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by cornishlee
Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:03 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 78
Views: 3717

Re: Darklands Weekend

OK, with just six people I'm more or less confident still want to do this, I've decided to pull the plug. I don't really think that six players makes the weekend viable (although of course I could be wrong, maybe people would be happy to keep playing the same people over 48 hours). I've already refu...
by cornishlee
Tue Jan 14, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: PM issues
Replies: 4
Views: 49

Re: PM issues

I've just noticed that I have four PMs stuck in my outbox - two from August and two from yesterday. Does anyone know why this would be? What I was told when this happened to me is that until the recipient of the message logs onto the forum the message doesnt send it sits in your Outbox, it only get...
by cornishlee
Tue Jan 14, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: PM issues
Replies: 4
Views: 49

Re: PM issues

Nope. Inbox is at 62% and outbox is at 8%.
by cornishlee
Tue Jan 14, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: PM issues
Replies: 4
Views: 49

PM issues

I've just noticed that I have four PMs stuck in my outbox - two from August and two from yesterday. Does anyone know why this would be?
by cornishlee
Thu Jan 09, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2020 - 100 Mini Challenge
Replies: 16
Views: 263

Re: 2020 - 100 Mini Challenge

Looking good, as always.
by cornishlee
Thu Jan 09, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Compel and Influence - An Unofficial Darklands and Mierce Miniatures podcast
Replies: 63
Views: 9693

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

Sniff.

Thanks for all your work guys. I've enjoyed every epidose.
by cornishlee
Wed Jan 08, 2020 6:15 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 78
Views: 3717

Re: Darklands Weekend

Rob Lane wrote:Got you. How many people are you chasing for monies and confirmation?

Cheers
Rob


Expressions of interest:

Me
Scott (Brightblade)
Rob
Jonathan Chester
Ronnie + 1
Andy (Grizzle)
Dayle

From that, I've heard from Me(!), Jon and Scott.
by cornishlee
Wed Jan 08, 2020 3:37 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2020 - 100 Mini Challenge
Replies: 16
Views: 263

Re: 2020 - 100 Mini Challenge

Now that I can see again, I've finally finished putting my giant together (that I started when, September?). Baby steps, but hopefully I'll be reaching for the paintbrush again soon.
by cornishlee
Wed Jan 08, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 78
Views: 3717

Re: Darklands Weekend

Four or five, counting Jon. So, although I've got until the end of next week to make a final decision I'm expecting to cancel at this point.I think eight would be viable but I'd need ten not to be out of pocket.
by cornishlee
Tue Jan 07, 2020 11:50 am
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Gus' Jute Horde
Replies: 6
Views: 225

Re: Gus' Jute Horde

Great work, Gus.

And welcome to the forum!
by cornishlee
Mon Jan 06, 2020 2:43 pm
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 78
Views: 3717

Re: Darklands Weekend

OK, I've spoken to the hall and apparently I can cancel the booking without penalty up until the end of next week if we don't have the numbers in place. At the moment, we don't. Something that I think got lost in all of this is that it was meant to be an informal gathering for the Darklands forum co...
by cornishlee
Mon Jan 06, 2020 11:18 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: 2020 - 100 Mini Challenge
Replies: 16
Views: 263

Re: 2020 - 100 Mini Challenge

Bishmeister wrote:I've painted
Gorugg = 6
5x Oghurithne = 15
Grand total of 21
So far this year.

So you'll be done by Valentine's Day?
by cornishlee
Thu Jan 02, 2020 10:58 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 78
Views: 3717

Re: Darklands Weekend

Yuletide is (kind of) over and the weekend kicks off in just five weeks from tomorrow. If you're planning to attend then please remember that you should email me to let me know you plan to attend and also send payment via PayPal. You can find details of how to do both in the pdf linked to from the f...
by cornishlee
Thu Jan 02, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: Happy New Year 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 212

Re: Happy New Year 2020

Bledhen Nowydh da!

Happy New Year, all.
by cornishlee
Mon Dec 16, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 78
Views: 3717

Re: Darklands Weekend

Thanks for posting, Scott, and sorry everyone else for my silence in the forums the last month or two. It hasn't been a good few weeks - among other things I've had several unexpected health issues, with associated hospital visits, that have severely limited my leisure time and, more often than not,...
by cornishlee
Mon Sep 30, 2019 9:13 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Bases, what are your plans?
Replies: 18
Views: 3037

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: 409

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: 288

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: 6899

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: 78
Views: 3717

Re: Darklands Weekend

OK, thanks, Scott.
by cornishlee
Wed Sep 25, 2019 11:15 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 78
Views: 3717

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: 571

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: 571

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: 478

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: 654

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: 654

The postman rang thrice

Looks like I've got some reading and some modelling to do.
Image
by cornishlee
Fri Sep 06, 2019 1:27 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Acuity Upgrades
Replies: 6
Views: 628

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: 22
Views: 993

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: 429

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: 429

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: 78
Views: 3717

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: 429

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: 78
Views: 3717

Re: Darklands Weekend

Cheers, Scott.
by cornishlee
Thu Aug 29, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Darklands Events
Topic: Darklands Weekend
Replies: 78
Views: 3717

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: 78
Views: 3717

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: 78
Views: 3717

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: 78
Views: 3717

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: 78
Views: 3717

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: 78
Views: 3717

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: 78
Views: 3717

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: 78
Views: 3717

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: 896

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: 896

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: 896

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: 114
Views: 8713

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: 8937

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: 331

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: 8937

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: 63
Views: 9693

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, ...

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