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On an Express Elevator to Hell!!

Hey guys, sorry it has been so long since the last update! At the moment have been thinking of running another Infinity event sometime in March, so am trying to get things prepared for that. The city terrain is more or less finished, but still needs a bit of work. So, firstly I splurged out on some rather excellent little battlefield accessories from a company called Ainsty Castings (http://ainstycastings.co.uk/index.php/cPath/52) Very reasonably priced, and some really cool bits and pieces!



And here are the first couple of pieces finished. Firstly, some computer consoles which can be used for one of the Campaign Paradiso missions



Secondly, some advertising boards. These are actually from 'Antenociti's Workshop', again very reasonably priced, easy to put together, and they come with little printed posters to fit. Like the quite nerdy Matrix reference on the one



Next up some more terrain I'm building, as well as some more citizens. Any C&C very welcome!

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Nice additions, boss.

I think it's my brain playing tricks in me but these pieces look very weightless. I'm not sure what's giving me that impression. Wait, it might be because I have barely slept... Yeh that's probably it.

Anyway, I really like your paint job, futuristic eutopia style but with a little rust to show things aren't as positive as some would lead you to believe. Very 'Infinity'.

   
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Wow. You're doing great!

I agree with Casey here. The signs really portray "infinity." It's pretty awesome. Keep it up!

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Nice bag of things. I have the arcade machines and vending machines myself and they're very nice. I've been looking at gettingthose reporters as well!

Benny Harvey RIP 
   
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On an Express Elevator to Hell!!

Thanks for the comments guys!

A bit of a small update - just a WIP of a new building I'm working on at the moment. I won't say what it is yet (as I'm not entirely sure that it will work!), but it's probably the most difficult thing I've tried to make yet. Hopefully update over the next few days when I finally get round to finishing it.


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That looks awesome! Can't wait to see what it is!
Oh wait. I think I totally know what that is. I hope I'm right because I've been looking for some more info on the main component.

Also, you should post a link in the showcasing thread so everyone can find you.

   
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On an Express Elevator to Hell!!

OK mate I will do, thanks! Really like the effort you are making with that kind of stuff on the forum, I think it's a big help to the community at large!

OK.. I'm sure it was easy to guess what the WIP of the terrain piece was! This is probably my most ambitious piece of terrain to date, and is intended to be a centre-piece for my Acontencimento city board.

This is made from a combination of MAS apartment, some scratch built parts and a Samsung digital photo frame. It's almost complete, and just needs some square tubing to tidy up the cable leading from it.


I've loaded probably about 30-40 of different sci-fi style adverts, some are photoshopped myself, others stolen from other people's good ideas!
It works on a timer, switching every 20 seconds or so (with a kind of 'blinds shuffling' cool effect)
. Sadly this photo frame couldn't play GIFs or video, otherwise I would have loaded on the chinese woman from Blade Runner.. :(





Extra geek-points for anyone who knows this reference


I've added some extra detailing, like this plasma TV screen on the side, and small control panels on each door. You can also see how the 'screen' is held in place, using bits taken from the MAS walkway set. It slides into and out of place (just in case I ever tire of it and want the photoframe back ) and to make for easier transport/storage.


And some grafitti on the side .. the grafitti itself is a decal. The Korean writing says 'Maya Out!'


A shot from the back. I've tried to keep most of the windows shut so miniatures here don't have too much of an advantage by going inside (bearing in mind it's possible to climb to the top!) In the end I compromised with a single window (you can't see it well in the photo, but they have blue glass like my other buildings) and a balcony on the side. The small plastic component on the back, I think taken from an Imperial Guard tank kit, is attached by small magnets. You can remove it in order to use the on/off button.


And a close-up of some more grafitti - this art is from a guy who is a famous grafitti artist in the city near where I lived for a few years, his stuff is all over the place and always really funny. Again, this was a decal.


This now represents almost an end to the city board - just a few more bits and pieces, and then I will post some more pics here!

Any C&C very welcome as always!

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This is amazing stuff man! Really innovative!
And I REALLY dig the grubby (had to cut down on expenses) white look too! It soo works!

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It's great how just adding a little iconography, and rivets of course, can make something look distinctly 40K-adamsouza
"Ah yes, the sound of riveting.....Swear word after swear word and the clinking of thrown tools" "Nope. It sucks do it again..."- mxwllmdr
"It puts together more terrain, or else it gets the hose again...-dangledorf2.0
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Thats an awesome piece of terrain! And really suits Infinity perfectly too! I'd be careful putting banksy on your buildings though. Someone might try to nick it and then sell it at auction!



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You've improved upon the original MAS building many times over. That digital photoframe is a stroke of genius. I shall name one of my future children after you... or a future pet, y'know, whichever comes first.

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Fantastic stuff, any chance of some pics of the whole set up again soon?

 
   
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On an Express Elevator to Hell!!

Haha Hindenburg, ok just so you know my real-life name is Mike Hunt

Thanks a lot for the comments guys! I will try and get a complete table shot done at some point.

Next up, I'll hopefully start to post some more miniature pics, as it's far too long since I did any!


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I knew it!! Oh and it's soooo awesome! The addition of the banksy decal gets you even more cool points. I think I might have to riff off of that when I get round to terrain.

Can you give me some info on how you chose the screen and stuff. I've got plans for this type of project but I'm not sure how to go about choosing my components. Ideally I'd like to play video, GIF, IMG, etc. How did you choose size and cost as well?

   
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Brilliant work, Pacific -- really beautiful!

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Chicago burbs

That's some fantastic stuff. That would be a joy to play around.

   
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You could even switch to pics of broken glass and call it "battle damage"

"dave you are the definition of old school..." -Viktor Von Domm My P&M Blog :
It's great how just adding a little iconography, and rivets of course, can make something look distinctly 40K-adamsouza
"Ah yes, the sound of riveting.....Swear word after swear word and the clinking of thrown tools" "Nope. It sucks do it again..."- mxwllmdr
"It puts together more terrain, or else it gets the hose again...-dangledorf2.0
"This is the Imperium, there is no peace, there are only rivets" -Vitruvian XVII
"I think rivets are the perfect solution to almost every problem"- Rawson
More buildings for the Building God! -Shasolenzabi
 
   
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On an Express Elevator to Hell!!

Thanks a lot for the comments guys! Really appreciated

@ Bruticus - I'm just in the process of getting a man cave sorted out now, but when I get everything set up again will make sure I post some pics of the completed (almost! ) board.

@ Casey's Law - I ended up just working around what I had, which in this case was a slightly old digital frame, an unused (i.e. no-one could be bothered with it) Xmas present that had been sat in a box for a couple of years. It can only play a slideshow of images, but that being said there may be newer versions out now that can play video as well. I would say that this option is probably one of the cheapest though - another option might be to get an early/cheaper tablet, which would be even more versatile, and would let you go the whole hog with sound and all sorts. A smart phone might be another option as well, although again it would be that much smaller.

Otherwise it was just a case of making a plasticard case to go around the unit, and then feed the cable down through the centre of a standard MAS apartment building. I'v deliberately not opened too many windows on the side because I don't want any reason for units to hang around in the centre of it, and therefore have to take the building apart in a game (which isn't really practical).

Let me know what you come up with though mate if you start something similar! Might well have to start stealing your ideas for my own mk2




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Sorry it's been a while guys, but finally a new update.

Firstly, the newest member of my Uberfallkommando team. Fresh from the underground fighting league of Acontencimento, I've tried to make this guy look like he is in 'Marlboro' colours, although a friend commented that he looked like Santa Claus




Next up, some tiny Arcade Machines. These are made by Ainsty castings. I've modified them slightly, the artwork and styles is both modelled on the actual arcade machines (Space Harrier and Street Fighter 2 respectively), and I added little joysticks and different power attack buttons to the SF2 cabinet. These were in the arcades when I was a kid so I have a certain affinity to them





Any C&C very welcome!

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Santa claws maybe!

Nah seriously though you did a great job on the Überfallkommando but it's one of the few Infinity miniatures I really don't like. Still I can appreciate the sweet paint job you've given it.

The arcade machines are great too, even better that they bring back childhood memories. They'll be really fun to play around.

   
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On an Express Elevator to Hell!!

Thanks a lot mate!

Eventually hope to have a kind of small fenced off enclosure to go within the city, with arcade machines, vending machines, possibly a little basketball hoop

Just painting up the Chimera for the Uberfallkommando, and then have the 'fox' unit to go along with her. Looking forward to seeing how they perform in a game actually as the rules seem quite fun!

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It looks great. Ready to rip some heads off!

   
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Nice Uberfallkommando I like his uniform especially the freehand markings really neat. Excellent work on those arcade machines now I'm feeling really nostalgic
   
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 Crazy Ivan wrote:
Nice Uberfallkommando I like his uniform especially the freehand markings really neat. Excellent work on those arcade machines now I'm feeling really nostalgic


Those freehand markings better be decals or i'm never doing freehand again!



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Yes freehand.... now, please don't ever look at the decal kits from a Tamiya Suzuki RGV500 kit

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Haha!

I can't wait to see your Chimera, I'm more than a little scared of mine.

   
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On an Express Elevator to Hell!!

A quick update, a couple more terrain pieces. At present I'm working on a new board; a forest/Paradiso type world, which will feature a research base. Have painted some terrain pieces, and just making some forests now so hopefully will have something to show soon!

I'm also going to be adding one of these as part of the board - here is a sneak peek of the box (waited a while to get one of these from ebay at a less-than ridiculous price!)



A 'civilian'(?!), not sure what this thing is or what it does! The miniature is from Hasslefree miniatures, and will be trundling around the board during games.



And with all the civilians I'm planning to add, it's only fair that the cities of the future have plenty of toilet facilities! These have been spruced up from before, with some little labels added (all unisex toilets in the future by the looks of things!)



Hopefully some pics of some more exciting stuff to follow!

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Nice, after seeing your first table I'm really excited to see you tackle this! That vehicle is particularly cool and wouldn't take much more than a fresh paint job to convert it into the Infinity style.

Also: The little bot reminds me of the servo-droid in Judge Dredd.
"Eat recycled food. lt's good for the environment, and okay for you. Please make your selection. lnsert your credit in the slot. The servo-droid is your friend. Please let your friend go by. You are in the way of the servo-droid."

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Haha yes I know what you mean! This one I believe is modelled from K-9 from Doctor Who (with the head missing!), but I do also have a Walter the Wobot miniature who will be another civilian on the board

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Haha, I actually thought of K-9 before the droid. I guess it's just that blocky old school sci-fi look.

   
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 Casey's Law wrote:


Also: The little bot reminds me of the servo-droid in Judge Dredd.
"Eat recycled food. lt's good for the environment, and okay for you. Please make your selection. lnsert your credit in the slot. The servo-droid is your friend. Please let your friend go by. You are in the way of the servo-droid."

HAHA ABsolutely!- Just add a semi-circular Coors logo to the top!
I can't believe how much BETTER that movie looks on Blu-Ray!

"dave you are the definition of old school..." -Viktor Von Domm My P&M Blog :
It's great how just adding a little iconography, and rivets of course, can make something look distinctly 40K-adamsouza
"Ah yes, the sound of riveting.....Swear word after swear word and the clinking of thrown tools" "Nope. It sucks do it again..."- mxwllmdr
"It puts together more terrain, or else it gets the hose again...-dangledorf2.0
"This is the Imperium, there is no peace, there are only rivets" -Vitruvian XVII
"I think rivets are the perfect solution to almost every problem"- Rawson
More buildings for the Building God! -Shasolenzabi
 
   
 
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