Here’s the next Epic-scaled force already! This time it’s good old Eldar. Four stands of Guardians, one of them along with a Warlock leader, a stand of Wraithguard and four Grav Tanks.
These models are a mix of Space Marine starter box (the Guardians on the square stands and the Grav Tanks) and models from the Eldar Warhost box. Excellent box, that. The most interesting thing of course is the design of the Grav Tanks. This of course was way before the current designs of the Eldar tanks as we know them today was worked out. It was even before the mid-90s design that never really turned into models but is to be seen on the cover of 2nd edition Codex Eldar for instance. I like those quite a bit though. Kind of futuristic and still a little alien. Neat.
I hope that you like those models as well. 🙂
Thanks very much. I really like how the Gravtanks came out in the end. Originally I wanted to have them be basically Saim-Hann Eldar but as soon as I looked at the models I remembered the pictures of the studio Eldar army in White Dwarf (Epic 40k-era that was) and I knew I had to make them Biel-Tan. 😀
These are so cool. Never knew that that was how the grave tanks used to look. Makes me want to go and start an epic army!
Excellent. As you probably can guess from my blog I love Epic and Eldar in particular so it's great to see some painted up to this standard.
I also have some of these old Falcons in my army. They're pretty nice models considering their age. Your paint job has brought them up to date nicely.
Always nice to see some old epic models, but I'm pretty sure that the vehicles on the cover of the 2nd edition codex are the old style of Wave Serpents which were only made as epic models. Good work on the painting I could never do anything that small well (plus at the time i was about 12 and couldn't paint for toffee!)
@Snake88: Me too. 😀
@miniaturemiscellany: Cheers. They are indeed nice and at 6mm scale I honestly don't need much more detail to be honest. That's why I'm fine with the plastic Rhinos and Land Raiders from that time as well.
@spirnitron: Indeed that the design I meant, I just forgot that they were made into epic models as well. Really nice design though.
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Wow, the nostalgia just keep coming doesn't it? Seriously thought, great work on the grav tanks! Can't wait to see what's next!