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Offline Oldben1

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Re: Billchuck’s 15mm sci-fi
« Reply #30 on: November 09, 2019, 01:44:53 PM »
I love the bright colours.

Offline CookAndrewB

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Re: Billchuck’s 15mm sci-fi
« Reply #31 on: November 12, 2019, 04:44:49 PM »
Those look lovely, Bill. I'm particularly fond of the guy on the far left. That one stands out as a really sharp paint job. Love the green and blue work on the clothes.

Offline Billchuck

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Re: Billchuck’s 15mm sci-fi
« Reply #32 on: November 15, 2019, 05:56:22 PM »
I finally posted a battle report of the game I played last weekend.



You can find it at https://www.velociengineer.net/?p=194

Offline Billchuck

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Re: Billchuck’s 15mm sci-fi
« Reply #33 on: November 16, 2019, 05:10:05 PM »
And I finished up repainting most of my GZG buildings. If all goes well I can use them in a game tonight.


Offline Ockman

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Re: Billchuck’s 15mm sci-fi
« Reply #34 on: November 16, 2019, 06:59:26 PM »
Billchuck, those buildings look wonderful!  :-* :-* :-*

Offline Billchuck

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Re: Billchuck’s 15mm sci-fi
« Reply #35 on: November 16, 2019, 11:14:55 PM »
Billchuck, those buildings look wonderful!  :-* :-* :-*

Thanks.  It was pretty simple.  I primed them grey, then sponged on white.  I used blue tape to mask for the stripe, sponged the orange paint on.  Windows are the usual, then I hit some detail bits with black and highlighted them. I stole the planter idea on the left from someone, Ludanto I think.

Building bases are cut down from 12” adhesive vinyl floor tiles.  Cheap and easy to cut.

Offline Metternich

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Re: Billchuck’s 15mm sci-fi
« Reply #36 on: November 17, 2019, 02:40:03 AM »
I particularly liked the vigilantees.

Offline Oldben1

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Re: Billchuck’s 15mm sci-fi
« Reply #37 on: November 17, 2019, 03:36:01 AM »
White and orange.  Looking pretty sharp.

Offline War Monkey

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Re: Billchuck’s 15mm sci-fi
« Reply #38 on: November 17, 2019, 05:46:45 AM »
Very nice terrain and buildings!
Just remember "If the Enemy is in range, so are YOU!"

Offline CookAndrewB

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Re: Billchuck’s 15mm sci-fi
« Reply #39 on: November 18, 2019, 03:54:26 PM »
Good battle report. Nice of the team to help Watts find a sawbones.

Terrain for the game looked grand. Do you play the green bases as full forrest terrain for the purposes of blocking sight? Maybe you talked about it and I could have missed it.

Offline Billchuck

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Re: Billchuck’s 15mm sci-fi
« Reply #40 on: November 18, 2019, 08:39:48 PM »
Good battle report. Nice of the team to help Watts find a sawbones.
It seemed a good way to explain why the rivalry ended.
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Terrain for the game looked grand. Do you play the green bases as full forrest terrain for the purposes of blocking sight? Maybe you talked about it and I could have missed it.
The green bases are thick woods, and the trees are moved around freely. I’m looking at some better solutions, because I think they are ugly. And I hate those trees. But it’s what I have right now.

Offline CookAndrewB

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Re: Billchuck’s 15mm sci-fi
« Reply #41 on: November 18, 2019, 09:26:11 PM »
I think the trees are fine. Not sure how much better they could be. The green areas could easily be touched up with the sponge painting done on the tabletop, or even a little bit of gravel/flock fixed to the surface. Truthfully, I don't think any of that is needed as they serve their purpose at low cost. The only thing sexier than photo-realistic terrain is cheap terrain that holds up under use lol.

I agree, that was a clever way to resolve the rivalry.