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zbeams workshop... update: steamtank pics

Postby zbeam » Mon Aug 11, 2008 6:11 am

please post if you like what you see :)

a frontal shot of the big fella...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/29453421@N02/2753228474/

and a side view

http://www.flickr.com/photos/29453421@N02/2753240918/

theres plenty more where that came from!
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Postby Bonn-o-Tron » Mon Aug 11, 2008 6:56 am

That's awesome. I actually managed to get my second giant troll yesterday, so I'm trying to figure out what I'll use them both for.
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Postby Emporor2000 » Mon Aug 11, 2008 9:51 am

Wow. Nice helmet
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Postby Shaeph » Mon Aug 11, 2008 12:42 pm

Wow, I really need to get some trolls
did anyone else see the cool purple shields? are they custom?
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Postby HVNSNT SOLDIER » Mon Aug 11, 2008 12:57 pm

lol thats friggin sweet! The iron mask really suits him well. Funny how you used a wood basket for a shield, very crude and orcish is the way to go for him. 5/5 for you, keep up the great work!
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Postby zbeam » Tue Aug 12, 2008 5:55 am

thanks :)

shaeph you cheated and jumped ahead!


the magic maidens from arabay:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/29453421@N02/2753240624/

the purple sheilds are a part i got off briklink. as soon as i saw the purpley sparkley transparent goodness i instantly thought magic sheilds. they are armed with purple flames currently but id love some lightsaber hilts to make them a bit more of a solid weapon.
the heads are some cheap zam wessil starwars heads i got off ebay, one side has the sweet looking veil covering everything but thier eyes and the other is a but ugly alien.


the bucket sheild was a tough one, i figured pretty much all shields are in fact just painted wood anyways. love a more metalic or grey brick built one.

the polearm is pretty detailed, its made up of the large ornate pike, a rusty chain, metalic hound head detail from a kk2 bridge, metalic teeth and two skeleton scimitars attatched to the hounds eye sockets.

heres some skeleton spider centaurs:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/29453421@N02/2753228652/

and the fire mage:

http://www.flickr.com/photos/29453421@N02/2752406605/

she's a variation on the magical maidens.

i have more on the hardrive... a steamtank perhaps?
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Postby IVhorseman » Tue Aug 12, 2008 1:13 pm

gah! i wish there was a less-glarey shot of those spider-centaurs! i want to see how those joints come together!
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Postby Rayhawk » Wed Aug 13, 2008 12:26 am

Aren't they just built the same as spy-clops?
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Postby Dr. X » Wed Aug 13, 2008 12:31 am

Rayhawk wrote:Aren't they just built the same as spy-clops?


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Postby zbeam » Wed Aug 13, 2008 9:28 am

Rayhawk wrote:Aren't they just built the same as spy-clops?


yes indeed. I've never seen spy-clops up close but i saw the basic design and thought the skeleton tower bone cage would be a great source of parts to make a pair of undead versions.

heres my steam powered war machine. dwarven advanced technology combined with the crownies need for better ability to grind skeletons into dust...

front view:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/29453421@N02/2759246933/

angled view:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/29453421@N02/2759246603/

internal shot:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/29453421@N02/2759247209/

my dwarven squad. the engineer is my favorite.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/29453421@N02/2760088340/

a simple custom armour set i had a go making:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/29453421@N02/2759245423/
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Postby zbeam » Fri Aug 15, 2008 9:45 am

I finally found some of the orc impulse sets here in Australia this week, and being inspired by all manner of fantasy ideas i also bought up 4 of the police impulse sets also.

A battle wagon and a dwarf mine defender was also added to the stash and tonight i built an orc wolf chariot. I'll get pics up here as soon as possible.
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