Crozius 40k GT Painting Rubric(v1.1)

Dernicus here to give y’all the heads up on our Appearance rubric for our Crozius 40k GT on Nov. 9th and 10th. We’re down to a few weeks left but here’s what you need to know to get those armies ready to be judged!

 

Crozius 40k GT

Appearance Rubric

 

The intent of this document is to provide guidance on how armies are scored for appearance at a Field of Fire Gaming event, the Crozius GT in particular. There are Painting, Hobby, and Display/Theme categories. A TOTAL of 25 Points can be scored. Appearance scores will be entered along with Battle Points to determine Best Overall*. Best Painted* will be determined among those with the highest Appearance Score, followed by additional judging rounds, focusing on advanced techniques (marked below).

Noted: 3 color minimum is required for this event and armies found to not adhere to this are eligible for Best Overall or Painting awards.

 

Painting:

  1. __ Is the majority of the army painted? (+1 pt)
  2. __ Is the army Fully Painted (no primer showing/ 3 color minimum)?     (+1 pt)
  3. __ Does the fully painted army have consistency (same style/weathering/ looks like a cohesive fighting force) (+1 pt)
  4. __Are details such as grenades, buckles, claws etc. painted across the entire army?    (+1 pt)
  5. __Is the majority of the army shaded and or highlighted?  (+1 pt)
  6. __Is the entire army shaded and or highlighted?  (+1 pt)
  7. __Is the entire army based? (+1 pt)
  8. __Basing is consistent across the entire army (painted/matches across the entire army) (+1 pt)
  9. __Are advanced details like eyes, gems, rivets, bone shards/teeth and lenses painted across the entire army? (+1 pt) (ADVANCED)
  10. __Are advanced techniques like OSL, Weathering, Camouflage, Glowing, NMM or Freehand present?   (+1 pt)
  11. __Are advanced techniques like OSL, Weathering, Camouflage, Glowing, NMM or Freehand over the majority of the army present? (+1 pt) (ADVANCED)
  12. __Are advanced techniques like OSL, Weathering, Camouflage, Glowing, NMM or Freehand over the entire army present? (+1 pt) (ADVANCED)

Painting Total (out of 12): _____

Hobby:

  1. __Are multiple elements and features visible/painted on the bases for a majority of the army?   (+1 pt)
  2. __Are multiple elements and features visible/painted on the bases for the entire army?   (+1 pt)
  3. __Are there examples of kitbashing or conversion work present in the army? (+1 pt)
  4. __Is there evidence of conversion/ kit bashing work on at least 5 models in the army (if the army is less than 5 models- are all of the models converted?)? (+1 pt) (ADVANCED)
  5. __Were all the mold lines removed and gaps filled over the majority of the army? (+1 pt)
  6. __Were all the mold lines removed and gaps filled over the entire army? (+1 pt)
  7. __Are advanced hobby materials used like plasticard, greenstuff, and/or LEDs? (+1 pt) (ADVANCED)

Hobby Total (out of 7): _____

Display/Theme:

  1. __Is a display board and/or a printed original story (background) present for the army? (+1 pt)
  2. __Is a fully painted/fleshed out display board present for the army that matches THAT army? (+1 pt)
  3. __Does the display board have additional features such as buildings/ lighting effects/ freehand/ etc…) (+1 pt) (ADVANCED)
  4. __Is there a distinctive centerpiece model that stands out from the rest such as the Warlord or focal point for the army?  (+1 pt) (ADVANCED)
  5. __Are all squad leaders, lords, heroes, captains, brain bugs or nobs, etc. distinctive and easily identifiable? (+1 pt)
  6. __If everything was checked above check this box too – This army represents a cohesive force indicative of the WarHammer Hobby (+1 pt)

Display/Theme Total (out of 6): _____

Appearance Total (Out of 25): ________           Advanced Score: __________

 

How will your army stack up against the competition?

 

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