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Skinflint Games09 Apr 2021 3:20 a.m. PST

Experimenting with the oversized "Heroic 20mm" Valiant miniatures as a basis for cheap Imperial Guard/ Colonial Marines/ generic human sci-fi troops. Accessorised with cardboard, greenstuff and granny grating, I think these make for a pretty decent and VERY affordable alternative… check it out:

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Frederick Supporting Member of TMP09 Apr 2021 10:50 a.m. PST

Great conversion!

Hades wolf10 Apr 2021 3:09 a.m. PST

Nice work, I tried downsizing the human troops many years ago by using Denizen and GZG 25mm. Great minds and all that!

What i really want to know is if that forgotten 1990s ruleset is Kryomek?

Keep up thine thrifty ways and more power to you

Glen

Skinflint Games18 Apr 2021 9:53 a.m. PST

Thanks guys! Hades wolf, I couldn't possibly comment 🤣🤣

Skinflint Games19 Feb 2022 8:50 a.m. PST

Holy threadcromancy! But finally I've got around to finishing up this project:

skinflintgames.wordpress.com/2022/02/19/alternative-alternative-armies-the-valiant-44th-free-companies-levy

ROUWetPatchBehindTheSofa23 Feb 2022 5:05 a.m. PST

Interesting. I considered using Valiant US infantry to pad out my 25mm GZG. I was aiming to make them look like RAFM's 15mm low and mid tech soldiers from their Traveller range. Bottled it and just started painting them as vanilla WWII US infantry.

QUATERMASS03 Apr 2022 9:29 a.m. PST

Years ago i emailed the valiant guy about the scale and he point blank refused to accept they were oversized.

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