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by Grizzle
Tue Apr 07, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2020 - 100 Mini Challenge
Replies: 23
Views: 3212

Re: 2020 - 100 Mini Challenge

Thanks Rob, this isolation has done wonders for letting me focus on improving my painting.
by Grizzle
Mon Apr 06, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2020 - 100 Mini Challenge
Replies: 23
Views: 3212

Re: 2020 - 100 Mini Challenge

Not updated on my progress for a while. What a fantastic, throbbing thing, and the penis ain't too bad either:

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by Grizzle
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:06 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Rixx's Norse and Jutes WIP
Replies: 9
Views: 4746

Re: Rixx's Norse and Jutes WIP

Nice use of zenithal highlighting, that Jotuun is looking awesome.
by Grizzle
Mon Feb 03, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: New Karnun Beast!
Replies: 3
Views: 2968

Re: New Karnun Beast!

I'm going to have so many auger drune variants!
by Grizzle
Wed Jan 29, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2020 - 100 Mini Challenge
Replies: 23
Views: 3212

Re: 2020 - 100 Mini Challenge

Bishuary looks well underway.
by Grizzle
Sun Jan 12, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2020 - 100 Mini Challenge
Replies: 23
Views: 3212

Re: 2020 - 100 Mini Challenge

Bishmeister wrote:@Grizzle these look lovely, really nice tones.

Cheers Bish and Lee.

I'm trying out a new style of painting. Might clash a bit with my other models though.
by Grizzle
Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:27 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2020 - 100 Mini Challenge
Replies: 23
Views: 3212

Re: 2020 - 100 Mini Challenge

Well to kick things off here is my first set of painted models for 2020, 2 of my abhorrents with great weapons (featuring the resculpted Seza):

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by Grizzle
Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 78
Views: 13349

Re: Darklands Weekend

I have actually put in £30 today, in a vague hope.

I think the uncertainty is about accommodation and if it is going to go ahead and the booking prices + chance of getting money back, because it becomes more expensive nearer the date.
by Grizzle
Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:33 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Gus' Jute Horde
Replies: 6
Views: 2866

Re: Gus' Jute Horde

They look fantastic Gus.
by Grizzle
Mon Dec 02, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 114
Views: 17688

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Finally finished this ugly beast: https://i.ibb.co/dgQyHbd/20191202-111532.jpg https://i.ibb.co/RC6dV24/20191202-111448.jpg https://i.ibb.co/fMLhkkH/20191202-111440.jpg https://i.ibb.co/P14Thdd/20191202-111550.jpg https://i.ibb.co/LYSDRf8/20191202-111432.jpg
by Grizzle
Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Darklands Tactics and Musters
Topic: Blinding and how to stop it
Replies: 17
Views: 3951

Re: Blinding and how to stop it

Yeah, was a very good game and I agree that those rolls were unlucky, would probably have swung the other way if they had been passed. My only bad luck was the Augur drune blowing up on a 70 temper shrive, but I'm notorious for that and it didn't matter much in the end, either. The mantichora was do...
by Grizzle
Mon Nov 18, 2019 3:58 pm
Forum: Darklands Tactics and Musters
Topic: Blinding and how to stop it
Replies: 17
Views: 3951

Re: Blinding and how to stop it

Rob Lane wrote:With the augur and seer drunes being individuals, you can't Join them to units so they are very vulnerable to Shooting and sorcery. And Scouts!

Cheers
Rob


Yeah, that's a big vulnerability, playing this way.

Also, I'm down for popping up for some test games.
by Grizzle
Mon Nov 18, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Darklands Tactics and Musters
Topic: Blinding and how to stop it
Replies: 17
Views: 3951

Re: Blinding and how to stop it

For Khthones I've also made some suggestions myself, like making use of stoskoular which have unseen and can emerge behind the lines to get at the sorcerers. Or maybe waiting till my casters are vulnerable and getting a low temper one with a spell like Fuse. My list was: War Drune (general) Host com...
by Grizzle
Fri Nov 08, 2019 12:43 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 78
Views: 13349

Re: Darklands Weekend

I'm in.
by Grizzle
Thu Nov 07, 2019 10:26 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 114
Views: 17688

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

And that's the last 5:

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by Grizzle
Sat Nov 02, 2019 2:34 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 114
Views: 17688

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

First 5 shadow drunes for my second unit of them, reversed the grey and rose-brown on their cloaks/wrappings:

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by Grizzle
Fri Nov 01, 2019 4:31 pm
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: Penda's Golden War Trophy
Replies: 4
Views: 2986

Re: Penda's Golden War Trophy

Jonathon Chester wrote:
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?


Same day! ;)
by Grizzle
Fri Nov 01, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: Penda's Golden War Trophy
Replies: 4
Views: 2986

Re: Penda's Golden War Trophy

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.
by Grizzle
Thu Oct 24, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 114
Views: 17688

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

And that's a wrap on the 2nd brute unit...I need more storage boxes:

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by Grizzle
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: UK
Topic: Midland Players
Replies: 21
Views: 7940

Re: Midland Players

So me and Grizzle (aka Andy) are off to the Gotham and Samaria weekend Gaming event on Friday, hoping to introduce at least another 25 people into the Darklands Universe and have a fun time doing it.. If you don't know who they are, check out the Gotham & Samaria facebook group, they are a grou...
by Grizzle
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Of Kthones and Atalantes
Replies: 9
Views: 3121

Re: Of Kthones and Atalantes

Icchan wrote:Aren't the Atalantians themselves, technically, aliens?


I wonder if they flew around in giant vivariums, a Khthone's worst nightmare?
by Grizzle
Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:08 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 114
Views: 17688

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Thanks Rob, I'm sticking to task on my Ysians, I really want to get every model I currently own painted, hopefully before around May-June next year, then start on my Albainn.
by Grizzle
Tue Oct 15, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 114
Views: 17688

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Next lot of brutes finally finished:

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by Grizzle
Mon Oct 07, 2019 6:59 am
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Tewdr's Darklands Hosts (Starting with Norse)
Replies: 7
Views: 2646

Re: Tewdr's Darklands Hosts (Starting with Norse)

These look amazing.
by Grizzle
Sat Sep 28, 2019 5:13 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Ysians and some furries
Replies: 2
Views: 2074

Re: Ysians and some furries

More Ysians is always great, nice work!
by Grizzle
Sat Sep 28, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 114
Views: 17688

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Ah brutes, I love them so much I'm painting a second unit!

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by Grizzle
Sat Sep 21, 2019 6:46 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 114
Views: 17688

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Finally finished the last 10 Ax drunes (with terrible freehand on the banner; not my strongest area): https://i.ibb.co/drYtG4G/Ax5.jpg https://i.ibb.co/WF6GSmC/Ax6.jpg https://i.ibb.co/gtvb7jq/Ax7.jpg https://i.ibb.co/9s9DjDw/Ax8.jpg
by Grizzle
Fri Sep 20, 2019 9:20 am
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: JerzyK's minis
Replies: 110
Views: 40504

Re: JerzyK's minis

Just brilliant!
by Grizzle
Thu Sep 12, 2019 6:33 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 114
Views: 17688

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Finished another 10 ax drunes:

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by Grizzle
Tue Sep 03, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 114
Views: 17688

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 Grizzle
Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 114
Views: 17688

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:

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Now I've just got to do my other 20 ax drunes... :cry:
by Grizzle
Sun Sep 01, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 114
Views: 17688

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!
by Grizzle
Sat Aug 31, 2019 8:06 am
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Albainn in Australia
Replies: 22
Views: 3474

Re: Albainn in Australia

Nice work on these, the tartan and tattoos look ace.
by Grizzle
Fri Aug 30, 2019 6:29 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 114
Views: 17688

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

And here they are, 10 more archers, I've just got 10 more to do and thats 40 overall:

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by Grizzle
Fri Aug 30, 2019 2:28 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Bases, what are your plans?
Replies: 18
Views: 6361

Re: Bases, what are your plans?

My Ysians are on a grasslands /heather and slate/rocks style. My Albainn are on grassy and heather, sort of plain, with a few rocks under a lightish snowfall effect. My Khthones I'm thinking barren, dusty rocklands, with some occasional muddy pools and maybe the odd bit of ruined temple sticking out...
by Grizzle
Fri Aug 30, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 114
Views: 17688

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

You know I made a mistake in the 2018 one, when tallying up my painted I forgot to add in the manticore, which puts me at 128 for last year I think. (Your signature reminded me).
by Grizzle
Fri Aug 30, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 114
Views: 17688

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Thanks lads, well I've got some more infantry on the way next, I need to finish off my bowmen.
by Grizzle
Thu Aug 29, 2019 3:40 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 78
Views: 13349

Re: Darklands Weekend

Brightblade wrote:
Jonathon Chester wrote:
Dayle12 wrote:

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


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.
by Grizzle
Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:18 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 114
Views: 17688

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
by Grizzle
Thu Aug 22, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Ask Me Questions!
Replies: 65
Views: 12228

Re: Ask Me Questions!

Oh yeah, Rob...what is an under-goblin? From the Vras banner text for Quick-Blade: Quick-blade is Blunt-Claw's favoured kin and thus assured of a much-vaunted place in his war-host, that of kin-caller, the one that calls the kin to battle and keeps them there. Few Warrior-vermin will break where Qui...
by Grizzle
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:59 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Ask Me Questions!
Replies: 65
Views: 12228

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 Grizzle
Thu Aug 22, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Ask Me Questions!
Replies: 65
Views: 12228

Re: Ask Me Questions!

Jonathon Chester wrote: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.
by Grizzle
Thu Aug 22, 2019 6:56 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Ask Me Questions!
Replies: 65
Views: 12228

Re: Ask Me Questions!

Hey Rob, I've thought of a lore question that may well have been asked many times before, but it's concerning the Terror of Fortriu. Now here is the text from the website: " The cold mountains of Fortriu, in the far north where ice and snow hold sway, was the domain of a horror that none dare ...
by Grizzle
Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Ask Me Questions!
Replies: 65
Views: 12228

Re: Ask Me Questions!

Hey Rob, I've thought of a lore question that may well have been asked many times before, but it's concerning the Terror of Fortriu. Now here is the text from the website: " The cold mountains of Fortriu, in the far north where ice and snow hold sway, was the domain of a horror that none dare s...
by Grizzle
Mon Aug 19, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 114
Views: 17688

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

This took me ages, not sure about the results, but...here it is:

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by Grizzle
Mon Aug 19, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 114
Views: 17688

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Try this one scott: https://imgbb.com/

You want to use the drop down box after uploaded and use the BBcode full linked option and copy the first of the two links it gives.
by Grizzle
Wed Aug 14, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: Battle Reports
Topic: Tonight, Byzantii v Khthones
Replies: 12
Views: 3171

Re: Tonight, Byzantii v Khthones

Those Savrar look nice. ;)

Great report!
by Grizzle
Tue Aug 13, 2019 7:33 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Ask Me Questions!
Replies: 65
Views: 12228

Re: Ask Me Questions!

Rob Lane wrote:
demyse wrote:what happened to conjunct 1-9,11 and 12?


They got deaded.

Cheers
Rob


But will there be future conjuncts? There's plenty of numbers.

I know some will also be 'meldings' rather than stitched.
by Grizzle
Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: JerzyK's minis
Replies: 110
Views: 40504

Re: JerzyK's minis

I love coming back to this blog, keep it up, you've given me lots of ideas for colour schemes.
by Grizzle
Thu Aug 08, 2019 12:37 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 114
Views: 17688

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

More melusines, now I have a nice mainstay of 15: https://i.ibb.co/wdLt921/Melu3.jpg I really like the scheme you e gone with your army mate. Lovely colour palette and so cleanly done. Thanks Jonathon, truth is that being neat is pretty much the key to most good-looking schemes. It's also the part ...

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