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 amazingturtles wrote:
facelyss wrote:
The space marine pets are absolutely classic! Quick question, where did you get that pirate monkey? I'd love to use him with my Freebooterz.


Thank you! the monkey is a neat little figure, he comes from the empire handgunners set, if i remember right. he would definitely work great for freebooterz!

I have at last rectified the lack of turtles in this thread:



The turtle/tortoise is quite big. i am thinking of somehow making it into a counts as dreadnought, if i can find the right bits.

haha...oh yeah, that could be great as a double-lascannon dread or something

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amazingturtles,

Well with that Marine shot, looks like you have some work to do.

Cheers,

CB


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drinking tea in the snow

That is the truth. So much painting, so little skill

But in the meantime, this!



Space marines have boids now.

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Been a few months, but here is new thing! i just got a few of the easy build plague marines and did some light kitbashing.



Death guard can have pets too!

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More easy build with easy kitbashing! And... bonus otter! I think. I think it's an otter.



I actually quite like how this head turned out.

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Blight haulers basically are pets! demon pets!



Right?

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In the meantime, a simple head swap



MORE BEARDS

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paint progress, plus frog.



I want to try to paint his eyes... but doom lies that way

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It's been a few months, but behold! my newest army!



Well, ok. they're cheap toy turtles i bought. but! they are also pets. I am still trying to work out the how, as they're a bit big, but they might work well as friends for primaris marines.

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London

I love this! Pets

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Thank you! i hope you enjoyed it, i'm amazed that i've kept going with sometimes

here is... a mess of an idea. the painting is horrible on the marine, he is going to be cleaned, but i think the owl looks good! what primaris captain needs a sword when he can have an owl.



more turtles to come.

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Vigilus

Sweet owl! Nice to see you're still going with this project.

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This is really a most excellent thread

On edit: OK, I kind of thought the pets thing would start at around Page 3 or 4 ... I didn't realise you've been doing pets virtually the whole thread!

I think your war otters are my favourite ... but ... I think they need bandoliers. Not guns ... just a bandolier each. Just one strap across the chest and over one shoulder. Should be dead easy ... some aluminium foil or maybe a Pringles foil (or even a lead-based wine bottle seal?) with the bandolier pouches greenstuffed? Go on

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brushcommando wrote:Sweet owl! Nice to see you're still going with this project.


thanks! yeah, it's a slow haphazard thing, but so long as i keep finding new little pets to use, i'm keeping it going!

War Drone wrote:This is really a most excellent thread

On edit: OK, I kind of thought the pets thing would start at around Page 3 or 4 ... I didn't realise you've been doing pets virtually the whole thread!

I think your war otters are my favourite ... but ... I think they need bandoliers. Not guns ... just a bandolier each. Just one strap across the chest and over one shoulder. Should be dead easy ... some aluminium foil or maybe a Pringles foil (or even a lead-based wine bottle seal?) with the bandolier pouches greenstuffed? Go on


I really love the war otters too! and that bandolier idea sounds great, i'll give it a try.

So, speaking of that, how would bandoliers look on a turtle? Or perhaps a backpack of some kind? Those turtles i got are... big. Bigger than i thought. Note size here:



Pack turtles as aobjective markers is one thing i am thinking right now.



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Alabama

that'd be cool for an objective marker
   
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 alabamaheretic wrote:
that'd be cool for an objective marker


I hope so! right now i'm thinking of giving one a rocket.

In the meantime! An otter with a bandolier! kind of! it's a first attempt!



hooray!

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Vigilus

Nice! You need to make a house rule where if the character is killed in melee, his loyal otter pops the pins on his grenades and leaps upon his master's killer. Resolve as a frag grenade attack...

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Those are absolutely adorable! I love the idea and think the bandolier works great, maybe other things to attach could be spare magazines?

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Alabama

One need a combat knife
   
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London

Now that's a War Otter!

Fantastic job
   
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brushcommando wrote:Nice! You need to make a house rule where if the character is killed in melee, his loyal otter pops the pins on his grenades and leaps upon his master's killer. Resolve as a frag grenade attack...


Ha! i like that idea.

Pneumo wrote:Those are absolutely adorable! I love the idea and think the bandolier works great, maybe other things to attach could be spare magazines?


I'd like to try that, and i know i've got some of those somewhere. does the cadian guardsmen kit come with some of those?

alabamaheretic wrote:One need a combat knife


The biggest problem is how tiny these otters are compared to most of the knives i have! They are seriously little.

War Drone wrote:Now that's a War Otter!

Fantastic job


Thank you!

Ok, i am still working on the turtles and otters, so this is a sad, non pet update. But here are some plague marines. I think the color scheme is working out pretty well!



They need pets too, i know.

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A pack turtle/objective!



That is all for now.

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Vigilus

That's pretty awesome looking. Having watched Breaking Bad, I can't quite help the feeling that something is about to go horribly wrong, but still -- pretty awesome. Any Ideas for nurgle pets besides the drone-thingys?

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You had me at "War Otter of War".

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Briancj wrote:You had me at "War Otter of War".


Thank you! i had me there too.

brushcommando wrote:That's pretty awesome looking. Having watched Breaking Bad, I can't quite help the feeling that something is about to go horribly wrong, but still -- pretty awesome. Any Ideas for nurgle pets besides the drone-thingys?


i've got a few ideas, but i haven't had much time to work on them. here's one though, a strange little waspy thing





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I finally did some more work on something i started a while ago!



Finishing things! is... still not something i do. because he is not finished.

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I am... still not finishing things, but here is something a bit different.

But still there are pets.



Feeling discouraged, can't paint well, don't really like the games that much right now. Bleh.

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING.


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London

Looks great Turtles

Do you sculpt all your pets yourself?

I was bored the other day and found these critters and immediately thought of this thread ...

http://www.mantisminiatures.pl/EN/14,0,Animals.html

They have Meerkats
   
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 War Drone wrote:
Looks great Turtles

Do you sculpt all your pets yourself?

I was bored the other day and found these critters and immediately thought of this thread ...

http://www.mantisminiatures.pl/EN/14,0,Animals.html

They have Meerkats


Sadly i don't have the skill for sculpting my own pets yet. maybe some day... most of these come from various sources, I am always on the lookout for more! And speaking of which, thank you! Both for the kind words and the link, i don't even know where to start! meerkats are a good idea, though...

In the meanwhile, i prefer putting something of content up when I post, so I found a lazy little beastman conversion i did a long, long time ago and painted it up a little bit



He looks like he's singing, i think.

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