Sunday, February 14, 2016

'L'amour' from Barks - 'Guaranteed to Score'


For the love of the game... Blood Bowl is a game played by men, orcs, dwarves, and other creatures, with one funny shaped ball. This is my interpretation of Thrud the Barbarian, a Star Player who sadly doesn't exist in the current rules edition. It is a conversion of a Hasslefree figure, which I picked up from Crusade in Cardiff in 2005. Hasslefree must have been about a year old as a company, and this figure has sat in my pile of shame for over a decade until I dusted it off for the Analogue Challenge! Foolishly, I primed it on a humid day and it is a far from smooth basecoat. It doesn't show from a distance, and I was in a hurry, so I let it slide. It looks horrible in these close-ups under a bright light, dammit.

26 comments:

  1. Nice Conversion! Great entry. cheers

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  2. Fantastic figures and and theme!

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  3. Damn nice couple, I just hope he throws the right load away...

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  4. Great work, well done. Hilarious.

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  5. Nice work, Barks! To the Victor go the spoils! ;)
    I had the same trouble with some primer on a high humidity day. Rather than stipping the minis and trying again, I got some Testors sanding strips, they were good at removing the spray grit and I didn't even have to give the models another primer session.

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    1. That's a good idea. I also buggered up some plastic figures the same way, I don't know if a light sanding would work on them as well.

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    1. Thanks! I hadn't been paying attention and hadn't realised Thrud was no longer in the rules...

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