Monday, January 4, 2016

Anti-Daemon Wraith Constructs (count-as Grey Knights)

The Pheonix Clan has constructed special Wraith-Constructs designed to fight the Daemons of Chaos, using skilled Spirit Seers to bind the souls of dead Warlocks to these new WraithGuard Knights. I will be using the rules for Grey Knight Terminators.

In addition to converting WYSIWYG weapons (with Eldar aesthetic, of course), I painted all of the heads silver so that they stand out from the rest of my "true" Eldar. This way it will be simple for my opponent to see the difference: Silver heads w/ blue CC weapons= Grey Knights

Eldar "Terminators":

I used axe handles with wraith swords to represent Halberds, WraithLord powerfist arms as Hammers. I magnetized the arms of the 'Justicar' and 'Librarian'. Using the Nemesis Strike Force detachment, I can simulate these models coming out of a Webway Portal (turn 1 deep strike) with a 1-turn "Battle Focus" (Rites of Teleportation)

Wraith Dread Knights:

These were previously made to be jetbike riding WraithLords that I could use as WraithKnights, but the change from Monstrous Creature to Gargantuan has made them look too small. However, they are perfectly sized as "count-as" Dread Knights with personal teleporter (i.e. the jetbike). The rules even simulate a 1-turn "turbo-boost" in the form of the Shunt move.

Another 'fluff' point to address is the fact that Grey Knights are only Allies of Convenience, not Battle Brothers. Since I am using the fluff that they are actually Eldar, I explain this as being the "new/unknown" nature of the Wraith units. Outside of the Forge World WraithSeer, no other Wraith construct has Psychic powers. Combined with the Eldar apprehension of using "Necromancy" in the first place, this makes the living Eldar a bit wary of direct contact with these constructs. They will fight along side them, but not directly interact with them. Hence they act more like Allies of Convenience, then Battle Brothers.

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Jedi conversion

As I am a huge Star Wars fan, I am definitely hyped up for the new "Force Awakens" movie. Long before I was a 40K hobbyist, I made costumes. This post combines all 3: Star Wars, 40k & costumes:

This is made primarily out of a Wood Elf glade guard, with Necron green rods as the lightsabers. The costume below it is my home-made Jedi: Gle-Nal Jefori. And those photos were not edited, the lightsabers I own really look like that when taken in mid-low light without a flash.

The Stormtroopers behind the Jedi are simply made from Eldar Guardians with Space Marine heads (the gun is shaved down as well to look more like a blaster)

Monday, November 30, 2015

Chaos Daemons aligned

I wanted to take group photos of my Daemons aligned by god:





Belakor & Icons:

WIP Chaos Knight: