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Nagash: Starting a Necron army

Post by Nagash » Wed Dec 18, 2013 6:44 am

I will not cease my VC army painting, only suspend it for a bit of time, to create a smaller (1000-1500 pts) Necron force, which I will upgrade continually later.

First of all I've got two things to decide in, and I would be really grateful for ideas/advises:

Colour scheme:
I was thinking of a very unique colour scheme. I would like to go with a good bluish scheme, and I have some ideas but it is not really sorted out. I've got some reference pictures to start with:

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I really like this one. I was thinking about to paint the vehicles to something like this. I also like the bluish/white light ideas.

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I like this one because it's not so metallic, but instead seems plastic or ceramic, which makes it more alien-like material. Also I like the idea of putting darker (black?) colors by the blue.

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I like this one because it's still light-silver/bluish but the gold makes the higher ranking models (characters) stand out.

These are my basic ideas, but would really appreciate any thoughts, also suggestions of using colours and techniques. I was thinking to paint the basic warriors/scarabs to simple dark/or light silver because they are lower ranking and also it would make the painting progress faster. I also think that I'll paint the rods to some bluish colour.

The other thing is the list of miniatures:
What I currently have:

- 24 warriors
- 6 scarab bases
- 3 tomb blades
- 3 wraiths
- 2 heavy destroyers
- 1 lord
- 1 overlord

Do you have any suggestions, what to get to make a decent force of it?

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Re: Nagash: Starting a Necron army

Post by Nagash » Thu Dec 19, 2013 6:49 pm

Found some more reference pictures. I would like to go with the Thokt Dinasty

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Re: Nagash: Starting a Necron army

Post by Nagash » Mon Dec 30, 2013 8:08 pm

Ok, I already manage to start the army, and 5 warriors are ready. I decided about the colour scheme, but I'd like to hear your opinion about it:

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Re: Nagash: Starting a Necron army

Post by Dez » Tue Dec 31, 2013 1:03 am

I really love the lightning on the rods, the gem on the base looks great too. I do wish you had stuck with black instead of metal, that would make a far more unique looking army IMO. Are you going to add some OSL on the eyes, chest and guns? I think that will really add to them as well.
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Re: Nagash: Starting a Necron army

Post by Nagash » Thu Jan 02, 2014 7:52 am

Thanks! Only on simple troops such as warriors, flayers and such I'm going to use the dark metal scheme, but I'll stick to the all black-blue theme on stronger models like immortals etc.
I do not plan OSL on all models, just on better ones like characters, vehicles etc.

I update my list, because I've bought some minis and also I'm finished with a lot of warriors:

12 warriors
12 warriors
6 scarab bases
3 tomb blades
3 wraiths
2 heavy destroyers
1 lord
1 overlord
Ghost Ark
5 Deathmarks

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Re: Nagash: Starting a Necron army

Post by Nappen » Fri Jan 03, 2014 9:02 pm

I love OSL and those warriors are just screaming for it. They look great.

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Re: Nagash: Starting a Necron army

Post by Nagash » Sun Jan 05, 2014 3:14 pm

Thanks :)

The warriors are done!

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Deathmarks come next

24 warriors
6 scarab bases
3 tomb blades
3 wraiths
2 heavy destroyers
1 lord
1 overlord
Ghost Ark
5 Deathmarks

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Re: Nagash: Starting a Necron army

Post by Nagash » Sun Jan 05, 2014 4:26 pm

I update my list, thanks to some ebay orders and also some ideas of the starting army

24 warriors
10 scarab bases
3 tomb blades
3 wraiths
Canoptek Spyder
2 heavy destroyers
1 lord
1 overlord
Ghost Ark
5 Deathmarks
Cryptek

To buy:
2 Annhilation barges
2 Overlords (of Command Barge box)
1 Night Scythe
5 Immortals with Gauss Blasters
5 Immortals with Tesla Carbines
2 Canoptek Spyders
3 Canoptek Wraiths
5 Deathmarks
Destroyer Lord

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Re: Nagash: Starting a Necron army

Post by Nagash » Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:51 pm

Ok, I've got the first deathmark. I'd like to hear what do you think about the colour scheme. I would use the same scheme for the immortals.

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Re: Nagash: Starting a Necron army

Post by Nagash » Fri Jan 17, 2014 3:53 pm

I've finished the deathmarks and the scarabs

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24 warriors
10 scarab bases
5 Deathmarks

3 tomb blades
3 wraiths
Canoptek Spyder
2 heavy destroyers
1 lord
1 overlord
Ghost Ark
Cryptek

To buy:
2 Annhilation barges
2 Overlords (of Command Barge box)
1 Night Scythe
5 Immortals with Gauss Blasters
5 Immortals with Tesla Carbines
2 Canoptek Spyders
3 Canoptek Wraiths
5 Deathmarks
Destroyer Lord

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Re: Nagash: Starting a Necron army

Post by Nagash » Mon Jan 20, 2014 6:46 am

I acquired a Canoptek Spyder. Also the Ghost Ark is in progress.

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24 warriors
10 scarab bases
5 Deathmarks

3 tomb blades
3 wraiths
2 Canoptek Spyders
2 heavy destroyers
1 lord
1 overlord
Ghost Ark
Cryptek

To buy:
2 Annhilation barges
2 Overlords (of Command Barge box)
1 Night Scythe
5 Immortals with Gauss Blasters
5 Immortals with Tesla Carbines
1 Canoptek Spyder
3 Canoptek Wraiths
5 Deathmarks
Destroyer Lord

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Re: Nagash: Starting a Necron army

Post by easycompany » Sun Feb 09, 2014 4:46 pm

Loving the tron like look to them especially the ghost ark
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Re: Nagash: Starting a Necron army

Post by Nagash » Mon Feb 10, 2014 2:31 pm

The finished Ghost Ark :)

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Also I managed to acquire some new minis (apparently my friend just sent me a couple ^^), also I bought some, so I also refresh my list:

24 warriors
10 scarab bases
5 Deathmarks
Ghost Ark

3 tomb blades
6 wraiths
3 Canoptek Spyders
2 heavy destroyers
1 lord
1 overlord
Cryptek
5 Immortals with Gauss Blasters
5 Deathmarks
Doom Scythe
Nemesor Zandekh

To buy:
2 Annhilation barges
2 Overlords (of Command Barge box)
1 Night Scythe
5 Immortals with Tesla Carbines
Destroyer Lord

Wraiths coming now! :)

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Re: Nagash: Starting a Necron army

Post by Nappen » Sat Feb 15, 2014 8:11 am

Nice detail work. I really like the scarabs.

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Re: Nagash: Starting a Necron army

Post by Nagash » Sun May 04, 2014 5:48 am

Now I'm back on painting again. Wraiths are on their way. I also received some minis as gift, and some orders too. So I update my list:

24 warriors
10 scarab bases
5 Deathmarks
Ghost Ark

3 tomb blades
6 wraiths
3 Canoptek Spyders
2 heavy destroyers
1 lord
1 overlord
Cryptek
5 Immortals with Gauss Blasters
5 Deathmarks
Doom Scythe
Nemesor Zahndrekh
5 Immortals with Tesla Carbines
Orikan the Diviner

To buy:
2 Annhilation barges
2 Overlords (of Command Barge box)
1 Night Scythe
Destroyer Lord

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