[Archive] Burning Hats... why not?

Dead Kennedy:

Just a thought I had regarding Chaos Dwarf armour and attire.

One thing I’d love to see more of in Chaos Dwarf imagery is braziers on helmets. If you look back at the Mordheim imagery for Witch Hunters, several illustrations have humans with braziers of flame on their heads. Mordheim is set in the past ages of the Warhammer World, and it seems to have fallen out of style (can’t imagine why…).

If anybody can bring this look back (and should), it’s Chaos Dwarfs. They just love fire in all its forms, and would have the most heat-resistant building materials from ages of experience. A unit of Obsidian Guard with stovepipe hats with gouts of flame shooting out the top would be a fantastic looking unit. Even without the big hat, the image has a lot of potential. The Obsidian Guard cause fear, and I’d certainly be afraid of a wall of four foot tall killing machines that had spouts of flame from their heads.

Just a thought. Bring back the burning hat!


i use a flaming brazier as a hat for my general. the one from the flagelllant frame is the one i used. i think it looks prettty good.

although i wouldn’t use it for many models in a chaos dwarf army, probably better suited to lords, heroes and maybe champions.


It is a cool idea, and certainly would fit the theme.

The mordheim imagery is curious really, it’s like a deeper look into the grim darkness than you see anywhere else in regular army books.  Probably down to Blanche. If he and Adrian Smith did the artwork for WA:CD (and not that loose DoC style, his old mordheim style), it would be the most awesome book ever.

Dead Kennedy:

I still find the art from Mordheim some of my favorite from all GW’s publications. It’s twisted fantasy at its best, and really drives home theme of “somethin’ ain’t right” in the setting.


My blunderbuss unit champ has a burning hat. The idea was to allow the Ogre Leadbelchers who will act as filler in the unit can light their fuses from his hat. If I can find the time to photograph the champ, I will post him.

Kera foehunter:

i want to see this ! !its not everyday you get to see cool work from grndl

is it Christmas???


Yeah, well, don’t get your hopes up. :stuck_out_tongue:

Dead Kennedy:

I second that motion. After looking at your army blog, I’m excited to see your Blunderbuss/Anihillator Champion! Love the idea of a big, dumb ogre using a Chaos Dwarf as a lighter…

Kera foehunter:

grndl !! i just had my hope crussed!! i see ther be no Chirstmass this year

thanks Everniser Scrudge !!

i once had hope * Kera walks off like the rest of the zombis that populate the world and become one of the masses*


I am the god of hellfire, and I bring youtube



Yup, its hot down here. :slight_smile: (In Hell, I mean)

I’ll see what I can do, but I generally flunk responsibility, even for christmas. Also, the model didn’t turn out very well, so once more, don’t get your hopes up. :stuck_out_tongue:

Kera foehunter:

*As the black Mascra runs down kera face *

kera goes to the island of grndl misfit figuers look for grndl

She run into a hobgoblin slave first he said grndl he him a herring as a weapon . so the hobgolin and kera walk farther anf finds a immortal cd that

has been rusted and could not move kera oils him up and the immorta said that grndl gave up on him due to the poin he had 2 left feet.

then a lamausu jumps out of the wood and scares all of them

kera strikes the lamausa in the nose and he crys out

the lamusu said that he only gave me 3 legs

so they all are off now to find hope for grndl

they travel some distance and see the captal city of green stuff i bet we find them there they finly make it to the city in a room sat grndl with a little light and a pd for drawing kera goes up to grndl and gives him a golden box

as he open the box golden light comes out

for the first time in a long time the big man smiles

Kera tells grndl he this is hope!!

Hope is what friends give each other !

Hope does not cause people to wait !! hope is to be giving to help people

at the moment grndl notice that he no longer lives in hell

Kera skips off with all the other great project of grndl

to find them homes

well pm me the picture i still like to see it



Oi vey! Fine, fine, quit yer whining Kera:

He doubles up as an ice cream serving bowl…

Now back to CDOz with ya! :stuck_out_tongue:

Dead Kennedy:

Yeah! Now that’s a Chaos Dwarf that means business! Looks great man.

And that video was really… strangely awesome.

Father Grumpmas:

He’s a hot headed looking fella (titter)

Kera foehunter:

Well i should be studing !! but i want to say thanks grndl for the post !!

it great !!!

i don’t call it whining i call that winning

* Kera does a cute smile *