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A new addition

With the ETC moving to 1850 points, those of us with long standing 1750 points lists have to scratch our heads and think about how to make the move up.  Just add a 100 point unit? add 100 points of extras to what you have? or completely rethink the list for the new limit?

I’ve pondered a few possibilities, and with Warpcon coming up next week it’s time to see how they fare in practice.  So for Warpcon I’ll be adding a Chaos Dreadnought with Multimelta to my usual list.  Not a bad unit for 100 points, particularly since the latest FAQ made the ‘friendly fire’ issue more controllable.

The only drawback is that I didn’t own a Chaos Dreadnought.  Time to go shopping.

First choice is the ForgeWorld dreadnoughts – really amazing models and can be purchased with the exact loadout I need.

Problem: wouldn’t arrive in time… so no go.

What about the normal chaos dreadnought?

Ugliest model in the world.

Only remaining option – convert a loyalist dreadnought kit.  Having looked at the various options, the ironclad looked like the best starting point, but it would need a few extras.

I raided my pile of chaos vehicle bitz, a defiler head, and even a space crusade chaos dreadnought multimelta (blast from the past!).  Here’s how it panned out:

More pictures up on the facebook page!

Alpha Legion Operatives

As a change of pace, I’m foregoing probability for the sake of a proper hobby update.  My main army is Alpha Legion (using codex chaos space marines) but I really miss having the use of cultists as human operatives.  I’ve had a hankering to run a renegade guard list with Alpha Legion operatives for a while now, and with that in mind I’ve been slowly amassing some forgeworld renegades over the last 12 months.

The forgeworld models are fantastic and here’s what I’ve picked up so far.
9 enforcers Image

50 bods and 3 weapon teams Image
command squad Image

6 tank crew Image

7 psykers Image

Obviously I’ll need to get a lot of vehicles to make a viable guard army, but I’m looking at using some fairly heavy conversion to set the army apart from a ‘normal’ Imperial Guard army.  More updates soon, and there are pictures available on the accompanying FaceBook page.

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