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Affton, MO. USA

 youwashock wrote:
That's a great look for Luthor. Reminds me of UberCorp from MonPoc.

Thanks Youwashock, I’m enjoying the color scheme.

Speaking of which, started on the heavy trooper, still a long way to go.


I also found some bits and bobs for terrain. Pics of those later I hope.

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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Definitely looks like that scheme will work, and it's coming along nicely!

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 Paradigm wrote:
Definitely looks like that scheme will work, and it's coming along nicely!

Thanks Paradigm, always good to get a few opinions. Mine isn’t sometimes faulty .

So as I said I picked up a few bits.

Purcell antibacterial Hans sanitizer dispensers.

Theo are you drinking the stuff? What would you even consider making out of those?

Why container pods of course. It’s all in my minds eye currently. I’ll have to see how glue works with the plastic, but they have a nice shape to them, mostly rectangular but with chamfered corners. The squirty side has a round port which might make some unique designs into the mix, but I think it’s just large enough for portable labs and such.

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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Mostly, on my phone.

Yup that's damn tasty

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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 inmygravenimage wrote:
Yup that's damn tasty


It better be filling too , as I just spent grocery money ordering the Justice League Dark set .

MiniatureMarket is having a 25% extra off sale and clearance items. The JLD set was already at around 25% off before the extra sale price. Along with my credit saved up I just couldn’t pass on it. I think they wind up being around 69 points. Between the two sets I should be able to have a few trial games at 35 points. I won’t be able to go pick it up till Wednesday though . At least I’ll have two “armies”. I guess with Zatanna being able to be “evil” she could be on Luthor’s side and I could do approximate 50 point games .

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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Nice job on that heavy trooper

A Squeaky Waaagh!!

Camkhieri: "And another very cool thing, my phones predictive text actually gave me chicken as an option after typing robot, how cool is that."'

Meercat: "All eyes turned to the horizon and beheld, in lonely and menacing grandeur, the silhouette of a single Grot robot chicken; a portent of evil days to come."
From 'The Plucking of Gindoo Phlem' 
   
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 CommissarKhaine wrote:
Nice job on that heavy trooper

Thanks C.K. (Not Clark Kent )

Little more done on the trooper.


Also MM sale

Got it for around $30 after sale and points.

I’m going to say here and now that i’m Not a fan of the KM resins. It’s really fragile at small points and the JLD set has a lot of fragile parts. I lifted up the Demon model and one of his arms fell of the resin sprue it was attached to. Luckily I could the tiny piece after crawling around under my paint table with the flashlight from my phone searching for it. The models really look the part of their comic book images, but that means long skinny ankleless legs and wispy smoke holding skulls on the magicians. Metallo broke at his foot to floor connection when I bumped him, not sure how he will stand up to playing with him on terrain.

Also swamp thing being the big dog that he is should have been easy to assemble, but was more of a pain than the others since his weight keeps toppling him over.

I will say the details are amazing though.

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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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Resin woes aside, those are some dead sexy models. Looking forward to seeing your take on Zatanna, Orchid, and of course Swampy.
   
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Mostly, on my phone.

One trick is to exploit the resin strands as decorative elements. Really excited you're a cool DC kid now

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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Good job on the grey/silver/orange scheme.


The army- ~2295 points (built).

* -=]_,=-eague Spruemeister General. * A (sprue) Hut tutorial *
Dsteingass - Dr. H..You are a role model for Internet Morality! // inmygravenimage - Dr H is a model to us all
Theophony - Sprue for the spruemeister, plastic for his plastic throne! // Shasolenzabi - Toilets, more complex than folks take time to think about!  
   
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youwashock wrote:Resin woes aside, those are some dead sexy models. Looking forward to seeing your take on Zatanna, Orchid, and of course Swampy.

Swampy is a straight up beast. He stands literally head and shoulders above the heavy lexcorp trooper. Though he was the worst trying to get glued together, even with being beefier than the others.

inmygravenimage wrote:One trick is to exploit the resin strands as decorative elements. Really excited you're a cool DC kid now

I may have to try some of that as thin spots are scary to me.

Dr H wrote:Good job on the grey/silver/orange scheme.

Thanks Dr. H , it’s a combo I haven’t seen used, so I can get away with a lot.

Well work has been a PITA, finally get some new recruits, but it’s hard to train 2-3 new people at the same time in different roles. Wiped out at the end of the day and work at church has just been frustrating with redoing work that “professionals” have done .

Anyway onto the good stuff.
Printed out the rules for Pulp-City, I came up with a few ideas and looking at bones models I may have some options. May have to develope some heroes as the FLGS won’t touch Knight Models at all. I can’t even special order through them. Still put off by the whole Marvel/Knight Model cluster. If I want spandex and superheroes it’ll have to come from some other source in their store . It’s about the last straw with them as they push what they want and are more concerned about their friends than me as a customer.

After watching a Video from Luke about Wish.com I too know a couple chances. Got 2 pair of apple AirPods for under $7 total with shipping. Two of my kids are excited, the third just got a new phone with new earbuds so doesn’t get to complain . I should also be receiving a bucket load of magnets in the next few days as well as a new pair of earbuds for myself for $0.75. Still waiting on confirmation on a 1:53 scale Excavator that I may or may not get (it’s one of their limited time/qty items). It would be a really nice tabletop terrain piece. Take a look at Wish.com, just be careful what you click on , you cannot clear your search function at all and if you click on something that you don’t know what it is you’ll be getting shown hundreds of items similar to it FOREVER. Pictures and descriptions aren’t always the best, kind of like my gallery here .

Quick crosspost, my submission for the DakkaDakka monthly painting competition.
Well since we got an extra day extension I got a chance to post final pics.

My submission was the three Predators from the AVP 1st edition board game. Since I got a little extra time I got the power lifter started. It still needs some detail work, but isn’t part of my submission. Added it to one photo for scale and overall coolness.






Another fun month. Thanks everyone .

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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Final shots of the Predators look good. Sorry work is running your batteries down.
   
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Wisconsin

Predators and Ripley turned out great Theo. I am sold on that contrast yellow going to pick some up.
   
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Affton, MO. USA

youwashock wrote:Final shots of the Predators look good. Sorry work is running your batteries down.

I think it’s the Time of year and weather change. 80s to 40s is rough, I’ll be good soon . Thanks.

Yorkright wrote: Predators and Ripley turned out great Theo. I am sold on that contrast yellow going to pick some up.

Thanks, it’s actually generic trooper 547835429-b in the suit. The yellow is great, both of the pots.

So DCU was running my brain last night with the time change. That and old cat waking us up for 3am feeding , worse than a baby I tell you.
Drew out some ideas, then started thinking cost wise . Started laying out the Tablescapes tiles I have and then putting some scatter stuff about. Then cats happened .

Gabe the evil growing feline from the dark dimension had to traipse through the city after his ship crashed. The power of our yellow sun has grown him to the size of a five story building in just minutes. We are doomed.


Gabe peeks into a condemned building as all earth cats do when they come across a box. Even if they don’t fit they have to try.


The tablescape tiles I have will work well I think. Gives me an exact 3’x3’ board. Road down the center can be filled with plenty of debris and crashed ship actually fits the damaged section of tile almost perfectly.

The two shipping containers are huge(contained old marvel figures that you assemble. (Think I got human torch and night crawler). Fits decently themed wise with the building I created as a supply warehouse with cantilevered shelving and racks. I’ll dress them up like the moving PODS we have here in America.

I know i have a few more scale cars about somewhere for ground level scatter, just need some more vertical terrain. Originally thought of a giant tower crane in one corner with the gib going diagonal across the board. Maybe if I find a good deal. Sadly the deal I had on the 1:50 scale excavator fell through......twice . I might just buy it outright for $20 with shipping, but I’m a cheapskate and haven’t checked the thrift shops or the train shop lately.

Thoughts and ideas welcome as always.

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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UK

Not sure how shipping would work out, but have you considered TTcombat stuff? That's the basis of my plan for a DCU board, very affordable and they've got all sorts, lots of it scaled specifically for KM minis, not just buildings but cranes, bins, street scatter bits, all the nice and throwable stuff!

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Surrey, BC - Canada

Theophony,

Has Gabe discovered the joy of launching figures into low orbit yet? Our last Siberian could not get enough and had to be kept out of the room with games going on. Fingers crossed our new "little" fellow will not be as demanding or as observant when the guys come over with backpacks and boxes of figures as Nelson was.

Cheers,

CB


DC:70S++G+M++B+I++PW40k-89-+D+++++A+++/aWD088R+T(M)DM+  
   
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Yay! Another superhero blog to follow!

Looking forward to seeing you tackle that JL Dark set.

   
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Mostly, on my phone.

Nice board. Reminds me of this:


Kitten Kong

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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Belgium

Catzilla FTW!

Not to mention some lovely predators, nice work!

A Squeaky Waaagh!!

Camkhieri: "And another very cool thing, my phones predictive text actually gave me chicken as an option after typing robot, how cool is that."'

Meercat: "All eyes turned to the horizon and beheld, in lonely and menacing grandeur, the silhouette of a single Grot robot chicken; a portent of evil days to come."
From 'The Plucking of Gindoo Phlem' 
   
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Affton, MO. USA

Paradigm wrote:Not sure how shipping would work out, but have you considered TTcombat stuff? That's the basis of my plan for a DCU board, very affordable and they've got all sorts, lots of it scaled specifically for KM minis, not just buildings but cranes, bins, street scatter bits, all the nice and throwable stuff!

Oh it would come out cheaper most likely, but I still haven’t seen MDF sets that didn’t look like MDF sets. I’m sure it’s the better route to go, but I just can’t do it .

Oh and you are the reason I can’t get things done , I go and peruses the ttcombat website and I run across RUMBLESLAM sidetracked again. I printed their rules out, bought a couple bones figs and now I’m drawing up plans for a ring . Thanks.

Captain Brown wrote:Theophony,

Has Gabe discovered the joy of launching figures into low orbit yet? Our last Siberian could not get enough and had to be kept out of the room with games going on. Fingers crossed our new "little" fellow will not be as demanding or as observant when the guys come over with backpacks and boxes of figures as Nelson was.

Cheers,

CB

So far the cats haven’t played with figs, but the old third edition 40k plastic trees and Christmas styled trees I bought from Kmart a few years ago find their way around their house frequently.

aku-chan wrote:Yay! Another superhero blog to follow!

Looking forward to seeing you tackle that JL Dark set.

Thanks Aku-Chan, I started on the demon and his human side. The cape is giving me troubles since I didn’t have a good blue and I used a bunch of contrast paints, but I might have some progress soon to show.

inmygravenimage wrote:Nice board. Reminds me of this:


Kitten Kong

Classic , we have five cats and they have each taken their turns jumping on the boards or tables as we play other games. Our newest kitten (who’s getting snipped as I type ) stole the dice we were using for family game night Sunday. Every time someone would roll he would pounce on the table. I would have gotten different dice, but it was custom for the game

So since Paradigm decided to sidetrack me by cleverly sending me to ttcombat.com I figured I’d show you all what I’m up to.

Broke out the old MODcube dice to make temporary(at least until I decide to play the game). I contacted the guys at ttcombat and they gave me the layout of the proprietary dice so I can mark these for use. I really dislike proprietary dice, but in this case it fits as the different models have different skill levels, copper(I’m using red), silver (light blue), gold (yellow) and they have different levels of success per dice with gold being the best and copper being least skilled. The orange die will be my crowd pleaser die and either has cheers, boos or a blank on the side to see if you get the fans reaction which can help you along in the game, or end your turn right away. The stat cards are available online and I’ll use stand in figs for now till I decide if this will be a thing or not.

Speaking of figs I grabbed a couple bones figures that I’ve wanted(had the clay golem in metal somewhere from years ago, still a favorite). I cut the golem off the molded base and put them both on clear 50mm bases, they will be the big guys for the teams.

I changed my pledge for this months painting competition to include these guys, who will be pulling double duty as I also printed out rules for a superheroes miniature game that Inmygravenimage pointed out to me on Facebook. I’m going to call the vagina-mouth guy Gutshot and still looking for a good name for the clay golem. Will be searching the bones models more for other characters I have ideas for.

I got about an hour of painting time in on the two bones guys. Clay is coming along just as I expected. Gut shot has turned into something completely different than I intended . I almost want to get him a top hat so he looks more like the bad guy from Princess and a Frog.
.
Clay is actually more orange in person though the sepia wash has toned that down. I’ll need him to have a cool hero and ring name. He hails from the red sands of Petra.

RUMBLESLAM looks like it really draws from Prowrestling here in the USA, and as I used to be a huge fan it will be fun to introduce my son to that culture and try to get him into “smack talking” while playing it. Need to find other models to go with these guys as the game is more of a team versus team game. Gut shot will count as the troll from the Orc team and Clay will count as the Ogre from the human team. Typical teams have 1 big guy, 1brawler, 1grappler(humans and Orcs), 1smaller brawler (goblins and halflings) and 1smaller grappler. There’s a bunch of teams available, but the models are a bit too expensive for my tastes.
The game is played on a 1’x1’ square with a 1”x1” grid. Big guys take up 4 squares. I have an odd tablescapes grassy field tile that I think I’ll repurpose as a ring.

If anyone has played this let me know what you think .

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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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Whatta you gonna do, brother, when Gut Shot runs wild over YOU?!? Oh, yayeah!

Sorry.

Rumbleslam is one of those games I have made sure to stay away from because I would probably buy too mich and play too little. The new guys look cool. Can't wait to see the ring.
   
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Hey, you're still getting stuff done, just different stuff! In my defence, I didn't know TT did games, so I can only take the blame accidentally! Wrestlemonsters are looking good, Face Chest Mouth Man creepily so!

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Affton, MO. USA

youwashock wrote:Whatta you gonna do, brother, when Gut Shot runs wild over YOU?!? Oh, yayeah!

Sorry.

Rumbleslam is one of those games I have made sure to stay away from because I would probably buy too mich and play too little. The new guys look cool. Can't wait to see the ring.

They do have a bunch of interesting models, but I think I’ll focus on using stuff I already have/can sub in from other companies. I have a second idea for the ring, but using the secret weapons tablescape board still seems the better route.

Paradigm wrote:Hey, you're still getting stuff done, just different stuff! In my defence, I didn't know TT did games, so I can only take the blame accidentally! Wrestlemonsters are looking good, Face Chest Mouth Man creepily so!

I’ll let it slide as I a man easily corrupted by people and I need to take responsibility for my own bad decisions . TTcombat has been buying failing game systems and bringing them back to life. The bought Relic, Dropzone Commander and Carnevale. Thankfully this is the only one that has partially peeked my interest.

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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Mostly, on my phone.

I can attest that Theo is easily corrupted

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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 inmygravenimage wrote:
I can attest that Theo is easily corrupted

Too true

Just to prove it, I painted up some JLD figures. Or at least put some base coats on a few of the team.


The demon is the furthest along, but I need to change his cape to blue.


I hadn’t realized that Deadman’s D is actually molded onto his body till I hit him with Blood Angels red contrast paint.


Printed all the cards for RUMBLESLAM teams out at church this morning including about a dozen special character homages. Still plenty of characters to print out. I’ve been waiting on a couple packages from Wish to arrive. Also looking forward to possibly getting a package in the next few weeks to help promote this.

Water heater is giving me the middle finger right now, spent an hour on it last night and it seems to have worked itself out now.

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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Oh, yeah. Bring on the JLD. Great start!
   
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Mostly, on my phone.

Excellent JLD. If only there were a Detective Chimp! I'm on the hunt for a suitable model for Blue Devil also.

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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Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA

Awesome work! I have that Justice League Dark set on my x-mas list

   
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All looking good Theo!

"Your mumblings are awakening the sleeping Dragon, be wary when meddling the affairs of Dragons, for thou art tasty and go good with either ketchup or chocolate. "
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youwashock wrote:Oh, yeah. Bring on the JLD. Great start!

Slow but steady, like a lump of swamp wood.

inmygravenimage wrote:Excellent JLD. If only there were a Detective Chimp! I'm on the hunt for a suitable model for Blue Devil also.

I have no idea what a detective chimp is, but now m curious.

Heretic Tom wrote:Awesome work! I have that Justice League Dark set on my x-mas list

You shouldn’t be disappointed....though asking for Christmas presents and being a Heretic generally doesn’t go together.

shasolenzabi wrote:All looking good Theo!

Thanks Shaso

So nothing to write home about model wise. Winter funk has taken hold and our old cat (Smokie, grandmas cat who started us collecting them like plastic crack) had been sick for a while and we had him put down on Monday . He was a great cat and will be sorely missed, but it was time and he was in a lot of pain.

I will mention I’ve been bitten by the Wish.com bug. Buying a ton of stupid cheap things that might eventually be used here, like 400 1mm magnets for $1.95 shipped

Hope to do some hobby stuff tomorrow, need sleep now.

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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