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by razormage
Fri Dec 20, 2013 2:17 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Darklands and Other Models
Replies: 299
Views: 88270

Re: Darklands Models

I have to continue to vote for Alexi-Z. I don't know if it's because her paint style is the one I come closest to wanting to emulate, or the way she does her transitions, the freehand details she works in, or the realism she seems to put into her shading, or the way she handles blacklining. Her stuf...
by razormage
Wed Dec 18, 2013 2:47 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Damage + and Sronax
Replies: 3
Views: 1400

Re: Damage + and Sronax

I would suggest just treating it as Wound+ instead, barring Mierce doing a different suggestion. The Sronax are very expensive, and losing that Damage+ bonus without it translating to somethign else would make them overpriced for what they give you.
by razormage
Fri Dec 13, 2013 6:08 am
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Darklands and Other Models
Replies: 299
Views: 88270

Re: Darklands Models

I love the freehand he put on the shields and cloaks. Very jealous of that level of artistic detail.
by razormage
Fri Dec 13, 2013 6:06 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Dyndraig
Replies: 2
Views: 3226

Razormage's Dyndraig

As always, you can check out the full post on my blog . https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-IRwA5Fys4oI/UqnFGaeS3yI/AAAAAAAABw4/UcKPDGxcswU/s400/blogger-image--98041912.jpg Three primed models. When painting a unit in shifts like this (where I come back to finish the unit later), I tend to take pains...
by razormage
Thu Dec 12, 2013 9:10 pm
Forum: Tale of X Gamers
Topic: Razormage Autumn/Winter 2013
Replies: 1
Views: 2355

Razormage Autumn/Winter 2013

Hey guys. I've been kind of quiet lately, but it's mostly because I've not had time to upload photos of what I've been working on. For the Autumn/Winter challenge, I challenged myself to three factions. Well, it's now the start of December, so it's time to share where I am on the first, the Brythoni...
by razormage
Wed Nov 13, 2013 4:54 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Another Razormage Bull Dragon
Replies: 2
Views: 1914

Another Razormage Bull Dragon

Ryan hasn't painted anything in a while! Well, he has, but hasn't had time to post it. Here's his second attempt at Glaun, Tawrdraig of the Brythoniaid. Except he's blue, not green, this time around. We'll go from primed to 90% painted, after the jump... Well, you might be thinking to yourself, Ryan...
by razormage
Tue Nov 12, 2013 3:19 pm
Forum: Darklands Players and Community
Topic: Teulu 'Tasches!
Replies: 3
Views: 1970

Re: Teulu 'Tasches!

Impressive! Are you sure that's 13 days growth? From clean shaven? Er, I guess I should clarify that it's 13 days growth from father-of-a-newborn-doesn't-have-time-to-shave-often shaven. I guess it's 13 days old in the sense that 13 days ago I decided I wasn't going to bother shaving it? It's proba...
by razormage
Tue Nov 12, 2013 1:34 pm
Forum: Darklands Players and Community
Topic: Teulu 'Tasches!
Replies: 3
Views: 1970

Teulu 'Tasches!

Back during the Darklands: First Edition Kickstarter, a number of us threatened to grow out Teulu-style moustaches if they didn't get funded. The plan was to coincide it with Mowvember, the pseudo-hipster celebration where guys grow out their facial hair to promote men's health awareness. Well, this...
by razormage
Tue Oct 29, 2013 7:21 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: JerzyK's minis
Replies: 110
Views: 29844

Re: JerzyK's minis

Love the blue tint you've got in the NMM. If you don't mind me asking, what shades did you use for it?
by razormage
Mon Oct 28, 2013 3:24 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Warchild40k - WIPs
Replies: 102
Views: 27220

Re: Warchild40k - WIPs

OrlandotheTech wrote:Looking good mate

(and my hydra is liberally smeared with blood too, good thing sharp cuts heal fast!

I'm really starting to think we need a WIP thread just for resin-induced injuries. Dropped an X-acto blade on my foot last week and badly cut my toe open as well. Should have taken pictures...
by razormage
Fri Oct 18, 2013 2:11 pm
Forum: Tale of X Gamers
Topic: Autumn/Winter 2013 Challenge - signup thread
Replies: 23
Views: 6384

Re: Lets get one started? Who'll volunteer themselves!

Zed, I'm in. I'm even going to take it a step further and see if I can get away with two or three. * Brythoniaid: Geriant Nerthol, Pendyndraig, Dyndraig Warrior with Banner, two Dyndraig Warriors, Tarwdraig * Fomoraic: Tain of Baalor Skull-Bearer on Ipracx, Maagaan, Shaaroc the Reviled * Norse: Eiri...
by razormage
Fri Oct 18, 2013 12:18 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Darklands: First Edition Minis, concept art and sculptors
Replies: 9
Views: 6581

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

Shouldn't it be Ysians, not Ythians? My Auld English is a bit out of date, granted...
by razormage
Thu Oct 17, 2013 6:20 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Darklands and Other Models
Replies: 299
Views: 88270

Re: Darklands Models

@TheMoat: Sorn is one of those lucky few who can hire the best painters out there to do his stuff. I am envious of his collection.
by razormage
Mon Oct 14, 2013 6:56 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Lessons learned from KS 2?
Replies: 34
Views: 13433

Re: Lessons learned from KS 2?

I fear the Kickstarters was a bit rushed That is exactly my feeling. That said though, I am happy they didn't delay it by another week, because who knows what's going to happen with USD/GBP exchange rate on Thursday :) Actually, that might have had a lot to do with scheduling it when it did. This w...
by razormage
Mon Oct 14, 2013 6:08 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Lessons learned from KS 2?
Replies: 34
Views: 13433

Re: Lessons learned from KS 2?

I'll probably just put any significant criticism I have into an e-mail, because there's no point complaining about a lot of it. External factors that I think have played a factor: * US Government Shutdown. This leads to a lot of people being unwilling to throw money at it. * Concurrance with Bones I...
by razormage
Mon Oct 14, 2013 3:49 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Lessons learned from KS 2?
Replies: 34
Views: 13433

Lessons learned from KS 2?

This is a thread for discussion of lessons that were learned from the second Kickstarter. Please, let's be negative on here, rather than the Kickstarter thread!
by razormage
Tue Oct 08, 2013 5:29 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: work/painting stations
Replies: 19
Views: 7239

Re: work/painting stations

I have to admit - didn't paint that one myself... Picked her up at a yard sale for 15 bucks a couple years ago - and turned out to be a limited edition model, i think. Total bargain. Also doubles as an alarm clock (that goes off at random around 3-5 AM) - how cool is that! Nice deal! I've got a fiv...
by razormage
Tue Oct 08, 2013 5:28 pm
Forum: Other Topics
Topic: Storage and Transport solutions
Replies: 11
Views: 7003

Re: Storage and Transport solutions

I've got two of the DETOLF glass-sided and am fond of them. They've got an overhead light nearby that's good enough to light them. Haven't figured out an easy way to add shelves, but will have to start soon! My WHFB armies go into a huge beast I built out of government excessed particle board bookca...
by razormage
Tue Oct 08, 2013 12:52 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: Size comparisons
Replies: 13
Views: 13172

Re: Size comparisons

Sorry to thread necromancy this post, but I did this experiment last night and thought I'd share it. From my blog , in case people want to check it out there. "How big is that?" It's the second most common question I get about Darklands. Well, it depends on the model! I've been asked it so...
by razormage
Mon Oct 07, 2013 3:23 pm
Forum: Painting and Modelling
Topic: work/painting stations
Replies: 19
Views: 7239

Re: work/painting stations

@Asoshnev: The OSL effects on that cat miniature are amazing! Very lifelike. I've always had problems getting fur to look right. I guess the true-scale is helpful for that, though.
by razormage
Sat Oct 05, 2013 3:14 am
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Flyers as Swift Chargers?
Replies: 2
Views: 1097

Flyers as Swift Chargers?

When a flyer charges, is his Pace still used to determine if he is a Swift Charger, or is some other metric used? Is it a safe assumption that his Pace will generally be half his Flight? If not, having a short Pace might make flying units very useful in charges...
by razormage
Fri Sep 27, 2013 10:23 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Aniku´s finished works
Replies: 21
Views: 6049

Re: Aniku´s finished works

As usual, your work makes me feel woefully inadequate as a hobbyist. It's not just the paint job on this one - which is spectacular - but the way it tells a story to the viewer. Love it. I can't wait to see what you do with some of Mierce's models.
by razormage
Fri Sep 27, 2013 2:51 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's not-Krull Thread: Nothing to see, move along...
Replies: 2
Views: 1382

Razormage's not-Krull Thread: Nothing to see, move along...

Mods: see note below. This thread double-posted. Can we have it removed? Do we even have mods? I'm so confused...
by razormage
Fri Sep 27, 2013 2:04 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Krull Thread: Oh Dear Lord, what am I doing?
Replies: 7
Views: 3320

Razormage's Krull Thread: Oh Dear Lord, what am I doing?

Cross-posted from my blog . You can check it out there for amusing half-drunken mouseover text, but that's the only difference. After a week of rest and relaxation in which I didn't do a dang thing modeling-wise, I decided to jump back in with both feet. I had a bunch of directions I could go for my...
by razormage
Thu Sep 26, 2013 2:14 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Darklands and Other Models
Replies: 299
Views: 88270

Re: Darklands Models

I have to revise my previously revealed favorite model. Mawdred is just simply amazing, and Carrowek's even better...
by razormage
Wed Sep 25, 2013 6:06 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Sweepstake for KS2
Replies: 52
Views: 15796

Re: Sweepstake for KS2

Mierce hasn't called it yet, so I'll pull the RazormageNews predition: Razormage can now predict that £41,416 was raised at the roughly 24 hours point. This would mean that ApollyonJJ would be the closest, at £41,950. Way to predict within £534 of the total, ApollyonJJ! Of course, this is as unoffic...
by razormage
Tue Sep 24, 2013 12:32 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Sweepstake for KS2
Replies: 52
Views: 15796

Re: Sweepstake for KS2

So, up to this point, we have: beefknee £13,000.00 Picklechu £14,000.00 Brad £17,500.00 Quuids £17,857.00 grefven £18,150.00 SteamHammer £18,500.00 OrlandotheTech £19,800.00 Crolador £21,300.00 Mahrdol £22,222.00 zedmeister £22,500.00 doodlekid00 £23,450.00 sawbones £23,869.00 testicleez £25,001.00 ...
by razormage
Mon Sep 23, 2013 1:11 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Quick question about parry dice
Replies: 7
Views: 2635

Re: Quick question about parry dice

I believe it's meant to be like this: * Defender nominates parry dice * Attacker rolls Strike Dice. * Defender rolls the successful Strike Dice to Parry. If he nominated parry dice, he adds those to what he rolls. The Parry Dice will need to be a different color, because unsuccessful parries from th...
by razormage
Mon Sep 23, 2013 12:50 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Breff007's Finished Models
Replies: 12
Views: 5176

Re: Breff007's Finished Models

I'd love to know the shades you used for your blue layers. It's absolutely stunning with the brown/white combination.
by razormage
Fri Sep 20, 2013 3:48 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Razormage's Cawrdraig
Replies: 6
Views: 3203

Re: Razormage's Cawrdraig

absolutely stunning work, can't wait to see more Your wish... Copied and pasted of my blog entry here . Feel free to visit for a couple of bonus pictures, and a bit more discussion of why there are 50mm x 75mm square bases cut into the Darklands bases. As always, comments and criticism are welcomed...
by razormage
Fri Sep 20, 2013 1:36 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Razormage's Cawrdraig
Replies: 6
Views: 3203

Razormage's Cawrdraig

Just got approved for the WAMP entry. Lots more pics to come once I get them all uploaded to my blog, but for now, here's the WAMP entry collage. I might go back this weekend and reshoot the unit shots and delete/re-enter the contest, as the group photos have bad color balances - my lighting rig is ...
by razormage
Thu Sep 19, 2013 12:25 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Vilthiss
Replies: 6
Views: 3305

Re: Vilthiss

Love the NMM you're rocking (and glad I'm not the only one doing it!) and the bold palatte. Any time someone can make yellow work on a model, I'm very impressed by it; this one is no exception!
by razormage
Thu Sep 19, 2013 12:23 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: Larabic's Tarvax
Replies: 7
Views: 3994

Re: Larabic's Tarvax

Normally I can't stand dipped/heavily inked models, but there's something in the light/dark contrast of the skintones you've got going here that I think looks really, really cool. As a constructive note, I'd recommend you thin your metallic paint down just a little bit next time, as it looks like it...
by razormage
Wed Sep 18, 2013 2:55 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: AndyS Mjagnir WIP
Replies: 47
Views: 9328

Re: AndyS Mjagnir WIP

zedmeister wrote:Lovely piece of work. Definitely need higher res images!

Click the thumbnail he put up, and it'll take you to his Photobucket, which has a much higher res (if you click twice to zoom in). I thought the same thing until I realized it.
by razormage
Wed Sep 18, 2013 2:38 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: AndyS Mjagnir WIP
Replies: 47
Views: 9328

Re: AndyS Mjagnir WIP

I would also, if you could fit it somewhere, try to get a close up of the details you've got on the metallic shoulder pads. The model is so large that at the distance you've got, a lot of the nice detail painting you've done is lost. I'm loving the way he's turned out, and am now kind of intimidated...
by razormage
Wed Sep 18, 2013 2:24 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage: Cawrdraig number 3
Replies: 5
Views: 2071

Re: Razormage: Cawrdraig number 3

The "rocks" are large chunk hardwood bark mulch, bought from my local nursery. I should give a shout-out to darthmarsh for the idea; I bought a 20-pound bag (the smallest they had) which should allow me to put rocks on an area roughly the size of, oh, two gaming tables. It's intended to be...
by razormage
Wed Sep 18, 2013 11:51 am
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage: Cawrdraig number 3
Replies: 5
Views: 2071

Re: Razormage: Cawrdraig number 3

Well, it's the next day, and I stayed up past 2 working last night. Here are the results... https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-FlFtn0RvOv0/UjmQaJn9zqI/AAAAAAAAA7M/3R_y0pJTZUk/s640/blogger-image-1899595202.jpg First off, last night I needed to get some basing work done before I could dive into the NM...
by razormage
Tue Sep 17, 2013 2:36 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage: Cawrdraig number 3
Replies: 5
Views: 2071

Re: Razormage: Cawrdraig number 3

AndyS wrote:As great as your work is, I can no longer take you seriously. You've been drinking pear cider! :lol:

Finishing off my wife's, really. I'll have to have a massive one tonight to make up for it.
by razormage
Tue Sep 17, 2013 12:58 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage: Cawrdraig number 3
Replies: 5
Views: 2071

Razormage: Cawrdraig number 3

Reposted from my blog here . Check it out for a handful of more skintone pics that aren't really that exciting, and a peek at my attempt to do Mierce-style naming of cool models. Ten days since my last WiP, and there's one more Cawrdraig left on my desk to work on. In the interim, I've gotten my bes...
by razormage
Mon Sep 16, 2013 12:21 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Muster a Command
Replies: 3
Views: 1608

Re: Muster a Command

I think the confusion you've got here is that section 4.3 is part of a process; that of mustering a host. To muster a host, you: 4.1 - determine a battle cost 4.2 - muster a general 4.3 - muster a command 4.4 - muster units in that command 4.5 - go back to step 3 and repeat. 4.6 - Muster any individ...
by razormage
Thu Sep 12, 2013 7:27 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Mustering Norse
Replies: 6
Views: 2285

Re: Mustering Norse

My guess would be that the extra dice is preserved if you buy a weapon or upgrade that has Replace (Two Cleavers). It may not be written that way, but I'd imaging that's the intent.
by razormage
Thu Sep 12, 2013 6:19 pm
Forum: Darklands Rules and Musters - Updates, Errata and Addenda
Topic: Mustering Norse
Replies: 6
Views: 2285

Re: Mustering Norse

The +1 attack dice only applies to the dice he gets for his Two Cleavers attacks. The clarification just specifies which attack gets the boost. As a follow-on, the muster rules specify that a unit must all be equipped the same. It's probably an oversight if it's supposed to apply to his other weapon...
by razormage
Wed Sep 11, 2013 5:12 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage's Kaastaruk - WiP
Replies: 11
Views: 3766

Re: Razormage's Kaastaruk - WiP

AndyS wrote:Great stuff! Love those giant squigs!

@AndyS: Finally put some photos of the orcs up on my blog. You know, in case you're still curious about the orcs. There's even a much, much more giant squig on there. Everyone who's just interested in Mierce stuff, please ignore it!
by razormage
Wed Sep 11, 2013 12:40 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: AndyS Mjagnir WIP
Replies: 47
Views: 9328

Re: AndyS Mjagnir WIP

Just gorgeous, AndyS. It's always a good day when you've got new WiPs. I'm really enjoying the way his hair is greyed up close to the temple and then browns as it goes down its back. Not sure if he's dyeing it, or it's just getting filthy on that back! I'm hoping to try your stippling out on my Cawr...
by razormage
Mon Sep 09, 2013 11:49 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: AndyS Mjagnir WIP
Replies: 47
Views: 9328

Re: AndyS Mjagnir WIP

Looking beautiful. Odd request but could you post a photo of your stippling brush please? Heh, I went looking for this because I was curious to try some stippling tonight. I found this in his Troll WiP thread: The technique is too easy! Just get an old drybrush from a well known manufacturer of for...
by razormage
Mon Sep 09, 2013 3:46 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage drinks some beer and paints another Cawrdraig
Replies: 8
Views: 3155

Re: Razormage drinks some beer and paints another Cawrdraig

After a relaxing weekend of going to bed at a reasonable time and playing with my kids, I jumped back in for the non-metallics on Sunday night. https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-2AACz-hv9Wc/Ui3og-U7MkI/AAAAAAAAA1Q/WA_QUpctCKY/s640/blogger-image--1878229010.jpg https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-pa6...
by razormage
Fri Sep 06, 2013 5:01 pm
Forum: Work in Progress
Topic: Razormage drinks some beer and paints another Cawrdraig
Replies: 8
Views: 3155

Razormage drinks some beer and paints another Cawrdraig

Linked in from my blog post here . If you want to check it out, go for it, but it includes grumbling about a giant Monday that disguised itself as a Monday-free work week. Well, it's been a week since my last WiP update, so here's what I've been working on! This is another of the Cawrdraig, converte...
by razormage
Wed Sep 04, 2013 4:37 pm
Forum: Finished Models Gallery
Topic: SteamHammer's models
Replies: 19
Views: 6919

Re: SteamHammer's models

I always thin my paints, regardless of the shade. Colors that are more opaque (blues, metallics, some reds) get 3 parts paint to 1 part water, while colors that tend to be thinner (yellows, whites) get 4 or 5 parts paint to one part water. I was taught to mix the paint to be about the consistency of...
by razormage
Wed Sep 04, 2013 12:18 pm
Forum: Darklands Kickstarter Projects
Topic: Sweepstake for KS2
Replies: 52
Views: 15796

Re: Sweepstake for KS2

I'm going to go with 48,227 based on statistical analysis of Day 1 performances on second Kickstarters by miniatures manufacturers or first kickstarters by existing manufacturers with good reputations, and my own rectally-produced estimate of how much the project is going to bring in. @MM: No sweeps...

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