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Ninjabread27 Apr 2021 7:03 a.m. PST

Last time I went to visit the great sho3box he treated me to a day out at Prince August Ireland's finest toy soldier factory. It was the greatest day ever.


[center]sho3box (left) and me (right) being all cool at Prince August.

There at the factory of dreams I feasted upon the piles of vintage Warzone blisters with great plans to rebuild the exact same Imperial Mega Corporation Army of my nerdy teenage years starting with a squad of Wolfbane Commandos.


[center] The derpy eyes betray the anxiety of standing on a non-standard 32mm base.

Wolfbane Commandoes suffered from the classic 1990s problem of feet spilling over the 25mm base edge, so Wolfbane #1 I painted (above left) got a 32mm base. But the more I looked at it, the more I feared I'd betrayed the Spirit of the 1990s, so Wolfbane #2 got a classic 25mm base with dark green drybrushed sand, with which I was much happier, and so I did the whole squad this way.


[center] An actual shelf in my house, or a highly contrived setting to make you feel it's the 1990s? Answers in the comments!

The colour scheme is a pretty straight copy of the original studio colour scheme, as I wanted to relive those days when "giant yellow shoulder pads" and "commando" could be unironically synonomous.


[center] Woflbane Commandos advance through the ruins of Hexau Prime.

I really enjoyed painting these old metal nuggets, and hope to build the army up with some Imperial Blood Berets next.

Ninjabread out!

More miniatures at:https://www.ninjabread.co.uk
Painting tutorials at: https://www.patreon.com/ninjabread

nudspinespittle Supporting Member of TMP27 Apr 2021 11:06 a.m. PST

Nice paint jobs!

John Leahy Supporting Member of TMP27 Apr 2021 11:24 a.m. PST

I am an admitted fanboy of Warzone! Especially 1st edition. The figs got better but I love em! Nicely painted up! thumbs up

Thanks

John

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP27 Apr 2021 2:30 p.m. PST

Got lots of Warzone stuff painted, loved the figures!

Mister Tibbles27 Apr 2021 2:39 p.m. PST

Awesome!

Personal logo D6 Junkie Supporting Member of TMP27 Apr 2021 2:42 p.m. PST

Very cool! I always like the Imperial

Cormac Mac Art28 Apr 2021 3:10 p.m. PST

These look great!! I love Warzone minis

Personal logo SHaT1984 Supporting Member of TMP28 Apr 2021 3:22 p.m. PST

I only came for the chuckles but all i see is boxes…

David Johansen29 Apr 2021 8:19 p.m. PST

Cool, I've been sculpting some Warzone style stuff just lately. I even made a mould and am casting some up in resin. Sadly the temperature's a bit cool and the resin's not setting up great. Casting's a bit like my great white whale.

Capt Flash06 May 2021 4:37 p.m. PST

Hellllllll yeah! Looking good! Warzone 1st edition is a great fun game!
I still have lots to finish. Looking forward to seeing your progress!

Part time gamer30 Aug 2021 10:30 p.m. PST

Ninja, those look great!
Its been years and Im still 'erked' I missed getting the Plastic miniatures. Burns when 'life' gets in the way.

doubleones31 Aug 2021 1:09 a.m. PST

A terrific game, lots of fond memories with it. Your painting looks great.

ViscountEric01 Sep 2021 7:42 p.m. PST

Those pictures gave me a jumpstart to youthful enthusiasm.

Then all my ailments kicked in. But for a few fleeting seconds, it was all ok. Thanks for posting!

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