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Check out these pics from the Paris Open:

And no adding these pics directly to the thread- I don't need to steal the original owners' bandwidth!


First we have the second Warg model:
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Next we have the all new plastic Golem kit for the Dwarves of Tir-Na-Bor:
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Probably the coolest damn thing I've seen all month (ok, we're only two days in but it's still amazing) and it's definitely the best AT-43 model yet:
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Some models to fill out some Cadwallon profiles that were never given figures:
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And, lastly, some cool cadwallon militamen:
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Update:

Check out some more pics boys and girls:
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Second Update:
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Go back in that last link and check out the full thread for a few more pics.

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The drinking halls of Fenris or South London as its sometimes called

well Rackham do have all the lovely goodies.

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How are their game systems though?

I love the Wolfy thingies.

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Stone the crows, Rackham's gone steampunk!

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Hahaha- nah, their Dwarf line has always been thoroughly steampunk

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In your house, rummaging through your underwear drawer

Are you absotively, posolutley sure, Drake?

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The Dwarves of Tir-Na-Bor have always been steampunk. */me shudders at term and dies a little inside*
You're thinking of the Dwarves of Mid-Nor, who have always been...well, tentacles and teddy bears, really.

Rackham plastic makes Construct very happy: He won't be getting up in a hurry after seeing the Golem *for need of prayers to the pricing gods* and He wants to have that Therian...thing's babies *rip their way out of his digestive tract*

Ooh, bouncy!

Also, the offical AT-43 site has pictures showing how well the miniatures retain their detail after re-priming (which seems to scotch the rumours about unpainted versions being available down the line), and Eddie Izzard the White Star (No, seriously).
   
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Posted By Construct on 12/02/2006 8:39 PM
and Eddie Izzard the White Star (No, seriously).
She was great in Mystery Men.


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In your house, rummaging through your underwear drawer

Too true.

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I really like the giant alien robot thingy with the woman hanging off the front. That thing's cool.
   
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http://meneursdeleu.free.fr/galerie/cmon/open/golem.jpg

can it be SQUAT DREDNAGHTSYAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY


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Posted By upliftingprimer on 12/03/2006 9:36 AM

http://meneursdeleu.free.fr/galerie/cmon/open/golem.jpg

can it be SQUAT DREDNAGHTSYAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAY

Sure, you could use them for that.  They've got tons of room for conversions since they come with tons of extra pieces for different heads, weapons and arms as well as being plastic  

Check out the other link I provided for shots of just two possible configurations you can assemble the model in.

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Those golems are pretty nifty models. Depending on their price, I may pick one up to build...
   
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Rackham's first big plastic kit, Aberration Prime, was 25 euros.
   
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Which is a rather reasonable price when you consider how many arms, chests and heads come with the kit. Add to that the fact that they've made the kit plug and play so you can easily swap parts out and you've got a winner in my books

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Posted By Xerxes on 12/03/2006 4:14 PM
Rackham's first big plastic kit, Aberration Prime, was 25 euros.

Also keep in mind it's GW equivalent, the Carnifex, was 33 euros.

As for the figures, they are of the quality I've come to expect from Rackham. Lovely looking figures the lot.

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Ooh...I really like the dogs and the guy with the leash.

Those would be really cool for Witch Hunters in Mordheim.  Unleash the hounds!

   
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Oh, yeah. Dwarf Steam-powered Mech FTW. I'm so doing the turret version, too.

It'll go nicely in my steam-golem Dwarf army of doom for No Quarter (or whatever rules will have it).

Other stuff is also cool, but as usual, Rackham style intimidating.

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Steam Golem= Proxy Rhul Jacks. These guys are almost enough to make me pick up C3,...er C3.5
   
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Based on the quality of the miniatures, Rackham ought to rule the gaming universe, but... they don't.

Is it a distribution in the States thing?

Or is it the rules?

Are they not very good?

   
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The rules are ok, and could be outstanding with fixes. Like anything there are some worthless units, and some much needed points cost adjustments. Ranged units are almost worthless in the game even though most armies come have quite a few choices. I really like the concept of the rules. Almost every single phase or step in the game requires a tactical decision. Tons of little choices that can really change the outcome of the game. The major problems are errors in translation, and generalizations that just don't work. Line of sight still has a lot of problems, especially since a lot of the models are posed in outlandish manner.

Don't even get into 3.5. Right now a lot of vets are threatening to drop the game over that little .5 and some groups are going back to 2. In a way if they are going to do 3.5 it should actually be 4 and the entire game needs to be redone with most of the cards getting a re-costing.

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I hadn't even heard of a "C3.5"...

Is it "offical", with a new rule book and everything?
   
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No, it is actually a pdf update available on their site. Yes, it is official. Some major rule changes, that are causing some major discussion.

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I got all psyched up about confrontation when I saw some figs 'live' in Paris last year. So when I got home I picked up the rules...and they're just gibberish to me. Part of that is me; I need to play rules out to really understand them (I can't just keep the theory in my head), but part of it is, imnsho, the rules are really poorly written. And if I have to choose between poorly written rules for over the top fantasy figs and well-written rules for over the top fantasy figs, I'm going to go play Warmachine (insert snide comment here).

Guinness: for those who are men of the cloth and football fans, but not necessarily in that order.

I think the lesson here is the best way to enjoy GW's games is to not use any of their rules.--Crimson Devil 
   
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The AT 43 Matrix/Borg anime thing is really cool....

But why do you have to be prepainted!!!! ARGH

I wish i could get it as it is in the current picture.

The other robot thing is cool too. Have they confirmed what faction this will be for?

   
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Yair: Maybe you just need someone to demo the rules for you. I know that
Warmachine is supposed to be a really clear ruleset, but all rulesets are theoretical
and gibbereish to me until I've played a game.

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Maybe. I started a Griffon army before I gave up; maybe I'll pull those figs out and try to get a demo at Abington Games.

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I think the lesson here is the best way to enjoy GW's games is to not use any of their rules.--Crimson Devil 
   
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Confrontation could be a good game if the rules were simply tweaked.  As it is the rules are convoluted, a problem which is compounded by the poor translation.  Add to this a huge variety of different abilites, spells and items, and you've got yourself one pretty big mess.
I've tried to play Confrontation, and I've bought plenty of the models, but I never seem to have much fun as I spend more time flipping through the rulebook then I do actually playing the game.

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