This month marks my seventh year in collecting and playing miniature wargaming, which seems not that long ago since I first started playing at GW. For seven years I’ve been building and playing games from warhammer 7th-8th edition/ AoS to warhammer 40k, which I’ve been invested into without boredom.
This also marks a surprisingly interesting year for me, as I’ve played my first game of AoS with a friend. We basically played pitched battles for our first few games, which was really fun and really engaging (but not so much fun when a Verminlord corrupter gets swarmed by ten ghouls on three wounds……). Whilst I did lose a few battles, I did however feel that AoS was a lot more easier and fun to play compared to playing 8th edition, in my opinion.
Currently me and my friend are playing path to glory, I’m using the Skaven alligence, whilst my opponent is using the sylvaneth. There was a lot more twists and turns in the campaign, especially when our second match had two wizard survivors, an Arch-warlock and an Ancient treelord fighting with spells at each other in an epic duel of arcane might!
To mark this seven year journey, I’ve decided that I want to finish my collection on my Skaven! Yes that’s right, I’m finishing off my Skaven alligence factions. You might be wondering why would I stop collecting a faction as a mark of my seventh year of being in the hobby? Well, I’m kind of satisfied with what I’ve got from my collection that I’ve built up for around six years now. Whilst there might be new Skaven models out in the near future which I’ll still be interested in adding to my collection, for now though I feel that I want to use my Skaven more for games as a complete army.
However, I’ve decided to start a fresh new army to collect for the Death alliance, the Flesh-eater courts! I’ve got my copy of the battle tome (which is absolutely amazing for the wealth of lore and art work that was in the battletome), plus I’ve brought my own note book to write all of my main characters names and their army’s lore (in a fancy GoT Baratheon cover).
So what’s next? Well I’ll still be posting my Skaven models that are in production line for painting, hopefully I’ll get my 80 clan rats done soon (or soon-ish?).
As a current ongoing blog series post, I’ll be writing a narrative story based on the games that me and my friend have played using Skaven and sylvaneth. I’ve been tasked with writing the post story narrative and art for the blog post after each 2-3 games that we play. Expect some more info in the near future!
If you have any questions, post a comment below and I’ll reply as soon as I can, thank you. 🙂