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Author Topic: Latest project: Reaper Fire Giants  (Read 995 times)

Offline Hobby Services

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Latest project: Reaper Fire Giants
« on: September 13, 2016, 11:11:25 PM »
Newest figure off the workbench, Reaper Bones Fire Giant Warrior:



Big chunky model, remounted on a 60mm base.



Rather like the sculpting, even if the sword is a bit on the ridiculously thick side.



Like many of Reaper's giants, it's posed to be looking down at about the level a human being would standing at if they were standing at their own melee range.



The stock figure comes with a pair of spiked iron balls on chains hanging from his belt, but frankly they looked a little too ridiculous to me so I left them off and puttied over their mounting holes.  The idea was obviously for them to be a defense against smaller (man-sized) creatures trying to get in close to him, but at the height they were hanging at they were also pretty much going to bash him right in the knees repeatedly.

« Last Edit: September 14, 2016, 11:41:16 PM by Hobby Services »

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Re: Latest project: Reaper Fire Giant
« Reply #1 on: September 13, 2016, 11:33:32 PM »
I like a lot of the Reaper Giants...sadly this guy isnt one of them.  Just doesn't work for me.  The paintwork is very nice though!
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Re: Latest project: Reaper Fire Giants
« Reply #2 on: September 14, 2016, 11:46:20 PM »
Well, I'll admit he's not my favorite sculpt of the subject ever.  I like the "bodyguard" version here quite a bit more.





More dynamic pose, and the two-handed grip wakes the ridiculously huge sword seem like it's got more weight to it.





Then again, I may like him just because he reminds me vaguely of Siegfried from Soul Calibur.




 

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