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#1 Girot

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Posted 23 September 2012 - 04:48 PM

Heya Folks!

Okay so I wanted to throw out a challenge to you all to come up with useful ways of utlizing the rats that are coming as part of the Dungeon Pack. I noticed that several people are trading or selling them. Why? They are so useful! For example (and I apologize now for the 40k reference on this forum):

Mortor or Missile Launcher Heavy Weapons Teams
No, seriously! Do up a 'Rat Handler' modeled with a control stick from the Sentinal pilot's arm and greenstuff some straps on the rats to attach whatever kind of ammo you need to fit the bill. Picture a giant rat with a dozen frag grenades duct taped all over it!
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#2 cloudshaper2k

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Posted 23 September 2012 - 08:56 PM

I was planning on converting some of them into Borogroves for my Wonderland diorama.
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#3 Wren

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Posted 24 September 2012 - 09:21 AM

How can people not want rats?! They are suited to almost every possible campaign world, and are non-intimidating figures for more novice painters.

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Posted 24 September 2012 - 10:34 AM

im contemplating adding them to my fallen army attached with void grenades. thank you for the idea Girot
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#5 dispatchdave

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Posted 24 September 2012 - 10:43 AM

I'm envisioning Rat-Onna-Stick, a Morporkian delicacy. I'd love to do a diorama with goblins and others eating the rats.

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#6 Jordan Peacock

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Posted 24 September 2012 - 11:08 AM

I was planning on converting some of them into Borogroves for my Wonderland diorama.


I was thinking of following Froggy the Great's lead and turning some rats into Slithy Toves: (http://www.reapermini.com/TheCraft/38)

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I guess I could see Borogoves, too -- stick them on some stilt legs, use a bit of putty, paint up their noses as beaks?

#7 Girot

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Posted 25 September 2012 - 09:34 AM

Nice! I had another idea: do up a couple on a 'swarm base' and they can be used for a number of varieties of rat. In this particular case I was thinking about drilling big holes in them and then greenstuffing some gore and infectious yuck. Could be an alternative to Nurglings...
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