EPIC Orks – Blitz Brigade 1

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Hey guys,

Back with the next part of my ongoing EPIC Ork army, this time with one of the Blitz Brigades that help to make up the force. These are a collection of the old metal Battlewagon and Gunwagon models which I think are a) beautiful characterful models and b) fit in really well with the older plastic figures too.

 

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I decided to jazz the paint scheme up a little bit on these models due to the higher level of detail, but kept the strong and minimal palette which I think suits Orks very well. I chose to do alternating blue / yellow panels rather than the more usual Ork check in an attempt to make the models pop at 6mm.

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As you can see this formation is six strong, with the Weirdboy tower standing in as an Oddboy (either a Zzap Gun or a Soopa Gun as the feeling strikes). This makes them 270pts, which isn’t too bad for something fast, relatively resilient, and quite shooty. They also add nicely to the semi-Speed Freak theme of the army as a whole. There are four formations, all six strong, in the army so they could be blobbed together to make bigger formations – an ‘Uge formation with two Soopagunz for example.

 

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