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Offline KTG17

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So what are your favorite chapters to build and paint?
« on: January 02, 2020, 06:27:19 PM »
When I first got into 40k, it was briefly the Dark Angels, but quickly moved on to Ultramarines.

But in recent years its the Black Templars and Crimson Fists, even though I don't really like the Imperial Fists. I guess its mostly because I do not like yellow, so would never paint an army that color. Even still they look rather boring to me. I wish I did like them a lot more tho, as I like the story behind the three.

What are yours?

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Re: So what are your favorite chapters to build and paint?
« Reply #1 on: January 02, 2020, 08:23:23 PM »
Salamanders, seems they are the only chapter that somewhat give a damn about civvies, plus green/black ofset by flames do look good and isn't hard to paint, so I'm glad my daugther likes them best :)
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Re: So what are your favorite chapters to build and paint?
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2020, 08:23:40 PM »
The Mentors.
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Re: So what are your favorite chapters to build and paint?
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2020, 12:13:59 AM »
Dark Angels - Guardian of the Covenant chapter


Space Woofs - Harold Deathwolf’s Great Company
Hells Bells! I don’t have a complete pic with the woofs!



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Mathi Alfblut Feb 4,2017
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Can we just take a hammer to it, smash it into little bits.

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Re: So what are your favorite chapters to build and paint?
« Reply #4 on: January 03, 2020, 01:21:17 AM »
It kooks like the space wolfs are running from a pair of rat ogres. :icon_eek:
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Re: So what are your favorite chapters to build and paint?
« Reply #5 on: January 03, 2020, 01:29:57 AM »
It kooks like the space wolfs are running from a pair of rat ogres. :icon_eek:

They can’t be. There’s no such thing 😺
Mathi Alfblut Feb 4,2017
Simple, You gut the bastard with your sword, the viking way.
Questions?

Mathi Alfblut Dec 9,2017
Get a binge of Yule ale, roasted boar and some proper axes and we will ALL be happy again!

GP Aug 8, 2019
Can we just take a hammer to it, smash it into little bits.

Offline Gankom

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Re: So what are your favorite chapters to build and paint?
« Reply #6 on: January 03, 2020, 03:05:10 AM »
It kooks like the space wolfs are running from a pair of rat ogres. :icon_eek:

They can’t be. There’s no such thing 😺

Combined with the cat picture, that reply is down right ominous.

I'm going to cheat and say Deathwatch. I love the style of black armor with silver arm, and the splash of colour from the chapter shoulder. Plus I like that I can mix in a ton of different chapters and come up with a great mix of background behind them.

Offline GamesPoet

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Re: So what are your favorite chapters to build and paint?
« Reply #7 on: January 03, 2020, 03:36:49 AM »
It kooks like the space wolfs are running from a pair of rat ogres. :icon_eek:
They can’t be. There’s no such thing 😺
Combined with the cat picture, that reply is down right ominous.
You two are awesome! :::cheers::: :::cheers:::
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Re: So what are your favorite chapters to build and paint?
« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2020, 06:15:26 PM »
Artoban obviously thinks they're the woofs' bollocks.    :biggriin:
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Offline GamesPoet

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Re: So what are your favorite chapters to build and paint?
« Reply #9 on: March 26, 2020, 12:37:32 PM »
So .. what we have so far ...

KTG17 ... Dark Angels, Ultramarines, Black Templars, Crimson Fists
StealthKnightSteg ... Salamanders
GamesPoet ... The Mentors
Artobans Ghost ... Dark Angels (Guardian of the Covenant), Space Wolfs (Harold Deathwolf’s Great Company Hells Bells)
Gankom ... Deathwatch
"Not all who wander are lost ... " Tolkien

"The beauty of curiosity and creativity is so much more useful than the passion of fear." me

"... my old suggestion is forget it, take two aspirins and go paint" steveb

Online Michael W

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Re: So what are your favorite chapters to build and paint?
« Reply #10 on: March 28, 2020, 09:04:00 PM »
I painted marines in orange and blue long ago...that was an interesting time.  I'd consider going back to it again if I found an orange paint that I liked.  And, for some reason, had a need to do a new Marine army.

My Chaos renegades are in a split black/white scheme.  I love how they look...but painting them is tedious and slow.  With all the trim on Chaos models, I effectively end up painting each model three times.  Not that much fun.  Worth it for the look...but not my favorite.

I'm going to have to side with Steg and say Sallies.  The green/black looks good, flames can be improvised all over the place, and the fluff is a nice change of pace from the rest of my 40k armies.  I mean, they're still psycho-indoctrinated killing machines.  But they're psycho-indoctrinated killing machines who care, and that's what counts.
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