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Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-26-10, 12:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,302
Posted By Rob1981
You close that bloody box Pandora! Looking...

You close that bloody box Pandora!

Looking good, object sourced lighting now huh? I was going to try that out on Ramos but bottled it. Need to put some of my Malifaux minis up on here. Need to...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-20-10, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 555
Posted By Rob1981
I filed down the ridged armour plates on mine to...

I filed down the ridged armour plates on mine to give them a smoother look
Forum: General 40k   08-19-10, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,634
Posted By Rob1981
The Doom of Malan'ti, it's ridiculous...

The Doom of Malan'ti, it's ridiculous invulnerable save and powerful attacks make it a pain in the arse to get rid of if you can't assault it
Forum: General 40k   08-19-10, 08:55 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,939
Posted By Rob1981
people who 'leapfrog' with things like...

people who 'leapfrog' with things like landraiders & battlewagons (by leapfrogging I mean measuring from front to back rather than front to front)
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-18-10, 04:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,794
Posted By Rob1981
Great stuff mate! The blue 'Care Bear' idea went...

Great stuff mate! The blue 'Care Bear' idea went did it? Still, you can have some rep for him
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-13-10, 07:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,518
Posted By Rob1981
bloody hell- amazing stuff, the monolith in...

bloody hell- amazing stuff, the monolith in particular
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-12-10, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 640
Posted By Rob1981
Check out the Malifaux Hoarcats from Wyrd...

Check out the Malifaux Hoarcats from Wyrd miniatures. Theres a three headed leopard as well
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-11-10, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,733
Posted By Rob1981
Don't do things by half do you ;) it doesn't make...

Don't do things by half do you ;) it doesn't make that much of a difference, the Brass Arachnid is only 2ss so I can do a 30 with or without it (the only difference is the soulstone cache) The...
Forum: Scenery & Basing   08-11-10, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,347
Posted By Rob1981
I use bits of sprue on bases as twisted rebar,...

I use bits of sprue on bases as twisted rebar, works quite well
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-11-10, 12:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,733
Posted By Rob1981
Yeah, you won't get any reactivating steamborg...

Yeah, you won't get any reactivating steamborg this time around! Ramos' box makes up 28ss, could call 30ss to give a couple of extra stones. I'll be picking up an Electrical Creation from WGS as...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-11-10, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,733
Posted By Rob1981
Bloody hell you did that fast! going to have to...

Bloody hell you did that fast! going to have to put the foot down with the spiders!

Looking good, can't wait to see what you do with Teddy... (can't remember if teddy's in the Pandora box?)
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-09-10, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 15,147
Posted By Rob1981
blu tac is your friend for making sure things fit...

blu tac is your friend for making sure things fit first. look at the model and think 'where am I going to have trouble painting this model?' and glue everything that won't obstruct you, for example...
Forum: General 40k   08-06-10, 03:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,018
Posted By Rob1981
Eldar are super-elite, their troops are dedicated...

Eldar are super-elite, their troops are dedicated towards single functions so the whole army needs to work as one to win games. Space Marines are a little generic in my opinion
Forum: General 40k   08-05-10, 12:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,166
Posted By Rob1981
Space Wolves. Need I say anymore?

Space Wolves. Need I say anymore?
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-04-10, 09:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,037
Posted By Rob1981
looking good, nice to see this one finished

looking good, nice to see this one finished
Forum: Project Logs   08-04-10, 12:22 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 25,930
Posted By Rob1981
try thinning your paints a little, particularly...

try thinning your paints a little, particularly the brown around the plasma gun grip on the second to last plague marine, two thin coats are better than one thick one.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-04-10, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,378
Posted By Rob1981
have a look at my Killa Kans: on one of their...

have a look at my Killa Kans: on one of their bases is a dead Space Marine buried under masonry, being stepped on by a Kan, no reason you couldn't have a 'fex impailing a dead marine's chest. With a...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   08-01-10, 01:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 890
Posted By Rob1981
I'll second the Vallejo 'game colour' range. You...

I'll second the Vallejo 'game colour' range. You get moe in the bottle at a better price :D I think they cover a bit better as well (the ones I have anyway)
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-31-10, 09:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,195
Posted By Rob1981
Wow. I too was expecting a kid with a ton of...

Wow. I too was expecting a kid with a ton of marines dipped in blue paint. It's pleasant ot be surprised. Out of interest what technique did you use to get the weathering on the Vindicator's blade?
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-31-10, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,271
Posted By Rob1981
loving the fighta-bomba, the stompa's coming on...

loving the fighta-bomba, the stompa's coming on as well, looking forward to seeing it finished
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-30-10, 11:36 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,707
Posted By Rob1981
I can't believe SW playes are moaning that one of...

I can't believe SW playes are moaning that one of the weakest armies has a way around the most ridiculously unbalanced special rule / psychic power in the game
Forum: General 40k   07-30-10, 11:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,068
Posted By Rob1981
I have a very strong sense of forboding about...

I have a very strong sense of forboding about this. From the (albeit early) screenshots it looks like 'World of Warhammer' not pleasing scenes, 40k should be dark and grimy not bright and cartoony....
Forum: Project Logs   07-30-10, 06:34 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 10,037
Posted By Rob1981
Liking the lootas, the Nob looks good as well....

Liking the lootas, the Nob looks good as well. The problem with the Mega Blasta is that there's no interface between the existing gun and the new barrels, scavence a tau weapon and cut the little...
Forum: Project Logs   07-30-10, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 403
Posted By Rob1981
Da Projekt

In true Orky spirit I have decided to design and build my own battlewagon from scratch, it uses roughly the same 'bounding box' as a landraider does, I am in the process of designing modular bolt-ons...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-30-10, 12:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,688
Posted By Rob1981
it's not a superglue story but I drilled longwise...

it's not a superglue story but I drilled longwise into my finger whilst drilling out a gun barrel.
Forum: General Warhammer   07-29-10, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 736
Posted By Rob1981
I usually go all-nurgle but Tzeench has more uses...

I usually go all-nurgle but Tzeench has more uses under 8th ed. (regular chaos warriors get a 5+ ward save in combat). The new fear rules however are really good when combined with Nurgle- a failed...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-29-10, 09:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 962
Posted By Rob1981
I like it! Some bits look a little clean though,...

I like it! Some bits look a little clean though, I'd whack some weathering powder on the metals and the tracks / wheels
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-28-10, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 822
Posted By Rob1981
no idea but those resin engines are awesome!

no idea but those resin engines are awesome!
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-28-10, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By Rob1981
and it needs to be a troop choice to take...

and it needs to be a troop choice to take objectives but anything can contest an objective (stop you from scoring it). So not only do you have to have a squad sitting on it, you have to clear it out...
Forum: General Warhammer   07-28-10, 03:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 23,826
Posted By Rob1981
Empire I think have gone from bottom tier to way...

Empire I think have gone from bottom tier to way up top somewhere simply due to horde rules and cheap heroes & lords. The new rules for cannons help them a lot as well
Forum: Warhammer Tactics   07-28-10, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,701
Posted By Rob1981
Couldn't have put it better, I'd personally drop...

Couldn't have put it better, I'd personally drop the dogs- they're all but useless in the new edition- and pick up some more marauders, a big unit of marauders with shields, light armour and no mark...
Forum: Scenery & Basing   07-28-10, 11:59 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,613
Posted By Rob1981
The trick is to make it structurally stable, you...

The trick is to make it structurally stable, you will need to transfer the load across to the supporting walls- in short you will nned to make a supporting arch that runs the complete span and infill...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-28-10, 09:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,289
Posted By Rob1981
For rusted metal, I use the vallejo pigments....

For rusted metal, I use the vallejo pigments. Have a look at my Killa Kans in my project log for an idea of the effect. All you need to do is work the pigment into the area you want rusted and set it...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-26-10, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,196
Posted By Rob1981
the units base attacks stat in its profile are...

the units base attacks stat in its profile are without the bonuses from CCWs so even with no arms it can still fight (kind of) although in your case a Killa Kan becomes much less effective!
Forum: General 40k   07-26-10, 10:17 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,342
Posted By Rob1981
coke cans as dreadnoughts. And a jar of sand as a...

coke cans as dreadnoughts. And a jar of sand as a mycetic spore
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-26-10, 09:27 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,600
Posted By Rob1981
As it doesn't have a strength and doesn't say...

As it doesn't have a strength and doesn't say 'instant death' in it's rules I would say that EW doesn't protect against it. Making Jaws of the World Wolf even more broken than it already is.
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-26-10, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 673
Posted By Rob1981
Looking good considering it's your first attempt....

Looking good considering it's your first attempt. You're doing the right thing sorting them out in batches of 5- particularly with Orks, it gets a bit disheartening when you have huge pile of the...
Forum: General 40k   07-26-10, 12:04 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,539
Posted By Rob1981
Put him in a squad of Nob Bikers with a Painboy...

Put him in a squad of Nob Bikers with a Painboy and he gets FNP as well! (if you can handle the cheese that is)

I'm liking Orks at the moment, it's given me the opportunity to build some random...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-25-10, 07:46 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,651
Posted By Rob1981
love the metal effect used on the stompas armour

love the metal effect used on the stompas armour
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-25-10, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,592
Posted By Rob1981
looking good!

looking good!
Forum: Project Logs   07-23-10, 09:57 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 32,094
Posted By Rob1981
these look amazing, what are you building them...

these look amazing, what are you building them out of?
Forum: Scenery & Basing   07-23-10, 10:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,462
Posted By Rob1981
Great stuff, might do a bit of this myself for...

Great stuff, might do a bit of this myself for some larger billboard signs
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-23-10, 10:13 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,723
Posted By Rob1981
Definately picking this kit up, tell me are there...

Definately picking this kit up, tell me are there bits to suitably nurglify it or am I going to have to break out the greenstuff?
Forum: Ork Army Lists   07-23-10, 10:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,554
Posted By Rob1981
Koptas are great- give them big bomms as well, as...

Koptas are great- give them big bomms as well, as a contingency against the massed Guard infantry formations, turbo boost them onto the board (if you need to) with an outflank, bomm an infantry unit...
Forum: General Warhammer   07-23-10, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 641
Posted By Rob1981
head or weapon swaps are easiest. Another way to...

head or weapon swaps are easiest. Another way to do it is to make them something else- I did this with some of the 40k Ork boyz by combining them with the Lootas / Burnas box to make up the extra...
Forum: 40k Rules Discussion   07-22-10, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,063
Posted By Rob1981
I think I'll definately be picking this up from FW

I think I'll definately be picking this up from FW
Forum: Project Logs   07-22-10, 03:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 716
Posted By Rob1981
looking good

looking good
Forum: General 40k   07-21-10, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 765
Posted By Rob1981
Doom of Malan'ti and Mob Rule

How does the Doom's effect (Ld on 3d if memory serves) interface with the Orks Mob Rule (any mob may exchange it's Ld for the number of Orks in the unit) as it could be considered that they pass all...
Forum: Modelling and Painting   07-21-10, 12:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,034
Posted By Rob1981
Yes it is- I use Vallejo 'bloody red', it's...

Yes it is- I use Vallejo 'bloody red', it's exactly the same colour but has a better consistency (and you get more for less). And try washing over the faces with Gryphonne Sepia, you'll be amazed at...
Forum: General 40k   07-21-10, 12:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,682
Posted By Rob1981
Depends, if my opponent is a new ish player I'll...

Depends, if my opponent is a new ish player I'll point out everything including odd tactical choices (like running a unit of guardsmen into charge range of 30 boyz), experienced players have no...
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