Monday, March 4, 2013

...and now for something completely useless...

o/

Having recently spent most of my painting time on marines and Eldar, I felt like painting something 'different' yesterday. Given the near continuous snow flurries over the course of the weekend, I considered painting the Grymn and their snow colored armor. However with my recent purchase of That Swine from Altdorf (see my previous post), I decided to paint some Empire minis.

Like the title says: Something useless.

I still have no real desire to play WHFB, especially with Matt Fucking Ward having written the latest Daemon army book. I would imagine that he just broke 8th ed WHFB to the level that the daemons did in 7th ed., because, you know...he has no concept of balance.


Regardless, I do like my Stirlanders and so I painted the trio above up yesterday. Nothing spectacular, but then again, it is Stirland, lol. Perhaps one day we'll get all of the local Empire armies together to give 8th ed a go, but that's not on anyone's agenda for the foreseeable future.  That or I could use them in another Mordheim warband and just hope that they don't suck as much as my previous Stirland warband did.


Above is my archer regiment as a whole, and arrayed in their proper skirmish formation. With the exception of my general's pistol, and engineer Nick Nolte's blunderbuss, they represent the entirety of the ranged 'firepower' (stop laughing) of my Stirland army.


9 comments:

Edwin said...

Ya know, fantasy isn't that bad of a game. Bob and I can throw together a little small force and play with you. Neither of us even have a mid tier army or better XD. My army was so bad that they redid the book in under a year.

neverness said...

What? You don't want to tangle with She Who Milks in a fantasy game? :) My High Elves are in a playable state, I just have to work up a list and figure out how to play. My empire guys are sort of playable, but I never got around to getting the new Army book.

Da Masta Cheef said...

Oh I've played 8th ed with the orks & goblins, and its probably the best incarnation of it, that I've ever played (started WHFB in maybe 4th or 5th ed?). I have the LRB & Empire army book, and even a field-able, though probably poor quality (not sure if that fluffy or simply ironic) Stirland army.

Just no interest in the game other than to paint the minis for it every now & again.

rogue.trader.voril said...

Too Fantasy; Didn't Read. :)

neverness said...

Voril's idea of "Fantasy" usually involves handcuffs (or getting out of them), so of course he's disappointed by dudes with bows... :)

Da Masta Cheef said...

lol!

Screech said...

You should use those new archers in a Mordheim warband. At least then you might have a chance at doing something at range before my SEAL snipers kill them. :D

rogue.trader.voril said...

I DO enjoy handcuffs! How did you know?!? But dudes with bows aren't usually involved... usually.

neverness said...

It was a guess, I mean, you DO play Dark Eldar...;)