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Phanobi





Gosport. UK

Shame you cant use tunnle netwerks??????????

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Your city looks really good set up. Inspiring stuff!
And the tomcat is nice. I like the helmet designs for a lot of the Nomad troopers.

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Thanks a lot for the comments guys! Yes I agree Hindenburg, some of the Nomad designs are top-notch! I like the way you can use multiple styles and models, even within the same Nomad force. At present I'm going mostly for the sleeker, military look models (Tomcats/Hellcats etc.) but I'm really looking forward to trying some of the more zany miniatures - Morlocks, Uberfallkommando (and possibly a TAG ) for a real 'Manga' style force.

Alpharius wrote:Nice!

Now that I've got a proper basement and gaming space, I'm going to have to print out pics of your setup for Inspiration/Blatant Copying!


Please go ahead mate! Make sure you post some pics of what you are doing, so I steal some of your ideas also!

Sorry for the poor quality of pic, was just taken with my phone - a Zero I just finished the other night. Sadly the vivid colour doesn't show very well with it. I wanted to make more of a kind of 'punk' look for the Nomads.



A little bit better photo that shows the colour more:



Next up some more terrain! Any C&C very welcome.

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Man O' War






Earth

The board looks amazing. Great job, also, where did you buy the plants? They look great and add good colour













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LOVE the Zero!

I think the bright colors/"Punk" look is a great way to go with Nomads.

   
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Thanks for the comments guys! Cheers Alpharius, yes I think I am going to take this kind of route now with the Nomads.. can't wait for the Riot Grrl to come out and having a go at painting it!

Yellowblades, the plants are aquarium plastic plants that I bought from ebay. Very cheap, if you spend a bit of time looking I got a bag of them for about £6-7. The board was looking a little bit drab and grey, so they were an attempt to combat that.

Just putting some more buildings together at the moment, so hopefully should post some more pics over the next few days!

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Pacific wrote:Thanks for the comments guys! Cheers Alpharius, yes I think I am going to take this kind of route now with the Nomads.. can't wait for the Riot Grrl to come out and having a go at painting it!

Yellowblades, the plants are aquarium plastic plants that I bought from ebay. Very cheap, if you spend a bit of time looking I got a bag of them for about £6-7. The board was looking a little bit drab and grey, so they were an attempt to combat that.

Just putting some more buildings together at the moment, so hopefully should post some more pics over the next few days!


Cool thanks

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Bit of a larger update today!

First of all, some further pictures of the board which is now 85% complete or so:



Over the next few weeks I hope to add a walkway, another building (or two), and some wooden slats that can be inserted into the roads. While the roads seemed like a nice idea when I was making the board, they are rather forcing in terms of the terrain set-ups, and mean that every game we end up with a 'face off' between opposite sides of the road and a few brave souls trying to cross it! So, I'm just going to get some planks of wood painted grey and that will allow us to swap round the road sections each game.

OK, on to the Battle Report pics!

Background to the battle
The city of Usbad on Acontencimento, a colony first formed a little more than fifty years ago. Primarily comprised of industrial and residential sectors, both Haqqislam and Aleph agents have moved into place in the early hours of the morning. The streets are deserted, last nights drunkards having since passed to their beds, and the morning work rotor not yet starting their shift, and an eerie silence passes over the city...

The set-up/game
For this game, we used the YAMS mission system. This is a really cool card-based mission system by IJW of the official forums and Wargaming Trader website, you can download them from here: http://wargamingtrader.com/downloads
Essentially you just pick 6 cards from the pack, and then discard the 3 you don't want. These are then kept secret from your opponent, who must try and guess what missions you are trying to fulfil and plan accordingly!

The forces
Part of my opponent's Aleph force, which he is currently working through.


And a team shot of my Haqqislam, now running to about 250pts.


Part of the missions in the game involved using a civilian. As we haven't yet painted up enough random civilians to be used around the board, for this game the civilian took the form of a LARPer, who happened to be passing through the area after a long night of ale drinking with some dwarf friends in Aconcentimento's obligatory Irish bar! Waiting for a taxi, he couldn't realise that two special-ops teams were moving into position around him..


The Game starts
I set up with a strong presence in the middle of the board. One of my Ghulam (a basic light infantry) was lain down on the top of this hazardous material containers, covering the centre of the board.


However, her part in the battle was short lived! A Naga sniper, concealed by thermo-optic camouflage on a building in the centre of the table, popped up and shot her! The Naga then proceeded to kill my own Lasiq sniper who had been covering the centre of the board but wasn't well enough concealed behind cover. This was a massive bummer, as possibly my most dangerous unit had been killed in the opening turn of the game!

Both teams engage..
I was now in a real problem. I'd lost my most powerful unit, and the Naga with sniper rifle was in a prime position to completely stop my movement.

The Janissary heavy armour unit, bleeped his response to orders, and moved around the corner to kill the Naga sniper. Unfortunately, she was the most recently painted unit on the Aleph side, making it a certainty that she would be the first to fall!



The battle continued, and I started getting my ass kicked thoroughly so I forgot to take any photos! Here is a quick summary:
- The Aleph Assura is as hard as nails.. armour 5 and 2 wounds (with 'no wound incapacitation') meant she was halfway between a TAG and a normal person. My Muyib with his AK47 replica only made her laugh in a loud robotic voice as his shots pinged off her armour.
- Both sides continued to move into the centre of the board, with no real opportunity to shoot each other now that both snipers were dead.

Then the decisive move of the game - A garuda tac-bot used his air-drop skill to come in behind my forces.



Summary for the rest of the game - it proceeded to kill everything! As we were both fairly noobish with the game, we are both introducing new ideas and units in each game. This game was therefore a lesson in why Air drop units armed with HMG's are dangerous, and why you should at least have some units covering their arrival! I didn't realise at the time, but I could have used my Djanbazan hacker to help stop its arrival, but instead she just stood staring at the side of a shipping crate until she got drilled in the back by a machine gun..

Leiutenant Snake Plisskin attempted to leave the building, during the Haqqislam retreat, but he too fell victim to the Tac-bot.


Here are a couple of shots from the rest of the game. There was one entertaining bit where the Assassin Fiday was holed up in the factory building, he left the building but was surrounded on all sides by the Aleph forces who closed the noose..



Knowing that his shooting weapons couldn't really hurt the Asura, disguised as a Robo-buttock 9000 he left the building and approached the Asura and Naga hacker who was positioned near the portaloo..



But, the Aleph were not fooled, and the Assassin was gunned down as he made a final and ultimately suicidal charge towards the Aleph !

Thoughts on the Game
I always think it speaks volumes about a game when you can essentially get a pasting but still enjoy it! This game was a lesson in the usefulness of 'Air drop' units, and specifically how you need to defend against them (or at least use your own ), as the Garuda tac-bot essentially won the game by killing at least half of my team without them really able to do anything, except turn around and say.. "wha... ?" before being ignominiously gunned down.

Next up, I will probably have to paint up some more Haqqislam to get them up to 300 pts, and also some more terrain and Nomads. When the board is completely finished I will try and write up a proper battle report with maps and a full description of everything happening!

Any C&C very welcome!

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Poor LARPer. Haha.
Nice Batrep, looks like you had fun. And if it makes you feel any better I've so far won ONE Infinity game. Out of probably close to a dozen. I'm having a hard time adjusting to the tactical mindset of this game. Everytime you encounter something new, like viral ammo or AD in this case it tends to go tits up and you get slaughtered.

And looking at your table really makes me torn between doing a nice futuristic white or a rundown Bladerunner aestethic for my own!

Benny Harvey RIP 
   
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Yes it's very difficult to choose an overall aesthetic for a board! I'm trying to get a balance between futuristic, but also so that it looks like it is used. Indeed, kind of like something from Blade Runner, but not that bad

On the other hand, my friend is making an Aleph-themed board, and is going for the much cleaner, futuristic look (almost like a 'med bay' kind of style).

Sorry it has been so long since I last posted, but a couple of updates!

First up, some smoke cannisters:


Now that I have started playing games, this is one of the more useful things to have. When someone throws a smoke grenade now, we will use one of these rather than having to have a template balanced awkwardly on the surface. This was simply some cotton wool with some varnish/spray (to make it more solid), on some resin bases.

Detail of the side of a new building:


Going for just 2-floor apartments, I've managed to stretch 2 MAS apartment kits into 3 buildings! Anyone looking closely will realise that I've left off the side/pillars from the building. From my experience, although they look good it makes dis-assembling the building a PITA, so I filled in the gaps with some spare bits of sprue from the kit.
I won't post pics of the buildings again as they are almost identical to the last one. One of the small differences is this TV screen - this is a small resin accessory that comes in a multi-pack from Antenociti's Workshop. You even get a little bit of photo paper with the screen on it, to stick on the front!

Finally, some solar panels:


Again from Antenociti's (they come in a pack of 3). Just to add a little bit more of a feature/cover to the top of the apartment buildings. Probably not that necessary, but hopefully will add to the overall look of the table.

OK that's it for now! Next up, some more minis to paint, and another quite involved new building which I hope to be able to show soon!

Any C&C is very welcome as always!


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Parachuting Bashi Bazouk




Silsden, West Yorkshire

Your stuff is amazing, I wish I could get my friends playing so I had an excuse to buy Infinity minis.

The board is genius and seeing shots in play makes it even better, more please!

   
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The smoke markers are cool, but how do you keep track of the smokes radius when using them?

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Thanks a lot for the comments guys!

Hindenburg, we just measure 2 inches from the centre of the smoke template, it's fairly straightforward to work out lines of fire. Also makes it easier for units moving in and through it, and less unsightly than a big smoke template sat on the board and awkwardly balancing on terrain!

Next up another 'civilian' model, should have it done over the next day or so I hope!

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Montreal

Well done !
A great source of inspiration =)

 
   
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Have to say that I would love to play on your board

Reminded me that I should probably paint up some more of my Nomads...

   
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Well mate you may have a chance to, and hopefully the finished version! I'm hoping to help run an Infinity event here in the South West towards the end of October - an attempt to try and get a more stable Infinity community around here hopefully, but I will post an advert for it when it has been confirmed!

Next up, Grace Jones! Well, actually a 'civilian' model for the town, but this one has a bit of a difference..



Just a busker, or an art student, standing on a street corner right? Wrong! Look more closely..



Thought that was a guitar she was holding? No, it's a mk17 proton-accelerated machine gun with caseless uranium bullets!

This model was made by the suggestion of a friend for the 'disguised' version of the Hassassin Fiday.
- When the assassin is 'un-noticed' I will use the guitar-holding arm.
- When a discovery roll is successfully made.. "hey, that can't be Grace Jones! She's been dead for more than 300 years!" I can swap off the guitar arm and replace it with the gun.

Basically I just drilled a small hole and put a pin in, so it's then a simple matter to sub out one arm for the other.



The model is a civilian model from Antenociti's workshop, which are all nicely scaled towards Infinity. I wanted to use a paint scheme similar to the Hassassin model I have already painted (first page of this thread), so muted browns and greens, to help reinforce the impression of the hi-tech light manipulating technology the Hassassin uses to disguise himself.

Not quite sure what happened with the photos, I used a lot of varnish on this mini (being metal, constantly removing the arm is going to wear it a lot) so I think perhaps the camera lens picked up more of that than actually is present on the model. Also her skin is quite a bit darker in reality (in reference to so many modern sci-fi writers who often talk about 'ebony skinned' characters in their stories).

Any C&C very welcome! Next up I will be putting the final touches to my board, so hopefully some more terrain!

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Gosport. UK

Should of got a 2nd mini and swopped em out

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We refuse to take sides in this anymore. And we refuse to let you turn us against one another. We know who we are now, we can find our own way between order and chaos...

It's over because we've decided it's over. Now get the hell out of our galaxy! Both of you.

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Parachuting Bashi Bazouk




Silsden, West Yorkshire

A very good idea, I like it. Nice painting too, the skin looks really good and the colour scheme is subtle. Good job!

   
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 Miss Dee wrote:
Should of got a 2nd mini and swopped em out


Why when doing this works just fine and saves you buying a double?

Benny Harvey RIP 
   
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Sneaky, i like it Pacific! Not sold on the second gun, but the idea is spot on

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Hey guys, just for anyone reading this thread from the UK (preferably the South West) myself and another Infinity-obsessed friend are going to be running an Introductory event at the Total Wargamer store.

Full details on this thread here: http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/477645.page



The event will be utilising a lot of the miniatures and terrain found in this thread.

For any dakka-ites who would be able to come on the day, I hope to see you there!

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Albany, NY

Fantastic blog, fairly shocked I haven't been here before! Keep the amazing work

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 Hindenburg wrote:
 Miss Dee wrote:
Should of got a 2nd mini and swopped em out


Why when doing this works just fine and saves you buying a double?

Yes, the entire purpose was for me to be as lazy as possibly when painting stuff! Although, now I have lost one of the arms so may have to do this anyway

For the Infinity introduction event I ran the other week I had to paint up some minis in a hurry, so I did a couple of models to finish off my mates Yu Jing (which I'm borrowing while he gallivants around Southern Asia). Painted these guys in a couple of hours, which wouldn't have been possible without the wonderful GW foundation paints and other things that you get these days!

Tokusetsu Butai


Björk, also known as Karakuri.


Next up some more terrain shots (a 90% finished board, I'm now thinking of doing another board for the new Paradiso book) and I've just got started on one of the new Kaplan Tactical services minis to fight alongside my Haqqislam!

Any C&C very welcome!

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Hamburg, Germany

Nice, there could be a little more shading on Björk though.
The pants on the Toku looks really good.

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Baltimore

I dunno, I think when working with white staying clean makes it awesome.

Not to argue with Baiyuan, his work is sick.

That Doc looks great. Love the pants. I always love seeing your work chief. Here's to more Battle Reports too!

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Thanks, Cut!
I agree with you, clean is good, especially for a model that looks so much like I-robot.
Generally white is difficult to paint. Apart from white paints often taking on a powdery texture, the real problem is finding the right color for the shadows. Black looks wrong normally. Blue has a certain effect to it and makes it very cold (not neccessarily a bad thing, here it works). Grey is an option but tends to look boring.
As you can see I'm in the middle of that same dilemma with my Aleph...

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Thanks a lot for the comments guys!

Yes after painting a World Eaters (pre-heresy army) I have got a LOT of time for anyone who can paint white well. It's a nightmare!

But really with these minis I had to finish 2 in an evening, as well as a bunch of bases, so it was just a case of a light foundation grey and then building up to white from it - you can't really see the highlight, or shades of grey (all 50 of them ) thanks to the poor photo. The doc in particular though I might re-visit at some point with an alternative paint scheme, it really is a beautiful little model and I wish I could have spent more time on it.

A couple of quite photos of the 90% finished board which I forgot to post, from the intro event I ran with a friend a few weekends ago:

The one apartment building needs finishing off, and the plasticard building up close is a WIP by my friend. The crates I think also need some weathering powders to make them look a little more realistic.




Any C&C very welcome! Next up, one of the new Kaplan Tactical Services mercenary soldiers, and hopefully some more terrain!

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Montreal

Very nice =)
But how do you justify so many containers in the middle of the road =P

 
   
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Haha right...

answer 1: 'Just'
Facetious answer 2: Any models going anywhere near it in the game would get cut to pieces, making it a boring game.
Otherwise.. umm.. the lorry carrying them got disintegrated?

Agree though it dispels the illusion of reality a little - I need some other trucks/vehicles to put down the centre of the road ideally.

A better shot of a Zero I painted some time ago, with a proper camera this time:



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Baltimore

The Zero looks good. Does she have a repeater or an e/mauler?

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