And nearly six months after kit-bashing this little fellow, I have finally got around to painting him (or should that be it).
My original intention was that the Rotting Battle Servitor would be a kind of NPC, ‘wandering monster’ or and objective. A warband might be searching for it in order to strip valuable data from it’s rusting data cogitators to help uncover a secret from Orphic Catacombs of the Chapel. Or perhaps it could be reprogrammed and used as a weapon/ally?
My thanks to Imperial Ork Rebel for suggesting that adding a few nicks and chips to the chainsword teeth would make it seem more battered and also to Wudugast for suggesting the addition of a few cables hanging around the torso and guts. Finally, I must confess that stole/borrowed the skin colour recipe from WilhelMiniatures’ Pestigor step-by-step blog post.
Given the miniature is quite forward leaning, I wasn’t quite able to get an angle with my camera phone that I was happy with, but I think the finished paint job looks reasonably good: