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Author Topic: Axiom's Miscellaneous Rogue Trader Selection (p124: Senior Priest)  (Read 258861 times)

Offline axiom

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Thanks folks! Really glad this psur are going down so well! I wonder if the fact that all the models were sculpted by the same sculptor helped to bring the elements together?

I definitely think there's scope for more snotling-based head swap conversions. Something to look at for future figures I guess!

Offline Belligerentparrot

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That is SUCH a good conversion!

What is justice for Gary? Has he been the victim of injustice - other than a generally negative perception of his GW work?

Offline axiom

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What is justice for Gary? Has he been the victim of injustice - other than a generally negative perception of his GW work?

I didn't make up the name of the challenge, but as far as I know he's safe and well, and it's the perception that's being addressed :)

Offline Belligerentparrot

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Thanks for the clarification. I agree Gary gets a poor rap when he's done some great stuff (my fave is the unreleased female arbite he did for John B). I think he partly suffers from having been at GW when every second mini (or so it felt at the time) seemed to be posed in a "let me show you my weapons" static stance rather than actually using their weapons. It made some otherwise good minis look silly. (These days it seems to be more dynamic, but every second character has to have their foot on a rock).

Anyway, its always a pleasure following your world-building - so many great great ideas so cohesively put together.

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I always found it to be a style element of the era; a sort of sculpting fashion so to speak. Because it wasn't just the Citadel miniatures that suffered from this. Check the 1st and 2nd edition Warzone minis for instance!

Weird he's being receiving flak for something like that. I don't see anyone singling out Mike McVey because of all those Goblin Green bases he painted at the time...
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Offline axiom

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I agree with you both Belligerent Parrot & Daeothar - Gary produced figures that matched the aesthetic of the time. I don't really understand why gets singled out either, but logic doesn't always come into these things.

My latest figure is fun one - an unreleased Rogue Trader Adeptus Mechanicus tech priest that I was lucky enough to acquire recently. It's a really creepy model!





As ever, more words & pics over at my blog.

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So he is, but he does fit in seemlessly with his equally scruffy RT colleague!

The paintjob does a lot to redeem him though  :D

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That's a cool one :)
Rogue Trader Mechanicus had some really interesting looks.

I wonder how many were cast?
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Offline axiom

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Definitely a fun figure!

I wonder how many were cast?

No idea - not many!!

Offline DivisMal

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Creepy dude, indeed. Excellent model, though, and an excellent painting, too!

Offline Ockman

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Long time since I read this thread, and there are so many fantastic things to see! Love the city board, for example!

Offline axiom

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@Ockman - thanks for revisiting - glad you enjoyed catching up!

Newest off the painting desk is a group of priests. This being the 40k universe, they're somewhat fervent about spreading the word!









Mostly 40k figures with one Stargrave addition (the praying priest). More words and pics over at my blog.

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Some great work there. Kudos.
Nice conversions.

Thanks for sharing

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Looking great, neat little group of Ministorum. They all work quite well together :)

I have been trying to decide if I want to bother trying to collect the unreleased Inquisition figures, seems like it would be a really tough task.


Offline axiom

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Thanks folks!

@Dr Mathias - there are quite a few to track down aren't there? I'm not planning to actively track any more down, but sometimes they crop up!

 

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