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  1. "No it's not entertainment, it's objectifying...

    "No it's not entertainment, it's objectifying women and adding to the mental image that rape and domination is OK." I have been part of the bdsm-scene for over 10 years and while I have encountered...
  2. Thread: Reaper Bones

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    No, the smaller ones are even worse. Some are...

    No, the smaller ones are even worse. Some are missing noses, others fingers, weapons are bend, flimsy and riddled with flash. I totally regret this Kickstarter (the first one) and I have begun to...
  3. My eyes are not the best too. I find good light...

    My eyes are not the best too. I find good light very important. Getting a really strong daylight lamp has definately improved my painting a lot.
  4. Thread: Age of Sigmar

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    This Little vid sums up all my fears and opinions...

    This Little vid sums up all my fears and opinions about GWs decision making process:

    http://captiongenerator.com/48861/Age-of-Sigmar-interview
  5. What about this one? ...

    What about this one?

    https://www.coolminiornot.com/shop/dress-a-dolly-1.html
  6. Thread: So Sad :'(

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    Like the STAR WARS Prequels? ;-) I saw a...

    Like the STAR WARS Prequels? ;-)

    I saw a documentary about him last weekend and was really impressed with his language skills. He did the voice of King Haggard in the english AND german version of...
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    http://www.coolminiornot.com/204768?browseid=11770...

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/204768?browseid=11770957

    This one?

    And maybe this one too?

    http://www.coolminiornot.com/253530?browseid=11770978
  8. A big thanks to all who make this place what it is

    Good Morning CMON,

    I just wanted to say that even tho` I`m not a very active member, I enjoy this place immensely and come here whenever I feel stressed or down.

    While all other forums and...
  9. Thread: Women in Minis

    by Yuggoth
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    I find this statement only partially true. I have...

    I find this statement only partially true. I have been looking around for ages to represent a male handsome slender rogue charakter for an RPG. I find that most male charakters are very overmuscled...
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    Those are very good for a first try! You have...

    Those are very good for a first try! You have good brush control! However, you could probably benefit from reading some of the advanced guides on this site. Some things may differ much between mini...
  11. Thread: Old School

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    The painting is really top of the game as usual...

    The painting is really top of the game as usual (big fan of your style and choice of minis), but I think the base is way too overwhelming. Its too big, too bright and the wheat (?) looks strange and...
  12. If you can`t get hold of this one, there is a...

    If you can`t get hold of this one, there is a barbarian girl of similar concept included in the Figopedia-Indigogo (https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/figopedia#gallery). Since it did not anything...
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    Thats "LIM003 Ancient Princess" by Klockes...

    Thats "LIM003 Ancient Princess" by Klockes Freebooter-Miniatures. Sadly she is the most limited mini this company has ever made, because she was only given away as a price in painting contests...
  14. "whiney"? While his video is a bit too long...

    "whiney"? While his video is a bit too long (albeit I see his reasons for this) I think his points are fair and considerate and not whiney in any way. If I would have been ripped of that badly, I...
  15. Looking at the pictures even of the work that is...

    Looking at the pictures even of the work that is supposedly good or ok by the clients standarts I think that most of it is atrociously bad in terms of coverage and precision. Frankly, most of the...
  16. Thread: Terrain

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    I have heard good things about Micro Art Studios...

    I have heard good things about Micro Art Studios terrain for their Volsung Line (steampunky victorian era)
  17. Hello Exorcisma, where are you from? Shipping...

    Hello Exorcisma,

    where are you from? Shipping might be a big factor with something quite big and potentially fragile. As for fixing, every solution I have seen or tried so far eighter produces...
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    There are some good tutorials around (here, on...

    There are some good tutorials around (here, on wamp, YouTube and elsewhere) that might be helpful in this case. To get something this advanced you will probably need read up on serveral techniques:
    ...
  19. I have to disagree. Unlike most bowstrings...

    I have to disagree. Unlike most bowstrings crossbow strings can be quite thick indeed depending on intended use, period and construction type. I would try glueing first. If that fails you could still...
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    I have to agree with Avelorn. While I think GW...

    I have to agree with Avelorn. While I think GW suffers from bad management decisions, some of their product seems rushed and most of it grossly overpriced there are still good artists working for...
  21. Thread: Bonsai Trees

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    Have thought about it but skipped the idea...

    Have thought about it but skipped the idea because I`m terrible with keeping anything green alive for more than two month :-P Bonsais are hard to maintain and might need artificial sunlight if kept...
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    Remember that this is a very small and highly...

    Remember that this is a very small and highly subjective market which means you will never see something like stable, pedictable prices. If something strikes the fancy of a few people who just got...
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    I think the pose is a bit over the top, but I...

    I think the pose is a bit over the top, but I like it. Looks like she is Holding a dramatic speacht to her followers or something like that. But I agree with grefven. The hands are too big and the...
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    I think it looks good but it could be sturdier if...

    I think it looks good but it could be sturdier if you used gardening wire instead of / or in addition to the greenstuff. Also, you can use masking tape for the leaves to speed up the glueing process.
  25. Thanks for the group-shot! Looks really great!...

    Thanks for the group-shot! Looks really great! And I`m really jealous :-D I wish my wife would share my painting compulsion (and be damn good at it too!)

    [QUOTE=Wondercat;734485]Thanks a lot for...
  26. Veeery nice quality! I will try to criticise, but...

    Veeery nice quality! I will try to criticise, but be aware that this is really just nitpicking. You should both not be so humble :-D, those are really spectacular. Do you have a groupshot? Apologies...
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    I highly doubt the authenticity of this. There is...

    I highly doubt the authenticity of this. There is no trustworthy source behind that article. Especially the mention of the german "Panzerpferd"- variant seems fishy. Seems to go against naming...
  28. Its up to you, but personally I would invest in a...

    Its up to you, but personally I would invest in a good haircut and/or style coaching that takes thinning spots into consideration than applying all kinds of chemical shenanigans to my skin.
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    Great work! You should try sending pictures of it...

    Great work! You should try sending pictures of it to Martin himself. I saw him interviewed for german television and he had a HUGE collection of dioramas in his livingroom.
  30. Hello MAXXxxx, thanks for the reply. That...

    Hello MAXXxxx,

    thanks for the reply. That sounds really good (since we are both located in Germany it would save us freakish postal costs). Seems like we have a similar taste :-D

    I`m sorry to...
  31. Great Work! I think that some parts of the minis...

    Great Work! I think that some parts of the minis could benefit from a bit of definition-enhancing darklining (subtle, not the krass blacklining one would do for a comicbook-look), like the border...
  32. W: Hell Dorado Twilight Knight, H: Paypal, MtG, various Minis

    Dear cmon-community.

    I`m searching for the limitied Hell Dorado/KD-Crossover Twilight Knight. I would love to paint her as a display piece or as a crewmember for my oriental pirates (for...
  33. I think most companys struggle to maintain their...

    I think most companys struggle to maintain their piece of an allready small market, so its somewhat understandable that they don`t give away their trade secrets. That said, I think the folks at...
  34. You defend them for closing all venues of...

    You defend them for closing all venues of communication? Seriously? The problem are not 13 year olds with computer access, its grumpy veterans that GW has been alienating for years and years. THEY...
  35. Photoshoped? I smell some sour grapes right...

    Photoshoped? I smell some sour grapes right here...
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    I can only say "it depends". I found that those...

    I can only say "it depends". I found that those sculpts that where made especially for bones are very sharp and nice (the female fighter / paladin in fox or wolf themed armor by P. Keith is my...
  37. Hallo David, ich könnte ein paar Tutorials zu...

    Hallo David,

    ich könnte ein paar Tutorials zu Geländebau beisteuern. Welche Größe / Ausrichtung soll die Seite denn haben?

    Beste Grüße
    Alex
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    Yes! Thats top notch work! Wish I had more funds...

    Yes! Thats top notch work! Wish I had more funds to spent as well. Will be a daunting task to do them justice, especially with all this exposed skin and muscle. Had no time to look at the playtest...
  39. Thats just wrong. Like with every kickstarter,...

    Thats just wrong. Like with every kickstarter, those original backers gave money for month in advance without seeing the final result and thus took a considerable risk. The promos are the reward for...
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    Oh wow, I do the exact same thing! I even wonder...

    Oh wow, I do the exact same thing! I even wonder what kind of interaction they might have in the display cabinet once they are "freed". Would aiming for a good male / female ratio be too much? :-D
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    I was searching for a colourscheme for the giant...

    I was searching for a colourscheme for the giant undead dragon that will soon arrive from Reaper, since the official paintjob is not to my taste. Consider your idea stolen good Sir! :-D
    Exellent...
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    Yeah, thats what I was thinking. You will find...

    Yeah, thats what I was thinking. You will find that most forum members are willing to help a fellow painter/modeller to get hold of what he needs. But if you could repurpose even 5% of the computer...
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    I`m not a sculptor myself but I would advice you...

    I`m not a sculptor myself but I would advice you to clarify your request. Do you need these for casting? Would you need full production rights? Should they be single- or multipart? What kind of...
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    Why not order some via ebay, amazon or here on...

    Why not order some via ebay, amazon or here on cmon? Most common brands should be available this way. There are other materials who are easier to get a hold of like clay, but they are not really...
  45. Klockes Freebooters Fate should be more or less...

    Klockes Freebooters Fate should be more or less baroque, no?
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    Of the standart babes, Victoriana was the only...

    Of the standart babes, Victoriana was the only one I skipped (kinda sad about it, since she turned out better than expected). Of the enhanced babes I got the indian girl and the punk. So the only one...
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    What minis are you after? I have backed the KS,...

    What minis are you after? I have backed the KS, and even if I`m overall satisfied, there are some that havn`t come out as expected. Would maybe part with some of them and sending them from Germany...
  48. I`m not too fond of "limited edition" models...

    I`m not too fond of "limited edition" models myself. However, thats the way it goes. Producers need something to make kickstarters special since funders have a higher risk and part with their money...
  49. Good list! Maybe you could try to contact some of...

    Good list! Maybe you could try to contact some of those on the list for a mini (no pun intended :-D) interview?

    As to the second "controversial subject matter" list, I remember some discussions...
  50. I would suggest "Alien Contact" by Nakatan. Its a...

    I would suggest "Alien Contact" by Nakatan. Its a gamechanger in that I have never seen such fierce moral and PC discussions in mini art before.
    Even those who hated it said that it "opend pandoras...
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    One thing you could do to make busts and stomachs...

    One thing you could do to make busts and stomachs pop is to use coloured shadows insteas of the black you tried. Blue and purple tones can mix well with lighter skintones without giving a dirty...
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    Washes can also be used for higher quality...

    Washes can also be used for higher quality painting if you apply it selectively and not all over the mini. but I would not say they are a must have. maybe select a single wash (a reddish brown might...
  53. Thread: Cheating

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    Who knows? If I where to protect my precious...

    Who knows? If I where to protect my precious award winning model from the grubby, unwashed hands of all the kids in attendance, I would surely wish for a razor sharp sword :-D

    Personally I would...
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    It depends on what kind of game you would like,...

    It depends on what kind of game you would like, especially the scale (big armies or scirmishes) and the style (fantasy, steampunk, SF?).
    Personally I`m very fond of "Freebooters Fate" (priate...
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    It depends on what kind of game you would like,...

    It depends on what kind of game you would like, especially the scale (big armies or scirmishes) and the style (fantasy, steampunk, SF?).
    Personally I`m very fond of "Freebooters Fate" (priate...
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    Welcome on board! Not wanting to rain on your...

    Welcome on board!

    Not wanting to rain on your parade, but are you sure you want to start WH? Imho the conduct of GW has been less then... amicable in the past (bad QC, annual price hikes, bullying...
  57. @runebrush: Yes, I don`t like GW that much. They...

    @runebrush: Yes, I don`t like GW that much. They simply have a history of behaving like jerks. While it is somewhat understandable that they have to protect their IP, they do so in the most heavy...
  58. Thats an urban legend ;-) As to the...

    Thats an urban legend ;-)


    As to the argument that the autor should have avoided the term in the first place:

    The trope of space beeing like an ocean is older than spacetravel itself.

    If...
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    I have no idea about all that technical database...

    I have no idea about all that technical database mumbo-jumbo, but I think the dwarfs Scibor produces come very near to the concept picture you showed. Might risk a look if you don`t know it already
  60. You are doing great! Don`t be too harsh on...

    You are doing great! Don`t be too harsh on yourself, you have allready surpassed a good 70% of the gamers I know in terms of quality. I think pushing the highlights a bit really did improve the...
  61. Yes, Skyrim was my first thought too. While I...

    Yes, Skyrim was my first thought too. While I can`t fault the quality of your painting or basework, I think the figures blend in with the base a bit to much. But thats just me being nitpicky on a...
  62. Thread: Wet palette

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    While I would normaly blindly trust a...

    While I would normaly blindly trust a recomendation by Dragonsreach, I cannot figure out what this thing does what a lunchbox, some paper towel and backing paper can`t achieve?
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    Nice Idea to make a series of videos. Seems like...

    Nice Idea to make a series of videos. Seems like you had to clean off a lot of flash and mould lines. I hate prep work, so hats off for the patience you showed. Painting seems to come along nicely...
  64. Thread: Art?

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    There are some fantastic pieces of imaginary art...

    There are some fantastic pieces of imaginary art in literature, for example the Ekphrasis of the painting in the whalers inn in Moby Dick. But that has NOTHING in common with this utter CRAP.
    Hell,...
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    Holy f***, EvilEgg, thats gruesome! Care to share...

    Holy f***, EvilEgg, thats gruesome! Care to share the whole story if it doesn`t pain you too much? Hope those cowards are in jail for this?
  66. Even if I voted higher on the steam walker, I...

    Even if I voted higher on the steam walker, I too, think that Karadras is especially effective. He just oozes charakter and looks so dark and brooding. well done Sir!

    If I had to point out...
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    I`m in the same boat, have had this my entire...

    I`m in the same boat, have had this my entire life, maybe caused by not getting enough oxigen during bith :-(
    I use a combination of the little pillow method and "derwishs secret". It takes some...
  68. Personally, I would not start too dark, thou...

    Personally, I would not start too dark, thou Trystans method might have its advantages. If I where to copy the picture above, I would indeed start with white primer, then patiently layer thinned...
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    I dislike Elfes with oversized WOW-style ears :-(...

    I dislike Elfes with oversized WOW-style ears :-( Your painting however is flawless! Great job!
  70. Thread: Hobbit

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    The film would imho have been a lot better if it...

    The film would imho have been a lot better if it had been more "down to earth". Even -or maybe ESPECIALLY- a fantasy film should try allow for some "suspension of disbelief". That was completly and...
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    Great! Even if Matney X suggestions are good, I...

    Great!
    Even if Matney X suggestions are good, I fear they would break the unified look that you have build up with your awesome conversions and bases. Imho it would be better to stay with the...
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    QuietManes is spot on. I HATE dust on my minis,...

    QuietManes is spot on. I HATE dust on my minis, especially those with delicate flower bases and such. Here is what I have: http://www.roller.de/haengevitrine-bora-zwetschge/000131005601/

    Its a...
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    I agree with me_in_japan (though it feels strange...

    I agree with me_in_japan (though it feels strange that I dare to criticise a master who makes my humble effords seem like the works of a 3-year old ;-))
    The whole ring is too cluttered and will...
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    I would guess that airbrushing would require a...

    I would guess that airbrushing would require a hell lot of masking. For me at least it would be easier to do it with a brush. Just use very fine layering or wetblending.
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    Oh sorry. I missunderstood you, I thought that...

    Oh sorry. I missunderstood you, I thought that you considered the gold already finished. Silly me :-D
    Looking forward to your next update.

    glass effect? Do you mean that effekt where you have...
  76. yes, they might. But still, it is a much needed...

    yes, they might. But still, it is a much needed gateway for new hobbists. if GW would collapse, who would be able and willing to fill that role? PP? Reaper? Does not seem that likely. Deviously GW...
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    Poll: ok, you are right Einion (as always) weasels...

    ok, you are right Einion (as always) weasels aren`t rodents (they are mustelidae). But the basic argument still holds tue for nearly any kind of critter.

    btw 31 species of rodents are allready...
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    That looks splendid, I dig your use of tmm on...

    That looks splendid, I dig your use of tmm on dark eldar.
    Personally I think your gold needs way more contrast. Have you thought about darklining to separate the armor plates? Also, you could use...
  79. As much as I hate GW nowadays, I think the...

    As much as I hate GW nowadays, I think the industrie might run into longterm problems if no one else than GW is willing to invest as much in Brick and Mortar Stores, running intro games, and...
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    Poll: Yeah, guess what I have done 12 years ago ;-)...

    Yeah, guess what I have done 12 years ago ;-) That said, I don`t think it is wrong to use animals per se, its just the industrial scale that is causing all kinds of environmental and moral problems....
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    Poll: While I agree with most of what was said, I have...

    While I agree with most of what was said, I have to disagree on one point: Not all rodents reproduce so fast that they can weather any kind of hunting / poisoning etc. There ARE endangered rodents,...
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    There is ONE fundamental mistake in your...

    There is ONE fundamental mistake in your loveletter. And that is the "I will continue to buy your stuff anyway"-phrase. You are in a abusive relationship, saying this is like Rhianna crawling back to...
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    I second the suggestion of Battlefield Berlin. It...

    I second the suggestion of Battlefield Berlin. It has been my "one-stop-shop" (online, since I live on the other end of Germany) for years and their HUGE range of minis, games, scenery and whatnot...
  84. Maybe thats because the model itself is of...

    Maybe thats because the model itself is of questionable quality? No offense to the OP but I would rather spend my money on someone to sculpt me a decent Emperor (which would probably cost a ton^^)....
  85. The formost Lovecraft scholar is S.T. Joshi. He`s...

    The formost Lovecraft scholar is S.T. Joshi. He`s quite ponderous at times but gives good insights. I also enjoyed this book by a Michel Houelle.."Unspeakable name of doom" ;-):...
  86. Oh man, so glad I left the whole GW thing behind....

    Oh man, so glad I left the whole GW thing behind. I`m currently focussing on Freebooters Fate and wow, their customer service is a zilllion times better! Most of the bigger GW alternatives where just...
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    I guess I found the exact source of your pendant...

    I guess I found the exact source of your pendant on wikipedia:

    The shape taken by these pendants varied by region. The Icelandic variant was cross-shaped, while Swedish and Norwegian variants...
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    Unless you can post some examples of what the...

    Unless you can post some examples of what the artist you want to commision (and his printer!) is capable of you won`t get much serious replies. As Einion said, 350 $ is really cheap and still you are...
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    I too would consider Vallejo. They are not...

    I too would consider Vallejo. They are not without fault (consistency varys between colours as well as shinyness (is that even a word? :-)), but all in all they are really easy to work with and come...
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    Its probably the depiction of rimming on the...

    Its probably the depiction of rimming on the banner which gives the white helmeted dude his higher score :-D
    For an impression of the average gamers mindset, just look at the favorite shop-tags :-D...
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    The gold looks a bit strange, grainy I would say....

    The gold looks a bit strange, grainy I would say. What colour did you use? I think blue lenses would go well with the silver.
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    It is of course possible, but it is actually much...

    It is of course possible, but it is actually much harder rather than easier to do so.
    I have heard that the top class painter AlexiZ sometimes takes paint straight from the pot and blends directly...
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    I had a similar problem and solved it with this:...

    I had a similar problem and solved it with this: http://www.uhu.com/de/produkte/kunststoff-und-modellbauklebestoffe/detail/uhu-hart.html?no_cache=1&step=84
    I don`t know if you can get something...
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    First off, not everybody has the skills to...

    First off, not everybody has the skills to identify a recast or any other kind of rip-off. My wifes grandma still thinks she has gotten a real swiss gold watch for 20 EUR from this street vendor in...
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    It looks a bit more reddish in reality. But not...

    It looks a bit more reddish in reality. But not too much.
    When you started this, we already talked about how pinkish pre-heresy EC are supposed to look. I got the impression that you are leaning...
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    I`m here, I`m here! Sorry for the delay. I wish I...

    I`m here, I`m here! Sorry for the delay. I wish I had done more allready. Here`s a quick proof I`m at it. Please excuse the crappy pic, I`m in a terrible haste and the cam is new:...
  97. As far as I know most players tent to use them as...

    As far as I know most players tent to use them as stand-ins for dragon princes. So no special rules for them, at least no official ones as far as I know. You could however take the profile for the...
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    After I was forced to stóp doing anything...

    After I was forced to stóp doing anything hobby-related during the last 3 month due to severe time-shortage, I find it difficult to get going again. I have to finish my marine for Jesterz group...
  99. Just a thing to consider: Would the parents be...

    Just a thing to consider: Would the parents be able to understand/apreciate such an endeavour? Don`t get me wrong, I like the idea, but I guess if it was me who died, a mini of a giant war-robot...
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    An interesting idea, but what would be the...

    An interesting idea, but what would be the benefit of such an action? Why not keep the metal until plastic is ready for release?

    On topic: Am I the only one who thinks that the monsters and...
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    Mullet as a strange yet somewhat sexy fashion...

    Mullet as a strange yet somewhat sexy fashion statement:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q77YBmtd2Rw
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    I have archieved good results with my girlfriends...

    I have archieved good results with my girlfriends uv-hardening fingernail-gel when trying to make stained glass windows. Might be worth a try in your case too....
    But you will probably get even more...
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    maybe those links might help you ...

    maybe those links might help you

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C7P9g5Nkje4

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WJkPRxOH7m8
  104. Thread: Why I do it!

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    hehe, me too. Sometimes I even imagine them...

    hehe, me too. Sometimes I even imagine them becoming alive in the display cabinet. Well, only the fully painted ones really. I make sure that there are always some good looking ladys in there, so...
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    He was also quite skilled with poetry. Check this...

    He was also quite skilled with poetry. Check this out:

    XXI. Nyarlathotep

    And at the last from inner Egypt came
    The strange dark One to whom the fellahs bowed;
    Silent and lean and cryptically...
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    I was delayed by other projects, the most...

    I was delayed by other projects, the most important beeing my impending wedding^^. But I`m still here and probably able to show some pics soon.
  107. Well, thats what you get when you have all your...

    Well, thats what you get when you have all your work done by interns and underpayed freelancers...
    I witnessed similar mistakes when I was an intern/student worker myself at the "European Capital...
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    Then the hand tremors got too bad for me to paint...

    Then the hand tremors got too bad for me to paint that small (still hoping that improves tho), so I packed them away.

    Hello Kath! Ever tried betablockers? I have the same problem and they do help...
  109. I have the slavegirls from this kit, but I guess...

    I have the slavegirls from this kit, but I guess they are not what you are looking for? (Assuming a man can ever have enough slavegirls :-D)
  110. Nice, again I`m impessed by the level of detail!...

    Nice, again I`m impessed by the level of detail! I can see them used for thousand sons, necrons and maybe dark eldar conversions as well! The snakeriders look really stupid however...
    And those...
  111. Good to see that he has added credits and all!...

    Good to see that he has added credits and all! Now I wish him the best luck with his auctions, even if I still doubt that he will find someone able and willing to pay that much.

    But still nobody...
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    Wow, what an impressive griffon! I especially...

    Wow, what an impressive griffon! I especially love the way his beak is sculpted. The only thing I`m not sure about is the way that his wings are attached. I think he needs a bit more muscle on the...
  113. Even if this individual case is settled my...

    Even if this individual case is settled my initial question remains:
    Under what circumstances are we allowed to post work that is not our own?
    For me, it is more or less a hypothetical question...
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    "Oh skimmed, but only because it sounds like it`s...

    "Oh skimmed, but only because it sounds like it`s antigrav" hehe. Nice find Tommie!
  115. Hey, I`m german, I`m supposed to be rude! :-D...

    Hey, I`m german, I`m supposed to be rude! :-D
    Joking aside, I did not want to suggest that he actually stole the pics from the artists or things like that. I guess he has bought from the original...
  116. Posting Figures you have not painted yourself?

    I`m confused. I always thought that you are only allowed to post work that you have done yourself or at least colaborated. Yet in todays gallery there is a guy who sells Figs from various...
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    Welcome to the Forums but please do not post the...

    Welcome to the Forums but please do not post the same thread under 3 different names. Regarding your question I can only point to the games "ron and bones" and "freebooters fate". However they are...
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    I gave you the 6 you aimed at. That said, i did...

    I gave you the 6 you aimed at. That said, i did it purely for the paintjob. I think the sculpt itself is butt-ugly. Its hard to believe that this is from the same sculptor who does such lovely...
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    I do highly doubt that GWs IP is adaptable to...

    I do highly doubt that GWs IP is adaptable to mainstream as easily as you described.
    The Batman comparison is not a good one imho. Surely, Batman does also incorporate some dark themes (very dark in...
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    You say 2 thrones on both sides, yet you list...

    You say 2 thrones on both sides, yet you list only 4 primarchs. Who is going to sit in the middle? Shurely not Calgar like in that initial picture, as he was not yet created while the primarchs...
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    Very very good work. Too bad the links are down,...

    Very very good work. Too bad the links are down, would love to see the progress.
    I have to echo what was said about the head: The teeth look a bit clumsy in this version and he might actually...
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    Don`t be ashamed, thats the way art works. Even...

    Don`t be ashamed, thats the way art works. Even Michelangelo wasn`t born the master he became (even if his biographer Vasari claims otherwise).
    As far as my expierence goes, you need 4 things:
    ...
  123. Thread: Mechamarines!

    by Yuggoth
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    I understand where you are coming from and those...

    I understand where you are coming from and those are certainly some good arguments. On the other hand, it would mean to split up the customer base even more than it is today.
    Let me explain: If I...
  124. Thread: Mechamarines!

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    So you would like the eavy metal team to give it...

    So you would like the eavy metal team to give it a simple paintjob way under their ability so that kids aren`t disappointed when theirs look like crap in comparison? That would put me off now and...
  125. Thread: Mechamarines!

    by Yuggoth
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    I`m not sure if I like it or not stylewise, but I...

    I`m not sure if I like it or not stylewise, but I have to say that the sheer technical quality of this kit does impess me. It seems that GWs plastics are getting better and better with each release.
  126. I have read somewhere that the gene- and...

    I have read somewhere that the gene- and drug-therapy which they recieve quells both their appetite and their ability to do something sexual.
    I guess this isn`t even a far-off idea:...
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    Thats some cool music up here! Just have to...

    Thats some cool music up here!

    Just have to add the first acapella / beatboxing metal from germany :-D enjoy:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2zgrbCMUUV0
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    I`m not too fond of the new batman movies either....

    I`m not too fond of the new batman movies either. I think the "realistic" approach just isn`t working.
    It makes thase elements that are outright fantastic look very peculiar. I hope you can...
  129. Thread: Jacking in GW

    by Yuggoth
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    From your signature I`m guessing that you are...

    From your signature I`m guessing that you are german. If so, I would highly recomend "Freebooter`s Fate" by Werner Klocke . Its a nice balanced skirmish game featuring a carribean setting with lots...
  130. Thats exactly the thing I was wishing for. I have...

    Thats exactly the thing I was wishing for. I have gotten an anatomy book, but that is way over my horizon.
    Thanks a lot for sharing!

    PS: How do I give reputation power? I guess its threads like...
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    I`m totally fine with fieldarchys suggestion. Its...

    I`m totally fine with fieldarchys suggestion. Its nice that she can herself testify for the seriousness of the non-profit organisation.
  132. Sorry to hear that you are sick Jesterz. I...

    Sorry to hear that you are sick Jesterz.

    I wondered if you have wishes for the base? I would like to try something like polished marble, as I think it would fit with the EC fluff. But maybe you...
  133. Mine arrived today! I got 2. What is the second...

    Mine arrived today! I got 2. What is the second one for? Is it a backup if I mess up on first try? :-D

    Awaiting your instructions Sir!
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    "The Professor" Cheers! Without him I would...

    "The Professor"

    Cheers! Without him I would not have met the love of my life. I met her at a Tolkien-Club at school.

    Thank you for that and of course your wonderfull works. You are still the...
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    Thanks for your support guys! @Shawn: No, I`m...

    Thanks for your support guys!

    @Shawn: No, I`m a seatfarter :-D Nothing to carry asides from the sometimes rediculously big shoppingbags from my girl...

    @Torn blue sky: Piss and vinegar wins...
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    Medicated to paint ;-D

    I just got back from the doctor and after reading the "coffin dodger"-thread I thought to share my somewhat similar story to see if I`m alone in this or not.

    After having troubles with shaky hands...
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    I`m not entirely sure, but I think I read...

    I`m not entirely sure, but I think I read somewhere that all (loyal) space marines are impotent both pysical and psychological due to the heavy chemical and genetic alterations. There is a fluff...
  138. Of course it is up to you Jesterz what to do with...

    Of course it is up to you Jesterz what to do with the display. If you wan`t to keep it, do so. Its your project and I`m in regardless of what happens to it :-) I just thought we were supposed to make...
  139. Thread: Noddwyr's WIP

    by Yuggoth
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    Cool! He looks a bit like the elderly J.R.R....

    Cool! He looks a bit like the elderly J.R.R. Tolkien!
  140. No no, sending something this small (even in...

    No no, sending something this small (even in secure package) is actually quite cheap. So don`t worry, I will send it back to you. Would never steal from a fellow CMONer, even if it is just a plastic...
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    I didn`t want to bring it up at first because it...

    I didn`t want to bring it up at first because it is a very personal matter, but since Jesterz has taken the leap I stand by his side:
    It is exactly the same thing with my girlfriend. I told her...
  142. Yuggoth -- need --Emperors Children Love the...

    Yuggoth -- need --Emperors Children

    Love the EC fluff and always wanted to paint a pink marine :-D
    So count me in, as long as you are willing to send one of those tasty cooky-marines to germany...
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    The diorama reminds me of the excellent film...

    The diorama reminds me of the excellent film "Casualties of War", which does also hint at rape in a rather extreme way, without actually showing the crime in a pornographic manner.

    The conflicting...
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    I`m sorry to hear that this forum is not as...

    I`m sorry to hear that this forum is not as attractive to the veterans as it used to be. Don`t know why, but it makes me kinda sad. Like a family breaking apart :-(
    To me, who has been a silent...
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    Found a shop that stocks oop freebooter

    Hey all, I have just ordered the Freebooter Pirate Vignette that was produced 5 years ago. Never thought I would find one being sold so cheap. It was limited run of 1000! As far as I can see, they...
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    Second weirdest clip I have ever seen. Not to...

    Second weirdest clip I have ever seen. Not to fond of remembering the first one. Had something to do with an anorexic transsexual and a skinned horsehead... Gave me nightmares for weeks :-(

    But...
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    Speakin of the StarWars Cantina... (Warning,...

    Speakin of the StarWars Cantina... (Warning, tastelessness ahead, don`t watch at work ;-))


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Seh8cNirlU8
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    Cool conversion! There is a CSM Force based...

    Cool conversion! There is a CSM Force based around Iron Maiden somewhere on the web. Loads of nekkid girls and Eddie as a demon-price if I recall it correctly. Tried to find it but my googe-fu is...
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    I have taken a long time to look at your mini. It...

    I have taken a long time to look at your mini. It took me some time to realise the small scratches/internal reflections you have painted on the crystal-blade. Also, it looks like there could be...
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    That was creepy as hell (and I don`t mean the...

    That was creepy as hell (and I don`t mean the second one where that bearthing explodes ;-))
    Do they REALY do this in the US? Under Obama??
    Rose with no petals? Well, screw the roses, send me the...
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    I honestly think there is only a very slight...

    I honestly think there is only a very slight connection between twilight and assorted things and "Goth". There isn`t even a single goth track on that soundtrack (nicer than those silly films though,...
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    Wow, that has to be the best dragon sculpt I have...

    Wow, that has to be the best dragon sculpt I have ever seen! Don`t like the rackham one, looks to "cartoony" imho.
    To bad I don`t have the cash for it. My girlfriend would kill me, and rightly so :-(
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    doing that would mean that the raised areas would...

    doing that would mean that the raised areas would be dark, and the recesses light.
    No, Mourners Method is the way to go.
    Maybe highlighting by "layering" (i.e painting he highlights with diluted...
  154. Not wanting to sound rude, but given the current...

    Not wanting to sound rude, but given the current political situation I can`t see someone actually "defending their country" in the literal sense of the word. So while I give my respect to those who...
  155. Yeah, wise words from Stewsayer again. Can be...

    Yeah, wise words from Stewsayer again. Can be messy (had a white arm once) but gives you good control. Tried to lay my minis flat before, but that sesulted in them sticking on the sewspaper i layed...
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    Well, lets just say that for some people...

    Well, lets just say that for some people "realistic, gritty feel" is just an excuse for not beeing able to paint in lines or do smooth blends. You can easily hide lots of mistakes under tons of...
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    Well, it might not be that bold after all. I have...

    Well, it might not be that bold after all. I have wittnessed incredible fast progress in some people around here. A good example is Tagamoga. her first mini submitted on 08.06.2009 got a 5.9 and now,...
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    Feels a bit like treason to say this, but I...

    Feels a bit like treason to say this, but I always thought that a wiki-structure would be way better than the sticky-thread/articles combination on here, which can be quite confusing. So thumbs up...
  159. Looking good so far, good you took your time on...

    Looking good so far, good you took your time on that basecoat, it really pays of to do multiple coats. Looks like you have the patience needed to reach what you`re aiming for.
    Seems like Tommie is...
  160. I guess there could be some open questions still:...

    I guess there could be some open questions still:

    1. As has been said, If you work with very thin layers, painting the entire fig in your base-colour is not a problem. If your paint layers are a...
  161. Thread: Pet Portraits

    by Yuggoth
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    http://i719.photobucket.com/albums/ww200/Charadrye...

    http://i719.photobucket.com/albums/ww200/Charadryel/DSC05143.jpg

    Nice dog and cat!
    Heres Adira (meaning "the proud one" in hebraic). Shes a little rascal of unknown origin. She was rescued from...
  162. Whatever you do: Keep in mind that standarts on...

    Whatever you do: Keep in mind that standarts on this site are VERY high compared to what you will see in most hobby and GW-stores. So what is considered TTQ on here is way -and I mean WAY!!- above...
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    Coool! Is the wolf scratchbuild? Looks way better...

    Coool! Is the wolf scratchbuild? Looks way better than those I saw from GW. The head looks almost cute, a bit like the husky "balto" ;-) But that is not a bad thing in my opinion, it makes him look...
  164. Thread: uberdarks WIP

    by Yuggoth
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    Here here, I`m in the mood for off the wall...

    Here here, I`m in the mood for off the wall ideas!
    Do you know the scene in the film "first knight" where the bad ones try to sneak into the heros camp disguised as sheep? Why not strap sheeps or...
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    Yes, a very well deserved win. I absolutely love...

    Yes, a very well deserved win. I absolutely love the pulse effekt on the guns and the osl around the feet! Next, do a revenant titan in the same style *g*
  166. Thread: What to say...

    by Yuggoth
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    @ chrome: Hehe, ok. lets call it "tough love"...

    @ chrome: Hehe, ok. lets call it "tough love" then ;-)
  167. Thread: What to say...

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    I don`t know if it helps you, but try to watch...

    I don`t know if it helps you, but try to watch things from his perspective:

    1. If I understand correctly you broke of before even the ones you worked on where completely finished, right? If so, he...
  168. Thread: Warhammer Scam?

    by montka
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    I would say even if you DO read the FAQ you might...

    I would say even if you DO read the FAQ you might be scamed. It indicates, that the GW pictures they use are on par with their own "eavy metal"-standard, which if clearly not the case but might be...
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    There is seldom a model that actually looks...

    There is seldom a model that actually looks frightening to me. But with this one there is something about the scull and the overall impression that reminds me of having seen "Terminator" way to early...
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    I`m with Elly on this one. Seeing the...

    I`m with Elly on this one. Seeing the international cooperation of the rescue team and some normally shitty and even slightly racist newspapers in germany congratulating the miners and their loved...
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    Hello again, yes, crystella meant me, I have...

    Hello again,

    yes, crystella meant me, I have just send a reply ;-)

    Meanwhile I was able to identify the missing number 2:
    It is an oldish "wolfen predator with two blades"
    You can find a scan...
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    Yes, the scull on the shoulder is sticking out...

    Yes, the scull on the shoulder is sticking out way to much. But I like what you have done with that blast from the gun. regarding the fluff, this may help you:...
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    Yeah I like that a lot! Interested in swapping it...

    Yeah I like that a lot! Interested in swapping it for the confrontation wolfen from my "three big bad wolfs"-thread? :-D
    I second what was said. Even a very rough idea what you expect would help a...
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    @ Jahminis: i tried google and CMON but couldn`t...

    @ Jahminis: i tried google and CMON but couldn`t find "Nements". Are you sure the spelling is right? I removed the base to look at the tab but there is only "rackham 99". I also tried SOL but they...
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    Uargh those graphics look like they where from a...

    Uargh those graphics look like they where from a 10+ years old PC game. I had recently sworn to stop the GW bashing but well: SHAME on you GW for stopping "damnatus" and then serving us this utter...
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    Good god, I love this forum! Thank you TBS, thats...

    Good god, I love this forum! Thank you TBS, thats the first one I described.
    Have to do some glueing because the top part of the weapon broke of as expected as I tried to straighten it.
    Maybe...
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    Welcome on the forums! In fact I have never seen...

    Welcome on the forums! In fact I have never seen a nicer forum comunity than this one. Hell, I even click threads who`s topic don`t interest me the least, just because I expect cool comments. While...
  178. I have never painted when outright drunk (which...

    I have never painted when outright drunk (which happens seldom enough). However I found out that a smallish glass of wine or a light beer sometimes helps me relax when I have shaky hands (My doc...
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    Yes Yes, thank you cystella! Thats the one! Seems...

    Yes Yes, thank you cystella! Thats the one! Seems like he is indeed missing his hair :-(
    So is he a special charakter? Or are all Confrontation minis "charakters" so to speak? You see, I have...
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    3 big bad wolfs -what are they worth?

    Hello folks,

    I`m not sure if I have opened this tread in the right category, so feel free to move it around if it bothers you. On the weekend I visited a smallish german miniature fair and came...
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    Today I fished one of them out of the paint to...

    Today I fished one of them out of the paint to get the measurements. they are indeed approx. 4 mm (hard to tell exactly because of the rounded surface.and the straight ruler). If I could get them I...
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    Regarding the steel balls (I used google to find...

    Regarding the steel balls (I used google to find out that they are called "bearing balls" in english): I wouldn`t go too small, because the added weight of a bigger ball makes the shaking easier. On...
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    Vallejo is not necessarily better, both ranges...

    Vallejo is not necessarily better, both ranges have advantages and disadvantages.

    Here is what I like about vallejo:
    Vallejo gives you a bit more paint for your $$ and has a thinner consistency...
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    my guess would be that one of the products you...

    my guess would be that one of the products you used has damaged the plastic itself. the residue you see might actually be some roughening of the surface. The acrilic glass on our guineapig-home got...
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    What Crome has not shown in his modesty is the...

    What Crome has not shown in his modesty is the real cool glow of his gun! Would be sooo great to see that effect on a titan...
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    is this the standard TT-Quality? If so, your...

    is this the standard TT-Quality? If so, your prices are reasonable. Not to fond of the army itself. I don`t want to be rude, but it looks a bit unfinished. Same goes for your other armies, especially...
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    very cool indeed! woud love to see a passenger...

    very cool indeed! woud love to see a passenger car for it. Something to carry gunners or a mobile shrine of sigmar maybe. Or do a big train cannon, like those used in WWII ;-)

    On a side note: The...
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    I have exactly the same problem. When I started...

    I have exactly the same problem. When I started the hobby, I overprimed a big part of my minis with a realy agressive household/universal-primer. I have spend years(!) trying to get rid of that stuff...
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    Wow, this was the best that could happen to my...

    Wow, this was the best that could happen to my tread: A reply from someone who actually stands on the forefront of the hobbys` evolution! Thank you so much!
    What you said makes perfect sense. Now I...
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    Hello Vague and welcome to the forums! I`m in...

    Hello Vague and welcome to the forums!

    I`m in no way a professional painter or seller, but I have done some banners on commission and sold some stuff on e-bay.
    So here are my 2ct:

    1. Present...
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    I vote for a blue glow, since a red one might...

    I vote for a blue glow, since a red one might interfere with the red of the cloth. Also, I would think a blue would give a nicer contrast with the yellow stripes. But I`m a noob with 0 minis posted,...
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    Hobby Evolution -What comes next?

    Hey folks!

    Reading the "DaVinci Juiced-Thread" I started wondering if the miniature hobby has already covered all techniques the "old masters" have used or if there is something still to dig up...
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    When I get home tomorrow I will measure the...

    When I get home tomorrow I will measure the Eltarion Griffon for you. On a side note: Are you aware that the new starter-set "island of blood" will contain a brand new HE-Griffon?
    Oh, and welcome...
  194. it is actually getting much cheaper every month....

    it is actually getting much cheaper every month. check this out for example:
    http://www.3dscanservices.com/samples2.aspx

    Try to get local contacts. I know serveral art schools, architects and...
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    That is a truly awesome idea! And well executed...

    That is a truly awesome idea! And well executed as well.

    A problem that I see (and it might be related to the "toy-look"-comments) is the scale-definition. Since my english isn`t the best it...
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    There was a very similar conversion a while back...

    There was a very similar conversion a while back (floating weirdboy held down by grots with chains). If I remember correctly he even had a mask that was lit by tiny lamps (don`t know the right word...
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    well, theres actually a book about that. Check...

    well, theres actually a book about that. Check this out: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Guns_of_the_South
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    :-) You guys are awesomely funny. Thanks for...

    :-) You guys are awesomely funny. Thanks for getting me of my rant-mood ;-)
    Makes me wonder what kind of superhero YOU would be?
    "Brush Lick" would be a bit strange, wouldn`t it?
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    I just read the graphic novel and I am really...

    I just read the graphic novel and I am really disapointed. Its was actually nothing more than a paperback version of 4chans /b/: Senseless violence, stupid popcultural revereces, homophoby, racism...
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    GW Scale creep?

    Hey folks

    I re-arranged my display cabinet yesterday and came to notice how much bigger the newer models are in comparison to those from the 90th.
    The current plastic HE-Lord is actually so much...
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