Possessed painting 

Just a quick update. I’ve started on my possessed unit. Two of them are almost done and the others have at least one coat of paint on every surface. I hope to finish them this week. That’s it for now!

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The horde so far 

First of all I’ve managed to finish my chaos lord. Not much to say more than he’s ready for battle. Yeehaw! I did some touch ups on the zombie brute. I painted it in a more terrain like quality last time. I just did some highlights and shading. It looks much better now.

I gathered all the models I had available which could suit my new death guard horde. Most of them are necromunda scavvies. This is it:

  • Chaos Lord in terminator armour
  • 5 Plague Marines 
  • Helbrute w missile launcher 
  • Helbrute w some cc option
  • Spawn 
  • Ogryn, possibly a plague surgeon (suggestions welcome) 
  • 21 cultists including hounds
  • 22 poxwalkers

I need to finish some things though. Unify the bases with some rust pigments. Rebasing the hounds. Last of all I hope to complete my sorcerer and maybe the possessed unit before next Saturday. Well, back to work 😉 

Rebasing 

To muster the forces a little quicker I will convert some of my old fantasy models to 40k. I don’t think there are that many suitable models but first and maybe last is this Slaansesh spawn. It suits the color scheme and it’s a funny twist (of faith) that it’s Slaansesh marked. I’ll figure out some appropriate background story later. Well, here it is with a brand new round base.

Mixed Death Guard Stuff 

I’ve been having a cold for some days which always comes with the advantage of staying inside. The helbrute I’ve been working on is done. It turned out pretty well imo. I decided to add a backpack to the sorcerer from the previous post. Mainly because I needed some more tech stuff on him and a friend found a sorcerer backpack in my bit box. Didn’t look to carefully last time… Last but not least, I based an old model which I used for a necromunda scenario. A zombie driven mechanic walker(!) Well, it’s a bit inconvenient but I think I’ll use him as a helbrute with some close combat options. Here’s some pics:

Nurgle sorcerer question 

After a short talk with my lore and rules expert Mr Huggert I decided I need a sorcerer. With some blight knights left in the box this was not too hard accomplishing. But: Does the model need a backpack? The rest of my CSM got backpacks. The model looks great without it and fitting it to the back could cause troubles. And last but not least, I don’t have a single chaos backpack in my bit box! So, do I need one or not? He’s a sorcerer dammit, hasn’t he fixed whatever the backpack does in some magical way? Here’s how he looks without a backpack :