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MiniatureReview10 Nov 2009 7:12 p.m. PST

Art Crime Productions (ACPro)

Well another company is getting into the 15mm mix. I have posted some really nice prototypes of figures that will be produced.

link

Dragon Gunner10 Nov 2009 7:35 p.m. PST

I would like to start off by wishing you the best on your enterprise but I was hoping for something other than more tanks and walkers. The infantry and power armor look promising and I will probably pick up a few packs of each. There are so many good choices out there right now I am considering building a squad from each manufacturer to create a UN X-COM force. What 15mm needs is to have some of the niches filled as discussed on some of the other threads.

Rod Langway Inactive Member10 Nov 2009 8:11 p.m. PST

Very nice concept art thus far. While I understand Dragon Gunners POV, I would disagree that we do not need more tanks or walkers in this scale. Right now there are only two walkers being produced in 15mm that I know of, Critical Mass Games and Combat Wombat, with Combat Wombat being on hiatus that means only one design is currently out there, making it hard to field multiple, different walker equipped forces.

We can also always use more vehicle and armor designs as well, particularly if they offer something aesthetically different. One of the strengths of 15mm is the ability to field a larger number of vehicles than in 28mm, so I like it that manufacturers are keeping with this idea. The scout bike is a very welcome addition and will certainly fill a much needed niche IMHO.

Uesugi Kenshin Supporting Member of TMP10 Nov 2009 8:14 p.m. PST

Well, the infantry look pretty sick!

Top Gun Ace Inactive Member10 Nov 2009 9:11 p.m. PST

I really like the looks of the infantry, but would like to see more dynamic poses.

The prototype pic makes them appear as if they are on parade, standing rather static, straight, and tall – making excellent targets of themselves for the enemy on the battlefield to shoot at.

The latest New Israeli releases would be the style I would like to see other manufacturers emulate.

MiniatureReview11 Nov 2009 11:13 a.m. PST

I just spoke with the company owner and he has much more in store including other factions, races, rules, artwork, vehicles…

28mmMan Inactive Member11 Nov 2009 11:40 a.m. PST

The designs look good except for the walker which is just not to my taste.

Best of luck with your project.

Personal logo Pole Bitwy PL Supporting Member of TMP11 Nov 2009 11:50 a.m. PST

One problem I see is the size of the infantry. 16mm ?!

MiniatureReview11 Nov 2009 12:23 p.m. PST

Actually the size of the infantry isn't a problem as I see it. Most of the 15mm stuff is not true 15mm especially once you start adding aliens and stuff like that. I am sure if you were to put these up against say Critical Mass Games figures or Khurasan Miniatures figures they wouldn't look out of place.

Personal logo Dropship Horizon Supporting Member of TMP11 Nov 2009 12:36 p.m. PST

The latest New Israeli releases would be the style I would like to see other manufacturers emulate.

Absolutely agree. No need to accept standy abouty poses any more. A 1/3rd of the trooper blister goes straight to EBAY.

However I do like 'patrolling' / 'advance to combat' poses where the guys look like real soldiers. Difficult to tell but a few seem to meet this.

Good Luck to Art Crime Productions.

Cheers
Mark

Redroom Supporting Member of TMP11 Nov 2009 5:19 p.m. PST

I really like the motorcycle; these were really missing from 15mm.

Personal logo Dropship Horizon Supporting Member of TMP12 Nov 2009 3:36 a.m. PST

Not really, There are motorcycles in the HOF range by 15mm.co.uk link Laserburn has a Law Bike and TheSceneUK had halftrack Bikes for Space Orkz and a pack of Space Trooper Grav Bikes.

Critical Mass Games also have one in progress: link

Cheers
Mark

AWuuuu Supporting Member of TMP12 Nov 2009 1:17 p.m. PST

i like Power armour a lot

but back module should be optional IMHO, or at least fev versions.

To be honest there is definitely too many non fighting poses. paroling is good but not under fire :>
I want more shooters

Size is irrelevant, as they are clearly digitally sculpted, so resizing is a matter of few clicks .

Ganesha Games Sponsoring Member of TMP13 Nov 2009 5:08 a.m. PST

Are these going to be produced in plastic?
If not why the 3D modelling?

Personal logo GeoffQRF Sponsoring Member of TMP13 Nov 2009 7:46 a.m. PST

TheSceneUK had halftrack Bikes for Space Orkz

Think you'll find they were Space Orcs Mark ;-)

MiniatureReview13 Nov 2009 8:53 a.m. PST

I know a lot of Gaming companies that are using 3D modeling for their vehicle figures (Plasmablast Games, Critical Mass Games, Comgy Chair Games….). Not as much for infantry, but hey if it works, then it can be a very viable option.

I would think the infantry are going to be metal. The vehicles would probably be a mixture of resin and metal. I guess we will have to wait and see how Art Crime Productions decides to do things.

the evil morlab Inactive Member13 Nov 2009 9:36 a.m. PST

The walker looks … familiar.

Ivan Agram Inactive Member06 May 2010 4:03 a.m. PST

yep that it does

Stuuuh Inactive Member05 Jan 2011 6:31 p.m. PST

Bit of a necropost, but anyone know what happened to Art Crime Productions? Did they ever get figs into production?

28mmMan Inactive Member05 Jan 2011 6:47 p.m. PST

Does not look like it link I suspect that they are dealing with the reality of what it takes to bring computer constructs into miniature life.

John Bear Ross05 Jan 2011 6:53 p.m. PST

Not to tell tales out of school, but the owner has some stuff he's dealing with before he can get this back on track. He'll pull through, though.

Best,
JBR

khurasanminiatures05 Jan 2011 7:58 p.m. PST

Good luck to him, hope all turns out ok.

28mmMan Inactive Member05 Jan 2011 8:24 p.m. PST

That is what I figured…there was so much forward progress that something had to have happened…real life tends to surprise you with a big spiked boot when you least expect it.

I wish the people involved the best and hope that everything works out sooner than later.

cheers

Crimelord Inactive Member24 Jun 2011 10:55 a.m. PST

If your curious check out artcrimeproductions.blogspot.com.

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