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Laughing Ferret Inactive Member30 Nov 2012 2:06 p.m. PST

I've started making progress in my project for Prehistoric Pulp. A setting for cavemen, dinomen, sentient apes & more.

Eventually I'll be hammering out the skirmish rules, right now I've been focused more on collecting minis & painting hunting parties.

The blog post that starts it off is here
laughingferret.blogspot.com/2012/09/planning-prehistoric-pulp-project.html

Some photos so far:

Latest post is here:
laughingferret.blogspot.com/2012/11/land-of-lost-prehistoric-pulp-hunting.html

My plan is to have over a dozen playable factions along with 'wandering monsters' that are a danger to both players.

chuck05 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian30 Nov 2012 2:29 p.m. PST

Who makes those raptors?

Laughing Ferret Inactive Member30 Nov 2012 2:36 p.m. PST

raptors are Ral Partha, can get them from Ral Partha Europe

chuck05 Supporting Member of TMP Fezian30 Nov 2012 3:03 p.m. PST

Thanks. I just saw that Iron WInd Metals carries them as well.

Laughing Ferret Inactive Member30 Nov 2012 3:09 p.m. PST

You have sharper eyes than I do then, I'd looked for them at Iron Wind and didn't find them- small matter, I had to order something else from RPE anyway, but nice to know there is a closer source in case I want more

Hydra Studios Sponsoring Member of TMP30 Nov 2012 3:42 p.m. PST

I love how you painted my Vardu sprouts. The pink and white flower petals and blue interior really "pop." I can't wait to see what you have next!

-Matt Beauchamp
Hydra Miniatures
hydraminiatures.com

skippy000130 Nov 2012 3:57 p.m. PST

Great ideas there! You may want to look at 1:35th scale dino-models(usually on sail at squadron.com)for some 'Big'uns'.

WarrenB Inactive Member30 Nov 2012 4:05 p.m. PST

You used the good raptors! Well done that man!

Quick note for those interested: the RPE/Ironwind raptors were sculpted by the late, great Dennis Mize. If you have trouble finding them, he sculpted some for Reaper too.

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(…and this little beauty)

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jpattern2 Supporting Member of TMP30 Nov 2012 5:40 p.m. PST

Really nice work.

AnneOleary Inactive Member30 Nov 2012 7:19 p.m. PST

Very cool Ferret.

Hey Warren, I think you'd like this dino. It's got a Droconid Warrior rider whose got a hunting raptor on his wrist.
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Personal logo Ivan DBA Supporting Member of TMP30 Nov 2012 8:43 p.m. PST

Inspiring use of pet store scenery too!

deflatermouse Supporting Member of TMP30 Nov 2012 11:27 p.m. PST

Lovely.
Would a fellow be able to included a lost Zeppelin with attendant Fokker VIIs as options in your rules?

WarrenB Inactive Member01 Dec 2012 6:42 a.m. PST

Hey Warren, I think you'd like this dino.

You'd think so. wink

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modelermagic.com/?p=35394
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teenage visigoth Inactive Member01 Dec 2012 7:42 a.m. PST

Brilliant stuff! Love the flower people.

JodeeB01 Dec 2012 4:46 p.m. PST

Love those hydra sprouts. Waiting for the Vardu warriors.

Laughing Ferret Inactive Member02 Dec 2012 11:30 a.m. PST

Thanks all :)

The T-rex is Papo, I got it at Amazon

The plant creatures are from Hydra and a real joy to paint, Raptors are Ral Partha, cavemen are Copplestone and big ape is from Pontoonier(the Arkansas Swamp Monster)

deflatermouse (great name) the rules are going to be pure prehistoric -though 'pulp' in that it's going to mash many million years of time before Homo sapiens and run it all as coexistant, along with creatures that 'might have been', but no victorian or modern stuff. A fictional prehistoric setting, rather than a Lost World. At first at least- I want to get the balance right for everything of the past, then I'm sure I'll start toying with supplement rules to run it as a 'Lost World' or Pellucidar to let Victorian through WWII explorers in, or Time Travelers Alien Totem Hunters, etc.

Personal logo Cacique Caribe Supporting Member of TMP07 Feb 2013 2:47 p.m. PST

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