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Hamnottingham17 Jan 2021 5:29 a.m. PST

I run an al-Qadim campaign and have an extensive figure collection. The one thing I really want to complete my collection are copper automatons.

In al-Qadim these are finely crafted automatons. They look like clockwork automatons but of course use magic and do not need to be wound up. Try as I might I cannot find any such figures. There are lots of steam-punk automatons but are typically clunky and 'steam driven' (obviously. There also plenty of sci-fi robots/automatons but they are boxy and often 1950s movie type crude designs.

Been years searching. All are two legged, humanesque in form and size.
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Any ideas please?

Palewarrior17 Jan 2021 8:04 a.m. PST

Maybe find some "old school" fantasy figures that are a bit clunky, compared with modern sculpts. Try painting them up as automatons??

wakenney17 Jan 2021 8:46 a.m. PST

Maybe some Crooked Dice minis may help.

Talos: link

Titans: link

Personal logo Virtualscratchbuilder Supporting Member of TMP Fezian17 Jan 2021 6:51 p.m. PST

Animal tactics Grimorum? link


Anima tactics Oldin Goldsmith.

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Anima tactics gear mlk trithemious.

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Reaper Alf 24

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Reaper Marie she-bot.

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Hamnottingham18 Jan 2021 2:54 a.m. PST

Thanks folks. I like the Reaper figures. Haven't seen the Alf 24. She-bot could work with appropriate weapons.

Hamnottingham18 Jan 2021 4:47 a.m. PST

Have ordered the Reaper figures…..

Hamnottingham03 Mar 2021 3:44 a.m. PST

I have finished painting the Reaper figures and just added spears. Had my first go at a wash for the verdigris. Many thanks Virtualscratchbuilder.

The 'Alf' figure is closer to what I wanted than the 'Marie'

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is my Facebook page for al-Qadim figures. Photos (which I can't seem to post here on TMP) are under Automatons which can be found under 'Other al-Qadim monsters' topic.

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