Friday, 29 January 2010

Ninjabread 20 - Tournament Painting Accessories

Ninjabread's twentieth strip will be familiar for all tournament-attendees. It's tradition to have something left to do on the Friday night, from simple tasks such writing out copies of your army list to enlisting everyone to pitch in assembling the unit you bought on the way down.


Painting in a hotel room

I really like finishing armies for tournaments, and have an awful habit of starting (and only just finishing) one for every tournament I attend. I feel weird taking the same army to two consecutive tournament, I guess it's a hangover from when I just did one event a year.

Drinking in Nottingham's Speakeasy

Am I alone, or are you one of those people that's entirely unstressed and serene with tournament deadlines, as your army's been finished for months and all you have to do is decide which band tee-shirts to wear?

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Posted by Curis at 8:46 am

7 Comments:

At Friday, 29 January 2010 at 09:35:00 GMT , Blogger Neil Kerr aka Skcuzzlebumm said...

Well I was up till 1:30am last night getting the final washes on some new Daemon units. I now have the bases on 7 models to do, the army list and print the rules pack.

So yes I can safely say you are not alone dude!

Though nothing beats the year when we all helped Bob paint his entire CSM army on the Friday afternoon/evening.

 
At Friday, 29 January 2010 at 10:08:00 GMT , Blogger Von said...

I will admit to rushing out those Nyss Hunters for the Altrincham Altercation. Usually I'm fully painted well in advance though. Choosing the appropriate waistcoat, however, is a bloody nightmare.

 
At Friday, 29 January 2010 at 10:29:00 GMT , Blogger Chris said...

Neil - I still think Mick takes the biscuit the year he bought a unit of Chaos Terminators at Warhammer World the Saturday morning of the Grand Tournament.

Jon - but you make it look so effortless.

 
At Friday, 29 January 2010 at 14:15:00 GMT , Anonymous Anonymous said...

And is that handsome looking chap in the second picture supposed to be the epitomy of pre-tournament readiness?

 
At Friday, 29 January 2010 at 20:00:00 GMT , Anonymous Curis said...

Yes. Just look at him thoroughly enjoying himself with the young beautiful creatures of the night.

 
At Sunday, 14 February 2010 at 00:46:00 GMT , Anonymous Ben said...

That's a lovely picture of the back of my head there. Still, it got me full points for painting. IF there's one this year though, i'll be nice and drunk in a bar somewhere - my stuff's now all painted

 
At Monday, 15 February 2010 at 18:07:00 GMT , Anonymous Curis said...

Awesome! You redone the bases all cracked like you mentioned last year?

 

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