• Nephilim Soldier

    I’m not currently playing Legion of Everblight, but when I get a good deal on an attractive looking model, I tend to buy it.  Legion models look pretty amazing, in my opinion.  They’re the Hordes elves, mostly, but have been corrupted.  So rather than mystical space robot warjacks, these elves seem inspired by H.R. Giger’s aliens. The good, the bad… From the troll player perspective, I am a little jealous of this guy.  I want this amazingly fast, flying, eyeless sight, a single weapon with 2″ reach, P&S 15 on a charge, warjack/warbeast column picking MAT 7 monster in my

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  • Decimator

    The Good, the Bad… Stat line and weapons The Decimator is one of the more expensive Khador warjacks.   It has the same Stat line as the Juggernaut and Destroyer and other similar jacks (Khador jack makers reuse this frame all over the place). Like most of Khador’s jacks, the Decimator moves at a snail’s pace (SPD 4), but fights well when it eventually arrives.  Instead of an axe, the Decimator is outfitted with a rip saw.  The saw doesn’t do as much damage as the Juggernaut axe, but it does as much as the Destroyer (P&S 17). Instead of

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  • Greygore Boomhowler & Co

    The Good, The Bad… Stat Line Review At first look, you have a ten model unit with Tough and Combined Melee Attack.  Their stats are typical of melee Trollkin, with a MAT 6, P&S 12, 1″ axe.  Comparing with the Trollkin Kriel Warriors, the Boomhowlers hit more often and hit harder.   They’re on par with Fennblades,  but the Fenns have further threat with the 2″ blade and an extra 1″ SPD. They do carry a blunderbuss, which is a POW 12, 8″ gun.  However, their RAT 4 places them on par with Pygs, and they have nothing in their

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  • Hill with a drop

    I really like terrain.  I enjoy making terrain, and I think it makes the game more challenging and enjoyable.  I do not shy away from custom terrain, and still think Steamroller rules are a little restrictive.  Not being able to place a wall on top of a hill? Okay, I admit that Steamroller is a special case, and terrain needs to be standardized to keep certain crazy combos from skewing a match.  But that doesn’t mean I can’t get a little crazy at the LGS during a friendly match, right?  That is where custom terrain shines! Let’s take a look

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  • Trenches

    Hardest Wargaming Terrain Ever A few months back, one of the local game stores agreed to host a Warmachine Rumble.  These were going to be 35 point Steamroller games on the 30″ tables. I decided that the store needed more terrain, so took it upon myself to make trenches for the 10″ tiles we already made. Step 1 – Cut Trench In Warmachine, the trench is a 3″x5″ tile that provides cover and prevents blast damage.   I chose plywood as my tile material.  In retrospect,  I would like something thinner than the 1/8″ thick ply, and just as sturdy

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  • War Wagon

    The War Wagon.  Need I say more?   I love this model in so many ways, I think I will buy another. All paints were Vallejo, the grass woodland scenic and the mud was Vallejo.  To mage the bison connect to the yoke, I had to drill out and pin.  I think it worked pretty well.  

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  • Dhunian Knot

    Trolls get to play with colors and schemes in ways that Cygnar and the more organized faction armies don’t.   I’ll base these models shortly, and they’ll be table ready. My paint job isn’t super high quality, but at this point I only need to be able to play at the “must be painted” tables. Tactics The Dhunian Knot doesn’t want to fight in hand to hand combat.  Against single HP dudes, they only have a rough 25% chance at a kill.  So what does this unit have to offer the Trollblood army? Healing At first, I thought the healing

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  • Northkin Shaman

    I painted up my Northkin Shaman twinsies this week. It was long overdue, as they’ve proven their worth in multiple games under Power of Dhunia. Tactics I’ve learned that they work well in a pair, creating 6” of cloud cover for Jarl to hide behind before his feat turn, and they have a 5” teleport to move them out of the clouds so they can take cover or pop up nearby. It’s like they get to run, and halfway through the run they drop a cloud. If they manage to kill something on a charge, they can disappear in a

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  • Night Troll

    The Night Troll looks so cool.  For his paint job, I started with blue spray primer (Rustoleum), layered Vallejo Dark Prussian Blue mixed 2:1 with Black, washed with black and highlighted again with Dark Prussian Blue (straight this time). The ropes and loincloth were Leather Brown over the black wash, US Grey for the stones, and initially Ivory for the spines, teeth, claws and eyes.  I went over the Ivory with Verdigris Glaze and went over his tongue and veins with the same. An hour for this guy. I will work his base later.  Some flocking, base markings, and he

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  • Jarl Skuld, Devil of the Thornwood

    I think this is one of my favorite models.  Yes, there are still a lot of details to hit, but his pose and gritty style makes everything palpable. This warlock is a little darker than the other shades of blue seen in my other models.  His rock studs are a muddy brown.  I did not tartan his clothing, because I figure he’s more of an outsider.  I hope we will see a Skuld 2 model with a few more Caine style gun mage abilities.

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