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darclegion27 Jun 2013 10:58 a.m. PST

Just thought I would share my City of Troy.

tom
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mad monkey 127 Jun 2013 11:03 a.m. PST

Impressive. I've seen that city in action at some con….brain farting.

darclegion27 Jun 2013 11:13 a.m. PST

Thank you!! It's collecting dust on my shelf for some time, I need to game with my new figures I painted up for it.

tom
tidesofwargaming.blogspot.com

whitejamest27 Jun 2013 11:17 a.m. PST

Quite a set up! Very impressive!

darthfozzywig Supporting Member of TMP27 Jun 2013 11:24 a.m. PST

Awesome!

Personal logo oldbob Supporting Member of TMP27 Jun 2013 11:46 a.m. PST

darclegion; what wonderful toys you have, that model is fantastic!

darclegion27 Jun 2013 11:56 a.m. PST

Thanks to all. I remember when I got it in the mail…talk about alot of boxes. I think it was 4 boxes from DHL…..I took off that day to make sure no one took it off my door step!!

tom
tidesofwargaming.blogspot.com

Shagnasty Supporting Member of TMP27 Jun 2013 12:24 p.m. PST

Awesome!You are fortunate to have that much storage space.

Ancestral Hamster27 Jun 2013 12:38 p.m. PST

"The topless towers of Illium". Very impressive. The Trojan War myth cycle is one of my favorite parts of Greek mythology.

Yesthatphil27 Jun 2013 1:26 p.m. PST

Yes I got some of those ships at their original price … the contemporary pricing is quite steep …

Phil

War In 15MM27 Jun 2013 2:24 p.m. PST

I'm impressed! Thanks for posting; really enjoyed it. Richard

Personal logo optional field Supporting Member of TMP27 Jun 2013 2:55 p.m. PST

You mention in your blog post that it was used in a commercial. Do you have a link?

vojvoda27 Jun 2013 3:08 p.m. PST

Tom I think I told you before but I HATE you. I told Phil when he was thinking about selling it I was interested but got back to him too late. When I called he had just sold it. He did two of them the second was a little bigger on the main palace.

I have not seen the video in years but it was on U-Tube for some time.

VR
James Mattes

Oberst Radl27 Jun 2013 3:13 p.m. PST

Wow. Very impressive and a fantastic gaming setting. But some credit must go to you as well. The ships really make it alive. Ilium without Greek ships would be odd.

vikingtim27 Jun 2013 4:11 p.m. PST

Troy is awesome, but I can't help by being drawn to admiring the backdrop. Is that a Death Star cross-section, alongside a full-size Boba Fett?

vojvoda27 Jun 2013 8:37 p.m. PST

Oh man I just saw the Star Wars stuff in the background. I hate you even more! grin You should do a blog posting on your hobby area. I love your coffee table you did on the Alamo. I can't believe you made glued all those figures down. I am totally green with envy.

VR
James Mattes

Lions Den28 Jun 2013 4:52 a.m. PST

Please. More information on the Star Wars stuff in the background.

And thanks for the link to Kings X. There went 45 minutes of my morning…

Patrick Sexton Supporting Member of TMP28 Jun 2013 7:10 a.m. PST

Very impressive!

darclegion28 Jun 2013 7:43 a.m. PST

Thanks everyone, you made my day.

As far as the Star Wars stuff, I will make a blog about that too.

I basically had all the SW figures, and I kept seeing other people make really cool dioramas with them. So I decided to do the same. It took about 4 monthes to make all of them. I printed out alot of templates and paper copies from various sites and made my own scenes. I made them all about 8 years ago. They are still holding up.

The only problem is that I am running out of shelf space. Soon I am putting in a large order to Grand Manner, probably another 25 buildings…so some of them will come down.

Thanks for the interest!

Tom

tidesofwargaming.blogspot.com


ps, I have not seen the commercial in years myself. I lost the link.

darclegion28 Jun 2013 7:46 a.m. PST

Oh, and yes that is a backdrop cross section of the death star, it has been changed since then.

And I have a Boba Fett costume and a Stormtrooper costume. I used to be in a club called the 501st about 10 years ago.

I was known as Dirty Tom…cause my armor was dirty, with Jagermeister stains all the time..

Tom
tidesofwargaming.blogspot.com

darclegion28 Jun 2013 2:52 p.m. PST

Also bought his city of Tyre, which I will show off someday too.


I think I dropped $5,000 USD for both..plus shipping. But I am one happy person.

I am a castle collecting addict

Tom
tidesofwargaming.blogspot.com

HarryHotspurEsq29 Jun 2013 7:13 a.m. PST

Tom that is fantastic. It'd be great to use in an ancient urban skirmish!

GOTHIC LINE MINIATURES31 Jul 2013 1:15 p.m. PST

Amazing model!!!

darclegion31 Jul 2013 2:36 p.m. PST

Oh..yea…urban skirmish…for sure.

tom
tidesofwargaming.blogspot.com

SECURITY MINISTER CRITTER02 Aug 2013 6:17 p.m. PST

How did I miss this? I would love to play in that game!

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