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Offline Constable Bertrand

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Re: Shooty, shooty, pew pew: Adventures in the wastes.
« Reply #75 on: March 17, 2018, 10:34:56 PM »
Are these rules still available? The link on page one no longer works.

Scavenge skirmish survive or Pulp Alley?

Cheers
Matt

Offline Vladimir Raukov

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Re: Shooty, shooty, pew pew: Adventures in the wastes.
« Reply #76 on: March 23, 2018, 11:42:50 AM »
Very clever idea to use that set! Painting works well and you have done a lot of stuff.

Well not everyone in the wasteland is a gun-toting adventurer...well, not yet anyway. More stuff is on its way!

Wow those look great. I went straight to buy that set after seeing it here. Luckily for me it was out of stock thus sawing me from myself - for a bit..

Hmm, I'd better not tell you about their 28mm Chaos range then...oh wait, don't read that! Delete! Delete!

That tyre boy and pre-war junk seller are amazing! What a set for Post Apocalyptia!  8)  8)  8)

Grab the nuka-cola, get your pre-war Raybands and watch the atomic sunset.  8)

Cheers
Matt

I wonder how much damage a tire does in SSS?  lol

I actually think your painted skin looks rather good!

Thanks! I'll be trying it out more now that I've got some more browns to play with.

Are these rules still available? The link on page one no longer works.

Scavenge skirmish survive or Pulp Alley?

Cheers
Matt

What he said.



What's this? A penguin? With a balloon? In the desert? Yeah, okay.

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When the zookeepers didn't show up one day, an enterprising penguin tied an errant balloon to himself and succeeded in something that no other penguin had managed-he floated just high enough to leave his enclosure and search for more tasty fish.



What will he find on his quest? Adventure? Glory? Tasty, tasty fish? Only time will tell...



Model was a sample sent out with my order from eureka miniatures. It was fun to paint, except for the part where I dropped it on the floor and nearly went mad reattaching the balloon.
Look, over there! A distraction!

Offline von Lucky

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Re: Shooty, shooty, pew pew: Adventures in the wastes.
« Reply #77 on: March 24, 2018, 11:35:01 PM »
lol - deligtful painting.

I just picked up one myself - he/she is full of character in such a simple miniature.
- Karsten

"Imagination is the only weapon in the war against reality."
- Lewis Carroll, Alice in Wonderland

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Offline Constable Bertrand

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Re: Shooty, shooty, pew pew: Adventures in the wastes.
« Reply #78 on: March 25, 2018, 08:48:33 AM »
A tyre could certainly KO in SSS.

A penguin?!? What in Post-Apocalyptia is that?!? It's brilliant is what. Hahaha, I am eager to hear 3 Dawg to sing tales of his adventures across the wastes.

Cheers
Matt

Offline Ultravanillasmurf

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Re: Shooty, shooty, pew pew: Adventures in the wastes.
« Reply #79 on: March 25, 2018, 08:55:51 AM »
Cute.

Is he called Feathers McGraw?

Offline Vladimir Raukov

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Re: Shooty, shooty, pew pew: Adventures in the wastes.
« Reply #80 on: March 31, 2018, 05:12:35 AM »
lol - deligtful painting.

I just picked up one myself - he/she is full of character in such a simple miniature.

Agreed! I still can't believe I got it for free.

A tyre could certainly KO in SSS.

A penguin?!? What in Post-Apocalyptia is that?!? It's brilliant is what. Hahaha, I am eager to hear 3 Dawg to sing tales of his adventures across the wastes.

Cheers
Matt

Look! Up in the sky! It's Bhudda! It's Jesus! It's...a gently floating penguin?

Cute.

Is he called Feathers McGraw?

What? No! Absolutely not!

...Well, it wasn't before.



One thing that probably isn't cute in the same way as Feathers up there is this...kid? Kids? Anyway, here's James and Tom. James is the blondie and Tom is the darker haired fellow. They bicker now and again, but they always make up in time. It's not like they can go separate ways, after all.



Brother-James?

What is it now, my deeply-jawed brother?



I'm bored, brother-James. Can we play a game?

Ooh, a game. I like this idea. What one should we play?



How about shoot and scream?

That is an uncharacteristically good idea, brother. Now, where did we leave the ray gun?

Miniature is The Flapper Twins from Eureka Miniatures. They're not bad kids, they just never had anyone to tell them that pointing a loaded and moderately unstable ray gun isn't everyone's idea of a good time. The base was probably from a warhammer mini that I took off. All I know is that it was all cracked and lumpy when I found it in my bits box, which suited the boys perfectly.

Offline Constable Bertrand

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Re: Shooty, shooty, pew pew: Adventures in the wastes.
« Reply #81 on: April 03, 2018, 09:03:10 PM »
Where was Tom on arm day? He needs to catch up. ;D

Cheers
Matt

Offline Vladimir Raukov

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Re: Shooty, shooty, pew pew: Adventures in the wastes.
« Reply #82 on: April 29, 2018, 07:38:29 AM »
Where was Tom on arm day? He needs to catch up. ;D

Cheers
Matt

One arm's for slappin', one arm's for sassin'  :D



Well, it took me WAY too long to paint these guys. Not because of any particular difficulty, I was just flooded with assignments and life and blah.

Some people might wonder why I paint so many kids for such a seemingly hopeless world as post-apocalypse Australia, but to them I say:

1) Shut up, I'll paint what I want.

2) Why bother risking your neck in an irradiated wasteland if humanity is going to die in a few years?



It would've taken forever to take every shot of every kid (and then upload them) so I've just included a few highlights.



Hailing from a vault whose number has been lost due to poor data management and shoddy vault suit construction, these kids make the most of the hand-me-downs they receive.



Some get more hand-me-downs than others.



That's about it...for now.

 

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