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Reading, Berks

Both of those are great, but I especially love the goblin pirate!

Enjoy Shang-Chi, I thought it was an excellent movie

   
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UK

Nice rust on She-Hulk's girder

And that goblin pirate is arrrr-some.

   
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youwashock wrote:Shulk was ok-ish in Champions...

But, minis are where it's at. She looks cool. Great muscles.

Enjoy Shang-Chi. I found it quite entertaining.

4 card hand size is brutally restrictive. It's bearable in multiplayer but horrendous in solo. Thor and Drax at least have draw mechanics so can offset it but she and Hulk really struggle to get going, in my experience.

Thanks, I enjoyed doing her. She was my first must-purchase when I got the game. Crazy expensive in game but really good.

I really enjoyed the movie, yeah. But then it was never going to be as bad as Croods 2...

Slinky wrote:Nice rust on She-Hulk's girder
And that goblin pirate is arrrr-some.

Cheers on both counts. Excellent punning too

So been busy this week clearing years of crud out of my father in law's garden, an utterly thankless task, but there were are. Little miss has been rather unwell also, just a rotten bug but not much fun for the small person. That's not left much time for hobby, though the boys are steadily playing more Deadzone by themselves, which is definitely to be encouraged. I did manage to have a little bit of hobby time with my girl though, she loves Wandavision so she painted pictures and I... Did this!

Love how the sculpt seems to defy gravity.

Got to love some Cape work

Hopefully the magic effect doesn't look like toothpaste.


And a couple of other projects on the go. I don't often post wips but this is a big job. Really big.

The demon that is Aku...ma. The tiger pelts are going to kill me. The Odo Kuro, bone giant, arrived today so I really should crack on. I am slightly frustrated at my hobby ADHD atm but it's the gamer's curse, I guess.

And down the bottom is the WIP of the next Goblin

Goblin king in his mighty chicken hat.

It does irk me slightly that I've not got to play anything with the boys, particularly as my father in law is an absolute miserable ingrate. Still, he's aged about 20 years in the course of lockdown so I can't be too harsh on him. Ah well

Graven


Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.
2021 Painted model tally: 766 
   
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Wanda looks great! Love the darker red cape.

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Nice job on Wanda, looking forward to seeing that big guy all done.

   
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Wisconsin

Wanda looks fab, it really does look like she’s floating. That Oni-Demon is one monstrous model, really like how the skin is turning out.
   
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Nice and shiny new plog I really like your Spider-Man, but do not like your comment, that that it's hard to keep the black lines, because I have mine primed on my desk

Spider-Gwen is my favorite of the new bunch, her costume is so cool and you've done a great job getting the colors right.
   
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Paradigm wrote:Wanda looks great! Love the darker red cape.

Thanks mate, joy of blue shading
aku-chan wrote:Nice job on Wanda, looking forward to seeing that big guy all done.

Thanks, and, me too lol.

Yorkright wrote:Wanda looks fab, it really does look like she’s floating. That Oni-Demon is one monstrous model, really like how the skin is turning out.

Thanks man, very pleased with her He's a beast indeed; the skin is just the logical evolution of my Hellboy skin (which I also used for the smaller Oni).

Viterbi wrote:Nice and shiny new plog I really like your Spider-Man, but do not like your comment, that that it's hard to keep the black lines, because I have mine primed on my desk

Spider-Gwen is my favorite of the new bunch, her costume is so cool and you've done a great job getting the colors right.

you are a funny man. Much obliged!

I reckon Akuma, the Oni Warlord is done

The tiger pelts were the death of me.

Still raging at how gappy he was. So much GS work.

Because he enslaves people to work in his mines, I've made him a more Old West base (his scenarios use Shadows tiles rather than FoFo)

Obligatory scale shot. He'll do.
Wet weekend days are also made for Marvel Champions LCG , cleaning resin off your deadzone miniatures (#deadzoneislife) cinema (Bond!) and a spot of baking (double choc cookies, blueberry muffins, and beef& mushroom pie). Good times
(And don't worry, there were plenty of arguments and bickering and real life moments too, in case you think this sounds like a heartwarming American sitcom )

This time we tried the Wrecking Crew scenario pack with Venom (justice), Thor (aggression) and Dr Strange (protection), slightly tweaked from their stock hero packs just to run a bit smoother. I'm always very negative on 4-card hand heroes but Thor has lots of draw/untap shenanigans with 0 cost cards, so I wanted to give him a fair shot. It's a very challenging pack, up there with Kang, Ultron and Arnim Zola as a really good, tough play experience.
My only negative is that you don't play with any obligations or the nemesis card - they could realistically be shuffled at random into the encounter decks (or at least obligations could be) - but I do like that it's totally self contained as an expansion. As for the heroes, all 3 are interesting, a good fit together; Thor is a bit ploddy (I don't really like aggression decks, as they often lack finesse) but enjoyable months. We're going to try the 3 against Green Goblin next. I want to try Nebula though as she is aggression with all sorts of strange deck manipulation (card draw is king!)
Built Deadpool, Bob and the taco truck last night, so more marvel to come!
Graven

Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.
2021 Painted model tally: 766 
   
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UK

Loving the giant oni - Only suggestion would be to go round his base rim with another coat of black to neaten up the brown

   
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Cairo, Egypt

Love the Oni! Great job on him.

 
   
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Madison, WI

Excellent work on the Oni graven, you nailed him... and the tiger pelts too! Well worth the effort.

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

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Affton, MO. USA

Nice Oni , Poor people in the big cage , I wouldn't be sticking my arm out as it's a big drop down. Play dead, maybe he will just eat you and end your suffering .

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Reading, Berks

The Oni looks fantastic! Love the tiger skins

   
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Hopefully the magic effect doesn't look like toothpaste.


It didn't... but now yeah, thanks for that. Haha.

Akuma looks great! The tiger pelt detail is excellent and adds so much to the model where less pattern would have gone unnoticed. Well done (as always).




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Green Bay, Wisconson

All worried about the Tiger Pelt and you just nailed it. Now try something hard.

 
   
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Slinky wrote:Loving the giant oni - Only suggestion would be to go round his base rim with another coat of black to neaten up the brown

Fair point, believe it or not that's deliberate as I tend to have the mines extending over the rim.

Kid_Kyoto wrote:Love the Oni! Great job on him.

Thanks old son.

Gitsplitta wrote:Excellent work on the Oni graven, you nailed him... and the tiger pelts too! Well worth the effort.

You're most kind, I'm really dissatisfied with them, so your words are much appreciated.

Theophony wrote:Nice Oni , Poor people in the big cage , I wouldn't be sticking my arm out as it's a big drop down. Play dead, maybe he will just eat you and end your suffering .

we can hope

endtransmission wrote:The Oni looks fantastic! Love the tiger skins

Okay, okay, clearly they're better than I think!

Skalk Bloodaxe wrote:
Hopefully the magic effect doesn't look like toothpaste.

It didn't... but now yeah, thanks for that. Haha.

Akuma looks great! The tiger pelt detail is excellent and adds so much to the model where less pattern would have gone unnoticed. Well done (as always).

I'm willing to accept that my toothpaste magic is a thing

Solar_lion wrote:All worried about the Tiger Pelt and you just nailed it. Now try something hard.



So, busy real life, but on with more stuff here and there. Had an excellent game of Deadzone in our new Tuesday night slot duty with the elder spawn, close fought but he bested my space rats with his elven mecha. Great fun. He's also starting to make a name for himself online, getting to be on Hasbro's live panel covering Pulsecon Uk which is pretty awesome.

On with more minis and it's October... Doc Ocktober!

I added the barrel, because he mostly throws stuff.

I am really enjoying taking my time with the Marvel stuff, and do think it's generally paying off.

Check out that sneer.

And continuing with weathering stuff, I figured out what to do with my next piece of moonstone scatter:

I like the idea of contrasting rust and verdigris

So that's me, for now. Slightly overwhelmed by the scale of the shelf of shame... but that's normal, I suppose
Graven


Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.
2021 Painted model tally: 766 
   
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Affton, MO. USA

You make us look bad by only having A shelf of Shame . I have a basement, part of a garage and spaces I have yet to name of shame .

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Doc Ock looks great. I like the drab ochre you used--it's close enough to the yellow of the comics without being quite so garish.

Now showing Enforcers for Deadzone!

Painting Total as of 11/30/2021: 104 plus an iron golem and five spider nests and all the obstacles for Dreadball Xtreme and four trapdoors and a cauldron and some teleport disks and three SF buildings and some resin barricades!

Painting Total as of 12/26/2020: 185 plus two mechs and the Throne of Bone




 
   
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Madison, WI

Doc Oc... one of my long-time favorites!

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

Gitsplitta's Unified Painting Theory
 
   
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Theophony wrote:You make us look bad by only having A shelf of Shame . I have a basement, part of a garage and spaces I have yet to name of shame .

Thanks for that, that makes me feel better lol
JoshInJapan wrote:Doc Ock looks great. I like the drab ochre you used--it's close enough to the yellow of the comics without being quite so garish.

Thanks mate, that was exactly my intent!
Gitsplitta wrote:Doc Oc... one of my long-time favorites!

Oh totally. He's no Lizard, but he's still an absolute legend.

A mixed bag of stuff this weekend. We took on Green Goblin in Champions, it didn't feel too hard yet we were all almost dead by the end of it. I think that speaks really well of it, and it's an interesting expansion as it gives the rest of the sinister 6 as enemies for any game. Next time, goblins everywhere!
As for completed painting, a set of Acid Worms for Belly of the Beast (FoFo)

I really wanted to have them looking maggoty, as they burst through the beast's intestinal tract to attack players. Disgusting

In other hobby news, middle spawn started his GCPS Marines with a layer of heavy dark green, and I began work on a cement truck in the red and white livery seen in Thor The Dark World, whilst little miss started painting a fellowship Rizzo (from the lovely endtransmission). I also built up more Veer-Myn, and broke out my printer again. It's been 4 months, so I started with some fun stuff for the kids, prepping for Hallowe'en.

Great to be printing again, so decided to go for something more substantial too.

I really don't like the MCP sculpt for hulk, so scaled down a statuette, found a base which I nudged up a smidge to get to 65mm and found a nice girder to add to it. I needed to repair a finger with gs but that was my shoddy clipper work. Whilst he may not be perfect, I look at it as £35 saved. I have a whole bunch of MCP villains to do too, and some interesting 40k skaven bits to bulk out my Veer-Myn.
On we go. Heads a bit messy but doing ok. Ah well... There's always toys
Graven



Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.
2021 Painted model tally: 766 
   
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Affton, MO. USA

Hulk print with custom base looks great .

Love the little ghost .

Printing is so addictive .

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Nice print - And you nailed the maggoty look, quite put me off my breakfast

   
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Doc Ock looks like he's a barrel of laughs, for sure.

That little ghost looks cool, as does the printed Hulk - are you missing any card components for him by not getting the box? I'll be honest, the price of MCP is definitely putting me off picking anything up, the cost per model seems nuts.

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This is, emphatically, why I will continue suggesting nuking Guard and starting over again. It's a legacy army that needs to be rebooted with a new focal point.

Confirmation of why no-one should listen to Kanluwen when it comes to the IG - he doesn't want the IG, he want's Kan's New Model Army... 
   
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Hulk looks SMASHing!

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Madison, WI

Love those worms man. Truly disgusting!

Anvildude: "Honestly, it's kinda refreshing to see an Ork vehicle that doesn't look like a rainbow threw up on it."

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Mostly, on my phone.

Theophony wrote:Hulk print with custom base looks great .
Love the little ghost .
Printing is so addictive .

Thanks man. I wonder whether I need more smashy bits. It's great printing again though. The wee ghostie is a great print, easy to do and beautifully designed.
Slinky wrote:Nice print - And you nailed the maggoty look, quite put me off my breakfast

Huzzah!
Dysartes wrote:Doc Ock looks like he's a barrel of laughs, for sure.
That little ghost looks cool, as does the printed Hulk - are you missing any card components for him by not getting the box? I'll be honest, the price of MCP is definitely putting me off picking anything up, the cost per model seems nuts.

I see what you did there well, his gamma blast is good but not essential and all the cards are freely available online and via the app on Acrossthebifrost . The game is certainly prohibitively expensive, I'm lucky that I get some stuff free to review but even then I've just printed Toad, Sabretooth and Winter Soldier today (well, and Venom, but one of his legs collapsed).
Paradigm wrote:Hulk looks SMASHing!

I wondered about more rubble flying actually. I'll see how I feel about him once primed.
Gitsplitta wrote:Love those worms man. Truly disgusting!

Thanks buddy, getting into the Hallowe'en spirit. More seasonal fayre to follow later in the week.
Not masses more done (gardening, juggling kids, catching up with erithromycin) but, a bit of terrain to be going on with.

Bonus points and internet cookies for the guessing the references.

And the return of the inception walls! Why not eh? I am debating making a crazy base for Dr Strange along these lines.

It's a recycled kid's toy that I've been saving your years. Got a recycling truck to do as well. Recycle, recycle...
As mentioned, this week is going to be very Hallowe'en themed... In theory. COP26 is going to destroy traffic for the next 3 weeks so don't know if I'll have time to do anything. I have some more Belly beasties to do that will make the others look like grubs.
Till then
Graven

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Theophony"... and there's strippers in terminator armor and lovecraftian shenanigans afoot."
Solar_Lion: "Man this sums up your blog nicely."

Anpu-adom: "being Geek is about Love. Some love broadly. Some love deeply. And then there are people like Graven.
2021 Painted model tally: 766 
   
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Nice job on the horrible worms!

Plus, nice truck, I love how you do windscreens.

   
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Who knew Umbrella did cement?

2021 Plog - Here we go again... - my fifth attempt at a Dakka PLOG

My [url=https://pileofpotential.com/dysartes]Pile of Potential[/url - updates ongoing...

Gamgee on Tau Players wrote:we all kill cats and sell our own families to the devil and eat live puppies.


 Kanluwen wrote:
This is, emphatically, why I will continue suggesting nuking Guard and starting over again. It's a legacy army that needs to be rebooted with a new focal point.

Confirmation of why no-one should listen to Kanluwen when it comes to the IG - he doesn't want the IG, he want's Kan's New Model Army... 
   
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Affton, MO. USA

From Holloween worms to Christmas Peppermints, you really are in a Holiday mood .

Nice work on the cement mixer. You even mentioned in a previous post where you got the idea for the red and white and now I can't find it ...no cookies for me....

LOL, Theo your mind is an amazing place, never change.-camkierhi 9/19/13
I cant believe theo is right.. damn. -comradepanda 9/26/13
None of the strange ideas we had about you involved your sexual orientation..........-Monkeytroll 12/10/13

I'd put you on ignore for that comment, if I could...Alpharius 2/11/14 
   
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Green Bay, Wisconson

Classic Doc Ock... did they ever do a Movie version of him? By far my favorite SM villain.

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