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Offline Belisarius

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Re: Travels in Middle Earth
« Reply #45 on: September 27, 2020, 09:34:26 AM »
The Gandalf’s are superb. To differentiate them , maybe a white one ?

Offline Sir Barnaby Hammond-Rye

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Re: Travels in Middle Earth
« Reply #46 on: September 27, 2020, 12:42:22 PM »
Your Uruks are spot on!  :-*

Offline joe5mc

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Re: Travels in Middle Earth
« Reply #47 on: September 28, 2020, 07:04:19 PM »
Loving this thread, keep the photos coming!

Offline Plynkes

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Re: Travels in Middle Earth
« Reply #48 on: September 28, 2020, 07:53:25 PM »
Loving those Druedain. I was always interested in those guys after their brief appearance in the book, and wished we had more of their stories.

May I suggest that you obtain 'Never Mind the Billhooks' as a rule set to use with them. It's all the rage right now, and it is designed for gaming the Wars of the Woses, after all.


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Offline tin shed gamer

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Re: Travels in Middle Earth
« Reply #49 on: September 30, 2020, 12:26:03 PM »
Very enjoyable watching this project progress. It's one of the threads that keeps me trying for more painting time(I'm not winning )

Offline FreakyFenton

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Re: Travels in Middle Earth
« Reply #50 on: September 30, 2020, 01:22:24 PM »
Very enjoyable watching this project progress. It's one of the threads that keeps me trying for more painting time(I'm not winning )

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Offline Gangleri

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Re: Travels in Middle Earth
« Reply #51 on: September 30, 2020, 11:29:21 PM »
I love the half-orcs.  Great contrast of the pale skin with the dark gear.   And while I don't think the GB plastics have particularly good posing, it seems to fit the 'not quite normal' image of the half-breeds.
Now what is this whole life of mortals but a sort of comedy, in which the various actors, disguised by various costumes and masks, walk on and play each one his part, until the manager waves them off the stage?

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Offline Ingarsby73

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Re: Travels in Middle Earth
« Reply #52 on: October 01, 2020, 08:51:50 AM »
[quote author=Plynkes link=topic=126488.ms

"May I suggest that you obtain 'Never Mind the Billhooks' as a rule set to use with them. It's all the rage right now, and it is designed for gaming the Wars of the Woses, after all."
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A pun that is so awful, I might just have to buy it!

Thanks again for the comments everyone. I think it's going to be hobbits next, or possibly some very old GW figures, or Turin's outlaw companions. Or all of the above.

Offline Ingarsby73

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Re: Travels in Middle Earth
« Reply #53 on: October 03, 2020, 08:43:20 AM »
Oops. Duplicate post...
« Last Edit: October 03, 2020, 09:42:25 AM by Ingarsby73 »

Offline Ingarsby73

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Re: Travels in Middle Earth
« Reply #54 on: October 03, 2020, 08:44:39 AM »
Turin's outlaw companions. All Victrix plastics with some GW and Perry bow hands and arms added into the mix. I wanted to have them able to double up as Nottingham's (or some would suggest South Yorkshire's) finest!
« Last Edit: October 03, 2020, 08:50:45 AM by Ingarsby73 »

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Re: Travels in Middle Earth
« Reply #55 on: October 03, 2020, 08:47:58 AM »
Lovely choice of palette for those outlaws  :)

Offline Ogrob

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Re: Travels in Middle Earth
« Reply #56 on: October 03, 2020, 09:18:32 AM »
They look great! Perry bow arms work an anything, don't they? :D

Offline Ingarsby73

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Re: Travels in Middle Earth
« Reply #57 on: October 03, 2020, 09:44:50 AM »
They look great! Perry bow arms work an anything, don't they? :D

That they do. Some of their WOTR helmets and more unpleasant-looking HYW weapons were invaluable for orcs too.

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Re: Travels in Middle Earth
« Reply #58 on: October 03, 2020, 10:08:21 AM »
Fabulous! Just like the Woses, I always had a soft spot for Turin's story.

A few years ago a friend of mine bought me 'The Children of Hurin.' I didn't expect to enjoy it, as I gave up on those 'fragments JRR wrote on a restaurant bill' books years and years ago. They just aren't for me. But that one is different, it's like a proper story and everyting. My god, is it bleak and depressing, but it was so nice to have a new trip into Middle Earth after so many years, I gobbled it up.

I'm full of admiration for these, so atmospheric. I love your style and skill.


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Re: Travels in Middle Earth
« Reply #59 on: October 03, 2020, 02:59:51 PM »
Lovin’ those outlaws... very inspirational!
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