Aug 31

Mordheim Animosity Counters

Orcs and Goblins in the game of Mordheim (as well as Warhammer) love to fight so much that they can easily get in a fight with each other in the middle of a game. In Mordheim, this is called Animosity. Any orc or goblin henchman afflicted by animosity for a round can not do anything else for that round. Sometimes it is hard to remember which angry orc or goblin can’t do anything for the rest of the turn, so I created these counters to help me remember.

Mordheim Animosity Counters

Mordheim Animosity Markers

As you can see there are five animosity markers. Four of them are Orc/Goblin shields with Orc/Goblin weapons sticking out of them. There were all created from Games Workshop Orc/Goblin bits. I just cut off the tip of the weapon and glued it to the face of the shield.

The fifth (and personal favorite) animosity marker is a poor Goblin who got shoved face first into a garbage can. You can see his short legs and feet sticking out of the garbage can. The garbage can was made from one of the bullet holders I had mentioned earlier.

I spent a couple hours practicing some painting/highlighting techniques on these weapons and shields. I even did a little bit of non-metalic-metal painting. I didn’t have enough time to do a fully test out some ideas I have for painting, but I learned a lot with these.

-Ashton Sanders

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Tags: Animosity, counters, Goblins, Mordheim, Orcs,

7 Comments so far

  1. Tom September 1st, 2008 11:39 am

    Looks good mate 🙂

    Tom

  2. Tim Mayer September 2nd, 2008 6:57 pm

    Cool site!
    Check out ours- see above.

  3. Ashton Sanders September 2nd, 2008 8:25 pm

    Normally, I’d delete such an obvious advertising attempt, but you have some mad modeling skills on that site, so I’ll leave it. (You have a bunch of broken links on the zoom in’s though.)

    In the future, please contribute to the sites you comment on. Thanks.

    -Ashton Sanders

  4. Heinyken September 3rd, 2008 7:13 am

    Head’s up, Ash, I think your links for your ‘click for bigger pic’ on these two are broken.

    -Ross-

  5. Ashton Sanders September 3rd, 2008 8:22 am

    Thanks – I don’t know when they stopped working, but I fixed them.

  6. Brenton November 5th, 2008 3:52 pm

    Hehe, awesome.

  7. […] The two Orc Boyz, Slice and Slam got pissed at the nearest Big ‘Un, and spewed insults at his poor choice in weapon choices. *Both Orc Boyz got double 1’s… notice the Mordheim Animosity Markers* […]

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