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Old 16 Aug 2008, 08:41   #1 (permalink)
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Here's my latest addition to the Tau Army, the XV-8 team suits...

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http://sidestreaker.multiply.com/pho...asui_Completed

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Old 16 Aug 2008, 20:20   #2 (permalink)
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I have to say that is one fantastically done army you have there. A lot of effort it looks like, and a lot it paid off. I like the off-white, its quite becoming of the Tan. The Green stands out a lot agianst your Fire Warriors, on purpose I'm certian--but I'm not so sure of it, it kinda feels like it clashes. I like the Stealth Suits, they clash (like they should, and their personalities as I hear would help suggest such a change) Why the Blue Camo though? At least they're different than other Stealth Suits I guess. I'd give it a 9/10 (can't give you 10/10 right? then you have nothing to work towards!)
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Old 16 Aug 2008, 23:06   #3 (permalink)
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That dagger on the left Suit looks great. Is that a transfer? I am in awe of your freehand if that is.
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Old 16 Aug 2008, 23:26   #4 (permalink)
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Your entire army is absolutely breathtaking. I love the green sept symbols and the basing is magnificent. Thanks for gracing Tau Online with your talents.
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Old 17 Aug 2008, 04:28   #5 (permalink)
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thanks for the kind words guys, and yep that dagger is a decal. It's been fun painting them, even though time consuming.
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Old 17 Aug 2008, 22:10   #6 (permalink)
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These are fantastic!
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Old 17 Aug 2008, 22:46   #7 (permalink)
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Wow, they look as if they jumped out of the codex!

Excellent work, and use of transfers (I can never make those things work...)!
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That is a great army. I can only find one thing wrong with it. The stealths look way to different. dark blue just does not seem to go with the army.
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Old 18 Aug 2008, 20:49   #9 (permalink)
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Very nice job! But I kind of have to agree about the stealth suits. They are nicely dome but clash with the rest of the army. However, it is kind of justifiable since they are lone wolves and such.
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