Thursday, September 18, 2014

A Tale of Duelling Gamers My Final Efforts

 
Well I have come to the end of my $700 Games Workshop spend equivalent and have added the final painted miniatures to the Vampire Count Force I have always wanted to build. This has been really enjoyable, to see the others involved put their units and characters together has been inspirational and the motivation I needed to carry on. Though I will never claim great painting skills, on mass the theme I wanted occurred and I am happy with the look of them all. So what did it all cost me? Have a look at the end.

First the last of the miniatures and interestingly the characters. I have one more item to do but as I am about to take my son on a road trip to Lake Mungo, Adelaide and into Melbourne I may not get time to finish it. (Tis a small terrain piece in keeping with the theme)

The small force arrayed, it was not quite finished but who cares.

Black Knight BSB

The new foot characters, Wight King BSB if I don't use the Black Knight, my Foot Vampire Lord and the Vampire I will use as a hero

BSB from above, the mounted version of the foot miniature from above and a mounted Wight King

Vampire Lords should always look elegant.

Close up a bit more detail but still a bit of a quick paint job.

Oldie but a goody.
 
So the costs....hmm love workshop minis but using Mantic, second hand and leftover bits and bobs means that my wife will be much much happier. Points cost, oh can't be bothered tonight maybe next blog entry.

Month
Spend Allowance
GW Cost
Actual Cost
Miniatures
April
200
69
69
22
(160)
12.5
12.5
3
 
20 mantic rev = 20 graveguard,
 1 necromancer
May
100
79
 
55
(134)
25
 
25
3 m werewolves =
3 crypt horrors
20 m zombies
June
100
90
free
blackcoach
July
100
50
30
5 Black knights bret
August
100
83
 
10
 
Carrion = Fell bats
 
September
100
41
 
26
 
10
 
41
23
 
44
 
10
 
5
 
6
 
5
2
 
9
1 Mtd vampire lord and foot mini
1 Foot Vampire lord
Mtd Battle Standard Bearer
Mtd Wight King
Foot Wight King BSB
3 spirit hosts
 
$700
$702
$155.00
 

5 comments:

Firelupus Sautner said...

Chris,
What can i say, your army looks great the yellow and purple really contrast well, and who could argue with the actual expense of $155,again well done.

chris said...

Thanks Lupus, I had fun, and am looking forward to seeing everyone elses work.

Hoodling said...

Great work. Congratulations on seeing it through to the end. Not sure I'm going to make it, alas...

chris said...

With the tourneys and the ogres, you sort of have an excuse Hoodling but can you get to 500 points?

Hoodling said...

Oh, the stuff I have painted for the challenge is worth somewhere between 1500 and 2000 points. Not even a problem!