I went by the FLGS today to pick up my destroyers. They're both smaller and larger than I was expecting. I'm excited to get painting them, and the cruisers I left in the primer as easily identifiable proxies, but this week is a bit packed so I don't know when I'll get the chance. While I was there I got pButcher as well to add to my backlog of unopened Warmachine models. I'm going to have to put a freeze on Warmachine purchases until I get them assembled and primed, and ideally some stuff painted as well. I've been very good about staying on top of my US ships, but just as bad about getting my Khador painted. I think it's because I have a large pile of Khador to get through, whereas the ships have come in small batches with plenty of time between additions to get up to date. Whatever the cause, I need to get some work in on that block of minis. Maybe when my next mini-summer break comes in a couple weeks.
In other US news, there's a tournament at the end of the month down in Fredericksburg that I plan to attend. I'll also be able to finally go to Sonic, so it'll be a two for one deal. I need to work up 500 and 600 point lists, which won't be bad as I have them set already. The real treat will be a 300 point 'anything goes' list. Conventional wisdom says to bulk up on big ships and fill from there, which would leave me with something like a flagship, a battleship, and a cruiser. I think I might go for more flexibility and speed though, maybe battleship, airship, cruiser, destroyer. I have a bit of time to think about it, and it'll be an interesting exercise.