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Feet up now29 Dec 2012 4:14 a.m. PST

I have Quar and warpath stuff but went for the Space pirates.
Has a Flash Gordon, Blakes 7 nostalgia to them.

SECURITY MINISTER CRITTER Inactive Member29 Dec 2012 7:56 p.m. PST

Drool for them all!

Personal logo CorpCommander Supporting Member of TMP30 Dec 2012 1:31 p.m. PST

Some of that stuff I've never even heard of. Glad I opted to check each link out!

Grosser Jack Inactive Member03 Jan 2013 12:09 p.m. PST

Unfortunately the list misses Oddzial Osmy's New Vistula Legion, released in September 2011.

Personal logo Editor in Chief Bill The Editor of TMP Fezian04 Jan 2013 6:28 a.m. PST

Unfortunately the list misses Oddzial Osmy's New Vistula Legion…

Why didn't you nominate them?

Grosser Jack Inactive Member07 Jan 2013 4:47 a.m. PST

Because, Bill, it's easy enough to miss the two or so day window in which a message board topic stays alive on the main page. The nominations, checking back, were probably live there from 8 to 10 February 2012 because nothing else was added past then.

I know back then I'd have been clearing orders to get ready for the Spring Cup in Milan (my life outside wargaming), and I probably did what I usually do when I'm busy, which is skim the news headlines of wargames sites and not look at message boards.

I am, also, just a stockist of the range. John, at Picoarmor, also stocks them and didn't nominate them, and nor did Marcin of Oddzial Osmy, who actually makes them.

I also feel that as someone deeply involved in the range that perhaps nominations should come from wargamers, not people with a vested interest. Not that having a "best range of 2011" announced in 2013 seems remotely topical or something I would care to trumpet because the date makes it sound so stale. In 2013 I really only care about the best ranges of 2012 and if the 2012 winners are announced in 2014, rather than early in 2013, I won't even care particularly then.

As I said, it's a shame that the NVL weren't there, and as a 2011 range aren't valid for 2012, but the staleness of the awards makes that regret a minor concern.

Ian

Scorpio09 Jan 2013 10:22 a.m. PST

Not that having a "best range of 2011" announced in 2013 seems remotely topical or something I would care to trumpet because the date makes it sound so stale.

Heh, nice.

ming3113 Jan 2013 7:21 a.m. PST

I own the Quar a great range with lots of character and great sculpts

Legion 413 Jan 2013 10:03 a.m. PST

Congrats Zombiesmith !! I agree with Ming ! thumbs up

Gabriel Landowski Supporting Member of TMP Fezian13 Jan 2013 7:56 p.m. PST

That's why I own 4 squads!

snodipous14 Jan 2013 9:27 a.m. PST

I'm half way through my first squad of Quar right now. I don't have any games in mind (though I got the Songs Of Our Ancestors book), I just saw them and decided I needed to paint some.

CPBelt Inactive Member15 Jan 2013 8:53 a.m. PST

I'm in the same boat. No real idea of a game, but I've always liked them along with Zombiesmith's other minis. I just like their look in 28mm. With the sale on, my son wants me to pick up some 15mm Aphids as well.

headzombie Sponsoring Member of TMP15 Jan 2013 11:12 p.m. PST

I should pay attention. Thanks, all! To celebrate 15% off everything!
(Seriously, having a sale, come get some award winning Quar for 15% off!)

;)

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