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  1. I would be interested in bunny girl. Will pm you.

    I would be interested in bunny girl. Will pm you.
  2. I live in a desert and my brush soap experiences...

    I live in a desert and my brush soap experiences wild changes in temperature (30 degrees or so of variation) and i have had no issues with it over the last 10 years.
  3. My immediate thought is that you need to aim for...

    My immediate thought is that you need to aim for more consistent coverage so as to avoid streakiness. The white that you are using does not look too thick. To the contrary, it appears to need some...
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    Love em. Already pledged.

    Love em. Already pledged.
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    Paul Bonner - Goblin Shaman

    Hey folks,

    In case anyone is interested, Terrible Kids Stuff have a new 75mm Goblin Shaman. Limited edition of 150 pieces. www.terriblekidsstuff.com/product/goblin-shaman

    Fans of Bonner's work...
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    Bailey, great work on the Orc. On the...

    Bailey, great work on the Orc. On the apocalyptically scene, I think you could have a zombie just entering the sphere of light from the lamp. If you did this in the pool of light behind the...
  7. Check out Volomir's high elves. It is at...

    Check out Volomir's high elves. It is at Volomir.com. I suspect that is the dragon with waves you are looking for.
  8. Hi, i have sent you a message. Cheers.

    Hi, i have sent you a message. Cheers.
  9. I really like it. Nice simple yet striking...

    I really like it. Nice simple yet striking conversion.
  10. Interesting survey. I rarely think about price...

    Interesting survey. I rarely think about price for miniatures that i really like. But I guess that thrre must be a tipping point where the impulse buy drops off and you inherently limit the total...
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    As always your painting is stunning (note to self...

    As always your painting is stunning (note to self about booking tutorial in dubai). But there is a however.... However the flatness of the top of the circle of the halo really throws this out for me....
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    I dont comment nearly as often as i should. But,...

    I dont comment nearly as often as i should. But, damn, that is comfortably your best work to date. I love the darkness and gritty realism of this paint job. Although i still think you can push...
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    I am afraid that it was not generally released....

    I am afraid that it was not generally released. See http://www.collecting-citadel-miniatures.com/wiki/index.php/Chaos_Warriors
  14. Hi Max, thanks for the link. I have tried...

    Hi Max, thanks for the link. I have tried legendarion, but its not the same scale.
  15. This...

    This http://www.planetfigure.com/threads/cyanolith-tribute-to-bonner.55341/

    And if anyone wants to sell one, please do let me know.
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    No worries. Feel free to pm me if have any...

    No worries. Feel free to pm me if have any questions about Dubai.
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    There is only one store in Dubai (that i know of...

    There is only one store in Dubai (that i know of anyway). Its called battlezone on beach road. It carries mainly GW with some other stuff - zombicide, stars wars and dreadball. The guys who own it...
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    Hi Skraal, i live in Dubai (near DIFC). There are...

    Hi Skraal, i live in Dubai (near DIFC). There are a few painters that i know here through the local store.
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    I will happily buy you out at the price you paid.

    I will happily buy you out at the price you paid.
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    I dont think it is actually limited edition. The...

    I dont think it is actually limited edition. The GW site refers to it is being limited to 200 copies before christmas. Although, even as a GW fanboy, i am getting tired of all of the limited editions...
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    Beautiful, absolutely beautiful. This is a really...

    Beautiful, absolutely beautiful. This is a really nice idea and looks pretty well executed. I look forward to seeing this painted up.
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    Congrats. Well deserved. For those wanting to see...

    Congrats. Well deserved. For those wanting to see some early piccies of the winners check out volomir's web page.
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    The dragon is admittedly a thing of beauty. But...

    The dragon is admittedly a thing of beauty. But the old netherlord was about as much fun as ive had in this hobby. It was an absolute b@tch to put together, but is a real cracker. I might do the...
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    I'll see what i can do. Work really aint helping...

    I'll see what i can do. Work really aint helping at the moment. In the worst case i'll do dome threadomancy and post pics even if late.
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    Poll: Ooh. Nice. I have all 3 already. But its the...

    Ooh. Nice. I have all 3 already. But its the priest that gets my vote.
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    Awesome base kretcher. What did you use for the...

    Awesome base kretcher. What did you use for the waves?
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    I quite fancy having a go at one of the infamy...

    I quite fancy having a go at one of the infamy miniatures (assuming i ever finish this damn orc).

    Id also like to do the barbarian dude, but i suspect that its a little harsh for those that...
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    Thanks demihuman. Id hadnt thought about...

    Thanks demihuman. Id hadnt thought about weathering powders at this stage (they will be involved for the rust element). Im going to have to have a look to see if i have any greens.
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    A day of two steps forward and one step back. Did...

    A day of two steps forward and one step back. Did some work on the orc, but not happy overall.

    So i turned to the base. Going slightly cross-eyed painting bricks. But at least it is process....
  30. Dammit I don't need to back another kickstarter,...

    Dammit I don't need to back another kickstarter, but the rackham-esque vibe is so tempting.

    I would leave to see some of the key figures cast in resin as a special pledge level (ala the...
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    Dammit man stop being so productive. How the hell...

    Dammit man stop being so productive. How the hell you have painted a bust, a barbarian and the orc shaman in the time is little short of amazing. Of the three the barbarian is my favourite. The base...
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    Boubi that looks sweet. A huge amount of work in...

    Boubi that looks sweet. A huge amount of work in so short a time. I really like how the osl turned out.
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    Looking good folks. Sorry for the radio silence...

    Looking good folks. Sorry for the radio silence on my end. Stag do followed by flu has killed any progress. But am back on it this week. Hopefully will be caught back up by the weekend.
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    Boubi love the blue on the staff - i had the same...

    Boubi love the blue on the staff - i had the same thought about it and am glad to see how good it looks. Now if i can carry it off with even half your skill...
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    Survived the stag do. Totally incapable of...

    Survived the stag do. Totally incapable of painting (or even speaking) for most of the day. The weddings not until July, but thought i should leave myself a bit of time just in case something went...
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    99p! FFS. This has to be one of the best...

    99p! FFS. This has to be one of the best miniatures that GW has produced. You've gotta love ebay.

    Mind you, I bet there's a few bids flying in on this mini at the moment. Although that could just...
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    Great progress... well not quite from everyone....

    Great progress... well not quite from everyone. I'm raring to go on this mini, but haven't made any material progress since my initial posts due to work. A little work on the hood (Small chequered...
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    Damn way to set the bar high guys. There's some...

    Damn way to set the bar high guys. There's some really great looking paint jobs going on.

    The leather looks great Boubi.

    And tenball, damn. Just damn.

    Annoyingly sunday is a work day...
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    Thanks Digganob. Ill give it a go.

    Thanks Digganob. Ill give it a go.
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    Dammit waaaaay too big ^. Can one of the mods...

    Dammit waaaaay too big ^. Can one of the mods spare my blushes and tone down the scale of the image.
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    ok first attempt at uploading an image. So will...

    ok first attempt at uploading an image. So will probably be too big, sidewise or otherwise ridiculous. Basically started on the face and blocking out the upper part of the robe. Seriously, how small...
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    Hmmm... Having spent the week wondering how i...

    Hmmm... Having spent the week wondering how i could get hold of this mini in time to take part (living in the middle east has its challenges), i've just found it in one of my bits boxes. All of which...
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    Voted. Sorry to hear about he sniping. Its really...

    Voted. Sorry to hear about he sniping. Its really nice work. I love the eyes and the axe in particular.
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    Damn that competition is tough if a painter of...

    Damn that competition is tough if a painter of your standard is pleased to be in a finalist position. The griffin is looking sweet. Ignore everything SkelletS says about TMM. I'm pretty sure he's...
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    I actually quite like the effect the boobs are...

    I actually quite like the effect the boobs are having. Personally, I think you can make her face a little more rounded and it will come together. Either way, I'm impressed.
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    Sorry to hear your sad news. Pets are one of the...

    Sorry to hear your sad news. Pets are one of the family and its never easy. My condolences.
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    I have to agree with Zomnivore's comments that it...

    I have to agree with Zomnivore's comments that it is slightly difficult from the photo but it looks like the skin needs more contrast. I would also suggest that the skin looks a little healthy for...
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    Crackpot, check out the sale on saturday on...

    Crackpot, check out the sale on saturday on infamy' s miniatures (its pn the forum). Apparently they have a poster that looks like dragonsreach too..
  49. I had exactly the same thought as hotrod. Got...

    I had exactly the same thought as hotrod. Got stuck on the early question which assumes i'm a gamer..
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    If you could get hold of one .... This:...

    If you could get hold of one .... This: http://www.planetfigure.com/threads/cyanolith-tribute-to-bonner.55341/
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    How about some of the infamy miniature range. The...

    How about some of the infamy miniature range. The sherlock holmes and dr watson would suit your recent style.
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    You should try living in the middle east. A few...

    You should try living in the middle east. A few years back they banned the shrek spin off film, puss in boots... So you can imagine how well targeted the internet censorship is. And thats the whole...
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    Partner in a law firm, buying, selling and...

    Partner in a law firm, buying, selling and setting up insurance companies. Yep, its not even as "interesting" as it sounds...

    And intermediate breathing would be a challenge compared to some of...
  54. Ky jelly... Hey, you never know!... ... A...

    Ky jelly... Hey, you never know!...

    ... A broken water filter is probably less intriguing but still fairly odd.
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    I'm really loving the muted colours. Thanks for...

    I'm really loving the muted colours. Thanks for bringing us along with you as the diorama progresses. Its a real pleasure to see your thought process on these minis.
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    Here try this tutorial for a relatively quick and...

    Here try this tutorial for a relatively quick and effective technique that i think achieves what you are aiming for: http://flameonminiatures.blogspot.ae/2014/01/black-color-painting-tutorial.html
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    Beautiful. Simply beautiful. I love the "style"...

    Beautiful. Simply beautiful. I love the "style" and see no reason why historical minis shouldn't be dealt with in this manner. I hop to see you do more of them.
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    I think the free hand s pretty good ten. I have...

    I think the free hand s pretty good ten. I have to agree that it probably use some wear and tear. I also thing that there is nothing to tie it to the scale of the mini (bullet holes may help?) and at...
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    Really nice mini. From my perspective i think you...

    Really nice mini. From my perspective i think you can get more depth from the metal areas by using some additional colours in the shading (it could be the photos but it looks heavily focused on blue...
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    The old metal thunderhawk. Needed pinning...

    The old metal thunderhawk. Needed pinning everywhere. Lots of places lacked the space to pin and the "straight" sections weren't straight.
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    I wish they'd looked at the old rackham...

    I wish they'd looked at the old rackham magazines. Genuinely a coffee table magazine. Beautifully illustrated with some some really aspirationally minatures and scenery. The tutorials were really...
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    I'm bemused by the whole thing. I love white...

    I'm bemused by the whole thing. I love white dwarf (and have every copy to date) but i'm totally nonplussed by what they have done to it. Visions is like the hello magazine of the miniature world....
  63. I know that feeling all too well. It does...

    I know that feeling all too well. It does somewhat curtail the hobby spending.
  64. Really nice. Is it worth a coat of gloss varnish...

    Really nice. Is it worth a coat of gloss varnish on the eyes and mouth to get a moist look? Either way is a beauty.
  65. Same question (but i know what you mean, you...

    Same question (but i know what you mean, you can't stop at one... And jelly beans aint bad either)
  66. Ok, so more on music and less onminiatures than...

    Ok, so more on music and less onminiatures than previously?
  67. What are folks spending their hard earned dosh on?

    Given the recent fall in fortunes of GW, i wondered how people are spending their cash? Is it just that there is less cash around for the hobby? Or is it that people are moving to other...
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    Unbelievable. I (almost) like the miniature now....

    Unbelievable. I (almost) like the miniature now. Wonderful paint job on what I thought was a complete dog of a miniature. They just look weighty and solid. As opposed to the GW paint job which simply...
  69. As an unashamed fan boy of GW for some (gulp) 25+...

    As an unashamed fan boy of GW for some (gulp) 25+ years now, I think that this is a real shame. But as Mr President says, GW only has itself to blame. Frankly, when you price your core fan base out...
  70. PM sent. Thanks.

    PM sent. Thanks.
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    Its a fair point that you make yxalitis with...

    Its a fair point that you make yxalitis with regard to the amount of material in the original novel. I am not arguing that at all. My point was that yet another 3 hours movie is drawing matters out...
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    I have read the book as it happens. Several...

    I have read the book as it happens. Several times. My point is that there seems relatively little to justify yet another 3 hours of movie.

    My disappointment with the dragon was that the overly...
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    To be honest, i thought it was truly awful....

    To be honest, i thought it was truly awful. Overly long and turgid. Aside from the effects (and i agree about the dragon), i couldn't see what most of the additions to the original story line added....
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    They are different things. A wet pallet should...

    They are different things. A wet pallet should keep your paint mixes liquid over a period of time. It does not make a difference to the process, rather to t he longevity of the paint. Glaze medium...
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    Some really nice work here. I wasnt a fan of the...

    Some really nice work here. I wasnt a fan of the fw fimir, but these look great. I look forward to seeing more of the chicken riders.
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    I'm with this line of thinking. I'm a simple...

    I'm with this line of thinking. I'm a simple creature. I enjoy painting. Whether others understand or not is their problem not mine.

    That being said, most people who find out tend to be intruiged...
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    Finally tracked down the parcel by driving round...

    Finally tracked down the parcel by driving round post offices in Dubai. Please ignore the above post.
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    Zombicide delivery issue

    I have just checked the usps tracking number to see that it has a status of "delivered". However, when i check the details this means that it has been delivered to the Post office. Unhelpfully usps...
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    I'm quite keen on collecting old miniatures. But...

    I'm quite keen on collecting old miniatures. But i'd guess it would be the Citadel "chicken" dragon...
  80. It is the price that gets me. They save costs of...

    It is the price that gets me. They save costs of production, but price the codex pretty much the same as any other. In the absence of new miniatures, i'll give this a pass. Much like Praetorian, i...
  81. For me the issue is that asmodai appears to be...

    For me the issue is that asmodai appears to be floating and you can see the pins under his feet. Although i would also agree with comments about the base and the lighting, that is me deliberately...
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    Sweet. Definitely a nice(?) nurgly feel to these...

    Sweet. Definitely a nice(?) nurgly feel to these boys. Even at 8 hours a day, that still looks like a great turnaround. I look forward to seeing the final product.
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    Sprocket, congatulations on the slayer sword. Its...

    Sprocket, congatulations on the slayer sword. Its well deserved. Wish i could have been there to see the scourges in the flesh.
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    phew - I was worried for a while one of your guys...

    phew - I was worried for a while one of your guys was going to do an amazing paint job on these and make me reassess them. Glad to hear that it won't happen.
  85. I reaaly rather like that as a mni. As you say...

    I reaaly rather like that as a mni. As you say there are technicalissues, but overall i think it deserves more than a 7.
  86. Like MAXxxx, I find that the cheap all purpose...

    Like MAXxxx, I find that the cheap all purpose glue (UHU in the UK) works brilliantly for the blood. Mix with a little black paint and Tamiya clear red and you get some nice gore. Let it thicken and...
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    Looking sweet. I agree with ten ball regarding...

    Looking sweet. I agree with ten ball regarding the eye lenses. My only other comment would be with regard to the bases which are very dark and blur into the marines. I'm sure that there is more to do...
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    Anarchy at Games Day! Wicked. makes me wish I...

    Anarchy at Games Day! Wicked. makes me wish I could be at the UKGD, but stupidly I forgot to check the date and have a flight back to Dubai the night before. Grrr!
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    Poll: Keep telling yourself that... If I'd known 20...

    Keep telling yourself that... If I'd known 20 years ago that this nice creative hobby was going to be similar to having a crack addicition, I might just have settled for the drugs.

    My wife...
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    Poll: Surely you use the same strategy as the rest of...

    Surely you use the same strategy as the rest of us... sneak 'em into the house and then convince here that you've had them all along.

    (My name is Oz and I too am a pigmentaholic. Its been 4 days...
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    Sweet jeezus (literally). I wasn't certain how...

    Sweet jeezus (literally). I wasn't certain how this mini was going to come out with your usual add shadow, add some more shadow and if in doubt make it darker school of painting, but that is looking...
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    Poll: Vallejo model colour, rackham and then GW. Unlike...

    Vallejo model colour, rackham and then GW. Unlike Zab, ive got a real taste for vallejo.
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    I just don't understand why any one would want to...

    I just don't understand why any one would want to cheat at a GD? I mean what kind of sad person do you have to be to try to win an award with someone else's work? Where's the satisfaction in that?...
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    Poll: I suspect that the key question is not how many...

    I suspect that the key question is not how many paints do people own, but more how many do they regularly use. I'm pretty certain I still have the old citadel tentacle pink that is untouched.
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    Poll: I've previously commented that i've started a...

    I've previously commented that i've started a whole new hobby - collecting paints. I am pathologically unable to resist them. Every time i travel back to Europe i find myself buying a few more...
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    As someone who missed out on season 1 (damn that...

    As someone who missed out on season 1 (damn that divorce), i couldn't agree more. But i suspect that this is really wishful thinking.
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    My one other thought is with regard to the dred....

    My one other thought is with regard to the dred. I know that the SENMM was REALLY hard work. However, I can kind of understand why it didn't place. Not because technically it isn't great (it is), but...
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    Skel, I'm late to the party on the GD Germany...

    Skel, I'm late to the party on the GD Germany stuff (for once I've actually been painting rather than skulking on the forums). Its disappointing from what you have said of the feedback from the...
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    I have elevated buying paints into a hobby of its...

    I have elevated buying paints into a hobby of its own. But I have to agree with the sentiments above. Go with what you have got and add to them as you think fit. I use mainly Vallejo model colour and...
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    Damn now that is a mini mini! Looking good and I...

    Damn now that is a mini mini! Looking good and I like the choice of colours. My only criticism is the highlight om the raised leg to the right of where the calf touches the thigh looks a little...
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    Interesting thread (misunderstandings and...

    Interesting thread (misunderstandings and miscommunications aside). Clearly art is subjective and we are all entitled to our own opinions as to what makes a good mini. I would, however, be interested...
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    Aaaghhhh! I tried to resist, but the resin casts...

    Aaaghhhh! I tried to resist, but the resin casts of the heroines suckered me in. And then i read that they will be doing a separate kickstarter for dark elves. Am i destined never to have free cash...
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    This likewise leaves me cold. Too much going on....

    This likewise leaves me cold. Too much going on. Too many strange proportions for my tastes. But that being said, much of what privateer press does has the same effect on me.
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    Its interesting (but perhaps not surprising) that...

    Its interesting (but perhaps not surprising) that there is so much disagreement as to what is (or is not) a terrible minature. I wonder how much of this is about nostaligia? For example, I really...
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    Quite how they got to the plastic tyranids from...

    Quite how they got to the plastic tyranids from this concept model is beyond me:
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    and just to prove that the vehicles were also...

    and just to prove that the vehicles were also capable of being ridiculous:
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    Not to mention the original carnifex...

    Not to mention the original carnifex...
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    Worst miniature... Evah

    Ok so I was reading one of the threads about the new releases by GW and it occurs that it is popular sport to bash GW for some of their recent releases. I personally don't think this is fair. They've...
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    I'm not normally into GW bashing. I'm eternally...

    I'm not normally into GW bashing. I'm eternally grateful that they provided the gateway into the hobby. But wow that "miniature" sucks. There has always been some pretty poor miniatures over the...
  110. Sweet - I love the classic Citadel Dark Elf and...

    Sweet - I love the classic Citadel Dark Elf and the cold one. Very nice conversion.
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    It not the muscular arms that are the issue for...

    It not the muscular arms that are the issue for me. I think the forearm on the side holding the gun is just too long to be in proportion to the upper arm.

    That being said, the paint job is...
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    I've just completely lost focus on the minatures....

    I've just completely lost focus on the minatures. I wonder if anyone make a mini of that pose from the secretary? May be we can get Milosh to give it go?
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    Dube, it is rare that I am at a loss for words....

    Dube, it is rare that I am at a loss for words. You have a unique style that suits your miniature choice perfectly. Brilliant, keep it up.
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    It could work but wold look nearly as cool... No....

    It could work but wold look nearly as cool... No. I've enough on the go, I'm not going further down this path!
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    Either that or he's spent the last couple of...

    Either that or he's spent the last couple of years trying to get the squirrel into the outfit!
  116. Building up the courage to start a WIP thread.......

    Building up the courage to start a WIP thread.... mainly on the basis that work means that it'll be the slowest developing WIP ever. I managed 1 mini in the entire of 2012. Not cool, but trying to...
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    I'm not familiar with the reaper paints so I'll...

    I'm not familiar with the reaper paints so I'll let others comment on the level of dilution - although the red and green on the mini do look like the paint was slightly thick. I'd say that the your...
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    Hmmm... I just need one vyper as a base for the...

    Hmmm... I just need one vyper as a base for the jet bike and a new wraithguard.... *wanders off muttering*
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    I was thinking about it. But 25 quid seems steep....

    I was thinking about it. But 25 quid seems steep. And then i read the reviews on the app store. Every single one of them was terrible. No new pictures,very few new rules. Etc. think i'll save the...
  120. Its taken quite a while to find one... And i need...

    Its taken quite a while to find one... And i need to treat Mrs Oz so she gets over the cost!
  121. Looking great. I love the green and blue. I...

    Looking great. I love the green and blue. I finally managed to get hold of one the "chicken dragons" recently and may have to borrow that scheme (at least once I manage to assemble it).
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    Hot damn. Mind you I seem to be saying that about...

    Hot damn. Mind you I seem to be saying that about everything you post these days. Keep it up. For a chap who was complaining about lacking inspiration a few pages back, you ain't lacking in quality!
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    Damn whoever thought of kickstarter. I'm destined...

    Damn whoever thought of kickstarter. I'm destined to never (ever) have any free cash again...
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    Interesting. The owners were really friendly and...

    Interesting. The owners were really friendly and attentive when I wnet there. May be a case of the right person on the right day!
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    Paradigm Infinitum

    Its not often that i go to a wargaming store and feel compelled to write about it. But i've been over in Singapore for a couple of days and had a spare hour so i thought i'd check out a local store....
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    Congrats on the wins. Awesome minis. I'm waiting...

    Congrats on the wins. Awesome minis. I'm waiting on the scourge with baited breath...

    And i have to agree with you about the DK's. they have so much character.
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    Beautiful (as always). If i may be so bold, the...

    Beautiful (as always). If i may be so bold, the only thing that looks off to me is the white highlight on the breast piece of the scourge looks a little thick. Or may be i should say that its not as...
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    Damn skel, that banner is freakin awesome. I've...

    Damn skel, that banner is freakin awesome. I've gotta say your work just keeps getting better and better (this thread demonstrates your improvement). As for what to do in the rest of the banner, I...
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    Loving the old school revival on CMON recently....

    Loving the old school revival on CMON recently. Great ogre. I guess its time to dig through the old collection...

    Nice to see it so well painted.
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    Aha its degenerated into the old "its not the...

    Aha its degenerated into the old "its not the size of your brush but what you do with it" argument...
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    Drool is easily done with cheap all purpose glue...

    Drool is easily done with cheap all purpose glue (in the UK the UHU brand works perfectly). If you put a blob out onto a pallet and let it start to dry you can pull strings of it with a cocktail...
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    Sadly missed but will not be forgotten. His work...

    Sadly missed but will not be forgotten. His work had so much more character and style than much of the CGI today.
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    I love the ambition with this banner. I saw thw...

    I love the ambition with this banner. I saw thw picture and immediately thought "surely he's not trying to do that". I will be watching with interest. Keep up the great work, I really appreciate the...
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    Looking good. Can't wait to see this bad boy...

    Looking good. Can't wait to see this bad boy assembled and painted up. It been one hell of a scratch build.
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    Gamerdad i i think Einon's point is that...

    Gamerdad i i think Einon's point is that everything dependson the individual, the paint you are using and your preferences.in this hobby nothing is absolutely wrong or absolutely right. It is a...
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    Oh I don't know about that. I remember waking up...

    Oh I don't know about that. I remember waking up on Boxing day morning to the shock of my life finding a fully painted greater demon sat about 3 inches from my head. A little too "impressionist" for...
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    The Rotring ones were pretty expensive. However,...

    The Rotring ones were pretty expensive. However, as I say it has been years since I have used them. I will have a look on the internet and see if I can find one

    The downside of many pens is, as...
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    It sounds like you are potentially overthinning...

    It sounds like you are potentially overthinning the paints for what you require. Aiming for 9+ scores on CMON probably requires that colours be built up slowly and, yes, this does mean that you have...
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    I haven't used pens for years (basically since I...

    I haven't used pens for years (basically since I stopped painting armies and focused on single minis), but Rotring used to do very fine nibbed pends that you could buy different ink capsules for and...
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    I'm intrigued. Are these going to be the darkest...

    I'm intrigued. Are these going to be the darkest horrors ever? I think this is what comes of painting SENMM ultra smurfs. Its lead to an unhealthy obsession with bright colours.

    On a different...
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    Some real improvement along the way here. It...

    Some real improvement along the way here. It looks like you use lots of washes for detail. I would suggest applying them in a few separate (thinner coats). There are a few places (for example on the...
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    Sounds like fun. But where on earth do you get...

    Sounds like fun. But where on earth do you get owl pellets? (yep I know that's inviting someone to say "from an owl")
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    Damn another scourge WIP that has me thinking I...

    Damn another scourge WIP that has me thinking I should give them a go. Pretty much like Bailey 03, I didn't rate the miniatures until I saw Sprocket's WIP and now this...

    ... I've gotta stop...
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    I like this a lot. The colour composition and the...

    I like this a lot. The colour composition and the free hand are pretty good. I think that if you want to improve you should focus on the colour transitions in your highlighting. You need more and...
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    I'll second that. I love this thread and wait to...

    I'll second that. I love this thread and wait to see what comes next. Keep it up.
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    I'm a bit late to this thread. But damn that's an...

    I'm a bit late to this thread. But damn that's an atmospheric bit of work. How big is the ripper miniature?
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    I think I just about got there first - by about 5...

    I think I just about got there first - by about 5 years :-).

    Glad you like the link. I have to say, I've been really impressed by Figone so far.
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    Try this company: http://www.figone.fr/en/. I...

    Try this company: http://www.figone.fr/en/. I havent seen the animals, but the quality of their other stuff is great.
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    Looking good as always. It absolutely astounds me...

    Looking good as always. It absolutely astounds me how you get through stuff so quickly.

    I'll be watching This one with interest.
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    I didnt see this thread previously, but wow that...

    I didnt see this thread previously, but wow that looks like a hell of a diorama. I can see why it might take
    a while. keep up the good work.
  151. Thread: Pity Bids?

    by ozymandias
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    Nope. I have been tempted, but oddly enough not...

    Nope. I have been tempted, but oddly enough not where the mini is really cheap. I offered to buy a load of the old citadel squats from a guy several years ago. We couldn't agree on a price, but it...
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    That's just crazy talk...

    That's just crazy talk...
  153. I have been idly considering renting the...

    I have been idly considering renting the apartment next door as my man cave. Would solve most of the headaches on the spousalabuse front (ie her abusing me) as i could sneak everything into the...
  154. yep - That was the miniature I mean. Back in the...

    yep - That was the miniature I mean. Back in the day it felt like quite a move from the vivid cartoony styles that populated White Dwarf. And whilst it may not look so siesmic now, I found it hugely...
  155. Steve Blunt's nurgle chariot that won the gold...

    Steve Blunt's nurgle chariot that won the gold demon in 1989. It was a complete change in style for the era and for me made me revisit how i painted. That was the start of the end of the cartoon...
  156. LOL - if she catches me sneaking minis into the...

    LOL - if she catches me sneaking minis into the apartment any more i mightbe agt risk. Which reminds me:

    35. Miniatures are ideal for marital harmony. They keep you out from under foot and really...
  157. Sorry Einon, to balance it out i might add: ...

    Sorry Einon, to balance it out i might add:

    32. A windowsill in a sunny spot is an ideal place to display GW's finecast miniatures - actually my experiment todate is producing something like a 3d...
  158. Thanks Mike. I'm over in Blighty next month on a...

    Thanks Mike. I'm over in Blighty next month on a trip that conveniently overlaps with Salute in London so I should be able to get my "fix" for a while.

    And on with the maxims:

    22. My painting...
  159. Things that I have learned (hobby maxims and other dubious "wisdom")

    OK so this is basically an excuse for me to procrastinate from work for a few minutes. I figured it would be interesting to set out some of the things I have learned in my years in the hobby and to...
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    Ditto had to order a couple of these (otherwise I...

    Ditto had to order a couple of these (otherwise I know I'd end up buy,ing it on eBay in a year for massively more)
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    I think the blue was was probably too heavy (try...

    I think the blue was was probably too heavy (try thinning with a little matt medium). It shouldn't be a problems though. Work up some more layers of the original colour and then reapply the thinner...
  162. Unpainted mainly - cos I'm lazy.

    Unpainted mainly - cos I'm lazy.
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    Thunderhawk and a warlord? Truely the Blackadder...

    Thunderhawk and a warlord? Truely the Blackadder is a veritable colossus with vision beyond that of ordinary men. Oh and the Blackadder presumably does not sleep either!

    On a less sycophantic...
  164. Thread: Alice - WIP

    by ozymandias
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    Damn mr dee that's looking sweet already. You...

    Damn mr dee that's looking sweet already. You planning on copying the patern on the stockings?
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    I'm glad it's not just me that had that reaction...

    I'm glad it's not just me that had that reaction to the WoC releases. I've been buying GW minis for 20+ years so can safely say that I'm not just GW basing. The lumpen monstrosity that was the war...
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    I'm with you on that. I used to love the chaos...

    I'm with you on that. I used to love the chaos minis, but the WoC releases this time are largely awful (possibly the troll would be ok without the mutations). Is it just me or does everything look...
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    I would also be interested. Thanks.

    I would also be interested. Thanks.
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    And so it does. Nice work. I look forward to...

    And so it does. Nice work. I look forward to seeing this one progress. The SENMM on the exhausts is pretty cool in a cartoony sort of way. I wonder whether slightly more monochrome on the exhaust...
  169. Thread: Long Fangs

    by ozymandias
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    Damn you crank these things out quickly. Looking...

    Damn you crank these things out quickly. Looking great. Proves that armies don't need to be "table top standard". Good luck with the next event BTW. It's hell of a commute from Dubai back to...
  170. Nice old school sculpts on those minis. A couple...

    Nice old school sculpts on those minis. A couple of pointers on eyes. Firstly, I would suggest using an off white (no-one's eyes are actually white). Secondly, it is far, far easier to use a dark...
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    jeez that's one hell of a "minature". I not a big...

    jeez that's one hell of a "minature". I not a big fan of the privateer press style, but will be watching with interest to see what you do with Jeff.
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    A day! Damn you've got some mad skills...

    A day! Damn you've got some mad skills...
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    Nice work. It could be the photo but it looks as...

    Nice work. It could be the photo but it looks as if you can see the edge of the transfer on the right leg...
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    That is seriously screwball. Don't tell...

    That is seriously screwball. Don't tell Blackadder that there is a challenger to his insanity...
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    On the "medallion-thingy" (purity seal) why not...

    On the "medallion-thingy" (purity seal) why not have the wax element cream, like candle wax, instead of the usual red? Overall looking good. Agree with 10 ball that there are few edge highlights that...
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    That's a great looking table of "miniatures"....

    That's a great looking table of "miniatures". Love the Capitol Imperialis. A real blast from the past. Mind you, if someone manages to destroy it, that's a bucket load of imperial guard inside that...
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    I'm sure whichever you choose will be awsome, but...

    I'm sure whichever you choose will be awsome, but those exhausts seem to me to be crying out for chrome effect NMM! That and I just like to be difficult :-) On the eyes, why not go for a more smokey...
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    Boo hiss - more nurgle. Nah just kidding. I am...

    Boo hiss - more nurgle. Nah just kidding. I am looking forward to seeing the finished frog knight given that I really disliked both the plague bearers and the toads when they were released (or before...
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    Hell that'd be a kicker - to have it blown out of...

    Hell that'd be a kicker - to have it blown out of the sky on turn one after all of your work. Best of luck!
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    Hapy New year to you too! I can't believe the...

    Hapy New year to you too! I can't believe the volume and consistent quality with which you are knocking stuff out these days. Keep up the good work. As has been said elsewhere, it would be great to...
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    Holy cow (or may be holly cow in one last...

    Holy cow (or may be holly cow in one last reminant of festive spirit). You wouldnt want to be underneath that thing when it drops its payload. I'm looking foward to seeing it painted (I assume that...
  182. I like the colour combo. Simple yet effective. I...

    I like the colour combo. Simple yet effective. I think probably a a few more dark streaks on the largest scale would help. Also (and oddly enough) the yellow on the tail works quite well too. You...
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    I hate to say it, but I'm with me_in_japan on...

    I hate to say it, but I'm with me_in_japan on this one. I think that the outer spikes would look better if they mirrored the curved spikes on the rest of the monolith. Of course, the paint job will...
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    Enjoying this one lots. Finally got round to...

    Enjoying this one lots. Finally got round to buying plague bearers after lurking on this thread for a while - didn't like them at all when I saw the GW photos, but I reckon they should be giving you...
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    Nice one (7?) Mr Dee. They look pretty sweet for...

    Nice one (7?) Mr Dee. They look pretty sweet for some scrofulous pusbags.

    I know exactly what you mean about having kids half way round the world. My ex upped and left about 2 years back taking...
  186. Probably around 20+ years (assuming I actually...

    Probably around 20+ years (assuming I actually finish the damn thing). I'm starting to think that I am more of a collector rather than a painter...
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    Wicked. I love it when i see a paintjob that...

    Wicked. I love it when i see a paintjob that makes me rethink a miniature that I didn't like when released. There's no doubt that the smooth blends / dark tones are encouraging my thinking in this...
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    I appreciate that this is too late to chear...

    I appreciate that this is too late to chear cassar up, but one of my colleagues is having an awful (and pricelessly funny) day that I can't resist commenting on. He got shampoo in his eyes in the...
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    Atgill. Thank you so much. That was a different...

    Atgill. Thank you so much. That was a different thread, but pictures of the same display. It was driving me crazy trying to find it.
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    Just remembered that it also had some images of...

    Just remembered that it also had some images of an artist whose work was viewed through holes in the wall. Not wargaming stuff, but miniature landscapes with uber-realistic grass.
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    Trying to find thread

    Sorry for being hopeless, but I saw a thread a while back discussing the way in which miniatures are presented (including some glass display cases). It included photos of a French hobbiest's public...
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    Dammit I cant get the new link to work either.

    Dammit I cant get the new link to work either.
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    I started counting the paints last night, but...

    I started counting the paints last night, but gave up. I think I am going to have to recognise that I have a new hobby. Collecting paints!
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    Sticky: The first one is a Citadel (Gamesworkshop)...

    The first one is a Citadel (Gamesworkshop) Paladin from the 80s.
    The Monks are from a regiment box set by Citadel (GW) from the 80s. Used to come with 3 or 4 different troopers, a standard,...
  195. the malekith on foot by GW probably sold for the...

    the malekith on foot by GW probably sold for the highest price ive ever seen for a single 28mm figure about 6 years back. ive no idea why its hideous: see...
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    Its rare that i wait for blog updates with quite...

    Its rare that i wait for blog updates with quite as much eagerness. Its probably because I'm old enough to remember the nurgle predator. But its also because the tutorials are wonderful (i recommend...
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    If you dont want to order off the net, you might...

    If you dont want to order off the net, you might want to try Leisure Games in Finchley. They used to stock other makes of GS. Otherwise i buy from Heresy online.
  198. For what its worth (I don't think that GW will...

    For what its worth (I don't think that GW will radically change it approach):

    1. May be it is the danger of having been in the hobby for so long (25 years), but I am getting bored of seeing the...
  199. Many thanks. Much as I like GW's stuff, at my age...

    Many thanks. Much as I like GW's stuff, at my age it is the independent stores that fire my imagination (probably I'm just too grumpy to be around the kids in the GW stores - it just depresses me...
  200. Bolton / Manchester Region - Mini / Games / Model Stores

    I'm spending Easter with my folks (near Bolton in the UK) and was wondering if there are any good mini stores in the area. It's been a few years since I was last here....
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