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Blood War - An Ongoing Painting Project

Time to start another WIP to keep track of my growing armies of fiends.  Unlike my other two WIPs, Frostrun and Dark Tide, this one does not have a D&D campaign attached to it.  Though the project did start because of a game.  My players had been facing a threat of the barriers between worlds collapsing.  This of course lead to demons and devils spilling into their world, and eventually lead to them traveling to the lower planes.

We had nearly wrapped up that plot point before in-person games had to be put on hold.  And though I likely have enough minis to get me through that arc, I love how the groups have been shaping up, and I'm now motivated to continue to expand the respective armies.

 

The Blood War

In D&D lore, the Blood War is an endless turf war between the Devils of the Nine Hells, and the Demons of the Abyss.  There's a bunch of extra fluff in there, but most of it is kind of complicated and, in my opinion, uninteresting.  At this point all that I care about it painting up some minis to represent at least 1 of each various type of Demon and Devil.  And if I still have steam after that I can look into the neutral Yugoloths.

 

The Devils

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Up first we have the Devils.  I' like the bases on these guys best.  I definitely prefer some of the warmer red tones better than the dark ones, and the lava bases are a nice touch to break up the red as well.  So far we have the following:

 

Imps - (Nolzur's)

Hell Hounds - (44100)

Legion Devils - (77065, 89039)

 

And a sneak peak of the following:

Blue Abishai

Chain Devils

 

The Demons

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The demons here have a colder color palette.  I tried keeping to shades of blue, green, and purple.  I might try to brainstorm some more interesting basing options, but for now the purple earth is enough to differentiate and unite them.  So far we have the following:

 

Quasits - (77335 and Nolzur's)

Bulezau - (77680)

Barlgura - (77260)

 

And a sneak peak of the following:

Chasme

Balor

 

I've got a handful of Demons primed and waiting for paint as well.  This project will be ongoing, likely between other projects.  But it will be fun to see their numbers increase.

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Chain Devils (Kytons)

Today we take a closer look at the Chain Devils I teased previously.

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These are modified Pelegarth Brutes from Wrath of Kings.  Their horns have been reshaped and they've gotten a few extra chains.

 

See more photos of the Chain Devils in the show-off thread HERE

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