It feels like it’s been a little while since I posted some of my painting of Super Dungeon Explore (SDX) figures. Work has been busy and so I have not being doing as much painting as normal but these are complete. So it’s time to show some baddies. I did show the Dragons previously so now we are onto the Kobolds. These are the evil dungeon dwellers who are the ‘cannon fodder’ for the heroes, but at the same time can make their life pretty miserable and even kill the heroes if they don’t take care.
The Kobolds come in a variety of styles. There are also a lot of them so the Kobold faction are split over 2 posts. I tried to keep to the theme colours of the box and card artwork. This is not really my person choice they do work ok.
First are the Armored Kobolds. These guys are the defnesively tough ones with big shields. There are 4 of them in the standard pack so it’s easy to provide an all round view on a single photo.Next we have the standard sword and shield Kobolds. Again with 6 of them it’s fairly easy to get them all with the various angles in a single photo. These are not that inspiring models to me but work for the ‘basic line bodies’ which will get killed quick. After all this is a board game inspired by the 8-bit video games and these types of baddies died a lot in those.Next we have two serious Kobolds – the magic using Sorcerer. Just a pair of these models in the game. I like that their staff has a Dragon head and I guess they worship the Dragons. Thus, it makes sense that they would be in the same dungeons as the Dragons then and maybe even working for them!Again, the colours are from the artwork in the game and cards but in this case it seems to look and work alright. I am happy how the Purple folds came out. The horns might have used a little more bright blending for these pictures but heck they are ok. It give a suitable look to the horns.Lastly, the summoning posts for these guys. These follow the purple theme and are I believe used as the place where more Kobolds come out to fight the heroes. I can see the theme from Gauntlet, that great 8 bit video game which does inspire the whole SBX style gaming. I spent many hours playing that game.So there we are. I am getting close to having this game ready. I have even read the rules but a long while back. So will need to do that again before playing.