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Made in de
Shroomin Brain Boy





Berlin Germany

thx mate!

   
Made in it
Crafty Goblin





Italy

This is a classic. A Monsters in my Pocket toy, with a couple of bits to add some personality and to cover some little damage. It reminds me a little the Heroquest ogres.



































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[DCM]
Enigmatic Exalted Daemon





Albany, NY

 The Brave wrote:
This is a classic. A Monsters in my Pocket toy ...
Awesome! I've never even thought of painting up MIMP monsters, let alone converting them. Very smart, and great result.

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[DCM]
Gargantuan Great Squiggoth





Not where I should be

He looks fantastic bud.




 
   
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Long-Range Black Templar Land Speeder Pilot






London

Fantastic work as ever, and such creative choices of components!



Relapse wrote:
Baron, don't forget to talk about the SEALs and Marines you habitually beat up on 2 and 3 at a time, as you PM'd me about.
nareik wrote:
Perhaps it is a lube issue, seems obvious now.
 
   
Made in it
Crafty Goblin





Italy

Well, all good things end and Monday I'm back to work.

At least I found some time to make minis.


An empire soldier and a repurposed heroclix with some touch ups.




















Also some wip toybashes.











































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Made in lt
Druid Warder





Nice and joyful, for a goblin. Very good job on these! Please continue and do not let the work to gnaw on good things in life!

Painting progress tracker:
2017: 50 of 50 planned; 2018: 80 of 60 planned; 2019: 75 of 75 planned

Pledge 2020:
6 to sculpt, 75 to paint (0/19 done) 
   
Made in de
Battlefield Tourist






Nuremberg

Monsters in My Pocket as minis is inspired. I loved those things as a kid, them and boglins and mini-boglins.

   
Made in it
Crafty Goblin





Italy

Last Sunday I found that Warhammer has a new magazine called Warhammer Conquest. It is a pleasant surprise, my introduction to the hobby was a similar magazine 20+ years ago about Warhammer Fantasy battle who made the bulk of my old orc army. I hope this magazine will introduce some youngsters to the hobby too.




The first issue gives you 3 colors, 3 miniatures and a (very cheap) brush for 2€. It's a good price and I got 2.



Mostly for the colors, because I absolutely despise Warhammer 40k.


It's not the first time I rant so please take a seat. 



I have a big problem with Games Workshop, they love their grimdark universes. When I started the hobby Warhammer lore was a lot more generic. Expecially Warhammer Fantasy. This should be a bad think, but on the other hand it was a lot less grim. You had your badass miniatures but also some goofy ones, orc and goblin were a lot of fun. They miniatures were more expressive and show emotions. Maybe because they were badly sculpted, but some soldiers were afraid, some utterly confused and some bored. 


Now everyone is angry. We lost the fun. 



I also don't like the space marine design, they are too bulky. And I hate all the fluff about the emperor, holy war, yadda yadda yadda. 


So you can imagine my joy about the spacemarinifaction of Warhammer fantasy. 


Sigmar. 


Oh boy, GW, I know you need something iconic for the fantasy and the space marine is you most known design. But the sigmar soldiers are ugly, expecially the head. 


And again with the holy war theme. People cannot simply kill each other for land, resources and food (and fun), it always should be Good VS Evil. And the difference is paper thin when they all are angry and bulky. 




Well, enough rant. 


The new space marine are actually pretty good. They fit perfectly together even without glue. They are a head bigger of the old ones and a lot more proportionated, and the actual head is better, it looks like an helmet instead of an angry face. 


The story about their creation is nonsense in the actual lore, but I don't care about the lore. 


I got doubles, so here some conversions, plus one more guy. 



P. S. I don't hate science fiction, it is my favorite genre, but I think the future should be bright. So more Star Trek and less Starship Troopers. You can make your distopic fascist empire army, but you need to go over the top. 






















Yes, it is space Jesus. 



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Made in de
Battlefield Tourist






Nuremberg

I agree with you on the background for the game gradually jumping the shark. I think it is a function of the original creatives leaving and the newer stuff being done by fans who love the original but perhaps some specific aspects more than others, and so push the background in an extreme direction.

   
Made in it
Crafty Goblin





Italy

Demon prince of gnoll, lord of famine and decay, badass bag guy, Invizimals toy with a lot of bits.






















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Italy

The begin of a new kill team?

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Made in gb
Trigger-Happy Baal Predator Pilot






Nice start on the kill team, great inspiration choice! I’ve been using my kids stories for ideas and Lego Space Marines are a genius idea!

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Made in nz
[DCM]
Longtime Dakkanaut





Near Jupiter.

Nice!, they look very cool.

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This is how aliens communicate in space.
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Made in it
Crafty Goblin





Italy

He's a space alien lizard guy!

Ben10 toy with some bits glued on and a quick paint job.

I love the tiny legs.













































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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

Nice use of the smoke launcher!

Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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Lone Wolf Sentinel Pilot






Ditto- in the finished piece it looks a bit of custom kit- it wasn't until I saw it in your WIP photos that I did a double take and realize what it was!

"He fears his fate too much, or his desserts are small, who will not put it to a single touch; to win- or lose- it all."

Montrose Toast


 
   
Made in it
Crafty Goblin





Italy

So it's a smoke launcher... Good to know

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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

 The Brave wrote:
So it's a smoke launcher... Good to know


To be specific, because it amuses me you use bits without knowing what they are (naturally!), it is an Imperial Guard smoke launcher from the 90's/early 2000's before GW revamped the IG line of vehicle kits.

Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
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Long-Range Black Templar Land Speeder Pilot






London

 Briancj wrote:
 The Brave wrote:
So it's a smoke launcher... Good to know


To be specific, because it amuses me you use bits without knowing what they are (naturally!), it is an Imperial Guard smoke launcher from the 90's/early 2000's before GW revamped the IG line of vehicle kits.


I think this is a really interesting example of freeing yourself from constraints when looking at conversion materials. It is odd that I don't look at random gubbinz from household appliances or other gak that I have lying around as being where they come from, but I have that approach to bitz (i.e. this is for a tank as it is a smoke launcher). This thread is a mind-bending trip of inspiration because so many disparate things are used for so many different purposes and it all works.

Thanks for sharing as ever!



Relapse wrote:
Baron, don't forget to talk about the SEALs and Marines you habitually beat up on 2 and 3 at a time, as you PM'd me about.
nareik wrote:
Perhaps it is a lube issue, seems obvious now.
 
   
Made in it
Crafty Goblin





Italy

Ignorance is a bliss

Another couple conversion.

The bird lady has 2 right legs.
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Crafty Goblin





Italy

A simple head swap of a Pegleg Pete toy.

 



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Made in gb
Trigger-Happy Baal Predator Pilot






Nice Kinder robot, did you get to eat the chocolate?

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Made in it
Crafty Goblin





Italy

One of the tasteless chocolate I ever tried.

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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

I love the robot! So adorable! So killy!

Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
Made in it
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Italy

 IGtR= wrote:
 Briancj wrote:
 The Brave wrote:
So it's a smoke launcher... Good to know


To be specific, because it amuses me you use bits without knowing what they are (naturally!), it is an Imperial Guard smoke launcher from the 90's/early 2000's before GW revamped the IG line of vehicle kits.


I think this is a really interesting example of freeing yourself from constraints when looking at conversion materials. It is odd that I don't look at random gubbinz from household appliances or other gak that I have lying around as being where they come from, but I have that approach to bitz (i.e. this is for a tank as it is a smoke launcher). This thread is a mind-bending trip of inspiration because so many disparate things are used for so many different purposes and it all works.

Thanks for sharing as ever!


I think you'll love this.
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Check some of my kitbash attempts here http://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/702019.page
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Made in it
Crafty Goblin





Italy

One more.
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Crafty Goblin





Italy

Around 50% done.
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Boston-area [Watertown] Massachusetts

Gettin' there, keep at it!

--B

Falling down is the same as being hit by a planet — "I paint to the 20 foot rule, it saves a lot of time." -- Me
ddogwood wrote:People who feel the need to cheat at Warhammer deserve pity, not anger. I mean, how pathetic does your life have to be to make you feel like you need to cheat at your toy army soldiers game?
 
   
Made in it
Crafty Goblin





Italy

Well, this was a project.
They are the primaris I got with the first issue of Warhammer Conquest magazine.
In a previous post I explained I don't like Warhammer 40k so much, but these are fine miniatures, you can actually assemble them without glue.

I'm not used to modern-looking toy soldiers, so I hope the armor looks right.

The color scheme is inspired by Ice Planet 2002 Lego sets.

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