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by Jonathon Chester
Wed Jan 29, 2020 2:35 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2020 - 100 Mini Challenge
Replies: 20
Views: 2503

Re: 2020 - 100 Mini Challenge

Bish is almost done and it is not even February yet!
by Jonathon Chester
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:23 am
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Compel and Influence - An Unofficial Darklands and Mierce Miniatures podcast
Replies: 63
Views: 14931

Re: Compel and Influence - An Unofficial Darklands and Mierce Miniatures podcast

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by Jonathon Chester
Mon Jan 06, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 78
Views: 10841

Re: Darklands Weekend

Hi Lee, I'm happy to pay by Friday if this event is going ahead. Let me know
by Jonathon Chester
Fri Dec 13, 2019 3:03 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2020 - 100 Mini Challenge
Replies: 20
Views: 2503

Re: 2020 - 100 Mini Challenge

i will be painting a dragon either way
by Jonathon Chester
Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Scouting and Unseen or Unseen (x) units
Replies: 10
Views: 2352

Re: Scouting and Unseen or Unseen (x) units

Nope, no rules against that at all. Cheers Rob I know i'm doing myself out of something now... But do you not think that there should be an element of chance involved that your Scouting unit or indeed any unit on the battlefield would run in the direction of an unseen unit to see them? In reality i...
by Jonathon Chester
Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Forum bugs
Replies: 3
Views: 1523

Re: Forum bugs

Rob Lane wrote:I have moved a couple of posts from SH3 to SH3PD - that might be your issue... try closing your browser and trying again...

Cheers
Rob


Still playing up for me
by Jonathon Chester
Mon Nov 18, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Darklands Tactics and Musters
Topic: Blinding and how to stop it
Replies: 17
Views: 3018

Re: Blinding and how to stop it

A few thoughts based on the hosts I’m aware you have. - ambush - wolves have a decent chance of ambushing out of a wood into the unit so the wizard can’t hold and invoke. Erainn can do this as well with the Feb beasts. - how many wizards/anti magic models do you tend to run? If you run none then tha...
by Jonathon Chester
Fri Nov 08, 2019 11:07 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 78
Views: 10841

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: 2458

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: 5504

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: 1778

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: 78
Views: 10841

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: 78
Views: 10841

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: 1700

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: 2445

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: 1700

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: 114
Views: 15417

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: 38139

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: 114
Views: 15417

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: 114
Views: 15417

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: 114
Views: 15417

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: 2185

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: 1911

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: 114
Views: 15417

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: 114
Views: 15417

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: 114
Views: 15417

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: 114
Views: 15417

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: 22
Views: 2842

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: 114
Views: 15417

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: 5504

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: 114
Views: 15417

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: 78
Views: 10841

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: 1617

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: 78
Views: 10841

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: 78
Views: 10841

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: 78
Views: 10841

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: 78
Views: 10841

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: 78
Views: 10841

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: 78
Views: 10841

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: 1611

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: 2529

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: 2529

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: 2529

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: 2529

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: 114
Views: 15417

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: 10864

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: 10864

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: 114
Views: 15417

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: 1681

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...

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