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1 minute ago, marsniper_27 said:

When you can get a 2 player starter set for only $7 how do you pass up the opportunity (wrath of kings by c'mon).

Where did you find that deal?

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I have quite a few things getting started, aside from the 2x Battleship.

Kingdom Death Gorm is under assembly!

A pair of figures from Frozen Ninja that I'll proxy into Shadows of Brimstone.

I have called the KDM Gigalion and survivors done at least 3 times now but keep going back for adjustments and fixes. I think the survivors are "really done" now and I might put another hour into the gigalion and then take pics. Pics below are from several weeks ago, will finalize and update.

 

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2 hours ago, Barb Bliss said:

Where did you find that deal?

Miniature market  https://www.miniaturemarket.com/cmnwok001.html

C'mon hasn't killed the range but there also hasn't been anything new for it in like a year but the game looked interesting so for that price (full rulebook is on sale as well for $10) had to grab it. I wish I knew for sure if me and my friend were going to like it the army sets are on clearance for $35 which is 24-30 models depending on the army. Or this one is even on for $12 for 39 minis https://www.miniaturemarket.com/cmnwok04001.html since it's army it has duplicates but still that value is pretty crazy and it's 12 or 13 unique sculpts still.

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34 minutes ago, marsniper_27 said:

Miniature market  https://www.miniaturemarket.com/cmnwok001.html

C'mon hasn't killed the range but there also hasn't been anything new for it in like a year but the game looked interesting so for that price (full rulebook is on sale as well for $10) had to grab it. I wish I knew for sure if me and my friend were going to like it the army sets are on clearance for $35 which is 24-30 models depending on the army. Or this one is even on for $12 for 39 minis https://www.miniaturemarket.com/cmnwok04001.html since it's army it has duplicates but still that value is pretty crazy and it's 12 or 13 unique sculpts still.

They have a few great deals, but not enough for free shipping, so not so great after all.

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2 hours ago, Barb Bliss said:

They have a few great deals, but not enough for free shipping, so not so great after all.

$6 flat rate shipping wife ordered me $60 of stuff so shipping was acceptable

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52 minutes ago, marsniper_27 said:

$6 flat rate shipping wife ordered me $60 of stuff so shipping was acceptable

I wasn't going to buy a $4 item and pay $6 for shipping.  😢

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1 hour ago, Barb Bliss said:

I wasn't going to buy a $4 item and pay $6 for shipping.  😢

Ya $4 makes it a bit hard. Means you just need to find a couple more cool things to get lol

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2 minutes ago, marsniper_27 said:

Ya $4 makes it a bit hard. Means you just need to find a couple more cool things to get lol

Unfortunately I did.

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21 hours ago, Zoxe said:

 

I have quite a few things getting started, aside from the 2x Battleship.

Kingdom Death Gorm is under assembly!

A pair of figures from Frozen Ninja that I'll proxy into Shadows of Brimstone.

I have called the KDM Gigalion and survivors done at least 3 times now but keep going back for adjustments and fixes. I think the survivors are "really done" now and I might put another hour into the gigalion and then take pics. Pics below are from several weeks ago, will finalize and update.

 

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The lion thingie is pretty cool.  The baby rhino mash up is kind a creepy!

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On 12/2/2019 at 11:09 AM, Zoxe said:

 

I have quite a few things getting started, aside from the 2x Battleship.

Kingdom Death Gorm is under assembly!

A pair of figures from Frozen Ninja that I'll proxy into Shadows of Brimstone.

I have called the KDM Gigalion and survivors done at least 3 times now but keep going back for adjustments and fixes. I think the survivors are "really done" now and I might put another hour into the gigalion and then take pics. Pics below are from several weeks ago, will finalize and update.

 

20191201_153433.thumb.jpg.02920a67bf1aab47ad1fac4fb1349d89.jpg20191117_094434.thumb.jpg.1817ede39fe71fff00781cbbbf8d3d68.jpg20190922_100618.thumb.jpg.505a3bd6c55cf43517746f3c22c89935.jpg20190922_100558.thumb.jpg.1b180593261ef20e3db9c3726d477c7a.jpg

Goodness, you're so talented! 

Question for you, and for everyone: how does one get started painting minis? I like doing my polymer clay ones, but I'd love to try my hand at painting some proper ones. 

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1 hour ago, Anne said:

Goodness, you're so talented! 

Question for you, and for everyone: how does one get started painting minis? I like doing my polymer clay ones, but I'd love to try my hand at painting some proper ones. 

There's no right or wrong way to get started and it depends what your end goals are or what style you prefer.

In general though, I recommend hobby grade paints (and a premade set can be good value, Reaper is available via Amazon), a decent primer (I don't personally recommend rattle cans anymore, but Vallejo surface primer and stynlrez can be brushed on by hand) and a set of decent brushes (Army Painter Most Wanted still get use on every project).  Beyond that all you really need is some paper towels, a solo cup, and a plastic disposable plate.

For other tools, I wrote this a couple of years ago, and it's still mostly relevant.  https://zoxes.blogspot.com/2017/11/zoxes-getting-started-guide.html?m=1

 

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3 hours ago, Anne said:

Goodness, you're so talented! 

Question for you, and for everyone: how does one get started painting minis? I like doing my polymer clay ones, but I'd love to try my hand at painting some proper ones. 

Youtube has a ton of videos on how to paint or watching a guy paint a mini and what techniques he uses.  Mileage varies, but they were a great boost in the beginning for me.

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4 hours ago, Anne said:

Goodness, you're so talented! 

Question for you, and for everyone: how does one get started painting minis? I like doing my polymer clay ones, but I'd love to try my hand at painting some proper ones. 

I came from a clay figurine background and I actually use several of the same techniques that I did with clay on the miniatures (only at a much smaller scale!). I got a pair of jeweler's glasses to help see what I am doing. I'm one of those people that uses apple barrel for their paints because I am familiar with it and know how to make it do what I want it to do. Haven't jumped over to the Reaper Paints yet but I am also not doing contests either.

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