Recently my Cousin, Duane Bilyea, gifted me with his collection of T’au. While I tend to focus on games not made by Games Workshop, I still keep my eye on this massive company and like their miniatures too. Of their miniatures, there are a number of armies that I wouldn’t mind collecting.
Space Marines, Astra Militarumm, Militarum Tempestus, Tyranids, Genestealer Cults and T’au are all factions constantly on my radar. The fact that he gave me this box of miniatures makes me really happy. Thank you Duane!
Now, I am going to share what was in the box with you!
Upon opening it up, there was a ton of treasure in there.
The Miniatures in this T’au Collection
I was actually pretty surprised with the number of miniatures that Duane fit in this box. They aren’t painted, but they are all in good shape, and all of the bases are there too.
He also packed in a few sprues of extra Fire Warriors. I used those sprues to bulk up the two Fire Warrior Teams to full units and I built too leaders too. I built the leader styled figures so I could proxy them in as either Cadre Fireblade or Darkstrider.
A nice small army for sure! Thank you so much Duane!
The Full Collection of T’au
For this next shot, I collected everything together.
Since Duane left some sprues in there, I had the option to make some modifications. To make an informed decision, I pulled up Battlescribe to see the legal builds for these forces.
I changed the load outs on the T’au Crisis Suits to focus on heavier targets. To change things up, I took apart one of the built gun drones and plan to change it into a targeting drone. I also plan to build the unbuilt drone in the blister pack as a targeting drone. To add more firepower, I armed one of the two devilfish with two seeker missiles.
Unfortunately I do not have pictures of these alterations at this time. Perhaps in a future post if this one gets enough of a response.
Wrapping it up…
Special thanks goes out to Duane Bilyea in this post. Thank you for your collection of T’au.
This is a group of figures that always interested me and it is really cool to get my hands on them. Better yet, the fact that you left the sprues and options in the box gave me the opportunity to alter some of the minis too.
Now, let’s wrap things up. If Games Workshop interests you, I have a small selection of articles related to the company on this site. Among those articles, I highly recommend my tutorial on how to paint Space Marines. I also wrote a popular review of the Warhammer 40K Recruit Edition Starter Set.
What about you? What GW armies do you like? Let us know in the comments below.
Until next time, Happy Gaming Everyone!!!