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Armies of miniatures of all types. What drew me into the miniature hobby was seeing regiments or squads of miniatures on a tabletop. The amount of time I play them and to get everything painted does not really make more purchases justifiable. I am really happy for more small squad/warband based games coming out though.
   
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Oh I just remembered another one I love.

The Blood Knights. I really want a set of 10 but holy geeze those prices. And the fact that they're finecast (and converted metal finecast, not designed-for-finecast finecast. The latter seem to have far less issues than the former) doesn't help matters.

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 Tanakosyke22 wrote:
 Digclaw wrote:
 Tanakosyke22 wrote:
The Hail Caesar starter set. Mostly for the fact no one plays Ancients Historicals around me (save for SAGA but it is a different game).

:(


I'm the same way for Hail Ceasar, Black Powder and Bolt action/Konflict47

Have the rulebooks, want armies for each
Well 2.5 armies for BlackPowder (Colonials and Union)


Kind of curious but how come you mention Colonials and Union as 2.5 armies?

Otherwise I feel ya. Especially since outside of Late Roman Republic/Early Imperial, I want to do Bronze Age with some Egyptians.


French&Indian War and The American Revolution
There is cross over with the models.
   
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 Digclaw wrote:
 Tanakosyke22 wrote:
 Digclaw wrote:
 Tanakosyke22 wrote:
The Hail Caesar starter set. Mostly for the fact no one plays Ancients Historicals around me (save for SAGA but it is a different game).

:(


I'm the same way for Hail Ceasar, Black Powder and Bolt action/Konflict47

Have the rulebooks, want armies for each
Well 2.5 armies for BlackPowder (Colonials and Union)


Kind of curious but how come you mention Colonials and Union as 2.5 armies?

Otherwise I feel ya. Especially since outside of Late Roman Republic/Early Imperial, I want to do Bronze Age with some Egyptians.


French&Indian War and The American Revolution
There is cross over with the models.


Ah okay, I get ya.

And to add potentially to list on this topic, PanOceania Bolts SWC. Models look great, but they are so hard to justify worth taking in a list that in both Vanilla and NCA when what they are competing for points against is better.

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 MechaEmperor7000 wrote:
Oh I just remembered another one I love.

The Blood Knights. I really want a set of 10 but holy geeze those prices. And the fact that they're finecast (and converted metal finecast, not designed-for-finecast finecast. The latter seem to have far less issues than the former) doesn't help matters.


Yeah, those Metal Blood Knights always go for big money on ebay. I think I missed that boat too.

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 StygianBeach wrote:
 MechaEmperor7000 wrote:
The Blood Knights. I really want a set of 10 but holy geeze those prices.


Yeah, those Metal Blood Knights always go for big money on ebay.


Wait, these?


Um, they're not that expensive.

Of course, as a Dogs of War player, my perspective is different from that of a plastic Empire player. The OOP DoW Regiments are generally more expensive that those. At best, they're comparable to where the Daemonettes used to be.

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On German ebay the metal Blood Knights go for around 90+ Euros.
I think that is big money :(.

The DoW are a bit of a mixed bag, the Galloper Gun seems to consistently go for a high price.

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Still wrestling with myself whether to get Ma'al Drakkar....


I had an easier time fighting the urge before I painted one up as an anniversary present for a couple of friends.

It was a real pleasure to paint.

For such a big figure, the parts fit together almost seamlessly.

The relatively light weight combined with the big pieces meant that I could paint the bigger parts separately, then put it together before finishing painting.

Like I said, a very nice model, even just to paint...

But, I have no need of a five headed dragon.... I would be forced to run Dragonlance or something.

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These Twisting Catacombs from a kickstarter. Not a big D&D fan but these are too metal to not want. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1207385459/twisting-catacombs-the-minotaur-horde
[Thumb - Twisting Catacombs Minotaur horde.jpg]

   
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 StygianBeach wrote:
On German ebay the metal Blood Knights go for around 90+ Euros.
I think that is big money :(.

The DoW are a bit of a mixed bag, the Galloper Gun seems to consistently go for a high price.


Not just the Galloper Gun - everything is pretty pricey. And the signature pike units are very expensive to collect en masse.

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 JohnHwangDD wrote:
 StygianBeach wrote:
On German ebay the metal Blood Knights go for around 90+ Euros.
I think that is big money :(.

The DoW are a bit of a mixed bag, the Galloper Gun seems to consistently go for a high price.


Not just the Galloper Gun - everything is pretty pricey. And the signature pike units are very expensive to collect en masse.


If only someone somewhere made historical pikemen, but such a thought is pure fantasy.

 
   
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Either a Mastadon or a Warhound titan.

I know I will never ever get to use them in a game and once complete they will just be left on my shelf, however I absolutely love both models and would love to own them!

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 Kid_Kyoto wrote:
 JohnHwangDD wrote:
 StygianBeach wrote:
On German ebay the metal Blood Knights go for around 90+ Euros.
I think that is big money :(.

The DoW are a bit of a mixed bag, the Galloper Gun seems to consistently go for a high price.


Not just the Galloper Gun - everything is pretty pricey. And the signature pike units are very expensive to collect en masse.


If only someone somewhere made historical pikemen, but such a thought is pure fantasy.


If I wanted generic pike, I wouldn't be playing anything with the word "Warhammer" in it.

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-- 4k Solland's Ghosts WFB Dogs of War 
   
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Quite a bit of Mierce Miniatires range, especially Fomoraic.

I want all the different goats and trolls and beasts, but It`s way to expensive for me.. I might get a few products off of them one day, but there`s too much stuff I haven`t painted or even assembled - I`d feel like an ass to myself, if I just dump 300 pounds worth of minis in to a to do pile

Also, Dark Age. But this one is dangerous - it`s way easier to get, and closer to a rushed buy price bracket

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Miniatures in general.

I usually don't have spending money so actually buying minis has become a useless hobby for me.

I usually end up selling other things I don't use anymore to indulge my hobbies...problem is I am now down to the things I won't part with or things I still use.


 
   
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WHFB mounted minis. I have no desire to play AOS, and the odds of organizing a Mordheim league are next to nil, but they're fun to assemble, and the chariots/monsters disassemble nicely into terrain.
   
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Battlefront's new M247 Sergeant York for Team Yankee. Even though I plan on playing Brits (eventually), I remember all of the Congressional hearings about the Sergeant York before it was cancelled in 1985 (I was 13 years old). I always thought it was an awesome looking tank and will get the kit.

[Thumb - M247 Sergeant York.jpg]


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Neat. Now, I'm wondering if they also did the Crusader SP Howitzer to go with it.

Guess not. Oh, well.

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 Ghaz wrote:
Battlefront's new M247 Sergeant York for Team Yankee. Even though I plan on playing Brits (eventually), I remember all of the Congressional hearings about the Sergeant York before it was cancelled in 1985 (I was 13 years old). I always thought it was an awesome looking tank and will get the kit.



Funny what sticks in your mind, I remember the Sgt York too, that's the one where the army planted bombs in the target helicopters to guarantee a hit right?

Ah the 80s...

Nowadays defense contractors don't even bother with such formalities.

 
   
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 DANGEROUS DICK LONGFELLOW wrote:
These Twisting Catacombs from a kickstarter. Not a big D&D fan but these are too metal to not want. https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1207385459/twisting-catacombs-the-minotaur-horde


Oh my, those minotaurs look abosutely amazing. The sheer brutality they express is breathtaking. Those would be a joy to paint.
   
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A lot of models from Infinity. IMHO they have the best looking miniatures of all times but since no one plays that game here and I'm already struggling to store my 40k miniatures, with thousands of points of unpainted stuff, I can't really justify buying them

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 amazingturtles wrote:
 Tanakosyke22 wrote:
The Hail Caesar starter set. Mostly for the fact no one plays Ancients Historicals around me (save for SAGA but it is a different game).

:(


Yeah... i love ancient wargaming, and i keep thinking about hail ceasar. but i would be the only one. why can't there be more people who know that history is fun!


Seems like getting away from fantasy and sci-fi is a taste acquired with age - I know that for myself I didn't consider getting into WW2 games until about 5 years or so ago - basically after I hit 40 or so. Curious how that seems to happen.


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I play Hail Caesar with 10mm models from pendraken

Same with Bolt Action. I can have two full armies for 30-50$



 
   
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 Stormonu wrote:
 amazingturtles wrote:
 Tanakosyke22 wrote:
The Hail Caesar starter set. Mostly for the fact no one plays Ancients Historicals around me (save for SAGA but it is a different game).

:(


Yeah... i love ancient wargaming, and i keep thinking about hail ceasar. but i would be the only one. why can't there be more people who know that history is fun!


Seems like getting away from fantasy and sci-fi is a taste acquired with age - I know that for myself I didn't consider getting into WW2 games until about 5 years or so ago - basically after I hit 40 or so. Curious how that seems to happen.



Heh, Actually i'm probably strange because i went the opposite way. I grew up playing avalon hill wargames and similar, so i started out with ancient history wargames, and only got into fantasy games later.

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 amazingturtles wrote:
 Stormonu wrote:
 amazingturtles wrote:
 Tanakosyke22 wrote:
The Hail Caesar starter set. Mostly for the fact no one plays Ancients Historicals around me (save for SAGA but it is a different game).

:(


Yeah... i love ancient wargaming, and i keep thinking about hail ceasar. but i would be the only one. why can't there be more people who know that history is fun!


Seems like getting away from fantasy and sci-fi is a taste acquired with age - I know that for myself I didn't consider getting into WW2 games until about 5 years or so ago - basically after I hit 40 or so. Curious how that seems to happen.



Heh, Actually i'm probably strange because i went the opposite way. I grew up playing avalon hill wargames and similar, so i started out with ancient history wargames, and only got into fantasy games later.


Funny enough, me being disgusted with both 40k and Warmahordes pushed me into historicals (for the most part. Had an interested as well since history has kind of been my thing for a while). Though of course I play other games (mostly being Infinity).

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I would really enjoy playing konflikt 47. But I have nobody to play with.

   
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 Lance845 wrote:
I would really enjoy playing konflikt 47. But I have nobody to play with.


I know, right? It looks fantasic, but I don't have the time required to try and jumpstart a playgroup.

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