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Darklord
05-06-2010, 11:13 AM
http://i188.photobucket.com/albums/z93/darklordminiatures/LogoAvatarsE.jpg

I really should stop spoiling you guys so much but I cant help it.

So we return to a contest that proved to be one of our most popular last year.
We welcome back... Avatars of War!

They produce some great minis so if you havent tried them before I recommend you do.
(theres probably folk on here that may be able to offer some for swap - just ask)

Ok folks first things first, the prizes!

1st place - Arena DeathMatch rulebook (signed by Felix Paniagua) + 3 miniatures of your choice
2nd place - Arena DeathMatch rulebook + 2 miniatures of your choice
3rd place - 3 miniatures of your choice


The deadline for this contest is 6pm GMT 28th July 2010
(deadline for supporters is 31st July 2010)

The rules:
You must be a Wamp Member to participate.

You may enter as many times as you like but each entry may only submit one photograph so if you need more angles it MUST be a montage
any additional photographs of that entry will be removed

Each entrant is only eligible for one prize. In the event of an entrant winning more than one prize they will receive the prize of highest value - any subsequent prizes will be awarded to the next highest placed entrant.

All entries must be new work

You give Wamp and Avatars of War permission to use your pictures for publicity (but you do retain owenrship)

You may post pictures of WIP or final shots both here and elsewhere

Judging will be decided by Public Poll

Submissions must be posted to the Avatars of War album located here (http://www.wamp-forum.com/photopost/g593-avatars-of-war-2010.html)

All entries must feature Avatars of War miniatures only. You may use accesories and bases from opther companies.

You may enter a single miniature,diorama full 300 piece battle scene - whatever you like as long as its Avatars of War.

You may enter pieces that were also entered into the Little Angels contest

Any problems or questions then feel free to ask here or pm me

War Griffon
05-06-2010, 11:27 AM
Excellent incentive to get my act together and paint some of the ones I have here somewhere :smile: all I nned to do now is find where I put them and paint them up...

Darklord
05-06-2010, 11:34 AM
yeah love Avatars (seen as I won last year!!) I'm not planning on entering any of these contest this year but this is tempting me

waghorn41
05-06-2010, 11:41 AM
I'm in

Darklord
05-06-2010, 11:44 AM
I'm in

good man

MaGie
05-06-2010, 12:24 PM
I've been out of the painting game for a while due to an injury, but I would love to enter for this contest. I'm glad the deadline is later than expected :)

Darklord
05-06-2010, 12:41 PM
great new maGie.

I put all the contests back a month so we can start having longer deadlines on these

EldinTux
05-06-2010, 01:01 PM
I have some of these, but not gonna push it - if I get time I'll get one done :smile:

arctica
05-06-2010, 01:18 PM
Great ;) got my entry up just now.

Darklord
05-06-2010, 02:00 PM
Great ;) got my entry up just now.

2.05 miinutes from announcement to completion - that must be a record! I knew you worked quick Eric but not that quick!!

arctica
05-06-2010, 02:17 PM
Well i am trying to break all rules of physics and defy time and space completely :D

ScottRadom
05-06-2010, 02:19 PM
Nice one Acrtica!

I was thinking of painting that fig, but maybe I'll pick another now. I always look forward to painting AoW stuff!

Coneman
05-06-2010, 04:01 PM
I'll be there

nathanr
05-06-2010, 04:11 PM
Am I allowed to enter my Little Angels piece?

Darklord
05-06-2010, 04:14 PM
Am I allowed to enter my Little Angels piece?

Yep - any piece that was entered into Little Angels is eligible for the sponsored contests this year (as long as its the right manufacturer of course!)

nathanr
05-06-2010, 04:40 PM
Mines posted then. I would have entered something new but I've got quite a bit on my plate right now and I haven't received the models that I won from LA yet. Plus I doubt anything I paint right now will stand up to that diorama, I think it will be a while before I put that much effort into a mini again.

Darklord
05-06-2010, 04:45 PM
the AoW prizes should be on their way now

NathanS
05-06-2010, 04:59 PM
I might enter this one I have not even started on the other contest really kinda scared of it.

Darklord
05-06-2010, 05:51 PM
go for it fella - AoW rock

alextheartist
05-06-2010, 06:49 PM
Ordered mine, will be my first avatars of war and my first normal wamp entry... :P

NathanS
05-06-2010, 06:50 PM
I think my FLGS sells them I might pick one up. I do not know if next week I will get much done as I will be back at the Farm taking care of my animals while my mom is on vacation. Plus it will just be me and my 3 kids. Wife went down to the gulf to get a job cleaning up the oil.

nathanr
05-06-2010, 08:53 PM
If I get my models in time I'll try for a second entry.

SilentBob
06-06-2010, 12:46 AM
got my model ready, so should hopefully get the time to do it justice

Simon.W
06-06-2010, 03:15 AM
I will be ordering something for this tomorrow but not exactly sure which piece from the range just yet. With the deadline at the end of July i should have it finished by then i hope :wink:, in fact i may even try for two finished entries this time around. :lol:

Nameless
06-06-2010, 01:06 PM
the AoW prizes should be on their way now
that's what I hope for

Darklord
06-06-2010, 01:15 PM
Ordered mine, will be my first avatars of war and my first normal wamp entry... :P

coolio - youll enjoy it fella - what you ordered?

Vern
06-06-2010, 03:15 PM
Saying nowt (that way I might actually enter something :tongue:)

Captain Sprout
07-06-2010, 06:45 PM
I might actually manage an entry for this, though staying loyal to completing my rat currently it can't hurt to have another one.

pae
07-06-2010, 06:48 PM
I have a couple of AoW figures that I could do, but I still need to think about doing something for GenCon. :-/

NeatPete
09-06-2010, 07:44 AM
awwwwzzzzzzzzzzz yeaaaaa! got one prepped and pinned.

Nameless
09-06-2010, 08:48 AM
still waiting for my LA prize to come to start working on it

alextheartist
09-06-2010, 12:11 PM
Mine arrived in the post, will get cracking after college today :)

einarolafson
10-06-2010, 03:23 PM
I have two AoW miniatures over the table, I have enough time until dead line.

Darklord
10-06-2010, 03:35 PM
still waiting for my LA prize to come to start working on it

Doing my best mate!! they are supposedly on the way

Darklord
10-06-2010, 03:36 PM
I have two AoW miniatures over the table, I have enough time until dead line.

after your lovely warlord entry Im looking forward to seeing what you do this time around

Nameless
10-06-2010, 05:44 PM
Doing my best mate!! they are supposedly on the way
no problems mate, you already did more than required :)

Darklord
10-06-2010, 06:33 PM
no problems mate, you already did more than required :)

:14_002:

AngelicOne
15-06-2010, 11:44 AM
Anyone have an extra fig for a swap?

ScottRadom
15-06-2010, 02:45 PM
Yeah I got some. I got the chaos marauder dude, Goblin King, Goblin Hero, Warrior Priest, Chaos Dwarf, High Elf Hero, Black Orc Hero, and I think I am forgetting some. Any of those fit the bill?

Oh yeah, the Dark elf without helmet too.

MaGie
15-06-2010, 07:57 PM
Pinned the mini for my entry today, and the base is ready to be primed :)

NestorV
15-06-2010, 08:03 PM
Sorry to be asking this, but just to be clear on the accessories rule.. so are we allowed to use things like skulls, scrolls etc in order to add to our base outside the AOW range?
Plus, are subtle conversions allowed? i.e., the orc hero has one foot on a severed head.. is it allowed to cut this out and replace it with a rock?

ScottRadom
15-06-2010, 08:54 PM
I'm sure DL will chime in very soon but I am pretty positive the answer is yes. I plan on mounting my dude on a base from a different manufacturer. Once I get my Dwarf beserker I am stoked to paint him up!

NestorV
15-06-2010, 09:02 PM
thanks. I am also worried about converting as I mentioned in my previous post. Maybe they're pretty strict on that..

ScottRadom
15-06-2010, 09:05 PM
I don't think so (but again, wait for Darklord to confirm!) as the winner of the AoW contest had a complete slaaneshi demon head swap I think. Check out the little angels gallery under AoW and have a look. As I say DL will clear it up.

War Griffon
15-06-2010, 10:35 PM
Pinned, glued and Primed on Sunday evening ready for the brushes this weekend, might wait until next week though when I should get all my VMC and other stuff finally delivered after having to send it seperate from my main baggage.

AngelicOne
16-06-2010, 06:26 AM
Yeah I got some. I got the chaos marauder dude, Goblin King, Goblin Hero, Warrior Priest, Chaos Dwarf, High Elf Hero, Black Orc Hero, and I think I am forgetting some. Any of those fit the bill?

Oh yeah, the Dark elf without helmet too.

The dwarves are all sweet, the choas marauder is excellent, the warrior priest is nice, the goblins and orcs are great models but I just don't like the greenskins. :P What are you looking for in return?

ScottRadom
16-06-2010, 06:57 AM
I'll take whatever. I see you're affilliated with Privateer press, why don't you just fire me something equivalent. Which one(s) do you want?

AngelicOne
16-06-2010, 10:29 PM
Do you have the Dwarf Lord or Barbarian Hero by chance?

ScottRadom
17-06-2010, 02:24 AM
Sorry, neither.

Darklord
17-06-2010, 08:42 AM
Does anyone read the rules?!!


All entries must feature Avatars of War miniatures only. You may use accesories and bases from other companies.
To clarify, yes you can convert the piece as long as it remains inherintley Avatars of War, head swap would be fine but entering a gw demon with a AoW head on wouldnt be. We are pretty flexible with the rules here just dont ignore them !!

AngelicOne
17-06-2010, 09:36 PM
Sorry, neither.

Necromancer?

ScottRadom
18-06-2010, 03:28 PM
Nope, just what I had listed. Sorry!

AngelicOne
18-06-2010, 09:02 PM
I was testing the 'I think I am forgetting some' line. :P

PM incoming.

hajmoid
25-06-2010, 11:21 AM
im in!, just got my marauder champ in the post! woot

Darklord
25-06-2010, 11:40 AM
im in!, just got my marauder champ in the post! woot

excellent - look forward to seeing your work, and oh welcome to wamp!

Nameless
25-06-2010, 12:10 PM
still wait for my marauder champ, lol.
start my vacation next week, will be back on 14th. hopefully I'll get the mini by then, so that I have at least last two weeks to paint it :)

Darklord
25-06-2010, 02:13 PM
they have been posted I have been advised so hopefully yhey will appear soon

Nameless
25-06-2010, 02:23 PM
that's cool Brett, don't worry. I know you're doing what you can :)

NestorV
25-06-2010, 03:46 PM
I am still waiting for mine to arrive here..I was left a notice for 2 packages to be collect from the post office, so I will see on monday if they are in these packs..

NestorV
01-07-2010, 03:43 PM
Just got my AOW mini in the post!! 28 days to go..

shanerozzell
01-07-2010, 03:50 PM
Gonna pick mine up next week at Mansfield

ogreninja
03-07-2010, 06:32 PM
mine turned up yesterday :biggrin: time to assemble me thinks lol:razz:

waghorn41
05-07-2010, 10:11 PM
OK primed mine so I could see it better then decioded to try a dry run assembly positioning. Aaaaaaargh those small lugs and recesses are no good. Just had to drill and pin everything in readiness, drilling into a wrist that's only just wider than the half mill drill...
My first AoW mini, here's hoping all goes well.

War Griffon
05-07-2010, 10:16 PM
Base is nearly complete for mine but I want to add a bit more to it in way of highlights, mini itself is pinned stuck together and primed and base of flesh is done along with a few washes hopefully might have it done before the weekend as I will start again on it tomorrow evening if not I might bring it up to Mansfield as a wip...

ScottRadom
06-07-2010, 03:59 AM
I'm working on my AoW Goblin King. I had dreams fo doing the dwarf slayer from the Little Angels comp but no show yet(Jeez Brett! Kidding!). SO far really enjoying this mini again. This'll be my third time painting this mini!

NeatPete
06-07-2010, 06:02 AM
mine's on the block primed with a few base coats on it. Should finish it up after I sort these Wyrd entries out.

Darklord
06-07-2010, 10:07 AM
I'm working on my AoW Goblin King. I had dreams fo doing the dwarf slayer from the Little Angels comp but no show yet(Jeez Brett! Kidding!). SO far really enjoying this mini again. This'll be my third time painting this mini!

dont know whats happened with those prizes - Ill email Ignasi again!!

lisa
08-07-2010, 02:27 PM
This is a stupid question - but where is the album that I need to post to?

Coneman
08-07-2010, 02:31 PM
Mines almost there, just a few bits to do and then the base.

War Griffon
08-07-2010, 02:37 PM
This is a stupid question - but where is the album that I need to post to?

A stupid question is a question that is never asked.

You'll find the folder in the gallery under Wamp specials etc. However, this shortcut should work for you http://www.wamp-forum.com/photopost/g593-avatars-of-war-2010.html

Oh and :Wamp:

lisa
08-07-2010, 02:38 PM
Thanks :D

Ulfgrimr
08-07-2010, 09:19 PM
Welcome to WAMP Lisa.

exilesjjb
09-07-2010, 01:45 AM
Welcome to Wamp Lisa, has it been the AoW comp that has brought you over or DL's magnetic personality:smile:

Darklord
09-07-2010, 10:23 AM
Welcome to Wamp Lisa, has it been the AoW comp that has brought you over or DL's magnetic personality:smile:

thats an obvious answer

exilesjjb
09-07-2010, 08:07 PM
:insertevillaughhere:adminpower:AoW then:tongue:

Darklord
09-07-2010, 09:15 PM
:ban:

Darklord
12-07-2010, 08:49 PM
Just over 2 weeks left on this folks

Ulfgrimr
12-07-2010, 11:48 PM
Thanks for that Brett, I'm going to try and get at least one painted up for it.

shanerozzell
13-07-2010, 12:44 AM
Finished prepping mine and I'll get some undercoat on it tomorrow; possible some colours as well:smile:

ogreninja
13-07-2010, 12:59 AM
2 weeks damn aint gonna get my model finished oh well theres always next time :smoked::grin babies gotta love em lol

Darklord
13-07-2010, 11:18 AM
2 weeks damn aint gonna get my model finished oh well theres always next time :smoked::grin babies gotta love em lol

only if they are your own!!
supporters get an extra 3 days you would have 18 days left instead of 15!! :cheeky:

ScottRadom
13-07-2010, 04:56 PM
I'm still chugging away on mine. I think it's my best work ever. Certainly invested the most time in it. I bet I'm at around 20 hours and I am maybe 3/4 done. Been lots fo going back and forth on it though, so most of that probably shouldn't count.

Darklord
13-07-2010, 05:32 PM
sounds good scott - your standadrd is reaching the heights these days.
On a side note I mistakenly wrote radom instead of random on something yesterday wife said youve spelt that wrong - I said have I though?!!

ScottRadom
13-07-2010, 06:09 PM
Ha! Nice one. It's something. Everyone looks at y name and see's RaNdom. Just a thing. Obviously people who've known me a little bit get past that and don't add the "N". You've gone the other way and even stolen the "N" from the proper word. Gooooooooooo ME!

dicker_koenig
13-07-2010, 06:54 PM
I hope I will be able to finish one of my minis from the AoW Arsenal. But its so hot here in Germany - I'm sweating even when I sit down and try to paint ^^.

ScottRadom
13-07-2010, 07:01 PM
Here in Saskatchewan Canada it's the wettest, gloomiest summer ever. Something like 5 times the normal amount of rain. Not good in a grain growing comunity! Good news is lots of time to stay inside and paint!

MaGie
13-07-2010, 07:59 PM
I hope I will be able to finish one of my minis from the AoW Arsenal. But its so hot here in Germany - I'm sweating even when I sit down and try to paint ^^.

Yep definitely having the same problem here. Tried using a fan but the paint dries to quickly ;)

I worked a bit on my entry today, it's good to be painting again!

ogreninja
13-07-2010, 10:54 PM
only if they are your own!!
supporters get an extra 3 days you would have 18 days left instead of 15!! :cheeky:

well then thats different lol ill push to get it done then

Darklord
13-07-2010, 11:19 PM
good man!

War Griffon
14-07-2010, 02:16 AM
Been ignoring this as the Sorceress seems to have stolen all of my painting time plus not done any painting since Saturday...best I start splitting time and make ammends to both figures.

Nameless
14-07-2010, 02:30 PM
returned from my 2 week holidays, still no sign of the AoW prize. I suppose I have to withdraw from this contest

Cad@veR
18-07-2010, 04:25 AM
I'm in! First time poster but long time lurker in this wonderful forum, I decided to get out of the darkness! Comments are more than welcome!

ScottRadom
18-07-2010, 04:41 AM
Hey Cadaver! I think I recognize the moniker from CMON? Welcome along.

Cad@veR
18-07-2010, 04:50 AM
Thanks Scott! I have also uploaded him in CMON as well, your vote there is also appreciated! :D

Ulfgrimr
18-07-2010, 11:17 AM
Hi Cadaver & welcome to WAMP, I'll have a peek in the gallery forthwith.

exilesjjb
18-07-2010, 11:43 AM
Welcome to WAMP, had a look at your Dwarf and I like it:rockon:

Cad@veR
18-07-2010, 12:36 PM
Many thanks for the welcoming! I already feel like home! :smile:

exilesjjb
18-07-2010, 03:19 PM
Many thanks for the welcoming! I already feel like home! :smile:
jump on over to the new members forum and tell us a little about yourself

Darklord
21-07-2010, 10:10 AM
1 week to go!

(Or ten days for supporters)

Get painting folks, really are nice prizes

War Griffon
21-07-2010, 10:11 AM
Best I get painting then.

Now where did I leave that get up and go for painting????

Darklord
21-07-2010, 10:28 AM
Best I get painting then.

Now where did I leave that get up and go for painting????

call yourself Nike and just do it!!

War Griffon
21-07-2010, 10:32 AM
:grin yeah but the suns come out and I need to get off my butt and do some work outdoors...

precinctomega
21-07-2010, 11:34 AM
Finally got around to joining WAMP, after many years of being encouraged in this direction by various friends and contacts. I was tempted across by the contest from Platoon Britannica, as I'd recently finished an AOW Warrior Priest. Very impressed with the competition, however!

R.

MaGie
21-07-2010, 12:06 PM
Time's really flying!
I finished my entry this weekend, but struggling with the pictures so far. I think I'll have my entry up tomorrow.
Good luck everyone :)

Darklord
21-07-2010, 12:08 PM
welcome along precinctomega, glad you finally made it here! plenty more comps to come (about 6 more this year alone!)

ScottRadom
21-07-2010, 04:21 PM
Mine's done! Yippee!

Darklord
22-07-2010, 03:46 PM
just had a quick peek in the gallery - 8 entries so far and man they are good - glad Im not entering this year! Gonna be a tough choice come voting!

Anyone else yet to enter?

shanerozzell
22-07-2010, 03:50 PM
Sorry not this time. I was going to and even made a base and started a mini but the casting quality was that poor I have had to ditch it. Really annoyed me!

NeatPete
22-07-2010, 03:51 PM
I may get one in there. My neck is all jacked up though. Going to the Dr today to see whats up. Its all tensed up and stiff. Sux but I'll survive.
I'll prob get it done in time. There are a couple coats on it so far.

Coneman
22-07-2010, 04:07 PM
Mines just about here, found a few bits that need a little work and my fancier base is giving me a little trouble, but I will be in by the deadline.

Leopardpixie
22-07-2010, 04:21 PM
I'm not much of a competition person myself. And I found out about this a little to late. MAybe next time.

Nameless
22-07-2010, 05:42 PM
i won't have a new paintjob, as I'm still waiting for my LA prize, but I might enter mini I painted for LA, just to increase number of entries.

Darklord
22-07-2010, 05:44 PM
i won't have a new paintjob, as I'm still waiting for my LA prize, but I might enter mini I painted for LA, just to increase number of entries.

Thats prefectly fine to do - Im suprised more havent to be honest!!

Nameless
22-07-2010, 06:29 PM
take me as an example - I was fifth in LA, so I know my entry won't have much chances now.
maybe that's the reason? some people enter contests if they feel that they have at least slight chance of success

Darklord
22-07-2010, 07:09 PM
different voters may mean different result plus if most of those arent in this time it changes things. Costs you nowt to have a go!

waghorn41
22-07-2010, 09:43 PM
some people enter contests if they feel that they have at least slight chance of success

not me - I wonder why...

Darklord
22-07-2010, 11:16 PM
not me - I wonder why...

:throttle:

Nameless
23-07-2010, 08:39 AM
wag, I'm just trying to find a reason why people don't enter their LA minis :)

Ulfgrimr
23-07-2010, 12:30 PM
Got one figure finished, still to be based, and I'm hoping to have another one done before the deadline, so with a bit of luck (& the kids behaving themselves) there should be another 2 to increase the number of entries.

duck21
23-07-2010, 02:24 PM
Nearly finished my Dark elf Queen. The trouble is I still can’t figure out how to upload pictures to that gallery. Couldn’t find anything about it in the FAQ either.

Darklord
23-07-2010, 02:35 PM
Nearly finished my Dark elf Queen. The trouble is I still can’t figure out how to upload pictures to that gallery. Couldn’t find anything about it in the FAQ either.

go to gallery and about half way down on the right hand side it should say 'upload photos'.
click that and it takes you to the upload screen - fill in the details. Remember to make sure it goes in the correct gallery - by deafault the selected gallery is 'members galleries' click this to show a drop down menu, the 6th choice down is the one you want called 'avatars of war 2010'
when details are all done hit submit

any further problemsemail the pics to me and I'll manually upload them for you

NestorV
23-07-2010, 07:37 PM
evening everyone.
Here is the link to my entry in the AOW contest gallery :)
http://www.wamp-forum.com/photopost/avatars-of-war-2010/p871-aow-orc-hero.html

Darklord
23-07-2010, 07:39 PM
nice work - best of luck matey

NestorV
23-07-2010, 07:53 PM
Thanks DL. Here is also the CMON link to vote for it if anyone feels like it :)
http://coolminiornot.com/255524

duck21
23-07-2010, 09:02 PM
Found it thanks a lot.

Darklord
27-07-2010, 07:31 PM
Less than 24 hours to go folks

(supporters you still have another 72 hours after that to enter)

waghorn41
27-07-2010, 09:19 PM
Less than 24 hours to go folks

(supporters you still have another 72 hours after that to enter)

Thanks, Im going to need every minute

ogreninja
27-07-2010, 09:54 PM
nearly done just base to finish and lil detail work :biggrin:

NeatPete
27-07-2010, 10:31 PM
Not sure if I'll make this one... I could rush it but that would be lame. If my damn neck leaves me alone I can get back to painting...

ogreninja
27-07-2010, 11:05 PM
:stab::headbutt::smoked:wont be entering after all just finished my model got him on his base showed a mate he then proceeds to drop model in one hell of a brain fart moment model is now in bits and chipped to high heaven so dont have time to strip the model and paint it and sleep and work lol maybe next time

ScottRadom
27-07-2010, 11:21 PM
Egads Ogreninja. Make him buy you a beer at least.

NeatPete
28-07-2010, 12:07 AM
Oh man that sucks so bad man! I'm sorry to hear that...
Thank god for carpet. I've dropped a few mini in my days. Not to mention my cat gets jealous of the attention and comes over to my paint table and tips them over.

Nameless
28-07-2010, 08:36 AM
bad luck :/ for me too, didn't get my LA prize in time to paint something new for this contest.
but, I did post my LA entry, just to increase number of choices for you voters ;)

Ulfgrimr
28-07-2010, 12:58 PM
Finally got my entries completed and into the gallery, hope they're okay, as always please leave c&c to help me improve. Bad luck with your mini ogreninja, I'd say a beer is the least your mate owes you.

Coneman
28-07-2010, 01:20 PM
Got mine completed and into the gallery, a few things I would have liked to do better, but theres always next time.
Good Luck everyone.

Darklord
28-07-2010, 07:27 PM
Deadline has passed for all non-supporters!

Supporters you have 72 hours remaining to produce your magic.

ScottRadom
29-07-2010, 07:58 AM
Sweet entries so far. Nice stuff gang!

War Griffon
29-07-2010, 09:57 PM
I am not going to be finished in time for this :o( I have had that much going on at the moment the last two weeks have flown by, I was away last weekend and I am away again for the weekend tomorrow as well so I am going to have to sit this one out and finish the figure at a later date, sorry.

waghorn41
29-07-2010, 11:20 PM
Just finished gluing mine together now need to finish base and take photos. It was a challenge but fun all the same - but adds to the numbers in the sponsored comp which is most important.

Darklord
31-07-2010, 10:57 AM
* hours left for supporters to get their entries in 6pm GMT folks

Darklord
31-07-2010, 07:16 PM
Deadline Has Passed

I shall open voting shortly folks