Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Inquisitorial infiltrator

Finished up this guy rather quickly. First mini of 2017 done!

Didn't manage to replicate that nice grey hue of the shotgun wielding veterans robes (though not for lack of trying) - but apart from that he turned out pretty much as planned. 

I see this guy as an inquisitoral acolyte infiltrating the mercenaries. The question is which master he serves and what his mission is... 

Monday, January 09, 2017

First mini of 2017!

I hope the new year has been treating you all well this far!

2016 was an interesting year for me hobby wise - even though my production of miniatures has been decidedly erratic I've managed to partake in some really cool communal projects. In early 2016 me Erik and Alexander had our Path of Glory campaign for wich I managed to build a Nurgle warband in just a few months. First real army I've done in ages. The game also gave us a chance to try out the Age of Sigmar rules (it was a lot of fun). 

After that it was time for the big one. 

The Pilgrym. 

This massive inquisimunda game masterminded by Migsula, PDH and John Blanche is one of the coolest projects I've ever had the honour to particiate in. I think that sentiment goes for everyone who took part. It is currently being documented in a series of White Dwarf articles - I think Lazaros and crew will be featured in the next issue.
The gaming board and the hundreds of miniatures made for the game is currently on display at the Warhammer World Museum. 

After that I jumped straight into the next collaborative project. Outgard was initially just supposed to be a small game of inquisimunda set on a remote medeival world somewhere in the 40k universe, but it quickly evolved into something much bigger involving hobbyists from all around the northern countries. In the end I unfortunately couldn't participate in the actual game in Helsinki but I still managed to contribute with some artwork and a trio of models. 

All in all it's been a good year. All these big collaborative projects have been very rewarding. Perhaps the coolest thing about them is that they've all seem to have served as inspiration to others. Similar collaborations have been popping up everywhere taking cues from Path to Glory, Outgard and of course, The Pilgrym. 

These huge undertakings have also been rather exhausting - my hobby mojo has been waxing and waning as a consequence. This year I'll probably focus on smaller personal projects. I'd love to start up a league and do a Blood Bowl team. I'll also continue adding to the mercenary band I started in november. Here's the third member - first mini of 2017!