It’s that time of the year again where I pledge my 2015 hobby goals and recap what I actually achieved during 2014. Read on to see what I have planned and what I managed to get done.
2015 Hobby Resolutions
During 2015 I want to finish my Black Legion force by painting 10 Cultists and an Aspiring Champion. I also want to finish the Dark Vengeance Set by painting the Dark Angel Contingent. I’m really enjoying Deathstorm at the time of writing this so it would be awesome to finish the contents of that boxed game. Naturally I want to build and paint Smaug. Dare I mention Storm Claw and the Eldar Ghost Warriors box set? OK then, I want to paint them as well.
2014 Resolution Recap
Last years resolution was a mixed bag. I didn’t finish the last of my Necrons, instead I sold them to draw a line under that project. I did finish my Heldrake but not all the cultists. I did continue my 2nd Company Ultramarines by completing the 2nd edition box set but didn’t paint any units from the Ultramarine Megaforce. I didn’t even open the Ghost Warriors Megaforce. But I was right about painting new Tyranid and Hobbit models!
So what did I paint?
Hunter Orcs on Wargs
Kraken Tyranid Tutorial
Behemoth Tyranid Tutorial
Mounted Azog and Azog on foot
Mounted Fimbul and Fimbul on foot
10 Mirkwood Rangers
An Ultramarine Tactical Squad from the 2nd Edition boxset
A Tyranid Haruspex
7 Goff Orks
Black Legion Chaos Daemon Prince
Black Legion Chaos Heldrake
2nd Edition Ork Dreadnought
Tutorial on how to paint Ogres
Black Legion Chaos Space Marine Rhino
5 Chaos Cultist
Hawkshroud Imperial Knight
12 Hunter Orcs
Khârn the Betrayer
6 Mirkwood Spiders
Deathwing Terminator Tutorial
Space Hulk Blood Angel Tutorial
Space Hulk Genestealer Tutorial
Armies on Parade Board for my existing Orc army
Beorn in Bear form
Beorn in man form
Rebased an old Trygon
9 Space Hulk Genestealers
Spawn of Cryptus, Tyranid Broodlord
Captain Karlaen, 1st Company Terminator Captain.
Carnifex with two pairs of Devourers with Brainleech worms.
2014 has been a great year for me. It started off well with a few trips to Warhammer World to play through the Hobbit scenarios with Dan and Cat, which then turned into two White Dwarf Weekly articles and an Army of the Month feature in Warhammer Visions. I also went to the Warhammer 40,000 open day which was excellent. Going to Warhammer Fest with Stahly was a particular favourite. Picking up a finalist award each was only overshadowed by Phil Kelly asking us which one of you is Stahly. Amazing. I also entered Armies on Parade for the first time and picked up the gold award. Finally, my Imperial Knight was reader’s model of the week in White Dwarf weekly.
2014 is going to be a tough year to beat. Watch this space.