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Paingiver






Southern Finland

Nice clean painting on the Moderator. I think that the lollypop works great in the context of this game.

I like the clean armor you are doing for these figs, they bring out the minis really well. The red hair looks a bit flat in the pictures it might use another highlight. The belt and gun though are looking excellent.

   
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Battlefield Tourist





On an Express Elevator to Hell!!

Thanks very much for the comments guys! Yes I think I may well give another highlight to the Moderator's hair, just to give it more of an organic look.

Cave_Dweller wrote:Nice thread here, it's making me wanna learn more about infinity. I've also bought some Haqqislam figures, mainly at random because I thought they looked cool and would be fun to paint. I also liked them because they had the least anime look to them.

As for the game itself, I don't think I'll ever play. I'm so far the only one to buy any Infinity minis at my FLGS and there's only one other interested person there. I'd basically have to drive over an hour to play a game, which doesn't seem worth it.

It also sounds like an extremely complex game, and being so busy painting, I can't really see myself investing significant time learning rules for a game no one plays...

But, I will enjoy the minis!


Thanks mate, glad you are enjoying the thread!

TBH although it seems complex, the rules are actually very intuitive. Funnily enough, I've found them easier to explain to people who have had little or no experience of wargames, especially GW ones. Running a small demo game the other day, a lot of things the people come out with 'I want to throw myself flat behind this wall', 'I want to nail that guy as he runs between the buildings', 'can i fire my machine gun there to force him to keep his head down' - all of these things have rules within the game, and it's for that reason perhaps I found it so enjoyable compared to larger scale, non-skirmish games, where you have a lot stricter control in terms of what your models can actually do.

If no-one else plays at your club, there is nothing to stop you setting up a demo game just using proxies! Just chuck a bunch of terrain down and keep things simple, I would say even just 3 or 4 miniatures a side. It will give you a chance to get used to the game mechanics. From my experience, the moment someone actually plays the game they get addicted, and that's without even the correct models on the board! The game mechanics are really that strong. Veteran players will love the level of tactical decisions available.

Of course it's one of the cheapest games to get into, and that helps an awful lot. I would recommend something like the Beasts of War quick start guide, which you can easily print off and give to each player:
http://www.beastsofwar.com/wp-content/uploads/Infinity-QuickStartRules-V1.pdf

They also have a great collection of videos and tutorials http://www.beastsofwar.com/?cat=99&tag=content-tips-and-tactics

New update coming soon with some terrain!


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Hey guys

Small update on some terrain I have done, some kind of hazardous chemical (aren't they always!) silo.

I'm hoping to make a mix of Industrial zone and habitation, with maybe a park or something just to make it a bit less bleak looking.

For this area I've been going for a slightly run-down look. I did toy with the idea of a spotless PanO/Appleseed style future city, but having things a little dirty gives me an easy way of disguising any shoddy work!



This was made simply from a CD tower. The refinery looking bits are from one of those plastic kits you sometimes see on ebay for about $15, I forget the name.



The hazard stripes are painted on, the small warning posters are from an extremely useful collection of images shrunken down and then printed onto photo paper.

The rust effect was achieved just using a mix of browns and oranges, and liberal use of shading ink throughout the model. Sadly the photo doesn't show some of the texture or dirt this model has (it looks a little less plain in person).

Looks like the Djanbazan is not alone!



I'm really hoping for some kind of situation in a game where a car crashes into it, and the driver is dissolved by the acid inside (like that bit from Robocop )

I'm currently putting the finishing touches to a Sarissa building (the warehouse), will post pics of that one soon!

Any C&C would be greatly appreciated!

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Avatar of the Bloody-Handed God






Inside your mind, corrupting the pathways

It looks good

Perhaps a ladder or something on the side would be cool? Along with a few more valves and so on?

And the kit is an Urban War biotoxin plant - though I think you can get the same kit rebranded under several different companies.

   
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Repentia Mistress






Lovely terrain. Lovely minis. Infinity is a great game!

Benny Harvey RIP 
   
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Rampaging Reaver Titan Princeps






Bristol

Nice pacific! Gritty enough, but not too over the top. Love the industrial grey look as well. Although i do agree a ladder would be cool
   
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Leeds, Uk

Wow there real nicely painted and cool models. Love the work,.

I am Gamesworkshop! 
   
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On an Express Elevator to Hell!!

Thanks for the comments guys! Thanks for the link SilverMk2, while it isn't the best kit it's pretty good for bodging things (I'm just toying with the idea of using some of it for a billboard for instance), so I may well pick up another.

First of all, some pics of a completed Sarissa Warehouse (posted a week ago or so in the news & rumour thread), with some detailed notes about it. In a sentence, great kit, easy to build and effective

I've made it as a Taxi garage/workshop for the Acontimento board I'm constructing at the moment. I've also got a 'sci-fi car' from Antenociti's workshop, which will be painted up as a taxi and can be placed in or around this warehouse (in fact it fits quite neatly on the driveway).

The entire kit is glued with the exception of the roof piece, which can be easily removed and then slotted back into place.



The control panel is a resin terrain piece from Antenociti's Workshop, you get 20 in a pack which is very reasonable. They come with a small array of screen designs which you can just cut out and stick on, I think they will be a great way of introducing a unifying element between terrain of different styles (this, MAS and scratch-built stuff)



As you can see, the etching on the panels shows through after spray painting. I added some detail of weathering, and the small warning signs dotted around it are printed from HubbaHubba's excellent poster sheet from his blog in the Arcologies section (on the Infinity Forums)



One of the great things about this kit is the doors are easy to remove or just keep in place. I've made both the front door back door so they can be opened/closed. I haven't finished it yet. but I've attached a small rare earth magnet to the other door, so it can be in closed/open position, and the front door/rear garage door.



I did toy with the idea of painting up the inside, having a garage ramp and workbenches etc. but a couple of things put me off. I think you will always need a level of abstraction from the game when constructing a gaming table, and nothing hits that home more than having badly scaled or incomplete internals of buildings. For the second reason, I think while this is achievable, it's more of a time issue. I would love to make a table with tiny tool racks and computer terminals inside, but have to balance this against getting a table full of terrain completed! I may come back to it.

Any C&C greatly appreciated!

I've almost finished the board I am constructing, will post more pics soon.

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Inside your mind, corrupting the pathways

Looks cool to me - good use of posters/stickers for details

   
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Baltimore

It's funny, your assassin looks almost exactly like how I painted mine... though mine's a bit more blue.

I'm glad that this series is starting to catch on, when I first saw the rulebook at my local store I bought it on a complete whim, just because the art looked interesting and I couldn't shake the Ghost in the Shell vibe. I haven't had a chance to really sit down and play the game, but I have this bad habit of picking up the miniatures just to paint them. The lithe, fast looking infiniti models are a nice break from the monsters of the GW universe.

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[Jǫtunn]






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This blog is fantastic!

More Infinity on Dakka Dakka is a very good thing.

After Adepticon, I'm going to start transitioning most of my efforts away from 40K and into Infinity - and I am REALLY looking forward to it!


Also - subscribed to this blog, and looking forward to more!

   
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Baltimore

There you go Pacific! Now we can compare and contrast our Hassassins. I really want to give terrain a shot, but I think I should focus on painting the models I have before tackling a gameboard. Knowing me I'll set my goals waaay too high on a board.

Nice 70's furniture by the way. ^.^

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Well done." 
   
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Phanobi





Gosport. UK

fantastic stuff there

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Screamin' Stormboy




Philadelphia, USA

Looking great, so far! I have also recently been bitten by the Infinity Bug, as the enthusiasm of its fans is contagious! Gonna try to get a demo game in this weekend, and then pick up some corresponding minis.

This may be jumping the gun since you haven't posted your table pics yet, but what size is the game board you're building?

"Free yourself from yourself" -MJK 
   
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Hey guys, a very quick update for now!

I have been busy with lots of different bits and pieces of terrain, but it's just getting around to photographing it (weather has been terrible around here - think my skin saw the sun for the first time in about 3 months today).

Here is a quick picture of the board, prior to it being tidied up.



The small green area was just to break up the grey a bit, and will be filled with trees and a little park bench I just bought (I now need to find a model of a granny, if anyone knows one! )

Nice 70's furniture by the way. ^.^


Haha thanks, you know I was wondering the other day about whether or not I needed some new furniture, think that answers the question!

I'll post some more pics of the board, plus the terrain I have built, over the next few days. C&C very welcome!

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Bristol

Sweet board, should be ace once densely populated!
   
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Regular Dakkanaut




Bastia U. (PG)

Pacific wrote:Hey guys, a very quick update for now!

I have been busy with lots of different bits and pieces of terrain, but it's just getting around to photographing it (weather has been terrible around here - think my skin saw the sun for the first time in about 3 months today).

Here is a quick picture of the board, prior to it being tidied up.



The small green area was just to break up the grey a bit, and will be filled with trees and a little park bench I just bought (I now need to find a model of a granny, if anyone knows one! )

Nice 70's furniture by the way. ^.^


Haha thanks, you know I was wondering the other day about whether or not I needed some new furniture, think that answers the question!

I'll post some more pics of the board, plus the terrain I have built, over the next few days. C&C very welcome!


What did you use to realize the road!? this is a question i have in my mind for lot of time.........someone know a good tutorial for it!?
   
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Baltimore

Haha! Sorry about the furniture quip chief. It's all in jest. If it's comfy, keep it!

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Well done." 
   
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Haha yes, although the springs are starting to go so maybe that is another sign

OK a big terrain update! I've had some of this stuff done for a couple of weeks, but it was just a case of getting it all together for some photos. Any C&C at this point really appreciated!

First up, general pic of the stuff done so far. The bare area on the right will be a housing area, with some Micro Arts apartments, walkways and some scratch-built stuff. The area on the left will be an industrial area, Although I still have some other bits to add (crates, shipping containers, fencing etc.)



I think even in the future there will road works which will annoy motorists, for some reason even the construction-droid is inactive during the rush-hour! I did this partly as a practical way to put some cover onto the roads. The road blocks are from Antenociti's workshop, and the robot thing was from a bargain bin in Toys'r'us. The portaloo was from a terrain seller off ebay, who also did the park bench. I plan to include some traffic lights either end, and also perhaps I need some kind of big arctic truck to help block LOS.



Another silo, once again this one holds hazardous materials! Going on the feedback from the previous silo, this one has a ladder for access.



Modelled by a Robo-buttock 9000 droid, I'm going to use these trees in the residential area to help break up the grey a bit. It's made from a film container.



A billboard, the picture is a Russian advert for the Bruce Willis movie 'Surrogates', I used a quote from a really famous sci-fi movie for the other side (I'm sure someone can guess which!) This will line the side of the road between the residential and industrial areas, and I hope will help block snipers who are high up on either side.





Some phone boxes from Antenociti's Workshop. I think a really nice little kit, they come with small photos you can cut out to fit on the screens. I have a couple of these which will again go near the residential area.



While I was in South Korea, the massive apartment zones would often have these really small park areas (a few trees and maybe a bench). I think they were required by law to put them there. So, this is a reference to that, and also a way to help break up the grey on the board. I might put a couple of vending machines in there or something to help block LOS.



Finally! A kind of factory block, this was made from one of the many empty biscuit tins I still have lying around after Xmas. The fuel-rod things and air-con unit were from Antenociti again. Also, many thanks to Panzerkunst from the Infinity forums who did the wonderful Yu-Jing girl art, and 'Dog Bowl' posters. These are positioned around the back area of the factory, and I want to get a couple of skips to put next to it. I think the security camera was from a GW tank sprue. Again I've used the little door scanners to help tie the different bits of terrain together. I don't really have that much experience of the game yet, so I'm hoping the tower won't be too much of an advantage to someone climbing it, but the ladder is easily removable if this happens.







Any C&C will be greatly appreciated! Next up I want to do some stuff for the residential area (some apartment blocks) and also perhaps a few shipping containers, thanks a lot for reading if you got this far!

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Baltimore

The terrain looks amazing! It's going to need to be more cluttered before the bullets start flying, but for a start that's a ton better than most of the boards you see around. Kudos to you sir. The posters are an excellent touch.

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Well done." 
   
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That is one of the nicest Infinity tables I've ever seen...

I'm coming over to your house once my first Infinity army is painted up!

   
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Mimetic Lasiq





Feverland

That is a great board!
Would love to play on that. Good job.
Alpharius wrote:I'm coming over to your house once my first Infinity army is painted up!

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Love your stuff always a fan of Infinity work !

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Inside your mind, corrupting the pathways

Pretty awesome

The only thing I would suggest is more crates/containers to scatter about, as well as perhaps some industrial vehicles (flat bed trucks, forklifts, tankers et).

I think if you can get some "holographic" advertising boards on the street of the residential area, that will help block LOS. Some street lamps with "holos" advertising things like banners will also help block LOS to and from the roofs.


   
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Baltimore

Yeah, it's pretty industrial, so you could get away with lots of clutter from that. Boxes, crates, etc. I know there's a few companies that sell Cargo Boxes, and those things are perfect for stacking up for little mazes and corridors.

I find it surprisingly hard to find cheap stuff to use for terrain. I remember thiking I could go into a Toys'R'Us and snag a couple cheap construction sets or something and be good to go... but I got nothing!

Except a crane. I'm totally using that crane I found...

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CC Paints Endless Fantasy Tactics - Second Wave Assemble!

"-and all that time in Paris, when you were wallowing in debauchery with your doxies, tarts and pirates... you were trying to convince me you were a disgusting, swinish, lecherous, drunken sot... Well I want you to know it worked.

Well done." 
   
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On an Express Elevator to Hell!!

Haha right, my main experience going into Toys'r'us was how expensive the toys are these days!

Of course you guys are welcome to come over, just make sure you bring some snacks and/or alcoholic beverage!

Yeah, it's pretty industrial, so you could get away with lots of clutter from that. Boxes, crates, etc. I know there's a few companies that sell Cargo Boxes, and those things are perfect for stacking up for little mazes and corridors.


Yes this is the next thing I want to focus on mate. I've got a selection of crates, a At-43 shipping crate (sadly now worth more than their weight in gold, if you can find them!) which I'm using as a template to make my own shipping crates from foamboard. The crane sounds like a great idea as well!

One more pic I forgot to include, this is a 'sci-fi' car from Antenociti's Workshop, great little model I will probably pick up the hover-car at some point.


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CA

oh man truly amazing! i may have to get into infinity now

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Alberta Canada

Great looking Stuff. I love the terrain. Very inspired over here!

 
   
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Silsden, West Yorkshire

Fantasic terrain, the posters and billboards are done in a very realistic way, makes it look like a believeable city.

Looking forward to seeing more!

   
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Saw your board on the infinity forums. It's still very impressive! Keep it up.

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