Elite and vicious are both strong rules, especially if it's an army wide rule. The rule allows for more damage, especially guarding against that single bad dice roll that happens once every time. The rule makes units not only perform better, it increases their reliability. (which is a good thing) Elves (and their evil kin) … Continue reading Why Elite and Vicious are (almost) the same thing
As I recently started to collect pictures of my armies, I realized that I didn't have that many pictures of my undead army, except for the few units I painted up last year. The reason is that my undead army is a "gamer's" army. It's not as much an army as much as a collection. … Continue reading Overview: my undead army
As KoW3 looms at the horizon one of the questions that keep me (and at least one of my mates) busy is how different do we want armies to be in KoW? In KoW2 armies get more and more similar. (Not from a hobby perspective, of course, but from a gamer's perspective.) For instance: the … Continue reading How unique should armies be?
Mantica needs stalwart men who face off against the evil that stalks the land. The brotherhood needs reinforcements, and you'll be the one to lead them! First things first As with all "building on a budget" posts, this lists focusses on getting a battlefield worthy force on a limited budget. For this brotherhood army I'll … Continue reading Building on a budget – Brotherhood
This blog post shows all armies that I built over the past years. As this is nowhere completed, expect this blog post to be updated from time to time. It seems I'm severely lacking in pictures of the majority of my armies. Some armies might even get a page of their own. As for my … Continue reading Overview of my completed armies
It's been a while since I posted a hobby update. Mainly because of the fine weather, painting is very slow these days, but that's okay. KoW hobby time is -for me at least- partially a fall/winter thing. That said, I finished a pair of reaper bones scorpions. As with all reaper minatures, the detail isn't … Continue reading Hobby update and Scorpion comparison
Just a small update: Kings of War 3rd edition was announced! More information on the Mantic website here: Probably the rules will not chance so much. (they didn't last time), but the army lists will. As there was some room to improve 1st edition, I think the changes from KoW 1 to 2 were bigger … Continue reading Kings of War 3rd edition on the horizon: # hyped!