So when I first saw people use Pegasus Gothic Buildings for 40k, I thought it was a fantastic alternative/union with the Games Workshop kits, so I ordered a whole bunch of them to add some tall terrain for my Knight Titan to hide behind. While I finished these a while ago, I’ve been waiting for a way to take pictures of them as they wouldn’t fit in my home-made light box. After buying some dark cloth and flood lights from Home Depot, I am in business!
These are fantastic kits and only $25 or so on Amazon: Pegasus Gothic Building Kit. I think I ordered two of the Gothic Ruin sets, both of the Small Sets, and two of the Large sets which not only built both of these buildings, but I have pieces reserved for an extended cathedral, so they go a very long way. One of the neat little bits that come with the kits is a bunch of lamps and torches which I practiced my object source lighting on to mixed effect.
One thing the Pegasus kits do not have though is floors or roofs. I’ve seen some excellent plastic card alternatives, but then I found Games Workshop sells their City of Death flooring kits as bits, so I grabbed four of them to help further align it with the 40k world.
I did use some plastic card for the balcony and a few other sections as it’s hard to attach the floor pieces to the walls. The broken stain glass piece was built by cutting away chunks of the way with a razor saw and breaking off extra pieces with pliers.
To help clean up the connection between the floor/roof and the walls I added some impromptu barricades made from scrap bits, but since I like to self-deprecate my units, I added a bit of Iron Warrior heads to the wall.
You can see from the back how big and open the building is. I wanted to be able to reach down into the floor level and still have models able to man the walls.
A look from the inside of the barricade also shows some litter from guard grunts who were trying to garrison the ruin. The green also helped add a bit of color to the building.
The second building is a bit smaller but includes a front porch built from a spare City of Death pillar and plastic tubing.
I also took the eagle decorations from the Pegasus kit and made 40k double headed Aquila with a bit of green stuff. I also added some of the City of Death lighting to mix up the torches a bit.
Above both doors of this building, I added the winged skull decoration from the Imperial Guard tank kit. I also painted the doors more of a brass color with the green/teal weathering to make them stand out a bit against the stone and metal.
The back of this building is much more open, and you can see the floors were made with the plastic card but used the city of death railing. I also used some u-channel plastic to create support for the flooring pieces as well as the Pegasus kit’s arch brackets to create the look of missing flooring sections.
Overall the kits are a great value, even with the pain of putting them together, filling in all the seams, and trying to hack in the flooring. If you are looking at adding some large LoS-blocking buildings for a good price, make sure you check out the Pegasus Gothic kit on Amazon.
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