Monday, October 22, 2012

Iron Warriors and Penal Legion Test


For the first time in quite a long while, a new codex has really gotten my hobby juices perkyelatin! I think the new Chaos Space Marine codex is fantastic, and I decided to try doing a quick Iron Warrior test for a possible new army. Back when I was living in New Hampshire and gaming at the Game Castle on a regular basis, I had a complete Iron Warriors army that I played quite a few games with. I've since gotten rid of the army, but I think I'll do up a " Mk II " version with all new models and groovy cork/lava bases.





I also painted up a "Penal Legion" test for my possible Iron Painter entry. It's mostly done with airbrushing, and I think I'm on the right track. Could make a cool supplement to my Krieg army as prisoners pushed out in front of guns...



I realize the orange fatigues might be more in keeping with a Department of Corrections type modern day outfit, but hey, it's evocative of a prisoner nonetheless. I do realize this isn't fully highlighted and shaded, but it's a promising start nonetheless....

Regardless, comments and criticisms are most welcome.

8 comments:

  1. Love the effect on the horns and also the yellow portion of the hazard stripe, this is so cool!

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  2. Agreed. The brown effect on the chevron pads looks really nice. Now we need to see more :)
    Iron within Iron without!!!

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  3. The Iron Warrior is looking awesome, I love the chevrons!

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  4. Perturabo himself would have been proud of your Iron Warrior. Way to go! ^^

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  5. Your iron warriors look awesome. Please take IG allies just to field a mortar squad and a Basilisk, to complement your Vindicators and Defiler ... this should be good!

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    1. Hell I didn't think of that! Great idea!

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  6. Many thanks for the great feedback guys- esp. the allies suggestion. I'm thinking either Basilisk, Bombard, or maybe a Medusa. All seem to work well.

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