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    I agree. If they rebuild this social platform,...

    I agree. If they rebuild this social platform, it actually may increase revenue.


    Sounds like a cheap way to do business. Get the consumer to pay for the production of the game and then charge...
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    The stats for the forum are at the bottom of the...

    The stats for the forum are at the bottom of the page at the home of the forum.
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    If the forum thinks this is fine for 20-30 active...

    If the forum thinks this is fine for 20-30 active members, that might be the extent this forum will grow. If it's more useful to have this when there are 500, 1000 or 2000+ active members, then it...
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    New Forum Sections suggestion

    Just a suggestion...

    I noticed that the forum topics are being heavily utilized in General Discussions rather than spread across related topics. I was wondering maybe having the following topics...
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    It is crazy but it's true. Companies get...

    It is crazy but it's true. Companies get hundreds of submissions from people for their games all the time. Part of the problem with doing that is copyright issues and legal issues when it comes to...
  6. I was going to purchase it and decided against...

    I was going to purchase it and decided against it. It's probably still good for airbrushing but I'm not airbrushing for hours so it's not worth it. I built a little funnel-like cardboard box to...
  7. I have a heat gun that I keep near me now. I...

    I have a heat gun that I keep near me now. I have a plastic table where I attached a little screw-hook on my right side. The heat gun has a little stand that flips up and down so I hook it onto...
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    You need to find a boardgame agent that will help...

    You need to find a boardgame agent that will help push the product out to a boardgame company that they are in contact with. My agent is Marcelo Figueroa. It's been almost 7 years since I last used...
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    So here's what I do for zenithal highlighting. ...

    So here's what I do for zenithal highlighting.

    1. Do quick 1 second bursts of primer black over the mini. I make sure I run the can across very quickly so it goes on very lightly. Just enough...
  10. Using an infrared hand dryer to dry minis

    I already have a heat gun I use to dry my minis when I paint to accelerate the drying process. But I was wondering if anyone has ever set up an infrared hand dryer to do it instead. I was looking...
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    Thanks. That pretty much answers my question. ...

    Thanks. That pretty much answers my question. The prices just seemed too good to be true. I play a lot of golf, so I know all about risk/reward. Buying from there is not worth the risk.
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    Is Aliexpress.com legit?

    I was looking for some minis one day and stumbled upon aliexpress.com. It looks like a chinese version of amazon. I was wondering if the minis on there are legitimate and not pirated. Does anyone...
  13. Thread: Restock???

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    I see this at a lot of other sites. seems like...

    I see this at a lot of other sites. seems like the demand is too high.
  14. Master Airbrush spray booth used for primer cans?

    Does anyone have the Master Airbrush spray booth and use it with primer cans? Anyone have video on that? All I can find is video on people using it with airbrushes.
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    I would limit all work to 3 colors. From there,...

    I would limit all work to 3 colors. From there, you just lighten or darken the tone with black and white. And if you need to brighten the color, just use the warmer or colder color (on the color...
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    The chalky priming could be from the temperature...

    The chalky priming could be from the temperature you sprayed the can, or maybe not shaking the can long enough. Just a few seconds may not do it. The other possibility would be the defective can,...
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    I would suggest using thinner layers of paint...

    I would suggest using thinner layers of paint next time. It looks really thick from the pictures. It takes away the details from the head.
  18. After an hour of searching I found it. Kind of...

    After an hour of searching I found it. Kind of silly really. He sells them on his website. http://www.benkomets.com/shop/. They are dilution helpers by MOJO.
  19. What are these things called that test the consistency of your base, layer and glaze?

    I was watching one of Ben Komets' videos and saw at 1:13 here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbdOID8RouA where he uses this item that can test how thin your paints are. I would like to know what...
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    cancelling subscription

    how do i do it? there is no help or FAQ on it.

    my reason: after one year i tend to forget that this is automatically renewed. so, i almost ended up overdrafting my checking account.
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    self voting

    I think self voting should be abolished. Just like Barney the dinosaur and the Teletubbies.
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    cheap vallejo

    you can get vallejo game colors for $3 each at Minimadd.com. they also sell it in a complete set for $135 or so. and they sell vallejo model colors for $2 a bottle. don\'t know what their shipping...
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    conversion

    i\'m pretty sure it\'s feasable. here\'s what i\'m doing.

    I started a conversion and i\'m bending arms and legs different ways. what i did is saw\'d or cut the joint and pinned it. using the...
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    nice book

    i rate it a 9. it would get a 10 if there was real paint on the pages. :)

    i definately want one. mine, mine, mine.
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    pink soap

    yup. pink soap is the best. i don\'t wash my brushes often too, cuz i woosh them in water after several applications of the brush, just to keep the paint from drying on the brush.
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    brake fluid

    I\'ve used brake fluid. placed in tupperware and let it sit for a few days or so. then take a wire brush and scrub the rest off. then save the fluid with the tupperware lid.
  27. Thread: photo rig

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    photo rig

    I was wondering what type is of bulb is best for taking pics of your mini. Like softwhite or clear.... 40w or 75w.... I would like to hear how everyone has their photo rig set up.

    Mine is a...
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    thinned

    i think it\'s just thinned out. i never really applied it to a whole mini. i just use ink for blacklining. i did use chestnut ink once for a flesh wash. but ya, to me it\'s just thinned out paint.
  29. pic manipulating

    i would really like to see a pic of a figure that has been manipulated by a photo editor and a pic of the same figure not being manipulated (other than white color balancing). I read back about what...
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    Blacklining... before or after?

    So, I was wondering, what is the best or most recommended time to blackline. If it is figure dependent, it would be nice to know what type. But the question is, do you blackline first, before you...
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    retarder..

    your probably talking about drying retarders... vallejo sells some.. although i dont use it for small areas.. i just layer it and then go over it with a light glaze to blend in the seams.
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    it\'s not just you.

    i find it easier with white primer too.. i tried it with black primer and it sucks.. i have to either use alot of layers or i just have thicker paint. i think i\'ll just use my black primer for...
  33. Thread: New Order

    by edomingox
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    halberdier

    ya.. sorry about that.. i found it on the Alchemist side... they placed it in the same box with my mail order fianna and mail order emissary of archeon. only the fianna comes with a card, not the...
  34. Thread: New Order

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    last message

    sorry.. that was me that posted that reply under msmj9316.. i was logged in under my g/f\'s name.. hehe..
  35. wooowhooo

    awwww... got me all excited till i found out why you were disappointed. now i\'m bummed too... oh well... *underwear....
  36. good quality at under 100k

    I think i know what you mean. the good pics are at 300k-500k. but here\'s what i did.

    i opened up MS Paint and did a \"save as...\" as a .jpg. at first i thought it would reduce the size but...
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    defect

    i\'m assuming its the one with the horse. she doesn\'t seem to be able to reach the reins properly without leaving her saddle.

    I will be making sure that she holds the reins when i paint her. ...
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    more newbie info

    GW = Games Workshop (aka citadel paints)

    Thinning = adding water to thin the paint so it doesn\'t get all caked up on the mini.

    Conversion = adding or removing pieces (bitz) to slightly modify...
  39. Thread: New Order

    by edomingox
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    ordered plus gift

    well, i finally received my order.. i ordered:

    Dasyatis clone 2
    Wolfen zombie 3
    Sin Assyris
    mail order fianna
    mail order emissary of archeon
    kelen of the thirteenth voice

    and the free...
  40. 62 citadel bottles for sale 18 duplicates

    for sale on ebay...i\'ve switched to vallejo, so these are never gonna be used now.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3133111995&category=2557&rd=1
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    citadels for sale

    well, since i\'m using vallejo now, i\'m selling off the rest of my citadel paints, 66 bottles, 18 are duplicates.. here\'s the link..
    ...
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    self ratings

    that sounds like it could be them rating themselves. or like you said, it could be cuz it\'s really early and only has a few votes. but i would just go with \"if you like it, then buy it\" and...
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    ya. polls help me figure out what the majority...

    ya. polls help me figure out what the majority of people do. :)

    I used distilled water and the dilutant. I would say that the water thins out the paint alot more than the Vallejo dilutant. ...
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    all your bases belong to us

    mine didn\'t come with a rocky base either. just the plastic tile thingy.
  45. What do YOU use to fill in the cracks???

    I myself have been using white putty. I may try the blue and white epoxy like green stuff
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    heresy

    i bought 2 of the big demon one. i sold one of them and in the process of painting the other one. it\'s not done yet. right now its just primer\'d and sitting there. since i got other figurines...
  47. layering

    ya. i been using the layering technique instead of wet blending. seems to work better for me. although i wish i new which one will ultimately be the best. i sense i am taking the easy road cuz...
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    dremel tool

    great idea with the paper clips.

    and maybe a dremel tool would work good. I never tried it yet. haven\'t got the chance to yet. my pin vise is on order. when it comes in, i may attach the...
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    what to use...

    so what do you use for pinning? piano wire? where do you get stuff like that?
  50. underpainting

    i tried that. didn\'t work that well. I\'ll be using white primer from now on. unless something really calls for black primer. unfortunately, I already black primered a couple things. but that...
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    acetone

    acetone was mentioned in one of my other threads. the one on blending - pro\'s tell your secrets. someone uses acetone for wetblending.
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    What do you use to thin your paint?

    It\'s good to hear how much you mix it in. I use Vallejo\'s Dilutant thinner which is mixed in a bottle already.
  53. water or thinner...

    I been using Vallejo\'s Dilutant. I guess I should try water. maybe it will work better. :) I think I\'ll post a poll about that..

    I think wet blending may be great if you are really good at...
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    Golden Chaos Dragon Limited Edition

    Hi all,
    I have the Golden Chaos Dragon Limited Edition up for auction on ebay.

    http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=3131800642&category=16489&rd=1
  55. washes and thinning

    I always thought that washing really IS thinned paint. so what is the difference between the two? Is it just the way it is applied to the model?
    In my previous reply, I didn\'t go over the...
  56. layering...

    well... I tried this. we\'ll use stonewall grey, cold grey and dead flesh on a zombie for reference.

    1) I washed on a basecoat of cold grey at 2:1 (thinner:paint).
    2) I washed on a lighter coat...
  57. layering...

    Ya, I seem to notice how some people tend to leave out important information, though I think it\'s cuz they forget.
    But I would like to see some of Flashman14\'s pics on layering when you have that...
  58. layering..

    what about using a tissue or cottonball to sop up some of the excess paint when applying layers? Is that something people use or is recommended?
  59. layering...

    when you thin the paint, what do you use.. i bought some dilutant from vallejo which thins it and keeps the adhesiveness quite well. water tends to make the paint run off. and do you use black or...
  60. Blending - Pro\'s please tell your secrets!!!

    I been reading up on how to blend. I read the tutorial article but that is great for large areas, maybe for small but I can\'t seem to make it work without leaving brush marks. I read alot on how...
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    Pinning, necessary or convenient?

    I have never done pinning before. Seems like my glue holds well. But I\'m wondering what is the benefit, other than being more sturdy, I would assume, to having a figure pinned. Will it become a...
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    Is it the skill or is it the tools

    you know, i always wondered, is it the tools that make the painter great or is it just the skill. I mean, you take a beginner and give him/her an expensive brush, will they produce better results...
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    vallejo model and game

    the difference is that game color was made for fantasy figures. model color was made for the military figures like the vinyl ones. mainly cuz the colors are more drab. game colors are more...
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    Vallejo

    ya. I use vallejo mainly cuz the droppers but also cuz they apply much better than citadels (i used to use) when thinned.
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    Favorite Paints! What do you use?

    Wondering again what people use to paint with.
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    Favorite Table Top game to play

    Just wondering what people have the most fun playing with. I personally never played any of these games. I\'m afraid I may get addicted to them. hehe.
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    To convert or not to convert?

    Just would like to know people\'s idea about converting.
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