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Owen

Highlander

One is the lonely-est number.....Being month number 1, I decided to kick off the year with a Highlander torunament down here in Timaru.For those of you unfamiliar with the format, in Highlander you must take 1 Warlock/Warcaster, 1 Unit (attachments allowed), 1 Solo, and then spend the rest of your points ... 

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Owen

Meanwhile, back at the ranch…

While all these various solos were winging their way around the countryside, I wasn’t idle with The Army of Friends.

Well, no, I lie, I actually was pretty idle. I was in a bit of a painting rut and have done sweet FA, on any of my armies.

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Owen

Yes, I’m Shaw we can be Friends

Next up in the Army of Friends was Rutger Shaw.

I offered a selection to my next painting Thrall and Jeremy chose Rutger.

Jeremy used to live here in Timaru and game at our club, the Timaru Armchair Generals.

He moved away with work, first to Kapiti ... 

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Owen

Final Charity Event

Th going has been grand so far, between the online auctions and the Quake Relief Event, we have raised over $355.Excellent job well done to everyone involved!But theres one last thing....In the final series of Canterbury Earthquake Appeal charity wargaming events, kindly donated by HB Products is one of their swanky Miniature Transport Bags to ... 

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Owen

Elves need friends too.

When I came up with the idea of The Army of Friends I knew exactly what the first model I’d send away for painting would be. Everyones’ favourite soulless eleven hooker, Eiryss, Mage Hunter of Ios.

I had sent in my 3 coupons from the No Quarter magazines, and received the special edition ... 

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Owen

To the winner….

Go the spoilsCongratulations to Steve C from Wellington who swooped in with some furious last minute bidding to nab not only one, but both the Hordes and Warmachine posters.Including the money raised on the day of the Event, we raised over $350 for the Red Cross Canterbury Earthquake Appeal.Thanks to everyone who donated money and ... 

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Owen

KiwiThralls provide some Solid Ground

All Kiwis will know about the magitude 7.1 earthquake that hit Christchurch on Sep 4th. It did serve damage to the city and surrounding areas. I felt the quake myself, but living 2 hours away from the epicenter, our town was unaffected. Having lots of friends and family up there, its was pretty ... 

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Owen

The Army of Friends

About a year ago I participated in a secret Santa type mini exchange.I painted a mini for someone and sent if off, while someone else did a mini for me.(I hope my Kiwi Pistol Wraith is enjoying the sun in Florida)I received an awesomely painted Fiona the Black from PG_mrsEvilBeetles, which was ... 

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Owen

The Genesis Project: Christchurch

September 18th, 2010, a Saturday. 5:55am, Critical WAKE UP! Why?? To get in the car and drive 2 hours to run GENESIS!!! Despite the recent shake up, the Christchurch guys were in good spirits and eager for some game time. We had a good ... 

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Owen

Cant stop the Genesis!

Despite all that has happening in Christchurch in the last week, its not enough to stop the Genesis event for the 18th September.That's right, its still on!Bring your Hordes armies along and vie for those coverted Hordes Faction Coins.Using the Hordes Genesis rules, players start with a 25pt army and build up thru 35pts to ... 

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