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 zedmeister wrote:
 Mad Doc Grotsnik wrote:
Looking at the brushstrokes, an inaccurate science as it is, I'd say this looks too bit be for Aeronautica/Titanicus scale.


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Y'know since GW now has a digital sculpt of the Thunderbolt for Aeronotica, I'm going to double down and say Thunderbolt incoming.

 
   
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 Kid_Kyoto wrote:
Y'know since GW now has a digital sculpt of the Thunderbolt for Aeronotica, I'm going to double down and say Thunderbolt incoming.


I would buy 3. They did design an alternate gun load out for it even.
   
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 Kid_Kyoto wrote:
Y'know since GW now has a digital sculpt of the Thunderbolt for Aeronotica, I'm going to double down and say Thunderbolt incoming.
Are digital sculpts actually a major factor in the total resources spent bringing a plastic miniature to market? I got the impression that would only be a tiny fraction of the time and expense. Plus it seems likely that all the detail would need to be adjusted to fit the new scale and cutting the virtual model into components and fitting those onto the sprue layout is likely to be just as much work as the sculpt itself. Also, the 'revolver' bomb rack would seem better suited to something like a marauder variant than the thunderbolt.

   
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Oh, they are, but they are also much more amenable to scaling and GW now has software that generates the mould cuts now so the really hard part of designing a plastic sprue is semi-automated. It also means you can 3D print prototypes which cuts the development time and cost in half.

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For GW, sculpting is pretty much the only factor in releasing new miniatures. Well, that and machine time. That said, an 8mm scaled model is pretty much irrelevant as a resource to sculpt a 32mm scaled model.

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 lord_blackfang wrote:
For GW, sculpting is pretty much the only factor in releasing new miniatures. Well, that and machine time. That said, an 8mm scaled model is pretty much irrelevant as a resource to sculpt a 32mm scaled model.


Assuming they went that direction. For Titanicus they replicated the full scale models in 3d and then scaled them down. The question is if they did the same for the aircraft. If they did, it means they have a file for the 28mm scale one already, just needing to be cut up into sprues.
   
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looks a bit like a vehicle's leaf spring suspension but nit sure what the thinner rods are meant to be.


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The description strikes me a bit Slaanesh. Noise marine, maybe?

   
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It looks like part of an artillery item. The three straps linking up to a single point whilst the upper section is clearly bent with held pressure.

It could be some kind of exotic bow; or a kind of launcher. Perhaps a bolt thrower or some kind of similar artillery weapon.

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Repeater Bolt Thrower.

Three separate strings, bolted to a single bow. Likely held stack on the launch rack.

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The fasteners for the three strings could be Aelven or Stormcast; repeater bolt thrower is a good guess but I’m pretty sure that the current models don’t need replacing. On the other hand, the Stormcast don’t have any real artillery yet and the leafspring metal bow thing is definitely in their wheelhouse.

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 Mr_Rose wrote:
The fasteners for the three strings could be Aelven or Stormcast; repeater bolt thrower is a good guess but I’m pretty sure that the current models don’t need replacing. On the other hand, the Stormcast don’t have any real artillery yet and the leafspring metal bow thing is definitely in their wheelhouse.

Repeater bolt throwers were removed at the start of AoS from the Aelf factions. Stormcast are one of the only factions, currently, that have artillery in the form of the Celestar Bolt Thrower--and the only one I can think of that have received artillery since AoS dropped, at least until we get the crazy crawly catapult with the Bonereapers.


Personally? It seems to play off the aesthetic that the new Slaanesh 'harp' player has.
   
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 lord_blackfang wrote:
Bow for the next Beastgrave gang,

We know all the warbands, and it doesn't really jibe with them...but that would be cool for a Daughters of Khaine Medusa to have.
   
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It looks to me like a bow. A very powerful one given it's three laminated strips and three bowstings. It looks big too, like it is sized for a larger than human frame. I hesitate to go there because it reveals my own preferences but...Ogre?
   
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 Zhrukal wrote:
It looks to me like a bow. A very powerful one given it's three laminated strips and three bowstings.


Powerful nothing. A bow built with three strips and strings would gack itself rather than fire properly, at least in a tight vertical arrangement like that (as opposed to a ballista with three separate arms and strings that fire independently). Even assuming wacky fantasy materials for the arms of the bow, the strings are still moving different distances at different speeds. Getting them to act in concert to actually fire something properly would be stupidly difficult. Most likely the most forward, shortest string would move the arrow, and since its the shortest, put the least amount of momentum on the arrow. Its pointless fantasy schlock- if that sort of design were actually effective, it would have been made and used.

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 MajorWesJanson wrote:
 lord_blackfang wrote:
For GW, sculpting is pretty much the only factor in releasing new miniatures. Well, that and machine time. That said, an 8mm scaled model is pretty much irrelevant as a resource to sculpt a 32mm scaled model.


Assuming they went that direction. For Titanicus they replicated the full scale models in 3d and then scaled them down. The question is if they did the same for the aircraft. If they did, it means they have a file for the 28mm scale one already, just needing to be cut up into sprues.


Exactly, I was thinking they had the files for the full sized on and then shrunk it.

 
   
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 Mad Doc Grotsnik wrote:
Repeater Bolt Thrower.

Three separate strings, bolted to a single bow. Likely held stack on the launch rack.
What I was going to say. Looks like a bow. Looks kind of Elfish. Dark Elf repeater crosbow seems like a good option.

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It kinda reminds me of the Slaanesh Harp in a way.
   
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Clearly a powerfull bow of some sort.
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