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Made in us
Napoleonics Obsesser




MN

The Mr. McGoo?

I am really digging on the Nano Metal Super figs lately. With the Batamn: Miniature rules available online, I have no end of cheap figures to use for it such as Batman- Many versions, Scarecrow, Killer Croc, and more for about $1 each. I can even use some of the Street Fighter and other variants as goons.



Just give them a wash and you are set.


Do you like Free Wargames?
http://bloodandspectacles.blogspot.com/ 
   
Made in de
Longtime Dakkanaut





I bought a Schleich "Eldrador" giant bear with crystals sticking out from him. The fur is really nicely done even compared to many real TT minis, the prepaint is as good as the usual Schleich stuff outside some garish bright green scars or whatever(so, pretty damn good) and the size is pretty close to the Giant Chaos Spawn or Slaughterbrute I might run him as. The teeth and claws could be pointier, but I once sculpted over another Schleich model (of a house cat) to more resemble my cat, so I know for a fact that can be improved. And painted over.

At 9€ I might actually get *another* one and keep the current one on a shelf - I really DO like it

They have a lot of "mythical" stuff in that range, including a scorpion roughly the size of a shoe, a frost wolf, Cerberus and this sweet burning feline that the store I bought mine did not have, sadly.

https://goo.gl/images/d9hA8n

Bear (bad photo, maybe, mine has several hues of brown washed and airbrushed on the fur

https://goo.gl/images/293ei4

PS: On my phone so excuse the crapy links to Google searches instead of proper pics.
   
Made in us
Seven Year War Afficianado






Chicago

 Easy E wrote:
The Mr. McGoo?

I am really digging on the Nano Metal Super figs lately. With the Batamn: Miniature rules available online, I have no end of cheap figures to use for it such as Batman- Many versions, Scarecrow, Killer Croc, and more for about $1 each. I can even use some of the Street Fighter and other variants as goons.

Spoiler:


Just give them a wash and you are set.



At 38/39mm sole to eye the Nano Metalfigs are a bit big compared to 28/32mm stuff, but the price is certainly right and there's nothing wrong with gaming in a slightly larger scale. Further, the size of the nano figs makes them spot-on for scale with 1/43 die cast that are generally available quite cheaply. Also, IMHO they are close enough to be used with many Heroclix which lean towards 34mm


I've collected the entire Harry Potter line in hopes of someday doing HP gaming. Here's a pair of scale comparison shots
Emma Frost is about 34mm and the Chronosocope figs are 31mm



I've also reviewed the rest of the line and the Hogwarts playlet. Links
to those here:
https://www.chicagoskirmishwargames.com/blog/?s=metalfigs

Stripping the paint (I used MEK) reveals a bit more detail, but whether it's enough of a change to warrant the effort is debatable.

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Chicago Skirmish Wargames club. Join us for some fast-play, indie gaming in the windy city.
http://chicagoskirmishwargames.com/blog/


My Project Log, mostly revolving around custom "Toybashed" terrain.
http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/651712.page

Visit the Chicago Valley Railroad!
https://chicagovalleyrailroad.blogspot.com 
   
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[DCM]
Courageous Space Marine Captain





SoCal

It's that time of year again!

My son named them Ungoliant, Shelob and Scorpion. (Pronounced "Scorpy on.")
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Made in us
[DCM]
Courageous Space Marine Captain





SoCal

Oh, and is anyone looking for a nice basis to convert a Dark Age of Technology Titan?
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Keeper of the Adeptus Arbites Flame






Arlington, va

I may need that robot... wasshisname, ED209?

Y'know I keep thinking how great Rogue One was, then I realize I can't remember anyone's name. I think the chick was called June, then there was Frenchie, that guy, ED209 and um... Lord Evil?

 
   
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[DCM]
Courageous Space Marine Captain





SoCal

Gin Ursine, Prince Caspian, K9, and Commandant Lassard. They are totes memorable.

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Keeper of the Adeptus Arbites Flame






Arlington, va

Oh and cyber Che Guavera, who can forget Star Wars' second best wheezer.

Anyway yeah, lot off the head, remount in the center of it's chest, find an appropriate turtle back, add some leg armor, lop off the arms at the elbows, add nerf guns and bob's your uncle.

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Made in us
[DCM]
Courageous Space Marine Captain





SoCal

I forgot Ghost Dog Saul Guerrila.

   
Made in au
Owns Whole Set of Skullz Techpriests






Versteckt in den Schatten deines Geistes.

Not sure if this has been posted, but this stuff has been a big hit in the Necromunda community:



You're probably thinking yeah, ok, that looks like it could work. But how's it look in practice?

Like this:






 BobtheInquisitor wrote:
My son named them Ungoliant, Shelob and Scorpion. (Pronounced "Scorpy on.")
Perfectly reasonable name. I mean it's not a Scorpy off, is it?

Your kid's a clever 'un!


   
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Arlington, va

Oh and the Ambiguously Gay Duo of Kung Fu Cliche and Gun Guy!

Man I loved that movie so much...

Seriously is this just me or was the movie completely forgettable? I could have sworn I loved it...

 
   
Made in us
[DCM]
Courageous Space Marine Captain





SoCal

It's my favorite non-OT Star Wars movie. I remember many individual scenes, but that's probably because it was just an okay movie with a few really good scenes.

Speaking of the duo, I spent too many days imitating Donnie Yen's line "I am one wih the Foce and dhe Foce ih wih me." Got some pretty intense glares from people who may have thought I was imitating an accent rather than a specific performer. Haven't had that problem since Last of the Mohicans and Wes Stusi...

   
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Arlington, va

Oh hello Capital Imperialis, I've been waiting for you.



$100 in Disney stores.

 
   
Made in gb
Worthiest of Warlock Engineers






preston

http://spaceman-spiff-studio.blogspot.com/
You want toys in wargaming? You get toys in wargaming!


http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/581001.page#6570095don't click this link...
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 Crimson Devil wrote:
7th edition 40k is a lot like BDSM these days. Only play with people you know and develop a safe word for when things get too intense. And It doesn't hurt to be a sadist or masochist as well.

DR:90-S++G+++M++B++I+Pww205++D++A+++/sWD146R++T(T)D+
 
   
Made in au
Destructive Daemon Prince





Melbourne .au

https://www.amazon.com/Funko-Pop-Games-Fallout-Sentry/dp/B07HB3LMB8


   
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Keeper of the Adeptus Arbites Flame






Arlington, va

Been looking for trucks or APCs for some cheap terrain, found these two:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B076ZCV4ZJ/ref=ox_sc_act_title_1?smid=A2794YF0AX3CLZ&psc=1



https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B076ZGT2PN/ref=ox_sc_act_title_2?smid=A2794YF0AX3CLZ&psc=1



The scale is off but the size is about rhino/chimera sized so I figure it's worth an $8 gamble.


 
   
Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

does that mean you´re ordering some of these? would like to see them with some minis for scale comparison...

i always get confused when inches are shown

   
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Arlington, va

About 50/50, I have a few things on my plate

 
   
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Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

 Kid_Kyoto wrote:
About 50/50, I have a few things on my plate


one of the most uttered sentences I needed to say on this board...

   
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Well since I posted this the APC sold out and I just got the last ambulance. So I guess it was a good find.

 
   
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Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

so...it was not meant to be then^^ personally i find the small truck way better anyways^^

   
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Arlington, va

I found these on Amazon as well, 1/32 Soviet/Red Chinese trucks. I got a few back when I was in China and, assuming they're the same (they look the same) they're oversized but can hold a 10 model squad in the back and provide good cover.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07DVGRTP4/ref=ox_sc_saved_title_2?smid=A28PHC6YD4LKVP&psc=1



FYI this article has Rhino and Chimera dimensions in CM and Inches.

https://www.dakkadakka.com/wiki/en/Scale_Model_Kits_for_40K

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Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

that is good looking!!! has a ton of charme even more than the other truck!

   
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Arlington, va

Here are the Chinese ones with models for scale



But the best trucks I've found were these ones in India by Centy



I found them on Amazon and Ebay but can't bring myself to pay triple for them here, especially when I have a half dozen in storage ATM.




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While I'm on the subject of past glories, the best van I found:

https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/493582.page



https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000NUJSV4/ref=ox_sc_act_title_2?smid=AWEISCDA8QS4L&psc=1

Oh and what's this? $12 Basilisk?




And $12 Deathstrike?



https://www.amazon.com/QTFHR-Pull-Military-Friction-Power/dp/B07FRB43YC/ref=pd_rhf_dp_p_img_9?_encoding=UTF8&refRID=K6R662FSNCWX33E5F4ZE&th=1

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Stealthy Grot Snipa






Northern Ireland


I made this "Holo-projector" objective marker from a kinder surprise toy.


As are these Battletech salvage counters.


And this laptop was from a TMNT set and the briefcase is Lego. My kids'll never miss'em.

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Made in ca
Regular Dakkanaut






I think these are available at the Dollarama stores here for $2 each. I think I bought some to be wrecked vehicles for Necromunda.
   
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Arlington, va

Cool do have any shots.with minis?

 
   
Made in ca
Regular Dakkanaut




 Kid_Kyoto wrote:
Cool do have any shots.with minis?


I'll try and take something tonight or this weekend for scale.
I think that the ones I have do not have lights or pull back and go thing-y.
I actually think there are some in a dollarama bag in my car - haven't even made it into the house yet.


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Arlington, va

Got my ambulance today, perfect size, I'd love to have 3-4 of them. Have to scour the internet for more...




 
   
Made in ca
Regular Dakkanaut




Here it is



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I have another one that has the same missile that's in the second image (original post).

They do tilt up and they do have the pull back and go mechanism.

I also found this tank that's almost the same size as a rhino:
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