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PSC have released NorthAG today and there is an interview with the designer up...

https://www.beastsofwar.com/modern-warfare/northag-book-chat/

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I'm seeing the rule book, and two starters available at least. I still want to see more pics of painted infantry specific to the box sets.

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I've watched a few quick reviews...and I'm liking the rulebook, but the miniatures are a sore point for me. I like PSC's plastics, so I'm a little skeptical on the "Ultracast" or whatever. I appreciate barrels that won't snap, but several of the unboxings feature the armies in a bag or box with no order, with bent barrels, etc. Pretty unprofessional looking.

Hoping to see some in person at some point - and maybe they're not as a rubbery as they seem. 10mm is rather small after all...perhaps it wouldn't be noticeable.

 
   
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Yea that is the thing, at 10mm the models are more like tokens then models due to size.

For its scale the detail is nice but the moldline is a killer from what unboxings i have seen.

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That's one of the concerns I have. The Bones/"vinyl" etc. etc. style alternate plastics often are a massive pain in the ass to remove mold lines.

Either way, will eventually buy a cheap set to check it out in person, but it may be a turn off.

 
   
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Well you can get an impression of how "bad" it is from this vid.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YruQj703K9M

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Did polystyrene not work out for PSC?

 FrozenDwarf wrote:
Well you can get an impression of how "bad" it is from this vid.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YruQj703K9M


Well, there's a significant fraction of bent barrels there. I'm also a bit wary of how flexible the spears were on the ultracast ancients. Didn't look a million miles from regular bendy vinyl.

Otherwise, they look good, and you gotta go with whatever material fits best, but like Elbows I'm not altogether convinced that ultracast is a more perfect medium than finecast or bones.

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 FrozenDwarf wrote:
Well you can get an impression of how "bad" it is from this vid.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YruQj703K9M


Oh wow...that's a lot of flash to trim.

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Yeah, that video actually made them look far worse than the previous ones I had seen. That's a shame...particularly coming from a company who does rather crisp actual plastic miniatures. I think I'll be avoiding this - but on the plus side it's pushed me back toward Battlegroup WW2.

 
   
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I think I'll be sticking to Team Yankee and 15mm plastic, resin and metal models over these figures. I'm just hoping we'll get some indication of what the East German rules are like soon.

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It's not rubbery... it takes paint well and is very durable.

Any barrels I have had that are bent, just bend back with my fingers.

Mouldlines come off with a knife as easy as any other material. How much it's worth bothering with on 10mm is a personal choice.

For 10mm it's way better than metal or resin for me. No chipped or broken barrels anymore.


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But you can just play NorthAG in 6mm or 15mm as it was designed for anything g from 6mm to 15mm...

So not seeing why not liking the models, stops you playing g the game...

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