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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.

Sunday, 13 September 2015

Sunday Update - TPDG Presents

Following some unfortunate arena incidents with the original model, and having received feedback from duelists, TPDG have redesigned the original Contaminator to offer this micro-missile armed, fireproof variant with improved handling. With excellent handling, high acceleration and good top speed this re-imagined compact should give a good account of itself in Division 15.














Contaminator-M -- Compact, Heavy chassis, Heavy suspension, Large power plant, Fire Extinguisher, 4 Fireproof Puncture-Resistant Radial tires, Driver w/Fireproof Suit and BA, 2 Linked Micromissile Launchers Front, Spoiler, Fireproof Plastic Armor: F35, L30, R30, B30, T15, U15, Gear Allocation: [90 lbs. @ Accel 5/Top Speed 117.5 (20 lbs. @ Accel 10)], Acceleration 10, Top Speed 120, HC 4 (5 @60mph), 3980 lbs., $14880


That's right - I finally finished these cars. I started off today thinking that all I need to do was painted the missile launchers, but then realised that I hadn't done the inserts or chassis. So, a certain amount of extra work needed to be done, but I got there in the end.

I'm really pleased with how the paint job on the bodies came out. Using the transparent paints sprayed lightly over highly-polished bare metal has given a very nice metallic effect. However, it does take quite a bit of work to achieve that polish so it won't be a regular event.

10 comments:

  1. Colourful. My car will never again look as good as these.

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  2. Very cool, Tamsin. Your recent posts have really got me hooked on collecting some cars myself.

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  3. I'll take 3. Do they have cup holders?

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  4. @ Clint - thanks! :)

    @ SRD(H) - cheers! I'm sure your car could look just as good if you strip it down to the bare metal, polish it to a mirror shine, spray it with transparent paint and mount a (dummy) missile launcher on the roof ;)

    @ Anne - thank you m'dear :)

    @ Dean - cheers! And glad to have been a bad influence :)

    @ Brendon - yeah, baby! Cheers! :)

    @ Herbert - cup holders are among the options. However, they may be listed as "Grenade Holding Rings" :)

    @ Michael A - thanks! :)

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  5. A bunch of nice cars. Ver well done, Tamsin.

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