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    Nameless and Guildmaster

    Hi all,
    Anyone have one or both for sale and yes I'm watching ebay at the same time.
    Thanks,
    D
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    Arcadia Quest tokens

    Hi all,
    Looking for an extra set of the plastic skull death tokens as well as the plastic token set (with the portals et al cast in plastic).
    Thanks,
    D
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    Yikes, Looks like an el cheapo chinese rip off...

    Yikes,
    Looks like an el cheapo chinese rip off to me. Of course the fact that there are no minis is a deal breaker for me. However, the strictly average artwork and bare bones tokens aren't a great...
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    I don't mess around when it comes to varnishing...

    I don't mess around when it comes to varnishing figures for play (but then I have 2 kids).
    2 coats of tamiya gloss varnish with 12 hours each then a final coat of taimya matt to kill the shine. So...
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    My understanding is that the player to the right...

    My understanding is that the player to the right essentially controls the monster (i.e. would act as the monster would). I think your interpretation is correct, it would be fairly ridiculous for a...
  6. Sculpted guild tokens from original arcadia quest

    As the title suggests, looking for em
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    Great, previous reply oblierated. Take 2... I...

    Great, previous reply oblierated. Take 2...
    I presume you're in cape town you lucky bugger (although we like to convince ourselves that joburg is more vibrant, I digress).
    AQ is a great game - its...
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    These are great. How about a full size dragon...

    These are great. How about a full size dragon though (and by full size, I dont mean lifesize - but rather the whole mini not just a bust)?
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    Arcadia Quest Guildmaster

    As the title suggests, I'm looking for a new in box guildmaster.
    Alas, nothing on ebay at the moment.
    Thanks,
    D
  10. I partied with a gryphon once. Craziest 3 days of...

    I partied with a gryphon once. Craziest 3 days of my life. I still have the scars!
  11. Thread: orc mongol

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    ANy idea when these are likely to be available?

    ANy idea when these are likely to be available?
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    Hooray! Rats are cool and goblins are cool so...

    Hooray! Rats are cool and goblins are cool so already I'm excited but I love gobbos like this, evil buggers. I'll be following!!
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    Be sure to let us know when kickstarter starts!

    Be sure to let us know when kickstarter starts!
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    Lekker, Im in Joburg and the other arch is in...

    Lekker, Im in Joburg and the other arch is in pretoria. One of these days we'll all to have to arrange a painting get together/ clinic!!
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    Hey Moth, Welcome back, which part of SA are you...

    Hey Moth,
    Welcome back, which part of SA are you in? Oh and dont worry about your decision, I'm sure Zuma will be out soon enough:)
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    As I've posted before I like these paints but not...

    As I've posted before I like these paints but not sure about the brushes. I'm a bit of a licker and the size of the handles offers a hindrance (hard to describe its just tricky to lick a point...)....
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    Very nice as always. I dont suppose you could...

    Very nice as always. I dont suppose you could share the paints used in your blood angel terminators?
    Cheers,
    D
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    Woogity, Quick question - over on your update...

    Woogity, Quick question - over on your update page you mention a colossus and a rex. I've only seen these 3 kroxies together with a cold one rider in development. Am I missing a model?
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    Yip, this has a far more "original trilogy" feel...

    Yip, this has a far more "original trilogy" feel than the prequels. As you say though, updated for a new generation.
    I think the issue is that it will never feel the same - I remember seeing a new...
  20. For what its worth yeah face first then mask....

    For what its worth yeah face first then mask. I've also not had a lot of luck with liquid mask - even after a varnish I've battled to get it off and sometimes it has even fused with the varnish...
  21. Cool, what was the painting competition at icon...

    Cool, what was the painting competition at icon like?
  22. Haha Zab, nice list, I was going to suggest...

    Haha Zab, nice list, I was going to suggest reaper. Its a pity you missed their bones 3 kickstarter - lots of seriously cheap minis to practice on. Keep an eye out for their 4th one.
    You could also...
  23. I've found that with airbrushing I need way more...

    I've found that with airbrushing I need way more thinning than suggested. Most people suggest diluting paint 1:1 with thinner (whether water or specific to your brand of paint) but I've pretty much...
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    Totally what Maxx said. I got the 2 in 1. The 0.4...

    Totally what Maxx said. I got the 2 in 1. The 0.4 is great for basecoating but the 0.15 can be finicky unless you're using ink. I eventually got the 0.2 which I now use for fine detail.
    I bought a...
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    Christ on a cracker what a horrid direction for...

    Christ on a cracker what a horrid direction for them to take. I didn't think they would mess so badly with WFB. As the game that got me started in miniatures (I went into a shop looking for the...
  26. Nice review thanks. Quick comment on the shipping...

    Nice review thanks. Quick comment on the shipping - I ordered these and live in south africa which is usually a real pain to get items shipped to. Arrived in about 10 days which is amazing!! While I...
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    Got mine last night. Minor injuries - few teeth...

    Got mine last night. Minor injuries - few teeth missing and tip of 2 tongues with one foot missing a toe (well not missing, loose in the packet but you know what I mean). All easily repaired and...
  28. I had this issue too with a logitech keyboard. I...

    I had this issue too with a logitech keyboard. I found that submerging both in mineral turpentine solved the problem and I now have more time to paint miniatures
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    I'm also in for testing if you still need....

    I'm also in for testing if you still need. Currently testing scale 75. PM if needed, thanks
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    Exactly what Ozy says. Bloody big wyvern but...

    Exactly what Ozy says. Bloody big wyvern but still not a dragon
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    Oh dear lord yes the postal strike, its causing...

    Oh dear lord yes the postal strike, its causing havoc with all my expected parcels to jhb, sucks.
  32. Since I am in for 2 monsters and really really...

    Since I am in for 2 monsters and really really want the minotaur - consider this an added shameless plug for a cool KS!
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    +2 for stew and ritual and +1 for the infinity 2...

    +2 for stew and ritual and +1 for the infinity 2 in 1. Also recommend https://www.everythingairbrush.com. Used aztek for many years then "upgraded" to an amazon chinese knockoff (the lesson there was...
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    Yeah these things have got just the right amount...

    Yeah these things have got just the right amount croc and snapping turtle!
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    And in other news, do you have any interest in...

    And in other news, do you have any interest in greenskin sculpting? I would think with these skills we could see some lovely additions (harkening back to the days of Brian Nelson etc)!
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    Crikey, as a long time greenskin devotee with...

    Crikey, as a long time greenskin devotee with little interest in lizards can I just say you had better let me know when you cast those up. I needs them. I needs them real bad.
  37. And they do seem to ship to SA, praise be to all...

    And they do seem to ship to SA, praise be to all the major and minor deities!!
  38. Really hope shipping to south africa is possible...

    Really hope shipping to south africa is possible with this one, had to miss out on last one:(
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    I went in for the dragon, waited what I thought...

    I went in for the dragon, waited what I thought was just a short skip and a jump then got it without incident. That, Cang and the titan dragon from rackham are, in my opinion the most awesomest...
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    Store upside down - got it, will try that:)

    Store upside down - got it, will try that:)
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    Gosh I wonder what I'm doing wrong. I bought 6 of...

    Gosh I wonder what I'm doing wrong. I bought 6 of their complete sets on a whim and, in direct contradiction to ritual, I'm using them less and less since posting here. Diluted with water results in...
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    Cool, I'm glad. Having said what I said I'm...

    Cool, I'm glad. Having said what I said I'm battling a bit with diluting the scale 75 paints. Used straight out of the pot they have good coverage but are a bit too thick for my liking. However,...
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    Hi Simon. Out of interest - what are you using to...

    Hi Simon. Out of interest - what are you using to thin your scale 75 paints? Mine are behaving very very strangely with water and water slow dry mixes - they become a bit gummy with extremely poor...
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    As a follow up to this I was wondering if anyone...

    As a follow up to this I was wondering if anyone has had issues with scale 75 paints and adherence?
    The quality of the paints seems good but I was able to rub off a layer of paint simply by putting...
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    I second what ritual says. I still think citadel...

    I second what ritual says. I still think citadel has some of the best metallics and scale 75 doesnt quite have the range but so far they are looking good. Referring to an earlier post of mine the...
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    A drill bit, even better!! As for shaking it I...

    A drill bit, even better!! As for shaking it I actually took the top off, put in a stainless steel agitator and shook the bejesus out of it. I think the hole was too small.
    Also used to being able...
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    Tis true although I like the idea of a toothpick...

    Tis true although I like the idea of a toothpick more, will try that later
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    Scale 75 pots loaded with explosives?

    So my new scale 75 set arrives. As a long time citadel user, like many I take a certain delight in diversifying from GW. I happily open the set and notice the paint I plan on using appears sealed at...
  49. Crikey, Mr Hobby is a type of lacquer thinner. I...

    Crikey, Mr Hobby is a type of lacquer thinner. I might try a mix like this...
    Oh and kretcher if you're looking at eurotek and can afford sil air then have a look at the sparmax 610. I think I've...
  50. Yip it seems the compressor is an issue, have my...

    Yip it seems the compressor is an issue, have my eye on a proper eurotek for the near future.
    Just thought it was interesting. I think whats happening is that the paint is too thin for the fixed PSI...
  51. Intersting observation - X20A and the airbrush

    Seems everyone is airbrushing these days. I've used tamiya and GW paints thinned with X20A in the aztek airbrush for a while for basecoating with little incident (I actually thought I was getting the...
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    Right folks well there you have it. Anyone else...

    Right folks well there you have it. Anyone else from SA keen on this idea? Surely there must be more than 1 of us...
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    Why is noone doing masterclass classes in south...

    Why is noone doing masterclass classes in south africa?:(
  54. Agree with Wyrm, cant pledge until both dragons...

    Agree with Wyrm, cant pledge until both dragons are howdahless. Shame since they're awesome but still beasts of burden at present:(
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    Oh Dear, I keep getting up some interest in SDE...

    Oh Dear,
    I keep getting up some interest in SDE then talking myself out of it, mainly through looking at the hordes of unpainted stuff I already have. Then something like this comes along and I'm...
  56. DR, CF and ten ball - agreed

    DR, CF and ten ball - agreed
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    As closure to this thread and as a lesson for...

    As closure to this thread and as a lesson for future, turps did nothing at all to the goop. I then tried isopropyl alcohol. The good news is it removed the goop. The bad new is it removed significant...
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    Bugger, the goop is unchanged. The problem with...

    Bugger, the goop is unchanged. The problem with windsor and newton is that I have compounded the issue by spraying additional varnishes over their varnish.
    I'm going to attack it with spirits and...
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    Thanks, will give it a try later

    Thanks, will give it a try later
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    Removing "varnish goop"

    Right, so I spent ages working on a marble column.
    I decided it needed gloss varnish. I've been using testors dullcote spray and windsor and newton matt varnish without incident so got a batch of...
  61. Been following this and, same as everyone I...

    Been following this and, same as everyone I despise failcast and have bittersweet memories of starting off in GW and then having to go elsewhere for my fix. Having said this my first love will also...
  62. And my axe! I mean, interest too. One...

    And my axe! I mean, interest too.

    One additional thing and I understand that there are no requests being taken per se but if its at possible please consider modelling a non saddle/ non howdah/ au...
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    Fair enough, I suppose dark blue would be...

    Fair enough, I suppose dark blue would be considered black anyway, I'm thinking of flat black
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    Thanks for the replies guys. I had not thought of...

    Thanks for the replies guys. I had not thought of black - personally I hate black as its boring but a very dark blue (or even purple:) - now we are talking. I like that idea.
    One vote for a warm...
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    Colour theorists I need some advice!

    Right, long term lurker and occasional poster but its time to start some WIP's (of course first I need to figure out how to insert pics directly into the body of messages etc but lets give this a...
  66. Thats him, PM sent

    Thats him, PM sent
  67. Forgeworld OOP Troll and Warlord on Boar

    Pretty much what the title says.
    Havent seen either of these up for sale in ages and wondered if anyone has a lead on where one might be acquired.
    Also interested in the squig hopper and nazgob the...
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    Thanks for the replies. Bloodhowl, yep that's the...

    Thanks for the replies. Bloodhowl, yep that's the sort of thing I was looking for, good tutorial, maybe styrofoam is going to be better than wood.
    Rune, mainly square bases but some round.
    Thanks...
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    Recessing bases into a diorama

    So I'm wondering if anyone has any decent resources for techniques to recess a base into a diorama so that it looks really neat? I've tried the usual way of chopping out a poorly sized hole in the...
  70. Wow, what a little gem this is! You sir can take...

    Wow, what a little gem this is! You sir can take my money!
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    You, sir, are a bastard for bringing this to my...

    You, sir, are a bastard for bringing this to my attention. I have no choice but to weight in on collector as well. Going to be tough to explain to the better half...
  72. All good points and yes there is always going to...

    All good points and yes there is always going to be an outcry and talk of tightening up gun control laws followed by the 2nd amendment argument etc etc but bloodhowl, I believe you indirectly...
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    Ravage for ipad?

    Pretty much what the title says. Anyone know if this is likely going to happen? Would make it so much easier to get copies. Game forces is techincally available although their last issue is July...
  74. I feel your pain. Living out here in South Africa...

    I feel your pain. Living out here in South Africa we dont exactly have access to a lot of stock. I had my concerns about it and basically avoided it until the mangler squigs came out. Went to 3...
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    Deathleaper

    Howdy,
    I'm looking for a metal deathleaper. Always wanted to get one and now note they're only making him in finecast. After going through 6 mangler squigs only to find out that every single one had...
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    2 cents worth

    Well I'm one of the folks who put in their preorder just on 2 years ago. At no stage have I felt uncomfortable or misled. Andy has always been quick to respond to any questions. He has always been...
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    Many times, the bastards keep releasing fantastic...

    Many times, the bastards keep releasing fantastic new models right after I order so I'm forced to reorder! Never had a single problem with them (although once I was sent the wrong figure and within a...
  78. Anyone know if this will be one of the rereleases...

    Anyone know if this will be one of the rereleases now that rackham licence has been bought?
  79. Thread: Hirst Arts

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    Wow this is truly wierd. Now 6 different PC's and...

    Wow this is truly wierd. Now 6 different PC's and 3 browsers tried over different parts of the city. Tried refreshing caches, tried removing all security protocols and even reinstalled IE9 and...
  80. Thread: Hirst Arts

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    Weird, still doesn't load on multiple browsers...

    Weird, still doesn't load on multiple browsers and multiple computers for me:(
  81. Thread: Hirst Arts

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    Hirst Arts

    Anyone know what the problem is at hirstarts?
    www.hirstarts.com
    Tried to visit a few weeks ago and site seemed to be down. Have been trying with increasing frequency for at least 2 weeks now but...
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    Interesting topic, nice to hear both sides but I...

    Interesting topic, nice to hear both sides but I for one feel the approach taken by wayland is appropriate ultimately of greatest benefit to us, the consumers.
    I've stuck with GW through thick and...
  83. My main concern with the resin is the toxicity. I...

    My main concern with the resin is the toxicity. I was looking forward to my son getting to the age where we could enjoy this hobby together together but filing and cleaning up resin is really not an...
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    Gw should very def take note. Have most of the...

    Gw should very def take note. Have most of the minis done by aow and they are top notch in terms of detailing and character. Well priced and great service. Like many, with the ridiculous resin...
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    Thanks for all the info, eureka looks most...

    Thanks for all the info, eureka looks most promising for now:)
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    "Proper" Ninja Turtles

    So, all this talk of a ninja turtle movie reboot is getting me a bit uneasy. Could go either way (and yes I know how most feel about the turtles but personally I'm very fond of them - not the 80's...
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    Well I'm far from an expert but in my humble...

    Well I'm far from an expert but in my humble opinion chalkiness results from 2 things:
    1. Colour choice - trying to blend from one colour to a vastly different colour (and pretty much anything to...
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    Indeed

    I'm stuck out in south africa where for years the only real contact with this hobby has been white dwarf (now of course its cmon but given the reprobates that hang out on these forums...;).
    I've...
  89. Thread: Fishies

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    Thanks for the replies. Mantis minis - didn't...

    Thanks for the replies. Mantis minis - didn't notice that, will grab a few, smaller ones might work.
    The mega minis have a fantastic range but alas their aquatic range only includes sea stuff like...
  90. Thread: Fishies

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    Fishies

    Hi all, looking at starting a forest type diorama with a river running through. This will be done in clear cast type resin and I'd like a whole lot of fishies to be visible in the river.
    Finding...
  91. On this note, I keep missing out on sales of this...

    On this note, I keep missing out on sales of this guy. If anyone else has one lying around keen to sell at this price please let me know.
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    Nice diorama, where do the fishies come from?

    Nice diorama, where do the fishies come from?
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    I wouldnt worry overly much. Moved to Dubai 6...

    I wouldnt worry overly much.
    Moved to Dubai 6 months ago. Thought it would be for a while.
    Brought ALL my minis on as hand luggage. So thats 2 large GW mini cases and 2 full size hand luggage bags...
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    Very cool dread indeed, cant wait to see it...

    Very cool dread indeed, cant wait to see it finished.
    Quick question - what did you use for the plating and how did you get it bend so well?
  95. Thread: Mini ID

    by archreptile
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    Mini ID

    Howdy all,
    Just finished watching Lazlo\'s rather excellent hot lead DVD\'s and was wondering if anyone who has seen em can identify the female elf he paints in the \"painting the female form...
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    Aloha, Just one question about these cabinets....

    Aloha,
    Just one question about these cabinets. Obviously most of us put varnish on our minis but when putting mine in cabinets I find they accumulate an amazing amount of dust in short periods of...
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