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Old 05 May 2007, 18:33   #1 (permalink)
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Most of this army featured in the recent community game on the IG forums, but I thought I'd showcase it in its entirety here for your viewing pleasure. ;D











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When all was finished, the battlefield was a smoking crater. UDC, Valoran, US Army, Tau, the Nazis, a random pirate ship, and a bunch of ninjas, all were enemies to the Vulture. All were turned into scrap metal. Or plastic. Depends which game system you play.
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Old 05 May 2007, 19:08   #2 (permalink)
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Extra wide tracks. Nice! How many points is that?
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Old 05 May 2007, 19:38   #3 (permalink)
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Extra wide tracks. Nice! How many points is that?
Yeah, I used to hate Leman Russes. Then I saw the Russ from the Screaming Eagles featured in the IG collectors guide with the double width tracks and I fell instantly in love. It was right then that I decided to make an armoured battlegroup. The battlegroup arrayed before you is some 2100-2200 points.
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Old 05 May 2007, 20:31   #4 (permalink)
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Niiiice!!!!

how didi you do the larger tracks?? and could we have more shots of the IG stormtroopers sergeant, please?
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Old 05 May 2007, 20:59   #5 (permalink)
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Slick work Tom I like your vehicles they looks very natural and worn
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Old 05 May 2007, 21:08   #6 (permalink)
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Holy forgeworld batman!

Very nice models Tom. They'd look better in yellow though...
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Old 05 May 2007, 21:30   #7 (permalink)
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you need atleast 1 more tank....
other than that wosa!
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Old 05 May 2007, 22:04   #8 (permalink)
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you need atleast 1 more tank....
other than that wosa!
I'm planning another squadron...but why do I need at least one more? Just to make it look complete you mean?

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how didi you do the larger tracks?? and could we have more shots of the IG stormtroopers sergeant, please?
The larger tracks are not that hard, but they're time consuming, for each tank you'll need an extra wheel sprue, a track link sprue and a vehicle accessory sprue. Widening the tracks is simplicity itself; just glue a set of wheels to both parts of the running gear assembly, stick them together and slap on the track links as normal. The difficult bit is the track guards. You need to cut opposite sides off two sets of track guards and stick them together. This will leave an ugly line down the middle which you should then cover over with thin plasticard. Takes ages, but it dead menacing when it's done.

Ooo...Stormie. First person to mention the moldline gets a shoeing. :P

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Old 05 May 2007, 22:05   #9 (permalink)
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where did the planes come from?
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Old 05 May 2007, 22:15   #10 (permalink)
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The aircraft can be purchased on the Forgeworld website, but are bloody expensive.

The sparse amounts of camo(?) on the Stormtroopers make them blend with the rest of the vehicles well.
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