Friday, October 28, 2011
Power from Pain: Coven Pain Counters
I've been rolling around ideas for pain counters for the coven for some time. One of the things I love most about the Haemonculus covens is the way that they seem to twist and sculpt bone and spines. I started thinking about how this sculpting must be driven by pain, so what better way to represent pain counters than with a victim who is being sculpted into some kind of grisly trophy by the pain that a squad is collecting?
Hideous? Certainly! And, for that reason, perfect for the Coven >:)
I intend to do three unique counters for each squad, but they are all going to be in this vein: the same individual/corpse who becomes increasingly twisted to indicate additional pain tokens.
Of course, I will also be sculpting in gribbly bits like intestine and flesh, as well as horny growths on the spine/bones.
Here's a final look at them all together: