
 

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There's that new Sanguinor model that I've been waiting for.

The model itself is great, I really like it - but yes, it doesn't look much different from the rest of the range.
 

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I suppose it makes sense; based on the fluff, they're all just reincarnated golems.

I suppose it'd be the same (dare I say it), Thousand Sons all looking the same in their armor.
 

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I love the cape and the circular thing, but otherwise im bored. As someone who doesnty play AoS, i just dont see much on the actual armour to differentiate him from normal Sigmarites other than a bad ass cape and some hair thats been spiked up and used as wings.
 

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Very nice model. Probably a bit extravagant with all them whirly bits for only being an 8 wound model.

I like the rules for Ghal Maraz:-
"We go to war!"
"Ghal Maraz will smite the enemy!"
"Erm, you did remember to charge it this time?"
"Of course I... no, wait. You go ahead i'll be down in a bit. Anybody see where I put the charger?" :grin:
 

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I think maybe we are missing the point a little, the stormcast minis are a introductory range of minis, they are designed to be chunky, easy to paint and pull in new gamers rather than scare them away with ultra high level detail, i think this model is a good balance of impressive looking but not too daunting to paint for a beginner.
bedsides people keep referring to these minis as sigmarines and marines dont vary that much from rank and file to the chap at the top either, he normally gets a cloak and a shit kicking weapon and a halo type thing.... so this dude is pretty much on the money



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The Stornaway models really are getting ever so samey. I know it's been said lots before, but he really doesn't look that much more special than the other winged guys.
Like he'd make a nice unit champion, but doesn't really scream centrepiece/monster killer.
And as far as him having galmaraz, that's great. But dude, show it off!
Swing it, hold it high, throw it. Do something cool so it can be seen. He looks like he's dissapointed to wield it with his wrist all floppy like that.
 

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I think maybe we are missing the point a little, the stormcast minis are a introductory range of minis, they are designed to be chunky, easy to paint and pull in new gamers rather than scare them away with ultra high level detail, i think this model is a good balance of impressive looking but not too daunting to paint for a beginner.
I'm sorry but £48 for a single model who doesnt look all that different from the rank and file is downright disgusting, espccialy from the 'Introductory' stand point. The bland model is made worse since if you pay £10 more you can get 1 of 6 Primarch models which are a good size and all have phenomal detail and hit or miss bases. If this was meant to be the introductory range then you need to be looking at a far lower price point for him.
 

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I'm sorry but £48 for a single model who doesnt look all that different from the rank and file is downright disgusting, espccialy from the 'Introductory' stand point. The bland model is made worse since if you pay £10 more you can get 1 of 6 Primarch models which are a good size and all have phenomal detail and hit or miss bases. If this was meant to be the introductory range then you need to be looking at a far lower price point for him.
What does Introductory have to do with it? Space Marines (yeah, I went there) is supposed to be an 'introductory' army for 40k, that's why they're always in the starter sets. You don't see them dropping the price point on any of those models, do you?

The Introductory stuff was in the AoS box set, with the snap-tite molds, etc etc. Everything else defaults to the standard designs.

And as mentioned by a few of us, the fact that the model looks the same really makes sense. Fluff-wise, Sigmar went and had like a bajillion suits of armor made, and then infused them with the essence of the dead. They really ARE the Thousand Sons of new-Fantasy. It makes total sense that they all have very similar designs. You'll never see heads, since they're not alive, and the armor itself is the same, as you'd expect out of any legion-style army with a uniform look.
 

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What does Introductory have to do with it?
I think maybe we are missing the point a little, the stormcast minis are a introductory range of minis
Though now he can't be bothered to get into it, so it has nothing to do with it again! :laugh:

This model looks great and it's got a pretty rockin' base going on to boot. I'd have a field day re-positioning those arms though...hiding my work on such an ornate model would require much attention to detail.
 

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Though now he can't be bothered to get into it, so it has nothing to do with it again! :laugh:

This model looks great and it's got a pretty rockin' base going on to boot. I'd have a field day re-positioning those arms though...hiding my work on such an ornate model would require much attention to detail.
Nah, leave it and call it battle damage.
 
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