18th Da Warpath Conversion Competition

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18th Da Warpath Conversion Competition

sgu97bjd
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Joined: 15 Jan 2012, 17:59

26 Apr 2017, 21:25 #1

DWP 18th Conversion Competition – ‘Musician or Standard’

The people have spoken and what they have said is Musicians and Standard Bearers! This can be anything Orc or Goblin related, from any game system you happen to play. I know this is a conversion competition but it would also be great to see some freehand banner designs. Feel free to announce if you are entering or not and as always please ask any questions.

Here are the standard rules:

1. Any number of entries per person submitted to DaWarpathCC@gmail.com
Please don’t forget to add your Da-Warpath user name!

2. Start today and end on July 23rd with a 24 hour grace period, this is for potential email problems, camera problems, etc. So get me pics by Sunday July 23rd. This gives everyone plenty of time to get their entry completed, would be great to see as many as possible. If something happens and you need an extra day or two I can extend the deadline to allow people to get their entries in if RL complications arise.

3. Please do not post photos here or on any other sites, so the vote can be anonymous! At least until the vote is finished and a winner is announced. If you want to show off your work please send ME the WIP shots and I will post them here for you so we can stay anonymous. If I get some early entries in I may post up some teaser pics.

4. Size allowed: Please make the models base size appropriate to what it would be in game. It would be great to see a mixture of square and round based entries or models for other wargames as long as they are loosely based around Orcs or Goblins.

5. No more than 6 photos to be submitted for each entry for the final vote. 2 WIP's and 4 finished. Maximum image size 800x800 pixels. With no logos or names on the image please however it is important to include a hand-written note in one photo that says "Da-WARPATH 18th Conversion Competition" to prove your entry has been built for this contest). Please send the pictures to the email address provided (rather than post a link to a photobox account) as it makes it easier for me to have them all in 1 email. If you have a title for your entry please include it. If none is included I will come up with something I think fits the entry.

6. After the closing date I'll post a poll with numbered entries (no names.)

7. The poll will be open for two weeks to allow everyone to have an opportunity to vote (if first place ties there will be a vote-off). It has happened just once.

8. Guidelines:

•The entry should ideally be Orc and Goblin specific, after all this is a green skin forum and that is the point of this competition. If you submit something from a different army there is no rule against entering it but you are less likely to get votes.
•You can convert anything just as long as it is in keeping with the relevant theme.
•There are no size limits but it must meet the previous criteria.
•You don’t have to be a great converter to enter. Even if you just make an interesting base for your entry that will suffice or a simple weapon swap. Nor do you have to be very good at painting and you don’t necessarily have to paint your conversion to be able to win. But not painting it may affect people’s votes.
•The competition is open to everyone. The more the merrier.

9. As always the winner gets to choose the next competition.

Remember to have fun!
Good luck every one!

Now some FAQ's - I will update these if I feel the need.

Q - Can I use a model I have already begun working on?
A - Maybe, if you have doubts about the validity of an entry, please send me an email with a WIP shot/s, a description of what else you intend to do, and we can discuss it. Generally I will allow it but please check with me. The more the merrier.

Q - I sent my final pics in but how do I know you received them?
A - I always reply to any email I get saying I have received the pics and I may have a couple question/comments on the entry. If you do not get this email within a few days, send the pics again and contact me either via PM or in this thread. I don't want anyone left off the voting thread because the internet gnomes stole your entry.
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Joined: 26 May 2015, 00:30

27 Apr 2017, 01:46 #2

Nice topic, are BSBs ok too?
"Victory Loves Preparation!"

Farmer's Greenskins - on Da Warpath
Farmer's Undead - on Carpe Noctem

Painting Progress:
2017 - 26 // 2016 - 100 // 2015 - 90 // 2014 - 124 // 2013 - 46 // 2012 - 10
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Joined: 29 Aug 2012, 20:17

27 Apr 2017, 16:37 #3

I'd argue that any BsB can double as a unit standard for as long as he's not mounted on a Chariot.
Battles in 2017: W-35 D-5 L-17
Models painted in 2017: 26

Battles in 2016: W-14 D-3 L-6
Models painted in 2016: 75

Battles in 2015: W-20 D-3 L-6
Models painted in 2015: 99

Battles in 2014: W-38 D-5 L-14
Models painted in 2014: 255


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sgu97bjd
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27 Apr 2017, 19:28 #4

It's probably for Wazoo to decide as it's his topic.
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Wazoo
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28 Apr 2017, 02:27 #5

sgu97bjd @ Apr 27 2017, 07:28 PM wrote: It's probably for Wazoo to decide as it's his topic.
Oh dung, is it?

Well to me the topic of standards can include anything that counts as a standard; BSB, unit standard or even a standard on a rocklobber or chariot! (but of course you have to keep in mind what the people who vote think too) So I say; go for whatever you want!

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Wazoo
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14 May 2017, 23:57 #6

Aaah! Only one month left! I need to get going! I do have an idea though, just need some parts and then we are off!

Anyone else got some ideas for their entries?

Wazoo
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sgu97bjd
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16 May 2017, 21:05 #7

I think I know what I am going to do. I don't know whether I have time to do it....
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amplebob
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23 May 2017, 13:30 #8

I will try and do something for this... Have a couple units i'm working on who need command, so this fits nicely.
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okkel
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Joined: 11 Aug 2013, 10:18

27 May 2017, 11:45 #9

I have several ideas for projects but so far absolutely no time to start one. Hopefully I will finally get some hobytime this weekend.
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Joined: 26 May 2015, 00:30

09 Jun 2017, 14:19 #10

Won't be able to produce anything for this one I'm afraid chaps, looking forward to seeing the entries though!
"Victory Loves Preparation!"

Farmer's Greenskins - on Da Warpath
Farmer's Undead - on Carpe Noctem

Painting Progress:
2017 - 26 // 2016 - 100 // 2015 - 90 // 2014 - 124 // 2013 - 46 // 2012 - 10
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Wazoo
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17 Jun 2017, 04:06 #11

So, I hate to do this but I am not going to be able to finish my entry on time... I would love to give a good excuse like work was too busy or something similar but honestly I left it too late.

If other people are struggling to finish maybe we could postpone the deadline? If not, well it's my own fault after all.

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okkel
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17 Jun 2017, 07:46 #12

I am struggling as well. I hope to finish it enough to submit it with a mediocre paintjob but a week more would certainly produce a better entry.
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sgu97bjd
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19 Jun 2017, 20:30 #13

So unfortunately we only got one half finished entry in this time.

I know there were a few people struggling to get theirs finished this time round (me included). I'll therefore open it up for another month and see whether that gives people enough time to get something in.
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okkel
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20 Jun 2017, 12:56 #14

Aw that's not what I hopped to see. Let's hope a month extra is enough to get things done for everyone. My entry have already moved from half to 2/3 finished! :)

So new deadline is 18th of July?
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sgu97bjd
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21 Jun 2017, 18:36 #15

Let's go with 23rd and keep the deadline to being a weekend.
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