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For me it has to be the harvester for bonereapers.

The actual model for the most part is solid and looks a great.
Even has an element of comedy thrown in with a stormcasts helmet being rejected.

They then added a crotch skeleton because why not?
To make it worse, it’s a key part of the model so removing it is far more work than it should be.
Easier to cut it flat and cover it with a tabard.
   
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Cairo, Egypt

How can the Chibi Hawk go unmentioned?



It's from 2010, so that was only like 3 or 4 years ago.

And then there's the Chibier Hawk!



I love that they put the landing gear on the nose turret because the damn thing is so unwieldy there was nowhere else to put it.

 
   
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The new Sick Man of Europe

 H.B.M.C. wrote:
 NinthMusketeer wrote:
C'mon guys how does this thread not have the majesty of the Razorgor yet?
They did say "recent".


Define "recent".:.

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South Africa

 Kid_Kyoto wrote:
How can the Chibi Hawk go unmentioned?


I did mention the Storm Raven and its variants.

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KBK 
   
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Upstate, New York

I left the top air scoop off the raven and replaced the turret with an unmanned low profile one. Helps it a lot.

The stormtalon got a lot better when I stopped thinking of it as “it’s a plane” and more “40k version of a cold war era Soviet helicopter gunship” Perspective shift did it wonders.

But I agree, that neither on are particularly good models.

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South Africa

 Nevelon wrote:


The stormtalon got a lot better when I stopped thinking of it as “it’s a plane” and more “40k version of a cold war era Soviet helicopter gunship” Perspective shift did it wonders.

But I agree, that neither on are particularly good models.


I've seen some nice Hind Valkyrie amalgamations. I'd like to get a StormTalon and do similar but couldn't ever find the motivation to buy a model I didn't really like.

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 Kid_Kyoto wrote:
And then there's the Chibier Hawk!
You mean the Space Guppy?

Chapterhouse made a nice Chibi-Hawk extension kit. Gave the thing an actual fuselage so it was no longer a cockpit with wings.

   
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 H.B.M.C. wrote:
 Kid_Kyoto wrote:
And then there's the Chibier Hawk!
You mean the Space Guppy?

Chapterhouse made a nice Chibi-Hawk extension kit. Gave the thing an actual fuselage so it was no longer a cockpit with wings.


Yeah, I've got those extension kits, which is why every time I see the original model, it always throws me off for a second as I wonder "what model is that?" because I'm so used to the extended ones I have.

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I have a pair of them, but I haven't build them yet. Have to work up the energy to bend some of the resin panels flat...

   
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 sing your life wrote:
 H.B.M.C. wrote:
 NinthMusketeer wrote:
C'mon guys how does this thread not have the majesty of the Razorgor yet?
They did say "recent".


Define "recent".:.


Anything still in production guys. Razorgor ticks that box. Definitely the maddest looking pig miniature I've seen.

I let the dogs out 
   
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The clutch of "big lords" from the End of Times with all the swirly whirly nonsense, and their swirly whirly offspring.

I guess people must paint and transport them, but, put me right off...

Oh yes, and every grey knight model ever....

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The repentia have still not grown on me. Though the primaris buggy makes me feel the sisters got off lightly, and if I could get even half decent with greenstuff the new repentia with added robes could work...
[Thumb - Painted Repentia.jpg]

   
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A.T. wrote:
The repentia have still not grown on me. Though the primaris buggy makes me feel the sisters got off lightly, and if I could get even half decent with greenstuff the new repentia with added robes could work...


LOL

I don't like the bathing suits on them.

Yeah I am a grownup and I am well versed in the Anglo-American paradox that hacking people up with chainsaws is wholesome family entertainment while a nipple or naughty bit is a national scandal.

I still think the naughty naughty school girls who need to be punished could have been dressed in rags and bandages preserving their precious modesty and making them look more grimdark. They should also be more emaciated like the flagellents, as is they look kind of well fed and cared for for disgraced prisoners on a suicide mission.

 
   
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St. Louis

 thegreatchimp wrote:
 sing your life wrote:
 H.B.M.C. wrote:
 NinthMusketeer wrote:
C'mon guys how does this thread not have the majesty of the Razorgor yet?
They did say "recent".


Define "recent".:.


Anything still in production guys. Razorgor ticks that box. Definitely the maddest looking pig miniature I've seen.


   
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"Anything still in production" is a kinda terrible barometer as GW still has models from as far back as 1993 (or earlier with the Armour through the ages set) still in production.

27 years ago is not "recent".



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If you break apart my or anyone else's posts line by line I will not read them. 
   
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drinking tea in the snow

Jackal90 wrote:
For me it has to be the harvester for bonereapers.

The actual model for the most part is solid and looks a great.
Even has an element of comedy thrown in with a stormcasts helmet being rejected.

They then added a crotch skeleton because why not?
To make it worse, it’s a key part of the model so removing it is far more work than it should be.
Easier to cut it flat and cover it with a tabard.


I'm generally one who likes goofy and strange models but this one... yeah, the codpiece friend is just a but too much for me.

realism is a lie
 
   
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SoCal

Now I want to name a band “Codpiece Friend”.

   
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 Grimtuff wrote:
"Anything still in production" is a kinda terrible barometer as GW still has models from as far back as 1993 (or earlier with the Armour through the ages set) still in production.

27 years ago is not "recent".
Then we can have a laugh at 27-year-old minis still being sold

Consider; Games Workshop rules not so much games but as toolboxes for players to craft an experience from, and open/narrative/matched play just examples of how things can be put together. 
   
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drinking tea in the snow

 BobtheInquisitor wrote:
Now I want to name a band “Codpiece Friend”.


Live the dream! I can play the euphonium

realism is a lie
 
   
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Dublin

 Grimtuff wrote:
"Anything still in production" is a kinda terrible barometer as GW still has models from as far back as 1993 (or earlier with the Armour through the ages set) still in production.

27 years ago is not "recent".
Ah yeah I know. I was thinking of recent as 2004-2020 when I started the thread, but didn'hard think too hard about naming it. Not too important anyways. I just wanted to exclude all the golden oldies like Clown Nagash,Ariel, etc, because there's plenty of threads on that bunch of misfits already.

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I let the dogs out 
   
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 Dysartes wrote:
 insaniak wrote:

Nah, I love the go-kart. It's the new bikes that miss the mark, for me.


Has anyone figured out how they're meant to steer yet?


Hub-center steering is the the answer you're looking for:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hub-center_steering

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOvItKPifB0

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 NinthMusketeer wrote:
 Grimtuff wrote:
"Anything still in production" is a kinda terrible barometer as GW still has models from as far back as 1993 (or earlier with the Armour through the ages set) still in production.

27 years ago is not "recent".
Then we can have a laugh at 27-year-old minis still being sold


Some second millennium miniatures [like the old warlocks] don't even look that bad by modern standards.

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Feeder: (the gospel according to)Paul is just ancient fanfic that got retconned into canon somehow. 
   
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 NinthMusketeer wrote:
 Grimtuff wrote:
"Anything still in production" is a kinda terrible barometer as GW still has models from as far back as 1993 (or earlier with the Armour through the ages set) still in production.

27 years ago is not "recent".
Then we can have a laugh at 27-year-old minis still being sold


If you want, but Njal Stormcaller in power armour is a classic and that's a hill I'm willing to die on.



A GW fan walks into a bar, buys the same drink as yesterday but pays more.

""Unite" is a human word, ... join me or die."

If you break apart my or anyone else's posts line by line I will not read them. 
   
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Upstate, New York

The mirror universe version of this thread, “The best miniature of ancient times” would be full of awesome stuff. There are a lot of classic sculpts that are still in print, and remain classics.

A lot of metal/finecast I’d love to see a straight port over to plastic. Nothing wrong with the looks of the minis, but the material could use an update. Or old models that just need the sprues recut with modern technology. So much wasted potential on the old open frames.

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Norn Iron

 Nevelon wrote:
The mirror universe version of this thread, “The best miniature of ancient times” would be full of awesome stuff. There are a lot of classic sculpts that are still in print, and remain classics.


15 pages of something similar here.

https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/786702.page

   
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 sing your life wrote:
 NinthMusketeer wrote:
 Grimtuff wrote:
"Anything still in production" is a kinda terrible barometer as GW still has models from as far back as 1993 (or earlier with the Armour through the ages set) still in production.

27 years ago is not "recent".
Then we can have a laugh at 27-year-old minis still being sold


Some second millennium miniatures [like the old warlocks] don't even look that bad by modern standards.
Then they would never appear in this thread in the first place!

Consider; Games Workshop rules not so much games but as toolboxes for players to craft an experience from, and open/narrative/matched play just examples of how things can be put together. 
   
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Norn Iron

It's like, if you went back in time and shot your grandpa, would you exist to go back in time and shoot your grandpa...?

   
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Only if he was a terrible miniature, obviously.

Consider; Games Workshop rules not so much games but as toolboxes for players to craft an experience from, and open/narrative/matched play just examples of how things can be put together. 
   
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Norn Iron

Was there ever a mini made of Warlord Grizgutz?

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SoCal

Do the Gates or Antares minis count as recent enough?


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