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Author Topic: [COMMERCIAL] Empress Miniatures Hollywood Western Range NEW Release.  (Read 12371 times)

Offline Paul @ Empress Miniatures

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Boss Spearman : It's Bluebonnet.

Charley : Bluebonnet?

Boss Spearman : Bluebonnet, yeah.

Charley : No middle name?

Boss Spearman : No, just Bluebonnet Spearman. And don't you tell no one. I want to hear you swear an oath now, go on.

« Last Edit: November 25, 2021, 01:14:36 PM by Paul @ Empress Miniatures »

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Re: Empress Miniatures Hollywood Western Range Preview.
« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2020, 09:58:33 AM »
Damn it Paul, I donít need any more projects  lol

Seriously, if you plan on the breadth and depth that you are displaying with the Vietnam range, then this will be another winner...and one Iíll jump on board with

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Offline Paul @ Empress Miniatures

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Re: Empress Miniatures Hollywood Western Range Preview.
« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2020, 10:08:46 AM »
I can guarantee it will not be as large as the Vietnam range is and will be but it will be comprehensive and across the entire spectrum of Hollywood westerns including cavalry and Indians. 

Offline frank xerox

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Re: Empress Miniatures Hollywood Western Range Preview.
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2020, 10:18:44 AM »
The world needs Brittles & Quincannon in 28mm.

Offline Paul @ Empress Miniatures

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Re: Empress Miniatures Hollywood Western Range Preview.
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2020, 12:03:31 PM »
It certainly does.

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Re: Empress Miniatures Hollywood Western Range Preview.
« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2020, 12:48:59 PM »
I'm interested.  It too is a funny name.

Offline guitarheroandy

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Re: Empress Miniatures Hollywood Western Range Preview.
« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2020, 01:13:46 PM »
Oooh... Hollywood style cavalry with neckerchiefs, braces and gauntlets? Count me in!!!

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Re: Empress Miniatures Hollywood Western Range Preview.
« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2020, 02:43:51 PM »
"Hollywood western" is a fairly broad term. I'm guessing Blazing Saddles might be included (and I would hope so), but what about independent films like Slow West? The laundry drying scene from the latter would make a great vignette, if a little difficult to incorporate in a game.
« Last Edit: October 04, 2020, 02:45:26 PM by Andrew_McGuire »

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Re: Empress Miniatures Hollywood Western Range Preview.
« Reply #8 on: October 04, 2020, 05:17:52 PM »
Damn it Paul, I donít need any more projects  lol
Have to echo that ^__^, but...

I look forward to seeing how this range develops.

Offline Paul @ Empress Miniatures

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Re: Empress Miniatures Hollywood Western Range Preview.
« Reply #9 on: October 05, 2020, 08:26:54 AM »
"Hollywood western" is a fairly broad term. I'm guessing Blazing Saddles might be included (and I would hope so), but what about independent films like Slow West? The laundry drying scene from the latter would make a great vignette, if a little difficult to incorporate in a game.

Take it as a very broad term. It will include all film and 'television' film. In short popular film western genre.

Not sure I have seen Slow West so I will have a look.

Did you know that John Wayne turned down the part taken by Gene Wilder of the Waco Kid. How different would that film have been.  lol

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Re: Empress Miniatures Hollywood Western Range Preview.
« Reply #10 on: October 05, 2020, 09:39:21 AM »
That is something I would be interested in, too. Cowboys and Indians ... needs some trecking farmers etc then for the occasional raid!!
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Re: Empress Miniatures Hollywood Western Range Preview.
« Reply #11 on: October 05, 2020, 12:37:35 PM »
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Re: Empress Miniatures Hollywood Western Range Preview.
« Reply #12 on: October 05, 2020, 12:56:15 PM »
 :-* :-*

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Re: Empress Miniatures Hollywood Western Range Preview.
« Reply #13 on: October 05, 2020, 03:59:42 PM »
Did you know that John Wayne turned down the part taken by Gene Wilder of the Waco Kid. How different would that film have been.  lol

I didn't know that, but think he did the right thing, though a lot more could have been made of the anomalous 'Kid' in the character's name.

I can highly recommend Slow West, which might be termed a post-modern western, I suppose. It's very different from Open Range, which, while excellent, is very traditional, and might have been made 50 years ago or more.
« Last Edit: October 05, 2020, 04:58:52 PM by Andrew_McGuire »

Offline Harry Faversham

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Re: Empress Miniatures Hollywood Western Range Preview.
« Reply #14 on: October 06, 2020, 06:05:52 AM »
Get General Mapache and his scruffy shower on the list!

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