Sunday, May 27, 2012

Lord of the Rings HoTT Army

I picked up a box of Games Workshop 28mm Lord of the Rings figures at the MayDay auction a couple of weeks back. I was surprised to win these and wasn't sure what I would do with them. After some mulling, I think there's enough fellows here for a good "HoTT" army. The small number of "evil" troops will do for a warband in Songs of Arthur and Merlin.


After knocking of some 10mm AWI, I pushed a couple of bases for the HoTT army out. Above is Aragorn (hero, perhaps a hero general) accompanied by Master Samwise (who looks seriously browned off--weird combination of the sculpt, the paint and the wash--maybe someone nicked his cookware?).


I also did two bases of dwarves (well five dwarves and an armoured hobbit as a Gimli figure went AWOL in the garden during priming). These would be blades or, perhaps, warband.


Up next: I have (oh happy day) a game with Bruce Tuesday night (FIW Maurice). THis is my first chance to roll dice since MayDay and I'm excited. I also have 112 10mm AWI guys on paint sticks, primed with the flesh done. Maryland troops, I think. Then maybe a few more LotR HoTT bases.

3 comments:

  1. Excelent paintjob, nice figures!

    Greetings Remco
    sjemco.blogspot.com

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  2. Great start! I've never played HoTT but I love the ability to field anything in a small and fun footprint. And looking forward to Maurice.

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  3. Thanks guys. I'm reasonably happy turning an auction find into something useful. That is one of the best aspects of HoTT (and I can remember the rules to HoTT!). Yes, I too am looking forward to some Maurice tomorrow night!

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