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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #25 on: January 25, 2021, 12:24:27 PM »
Looks like release timeline for new warbands is as follows:

Feb ... Chaos as shown above
March ... Lizard band
Apr ... Vampires
May ... Orcs

But wondering what this "Direchasm" label on the Chaos warband is ...
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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #26 on: January 25, 2021, 12:28:49 PM »
Ah! I see ... it's another starter set, and this one has high elfs and slaanesh chaos.
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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #27 on: January 25, 2021, 05:24:09 PM »
Direchasm is just like the 'seasons' expansion thing we were talking about with Beastgrave.

So the game is Underworlds. The first season was Shadespire, then Beastgrave and now Direchasm.

I continue to really like these chaos models, and I generally really don't like chaos.

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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #28 on: February 05, 2021, 05:11:59 PM »
The new savage orc warband is getting previewed for Direchasm/Underworlds.

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the Warhammer Underworlds warband for May is Savage Orruks! Meet Toofdagga, one of the boyz from Hedkrakka’s Madmob.



The link includes a little bit about their playstyle and cards they can use if you want a bit more about the mechanics.

https://www.warhammer-community.com/2021/02/05/get-a-first-look-at-the-new-savage-orruk-warband-for-direchasm/

and a hint at one of the other members.




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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #29 on: February 05, 2021, 05:12:46 PM »
He's a beefy boy but I do really like the look of that orc. If the warband is similar to the other orc warbands then I expect it'll be 3 models, one of which seems likely to be a shaman.

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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #30 on: February 05, 2021, 05:18:38 PM »
He's a beefy boy but I do really like the look of that orc. If the warband is similar to the other orc warbands then I expect it'll be 3 models, one of which seems likely to be a shaman.

Hmm wonder if that means they'll come out more Nobz size then so not integrate well into square based old Savage orc regiments. I mean the one pictured looks good and I like making front ranks diverse and interesting just been leery on the scale.
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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #31 on: February 05, 2021, 06:02:56 PM »
I don't have any of the new orrucks, but from seeing them they look significantly bigger then old orcs. Easily nob size. The other ones are all very bulky from the armor, so this guy kind of looks slim compared to them, but I don't know how well they'd fit in a unit. As a savage orc chieftain however, I think they'd be the right size.

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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #32 on: February 05, 2021, 08:07:16 PM »
I think he'd look better in a darker paint scheme.
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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #33 on: February 20, 2021, 05:56:18 PM »
The full savage Orc Warband is revealed!


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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #34 on: March 16, 2021, 05:00:05 PM »
Preview of another coming Underworlds Warband. The Ossiarch Bone boys are getting a warband let by this fellow, called an executioner.


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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #35 on: March 16, 2021, 05:05:55 PM »
Looks like a Necron, maybe for Blackstone fortress! :icon_wink: :icon_lol:









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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #36 on: March 16, 2021, 05:46:03 PM »
The important thing for me is it fits the ascetic of the rest of that factions range. They all look vaguely like necrons mixed with tomb kings, so its a good sign that Gdubs is not getting to crazy but actually on point.

Whether people like that ascetic in the first place is totally separate of course. But depending on how the rest of the warband looks I think this one and the vampire one I'll pick up first from this seasons releases.

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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #37 on: March 16, 2021, 06:05:43 PM »
Looking good!
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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #38 on: March 16, 2021, 06:07:12 PM »
GW seems to have been making improvements in what they are doing.  Suspect they're crossing the look so that 40K folks will buy for conversion purposes.  The idea that these look like Tomb Kings kind of goes with the fluff to a degree, and the cross into Necrons is an easy jump.
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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #39 on: March 16, 2021, 09:25:00 PM »
The cross over idea is a good angle, I can really see that.

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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #40 on: April 05, 2021, 12:34:02 AM »
A new starter set is being released.  It will contain Stormcrudcast Eternals and Undead warbands.
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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #41 on: May 06, 2021, 05:52:17 PM »
Posted this in AoS chan because it gets more traffic, but for completionist sake here's the new Deepkin warband.


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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #42 on: May 06, 2021, 06:04:58 PM »
Yep, somebody will enjoy having that war band.
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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #43 on: July 10, 2022, 05:59:05 PM »
Its a big preview today. I don't care as much about the new chaos forces for the new warcry starter set, but there is an underworlds warband I like the look at. Witch Hunters!


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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #44 on: July 10, 2022, 07:29:53 PM »
Agreed. Awesome models!

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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #45 on: July 11, 2022, 12:57:31 AM »
Was just coming here to share that, Gankom! Although I've reported your post to GamesPoet for deletion as it's not under Skirmish & Warband, we can hope Hexbane's Hunters are a good indication of the visual direction of mortal humans in AOS.
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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #46 on: July 11, 2022, 01:35:27 AM »
Big hope that they keep this going with more cities of sigmar focused stuff. But also dogs! Bring all the dogs!

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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #47 on: July 11, 2022, 12:47:43 PM »
Very cool models. Definitely going to pick these up.
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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #48 on: July 11, 2022, 01:17:05 PM »
Yes please let's be 'avin you!

I've got a nice band of Witch Hunters in the (admittedly never ceaseless) pipeline including the Mordheim band, the bloke from the Cursed City set and the other fella with his crossbow daughter.

These will do just nicely  :biggriin:

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Re: Rumours and what's new to be expected of Underworlds
« Reply #49 on: July 13, 2022, 03:15:09 AM »
Those look awesome!  I will be buying a set of these asap. :icon_biggrin: :icon_cool: :::cheers:::
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