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Made in gb
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Hi there

I've had this project in the back of my mind for years and have finally started to actually work on it. Posting a thread here to hopefully motivate continued progress and perhaps scrounge ideas from you fine folk.

The idea was for a female IG army (sorry, it's one of those) BUT with it justified in fluff by my army having been a hastily conscripted prison planet. This would also give me some interesting conversion/modelling opportunities.

So, thanks for checking out the thread, let's get started

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First of all, the majority of the basic troops will be from Statuesque miniatures. The colour scheme is prison jumpsuit orange with greycoats.

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The troop chimeras will be painted as prisoner transfer buses and were sourced from Studio miniatures. Here's a pic for scale. I was a touch worried they were on the small side but they look ok to me and hoping to start with painting them up this weekend.

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The only completed part of the project currently is an Ogryn/Bullgryn squad which will be represented by some serious Riot control armour (I do have magnetised bases for these somewhere)

So, the first job is to get a full squad and transport painted up then it's on to finding some rough riders (quad bikes)

This message was edited 3 times. Last update was at 2019/05/14 15:54:05

Made in gb
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A wee morning building up the squad

And then two which will be going together as a heavy weapons team

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