To complete the FA3 allowance, I have today ‘Gatorman Husk 3’. Pretty much identical to 1 and 2, but as I mentioned it a few posts ago, I no longer care about having duplicate models/units for my Warmachine/Hordes armies (unless it is a spam list where after I buy all the models Privateer Press will then nerf them.). Usually this hapens on the FA U models (U = unlimited).
Pretty much identical to yesterday’s model, today is ‘Gatorman Husk’ number 2. I have 1 more ‘Husk’ left of the 3 I purchased and then there is still ‘Longchops’ left to paint from the models I received at the LVO. ‘Longchops’ may have to wait a little bit as I have him assigned to my next painting queue quarter for the year. Currently there is not a need to get him done (besides the fact he looks really cool) so I still have some ‘Winter Guard Rifle Corps’ that need to be finished up...plus I have some Trollbloods that also will hit the painting table so I can try out my green theme on them.
The FA for Gatorman Husk’s is 3, when I looked at the model and the card I thought it would be cool to run all 3 in a list, so while my friend was picking up my pre-releases at LVO, I had him snatch up 3 of these for me. I think the abilities that he has on the back of his card are really cool and unique and would be fun to play with. They’ll make my opponent think twice before killing them (when they are disabled you center a 5” AOE on it and models suffer a POW 12 corrosion damage roll). I can see myself running these guys into groups of Units and if left alone they can capture a Flag or contest a Zone.
Now back to a few Minion models for the week and we start it all off with the final models (Unit) needed for my half of the 2018 AdeptiCon Warmachine/Hordes Team Tournament with ‘Boil Master & Spirit Cauldron’.
‘Boil Master & Spirit Cauldron’ are a “given” when running a ‘Barnabas 2’ list since he can benefit greatly from the corpse tokens it can collect and generate. The ‘Cauldron’ can also deliver corpse tokens to friendly models that are within 5” once per turn during it’s activation. Most fo the current ‘Baranabas 2’ lists that are out there are trying to squeeze in 2 of these Units, but unfortunately I had my friend only purchase me one at the LVO. It did just get release to the general public back on the 9th of this month, so I still may end up with a second one in the future (we shall see how this one plays out). Now my partners half of his Team Tournament list can also benefit from the ‘Cauldron’ since it says “friendly” model and not “friendly faction”, but trying to get two of them in a 35 point list would be really tough.
Now all I need to do to get ready for the Team Tournament is play some games and see what ‘Barnabas 2’ can do.
Week #7 is now completed for 2018 and things are rolling pretty good on the hobby side of things. My game count for the year is only at 5, but that is ok, more of my enjoyment comes from building and painting the models (though I am not the greatest painter), it is the feeling I get when I see the model completely finished.
Anyways, I stayed on track last week completely 3 new models along with finishing up ‘Barnabas 2’ for my Minions army. Nothing new hit the painting table for Guild Ball last week, nor was I able to attend any of the events (Sunday the 11th and this past Saturday the 17th). When the wife works retail and you have a whole house full of pets along with a dog, it is hard to get away for an entire day. As much as I though when the year started that Guild Ball will be my Tournament game for the year, I already missed out on a few local events and changed my plans for the AdeptiCon Championships (to Warmachine/Hordes). Part of the reason is that I know when my son moves here in the Summer, we’ll get in a lot of friendly games down here in the basement (and I’ll get to try out all my different Guilds).
With 10 days left in the month, Painting Points are looking pretty good so far too. I have 26 points for the month which is the same as last month (though last month’s total was 51, with a 25 point ‘Dracodile’) and I have a pretty healthy backlog of models still for the month.
Last Monday I was able to get out to Kalamazoo for another game of Warmachine/Hordes which ended in another loss for my Minions. I am not sure if I will be able to get out this week, but next time I play, it will be with ‘Barnabas 2’.