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Island of RegnaThe_Penguin 09-09-2018

Good day, guys! Takes Hat off

This time I decided to share my progress on a new KoW Army: the Ogres! But traditional approach is not good enough for me, so the Island of Regna emerges from beneath the waves! Happy

Regnan Pirates

Many centuries ago Island of Regna was populated by feral ogre tribes who kept to themselves and knew little of outside world. It is not clear who were the first human settlers that came to the island. Most likely they were refugees from Basilea or just adventure-seekers. Their first encounter with the ogres was surprisingly peaceful: the ogres quickly realized that humans have a lot to teach them in terms of technology (especially gunpowder), while the humans could use the ogres' muscle power for protection and labour. As a result a new nation was born. Once the entire island was colonized and all the tribes united, the inhabitants turned to piracy since no other nation could really show any sound resistance to the combination of human wits and ogre brawl.












Ogre Buccaneers

Ogres are far from being stupid as some people think. Some are actually very intelligent, capable of crafting pieces of art, music and able magic-users. Those who are less gifted usually join the ranks of buccaneers. These fearsome pirates would smash things left and right which can be most useful when attacking big ships or even enemy forts.







I hope you liked that part! See you next time! Cheers!


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RE: Island of Regnaboyfights 09-09-2018

These look great, cool army concept too! Happy That's quite an impressive amount of pirates, which figures are those? I feel like I've seen them before but I can't put my finger on where, they're very nice looking anyway! The ogres are really cool too, I love the barrel shields and those are some nasty looking cutlasses Big Grin

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RE: Island of RegnaAbecedar 09-09-2018

Ooh. That would be nasty to play against, I think


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RE: Island of RegnaAdmiral 09-10-2018

Wohoo! Pirates! A lifelong favourite theme. Nice background, and really good colour scheme. Great work so far! Love the pirate horde.


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RE: Island of RegnaThe_Penguin 09-10-2018

boyfights Wrote:
These look great, cool army concept too! Happy That's quite an impressive amount of pirates, which figures are those? I feel like I've seen them before but I can't put my finger on where, they're very nice looking anyway! The ogres are really cool too, I love the barrel shields and those are some nasty looking cutlasses Big Grin


Thank you very much! Happy These are Old Glory Pirates:

More piratey ogres are on the way! Cheers!

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Ooh. That would be nasty to play against, I think


I guess. KoW Ogres have an amazing list! Looking forward to playing with the entire army! Happy

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Wohoo! Pirates! A lifelong favourite theme. Nice background, and really good colour scheme. Great work so far! Love the pirate horde.


Big Grin Thanks a lot, mate! Care to join my pirates and become their Admiral? Cheers!


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RE: Island of RegnaUther the unhinged 09-10-2018

I love the barrel shields and the lookout is fantastic. Bring on more pirates!

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RE: Island of Regnatjub 09-11-2018

Oh, looks cool. Thats a lot of pirates! Tongue

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I guess. KoW Ogres have an amazing list! Looking forward to playing with the entire army! :Happy

Jupp, they are dead hard. Those Boomers especially!


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RE: Island of RegnaThe_Penguin 09-11-2018

Uther the unhinged Wrote:
I love the barrel shields and the lookout is fantastic. Bring on more pirates!


Thank you very much! Happy Aye, captain! More pirates on the way! Pirate

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Oh, looks cool. Thats a lot of pirates! Tongue

Jupp, they are dead hard. Those Boomers especially!


Indeed they are! Most likely these nasty bombers are going to be in the next batch! Takes Hat off


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RE: Island of RegnaThe_Penguin 09-16-2018

Greetings, ladies and gentlemen! Takes Hat off

Today it is time for another tour to Island of Regna! So load your pistols, sharpen cutlasses and don't forget your rum! Cheers!


Ogre Tideriders

Regna is a big island, and boasts a large fleet of pirate ships. However even it cannot completely secure the waters from various sea monsters, elven raiding parties, or other nuisances. In order to deal with minor threats Regnans would often deploy Tideriders.
The island has always had a large population of giant crocks, and ogres have domesticated them long time before the humans came. Now with new technologies and gear they are even deadlier to their enemies.















Regnan Boomers

Pirates of Regna sometimes call themselves "Empire of the endless ocean", hinting that there is no place in the known waters where they haven't been or can't get. Whether that is true or just boasting on their part is open to discussion. Nevertheless none can deny that their ships are very effective in pillaging villages, raiding towns or sinking entire fleets if need be. One of the most treasured spoils (apart from gold and gems, of course) is enemy artillery. Good cannons are hard to produce and usually the easiest way to get them is by taking enemy's ones.
The best cannons are usually used in regnan forts or ships, while those of lower quality are given to Ogres, who take special pleasure in using these large, noisy "boomsticks" to blast apart anything their enemies might throw at them.










See you next time, mateys! Pirate


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RE: Island of Regnatjub 09-16-2018

Looks great, and you sure are a fast painter! Are they conversions of bought models?


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RE: Island of RegnaAdmiral 09-16-2018

Nice background stories as always, neat painting (astoundingly fast, with clean results in a good palette!) The Boomer unit looks great, not least the tricorn, fishcannon and  the human light artillery team. But the saltwater crocodile pirate ogre riders take the prize...! Ingenious idea, and they look spectacular!

Yarr! Shiver me timbers and walk the plank. Pirate


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RE: Island of RegnaThe_Penguin 09-23-2018

tjub Wrote:
Looks great, and you sure are a fast painter! Are they conversions of bought models?


Thank you! Takes Hat off Some of them are conversions, however most are bought. Titan-Forge miniatures

Admiral Wrote:
Nice background stories as always, neat painting (astoundingly fast, with clean results in a good palette!) The Boomer unit looks great, not least the tricorn, fishcannon and  the human light artillery team. But the saltwater crocodile pirate ogre riders take the prize...! Ingenious idea, and they look spectacular!

Yarr! Shiver me timbers and walk the plank. Pirate


Thanks a lot! Cheers!


And once again we travel to Regna! What do we see approaching down the hill? Shiver me timbers! Run for your lives! Shock

Ogre Pirate Shooters
You might remember Regnan Boomers from our previous visit to the island. Shooters are basically Boomers in training, wielding lighter and often of poorer quality cannons. Often there is not even enough cannonballs for them to use, however they compensate that by sticking pillaged pikes, swords and other pointy sharp pieces in the cannon barrels. That damages the weapon even more, but the range is usually bigger and two-three shots is usually enough to break the likes of any enemy.








Regnan Powder Barge
Originally Powder Barges were used to destroy enemy ships. The barge full of barrels with powder would be sent in the direction of the hull of the enemy ship and once it was close enough a a sharpshooter would shoot the barge. A rare ship would survive such an impact. So, why not use it on land as well?







See you next time! Pirate


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RE: Island of RegnaAbecedar 09-23-2018

I love the fire-chariots. and reversing them is neat.

Where are the chariots from?


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RE: Island of RegnaUther the unhinged 09-23-2018

I am so jealous of your croc riders! Beautiful minis and brilliant basing. Love the boomers and shooters (and swim googled!) and the fire chariots are great (poor boars).

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RE: Island of RegnaThe_Penguin 09-30-2018

Abecedar Wrote:
I love the fire-chariots. and reversing them is neat.

Where are the chariots from?


Mantic Games. These guys are awesome. ) Happy

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I am so jealous of your croc riders! Beautiful minis and brilliant basing. Love the boomers and shooters (and swim googled!) and the fire chariots are great (poor boars).


Thanks a lot! Yes, boars rarely survive that, but they are honored as heroes!


Regnan Siegebreakers

Siegebreakers are among the toughest of ogre warriors. Armed with broken masts and iron clubs, these fearsome ogres can break a hull of the ship or a stone wall without much of an effort. Once the enemy defense is destroyed it is time for pirates to pillage and plunder.








Ogre Pirates

Ogre pirates are basically a larger and meaner version of their human counterparts. Wild, loud and aggressive they can do whatever any pirate is good at: raiding, fighting and drinking. Gods forbid if the latter is not in plentiful supply!








Ogre Divers

Divers are perhaps some of the weirder lot among Regnan ogres. They would spend all their days underwater, searching for treasures of sunken ships. When there is dire need they would emerge from waters and make sure that more ships and treasures end up on the ocean floor.







See you next time, pirates! ) Cheers!


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RE: Island of RegnaAdmiral 09-30-2018

Yarr! The Ogre Pirates and Divers are fantastic!  Instant fan of them. Happy


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RE: Island of RegnaUther the unhinged 09-30-2018

Love the pirates and the divers, awesome. You do need some fire ships pushed by crocs or similar like the fire chariots. Loads more work for thed divers then

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RE: Island of RegnaGargolock 09-30-2018

Those ogre pirates are really cool. Same thing with the divers these are awesome. I really like piratey things. Well done.


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RE: Island of RegnaWillmark 10-07-2018

ARRRRGGGGGGHH Maties!




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RE: Island of RegnaThe_Penguin 10-09-2018

Thank you very much, guys! Much appreciated! Cheers!

Let's go deeper in the territory of Regna Island. And what do we see there? Crocodiles, many crocodiles! Big Grin

Regnan Crocodile Herders

Crocs who aren't big enough to carry ogres are used as shock cavalry. They can be surprisingly fast for their size and both the enemies of Regnans as well as their herders should be very careful when these beasts enter the battlefield. Pirate meat is no less tasty then any other, after all.










Regnan Gator Cannon

On the other hand the biggest and toughest of crocs join the ranks of artillery. Actually they become artillery to a certain extent. These great cannons can blast entire castle wall sections and towers in one blast. A battery of these cannons can sink an entire fleet.







See you next time, mateys! Yarr! Pirate


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