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A mythical beast - a female wargamer! I got back into wargaming in the summer of 2011 after a very, very long break. My current interests are Ancients, ACW, 30YW and SciFi gaming.

Friday, 9 January 2015

Challenge Day 36 - Final Russians Almost Done

It's looking very good right now. I slept better last night and felt almost human today. I also managed to finish the flags and give the figures their matt varnish coat (and the flags their first coat of satin varnish). This morning the flags got a second coat of satin varnish.

This evening they were ready for basing, so off the sticks they popped and (with dabs of superglue) onto the bases they went.

4 regiments ready for basing gunk to be added.
I've just finished adding gunk to the bases. That will be dry by the morning, so tomorrow will see them dry-brushed, flocked, photographed and the post submitted.

The big question now is what to work on next. Do I do the cops and their vehicles or do I go for galactic conquest and paint the ESU space fleet? Or maybe some colateral damage civilians for Salutesville?

11 comments:

  1. Great effort Tamsin! I vote for the ESU myself, being partial to such gaming, but go with what you lean towards!

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  2. While I would like to get our side challenge underway. I would prefer to see some coppers. So summing up either option suits me. Just do something you will enjoy.

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  3. Lovely work Tamsin, keep away from them space thingymajigs, get some proper stuff done instead! he he!

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  4. Much respect for finishing these so quickly. I'm laughing ( in a good way) as you've finished another 72 figures in the time I've splashed 2 colours on a dozen infantry. What rules are these based for - 30mm frontage with 6 inf / 3 cav to a base?

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    1. Just spotted that I hadn't replied to your rules question. they are based for King of the Battlefield, which were written by a member of our club.

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  5. They look great - what ever you decide to go with I'm sure they'll be upto your usual fine standard.

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  6. Glad your feeling better, that's quite a lot to drop this week so looking forward to seeing them done.

    Cops and civvies is my vote

    Ian

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  7. @ Chasseur - cheers. You'll soon find out what I've decided to go with :)

    @ Clint - I'm glad you're happy either way :)

    @ Ray - space ships are proper thingummys :)

    @ Tom - I do have a rep for fast painting of units like these :)

    @ Dannoc - glad you like the Russkis :)

    @ Ian - cheers. You may or may not be happy with my choice - you'll just have to wait and see :)

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  8. Having too many projects sounds like a fun problem. Glad you're feeling more human today.

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  9. The look fantastic!

    Greetings
    Peter

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  10. Those look good. Especially all ranked up on the table.

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