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Post by Steve Ronin » Tue Jul 19, 2011 8:22 am

keep play testing those house rules...
they sound interesting.
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Post by luluxiu » Fri Aug 12, 2011 9:38 pm

The number of points I do not agree, partly agree with some, and agree on others. There are some things you think "cool", I do not want to see BT, 100 t + Mech. However, something to think about good food.

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Post by Paint it Pink » Sat Aug 13, 2011 7:15 am

Thank you for the comment. Any chance about being a bit more specific, but only if you have the time and inclination of course?
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Post by Paint it Pink » Sat Sep 17, 2011 5:22 am

Loads of stuff on the blog, but more importantly I've managed to work out how to add links to pictures etc, so now there is a BTU link on my blog back to the forum.
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Post by Paint it Pink » Mon Jul 30, 2012 5:09 pm

Kuratas:

http://panther6actual.blogspot.co.uk/20 ... ratas.html

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Post by Paint it Pink » Wed Aug 01, 2012 4:49 am

Just been through this thread to freshen it up a bit and added images to make things clearer, or add interest.

BTW: Thank you one and all who visit my blog, and I'm now have over 30,000 hits, which is not bad. Means somebody must be reading it; right? :roll:
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Post by Steve Ronin » Wed Aug 01, 2012 9:22 am

:lol: I might, but I won't admit it :lol: :wink:
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Post by Paint it Pink » Sun Aug 05, 2012 9:26 am

Well I've been a busy girl and have put up more miniature goodness on my blog, or fug-ugly tanks as Ava Mango Two would say.

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And these are all now in the Paint it Pink paint shop getting some love from the paint brush.

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Post by Paint it Pink » Mon Aug 13, 2012 4:41 am

Went to Congenial, a games convention in Cambridge this weekend, who had the Foglio's as GoH, and I played loads of OGRE demo games to help out the new line developer.

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Post by Paint it Pink » Thu Aug 16, 2012 3:57 am

And now for Traveller 15mm miniature goodness....

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Post by BlackHornet » Thu Aug 16, 2012 9:02 am

Ah it's the Libyan sniper squad!!!
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Post by Paint it Pink » Sun Aug 19, 2012 5:25 am

Well, three years have flown by since I started writing my blog.

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Here are some painted Robo Rally miniatures that I did for my friend Ferret as a Xmas present a few years ago. My Robots for the game sit in primer of course.

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Post by Paint it Pink » Tue Aug 28, 2012 8:52 am

I have been working on Ogre miniatures and stuff, but they are not quite ready to be shown, though they are varnished etc., so expect giant cybertank goodness to appear here soon, but not today.

Today I have Traveller 15mm figures.

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Post by Paint it Pink » Thu Aug 30, 2012 5:56 am

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This lot is what has kept me a bit busy for the last week. More here:

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Some babbling about the film Aliens here:

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Post by Dread » Thu Aug 30, 2012 6:50 am

Looks good, PiP.

One of the current ideas about camo, excepting when it's in a desert environment, is to have no large, single color areas. The chances of them contrasting against the terrain are just too high. Plus, the smaller areas work to better break up the outline of the vehicle/trooper.

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Post by BlackHornet » Thu Aug 30, 2012 8:11 am

Dread wrote:Looks good, PiP.

One of the current ideas about camo, excepting when it's in a desert environment, is to have no large, single color areas. The chances of them contrasting against the terrain are just too high. Plus, the smaller areas work to better break up the outline of the vehicle/trooper.

Looking forward to seeing these all detailed out.
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Post by Dread » Fri Aug 31, 2012 1:31 am

I'm not in on the proper terminology beyond the terrain that it's intended for. I know that the woodland camo on U.S. Army equipment is still 3-color overlapping blobs, unless the vehicle is just plain ol' green. The desert colors are just a straight tan.

The over-riding issue for the camo pattern is the simple realization that straight lines are not usual in nature. Also, in some environments, there is no need for multi-color since the background is so uniform. From what little I know, the straight lines went out after WWI. The "dazzle" camo designs did their function of breaking up the outlines of ships but they also stood out in their environment. That's why the vast majority of naval ships are a uniform color, now.

I imagine that if they can ever figure out how to do large-scale digicam on a ship or vehicle, they will give it a shot, but since thier purpose is not to hide from someone 20-30 paces away, I doubt it'll go very far. Instead, they'll stick with a general solid color that matches the overall colors of the terrain as closely as possible.
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Post by Paint it Pink » Sat Sep 01, 2012 8:46 am

Not strictly 100% true that straight lines went out after WW1, see for example the Swedish Splinter patter on the Viggen fighter as an example, which was an inspiration for my Pink Panthers, the shape, not the colours. Anyway, here they are in all their glory, six OGREs for 6E OGRE.

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Post by Paint it Pink » Fri Sep 07, 2012 6:45 am

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One picture, but three posts.

Today's Figures are Gonks piece:

http://panther6actual.blogspot.co.uk/20 ... gonks.html

Wednesdays Traveller civilians post:

http://panther6actual.blogspot.co.uk/20 ... lians.html

And finally, Dr. Who?

http://panther6actual.blogspot.co.uk/20 ... r-who.html

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Post by Paint it Pink » Sun Sep 09, 2012 9:22 am

Went to Colours 2012 wargame show held at Newbury racecourse yesterday and had a great day out.

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More pictures and my battle report on a game I played.

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Post by Paint it Pink » Sun Sep 23, 2012 11:17 am

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A surprising amount of work to get these done, and there are more pictures of these and other SJG OGRE/GEV stuff on my blog here:

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Post by Paint it Pink » Fri Oct 05, 2012 11:21 am

More VOTOMS goodness, as I was able to acquire some Takara F/144 micro scale sets off eBay.

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Post by BlackHornet » Fri Oct 05, 2012 12:34 pm

Paint it Pink wrote:More VOTOMS goodness, as I was able to acquire some Takara F/144 micro scale sets off eBay.
So these would work as IS protos?
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Post by Paint it Pink » Fri Oct 05, 2012 12:48 pm

Go to my blog and look at the other pictures and decide for yourself. I really can't say as I have no Protomech miniatures to make a judgement call.
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