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Offline Justnorth

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #100 on: February 09, 2010, 06:54:12 PM »
The new Titan size Giants come with about 8 different head options, six different weapon options etc. so you should never see the sdame Giant twice.
I hear 4 of them are being painted up by 4 different professional miniature painters at the moment so there should be some decent pictures of them painted soonish.
They are made of resin and I think they will retail about 15 pounds less than the Forgeworld Giant, and if you buy three there is a discount and they come in around 25 pounds cheaper than buying three FG giants , also the FG Giant doesn't have much in the way of variations or options available.
These Giants have different torso and legs options as well.
« Last Edit: February 09, 2010, 06:56:52 PM by Justnorth »
GW can pucker their skanky lips and suck my arse.

He's French. Since when do his plans have to be feasible?

Offline Justnorth

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #101 on: February 09, 2010, 06:59:54 PM »
Such big models but they hold a lot of detail so they will ber a treat to paint up for the battlefield.

http://i986.photobucket.com/albums/ae347/thebattleforgephotos/Giants/Prototype%20Resins/ResinGiant01c.jpg

A scale shot with a cart and a halfling...
http://i986.photobucket.com/albums/ae347/thebattleforgephotos/Giants/Prototype%20Resins/ResinGiant01a.jpg
GW can pucker their skanky lips and suck my arse.

He's French. Since when do his plans have to be feasible?

Offline rufus sparkfire

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #102 on: February 14, 2010, 01:07:40 PM »
Back to Perry war of the roses again:

I painted the four men-at-arms. They are quite tall and thin compared to most of my other miniatures.

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If I wanted to.

Offline MrDWhitey

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #103 on: February 14, 2010, 02:22:33 PM »
Really nice!
I thought he should act responsibly and just kill himself.

Offline Mathi Alfblut

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #104 on: February 14, 2010, 05:21:24 PM »
Those Men-at-arms are really sweet!
Oh, and remember GW made it personal, not you!

Offline rufus sparkfire

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« Reply #105 on: February 15, 2010, 12:20:03 PM »
They are really nice models. As soon as I buy some more glue, I will have a go at the halberdiers and archers.

Anyway, I recommend them.
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Offline Zygmund

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #106 on: February 15, 2010, 01:12:34 PM »
Elegant, even gracious. Excellent models, the more so thanks to the low price per figure, compared to certain another company.

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Offline Finlay

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #107 on: February 22, 2010, 03:22:16 PM »
So I searched around at home and could find none of my Riccos!
Wondering if I sold them, although I don't remember doing so.

So the WotR plastics it is I guess. Whats the ratio of models? I don't really need/want Archers.
I don't care about the rules.

Pass the machete.

Offline MrDWhitey

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #108 on: February 22, 2010, 04:06:03 PM »
As far as I can remember, it was 40 figures in total, with a max of 30 archers or 18 billmen.

Edit: Ah yes, this will help:

http://theminiaturespage.com/news/904883/
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I thought he should act responsibly and just kill himself.

Offline FR1DAY

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #109 on: February 22, 2010, 04:13:47 PM »
Finlay,

If you are making pikemen then you can only get 12 per box as 6 of the bill arms are in inappropriate positions for pikes. You end up with lots of archers!

Will post some pics of mine in the next couple of days.

Adam
There are 40 different shades of black, so many fortresses and ways to attack.

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Offline ZeroTwentythree

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #110 on: February 22, 2010, 04:19:13 PM »

I would just wait it out a bit. They are supposed to be releasing a second box of figures, specifically for pikemen, handgunners and crossbow.

Offline Midaski

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #111 on: February 22, 2010, 04:20:46 PM »
They don't have to all be archers - if you have Ed.6 soldiers arms you can slice off at the shoulder and use the GW matching arm pairs.

The only problem is the 'heroic' weapons size difference.
I've been experimenting with Warlord and Perry plastics and so far my opinion is that if you keep the weapons the same per unit then it looks fairly ok.
That is - use whatever bodies you like, but only use GW weapons in a unit, or only use Warlord/Perry weapons.

Looking at the time scales on the first set, it could be past the summer before the second set of Perry stuff is ready.
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You mean they will be using Ouija boards instead of Tarot cards for their business plans from now on?

Offline ZeroTwentythree

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #112 on: February 22, 2010, 04:24:27 PM »
Looking at the time scales on the first set, it could be past the summer before the second set of Perry stuff is ready.

Well, I suppose that could be a problem if you need the figures right now:-P


Offline Midaski

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #113 on: February 22, 2010, 04:33:39 PM »

Well, I suppose that could be a problem if you need the figures right now:-P

 :icon_rolleyes: Have you ever known a hobbyist who doesn't ..............
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Metal to Finecast - It is mostly a swap of medium. 

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Offline ZeroTwentythree

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #114 on: February 22, 2010, 04:36:34 PM »


I'm working on it. I was doing well until falling off the wagon last year. But I'm back on track for the moment. The true test will be the Cold Wars vendor's hall in a couple weeks.   :ph34r:

Offline Finlay

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #115 on: February 22, 2010, 04:38:39 PM »
Looking at the time scales on the first set, it could be past the summer before the second set of Perry stuff is ready.

Well, I suppose that could be a problem if you need the figures right now:-P
I need them for the eurobash
I don't care about the rules.

Pass the machete.

Offline rufus sparkfire

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #116 on: February 22, 2010, 05:03:59 PM »
So the WotR plastics it is I guess. Whats the ratio of models? I don't really need/want Archers.

I'm doing mine as 24 halberdiers and 16 bowmen (well, 14 plus standard and musician).

If you want pikemen, buy something else.
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Offline Finlay

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #117 on: February 22, 2010, 05:22:42 PM »
I'm going Artizan for the Pikes I reckon. 18 quid for 20.

Rufus, did you buy 2 boxes of the WotR? they say that you can only make 18 billmen per box.
If I could get away with one box of WotR for some Billmen, and the Artizan pack (plus some more, or borrow some random pikemen from someone) for my 2 infantry units, I'd be pleased.
I don't care about the rules.

Pass the machete.

Offline rufus sparkfire

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #118 on: February 22, 2010, 05:29:01 PM »
I just bought one. You can make 18 halberdiers, 4 men-at-arms with poleaxes, a standard bearer and a musician. That makes 24 halberdiers.

I like the Artizan pikemen, though they are annoying to paint thanks to their outfits. I've had eight of them sitting around half-painted since I bought them in December.
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Offline Mathi Alfblut

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #119 on: February 22, 2010, 05:34:31 PM »
Damn... I wish I had money and I would order a package of them sweet Perry minis. A nice looking, even if a bit small, halberdier unit.
And when you have collected a number of boxes, you suddenly got yourself a unit of different looking greatswords/Reiksguard on foot with what became the knights weapon of choice for dismounted combat, the versatile poleaxe!  :engel:
Oh, the lovely dreams.

But it would also give you a shitload of archers, but hey, it would surely give me a solid base to create a Bretonnian force around.  :icon_mrgreen:
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Offline rufus sparkfire

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #120 on: February 23, 2010, 10:55:40 AM »
Buy them!


Here's a quick picture of the halberdiers I've painted so far:

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Offline FR1DAY

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #121 on: February 23, 2010, 10:59:23 AM »
Very nice,

where did you get the banner from?
There are 40 different shades of black, so many fortresses and ways to attack.

So why you complaining!

Offline rufus sparkfire

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #122 on: February 23, 2010, 01:59:47 PM »
It's one of imperial forge's decals.

Still waiting to see pictures of your models!
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If I wanted to.

Offline rufus sparkfire

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #123 on: February 23, 2010, 02:36:19 PM »
Also:

I don't know if this has been mentioned already, but the Assault Group have just released some of a new Italian range:

http://www.theassaultgroup.co.uk/pages/page.php?First-Italians-released-144

Pikemen, arquebussiers and Papal guards. Swordsmen on the way, apparently. Great for the warhammer-empire summer campaign!
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Offline Finlay

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Re: Other Manufacturers
« Reply #124 on: February 23, 2010, 03:09:36 PM »
Those look a bit rubbish, especially the pikemen.
I don't care about the rules.

Pass the machete.