Well I have been sick with the flu or some other crud over the past few weeks. I have finished the main push on the yurt kitchen counter / cabinet / and sink. I move onto the new lighting and shelving right before I got pretty sick for a week or so.
At about the same time I was wrapping up the initial build out on the kitchen I wrapped up painting my current Dark-Age CORE faction. Finished the bases and now I have a fairly sizable group of CORE to choose from. I am pleased with how they turned out. Currently I am looking for the last 3 models I would need to call the CORE collection complete. If anyone has these for sale or trade I am keen to find them.
After my last post about the year in review – I pulled out my EPIC 40k — Armageddon box and started thinking about what is keeping me from getting this game back on the table for play. I re-organized the stuff in the collection and started working out what I needed to build a few playable forces. Currently the Marines, Orks and Eldar are good to go with 3000pt painted and assembled forces. I will need to update their written lists before I can con someone into throwing dice around in a game though.
After a few afternoons after work I have figured out I have good portions of Imperial Guard, Squat and Tyranids forces. A few pieces are needed to really make those forces work at 3000 points… but a quick browsing of both e-bay and Thingiverse (3d print files) I am quite sure I can get what I need to make these armies playable as well.
I have probably too much of some armies as well. So I will likely be selling more things on eBay this year as soon as I figure out what I have too much of for any one faction for EPIC. Most likely have Orks, Marines and some Eldar in overstock lol. I picked up EPIC on two different editions back in the day (I am that old)… so that is one reason I have to many Marines and Orks lol. And I collected Eldar in EPIC as well as 40k lol.
I also found I had a few things I had never put together – like this Forge World Aeronautica Thunder Hawk and this Imperial Lander. I think I will be building at least 2 marine forces so I can include these in at least one fast strike marine list.
While I had all these minis out my son dropped into the hobby area… and seemed to be intrigued about all the 6mm Warhammer stuff … so I think I may be able to get something going in a week or two for a battle with him. And then post up a battle report of course. He was very into the idea of connected games of Battlefleet Gothic / planetary empires and EPIC. So we will see if I can get these plans to fruition.