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Monday, August 15, 2011

Da Squiggoth iz just waiting for da big gunz to arrive!

After making contact with the Gnome King and having him search the  basement for signs of the Squiggoth driver I discovered him here in my Ork army case of all places!  Who knew?  I swear I looked there 5 times before calling the Gnome!

I got the Howdah basically finished and added the shoota assortment (as well as the errant driver!).  They are magnetized so can be arranged differently every time! 
 The kit came with some sprues of Orks But I'm thinking I'll just leave them off and have it transport the actual models its carrying during a game... I mean when do you ever see that?  I may put a couple of guys in the sponsons for grins but I'm not suree yet Basically I want to see what it looks like with the Big Lobbas and their crews before make that call. 





I've also left off the steering chains for now.  At the moment the Howdah is removable from the main body of the squiggoth and is likely to remain so for moving purposes.  I'm thinking I could so the chains with magnets but otherwise am out of ideas for them.

I think I'll mount the Big Lobbas with magnets as well just so I can clear the decks to put a big load of boyz on them from time to time or for weapon swaps if I ever feel the need.


More work got done on the Dark Eldar flier. Mostly working on the back section of red and doing another coat on the fractal pattern.

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  1. This is almost exactly as I did mine, only mine has yellow armor and a tin bitz howdah. I magnetized my lobbas as well. My Squig looks quite a bit different than normal, though, as he's got golden greenish scales and is a metallic green on the scales.

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    1. I'd love to see yours! The scales sound very interesting. I've got two big squiggoths in the queue to allow access to the Apocalypse formation and because they are usable in a regular game.

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