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Made in us
Ultramarine Chaplain with Hate to Spare





Upstate, New York

UM: Xenos invasion fleet detected! Man the orbital defense cannons.
BA: By the Throne, this device is ancient. It must pre-date the dark age of technology.
UM: No time for techo-archeology, they have initiated evasive maneuvers!



So for today’s Flashback Friday, I bring you two RT marines on an Atari 2600. If I were to flash back any farther, I’d have to send you sepia toned pictures via carrier pigeon.

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Dominating Dominatrix






Dublin, Ireland

great stuff.



I forgot my copy of Heroquest is in my friends house which is a kick in the.
So instead I rooted out this guy, lets have a look inside.....



This book came with the 2nd ed 40k box set. The box contained three main books - the rulebook, this book which outlined wargear and a background book titled Codex Imperialis iirc. It also had a small publication which outlined army lists including one for Genestealer Hybrids and Squats!
Wow.



Heres the inside credits page, is Priestly still with GW? Never hear of him anymore.





There was some really cool artwork in the book, some by Blanche.










Here is the contents page, well laid out to be fair and quite comprehensive, it covered everything from assault cannons to exo armor






The now infamous 2nd ed Virus grenade. It was a true Ork killer. There was also a set of cards called wargear cards which were basically special events and one was called Virus outbreak. It effectively could wipe an Ork army in turn 1!






It also had some cool battlescapes to get you inspired. My friend hadnt got that many models so he used to literally take these pics and roll out the possible outcomes using dice.






I wont upload anymore pics as Im unsure of Dakkas copyright policy and we all know what Gw be like. But if the mods are ok I'll post a few more next week and maybe some from the other books in the box.
Have a good Flashback Friday everyone!

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Dman137 wrote:
goobs is all you guys will ever be

By 1-irt: Still as long as Hissy keeps showing up this is one of the most entertaining threads ever.

"Feelin' goods, good enough". 
   
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Dominating Dominatrix






Dublin, Ireland

We're back once again like renegade masters, d4 damagers, power to the people, back once again.....

I didnt make it over to my mates house to get Heroquest but I did root out these guys. They were empty however, not even a single Orc inside

Kellars keep original box and artwork. I cant remember when I started playing this, I think I was about 10, was definitely playing it in 1990 at age 11 since I remember being on holidays playing it



Back of Kellars Keep box. In it you got Orcs, a couple of goblins and yes those are Fimir. Woah.



Look at this guy!



Return of the Witch Lord had by far the most evocative cover artwork in the expansions. Absolutely great stuff.



I do recall though, that it wasnt the best expansion, it was a bit boring and empty from what I recall and the end fight wasnt great



Even back then skulls were all the rage.....



I also rooted out these guys who were hiding under my bed. Genestealer cultist with heavy weapon, Genestealer from Space Hulk 1st ed and two Genestealer cultist Magos.



Ok, some of the sculpts definitely have improved



And we end with a fallen but not forgotten warrior (tank those 7ed wounds kiddo!).



Until next week, keep the memories alive.








Dman137 wrote:
goobs is all you guys will ever be

By 1-irt: Still as long as Hissy keeps showing up this is one of the most entertaining threads ever.

"Feelin' goods, good enough". 
   
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The Marine Standing Behind Marneus Calgar






Versteckt in den Schatten deines Geistes.



What the hell did you do to that Land Raider???

   
Made in jp
Fixture of Dakka





Japan

Some of me old stuff











Squidbot;
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Made in us
Ultramarine Chaplain with Hate to Spare





Upstate, New York

 H.B.M.C. wrote:

What the hell did you do to that Land Raider???


I think I mentioned it upthread: sunny day, hot car. Overall, most of my old stuff has weathered the years rather well, the LR being one of the counter examples. And on the topic of old stuff, here are some RT orks:



I think the pirate guy might be actual lead. I remember when cleaning flash off him how soft he was. This was years after most actual lead minis were off the market, so it was quite the shock how much the file took off in one swipe.

Remember kids: Don’t lick the old minis! You will end up as crazy as us old timers.

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Dominating Dominatrix






Dublin, Ireland

OMG those marine scouts Jehan.
I have no words


Automatically Appended Next Post:
And the face on the dread with the word kill on him. OMFG

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Dman137 wrote:
goobs is all you guys will ever be

By 1-irt: Still as long as Hissy keeps showing up this is one of the most entertaining threads ever.

"Feelin' goods, good enough". 
   
Made in us
Ultramarine Chaplain with Hate to Spare





Upstate, New York

Goofy toothy grins are pretty much mandatory for the old RT dreads.

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Rough Rider with Boomstick




UK

There's a ringer in the robot squad....Hammerstein!!



   
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Dominating Dominatrix






Dublin, Ireland

Goofy toothy grins are pretty much mandatory for the old RT dreads.


Totally sig'd

Dman137 wrote:
goobs is all you guys will ever be

By 1-irt: Still as long as Hissy keeps showing up this is one of the most entertaining threads ever.

"Feelin' goods, good enough". 
   
Made in gb
Brainy Zoanthrope






Lancashire, UK

Anyone else remember the old Ork Tinboyz? I still maintain that they were a great idea



-Ben

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Ultramarine Chaplain with Hate to Spare





Upstate, New York

 Forgotmytea wrote:
Anyone else remember the old Ork Tinboyz? I still maintain that they were a great idea

-Ben


If you look closely at the back of my Ork shot, you will see a pair of them hiding. Sneaky little robots.

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Brainy Zoanthrope






Lancashire, UK

 Nevelon wrote:
 Forgotmytea wrote:
Anyone else remember the old Ork Tinboyz? I still maintain that they were a great idea

-Ben


If you look closely at the back of my Ork shot, you will see a pair of them hiding. Sneaky little robots.

So there are! The marine and the eldar ones. I blame my tired eyes after a week of work for missing them

Quite possibly my favourite ork models to this day...

-Ben

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Looking for fun articles on painting, tactics and wargaming? Are you after a new regular blog to follow? Are you a bit bored with nothing better to do?

If the answer to any of the above is 'well, I guess' you could probably do worse than read my blog! Regular wargaming posts, painting and discussions

forgotmytea.wordpress.com
 
   
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Hungry Little Ripper





Loving it! I love the old dreads. I remember seeing someone paint theirs like Chester the Cheetah.
   
Made in jp
Fixture of Dakka





Japan

 Ratius wrote:
OMG those marine scouts Jehan.
I have no words


Automatically Appended Next Post:
And the face on the dread with the word kill on him. OMFG


Marine scouts? Those are Christmas marines and old pre-kirby knock-offs.

On old marines and dreads and tanks, that was the norm, marines had still a voice then

Those Tinboyz were fun, the Paul Bonner ork era

Squidbot;
"That sound? That's the sound of me drinking all my paint and stabbing myself in the eyes with my brushes. "
My Doombringer Space Marine Army
Hello Kitty Space Marines project
Buddhist Space marine Project
Other Projects
Imageshack deleted all my Images Thank you! 
   
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Lord of Carrion





My oldest models are probably these old metal Scouts. I love them, they're far better than the plastic kit. I have around 7 of the Snipers, a Heavy Bolter, a Missile launcher, 4 with boltguns 3 with shotguns and one Sgt with chainsword. I run a big squad of 8+ snipers lead by Telion, and MSU's of 5 man Scout squads.

Spoiler:


Also have Gaunt's Ghosts, minus the plasma gunner.

Spoiler:


*the images are from Google for illustration, these aren't mine.

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Thunderhawk Pilot Dropping From Orbit






What a great collection of classic stuff! Those old heroquest modules look interesting, wonder what they go for on eBay?

Here's some of my collection:






 
   
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Decrepit Dakkanaut





Baton Rouge, LA

 Ratius wrote:

Kellars keep original box and artwork. I cant remember when I started playing this, I think I was about 10, was definitely playing it in 1990 at age 11 since I remember being on holidays playing it




Oh man, I always loved the Bloodthirster Gargoyle that came with Hero Quest.

My oldest 40K model is the Guardian on the right with the sword(not my pic):


However, my oldest GW model is a couple of the old metal Skink archers.

Edit: Technically, I have a fairly sizable amount of RT and WHFB 3rd models, but I bought them off the internet during the late 90's and early 2000's, so I was only counting those I'd bought new first hand.

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Contagious Dreadnought of Nurgle





Oxfordshire UK

I used to have this


But my brother painted it and ebay'd the sucker


 
   
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Lord Commander in a Plush Chair





London

We have one of those and the patriarch on a throne. We bought almost all the RT terminators when I was young as they all had rules in Space Hulk. I sold a lot of stuff off over the years but a few things I kept were particularly nice. Somewhere at home there are about 40 all different metal RT marines.
   
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Cary, NC

 Forgotmytea wrote:
Anyone else remember the old Ork Tinboyz? I still maintain that they were a great idea



-Ben


Remember them?

I fielded them as a small unit of nobs with eavy armor, cybork bodies, shootas, and power klaws! I have to re-work how to field them under the new codex a bit, but my Bad Moons will always have a unit of tinboyz to mock their enemies! Hmmm... maybe deploy them inside the Morkanaut like little robot protectors?

 
   
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Seven Year War Afficianado




MN

Oh boy. This thread might give me a reason to actually pull out my armies again. They are mostly 1st and 2nd Edition models for Orks and Eldar.

I loved seeing the Tinboyz.

Do you like Free Wargames?
http://bloodandspectacles.blogspot.com/ 
   
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Ultramarine Chaplain with Hate to Spare





Upstate, New York

Da Butcha wrote:
I fielded them as a small unit of nobs with eavy armor, cybork bodies, shootas, and power klaws! I have to re-work how to field them under the new codex a bit, but my Bad Moons will always have a unit of tinboyz to mock their enemies! Hmmm... maybe deploy them inside the Morkanaut like little robot protectors?


Do it, that would be awesome!

Easy E wrote:Oh boy. This thread might give me a reason to actually pull out my armies again. They are mostly 1st and 2nd Edition models for Orks and Eldar.

I loved seeing the Tinboyz.


On my list of things to do is get pictures up of all my old stuff. I do little retrospectives in my blog from time to time (and one more), but the odds and ends tend to be forgotten. Like the orks I posted upthread. This thread gives me some motivation to drag the camera out and dust off some fossils. I know I live re-visiting my old stuff, and it’s fun to see what’s hiding in the other dark, dusty corners of Dakka’s collective shelves.

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The Marine Standing Behind Marneus Calgar






Versteckt in den Schatten deines Geistes.

 Forgotmytea wrote:
Anyone else remember the old Ork Tinboyz? I still maintain that they were a great idea

Spoiler:


Oh man you have all three. Very cool.

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Krazed Killa Kan






Newport, S Wales

Forgotmytea wrote:Anyone else remember the old Ork Tinboyz? I still maintain that they were a great idea



-Ben


Oh how I wish I had that space marine tinboy

One of my favourite models when I very first started the hobby, but never purchased.

Now I can't afford the ridiculous sums they go for on ebay

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 Atma01 wrote:

And that is why you hear people yelling FOR THE EMPEROR rather than FOR LOGICAL AND QUANTIFIABLE BASED DECISIONS FOR THE BETTERMENT OF THE MAJORITY!


Phototoxin wrote:Kids go in , they waste tonnes of money on marnus calgar and his landraider, the slaneshi-like GW revel at this lust and short term profit margin pleasure. Meanwhile father time and cunning lord tzeentch whisper 'our games are better AND cheaper' and then players leave for mantic and warmahordes.

daveNYC wrote:The Craftworld guys, who are such stick-in-the-muds that they manage to make the Ultramarines look like an Ibiza nightclub that spiked its Red Bull with LSD.
 
   
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Dominating Dominatrix






Dublin, Ireland

Apologies peeps. My PC died this week so am on Ipad. Cant get an update going.
But feel free to keep posting and keep the home fires burning

Dman137 wrote:
goobs is all you guys will ever be

By 1-irt: Still as long as Hissy keeps showing up this is one of the most entertaining threads ever.

"Feelin' goods, good enough". 
   
Made in us
Ultramarine Chaplain with Hate to Spare





Upstate, New York



Some of my old IG stuff. The guy with a bolter and a cigar remains one of my favorite sculpts to this day. Pretty fond of the medic next to him as well.

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Revving Ravenwing Biker





Cardiff, UK

Ah, those pictures from the wargear book! The blood angels the colour of Heinz cream of tomato soup, trudging through forests of polystyrene and card trees (back when you made hobby stuff rather than just buying it) are what got me into 40k back in the 90s.

I also will always love the old 'screamer killer' carnifex

 
   
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Ultramarine Chaplain with Hate to Spare





Upstate, New York

One more day until the weekend folks. Or slightly less then one for those placed strategically on the spiny globe thing.



Some old, late ’80 lead, courtesy of Grenadier, Ral Partha, and my dusty basement.

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Devastating Dark Reaper




Virginia

Nevelon,

Thank you very much for posting that picture! I have those miniatures still but mine are mostly unpainted or poorly painted. I'm pretty sure they were made in the early 80s because I know I bought those box sets when I was in high school at that time.

I think I'll pull mine out and paint it up.
   
 
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