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Mission Statement: So long as the popularity of Warhammer continues, a source is needed for the Chaos Dwarf army to keep pace. Chaos Dwarfs Online provides a community with a forum for members to learn about, inform others about, contribute to, and evolve the Chaos Dwarf army in a welcoming and open minded environment. Chaos Dwarf generals, old and new, can unite under a common banner that Chaos Dwarfs Online is happy to provide.
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  AoS Chaos Dwarf sighted & Call to Wargame Introductions
Posted by: Admiral - 03-13-2019 05:16 AM - Replies (2)
0Ladies and gentlemen, check out Warcry and a glimpse of the first Chaos Dwarf model in Age of Sigmar! Mayhap renegade Chaos Duardin rather than Dawi Zharr, but it still means we get our first treatment in plastic by Games Workshop since Dreadfleet's Black Kraken!

On an AoS note, Thommy H has released a new homebrew Chaos Supplement for Dawi Zharr in Age of Sigmar. Looks splendid as usual with his handiwork. Check it out!

Furthermore, the due date for Community Awards 2018 has been changed to 5th of April (note to self: don't run in parallell with contest).

Also, tjub has written a good introduction to 15mm wargaming in Kings of War, to ease Chaos Dwarf expansionism into this scale for new players.

We would very much like to see similar wargame introduction posts for evil Dwarves in various 28mm wargames (AoS, T9A, Dragon Rampant, Blood Bowl etc.). These will become stuck threads and help people find their way to new games with greater ease now that we have a split scene. So:

50 slaves to whoever writes up an introduction for any wargame, and how to play evil Dwarfs in it!

With some pictures. Check out Tjub's post for a good way of how to structure it.

You're free to send Admiral a draft first if you like: He'll gladly help out with writing advice and corrections.

The Staff
Also on CDO: Golden Hat XXXII (Deadline 23rd of March)
Community Awards 2018 (Deadline 5th of April)

  Community Awards 2018 - Nominations
Posted by: Admiral - 02-28-2019 05:21 PM - Replies (3)
0Howdy folks!

Another year in the pages of history so time for another Community Awards, in this case 2018. Time to show our appreciation of fellow Chaos Dwarfs Online members with awards as nominated and eventually voted on by the community as a whole.

With 5 categories that means that there are only 5 medals awarded each year; special pixel bling never to be awarded again - as such these medals are held in high regard and it's an honour to receive a nomination. Wink

Now is the time to get your nominations in. REMEMBER: As in years past, this is only for achievements in the year 2018. Anything that has been achieved in years past other than 2018 is not counted for nominations. So keep this in mind when nominating your fellow hobbyists.

Now its time for you guys to do a bit of homework: Scour the website and sub sections, check the blogs, look at the dates and look back in your memories and tell us who you thing fits best each category.

The categories for 2018 are unchanged from previous years and are as follows:

Best Attitude - A member should be nominated on their forum presence and behavior toward other members, displaying exemplary attitudes of kindness and encouragement.

Best General - This member is always ready to give advice on army lists, has very good lists of his own, and perhaps has won a tournament or two using his Chaos Dwarf army.

Best Hobbyist -A nominee for this award has contributed an amazing model, or models that exemplifies what a Chaos Dwarf army should look like: flawless execution of conversion and painting while adhering to the Chaos Dwarf mythos.

Best Contributor - This award will go the member that has contributed most to the cause of the Chaos Dwarfs.  He or she has done or made something that has profoundly benefited the presence of Chaos Dwarfs as a whole!

Best Overall Member - This member may not be the best hobbyist, might not ever win a tournament, but he or she has a great presence on the site, the forum, the wiki, the chat and whatever else!  They are dedicated to the cause of the Chaos Dwarfs!

What to nominate for?
The staff encourage you to supply the reason for your nominations. As these nice words will not be left only for the Staff, but your reasons might be posted as anonymous quotes in the upcoming voting threads. If for some reason you can't think of who to nominate in a specific category, please do some research. If you don't know who the best general should be for example, take a look at the Gaming section of the forum - some members shine through with their tactical knowledge and advice. Who's been posting battle reports, tactic and helping others with army lists? These should help you come up with a nominee.

Portfolio Post
Given the nature of the awards, members are welcome to make a  "2018 summary post'" in the thread. Highlighting the best blog projects, count their number of games played, link their battle report section etc. It will not be counting as unsportsmanlike or against the rules.

How to Nominate
PM your nominations to Staff (a special user that all Staff have access to).  Please don't nominate Admiral this round, as he won't be standing in the race for awards due to 2018 being a light year for him as concern Chaos Dwarfs, run pretty much on copy-paste autopilot.

NOTE: You can only nominate one person per category. If you can't decide which one, flip a coin! You can nominate the same person for different categories.

Nominations should include this:

Award Name
Member Name
Optional: The contribution that should be recognized and why they should be recognized.

As in the past, the nominations will be tallied and ranked. The top 3 members for each category will then be sent a pm asking them to accept or reject their nomination. If they accept they will then become an official nominee.

If a member rejects the nomination it will be offered to the person with the 4th highest votes, and so on. This may mean if a lot of people reject nominations, or there are not enough people nominated in a category there may only be 1 or 2 people to vote for (or potentially none).

If a person does not reply to the pm we will work on the assumption that they want it and it will automatically be accepted on the behalf of the Staff.

We will not tell people how many other nominees there are, nor will we reveal who the nominees are prior to the next posts that announces the official voting.

The final nominees' names will then be prepared in separate polls for all to vote in March. After this there will be a 2 week public poll to decide the winners.

The deadline for sending in nominations is 11:59 PM EST (eastern standard time) April 5th, 2019. This give several weeks to get nominations in and prepare the polls.

Exempt Members
Note, any members with warnings outstanding will not be given the opportunity to accept a nomination. We will not discuss any of this with the community at large as this is only pertinent to the Staff and the member(s) in question.

The Staff CAN be nominated, HOWEVER, they must not be nominated for their staff-related duties. For example, Willmark could be nominated for his work on organizing community awards, but not for being excellent at moderating the forums (sticking threads, being sheriff etc.).  This way we are all on fair ground.  We are dealing with what we offer the forum as members, not as staffers.

If you have any questions, ask Admiral, he'll take it to the Staff section if we can't answer right away!  

Think about it all, find your nominees and send them in.

Great thanks to Carcearion for providing us the medals!

The Staff

Also on CDO: Golden Hat XXXII

  Golden Hat XXXII
Posted by: Admiral - 02-02-2019 04:10 AM - Replies (41)


Warcolours & Zanko Presents: The 32nd Golden Hat competition on Chaos Dwarfs Online!

This contest has been sponsored by Warcolours! The gold winner will receive a €30 store coupon at Warcolours, courtesy of Poison:

Furthermore, this round of Golden Hat has been sponsored by Zanko! The silver winner will receive this Macrocosm Dark Dwarves Starter Set:

While a the bronze winner will receive a kit of three 15mm Tjubling Characters from Tjub and Admiralty Miniatures:

Subject Matter: Chaos Dwarf Warriors!

For this contest we want you to enter some Chaos Dwarf warriors. Any equipment you fancy, with or without command groups and unit fillers. All manner of scales allowed. One or more models; you yourself set the upper limit. You're free to enter several units of warriors if you wish to paint that many!

If you are unsure if your entry will fit the subject matter, please contact Admiral and he'll sort it out with the rest of the Staff.

Basing is unrestricted and up to your discretion. You may include plinths and display bases if you want.

Subject: Chaos Dwarf Warriors.
Bases: Up to your discretion.
The Due Date: 11:59 PM March 23rd, 2019 EST (Eastern Time Zone)

Please read the full rules that apply to the Golden Hat competition before submitting your entry.

All entries must be sent to the Golden Hat account no later than the due date. Entries will not be accepted after this. (Entrants have approximately 8 weeks to complete entries). If for some reason you are having trouble with your submission, contact Admiral. In order to avoid problems, entrants should not wait until the last minute to submit their entries.

How to Enter
Upload up to 4 photos of your entries to the Internet, e.g. with Imgur. Photos may not have additional text or items/models unrelated to your entry. Next, send a PM to Golden Hat (a special user that all Staff have access to) containing the links where the pictures can be found. (Note: This is the same as previous Golden Hats).

If you win:
- Walk across the backs of the cowed masses you have scorned and pushed aside, in order to take your place in the vaunted Golden Hat Hall of Fame (when it gets updated).
- Receive the Golden Hat medal for your online persona.
- Everyone who enters gets a number of slaves equal to the number of entries. If 20 people enter we award 20 slaves to each person who entered. Entries will count towards a veteran medal.
- Win paints and miniatures! See above for details.

Once all entries are received a thread will be created for voting and determining the winners!

If there are any questions it is best post them here so that everyone can benefit from any details or clarifications that may arise.

Should you wish to donate a prize to the contest, please PM Admiral and he will sort it out with you and the Staff.

Good luck everyone!

Also on CDO: Community Awards 2018

  Artisan's Contest XXVI - Winners
Posted by: Admiral - 01-28-2019 05:27 AM - Replies (15)

Man overboard!

Titan Wargames Presents: Winners of Artisan's Contest XXVI!

Mariners of Malevolence Artwork Challenge

We had a whole bunch of great entries this time around, with submissions spanning from slave whales, through pirates to steamships! Voting was even, with every entry receiving votes. It was very nice to see all these richly varied naval depictions! Takes Hat off

And the winners are:




1st Place: Entry #2 - Reaver of Uzkulak!
2nd Place: Entry #5 - Admiral!
3rd Place: Entry #6 - AtomTaylor!

And an honourable mention to Bolg, who trailed bronze by one vote!

The entry key!
You can share your love for each entry by donating slaves to the owners of the entries!

01 - Fuggit Khan
02 - Reaver of Uzkulak
03 - Gargolock
04 - Abecedar
05 - Admiral
06 - AtomTaylor
07 - tjub
08 - denelian5
09 - Bolg

Slaves and medals are coming! Should you have earned a new Veteran's Medal (gained at 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 main contests entered), please contact us and link us all your entries in all previous Golden Hat and Artisan's Contest competitions (note: Scribe's Contest does not count towards this purpose, but have its own Veteran Scribe's Medal).

And now for the prizes!

Reaver of Uzkulak wins an unpainted Dwarves of the Dark Bell Tower Bazooka Team kit, sculpted by Fuggit Khan!

While Bolg wins an unpainted Marrog Blackhand from Titan Wargames, courtesy of Baggronor!

And AtomTaylor wins a kit of 7 Dwarves of the Dark Bell Tower Big Hats, sculpted by Fuggit Khan!

While Gargolock will claim a 15mm Tjubling Thunderhammer Rocket from random draw!

Also, denelian5 will win by random draw an unpainted onion hat axeman, donated by Zanthrax!

A big "thanks" to everyone who participated and voted, as well as a big thanks to Zanthrax and Baggronor for their prize donations!

And that's it for this round of Artisan's Contest, folks. Now let's see the participants' entries in the blogs. Wink

The Staff

  Artisan's Contest XXVI - Voting!
Posted by: Admiral - 01-20-2019 04:27 AM - Replies (19)

"All aboard!"

Welcome to the voting thread for the 26th Artisan's Contest!

Mariners of Malevolence Art Challenge

How to vote:
Please submit 3 numbers as votes by sending a PM to the Staff account (a special account all Staff members can access). We had 9 entries this time, which means each entrant will receive 9 slaves once the winners have been announced.

Each (more or less) anonymous entry is numbered ranging from 1 to 9. There is no need to specify which one you think is 1st, 2nd or 3rd. Simply list the three that you like and we will do the rest. You are not allowed to vote for yourself.

Voting will close at 11:59 PM January 27th, 2019 EST (Eastern Standard Timezone).   Once the votes are tallied we will post the results.

Entry 1

Entry 2

Entry 3

Entry 4

Entry 5

Entry 6

Entry 7

Entry 8

Entry 9

Remember, there are a lot of prizes up for grabs!

Great job everyone and good luck!
The Staff

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