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Raging-on-the-Inside Blood Angel Sergeant






ccs wrote:
I can tell you I've not forgotten any Fw though.


Or have you forgotten that you’ve forgotten!?

Seems a good system that you have, even if it’s not fool proof. Mine is similar, but without the lists... maybe I need some lists?

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 hotsauceman1 wrote:
The Newman wrote:
Fun aside; I found the Plague Marine half of the Know No Fear box hidden away in my closet. The moment I realized it added 17 models to my Pile of Shame it went straight up for sale on my local group's buy-n-sell page, and I sold it almost as fast as I realized I had it.

[edit] Sadly I spoke too soon. Probably still never going to paint those Plague Marines, but they'll be a black mark on my Pile-of-shame record until I figure out what to do with them. [/edit]

Legit question.
How does one just, forget about models they own? and where they are?
I can tell you where every single unit i own is and its state of painting.
But i have friends that somehow lose models, like big FW models, then find them a year later.
how does that......happen? How do you just forget you have models?

For a while I was keeping all my gaming stuff in a closet.
One of my kids moved out, and cleared up a room that I turned into an office.
I moved all my gaming stuff into my new office.
Nine months later I spot the Know No Fear box hiding at the back of the closet.
"Huh, I though I sold these already."

   
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Leader of the Sept






ccs wrote:
 hotsauceman1 wrote:

Legit question.
How does one just, forget about models they own? and where they are?
I can tell you where every single unit i own is and its state of painting.
But i have friends that somehow lose models, like big FW models, then find them a year later.
how does that......happen? How do you just forget you have models?


If you don't know, you don't own enough models.....

A more serious answer though;
I used to get things in mixed lots, & trades that after I sifted out what I wanted I didn't have any immediate use for the rest. So it gets 1) inventoried, 2) sorted into storage containers - WHFB Orcs/Goblins, Eldar, misc SM stuff, 15mm WWII British tanks., etc 3) largely forgotten about*.
If I later use/trade/sell something out of the containers then I pull up the file & delete it.
I've still got about 7 such containers on the shelf in my basement.
Same thing happens sometimes when you're at shows/conventions/etc - you see something that's too good a deal to pass on but you've got no actual plans for (yet) (there's some sealed boxes of Necron vehicles in storage atm.

*So unless I look through the containers or pull up the inventory files? I couldn't tell you exactly what all's down there on the storage shelf. I can tell you I've not forgotten any Fw though.

See i had a friend just lose the forge world Achilles land raider, another lost it Mastodon.
I just dont get how you loose it, maybe misplace it sure, not put it back where you did, i have done that with bits,
But an expensive FW dragon? HOW?

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Adolescent Youth on Ultramar





Canada

My pile of shame has yet to be documented. So many unpainted models, the downside of playing Nids.

I also have about 20 models halfway done the painting process, I'm pretty sure that I should finish them before I start painting any more.

The worst part is that I am thinking of getting Dark Imperium and starting a death guard army. Must Resist!

   
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Homicidal Veteran Blood Angel Assault Marine





Brookside Close

I've just added to my pile, two eldar fire prisms and Eldrad to start my next project.

5 primed death company marines {Done}
10 primed/ shaded assault marines {Done}
2 built/ unpainted tactical squads
5 built/ unpainted bikes
1 built/ unpainted baal predator
Weapons for an Angel Infernus minus the land raider so kinda pointless atm. Terminus Ultra has been repurposed
and is now an Angel Infurnus.
1 unbuilt Vindicator which is waiting for replacement parts and plasticard

And I still need moar vehicles but the prices now are insane.

I also have in the cabinet

4x ORB Necromunda gangs each with 10 to 14 mini's, Van Saar, Cawdor, Escher and Delaque.
Metal Mad Donna
Metal Kal jericho & Scabbs

And a Terminus ultra that I started and am now hung up on the triple las cannon on single sponson mod.





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WIP - Blood angels Showcase
 queen_annes_revenge wrote:
Straight out if the pot, bang it on. What else is there to know?

 
   
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Leader of the Sept






More free from the pile of shame
6 custode terminators,
Did some of the Palas grave attack to. I might be getting slopper so im not sure, but they look nice!!!
Next up after this, TWO KNIGHTS
Then...... SHADOWSUN, and all the bases i keep neglecting, I need to paint bases.....

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NE Ohio, USA

As of Wed evening my pile is 142 goblins smaller, with another 20 as WIPs.
   
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MN

I undercoated all my last bases for the Diadochi armies.

That is 6 phalanx bases and 2 elephant bases.

Do you like Free Wargames?
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Dangerous Outrider




Montreal, QC Canada

Making progress on a Realmgate I bought used a while ago....Haven't bought anything in a long while! I am proud of my discipline!

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Batfam is back to fully painted. Not really fighting the pile though as they were recent additions. Trying to decide if I should play catch up on Guild Ball next or go back to a bit more Malifaux.
   
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Got another 10 Daemonettes done yesterday. Working of Fiends, those are some annoyingly ornate models.

Sadly back-slid a bit on my Pile of Shame, I ordered the Space Marine Heros box and the Terminator Libby. I put a whole lot of work into a magnetized Captain kit-bash that I almost never use now because I don't like how it looks very much, and I pay CPs to deep-strike a Primaris Captain or Libby often enough to justify having the option to pay points for it.

Plus, I just like those models a fair bit.

   
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NE Ohio, USA

Well, the 10 goblin wolf riders themselves are nearly done (fishing details to occur tonight) - now for those wolves.....
   
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Leader of the Sept






Palas grav attack is all done.
The reason i finished my custodes so fast was i blocked all colors last week haha
All i need to do if finish 2 knights and all models i bought before the beggining of the year are finished, except the fire raptor....
And the bases too

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Anti-Armour Swiss Guard






Newcastle, OZ

I don't have a pile of shame when it comes to unpainted models.
I just don't buy so many models in one go that I can't get them painted. Having a low-paying job for too many years that didn't leave much excess for gaming stuff after food, rent and travel expenses saw to that.
By the time I was making enough that I *could* get more stuff, those spending habits were ingrained, and I blanch at spending more than $150 (AUD, so like about $35USD) in a single go.

I have a "shed of shame" where abandoned models and game systems go to die in ignominy, though. I stopped playing the games, but I kept the models (the models got me into the game because I liked the models. I can stop liking a game without hating the models).

I'm 50.
Old enough to know better, young enough to not give a ****.

That is not dead which can eternal lie ...

... and yet, with strange aeons, even death may die.
 
   
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NE Ohio, USA

 chromedog wrote:
I don't have a pile of shame when it comes to unpainted models.
I just don't buy so many models in one go that I can't get them painted.


Neither do I, not really.
I have a hobby - gaming. And I have many many works-in-progress related to it.
As for the painting? I tend to paint slowly/as the whim strikes/when the stars align/there's some pressing need/or when really stressed out.
So if I waited to game until things were fully painted to play? I wouldn't have a hobby.

My current 3 week goblin project is is because of about 3/4 stress, 1/4 whim/star alignment/need
   
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Ancient Venerable Black Templar Dreadnought





Canada

I appear to have experienced a serious setback:
I have received a "proxy" 3D printed Warlord Mars Pattern Titan... 40k scale.
I am in the process of getting hardware to ensure it all holds together (PLA+)

My work in process of 2 of each type of Armigers has come to a rather abrupt halt.
I was hoping to get to my primed only Baneblade and Shadowsword.

This is... going to take a while.
New forum posting of the build to come soon...

A revolution is an idea which has found its bayonets.
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MN

 chromedog wrote:
I don't have a pile of shame when it comes to unpainted models.
I just don't buy so many models in one go that I can't get them painted. Having a low-paying job for too many years that didn't leave much excess for gaming stuff after food, rent and travel expenses saw to that.
By the time I was making enough that I *could* get more stuff, those spending habits were ingrained, and I blanch at spending more than $150 (AUD, so like about $35USD) in a single go.

I have a "shed of shame" where abandoned models and game systems go to die in ignominy, though. I stopped playing the games, but I kept the models (the models got me into the game because I liked the models. I can stop liking a game without hating the models).


Same for me for the most part, or if I get enough models for a larger project I just paint on them until they are finished.

I never give up a model, because once it is painted I will find a use for it.... even if the game system for it is long dead.

This weekend I painted up 1 Phalanx of Bronze Shields in 6mm, but they still need to be based..... 5 more to go, and 2 elephant bases!

Spoiler:

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Surrey, BC - Canada

Two sheets of "granny grating".

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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Digging through my backlog at a pretty good pace. Finished up my Guild Ball stuff over the weekend. Probably go back to cleaning out some Malifaux stuff. I REALLY need to attack the Warmachine backlog, which is definitely where most of the shame lies. 10 man units are just such a paint to churn through.
   
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Sydney, Australia

 Rygnan wrote:

Batman and DC miniatures- 20 models, 5 of which are already half finished. I'm aiming to get most of this done over the next week as well so it's a realistic goal
Blood Bowl- New league starting up, and my Skaven team are almost entirely finished (15 model roster with 3 needing a fair bit of work, the other 12 nearly done)
Warcry- The starter set minus the Iron Golems, plus a Chimera and Gitz warband. Solid week of work will knock it over I just have to get around to it
Malifaux- The big one in terms of completing projects. I've got a lot of crews needing 5-6 models to finish and a couple completely unpainted, but by organising it to specific crews the job appears a lot more viable in a short amount of time
Star Wars Legion- got a bunch of Rebels to paint, they'll be fairly quick basecoat/wash/highlight jobs but there's a fair few to get through and I want to put effort into the basing which will take a while.
Lord of the Rings- about 1200 points of Easterlings in some stage of completion. I can get them done quickly but there's a lot to get through and I'm not motivated to batch paint in those numbers, and then there's the 50-odd orcs I have for allies


Next update, got a few more things done
Blood Bowl- still done
Batman - doing the last few highlights on my League of Assassins stuff, after that it's starter set Batman and the BMG stuff is done, with DCU still languishing behind. That's only 7 models though so easy to get done at some stage
Warcry - Untamed Beasts, Chimera and Gitz are all painted. Beasts and Chimera need basing but that can wait. Terrain and Chaotic Beasts still need doing
Malifaux - I'm down to 2 unpainted keywords in Outcasts, and my Ten Thunders are only 6 models off being fully painted too. Very happy with my progress, will probably pick up a bit more soon to flesh out some of the smaller crews and finish full keywords rather than owned keywords (these are the 2 unpainted ones though)
Legion - Progress has stalled, but I've got 500 points painted. Just need to make the final push on the last 2 boxes and get them done
Lord of the Rings - Still haven't touched any of this and probably won't for a while.
Bolt Action - Added on cause it's been in the pile for a long time and nothing's been done to it. My gaming group are playing it but I'm finding motivation hard here.
The Other Side - I've got a full faction of King's Empire and none of it has any paint on it. I could get it painted but I'm not playing it so I see little point at this stage.
40k - Add this too because I'm going back and touching up old paintjobs/stripping and redoing where necessary. Making a lot of changes on things to prepare for the new edition and I'll probably buy more stuff at some stage once

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I mainly play skirmish games, but am still fairly active with 40k. I play Warcry, Arena Rex, Middle-Earth, Blood Bowl, Malifaux and The Other Side as well, but my main game is the Batman Miniatures Game.

My plog- https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/787134.page
My blog- https://fistfulofminiatures.blogspot.com/
My gaming Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/fistfulofminis/ 
   
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Five more Hellblasters, bringing my unpainted Marines down to just three Eliminators and a Repulsor Executioner. For now. Dem bikes.

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Leader of the Sept






I failed and bought more models for marvel crisis protocol.........

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 hotsauceman1 wrote:
I failed and bought more models for marvel crisis protocol.........


I don't really consider it a failure. To me, the point of clearing out the pile of shame is so I can focus on new releases I'm passionate about. I still buy stuff, but only if I'm willing to paint it immediately.
   
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Bloodthirsty Bloodletter




Soviet UK

Painted the entire start collecting gloomspite gitz was very proud so treated myself to 50 skeletons for my other aos army.
So just the 50 skeletons, war wagon , 20 40k orcs, fire prism, 5 neophyte, and half the rogue trader boxed set to go!

For mother Soviet scotland oh and I like orcs  
   
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Canada

I just finished my Techmarine on Tuesday. I also realized that Agrellen earth and Armageddon dunes are the same paint excluding color. So more bases to go!

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10 more Daemonettes snuck in under the wire for thks month.

   
 
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