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that beast bomber is an ork super bomber all the way...
   
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Yeah...that Beast Bomber screams Ork special scenario (or a lot of work could turn it Imperial).

 
   
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Wow! I've never seen those big Corps vehicles. They've been recycling the same handful of vehicles for about the last 20 years, so it's nice to see something new from them. I would've loved the Beast Bomber and the crazy Chinook looking helo when I was a kid.

   
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There are sets of Animal Planet toys that are abundant that include pieces akin to the old Marx kits. The Prehistoric has dinosaurs, the Animals has jungle animals, and BOTH of them include rocks, trees, Cliff outcroppings, and some additional stuff that makes for great terrain fodder.

Second was the buckets of The Core armymen. They had gak loads of add ons, such as cages, fences, statues, odds and ends, and each of the sets has a number of interesting bits that have numerous uses.

Animals
http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=87690416&gclid=CMKF14j679ACFQkyaQod9b0EPA&camp=PLAPPCG-_-PID23586293:TRUS&cagpspn=plat_23586293&eESource=CAPLA_DF:87690416:TRUS

http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=2333512&ab=TRU:tproduct_rr:Customers Also Liked:5

Dinosaurs

http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=11107499&cp=67716186.2255959.2256399.2256535&parentPage=family

http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=98003396&cp=2255956.2273442.67716376.2469772.67779916.3308205&parentPage=search

The Core- Army men, Pirates, Forest fantasy, ETC.

http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3546319&cp=2255956.2273442.67715136.2255958.67715306.3123176&parentPage=family

http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3546320&cp=67715136.2255958.67715306.3123176&parentPage=family

http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=84170536&cp=&parentPage=search

http://www.toysrus.com/product/index.jsp?productId=84170556&cp=67715136.2255958.67715306.2289887&parentPage=family





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 Eilif wrote:


I've seen alot of "the corps " stuff around here. Generally they're way too outsized or cartoony to work well with 28mm, but the Sub and Dual Rotor Chopper do have potential for spacecraft.

Most interesting to me, that Exo suit could be quite good with a bit of modification to the legs (either mechanisms or just some plasticard to cover it up. How tall is a Knight? The Exo suit probably isn't bigger than 6 inches tall.. Looks like it can be found for a bit cheaper if you shop around and there is at least one other Torso sculpt that looks pretty cool.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/like/172440770048?lpid=82&chn=ps&ul_noapp=true

That plane reminds me of the Timmee Toy Hercules I had as a kid. A bit too big as a C-130, but could be a passable as a C-5 Galaxy with propellers...
https://timmeeusa.com/products/jl-timmee-c130-hercules-upc?utm_medium=cpc&utm_source=googlepla&variant=20025076929&gclid=CM2SibSI79ACFQ86gQodbTIMaQ


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5$ earth shaker carriages. Looks great painted up.


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The Titan Fall Funko pops look nice.
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Elf or Eldar terrain?



https://www.amazon.com/Super-Hero-Girls-School-Playset/dp/B01ARGBMUS/ref=pd_rhf_se_s_fbcp_sp_6?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B01ARGBMUS&pd_rd_r=NXFNB6R4W0RB1Q8X95QM&pd_rd_w=VWpDf&pd_rd_wg=An1GX&pf_rd_i=desktop-rhf&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_p=3150073222&pf_rd_r=NXFNB6R4W0RB1Q8X95QM&pf_rd_s=desktop-rhf&pf_rd_t=40701&psc=1&refRID=NXFNB6R4W0RB1Q8X95QM

 
   
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Well that looks very princess-y... wait... Batgirl?

   
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 H.B.M.C. wrote:
Well that looks very princess-y... wait... Batgirl?


Yeah DC hired a marketing expert from Disney to princessatize their heroines.

Kyoto Secunda and Kyoto Secunda Prime approve, hence it showing up in my Amazon suggestions.

SOme more if you want a pretty princess castle for your man dollies



https://www.amazon.com/Ever-After-High-Castle-Playset/dp/B01ARGBMWG/ref=sr_1_8?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1503316627&sr=1-8&keywords=castle+playset



https://www.amazon.com/My-Little-Pony-Explore-Equestria/dp/B01BTV4U22/ref=sr_1_15?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1503316627&sr=1-15&keywords=castle+playset



https://www.amazon.com/Disney-Frozen-Little-Kingdom-Magical/dp/B01A88532S/ref=sr_1_16?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1503316627&sr=1-16&keywords=castle+playset

Can't you just see this redone as the Golden Throne?



https://www.amazon.com/My-Little-Pony-Canterlot-Playset/dp/B00SOG4Q6G/ref=pd_sbs_21_5?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_i=B00SOG4Q6G&pd_rd_r=9BZ74SBSXF99JCEKTBWB&pd_rd_w=FisVB&pd_rd_wg=logQ6&psc=1&refRID=9BZ74SBSXF99JCEKTBWB

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Well, that's an Ulthuan board settled, then.

   
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So on Facebook someone's been showing off his Thunderbird/hawk project.

https://www.amazon.com/Thunderbirds-Supersize-TB2-Vehicle-Multicolored/dp/B01B89KP0Q/ref=sr_1_4?s=toys-and-games&ie=UTF8&qid=1503659661&sr=1-4&keywords=thunderbirds



$50 is a bit much for me to try unless I see it in person but if it's big enough to carry a Chimera in that box...

18" long any guesses?

If nothing else it can be a troop shuttle, maybe with 2 APCs slung under it.

 
   
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Marauder Task Force figures have potential if you're into Skirmish games. You literally purchase a figure and build his kit from the ground up.

Army of Two ballistic mask? Colonial Marine Helmet? Tactical lightweight helmet? Baseball cap? Boonie hat? Beret?

Plate carrier? H-Harness? Tactical plate armor?

M-60? M-16? SCAR? The Terminator's Remington 1887 T-series shotgun? Colonial Marines M56 'Steady Cam' Smartgun?

They got you, fam. All that and more.

Currently working on figuring out a skirmish game for this.

Another toy line that was a lot of fun- Mega Force. We actually made a 'game' for this when I was a kid. I wouldn't say they were complex, but the rules were that certain vehicles had limited capability and you had to use the vehicles that worked (A tank can't shoot down a jet, etc.). I think we 'resolved' combat by using a deck of cards and playing 'battle', but a capable person could get their hands on these toys and make a pretty awesome game.
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Ah yes, Mega Force. Roughly 1/285/6mm stuff and some of it quite large or scifi.

   
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Marauder Task Force sounds like exactly what I was looking for circa 1986 in my peak GI Joe customizing days.

Wonder if it's on Amazon...

 
   
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Kid Kyoto, you can buy the Marauder Task Force figures directly from Marauder inc.

www.marauderinc.com

They're a bit pricey, but there's a wide variety of bits and bobs, including female figures. If you're really interested, they're running their third Kickstarter right now for articulated dogs, exo skeletons, and PMC mercs.

Related to them, check out Bossfight Studios. They designed the basic figures for Marauder. They're currently doing their own line of 1/18 fantasy figures with modular gear. The first series was Greeks vs Gorgons. Second series is sword & sorcery fantasy and its first wave just released. They're supposed to have conversion sets releasing soon along with generic "blank" figures. Another company partnered with them to do a line of modular zombies and survivors that just finished up a Kickstarter campaign.

Another little tidbit, Marauder said that they are planning to make an actual tabletop RPG to go along with their figures which will incorporate the toys' customizability.

   
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There's apparently a new La guerra de las galaxias (forget the English name) film coming this year which means new fodder!

http://io9.gizmodo.com/all-the-glorious-new-star-wars-the-last-jedi-toys-reve-1798310172

Obviously a lot of sites with full reviews out there so I'll just hit what I think works for wargaming.



The ships... the A wing and new TIE with extra EVIL are gorgeous but a bit hard to un-Star Warsify. The other two are speeders and might be useful as some sort of flyer or landed ship terrain.





These two are play sets that fold into a BB-8 toy, potentially useful but pricey.

On the whole I don't see all that much that looks useful but we all know more will come and if there's an appropriately sized version of the Gorilla AT-AT I'll be all over it.

 
   
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The snap-fit 1:53 AT-AT is avaialble now, though it's about 100 bucks.
https://www.amazon.com/Revell-06715-Star-Wars-AT-AT/dp/B01D4QFVC8/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1504491492&sr=8-1&keywords=1%3A53+at+at

It's a reissue of an older kit, but it's a pretty good looking set. I'm not sure if it's a regular release in the US and the price is solid, or if it's an import and a US release would be lower in price

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 Kid_Kyoto wrote:

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And while I'm on the subject of cheap toys of yesteryear...


I loved these guys when I was a kid. Maybe it's time for an army of turtle aliens.


Oh wow! I had these too. I remember also having a kid sized helmet, laser pistol, and sword.

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I just picked this up Gryffindor tower playset yesterday.


http://metalsdiecast.com/portfolio-item/nano-scene-harry-potter-gryffindor-tower/

It was only $25 at WalMart.
It's essentially one sided, but has alot of potential for placement in the corner of a small Frostgrave or Mordheim board or for an RPG encounter.
I'll do up a proper review of it this week. Also wouldn't be a bad way to display some fantasy figs.

It's scaled for the $1 Nano Metalfigs which are about 38mm sole-to-eye and though the figures are not great on detail they would be fine for some cheap, light wargaming.
Already did a review of them here:
https://www.chicagoskirmishwargames.com/blog/2017/08/02/cheapskate-gaming-1-harry-potter-and-superhero-nano-metalfigs/

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That does look useful, how bad is the back? Would paint cover the unfinished nature?

Look forward to seeing it with some figures for scale.

 
   
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Glue 4 of them together? Leave out a wall or two on each side?

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Kid_Kyoto wrote:That does look useful, how bad is the back? Would paint cover the unfinished nature?

Look forward to seeing it with some figures for scale.


Unfortunatley it's half-hollow plastic. I'll take lots of pics when I do my blog review.

As an estimated scale comparison, the figs in this picture with their thin bases are just a smidge taller than heroclix on their bases.



Anpu-adom wrote:Glue 4 of them together? Leave out a wall or two on each side?


possible, but the two walls are different sizes. Maybe with some filling. It really is best I think as a corner of a table or with an entire second wall built behind it.

One thing though is that it is really sturdy. The pieces fit together so nicely and snap so tight that I don't think I could take it apart without breaking it a bit.

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1) The Hasbro Milano scales perfectly with the 15mm Galactic A-Holes from Highlander Studios.




2) I used a "Dragon Universe" toy egg for a spore pod:


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 Eilif wrote:
Kid_Kyoto wrote:That does look useful, how bad is the back? Would paint cover the unfinished nature?

Look forward to seeing it with some figures for scale.


Unfortunatley it's half-hollow plastic. I'll take lots of pics when I do my blog review.

As an estimated scale comparison, the figs in this picture with their thin bases are just a smidge taller than heroclix on their bases.



Anpu-adom wrote:Glue 4 of them together? Leave out a wall or two on each side?


possible, but the two walls are different sizes. Maybe with some filling. It really is best I think as a corner of a table or with an entire second wall built behind it.

One thing though is that it is really sturdy. The pieces fit together so nicely and snap so tight that I don't think I could take it apart without breaking it a bit.


Hmmm,,,,now I want to buy that kit and put my Mantic DungeonSaga furniture in it. I can use it as a ruin so hopefully the exterior façade won't require too much work to look like broken stone walls.

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That is a good find.

Not a toy, but for an aquarium....



and



I have seen them in person and they are the perfect scale for 28mm figures. Good for Frostgrave, Of Gods and Mortals, Song of Blades and Heroes, etc, etc.

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 Eilif wrote:
Kid_Kyoto wrote:That does look useful, how bad is the back? Would paint cover the unfinished nature?

Look forward to seeing it with some figures for scale.


Unfortunatley it's half-hollow plastic. I'll take lots of pics when I do my blog review.

As an estimated scale comparison, the figs in this picture with their thin bases are just a smidge taller than heroclix on their bases.



Anpu-adom wrote:Glue 4 of them together? Leave out a wall or two on each side?


possible, but the two walls are different sizes. Maybe with some filling. It really is best I think as a corner of a table or with an entire second wall built behind it.

One thing though is that it is really sturdy. The pieces fit together so nicely and snap so tight that I don't think I could take it apart without breaking it a bit.


Seems like id be nice to rip up for parts and or recasting, like the book case window arches and those sick sofa chairs.

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Yeah, aquarium/terrarium stuff are often good finds for terrain.
From alien foliage to giant idols to huge pieces of dead trees... all for fairly inexpensive at the pet store.

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Do you have a link for the aquarium pieces?

   
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 Easy E wrote:
That is a good find.

Not a toy, but for an aquarium....



and



I have seen them in person and they are the perfect scale for 28mm figures. Good for Frostgrave, Of Gods and Mortals, Song of Blades and Heroes, etc, etc.


Those are great. We used that same round piece s a few years back for a Song of Blades and Heroes game.
Here's the batrep that one of our members did in a narrative style.
https://www.chicagoskirmishwargames.com/blog/2014/05/15/the-beacon-of-raggid-holf-song-of/
At least two other pieces of aquarium terrain in there too.

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