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Offline von Lucky

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[LEAD LEGION] The LAF Space Marine Chapter
« on: July 05, 2017, 03:40:22 PM »
It began in the Games Workshop thread:
http://leadadventureforum.com/index.php?topic=57122.msg1266134#msg1266134

Since this is the official GW thread, here's an idea ;) We are seeing so many members going back to 40k, so what about we create our own "official" forum Chapter?

It would be a team effort and the main objective would be to re-use old figures that are gathering dust. One member could do a tactical squad; another an assault one and so on.

We would have to agree to a paint-scheme; Chapter Name and someone would have to do the fluff part  lol

To get the ball rolling: as for the name I propose "Lead Adventurers" and I pledge a Tactical Squad of 10 Marines (bought used from Ebay, being stripped of paint right now).

From the effort of many forum members, I've collected the information (as much as possible) in this post. Please let me know if anything needs to be editted, etc.

Chapter name
Lead Legion

Chapter colours
The forum colours are:

Beige - #f6f6d6
Dark Camo - #999966
Light Camo - #cccc99

Used http://encycolorpedia.com for Vallejo and online charts for other ranges.

#f6f6d6
Vallejo 70.928 (Light Flesh)


Games Workshop Rotting Flesh (discontinued) or Kislev Flesh
https://www.games-workshop.com/resources/catalog/product/600x620/99189951037_LAYER2016KislevFlesh01.jpg

#999966
Vallejo 70.988 (Khaki)


Games Workshop Death Guard Green or Nurgling Green
https://www.games-workshop.com/resources/catalog/product/600x620/99189950079_DeathGuardGreen12ml.jpg

#cccc99
Vallejo 70.976 (Buff)


Games Workshop Bleached Bone (discontinued) or Ushabti Bone
https://www.games-workshop.com/resources/catalog/product/600x620/99189951032_LAYER2016UshabtiBone01.jpg

Using:
http://www.bolterandchainsword.com/smp.php

The typical scheme would be:


However, the chapter is know to deviate from this. In particular they have been known to use camouflage, much like the Raptors Chapter.

Veterans typically have white helmets and armour has known to be bare metal in parts. Weapons are black.

Chapter symbol
The castle tower with the moon behind it is the most Space Marine like from the forum banner:



A little hard to freehand, so we might get decals or custom shoulder pads done. A low visibility version could be the one of the right in grey.

Codex Space Marine Chapter Organisation (unsure how much is exactly followed by the Lead Legion):
https://vignette4.wikia.nocookie.net/warhammer40k/images/8/84/Space_Marine_Chapter_Organisation_Table.png/revision/latest?cb=20130915211407

Known personalities:
Chapter Master Witchheimer

Chief Librarian Westphalia Christopheles
Librarian Mightius Flipius

High Chaplain Malamute, Master of Sanctity
Reclusiarch Pocoloco

Dr Mathias, Master of the Apothecarion

Techpriest Bibbly, Master of the Forge
Techmarine YPU

http://wh40k.lexicanum.com/wiki/Space_Marines#Ranks

Company captains and other personalities:
1st company
The White Knight, 1st Company Champion
Veteran Sergeant Blackwolf (terminator squad)
Veteran Sergeant Elbows
Veteran Sergeant Mason
Veteran Sergeant Vyper
Venerable Dreadnought Death-Nala
Venerable Dreadnought Vanvlak

2nd company
Captain Blood

3rd company
Lt. Hazel
Sergeant Tellus (tactical squad)

4th company
Admiral Benbow, Master of the Fleet

5th company

6th company

7th company
Sergeant von Lucky (tactical squad)

8th company

9th company

10th company
Veteran Scout Sergeant Plumbus Maximus

All LAF Moderators:
Prof.Witchheimer
Driscoles
Mad Doc Morris
Captain Blood
Lt. Hazel
jimbibbly
Plynkes
Admiral Benbow
Malamute
Uncle Mike
Westfalia Chris
supervike
Dr Mathias
white knight

Let me know if I missed anyone or if you'd prefer a different title, etc.

Motto(s):
"We deal in lead, friends!" I used Google translate for a Latin translation, it spat out "Non facies in plumbum, amici!" (when I reversed this it became "Then you take the lead, friends!").

"Aurum in plumbum" ("Gold into lead")

"Λ Α Φ" (Greek letters Lambda Alpha Phi, for LAF)

Home planet:
Attica

Fleet:
Castellan Shield Ship '[TBC]'
Emperor Capital Ship 'Vetus Plumbum'
Goliath Factory Ship 'The Lead Zeppelin'

Past campaigns include:
Badab Wars
Vestfalen Wars

Disclaimer - it's been a LONG time since I was into this sort of stuff, happy for recommendations, edits, etc.
« Last Edit: July 22, 2017, 12:14:39 AM by von Lucky »
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Offline von Lucky

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Re: The Lead Adventure Forum Space Marine Chapter
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2017, 03:44:04 PM »
So, I think we'll let a few more people to get on board to select a name. I think logo and colour scheme match the forum.

I plan on painting 5 guys (sergeant/character, 3 bolters, 1 flamer).

This'll be my take on the scheme:
« Last Edit: July 05, 2017, 04:20:55 PM by von Lucky »

Offline Elbows

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Re: The Lead Adventure Forum Space Marine Chapter
« Reply #2 on: July 05, 2017, 03:47:44 PM »
I'll be doing a squad of MkVI beakie assault marines w/ jump packs...eventually.  lol  My name vote goes for the Lead Legion.  While we're at it, I wonder if Shapeways has a shoulder pad with a matching design on it.  I think I mentioned in the other thread that a Space Marine chapter called the Crimson Castellans had a similar shoulder pad.  I'll have to peruse and see.



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Re: The Lead Adventure Forum Space Marine Chapter
« Reply #3 on: July 05, 2017, 03:51:55 PM »
I'll be doing a squad of MkVI beakie assault marines w/ jump packs...eventually.  lol  My name vote goes for the Lead Legion.  While we're at it, I wonder if Shapeways has a shoulder pad with a matching design on it.  I think I mentioned in the other thread that a Space Marine chapter called the Crimson Castellans had a similar shoulder pad.  I'll have to peruse and see.

If not I can rig one up easy. Not sure if I have a marine on hand for the correct shoulder measurements though!

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Re: The Lead Adventure Forum Space Marine Chapter
« Reply #4 on: July 05, 2017, 03:52:35 PM »
If someone has a metal shoulder pad that fits the current ranges I could have a crack at sculpting a 3D pad and get it cast up for others to use.
This would not be a quick turnaround, of course, and may take too long for most who want to do this.....


Offline Elbows

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Re: The Lead Adventure Forum Space Marine Chapter
« Reply #5 on: July 05, 2017, 03:53:24 PM »
Yeah it's a neat idea, but the cost (just for international shipping) is probably prohibitive.

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Re: The Lead Adventure Forum Space Marine Chapter
« Reply #6 on: July 05, 2017, 04:18:50 PM »
Yeah it's a neat idea, but the cost (just for international shipping) is probably prohibitive.

I'm not a caster but I think with the Dutch mail you could ship a decent number of shoulder pads for a couple of euros.



I can still edit the chapter icon if anybody has any pointers btw. this was really only a couple of minutes work meant as a first idea.

Offline Wachaza

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Re: The Lead Adventure Forum Space Marine Chapter
« Reply #7 on: July 05, 2017, 04:22:25 PM »
Look a little like a slightly greener Heresy Death Guard.... :o

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Re: The Lead Adventure Forum Space Marine Chapter
« Reply #8 on: July 05, 2017, 04:27:14 PM »
But they'll have purity seals and love in their hearts.

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Re: The Lead Adventure Forum Space Marine Chapter
« Reply #9 on: July 05, 2017, 04:28:02 PM »
Yeah it's a neat idea, but the cost (just for international shipping) is probably prohibitive.

It really would not work out much for postage.
I reckon ten pads in a box will weigh less than 100g so not too steep sending them at Large Letter rate*.
It would be the turnaround/casting time that may be more off putting.

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Re: The Lead Adventure Forum Space Marine Chapter
« Reply #10 on: July 05, 2017, 04:33:20 PM »
So I assume our chapter has some weird relationship with the mechanicus since they always lust after new toys?  :D

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Re: The Lead Adventure Forum Space Marine Chapter
« Reply #11 on: July 05, 2017, 04:45:28 PM »
If someone has a metal shoulder pad that fits the current ranges I could have a crack at sculpting a 3D pad and get it cast up for others to use.
This would not be a quick turnaround, of course, and may take too long for most who want to do this.....



For me there's no rush, the Chapter will grown as new people join in, there's no limit in time for painting the Marines.


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Re: The Lead Adventure Forum Space Marine Chapter
« Reply #12 on: July 05, 2017, 04:54:12 PM »
von Lucky - thanks for creating the thread! And I must amend my vote for the Chapter name, I vote for Lead Legion  :D

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Re: The Lead Adventure Forum Space Marine Chapter
« Reply #13 on: July 05, 2017, 05:28:11 PM »
I'm in, and I like Lead Legion too.

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Re: The Lead Adventure Forum Space Marine Chapter
« Reply #14 on: July 05, 2017, 07:27:13 PM »
Once this takes on a bit more of a finalized shape, maybe there'll be enough interest in doing a painting club for it?

 

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