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40K Digital Weekend – Laughingboy & Son

40K Digital Weekend – Laughingboy & Son

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About the Project

James and I will be building new armies for the 40K Weekend and Streaming it all on twitch.tv/laughingboy

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Contrast continue to amaze

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Contrast continue to amaze
Contrast continue to amaze

Literary less than 20 minutes to get a table top mini done, add a couple for textured base and rocks.

They just keep coming

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They just keep coming
They just keep coming

Pink Horrors but not decided on the basing yet.

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Pink Horrors but not decided on the basing yet.

The demon army grows.... on with the madness of Tzeentch

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The demon army grows.... on with the madness of Tzeentch
The demon army grows.... on with the madness of Tzeentch

Another start collecting completed

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Another start collecting completed

Riders done

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Riders done

Not recommended

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Not recommended

Well it is done but my god do I hate this model… Nightmare to build and paint, I have done a super rough job but I be honest I just wanted it over.

It passes the 3 foot test but no looking close.

First time I have actually disliked a model.

Out on show

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For what was only a weekend project I love how these turned out so much they now will go on show in the lodge. Not the glass cabinet but right next to me so I can them.

Out on show

Another unit done

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Another unit done

Ok let's churn these bad girls out then...

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Ok let's churn these bad girls out then...

Test paint for the demonettes

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Test paint for the demonettes
Test paint for the demonettes

Very quick maybe 10-15 minutes actual paint time. Grey Seer continues to be a great primer and the skin is just white contrast over the top with dabs of pink in places to break it up.

For table top I think this looks fine.

We even managed to fit in a quick game.

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We even managed to fit in a quick game.

Oh gone on then just 3 more....now I'm done

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Oh gone on then just 3 more....now I'm done

We are done.... For now

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Done….

33+ hours streamed

74 Miniatures Built and Primed

49 Miniatures Painted and Based for Tabletop

Amazing fun had. Thanks to everyone that came to support us in the stream.

But we are both very sleepy now

We are done.... For now

James battlesuits are go!

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James battlesuits are go!

Gahhh more demons!

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Gahhh more demons!
Gahhh more demons!

More building and priming

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More building and priming
More building and priming
More building and priming

James gets the troops tabletop read

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James gets the troops tabletop read
James gets the troops tabletop read
James gets the troops tabletop read
James gets the troops tabletop read
James gets the troops tabletop read

James cracking with the Tau

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James cracking with the Tau

On the table and looking good.

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On the table and looking good.
On the table and looking good.
On the table and looking good.
On the table and looking good.

Start Collecting Khorne DONE!

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Start Collecting Khorne DONE!
Start Collecting Khorne DONE!
Start Collecting Khorne DONE!
Start Collecting Khorne DONE!

Day 2 done with another 11 hours stream.

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James smashed it out of the park today, he has never built a model yet in the 11 hour stream today he acheived this lot!

Day 2 done with another 11 hours stream.

I managed to get 3 bloodcrushers completed and a bunch of bloodletters.

Got started on the cannon which I will complete in the morning meaning I will have completed the start collecting box.

Day 2 done with another 11 hours stream.
Day 2 done with another 11 hours stream.

Bloodcrushers done.

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Bloodcrushers done.
Bloodcrushers done.

James earns a spot prize

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James finished the start collecting build and so earned himself a spot prize. Wooo hoo

James earns a spot prize
James earns a spot prize

1 hour bloodcrusher!

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1 hour bloodcrusher!
1 hour bloodcrusher!
1 hour bloodcrusher!

First unit complete

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First unit complete
First unit complete
First unit complete

Contrast paints are silly.... As in good silly

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With very little effort and just using contrast I think you can get some great tabletop results.

After 11 hours streaming

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James got his Tau kill team done which is great work for one day. Pretty much all contrast.

After 11 hours streaming

I am very happy with what I got done, build of the Slaanesh getting start…. My gosh that chariot is a bitch!

Also started painting some khorne.

 

After 11 hours streaming
After 11 hours streaming

Many hours later

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Streaming all day and about six hours later I have finished the build on the Slaanesh getting started box and James is well on his way to completing his Tau kill team.

James starting point

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James has two ways to start tomorrow first the start collecting box we ordered or if he what’s to try it some painting I have this kill team ready to go.

James starting point

Korne Build done and ready for prime

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Korne Build done and ready for prime

Contrast Bloodthirster

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Contrast Bloodthirster
Contrast Bloodthirster
Contrast Bloodthirster

A quick evenings work

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A quick evenings work
A quick evenings work

Yes or No

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Could I use this….

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As a proxy for this…

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Getting live stream in order.

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So I have been getting cameras sorted, sound etc for the live streams. Our current plan is to live stream the entire time we are hobbing so this is likely to be 12 hours each day, maybe longer.

The main screen will be 2 face cameras and 2 close painting cameras

Getting live stream in order.

I have also now got cameras in a tabletop view, dice tray and presenter

Getting live stream in order.

Where we are starting from

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So James has decided to go Tau and I made a last-minute change away from Death Watch to Demons…

My last moment swing was because of a single mini I painted last week.

I did this contrast paint and completed it in a very short period of time, once it was done I looked at it and thought oooo this should be an army.

 

Where we are starting from

So I needed to grab everything I had going spare to build this army

And it looks like this….