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    Article: Uk Golden Demon 2006

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?2448-uk-golden-demon-2006
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    Nope, I\'ve hit the point where its August and I...

    Nope, I\'ve hit the point where its August and I still haven\'t planned an entry, let alone bought, cleaned, converted and primed anything.

    I\'m in the states from 12th till 26th, then moving...
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    I\'m hoping to make a return to GD this year. ...

    I\'m hoping to make a return to GD this year.

    Although with less than 3 months to go, I haven\'t planned or bought the models, or my ticket. Nothing like leaving it to the last minute.

    Maybe...
  4. Thread: GD LA 2009

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    Well, if it is the 22nd, I should be around for...

    Well, if it is the 22nd, I should be around for it.

    Does the ticket cost anymore than we pay in the UK? Over here its like £30 for the day

    Cheers for the help

    Matt
  5. Thread: GD LA 2009

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    GD LA 2009

    Does anyone know when GDLA is in 2009? If I remember rightly it was around August last year. I\'m going to be in California for two weeks this August so was hoping I could combine the visit with a...
  6. Thread: men

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    Awwww, I\'m sure you don\'t mean all that LP x ...

    Awwww, I\'m sure you don\'t mean all that LP x
    :D
  7. As well as the spray stuff, you can get...

    As well as the spray stuff, you can get polyurethane foam as a two part liquid. You mix the two parts together an it starts to expand after a few seconds. Its quite a bit more specialised, so you...
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    Most of the stuff that is there is in my gallery,...

    Most of the stuff that is there is in my gallery, plus there are my LotR armies and my Custodian Guard for 40k

    @demonherald - the Beastman duel is there, as is the Beastmen vs Empire diorama that...
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    Stuff on Display at Warhammer World

    Hi everyone,

    Just thought I\'d let you know that from tomorrow a selection of my minis will be in the cabinets at the miniatures hall at Warhammer World in Nottingham. Some Golden Demon stuff and...
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    Yay, that was a Lord of Change at the end....

    Yay, that was a Lord of Change at the end. Tzeentch actually getting some GW attention, that makes a change :D now we just need some new Tzeentch daemon models
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    Think I will be up for this. Especially since...

    Think I will be up for this. Especially since I\'m taking a break from GD this year. Plus its only a short trip down the M20.

    Need to paint something, need to paint something

    Matt Hooton
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    Hi, Are these the current models or the older...

    Hi,

    Are these the current models or the older ones?

    Also, what country are you in?

    Thanks
    Matt
  13. Thread: UK GD 2008

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    Think I\'m giving it a miss this year, not really...

    Think I\'m giving it a miss this year, not really had a lot of time for painting minis lately. It will be the first GD in like 9 years that haven\'t attended


    Matt Hooton
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    They\'re not bad, if a little basic, only thing...

    They\'re not bad, if a little basic, only thing is the shipping time from USA, a UK stockist would be best
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    54mm Scale Wooden/Cart Wheels?

    Hi everyone,

    I\'m trying to find somewhere that does wooden cart wheels, or wagon wheels or generally any kind of wooden low tech wheels in 54 mm scale or something close.

    Does anyone know of...
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    This is SPARTA!!!

    This is SPARTA!!!
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    Yeah, kind of a shame they changed it really. I...

    Yeah, kind of a shame they changed it really. I went along when it was 2 combat patrols and I thought it worked perfectly. I think the new system is a lot more open to abuse and powergaming. Doubles...
  18. I\'m looking forward to going to Euro next year,...

    I\'m looking forward to going to Euro next year, but with precisely zero military modelling experience I should probably do some homework. I\'ll look out for the magazine special

    Cheers

    Matt...
  19. Thread: GD UK

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    Congrats to all the winners @Talonicus - great...

    Congrats to all the winners

    @Talonicus - great to see close of pics of your entry, it was difficult to get anywhere near the Diorama finalists on the day. Superb paintwork

    I really wanna go to...
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    Ack, why do they have to have this the same...

    Ack, why do they have to have this the same weekend as GD.

    Well, I\'ve decided to have a break from GD next year, so since I live in kent now I\'ll probably take a wander down to Euro in 2008
    ...
  21. Thread: GD UK

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    Yeehah, finally got my entry finished. What\'s...

    Yeehah, finally got my entry finished. What\'s the meetup plan ladies and gents?

    Cheers

    Matt
  22. Great work so far. I did a whole Custodes army...

    Great work so far.

    I did a whole Custodes army myself last year, it took absolutely ages to convery and paint. I used Pure Grey Knight rules for them.

    How big an army are you planning to do?
    ...
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    Not a costume as such, but people either say I...

    Not a costume as such, but people either say I look like a frenchman or burglar in this t-shirt.....perhaps a french burglar ;)
    ...
  24. Thread: Barbarian Libby

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    As others have said, the paintwork on the fur is...

    As others have said, the paintwork on the fur is excellent. It is really subtle and gives a beautiful soft texture

    What do you use for your snow?

    Cheers

    Matt Hooton
  25. Thread: Do you diet?

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    I\'m one of those really annoying people who can...

    I\'m one of those really annoying people who can eat a lots of unhealthy food and not put on weight.

    Beer+Burgers+Chips+Cooked Breakfasts = 29 Inch Waist


    Don\'t worry, it won\'t last lol...
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    Cheers guys Got the sculpting finished and...

    Cheers guys

    Got the sculpting finished and baked it. I think I\'m gonna make a silicone mould and cast it in resin rather than painting the sculpey


    ...
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    Got this guy finished over the weekend. Jacket...

    Got this guy finished over the weekend.

    Jacket is Fenris grey, blended up to dheneb stone and down to charadon granite.

    I did start to notice a bit of the colour separation that other people...
  28. Thread: Half Dragon

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    I really like this concept, I would keep clothing...

    I really like this concept, I would keep clothing to a minimum to keep all of that lovely texturing visible. Probably just needs something loin-cloth esque.

    Great work
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    Cheers Steve Yeah, I\'m loving the foundation...

    Cheers Steve

    Yeah, I\'m loving the foundation set. The colours are all quite muted, which suits my style of painting.

    Charadon granite in particular is very handy for adding to colours for...
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    Ok, got quite a bit done. The flesh has been...

    Ok, got quite a bit done. The flesh has been highlighted with a 50:50 mix of orkhide shade and knarloc green, then with knarloc green by itself. I then mixed tallarn flesh, knarloc green and a little...
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    I\'ve started up my Sludge Gulper thread over in ...

    I\'ve started up my Sludge Gulper thread over in the Work in Progress section

    Link
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    Ok, I\'ve put on most of the basecoats. \'Flesh\'...

    Ok, I\'ve put on most of the basecoats. \'Flesh\' is Orkhide shade, pipe is Calthan Brown, Jacket and hat are Fenris Grey, Cogs are Adeptus battlegrey. Base is Charadon Granite, followed by Khemri...
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    Sludge Gulper Foundation Challenge

    I\'ve been using the GW foundation paints for a few weeks and really like the colours and coverage.

    Just for fun, I thought I\'d attempt to paint a whole figure using only the foundation paints,...
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    The Return of The King

    Hi all,

    I\'m finally back on the net after a ridiculous number of months, don\'t know how I coped without it lol. I hope nothing sordid and/or cataclysmic happened while I was away

    Anyhow, I\'m...
  35. Thread: Latest WiP

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    THIS IS SPARTAAAAA!!!!! ...

    THIS IS SPARTAAAAA!!!!!


    Great model, really nice tidy paintwork, especially on the cream coloured robes
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    @DR - Are you coming along Mike? I\'ll be there...

    @DR - Are you coming along Mike? I\'ll be there too, coming back to Nottingham for a week
  37. Thread: GD UK

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    I\'ll almost certainly be going again. No...

    I\'ll almost certainly be going again.
    No entries started, I\'ll probably start something after the 40k tourney I\'m going to in May

    Another charity squad sounds like fun

    Cheers

    Matt Hooton
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    Why would they have to take their whole site down...

    Why would they have to take their whole site down to change their pricing ???
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    One of those minis that you can look at for quite...

    One of those minis that you can look at for quite a while and still not know whether or not you like it.

    Like others have said, the paintjob isn\'t doing it any favours. Its not like its a bad...
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    Blimey, the Sludge Gulper is winning by a mile....

    Blimey, the Sludge Gulper is winning by a mile. I\'d thought about converting him to be coming out of some sort of sewer pipe, seemed appropriate

    @Wolf Fang - it didn\'t really affect my painting...
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    From what I could find out, this is a relaunch of...

    From what I could find out, this is a relaunch of the old magazine, which was called Sci-fi & Fantasy Models rather than Modeller looks like it is produced by the same guys though

    Cheers

    Matt
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    Sci-fi & Fantasy Modeller Magazine

    Just came across this site while doing some hunting for random resin kits.

    Sci-fi & Fantasy Modeller Magazine

    Looks interesting, with some detailed articles. I might just have to order a few...
  43. Thanks guys @Fists of mortis - I see what you...

    Thanks guys

    @Fists of mortis - I see what you mean about the base, it does look photoshopped on, but he is actually standing on it. Must have been something to do with the shooting angles or even...
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    What do your Elf eyes see?

    For the last few weeks I\'ve been having trouble with my right eye not focussing properly. It\'s been fine close up, but not at mid to long distance.

    Anyhow, I hadn\'t been painting very much in...
  45. A Tau, an Eldar, a Priestess, a Duel and a really big Giant

    Hi guys and gals,

    It\'s been quite a while since I put any new pics up, but I\'ve got internet access at the mo, so I thought I\'d update my gallery with some recent stuff.

    Enjoy:

    FW Asurmen...
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    Just arrived back in Nottingham an hour ago,...

    Just arrived back in Nottingham an hour ago, I\'ll be there tomorrow. Still gotta get my minis packed though

    Cheers

    Matt Hooton
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    I\'ll be there, it is my home town after all. ...

    I\'ll be there, it is my home town after all.

    Cheers

    Matt
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    *waves at Sister of Silence * I going to get...

    *waves at Sister of Silence *

    I going to get this months WD today to have a look at your Custodes and Sisters armies. Didn\'t get that long to look at them at the tourney, so I\'m looking forward...
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    Yep, that was the one. I was randomly inspired to...

    Yep, that was the one. I was randomly inspired to make that after watching the second Pirates of the Carribean film. It was great fun to do, I often find that I do a better job on minis that I am...
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    Hi guys, Sorry its taken me this long to post,...

    Hi guys,

    Sorry its taken me this long to post, but I\'m without an internet connection at the moment. Couldn\'t quite believe my luck at the weekend, at most I was hoping for a bronze, but I came...
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    @DFD - In the town centre there is a shop called...

    @DFD - In the town centre there is a shop called travelling man. I know they do a lot of RPG stuff and they also stock Warmachine, they\'d be your best bet for vallejo in Nottingham.

    Travelling...
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    Sounds good Mike, surely you could take care of...

    Sounds good Mike, surely you could take care of the security blokes with your hammer anyway :D
  53. Thread: GD NE

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    That\'s great, it gives the people in that area a...

    That\'s great, it gives the people in that area a chance to show their skills without having to go too far

    Plus it gives those of us with a habit of travelling to GD competitions, henceforth known...
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    Well, I kind of had to as I\'m going down to Kent...

    Well, I kind of had to as I\'m going down to Kent on Sunday and I won\'t have the oppurtunity to paint between then and Games Day

    Ooh, also I might not be able to get to an internet connection in...
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    My entries are now finished, what fun :flip:

    My entries are now finished, what fun :flip:
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    Yes, let\'s mooooove on Sorry man :(

    Yes, let\'s mooooove on

    Sorry man :(
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    Wow, nice find Bill The colours are so...

    Wow, nice find Bill

    The colours are so intense, and the blending is awesome. These models are a work of art, yet they are for a GT, so they are a gaming army :o. Tzeentch has always been my...
  58. Thread: Holy Crap!!!

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    Happy birthday LP Wow, next year it\'ll be a...

    Happy birthday LP

    Wow, next year it\'ll be a whole 1/4 century then ;)

    Have a good one :drunk:


    Matt
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    That looks pretty good for a company force As...

    That looks pretty good for a company force

    As you say, extra stuff from the chapter armoury would be brought in as the mission requires

    Terminators would generally be veteran squads requested...
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    My dude is all finished and dullcoted I kind...

    My dude is all finished and dullcoted

    I kind of like this NMM thing, the models seem to have more of an \'impact\' tha when they\'re done with normal metallics

    Cheers

    Matt
  61. Ooh, can I join. On the face of it I seem ok, but...

    Ooh, can I join. On the face of it I seem ok, but I\'m allergic to dairy, nuts, chicken, and randomly, birch trees

    Cheers

    Matt
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    They have confirmed that they will be releasing...

    They have confirmed that they will be releasing the other Greater Daemons at a rate of one a year. Don\'t know whether Nurgle or Tzeentch is next

    Cheers

    Matt
  63. Sorry to here that Steve, hope you are feeling...

    Sorry to here that Steve, hope you are feeling better soon. I love to see your models, theres something about your painting style that is really distinctive and eye-catching


    Cheers

    Matt
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    I love it More specifically, I love the fact...

    I love it

    More specifically, I love the fact that FW were crazy enough to make it. It has been in the works for a long time (an early WIP of it was on show at last years UKGD)

    Yes its insanely...
  65. A day for each :o, blimey that\'s fast I think...

    A day for each :o, blimey that\'s fast

    I think the dwarf is my favourite, I love the shading you have done on the model\'s face. The snow is good, but I perhaps wouldn\'t have put it on his hand,...
  66. It might be worth putting a post about the...

    It might be worth putting a post about the auction in the For Sale forum on Warseer too.

    Warseer For Sale Forum
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    Here we go: Grand Master Painting Competition...

    Here we go:

    Grand Master Painting Competition Winners

    But there are no pics of what the trophies were like. DFD, have you got a pic?
    Cheers

    Matt
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    I assume you mean a space marine company? I...

    I assume you mean a space marine company?

    I can field that one:

    A standard battle company consists of
    Captain
    Chaplain
    Apothecary
    Standard Bearer
    6 Tactical Squads
  69. Congrats Adrian, hope you get a good price for...

    Congrats Adrian, hope you get a good price for them.

    Only thing is that the picture on ebay is quite small. Is it possible to put a link to the CMoN picture on the ebay auction page? That way...
  70. I\'d agree with Steve, I like to know that no-one...

    I\'d agree with Steve, I like to know that no-one has seen my GD stuff before the day. The other thing is that most of us know enough about the competition to be able to make a pretty good guess...
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    @DR - Entering them into the Open is cool. I...

    @DR - Entering them into the Open is cool. I guess its not going to matter about the multiple painters thing because the Open is pretty much an \'anything goes\' category. Well, except for mixing...
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    Yeah, I have that effect on people ;) I think...

    Yeah, I have that effect on people ;)

    I think I\'d vote for catch the greasy squig, some good comedy potential there :D
  73. Well, he did do a small nod to Tom when Treebeard...

    Well, he did do a small nod to Tom when Treebeard helps Merry & Pippin escape from the tree in TTT Extended
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    It\'s like a normal raft, but with more spikes

    It\'s like a normal raft, but with more spikes
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    Whoah It must be a bit eerie working around...

    Whoah


    It must be a bit eerie working around that things head when it is nearly finished, you might feel like it is going to turn around and bite your head off
  76. Thread: Free Models

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    Interestingly, the last free model to come with...

    Interestingly, the last free model to come with WD was Aenur, the sword of twilight. This was to mark the release of the Mordheim game and is a really great sculpt.

    It now retails at £7 Aenur

    I...
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    They also did a couple of other bits too like the...

    They also did a couple of other bits too like the Cannon of Khorne, Brass scorpion and some cauldron thingy. But yep, large scale warhammer models from Armoracst is a new one on me
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    Only two from me this year. Both are well into...

    Only two from me this year. Both are well into the painting stage, but need a lot of work if they\'re going to be contenders. I\'m moving house two weeks before GD, so I have to get them finished...
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    Wow, that\'s cool. I was aware of the stuff...

    Wow, that\'s cool. I was aware of the stuff Armorcast made for GW, but I\'ve never seen one of these before
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    If the rumours are true, GW are working on a...

    If the rumours are true, GW are working on a plastic version of this tank (the Baneblade). Forgeworld make one at the moment, but its a tad pricey for the average gamer
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    That\'s great :D

    That\'s great :D
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    It has my painting hero Mike Mcvey involved, and...

    It has my painting hero Mike Mcvey involved, and it looks like they\'ve given him as much control over the process as he wanted. Sign me up :)

    Cheers

    matt
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    Here\'s a WIP of my Flamer guy. Still a few of...

    Here\'s a WIP of my Flamer guy. Still a few of the detail to do. The steel NMM on the gloves and elbows needs doing, as do the base details

    I\'m happy with the red colour and the gold NMM, but I...
  84. Thread: Adventure books

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    Anyone remember the Fabled Lands books, they were...

    Anyone remember the Fabled Lands books, they were pretty good
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    I would say about entries: Well thought out -...

    I would say about entries:

    Well thought out - something that is atmospheric and has character and focus is probably going to do better than a perfectly painted mess

    Manageable - don\'t go...
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    Yay, a bit of the old school, I like this one ...

    Yay, a bit of the old school, I like this one

    The only thing I would say is that the blends on the blades could do with being a bit smoother.

    But where is his faithful banner bearer Makari?
    ...
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    Its one of those minis that initially looks quite...

    Its one of those minis that initially looks quite familiar (ie like a reworking) but when you take a close look, it is quite different. Comparing the pics, even the flames on the back of the disc...
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    Mine is nearly done, just a couple of bits on the...

    Mine is nearly done, just a couple of bits on the back of the mini and the base to be done, all the invloved stuff is done. ALthough I\'m still not happy with the steel NMM on mine, so I might do a...
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    I\'d agree with atacam, both have their uses....

    I\'d agree with atacam, both have their uses. I\'ve just started with the miniature series ones, I think they give better control and accuracy, but I wouldn\'t use them for painting large areas or...
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    GW have put up a preview page of what to expect...

    GW have put up a preview page of what to expect at UKGD 2006. Not really much we didn\'t know about, but might make an interesting read for those that haven\'t been before. There is also a link to...
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    @DR - There was a decent amount of space between...

    @DR - There was a decent amount of space between the Golden Demon and Design Studio stands last year, that might make a good place to meet up.

    Should have my model finished in the next couple of...
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    @Orb - Great stuff. The scar works really well,...

    @Orb - Great stuff. The scar works really well, you can see it, but it doesn\'t jump out at you, which is good

    Cheers

    Matt
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    I did my Steel Priestess in metallics, it\'s not...

    I did my Steel Priestess in metallics, it\'s not uber, but I think it turned out alright. I used brown and blue inks on top of the metallics to give a slight hint of sky-earth effect

    ...
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    Its good to see that they have let the EM team...

    Its good to see that they have let the EM team run riot lately and really show their skills.

    If that is the symbol I think it is (the red angry face thingy with the chequer marks around it) then...
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    Cheers, I might do that then. Warrior frogs, I...

    Cheers, I might do that then. Warrior frogs, I can\'t resist
  96. Article: Colonel Marbles Miniatures Review #7

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?2529-colonel-marbles-miniatures-review-7
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    I\'d never heard of MSB Toys before Colonel...

    I\'d never heard of MSB Toys before Colonel Marbles, but I have just had a look through their online store. Great stuff, I think the \'Warrior Fish\' is my favourite. Anyone know a UK retailer for...
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    Rob, I tried Dullcote for the first time a few...

    Rob, I tried Dullcote for the first time a few weeks back. There is really no need to worry, its the DB\'s. I was so pleased with the results I went straight back online and ordered another couple of...
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    I could lifeguard, oh wait, does this mean I...

    I could lifeguard, oh wait, does this mean I can\'t drink ???
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    No new Harlequin codex, but supposedly they will...

    No new Harlequin codex, but supposedly they will be an elites choice in the new Eldar codex

    Sculpting is nice on these mixed-aspect characters, just not sure that I like the concept of them
    ...
  101. Thread: display bases

    by KingM
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    You can get the Andrea Miniatures at Hstorex...

    You can get the Andrea Miniatures at Hstorex Agents

    Link

    I\'ve used a few before, they\'re pretty nice

    Cheers

    Matt
  102. Thread: conversion comp

    by KingM
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    All the bits are provided, they have vast buckets...

    All the bits are provided, they have vast buckets of them. Don\'t know whether there are any rules. I think you can just build whatever you want
  103. I really love this range, they\'ve got so much...

    I really love this range, they\'ve got so much character and detail

    Cheers

    Matt
  104. Article: Thunderbolt Mountain Releases Wood Elf Champion

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?2525-thunderbolt-mountain-releases-wood-elf-champion
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    Ah, I can put my feet up now Orb is taking care...

    Ah, I can put my feet up now Orb is taking care of the mopping :D

    Two pints of bitter please, one for me and the other for me


    Matt
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    I\'ve got my guy all undercoated and ready to go,...

    I\'ve got my guy all undercoated and ready to go, looks like I really should get started

    +++Paintification Sequence Initiated+++

    Matt
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    Doesn\'t really look like a potential X-men...

    Doesn\'t really look like a potential X-men botherer to me

    These on the other hand are amazing

    Dancing Sony Robots

    Combine that level of movement with proper spacial awareness and I think we...
  108. Congratulations :beer: Just when I was...

    Congratulations :beer:

    Just when I was beggining to develop a good mopping motion

    Have a pint on me :drunk:

    Cheers

    Matt
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    Nice enough I suppose, but its not that big. It...

    Nice enough I suppose, but its not that big. It looks like they could have done with making a bigger base for it though
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    Immolator, Duel and Bretonnians

    I\'ve just put some new pictures in my gallery:

    The first is my Bretonnian warband. I had a lot of fun doing these. I mixed in some older (1987) peasants with some models from the new Bretonnian...
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    Looks like a big win for painted minis on the poll

    Looks like a big win for painted minis on the poll
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    Yeah, I\'d agree with that. The first 20 mins of...

    Yeah, I\'d agree with that. The first 20 mins of Pirates, the whole thing on the island, was completely unneccesary. It could have been left out completely and the film would have been the better for...
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    @Ogrebane - hehe, nice one, I like it :D

    @Ogrebane - hehe, nice one, I like it :D
  114. Thread: Hey Grumb......

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    I wonder what insurance category it would be...

    I wonder what insurance category it would be in...lol
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    Painted Minis in Catalogues, Yay or Nay?

    I often go looking round websites for some random figure to paint just because it is a nice mini.

    But when I look at these minis I much prefer to see them unpainted. I\'m not sure what it is,...
  116. Sounds good to me, like Ebonbuddha said, there...

    Sounds good to me, like Ebonbuddha said, there have been worse storylines
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    I\'ve just discovered this for the first time....

    I\'ve just discovered this for the first time. What a great idea. He manages to cover miniatures that I wouldn\'t otherwise know about.

    I would guess he doesn\'t cover GW as the vast majority of...
  118. I dunno, looks alright to me. I\'ve liked both of...

    I dunno, looks alright to me. I\'ve liked both of the previous movies. Anyhow, it has Kirsten Dunst :beer:

    What\'s the deal with the whole Dark Spidy? Is this from the comic book? Is it something...
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    I think books are good for learning the...

    I think books are good for learning the underlying concepts of modern programming i.e. Object Oriented programming, classes, inheritance etc.

    Once you\'ve got them understood, you should be able...
  120. Thread: Who is next?

    by KingM
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    Yep, exactly, full circle. However, in 6th it...

    Yep, exactly, full circle.

    However, in 6th it was the Empire that was released first, then Orcs. This time it\'s Orcs then Empire. Also, the dwarfs already have their new book, even though the...
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    Well, each unit of basic sons have one. All...

    Well, each unit of basic sons have one.
    All their characters have to have the Mark of Tzeentch, and so are sorcerors too
    All of their chosen and posessed get sorceror power rather than the extra...
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    I was trying to get a similar colour when I did...

    I was trying to get a similar colour when I did this:


    Defiler Conversion

    The basecoat for that was Vallejo Game Colour Scrofulous brown
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    Cooling his feet in the mop bucket :D, it\'s...

    Cooling his feet in the mop bucket :D, it\'s crazily hot here today, most un-England like

    I\'ll have something with ice, anything with ice


    Cheers

    Matt
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    Or maybe some kind of terrain piece. If you...

    Or maybe some kind of terrain piece.

    If you play cityfight games, you could make him some Eldar themed strategem counters

    Cheers

    Matt
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    How about the new plastic weapons platforms,...

    How about the new plastic weapons platforms, they\'re out now

    Cheers

    Matt
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    A practical use for geometry, who would have...

    A practical use for geometry, who would have thought it :flip:
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    Hmm, I dunno, this seems ever so slightly like a...

    Hmm, I dunno, this seems ever so slightly like a fake to me.

    Its an american movie, yet it\'s talking about the Beagle 2 (doomed British/European mars expedition). Why would they care about that,...
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    You mean like the music genre ;), can\'t imagine...

    You mean like the music genre ;), can\'t imagine if it is metal that it is very heavy though
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    GD UK Model makes an appearance

    I know quite a few of the CMoN members who are going to UKGD have been waiting for their dwarf & demon head combo to be sent out. Just to let them know that I recieved mine this morning, so I guess...
  130. Cheers for the comments guys I decided to make...

    Cheers for the comments guys

    I decided to make the display base because I knew the warband wouldn\'t be changing after I made it. I don\'t tend to do display bases for full armies because if you...
  131. Yeah, a lot of people were asking me what paint...

    Yeah, a lot of people were asking me what paint range I use. They\'re just in GW or Vallejo Game colour, but I use a lot of bestial brown and bleached bone in the blends, so the colours are more...
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    *receives mop and bucket* Oh well, I guess the...

    *receives mop and bucket*

    Oh well, I guess the only job where you start at the top is when you are digging a hole :D

    I have a tongue depressor in my key, an oral hygiene technician is a vital...
  133. Thread: brain storm

    by KingM
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    Sniper drones are pretty awesome against 3+ save...

    Sniper drones are pretty awesome against 3+ save armies. Might be less so in cityfight as they can\'t move and fire.

    Other things that would be good:

    Gun drones, stealths and crisis suits as...
  134. Thread: conversion ideas

    by KingM
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    :cry: It\'s so true. My tau couldn\'t hurt a fly...

    :cry: It\'s so true. My tau couldn\'t hurt a fly in close combat
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    I don\'t work at GW, but I do some occasional...

    I don\'t work at GW, but I do some occasional freelance painting for Forgeworld. Thanks for the answers, sounds like this is going to be a great range

    @Spacemunkie - looking good, the stubble...
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    @Capt spalding - This looks excellent. I\'m not...

    @Capt spalding - This looks excellent. I\'m not sure if this has been discussed in your previous threads (I seem to remember a cool soldier-type guy) but what are your business plans for this range....
  137. The Sound of Inevitability (or \'I\'ve finally made it to 1000 posts\')

    I thought I\'d have a bit of fun with my 1000th post and post up my first and latest minis.

    I think I must now hold the record for taking longest to get to freakdom. Check out that registered date...
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    Velrys is my favourite here, the basing is very...

    Velrys is my favourite here, the basing is very atmospheric and complements the miniature very well

    Cheers

    Matt
  139. Thread: shaved head

    by KingM
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    @Wolf Fang - looks good, kind of like he has...

    @Wolf Fang - looks good, kind of like he has shaven his head recently with his head having less of a tan than his face
  140. Thread: tidoco\'s WIP\'s

    by KingM
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    Looking good, planning on doing any freehand on...

    Looking good, planning on doing any freehand on the shield?
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    Looking good Bill. Have we got a \'recipe list\'...

    Looking good Bill. Have we got a \'recipe list\' for the colours to use for these Vostroyan\'s somewhere, or are we meant to use our own discretion?
  142. Thread: shaved head

    by KingM
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    I use very thin washes of the skintone mixed with...

    I use very thin washes of the skintone mixed with some shadow grey, scorched brown and black

    Cheers

    Matt
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    All the other crazy stuff I had to get done in...

    All the other crazy stuff I had to get done in the meantime.

    There\'s some good work being done here. Nice work on the NMM Bill. The bar has been set high, and here I was hoping I could just...
  144. Thread: Ladies of CMON

    by KingM
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    Translation : I want you to post a pic, but I...

    Translation : I want you to post a pic, but I want it to seem like I didn\'t want you to ;)
  145. Thread: Ladies of CMON

    by KingM
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    Pimp my CMoN member Well, that\'s a whole...

    Pimp my CMoN member

    Well, that\'s a whole sub-forum right there :beer:
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    lol

    lol
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    @Orb - Nice one, I\'ve ordered from Historex...

    @Orb - Nice one, I\'ve ordered from Historex before and they\'re always very good. Didn\'t realise they did stuff like that as well

    Might try the toothpaste tube idea if the stuff from Historex...
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    Where to buy Lead Foil?

    Anyone know where I can get hold of thin lead sheet for doing banners, cloaks, penants etc on sculpts and conversions (UK) ?

    Cheers

    Matt
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    Great work, the detail is incredible

    Great work, the detail is incredible
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    I\'ll try and get started on this a week on...

    I\'ll try and get started on this a week on monday.

    Cheers

    Matt
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    To be honest I\'ve been pretty disappointed with...

    To be honest I\'ve been pretty disappointed with this series. Episodes I liked:

    The Madame du Pompadour one
    The Satan pit one
    The cybermen ones (this finale two parter and the previous two...
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    I must admit that I haven\'t stayed with it....

    I must admit that I haven\'t stayed with it. Although I find it impressive, I haven\'t really had the time to get into it, plus I would really like to get a PC drawing tablet thingy, but haven\'t got...
  153. I may get the set. Not because I really like the...

    I may get the set. Not because I really like the models (although I don\'t dislike them), but as much because I would like to encourage GW to do more of these kind of releases

    Cheers

    Matt
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    I\'m liking it even more now that I\'ve seen...

    I\'m liking it even more now that I\'ve seen these close-up shots
  155. Thread: GW Matte Varnish

    by KingM
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    GW haven\'t made a Matte varnish for over a year...

    GW haven\'t made a Matte varnish for over a year now. Could be that this was just an old can that had been sitting in the shop for a while. They now only do gloss and satin spray varnishes
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    @Mike - if a display base was done, it might be...

    @Mike - if a display base was done, it might be an idea to do it like this one:

    Ultramarines from GD 2005

    By doing only dark tones on the base itself, the focus is drawn onto the figures, and...
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    I think the Wii will run Gamecube games, plus I...

    I think the Wii will run Gamecube games, plus I think you can also use the gamecube controller with it

    I\'ll definately be getting one of those. The new controller is quite a risky shift in...
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    Well supposedly the GW plan was to make one...

    Well supposedly the GW plan was to make one generic plastic dragon kit which has parts to make high elf, wood elf, chaos dragon etc ala the Giant kit. If that is true it would be quite an...
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    @jamsessionein - it\'d be a great idea to compile...

    @jamsessionein - it\'d be a great idea to compile all of this together into an article when you have finished. Seeing a project like this from start to finish is fantastic

    What part of the world...
  160. \'It Overtakes Me\' Cheers Matt

    \'It Overtakes Me\'


    Cheers

    Matt
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    Yep, luckily they have taken just that kind of...

    Yep, luckily they have taken just that kind of photo ;)
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    Neil Hodgson\'s Stealth Suit from New WD

    For those of you who have access to the new WD, take a look at the Stealth Suit on page 80. That may be the most inspired bit of painting I have seen in years. And only 10 hours :o

    I can\'t post a...
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    From all of the minis in each category, the...

    From all of the minis in each category, the judges choose a selection to go through to the finals, from these they choose a gold, silver and bronze for each category (I\'ve also noticed that they...
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    Just a little info from the GW forums about this...

    Just a little info from the GW forums about this years GD for those that are interested.

    More Plasma screens sounds good, they were a nice touch last year for getting to see minis that made the...
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    Are they releasing that terrain? Its quite über,...

    Are they releasing that terrain? Its quite über, I like its überness
  166. I think the music is by The Flaming Lips

    I think the music is by The Flaming Lips
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    Fantastic work, the detail on the face is...

    Fantastic work, the detail on the face is incredible, did you resculpt any of it?
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    Is this the one from before or another one? Looks...

    Is this the one from before or another one? Looks bigger, and the pose is different
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    Wohoo, great news Evil Dave I\'ve been looking...

    Wohoo, great news Evil Dave

    I\'ve been looking forward to this one for a while now and so was really worried I was going to be disappointed

    I\'ve liked Smallville, so the few nods to that...
  170. They all have a lot of character, I think there...

    They all have a lot of character, I think there is alot we can learn from the historical modellers, even if the scale is not the same

    As others have said, the third one is just inspired, great...
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    Yes, yes, a thousand times yes You beat them...

    Yes, yes, a thousand times yes

    You beat them down and they come back ten times stronger :D. Those minis are excellent, all of them. Love Fire and Secrets. Dragon game sounds interesting

    *waits...
  172. Thread: Over-reacting?

    by KingM
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    I have not the words ...... :o

    I have not the words ...... :o
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    Will certainly try to. I didn\'t manage to see...

    Will certainly try to. I didn\'t manage to see you guys last year as I was meeting up with people from Warseer, going to FW seminar etc

    Cheers

    Matt
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    @DR - CMoN picnic, I like it :D

    @DR - CMoN picnic, I like it :D
  175. The wings are a bit overpowering, but then again,...

    The wings are a bit overpowering, but then again, a paintjob that emphasizes the head and body may be able to counteract that
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    You can\'t take marines in a guard army, there...

    You can\'t take marines in a guard army, there aren\'t any official ally rules. All you could have is a deathwatch kill team, but even they aren\'t allowed in tournies
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    Might be worth having alook on the GW website....

    Might be worth having alook on the GW website. Most WD content eventually gets put up there
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    I bought the Vostroyan flamer from WW today, so...

    I bought the Vostroyan flamer from WW today, so I\'m set


    I\'m quite happy to do it NMM, should be a good challenge. Tim, you know you want to really ;)
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    A cool thing for the radio operator would be to...

    A cool thing for the radio operator would be to convert it from the FW cadian one here:

    FW Cadian Command

    But that would require buying the whole set from FW, which might be a bit daft
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    I\'ll do the flamer if that is ok

    I\'ll do the flamer if that is ok
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    Yep should be fine From what I can remember,...

    Yep should be fine

    From what I can remember, quite a few of them jut out over the edge. Its often quite difficult to do a dynamic pose without doing this (if the models are large etc)

    On the...
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    There are quite a few ideas/enquiries going...

    There are quite a few ideas/enquiries going around about painting teams/groups in the UK

    It might be an idea to start up a thread for everyone who is interested in joining a group to post their...
  183. Thread: Elite units?

    by KingM
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    You could always do Deathwing. All the models...

    You could always do Deathwing. All the models would be terminators, so you could probably have even less stuff than in a Daemon Hunter list.

    You could also use the plastic terminators, so it would...
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    Its based on the average score of your top 5...

    Its based on the average score of your top 5 models
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    I once won the warhammer fortress boxed set for a...

    I once won the warhammer fortress boxed set for a painting competition at the Nottingham store :)
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    Ok, I\'m in too. What\'s one more mini to do eh...

    Ok, I\'m in too. What\'s one more mini to do eh ;)

    Avelorn
    darkartminiatures
    Dragon Forge Design
    Dragonsreach
    generulpoleaxe
    green stuff
    james sequeira (to send or back up)
    krom1415 (to...
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    That would be a great thing. About time we had...

    That would be a great thing. About time we had our own team

    Looks like you guys had a great time, long may it continue.

    Cheers

    Matt
  188. Yeah, I think they made a mistake with that line....

    Yeah, I think they made a mistake with that line. I think they\'re about 40mm so they would look more than a little strange in a Warhammer army
  189. I like the Celeborn bit the most, they got the...

    I like the Celeborn bit the most, they got the timing just right :D
  190. Thread: Best GW Sculpt

    by KingM
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    I like the Dragon Ogre Shaggoth Archaon is...

    I like the Dragon Ogre Shaggoth

    Archaon is also an iconic sculpt, and is used in many Golden Demon entries

    Wood elf forest dragon, the old one, not with the added sprites

    The new slaan is...
  191. Congratulations on freakdom Bill, darn you beat...

    Congratulations on freakdom Bill, darn you beat me to it lol . It\'s taking me so long to get to 1000 that there may be some kind of apocolypse when I finally get there

    Have a smiley chorus line
    ...
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    I like the use of slightly different green tones...

    I like the use of slightly different green tones on the separate metal plates, looks great
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    I\'d love to see pics Tim, an Undead Captive War...

    I\'d love to see pics Tim, an Undead Captive War Rhino sounds like a fantastically random creation

    Cheers

    Matt
  194. Thread: fluffikins.

    by KingM
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    Warhammer world big-giant map type thing...

    Warhammer world big-giant map type thing

    So Ind is India, Cathay is China, Nippon is Japan. I guess that makes Lost Isles of Elithis Australia or New Zealand :D

    Cheers

    Matt
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    I got mine of ebay. It\'s quite delicious to...

    I got mine of ebay. It\'s quite delicious to paint. You could always get in contact with FW and see if they have any info on which of their figures they will be doing a limited run of next.

    I...
  196. Thread: fluffikins.

    by KingM
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    There is a Black Library book with a tiger...

    There is a Black Library book with a tiger beastman on the cover. Not sure whether its anything to do with Cathay, Ind etc as I haven\'t read it

    Here you go Becca, have a link to a:

    Cute Tiger...
  197. Thread: Shop running

    by KingM
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    The set of 5 is really good value, especially...

    The set of 5 is really good value, especially with the free shipping

    Nice one, great idea
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    With regards to painting it, maybe Vallejo Smokey...

    With regards to painting it, maybe Vallejo Smokey ink on top of the boltgun metal would be a good option. I prefer this to washes on metals as it doesn\'t tend to pool as much and adds a bit of...
  199. Thread: Sculpting Query

    by KingM
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    Another good option would be the \'vines\' that...

    Another good option would be the \'vines\' that you get as part of the Hudson & Allen Ivy pack. More expensive/time consuming to get hold of than wire wool, but it might have a more organic look to it
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    This is absolutely excellent work. Do you have...

    This is absolutely excellent work. Do you have any formal training in this kind of model making, or is it purely hobby stuff?

    The detail is fantastic, I\'m amazed how little time its taken you
    ...
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