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Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP21 Nov 2012 12:56 p.m. PST

I mean, why bother making large endos when the final product "infiltrators" are all going to look like bodybuilders. How are they going to infiltrate, really?

Anyway, that's not the question I wanted to raise . . .

Q- Aside from "infiltrators" with cloned skin on them, has anyone thought of making slightly-taller-than-human machines that will not be endos (are not destined to be a skeletal frame)?

Check out the one on the FAR LEFT, to see what I mean:

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A) Since they are not meant to be skeletal frames for anything, they really wouldn't need to adhere to normal human design or proportions, though human-made tunnels and ruins would necessitate some sort of maximum size limit for these hunters, right?

B) And weaponry could be integrated into their design too:

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Another example of integrated weaponry:

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So, what do you think?

Dan
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punkrabbitt returns21 Nov 2012 1:15 p.m. PST

I think the super battle droids of the Star Wars prequels suit your needs, I don't recall seeing any in 15mm. Micro-Machines, maybe?

Lee John Ayre Inactive Member22 Nov 2012 3:57 a.m. PST

How about the Praesentia Phase Shifters from Critical Mass Games ?

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Panzergruppe Inactive Member25 Nov 2012 2:26 a.m. PST

Rebel miniatures make some. I painted up about 60 of them for a friend 6 months ago, at first I thought they looked rubbish, especially when I looked at the pics on Rebels webpage, but once I got the lot painted they looked very smart. One pack were armed with various light combat rifles and a second pack had heavy weapons like rocket launchers etc. I mounted them on small washers, based with very fine sand and PVA, followed up with a flat black undercoat and a chrome silver drybrush. Final details were picked out like red for the eyes and some gun metal on the weapons. The models painted up quite quickly and a subtle silver dry brushing looks far better than a heavy handed approach. Sorry I cant post any pics as we are not talking to each other any more.

keeper Nilbog25 Nov 2012 6:36 a.m. PST

Also look at the 'Star Wars/Clone Wars risk' – has loads of Battledroids in it

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP25 Nov 2012 7:26 p.m. PST

Panzergruppe,

Rebel does?

By the way, when I say NON-endoskeletons, I do mean NOT meant to be or look like artificial skeletons.

Dan

keeper Nilbog26 Nov 2012 5:24 a.m. PST

Think the Rebel range Panzergruppe means are the 'Scourge' (?)

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP26 Nov 2012 9:01 a.m. PST

Ah. But the Scourge do look like endoskeletons.

Dan

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