Posts Tagged ‘Um conto de 4 Jogadores’

 

 

Hello!

 

Well guys I’m back to my Tau Army. They’ve been on hold for a couple of months now and I blame that on “adult life”, being too lazy to work on them and my disappointment with 40K, however, the new edition and the experimentation with some new lists brought me some victories and with those an injection of renewed encouragement.

 

So we’ll begin with my Tau commander. It is a Forge World models (I forgot exactly which one), that is really imposing and while painting it I wanted to steer away from the yellow, as I wanted him to stand out on the battlefield. I didn’t take a picture of it with his accompanying drones, but they share the same red/white color scheme. The base uses my idea of an invasion being conducted on a desert world whith some crystal deposits sprouting (they’re used as fuel for vehicles and guns). Showtime!

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Hello folks.

 

Going on with the project I’ll continue with my troop choices for this post. After agreat deal I’ve purchased enough used miniatures to assemble two 12 man Fire Warrior squads and a 6 man Pathfinder squad.

 

I’ve also managed to buy me my second Devilfish after a couple of pretty frustrating auctions.

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After a while without touching any miniatures I’m back to showcase the basic color scheme for the troops on my Tau army.

 

I’ve always wanted to paint yellow and this project has presented me with the opportunity to lear how to paint this color. So my basic troops will sport an yellow paint scheme with some cream and brown added to it.

 

When it came to details I didn’t want to stray far from my chosen palette so I opted for orange and in order to break all those colors a bit the plasma effects will be painted in blue.

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Hello folks, I’m 4irw4lk3r from the “Brushes n’ Paints” blog and I’m participating on this project from my friend Gereth here on the “The Painting Frog” blog.

 

I’m still having a hard time trying to decide which theme to use on my new Tau army and full of doubts about what to buy in order to expand the army. With the rumors about the new Codex Tau floating around I might stick to the basics from the Battleforce box for a while.

 

I intend to work on assembling the army and coming up with a theme for it this month as I already have a color scheme for it in my mind, with sober colors but with a range of combinations that may make the models shine on the tabletop.

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Hello everyone, I’m 4irw4lk3r from the Brushes n’ Paints blog and I’m participating on this Project from my Painting Frog friend.

 

I first came across Warhammer 40K back in 2003 and since then haven’t stopped playing it. I started collecting Space Marines, particularly those from the Dark Angels chapter, a lot more because of their looks and fluff over how good they were on the gaming table. Nowadays I started collecting other games, like Infinity (which I play with a Japanese Sectorial list from Yu Jing) and Warhammer Fantasy (with High Elves), and I’m very interested in painting techniques and model making itself.

 

I chose the Tau because of their background in which an alliance of alien races try to achieve equity among species under the ruling of an empire.

 

Building a Tau army is a huge challenge, which is another reason I like them, in order to attain synergy between units and the game’s strategy. Beyond that I had always been attracted to the Crisis units as they’re beautifull, have great potential for conversions and … they’re MECHAS.

 

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Hello there Reader.

If you’re already into the hobby of miniature gaming and collecting and happen to live in one of the countries in which Games Workshop has chosen to have a presence you might be a reader of the White Dwarf magazine.

 

As such you might also be aware of the recurring series of articles published in the aforementioned magazine called “A tale of four gamers”, which has, in its various incarnations, chronicled the efforts of 4 gamers in collecting and gaming with a completely new army built for the specific purpose of the articles (which could be showcasing a new army book or codex, or even a new gaming system). Well, I’ve been a fan of that series ever since first reading one of its installments a couple of years ago. It’s always nice to see the experiences of fellow hobbyists while collecting their armies and more often they not they have valuable advice for veterans and beginners alike.

 

It should come as no surprise to you then that I’ve been toying with the idea of doing a similar series of articles here on the blog for a while now. The idea is not new as others have done so over the years (you can google “tale of 4 gamers” for a sampling) but I believe it’s going to be the first time someone does it in Brazil, a country in which GW has no presence whatsoever and where it can be difficult to get hold of the models, books and gadgetry of the hobby. The idea is not only sharing with the Brazilian community articles which showcase the process, thoughts and ideas behind building a miniature army, but also sharing with you, foreign reader, our take on the hobby and how we get around some of the limitations imposed on us.

 

I have other nine hobbyists coming along for the ride: “Ultra”Marcos; Fred “4irw4lker”; Vitor “VoidBR”; Caco; Normal; Montagna; Marcelo Ferrari; Caio Soares and Eric “Ellendil” and thus “A Tale of X Gamers” was born. Some of these guys are veterans of the hobby, others are recent converts but it is my firm belief that every single one of them will have something to contribute with their experiences to the project as a whole and have, from the very beginning, my sincerest thanks for believing the idea and joining this project.

 

The project itself is quite simple as we’ll try to collect, over the course of one year, a brand new 2000 points army for Warhammer 40.000, built with the rules of 6th edition in mind with a monthly budget of R$100.00 – R$150.00 (that’s Reais, our own currency, it should be 50 to 75 U$D mind you) to be spent on hobby stuff.

 

To wrap this up I hope this new series of articles here on the blog not only entertains you, but also contributes in some way to your own enjoyment of this fantastic hobby. There’s a lot to come soon.

 

Over and out.

 

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Salve Leitor.

 

Estando baseados no Brasil não é tão fácil para a maioria de nós ter pronto acesso à revista mensal produzida pela Games Workshop, a famosa White Dwarf. Sendo assim pode ser que você conheça ou não uma série de artigos recorrentes publicada na revista chamada “A Tale of Four Gamers” (“Um conto de quatro jogadores” em uma tradução livre) onde um grupo de 4 jogadores fazia uma crônica de suas experiências ao colecionar um exército para um dos universos ficcionais da GW.

 

“E o que isso tem a ver com o “The Painting Frog”?” podem se perguntar os mais afoitos dentre vocês Leitores. Bom, eu sempre achei essa série de artigos uma sacada genial já que me permitia acompanhar os esforços de caras parecidos comigo à medida que construíam seus exércitos e iam dividindo com os leitores da revista as alegrias, frustrações, ideias, testes e recomeços pelos quais passavam, ainda mais quando a série focava em um dos sistemas para o qual eu ainda não possuía um exército. Além de gostar da série sempre entretive a ideia de fazer algo semelhante focado no público brasileiro, desmistificando um pouco para iniciantes e veteranos do hobby o processo pelo qual a maioria de nós passa antes de apresentar um army completo, pintado e afiado para as batalhas em um torneio ou encontro de jogadores bem como a ideia de que quase precisamos vender um rim para começar no hobby.

 

Como de boas intenções o inferno está cheio decidi colocar a ideia em prática e arregimentei alguns parceiros para a empreitada e assim nasceu a série “Um Conto de “X” Jogadores” que passo a publicar aqui no blog a partir do mês de outubro.

 

Ao longo de um ano eu e outros nove participantes iremos compartilhar com os Leitores do blog nossos esforços e experiências ao colecionar um exército completamente novo para o Warhammer 40.000 tendo em mente a mais recente (6ª) edição do jogo, o limite de 2000 pontos para sua construção e um orçamento mensal de R$ 100,00 à R$ 150,00 a ser investido na aquisição das miniaturas do exército e produtos de hobby (um participante pode gastar menos por mês, bem como economizar em um mês para adquirir uma peça mais cara no mês posterior).

 

O time de participantes não podia ser mais eclético contando com parceiros habituais em minhas empreitadas como o “Ultra”Marcos e o Fred “4irw4lker” (que já participaram do desafio de pintar um army em um ano promovido na 1ª encarnação deste blog); novos amigos como o Vitor “VoidBR”; Caco; Normal; Montagna e Marcelo Ferrari ou caras novas como o Caio Soares e o Eric “Ellendil” que atenderam ao meu anúncio no fórum Warhammer Brasil. Registro desde já o meu muito obrigado a todos vocês que abraçaram a ideia e aceitaram participar comigo da empreitada à nossa frente, esperando que a caminhada seja fascinante, proveitosa e divertida para todos nós, sejamos veteranos ou iniciantes do hobby.

 

Espero ainda que a iniciativa não só entretenha vocês que leem o blog, mas também que sirva como uma ferramenta no seu processo de decisão em começar ou não nesse hobby fantástico de colecionar miniaturas.

 

Abraço e até breve.

 

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