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Offline Nord

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Re: The LAF Games Workshop Discussion Thread
« Reply #8265 on: April 16, 2018, 08:35:52 AM »
Well, that does sound better than a floating stone head with the features of David Copperfield...

What the Dickens are we talking about?  :D

Offline Vanvlak

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Re: The LAF Games Workshop Discussion Thread
« Reply #8266 on: April 16, 2018, 06:24:39 PM »
What the Dickens are we talking about?  :D
The price of fish.  :D

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Re: The LAF Games Workshop Discussion Thread
« Reply #8267 on: April 16, 2018, 06:35:19 PM »

Offline Skyven

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Re: The LAF Games Workshop Discussion Thread
« Reply #8268 on: April 16, 2018, 06:38:38 PM »
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Well, that does sound better than a floating stone head with the features of David Copperfield... I guess they cannot copyright the latter, even though "it's magic!"

Jeez, 44 years not remembering Sean Connery in Zardoz ... and you bring it all back!

Offline FramFramson

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Re: The LAF Games Workshop Discussion Thread
« Reply #8269 on: April 16, 2018, 08:00:27 PM »
Jeez, 44 years not remembering Sean Connery in Zardoz ... and you bring it all back!

I can't ever forget! Zardoz was a wonderful shared thing in one of my circles of friends for years (and still is, a little).

Of course Charlotte Rampling's Consuella is a wonderful tonic for one's memory... (don't tell my wife  ;D )

Offline Charlie_

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Re: The LAF Games Workshop Discussion Thread
« Reply #8270 on: April 16, 2018, 08:04:02 PM »
ZARDOZ speaks to you.



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Offline Cultist of Sooty

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Re: The LAF Games Workshop Discussion Thread
« Reply #8271 on: April 16, 2018, 08:11:28 PM »
ZARDOZ speaks to you.
Sheesh. My English Lit teacher was into John Boorman films. I had to write essays about Zardoz when I was at school.

There are times when I think that is all in the past. Then someone makes me remember it.

In fairness, a big floating stone head would fit right in with the Age of Sigmar stuff.

Offline nic-e

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Re: The LAF Games Workshop Discussion Thread
« Reply #8272 on: April 16, 2018, 09:26:08 PM »
Sheesh. My English Lit teacher was into John Boorman films. I had to write essays about Zardoz when I was at school.

There are times when I think that is all in the past. Then someone makes me remember it.

In fairness, a big floating stone head would fit right in with the Age of Sigmar stuff.

There is (was*) a giant moon that had been hijacked by demons and given to a khorne warlord to use as a floating death fortress.
(I say was because during the malign portents the players voted to use ancient arcana scattered about the realms to construct a magical gun that shot it back in time , to a point where Lizardmen were busy doing something with it, causing all kinds of time warp carnage.)
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Offline Sbloom141

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Re: The LAF Games Workshop Discussion Thread
« Reply #8273 on: April 17, 2018, 08:17:54 PM »
I found a website a few years ago which sold not-ZARDOZ and some not-Boorman-Excalibur miniatures but can’t for the life of me remember what company it was.

On topic; I like the deepkin types but can’t see them having a massive appeal really... though the Thralls do remind me of Falmer from the Elder Scrolls.

Offline Mason

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Re: The LAF Games Workshop Discussion Thread
« Reply #8274 on: April 17, 2018, 08:46:07 PM »
I found a website a few years ago which sold not-ZARDOZ and some not-Boorman-Excalibur miniatures but can’t for the life of me remember what company it was.

Rogue Miniatures do a Not-Merlin, maybe they have Zardoz too....

http://www.rogueminiatures.co.uk/index.php/sword-miniatures/jack-miniature-35.html

Edit: They also have Arthur and Mordred.
I could not find Zardoz, though....

« Last Edit: April 18, 2018, 12:16:23 AM by Mason »

Offline nic-e

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Re: The LAF Games Workshop Discussion Thread
« Reply #8275 on: April 17, 2018, 09:23:18 PM »
I was thinking earlier that the deepkin are probably the largest departure GW have ever done from the standard Tolkienesque fantasy archetypes.
While I must admit I'm not big into elves, I can't think of any other games with such off the wall elves as AOS now has.
And we still have a couple more elven races to go yet.

Offline The Voivod

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Re: The LAF Games Workshop Discussion Thread
« Reply #8276 on: April 17, 2018, 10:33:00 PM »
I'm not really into the elves themselves, but I dig the look on some of those sea creatures.
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Offline FramFramson

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Re: The LAF Games Workshop Discussion Thread
« Reply #8277 on: April 18, 2018, 06:56:47 PM »
I found a website a few years ago which sold not-ZARDOZ and some not-Boorman-Excalibur miniatures but can’t for the life of me remember what company it was.

On topic; I like the deepkin types but can’t see them having a massive appeal really... though the Thralls do remind me of Falmer from the Elder Scrolls.

I can confirm that I can also recall such a figure, but unfortunately I can't remember who made it either.

Offline Kommando_J

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Re: The LAF Games Workshop Discussion Thread
« Reply #8278 on: April 18, 2018, 09:39:05 PM »
I can confirm that I can also recall such a figure, but unfortunately I can't remember who made it either.

It was the war store (http://www.thewarstore.com/cgi-thewarstore/sb/productsearch.cgi?search_field=exterminator)

They used to also do a zed and zardoz masks (http://www.40kforums.com/vb/showthread.php/7465-Zardoz-army-New-miniatures-from-te-war-store!/page2)
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Re: The LAF Games Workshop Discussion Thread
« Reply #8279 on: April 19, 2018, 09:13:31 AM »
There was a panel at the last PAX about the entanglement of metal/rock and roleplaying games, with a good segment dedicated to GW and Warhammer records (that was a thing?!) The youtube video was taken down due to copyright claims (you get that with music) but you can watch it here. I found it rather amusing.

https://www.dropbox.com/s/dbk500xi2pj7g4v/power%20word%20rock.mp4?dl=0

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