My Tau Gue'Vesa auxiliary force

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My Tau Gue'Vesa auxiliary force

Post#1 » Dec 30 2017 11:52

http://i1253.photobucket.com/albums/hh5 ... jxogwe.jpg

There are 4 pictures, hope you like them


The models are made by http://www.pig-iron-productions.com/

Tanks (I don't like my tanks clean! ) and heavy infantry with some conversions/add-ons to use as a Tau Gue'Vesa auxiliary force. The infantry to count as breacher teams if used as a straight count-as.

But custom rules are needed to add the tanks, sniper, medic, squad heavy weapons men, and the 2-man laser cannon with ammo robot.



Comments and rules suggestions welcome!

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Tael
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Re: My Tau Gue'Vesa auxiliary force

Post#2 » Dec 30 2017 04:33

Whilst I havent any rule suggestions - the paintwork is great - really like the grime effect you have across the collection! :)

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Re: My Tau Gue'Vesa auxiliary force

Post#3 » Dec 30 2017 04:37

dump photobucket, and create a new account on imgur, then organize it, its much better than photobucket with all the ads.

The paint job is quite nice, though it isn't my personal preference, too much of a Halo look.

example of my organized albums on imgur: https://macknight.imgur.com/
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Re: My Tau Gue'Vesa auxiliary force

Post#4 » Dec 31 2017 06:27

cheers, I'll have to take a look at imgur

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Arka0415
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Re: My Tau Gue'Vesa auxiliary force

Post#5 » Dec 31 2017 07:45

These are beautiful models- excellent job. They look human, but still feel Tau.

I've always loved Pig Iron's bits, my old Inquisiton army (RIP that army in 8th Editon) used their parts extensively.

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Re: My Tau Gue'Vesa auxiliary force

Post#6 » Dec 31 2017 12:34

Thanks all :P

Like I said, I don't like my tanks clean, and I wanted this lot to look not-Imperium but not entirely clean Tau.

For this effect it's all about multiple layers over a fairly light base colour. On this I made shapes with blu-tak over a skeleton bone base colour then spray-canned light green, light grey, then light sand, successively removing strips of blu-tak. Then went round all the crevises with sepia wash fairly liberally and smearing it downwards a la gravity with a convenient finger. Next was highlights with a light sandy big fat drybrush. Then a few edge and corner chips with gunmetal/silver over dark brown followed by running a BB pencil around the edges of the tank to roughen it up more. The most wonderfully messy bit was using weathering powder and MIG pigment fixer which you can use to get either a smooth smeary graduation or get it to clump together as on the front of the dozer blade. Hours later after the fixer had dried I went round with a rough brush and finger smeared the bits I wanted softer. The dozer blade clumps will likely erode over time but I'll just re-apply if needed.

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Re: My Tau Gue'Vesa auxiliary force

Post#7 » Jan 02 2018 05:31

Very nice paint job, and those minis look pretty nice. Rule-wise, you could probably proxy them as Imperial guard. Alternatively, run the tanks as hammerheads and the infantry as pathfinders with special weapons(?).
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Re: My Tau Gue'Vesa auxiliary force

Post#8 » Jan 30 2018 05:39

Maby have a look at these rules.
http://www.advancedtautactica.com/viewtopic.php?f=63&t=27214
There are by no means finished but it can give you a nice staring place if you want to create your own rules.
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