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by razormage
Sun Apr 24, 2016 4:17 pm
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: Darklands: Distant Hoofbeats (international campaign)
Replies: 12
Views: 8219

Re: Darklands: Distant Hoofbeats (international campaign)

Dan, Hopefully you saw the scenario update before you got your game in. Site is LIVE and we had three battles get reported yesterday! Results for this week can be turned in until Saturday; on Saturday there will be a separate week to the Week 1 result page, and the Week 2 result page. Right now the ...
by razormage
Tue Apr 19, 2016 2:33 am
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: -- Casual Darklands Hobby Challenge - March 2016 --
Replies: 42
Views: 10146

Re: -- Casual Darklands Hobby Challenge - March 2016 --

Rot, forgot to post my models from March. Can I count them towards April? I, um, did all the stuff I said I was going to do.
by razormage
Wed Apr 13, 2016 10:28 am
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: Darklands: Distant Hoofbeats (international campaign)
Replies: 12
Views: 8219

Re: Darklands: Distant Hoofbeats (international campaign)

It's designed to start at 499 gold and build, escalation style, but if you and your opponent can't quite reach the gold value recommended for a game, who am I to say you can't play it?
by razormage
Wed Apr 13, 2016 3:39 am
Forum: News and Announcements
Topic: Darklands: Distant Hoofbeats (international campaign)
Replies: 12
Views: 8219

Darklands: Distant Hoofbeats (international campaign)

Everyone, After a lot of talking, a month of playtesting, and the final blessing from the folks at Mierce Towers, I've decided to draw upon my experience running Grand Tournaments and narrative campaigns and volunteered to run the first ever international Darklands campaign! I bring you: Darklands: ...
by razormage
Fri Feb 19, 2016 10:32 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: -- Casual Darklands Hobby Challenge - March 2016 --
Replies: 42
Views: 10146

Re: -- Casual Darklands Hobby Challenge - March 2016 --

Ryan, I am very disappointed. Not a single drop of alcohol in sight! ;) It was on my Untappd checkin for that night, but it cropped out some of the models. Fear not, my alcoholism is undimmed! https://untappd.akamaized.net/photo/2016_02_19/b70310d3b476357b60c6c8cba763d09f_640x640.jpg
by razormage
Fri Feb 19, 2016 2:50 am
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: -- Casual Darklands Hobby Challenge - March 2016 --
Replies: 42
Views: 10146

Re: -- Casual Darklands Hobby Challenge - March 2016 --

I, Ryan, pledge to complete the following by the end of March: 17 Gabrax (Actually 22, but 9 are half painted) A Gabrox Two Gabrax Tains One Gabrax Untain One Gabrax shaman on a Gooracx One Tarvox One Toracx One wereofor thegn One werwulf thegn Two werwulfas One Slaenbera Beowa in bear form. I can't...
by razormage
Thu Feb 18, 2016 11:50 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Monthly painting challenge - any interest?
Replies: 7
Views: 2852

Re: Monthly painting challenge - any interest?

I'm in. Can I include stuff I start painting tonight?
by razormage
Wed Sep 03, 2014 4:04 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Darklands and Other Models
Replies: 299
Views: 89216

Re: Darklands and Other Models

If I had a gaming room that awesome, I would never leave. Thank you for sharing it!
by razormage
Mon Aug 11, 2014 7:25 pm
Forum: Darklands Tactics and Musters
Topic: Battlescribe Army Lists
Replies: 3
Views: 2513

Re: Battlescribe Army Lists

Just FYI, I'm getting an "Error Updating Data" when I put the path for the index.bsi into my phone. Will try tonight when I'm on a wi-fi connection to see if it's a speed issue or something else.
by razormage
Mon Aug 11, 2014 6:00 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Kthone muster 1.4 questions
Replies: 18
Views: 4813

Re: Kthone muster 1.4 questions

Firstly: Thanks again for dealing with my issues... again :? Basically, it's worded incorrectly and thus each commander now has this kind of thing applied: Lord of the Lískares: If a Lískarchon is mustered as the host's general, Lískares become Mainstay units and, if a Lískar Unit is taken in his h...
by razormage
Fri Jun 06, 2014 12:35 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Malacant, Servile Champion of Dis
Replies: 2
Views: 2632

Malacant, Servile Champion of Dis

Malacant was a joy to assemble, and is surprisingly large. I'm confident I can still get him on a 50mm base, but finding a way to travel with him is going to be a challenge. https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-zjR_pFBSD68/U5GptUtlJ0I/AAAAAAAADJY/YQpjlX-YM3M/s640/blogger-image-1519878809.jpg For the s...
by razormage
Wed May 14, 2014 6:13 pm
Forum: USA/Canada
Topic: Howdy from Texas
Replies: 22
Views: 7318

Re: Howdy from Texas

Howdy! No such thing as Threadnomancy in an "Introduce yourself" topic! I shan't throw stones. Glad to see that there are more than four Texans on here now! I strongly recommend the Brythoniaid, as they're tons and tons of fun to paint. If your schedule allows, Craig (SacredRoach) and I ar...
by razormage
Thu Apr 10, 2014 9:36 pm
Forum: Battle Reports
Topic: Angelcynn vs. Fomoraic (499 gold)
Replies: 1
Views: 1712

Angelcynn vs. Fomoraic (499 gold)

The snow had been falling for a day when the farmer stumbled into the hall, frozen blood smeared across his face and furs. Delirious, he spoke of raiders on his farm: of beasts with horns on their faces who towered over a man, of murder, and rape, and death. Æswylla listened to the report, trying h...
by razormage
Thu Apr 10, 2014 3:38 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Most recent rules and musters (Updated 5/16)
Replies: 0
Views: 1455

Most recent rules and musters (Updated 5/16)

This post is, for the moment, a living repository for whatever the most recent version of the rules and musters is. Hopefully we can get it stickied, so that it stays at the top of the page. DARKLANDS QUICKSTARTER RULES v10.6 - Updated 5/16 DARKLANDS MUSTER RULES v2.3 And, finally, the musters (all ...
by razormage
Fri Apr 04, 2014 2:55 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Questions on mustering in general
Replies: 1
Views: 1022

Questions on mustering in general

To make sure I understand the role of Realms in army creation: * The Mustered General must take at least one unit in his Command from his Realm, but can take other units from other realms. * He can take up to one Allied commander from another realm, who can only choose units for his command from his...
by razormage
Thu Apr 03, 2014 12:12 pm
Forum: Battle Reports
Topic: Darklands Battle report: Norse vs. Khthones (499 gold)
Replies: 0
Views: 3436

Darklands Battle report: Norse vs. Khthones (499 gold)

Skranjun scowled as the warband continued trudging through the foliage on this cursed island. When his Skipari had first put his longships in, the crew had all been excited at finding the little island off the western coast of Kernow. It existed on no charts, and more importantly, had an settlement...
by razormage
Tue Apr 01, 2014 8:07 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Mammax Units
Replies: 2
Views: 1412

Re: Mammax Units

Unfortunately, the current rules do not allow a General to bring along Commanders with the same authority he's got (I guess they'd fight too much?) The gentlemen's workaround most of us have been using is to ignore the mandatory Mainstay requirements for those generals who do not yet have their Main...
by razormage
Fri Mar 14, 2014 3:42 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: First Edition Concept-to-sculpts
Replies: 0
Views: 4313

Darklands: First Edition Concept-to-sculpts

Since it was requested on the comments page, here's a list of all the models that were funded during the Darklands: First Edition Kickstarter. As I have time, I will be placing the concept art and most recent sculpt we've seen for each of these, so we can see how they're all progressing! I haven't h...
by razormage
Wed Feb 19, 2014 2:32 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Dyndraig
Replies: 2
Views: 3245

Re: Razormage's Dyndraig

It's possible that when I said "the final unit" up above, I was lying. I'd always intended to paint more Dyndraig, as my Warriors of Not-Lawfulness army will run between 6 and 7 of them as an Ogre-equivalent. After finishing Angrislaug, I decided the others should be next! Because I intend...
by razormage
Wed Feb 19, 2014 1:57 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Angrislaug WiP
Replies: 18
Views: 6446

Re: Razormage's Angrislaug WiP

Thanks for the encouragement, guys. I got her 98% finished last week, but for some reason my phone has been unwilling to update blogspot (which I use for my image repository) until now. Let me know what you guys think! In a non-typical fashion, I even have lessons learned for myself at the bottom. h...
by razormage
Fri Feb 14, 2014 8:46 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: A few question
Replies: 5
Views: 2479

Re: A few question

Let me see if I can answer a few of these... Have the ability Fearsome, Terrify and Fearless any effect in the quickstarter rules? Not in the Quickstarter rules. I think Mierce mentioned at one point that Psychology will not be out until the main rule book. How i can define easy target and difficult...
by razormage
Fri Feb 14, 2014 8:24 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: First Edition Minis, concept art and sculptors
Replies: 9
Views: 6647

Re: Darklands: First Edition Minis, concept art and sculpto

Yannick already did Shaaroc the Reviled for Mierce, so it's not his first trip. If my memory serves, he did the Sons of Oghmos for Rackham (similar in design to the Oghurthune), as well as a lot of the Goblins of No-Kan-Dar (including the Ashigaru, the Kensai, and the Mad Wheel Riders), The Chthonic...
by razormage
Wed Feb 12, 2014 9:18 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Angrislaug WiP
Replies: 18
Views: 6446

Re: Razormage's Angrislaug WiP

Another day, another update! Last night I finished off the white/red for the scales and wings, and started on the chest plate, claws, and horns. https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-tguR4j8kBLI/UvvTlN_XpRI/AAAAAAAACOk/VKUU1981k9E/s640/blogger-image--585035777.jpg First off, someone on Dakka asked for ...
by razormage
Tue Feb 11, 2014 2:09 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Angrislaug WiP
Replies: 18
Views: 6446

Re: Razormage's Angrislaug WiP

https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-M2VZ4Ft08J8/Uvoo8UzAs8I/AAAAAAAACLI/wd4AsXREeLA/s640/blogger-image-654044127.jpg For the third layer, I chose to skip the Hot Orange mix I'd used for the reds, in the hopes of keeping the tint on the browner shade. This one is 3 parts Bloody Red : 6 parts Bestial ...
by razormage
Mon Feb 10, 2014 7:43 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Darklands and Other Models
Replies: 299
Views: 89216

Re: Darklands Models

Fantastic as ever, Ryan. Thanks for sharing!
by razormage
Mon Feb 10, 2014 3:17 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Angrislaug WiP
Replies: 18
Views: 6446

Re: Razormage's Angrislaug WiP

Who wants to see more Angrislaug? This guy! https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-C7ppmsrhxVM/UvjpPqYg2fI/AAAAAAAACJY/EtPhSs8SpKo/s640/blogger-image-1671500918.jpg Friday night, I resolved to plow along and see how it looks with all the highlights done. So resolved, I mixed a concoction of 3 Hot Orange...
by razormage
Thu Feb 06, 2014 2:40 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Angrislaug WiP
Replies: 18
Views: 6446

Re: Razormage's Angrislaug WiP

I'm glad the assembly post is being helpful and enjoyed! I wish my paint job was doing the model justice, as I'm very disheartened with where I am right now. I just have to keep reminding myself that I haven't done the last few highlights, and they're the ones that make the model look amazing. Here'...
by razormage
Wed Feb 05, 2014 1:28 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Angrislaug WiP
Replies: 18
Views: 6446

Re: Razormage's Angrislaug WiP

First off, I forgot to hot-link to the Angrislaug assembly thread on my blog here . It's got a final grade on there that I don't want to degrade the Mierce forums with, so if you want to see how I scored it, you can check it out there. Now, for what everyone (or at least, like, a handful of you) wan...
by razormage
Wed Feb 05, 2014 12:58 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Angrislaug WiP
Replies: 18
Views: 6446

Re: Razormage's Angrislaug WiP

Aniku: How about last night? First, though, the last of the assembly pictures... Well, last night was the last night that the temperature was high enough and the humidity low enough for priming, so I raced through the last of the gap filling and got the big boy primed. As a result I had to skip a fe...
by razormage
Tue Feb 04, 2014 8:27 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Angrislaug WiP
Replies: 18
Views: 6446

Razormage's Angrislaug WiP

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-OA69gUWI8u4/UvDxsBPsw0I/AAAAAAAACB4/cCX4ur9OEpA/s640/blogger-image--740568824.jpg Here are all the components, spread out after cleaning them off in hot soapy water. The sprue on the top-left is the horns, the middle-left is the claws for the right hand, the two o...
by razormage
Tue Feb 04, 2014 5:58 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Aniku's WIPs
Replies: 89
Views: 18683

Re: Aniku's WIPs

I think you'd benefit a bit from a brown, purple, and/or black wash on the fur to stress the dark contrasts a bit more. I love - let me emphasize that: LOVE - the stippling effect on the brass armor. I'm stealing that idea from you if you don't mind. I'm personally not a fan of silver highlights on ...
by razormage
Mon Jan 27, 2014 1:15 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Darklands and Other Models
Replies: 299
Views: 89216

Re: Darklands Models

Ryan, Sometimes you post pictures of models and I think to myself, "I could do that if I was willing to put more than 10 hours into a model. I mean, it's the same shades I use, with cleaner transitions (and maybe not so much the insane contrast ratio." Jeremy's latest work, particularly ma...
by razormage
Wed Jan 22, 2014 12:34 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: AndyS Trolls part 2 'It's hammer time!'
Replies: 54
Views: 12294

Re: AndyS Trolls part 2 'It's hammer time!'

If you've got access to really fine hobbyist's chain, I think it would look awesome to run some from his shoulder pauldron to those rings piercing his neck folds. I'd always wondered about the functionality of those...
by razormage
Tue Jan 21, 2014 3:53 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: AndyS Trolls part 2 'It's hammer time!'
Replies: 54
Views: 12294

Re: AndyS Trolls part 2 'It's hammer time!'

Yea, I recommend anyone intending to cut parts off make the investment in a jeweler's saw or a razor saw. I've snapped enough pieces with sprue cutters and knives (not to mention making myself bleed) because of the brittle quality of resin. Learn from my blood! Pay the £5.00 or $7.75 for a few good ...
by razormage
Tue Jan 21, 2014 2:01 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage paints some trolls
Replies: 13
Views: 5576

Re: Razormage paints some trolls

Wrinklestiltskin - Heh, bold colors are my primary paint style! I paint for tournaments, not the internet, so I go very high-contrast and use a lot of colors that are not common so that people will walk across the room to see my army. Going dark (as is intended with Darklands) tends to fade into the...
by razormage
Tue Jan 21, 2014 1:04 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Aniku's WIPs
Replies: 89
Views: 18683

Re: Aniku's WIPs

As ever, I'm loving your non-metallic metals, particularly on the door. I think going silver for that shoulder pad is the right choice as well; the bronze was blending into his cloak. Did you sculpt the door and wall yourself?
by razormage
Mon Jan 20, 2014 2:37 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: AndyS Trolls part 2 'It's hammer time!'
Replies: 54
Views: 12294

Re: AndyS Trolls part 2 'It's hammer time!'

I love how it looks! I think the handle length is OK; the overall weapon length is comparable to the cleavers they're using, and a Troll probably has the strength to swing from near the bottom of the handle. I would encourage doing wraps on the handles though, just for the sake of consistency. All t...
by razormage
Sat Jan 18, 2014 2:06 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: AndyS Trolls part 2 'It's hammer time!'
Replies: 54
Views: 12294

Re: AndyS Trolls part 2 'It's hammer time!'

Malachi, the advantage to a forum like this is that its primarily loaded with hobbyists who know the processes required. I can't sculpt nearly as well as anyone Moerce even considers hiring, but I know what the steps in the process are; I just don't have the control to do them right. I know the prog...
by razormage
Wed Jan 15, 2014 12:17 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: AndyS Trolls part 2 'It's hammer time!'
Replies: 54
Views: 12294

Re: AndyS Trolls part 2 'It's hammer time!'

Andy, where'd you order them from? Those look perfect!
by razormage
Mon Jan 13, 2014 1:34 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage paints some trolls
Replies: 13
Views: 5576

Re: Razormage paints some trolls

@AndyP: Thanks for the kind words! I agree with you; I think Andy S's trolls are going to be the standard by which all others get judged, and mine come up short. These are done even more stylistically than my other Mierce stuff, because they're having to fit in with the paint style of a bunch of oth...
by razormage
Mon Jan 13, 2014 1:04 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: AndyS Trolls part 2 'It's hammer time!'
Replies: 54
Views: 12294

Re: AndyS Trolls part 2 'It's hammer time!'

I fully approve. That Dark Side looks amazing! Unfortunately I can't get Bath Ale on this side of the pond. Glad to see I'm being a good influence!
by razormage
Fri Jan 10, 2014 2:46 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage paints some trolls
Replies: 13
Views: 5576

Re: Razormage paints some trolls

Day Five: only an hour and a half for painting today, so the teeth and claws probably won't get done. Without further ado, let's start on the wood (after a brief moment to pour a tall one of Adelbert's Gypsy Belgian IPA). https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-Jf6m82_VQ18/UtAFB6w1SrI/AAAAAAAAB9M/s6xdOWu...
by razormage
Thu Jan 09, 2014 1:35 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage paints some trolls
Replies: 13
Views: 5576

Re: Razormage paints some trolls

https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-0Bmgbi_25ew/Us6iaQkrX1I/AAAAAAAAB8k/RAjmGjbhWZA/s640/blogger-image-1757001383.jpg Well, Tuesday was a pretty useless day, and Wednesday did not start any better, so before I started painting I poured myself the largest pint I could from my kegerator. Hopefully thi...
by razormage
Thu Jan 09, 2014 1:09 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: AndyS Trolls part 2 'It's hammer time!'
Replies: 54
Views: 12294

Re: AndyS Trolls part 2 'It's hammer time!'

Andy, you should be proud - it's a very effective conversion, and I think it maintains Allan Carrasco's style exceptionally well, particularly on the weathering on the straps. I love it, and am eager to see what you do to the others!
by razormage
Wed Jan 08, 2014 1:27 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Lines of sight
Replies: 5
Views: 1750

Re: Lines of sight

Michael, I cheated, and had asked Mierce via an e-mail a few months back, because I had it come up in a game. To clarify on sight line: do warriors with smaller bases than the target warrior block line of sight? (For example, an infantry model on foot, looking above an infantry model on foot to see ...
by razormage
Tue Jan 07, 2014 1:30 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage paints some trolls
Replies: 13
Views: 5576

Re: Razormage paints some trolls

Thanks, Andy! Actually, one of the reasons I didn't want to do my trolls green is that I knew if I did, I'd always be finding them inferior to yours! I guess now I'm just going to have to live with that consequence. Here's progress from day 4: https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-ywLa3B_wIb8/Usv-oOnUR...
by razormage
Mon Jan 06, 2014 2:30 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage paints some trolls
Replies: 13
Views: 5576

Razormage paints some trolls

Good morning! I know I've been quiet on here lately, so I'm going to place the blame where it lies: the US Warhammer Masters GT. I got nominated to represent the South Region (based on my 2012 tournament results and paint ability), and I've been busy painting the past few weeks as I try to get my Ba...
by razormage
Fri Jan 03, 2014 4:55 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: AndyS Angelcynn WIP
Replies: 50
Views: 13783

Re: AndyS Angelcynn WIP

I've got about a day left on these "Fleabag Riders," then I move on to Mierce trolls this weekend!
by razormage
Fri Jan 03, 2014 4:11 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: AndyS Angelcynn WIP
Replies: 50
Views: 13783

Re: AndyS Angelcynn WIP

I'm still painting, but I'm stuck fixing things for my WHFB O&G army for the US Masters, so I'm not painting Mierce stuff at the moment. Let me tell you, after months of Mierce-only, Hordes models are OK to paint, but Mantic models are painful! All the details just seem so flat!
by razormage
Mon Dec 30, 2013 1:26 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Lines of sight
Replies: 5
Views: 1750

Re: Lines of sight

In this case, Mjagnir would be the "target base" (the thing being Invoked upon) at 120mm, and the Warlock's 30mm would be the sighting warrior. While the Tarvax (60mm) do have a larger base than the Warlock's, blocking LoS using the second case, the first rule covers this situation. The 60...

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