Armies on Parade 2016 - 6th Place! | General

Armies on Parade 2016 – 6th Place!

Armies on Parade 2016On the 15th October was Armies on Parade 2016 and I took the plunge and entered my Khorne Bloodbound into the Swindon Warhammer store.  I didn’t place for a medal but did get 6th place out of 15 entries which I’m fairly chuffed about.

Armies on Parade 2016

Having never been to an Armies on Parade event before I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect when I rolled up at the Swindon Warhammer store just after 10am, lugging numerous bags and a Realm of Battle Board with me.  The store had been slightly changed round and a number of the tables normally used for gaming had been re-arranged to cater for the anticipated 18 entries.  Because the tables are all done on a two-foot grid it was simply a matter of picking an area to set the army up, writing your name on the back of a piece of paper which also had your voting letter on.  Pretty straight forward in truth.

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Painting up the Citadel Realm of Battle Boards

realm-of-battle-boardsAs I planned a few weeks back, I took a small hiatus from my Slaughterpriests and put some work into my Realm of Battle boards.  I’ve had these boards for at least five years now and have had to contend with models slipping and sliding all over the place when I’ve used them to game on.  I also popped into the Swindon Games Workshop and managed to pick up one of the Arcanabulum boards from the new Shattered Dominion Realm of Battle sets which will add a bit of variety when I’m playing games of Age of Sigmar.

Unsurprisingly, I didn’t get the boards finished on my week off as I ended up having boiler services, deliveries and all sorts of bits, but I have got them to a pretty decent standard and it’s largely just down to details left to do and varnishing.  I also got my Temple of Skulls painted up at the same time as much of it would need to match the boards.

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