When I start to collect any army, I like to have an idea of how much it's going to cost to get to the point total I want. This is my hobby after all, if shouldn't bankrupt me. :) If it's too much, I can either tweak the armylist to remove the more expensive choices (which I can bring in later once the initial army is built), or lower my expectations of how fast I can pull it together.
This army is resonably expensive as I'm going the extra mile to bring in conversion bitz from Forgeworld and The War Store to give the army that extra bit of bling. I've tried to limit the cost somewhat by keeping the number of transports to a minimum.
Here's the break down of all the boxes and bitz I'm going to need, and where they're going to be sourced.
|Kharn the Betrayer||$25.00||1||1||$25.00|
|World Eaters Conversion Set||£20.00||2||1.61291||$64.52|
|World Eaters Rhino Doors||£10.00||2||1.61291||$32.26|
|Etched Brass Khorne Symbols||£9.00||1||1.61291||$14.52|
|Renegade Militia Enforcers||£12.00||1||1.61291||$19.35|
|Renegade Militia Weapon Arms||£12.00||1||1.61291||$19.35|
|Dragon Forge (Parched Earth Set)|
|80 mm Large Round Base||$7.50||1||1.03134||$7.74|
|60mm Large Round Base||$5.00||3||1.03134||$5.16|
|40 mm Round Base (5)||$7.50||1||1.03134||$7.74|
|25 mm Round Base (10)||$10.00||6||1.03134||$61.88|
|The War Store|
|Chaos Knight Mace Rarm Bit||$1.99||1||1.03134||$2.05|
|Chaos Terminator Trophy Racks (10)||$2.99||1||1.03134||$3.08|
|Chaos Knight Shield w/Arms (5)||$5.99||1||1.03134||$6.18|
|Chaos Knight Chamption Shield||$0.99||1||1.03134||$1.02|
|Khorne Berzerker Shoulder Pads||$6.99||2||1.03134||$14.42|
|Chaos Knight R CCW Blades (3)||$2.49||1||1.03134||$2.57|
|Chaos Marines Power Sword Bit||$1.29||3||1.03134||$3.99|
|Chaos Marines Pointy Power Fist||$5.99||2||1.03134||$12.36|
|Chaos Champion Bits||$8.50||4||1.03134||$35.07|
There'll be a little bit extra in there for shipping fees, and I might be able to trim some off the top by using an online retailer for the GW boxes, but this is the initial estimate. Like I said, fairly expensive... but I think the extra cost will be worth it for their amazing look!
Based on a budget of about $100/month, it'll take me about 8 months to get all the components of the army assembled. If I'm smart about the way I order everything, I should be able to start construction and painting early on and have the army constructed (if not completely painted) shortly thereafter. So... that means I should have all the parts by the end of June, and have the army painted in time for the fall tournament season next year.
Time to start purchasing!