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Offline spite

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The Grand Army of Stirland - 10,000pts+
« on: July 24, 2019, 01:11:26 AM »
Hi everyone,

I posted this recently on a facebook group and thought I'd share here as well, this is my Stirland Empire Army including a lot of Dogs of War, I've included a number of photos but the rest can be found in links below since there is so many pics.

Back Story:

About 10 years ago I was working a lot and really didn't enjoy painting, gaming was definitely my preference. I didn't have stacks of time either so decided to have this army commissioned. It went from being models I liked/wanted to use as a competitive army to more just collect all the models in the Empire range.

The army was painted by Ibis Miniatures, if you knew the guys it was Joe Sturge and Andy Isherwood, both were well known and very good tournament players. Joes Dogs of War were featured in White Dwarf at one point with a battle report if I remember rightly.

I started the army towards the end of 6th Edition then continued on, though it didn't really get played in 7th or 7.5 since it wasn't an enjoyable era, however 8th was definitely where it gamed the most. As you can see there's a few chips and broken bits, the mages especially with their staffs have all broken off, I guess that's a sign of it's continued use, I recently brought them back out again for Age of Sigmar and had a blast.

As for what's in the Army, it's a rather long list, there's also miniatures I have but have never had painted, I have to keep a spreadsheet of everything since the army is so large. I think the only things I'm missing from 6th to 8th in terms of models is random characters, Forge World stuff and the metal Steam Tank variants, unfortunately there's little chance I'll ever get hold of the rest.

Lords and Heroes

Captain with Battle Standard on Barded Steed
Captain with Battle Standard on Foot
Captain with Lance on Barded Steed
Captain on Pegasus
Captain on Foot with Hammer and Shield
Wizards x5
Wizard
Engineer with Repeater Handgun
Luthor Huss
Nicodemus, Mercenary Wizard
Limited Edition Greatsword Champion
Marco Colombo
Warrior Priest on Foot with Great Weapon
Griffon Standard Bearer
Valten, Champion of Sigmar
Truthsayer
Dark Emissary
Road Warden on Foot
Road Warden Mounted
Freelance Knight on Foot
Freelance Knight Mounted
Lucrezzia Belladonna
Marco Colombo
Kurt Helborg
Forgeworld Command Set
Leitpold The Black
Citizens of the Empire: Duellists
Citizens of the Empire: Merchant and Scribe
Limited Edition Forgeworld Warrior Priest with 2 Hand Weapons
Limited Edition Army Box Mage
Karl Franz on Deathclaw/General on Griffon
Master Engineer
Captain with Great Weapon
Ludwig Schwarzhelm on Steed

Core/Special/Rare

Handgunners x30
Free Company x30
Crossbowmen x20
Greatswords x15
Spearmen x50
Swordsmen x75
Teutogen Guard x16
Lumpin Crooks Fighting Cocks x10
Archers x20
Halberdiers x20
Vesperos Vendetta x8
Flagallents x20
Marksmen of Miragliano x14
Pistoliers x5
Outriders x10
Knightly Orders x11
Volans Venators x8
Birdmen of Catrazza x5
Demigryph Knightsx x6
Steam Tank x2
Cannon x2
Hellblaster Volley Gun
Halfling Hot Pot
Mortar x2
Bronzinos Galloper Guns with Extra Gun
Celestial Hurricanum
Giant

Unpainted:
Knightly Orders x8
Luminark of Hysh
Greatswords x10
State Troops x20
Helstorm Rocket Battery
Handgunners/Crossbowmen x10
Empire General/BSB Mounted and on Foot Set
Demigryph Knights x3
Pistolers x10
Menghil Manhides Manflyers
Rugluds Armoured Orcs x10 inc Command







Links to more Pics of individual Units:

https://imgur.com/gallery/L6pA9Oo
https://imgur.com/gallery/kirGCHw
https://imgur.com/gallery/MFFudgX

Enjoy!

Offline zak

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Re: The Grand Army of Stirland - 10,000pts+
« Reply #1 on: July 24, 2019, 02:27:25 AM »
WOW nice work bro!!! plus its all painted ( PAINTED WELL) that's an accomplishment to be proud of!!!  great job  :::cheers::: :::cheers::: :::cheers:::
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Offline orcyboy

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Re: The Grand Army of Stirland - 10,000pts+
« Reply #2 on: July 24, 2019, 06:15:29 AM »
Beautiful, absolutely beautiful.  Reminds me why I got into this hobby in the first place.

Offline King

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Re: The Grand Army of Stirland - 10,000pts+
« Reply #3 on: July 24, 2019, 12:35:05 PM »
Nice army
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Offline GamesPoet

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Re: The Grand Army of Stirland - 10,000pts+
« Reply #4 on: July 24, 2019, 01:19:35 PM »
Quite the collection! :icon_biggrin: :::cheers:::
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Offline Alex-bbr

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Re: The Grand Army of Stirland - 10,000pts+
« Reply #5 on: July 25, 2019, 08:58:04 AM »
Awesome army!  :::cheers:::

Love the stirland (even if they are a little bit retarded)   :-P :-P :-P
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Offline Hendrid

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Re: The Grand Army of Stirland - 10,000pts+
« Reply #6 on: July 25, 2019, 12:08:55 PM »
Nice   :biggriin:

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Re: The Grand Army of Stirland - 10,000pts+
« Reply #7 on: July 25, 2019, 05:32:50 PM »
Very nice army! Something to be proud of!
And are their halflings in the Stirland force?
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Offline Zygmund

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Re: The Grand Army of Stirland - 10,000pts+
« Reply #8 on: July 25, 2019, 06:58:12 PM »
Now that's a Stirland army! Looks super good. Love the multitude of minis & units. :-)

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