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    Starting to Get a Little Annoyed

    It's been over a year now since Guilds of Cadwallon was funded. With my pledge I was to get a copy of the rules for the next iteration of Confrontation.


    So where are these rules? Why am I...
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    Googling them was one of the first things I did,...

    Googling them was one of the first things I did, I couldn't find them. I just tried and I still don't see that site come up, that's kind of odd. Thanks for the heads up though!
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    Dragon Painting Forum?

    I liked checking www.dragonpainting.net on occassion to see what was going on with the upcoming confrontation game. Lately however it seems the site has gone down or was removed. Does anyone know...
  4. Thread: Now that's ACE!

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    That made my day. I never would have figured that...

    That made my day. I never would have figured that would work.
  5. Thread: Wolfen Miniatures

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    I think it sucks people are ripping off the IP,...

    I think it sucks people are ripping off the IP, but at the same time I don't really care on a personal level. The company has been defunct for around 6 years now and the new releases (re-releases?)...
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    Oh, I've definitely been there before. Some times...

    Oh, I've definitely been there before. Some times you have ideas or something you want to do and you're in the zone, even though you're already snug in bed. I've seriously contemplated moving across...
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    I thought I was the only one. Unfortunately I...

    I thought I was the only one. Unfortunately I usually get the itch at around midnight or so. I was always a night owl back in the day, but now I can't really do that unless I want to show up as a...
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    http://www.solegends.com/citrt/rtb02orks.htm ...

    http://www.solegends.com/citrt/rtb02orks.htm

    Still NIB and untouched.

    I also had some D&D figures, but I don't know where they went. They were older than dirt.
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    If I were to do it I'd probably get a decent...

    If I were to do it I'd probably get a decent degreasing dishsoap. Dunk the mini in it or pour it over and let it settle in to all the folds and details for a minute or two so that it can bind to the...
  10. Selling individually will naturally get you...

    Selling individually will naturally get you higher returns per item. But, you also need to consider the plausibility of actually selling everything to make that effort to list and ship individually...
  11. The thing I dont like about Christmas is snow....

    The thing I dont like about Christmas is snow. And black ice. And -50 temperatures with the wind chill. And record snow falls, repeatedly. And no snow days, EVER.
  12. Human nature is the problem. We are imperfect, we...

    Human nature is the problem. We are imperfect, we always will be. This is one of those facets. Tragedies will happen. We've endured massacres and senseless killings for ages and more are yet to...
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    There's an expansive market for painted minis....

    There's an expansive market for painted minis. It's mostly commissioned painters or "studios" that can do this for you. You can find a lot of that sort of thing on Ebay if you want a quick solution,...
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    I don't mind the material. I tried cleaning up...

    I don't mind the material. I tried cleaning up the mini a bit and it was relatively easy to cut and shave, which is a plus considering there was a decent amount to clean up. It however is a bit...
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    I showed my other half the figure and explained...

    I showed my other half the figure and explained the circumstances. She was the one who bought it and she was slightly mad as it was an early gift for Christmas. She's also a painter/hobbyist and she...
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    I've honestly been out of the loop for a bit. I...

    I've honestly been out of the loop for a bit. I remember seeing a finecast when they were first out and it had visible flaws through the pack. I was kind of put off, but I almost kind of expected it...
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    Citadel Finecast...? Not so much...

    So, I recently obtained a Finecast mini as a gift. It's hard to complain because I didn't pay for it, and well, it's a dwarf and they're naturally awesome. But I found the quality of the cast to be...
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    The number one thing that I look for when I...

    The number one thing that I look for when I support a campaign is the sculpts that I'll be backing. Hands down, this is the most important to me. There are people who have great concepts, but that...
  19. Yup and if you're Canadian, the price is $90 CAD...

    Yup and if you're Canadian, the price is $90 CAD which today is the equivalent of $91 USD. I dont even know what to say to that. This kind of marketing prices people out of their products. When they...
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    Poll: If brushes were made from hand-plucked baby...

    If brushes were made from hand-plucked baby eyebrows, we may have an issue here. But given the general nature of things I see no problem with harvesting an animal for it's products. It's done in many...
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    It's almost a blessing and a curse. There's so...

    It's almost a blessing and a curse. There's so many KS' starting up and I love supporting them. But damn if it doesn't kill my funds! Relic Knights has a lot of nice figures, I'll definitely be...
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    Yeah, it's mostly a style and preferential thing....

    Yeah, it's mostly a style and preferential thing. Some models are appealing to some while others are not, regardless of how well something is sculpted. I prefer more cartoony or plush models with...
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    I laughed at that probably more than I should...

    I laughed at that probably more than I should have.


    My perspective of why they're nice is in relation mostly to the hobbyist side of things. The models are typically quite clean and that makes...
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    You don't understand why naked/half-naked women...

    You don't understand why naked/half-naked women are popular? :p
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    I have one of the GW ones and it's nice-ish, but...

    I have one of the GW ones and it's nice-ish, but it cost around $60. I likely could have found a way better deal on something elsewhere, but I was being lazy as it was right at the local hobby shop.
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    Excellent work! My only criticism is the NMM on...

    Excellent work! My only criticism is the NMM on the side of the sword, the black just needs a little more blending. Aside that, the NMM on the blade edge of the sword looks great. I love the colors...
  27. From the perspective of a hobbyist, not a gamer,...

    From the perspective of a hobbyist, not a gamer, I would not buy any of these. The sculpts released so far don't look that great, not bad, but definitely not worth the price. When I see prices like...
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    I just promised myself I would stop spending so...

    I just promised myself I would stop spending so much on mini's.. then I saw this kickstarter... Now I'm all :

    Shuttup and take my money!

    *SIGH*
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    If you love the hobby, you'll paint them. If you...

    If you love the hobby, you'll paint them. If you love money, well, you probably wouldnt have dumped it to buy them in the first place. :P

    I have rare mini's and I will eventually paint them. My...
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    I have nearly 300 blisters of Confrontation...

    I have nearly 300 blisters of Confrontation mini's and a heap of boxed sets. If I had to let go of any I'd likely have a panic attack. Unless it was one of my Mid-Nor collectors, I have 7 of those...
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    Article: Quick Fix for Adobe User's

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?1107-quick-fix-for-adobe-users&
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    It can be very stressful. I did it for about 3...

    It can be very stressful. I did it for about 3 years. You get burnout. No matter how enthusiastic you are, burnout comes. It\'s hard to keep up , especialy with something that requires so much time ,...
  33. Thread: Copyright GW

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    You can copy to your hearts content as long as...

    You can copy to your hearts content as long as you aren\'t using them in a public manner. You can copy for yourself because personal use isn\'t an infringement. Say if you want to paint the figures...
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    When it comes down to selling online it breaks...

    When it comes down to selling online it breaks down into a few bits as to what will make your auction sell, extremely high or extremely low...

    First off is most important I think. A painters...
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    Ahh ok, that makes sense as anything I\'ve heard....

    Ahh ok, that makes sense as anything I\'ve heard. I was going to do work with brushworks but I missed out and had some stuff to deal with. Then when I got back into painting Josh gave me some orders...
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    And it all goes quiet ... again.. as usual.. lol

    And it all goes quiet ... again.. as usual.. lol
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    Dennis, I\'m sure he didn\'t mean it too be rude...

    Dennis, I\'m sure he didn\'t mean it too be rude but rather as a warning. It is true, full time painters are more reliable because they do paint to pay bills. But you can\'t be sure if a person is...
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    Hey Kelly, what ever happened to Brushworks and...

    Hey Kelly, what ever happened to Brushworks and Josh ? I wasn\'t really around when things broke up and it seems whenever I ask, people avoid answering like it was the plague reincarnated.
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    It would seem to be a decent job, but I gurantee...

    It would seem to be a decent job, but I gurantee you probably would never get payed enough to make it worth your time. Although I\'m not sure exactly how they hand out their payment, I\'m almost sure...
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    woops, my bad! I saw in the title of the sidebar...

    woops, my bad!
    I saw in the title of the sidebar thingy a new topic in the forums about a new article so I checked and saw that there was only one new article and that was on the Klean strip. I...
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    I\'m not sure if we have \"Klean-Strip Brush...

    I\'m not sure if we have \"Klean-Strip Brush Cleaner and Conditioner\" Here in North America. I did a search at home depot\'s website and there was nothing even close to it. In fact, I even checked...
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    If I can say anything on paint , its to trust...

    If I can say anything on paint , its to trust testing over hype. I liked GW when they had good containers, I liked them alot. But when they got the new bottles I was quite annoyed. I still hate the...
  43. Tom Kirby\'s remark on removal of online retail...

    Well in case you havent read it yet...

    http://investor.games-workshop.com/frameset.asp?pageID=76&GroupID=10

    Now something that strikes me as odd is that when he says ;


    \"The Hobby in...
  44. Thread: Brushworks

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    Brushworks

    Anyone know whatever happened to Brushworks? (from portent.net). I know that its probably old news, but I never really heard anything as to what happened and why Josh broke up the team.

    Any rumors...
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    Welp, things were kind of settled today. I...

    Welp, things were kind of settled today. I contacted the GW HQ here in Canada but they dumped the problem on the store manager here. I feel quite bad for having to get the manager here to sort things...
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    http://www.geocities.com/mythstats/entry.html ...

    http://www.geocities.com/mythstats/entry.html

    Took some pics.. look for yourself if you like. You be the judge on how it is.
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    Naw, I didnt have insurance because it was the GW...

    Naw, I didnt have insurance because it was the GW store here in my city that shipped it and received it. So it was either the main HQ or the store here that doesnt know how to package delicates. Im...
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    I emailed them yesterday , but somehow I doubt...

    I emailed them yesterday , but somehow I doubt they will say anything.

    Fixable?

    I dont think that would be possible considering the blending is all chipped. To make the layers look cohesive...
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    Once again. I *HATE* GW

    I got my entry back today from the Canadian LOTR National competition. Or should I say, whats left of it (Gamling mounted w/flag). Much to my surprise when I received it it was in a small box with a...
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    Vallejo Game Color Distributors

    Howdy,

    Quick question for anyone who has any experience in ordering the Vallejo Game Color paint line. Which is generaly the best online retailer for this product?

    I would appreciate some...
  51. Barkel, Darkblade.. or anyone else supporting GW...

    You can go ahead and praise them all you like for their good deeds to you. But just remember, just because it doesnt rain in your city doesnt mean it isnt raining some where else.


    Simply put......
  52. Put your money where your mouth is

    Boycott GW until they start to work for you.

    It works, and it gives the \'big guys\' a reality check that what they do reflects how people think about them , not just how much of a profit margin...
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    \" I agree on letting the mini speak for itself...

    \" I agree on letting the mini speak for itself but not about having \"credentials\" proven. Not everyone can make it to GD or lucky enough to be published. \"

    White Dwarf has to be one of the...
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    *cries*

    I cant beleive they are gone.

    ARRRRRRRRRRRRRGH :mad:

    I bet Games Workshop bought them out and said \'Dont produce your figures anymore, they are making us look bad!\'

    UGH

    Someone buy me...
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    Here it is, once again for you corwin :D ...

    Here it is, once again for you corwin :D

    Acrylic Flow Enhancers


    An acrylic flow enhancer is generaly a clear painting medium used to thin and/or mix paints. Basicaly it is like an...
  56. Welp, Im 19 On average I paint on a 7-8+ level....

    Welp, Im 19
    On average I paint on a 7-8+ level.
    Can I do better? You bet your sweet @$$ I can.

    Paintings about patience, studying and technique.

    Be patient when you paint, your figure isnt...
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    A paint retarder helps keep paint fresh and...

    A paint retarder helps keep paint fresh and workable longer.

    A flow enhancer helps keep the pigment together and breaks up the surface tension so paint applies smoother.

    Hope thats what you...
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    Corwin, if you would like to see the article I...

    Corwin, if you would like to see the article I did it is in the second post of this thread. :)
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    Nope, not true. Read my post . :D

    Nope, not true. Read my post .
    :D
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    This link should work: ...

    This link should work:

    http://www.geocities.com/paintingplace/Artcl_afe.doc

    Just right click this link and choose, \"save target as\".
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    News on New GW Paint range !

    This is in regards to all the rumours, and talk of vallejo being inducted into GW\'s empire....

    I spoke to a GW staff member today on the topic of vallejo game color, and also the new painting...
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    Har har

    I have to laugh when I think about what I post on ebay. When I sit down to paint however I dont think \"Will this sell on ebay?\" . I just paint whatever colors on whatever figure I feel like...
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    I wrote an article on this stuff actualy. If you...

    I wrote an article on this stuff actualy. If you want to download it to read you can find it here:

    http://www.geocities.com/paintingplace/Artcl_afe.doc

    And if ya just want it plain and simple:...
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    So, what ya think?

    After being so busy for so long , I took upon this time of unemployment to sit down , relax and revamp my figure page.

    http://www.geocities.com/paintingplace/Main.html

    All comments and...
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    Well, I\'d say its a choice of taste. Alot of...

    Well, I\'d say its a choice of taste. Alot of people say though that the basecoat effects the brightness or tone of your figures overall final appearance. It may be true to some extent but I beg to...
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    matte look

    I had the glossy look problem before, but that was before I started to use incredibly thinned paint. I dont use ANY inks on my figures either and it makes it alot tougher to make the figure look like...
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    In the past 3 years when I was more actively...

    In the past 3 years when I was more actively painting , I did alot of work for paying hobbyists . I even made a full time job out of it for 2 years and supported my self quite comfortably. I of...
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