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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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  Golden Hat XXXIII
Posted by: Admiral - 07-16-2019 03:03 PM - Replies (51)

"A brave new world."

Warcolours & AtomTaylor Presents: The 33rd 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 AtomTaylor's OldHammer Miniatures & Wargaming! The silver winner will receive this unpainted and unassembled Boar Centaur kit:

While the bronze winner will receive a kit of 15mm Bak-kak-ku from Tjub and Admiralty Miniatures:

Subject Matter: Your own vision of Chaos Dwarfs!

For this contest we want you to enter with your very own vision for how Chaos Dwarfs (or their lackeys and creations) look like. This theme is particularly with Age of Sigmar in mind, since it's a brave new world of a setting, and very much open for weird new takes. Of course, your own vision for Chaos/Infernal/Abyssal Dwarfs, for whatever setting other than Age of Sigmar, is just as welcome. See this as an open contest with an invitation to get experimental, if you like to think outside the box. All manner of scales allowed. One or more models an/or terrain pieces; you yourself set the upper limit. You may of course include non-Chaos Dwarf models and/or terrain pieces, such as enemies fighting your visionary Dawi Zharr. Build a diorama if you like!

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: Your own vision of Chaos Dwarfs in Age of Sigmar.
Bases: Up to your discretion.
The Due Date: 11:59 PM September 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 9 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.
- 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!

  Artisan's Contest XXVII - Winners!
Posted by: Admiral - 07-12-2019 08:12 AM - Replies (13)

A shortcut to hubris!

Zanko Presents: Winners of Artisan's Contest XXVII!


We had a whole bunch of great entries this time around, with submissions spanning from pillars, through stone colossi, to a fortress! It was very nice to see all these weird and wonderful pieces of monumental architecture! Takes Hat off

And the winners are:





1st Place: Entry #8 - Jackswift!
2nd Place (tie): Entry #1 - Will Liam!
2nd Place (tie): Entry #4 - Uther the Unhinged!
3rd Place: Entry #7 - Abecedar!

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

01 - Will Liam
02 - Gargolock
03 - Kamphre
04 - Uther the Unhinged
05 - tjub
06 - Zanko
07 - Abecedar
08 - Jackswift

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!

Jackswift wins this scenery piece, courtesy of Zanko!

While both Will Liam and Uther the Unhinged wins a 15mm kit of Tjubling Hat Command!

A big "thanks" to everyone who participated and voted, as well as a big thanks to Zanko for his prize donation!

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

Next up, Golden Hat!

The Staff

  Artisan's Contest XXVII - Voting!
Posted by: Admiral - 07-05-2019 05:24 AM - Replies (16)

"Erect it!"

Welcome to the voting thread for the 27th Artisan's Contest!


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 had89 entries this time, which means each entrant will receive 8 slaves once the winners have been announced.

Each (more or less) anonymous entry is numbered ranging from 1 to 8. 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 July 11th, 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

Remember, there are prizes up for grabs!

Great job everyone and good luck!
The Staff

  CDO Forum Issues & Site Errors
Posted by: Nicodemus - 07-04-2019 03:23 AM - Replies (15)
0Since mid-June CDO has been experiencing issues with particular areas of the forum. The error message will occur after a new post is made to a forum that someone has subscribed to for updates. You will see something like:

MySQL error: 1364
Field 'headers' doesn't have a default value
Query: INSERT INTO mybb_mailqueue (mailto, mailfrom, subject, message) VALUES ('', '', 'New Thread in Staff', 'Username,\n\nNicodemus has just started a new thread in Staff\nThis is a forum you have subscribed to at CDO Forums.\n\nThe thread is titled test2\n\nHere is an excerpt of the message:\n--\nanother test... (visit the thread to read more..)\n--\n\nTo view the thread, you can go to the following URL:\n\n\nThere may also be other new threads and replies but you will not receive anymore notifications until you visit the board again.\n\nThank you,\nCDO Forums Staff\n\n------------------------------------------\nUnsubscription Information:\n\nIf you would not like to receive any more notifications of new threads in this forum, visit the following URL in your browser:\n\n\n------------------------------------------')

On the server-side it seems that some of the SQL functionality of our host's server have not been configured correctly, which results in an error message being issued instead of being forwarded to the new post.

While the posts still get created, the error triggers before the form can update the other parts of the site that keep track of the latest posts. As a result you will not be aware of some new posts if you are browsing the forum and clicking the "View Today's Posts" won't display these new posts either.

We've been aware of this problem since the site was migrated to a new server mid-June and there are several posts behind-the-scenes in the staff and admin sections of the site that most forum members don't have access to.  Xander and I have exchanged text messages about this as well, but it requires some level of involvement from our hosting company as well, which adds to the delays.

Hang in there... we have a very good picture of what the problem is and how to fix it. It'll just take some time!

Meanwhile, feel free to browse through the forum manually and you may be surprised at a few of the thread contributions hiding here and there!! Takes Hat off



  This incredible Chaos Dwarf Army deserves a good home!
Posted by: Xander - 06-30-2019 06:16 PM - Replies (5)
0Hi everyone,

The @kitbashqueen on Instagram has to part with her stunning Chaos Dwarf Army, and I think it deserves a good home.

The Army has won multiple awards and is 1000 points.

She is asking for £250! Take a look!


Xander Takes Hat off

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