4.20.2010

Death to Goat Angels!

On a cold, rainy day in Texas (well, not that cold nor that rainy, but it qualifies 'cause it's Texas) one infamous, though certainly not famous, blue digital talking head decided he couldn't keep a secret and is posting one of his five casualty markers for BoLSCon 2010, to be held the last weekend of July in Austin, TX; and note that yes, halfway through writing this blurb, said digital head decided to make this the longest sentence he could write while still maintaining the grammar laws of the King's English - and yes, I mean the King, TKE.

I tried to emulate Goatboy's style, but it came out way too clean.  That's not a knock: I dig his work.  Click on it for all the gory details.

Brent

10 comments:

Fritz said...

Sweetness!

Michael said...

I like it Brent, first a jawa mini, now this. I'm anxious to see the others.

Brent said...

I've posted 3 of the 5; the Ultramarine with his brains blown out was one of them.

Of the 5, 2 or Goat Angels, 2 are Blood Angels, and the last is the Ultramarine.

The last Goat Angel is the best, imho.

Brent

Chumbalaya said...

Ha, sweet!

Thomas aka Goatboy said...

Hehehe - so should I have a Space Goat/Goat Angel drop kicking an eldar guys head off?

Brent said...

Goat: Of course!

Consider this a formal escalation of hostilities, doubtlessly ending in me and Fritz' inevitable victory!

By the way, your style is tough to match. It ended up looking like my style with broader highlights.

Ah well - Brent

Jwolf said...

The trick to painting in Goat style is using brushes 1-2 steps wider than you normally would and paint layering. Goat models have lots of different colors on them.

Xaereth said...

lol awesome, a friend and I once made armies modeled killing various troopers from the other's army- it looks pretty cool when we play those specific armies against eachother. It probably looks a little lame though, if I'm playing against Tau or something and my defiler is crushing the life out of an Ultramarine :-P

I will say though, that it's a lot harder than you would think to emulate someone else's paint style. I feel your pain.

Master Manipulator (every store needs one) said...

If I wanna finger paint, I'm gonna finger paint!!!

Brent said...

Lol!

(A new favorite!) Anon: I haven’t even bothered playing a game of 6th yet, cause I have read the rules, and actually understand how they interact with units. I know my armies no longer function how they should, and so I need to change them.

Strictly Average: 'cause 6-inches is all you get.

Stalking Jawaballs since 2009.

Jawaballs: "My butt just tightened up."

Brent, preferred 2-to-1 over Not Brent in a recent, scientific poll.

Brent: emptied the Kool Aid and DRINKING YOUR MILKSHAKE with an extra-long straw.

Unicorns don't exist.

Home of the Stormbuster, the Dyson Pattern Storm Raven.

I'm a comment whore and this whore is getting no play.

Not Brent hurts Brent's feelings.

I think, therefore I blog.

"You should stop writing for everyone else and worry about your crappy blog." - Anon.

Not Brent has been spotted lurking around with a green marker.

He's not like a bad guy from a cartoon, all devious but never quite evil, Not Brent is bad beans, man, bad beans.

Dethtron: "Again I feel obliged to remind you that trying to sound smart only works if you are."

MVB: "I am not one to join the unwashed masses of self-titled 40k experts out there distributing advice from their blogs about exactly how your list should be built..."

Shiner Bock on tap: that's how I choose hotels.

Strictly Average: The Home of Hugs and Gropings.

Don't feed the trolls!

MoD: "Welcome to Brent's head."

Competitive is Consistent.

Dethtron: "...you could use that extra time to figure out a way to get your panties unbunched and perform a sandectomy on your vagina."

Dethtron: “When calling someone an idiot, it's generally best to avoid making grammatical mistakes.”

Warboss Stalin: "You know, if it actually WAS funny, maybe I wouldn't mind."

Mike Brandt: "It's not a successful bachelor party if you don't misplace someone".

"The Master Manipulator (every store needs one): "...now, enough stroking."

Kirby: "I don't know about gropings. Seriously, Brent, keep it in the pants, please."

Loquacious: "No matter how hard I tried, I couldn't get Hugs & Gropings or Stalks Jawaballs into Brent's little tribute."

Captain Kellen: "I rate this article a Brent on the Faith Hill to Nancy Pelosi scale!"

Drathmere: "Come for the balls, stay for the Brent? Kind of disturbing, man."

Go no further, lest thee see something thine eyes would fain look past!

Isabelle: "So, thank you for supporting your local and not so local unicorns. A noble gesture like that can show some scared kids out there that they don't have to hide from everyone and it's ok to be who they really are."

There is nothing more interesting than We The People... in all our beautiful, ugly glory!

On Internet Advice: You see, I have an almost religious belief that's it's a huge, colossal waste of time.

...I think I'll call it the Gun Shy Pattern Stormbuster, because after the Internet destroyed my first humble effort, I find I'm a bit worried about the reaction to this one.

Lauby: "Is it left over from that time you thought that you could just complete step one 12 times to meet the mandates of that court order?"

Not Brent: "I guess we'll have to read on and find out. Signed, Not Brent. Especially today."

Cynthia Davis: "I think the scrolling text is from Glen Beck's new book."

Grimaldi: "Spamming certain units creates interesting possibilities but also fatal weaknesses."

Purgatus: "Math can inform decisions. It cannot make decisions."

Thoughts? Comments? Hugs and gropings?

You'd be that much quicker to figure out what I mean when I refer to a Unicorn if I covered it in a rainbow flag.

SinSynn: (To Brent) "Curse you and your insidious influence on the internets..."

Dave G (N++): "You know you're an internet celebrity when your following is more akin to tabloids."

I prefer the term Internet Personality (or IP) myself, seeing as how I coined it.

Lauby: "Your attempt to humanize him as failed. I feel nothing but scorn for his beard - it's like a warcrime or something."

BBF: "I've always thought you are a good player but I finally figured out that you are a great player. It's hard to see sometimes because your personality is engaging, sincere and quite charming - to me that is kind of a rare combination."

'Clearly cheating?' I didn't misspeak: you jumped to conclusions. If you'd like to apologize I'll be happy to send you an autographed picture of my ass.

Ass.

I thought I was doing alright before I realized I was losing.

Age and treachery beats youth and vigor every time.

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