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by cornishlee
Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Bases, what are your plans?
Replies: 18
Views: 2269

Re: Bases, what are your plans?

I poured so many 20ps into that machine.
by cornishlee
Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:10 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Tokens
Replies: 2
Views: 131

Tokens

With so many tokens, I sometimes struggle to remember which is which. So I've finally done something about it and made a pdf of all the tokens with their effect noted, so that I can quickly see what's what at the table. If you think you'd find it helpful, too, you can download it here: https://board...
by cornishlee
Mon Sep 30, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Mat's works in progress, or how I can't finish a model before starting another.
Replies: 1
Views: 93

Re: Mat's works in progress, or how I can't finish a model before starting another.

Honestly, starting them's a lot easier than finishing them. I share your pain.
by cornishlee
Sun Sep 29, 2019 6:58 am
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Ask Me Questions!
Replies: 65
Views: 5424

Re: Ask Me Questions!

Something that's bugged me for a while - is there a lore reason for Urbad's hammer being called a mattock?
by cornishlee
Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1472

Re: Darklands Weekend

OK, thanks, Scott.
by cornishlee
Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1472

Re: Darklands Weekend

OK, the venue is booked. You can find an information pack here https://www.dropbox.com/s/q3ue4tg5ypajm5l/darklands%20weekend.pdf?dl=0 Hopefully that should cover all questions but if you think it's missing something or a bit vague on one point then let me know. I'm going to put the link in the first...
by cornishlee
Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Flanking orders
Replies: 5
Views: 211

Re: Flanking orders

Excellent, thanks, Rob. So, as I understand it, I'm OK to position an entire command as flanking where that command has: Commander (flanking) joined to unit (flanking) non-flanking unit bound to another non-flanking unit This is just what I want to hear. I also believe that a general can never be pl...
by cornishlee
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:33 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Flanking orders
Replies: 5
Views: 211

Flanking orders

I may be imagining this, since I can't find it now, but I think I remember reading in the rulebook at some point that a command could be placed flanking if the commander and the majority of the units has the flanker ability. Assuming that's right, a few questions: Does the commander count towards an...
by cornishlee
Wed Sep 11, 2019 1:30 pm
Forum: Darklands Lore
Topic: Albainn Cemetery
Replies: 3
Views: 206

Re: Albainn Cemetery

Thanks, Rob.
by cornishlee
Mon Sep 09, 2019 10:06 am
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: The postman rang thrice
Replies: 4
Views: 272

Re: The postman rang thrice

Amazon. I dare say you could get them from Book Depository for delivery to Aus. 'The King in the North' has only been published this year. It collects together half a dozen papers that have been published in various archaeology journals (mainly Antiquity) over the last five years or so as part of a ...
by cornishlee
Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:55 am
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: The postman rang thrice
Replies: 4
Views: 272

The postman rang thrice

Looks like I've got some reading and some modelling to do.
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by cornishlee
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Acuity Upgrades
Replies: 6
Views: 244

Re: Acuity Upgrades

Like Paul says, the change to veteran (in your example) already prices in (includes) the change from drilled to trained.
by cornishlee
Sat Aug 31, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Albainn in Australia
Replies: 13
Views: 428

Re: Albainn in Australia

Nive work!
by cornishlee
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:12 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Ciniod's Bits
Replies: 3
Views: 188

Re: Ciniod's Bits

I may try taking another photo, tomorrow.
by cornishlee
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:11 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Ciniod's Bits
Replies: 3
Views: 188

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. Actually the other way, if anything, the wash is too dark ...
by cornishlee
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1472

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. Having a vague idea what the relationship is between the others, I find this the wei...
by cornishlee
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:19 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Ciniod's Bits
Replies: 3
Views: 188

Ciniod's Bits

I didn't get around to it last week but, as promised, here's the first mini I've painted in a quarter of a century. https://cf.geekdo-images.com/medium/img/blz11Ur5LcjrfJ3gB7FmcLQ_75A=/fit-in/500x500/filters:no_upscale()/pic4923750.jpg I can't pretend I'm 100% happy - the flesh tones are a bit off, ...
by cornishlee
Thu Aug 29, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1472

Re: Darklands Weekend

Cheers, Scott.
by cornishlee
Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1472

Re: Darklands Weekend

Well, a change to dates already - apparently both those weekends are busy with the village panto. So, we're now looking at the weekend of 7th February (I though Valentine's day was probably a bad idea). That's provisionally booked. As soon as it's confirmed, I'll update this thread with full details...
by cornishlee
Thu Aug 29, 2019 7:44 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1472

Re: Darklands Weekend

I did, indeed, miss Andy. Thanks for pointing that out.

Right. I'll see about booking the venue and firming up plans.
by cornishlee
Wed Aug 28, 2019 5:20 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1472

Re: Darklands Weekend

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 :) As soon as there are details beyond a broa...
by cornishlee
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:43 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1472

Re: Darklands Weekend

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.
by cornishlee
Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1472

Re: Darklands Weekend

Five people, then. Thanks, Jonathan. Regards food, I'm thinking that the easiest thing is to order a takeaway on the Friday and Saturday evenings (choice of curry - which always arrives late, burgers or Domino's) and to stretch your legs and walk to the village shop to buy snacks/sandwiches the rest...
by cornishlee
Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:39 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1472

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 ga...
by cornishlee
Wed Aug 28, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1472

Re: Darklands Weekend

That makes four (including me). I'm not sure airbnb's your best bet: https://www.airbnb.co.uk/s/Silverstone/homes?query=Silverstone&checkin=2020-02-21&checkout=2020-02-23&adults=0&children=0&infants=0&guests=0&place_id=ChIJsVuv5nwbd0gR_VWhIGn0bAg&refinement_paths%5B%5...
by cornishlee
Wed Aug 28, 2019 10:56 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1472

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). Apparent...
by cornishlee
Tue Aug 27, 2019 4:59 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Run and Shoot action
Replies: 12
Views: 405

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 cornishlee
Tue Aug 27, 2019 10:37 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Run and Shoot action
Replies: 12
Views: 405

Re: Run and Shoot action

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.
by cornishlee
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:12 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Run and Shoot action
Replies: 12
Views: 405

Re: Run and Shoot action

I'm pretty certain you can't break a move action.
by cornishlee
Tue Aug 27, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge
Replies: 113
Views: 6348

Re: 2019 - One hundred minis challenge

Stunning work, as ever, mate.
by cornishlee
Sun Aug 25, 2019 6:39 am
Forum: Albainn
Topic: Starting Albainn
Replies: 35
Views: 8309

Re: Starting Albainn

Probably not... I think any of those 'mid-sized' individuals need to have their targets chosen pretty carefully.
by cornishlee
Sat Aug 24, 2019 7:10 am
Forum: Albainn
Topic: Tactics...
Replies: 1
Views: 120

Re: Tactics...

If you can get a good line of fire from your elbharu, they're great. Gairlom/morlom/umahr can be very effective against models of a similar size, or not much bigger. Particularly if you shieldwall them, they can really hold people up. I've used them effectively to take out the mount from under a gen...
by cornishlee
Sat Aug 24, 2019 6:54 am
Forum: Albainn
Topic: Starting Albainn
Replies: 35
Views: 8309

Re: Starting Albainn

Looks like a nice mix, to me. It's a shame you're so far away, I'd be interested to see the oghurrigg in action!
by cornishlee
Wed Aug 21, 2019 6:58 am
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Compel and Influence - An Unofficial Darklands and Mierce Miniatures podcast
Replies: 56
Views: 8285

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

Hi Paul, I'd just like to congratulate you on getting the levels right for (I think) the first time. I don't know if you positioned the microphone more centrally, asked Hugh to speak up, James not to randomly shout excitedly and yourself to speak in more measured tones or you did it all in post-ex, ...
by cornishlee
Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:30 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1472

Re: Darklands Weekend

Jonathan, I don't want to step on your toes. If you were already thinking about doing something like this then I'm happy to leave it to you.
by cornishlee
Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:09 pm
Forum: Ysians
Topic: Redunculous Muster
Replies: 5
Views: 326

Re: Redunculous Muster

OK, after more tinkering, here's where I am now: General: Carrowek of Carn Dhu + Mount : Unique + Rare (auth. 88, used 17) 5 x Margh Drune : Mainstay 1 x Chimaera (bound to goad drune unit) 1 x Seer Drune + Mount + Blind + Curse of Kernunnos + Blood Sacrifice : Uncommon 3 x Goad Drune : Uncommon (au...
by cornishlee
Wed Aug 07, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 61
Views: 1472

Darklands Weekend

EDIT: The event is now confirmed and will be going ahead on the 7th - 9th February. You can find all the details here: https://www.dropbox.com/s/q3ue4tg5ypajm5l/darklands%20weekend.pdf?dl=0 Original post below. ************ Hi all, I've organised a gaming weekend in Silverstone for the last few yea...
by cornishlee
Wed Aug 07, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands League
Replies: 27
Views: 762

Re: Darklands League

Potentially. I'd want to know more details, though. For example, using your suggested 18 games as a basis - would 18 games against the same person count? I'm thinking I could get in several games against Chris; you, Andy and Dale could play eachother frequently, etc. It means, though, that if a club...
by cornishlee
Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Ysians
Topic: Redunculous Muster
Replies: 5
Views: 326

Re: Redunculous Muster

OK, I've spotted a flaw.

According to the latest muster flowcharts, both Chimaeras and Manticores can only be mustered by a Flesh Drune or by Alix, unless they're bound to a goad drune. So I don't think this works (although I'd very happily be told otherwise).
by cornishlee
Tue Aug 06, 2019 7:29 am
Forum: UK
Topic: London? Or Bucks?
Replies: 3
Views: 327

Re: London? Or Bucks?

OK, I'll PM you.
by cornishlee
Mon Aug 05, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: Darklands Tactics and Musters
Topic: Fearless
Replies: 23
Views: 957

Re: Fearless

In future I think ill drop the two morsagart down to just sagart, as there was really only one invoke I used all game, get rid of the one random hunter and take an Oghurithne channeller & Oghurithne Unund for some invoke support for the Oghurithne and the rerolls on 18" for fortitude tests...
by cornishlee
Mon Aug 05, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Darklands Tactics and Musters
Topic: Fearless
Replies: 23
Views: 957

Re: Fearless

Dayle12 wrote:Forcing his ogurithne at rather inconvenient times to flee


To be honest, that seems rather par for the course where the oghurithne are concerned. They've fled in half the games I've played with them, so far.
by cornishlee
Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: Ysians
Topic: Redunculous Muster
Replies: 5
Views: 326

Re: Redunculous Muster

Arse. Yes, it does.

A tiny bit of tinkering and a nearly redundant seer makes it OK, though. Taking him down to 1 spell and removing the veteran option from the margh drunes brings me in at 1,498.

The road to 2,000 is even more about upgrades!
by cornishlee
Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Ysians
Topic: Redunculous Muster
Replies: 5
Views: 326

Redunculous Muster

Fresh from settling on my 1,500 gold Albainn muster, I've turned my attention to my Ysians and I'm doing something... fun? After spending a bit of time on it, I think this is legal but I'd like to hear if I've made any mistakes: General: Carrowek of Carn Dhu + Mount : Unique + Rare (auth. 88, used 7...
by cornishlee
Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Ysians
Topic: Alix of Carn Bran
Replies: 3
Views: 182

Re: Alix of Carn Bran

Interesting... It doesn't get around my immediate muster problem (Carrowek of Carn Dhu taking up both a unique and a rare slot) but it does open up some interesting muster options.
by cornishlee
Fri Aug 02, 2019 1:16 pm
Forum: Ysians
Topic: Alix of Carn Bran
Replies: 3
Views: 182

Alix of Carn Bran

Alix can be mustered as a noble commander for the Ysians and can compel a Monstrous Beast unit. Would this change the unit's ubiquity to Mainstay?
by cornishlee
Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Future minis rumour roundup - April 2018 update
Replies: 91
Views: 33287

Re: Future minis rumour roundup - April 2018 update

Thanks, Rob. I'll be keeping an eye out.
by cornishlee
Thu Aug 01, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Albainn
Topic: Help me see the value of a giant
Replies: 12
Views: 440

Re: Help me see the value of a giant

Thanks, guys. I've stuck with the original plan and ordered my giant. I think that gives me the 1,500 Albainn army I want, right now. The moroghuruc and vicious oghuruc unit (or goghu unit if it's available by then) will be the next thing, for my 2,000 army.

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