Sunday, 1 June 2014

Duelling Gamers: June the Month of Core.

This month we finally see the elves make an appearance, and what a way to make an entrance.

With my $100 retail plus the $30.25 savings from last month this gives a budget of  $130.25 for June, I purchased the following
  1. 20 Glade guard for $45.35 from Wargamerau saving $23.40 of real money but counting as $68.75 towards the challenge.
  2. 6 Glade riders for $11.55  from Ebay , saving $29.70 of real money but counting as $41.25 towards the challenge.
To be honest sometimes the best thing about buying/trading second hand is that you get what you want and only what you want, as is the case with the Glade riders and Glade guard.
I was able to obtain 6 riders and 20 guard  whereas if I had purchased them new it would have been in either multiples of 8 or 16 depending on the GW box.

So after my three months of purchases for the Wood elves my breakdown of spending looks like this.
Games workshop retail equivalent $ 379.75
Actual money Spent $ 147.62
Actual money Saved $ 232.13
So at this stage I have been able to purchased all my figs for an average of 39% of RRP.

So  with all the accounting complete for the month I have $20.25 left for July, now it is on with the hobby breakdown, so for June I have the following for my starting point.

Duelling Update
Still to Assembled.
20 Glade Guard
6 Glade Riders
6 Elven Steeds
Glade riders awaiting the attempt to go Boo.

The Glade guard still asleep on their sprue

Another shot of the Glade guard sprue to show the depth of their character. (spell singer doing a photo bomb)

Painting in Progress

Completed this Month

Completed in past Months
12 Dryads
Dryad unit filler
3 Treekin

That is it for me time to work on my three regiments so my core requirement is satisfied, not a huge undertaking, but my biggest model count in a month so far.

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