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Title: Meat Hating Robot Pirates
Post by: ZeroTwentythree on June 12, 2018, 11:20:44 AM
This is a slow burning project of mine. I loved Rogue Trader and 2nd ed. 40k. I also loved Necromunda. And Future Wars. And a handful of other sci-fi games. But I haven't done any sci-fi gaming in a long time, and have been itching to do something.

Combine that with a bit of "They're Made Out of Meat (http://www.terrybisson.com/page6/page6.html)"...

And some robocentric anthems (https://missile-command.bandcamp.com/track/brand-new-day)...

...and the Meat Hating Robot Pirates are born. Or, rather, assembled from escapees and scrap from the meat-worlds. I'm starting off easy, prepping some stock minis that have the oldschool miniatures vibe that I like...

(https://2.bp.blogspot.com/-qV9fzcUaul4/Wx9B2ZAy44I/AAAAAAAAHNU/cQTnLDgivccaIv4j36PLtmyWOh4gkGTUACLcBGAs/s1600/bots%2Bgroup%2B01.jpg)

...plus the previously painted...

(https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-F3YljYRLWzI/V_shKEwu5HI/AAAAAAAAEEU/bJsK0C-qVTwurNeMRSlJi5ajItgD5rGpwCPcBGAYYCw/s1600/dbot023a_zps8c376b77.jpg)

Eventually I'd like to move on to some involved kitbashing. I'll post some more on the concepts & ideas as I go.

Title: Re: Meat Hating Robot Pirates
Post by: GamesPoet on June 12, 2018, 11:59:40 AM
Very cool! :::cheers:::

Where'd that painted one come from?
Title: Re: Meat Hating Robot Pirates
Post by: Rowsdower on June 12, 2018, 12:13:56 PM
Is one of those from a Judge Dredd range?
Title: Re: Meat Hating Robot Pirates
Post by: Gankom on June 12, 2018, 04:22:09 PM
I love "They're Made of Meat" and it's great inspiration for a band like that. I look forward to seeing them painted and any kitbashed.
Title: Re: Meat Hating Robot Pirates
Post by: ZeroTwentythree on June 13, 2018, 05:43:34 PM
Very cool! :::cheers:::

Where'd that painted one come from?

Thanks! The painted one changed hands several times. I think I got it from Maxi-mini. I believe Armorcast now has the molds & casting rights and will be putting it (and others) back into production.

Is one of those from a Judge Dredd range?

Not that I'm aware. Which one?

On that topic, I was disappointed that the Foundry & Warlord 2000AD minis disappeared by the time I started thinking about this project. I might have included a few ABC warriors. I'm not even sure the Warlord minis ever went into production.
Title: Re: Meat Hating Robot Pirates
Post by: GamesPoet on June 13, 2018, 05:57:58 PM
Very cool! :::cheers:::

Where'd that painted one come from?
Thanks! The painted one changed hands several times. I think I got it from Maxi-mini. I believe Armorcast now has the molds & casting rights and will be putting it (and others) back into production.
I like that figure a lot, and hope they do!
Title: Re: Meat Hating Robot Pirates
Post by: Midaski on June 13, 2018, 09:05:08 PM

On that topic, I was disappointed that the Foundry & Warlord 2000AD minis disappeared by the time I started thinking about this project. I might have included a few ABC warriors. I'm not even sure the Warlord minis ever went into production.

I seem to recall they announced the range was going not so long ago in an email - not sure if one can access their old newsletters?

Might be worth emailing to see if they had some left over?
Title: Re: Meat Hating Robot Pirates
Post by: ZeroTwentythree on June 15, 2018, 03:22:22 AM
It seemed like there was build up & then suddenly everything disappeared.