Wednesday, 30 November 2016

Outgard: The King's Champion

My Knight riding a mechanical steed is complete! This turned out to be one of my favourite models in the warband. I was a bit sceptical at first, because the model has some really fancy technology compared to the others. But mounting a Medieval Knight on the robot horse suggests that the people don't understand the technology, even though they have it. Which I think is an important aspect of 40k, and especially the Outgard setting.








The steed is based on Forge World's Mechanicum Vorax Battle-Automata (the robot bugs with miniguns), with a horse head from Tomb Kings. The rider is an old Bretonnia Knight with a Space Marine chest armour, and Gorka Morka mutant legs.

9 comments:

  1. Its really cool, but just opinion, I would maybe make the blue a bit more vibrant, it looks a bit too much like construction paper.

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  2. Nicely done sir! I have been trying to figure out where that steed came from for a while. Funny how much that horse skull and paint job threw me for a loop. Well done!

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  3. This is so clever Wilhelm! One of my favourites of this bunch too.

    Great to also get a sense of your considerations on narrative (ie. the naive use of technology on Outgard). The paint scheme is ace.

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  4. Thanks for commenting guys! I'm glad you all like it. It's definitely one of the best models I've done in a while.

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  6. I've just been reading through your blog,the idea of using technology that they don't understand, and thus combining the 2 world's, is inspired! I hope you don't mind me stealing this idea to aid my own concept for my Planet Null project. . .

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