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ROUWetPatchBehindTheSofa27 Feb 2018 10:10 a.m. PST

I acquired a platoon's worth of GZG's Outer Rim Coalition troops and painted them up using a revised version of the process I tried here replacing the dry brushing with a second spray coating:
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The ORC figures are typical GZG in style, size and proportions, which may not be to everyone's cup of tea, but I find they play well with the other figures in my collection. Detail is generally distinct and crisp and there is plenty of it, mould lines are present but pretty minimal. The poses are adequate, not terribly inspiring, however there aren't any bad ones. Though I've never been sure about figures using scanners through a visor? The squad support weapon is a little oversized and the anti-armour weapon isn't my favourite design. The command team come with range of scanners and tablets. My only major quibble with these guys and the weapons crew is the lack of an obvious sidearm. The heavy weapon and gunner fits well together.

Overall I'm very pleased with the figures and the way they've taken the paint job. I'm planning to use vehicles from Brigades Mercenary range as they look high-tec, but not that hi-tech, which seems right for an Outer Rim Coalition.



John Leahy27 Feb 2018 12:36 p.m. PST

Those are really nice!

tsofian Sponsoring Member of TMP27 Feb 2018 2:39 p.m. PST

Great job!

Cacique Caribe27 Feb 2018 8:53 p.m. PST

Look very nice!!!

Do you have any close ups of how you did the visors?

Thanks

Dan

zrunelord28 Feb 2018 6:44 a.m. PST

👍👍👍
Good job Rou.
The yellow/gold visors really came out nice with the white armour.
Closeup pics would be most welcome.

Keep it
Z

ROUWetPatchBehindTheSofa01 Mar 2018 10:12 a.m. PST

The visors are just gold acrylic strait onto the white base coat. I'll try and post a close up or similar.

AVAMANGO Inactive Member01 Mar 2018 1:55 p.m. PST

I bought a load of these minis as soon as they were released because they looked so cool, i finally decided to use them for a near future IDF contingent with some modified IFV's and a couple of the old 1/87 scale Heavy gear mecha to round out the force. Anyway great miniatures great paint job and tutorial.

ROUWetPatchBehindTheSofa09 Mar 2018 12:01 p.m. PST

Close up as requested, well an edited version of one the original pics, anyway since they've been consigned to a storage box for the moment.

Cacique Caribe10 Mar 2018 7:38 a.m. PST

Wow, I'm really liking these guys!

Dan

Mad Mecha Guy Sponsoring Member of TMP10 Mar 2018 8:21 a.m. PST

You might like the ORC single & two seat bikes that are coming soonish…

Kristoph09tailz Inactive Member10 Mar 2018 11:59 a.m. PST

Mad Mecha Guy is alive!
Huzzah!

Those ORC's do look pretty spiffy.

ROUWetPatchBehindTheSofa11 Mar 2018 5:40 a.m. PST

Personally I'm not fan of bikes in games for a few reasons, though I might spring for a couple if they look like credible recce assets. Anyway I'm saving for vehicles…

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