Saturday, December 20, 2014

The Wild Hunt-Mage Lord on.... is that a.... Unicorn?

".... what does that do?" tends to be the first question I hear in my tournament games. The answer is always the same. "Gets shot by cannonballs."

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One of my favourite models in the army is my Wood Elf Mage Lord on Unicorn. I took the Finecast Archaon model, which happens to include the biggest horse in the GW range, "Dorghar". After some major hacking and filing I managed to remove all the chaosy bits and leave myself with just a big horse!

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There was some serious rebuilding required with greenstuff and I took the opportunity to add a magnet into the body of the horse so that the rider would be removable (Unicorns can be taken individually in Storm of Magic games).

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I put quite a lot of effort into getting a glow effect on the base and leaves of the nearby tree- hopefully this has the effect of making the Unicorn itself look magical and ethereal. I'd love to know what you think!

Let me know on Twitter @Jon_Kerr_T4G


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