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by Jonathon Chester
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1492

Re: Darklands Weekend

I am
by Jonathon Chester
Fri Nov 01, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: Penda's Golden War Trophy
Replies: 4
Views: 166

Re: Penda's Golden War Trophy

Grizzle wrote:A large portion of the hoard is currently on display at the Birmingham Art Museum; it's great for a look round. I went a few weeks back.

The level of detail and fine workings without the aid of modern-machine precision is pretty astounding.


Was this befor ehte pen museum?
by Jonathon Chester
Tue Oct 01, 2019 8:29 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Bases, what are your plans?
Replies: 18
Views: 2297

Re: Bases, what are your plans?

This is where Rob gets no work done because he is playing all the games instead
by Jonathon Chester
Mon Sep 30, 2019 3:06 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Natural Armour
Replies: 5
Views: 175

Re: Natural Armour

Some weapons have the Ignore Armour rule which works on worn or borne armour but not natural I believe
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1492

Re: Darklands Weekend

Brightblade wrote:
Jonathon Chester wrote:Will look to organise come on Friday


Jon,

You going down to Brackley this Sunday for Lee's Clubs gaming day?


Perkins and I am
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1492

Re: Darklands Weekend

Will look to organise come on Friday
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Sep 25, 2019 7:03 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Formoraic Glowing Eyes
Replies: 3
Views: 169

Re: Formoraic Glowing Eyes

Initially I read that in reference to the Black Sabbath song Snowblind referencing use of a different white powder lol
by Jonathon Chester
Tue Sep 24, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Anglecynn
Topic: Anglecynn 999 gold muster
Replies: 5
Views: 208

Re: Anglecynn 999 gold muster

This looks like a fairly simple starting list and with most of the list being feral it will limit some of the thought processes needed in a first game. My main thoughts are if the maegenwulf is less than 1/3 of the list cost to look at ambushing it out of woods or flanking rather than deploying on t...
by Jonathon Chester
Mon Sep 23, 2019 3:09 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Formoraic Glowing Eyes
Replies: 3
Views: 169

Formoraic Glowing Eyes

With a number of the studio models for the formoraic having glowing blue/white eyes, I was wondering if there was a lore reason behind this?
by Jonathon Chester
Sat Sep 21, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 113
Views: 6407

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Can’t quite see the freehand clearly but it looks good mate! Lovely work as always!
by Jonathon Chester
Tue Sep 17, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: JerzyK's minis
Replies: 110
Views: 29682

Re: JerzyK's minis

Gorgeous work again!
by Jonathon Chester
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 113
Views: 6407

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Really nice demilegionarii, was not a fan of the minis, but this way I like them. After a few months without touching a brush, here is a "little" mammox: https://ibb.co/HthZ1vc https://ibb.co/G07Cgv8 47/100 I’m not a fan of one or two of the sculpts but overall they grew on me. Nice mammo...
by Jonathon Chester
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 113
Views: 6407

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

My Demilegionarius are finished (bar two bases, damn running out of basing stuff most of the way through!) and I’ve made a start on a Hippoxus. Lots more paint than when you last saw these hey Rob ;) https://i.imgur.com/IQszQzA.jpg https://i.imgur.com/Bfhzzs2.jpg https://i.imgur.com/U9VhBQx.jpg http...
by Jonathon Chester
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 113
Views: 6407

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Lovely work as usual Andy, once I’ve got to WiFi I’ll be posting some Byzantii
by Jonathon Chester
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Summoned creatures, orders and states
Replies: 8
Views: 341

Re: Summoned creatures, orders and states

Brightblade wrote:Although I'm pretty certain that if your 'On Hold' wizard summoned, animated, created...whatever a Frenzied creature then this would and should be on Attack Orders regardless of what orders the summoner, animator, creator is on..


That’s the exception to the rule
by Jonathon Chester
Sat Sep 07, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: The postman rang thrice
Replies: 4
Views: 288

Re: The postman rang thrice

NIce!
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Sep 04, 2019 6:43 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 113
Views: 6407

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Nice! Paint three of those ax drunes then you’ve completed the challenge as well!
by Jonathon Chester
Tue Sep 03, 2019 7:46 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 113
Views: 6407

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Morag and an Uchelwr some! https://i.imgur.com/QkOPxRO.jpg https://i.imgur.com/3rO0zMw.jpg https://i.imgur.com/56osmc8.jpg https://i.imgur.com/yDIiUlM.jpg https://i.imgur.com/gIhUdIG.jpg https://i.imgur.com/JlVkUMP.jpg
by Jonathon Chester
Mon Sep 02, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 113
Views: 6407

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Finally finished my archers, perhaps a bit rushed at the end to get them done before I go back to work, but at least I now have 40 painted: https://i.ibb.co/nkrp6Z7/arch5.jpg Now I've just got to do my other 20 ax drunes... :cry: Some more lovely work Andy. How many minis does that put you on this ...
by Jonathon Chester
Sun Sep 01, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 113
Views: 6407

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Considering you said you aren't that patient I think your freehand designs, like that banner, are on point. Nice work Jonathon! Cheers Andy! I do lack a bit of patience but with the banner I spent the time sketching out the rough blocks of red, add the lines of black then started the process of nea...
by Jonathon Chester
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:16 am
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Albainn in Australia
Replies: 13
Views: 436

Re: Albainn in Australia

Lovely work on these minis. Especially Le he tattoos on the Skyclad
by Jonathon Chester
Sat Aug 31, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 113
Views: 6407

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Now finished my three Dyndraig completing my challenge for the year :) Still chugging along painting more stuff! https://i.imgur.com/tnLvDTA.jpg https://i.imgur.com/DI6YpaZ.jpg https://i.imgur.com/bmzWIru.jpg https://i.imgur.com/pF8JGuK.jpg https://i.imgur.com/BaNGkBw.jpg https://i.imgur.com/K4MrTTQ...
by Jonathon Chester
Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:55 am
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Bases, what are your plans?
Replies: 18
Views: 2297

Re: Bases, what are your plans?

demyse wrote:love the way y'all commenting on a 6 year old post


Jutes necroing the thread :lol:
by Jonathon Chester
Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 113
Views: 6407

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

I just need to base my three Dyndraig I’ve finished painting then I’ve crossed the finish line for the year!

Worked out what’s on the desk as a further 77 at least on the desk lol
by Jonathon Chester
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1492

Re: Darklands Weekend

Brightblade wrote:
Rob Lane wrote:Scott is now Dayle's dad, as Scott's with Dayle's new mum, as Jo (who is with Dayle) is Scott's bird's daughter.

Andy is the unpaid court jester.

Cheers
Rob


Confused, you will be after the next episode of Soap.....


This feels like something from Jeremy Kyle!
by Jonathon Chester
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Ciniod's Bits
Replies: 3
Views: 194

Re: Ciniod's Bits

Bit difficult to appreciate all of your work as the lighting has bleached it a tad. With the flesh tones what is it you’re not happy about? If it’s the recesses the a thinly and controlled application of a wash can help the definition show.
by Jonathon Chester
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1492

Re: Darklands Weekend

This reads a bit weirdly as someone from not in the know lol We live in a commune, and sit around camp fires and sing songs... :lol: :lol: :lol: And sometimes I stand outside and knock at the window and pull faces. Why do I get the image of the banjo scene from Deliverance in my head at this lol
by Jonathon Chester
Thu Aug 29, 2019 1:29 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1492

Re: Darklands Weekend

Dayle12 wrote:
Brightblade wrote:
Dayle12 wrote:Yeah id probably be up for this


Dayle,

Do you think Jo will be up and running with her Brythoniad by then?



Can always ask her yourself? You live in the same house hahahahaha


This reads a bit weirdly as someone from not in the know lol
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1492

Re: Darklands Weekend

cornishlee wrote:
Brightblade wrote:Lee,

I suggest you edit the first post of this thread and put up a list of potential attendees, it may well drum up more interest the more people see how many are going..


Good idea.


I’d also suggest putting the full details up so people can see that too :)
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Aug 28, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1492

Re: Darklands Weekend

More or less turn up and play. I don't anticipate there being any prizes or anything else but I could facilitate arranging matches. For example: If you told me you planned on arriving at midday on Friday and were interested in playing a couple of 1500 point games that day, a couple of 2,500 point g...
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1492

Re: Darklands Weekend

Lee what is the intention of the weekend? Is it a bring your stuff and play or an organised event?
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:00 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1492

Re: Darklands Weekend

OK, I've just spoken to someone at the rec centre and this would be a lot more expensive than I'd anticipated. I suggested to them that we'd be looking at around a dozen people and I asked to book the hall from midday Friday to midday Sunday on a weekend in February (nothing specific, yet). Apparen...
by Jonathon Chester
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:20 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Quick shot and strike
Replies: 2
Views: 176

Re: Quick shot and strike

On the 8 and 9 as they are the fated strikes
by Jonathon Chester
Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Run and Shoot action
Replies: 12
Views: 416

Re: Run and Shoot action

I’d counter point with why would charge and shoot only have a -1 then? Both involve rapid movement why should not charging have a greater penalty? Because you can change direction after youv'e shot... Charging implies that you are charging at the enemy, they would be easier to hit as you are runnin...
by Jonathon Chester
Tue Aug 27, 2019 5:10 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Run and Shoot action
Replies: 12
Views: 416

Re: Run and Shoot action

+2 to hit modifier works.. Run 5 inches forward, shoot, run 5 inches to left, right...backwards etc... I’d counter point with why would charge and shoot only have a -1 then? Both involve rapid movement why should not charging have a greater penalty? Because you can change direction after youv'e sho...
by Jonathon Chester
Tue Aug 27, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Run and Shoot action
Replies: 12
Views: 416

Re: Run and Shoot action

Brightblade wrote:+2 to hit modifier works..

Run 5 inches forward, shoot, run 5 inches to left, right...backwards etc...


I’d counter point with why would charge and shoot only have a -1 then? Both involve rapid movement why should not charging have a greater penalty?
by Jonathon Chester
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Run and Shoot action
Replies: 12
Views: 416

Re: Run and Shoot action

cornishlee wrote:I'd suggest a pretty hefty penalty on the roll (say plus 2, rather than plus 1) to represent shooting 'on the move' if you were to add it.


That’s what the current modifier is for really as you’re not taking careful aim
by Jonathon Chester
Tue Aug 27, 2019 12:01 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 113
Views: 6407

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Took me a while, but I finally finished my of my favourite (and I think many others) models in the range: https://i.ibb.co/WnNR7d8/chim1.jpg https://i.ibb.co/pw76DW2/chim2.jpg https://i.ibb.co/njGx0Jc/chim3.jpg https://i.ibb.co/dGmv14R/chim4.jpg Lovely workAndy this paint scheme has made we want th...
by Jonathon Chester
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Ask Me Questions!
Replies: 65
Views: 5452

Re: Ask Me Questions!

It’s such a gorgeous model but prefer the banebeast rat head over the goat Oh I like the goat, but I'd be tempted to get two for the alternate heads. I could magnetise, but I already own one. Weirdly I prefer the original drake head but the tail and rat head lol. Think it’s that I feel the goat loo...
by Jonathon Chester
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:27 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Ask Me Questions!
Replies: 65
Views: 5452

Re: Ask Me Questions!

It’s such a gorgeous model but prefer the banebeast rat head over the goat
by Jonathon Chester
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:51 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 113
Views: 6407

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

This took me ages, not sure about the results, but...here it is: https://i.ibb.co/Dfn5yvJ/X2.jpg https://i.ibb.co/RyfMGVS/X1.jpg https://i.ibb.co/WcdtM51/X3.jpg https://i.ibb.co/dfrK9kZ/X4.jpg Take my strong hand! Lovely work mate I like how each section is their own colour
by Jonathon Chester
Mon Aug 19, 2019 11:35 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree V - what would you like?
Replies: 2
Views: 254

Re: Skirmish at Coffa Tree V - what would you like?

John, If it's going to be another 1 day event then I think the Gold should be reduced to 1000 so we can get more games in, with 12 players this year and only 3 games played by each player, it didn't seem right that the places were decided based on those 3 games, especially since 2 of my 3 games wer...
by Jonathon Chester
Mon Aug 19, 2019 8:40 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Skirmish at Coffa Tree V - what would you like?
Replies: 2
Views: 254

Skirmish at Coffa Tree V - what would you like?

Hi all, I know it’s only August and it will be July next year for the next event but for this one I want to grow the event more and find out what you the players would want from the fifth iteration of the event. Please fill in the poll below with the amount of days want to attend, food you’d want an...
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:24 pm
Forum: Battle Reports
Topic: Tonight, Byzantii v Khthones
Replies: 12
Views: 686

Re: Tonight, Byzantii v Khthones

Got some more pictures of the game too https://i.imgur.com/AakW0gX.jpg https://i.imgur.com/Ot2ZmAH.jpg https://i.imgur.com/FQ8T0yS.jpg https://i.imgur.com/wNbKBBS.jpg https://i.imgur.com/26cWUQ2.jpg https://i.imgur.com/jpbnYrV.jpg https://i.imgur.com/dm9NrBP.jpg https://i.imgur.com/r7QqHsl.jpg https...
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Aug 14, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: Battle Reports
Topic: Tonight, Byzantii v Khthones
Replies: 12
Views: 686

Re: Tonight, Byzantii v Khthones

Was a really fun game, look forward to receiving the Battle Host so more of those models will no longer need to be proxies :lol:
by Jonathon Chester
Tue Aug 13, 2019 12:46 pm
Forum: Battle Reports
Topic: Tonight, Byzantii v Khthones
Replies: 12
Views: 686

Re: Tonight, Byzantii v Khthones

Looks like an interesting byzantii list, with the ever faithful terrifying tarask :) absolutely love that thing its literally a demonic killing machine But question, if you can find 10 gold from somewhere would it be worth dropping demonfire and swapping with quicken to give your legionaiires an ad...
by Jonathon Chester
Tue Aug 13, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Battle Reports
Topic: Tonight, Byzantii v Khthones
Replies: 12
Views: 686

Re: Tonight, Byzantii v Khthones

And in the blue corner: Centurion 16 legionnaires veteran free command Magnus infernum primus demonfire hellfire hell pit Dromedus Secundus full armour 5 dromedus armour, free command Auxilia Option - arcus, veteran 8 Auxilia Sagittarius veteran free command 8 Auxilia Sagittarius veteran free comman...
by Jonathon Chester
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:02 am
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Painted Armies
Replies: 28
Views: 959

Re: Painted Armies

Rob Lane wrote:
Brightblade wrote:Ive got 15 painted Sling throwers and 10 unpainted Tunagh Axemen..


Get some more Tuanagh mate, then you can have a proper unit...

Cheers
Rob


Real men take 20 man blobs
by Jonathon Chester
Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:23 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Painted Armies
Replies: 28
Views: 959

Re: Painted Armies

If Paul decides to go for Vras and you need a Byzantii force Rob I can provide that for you. Of course first refusal to people not already putting their hat in the ring

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