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Offline The_Wanderer

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Victrix Vikings
« on: October 31, 2019, 09:19:53 PM »
Hi guys,

Managed to get my hands on a couple of sprues of the Victrix Vikings and am massively impressed; easily some of the best plastics I've ever worked on. I've done a couple of berserkers first, more to follow :)



« Last Edit: October 31, 2019, 09:28:59 PM by The_Wanderer »
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Offline Gunner Dunbar

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Re: Victoria Vikings
« Reply #1 on: October 31, 2019, 09:27:49 PM »
These are nice, better than my gripping beast Vikings, thinking of getting the victrix saxons myself.

Offline Atheling

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Re: Victrix Vikings
« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2019, 04:13:55 AM »
Yeah, proportionally speaking they are ace.   8) 8) 8)

I'd love to see how many different poses it's possible to get from one frame, especially when painted so please do continue to post up pics

Offline Harry Faversham

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Re: Victrix Vikings
« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2019, 06:39:17 AM »
I made a command decision recently. No more figures purchased of any kind till the lead mountain had become a pimple. Seeing these lads I'm wavering!

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Offline Swordisdrawn

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Re: Victrix Vikings
« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2019, 07:20:57 AM »
They look realistic and poses good. Painting is real tops too
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Online OSHIROmodels

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Re: Victrix Vikings
« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2019, 07:27:06 AM »
They look great  :)

Offline Ruarigh

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Re: Victrix Vikings
« Reply #6 on: November 01, 2019, 09:50:01 AM »
Those are very nice and I like the paint jobs. I'm adding those figures to my Christmas list now.
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Offline Stuart H

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Re: Victrix Vikings
« Reply #7 on: November 01, 2019, 11:08:35 AM »
Fantastic paint job.
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Offline The_Wanderer

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Re: Victrix Vikings
« Reply #8 on: November 02, 2019, 10:08:47 AM »
Thanks for the kind words, guys :)

Yeah, proportionally speaking they are ace.   8) 8) 8)

I'd love to see how many different poses it's possible to get from one frame, especially when painted so please do continue to post up pics

I honestly think there's so many possibilities with them as there are so many different heads and weapons; it's an incredibly well thought out kit

Offline Fabien

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Re: Victrix Vikings
« Reply #9 on: November 02, 2019, 10:38:59 AM »
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Very nice painting job!

Victrix Vikings are very nice and make the barbarian side well.  :)
Fabien

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Offline Atheling

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Re: Victrix Vikings
« Reply #10 on: November 02, 2019, 11:31:17 AM »
Thanks for the kind words, guys :)

I honestly think there's so many possibilities with them as there are so many different heads and weapons; it's an incredibly well thought out kit

That's great to hear  8)

Here's to praying that there will be some Second, Third and Fourth Crusade kit in one of then boxes for easy conversion work :)

Online mweaver

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Re: Victrix Vikings
« Reply #11 on: November 02, 2019, 03:13:30 PM »
Harry: "I made a command decision recently. No more figures purchased of any kind till the lead mountain had become a pimple. Seeing these lads I'm wavering!"

Ah, but these fellers are plastic, so they won't contribute to the lead mountain!

-Michael

Offline Atheling

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Re: Victrix Vikings
« Reply #12 on: November 02, 2019, 04:50:23 PM »
Harry: "I made a command decision recently. No more figures purchased of any kind till the lead mountain had become a pimple. Seeing these lads I'm wavering!"

Ah, but these fellers are plastic, so they won't contribute to the lead mountain!

-Michael

Technically speaking.....  ;D ;D