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Made in us
Ultramarine Chaplain with Hate to Spare





Upstate, New York

 Consul Scipio wrote:
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.


I’ve got more, both poorly painted and raw lead. These were just handy for a photo shoot. I have a number of the old boxes myself, plus a half filled shoebox of minis from that era that I got 3rd hand somewhere along the line. It would be interesting to see how some of these old guys would do with a modern, more skilled, paintjob. While I might not be all that and a bag of chips, my painting these days is just a little better then it was back in the day. That, or I can afford better brushes and more then the starter set of 8 paints.

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Dominating Dominatrix






Dublin, Ireland

We're back like a large metal guy entering a police station.

This week we take a peek back at an old White Dwarf I rooted out (dodges Heroquest again until he can find it).

So don those rose tints and lets begin.....

The cover of the WD, issued in July 1994, wow 20 years on. Its a reprint of the 2nd ed Ork Codex cover by the way.





Issue number and code





This was the inside cover, Orks in Epic and Eldar battling BAs in 40k. Inspirational.





Heres the contents pages. 54 pages which isnt a huge amount to be honest but a good variety of games covered and the Blood Bowl tactics and Warhammer artilliary were good.





There was a page displaying some Eldar units which had obviously just gone on sale





And them in the flesh.....







Comparison between old and new WG





This was the back cover image, a suitably atmospheric Vampire arrangement




The 2nd ed Ork Dreadnought also got a one page advert to himself






And finally some 1994 prices
5 WG still expensive enough, circa 20 sterling. But over here in Ireland we had a nasty exchange rate then so who knows how much!



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

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Cymru

I remember that issue

Isn't that the original ghazghkull design on the warboss on the cover?

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Dublin, Ireland




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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Ultramarine Chaplain with Hate to Spare





Upstate, New York

Historical markings time! From left to right, We have a veteran sergeant, a regular sarge, a normal veteran, and a normal trooper. The hazard stripe look was the hallmark of vets back in the day, while the parallel lines in a secondary color set the sarge apart from the squad.



Officers had their own system (and an alt for sergeants)

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The Space Marine Ork vehicles are some of the best named

Spleenrippas

Bowelburnas

As well as Gobsmasha, Brainburstas and the deadly Bubble Chuka Speedsta

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WD175. Not the oldest issue I own, but I think the first I bought.

   
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#95 was the first I ever bought.

The start of a long downward spiral, that was.

Nice recap, though - even if I have no love for GW's garish period (at least there were fewer skulls on everything.)

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Old enough to know better, young enough to not give a ****.


 
   
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Japan

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


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And the face on the dread with the word kill on him. OMFG


Talking about scouts

Spoiler:


Those are stashed in my home country i will take pictures of the ones i have at me house

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Space Marine scout with shuriken catapult ftw!

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@MrFlutterPie - That's not currently a service we offer, but you can purchase quality miniatures from us..

 
   
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Alluring Sorcerer of Slaanesh






Reading, UK

Thanks for showing off your old minis everyone. In a lot of cases I actually prefer them to the newer ones, especially the Orks and Chaos ones. They just seemed to fit what they were back in the day.

A couple shots of my old stuff.

Rogue Trader error Renegades
Spoiler:


World Eaters
Spoiler:


And quite possibly my favourite model of all time, the Keeper of Secrets

Spoiler:


   
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The Marine Standing Behind Marneus Calgar






Versteckt in den Schatten deines Geistes.

That's the Ork & Eldar paint set! I still have some of the paints from that.

   
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Reading, UK

 H.B.M.C. wrote:
That's the Ork & Eldar paint set! I still have some of the paints from that.


Yup, most of the paints are still running strong. I also have the old Ink set.

I am running out of Go Fasta Red though and I don't think they make an equivalent to it now

   
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 Pilau Rice wrote:
 H.B.M.C. wrote:
That's the Ork & Eldar paint set! I still have some of the paints from that.


Yup, most of the paints are still running strong. I also have the old Ink set.

I am running out of Go Fasta Red though and I don't think they make an equivalent to it now


All those old GW paints were just rebranded Coat D'Arms paints so the shades should match pretty much exactly:

http://www.blackhat.co.uk/online_shop/index.php?cPath=21_39&osCsid=a65ba48b654de00a5f71ecbc20fe12b1

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Reading, UK

 filbert wrote:
 Pilau Rice wrote:
 H.B.M.C. wrote:
That's the Ork & Eldar paint set! I still have some of the paints from that.


Yup, most of the paints are still running strong. I also have the old Ink set.

I am running out of Go Fasta Red though and I don't think they make an equivalent to it now


All those old GW paints were just rebranded Coat D'Arms paints so the shades should match pretty much exactly:

http://www.blackhat.co.uk/online_shop/index.php?cPath=21_39&osCsid=a65ba48b654de00a5f71ecbc20fe12b1


Cheers filbert

   
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 MrFlutterPie wrote:
Space Marine scout with shuriken catapult ftw!


Haha yes, there was also a regular marine with shuriken catapault (here is the 'combat cards' painted version below, bottom right)


 
   
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Et In Arcadia Ego





Canterbury

 Ratius wrote:




Issue number and code






As it happens Mr Dews is selling some more stuff on E-bay, including this still shrink wrapped original landraider

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/ORIGINAL-40K-SPACE-MARINE-LAND-RAIDER-1989-STILL-IN-ITS-SHRINK-WRAP-/181591463421

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Riverside CA

Wow.

I am still looking for the old TechMarine with the elongated head and him typing on a arm keyboard.
I had one, but he is now MIA

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Wow, great find Reds8n. As it says, sure there aren't too many of those around still in their boxes, let alone shrink-wrapped!

I'm tempted by those D&D adventurers that he also has for sale, just because if I ever use them I can then nonchalantly say "yeah, these were painted by Robin Dews"

Out of interest, where did Robin head off to after GW? Was he one of the lot who went to Warlord Games with Rick Priestly and Paul Sawyer?

 
   
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Reading, UK

 Pacific wrote:
Wow, great find Reds8n. As it says, sure there aren't too many of those around still in their boxes, let alone shrink-wrapped!


And at a reasonable starting price, there are ones on there for 250 quid upwards

   
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Nashville, TN

Nice! takes me back.


I always thought: "...and don't forget the MILK!" when looking at this pic.


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Et In Arcadia Ego





Canterbury

 Pacific wrote:

Out of interest, where did Robin head off to after GW? Was he one of the lot who went to Warlord Games with Rick Priestly and Paul Sawyer?



No.


After WD he was the design studio manager for a few years.

Then he was involved in the (aborted) Warhammer Online with Climax studios.

The he was the Warhammer World general manager and quite key in a lot of areas there, especially Bugmans and the like.

The he was head of GW Spain for a few years, before heading back.

Then.... think we're talking a round 2011/12 he did another project or two for Gw before leaving, now he's a managament coach/trainer kind of thing -- outside expert.

Did a MBA -- business something or other ..? -- sometime as well.

Met him once or twice over the years, always very cool

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The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all
We love our superheroes because they refuse to give up on us. We can analyze them out of existence, kill them, ban them, mock them, and still they return, patiently reminding us of who we are and what we wish we could be.
Children worship their toys. They ask of them what Men have always asked of their Gods: joy and forgetfulness.
We've gone from manufacturing goods to manufacturing realities
 
   
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Upstate, New York

Original LRs and paint the theme for the week?

As I’ve already posted my half melted LR in this thread, I’ll go for something related:

The transfer sheet that came in the box (do those things go stale?) All in blue. I assume the idea was you put them on your mini and then painted over them. I never did.

And some paint pots from through the ages:


I might be missing a style somewhere along the line. The brazen brass in the middle holds the title of worst pot ever. Once you cracked those open, they dried out in no time flat. The screwtop never set right.

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Fixture of Dakka





Japan

Love the old landraider back on the scouts, i got a few here in Japan


Spoiler:

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 reds8n wrote:
 Pacific wrote:

Out of interest, where did Robin head off to after GW? Was he one of the lot who went to Warlord Games with Rick Priestly and Paul Sawyer?


*snip*
Met him once or twice over the years, always very cool


Very interesting, thanks for the info reds8n


 
   
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I had all the combat cards, there were six sets in the original run. They did some more around 3rd edition 40k.

People seem to slate them as a poor product, but I loved getting to see all the photos of the different figures.
   
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All over the place

 Nevelon wrote:
Original LRs and paint the theme for the week?
Spoiler:

As I’ve already posted my half melted LR in this thread, I’ll go for something related:

The transfer sheet that came in the box (do those things go stale?) All in blue. I assume the idea was you put them on your mini and then painted over them. I never did.

And some paint pots from through the ages:


I might be missing a style somewhere along the line. The brazen brass in the middle holds the title of worst pot ever. Once you cracked those open, they dried out in no time flat. The screwtop never set right.


Gotta agree with you on that, thought the glistening green ones were when i first started and was painting right outta the pot so they always ended up with a ring of dried paint messing up the seal...

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Dominating Dominatrix






Dublin, Ireland

A day late so my apologies but I missed last week due to RL going ons.

So from under my bed this week come these misfits.....

The old Captain Badrukk model, slightly converted to carry an Eldar scatter laser I think it was
My friend did the paint job circa 1995 I think, easily his neastist job!



I must strip him down and rework him, its a cool model, cheeky little face on him.



I was so excited to find this box too, it would add even more Space Hulk Stealers to my Nids.





Unfortunately upon opening it, I was greeted by only these.....some old sprue and BA transfers. Never collect BAs so Im at a loss





An absolute gem emerged next from the dusty darkness. Goofy or what?





Look at the price on this guy. Back then we used Irish Punts as currency so it would have converted across to about 6 quid I think.




Look at the dust layer on this guy, the old metal Azmodai model




And we end with some classic Ork sculpts. Some of them arent actually too bad imo, I might strip them down and add them to Gazzys horde.







Until next week oldtimers.....








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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Upstate, New York

It’s almost the weekend, so time to dust off the fossils and grab the camera. With the fuss about some of the BAs being on 32mm bases, I thought I’d show you that it could be worse: You can always tell a witch by her hex base =P



Not sure how to rank her up...

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 Pacific wrote:
 MrFlutterPie wrote:
Space Marine scout with shuriken catapult ftw!


Haha yes, there was also a regular marine with shuriken catapault (here is the 'combat cards' painted version below, bottom right)



holy crap I had a bunch of those when I was in grade 7...dunno what happened to them
no idea what they were for I just thought they were really cool. If I recall there were terminators.

Ought to get some more

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