Tuesday, 4 September 2018

Crooked Dice Crow King and Mast Beasts

Apologies for no posts for a few weeks had a lovely time down Devon last week on our jollies. Didn't get chance to post these before the Bank Holiday weekend with going away as last minute packing and a busy week of work meant I ran out of time. As you recall in my last post I went to The Other Partizan in Newark and collected my Children of the Fields Kickstarter from Crooked Dice whilst I was there.

Having hada good read of the book and having a 7TV Day coming up on 22nd September at Board in Brum in Walsall. I decided what better time than to get cracking on some of the Kickstarter figures.

One of my favourite miniatures of the new range is the Crow King and the mast beasts and having similar schemes painted up quite quickly together.







Mister Mangel and the Corndolls primed and ready to go.


All assembled I pinned my Strawman together and he awaiting a resin base to arrive.


Raiding my Wargames Factory sprues a left handed pistol and bible swap things around with two of these villagers.


Hand swap for revolver equipped appendage


I added a rifle to this one. I quite like the look and may get a third pack of Villagers to add weapons to and use as my Children of the Field Cultists.


I already had these in the leadpile. Though I want to add the female cultists from Crooked Dice later on. I found some Brotherhood minis I had left over from Empire of the Dead and they will make great cultists with a unifying paint scheme.


All based the crows have carefully removed from there sprues and holes and wore added. Once the bases are dry I will drill and glue the crows in place.

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    1. Thanks Phil. I really enjoyed painting these. Very different to what I normally paint.

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  2. Oh for goodness sake, Simon. Pack it in will you? I'd desperately managed to resist this KS, but wilted last week with a small order... And now you whack me with this ruddy posting!?! Crumbs... huge order made!! A pox upon you LOL!!

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    1. lmao. Sorry mate. I hope you enjoy your new models :)

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  3. I see your new blog banner is of my grandchildren!! Loving the crow king and what looks like a nice new Nunz with gunz figure for my fledgling warband,

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    1. Cheers Phil. I have been watching approriate films and such to get me fully into the swing of things.

      Which fig is that?

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    2. Photo 11, 3rd row, pistol in right hand. Looks like a nun, might be a cultist.

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    3. I get you. Its the angle. It is one of the Crooked Male Cultists.

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  4. The Crow King looks awesome dude and looks like you’re going to be so busy over the next few weeks!

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    1. Thanks dude. Yep. Nothing like a deadline to motivate oneself.

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  5. Some fab looking models Simon & great paint job on the Crow King & friends :)

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    1. Thank you Frank. I am quite pleased with how they turned out in the end.

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  6. Great work on the crow king and mast beasts, you seem to have a fair amount of work lined up

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    1. Cheers Dave. Yep indeed. Going to tackle the crows next as I think I will be able to knock them out quite quickly. Then it will be onto the decision between Villagers and Cultists

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    2. I posed a question for you on the blog did you see it ?

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    3. Just seen it mate. Have replied and will ask around.

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  7. Properly scary! I like them!

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    1. Thanks Suber. I am enjoying the Folk Horror vibe at the moment.

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  8. Brilliant Simon! One of the few KS I was able to control myself by not clicking on the "back this project" button, but everytime I see that Strawman figure towering over figures I'm regretting that decision lol!

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    1. It's all available in the store now at least so you can console yourself with buying some. ๐Ÿ˜€

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  9. That Crow King is a fantastic figure! Well done on him Simon!

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    1. Cheers Terry he was a firm favourite. I am also seeing the potential start of a Frostgrave warband ๐Ÿ˜Š

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  10. Very nice painting and such unique figures. ๐Ÿ˜€
    You sound like you have your hobby time all planned out. ๐Ÿ˜€

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    1. Thanks Stew it has peaks and troughs no doubt once I am ready for the 7TV day it will slow down a bit. But then we have Zomtober upcoming.

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  11. Those are some awesome scary figures - well done!

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  12. Chilling figures. (Almost missed this post). I really do like them and shall be on the look out for them.

    Also tons coming up that I am interested in..... you have been..... what's that scratching sound behind you..... AHHHHHH!
    FADE TO BLACK.

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    1. Lol they are just a bit. Perhaps why I like them and am enjoying them more than usual.

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  13. Some interesting figyres and conversions there - youhave been a busy boy!

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    1. Thank Joe. Its good to have the mojo there and the drive to get things done for the 7TV day helps

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  14. Wonderfully done Simon. That little dash of purple in the neck/scarf region even makes the black pop ... imagine that.

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    1. Thank you sir. Yeah it need something the blue is more subtle but any brighter and it doesn't look right at all.

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  15. such elegant fascinators in that first photo LOL they're ready for Ascot!

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    1. They would be perfect more hats are needed I feel.

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  16. Great work Simon, I see the painting queue is filling up nicely....
    Cheers
    Stu

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    1. Thank you Stuart it is always quite full these days :)

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  17. Fantastic looking figures, Simon! Looking forward to seeing the rest of the gang painted up.

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  18. Only just caught this post, these are some seriously nice figures and you've made a great job of painting them. Very interested to see where this goes.

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    1. Thank you good sir! They have been very enjoyable to paint. Its been pointed they will be good for a Halloween game of some sort.

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  19. THat Crow King is an amazing sculpt! Good stuff here for sure!

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