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    Robin Williams - A GamesWorkShop tribute.

    Hi all,

    As many of us are aware, the late great Robin Williams was a fellow enthusiast of Warhammer 40K. In that light, I'm spreading the word that
    GamesWorksShop should make a tribute to our...
  2. Question is, would GW let you play in their...

    Question is, would GW let you play in their stores if they discovered you used free sand?!

    They might supply their staff with testing kits, and like Olympic Athletes, after a game they will strip...
  3. I like those two pieces of advice... Buy from...

    I like those two pieces of advice...

    Buy from local small store and buy fish tank gravel. Genius!
  4. Would you spend £5.10 on a handful of sand?

    I run out of GW sand I bought years ago. Not just any sand, but ‘GW sand’ Oooooooo… with the small pebble like stones mixed in to give a textured base interesting details.

    But I was truly shocked...
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    Now on Ebay...

    Now on Ebay
    http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/321174963577?ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1555.l2649
  6. Grey Knight Terminators (Painted white metal) FOR SALE

    Hi

    Grey Knight Terminators (White metal)

    Painted with a unique hot tone, the complete squad of 5 have have spent hours being meticulously painted with a combination of colours to form a multi...
  7. Grey Knight Squad (Painted white metal) FOR SALE

    Hi

    Grey Knight Squad (Painted white metal)

    Painted with a unique hot tone, the complete squad of 5 have have spent hours being meticulously painted with a combination of colours to form a...
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    Imperial Guard Army for Sale :(

    Hello,

    It took sometime, but I need to give my troops a new home :(

    Attached is a zipped pdf of a brochure to this post. I've not set a price, as I'm still trying to work out how much it would...
  9. Perfect! I'm going with Bailey03's suggestion. ...

    Perfect! I'm going with Bailey03's suggestion.

    Makes sense, as I can still play a fun battle with 500pt 'if' an opportunity arises. After all, playing a 2000pt army and having to relearn all the...
  10. Lol... That made me laugh. I guess giving it...

    Lol... That made me laugh.

    I guess giving it away is an option. But would rather sell (I already have a fish tank ;), which brings up another question. How on earth can I come up with a price for...
  11. Lol... That made me laugh. I guess giving it...

    Lol... That made me laugh.

    I guess giving it away is an option. But would rather sell (I already have a fish tank ;), which brings up another question. How on earth can I come up with a price for...
  12. What would it take for you to sell ALL your Warhammer army?

    …as I've been asking this question for a while.

    I have a sizable Warhammer 40,000 2000pt Imperial Guard Army. I've been painting and collecting it for over 10 years and have only battled a...
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    To sell or not to sell?! :/

    Hi all,

    I've a large well painted Imperial Guard Army that has gathered dust for the past 3 years (examples below).

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/pics/pics13/img49726f2ab7d15.jpg...
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    I spoke to the staff at the Covent Garden branch...

    I spoke to the staff at the Covent Garden branch about this. One of them told me that Bugmans Bar type adult venues was brought up at GW HQ. But anyone that suggested it was shown the door, as GW...
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    My ex-girlfriend used to pop into a GW with me....

    My ex-girlfriend used to pop into a GW with me. She's pretty but high maintenance (hence the ex), and it was sooooo funny as they never ever approched her. I could see how they just didn't have a...
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    Games Workshop Staff Rant

    Hello :)
    Sorry, but I needed to have a little rant. But before I go on, I just like to say this rant is based on mine and my friends experiences. And are not aimed at all GW staff. Just 80% of the...
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    Thanks everyone :) I decided to go with...

    Thanks everyone :) I decided to go with nels0nmac's suggestion. I liked having the choice to use the magnifier and the orbital light eliminates shadows.
    It's pretty cool and packs away nicely.
    ...
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    What lamp is best for painting (UK)?

    Hi,

    I'm having difficulty trying to find a reasonably priced lamp that would be ideal for painting .
    I was going to get a day-light bulb for a standard lamp, but these are expensive and blow...
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    Article: Stripping Plastic

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?1821-stripping-plastic&
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    Article: Imperial Guard Building

    You can view the page at http://www.coolminiornot.com/articles/content.php?1785-imperial-guard-building&
  21. What's the best headset for Modern Warfare II?

    Hi all,

    I'm giving the paint brush a break while I play Modern Warfare 2.

    I've spent aaaaaaages trawling through the internet to find out what's the best headset for this type of game....
  22. It\'s a 69 lol I thought the devil is in the...

    It\'s a 69 lol I thought the devil is in the detail.

    I\'m thinking of doing a more subtle one with just two guardsmen holding hands skipping.
  23. Golden Daemon Model that didn\'t make it....

    Hi all :)

    I\'ve found that war-gaming/model-making is mainly a male dominated hobby. It\'s reflected in dioramas depicting torture and death to the production of miniatures of half naked slave...
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    Thanks everyone for your feedback :beer: I...

    Thanks everyone for your feedback :beer:

    I totally agree with your points regarding that the letter will be ignored. After all it\'s a massive company that dominates a very specialised field. I...
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    My Complaint Letter to GW HQ

    Hi there,

    I\'m usually very laid back and never get on my soap box. But over the years this I thought I\'d finally send GW a complaint letter voicing my concerns :cussing: ...As you can imagine...
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    Thanks guys for the responses :beer: I get...

    Thanks guys for the responses :beer:

    I get your point evil tendencies as my GW figure case was a good buy. But £60 for a cheaply made case is still really over priced....Plus being a 30-year-old...
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    GW Carry Case alternative....any ideas?

    Hi all :-)

    I was about to buy a large GW carry case this weekend. But like most things GW it\'s sooooooooo expensive it made my wallet grow legs and run out of the shop crying.

    I\'ve got the...
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    Forgive my ignorance ??? But I use water to...

    Forgive my ignorance ???

    But I use water to successfully thin down GW paint for use in an airbrush.

    How does purpose made thinner or screen wash perform?
  29. Do FW Conqueror shells fit a Earth Shaker Cannon?

    Hi all,

    Still having trouble finding shells for the Basilisk. Forge World no longer sell the Earth Shaker shells. So I\'m looking at an alternative and looking at the pics, shells for a Conqueror...
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    BROMLEY (South East London)

    Hi,

    Wondered if any veterans that play 40,000 live in or around the area. Find is difficult to make the GW run veteran nights after work and there are no clubs that I know of near me.

    Would...
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    I assume so as they don\'t have them on their...

    I assume so as they don\'t have them on their online shop. I know they include them in bigger kits (part of a model) but not separately.
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    ForgeWorld Shells

    Hi all,

    I\'m trying to find these babies but Forgeworld no longer sell them so I was thinking of buying alternative shells made for the Battle Cannon. Has anyone got these and if so do they look...
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    Ha, ha....That made me fall of my chair laughing....

    Ha, ha....That made me fall of my chair laughing.

    On that subject, I sent a ranting letter to GW HQ.
    I compared their products to other high quality model makers such as Tamya and how their...
  34. Thread: Forgeworld

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    Hello, ForgeWorld isn\'t particularly...

    Hello,

    ForgeWorld isn\'t particularly reliable when it comes to delivery times. I\'ve had to wait 2 months for an order.

    I enquired about this and was told that compared to GW, it is a much...
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    Thanks, but I\'m looking for the plastic...

    Thanks, but I\'m looking for the plastic versions. I want to do some heavy converting.

    Cheers\' for replying to my post anyway.
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    Oooooh might be. I\'m looking for plastic...

    Oooooh might be.

    I\'m looking for plastic Catachans. You say old. What\'s the difference between the old and new ones?
  37. I based mine on the German WWII army. See link...

    I based mine on the German WWII army. See link below....
    My theme

    The story behind the army is if Germany won the war and in the year 40,000 they were still in power. It explains why the Guard...
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    Wanted: Catachan Jungle Fighters

    ...on their sprus if possible. Looking for about 5 men.
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    I do! How many do you need?

    I do! How many do you need?
  40. If you need any more I have a whole box on sprus...

    If you need any more I have a whole box on sprus minus one Tau soldier.
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    Heavy 20! WOWEEEEEE.:bouncy: I think my moral...

    Heavy 20! WOWEEEEEE.:bouncy:

    I think my moral will go up when I get the new Codex.
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    The annoying thing was that he did not use Feel...

    The annoying thing was that he did not use Feel No Pain.
    Melta Guns are great but have to be in close range 12 Inches to hit. I hit everytime with the Demolisher but the dice were not on my side.
    ...
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    BEATEN AGAIN! :cussing: :cussing: ...

    BEATEN AGAIN!

    :cussing: :cussing: :cussing:

    Just played a 500 point battle against the damned Chaos b*ggers.
    Not what I had planned for a Sunday afternoon.

    Listening to advice I...
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    Tau Fire Warriors (SWAP or SELL)

    Hi all,

    I bought a box of these babies to use as battlefield dead. But I only used a single Tau warrior.

    So will anyone want to swap for a box of Tau Fire Warriors (minus one) still on their...
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    Silicon! I used the stuff all the time at Uni...

    Silicon!
    I used the stuff all the time at Uni and it\'s brilliant. You can use it over and over again and is ideal for miniatures. In fact that\'s how Forge World miniatures are cast.

    You can buy...
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    I think UnDave and jerry kurl are right. I think...

    I think UnDave and jerry kurl are right. I think I need to hold out for the new Codex before I start investing money and time in rearranging my Imperial Guard to take on the likes of Chaos. Until...
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    Hi, From reading all your great advice, I’ve...

    Hi,
    From reading all your great advice, I’ve drawn up a defensive Imperial Guard army list.
    I would be grateful if you could take a look and see if this will be a formidable army against Chaos scum...
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    Advice about my Kasrkin paint job so far?

    Hi all,

    I\'ve painted a couple of these bad boys so far. But after spending so much time on them I don\'t know if their uniform looks ok or not. I think I need advice about the black armour as...
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    He’s pretty up on his Codex. I doubled checked...

    He’s pretty up on his Codex. I doubled checked with GW staff.

    Icon! That’s it!! The thing he uses to Deep Strike. Yeah, also it’s Feel no Pain that he uses for the PM. I got very confused between...
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    Cheers for all that great advice. Didn’t think...

    Cheers for all that great advice. Didn’t think about Inquisitor with 2 mystics and their power of predicting where his Terminators will deep strike.
    That’s the one ‘Feel no Pain’ lass guns were...
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    Imperial Guard v Nurgle. I never win

    Hi all,

    To one general to another….

    I play…I mean I battle against a friend that loves to use his damn Nurgles. I’m finding them extremely difficult to beat. The best I manage is a tie.

    His...
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    Yeah, I asked and he/she said they\'d bought it...

    Yeah, I asked and he/she said they\'d bought it already converted and just painted it.
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    Basilisk Conversion:- Advice please?

    Hi all

    Although happy with the destructive power of the Basilisk, I’ve never liked it’s shield design.
    However, ForgeWorld have made a great looking Armageddon Pattern conversion which I would...
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    I guess next time I\'ll save up a load of things...

    I guess next time I\'ll save up a load of things that need it and do it all in one go like you suggested.
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    This discussion also extends to the computer...

    This discussion also extends to the computer games world. The popular WWII flight sim game IL-2 Sturmovik. It has forums and the same concerns were brought up when a squadron made a texture that was...
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    Rough Coat troubles

    Hello my fellow masters of the paint,

    Rough Coat! Great stuff, but after a couple of uses it gets blocked up, and this has happened on my second can. Blast!

    I do the usual cleaning methods...
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    I totally agree :innocent: I have two...

    I totally agree :innocent:

    I have two categories of scenery that I make...
    The first one is a quick and cheap solution to create a reasonable backdrop to a battlefield. This is a great option if...
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    Cheers everyone for the feedback. I\'ve got...

    Cheers everyone for the feedback.

    I\'ve got pics of all the steps to make this and will post it as an Article soon.

    Here\'s a chapel I made, again from 3mm card. Only this time I just used...
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    Imperial City Building

    Hi there,

    After making my card barracks, I thought I\'d go bigger and better by making this.
    Quite a good time to make cheap housing considering we\'ve hit the recession.

    I made these by...
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    Imperial Guard Storm Troopers FOR SALE

    Hi all,

    I have two squads of fully painted Imperial Guard Elite Storm Troopers for sale.....

    http://i58.photobucket.com/albums/g240/sillyface_2006/Warhammer/stormtroopers.jpg

    The special...
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    Imperial Guard Barracks (made from card)

    Hi,
    After the great feed back on the Free Warhammer 40,000 Roads I made. I thought of evolving the process of designing textures on screen and printing it out to make a 3D model. This is a great low...
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    FREE Warhammer 40,000 Roads

    Hi all,
    Seeing that GW are selling a roll of road for over £10 that doesn\'t even bend or stop at a crossroads. I thought I\'d use my graphic design experience to achieve a more simple and cost...
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    Cheers everyone for the supportive comments....

    Cheers everyone for the supportive comments. Don\'t feel too bad now.

    I guess you\'re right that I just need to find a club/store that\'ll have older members.
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    Too old to play Warhammer?

    Hi,
    I\'ve just had my 30th birthday recently and I think I\'m having one of those quarter life crisis ha, ha...

    I\'ve been painting, collecting & playing Warhammer and 40,000 since I was 16. But...
  65. :lolHa,ha...Yeah, I know how you feel. My GF has...

    :lolHa,ha...Yeah, I know how you feel. My GF has already warned me about cluttering up the place with Wargaming stuff. Hence I design my terrain to be small enough to store away under the bed....
  66. Cheers, It\'s pretty solid. Even to touch...

    Cheers,

    It\'s pretty solid. Even to touch it\'s hard to tell if it\'s card or plastic. The main building was made from mounting card which is around 3mm thick.

    I\'m currently in the process of...
  67. Imperial Guard concrete building (made from card & paper)

    Hi all,
    Being a lazy model maker I love to use card and paper which doesn\'t need special tools and is great if you\'re like me doing this hobby in your bedroom. I wanted to post a log as I went but...
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    Nurgle/Chaos bits wanted for trade

    Hi :kiss:

    I\'m looking for Nurgle/Chaos bits to decorate my DaemonHunters bases e.g. ripped apart dying at thier feet...tee hee. I don\'t want to buy a new box of them to just tear up.

    So if...
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    Brake Fluid! Leave over night and brush off with...

    Brake Fluid!
    Leave over night and brush off with an old tooth brush (or someones you dislike). Stripped my entire Imperial Guard Tank squad this way.

    Doesn\'t melt,
    Cheap,
    Mild on plastic...
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    They look cool and actually look like .22...

    They look cool and actually look like .22 bullets. I\'ll have to scan ebay for them or email FW to see if they can sell them seperately.
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    I\'m not bothered by titles or how they were...

    I\'m not bothered by titles or how they were designed to be painted. Just only what colour scheme suits them. After all if I\'m going to spend hours on painting them I might as well look great. But...
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    Cheers for the feed back everyone, Yeah, I\'ll...

    Cheers for the feed back everyone,

    Yeah, I\'ll check out Tamyas range tomorrow. I did look at Forge World, but can\'t be too sure that they are right for a Earth Shaker cannon and also Forge World...
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    Basalisk Shells

    I love my Basilisks but there\'s one major detail missing. Do you know what it is?.....

    Yes, there\'s no sight of ammo or big shells that are meant to be loaded into the barrel. Important...
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    Grey Knights or maybe red?

    Hi
    I\'m going to start on the Daemon Hunters but seeing the huge display they have in Games World Nottingham, the colour scheme isn\'t that impressive.

    I was thinking of painting mine with a...
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    Mordian Guard Regiment FOR SALE

    Who wants to take over my command?

    Fully painted in German WWII style, based & varnished...
    Command Squad,
    Mortar Squad,
    Lass Cannon Squad,
    x3 Infantry Squads (with heavy weapons),
    x 2...
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    Death Korps of Krieg FOR SALE

    Squad Advancing
    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Death-Korps-of-Krieg-Squad_W0QQitemZ320225878737QQcmdZViewItem?hash=item320225878737

    Command Squad...
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    It seems thre\'s no clear winner but more of a...

    It seems thre\'s no clear winner but more of a personal choice. I think I\'ll take your advice bullfrog and buy a couple to see if they\'re for me or not.

    Cheers everyone.

    :beer:
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    Vellejo Paint review?

    Hi,
    Just before I go and buy, I was wondering if anyone can tell me if and why these paints are significantly better than the GW paints?

    cheers
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    If you enjoy painting and have a lot of time,...

    If you enjoy painting and have a lot of time, you\'ll love them. But compared to Games Workshop models they are very hard to paint as they are just so detailed.

    I wouldn\'t advice a beginner to...
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    Cheers :D Took me ages. After visiting...

    Cheers :D

    Took me ages. After visiting Warhammer World and seeing thier gallery it really makes you try harder.
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    Fully Pro Painted Grey Knights FOR SALE

    Hi guys, girls and Orks
    I was going to collect Demon Hunters but after I painted these babies I changed my mind and now want to get the funds to buy expensive Death Korps of Krieg.

    Would sell for...
  82. Cheap ForgeWorld Rule Books, Is there such a thing?

    Hi everyone,
    I\'m really enjoying ForgeWorld products especially Death Korps of Krieg. I want to sink deeper down this expensive path.

    However, the rule books are soooo expensive that even my...
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