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  1. Did anyone here snag this eBay sale? Original RESIN Rivet Wars

    Hi there everyone, I've been hunting for original resin rivet wars figures for a few years now, and I seem to miss them when they pop-up on ebay.
    This recent listing just ended:...
  2. don't know why i'm just now seeing this thread...

    don't know why i'm just now seeing this thread for the first time... but give me a moment to pick my jaw up.


    out-freaking-standing work!
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    what about building a supporting platoon of...

    what about building a supporting platoon of armor-suited fighters for general patston to lead? Or possibly multi-faction units, for him to battle? Put them in the suits, add a few sculpted details, &...
  4. Thread: Rivet Wars Mythos

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    Sticky: OMG, new unit just hit the Rivet FB - and this...

    OMG, new unit just hit the Rivet FB - and this one's a doozy! :)

    "Silently, he emerges from the river. His speargun is level as he marches forward. The enemy isn't even guarding their objectives...
  5. Thread: Deal of the Day

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    oh drat, late to the party... all sold out. :P

    oh drat, late to the party... all sold out. :P
  6. http://www.coolminiornot.com/forums/attachment.php...

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=31343&stc=1&d=1411398638

    Game night in full swing, with the Battle Cards making their debut - Rivet Wars is a smash hit!

    This...
  7. Just made the change, and uploaded them to my...

    Just made the change, and uploaded them to my page on Tom Hill's site: BUBO's PAGE
  8. and, the last page is finished & uploaded. Link...

    and, the last page is finished & uploaded. Link added to the first post.
  9. Just added the third Battle Card to the first...

    Just added the third Battle Card to the first post, which adds the remaining Allies & Blight as well as the Neutral Heroes.

    I have one last card I'm currently tweeking - a re-hash of the 'Special...
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    Wow! those look great, and I'm impressed you...

    Wow! those look great, and I'm impressed you lopped off the griffins. be sure to post them up here: http://www.coolminiornot.com/forums/showthread.php?58215-Wave-2-Painted
  11. Thread: Wave 2 Painted

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    @Joshua Yes, i've noticed quite a few plugs that...

    @Joshua Yes, i've noticed quite a few plugs that don't fit well, and in the bomber front plug nothing will fit (i guess it's warped?) I've found heating the plug & forcing it into a socket will...
  12. Ok, final revision (i hope), everything's sorted...

    Ok, final revision (i hope), everything's sorted now for card#1 and #2 (Blight), just posted on the top post the new link.
  13. Ack! total over-sight. :P

    Ack! total over-sight. :P
  14. I spent a little while with the Card, and...

    I spent a little while with the Card, and realized i would prefer to see it in a format that reflects: Infantry / Calvary / Support / Tank / Plug / Hero / Hero Plug

    I also re-structured the units...
  15. Oh, sweet, ok i'll stream-line the special...

    Oh, sweet, ok i'll stream-line the special abilities section down to just the name then - and use @rrray's pages to reference the special abilities.
  16. from my first post: This card is the Allies...

    from my first post:
    This card is the Allies Infantry, Plugs, Support, Calvary, and Tanks.
    The next Card will be the same, but for the Blight. The final card will contain Air units & Plugs for both...
  17. I've uploaded an edited/slimmed-down version of...

    I've uploaded an edited/slimmed-down version of the original. This has all of the active layers, but none of the hidden layers that weren't being used. You can drag each group around to re-order them...
  18. Thread: Blitz Campaign

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    Just had a look at the Scenario & Campaign page...

    Just had a look at the Scenario & Campaign page here: http://rivetwars.com/free-scenarios/
    Cannot wait to get started on these!
  19. Thanks guys. :) @DnE - I gave the placement a...

    Thanks guys. :)

    @DnE - I gave the placement a good bit of thought, and was inclined to group the plugs at the bottom. What changed my mind was two things: 1) The heroes are infantry, most have...
  20. Thread: Update 89

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    @Decar, thanks for hooking me up! ...

    @Decar, thanks for hooking me up!

    @comedianmasta, unfortunately the Eastern Front cards are super low-res.

    I've created a new thread to share what the images were needed for: Rivet Wars -...
  21. Rivet Wars - Battle Cards [Quick Reference Pages]

    I started to make a spreadsheet of all the units, and their stats... but then I played a HUGE game with a group of children and immediately realized the reference material had to be more visual.
    We...
  22. Thread: Update 89

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    Has there been a .pdf of the Eastern Front stat...

    Has there been a .pdf of the Eastern Front stat cards released in high-res like the one's from update #89? Needing the Eastern front in high-res for a side project i'm eager to share.
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    To all of you still waiting, I know it sucks......

    To all of you still waiting, I know it sucks... But it's totally been worth the wait. This expansion is amazing.
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    lol, Joshua, *cough* *cough* *sniff* *sniff*......

    lol, Joshua, *cough* *cough* *sniff* *sniff*... yep, it's getting serious... i feel a case of the rivets c'mon on strong. ;)
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    ACK! Just got word from my wife that Rivet Wars...

    ACK! Just got word from my wife that Rivet Wars has landed at home, and now I'm utterly useless. lol. Won't be getting much else done at work today, too distracted... hmm, maybe a good time for a day...
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    also, what are you using for the texture effect,...

    also, what are you using for the texture effect, it's really fantastic for this scale.
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    that's so cool! is that an alarm bell?

    that's so cool! is that an alarm bell?
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    Got my tracking today as well!!! :) Oh, Happy...

    Got my tracking today as well!!! :) Oh, Happy Days! :)
    Looks like mine will be here in the morning, hell yeah for living close to Atlanta - first time i've ever been glad to live here.
    I must've...
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    lookin good! :)

    lookin good! :)
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    resin re-cast plague troopers. ;)

    resin re-cast plague troopers. ;)
  31. Thread: Wave 2 Painted

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    ditto on what Decar just said, love the glass,...

    ditto on what Decar just said, love the glass, and i'm really digging the single color almost cartoon route your taking. makes them pop.
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    Asatru, I bought the tilepack omega, in addition...

    Asatru, I bought the tilepack omega, in addition to blitz level, so i may have a surplus of plastic terrain bits. if so, you have first dibs on them. :)
  33. I've been wondering as well, but saw the same pic...

    I've been wondering as well, but saw the same pic recently, it was posted on July 27th.
    "@rivetwars platoon please fall in! They are almost ready to be deployed! Thanks for the support! #mightyjaxx"...
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    no doubt, i was on the same wavelength. ;)

    no doubt, i was on the same wavelength. ;)
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    nvmnd, just found a link to the page under...

    nvmnd, just found a link to the page under updates: https://ckpm.coolminiornot.com/login
    then just applied for a new login password. got it now. ;)

    question though, I see i should have gottena...
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    no luck decar

    no luck decar
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    hmm, just noticed I can't access my rivet wars...

    hmm, just noticed I can't access my rivet wars survey - the break-down of what i ordered. is there anywhere i can find this info? it's been so long i've utterly forgotten what all i purchased. :P
  38. Thread: Wave 2 Painted

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    Oh man, those are awesome Poison_shadow! really...

    Oh man, those are awesome Poison_shadow! really digging the Dr.Vorne, and the Storm Trooper Blight. keep up the awesome work!
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    those dogs are used to hunt bears, i think they'd...

    those dogs are used to hunt bears, i think they'd be a fitting addition to Rivet Wars! :)

    some more pics:
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    same here, was one of the last to get wave 1, i...

    same here, was one of the last to get wave 1, i actually thought they'd missed me. still no tracking. i wonder how many they are able to process a day?
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    In Alabama, no tracking yet. Contacted C'mon...

    In Alabama, no tracking yet. Contacted C'mon about picking it up in person, but was told that was not an option. Was really hoping to see the warehouse & meet the c'mon team... and get my mitts on...
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    WOW! these are absolutely stunning! you've...

    WOW! these are absolutely stunning! you've inspired me to follow suit. :)
  43. Thread: Wave 2 Painted

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    jared, this looks great, i just wish i could see...

    jared, this looks great, i just wish i could see all the details you've put into it. you mentioned the decals not fitting the plane, was that just for the tail? also, about how long did it take to...
  44. +1 for an awesome idea, sculpt, and for putting...

    +1 for an awesome idea, sculpt, and for putting so much thought into this unit's abilities & play.

    I'm not sure how i'd feel about playing a snoopy character in a rivet wars game, as i do feel it...
  45. Thread: Wave 2 Painted

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    same here... will do, when i have it in hand.

    same here... will do, when i have it in hand.
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    nope, no tracking yet. :struggle: hopefully...

    nope, no tracking yet. :struggle:

    hopefully mine will come quickly as well... and soon.
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    so, i've managed to stay away from here... till...

    so, i've managed to stay away from here... till now. got the urge to see if anyone's gotten their expansions yet, and lo - what wonderful pics you've guys put together! now i'm absolutely rabid for...
  48. important to note: the card should be facing...

    important to note: the card should be facing whoever is making the flip (ie, if it's your unit, or your gas cloud), that way the direction of the movement is correct.
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    congrats Shan!

    congrats Shan!
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    looks great so far lance, these guys are tiny - i...

    looks great so far lance, these guys are tiny - i know it's a tough bit to paint them, and you've done them justice! :) i can't wait to see the rest.
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    congrats, bloodhowl!

    congrats, bloodhowl!
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    at those prices, you'd be better off just buying...

    at those prices, you'd be better off just buying a whole set from one of the other sellers that include a treasure hunter mini.
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    Adjusted accordingly, thanks for the heads-up - ...

    Adjusted accordingly, thanks for the heads-up - i too am not amazon savvy.
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    Just left them a nice review, as a warning to...

    Just left them a nice review, as a warning to potential buyers/suckers to look elsewhere for a treasure hunter.
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    thank you guys, my hand's not a steady as it once...

    thank you guys, my hand's not a steady as it once was, but i'm hoping with a few more coats of paint i'll be done with him.
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    *breaks his crappy painted treasure hunter &...

    *breaks his crappy painted treasure hunter & stomps off*

    her work is really amazing, she's certainly a pro.
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    Haven't had much time at all, but i'm enjoying...

    Haven't had much time at all, but i'm enjoying painting this little fella. It's been years since i've painted a mini, and boy am i outta practice! my hands were cramping & shaking in no time. lol.
    ...
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    nice lookin rivets there binary! :) i need to...

    nice lookin rivets there binary! :)
    i need to find the time to paint mine...
  59. Thread: Action Figures!

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    there were less than 130 yesterday. just add to...

    there were less than 130 yesterday. just add to cart, then increase your cart to 150 or so. it'll bottom-out at whatever is left in stock, be sure to 'remove' from cart, so other people won't have to...
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    would you guys mind posting the store information...

    would you guys mind posting the store information you see these at? would help out folks who are still looking for him.
  61. Thanks for posting this binary, haven't seen most...

    Thanks for posting this binary, haven't seen most of these pics in a long while, the boxer remains my favorite rivet custom.
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    just a heads-up, this is not my listing - but it...

    just a heads-up, this is not my listing - but it is using my images posted here on this forum. I don't know who's listing this is, but i've sent them a message asking to stop using my pictures to...
  63. Thread: Action Figures!

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    $18 for 2 is what i paid in shipping, but i'm not...

    $18 for 2 is what i paid in shipping, but i'm not sure where that's shipping from. Does seem a bit steep though.

    Ordered my two, one for opening & one for admiring MOC. I'm really excited to see...
  64. Thread: Action Figures!

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    it won't be open for ordering until about 5 hours...

    it won't be open for ordering until about 5 hours from now.
  65. Thread: Action Figures!

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    the link is live, you can view the sale page...

    the link is live, you can view the sale page until here: http://www.mightyjaxx.bigcartel.com/product/rivet-wars-the-mountaineer-pre-order-edition
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    ooo, fan fiction, nice! will read this asap. :)...

    ooo, fan fiction, nice! will read this asap. :) thanks for sharing.
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    Awesome, love seeing a new way to play the game!...

    Awesome, love seeing a new way to play the game! these scenarios get better and better! Thanks Ted & Tom Hill!
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    Props to all of you for helping each other out in...

    Props to all of you for helping each other out in the search for this mini. I have checked with a handful of stores, and all said the same thing, either 'what's that?' or 'yes, you have to buy the...
  69. Thread: Action Figures!

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    another update: Being an Elite infantry, the...

    another update:

    Being an Elite infantry, the mountaineer has his trusty survival pack and shovel to dig a shell scrape whenever, wherever. GET IN THE FIGHT!

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    are there are any members who got more than one...

    are there are any members who got more than one who wouldn't mind sharing with the folks here who are looking?
  71. yes, yes, and yes. i've been trying to come up...

    yes, yes, and yes. i've been trying to come up with rules for a campaign game, but this sounds way easier to pull off & much more fun.
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    only 8 in stock here. the first site you listed,...

    only 8 in stock here. the first site you listed, Cardhaus, is out of stock now.

    thanks so much for all these leads!
  73. Thread: Action Figures!

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    Update: You can expect a G.I Joe inspired...

    Update:

    You can expect a G.I Joe inspired packaging for the Rivet Wars line of limited edition collectibles. Collect the rivet points and the back too!

    Pre-order date:
    7th March 2014
    Los...
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    exactly what i would have done, and with the same...

    exactly what i would have done, and with the same admiration. kudos, and again, congrats on a fantastic score!
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    ah man, well, congrats. but don't think this...

    ah man, well, congrats. but don't think this means i'll quit moaning about it, what a lucky duck you are! :)
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    do none of the action cards have a center grid...

    do none of the action cards have a center grid placement for the deviation? i don't have mine in front of me.
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    sorry, i compulsively try to find a home-brew...

    sorry, i compulsively try to find a home-brew solution to things. ;)

    it's a good question, and i too wonder what the reasoning is.
  78. i think i like where you are headed, especially...

    i think i like where you are headed, especially if you have a different pile of secret mission cards at the various objectives you have to reach. get to SO, draw from SO card pile. get to the burnt...
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    ooooh, i hate that dirty Ostrich, really mucks...

    ooooh, i hate that dirty Ostrich, really mucks things up for my Blight! of course, all it takes is a few infantry to bring it down... rock, paper, spock - yo.
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    Outstanding work Decar (and Ted, & Cmon) for...

    Outstanding work Decar (and Ted, & Cmon) for putting this together, I can't wait to get home & try it out!
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    aw, you stinker - you got one. :) awesome sauce....

    aw, you stinker - you got one. :) awesome sauce. titan for sure.
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    lol, to each his own.Doh!!!! ah well, congrats! :)

    lol, to each his own.Doh!!!! ah well, congrats! :)
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    What about using a 9 sided die, and drawing a...

    What about using a 9 sided die, and drawing a 9-grid table on paper, and number them 1-9 starting in the top left, and going to the bottom right.



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    hmm, i'm skeptical... the site will let me have...

    hmm, i'm skeptical... the site will let me have 99 in my cart, and begin the checkout process, and i can't imagine they'd be getting that many unless they ordered 99 copies of the game from the...
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    Good Hunting, So Say We All! ;)

    Good Hunting, So Say We All! ;)
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    9 times out of 10, anything that's tabled will...

    9 times out of 10, anything that's tabled will die. my experience anyways. it's a meat-grinder on the rivet battlefield.
  87. we've also talked about draw to 3, discard to 2...

    we've also talked about draw to 3, discard to 2 for your secret missions, that way you can chuck the harder ones if you can't pull 'em off. that's how we've been playing, and it works really smoothly.
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    Look out at mightyjaxx.com this weekend They...

    Look out at mightyjaxx.com this weekend

    They will be on the mightyjaxx store at some point. might be good to follow them on facebook or twitter to know when it drops.
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    yep, it's way bigger. i'd have loved to have it...

    yep, it's way bigger. i'd have loved to have it as it is, and i would have paid quite a bit more than that for it. way i see it, someone got a bargain.

    those legs would be an awesome addition to...
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    Kicking myself for missing this (ebay)

    totally MAD (well, certainly upset) that i missed out on this auction, how about you?
    ...
  91. Thread: Action Figures!

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    good call.

    good call.
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    that post just made my day, thanks Ted! :) the...

    that post just made my day, thanks Ted! :)

    the card art, the figure, it's all so awesome! must get two, one to open & one to keep MOC.

    also, is that Cher Ami as the top secret figure? ;)
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    another seller has 'em on the bay, but you have...

    another seller has 'em on the bay, but you have to buy the game too....
  94. Thread: Action Figures!

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    hmm, yes and no. yes, we will get mountaineers...

    hmm, yes and no.
    yes, we will get mountaineers with the KS, as in game-piece sized figures.
    no, this figure is not a small mini, rather it is about 2.5" tall vinyl figure, with articulation & an...
  95. Thread: Action Figures!

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    Alt weapon! :) 26105

    Alt weapon! :)

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    a for sure buy, gotta get this one. :)

    a for sure buy, gotta get this one. :)
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    I have yet to find the game to be broken, Parman...

    I have yet to find the game to be broken, Parman is powerful but has not helped anyone i've played to sweep the game... my Blight Fu is powerful.
    Now i have one more way to stop them that I hadn't...
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    and they said the game was broken... they just...

    and they said the game was broken... they just didn't read all the cards. ;) i love posts like this, because every game is an opportunity to find a new combination or tactic.
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    This. could be the move that wins the game,...

    This. could be the move that wins the game, causing a distraction/bait with a easy VP on the board, keeping them away from the SO long enough to dig in &grind out a few more points. maybe even taking...
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    the details, it hurts my eyes! love all the metal...

    the details, it hurts my eyes! love all the metal colors, and the fact you painted all the actual rivets, incredible. wolverine is fantastic, and your choice of color is tops all around! can't wait...
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    nice! congrats on the score. the first thing my...

    nice! congrats on the score. the first thing my son said when mine arrived was 'i wish we had two, that way we could both play one.' lol, kids.
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    oh nice! i hadn't seen this yet, great job! i've...

    oh nice! i hadn't seen this yet, great job! i've been working on painting mine (posted some pics & a new thread before i saw your post here :P) as well.

    how many extra did you get?
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    haha, yikes! didn't look like that a minute ago,...

    haha, yikes! didn't look like that a minute ago, anyone know how to edit the code to get them smaller? maybe i should re-work the originals. :P
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    Treasure Hunter Pics & Painted Minis

    Please post your pictures of your treasure hunters painted up!
    I'm nearly finished with mine (keeping my finger's crossed i'll finish tonight), and figured I'd go ahead & post some pics of the...
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    Really pumped to learn & hear more about this,...

    Really pumped to learn & hear more about this, and to be a part of its development when time. :) great idea guys!
  106. Thread: Rivet Homes

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    maybe multi-level buildings? i saw some on that...

    maybe multi-level buildings? i saw some on that site as well, rivet world versions would rock, comedianmasta.
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    I've been tinkering with a rule set for campaign...

    I've been tinkering with a rule set for campaign play, based on the map of rivet world, incorporating a resources structure. it would play out kind of like risk, in that each faction would gain...
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    Awesome! how many generals did this offensive...

    Awesome! how many generals did this offensive require? great set-up, and i love seeing all the different painted minis on the battlefield. landing craft, city, three fronts. looks epic. :)
  109. Thread: Silly question

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    to add to what juan said, here's the rule pages...

    to add to what juan said, here's the rule pages that refer to rivets. (from the pdf. version Ted posted on the forum).

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  110. Thread: WWI Film List

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    Hell's Angels (1930)

    Hell's Angels (1930)
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    so, i've only seen these pictures small, until...

    so, i've only seen these pictures small, until just now, when i opened them on their own. here it is cropped, so you guys can fully appreciate the work on these. i recommend you open the original...
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    :dont-know:

    :dont-know:
  113. Thread: Two Unit Ideas

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    i know we have canine attack units, but i thought...

    i know we have canine attack units, but i thought it was interesting to know that they were also used for communication. that picture is of a dog that just swam across a channel to deliver a message.
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    it may slow down quite a bit once you add all the...

    it may slow down quite a bit once you add all the expansions, and start playing larger scale games. that said, i think using a simple set of rules for an engineer, in keeping with the streamlined...
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    maybe we should just go back to a simple, no...

    maybe we should just go back to a simple, no stacking of terrain rule. ;)
  116. Thread: Two Unit Ideas

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    found a great source for the radio op figures for...

    found a great source for the radio op figures for each army: http://forum.axishistory.com/viewtopic.php?f=59&t=172747&start=225

    maybe the allied use a horse, and the blight use a 2-man team? would...
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    check this here:

    check this here:
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    might have to divide those stats between combat...

    might have to divide those stats between combat engineers & sappers. ie, Build & Repair for Engineers, and Sabotage & Demolish for the Sappers.

    just to keep the engineer from being too overpowered.
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    exactly! i know we've discussed engineers in...

    exactly! i know we've discussed engineers in another thread, but it would be awesome if they could lay & remove terrain elements (including bunkers, turrets, etc.!)

    maybe they would have to roll...
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    that solves that then - NO Barbwire on SO's!

    that solves that then - NO Barbwire on SO's!
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    fantastic job! i really dig the silver accents...

    fantastic job! i really dig the silver accents for the blight, and the pupil-less eyes. can't wait to see the rest of the units. :)
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    runnnn!!!!!! 25798

    runnnn!!!!!!

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    this might be helpful for people wondering what...

    this might be helpful for people wondering what the pva & pigment technique is: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JgWpEQ9JSs4#t=26
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    love all these ideas. :)

    love all these ideas. :)
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    thank you Bulldoguk, what a great post! i've...

    thank you Bulldoguk, what a great post!
    i've been toying with going arcylic for painting my minis. I've been using enamels & laquers for the most part. Do the acrylics hold up well enough on the...
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    If a cavalry, support, tank, or other larger unit...

    If a cavalry, support, tank, or other larger unit could move through a strategic objective, then i'd rule 'Yes' you can place barb wire on an SO - because there would be a balanced mechanic to deal...
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    Exactly, as the unit base grows through each...

    Exactly, as the unit base grows through each expansion, the game will become more layered & units like parman will become less powerful in the overall scope. There will be a mechanic to use against...
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    awesome! congrats on demoing the game, & for the...

    awesome! congrats on demoing the game, & for the great response you got. seems like this game makes waves everywhere it goes. :)
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    i guess it all comes down to what scenario you...

    i guess it all comes down to what scenario you are playing, or if it's a pick-up game how many VP you are playing to and how many DP/RP you get per turn. those variables really determine the tactics...
  130. Thread: General Patston

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    amazing skills, must have a steady hand!

    amazing skills, must have a steady hand!
  131. it's a good start, but i'll just wait & see what...

    it's a good start, but i'll just wait & see what you do with it - it could go anywhere from here. ;)

    great idea though, and i love the idea of different paint apps.
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    that's interesting, as gaston sees play in just...

    that's interesting, as gaston sees play in just about every game we play. paired with jager & a MG, they can create one heck of a defensive wall.
  133. Thread: Two Unit Ideas

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    exactly on the money. he would only be usable as...

    exactly on the money. he would only be usable as long as he was accompanied by another (support) infantry unit (or hero infantry), and the infantry & radio operator would have to expend their combat...
  134. Thread: Ted's new video

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    Ted, Bill, how you guys passed-up a wyld stallyns...

    Ted, Bill, how you guys passed-up a wyld stallyns reference here is beyond me. ah well, missed opportunity.
    Really enjoyed watching these, thanks for taking the time to film & post them!
    I know...
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    Would you mind sharing what kind of paint you...

    Would you mind sharing what kind of paint you find works best for your miniatures, or do you use an array of paints/pigments/etc? again, fantastic work on these, i'm getting excited about painting my...
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    the two plug heroes never see action for us. i've...

    the two plug heroes never see action for us. i've used them both intentionally, but never with much effectiveness. romler is the better of the two, as your chances of a kill per attack go up 16+%....
  137. Thread: Two Unit Ideas

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    hey Knate, what if the radio operator had 1 life,...

    hey Knate, what if the radio operator had 1 life, same movement & runner ability as an infantry unit, a pistol for protection range 1 & 1/0/0/0/0 attack. his special skill/ability would be calling in...
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    well, good effort, better luck on the next wave....

    well, good effort, better luck on the next wave. i'm sure you'll improve with practice.



    ;) lol, jk - these are incredible! i love all the little details, patson looks almost real, all the...
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    lol, you two don't have to change on account of...

    lol, you two don't have to change on account of me, but it does lend a bit of confusion. i usually don't look at the name, just the avatar, that's on me.

    here's a few you both may like, not too...
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    ok, this one's my official favorite right now....

    ok, this one's my official favorite right now. too perfect!
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    you could remove those SM's from the deck,...

    you could remove those SM's from the deck, effectively ending any anxiety over them. not really a proponent of this, but it's a tidy way of doing it without changing any rules.

    i like the draw to...
  142. Thread: Leeroy Jenkins!

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    also, someone metioned in another thread about...

    also, someone metioned in another thread about making no-man's land 2-3 tiles deep, which would effectively make leeroy jenkins far harder to achieve.
  143. Thread: Leeroy Jenkins!

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    depending upon the specific mission/tile layout,...

    depending upon the specific mission/tile layout, we rarely have any trouble achieving leeroy jenkins. for a spell we were playing a house rule that you must enter the row of grids closest to your...
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    so, same avatar thing... not working for me. ;)

    so, same avatar thing... not working for me. ;)
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    One more for today. "Keep Your Eyes Closed!" ...

    One more for today. "Keep Your Eyes Closed!"

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    oooo, TH rolls a 6! FIND TREASURE. 25703

    oooo, TH rolls a 6! FIND TREASURE.
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    i was working on this one, lol. harder than it...

    i was working on this one, lol. harder than it sounds - and i didn't even think of using my avatar, but i just might have to now.
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    these are getting better and better - really...

    these are getting better and better - really dynamic ideas! action cards to remove plugs, hand grenade, and pop the hatch are now among my favorites.

    you've given me ideas for a few more:
    ...
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    thanks Lance!

    thanks Lance!
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    awesome, thanks Ted!

    awesome, thanks Ted!
  151. Thread: Ostrich Factory

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    awesome Ted, i love those gundam backdrops! would...

    awesome Ted, i love those gundam backdrops! would be a great dio to have a crane servicing an ostrich, like in this sketch you posted earlier:
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    I couldn't resist, such a fun idea binary! :)...

    I couldn't resist, such a fun idea binary! :)
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    mind showing us how to add a tag to a post, and...

    mind showing us how to add a tag to a post, and where to find tags on posts, and how to search/use them? i honestly could not find anything to do with tags anywhere.
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    yes yes and yes, to all of those ideas. this is...

    yes yes and yes, to all of those ideas. this is what i was hoping for guys, brainstorming, kicking the ol' rivet 'round.

    i do hope we see more +/- VP cards, but i agree even more with hoping...
  155. Thread: Two Unit Ideas

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    you guys both got it right, more ammo/full...

    you guys both got it right, more ammo/full magazine would equal more bullets, not another chance to hit. it just increases the odds of landing a single hit.
  156. Thread: Two Unit Ideas

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    i wouldn't think the ammo runner would actually...

    i wouldn't think the ammo runner would actually increase your attack power, just allow for more attacks... still, it is a less messy option to use existing rules.
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    couldn't agree more knate. sometimes having...

    couldn't agree more knate. sometimes having something to want is better than having it, and makes getting it that much more exciting. i want a full set of rivet wars figures, every one of them... but...
  158. Thread: Two Unit Ideas

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    maybe a simple buff is all the ammo unit needs....

    maybe a simple buff is all the ammo unit needs. Buff; Resupply: Each unit may attack 1 additional target. they should be very low firepower, 1/0/0/0/0. i might also add Runner ability, so they can...
  159. Thread: Map Tiles Sets

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    25686 Been looking for a way to do this for...

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    Been looking for a way to do this for some while now (without using photoshop), you've done an outstanding job!
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    liking everything about this post, but wondering...

    liking everything about this post, but wondering if maybe the repair should be dependent upon a successful 1D6 roll?

    engineer squad as an expansion set would be perfect. a set of them for each...
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    awesome, thanks for sharing!

    awesome, thanks for sharing!
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    Thanks for sharing your pics & experience, but i...

    Thanks for sharing your pics & experience, but i have to say if you guys only played to one point then you've got a lot to look forward to in a complete game. :)
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    another bit of info from Darrell at ACD: "It is 1...

    another bit of info from Darrell at ACD: "It is 1 per game. As we will have stock on them."

    the mini is $10 on their site.

    so, there you have it, one sure way to get the mini is to get a...
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    Poll: i remember that discussion binary, and that would...

    i remember that discussion binary, and that would be the most practical way to go about having a risk-esque campaign... but i think what we're talking about is how awesome a sight a room full of...
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    another awesome thread that should be stickied....

    another awesome thread that should be stickied. ;)

    thanks for keeping all this awesome WIP shots in one place for us binary.

    and yes, i read back through the posts daily. :)
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    might outta take the emails out of your message...

    might outta take the emails out of your message wtf. ;) bots 'n all. (i already made this mistake today :P)
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    also, here's the link to their site, type in...

    also, here's the link to their site, type in 'Rivet' into the search bar. the game & treasure hunter pop up. http://onlinestore.acdd.com/eportal/IM_Apps/Products_ACD.aspx
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    for those of you hoping to get this figure...

    for those of you hoping to get this figure through ACD distribution, here's the official word:

    "We only sell to retailers. Also, to get the mini, the store would need to buy the game from us as...
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    Thanks Borg, will do. I honestly didn't even know...

    Thanks Borg, will do. I honestly didn't even know about the Legion until today, but am excited about the credit system.

    Here's to hoping we'll see many many more expansions & rivets for years to...
  170. Thread: Two Unit Ideas

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    both great ideas, i think with a creative rules...

    both great ideas, i think with a creative rules these would be invaluable.
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    thanks derek! wish i had known about this sooner,...

    thanks derek! wish i had known about this sooner, would already be qualified for the treasure hunter. :P ah well, better late than never.
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    anyone else having trouble finding the...

    anyone else having trouble finding the application form?

    edit: i just emailed legion for a form, waiting to hear back.

    edit again: removed email, sorry!
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    awesome work Ted, will these be showing up on box...

    awesome work Ted, will these be showing up on box art or in an art book, etc?
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    Poll: maybe a 'Risk' style game of rivet wars? you have...

    maybe a 'Risk' style game of rivet wars? you have to move your armies from 'country' to country... a whole room full of rivet wars would be awe-inspiring.
  175. so... have you opened him yet? moar pics please!...

    so... have you opened him yet? moar pics please! :)
  176. Thread: Sergeants

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    really like this idea and think it'd bring more...

    really like this idea and think it'd bring more dimension to the game while still feeling like rivet wars. might have to mock this up for a play-test. :)
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    you guys are totally harshing my treasure hunter...

    you guys are totally harshing my treasure hunter vibe. juan & lance, please take this to pm's & work it out between yourselves.

    @M2 Wolverine, i couldn't agree more, would hope this will be an...
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    thanks DnE, the cards i mentioned are certainly a...

    thanks DnE, the cards i mentioned are certainly a rough-draft, and many are far too overpowered. I like where you're headed with the 'the value of life' and 'HG gone fishing' cards. heck i like...
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    I appreciate your view, but in almost every game...

    I appreciate your view, but in almost every game i've played with the cards (paper rivet wars had no cards), a secret mission card won the winning point(s) or played a crucial role in winning. From...
  180. nice! now, if only i could add it to cart!...

    nice! now, if only i could add it to cart! :thinking:
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    i like the comments so far, but more to the...

    i like the comments so far, but more to the point, what do you guys think about cards/actions/missions that take VP away?
    i like the pace & simplicity of rivet wars, but i really want to see a...
  182. i'm up for variety & challenge, i'd try it once...

    i'm up for variety & challenge, i'd try it once for sure. just like i've tried the landing craft, the 4 player game, and all of the scenarios in the rule book. we've even had a game where the board...
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    local game shop? just a guess, i'm not 100% sure.

    local game shop? just a guess, i'm not 100% sure.
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    We've been spreading the rivet fever here ever...

    We've been spreading the rivet fever here ever since i got the paper set printed, and now that the game is here it's been just about the only thing our gaming group's been playing (well, that and...
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    http://www.coolminiornot.com/forums/showthread.php...

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/forums/showthread.php?56145-Dah-dah-dah-dah-dah-dah-daaaah-dah-dah-dah-dah-dah-dah!-dah!-dah!&p=724196#post724196
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    must. have. this. mini.... @455 PWR, i too hope...

    must. have. this. mini.... @455 PWR, i too hope we'll have a chance to snag this guy, i bought at least 1 of everything for the KS, and don't plan on missing any expansions or mini's that come along....
  187. lance, would you put the SO's in each armies...

    lance, would you put the SO's in each armies territory then, instead of no-mans? seems a might bit tough way to play.
  188. pretty cool stats, feels like a balanced unit,...

    pretty cool stats, feels like a balanced unit, and i'm really digging the 'gold' mechanic. again, congrats.

    is this guy neutral, or is he with the allies?
  189. ok, i'm super jealous, and while i'm not so...

    ok, i'm super jealous, and while i'm not so interested in how you got this one, i want to know if we can look forward to purchasing him somewhere in the future?

    now yes yes yes, stats please, can...
  190. Thread: Warped tiles...

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    mine still warp a little at the corners, and have...

    mine still warp a little at the corners, and have taken up permanent residence under our complete calvin & hobbes boxed set. luckily, the warping is at a minimum now, and does not affect game play...
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    Action & Secret Mission Homebrew & Brainstorming

    I'd love to hear everyone's thoughts on what Action & Secret Mission cards you'd like to see in future expansions.
    Ted, do you have new cards/rules you're tinkering with that you can share with us?...
  192. i have several dozen games under my belt, most...

    i have several dozen games under my belt, most with paper rivet wars. i have never been able to use, nor have i seen anyone use tank shock. ever. it just never happens/comes up. most tanks are lost...
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    Agreed with above. Also, Parman's Buff is...

    Agreed with above.

    Also, Parman's Buff is activated during your attack phase, so your infantry rapid assault's 3 grids (Parma's buff amount).

    Once all combat is finished for your turn, you...
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    wow, that's pretty much how i want mine to look -...

    wow, that's pretty much how i want mine to look - excellent work! i really dig the weathered copper pipes, and the bold colors.
  195. Thread: Rivet Homes

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    TOO COOL! Please post the pdf. or a link to it,...

    TOO COOL! Please post the pdf. or a link to it, i'd love to make some of these for my game.
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    We're getting water slide decals with the blitz...

    We're getting water slide decals with the blitz sets, maybe in wave 2? Should work nicely for the models & for banners.

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    white lacquer primer, out of a can - most of the...

    white lacquer primer, out of a can - most of the time.
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    Sticky: Thanks for putting this together Ted. Will it be...

    Thanks for putting this together Ted. Will it be added to as time goes by & more questions/answers come up in this thread?

    Also, i thought survivors of tank shock had to move via a deviation...
  199. Thread: MT-1 Ostrich

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    a thing of beauty, really digging the clean look

    a thing of beauty, really digging the clean look
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    wow, really dig these too - much more along the...

    wow, really dig these too - much more along the lines of where i'm thinking of taking my painting, clean & simple, but great details!
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