Friday, September 9, 2011

BFG Tau Fleet

Hello, The BFG campaign that was being run at my local GW just finished recently. I was at the bottom of the pile, but still I had fun. I had to flake out of the last few turns due to work and life getting in the way, which I hope they won't hold against me to much. Anyways I was playing the original Tau fleet from GW(not the Forge World fleet). The models look a hell of a lot better on the table than those horrible pics on the GW site. I ended up using almost the same exact color scheme that was on them before I stripped 'em and started over. The fleet is cool, I think my problem is its not really my play style. That being said I am going to go ahead and add a few more ships to the fleet, Warspheres and Demiburg to be exact. I also want to get the Forge World ordnance markers eventually. (The pics are not the greatest, didn't have my lights set up right I guess)

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Explorer Class Battleship

 
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Merchant Class Cruisers

 
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Hero Class Cruisers

 
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Orca Class Escort

 
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Single Defender Class Escort

 
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Group shot of Defenders

 
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Messenger Class Escorts

 
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Few Shots of the Entire Fleet I think they turned out fairly well, I wished I would have had them finished before the end of the campaign. We all know painted models do better on the table.

 I also put a magnet in the base of every flying stem,
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I have not really put the magnetic transport to the the test yet, but the only one that might give me some problems is the exploerer (be hunk on metal on a itty bitty stand. 

 I made a couple of large navigational compasses to
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I took the compass and enlarged it and glued it to the bottom of a Battleship sized flying base, Pretty slick if you ask me. Well I am off now. I need to look at getting another fleet finished. I don't know which I have bitz and pieces of several. I may just try something new.

 Later