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Offline racm32

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World of Tanks
« on: August 23, 2021, 02:29:13 PM »
As this game is not strictly historical and I have chosen to paint the tanks with interesting skins (like you can get in the video game version) I figured this was the best category for this post. The World of Tanks miniatures game is good fun, easy to learn for new players, and does a good job capturing the feel of the computer game. That is why I own it, to get video gamers into our hobby. As such I gave my tanks a less then historical paint job. I own 14 of the tanks out and have finished painting the four American tanks and three Russian tanks I own. The Americans are painted like a red bull can just because I wanted to use the tab off the can as a stencil for the bull. The Russians are inspired by Warhammer 40K Imperial Guard because I happened to have an old set of water transfers for them. More pictures on my blog: https://wyndehurstproductions.blogspot.com/2021/08/world-of-tanks.html



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Offline fred

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Re: World of Tanks
« Reply #1 on: August 23, 2021, 07:05:46 PM »
These are great, very crisp clean paint jobs.

They are also very disconcerting, seeing historical models in fictional paint schemes. I donít really know why this is the case, and shows a general lack of imagination that virtually all WWII tank models are painted up in historical schemes, rather than creative ones.

Itís both cool and confusing ;)

Offline vodkafan

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Re: World of Tanks
« Reply #2 on: August 24, 2021, 08:57:34 AM »
I like it, especially the Red Bull  colour scheme
I am going to build a wargames army, a big beautiful wargames army, and Mexico is going to pay for it.

2019 Painting Challenge :
figures bought: 500+
figures painted: 57
9 vehicles painted
4 terrain pieces scratchbuilt

Offline has.been

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Re: World of Tanks
« Reply #3 on: August 24, 2021, 06:38:53 PM »
Once my wife asked if I could design a SIMPLE,
to make, tank kit for her class. A photocopiable
sheet, to wrap & glue around an egg-box with
a yogurt pot for a turret & straw for a barrel
was the result.

I gave a fairly detailed painting guide, this for
DAK, this for Normandy & so on. My wife just
laughed! I found out why later.
One was bright purple with yellow spots, another
pink with green stripes & so on.
The children did have fun though.

Offline Seuchenhexer

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Re: World of Tanks
« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2021, 06:06:57 PM »
I do like the Red Bull scheme a lot as well. It really sticks out.

Offline aircav

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Re: World of Tanks
« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2021, 04:05:55 PM »
Love the Red Bull Urban camouflage  8) 8)

 

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