Monday, 9 July 2012

SAGA: 1+1=6

Hi there. Yesterday was the last day for our painting comp between Vincent, Benoit and I. Both Benoit and Vincent failed to achieve 6 points, but managed to paint 4 SAGA points. Well, I can announce I've painted 5 SAGA points, 6 if my warlord, also painted is Harald ;) which I intend to do. Erm, I confess the paintjob is barely tabletop, but I hate plastic. The minis are Wargames Factory plastics Tamsin sold me last Thursday, to represent 2 points of Hearthguards ;). I might go later for one point of warriors, just in case.




Vincent et Benoit ont annonce avoir rate leur POM SAGA, a savoir peindre 6 points pour SAGA. Ils en ont tout de meme peint 4 c'est deja pas mal. Bon, la peinture est moyenne, mais franchement je n'ai pas aime peindre ces figs plastique de chez Wargames Factory. Elles representent 2 points de Hearthguards, et avec mon heros Harald, j'arrive a 6 points. J'ai juste oublie de sortir mon heros, mais il est peint egalement ;)

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  1. Hello !

    De mon point de vue, Vincent a réussi la POM (son armée est jouable)... par contre, n'aurais-tu pas oublié le soclage ? :-)

    Bon boulot quand même !

    Benoit

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  2. I'd say you have done a good job on those. Aren't they wargames factory though?

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    1. Hmm, I think you're right. Corrected.

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  3. Very nice work! The long pig-tailed bearded ax man in the rear of the picture really turned my head...Sweet!

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  4. bon travail il reste plus qu'à faire les socles

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  5. I know what you mean about plastics, though the lot I have just finished I went between throwing paint in the general direction to painting shields that I think are in a few cases excellent.

    I don't see anything that I would not be happy with, with your figures though. I think it's more a mind set than reality towards the plastic. i.e. they are better than you think as you have a negative attitude from the start

    Ian

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  6. I've not tried plastics myself, but I can see how they would be frustrating lacking the detail of the metal miniatures. Still a great job you've done Sir.

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  7. Nice job Seb. Yeah, sometimes plastics can have that 'gumby limbed' effect that comes off as kind of awkward. It totally depends on the sculpts of course. I find I really like the Perry stuff as they restrict how much you can fiddle with the figure, thereby keeping the potential of whacky poses to a minimum.

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  8. I like that blue, it looks really saturated. What paints / colours did you use?

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    1. first, daler and rowney blue ink, then badab black wash, then highlight with GW former regal blue. Easy ;)

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