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Neves1789’s Wargaming Collection

Neves1789’s Wargaming Collection

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About the Project

This project portrays my wargame miniatures collection from over the past fifteen years. I've kept the genres together, so I'll start out with Fantasy then Sci-fi and then historical.

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Orcs and Goblins; my oldest Warhammer Fantasy Army

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Dark Elves; my favourite Warhammer Fantasy Army

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Mordheim / Frostgrave Warband; both old and new models

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Skaven; an old little sideproject with loads more to come!

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Vampire Counts; a commission painted army for my best friend

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Wulfen / The Herd; a refurbished prepainted and secondhand army

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Dwarves; a speedpainted army done in three days by a friend (the owner) and myself

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Plague Marines; My first foray into 40K

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These guys are my first 40K army and have been upated and expanded throughout the 12 years I’ve had them. Their colourscheme is based on a White Dwarf tutorial, drybrushing up their armour from a dark brown to a light green and then painting the banding in a rusty metallic. I chose a greyish blue as a spot colour. Most of the shoulder pads have had some greenstuff work done to them, some of my first experiments with ‘scultping’.

Catachan Jungle Fighters

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These guys are about the same age as my chaos marines and resulted from an impulse buy after seeing the movies ‘Predator’ and ‘Platoon’ for the umpteenth time 😀 Still over the years I’ve added some vehicles and characters (and some much needed washes!) to bring them up to standard with the rest of my 40K.

Cadian 180th Stalking Tigers

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Those Chaos Marines were technically not my first 40K mini’s as I’ve had some plastic Cadians in my first year of collecting but they were painted terribly bad. After selling them off to a friend, they came back into my possession years later (about 3 years ago) with a load of others Cadians. I decided to make them fit in with my Catachans as a jungle themed force although these guys would be footsloggers as opposed to my fully mechanized Catachans. Ruleswise I play my Cadians as regulars and my Catachans as veterans, so mixing them on the table doens’t seem too far out of place (although I tend to avoid it). For the colourscheme I followed a pattern from the old IG codex.

To contrast the regulars I’ve added in some colourful characters, using Sister Repentia’s that I had laying around as priests and a FW DKK Quartermaster as my Commissar. I thought it fitting to make my company commander a shellshocked green officer in contrast to my grizzeled Catachan Powerfist-wielding ultimate badass commander 😀

Adeptus Mechanicus

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These Ad Mech models were painted about two years ago and helped me get a best painted award at a local tournament. They were the first real attempt at freehanding. I played it a safe and  tried to copy a number of Blanche drawings. The Knight itself is called ‘The Alliance’ and the drawings are to symbolize the alliance between Terra and Mars (hence the difference in colours). I felt that restricting my colour palate and giving everything an overall brown wash helped elevate the painting somewhat and not give it ‘crappy drawing’ feel. The model itself is largely magnetized and the claw is fully articulate. The basing has been done in the same fashion as the rest of my Imperial stuff to make everything match. Pretty satisfied with this collection overall. 🙂

Black Templars

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This army I got second hand from a friend who had already built it and put on block colours. I decided to keep the paint scheme (checkered beige and black) and just enhance it a with some washes, quick highlights and some spot colours. I also put the assault marines up so it looks like they’re flying. The basing is done in the same style as the rest of my 40k to tie in with eachother. A pretty quick refurbishing job (though I need to get them onto the table more often!).

Alien vs. Predator

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One of my side-projects that I speedpainted last week. I’ve always been a huge Predator fan so last year I finally picked up AvP second edition. The aliens were aibrushed chrome and then had a couple of blue, purple and black washes. The predator skin was done beige with a brown and then a gloss fleshtone wash. The most fun I had on this project were the bases. Some figures came without one, so I made some myself using greenstuff and a textured rolling pin.

GAME OVER MAN! GAME OVER! 😀

Plague Marines v2

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It’s been a while since I updated! Feels like months but it’s almost a year (save time, don’t get a kid 😀 ).

Last year I picked up some of the new Plague Marines alongside some oldskool and very oldskool PM’s. I decided to give them a bit more colour than the old ones I have since I’ll never be able to recreate the exact painting scheme anyway. It’s all speedy paint and the bases still need tufts etc, so nothing too fancy but I had them on hand so it seemed like a good opportunity to update ye olde projekt!

 

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