23 July 2020

Astroslannican Pt. 0


I am exploring the possibility of putting together a small Slann army for Rogue Trader using Diehard Miniatures Eru-Kin figures. (They looks awesome.) Possibly for the next Old World Army Challenge, which is rumored to be opening up to the 41st millennium.

While the Slann had a detailed entry in the RT core rulebook, the were coldly cold-bloodedly ignored in subsequent publications.

So that's where I hop on to the scene. The first step in my process is making sure that my character/unit/vehicle entries look suitably retro. So I'm recreating the graphics & layout used in the RT book as well as the army lists in Chapter Approved. I still have to refine the design, but here's where I'm at so far. Still work to do....



And here's a fresh,  contemporary entry template. Not quite 100% there yet, but working on it!


3 comments:

  1. Oh my god. A squad of displacer fields is going to be like orc 'ere we go' level insanity to resolve shooting phases.

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    1. Quite! I'm on the fence about it, but that's how they're described as being equipped in Rogue Trader. Going to need a few playtests to see if its at all practical.

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    2. I was thinking about this more and thought squad coherency might turn into a nightmare too. I'd love to hear the results of the play testing!

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