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That statue of "Motherland Calls" is painted to a terrific realism ... i have been to the Statue Of Liberty in New York and your paint job gives me flashbacks!

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 IGtR= wrote:
And keep the landlord away from the models!


This, I reccomend trenches, bunkers and antitank pillars. Alternatively ,rivers mountains (of discarded smelly clothes) and hills.

Jokes asside, you don't happen to know any good side for statues?

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Rzhev

Terribly kind, chaps and lady.

I may go back and add some more overt verdigris to The Motherland Calls!, but I want to practice on the Wulfen first. Also, their backpacks arrived, thank you Private Benjamin.

Re my landlord, we were at the Landlord and Tenant Board on Thursday. He tried to evict me, the Board said no, I asked for a two-month rent abatement due to lack of maintenance and other routine violations of the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006, and the Board said yes. I live in a small, gakky apartment so it's not as if I'm now rolling in cash, but the money saved on rent will pay for most of the rest of my 2K R&H list.

Which is nice.



I got The Motherland Calls! from 3DPrintedDebris. Might be worth checking them out. What kind of statuary are you looking for?

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Life has been sort of kicking my butt recently, hence the lack of progress. I also have to sit five exams (to prove that my English law degree is up to snuff to practice Canadian law, which is almost entirely based on English law) in that there Toronto at the end of January, so not sure how much progress there will be any time soon.

Do apologize.

FWIW, if you're just dying to catch up on the latest news from Kronstaat IV AND you've been following the fluff in this thread only, there are two 'episodes' of Voyna Narodnaya posted in my fluff thread at The Fall of Kronstaat IV - Волшебная Сказка A Fairy Tale that will be new to you.

EDIT -

"Ah, it's Yourself".



Went to the Gallery, was presented with this. It's not the FW page, but I guess The Violet Heart made the front-page of something.

I'm inordinately happy to see a mini I painted in a collage with others on a proper wargaming forum and not looking too out of place.

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The Fall of Kronstaat IV
Война Народная | Voyna Narodnaya | The People's War - 2,898pts painted (updated 18/09/19)
Волшебная Сказка | Volshebnaya Skazka | A Fairy Tale (updated 07/10/19, ep9 - Разорение | Razoreniye | Downfall)
Kabal of The Violet Heart (updated 18/09/19)

You know, if there's one thing I've learnt from being in the Army, it's never ignore a pooh-pooh. I knew a Major who got pooh-poohed; made the mistake of ignoring the pooh-pooh. He pooh-poohed it! Fatal error! 'Cause it turned out all along that the soldier who pooh-poohed him had been pooh-poohing a lot of other officers who pooh-poohed their pooh-poohs. In the end, we had to disband the regiment.
 
   
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London, UK

Congrats on the feature, I've seen it on the Dakka homepage once before as well, I should have mentioned it!

Nice to see some positives from the landlord issue, and even better that you can invest it into some Heretics!

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drinking tea in the snow

Nice! And deserved.

Landlords are the worst and i'm glad you aren't getting evicted.

Also hooray for stories, i will check them out. I keep forgetting that section of the forums is there, which is strange because it's filled with exactly the sort of thing i love.

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London

Congrats on getting to the front page!

As a UK-based lawyer, just out of interest, what are the main differences in getting qualified over there? I know some about America, lots about the UK and a smattering of the commonwealth countries, but Canada is a mystery



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Rzhev

Спасибо большое spasibo bolshoye thanks very much.

You have to submit to an assessment by the National Committee on Accreditation, who look at your degree results and prior experience as a licensee and then they tell you that either you have to go to a Canadian law school or you have to sit between four and ten exams to prove that your knowledge is up to snuff.

IIRC, Ryerson University in that there Toronto that they have now offers an accelerated course that is an alternative to the exam process, but also isn't really an option if you don't live in Toronto.

Once all that's done, you have to take and pass the Bar exams, one for solicitor and one for barrister. In Canada, every licensee is both a solicitor and a barrister, FWIW. Then you 'article' for ten months, which is basically pupillage/trainee solicitor, though you can apply for an abridgment of up to nine months if you have prior experience in law in any capacity.

In my opinion, the NCA is nakedly protectionist. At the time I entered the process I worked with a Canadian who went to Australia to do his degree. Neither of us were licensed anywhere else and I got better results on my degree than he did on his. The NCA made him do four exams, whereas I, a Brit, have to do ten.

---------------------------------------------------

Anyway, so my first exam was this morning and I have one every day this week.

I feel bad posting here without updates, but there simply are none and I'd feel worse by ignoring all of your lovely words. My time is hoovered up with studying, travelling to Toronto and back and living with a dog and will be for at least another week. My landlord has also killed most of the heating to my apartment and given that it's been hovering between -12c and -25c here the last few days, I couldn't paint if I wanted to.

Terribly sorry. Life, life finds a way (to get in the way).

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The Fall of Kronstaat IV
Война Народная | Voyna Narodnaya | The People's War - 2,898pts painted (updated 18/09/19)
Волшебная Сказка | Volshebnaya Skazka | A Fairy Tale (updated 07/10/19, ep9 - Разорение | Razoreniye | Downfall)
Kabal of The Violet Heart (updated 18/09/19)

You know, if there's one thing I've learnt from being in the Army, it's never ignore a pooh-pooh. I knew a Major who got pooh-poohed; made the mistake of ignoring the pooh-pooh. He pooh-poohed it! Fatal error! 'Cause it turned out all along that the soldier who pooh-poohed him had been pooh-poohing a lot of other officers who pooh-poohed their pooh-poohs. In the end, we had to disband the regiment.
 
   
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Finland, Espoo

Life happens. Don't sweat it.
We'll be here and this thread won't disappear anywhere

   
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Rzhev

I felt so bad about spamming up the thread without updates that I couldn't focus on my revision. I also kinda figure that if it isn't in there by now it won't go in tonight and my time was better used doing something relaxing ahead of tomorrow's exam.

Thusly rationalized, I did this;





or rather, these;




Escher heads, judiciously chopped and filed and bunged into Cadian helmets. What do you reckon? I can't tell whether they're passable or whether they look a bit dodgy. One second they look fine, the next... Grenade soldat is basically a female version of Starshiy Serzhant Yeryomenko, with the left-handed soldat conversion ripped off from Dakka's own LDP. LDP's is much better, natch.

Those of you who follow this know that including female soldats is very important to me, do they read as women? Those who follow this will also know that I'm a little obsessed with Soviet history and a Soviet band called Kino, so the sniper is in tribute to Major Lyudmila Mikhailovna 'Lady Death' Pavlichenko, a Red Army soldat who is one of the top snipers of all time and an all-around bad-ass. She was removed from front-line duty after being shelled (and because she was becoming too much of a high-priority target for 'ze Germans') and was sent to the U.S.A. as part of a diplomatic effort to promote American involvement in the fight to defeat the Axis powers and where, to a packed room and the press, she said

"I am 25 years old and I have killed 309 fascist invaders by now. Don't you think, gentlemen, that you have been hiding behind my back for too long?"

Bad. Ass.

Also, in Russian slang a sniper is a 'kukushka' (кукушка); originally used to specifically mean a Finnish sniper. Kukushka, which translated literally means 'cuckoo', is also a song by Kino; one of my favourites by them. A pop-metal version of it also features in the movie "The Battle of Sevastopol", which is about... Lyudmila Mikhailovna Pavlichenko before she became a Major.

There's also a Russian/Finnish movie called Kukushka, which I like a lot too. It's a comedy-drama about a Sami lady, a Finnish soldier and a Soviet soldier thrown together in the last days of WWII. You should watch both it and The Battle of Sevastopol.

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The Fall of Kronstaat IV
Война Народная | Voyna Narodnaya | The People's War - 2,898pts painted (updated 18/09/19)
Волшебная Сказка | Volshebnaya Skazka | A Fairy Tale (updated 07/10/19, ep9 - Разорение | Razoreniye | Downfall)
Kabal of The Violet Heart (updated 18/09/19)

You know, if there's one thing I've learnt from being in the Army, it's never ignore a pooh-pooh. I knew a Major who got pooh-poohed; made the mistake of ignoring the pooh-pooh. He pooh-poohed it! Fatal error! 'Cause it turned out all along that the soldier who pooh-poohed him had been pooh-poohing a lot of other officers who pooh-poohed their pooh-poohs. In the end, we had to disband the regiment.
 
   
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The sniper is great, the Grenadier gives me flashback to my Füsilier RS (recruitmentschool for riflemen) and makes me shudder and pray that i don't get hit from the slow with the gun holding it insecure.

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Rzhev

Are you saying that the grenade soldat gives the impression that she doesn't know what she's doing?

That's not at all the impression I was trying to convey and will change her up, if so.

Honestly, the way she holds her lasgun is the part of the mini I like least and ironically it took the most work.

The Fall of Kronstaat IV
Война Народная | Voyna Narodnaya | The People's War - 2,898pts painted (updated 18/09/19)
Волшебная Сказка | Volshebnaya Skazka | A Fairy Tale (updated 07/10/19, ep9 - Разорение | Razoreniye | Downfall)
Kabal of The Violet Heart (updated 18/09/19)

You know, if there's one thing I've learnt from being in the Army, it's never ignore a pooh-pooh. I knew a Major who got pooh-poohed; made the mistake of ignoring the pooh-pooh. He pooh-poohed it! Fatal error! 'Cause it turned out all along that the soldier who pooh-poohed him had been pooh-poohing a lot of other officers who pooh-poohed their pooh-poohs. In the end, we had to disband the regiment.
 
   
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 Excommunicatus wrote:
Are you saying that the grenade soldat gives the impression that she doesn't know what she's doing?

That's not at all the impression I was trying to convey and will change her up, if so.

Honestly, the way she holds her lasgun is the part of the mini I like least and ironically it took the most work.


No worries It looks cool but, if she were in my unit under my NCO she would've gotten atleast a "stern "talking. something along the line off: " Seg male sind Sie eigetlich zruggblibbe?!? Herrgott nonemale!"

brings me back to the one time i as a Füsilier was allowed to throw nades...... (hint with a unit that has 1/10 imbeciles that is a nerve wracking experience)

Normally you would hold the gun on the upper part, where you also stabilize it, or put it on the back, prefereably if you have cover and have someone supporting you, you would put the gun with safety on somewhere where you can grab it fast but not on your body.

Normally as in under optimal conditions, when you are in a battle you will not really follow always protocol, alltough it is advisable.

So nah, leave her, i may be just traumatized from my stickler NCO.

Also good luck for your exams!


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Great stuff here.

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 Sageheart wrote:
Great stuff here.

That indeed is the case.

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Rzhev

So, as mentioned above, grenade soldat is partially an attempt to emulate LDP's left-handed Cadian which I've posted below in spoiler tags as it isn't my mini or my pic.



I wanted to be even more faithful to LDP's version, 'cause the bandaged left arm from the Command sprue is my favourite bit on that sprue and I was saving it for exactly this, but I've managed to lose it somehow and had to cobble something together from a lasgun left arm, special-weapon left hand and the 'bare' lasgun.

I'm going to re-do her, I think. It's more important that she appear competent than she be left-handed. I definitely do not want to add my voice to the small, but loud, minority of misogynists that exist in this hobby, even accidentally. Plus I'm not a fan of how the lasgun's stock pulls focus from her face, anyway.

Could it be saved by simply rotating the lasgun so that it is pointing forward, do we think?

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The Fall of Kronstaat IV
Война Народная | Voyna Narodnaya | The People's War - 2,898pts painted (updated 18/09/19)
Волшебная Сказка | Volshebnaya Skazka | A Fairy Tale (updated 07/10/19, ep9 - Разорение | Razoreniye | Downfall)
Kabal of The Violet Heart (updated 18/09/19)

You know, if there's one thing I've learnt from being in the Army, it's never ignore a pooh-pooh. I knew a Major who got pooh-poohed; made the mistake of ignoring the pooh-pooh. He pooh-poohed it! Fatal error! 'Cause it turned out all along that the soldier who pooh-poohed him had been pooh-poohing a lot of other officers who pooh-poohed their pooh-poohs. In the end, we had to disband the regiment.
 
   
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Anointed Dark Priest of Chaos





but I've managed to lose it somehow and had to cobble something together from a lasgun left arm, special-weapon left hand and the 'bare' lasgun.


Ah that sucks.

You probably still ahve a higher chance to find the arm then me finding the rest of his old tin raptors.
I mean i searched for these for like 4-5 years and i knew that i had them, well somewhere!

Or that one time i found my baneblade

I'm going to re-do her, I think. It's more important that she appear competent than she be left-handed. I definitely do not want to add my voice to the small, but loud, minority of misogynists that exist in this hobby, even accidentally. Plus I'm not a fan of how the lasgun's stock gets in the way of her face, anyway.

Could it be saved by simply rotating the lasgun so that it is pointing forward, do we think?


Hmm, if you really want to "save" her, yes that is possible, just turn the gun so that the Butt (backside) is under her holding arm and point's forwards.

Secondly, Competency of the IG / miniature has nothing to do with mysonigy, Since A: we have crap knowledge of how well she was trained
And B: Considering that the sniper has bionics, ergo expensive equipment, ergo in the IG that means that she is either from noble birth, has money or is (more likely in your case) competent that would balance itself out.

You will always find bad and good people at jobs, the same is expanded also into military forces.

Spoiler:

basically like that soldier of mine but on the other side and in this case probably a rather advancing looking model unlike mine which probably shouts obsceneties at the enemy.

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Rzhev

I'm not alleging that anyone here is misogynist and, for clarity, I welcome the feedback you all provide.

I just don't want some leering neckbeard to look at her and go "hur-hur girls can't even hold a gun right".

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The Fall of Kronstaat IV
Война Народная | Voyna Narodnaya | The People's War - 2,898pts painted (updated 18/09/19)
Волшебная Сказка | Volshebnaya Skazka | A Fairy Tale (updated 07/10/19, ep9 - Разорение | Razoreniye | Downfall)
Kabal of The Violet Heart (updated 18/09/19)

You know, if there's one thing I've learnt from being in the Army, it's never ignore a pooh-pooh. I knew a Major who got pooh-poohed; made the mistake of ignoring the pooh-pooh. He pooh-poohed it! Fatal error! 'Cause it turned out all along that the soldier who pooh-poohed him had been pooh-poohing a lot of other officers who pooh-poohed their pooh-poohs. In the end, we had to disband the regiment.
 
   
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 Excommunicatus wrote:
I'm not alleging that anyone here is misogynist and, for clarity, I welcome the feedback you all provide.

I just don't want some leering neckbeard to look at her and go "hur-hur girls can't even hold a gun right".


I can attest the chance in my unit to be shot by the "competent" combatants of male gender was higher then the few female volunteers we had. Nade throwing on the other hand was another story, and "throwing like a girl" is the last thing you want to have happen to anyone, well if nades are involved

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I think you have done a good job with the heads in the Cadian helmets. Its unfortunate (to me) that it accentuates the size of the Cadian bodies. The male Cadian head in your spoiler fills out the helmet, which doesn't look quite so out of place with the stocky Cadian body. You might need larger female heads - I wonder if the female Stormcast Eternal heads upgrade set from Forgeworld might be a better size...

   
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Rzhev

It's true, it definitely does accentuate how dumpy the rest of the mini is, but then again you don't have to be a size-zero waif to serve. Lyudmila Mikhailovna certainly was not what you'd call petite.



The plan currently is for there to be 122 visible faces in the K4WDF by the time it hits 2k points, and with these new additions 29 of them (24%) will be (or I hope will be) noticeably female. I'm not super happy about that and think it's rather low, personally, but making more soldats female pushes this project beyond my budget.

I'm going to be using Victoria Minis Arcadian "bald female heads" inside the empty Cadian helmets for all but 5 of them; three will have Daemonette heads and two now have Escher heads. All but eight of them will have female Arcadian legs, which are noticeably slimmer than Cadian legs are. One will be modeled, if not run, as a Tank Commander and doesn't require legs, the other seven get regular Cadian legs.

As things stand, I cannot afford to make a purchase from Victoria Minis though, so these two are a product of "what do I currently have to hand" combined with my guilt in not updating this in any meaningful way for a long time.

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The Fall of Kronstaat IV
Война Народная | Voyna Narodnaya | The People's War - 2,898pts painted (updated 18/09/19)
Волшебная Сказка | Volshebnaya Skazka | A Fairy Tale (updated 07/10/19, ep9 - Разорение | Razoreniye | Downfall)
Kabal of The Violet Heart (updated 18/09/19)

You know, if there's one thing I've learnt from being in the Army, it's never ignore a pooh-pooh. I knew a Major who got pooh-poohed; made the mistake of ignoring the pooh-pooh. He pooh-poohed it! Fatal error! 'Cause it turned out all along that the soldier who pooh-poohed him had been pooh-poohing a lot of other officers who pooh-poohed their pooh-poohs. In the end, we had to disband the regiment.
 
   
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 Excommunicatus wrote:
It's true, it definitely does accentuate how dumpy the rest of the mini is, but then again you don't have to be a size-zero waif to serve. Lyudmila Mikhailovna Pavlichenko certainly was not what you'd call petite.



The plan currently is for there to be 122 visible faces in the K4WDF by the time it hits 2k points, and with these new additions 29 of them (24%) will be (or I hope will be) noticeably female. I'm not super happy about that and think it's rather low, personally, but making more soldats female pushes this project beyond my budget.

I'm going to be using Victoria Minis Arcadian "bald female heads" inside the empty Cadian helmets for all but 5 of them; three will have Daemonette heads and two now have Escher heads. All but eight of them will have female Arcadian legs, which are noticeably slimmer than Cadian legs are. One will be modeled, if not run, as a Tank Commander and doesn't require legs, the other seven get regular Cadian legs.

As things stand, I cannot afford to make a purchase from Victoria Minis though, so these two are a product of "what do I currently have to hand" combined with my guilt in not updating this in any meaningful way for a long time.


Tbf if you put lyudmilla in modern / guardsmen equipment you probably couldn't tell her apart from male counterparts in the same equipment from afar.

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Rzhev

Not Online!!! wrote:
Tbf if you put lyudmilla in modern / guardsmen equipment you probably couldn't tell her apart from male counterparts in the same equipment from afar.


Precisely my thoughts on the matter.

For clarity, I am not ascribing this sentiment to anyone here, but the idea that women have to be subjectively attractive and dressed like a virgin's idea of a Domme in order to exist is as objectionable as simply ignoring their existence altogether.

/

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The Fall of Kronstaat IV
Война Народная | Voyna Narodnaya | The People's War - 2,898pts painted (updated 18/09/19)
Волшебная Сказка | Volshebnaya Skazka | A Fairy Tale (updated 07/10/19, ep9 - Разорение | Razoreniye | Downfall)
Kabal of The Violet Heart (updated 18/09/19)

You know, if there's one thing I've learnt from being in the Army, it's never ignore a pooh-pooh. I knew a Major who got pooh-poohed; made the mistake of ignoring the pooh-pooh. He pooh-poohed it! Fatal error! 'Cause it turned out all along that the soldier who pooh-poohed him had been pooh-poohing a lot of other officers who pooh-poohed their pooh-poohs. In the end, we had to disband the regiment.
 
   
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 Excommunicatus wrote:


Precisely my thoughts on the matter.

For clarity, I am not ascribing this sentiment to anyone here, but the idea that women have to be subjectively attractive and dressed like a virgin's idea of a Domme in order to exist is as objectionable as simply ignoring their existence altogether.

/


The BB' s are allright though. They are anyways just a bunch of joan d'arcs "in space" and should be understood for that so they should be allowed to look the over the top part like they do.

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10'000 + years of veterancy, or some raidy Boys?
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To be clearer, when mixing models for conversions, you want to mix models with similar proportions, regardless of whether that is male/male, female/female or male/female. You are absolutely correct that at this scale the differences between gender do not need to be accentuated.

   
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Rzhev

For sure, I was not implying any malicious subtext to your comment.

The reason I'm still planning on using Victoria Minis heads rather than the (much cheaper on bitz sites) Escher heads is precisely because I agree the proportions are off.

For two minis out of 122, I'm ok with it though. One, actually. The Kukushka will never see a 40K tabletop, she's purely a modelling project, who maybe might possibly one day see action in Kill Team.

It makes no sense at all to me to have one person in a squad dressed in a camo cloak and I can't use her as a Vindicare, so...

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The Fall of Kronstaat IV
Война Народная | Voyna Narodnaya | The People's War - 2,898pts painted (updated 18/09/19)
Волшебная Сказка | Volshebnaya Skazka | A Fairy Tale (updated 07/10/19, ep9 - Разорение | Razoreniye | Downfall)
Kabal of The Violet Heart (updated 18/09/19)

You know, if there's one thing I've learnt from being in the Army, it's never ignore a pooh-pooh. I knew a Major who got pooh-poohed; made the mistake of ignoring the pooh-pooh. He pooh-poohed it! Fatal error! 'Cause it turned out all along that the soldier who pooh-poohed him had been pooh-poohing a lot of other officers who pooh-poohed their pooh-poohs. In the end, we had to disband the regiment.
 
   
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Rzhev

While taking a break from revision to watch my beloved Leafs continue their league-leading cold streak I took the opportunity to make some changes to grenade soldat. The story of the Kronstaat System has also advanced and while the new 'episode' is still not quite ready for public consumption, I'm going to tease you with this image



which is a manipulated version of a photograph of the Kepler-90 System.

"The War in Space", geddit? 'Cause this is WWII, in spaaaaaaaaaace. I know, I know, I'm surprised I don't have my own Netflix special, too.

Grenade soldat




Ho-hum, stock posing. C'est la vie. I'm going to have to make a sizable bitz order along with my Victoria Minis order at the beginning of February, I think. The specific head I have used for her has an eye-patch and what appears to be a cigar, so I'm making her the Sergeant of my second Militia squad and she will henceforth be known as Serzhant Nikulina, after Anna Vladimirovna Nikulina. She was one of the soldats to place the Soviet flag on the Reich Chancellery, per The World at War.

Though I had considered and pooh-poohed the idea previously, there is in fact nothing at all stopping me from running my Renegades and Heretics as Astra Militarum on occasion, therefore the 'kukushka' mini is now a counts-as Vindicare Assassin. She will be referred to in future as Starshiy (Senior) Serzhant Pavlichenko, Ledi Smert (Lady Death). They'll have 16CP natively so I don't really care about the -1CP tax for an Aux. Support Detachment.

EDIT - Toronto won, 6-3.

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The Fall of Kronstaat IV
Война Народная | Voyna Narodnaya | The People's War - 2,898pts painted (updated 18/09/19)
Волшебная Сказка | Volshebnaya Skazka | A Fairy Tale (updated 07/10/19, ep9 - Разорение | Razoreniye | Downfall)
Kabal of The Violet Heart (updated 18/09/19)

You know, if there's one thing I've learnt from being in the Army, it's never ignore a pooh-pooh. I knew a Major who got pooh-poohed; made the mistake of ignoring the pooh-pooh. He pooh-poohed it! Fatal error! 'Cause it turned out all along that the soldier who pooh-poohed him had been pooh-poohing a lot of other officers who pooh-poohed their pooh-poohs. In the end, we had to disband the regiment.
 
   
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I don't know much about posing but I like the... philosophy? if that's the right word, behind your approach.

Also i'm pretty sure i've seen the movie you mention, kukushka. Is that the one called "The Cuckoo"? I live in an area with a lot of Finns, so it was actually shown in a few special theaters here back in the day.

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Rzhev

Ayuh, that's the one.



EDIT - So I bought a copy of Index: Imperium 2

Vindicare Assassins seem ludicrously good for their cost, what am I missing?

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The Fall of Kronstaat IV
Война Народная | Voyna Narodnaya | The People's War - 2,898pts painted (updated 18/09/19)
Волшебная Сказка | Volshebnaya Skazka | A Fairy Tale (updated 07/10/19, ep9 - Разорение | Razoreniye | Downfall)
Kabal of The Violet Heart (updated 18/09/19)

You know, if there's one thing I've learnt from being in the Army, it's never ignore a pooh-pooh. I knew a Major who got pooh-poohed; made the mistake of ignoring the pooh-pooh. He pooh-poohed it! Fatal error! 'Cause it turned out all along that the soldier who pooh-poohed him had been pooh-poohing a lot of other officers who pooh-poohed their pooh-poohs. In the end, we had to disband the regiment.
 
   
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 Excommunicatus wrote:
Ayuh, that's the one.



EDIT - So I bought a copy of Index: Imperium 2

Vindicare Assassins seem ludicrously good for their cost, what am I missing?

That you need to field 2 other assasins in a vanguard thanks to battlebrothers ruling

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10'000 + years of veterancy, or some raidy Boys?
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Rzhev

Or lose one CP by using an Auxiliary Support Detachment, which honestly I don't see as being that much of a big deal.

As mentioned, my dudespeople will have 16CP natively (Brigade, Spearhead, Battle-Forged) and if I make them Astra Militarum they have access to a Warlord Trait that refunds 33% of the CP you spend.

Then when you spend those refunded CP, you get 33% of them back, too.

And so on, and so on.

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For a stark illustration of exactly what I am trying to avoid reinforcing with my philosophy (that's the perfect word, amazingturtles) on female soldats, by the way, check out the Commissar Raine threads.

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The Fall of Kronstaat IV
Война Народная | Voyna Narodnaya | The People's War - 2,898pts painted (updated 18/09/19)
Волшебная Сказка | Volshebnaya Skazka | A Fairy Tale (updated 07/10/19, ep9 - Разорение | Razoreniye | Downfall)
Kabal of The Violet Heart (updated 18/09/19)

You know, if there's one thing I've learnt from being in the Army, it's never ignore a pooh-pooh. I knew a Major who got pooh-poohed; made the mistake of ignoring the pooh-pooh. He pooh-poohed it! Fatal error! 'Cause it turned out all along that the soldier who pooh-poohed him had been pooh-poohing a lot of other officers who pooh-poohed their pooh-poohs. In the end, we had to disband the regiment.
 
   
 
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