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by Alex (ÉgB)
Mon Apr 15, 2019 11:54 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Raiding
Replies: 11
Views: 139

Re: Raiding

I’ll certainly keep that in mind!

On the raiding topic - I’m sure the flesh crafters of Ys would like to get their hands on such things!
by Alex (ÉgB)
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:32 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Raiding
Replies: 11
Views: 139

Re: Raiding

I’m down in the bit of the world sandwiched between Birmingham and Dudley. I don’t play Darklands so much as horde stuff, make muster lists and put together random surplus metals for use in other game systems... One day I’m sure I’ll play... one day. I mean, I’ve got three 2000+ gold musters so it’l...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Sat Apr 13, 2019 3:35 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Raiding
Replies: 11
Views: 139

Re: Raiding

I swear the leather fumes have caused that regression in the Walsall ‘humans’.
by Alex (ÉgB)
Mon Mar 25, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Alex's Darklands Plog
Replies: 20
Views: 4462

Re: Alex's Darklands Plog

I’ve assembled, prepped and primed a Frostgrave warband conprises entirely of Anglecynn miniatures. Will update the top post at some point to reflect this!
by Alex (ÉgB)
Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Mustering Characters
Replies: 9
Views: 212

Re: Mustering Characters

unless they have a special entry in the muster lists (like Carrowek) then they just are just a miniature of that type - so I could take all the Caitríns I have as different Taoiseach for example with their own commands.

Or have I misunderstood the question?
by Alex (ÉgB)
Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:32 am
Forum: Ysians
Topic: Ker-Ys Collection
Replies: 16
Views: 5312

Re: Ker-Ys Collection

Like my other kindred, working at 2500 gold list level for added monstrous fun. Here's my Kernowek list: Carrowek 10 Ax-Drune - veteran, full command 8 Shadow-Drune 3 Goad-Drune Meat-Hulk (bound) Host Command: Battle-Drune - banner Seer-Drune - blades of the horned god, blind, sweet corruption Battl...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:23 am
Forum: Érainn
Topic: Érainn collection
Replies: 35
Views: 6960

Re: Érainn collection

So, working on 2500 gold lists for all my kindred as it gives that extra space for monstrous goodness. Here's my revised Érainn list Ri Tuath - helmet 10 Tuanagh - veteran, full command Oak Beast Host Command: Deais - banner, sword Drui - gae bulga, life of the land, twisting roots Sathach Ancient F...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Sun Jul 08, 2018 10:10 am
Forum: Albainn
Topic: Starting Albainn
Replies: 30
Views: 6725

Re: Starting Albainn

So here's my current 2500 gold list - this is my aim for any kindred as I think it gives that bit of extra wiggle room to fit in some extra monstrous stuff. Mormaer - morarfis 10 Gairlom - full command 12 Elbharu - champion Savage Oghuruc Host Command: Oghurithne Unund Sagart - Block, Oghu Power, St...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Sat Jul 07, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2018 - One hundred Minis Challenge
Replies: 136
Views: 11168

Re: 2018 - One hundred Minis Challenge

Great job on the Hulk! I do like that head... might have to get it when it appears as a component one day and switch out my normal Druc head!
by Alex (ÉgB)
Sat Jul 07, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Alex's Darklands Plog
Replies: 20
Views: 4462

Re: Alex's Darklands Plog

Had the Peast Beasts and assorted random metals arrive - only 50 or so miniatures left to come from KSs at the time of writing this post.
by Alex (ÉgB)
Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Norse longships
Replies: 9
Views: 1395

Re: Norse longships

Mablethorpe, now we are talking!
by Alex (ÉgB)
Fri Jun 29, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Yo Bish! What was that nail glue ingredient you said?
Replies: 6
Views: 796

Re: Yo Bish! What was that nail glue ingredient you said?

Surely Nail Glue for false nails is semi permanent only otherwise you'd never get the nails off.. I did some research after hearing this and it seems that's because of the human nail it is glued to rather than the glue being semi-permanent. Seeing as my super glue has just dried up on me maybe I ne...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Thu Jun 28, 2018 4:19 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Norse longships
Replies: 9
Views: 1395

Re: Norse longships

Skegness is so bracing.
by Alex (ÉgB)
Sat Jun 23, 2018 6:33 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: MIERCENDISE!
Replies: 32
Views: 2487

Re: MIERCENDISE!

I've gotta say, if Morag and Sáthach were available seperately (even if priced over the usual for their size and not given a limited number blister etc) I'd go for them in a heartbeat, but I just can't put up £100 for stuff I won't use just to get those two 30mm base minis. In a way I feel a little ...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Sun May 20, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: New Look Website
Replies: 11
Views: 1142

Re: New Look Website

cleaner and more welcoming to people just encountering the range(s)? Makes it a winner in my mind!
by Alex (ÉgB)
Sat Mar 10, 2018 2:02 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Alex's Darklands Plog
Replies: 20
Views: 4462

Re: Alex's Darklands Plog

Received Golgog's Super Friends and Grisly Araigh so updated my first post. One day I'll actually assemble some of this....
by Alex (ÉgB)
Sat Feb 24, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Alex's Darklands Plog
Replies: 20
Views: 4462

Re: Alex's Darklands Plog

Added my Fiendish February purchases - Bronn ap Bannbronn and Stigr; who complete Golgog's Super Friends!
by Alex (ÉgB)
Sun Feb 04, 2018 5:36 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2018 - One hundred Minis Challenge
Replies: 136
Views: 11168

Re: 2018 - One hundred Minis Challenge

Druc's filthy hands look particularly effective Hugh! Great job!
by Alex (ÉgB)
Mon Jan 29, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Alex's Darklands Plog
Replies: 20
Views: 4462

Re: Alex's Darklands Plog

Added my latest orders - 2 Sleanbera and a unit of Peat Beasts.
by Alex (ÉgB)
Wed Jan 24, 2018 9:12 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Your darklands index needs you!
Replies: 32
Views: 3045

Re: Your darklands index needs you!

I'm up for this - count me in Hugh!
by Alex (ÉgB)
Sat Jan 20, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Golgog Goat-Eater
Replies: 2
Views: 556

Re: Golgog Goat-Eater

Cheers Rob!
by Alex (ÉgB)
Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Johan paints some stuff
Replies: 13
Views: 1854

Re: Johan paints some stuff

Looking good - can't tell if it's washed out from the pictures but the skin tone is looking a little flat compared to the fabric elements.

The banner looks really good, a nice worn look to it!
by Alex (ÉgB)
Wed Jan 17, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Golgog Goat-Eater
Replies: 2
Views: 556

Golgog Goat-Eater

I'm a little confused by the mustering rules for Golgog Goat-Eater. Golgog can be either a Sell-Sword Individual or a Sell-Sword Commander - but if you take him as a Sell-Sword Commander you have to muster a Freebooter Warband. As per the Sell-Swords muster list - a Freebooter Waband "is a comm...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Sat Jan 13, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Alex's Darklands Plog
Replies: 20
Views: 4462

Re: Alex's Darklands Plog

Updated following my stock-take! Need a few components and bases, but getting there!
by Alex (ÉgB)
Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: Anglecynn
Topic: Encounter Muster using a Starter Host
Replies: 5
Views: 1252

Re: Encounter Muster using a Starter Host

Thanks for the tips Antoine! Much appreciated!
by Alex (ÉgB)
Sun Dec 24, 2017 7:55 am
Forum: Jutes
Topic: 499 Encounter Muster using a Starter Host
Replies: 1
Views: 803

499 Encounter Muster using a Starter Host

Hello, I'm working on a few lists for Kindred that interest me at the 499 gold level, based on a Starter Host. For the Jutes I've drafted the following: Thain 10 Jutgar (M) Full command 2 Mound Beetles (U) 6 Jutboga (C) I prefer the Cant realm for the Jutes, which is why I've gone the Jutgar route. ...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Sun Dec 24, 2017 7:48 am
Forum: Anglecynn
Topic: Encounter Muster using a Starter Host
Replies: 5
Views: 1252

Re: Encounter Muster using a Starter Host

Or do I do the following based on the Geoguth starter host?

Cempa
10 Geoguth (M) full command)
10 Wulf (C)
10 Wulf (C)
5 Freawulf (C)

(as a host command)
Hornblawere
Fanaberend

Which comes to 493 (so could take the helm upgrade for the Cempa perhaps).
by Alex (ÉgB)
Sun Dec 24, 2017 7:23 am
Forum: Anglecynn
Topic: Encounter Muster using a Starter Host
Replies: 5
Views: 1252

Re: Encounter Muster using a Starter Host

Hi Antoine, good catch! I'd started out basing it on a Forthegn and at some point tried changing it without checking compels for the Thegn! Here's the revised list: Forthegn 10 Gesith (M) full command 4 Werwulf (C) shields, Champion 2 Freawulf (bound) (as a host command) Hornblawere Comes to 491 so ...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:02 pm
Forum: Anglecynn
Topic: Encounter Muster using a Starter Host
Replies: 5
Views: 1252

Encounter Muster using a Starter Host

So, I'm toying with the idea of adding some extra Kindred at the 499 level. I've started writing up lists for 499 gold with the idea of basing each one off a Starter Host. For Anglecynn I have the following, would it work? Thegn 10 Gesith (M) full command 5 Werwulf (C) full command 2 Freawulf (bound...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:17 pm
Forum: Ysians
Topic: Ker-Ys Collection
Replies: 16
Views: 5312

Re: Ker-Ys Collection

Cheers Rob, now I've wrapped my head round the new muster rules for all three of my existing kindred it's time to pick my fourth I think! ;)
by Alex (ÉgB)
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:15 pm
Forum: Érainn
Topic: Érainn collection
Replies: 35
Views: 6960

Re: Érainn collection

Brilliant - the new rules really help the Erainn (now my realms are sorted) - the uncommon(2)s were tough to make work sometimes!
by Alex (ÉgB)
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:13 pm
Forum: Albainn
Topic: Starting Albainn
Replies: 30
Views: 6725

Re: Starting Albainn

Hi Rob,

thanks for that - it's based on what I actually have in hand (once I order a component and some bases...) but I quite fancy switching the Wild Oghuruc and the Aurogg out for a Feral Oghuruc at some point!
by Alex (ÉgB)
Mon Dec 04, 2017 8:08 pm
Forum: Ysians
Topic: Ker-Ys Collection
Replies: 16
Views: 5312

Re: Ker-Ys Collection

My final Kindred to get the new list treatment following the new muster rules - here's my 2000gold list: War-Drune (U) 10 Ax-Drune (M) 6 Shadow-Drune (C) bows, champ 4 Goad Drunes (U) champ Meat-Hulk (bound) Host Command Battle-Drune (C) banner Battle-Drune (C) falchion (pretend host champion) Seer-...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Tue Nov 28, 2017 8:00 pm
Forum: Albainn
Topic: Starting Albainn
Replies: 30
Views: 6725

Re: Starting Albainn

OK, so with the new muster rules comes a new list. I think this is OK... All Fortriu realm. Mormaer (U) 10 Gairlom (M) 10 Elbharu (C) champion 1 Savage Oghuruc (R) Host Command Oghurithne Unund (U) Aurmaer (C) Sagart (U) Oghu Power, Block, Stone Shatter Oghurithne Umaer (C) 7 Oghurithne (M) 3 Oghuri...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Érainn
Topic: Érainn collection
Replies: 35
Views: 6960

Re: Érainn collection

So, had a look at it again: (Ui Neill realm command) Ri Tuath (U) 10 Tuanagh (M) 1 Oak Beast (R) (host command - Ui Neill of course) Deais with Banner (C) Drui with Gae Bulga, Life... and Twisting Roots (U) Curadh (U) (Ui Neill realm command) Ancient Fen Beast (U) 5 Fen Beasts (M) 1 Bog Beast (U) (C...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Tue Nov 28, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: Érainn
Topic: Érainn collection
Replies: 35
Views: 6960

Re: Érainn collection

If that's right I could just bung the Fir Bholg from the first (now pure Ui Neill) command and stick it in the Deais (now Connacht) to bump up their bound Fir Bholg and the list would be good to use? Or am I still not getting it?
by Alex (ÉgB)
Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:03 pm
Forum: Érainn
Topic: Érainn collection
Replies: 35
Views: 6960

Re: Érainn collection

Oh well, at least I found a loophole...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Sun Nov 19, 2017 8:30 am
Forum: Érainn
Topic: Érainn collection
Replies: 35
Views: 6960

Re: Érainn collection

OK, new muster rules means new muster list. Not sure I'm right, but here's what I've done: Ri Tuath (U) 10 Tuanagh (M) 1 Fir Bholg Hurler (bound) 1 Oak Beast (R) (host command) Deais with Banner (C) Drui with Gae Bulga, Life... and Twisting Roots (U) Curadh (U) Deais with Sword (C) 10 Tuanagh (M) 1 ...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Mon Oct 30, 2017 2:38 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Alex's Darklands Plog
Replies: 20
Views: 4462

Re: Alex's Darklands Plog

So, picked up another couple of Grab Bags - Albainn and Ker-Ys this time. Got some cool stuff - Bloody Bagseg, and a Wild Oghuruc (just need to buy him an Oghu Stone!), Pig-Bog and a few whole infantry miniatures for Ker-Ys too. Also got Bareheaded Ætulla, Mildryth and Meloda as I like the sculpts a...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:08 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Effective Size and Ubiquity for 1+/3
Replies: 5
Views: 918

Re: Effective Size and Ubiquity for 1+/3

If your opponent agrees to it then it doesn't matter really does it? Each kindred has its own challenges when it comes to builds - some eat Uncommons like you wouldn't believe (Érainn, I'm looking at you), others have limited options for filling Mainstay slots or whatever - but that doesn't mean any...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Brythoniaid
Topic: Brythoniaid Grand Alliance
Replies: 1
Views: 1019

Brythoniaid Grand Alliance

I keep coming back to this concept - an alliance of the different realms of the Brythoniaid with a little bit of everything joining together to fight a common foe and honour ancient pacts. The 2000 list I'm tinkering with at the moment is as follows: Teryn (U) bow Bard (U) 10 Teulu (M) Cawrgwyfern (...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Thu Aug 31, 2017 4:05 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Compel and Influence - An Unofficial Darklands and Mierce Miniatures podcast
Replies: 36
Views: 5602

Re: Compel and Influence - An Unofficial Darklands and Mierce Miniatures podcast - episode zero - Will there be badgers?

Listened to as much as I had time for and enjoyed it! And you'll find the Bull of Bronze is actually outside a shopping centre in Birmingham.... ;) https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/eu-static.bullring.co.uk/Live/ResizedImages/storefronts/Kiosks/oocukfwn3mu/Gallery_Image/bullring_bull.jpg
by Alex (ÉgB)
Wed Aug 30, 2017 7:47 pm
Forum: Ysians
Topic: Ker-Ys Collection
Replies: 16
Views: 5312

Re: Ker-Ys Collection

Seeing as my other kindred got bumped up to 2000 gold it's only right that I do the same to my Kernowek! After Alix arrived I knew I wanted to fit her into the list somehow, so with some Uncommon jiggerypokery (always Uncommon causing me trouble!) I have the following: Battle-Drune (C) Battle-Drune ...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Wed Aug 30, 2017 7:27 pm
Forum: Érainn
Topic: Érainn collection
Replies: 35
Views: 6960

Re: Érainn collection

After getting my Érainn grab bag I can now take this up to 2000 gold: Ri Tuath (U) Taioseach (C2) - Banner Curadh (C) 10 Tuanagh (M) 2 Fir Bholg Hurlers (bound) Deais (C) 10 Tuanagh (M) 1 Fir Bholg Hurler (bound) Oak Beast (R) Drui (U2) Gae Bulga, Life... 9 Maiobhanagh (C) Bog Beast (U2) Ancient Fen...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Wed Aug 30, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Albainn
Topic: Starting Albainn
Replies: 30
Views: 6725

Re: Starting Albainn

So, thanks to the ridiculously good value Grab Bags I have an Aurogg and a Wild Oghuruc now... well, what do you know, with a few bits and bobs that'll take me up to 2000! Theme remains the same - Human and Oghurithne Stone Worshippers against the world now with added mega-cow. Umaer (U) 10 Gairlom ...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Tue Aug 29, 2017 6:35 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Alex's Darklands Plog
Replies: 20
Views: 4462

Re: Alex's Darklands Plog

Updated to reflect what arrived today - Golgog, Alix, Zethags, Cormac and Aidan. And two Grab Bags - Érainn and Albainn. Wow, those Grab Bags are awesome - updated the list to show what I got (of course, got lots of other arms and bits too, these were just what was whole or was bashable from the bag...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Thu Aug 24, 2017 5:16 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Alex's Darklands Plog
Replies: 20
Views: 4462

Re: Alex's Darklands Plog

Hey Alex, I've only just started assembling and painting my pile of Mierce stuff too. I wish I was faster or less picky about the paint jobs. I'm new to assembling models, so that is not my favorite part. Getting mold lines off is not fun, and Greenstuff is a nightmare to work with. Pinning makes m...
by Alex (ÉgB)
Tue Aug 22, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Alex's Darklands Plog
Replies: 20
Views: 4462

Re: Alex's Darklands Plog

Added the stuff that is now in packing status - once Aidan arrives I'll have the minis in hand for my first 500gold of each of my kindred, which will hopefully help encourage me to get assembling (finally I hear you all cry!)
by Alex (ÉgB)
Fri Jul 07, 2017 7:52 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Blue Prophet's Minis
Replies: 1
Views: 923

Re: Blue Prophet's Minis

Great job! Your experiences with the staff arm make me kinda glad I have both metal and resin versions!
by Alex (ÉgB)
Sat Apr 29, 2017 4:09 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Face your fears - Pauls Painting blog
Replies: 17
Views: 5252

Re: Face your fears - Pauls Painting blog

Already following you mate! (5po1nter) :)

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