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Made in gb
Stealthy Grot Snipa






Northern Ireland

If you love "The Disposessed" and "A Wizard of Earthsea" you might enjoy a Podcast called Mythgard Academy. They do academic readings and discussion on fantasy, sci-fi and classic literature and did "The Disposessed" a couple of years ago and more recently covered "A Wizard of Earthsea"
It's a really interesting listen and I heartily reccommend.
They've also covered Dracula, Dune, and a whole host of Tolkien (it's originally a Tolkien thing)

Also, I kinda like the gas mask snout. If you had a flamer for it instead of a Bolter it might tie in well. Horns are excellent!

   
Made in ca
Stoic Grail Knight





drinking tea in the snow

BobtheInquisitor wrote:Nice conversion. He seems to have a very positive attitude.


He's got to, he's just stolen a bunch of stuff from space marines!

Don Qui Hotep wrote:Keeping on with the "aliens, mutants, and other such strays." It's fun to get these ideas blocked out. I'm getting kind of a Tarellian Dog-Soldier vibe from them.

Also a big fan of Ursula LeGuin! The Dispossessed is in my top five books of all time, and she's easily on of my top three favorite authors. Left Hand of Darkness is of course a classic, and Lathe of Heaven is so unpredictable and beautiful. I only read the first Earthsea book but enjoyed it quite a bit.


Thanks! Making these guys has been some of the most fun i've had in a while.

Have you read her short stories too? The collection the Wind's Twelve Quarter's is one of my favorites. And her book of writing exercises is an excellent read for people who want to write.

theCrowe wrote:If you love "The Disposessed" and "A Wizard of Earthsea" you might enjoy a Podcast called Mythgard Academy. They do academic readings and discussion on fantasy, sci-fi and classic literature and did "The Disposessed" a couple of years ago and more recently covered "A Wizard of Earthsea"
It's a really interesting listen and I heartily reccommend.
They've also covered Dracula, Dune, and a whole host of Tolkien (it's originally a Tolkien thing)

Also, I kinda like the gas mask snout. If you had a flamer for it instead of a Bolter it might tie in well. Horns are excellent!


Thank you! I haven't listened to too many podcasts but that one sounds neat, I'll check it out.

I wish i had a flamer to use, that would have fit well.

But for now, something rather different! I've been working on something else to cross out another box on the bingo sheet, and also just because it's fun. I've had these guys (half the box for the tempest of souls set) around for a bit. and i roughly finished them! So that checks off the box for finishing one half of a starter set, and i have some completed ghostly friends now!

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Next will probably be one more of the snouty aliens, i found another snout! That will make five total, a good little squad.

realism is a lie
 
   
Made in ca
Longtime Dakkanaut





Surrey, BC - Canada

amazingturtles,

Nice to see you reducing the pile of the unpainted and getting another square on your bingo card.

Cheers,

CB

31 successful trades in the Dakka Swap Shop. I have an ongoing Sale Thread there with painted and unpainted figures for sale to make room for more.
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Order of Our Martyred Lady - Sisters of Battle | Necromundian Imperial Guard Regiment | Building a 1/72 Flower Class Corvette - HMCS CHILLIWACK
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Made in ca
Stoic Grail Knight





drinking tea in the snow

Thanks, CB! Yeah, it definitely feels good just to get some things done. Hopefully i can keep it up.

For now, here's one more of these guys, probably the last for a bit



And here's all five of them as a group! including the one i started to paint and then stopped because it was going horribly. that one will be repainted for sure.



What next? Who knows!

realism is a lie
 
   
Made in us
Furious Raptor






The last one looks like a leader, to me. He oughta be in the front (unless, like the Skaven, for these mutants the leader's traditional place is in the rear).

They have a nice mercenary feel to them. Would be fun to see them all painted up!

6681 points of
My painting log is full of snakes
Have any retro, vintage, or out of print models? Show them off here! 
   
Made in gb
Stealthy Grot Snipa






Northern Ireland

What next? Now we name them and write stories about them and make them a real in-universe THING that really is, because they exist and should exist and must continue to make the grim-darkness of the far future that little bit better? Maybe?

   
Made in us
Courageous Space Marine Captain





SoCal

I can’t really make out his facial details well. Is he a wise old turtle leading a team of radical rats?

   
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Dakka Veteran






That is such a fun squad, excited to see them painted up.
   
 
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