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Offline Illumini

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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #150 on: November 05, 2016, 07:09:54 PM »
Those are Gryphon Legion. Sure, they are winged, they are lancers, but they are not winged lancers  :-P
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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #151 on: November 05, 2016, 08:03:29 PM »
You guys are crazy
The good kind of crazy
I scrolled through this thread with my mouth open... such delicious eyecandy!
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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #152 on: November 05, 2016, 11:15:41 PM »
Those are Gryphon Legion. Sure, they are winged, they are lancers, but they are not winged lancers  :-P

You are right Illumini. These are Gryphon Legion.
Well, as all of you know, kislev models are out of production, and these is the main reason that explains there is no winged lancers nor ungols in my army. But some posts ago, Drakenhof published some pictures with his kislev regiments. He have both units, and his army, and mine, will play together in the game.

Hi Illumini. I spy with my little eye a large unit of 15 rear right of photograph.

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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #153 on: November 06, 2016, 12:33:39 PM »
to say Gryphon legion are not winged lancers is akin to saying Reiksguard are not knights.  steveb

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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #154 on: November 06, 2016, 08:48:16 PM »
Yeah, aren't the Gyphon Legion the inner circle of the winged lancers, basically?
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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #155 on: November 06, 2016, 10:25:28 PM »
There are places that sell lancer wing conversion bits.

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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #156 on: November 06, 2016, 11:03:05 PM »
Yeah, aren't the Gyphon Legion the inner circle of the winged lancers, basically?

In game terms basically yes, fluff wise a bit more complex.
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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #157 on: November 07, 2016, 12:49:59 AM »
There are places that sell lancer wing conversion bits.

There are. Until recently, i had the browser window of my phone constantly on it, to prompt me to buy.
Not yet however (i closed the window a week ago)
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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #158 on: November 07, 2016, 04:16:25 PM »
See the difference now. Gryphon Legion have covered face on the model, where as winged lancers do not. Learn something new each day.
Wonder if these figures will every make GW made to order. Not holding my breath.
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Offline Rogers Kul

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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #159 on: November 07, 2016, 06:22:34 PM »
See the difference now.

In fact, there was quite difficult to me (an ancient elfish player) to see the difference between them!

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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #160 on: November 08, 2016, 01:09:06 AM »
Gryphon legion have bearskins too, winged lancers do not.
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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #161 on: November 09, 2016, 06:25:02 PM »
Some of you ask me, for the making of the city of Kislev.
Here we go!

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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #162 on: November 09, 2016, 07:15:24 PM »
Love that gate! I also know how expensive it is  :ph34r:
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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #163 on: November 10, 2016, 12:02:03 PM »
See the difference now. Gryphon Legion have covered face on the model, where as winged lancers do not. Learn something new each day.
Wonder if these figures will every make GW made to order. Not holding my breath.

Not quite true - Winged Lancers had 2 Troopers - one with a mask.
They did have a cloak which was 'convertible' to fur with very little effort with greenstuff.



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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #164 on: November 10, 2016, 02:58:15 PM »
So due to this conversation, i have decided i want to downsize my kislev collection. I went through it tonight, and have culled a little. I will take photos over the weekend. Mainly kislev infantry (kossars and mordhiem) as well as some reaper bears and 7 old style 40k rough riders with the big furry hats.
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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #165 on: November 10, 2016, 03:10:27 PM »
So due to this conversation, i have decided i want to downsize my kislev collection ...............

Have you still got my address ...................  :engel:
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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #166 on: November 10, 2016, 05:07:20 PM »
What is the difference between Kislev Lancers and Gryphon Legion. Did GW make 2 types of model, or is it like the plastic Empire Knights, that you paint and name them as you want  :icon_question:

That's going to be one large table to hold 40,000 points of models.

Offline Illumini

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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #167 on: November 10, 2016, 05:44:07 PM »
There are different models:
Gryphon legion have skull facemask and bearskin. They also have a slightly more fancy wing decor.
Winged lancers have plain facemask and leopard skin.

The Gryphon legion command group is also quite a bit more fancy than the winged lancers commanders

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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #168 on: November 10, 2016, 06:22:16 PM »
Also the Winged Lancers as shown above were separate legs and torsos - the Gryphon Legion had a one-piece body.

If you wanted a unit of 'Lancer' Knights you could put the Winged Lancer bodies on armoured legs and barded horses.
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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #169 on: November 11, 2016, 01:17:09 AM »
I do prefer the winged lancer drummer over the gryphon legion trumpeter.

So due to this conversation, i have decided i want to downsize my kislev collection ...............

Have you still got my address ...................  :engel:

You are not wrong - i do owe you some stuff... i probably do still have it actually.
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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #170 on: November 11, 2016, 04:44:19 AM »
I think the biggest difference was that the
kislev winged lancers were for kislev armies and allied forces units, the legion was addressed as a dow mercenary unit that traveled all over.  of course the figures were slightly different but I have always seen them mixed in with the regular lancers with no problem.  steveb

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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #171 on: November 11, 2016, 08:58:23 AM »

You are not wrong - i do owe you some stuff... i probably do still have it actually.

I was joking .............. and I think it is probably the other way round, as for some reason I had an envelope, with your name and address on it, on my desk for years.

I think the biggest difference was that the kislev winged lancers were for kislev armies and allied forces units, the legion was addressed as a dow mercenary unit that traveled all over.  of course the figures were slightly different but I have always seen them mixed in with the regular lancers with no problem.  steveb


Good point - and you could also apply the 'Inner Circle' concept to the two units if it suited your fluff.
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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #172 on: November 11, 2016, 10:16:48 AM »
Wow, what a project that just keeps going and getting better, congrats! :icon_biggrin: :icon_cool: :eusa_clap: :::cheers:::

I need to check and see whether my Kislev Lancers are Winged or Gryphon. :icon_lol:
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Offline Rogers Kul

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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #173 on: November 11, 2016, 05:23:18 PM »
If we, therically experts on warhammer human armies, have problems to distiguish between these two units... imagine an orc or a chaos player...  :icon_lol:


Good news! I've been working hard on the table this week. But I will need more materials, wich will arrive next thursday, minimum. Meanwhile, I've decided to add some different levels on the city. If I can finish some details tonight, I will show you the results tomorrow; I'm sure you will like it.

That's going to be one large table to hold 40,000 points of models.

Actually, this is only one of the 6 standard tables that will hold the legions.

Offline Rogers Kul

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Re: The Gates of Kislev painting project
« Reply #174 on: November 11, 2016, 10:56:23 PM »
Well, I take some pics tonight:

Tabletop World models are so awesome that it wasn't necessary to convert them. Although, on one hand we wanted to add a baluart in order to break the monotony of the wall; on the other hand, we had to include the ruined part of the wall where the chaotic hosts will penetrate the city.





This is the Town Gate model of TW, once "rippered". Don't panic, the trunk is there to add pressure on the glue of the plasticard



Plasticard cobblestones:



South (left) part of the city:



North (right) part of the city