Runewars Miniatures Paint Schemes: the Waiqar Models

Just starting into the Runewars Miniatures Game. I like its take on Terrinoth, which I have always been a fan of, and its models. FFG has taken units like the Waiqar Reanimate soldiers below, and made them so easy to paint – with their raised surfaces and open poses – not to mention excellent sculpts. There are 4 poses for each unit, which you could modify even more if you like, since they’re an easy to cut plastic.

This unit started out as a more traditionally painted one – as you can see by the two test figures in the back row. But in the end I opted to make them look a little more creepy by painted them up as phantoms. This is of course, a faster way to paint an army. After spray bombing them white, I painted their skulls, weapons and most shields in a pale green, before washing them down with GW Coelia Green ink. Dry brush them afterwards with white, and they’re done. Although it’s a very fast colour scheme, I think it looks great.

Runewars Miniatures Game Waiqar Reanimates

Below is my core box unit of Reanimate Archers, done in the same fashion.

Runewars Miniatures Game Waiqar Reanimate Archers

Below is my Commander, Ardus Ix’Erebus, and a Carrion Lancer. I did not think these two units should be phantoms like the rank and file – they have very corporeal armour and mounts. I painted them up theorizing that Arbus is trapped in his plate mail, and the Carrion Lancer is doomed to ride his carrion worm for eternity.

Runewars Miniatures Game Waiqar Arbus & Carrion Lancer


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