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Offline Dr Mathias

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Re: Random Sci Fi Factions
« Reply #165 on: March 15, 2023, 10:55:48 PM »
Great painting and a super interesting group of miniatures :)
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Re: Random Sci Fi Factions
« Reply #166 on: March 16, 2023, 07:18:29 AM »
This whole thread is spectacular  :o

What a superb selection of minis, and the painting is beautiful!  :-* :-*

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Re: Random Sci Fi Factions
« Reply #167 on: March 16, 2023, 07:25:43 AM »
Splendid additions  8)

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Re: Random Sci Fi Factions
« Reply #168 on: March 16, 2023, 07:42:23 AM »
So much to love in this thread, the Core Space figures in particular caught my eye.
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Re: Random Sci Fi Factions
« Reply #169 on: March 16, 2023, 08:54:41 AM »
Wow, lovely painting as always! I particularly like these two:

Old school fighter from I don't remember which line, sold now by Excalibur minis I think.




Old Alpha forge cyborg



The top lady looks like a Werner Klocke sculpt, and I think I recall the lower cyborg being sold by Mega Minis at some point?

I always think it's such a shame that these old models disappear from sale when the company making them closes. :(
« Last Edit: March 17, 2023, 06:04:53 PM by Major_Gilbear »

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Re: Random Sci Fi Factions
« Reply #170 on: March 16, 2023, 10:23:52 PM »
A thread that keeps on giving! As always, brilliant painting and a fantastic source of inspiration.
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Re: Random Sci Fi Factions
« Reply #171 on: March 17, 2023, 06:38:43 PM »
Alpha Forge was one of my favorites from that era.

Quirky and cool.

Your painting is excellent.

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Re: Random Sci Fi Factions
« Reply #172 on: March 17, 2023, 10:58:19 PM »
Thanks for the feedback folks.
I always think it's such a shame that these old models disappear from sale when the company making them closes. :(

Yep, totally agree, it's always sad when great sculpts disappear.

Alpha Forge was one of my favorites from that era.
Your painting is excellent.

Yes, I remember your enthusiasm for the line back in the days I used to frequent the CMON forums, there were some real gems in there. I think I've got a couple of demobots stashed away somewhere.

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Re: Random Sci Fi Factions
« Reply #173 on: March 18, 2023, 08:14:21 PM »
Looks like if you are in the US, you can still get some of the minis - in terms of relevence you can still get the cyborg mini hubbabubba painted and shown on this thread.

https://armorcast.com/miniatures/salvage-crew/

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Re: Random Sci Fi Factions
« Reply #174 on: March 19, 2023, 04:06:58 PM »
Superb brushwork. :-*
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Re: Random Sci Fi Factions
« Reply #175 on: March 19, 2023, 04:56:35 PM »
Looks like if you are in the US, you can still get some of the minis - in terms of relevence you can still get the cyborg mini hubbabubba painted and shown on this thread.

https://armorcast.com/miniatures/salvage-crew/

Thanks!  :)

But $25 + import taxes to the UK for that one figure... Oof!  :-X

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Re: Random Sci Fi Factions
« Reply #176 on: March 19, 2023, 05:43:31 PM »
ooof what an update! Wild!


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Re: Random Sci Fi Factions
« Reply #177 on: April 18, 2023, 09:37:12 AM »
Thanks for the comments.

A few more bits, I'm trying to make an effort to stay up to date, we'll see how long it lasts.

Three neerdowells from Zombicide invader:







These mercenary/veteran types from the RogueStars line, by Mark Copplestone. I was excited about the Roguestars line, but to be honest I was pretty disappointed with the quality of the figs. At first I thought it was the casting, but when I recieved some replacements I saw that they were just pretty crude sculpts. They might have been up to scratch 30 years ago, but nowadays they seem sloppy. Anyway salvaged them and did a couple of head swaps for variation.




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Re: Random Sci Fi Factions
« Reply #178 on: April 18, 2023, 12:19:19 PM »
Really liking the latest additions. The head-swaps on the Rogue Stars chaps look fantastic!  :D

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Re: Random Sci Fi Factions
« Reply #179 on: April 18, 2023, 12:50:42 PM »
I agree, great conversions, lovely paintwork.

 

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