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Made in eg
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Cairo, Egypt

Electrox is very cool where is he (?) from?

 
   
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Affton, MO. USA

Shocking how similar those are

nice work on the glow effect.

I only managed not picking up the Taros Game and AI core set yesterday by Miniaturemarket being out of them at their store . I'd also be obliged to download flight of the Valkyrie to have theme music while playing.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Good work on all the 2 pages of stuff since I last checked in...


The army- ~2295 points (built).

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 Dr H wrote:
Good work on all the 2 pages of stuff since I last checked in...


That’s like 300 models ago .

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Surrey, BC - Canada

inmygravenimage,

Very nice work on the aircraft on the previous page.

Cheers,

CB

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Kid_Kyoto wrote:Electrox is very cool where is he (?) from?

Electrix is from Supers Unlimited. She's a great sculpt, who's boyishly slim - I really dig the athletic, non-cheesecake look - and is a single cast piece. Not bad for £8 (well, £7 at KS, but she'll be £8 at retail)
Theophony wrote:Shocking how similar those are

nice work on the glow effect.

I only managed not picking up the Taros Game and AI core set yesterday by Miniaturemarket being out of them at their store . I'd also be obliged to download flight of the Valkyrie to have theme music while playing.

It's absolutely necessary
The game is good fun. Broadly speaking throwing lots of dice is better in that you're only hitting on a 5+. Tau are generally harder to play as they're usually throwing many fewer dice although they tend to damage when they do. Always take drones for things trying to out manoeuvre you at close range. Tiger sharks are solid; Barracudas brittle but agile.
Valks/Vendettas are cheap and nimble but vulnerable at short range. Lightnings are insanely maneuverable. Thunderbolts are still the gold standard despite the 2 PT increase across the board. Marauder Destroyers are brutal. Dakkajets are filthy, as are grot bombers. Eavy Bommers have just got a boost from the faq so we'll see. Fighta Bommers are a bit meh but tougher than they seem.

Dr H wrote:Good work on all the 2 pages of stuff since I last checked in...


Theophony wrote:
 Dr H wrote:
Good work on all the 2 pages of stuff since I last checked in...


That’s like 300 models ago .

This is very true.

Captain Brown wrote:inmygravenimage,

Very nice work on the aircraft on the previous page.

Cheers,

CB

Most kind!
So with lockdown easing a couple of days with my parents was the very ticket. Plenty of booze, lots of grub, and acceptable quantity of sunshine. I haven't started anything new but here's a tease of what's coming:

Freeze themed Back to Gotham goons, plus cops.

Some good review stuff incoming. Terrain Crate 2 from Mantic, and Brutal Cities' Neo brutalist selection (MDF terrain designed by an architect?! Well ok then).
Roll on the weekend,
Graven

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
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Excited for the Freeze crew and more Gotham cops. We need a really big Batman picture at some point, how many minis are that now?
   
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Mostly, on my phone.

Hey gang,

Viterbi wrote:Excited for the Freeze crew and more Gotham cops. We need a really big Batman picture at some point, how many minis are that now?

Lord I dread to think lol. Too bloody many. At least 4 figure cases, plus display figs.

Meanwhile, I've got on with Nora Fries:

And the reverse.

And here she is with dear old Victor.

So that was fun.

My excellent friend Mark Mckinnon printed a couple of his game pieces from Wreck'n'Ruin at hot wheels scale - a buggy, wrecker and rig (armoured bus, really).

Interested to hear feedback, impressions, etc? These are just quick test prints rather than hi-res versions.

Slowly competing the Dreadball collection, which is rather satisfying. Just missing a couple of figs now. I've also picked up the Rogue Trader game as a mate was offloading it cheap, mostly for Gellerpox as the big buggers seem decent approximations of blightkings. Also going to flesh out the Dredd collection, methinks: the new Dredd set of specialist judges is coming super soon so I'm getting to grab asap. Need to get the Gotham stuff done first though.
Hey ho
Graven

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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Affton, MO. USA

Hope Victor didn’t hear you got on with Nora

Nice display with her under glass.

Cool looking prints. I really should do some Gaslands stuff, but seriously I have so much that I need to start painting


LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Reading, Berks

I’ve managed to avoid gaslands so far, but it is kinda tempting as I’ve seen some really nice models for it on thingiverse

   
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Oh I really like that Nora Fries diorama. Tugs at yer heartstrings, it does. I always rooted for Mr. Freeze to have a happy ending.

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Theophony wrote: Hope Victor didn’t hear you got on with Nora
Nice display with her under glass.
Cool looking prints. I really should do some Gaslands stuff, but seriously I have so much that I need to start painting

You are so easily distracted lol.

endtransmission wrote:I’ve managed to avoid gaslands so far, but it is kinda tempting as I’ve seen some really nice models for it on thingiverse

So much good stuff

Don Qui Hotep wrote:Oh I really like that Nora Fries diorama. Tugs at yer heartstrings, it does. I always rooted for Mr. Freeze to have a happy ending.

Yup. He's such a well-conceived character. Poor chap, I like the new evil take on her much more than Lazara.

I've been working on the goons for Freeze too.

They're a cool bunch.

Mostly yesterday was a big game of DCU with the boys, Apokolips invasion vs Teen Titans and antiheroes:

Kids were given free rein to build the board


The eldest took the pics, bless him, too.
Much fun, and they beat me fair and square
Next up are the GCPD, Gordon, Gotham-style Bullock and CW Deadshot. Planning a game of Dredd pm with the boy and playtesting the new Dune RPG tonight over Discord, which is exciting,
A beginning is the time for taking the most delicate care that the balances are correct...
Graven

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Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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6 foot underwater

Lots of great stuff since I last checked in, but the main attraction has to be Mrs Fries, that's a great piece you created there

Interested to see what you do with the gellerpox, I picked up Rogue Trader myself last month to see what could come of it

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I wouldn't mess with those guys , The one guy is so bad that he holds both guns sideways. Not to be triffled with , and the big guy is wearing a tie to a streetfight. That's a clear sign of how awesome he is because no body with any amount of skill would do that because someone would choke him with it. Just goes to show you how confident he is in his fighting skills that he can wear it against Batman.

Great looking set up
Always love seeing that big yellow crane get table time.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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That board is just Well set up by the boys and it looks like it was a fun game.

Freeze goons are great and I gotta echo Theo, they seem very confident and more confident than should be their right
   
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UK

Your DCU gaming boards are epic

Glad to see your junior gamers are still enjoying themselves!

   
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Dang, what a great board set-up! Cranes, acid vats, even a flipped-over car - yer boys have a good sense for the details.

Ignorant question, but is the DCU miniature game the same as the Batman miniature game that came out a few years ago? I remember it had mechanics for fighting battles at night, with people being more vulnerable but more accurate the closer you were to street lamps and similar. I always thought it looked really cool but never got into it.

How did the Dune session go? I literally finished God-Emperor last night - after being really disappointed by Children of Dune I wasn't expecting much, but was actually blown away. Love that world, love seeing how much it influenced science fiction to come for the next few decades. Would be really cool to know if the game is worth picking up, I think my regular group would get a kick out of it!

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monkeytroll wrote:Lots of great stuff since I last checked in, but the main attraction has to be Mrs Fries, that's a great piece you created there

Interested to see what you do with the gellerpox, I picked up Rogue Trader myself last month to see what could come of it

Many thanks old son. I enjoyed doing it certainly. The Gellerpox just seemed fun and chunky. I love all the grubs and gribblies too.

Theophony wrote:I wouldn't mess with those guys , The one guy is so bad that he holds both guns sideways. Not to be triffled with , and the big guy is wearing a tie to a streetfight. That's a clear sign of how awesome he is because no body with any amount of skill would do that because someone would choke him with it. Just goes to show you how confident he is in his fighting skills that he can wear it against Batman.

Great looking set up
Always love seeing that big yellow crane get table time.

Thanks amigo. Yeah there's some comedy poses there but I enjoyed modding them in my own style

Viterbi wrote:That board is just Well set up by the boys and it looks like it was a fun game.

Freeze goons are great and I gotta echo Theo, they seem very confident and more confident than should be their right

Cocky little blighters cheers bud.

Slinky wrote:Your DCU gaming boards are epic

Glad to see your junior gamers are still enjoying themselves!

They have fun, for sure

Don Qui Hotep wrote:Dang, what a great board set-up! Cranes, acid vats, even a flipped-over car - yer boys have a good sense for the details.

Ignorant question, but is the DCU miniature game the same as the Batman miniature game that came out a few years ago? I remember it had mechanics for fighting battles at night, with people being more vulnerable but more accurate the closer you were to street lamps and similar. I always thought it looked really cool but never got into it.

How did the Dune session go? I literally finished God-Emperor last night - after being really disappointed by Children of Dune I wasn't expecting much, but was actually blown away. Love that world, love seeing how much it influenced science fiction to come for the next few decades. Would be really cool to know if the game is worth picking up, I think my regular group would get a kick out of it!


We have a lot of stuff which helps.
DCU isn't the same, though same company and many figs overlap. DCU is big silly smashy. BMG is more low level thuggery, objective based plotting and planning.
Re: Dune RPG - Not bad, some interesting mechanics, definitely encourages narrative but lacks a good dice roll bell curve. Nice to spend a bit of time online with old friends though. We have 2nd part next Tuesday, I'll let you know.

I've also painted up the other stuff, but my camera on my phone is playing up. Tablet camera is meh. Still:
Gordon and Bullock

Cops

Deadshot also, but cannot get a pic of him at all

And another Supers Unlimited: The Shark

Colour scheme is Aqualad (Young Justice).

Fun to do.


Oh, and the boy built the black coach, which he'd been saving up for for AGES - then built this with the leftovers from it and harridans:

Not shabby. I thought using the chaos vehicle spikes as graveyard/basing to balance was particularly neat. I did drill and pin the scythe head, to be fair. But the rest is all him. This is a phone pic btw - very annoyed.

Playing Dreadball over Vassal tomorrow, that'll be a learning experience...
Graven

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Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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Looking great graven! Very impressed with your son's build. Excellent work on his part.


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I also really like Gordon... awesome job man.

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Japan

Your DC models are pretty nifty. I'm partial to the normals (thugs and cops), as one rarely sees that sort of model on the tabletop.

Now showing even more dwarfs from Mantic!


Painting Total as of 8/12/2020: 140 plus two mechs

Painting total as of 12/24/2019: 138 plus a wooden bridge and gnoll encampment and 36 pieces of Mantic scatter terrain and three fly holes and three farm buildings and a fire pit and two hills.


 
   
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Mostly, on my phone.

Gitsplitta wrote:Looking great graven! Very impressed with your son's build. Excellent work on his part.
I also really like Gordon... awesome job man.


Yeah it's very slick, he's really done a good job - plus saved himself the price of a fig Gordon was a lot of fun to do, so thanks.

JoshInJapan wrote:Your DC models are pretty nifty. I'm partial to the normals (thugs and cops), as one rarely sees that sort of model on the tabletop.

Yeah, it's one of the great things about DC. I've got Joker's gang of bank robbers to do, plus I have a notion to do some kitbash Joker Bikers (to go with my fast-food Joker gang) so there will be more goons a-coming.

Definitely flitting between oddments at the moment.
Not going as fast as I'd anticipated through the backlog. RL is however interfering somewhat.
Spoiler:

Mother-in-law is in hospital with Cancer. She's agrophobic so she's not been to the doctor in years, and as a result it's inoperable. Not more than a couple of months left, if that. Grim.


Anyway. Did another sponsor for Dreadball, who doubles another civilian for Dredd, but can't get a decent pic. Supers were more successful:

Shark, alongside Shadow Soldier (a shadow universe version of Soldier Hex, who I've not even done yet, but never mind eh? )
Striga, Supers Unlimited's not-Enchantress, alongside Electrix

Much cooler than the official, Suicide Squad movie version.
On the desk right now are my Citi-Def for Dredd, amongst other stuff. Thinking red and green - Chris Cringle block
Graven

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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Affton, MO. USA

Sorry to hear about Mother-in-law , all the best brother.

Strigia looks great, just ask the Shadow guy how to paint the Hex soldier, Cause only he know .


LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Sending some good vibes your way. Hope hobby and gaming is a source of comfort.

To that end, ace conversions/scratch building from your son, and I really like the water effects on Shark's base. Were those sculpted?

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Have any retro, vintage, or out of print models? Show them off here! 
   
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Great stuff!
That bit of Nora Fries terrain in particular is pretty nifty.

   
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Longtime Dakkanaut






Not-Enchantress looks great! Sorry to hear about your mother-in-law, gonna hop on Don Qui Hotep's good vibe sending.
   
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6 foot underwater

Lovely job on Gordon and Bullock, and nice work from the boy

Sorry to hear the bad news, thoughts are with you.

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Mostly, on my phone.

Theophony wrote:Sorry to hear about Mother-in-law , all the best brother.

Strigia looks great, just ask the Shadow guy how to paint the Hex soldier, Cause only he know .


Thanks man I know you're having your own crud right now with that generation.
Yeah, the plan is to do Soldier Hex in "solid" versions of those colours, essentially.

Don Qui Hotep wrote:Sending some good vibes your way. Hope hobby and gaming is a source of comfort.

To that end, ace conversions/scratch building from your son, and I really like the water effects on Shark's base. Were those sculpted?

It is. I have learned to embrace the fact that it keeps me sane in a nerdy way.
Shark and Striga are indeed sculpted... Sort of: pva glue, with a drop of superglue over the top to create a skin you can quickly shape before it dries solid.

aku-chan wrote:Great stuff!
That bit of Nora Fries terrain in particular is pretty nifty.

I'm very pleased with her so thanks

Viterbi wrote:Not-Enchantress looks great! Sorry to hear about your mother-in-law, gonna hop on Don Qui Hotep's good vibe sending.

Cheers on all counts.

monkeytroll wrote:Lovely job on Gordon and Bullock, and nice work from the boy
Sorry to hear the bad news, thoughts are with you.

Thanks buddy, genuinely appreciated.

Quick RL update
Spoiler:

If anything it's become apparent that it's worse than expected. Wife and her sister spent the last 2 days rearranging, cleaning and clearing the in-laws' house (her brothers are useless) so mother-in-law can come out of hospital and let the end come; nothing we can do but make her as comfortable as possible. I've been on dad duty to the assorted kids. My eldest is amazing, super helpful with the little ones but at the same time finding it very hard as, being 12, he is all top aware of what's happening. I've been trying to play card games with him as it helps: Girl Genius, Cthulhu Gloom, and of course lot of Transformers.

So not much to show. I did get Soldier Hex done at least -

Pics alongside his evil doppleganger

Came together ok in the end.

So plans not exactly on hold, but no idea how stuff is going to pan out.
Hey ho
Graven

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.

 
   
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Soldier came out looking good .

I understand where your at in life all too well. I'm at my mom's house overnight with her tonight. Luckily my work called and said it's another week till I return back (next monday now). So I was able to give my sister a bit of a reprieve.

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Green Bay, Wisconson

Thoughts and prayers to you both.

Graven, Take solace that she raised an amazing daughter and she married well. May she have Peace and comfort in her remaining time.

SL

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Your an evil man sending me designs . Do not feed the Printer any ideas.

I downloaded a half dozen sample packs from Corvusgamesterrain on thingiverse. I'll print some when I wind up with a lul .

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
 
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