Grey Knight Librarian: Quickie Post

I've been a bit under the weather this week, but I did get some painting done.  I finished up this Grey Knight Librarian for the Tim That Can, which is an addition to his Grey Knights army I did for him as commission work.

I did the same model for the Card Pimp in Question some time back...

...so my goal was to paint a model that was different but would still fit in the army.  I chose to do a more 'working psyker' approach, thus the leather tabard and muted colors.

Ah well - enough typing.


Chaos Daemon Prince of Nurgle: Quickie Post

I finished the Nurgle Daemon Prince for Tim That Can's commission.  This bad boy is a whopping WS  9... take that, Marines!  I'll admit, I fought the impulse to snap this dude's sword off and replace it with a Black Mace.


Call of Duty, Back in Black

I've been hard-pressed to wanna do much besides play Call of Duty Black Ops II.  If you don't know, the Call of Duty series is by far the best online competitive shooter experience, and so far this version tops Modern Warfare II as my favorite version.

Why?  The Pick 10 system is simply too much fun.


You know, I'm inspired to write about this game but I'm not sure how many of you are interested.  Let me know, or hit me up online.  I'm playing this version on the XBox.


The Changeling: Quickie Post

One of the character models from a commission I'm working on for the Little Tim That Could Can.


Somebody Else's Daemons, Again

Back into the painting schedule, and currently working on multiple elements of the Little Tim That Could's Daemons army.

Maybe he should be 'That Can' - his constant practice is paying off in wins.

We played on Saturday, with me breaking out my old CSM army to see how well it stands up in 5th.


Feast of Blades Retrospective, Part 1 of ?

The ?  until I finish or get tired of talking about it or get worn out by work or move on to other projects.

You know.  Let's have some pictures!

 I took the RustyCrons, heavy on troops and tricks.  Frankly, it's not a great tournament list, but it has teeth and I know how to use it.  Ultimately, that's why I took it.  I toyed with borrowing the Grey Knights I painted for the Little Tim That Could - but that would have been a mistake.

In one sense, experience, anyway!  There were more Daemon armies than you cold shake a stick at!

Vargard Obyron.  I painted this in the hour before the flight, and it shows... but this is one bad dude.  I would have been better served dropping the Stormlord - 'cause frankly, that trick is tired - and sticking with this beatstick.

Some pics of the Fabricator General's beautiful CronAir army.

Funny, I recognized this style the moment I saw it.  Bigger Barrera has a very distinctive look of washes and layers over grey.

Another shot at the RustyCrons.  The Quad-Crystal was useless - did you know it can't shoot by itself? It's not an emplaced weapon, a la the Bastion.  Since I believe you win in the movement phase (with this type of army, anyway) I hardly shot that damn thing.

We're still all shaking out the minutia of 6th.

A few pics of my last game against Kenny of Next Level Painting and his unreal-beautiful Daemons army.

He hit his preferred - which was a stacked drop - hit his drops - not so hard, nowadays - and played his game to the hilt.

Against an army geared around Fateweaver, the only good strategy is taking the Flying Chicken out.  I never came close.

I'll go over the game in more detail in the future.  Vacation is over - off to work!
(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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