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Regular Dakkanaut




Just an observation as it really is not too much of an issue to me as I was always planning to use the clear bases anyway, but does anyone else feel that the Vermyn models are a little front heavy? To get them to stand by themselves I would have had to bend them a liittle more upright that sort of loses the dynamic pose intended.

I wonder if this is something to do with the bases on the models being smaller than the slot on the clear base. It would suggest the original intention may have been larger model bases - I am sure on one video Ronnie clicked the model in and out of a clear base. Did anyone get any original metals and if so was the base size larger?

Just curious....
   
Made in gb
[DCM]
Decrepit Dakkanaut




UK

The veermyn strikers generally NEED their hex bases, and I'm not sure it would be any different even if their inbuilt base was large enough to fill the whole of the hex base void.

My guess is Ronnie was using a prototype hex base in the video that had an overhang to 'grab' with, but that turned out not to be possible when they went to the metal moulds.

I quite like the look of the Veermyn though, as I think the 'almost falling over' look matches their background of high speed, low skill players


 
   
Made in gb
Regular Dakkanaut




Sounds reasonable.

I agree about the pose, they do give a great impression of "skittering" forward with loads of speed but limited control
   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1744629938/dreadball-the-futuristic-sports-game/posts/472302?ref=activity


Season 2 Shipping Update; Z'zor; Teratons Spotted!

Update #110 · May 5, 2013 · 11 comments
Judging by the comments we’re seeing Season 2 packages turning up all over the world! Fantastic news!


The guys in the warehouse have been extremely busy picking and packing orders – a sterling effort from our team!


This means that your Season 2 models will be with you shortly. Make sure you keep an eye out for the postman!

Z’zor

Some of you have noticed that your Z’zor team bag have one extra Guard and one less Jack than what makes up a starting team. We’re sorry to say that a mold issue has caused this error.


For most of you the 2 extra figures you get at Striker should cover the missing figure in your starting line-up - however we have our manufacturer casting lots of single Z’zor Jacks and we will be shipping them out with your 3rd shipment, ensuring you get your missing figure.

We’re sorry for the inconvenience.

Teraton Team

The Teraton Team sculpts were spotted at this year’s Salute.

These figures are from Stewart Gibbs’ personal collection and are not the official paint scheme and have not been painted by our painting studio (so be nice!)


Image taken from Riquende's Wargaming Blog

You can see more pics from Salute in this slideshow put together by Matt Gilbert.

Speaking of Teratons… if you like your sci-fi tabletop games then the Teratons makes an appearance in our new Deadzone game – complete with wrist mounted machinegun, flamethrower and combat blades!


The Z’zor have me particularly excited. They look great and give me a warm fuzzy feeling about their future in Warpath

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Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

Dread Ball Video Tutorial
http://youtu.be/ZvTicCOehLw

   
Made in us
Androgynous Daemon Prince of Slaanesh





Norwalk, Connecticut

Have people in the US started getting their season 2 stuff yet? I'm waiting excitedly by the mailbox.

Reality is a nice place to visit, but I'd hate to live there.

Manchu wrote:I'm a Catholic. We eat our God.


Due to work, I can usually only ship any sales or trades out on Saturday morning. Please trade/purchase with this in mind.  
   
Made in us
Fixture of Dakka




CL VI Store in at the Cyber Center of Excellence

 timetowaste85 wrote:
Have people in the US started getting their season 2 stuff yet? I'm waiting excitedly by the mailbox.


I sure have not gotten mine. Not even a shipping notice.

Every time a terrorist dies a Paratrooper gets his wings. 
   
Made in ie
Longtime Dakkanaut






There are no shipping notices (unless you paid for courier was that an option on Dreadball?) it just turns up at your door by the regular postal service.
   
Made in us
Major




In a van down by the river

I have not received mine either, though hearing from others that I don't need to start worrying yet is nice.
   
Made in us
Androgynous Daemon Prince of Slaanesh





Norwalk, Connecticut

I just wanted to check in since it sounds like our maple-syrup drenched brothers to the north have gotten theirs already, but it's probably US customs bogging us down.

Reality is a nice place to visit, but I'd hate to live there.

Manchu wrote:I'm a Catholic. We eat our God.


Due to work, I can usually only ship any sales or trades out on Saturday morning. Please trade/purchase with this in mind.  
   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

I received my DreadBall Season 2 stuff yesterday.

No notice, just a big white padded envelope.

   
Made in us
Androgynous Daemon Prince of Slaanesh





Norwalk, Connecticut

Nice. I only live a couple hundred miles from you, so mine should be in soon.

Reality is a nice place to visit, but I'd hate to live there.

Manchu wrote:I'm a Catholic. We eat our God.


Due to work, I can usually only ship any sales or trades out on Saturday morning. Please trade/purchase with this in mind.  
   
Made in us
Major




In a van down by the river

And I in turn live only a couple hundred miles from you! The Dakka chain will remain strong!

Envelope though, suppose that means checking the mailbox instead of the front porch...
   
Made in us
Regular Dakkanaut



SpaceCoast

Just got mine in, although I'm missing "Gabe"
   
Made in ie
Longtime Dakkanaut






Just on Gabe as I haven't seen it posted here Gabe is a metal miniature which surprised me they either didn't sell enough to make it restic or there's to much detail and metal worked better.
   
Made in gb
Committed Chaos Cult Marine




Melbourne

 DaveC wrote:
Just on Gabe as I haven't seen it posted here Gabe is a metal miniature which surprised me they either didn't sell enough to make it restic or there's to much detail and metal worked better.


I assume as it's KS exclusive they aren't selling enough for Restic, so unlike the normal MVPs no future sales.

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Made in ca
Phanobi






Canada,Prince Edward Island

Huzzah! I got my stuff before the US.

Everything is very nice indeed, while the models do still require a lot of cleanup the result is satisfying. My favorite sculpt so far has to be Gabe, very detailed and true to the concept art, the robots are also excellent.

   
Made in us
Gargantuan Gargant





New Bedford, MA USA

I'm happy with them in general.

I would have loved a piece of paper with reference photos on how to assemble them though.

On a side note, were we not supposed to get our extra season 1 figures with season 2, or was that pushed back all the way to season 3 ?


   
Made in us
Dakka Veteran




Finishing up the season 1 teams got pushed to season 3. I'm a bit north of Boston, so hopefully get mine in the next day or so.

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Made in us
Storm Trooper with Maglight





Raleigh NC USA

How big are these figures? True 28mm? Any got comparison shots? I've went through quite a few pages of this thread to no avail...

There is a word for a wargamer with an empty paint bench.

Dead.

Mierce Miniatures wrote:

Plastic is getting better - but the quality of resin still pees all over it -
 
   
Made in gb
Incorporating Wet-Blending





UK

^ That's because there's another thread for this, this one is supposed to be locked/archived as per dakka's policy on kickstarter threads.

Here's the thread with the bulk of the post-kickstarter discussion:

http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/502957.page

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Made in au
Terrifying Doombull





Melbourne .au

Got my Season 2 package today. I thought I'd gotten the coaches, but apparently not. The figures all look okay, though they're hard to see if any have issues inside the baggies (and there are so many baggies, I won't be opening them till I'm assembling and painting them). I've opened and started to assemble one of my Buzzcut models - very well sculpted - and he could stylistically be either an Ork or an Ogre. I'll probably do this one more Ogrish, and the second one I'll swap a 40k or Kromlech/Maxmini/etc Orc head in with a spiky shoulderpad or something. The pose isn't the best (he does look a little like he's doing the Skinhead Moonstomp!), and as I've just assembled him, I've found that he's also totally incapable of standing up on the silly little mantic disc-base. I'll have to mount him on a slotta with blu-tac for painting.

Anyway, he's outside now, with his primer drying.

They sent me 3 of Michael Judwan and only 1 of Helga (supposed to be 2/2) so I emailed Stewart to get it sorted out.

The rulebook is good quality. The cover could stand to be a touch thicker, and the artwork a touch smaller, but it's a very good, very professional looking set of rules.


   
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[MOD]
Et In Arcadia Ego





Canterbury

Locking as this is all over, see the link above for follow up posts.


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