Title: Taugrek The Throttler
Description: Why there´s no Artwork/Character?
Wechselbalg - June 10, 2012 07:53 PM (GMT)
As I worked on my Taugrek BSB today the question popped up, why there´s no GW character nor any real artwork? Not that I would change my version of Taugrek, but there is artwork available about those chars usually.
Da Spawn Man - June 10, 2012 10:12 PM (GMT)
Warboss Gorbolg - June 12, 2012 10:40 PM (GMT)
Ok, I'll bite. Who is Taugrek the Throttler? Never heard of him.
Da Spawn Man - June 12, 2012 10:47 PM (GMT)
He's the limited edition Black Orc BSB you got with the O&G army box set. :)
Wechselbalg - June 13, 2012 09:04 AM (GMT)
Was that one called Taugrek as well?
Fluff wise he´s the one who safed Grimgor´s standard in the battle against Crom where the stinky goblins fled. After that he became Grimgor´s BSB. There´s not much fluff about him as far as I know. I found a passage about him in the Storm of Chaos campaign book and there is some self written rules about him (Warpath Link
) but nothing official - as far as I know.
Piccolo - June 13, 2012 11:44 AM (GMT)
well from what I understand games workshop no longer supports the storm of chaos fluff so that's probably why the guy didn't get any attention.
Wechselbalg - June 13, 2012 11:47 AM (GMT)
Yeh, SoT is 6th edition but the stuff is still part of the fluff. It really buggers me that chars like Borgut and Taugrek found no place in the current armybook. I mean, we have many heroes but those 2 are just awesome! Why not include them? In the end we can make our own and use BO hero stats for them but I´d like to have them anyway.
eron12 - June 28, 2012 05:31 PM (GMT)
In the current book, has Grimgor fought Crom yet? I haven't checked closely, but my impression was the 8th ed book takes place a few years before the 6th ed one, ie Grimgor has just gone to the place with all the Skaven once, rather than several times.
Although it seems there was a model for him, just a limited edition one, which is why they are unlikely to make another.
Wechselbalg - June 28, 2012 06:39 PM (GMT)
Yeh, the current book tells nothing about his fight against Crom nor the Storm of Chaos. It reads like he just returned to stomp some skavens.
GazakahStoneWallop - June 28, 2012 10:36 PM (GMT)