Warhammer Quest: Silver Tower #2

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I’ve worked hard on my first hero the Darkoath Chieftain and here’s the results!

Note I’m a fan of the original model but the head really fits in what I have planned for my 30k EC and I wanted to distinguish my Chieftain anyways.

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I basically opted for the classic barbarian look. Maybe boring for some but I’m very pleased with it!

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I think it’s because I’m a product of the eighties and big muscled heroes where quite the thing.

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Okay. So I removed the stuff the excess stuff on his shoulder armour as he wouldn’t have been able to swing his sword properly with those things physically in the way.

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The sword is big so I made a longer haft so he can use both hands and be able to adjust his grip.

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“Heroic hair, blowing in the wind”

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The axe I mounted on the belt as it can’t be used simultaneously with the sword even if he’s a big fellow.

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Like freaking massive.

And that’s about it! Next up it’s the first of the adversaries.

-t

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18 thoughts on “Warhammer Quest: Silver Tower #2

  1. You cut him up! *shock*

    His repose is great though, so I forgive you.

    I hope you get around to using your PtG warband in the game somehow!

  2. Alex says:

    Very nice, and I salute your bravery in cutting him up! Funnily enough, I’ve been building my (standard) WQST heros over the weekend… 99.9% very impressive minis – especially the Elves! The Dwarf is a bit Marmite though, and is the only stinker imo :-/

  3. heresyofus says:

    Nice conversion work. The classic stance is well balanced with his left hand open like he’s asking the question ” Why shouldn’t I cut your head off. ” Looking forward to the paint work 🙂

  4. Very cool mate. Very Conan-esque!! I love the sword and the damaged armour. Good work on the hair too.

  5. Legatho says:

    Is Frazetta now living in your mind ? The barbarian vibe is really present in your mini, more than the Chaotic side, and it’s really a cool result… NIce work !

  6. ejhenries says:

    Awesome alterations, really like what you’ve done. I just rapidly assembled mine stock as our group decided to try the game out last minute Wednesday just gone. Cracking game.

  7. Joe B. says:

    I like the classic look! It is an irony that you took a brand new sculpt and turned him into an 80s pose 🙂

  8. Greg says:

    Very nice work. I like the original model, but was a little perplexed with his “I’m standing here pose.” GW has done a pretty good job of making fairly dynamic models as of late (but sometimes they take dynamism a little too far and make some wonky looking stuff). You have made a much more subtle and interesting pose. I think the sword on the base model is a little too big for my tastes, but your extending on the handle makes it make more sense.

    • Thank you Greg 🙂 I tried to reign in the model as the gigantic weapons are rather baffling and I wanted to bring it back to the more eighties look of muscled heroes.

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