Wednesday, 6 November 2013

The Host of Ulthur Deathfist: A Warhammer Third Edition Khorne Army


The day grows close. Early Saturday morning I shall be embarking on the journey north to Nottingham and the Wargames Foundry for Blog-Con and another game of Warhammer Third Edition. I shall be fielding my Khorne Army for the first time and have started to create the Army Roster I shall be taking with me. this includes the full background of the army, the special rules and the characters. This post will introduce to you the forces that I shall be taking and try a give a little detail about each unit.

I started this army in January in celebration of 25 years of Slaves to Darkness. Little did I know then that this would be an journey that would lead me to not only playing WFB3 with old school Citadel with a couple of like minded individuals, but with a far larger number at the Wargames Foundry under the benign gaze of Bryan Ansell himself! 

Onwards!


Ulthur 'Slambo' Deathfist - Level 25 Champion of Khorne. Army General.


Gluttonspoor - Minotaur Level 20 Champion


Pendraken Headcleaver - Level 15 Champion of Khorne with Daemonic Banner



Darklock the Disembowller - Level 15 Chaos Dwarf Champion with Ulf and Thorgrim the Howling, the mortar team.



Titus Shieldstorm - Chaos Thug Level 5 Champion (green mohican) and 7 chaos thugs. Unit known as the Shieldstormers.



Ironcron Steelsmith - Level 5 Marauder Champion and 7 chaos marauders. Unit known as the Fists of Khorne.


Dreg Horngore - Level 5 Beastman Champion and 9 beastmen. Unit known as the Flesh Hackers.



Eirik Doomaxe - Level 10 Champion of Khorne with 7 chaos warriors. Unit known as the Doomaxes.



Leif Spinesplitter - Level 10 Khorne Champion mounted on a Chaos Chariot. Second in command.

There may well be an additional unit on the day, one that I shall be keeping under wraps in case it isn't actually painted and ready for the game. I am also toying with the idea of using my undead army as Chaos Auxillaries. 

Any thoughts or comments?

Orlygg.

18 comments:

  1. What a magnificent army! I can't but despair in admiration! Khorne is pleased, no doubt.

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  2. For sure bring the Undead auxiliaries along! Lets fill that table with lead! Cracking army Orlygg, it will be a privilege to GM this game.

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  3. Excellent looking.
    Love the shields and the whole old style feel to the army.
    I especially like Gluttonspoor, looks really good.

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  4. Awesome looking army! Amazing banner as well. Can't wait to see how the game turns out this weekend.

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  5. Great stuff!
    I'm looking forward to seeing some photos of them in action.

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  6. What a splendid warband ! You've got a collection of exquisite shields here !

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  7. Cracking host, have fun with them this weekend. I've got some of those old beastmen lying around somewhere, I'll have to dig them out and see what I can make of them (an artistic disaster probably!).

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  8. Really, really beautiful work.

    Though a 3rd ed army never looks right without at least one figure on a hex base for no apparent reason.

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  9. Wonderfully evocative stuff, congrats on a great looking warband! (I sent you a question by email regarding the game board you used in the test game - I wonder if it got through?)

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  10. Wonderful army. I really like he 80s look upon them especially the free hands.

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  11. Well, Mr Orlygg - who'd have thought! A whole chaos army (well, 40-ish figures - but not 40-ish wounds!)

    Gutted that I won't be able to be there, but one day, I look forward to facing that force. Good luck with your 'secret' unit!

    Regards
    GAj

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  12. Hey men !! That's what I call "A pure Old School Chaos Army".
    Bravo.

    Bye Nico.

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  13. Will be great to see these tomorrow! Looking forward to it.

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  14. Now that is just awesome! Wish my painting was up to that par now - and I love the shields. Going to try to emulate them for my Orcs (at least the hand painted bits!) But that is just great looking! Wish I could play that force. Hope to see more photos from your day tomorrow!

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  15. Just found this blog. Beautiful paint job. Really takes me back. :)

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  16. Your army looks great, I especially love your shields. Perhaps I would have finished an army if I had gone with Chaos instead of Orcs.

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  17. Great looking army, very bright and colourful too ! If there is to be an official "retro" ruleset, I think unit sizes ranging from 3 to 10 models would be the way to go. I don't think I could play the game otherwise.

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