Close Up Photos of my Tiny Balls

L to R: Blood Bowl 3rd ed, Blood Bowl 3rd ed, Blood Bowl 3rd ed with added base, Blood Bowl 2nd ed with added base.

I turn thirty-seven next week.  Perhaps I should have outgrown amusing myself with headings like the one above by now.  I remain entertained nonetheless.

The balls in question are for use with Blood Bowl, in case that isnt obvious.

L to R: Dungeonbowl spiked ball, Blood Bowl 2nd ed ball with base (green for unclear reasons), a scratch built bomb, a “Ball Squig” (originally a RT ork squig), Blood Bowl 2nd ed ball (painted blue because its “Enchanted”) and an Iron Ball made from a metal recast of the 3rd ed ball, distributed at the 2003 Blood Bowl.

Over the years Blood Bowl has had various rules for playing the game with alternatives to footballs.  Largely those rules were not great in my opinion.

My regular opponents didnt really want to add the sort of extra random factor that those… ball-ternatives brought to the game.  That changed after I had played a lot of Dungeonbowl with SOS/theottovonbismark and MT, so I made up a few of these little models.

We used the bomb in a few games and the Ball Squig too.  I think that we also used the spiked ball on at least one occasion.

All of the balls have a magnet inserted into the base that corresponds with magnets under the bases of my Blood Bowl teams, as modeled by the skaven mutant above.

The odd-balls may make a reappearance in some Dungeonbowl games soon.  Maybe.

Epic Sin Eaters Chaos Space Marines: Recon

 

Sin Eater Space Marine Bikes

Sin Eater Space Marine Bikes

Sin Eaters Space Marine Land Speeders

Sin Eaters Space Marine Land Speeders

Sin Eaters Space Marine Land Speeders

Sin Eaters Space Marine Land Speeders

 

 

 

Epic Sin Eaters Chaos Space Marines: Elites

Sin Eater Space Marines in Tactical Dreadnought Terminator Armour

Sin Eater Space Marines in Tactical Dreadnought Terminator Armour

In the WH40k universe it doesnt get much more elite than these guys.  Even in this scale Terminators are fun to play simply because of the disproportionate presence that they have on the battlefield.

Sin Eater Land Raider Battle Tanks

Sin Eater Land Raider Battle Tanks

Sin Eater Land Raider Battle Tanks

Sin Eater Land Raider Battle Tanks

Sin Eater Space Marine Dreadnoughts

Sin Eater Space Marine Dreadnoughts

 

 

Epic Sin Eaters Chaos Space Marines: Armour

Sin Eater Vindicator Siege Tanks

Sin Eater Vindicator Siege Tanks

More Epic Sin Eaters.  This time its some of the armoured elements.

Sin Eater Whirlwing Artillery Support Vehicles

Sin Eater Whirlwing Artillery Support Vehicles

Sin Eater Whirlwing Artillery Support Vehicles

Sin Eater Whirlwing Artillery Support Vehicles

Sin Eater Hunter Anti-Aircraft Support Vehicle

Sin Eater Hunter Anti-Aircraft Support Vehicle

 

 

Epic Sin Eaters Chaos Space Marines: Command & Troops

Sin Eater Command Squad and Rhino transport plus Sin Eater Terminator Squad with Terminator Chaplain. The wrecked Rhino on the right is an objective marker

Sin Eater Command Squad and Rhino transport plus Sin Eater Terminator Squad with Terminator Chaplain. The wrecked Rhino on the right is an objective marker

My Chaos Space Marine Chapter is the Sin Eaters.  I put together a large 40k army of Sin Eaters from ’99 to ’02 or so.   They were pretty nicely painted and I won a few prizes for them as a result.   I will be putting up some photos of those guys at a later date.

To complement my 40k Sin Eaters I put together an Epic (6mm) Sin Eater force in ’04.  I am a big fan of the look of games played in this scale: it gives a better impression of large battles than 28mm and allows for a very grand perspective.  Adeptus Titanicus was my first GW game and as a result I have a soft spot for the scale.

The Sin Eaters were always played as a Nurgle force, even though I used a lot of Imperial marine pieces when putting them together in both scales.  As a result you will see some rather theatrical wear and tear effects on these miniatures, in keeping with the Nurglesque corruption motif.

Sin Eater Tactical Marines in MK7 Aquila Armour

Sin Eater Tactical Marines in MK7 Aquila Armour

Sin Eater Tactical Marines in MK6 Corvus Armour

Sin Eater Tactical Marines in MK6 Corvus Armour

Sin Eater Rhino Transport Pool

Sin Eater Rhino Transport Pool

SIn Eater Devastator Marines in MK6 Corvus Armour

SIn Eater Devastator Marines in MK6 Corvus Armour

Sin Eater Razorback Transport Pool

Sin Eater Razorback Transport Pool

 

 

 

 

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