BoLSCon Objective Markers

I finally finished the construction of my super-secret BoLSCon 2010 project, so now all that's left is painting them.  I'm working on some test models based on the advice from Lauby over at Lauby Industries ('cause I can't spell his name - I shorten everything, don'tcha know).  Once I have some test models finished I'll post them for feedback.

So, to congratulate myself, I've decided to showcase my objective markers - another of the BoLSCon projects...

Okay, so you've seen most of this before.  The only hold-back was the Goatbanner model, which I was saving in case Bell ever published my article.  Since I'm done dreaming, here it is.  Also, I recognize these markers aren't very practical but c'mon!  It's BoLSCon!

...so we have...

1) Super-secret army: check
2) Objective markers: check
3) Mock-up of digital head: check

So obviously my super-secret army is not-so-super-secret now, but still, nobody has seen it.  Well, the Mighty Mighty Carlos has, but he won't spill the beans.  I hope.

The digital head is for the team-tournament display board... so you may be able to guess what another project is...

Finally, Dethtron's Brent or Not Brent poll is finally closed - THANK GOD!  I was becoming an advertising whore.  Now I have to find out who those 24 'Not Brent' votes were.  Shouldn't be hard: I bet I'll see some of them tonight.


Fritz said...

Add a pair of Eldar FTW T-Shirts I've got for us and the Eldar fanboy look is complete!

Brent said...

Ha! We'll be totally cool...

Bigred said...

Oh fine Brent...

So Goatboy gets a bloody effigy objective marker and old Bigred is left out in the cold...

That sobbing you hear in the background is me...


PS, without Spock ears you are not fully committed to "Team Eldar"

Brent said...

I am totally susceptible to suggestion - in fact, I feel this burning desire to burn a Pre-Heresy Death Guard marine...

Now, how do I get Spock ears?

These are the emails that drive Fritz nuts, I think.

Herr Fernseher said...

You won't be seeing me tonight!

The angry jawa banner made my day.

I went to a university (UTD) whose mascot was, unfortunately, the Comet. However, when Star Wars Episode IV was rereleased and a theater full of us heard the Jawa battle cry (as they bravely attacked droids), "Ooh-Tee-Dee!," jawas became our unofficial mascots.

Gauthic said...

"Now, how do I get Spock ears?"

Shit, you just made a digital head, make 'em yourself like any good pointy ear would do! :D

(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.


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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