A Game of Clones -Dreadball Zee team done.

How many bad pun ape/monkey/chimp/primate/clone names can we come up with before settling on a name for this team?

 

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Ryse of the Planet of the Apes? The Similar Simians? 12 Monkeys? Jacta Alea Apes? Legionem Simiarum? Insane Clone Posse?

Seems like getting the Jack-yellow on the bases smooth took longer than actually painting the minis. Then again, there are quite a few of them.

 

Off the shelf: Reaper Bones, Deadzoners, another Mantic Werewolf

So the first weekend after being back from the summer holiday I had some hours to spare and have finished the following:

 

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Reaper Bones Bugbear. This one has been sat half done on the shelf for quite some time now. Gah!

I do seem to have accumulated quite a few of these larger ones. I am thinking of putting together an ogre army.

 

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Three Deadzone Plague generation 3s. Here is the loader from the mortar squad, the grenade launcher and a standard mook. So now I have a massive 4 mooks and 2 dogs finished. There are four more mooks (and a mortar) still on the shelf. The gen 1 and 2s, terrorton and swarm are not even primed yet. I have run out of spray can primer, and have decided to see if I can get my 20 year old airbrush to live again. so I have ordered a bottle of vallejo airbrush primer. I do seem to have an awful lot of unprimed minis lying around, and if I am able to make a workable booth for airbrushing I might just be free of both weather constraints and the far too expensive spray cans.

Also finished is the second of the Deadzone Mercenaries:

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The Eldar Asterian Nastanza, the Twilight Huntress.

I am not really painting the mercenaries in any particular order. Got one of the Squats Forge Fathers (is it still a Forge Father when it is female? Or are they then called Forge Mothers?) on the half painted shelf.

 

I fancied painting something simple and brown today

 

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Reaper Bones Clay Golem.

The pants actually have a different base colour although this is not really evident in the pictures. The flash tends to wash out many of the colour variations.

 

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The third Mantic Werewolf.

This was painted in parallell with the golem, but used different mixes of the same browns, and had a different base coat. IRL they are not as similar as in the pictures. Simple but effective paint jobs.

 

Also I have been working on the zee team, but they are not quite ready yet. It takes ages to get smooth enough yellow borders on the bases.