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Thanks chaos0xomega, always nice to learn something.

 
   
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Servoarm Flailing Magos




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Thats No Moon – WIP Wednesday!

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Thats No Moon – WIP Wednesday!
. Sound the air horns, grab the vuvuzelas, bang the drums of war and make as much noise as you want because we’re in space and no one will hear you anyway.


Straight from Lewis’s desk I bring you the Space Station add-ons that were teased back at the beginning of the advent calendar.



They have been printed, moulded and cast and now there is this once full box of resin pieces. Now its remnants of just some of the parts that will be coming in the space station blisters. With so many different sized and useful pieces, there are decisions to be made as to what goes with what.



Is this a set in the making? Honestly even we’re not completely sure yet! We are still mixing and matching to make sure you can make a whole station or link them together for a great price.

When we have new modular sets like this, we tend to get them all cast and then have a play! While you can get a good idea of what makes up a set in a 3D, theres only one way to really know. Tip it out on the desk and fiddle around with the pieces!



Its testament to the modularity of these sets. There are plenty of weapons and focal points for future battles! These pieces are really bringing another level of customization to our popular Space Station kit.

These photos are just of the new pieces, we haven’t even had chance to add in all the plastic bits yet. We’re excited to see all the possible weird creations. To be honest we don’t even bother cleaning these pieces up. It’s just a rough and ready “what goes with what”. Then we figure out exactly how to split the parts down into sellable packages.



Scourge invaders beware, colossal rail guns are at the ready! Dave has done a marvellous job with the detail and flexibility of add-ons. They’re going to look great on your gaming table!



These are our largest blisters, crammed full of parts! Its no joke about getting the most space station for the your money! Although apparently there are still a couple of parts yet to come through. Nonetheless this is a good indication of what you might be getting in these new blisters.

These will be protecting your star system in the not too distant future. For now though, be sure to check out the rest of our Dropfleet range and bolster your forces for the incoming battles.

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I thought I had enough space stations, then I saw these...
   
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I need to buy a few more of the plastic kits still... but I'm going to buy so friggin many of these too.

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SoCal

Oh noooooooo

I just got some plastic space station parts. And now I need more.

And look at those guns!

   
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Servoarm Flailing Magos




United Kingdom

Scourge vs Resistance: Battlecruiser Breakdown
Shaltari vs PHR: Battlecruiser Breakdown!
   
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UK

I think the space station big guns would make a cool ship on its own.

Quite like the PHR Minbari style Battlecruisers but not feeling the others

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The rework of the scourge battlecruiser hull being retroactive is a welcome change.

Now to just convince them to either change their resin casting method or to stop putting all those ridges and fine details on the mould join/line of scourge ships

   
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SoCal

Those rules are...I don’t know. I have no idea if they will break the game or only add a few new options.

The Kalium War Crime Cruiser feels like something I should have seen coming.

   
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Battlecruiser Breakdown: UCM SOLO ROUND
   
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SoCal

The second UCM BC is heavily reliant on players owning a set of the command cards. Aren’t they only available through the big Battlefleet boxes?

   
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United Kingdom

 BobtheInquisitor wrote:
The second UCM BC is heavily reliant on players owning a set of the command cards. Aren’t they only available through the big Battlefleet boxes?

They are available separately (link).
   
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Have all the faction cards been updated to the new layout? Last I saw, it was just resistance and one other I think...
   
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MrPieChee wrote:
Have all the faction cards been updated to the new layout? Last I saw, it was just resistance and one other I think...
Just UCM and Resistance so far.

Kalium Teaser Tuesday
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Kalium Teaser Tuesday

Hello Dropzone fans! Are you a Resistance player that wants more options? Of course you do. Read on…

It’s Teaser Tuesday, which means it’s time to tease some Tuesdays.

Or, rather, tease some models.

Because this week is a Dropzone Commander release, and we’ve got some models that people have been asking about for a while now.

This week sees the release of some alternate sculpts for the Resistance in the form of Kalium specific miniatures!

If you wanted to play a military-heavy style Resistance faction, then you don’t need to worry about having scrappy vehicles anymore. This week we’ll be releasing alternate sculpts for:

Technicals
Wagons (both standard and Storm varieties)
Battle Buses (and Remote Bomb Buses)
Jacksons
Lifthawks (this one is known as a Voidhawk since it can safely deploy from space)

As you can see from all these pictures, you’ll have great options for alternate models to turn your Resistance army into a full military force. Fin has painted these ones in the official Kalium colour scheme (a little less shiny on ground-level than in space), but you could use them as more military-style Resistance cells from any of the Cradle Worlds, or indeed any rogue colony. There’s a great bit in Battle for Earth about the Vega Scrapfleet taking control of a hidden bunker on Earth with a massive cache of pre-Scourge tech).

All of these new sets use the standard Resistance rules, and you’ll find all of the options represented (including the howdah weapon upgrades on the Battle Bus). So you can head over to the Army Builder and start planning your dream army right now!

We’ll be releasing these in individual sets this coming Friday, along with one more Dropzone kit we’re keeping a secret until then. So make sure to stop by then to see all of the new goodies that will be coming to the TTCombat webstore this week!

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I hope they sell a Kalium starter set...

   
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Damn the new Voidhawk is an absolute beauty
   
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Damn........
Those are cool.
I am still thinking of reserving a shelf for my dropzone and redoing them as a display piece for fun,

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Ottawa Ontario Canada

Their photography is always fantastic, love the all black scheme.

Do you play 30k? It'd be a lot cooler if you did.  
   
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New Jersey, State of Perfection

Seconding desire for a Kalium starter. I would honestly collect two Resistance armies, one of the best miniatures ranges out there for any game.

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In wargames i cant think of a faction of ragtag humans like this.
We got so much like the other factions, but none like this.

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SoCal

Maybe the Broken from Maelstrom’s Edge?

Another reason I love these minis is that they don’t have the bolted-on plates and dents of the main Resistance vehicles, giving us the ability to further differentiate units for gaming or background purposes.

   
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Yeah, Im thinking of stripping my old ones, buying the starter set, some new units, paint them up and put them on a display.
If only my leviathan didnt fall and explode in a million peiece once

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SoCal

Is it fixable?

   
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United Kingdom

New Releases: Kalium Kabal

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Ugh I'd had to swear off TT Combat after spending WAY too much on a few dropfleet full fleets only to receive some of the worst quality casts for every ship in resin - including some of the limited time event kits Broke me, and never followed up to go through the tedium of replacing 75% of what was sent. Sure hope their process has improved, because these are great - and they really do have some of the best designed mini ranges around. Tons of fun.

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axotl wrote:
only to receive some of the worst quality casts for every ship in resin
Yeah, they seem to be on a steep learning curve with resin casting. They said in the Battlecruisers article they've gone back and redone some of the moulds so they're easier to work with / assemble.
   
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SoCal

The more military look is perfect for my Resistance “chapter”—I’m going to have to buy in. I really hope they put out a starter set or some other deal before the end of the year, because I just bought the other new Resistance starter, and I can’t afford to double it with piecemeal purchases.

That Voidhawk tho. The troop carrier version looks like a hero ship I need for my forces.


axotl wrote:
Ugh I'd had to swear off TT Combat after spending WAY too much on a few dropfleet full fleets only to receive some of the worst quality casts for every ship in resin - including some of the limited time event kits Broke me, and never followed up to go through the tedium of replacing 75% of what was sent. Sure hope their process has improved, because these are great - and they really do have some of the best designed mini ranges around. Tons of fun.


I’ve had to ask for replacement parts for less than a fifth of the resin ships I’ve received, so they are better but not perfect. The good news is that they did send me replacements pretty quickly.

They mention that their restock is out of stock, so there will be a two week wait for some items. I don’t know if their quality suffers when they rush, but I plan to wait a bit longer than that to place an order.

   
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Some of their casting problems are with designs themselves -a lot of the fantastic scourge stuff has a lot of ridges and fine detail right on the mould line spot. The LAST place you really want that kind of detail since its at the most risk of damage and even if it prints well its a nightmare to clean the mould lines off.

   
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Not the place for it but not sure if there are other threads for dropfleet on dakka - anyone have any experience with their customer service? Getting really hungry to spend more time and money on my fleets but I gotta know if they're good about replacing garbage casts / parts. The new resistance designs are so so good. And I haven't expanded since corvettes came out. And I received garbage tier miscasts of all resin ships for 3 fleets.
   
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United Kingdom

axotl wrote:
Not the place for it but not sure if there are other threads for dropfleet on dakka - anyone have any experience with their customer service? Getting really hungry to spend more time and money on my fleets but I gotta know if they're good about replacing garbage casts / parts. The new resistance designs are so so good. And I haven't expanded since corvettes came out. And I received garbage tier miscasts of all resin ships for 3 fleets.


Yes they're good - email them a photo of the issue, order number or receipt and the batch number from the packaging and they'll sort things out.
   
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SoCal

axotl wrote:
Not the place for it but not sure if there are other threads for dropfleet on dakka - anyone have any experience with their customer service? Getting really hungry to spend more time and money on my fleets but I gotta know if they're good about replacing garbage casts / parts. The new resistance designs are so so good. And I haven't expanded since corvettes came out. And I received garbage tier miscasts of all resin ships for 3 fleets.


I’ve had to contact them for a number of replacements over the last couple years. (Most of the resin ships I received were fine to great, but there seems to be at least one mold-slip or bubble-poxxed ship per every half dozen.). I contacted them by email. They asked for a photo of the miscast part and of the sticker on the box with the batch or series number. Then they sent the missing piece by currier, which usually took a week or so to arrive. Add in the email back and forth time, and you might be looking at two weeks, assuming similar mailing time.

I’ve had good experiences with them through Facebook, too, asking Lewis Clarke for a modification to one of my orders and receiving it.

   
 
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