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April Anarchy 2021

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 A Blood Bowl: Team Manager tournament The duo at Neff Central are preparing to host the 3rd annual April Anarchy!  This annual tournament pits Ben vs Jen in a 2-player tournament of 6 initial matchups -- all of the Blood Bowl Team Manager teams against one another to determine which is supreme, for  this  year anyway. 😎 The teams are divided into a bracket style head-to-head matchup in a two-player, single-elimination  format. Once 6 teams win and advance, if a either Jen or Ben has two teams that are now matched up head-to-head, they will select which team they wish to control going forward. Each round, the losers of a match will be eliminated as the winner advances. From 12 teams to 6 teams to 3; until there are only two, where finally one will be crowned the champion of April Anarchy! Check out last years results here:   April Anarchy 2020 . The teams are ranked into seeds to determine their overall strength, based on personal opinion and last years results, although lower seeds

Space Marines - Freehanding a Chapter Sign

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These are my very first 'regular' space marines! I have tried to paint Terminators back in the 1990's and they did not turn out nearly so nicely...  I painted them as shown in the game art for the most part, though I made the Salamander into a Dark Angel. I used a mixture of Citadel paints and Vallejo Model Colors - as I am slowly moving the bulk of my base and layer colors over to Vallejo. They are slightly cheaper and I prefer the drop bottles and we have a local supplier here, Anchorage House of Hobbies! I used transfers from the Warhammer 40K: Indomitus Boxed Set, provided generously by John Blu through Alaska Wargaming. I had to freehand he Imperial Fist chapter sign using a tutorial from Plazoid. The game may not get played much, but I've enjoyed dipping a toe into the Warhammer 40K world.

Cthulhu Cultists - or MAGA supporters?? - from CDMD

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Cthulhu Death May Die, I'm about 40% done with the base set, including these weird ass monsters and these MAGA enthusiasts, so called because they are clad all in red.

Cowboy Bebop, card game and great Anime - Painted miniatures

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  I love Cowboy Bebop - and so a deck-building game based on hunting bounties seemed a natural match! The minis are fun and simple to paint with bold basic colors. I tried a Non-Metal Metallic look to Jet's left arm. It came out ok. The game is good, with an odd end-sequence but fun overall. 'Zenithal primed' and ready to go!

BlitzBowl Skaven chaos team - Chittering Gutter Punks

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My 10th Blitz Bowl team, and last minute entrant into our Holiday Havok 2020 tournament, is the Skaven team. The Skaven are a classic - fastest and traditionally low armor and low skill, but not ones to shy away from contact. Very fun and interesting team, and no different in Blitz Bowl, they have the fastest single player and overall the fastest team. Armor as weak as Goblins and Halfings for the most part and a Thrower who will probably not actually throw the ball very often... I am eager to see them in action. I wanted a Blue and White theme, with Green Warpfire gems and flame to accent. The blue morphed into a bit green-Blue of the Thousand Sons Warhammer 40k Space Marine variety.