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  1. Just a little headsup, I'm still alive, I haven't...

    Just a little headsup, I'm still alive, I haven't quit painting but Total War: Warhammer released this week and that has cut into painting time quite a bit ;)

    But have no fear, once the initial...
  2. Interesting to know. Still have a big tub of the...

    Interesting to know. Still have a big tub of the stuff I used for this so I'll probably finish that one before moving on to other things. Still alot of things to try out with it when opportunity...
  3. Thread: Fat ork [WIP]

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    Could add 2 bars that connects the 2 straps...

    Could add 2 bars that connects the 2 straps around the miniguntubes, one on top and one on the bottom and use the bottom one to connect the flamer part back in with the rest and give it some more...
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    This does indeed scream: 'L'Oreal, because your...

    This does indeed scream: 'L'Oreal, because your worth it' a bit but that doesn't make the paiting any less spectacular, going for true metallics or NMM?
  5. Thanks! Used Vallejo Water Effect (the basic...

    Thanks!

    Used Vallejo Water Effect (the basic one, not the Still Water) but gave it some extra love. The base under it has been painted with different shades that match the murky water I wanted to...
  6. Thread: Fat ork [WIP]

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    What I usually do is pick out a piece of...

    What I usually do is pick out a piece of plasticard rod that's the right size and indeed slice them, it's pretty doable with a very sharp hobby knife, allthough being carefull is recommended ;)
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    can only agree with the other people here, that...

    can only agree with the other people here, that skin is spectacular, those transitions are so godly smooth... And it feels so natural on the mini!!
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    What you did to that mini is simply awesome, I...

    What you did to that mini is simply awesome, I just about love everything about it, from the base, to the colorscheme, to the story/inspiration behind it!
    Let us know when it's up in the gallery so...
  9. Thx for the comments and votes everyone! Always...

    Thx for the comments and votes everyone! Always nice to get some feedback!!

    @Hairster: Thanks, it was alot of fun to play around with it as I made the little snake and the shrooms from some...
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    looking really good, liking the look of the...

    looking really good, liking the look of the doorpanels!
  11. Ok so that took a while to figure out how to get...

    Ok so that took a while to figure out how to get the collage up decently into my gallery but finally it's there:

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/398363

    So: BAMstyle second attempt: VOTES AND C&C...
  12. I got it up in the gallery as well and I learned...

    I got it up in the gallery as well and I learned from BaM's thread that I should scream that in loud big letters and link it... so:

    VOTES AND C&C very much appreciated :)

    EDIT:Bah just checked...
  13. Thx Bam, awefully nice of you!! :) However,...

    Thx Bam, awefully nice of you!! :)

    However, I'm not even dreaming of even the low end of your spectrum for the score!
  14. @Maaenas: Yeah it had dried out more by yesterday...

    @Maaenas: Yeah it had dried out more by yesterday but still had some blurry spots which probably needed a little bit more drying... At that point however I looked at it and realised I didn't really...
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    6.5hrs to get that on a mini... would you by any...

    6.5hrs to get that on a mini... would you by any chance be showing off now? :-p

    Nah /jk, really nice and as expected, the replacement is going to be at least as awesome as the on that had an...
  16. @Sicks and Hairster: thanks guys, glad you like...

    @Sicks and Hairster: thanks guys, glad you like the base, it's the fist time I actually spend some time building a bit of a scenic base :)

    @Dirty Thanks mate, btw I followed your tip about the...
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    Gratz on another set of successes, very well...

    Gratz on another set of successes, very well deserved ofc!!
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    Ow BAM that sucks but I've had that happen to me...

    Ow BAM that sucks but I've had that happen to me as well
    The good thing about it is I never, ever, ever spray a model anymore without checking the bottle I'm holding in my hand at least 20-25...
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    I think it's the fade from brightred to vibrant...

    I think it's the fade from brightred to vibrant light red that makes it look a bit odd, mostly so in that lowest sway of cloth on the upper part...

    Other than that, the lower part looks really...
  20. Thread: Tero's Corner

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    aw man, sorry to hear this, take care and take...

    aw man, sorry to hear this, take care and take all the time you need to get everything sorted out!

    Me and the gf also have 3 cats and for every ounce of awesomness they bring into your life sadly...
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    The snake lady is looking really good, I like how...

    The snake lady is looking really good, I like how the pattern on the scales pops so nicely! A summoning circle should indeed make for a very interesting base, curious to see your take on it :)
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  22. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Grandfather Nurgle must be smiling ear to ear as...

    Grandfather Nurgle must be smiling ear to ear as those are truly amazing pieces!!

    I love your style and your use of vibrant, saturated colors and those transitions...

    How do 3 Slayers swords...
  23. Update time as I'm nearing the end of the goblin...

    Update time as I'm nearing the end of the goblin project :)
    3 day weekend here in Belgium so after a slow week finally got pretty much all the time I needed to put into this one.

    Here's WIP shots...
  24. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Would you like a side dish with that boot, Saint?...

    Would you like a side dish with that boot, Saint? :p

    Looks amazing, can't wait to see your next update!
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    Gratz BAM, well deserved!!

    Gratz BAM, well deserved!!
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    that bust looks like it is going to be...

    that bust looks like it is going to be otherworldly, loving the veins and the atmosphere they bring to it...
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    nice work man, that base is going to look sick!

    nice work man, that base is going to look sick!
  28. Thread: Fat ork [WIP]

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    Yeah don't worry about low amounts of comments,...

    Yeah don't worry about low amounts of comments, once you have questions or need some help with smth you'll notice a ton of people coming out of the woodworks ;)

    Also, it's always good to have a...
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    Good to hear man and best of luck on further...

    Good to hear man and best of luck on further developments!

    Autism indeed is mainly just a label we use to understand things better and by understanding it better you'll all find ways to live it...
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    Amazing work BAM, really inspiring to see you go...

    Amazing work BAM, really inspiring to see you go at them :)
  31. Well I was planning on not adding that to the...

    Well I was planning on not adding that to the display to leave it to the imagination... Some people would indeed think about a cute little bunny, maybe some people would think about some sort of...
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    yeah, now you're starting to get some contrast on...

    yeah, now you're starting to get some contrast on those muscles, nicely done :)

    Try to work up the highlights a bit more towards only the upper half of each muscle for the next couple layers...
  33. that's some nice stuff you got going there, must...

    that's some nice stuff you got going there, must make for a beautiful army!

    Especially liking your rust and oxidation!
  34. Thread: Fat ork [WIP]

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    Looking good man, throwing a reply here to keep...

    Looking good man, throwing a reply here to keep tabs on this ;)é
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    I love how the minimalism of your first post...

    I love how the minimalism of your first post builds up the tension :-p

    Welcome and looking forward to your stuff!
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    That base is really looking good man, awesome...

    That base is really looking good man, awesome wheathering!!

    The thing Maenas mentioned about the hair might be a concern but I think if you place the poster somewhat behind her that should fix it?
  37. @ArchArad: thanks, very kind of you :) At work...

    @ArchArad: thanks, very kind of you :) At work today I suddenly had a little inspiration pop into my mind about where to take the goblin story next so I'm hoping I'll be able to really put that into...
  38. Thread: Tero's Corner

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    Most important thing is you do feel like you got...

    Most important thing is you do feel like you got an honest chance, the rest is indeed a learning experience about that base.

    That bust is a very nice piece indeed, really like the oxidation on the...
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    How do you glue the baking soda? usually turn...

    How do you glue the baking soda? usually turn into a bit of a mash then, doens't it? how do you keep it nice and grainy like the rust should be?
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    The red on the cape is nice and rich and lush,...

    The red on the cape is nice and rich and lush, love it! About that huge moldline on the spearthing tho... :p
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    Congrats on the show and best of luck with your...

    Congrats on the show and best of luck with your exams, if you nail them like you nailed the start of that sphinx, it'll be a cakewalk ;)

    On another note: Having cats is awesome, which is why me...
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    Someone's been busy :) Liking the NMM you got...

    Someone's been busy :)

    Liking the NMM you got going on some of em, nice color but I do think you can push the contrast on some part just a tad higher unless that's the pictures playing tricks? :)...
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    Nice progress and very nice result on that mini,...

    Nice progress and very nice result on that mini, your friend's gonna love it! Really like the book btw!

    How about some blue(ish) graffiti on the wall behind her to tie her into the base?
  44. Thread: Tero's Corner

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    Well honestly I wouldn't feel to bad about what...

    Well honestly I wouldn't feel to bad about what happened...

    A painting competition in a badly lit room just isn't a very good painting comp imo...
    And if the judges, even though working in bad...
  45. @Saint and BAM: thx guys :) Got started on the...

    @Saint and BAM: thx guys :)

    Got started on the goblin this weekendand so far I'm pretty happy with the skin and the face. The shawl and the belt have only been basecoated and shaded a bit so those...
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    Goddammit BAM, those skintones... Gotta contain...

    Goddammit BAM, those skintones... Gotta contain my drooling over here...
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    lovely face with and definitly the right choice...

    lovely face with and definitly the right choice to bump up the rosy cheeks, she's looking good!!
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    Those metallics are looking nice man, nicely aged!

    Those metallics are looking nice man, nicely aged!
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    Hey man, sorry about my previous comment, didn't...

    Hey man, sorry about my previous comment, didn't want to sound harsh or anything so if it came across like that, my apologies :)

    Must be that you are doing very very smooth transition and keeping...
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    That's a very nice face indeed, great eye!! (in...

    That's a very nice face indeed, great eye!! (in both senses of the meaning)... Still one of the parts I struggle with most tbh...

    I've got a couple of buddies who paint but most of them only paint...
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    with the layering on the golem, do you mean more...

    with the layering on the golem, do you mean more basecoating? Because it looks to me like your basecoat is well enough as is :)

    A tip to reduce the glossiness is to dry them with a hairdryer...
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    Are the narcotics truly the only way or are there...

    Are the narcotics truly the only way or are there other secrets to getting the supreme commander to buy mini's for me to paint? ;)

    Nice collection btw, those are going to be loads of fun to paint!
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    Awesome stuff Bailey03, looking forward to waking...

    Awesome stuff Bailey03, looking forward to waking up and going to take a look ;)

    I'd been digging through your thread and picked up a couple tips I tried on my latest models, and still need tons...
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    Same here, would love to be able to see how you...

    Same here, would love to be able to see how you approach faces but, being Europe based, most of the American times will probably be hard for me to join :)

    Very interesting KS there, I have never...
  55. Too tired tonight to get some actual painting...

    Too tired tonight to get some actual painting done (apart from blocking in a couple colors on the gobbo but I did take some time to experiment with all sorts of things to get better pictures and I...
  56. The road to Madness or Delight - Ogre Shooters done, starting next project

    Coral? Are you meme'ing me allready? we hardly even know eachother? :p

    So, got both Ogres finished today and primed my next project as well as made a start at the base I want to build for it.
    ...
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    that looks like it's going to become a brutal...

    that looks like it's going to become a brutal piece, leaving a comment to be sure I'm not missing any progress on it ;)

    That Deathwatch model is also amazing, love the dramatic face!
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    That freehand is looking sick, continue that and...

    That freehand is looking sick, continue that and this is going to be a stellar piece!
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    Awesome mini's in here good sir, those spiderwebs...

    Awesome mini's in here good sir, those spiderwebs are otherworldy!
  60. Hmm, good to know as I'm still not 100%...

    Hmm, good to know as I'm still not 100% comfortable working with either Vallejo metallics nor Citadel metallics...
    Basic metal is done now (maybe, might still do smth extra to it) and tomorrow is a...
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    Voted and commented on both! This hasslefree...

    Voted and commented on both!

    This hasslefree miniature is soooo cool, I'm hoping to pick her up myself one day :)
  62. Thread: Sproket's WIP

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    Don't mind me, just drooling all over the...

    Don't mind me, just drooling all over the place...

    Back when I was a WFHB player Nurgle was my one true Chaos god and you sir, bring great hommage to him!!
    What an amazing piece, I can't even...
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    Awesome start Arch, that face is looking amazing...

    Awesome start Arch, that face is looking amazing so far, can't wait to see how you continue with this!!
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    Lol @the space cats, those look awesome :) ...

    Lol @the space cats, those look awesome :)

    That's some nice looking yellow man!!
  65. Hmmm, my current lights aren't daylight bulbs,...

    Hmmm, my current lights aren't daylight bulbs, only my workstation one is (+ one extra for painting on location), and that's quite a hassle to dismantle every time I want to take some pics... Unless...
  66. Thread: Flunk WIP

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    Gratz on the prizes, well deserved! Next time...

    Gratz on the prizes, well deserved!

    Next time sticking around to actually receive the glory could be a nice touch :-p
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    Sorry to hear about your dad, Zab. Hopefully...

    Sorry to hear about your dad, Zab. Hopefully tests will come back positive and you all will get some good news soon, massive amounts of good vibes your way!

    And don't worry about your...
  68. Hey ArchArad, thx for the headsup, when I posted...

    Hey ArchArad, thx for the headsup, when I posted them they seemed fine but they didn't show up for me anymore either.
    So I quickly made a new Photobucket and edited the post, they should be there...
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    Lol, that's a really thematic piece fit for a...

    Lol, that's a really thematic piece fit for a goblin!

    That butterfly idea is a really good one indeed...
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    Another way to create some great depth and shadow...

    Another way to create some great depth and shadow in skintones is using glazes, which will creatly help with getting skintones more fluent!
    There's a really good article on Massive Voodoo blog in...
  71. Thread: Flunk WIP

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    Good luck man, even though I doubt you're gonna...

    Good luck man, even though I doubt you're gonna need it with a strong piece like that one!!
  72. Thread: Tero's Corner

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    Hehe, I'm aware of this, getting sarcasm across...

    Hehe, I'm aware of this, getting sarcasm across in written means in a non-maternal language however seems harder to do ;)

    That Isolator thing looks like smth usefull when the misses is having a...
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    Thx for sharing the colors Fluisterwoud, the...

    Thx for sharing the colors Fluisterwoud, the vibrance in that red is stunning!! Looking forward to watching this piece develop.

    About the snipers: I'm still new here and from what I understand...
  74. Thread: 10 balls WIP

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    That nose is lovely and the big mushroom makes it...

    That nose is lovely and the big mushroom makes it such a nicely goblinthemed base...
    Love the contrast in the skin!

    Corax
  75. Thanks ten ball, feels good to be back and...

    Thanks ten ball, feels good to be back and lovings the forums so far as well, double profit!

    Time for a first official update in my WIP as I've gotten a little bit done on the next 2 Ogre...
  76. Tyvm BAM, I'm glad you like what you see!! The...

    Tyvm BAM, I'm glad you like what you see!! The Andrea Ork is indeed a fantastic mini. I've had that one stashed in my collection for many years now until it finally found a home in my Ogre army. It...
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    Ah yeah, I got an idea what you mean, I just...

    Ah yeah, I got an idea what you mean, I just started again after an 8yr break and I've been digging through backlog from back then finding all kinds of fun stuff :)

    Confrontation is one of those I...
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    Ah that's always a dud to find when getting...

    Ah that's always a dud to find when getting started on a mini...

    You did get me curious about those FEW other options now though... ;)

    Corax
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    Really nice work on such a small mini...I...

    Really nice work on such a small mini...I honestly don't think I'd have the patience to try and pick out the individual hairs in the fur :o (I allready sigh when I see one of my Ogres with a full...
  80. Thread: Tero's Corner

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    Amazing amount of detail you are putting in...

    Amazing amount of detail you are putting in there, do you by any chance make computer microchips by hand as a job? It would explain the amazing steady hand you have...

    Depending on which inks you...
  81. @ArchArad: Thank you very much for the kind...

    @ArchArad: Thank you very much for the kind words, things like 'a natural talent' puts a smile on anyone's face, right? :) I was mainly happy to not feel completely lost when I started over and that...
  82. Well, not much has happened at the workstation...

    Well, not much has happened at the workstation this week yet due to too much life happening and being too tired from work tonight and last wednesday but I'm looking forward to picking up my brushes...
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    One thing I'm looking forward to trying is to...

    One thing I'm looking forward to trying is to glaze in some more colours into skintones, which I think this mini could also benefit from to add some more color to the face... I Read up in Bailey's...
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    I'm gonna have to keep an eye on this because I'm...

    I'm gonna have to keep an eye on this because I'm loving that reference picture you have there and I'm really curious what your rendition of it will look like.

    I'm no sculptor at all so not tips...
  85. Thread: Flunk WIP

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    I'm gonna second Saint here in that that lizard...

    I'm gonna second Saint here in that that lizard skin really looks like it has been sculpted on there!
    The contrast you so effortlessly yet so dramaticly put in your colors is smth I can't quite...
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    That's looking like a nice conversion, curious to...

    That's looking like a nice conversion, curious to see how that huge of an axe will work out with the rest of the model, but then again, it being a deamon lends it to get away with some crazy stuff ;)...
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    Reading things like 'They turned out ok' about...

    Reading things like 'They turned out ok' about those Old Guard kinda makes my spirits sink to my shoes... I'd be estatic if I'd ever be able to turn out smth about half as good as that :)
    The...
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    Ow now there's a blast from the past, Golfag's...

    Ow now there's a blast from the past, Golfag's Ogres!! Can't wait to see your version of them.

    Loving the wanderer btw, the improvements to your photo setup really allowed you to show the...
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    Nice harmonious colours that remind me alot of...

    Nice harmonious colours that remind me alot of hobbits as well :cute:
    Is this a 28mm mini or a smaller scale?

    Corax
  90. That carpet is looking ace man, really nice...

    That carpet is looking ace man, really nice stuff!! The Efreet's flame effect looks really nice as well.

    I'm curious about how the diorama is gonna turn out because the start of it is looking very...
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    That contrast in the red on the backside of the...

    That contrast in the red on the backside of the pants looks amazing, care to share which colors you used for it? :)

    Thx in advance!

    Looking forward to seeing all the freehands!!

    Corax
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    My hat off to you good sir, those skintones are...

    My hat off to you good sir, those skintones are amazing and I'm loving the metallics, especially the blueish oxidation gives them a nice alien atmosphere!!

    Corax
  93. Thanks for the warm welcome peeps :) ...

    Thanks for the warm welcome peeps :)

    @Warrior4520, thx man, hopefully development will prove beneficial :-p

    @Krulebear: Thx, I'm hoping to indeed be able to put up a pretty impressive force...
  94. The road to Madness or Delight - Hi everyone!

    Hello there everyone and welcome in my little corner of the awesome CMON forums!!


    This is officially also my first post on the forums as I have been a lurker up until now but seeing all the...
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