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Made in gb
Lord Commander in a Plush Chair





London

The original Assassins for 2nd edition was a £5 codex. The much thinner one for 3rd was a WD freebie.

When 2nd went out I got a few codicies cheap, Assassins for £1 and Sisters for £2. Sisters stuff was cheap, when GW actually did sales the bins were often full of the SoB special characters like Kyrinov.
   
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Versteckt in den Schatten deines Geistes.

 Howard A Treesong wrote:
The original Assassins for 2nd edition was a £5 codex. The much thinner one for 3rd was a WD freebie.


It was, IIRC, AUD$1.10 a page when it came out in Oz. Because of that I refused to buy it on principle.

   
Made in us
Longtime Dakkanaut






GW used to sell blisters of metal models!





   
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Versteckt in den Schatten deines Geistes.

I have that plasma gunner!



I got a pack of Warhammer Quest blank event cards the other day. Still in the blister. How much were they back in the day? £1.99! HA!

   
Made in us
Ultramarine Chaplain with Hate to Spare





Upstate, New York

Theme this week New in Blister old stuff? Check!


Some of my old stuff is for projects I never got around to, like the steed of slanesh and the wraithguard. But a bulk of my old blisters are from when an old FLGS went out of business. The dusty junk from the back of the shelves that was going to be too much effort to try to move was given away. Got a big box myself.

Mostly Clan Wars, but a large assortment of old, dead games and companies. Actually, looking at those Warzone guys, they’d make halfway decent SM scouts with a little work...

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Longtime Dakkanaut






mmmm...old dusty blisters
   
Made in us
Horrific Hive Tyrant






X

Anyone remember when GW had low prices?

INSANE army lists still available!!!! Now being written in 8th edition format! I have Index Imperium 1, Index Imperium 2, Index Xenos 2, Codex Orks Codex Tyranids, Codex Blood Angels and Codex Space Marines!
PM me for an INSANE (100K+ points) if you desire.
 
   
Made in us
Longtime Dakkanaut






When I started in the mid-90s I remember you could get a blister of two metal models for around $6.
   
Made in gb
Lit By the Flames of Prospero





Rampton, UK

I keep meaing to dig out some of my boxes every time i read this thread.

Takes me back, its nice to see this old stuff, makes me realise how old i am lol
   
Made in gb
Smokin' Skorcha Driver






Some models were still 25 pence a go when I started out many moons ago.
Those Plague Marines to me are "new" models. I remember when there was A plague marine and that was your lot. Also when all this was fields, kids were polite back then, arent police men looking young these days....*incoherent rambling*

OK Grandad, back in your chair, you're upsetting the other residents.

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Made in ie
Norn Queen






Dublin, Ireland

Ah the best day of the week rolls around again.....

OK Grandad, back in your chair, you're upsetting the other residents.




Im going to counts as these as Ork Bikers!



Can anyone guess whats in the box? Spolier your answer if you do!



Spoiler:
Looks like it was some Dwarves after all.....






Dman137 wrote:
goobs is all you guys will ever be

By 1-irt: Still as long as Hissy keeps showing up this is one of the most entertaining threads ever.

"Feelin' goods, good enough". 
   
Made in us
Longtime Dakkanaut





 bbb wrote:
When I started in the mid-90s I remember you could get a blister of two metal models for around $6.


Figures used to be 95¢ a piece in the 1980's. I remember when Ral Partha figures jumped from $5.95 for a blister of six models to $7.95 and then $9.95 (but by then I no longer had to buy miniatures, which was a relief).

Eventually, the miniatures business is doomed, as by the mid-20's, 3D printing will have ended their ability to make money selling the miniatures themselves.

They might be able to make money selling the files of 3D models to be printed (using a proprietary 3D Printing format and Application to print the models to reduce the ability to pirate the figures - futile as that might be), but odds are likely that the best they can hope for is to sell a single download of a 3D model that can then be printed how ever many times the user wishes.

Also, this will radically change figure painting, as already, using Mudbox, I can paint a 3D model that is indistinguishable from a real-life figure/person, and color 3D printing is improving just as quickly as regular single-media 3D printing. Anyone, from children painting their first figures, will be able to stay within the lines, and do complex shading with the click of a mouse (in Mudbox, it is the "Apply Ambient Occlusion" filter, which can then be baked into the textures being applied).

You can even do things like apply a glow from an energy sword by adding a colored light to the scene and then baking it into the texture.

People who are just starting out miniature painting now in their teens will have a completely new world waiting for them in their 20's in the 20's.

MB


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I miss my early White Dwarf magazines.

I had every issue from issue #1 to around whatever it was in 1993, when I couldn't afford to renew my subscription to WD due to the injuries from work in 1990.

And damn did those earlier issues have some awesome stuff in them.

MB


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Spoiler:
And I had all of the White Dwarves (the miniatures) that were made up to around 1997. I can't recall how many there were, but the first one remains my favorite - but I know that is what is In that box.

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Monstrous creature in a blister pack for $8. Those were the days.
   
Made in gb
Cosmic Joe





BeAfraid wrote:


Spoiler:
And I had all of the White Dwarves (the miniatures) that were made up to around 1997. I can't recall how many there were, but the first one remains my favorite - but I know that is what is In that box.


Spoiler:
Not quite. It was The White Dwarf being carried by Josef Bugman and Gotrek as his shieldbearers. Once upon a time I had to gold statue version of this that I won in my local GW's raffle.


EDIT:
Whoops, misread your answer a little!

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A GW fan walks into a bar, buys the same drink as yesterday but pays more.

""Unite" is a human word, ... join me or die." 
   
Made in ie
Norn Queen






Dublin, Ireland

Im away tomorrow so in anticipation of that Friday feeling.....

We go oldschool Orks

Boarboyz



Any idea the era of this trukk? Was it 3rd?



Runtherd, Nazdreg, old metal loota, Goff Nob



Note the 2nd ed marine missile launcher hacked onto the guy on the right. I didnt have the money back in 1995 to mail order flash gits (no GW store in Ireland) so this was my attempt.....



Old Kaptain Badrukk I think



Pretty goofy


Dman137 wrote:
goobs is all you guys will ever be

By 1-irt: Still as long as Hissy keeps showing up this is one of the most entertaining threads ever.

"Feelin' goods, good enough". 
   
Made in us
Ultramarine Chaplain with Hate to Spare





Upstate, New York

Ah, another week, another blast from the past.

Eldar support platforms. They’ve come a long way.


You didn’t used to get them in plastic with a guardian squad. The red one on the left dates back to 3rd, IIRC, and the other guys are older, RT for both, might be wrong on that. Scatter laser, missile launcher, and either a lascannon or a distort cannon, not sure on the last. I’ve got a selection of metal guns for the “new” one, but they are not painted and look very close to the modern versions.

And then there are the guys pulling the triggers:


The guys in the middle really miss the 80’s.

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 Ratius wrote:


Any idea the era of this trukk? Was it 3rd?




That Trukk came out for Gorkamorka, but they made a 2nd Edition datafax for it.
   
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meyerc13 wrote:


That Trukk came out for Gorkamorka, but they made a 2nd Edition datafax for it.


And it wasn't replaced until the end of 4th Ed.

   
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London

Original transfer sheet that came in my first Rhino.

   
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Versteckt in den Schatten deines Geistes.

Wow... Howling Griffons, Mantis Warriors, Mentor Legion Raptors, Red Scorpions, Space Sharks, Blood Drinkers and Minotaurs.

And Rainbow Warriors? Wow...



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After seeing this refered to earlier in the thread, i thought it was finally time to join after being a long time lurker. The old metal ork attack buggy:

Spoiler:


Also a old metal wartrack, warbike, and scorcher:

Spoiler:


And finally an old box of space orks:

Spoiler:


with some of them even still on the sprue:

Spoiler:

   
Made in ie
Norn Queen






Dublin, Ireland

Another glorious day in the Corp. A day in the Corp is like a day on the farm.....

I actually dont know what these guys are or from what edition. Im guessing 3rd edition catachans?



Some 2nd ed metal Dark Angels



Various warhammer Undead/vampires. Never played that much fantasy. Anyone any idea of which edition these are?


Dman137 wrote:
goobs is all you guys will ever be

By 1-irt: Still as long as Hissy keeps showing up this is one of the most entertaining threads ever.

"Feelin' goods, good enough". 
   
Made in us
Ultramarine Chaplain with Hate to Spare





Upstate, New York

mekkiah wrote:After seeing this refered to earlier in the thread, i thought it was finally time to join after being a long time lurker.
And finally an old box of space orks:
with some of them even still on the sprue:


Welcome to Dakka. I’ve got that box of orks partially assembled on the back of my workbench. All off the sprue though.

Ratius wrote:Another glorious day in the Corp. A day in the Corp is like a day on the farm.....

I actually dont know what these guys are or from what edition. Im guessing 3rd edition catachans?

Various warhammer Undead/vampires. Never played that much fantasy. Anyone any idea of which edition these are?



If those catachans are plastic, that should put them at 3rd.

Your Undead has stuff that I recognize as “new” but remember releasing, so that should put it in the 5th-6th edition range, or later. Are those metal zombies in red up front? Those and the skeleton horsemen are old. I see ghost swarms, which happened after the split into TK/VC. The “new” wights released sometime in the middle of when I was playing, I’d have to dig for a specific date. If you get some better shots we could try to narrow it down.

Now I need to find something to add to this thread myself.

Edit: Look! Old Stuff!

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Boxes!



   
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Norn Queen






Dublin, Ireland

Boy they are in good condition!
I have most of mine held together with cellotape at this stage!

Dman137 wrote:
goobs is all you guys will ever be

By 1-irt: Still as long as Hissy keeps showing up this is one of the most entertaining threads ever.

"Feelin' goods, good enough". 
   
Made in us
Ultramarine Chaplain with Hate to Spare





Upstate, New York

Just a little BFG plaguefleet for your Friday enjoyment:




Ultramarines, 3rd Co. and friends, 12.5K+ Slowly growing 2Kish
Nevelon's Workbench: Ultramarines, Saim-Hann and other assorted oddities
 
   
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Longtime Dakkanaut






Totally forgot it was Flashback Friday...

Here's a tough guy with a giant, clunky, bayonet on his cybernetic arm. He also carries a knife so he can have even more stabbing power!





   
Made in us
Ultramarine Chaplain with Hate to Spare





Upstate, New York

He has already been dis-armed once, that’s why he always caries a backup knife.

Ultramarines, 3rd Co. and friends, 12.5K+ Slowly growing 2Kish
Nevelon's Workbench: Ultramarines, Saim-Hann and other assorted oddities
 
   
Made in au
Owns Whole Set of Skullz Techpriests






Versteckt in den Schatten deines Geistes.

I don't think I've ever seen that Marine before...

   
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Norn Queen






Dublin, Ireland

That centre ship Terminus Est Neve?


What happened to Boneripper?



Hes grown somewhat too.....



Which GW kits can you spot amongst this kitbashed scenery?


Dman137 wrote:
goobs is all you guys will ever be

By 1-irt: Still as long as Hissy keeps showing up this is one of the most entertaining threads ever.

"Feelin' goods, good enough". 
   
 
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