Azog’s Vanguard & first BC match

It was a pleasant experience to finish this new Vanguard Force from Gundabad for the Battle Companies expansion. Painting 6 models in a row is something I can still do without getting too much distraction in between. I am pretty curious to see how the elite from Mount Gundabad will perform in their first match. I think I will nominate the 3 Orcs wearing shields as the heroes. In the meantime Flattervieh and me had our first match with two Battle Companies made from our old stock of miniatures. It was Rohan fighting Moria in the scenario 6 (stand your ground). All I can say is that it was (not surprisingly) a whole lot of ...

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Sho gad adol!

Still working on my Gundabad / Azog’s Legion Battle Company. Almost done as there are only two Orcs left without paint. Maybe I can finally test the Battle Companies setting during the coming days. ...

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Gundabad

Now that I finally got my hands on the very exciting Battle Companies expansion I have a problem (again). There are lots and lots of teams I would like to give a try. Well then…let’s start. After the first Dwarf of the Iron Hills I painted a test Orc from Mount Gundabad. We’ll have to wait and see which team (or maybe even another one?) will be finished first. ...

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Companies of Battle

I am super excited regarding the upcoming release of the Middle-Earth Battle Companies book! Of course I preordered a copy and will go and fetch it next saturday. What an awesome excuse to start new projects, get them painted fast and even play with them shortly after the project’s start. Another great thing is that most LotR-Players will immediately have enough painted miniatures to start a game or two. But of course I wanted something new for this setting aswell. My first pick were the Dwarves of the Iron Hills. Naturally other projects are lurking already right after them. ...

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