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Forum: Trading Area   02-14-16, 11:08 PM
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Posted By Silens
H: Badger Renegade Velocity Airbrush, Compressor w/ tank, Ultrasonic Bath| W:

So I've been out of the hobby for well over a year now and I have this stuff just sitting around, not getting used. I could use the money more.

The tank cost me 60 and I think it's the same one...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-06-15, 09:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 732
Posted By Silens
I'm a big fan of 3-tone priming myself. Similar...

I'm a big fan of 3-tone priming myself. Similar as you said, spray it black and then instead of white you use a neutral grey at a 45 degree angle. Then hit from the top down with white if you're...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   06-02-15, 08:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,204
Posted By Silens
Very nice. Very bug-like on the Destroyer Lord;...

Very nice. Very bug-like on the Destroyer Lord; my stick insect rears up like that.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   04-09-15, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 873
Posted By Silens
My post didn't post. :cray: My guide to...

My post didn't post. :cray:

My guide to painting bloodletters:

1. Paint black.

2. "Drybrush" a neutral grey quite heavily mostly from above (most strokes going in a downward direction). The...
Forum: Technical Help   03-13-15, 11:22 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 18,203
Posted By Silens
Not agaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaain! D:

Not agaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaain! D:
Forum: Modelling and Painting   03-04-15, 06:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,272
Posted By Silens
Looking good! Can't wait to see her finished. :)

Looking good! Can't wait to see her finished. :)
Forum: Modelling and Painting   03-02-15, 07:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Silens
Pigments! :D I've got Secret Weapon Burning...

Pigments! :D I've got Secret Weapon Burning Sands. Might be worth looking into their pigment fixer, too.
Forum: Roleplay Games   03-01-15, 12:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,986
Posted By Silens
In case anybody is wondering, this is still...

In case anybody is wondering, this is still something I'm working on but uni has pushed it to the side for now.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   02-27-15, 08:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,096
Posted By Silens
Would love to see a guide on painting white like...

Would love to see a guide on painting white like you do. :)

Lovely work. + rep

EDIT

Must spread rep around first.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   02-20-15, 12:24 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,272
Posted By Silens
I prefer the left foot (her right foot, the...

I prefer the left foot (her right foot, the second one you did). Loving your work so far. Can't wait to see this completed.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   02-17-15, 11:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 476
Posted By Silens
Yep, I have an ultrasonic bath. It's not as good...

Yep, I have an ultrasonic bath. It's not as good as the idea seems. I think a greater advantage of the bath is that once you've scrubbed them and removed almost all of the paint then it gets the last...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   02-06-15, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 646
Posted By Silens
Bitz websites and green stuff. :)

Bitz websites and green stuff. :)
Forum: Off Topic   01-21-15, 02:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,200
Posted By Silens
Dragon dildos.

Dragon dildos.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-20-15, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By Silens
Another thought is that it might be residue, such...

Another thought is that it might be residue, such as mould release, left on the miniatures. Do you wash your minis before painting?
Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-18-15, 10:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 575
Posted By Silens
If it's a resin or pewter model I'll normally go...

If it's a resin or pewter model I'll normally go for a gloss varnish and then as many matt varnishes as are needed to get rid of the gloss. On a plastic model? Varnishes tend to be used less for...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-17-15, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,244
Posted By Silens
Awesome work. Really great stuff. Can't wait to...

Awesome work. Really great stuff. Can't wait to see 'em painted! I'm envious I don't get to do it myself.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-16-15, 04:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,244
Posted By Silens
I'd like to be able to see the claws a bit...

I'd like to be able to see the claws a bit better, but that should come with the full-profile shots.
Forum: General 40k   01-15-15, 08:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,649
Posted By Silens
Nobody has heard that rumour because there isn't...

Nobody has heard that rumour because there isn't a rumour? What the hell was in that link?

(This was a joke, I understand that you're trying to say there is no 40K total war game coming, your...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-15-15, 09:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,244
Posted By Silens
Holy crap that's awesome! I'd love to see a few...

Holy crap that's awesome! I'd love to see a few more full-profile shots from different angles. + Rep
Forum: General 40k   01-15-15, 09:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,649
Posted By Silens
Anybody else seen the rumours circulating about...

Anybody else seen the rumours circulating about Total War: 40K from Creative Assemly?

http://www.polygon.com/2015/1/14/7544727/total-war-warhammer-announced-creative-assembly
Forum: Kickstarters   01-15-15, 08:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,022
Posted By Silens
So the Kickstarter ended quite some time ago now...

So the Kickstarter ended quite some time ago now and the pledge manager also closed; there's no way of contributing to this Kickstarter any more and as such desires for the limited edition extras...
Forum: Archived Competitions   01-12-15, 12:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,297
Posted By Silens
All stunning entries so far. :)

All stunning entries so far. :)
Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-09-15, 09:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 599
Posted By Silens
I've had success with a cotton bud/q-tip and...

I've had success with a cotton bud/q-tip and white spirits/mineral spirits but I think that these might damage the plastic underneath? I'd go for some strong alcohol.
Forum: Technical Help   01-09-15, 05:37 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 18,203
Posted By Silens
It's fixed for me. It's very distressing when my...

It's fixed for me. It's very distressing when my butt is not the palest thing in the room.
Forum: Technical Help   01-08-15, 07:19 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 18,203
Posted By Silens
It's white again!

It's white again!
Forum: General 40k   01-06-15, 11:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,400
Posted By Silens
That's why I'd treat it as a 3+, or at least a...

That's why I'd treat it as a 3+, or at least a 4+. Vehicles can block LOS, but drop pods are fuzzy enough that you find a nice mid point between invincible (which one effectively is against someone...
Forum: General 40k   01-06-15, 04:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,400
Posted By Silens
Eh'... Why not just count the drop pod as 3+...

Eh'... Why not just count the drop pod as 3+ cover and be done with it?
Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-04-15, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,286
Posted By Silens
http://youtu.be/srApkrqaHFo?t=4m51s

http://youtu.be/srApkrqaHFo?t=4m51s
Forum: Modelling and Painting   01-02-15, 09:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,093
Posted By Silens
Looks great! Really well done. I think you need...

Looks great! Really well done. I think you need to clean up the gold trim a bit, such as in pics 7 and 8, but it looks really fantastic.
Forum: Off Topic   01-01-15, 09:55 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 16,384
Posted By Silens
You have caught my attention.

You have caught my attention.
Forum: Off Topic   12-26-14, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By Silens
Oh, I must've misread? I thought I read someone...

Oh, I must've misread? I thought I read someone saying something like "I'll believe it when I see it in Nature".

If that's the case then bollocks to what I said, this is awesome.
Forum: Off Topic   12-26-14, 03:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By Silens
Fair point. Like I said, I don't know enough to...

Fair point. Like I said, I don't know enough to debunk it properly and I will remain skeptical until I see it in a scientific journal.
Forum: Off Topic   12-26-14, 02:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By Silens
I think it means that it doesn't use any input...

I think it means that it doesn't use any input from us in the forum of electricity or something similar.

Though I do think this sounds like a load of bollocks. The way things cool down, as I...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   12-22-14, 02:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 556
Posted By Silens
Nostalgia - The good!

We've had threads in the past about posting pictures miniatures that you painted when you were new to the hobby. We all know how that goes. But what about miniatures which we painted a long time ago...
Forum: Roleplay Games   12-22-14, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,986
Posted By Silens
Ranged weapons and actions We're talking...

Ranged weapons and actions

We're talking about standard actions and full-round attack actions.

2 standard actions per turn. We're thinking turns lasting 3 seconds each is good.

We've got...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   12-22-14, 10:37 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,485
Posted By Silens
Er, well... My opinion is that THIS is how it...

Er, well... My opinion is that THIS is how it should be done so I don't think showing my own OSL would be appropriate. But that's not the point, we're just discussing what we like. What difference...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   12-21-14, 08:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,485
Posted By Silens
Honestly, I didn't even see the weathering until...

Honestly, I didn't even see the weathering until now, but I think it's tastefully minimalist.

I think we'll just have to agree to disagree with the OSL. :)

My least favourite part is actually...
Forum: Archived Competitions   12-21-14, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,663
Posted By Silens
I have neither the miniatures nor the paint to...

I have neither the miniatures nor the paint to enter this month. Well, I DO have some miniatures laying about but I've lost my paints. Sad times.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   12-21-14, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,485
Posted By Silens
No idea. Maybe the searchlight isn't on...

No idea. Maybe the searchlight isn't on full-power right now, but it's easier to keep them on a little bit for when you need them so you don't have to wait for them to warm-up. Maybe it is on but the...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   12-21-14, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,485
Posted By Silens
I disagree with Jams, I thought the OSL was...

I disagree with Jams, I thought the OSL was fantastic and incredibly convincing. Are the banners custom decals or free-hand work?

Everything looks clean, crisp, and just all-round sexy.
Forum: Roleplay Games   12-20-14, 01:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,986
Posted By Silens
HIT POINTS :D So me and my friend are...

HIT POINTS :D

So me and my friend are currently discussing hit-points and weapon damage.

A lot of individuals in the realm of Halo have shields, so this pretty much means that we're required...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   12-17-14, 10:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,578
Posted By Silens
http://perfumepharmer.com/organic-perfume-skincare...

http://perfumepharmer.com/organic-perfume-skincare-remedies/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/Desert-fire.jpg

I think you would go about this by painting the base a sort of yellowish orange and then...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   12-15-14, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 636
Posted By Silens
Varnish: the #1 reason to purchase an airbrush. ...

Varnish: the #1 reason to purchase an airbrush.

Not even kidding, I hate spray can varnishes.

I believe that GW do a paint-pot varnish? Lahmian Medium? IIRC this is a matt varnish. Aside from...
Forum: Roleplay Games   12-15-14, 12:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,986
Posted By Silens
Much like the D&D/Pathfinder Feats and Features...

Much like the D&D/Pathfinder Feats and Features section, I wished to introduce something which went a little further than just skills. I've elected to call this Special Training. Special Training may...
Forum: Roleplay Games   12-15-14, 12:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,986
Posted By Silens
We're (me and some friends) are looking at a...

We're (me and some friends) are looking at a skill system. My only experience is with Pathfinder remember. :)

This is the list of skills so far.

Engineering - Maintenance/repair of things,...
Forum: Roleplay Games   12-15-14, 12:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,986
Posted By Silens
That's what I'm doing! I've been talking with...

That's what I'm doing! I've been talking with friends and we're pretty sure we've got the ranged combat system done.

Each weapon fits into one of three types: Assault, Sidearm or Heavy
Each...
Forum: Roleplay Games   12-13-14, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,986
Posted By Silens
As I said in the OP, I like the idea of making my...

As I said in the OP, I like the idea of making my own system.
Forum: Roleplay Games   12-12-14, 11:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,986
Posted By Silens
Building a System - The Halo Universe

So I'd really love to run a Halo RPG game but I have a problem! There is no Halo RPG game (that I can find, even if there is I like the idea of making my own system). I want the players to be playing...
Forum: Off Topic   12-11-14, 10:59 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,653
Posted By Silens
Decided against the machete and getting her a...

Decided against the machete and getting her a dissecting kit now. :D
Forum: Modelling and Painting   12-10-14, 11:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,578
Posted By Silens
http://www.starwarsreport.com/wp-content/uploads/2...

http://www.starwarsreport.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/Capture1.png
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