In part one, I went over my motives for building my unit of rough riders, where I found parts, etc. Now that I have everything to do a prototype model, I’m going to put the parts together and see how it looks. As I figured, the Blight Wheel casts were pretty simple to clean, mostly just cutting down the spot where the sprue attached. I used Kromlech Orc “Afrika Korps” Heads and ork torsos that I ordered from eBay. Everything seemed to go together really well. I couldn’t wait for my 40mm bases to come in, so I stole one from […]
I plan on playing in the WH40K friendly at Adepticon next year, so I looked at the rules from last year and discovered you could get bonus points for including a full strength unit of a unit that isn’t used much. The choices for guard were a full unit of ogryns or rough riders. Ogryns would have been the easier route as far as models go – however 3 boxes of them would have been nearly $150, and eat up 400 points of my 1500 army list. That’s a big investment both financially and points for a sub-par unit. So […]
My minis from Blight Wheel miniatures arrived in the mail today! I took one out to look at it, and they look like very high quality figures – I didn’t see any mold lines to file off, and the casts were very clean! I will write an unboxing article when I have time!