Tuesday, 30 July 2013

Chaos Dwarves with axes (WQ)

I've just finished painting a few more minis for 15mm Warhammer Quest.  Here are another 1D3 Chaos Dwarves, this time with the more usual armament of axes.  Again, these models are from Copplestone Castings' excellent 15mm Fantasy range.  As with my 15mm Force on Force figures, I've used 1p pieces for the bases.

Sunday, 28 July 2013

Chaos Dwarves with spears (WQ)

I needed a mini hobby task to get me back into painting, having returned this weekend from my first foreign holiday in nine years... So I've painted-up 1D3 Chaos Dwarves with spears, for my 15mm scale Warhammer Quest project.  These figures are from Copplestone Castings' 15mm Fantasy Range, & have a fantastic amount of detail:

I stuck to the traditional red-&-black colour scheme for these evil foes, & gave them a swarthy skin tone to suit the volcanic wastes of their Dark Lands, & to mark them out more strongly from Dwarves in the Warriors party.  I considered Green Stuffing the classic Chaos Dwarf helmet shape, but thought it might be too ambitious.  I may do this when I make a Chaos Dwarf Champion & Lord.  I've only painted 3 to start with because they're actually fairly tough enemies for low-level Warriors to face in Warhammer Quest.

Saturday, 13 July 2013

Iraqi Republican Guard (FoF)

Whilst I've been mulling over a change of setting for Tomorrow's War with my friend Tim, I've been back to painting my Iraqi platoon for Force on Force.  I've nearly completed the force, which will consist of combined Iraqi regulars / Saddam Fedayeen, as featured in many of the battles from the Road to Baghdad sourcebook.  Below is one of the 3 rifle squads I have painted. They will usually be split into a 6-man fireteam with AKs, & a 2nd 4-man support team, which carries an RPG & RPD:

To save on cost & time I've been looking at dual roles for my Force on Force armies.  These Iraqi Republican Guard can also represent Syrian PLA troops in 'Lebanon 1982' games. Below are the NCO, medic & CO, plus a 73mm recoilless rifle team: