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Legion 409 Dec 2017 2:46 p.m. PST

Just got two packs of Exodus Wars Infantry from Shapeways. Took advantage of the Cyber Monday 10% off & Free Shipping. I bought the Marconian Combat Engineers and Command packs. I Chose FUD for casting material. They look just like in the pics on Shapeways. You can see them here link as well as other Exodus Wars models … I'm satisfied at the quality, even if the cost was a bit high … But I bought myself a Christmas present ! evil grin

Allen57 Supporting Member of TMP09 Dec 2017 8:26 p.m. PST

Are these the old metal exodus war range models and are all the exodus wars stuff going to Shapeways?

Legion 410 Dec 2017 9:04 a.m. PST

These are EW models that never made it into production. The metal EW models being carried by HLS are a different situation … AFAIK they are not going to Shapeways.

And I have not checked lately but IIRC many of the EW models on HLS were to be resupplied(?).

Legion 412 Dec 2017 7:03 a.m. PST

Looks like there are still some EW models on HLS that need to be restocked … link

GamingAddict Inactive Member12 Dec 2017 12:17 p.m. PST

I note these are scaled at 1/285 so fit in nicely with the larger 6mm sci-fi m fi miniatures ranges. I have number of the HLS vehicles that go nicely with my "Vanguard" Imperial troops.

I like the look of the heavy Self propelled artillery, so may well be tempted.

Legion 415 Dec 2017 6:17 a.m. PST

Something I posted on FB and Tac Cmd. May be of some interest to gamers/modelers on TMP. Here's my main complaint with some model makes … Thin ankles and arms sticking too far out are not modelling or gamer friendly. I love the various poses … but e.g. if you look at some figures they are an accident waiting to happen. They might be better in metal than resin, but I have figures with their arm sticking out, etc. And those are hard to keep from breaking, even when painting in some cases. So one has to be very careful. Regardless a note to all model makers, I love detail … but I don't like fragile. And some poses or weapons, etc. are just not strong enough to use with out concern. E.g. I've got some 6mm figs with potato masher/stikk bomm type weapons. I probably wouldn't use them to game with … those would not last long on the gaming table, IMO … frown 'nuff said !

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