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Offline Feanor Fire Heart

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Kislev
« on: March 23, 2020, 09:45:10 PM »
Sounds like with the old world coming back, Kislev may get some love:

https://www.warhammer-community.com/2020/03/23/the-old-world-ice-guard-of-kislevgw-homepage-post-4fw-homepage-post-2/?utm_source=CUSTOMERS&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=GW_23rd_March_Lumineth_Lowdown_ENG&utm_content=&utm_term=_&m_i=ErmENLvVBqR03AemgoCloLTU0C2SdSivYtT2LiZ6IhBHJi4SYmOSP4dhYOMLVXBFwJTjhOwP7giKd5VcBEIcigD_DxcLsJjEEN

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One new unit that’s in the early stages of development is set in the Ice Court – the seat of the ruling Tsar or Tsarina. Known as the Ice Guard, they’re an elite fighting formation of warrior women, equally skilled with bow and blade. But where they differ significantly from the other Kislevite units we’ve seen in the past is that they’re able to channel the elemental magic of their realm in a similar manner to their Ice Queen – the most powerful practitioner of this unique form of sorcery. Here are some awesome pieces of concept art for the Ice Guard, courtesy of Forge World’s Mark Bedford.

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Offline Victor

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Re: Kislev
« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2020, 10:59:31 PM »
Interesting that they are sharing development information. Not a fan of (non-hero) units with special magic abilities though, especially if they are humans. I hope they don't overdo it.

Offline Michael W

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Re: Kislev
« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2020, 12:59:48 AM »
Yeah, I enjoyed the lower-fantasy end of things.  Opening with Maidenguard-but-Kislev isn't necessarily a great start.   :dry:
Still, a little Old World exploration isn't a bad thing.  I'm not giving up on the project just yet.
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Offline Warlord

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Re: Kislev
« Reply #3 on: March 24, 2020, 01:59:48 AM »
I’m excited. Kislev to be its own full faction surely is worth celebrating.
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Offline The Black Knight

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Re: Kislev
« Reply #4 on: March 24, 2020, 08:46:06 AM »
Okay, they have surprisded me for sure! I did not expect them delving into such a niche straight away. So there is hope for Dogs of War  :biggriin:

On the other hand, these concepts don't seem very Old-Worldy to me. Especially those ice covered weapons, what's up with that? Not dissing them as a whole, I just think they are looking at the Empire through an AOS perspective too much, when it comes to aesthetics. Keep it simple!
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Offline Gankom

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Re: Kislev
« Reply #5 on: March 24, 2020, 04:37:48 PM »
+1 to that. I was really not expecting them to open with a place like Kislev.

Offline GamesPoet

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Re: Kislev
« Reply #6 on: March 24, 2020, 04:47:05 PM »
They've got face masks on for avoiding things being spread by clan Pestilence and the beasts of Nurgle. :icon_mrgreen:
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Offline Zak

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Re: Kislev
« Reply #7 on: March 24, 2020, 06:40:28 PM »
Nice!!!
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Offline brr-icy

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Re: Kislev
« Reply #8 on: March 27, 2020, 04:05:53 AM »
I like it,  i do like specialized units having special abilities

Offline soupcanursa

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Re: Kislev
« Reply #9 on: April 14, 2020, 02:56:56 AM »
well boyars were going home :::cheers::: a cup of Kvass on me