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I love those, have 2 of each, 2 of em arm swapped

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If you really, really don't like the Swiss Guard's sword, the pose looks very similar to the LE Achilles figure with a loose morat head.  It should be able to mimic the pose fairly well with an extra head.  Just strap the extra sword on his back, or on the side of a mulebot.articulo_20151228161221.jpg

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1 hour ago, Cratesbane said:

If you really, really don't like the Swiss Guard's sword, the pose looks very similar to the LE Achilles figure with a loose morat head.  It should be able to mimic the pose fairly well with an extra head.  Just strap the extra sword on his back, or on the side of a mulebot.

Not sure that's any better for me. I like the finger pointing idea the best, though that will be tricky for me to sculpt.

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3 hours ago, BLOODGOD said:

Not sure that's any better for me. I like the finger pointing idea the best, though that will be tricky for me to sculpt.

One trick is to look for the tip of a blade from another mini range, a piece of flash that's the right shape, or anything else along those lines. Attaching something with a rigid structure thats looks like  a finger is easier than sculpting from scratch. 

I did that for my Aquila multi rifle conversion and will be doing the same again for the Swiss. 

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3 hours ago, BLOODGOD said:

Not sure that's any better for me. I like the finger pointing idea the best, though that will be tricky for me to sculpt.

Get some softer metal wire, drill a hole where you want the finger, and then glue it and shape it.Just a little bit of a crimp will simulate a knuckle, and you could put some dabs of superglue on it for the little armor plates that some models have on their fingers.. 

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On 19/07/2017 at 3:49 AM, Kanluwen said:

Which, again, goes back to "Why is Climbing Plus not just a general infantry skill"...

As Spleen said, the Climb skill is the "standard mountaineering training", Climbing Plus is for an insect-like ability to walk on any surface.

 

On 19/07/2017 at 9:15 AM, Kanluwen said:

I'd personally rather not see any more overtly female HI. It's not skintight catsuits, they should look bulky as hell.

In fact, with how realistically bulky modern PanO HI suits are, can anyone tell for certain what gender the occupant is? I'm in favour of making the suits slightly more androgynous and having them all the same.

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I am wondering whether there is a way to give that guy a multi rifle and make him a hacker.. because I have a painted Swiss Guard HMG, but not a hacker. Somehow there's not much point in painting another Swiss Guard HMG... except, obviously, for the very useful double Swiss HMG list:

logo_104.png Neoterran Capitaline Army
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GROUP 1sep.gifsep.giforden_regular.png10  
logo_2.pngFUSILIER Lieutenant Combi Rifle / Pistol, Knife. (0 | 10)
logo_2.pngFUSILIER Combi Rifle / Pistol, Knife. (0 | 10)
logo_2.pngFUSILIER Combi Rifle / Pistol, Knife. (0 | 10)
logo_2.pngFUSILIER HMG / Pistol, Knife. (1 | 18)
logo_2.pngFUSILIER Hacker (Hacking Device) Combi Rifle / Pistol, Knife. (0.5 | 18)
logo_6.pngSWISS GUARD HMG / Pistol, AP CCW. (2 | 68)
logo_6.pngSWISS GUARD HMG / Pistol, AP CCW. (2 | 68)
logo_11.pngPATHFINDER DRONBOT Combi Rifle, Sniffer / Electric Pulse. (0 | 16)
logo_14.pngFUGAZI DRONBOT Flash Pulse, Sniffer / Electric Pulse. (0 | 8)
logo_9.pngDEVA Hacker (Hacking Device) Combi Rifle, Nanopulser / Pistol, Knife. (0.5 | 31)

GROUP 2sep.gifsep.giforden_regular.png3  
logo_14.pngFUGAZI DRONBOT Flash Pulse, Sniffer / Electric Pulse. (0 | 8)
logo_20.pngMACHINIST Combi Rifle, D-Charges / Pistol, Knife. (0 | 15)
logo_17.pngPALBOT Electric Pulse. (0 | 3)
logo_19.pngTRAUMA-DOC Combi Rifle  / Pistol, Knife. (0 | 14)
logo_17.pngPALBOT Electric Pulse. (0 | 3)

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Kind of meh, though, I just don't see how I need two of them... In that one game where my enemy crits the guy dead on my first active turn (probably rolling two ones with two different BS13 guys I tried to shoot in one order), the second may come in handy, but that's about it.

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On 14/07/2017 at 2:07 PM, Kanluwen said:

 

She's in scale. The first female Bolts look bigger, I shit you not, because the breasts are huge on them. It's not like fake breasts versus real breasts--they just are gigantic. For no real reason.

I actually don't mind this in isolation, and where it's not jarring I don't mind models being slightly out of scale with each other. Different sized MI and LI more accurately reflect real world human body proportions and variations.

My go to example is the hexas sniper who looks pretty short compared to other models , but there are women at my office that are shorter than that sniper would be IRL. 

The only time I don't like it so much is when older HI look small compared to newer larger LI sculpts.

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44 minutes ago, Superfluid said:

My go to example is the hexas sniper who looks pretty short compared to other models , but there are women at my office that are shorter than that sniper would be IRL. 

I'm not sure, if she'd get accepted in the army. There probably is minimum height and body index requirement.

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4 hours ago, Lancer said:

I'm not sure, if she'd get accepted in the army. There probably is minimum height and body index requirement.

Well there might be exceptions for black ops units. Also it's the future so maybe there's more equal opportunity employment lol.

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Just as a point about people saying that the Swiss looks like the Aquila, I really don't agree

There's no coat, and there's also those very different shoulder.chest plates on the Swiss, plus they have different thigh plates and boots. The helmet has a different faceplate too.

The Swiss HMG will also never be mistake for the Aquila HMG because he has a handy APCCW to differentiate him. Very useful.

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Personally I like the new Swiss Guard, but it has a Zweihänder, a weapon that was used by Swiss mercenaries at the beginning but lately was used by the Landsknechts and became their distinctive weapon, the problem is that the german mercenaries exterminated the Vatican Swiss guards during the siege of Rome in 1527 XD.

The new Kamau is like a Navy Seal, similar but different from the Bagh Mari, personally I prefer the first and I'm really glad 'cause it means that Varuna is coming ( or at least I hope XD).

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On 7/22/2017 at 7:42 AM, Solar said:

Just as a point about people saying that the Swiss looks like the Aquila, I really don't agree

There's no coat, and there's also those very different shoulder.chest plates on the Swiss, plus they have different thigh plates and boots. The helmet has a different faceplate too.

The Swiss HMG will also never be mistake for the Aquila HMG because he has a handy APCCW to differentiate him. Very useful.

Obligatory Posting attached below.

 

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That uniformity of design is actually nice ;) 

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3 hours ago, Stiopa said:

That uniformity of design is actually nice ;) 

You mean ARM3 Motesa looking like ARM5 FK ?;P

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3 minutes ago, Eciu said:

You mean ARM3 Motesa looking like ARM5 FK ?;P

Both have 2 wounds, 4-4 Move in heavy armour, and enhanced PH, the FK has noticeably better armour on the torso and legs, seems legit to me. 

A better question would be why are Nisse ARM 3 whilst Bagh-Mari and Akali are ARM 2...

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7 minutes ago, Col said:

Both have 2 wounds, 4-4 Move in heavy armour, and enhanced PH, the FK has noticeably better armour on the torso and legs, seems legit to me. 

A better question would be why are Nisse ARM 3 whilst Bagh-Mari and Akali are ARM 2...

It was more of a joke than analysis. Check that Moira while being naked have ARM3 ;P

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13 minutes ago, Eciu said:

It was more of a joke than analysis. Check that Moira while being naked have ARM3 ;P

Sub-dermal plating, Bakunin's weird

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The Swiss is different enough from any other PanO HI ATM, I'm actualy corious to see how the Guarda de Assalto will change and how it will stray from the ORC's design.

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On ‎7‎/‎14‎/‎2017 at 8:02 AM, Narkano said:

 

The Swiss...I'm not sure I'll retire my old Swiss HMG for that model. Very Static, doesn't look like it has the same imposing feel of the Aquila with HMG. Not a fan of the sword on model that isn't even knightesque like the Black Friar and should not be in CC if it can be avoided. I don't normally gripe about sculpts but that one just looks off to me.

 

 

Shouldn't be too hard to remove the sword and put a gangsta' style sideways held pistol in his hand?  That would make it much more bad ass (IMHO).  ;) 

 

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7 hours ago, Eciu said:

You mean ARM3 Motesa looking like ARM5 FK ?;P

I don't have the words to express how much that design "choice" annoys me.

 

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On 28.07.2017 at 8:43 PM, Killionaire said:

Obligatory Posting attached below.

 

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As Pano player I can`t see difference between Yu-Jing HI except hac tao and domaru. (It`s even harder when they are unhelmeted XD )

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7 hours ago, Blackskull27 said:

As Pano player I can`t see difference between Yu-Jing HI except hac tao and domaru. (It`s even harder when they are unhelmeted XD )

Some have swords, some have braids, some have pointy bits on their back.

I totally don't know that because of fumbling with the Hsien spikes in a way so idiotic that I was bleeding afterwards.

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:_aww__rvmp_by_bad_blood: Don't fucking ask.

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