A long time ago (or so it seems) I built this Stalk Tank to fight alongside my Blood Pact army. I've always had the desire to build another one, but have lacked the time required. There also wasn't really a pressing need or an easy way to integrate them into a "proper list".
But now 6th Edition has brought along Allies, and the Chaos Space Marine codex has brought some tasty new Daemon Engines. I think I might have to start bulking out the Blood Pact.
First up, I have a Mantis Tank to put together. It was sent to me by my friend Laurent of Blight Wheel Miniatures. It was designed by one of my favorite sculptors (and new addition to the Citadel stable), Morback! Obviously this saves me a great deal of hassle in building one myself, which means I can get stuck into the painting : )
If you are interested in picking up a Mantis Tank you can buy them online here.
Photos of Forgefiend and Maulerfiend from the GW website, used without permission.
I'm also loving the two new plastic Daemon Engines from today's GW releases. I think one of each of the Fiends will do nicely.
Photo of Blight Drone from the FW website, used without permission.
I have two Blight Drones from back in the day, one of which is already painted. This seems like a great time to get the other one painted up too.
Photo of Helbrute from the GW website, used without permission.
And finally, I now have two Helbrutes. Perhaps they'd do well supporting my Blood Pact infantry too?
Lots of great Daemon Engine fun on the way. It'll take some time, but hopefully it'll be worth the wait.
PS. I have no idea if they'll actually be any good in the game, I don't have my Codex:CSM yet, but I'm sure I'll enjoy the building and painting part ; )