Tuesday 31 October 2023

The Altdorf watch

These four fine gentlemen are the last altdorfers to join the ranks of my Mordheim warband. A troop of professional soldiers from the Reikland capital, they go to battle in the finest clothes and armour available to this rich trading city.
The halberd is the iconic weapon of the Empire, wielded from Sudenland to Osermark, and these men have been training for years in its use
The party also includes a trooper armed with a blunderbuss, a weapon that trades range for stopping power, an ideal gun to clear the streets and forests of assorted riffraf


Monday 30 October 2023

Warrior priest

A warrior priest of Sigmar to lead the citizens of the Empire for the right path


Sunday 29 October 2023

The thing in the woods


While the undead threat has been defeated in Reikland, peace is still hard to find. Our brave band of witchers is now targeted by the local witch hunters, envious of their success in destroying the Undying and incensed for their use of magic, a practice forbidden by the church of Sigmar
Unknown by both sides however, a pack of feral creatures have been shadowing their movements, and just when both warbands meet in the forest a terrifying howl pierces the air: the werewolves have come
The witchers promptly get first turn and charge the savage abomination close to their deployment zone
While on the other side of the battlefield a second beast smashes into some demented flagellants
Undaunted by such monster, Yennefer takes the fight to the foe scaring away one of their hounds
With T and S 5 the wolves are more than a match for the crazies, dispatching the flagellants with ease
Having tasted blood, the savage monster closes on Yen, but as ever Geralt is there to save her
Meanwhile Ciri and her crossbowmen have been blasting away at the witch hunters, killing a score and bringing them below their morale threshold
Too late alas for poor Geralt, who is wounded by a werewolf
Yen and some random zealot trade blows
But the cowardly witch hunters have no stomach for a fight against the werewolves and they flee back to Altdorf, leaving the monster hunters as sole protectors of the good folk of Reikland

Wednesday 25 October 2023

Ruined manufactorum


The two ruined factories are a recent addition to our 40k scenery and will provide some nice cover in the eternal battle between the Imperium and its many enemies
Given that it's a Mechanicum instalation I went with a classic red for the outer surfac, that wat it ties up with other industrial elements like the furnace  painted last week and the necromunda silos 
Working in a red tinted environment would be hell by any worker, so the interior was painted in a calming cream with some baroque brass accents

So far we only had some shabby cardboard buildings to give cover so I'd like to purchase more 40K scenery in the future to bling the table up, the sector imperialis church would be nice

Tuesday 24 October 2023

Ambush on the Reiksumpf


In their crusade against the undead menace our brave witchers have entered the marshes of the river Reik. The hunting party gets lost in the foggy swamp and suddenly the undead attack
Thankfully the humans manage to grab the first turn
And Lotho slams into some poor ghouls
On the other side of the marshes a lone halberdier charges the enemy liche
Lotho doesn't manage to take down his opponent and is soon swamped by carrion feeders, fending off their clumsy attacks with his two swords
No so much the halberdier, taken OOA by a dreg
One of the necrophages is dead, but now some zombies have joined the fight
Meanwhile the company of honour has taken good care of the enemy leader, staking the Undying with their sharp halberds
Ghouls and zombies fall before Lotho, who will get some nice advances in the post battle sequence

And with the total destruction of their vampiric leader the undead menace is vanquished from Reikland!

Friday 20 October 2023

Sector Mechanicus: blast furnace


A smelting furnace to turn all that necromunda scram into something useful for one

Monday 16 October 2023

Sector Mechanicum: power conduits

Always in the hunt for more Necromunda scenery I stumbled on a quite good deal of pipes and buildings in Wallapop which I promptly bought to bulk up our underhive terrain
The first part of the kit is a set of pipes of a quite gothic aesthetic which include two broken ends with dangling cables and a control terminal, all festooned with the ubiquitous skulls and Mechanicum iconography

As always GW terrain is chock full of little details