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 Post subject: The Brood Begins....
PostPosted: Mon Sep 21, 2009 10:27 pm 
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Well, after much deliberation, procrastination, monetary setbackery, and woffling between various armies inflicted by indecisiveness and "new and shiny syndrome," I have begun my cult army. Ironically, such indecisiveness actually contributed to my cult. I wanted to play Vampire Counts for Fantasy for a while, and bought some ghouls...which are perfect for Genestealer Hybrids! And then I was on Imperial Guard and bought a battleforce....which contributed perfectly to a foundation for my cult army! And I'm using the IG Codex as a basis, of course.

As it stands now I've got:

1 Genestealer Magus- counts as Primaris Psycher, using a converted Redemptionist Deacon model with some extra bits in a cool pose.

20 Brood Brothers- count as Conscripts to represent their civilian-level aim and combat abilities. I've got empire flagellents models, OOP Chaos Cultists, and Necromunda Redemptionists to represent them

10 F1 Hybrids- count as an IG Infantry Squad, models are converted VC ghouls....plus one oop Genestealer Cultist :P

10 F3 Hybrids- count as an IG Infantry Squad, models for this seperate squad are guardsmen with minor genestealery bits and conversions

5 F3 Hybrid Command Squad- count as an IG platoon command squad, using the command squad models with few conversions.

1 "Commandeered" Civilian Sentinel- counts as a Scout Sentinel with a Missile Launcher, fairly converted and awesomely posed sentinel made to look like a civilian/loader sentinel seized by the cult and retrofitted with a makeshift missile pod and other equipment.

2 F3 hybrid Heavy Weapons Teams- count as IG heavy weapon teams, both equipped with a terrorist/cultist/revolutionary's best friend- the RPG-styled missile launcher.



What do you think so far? I'll post pics to my gallery soon, and add more units when I manage to get more money. So far my only issue is deciding background-wise which units are hybrids and which are cultists. Would genestealer-influenced guardsmen make more sense as hybrids? Or would they be brood brethren?

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 22, 2009 5:46 am 
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sounds good, can't wait to see the pics. Sounds like you have some really nice conversions hanging about.

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 22, 2009 10:09 am 
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Sounds pretty good, the cult is fun. I would drop one of the heavy teams and add in the Russ, the cult lacks some hard hitting and the Russ helps with that.

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