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Heritage 1089 Stone Troll, 1312 Treeman, Ral Partha ES-4, -9, -43 and -49

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Inspired by a few different events, I've been working lately toward staging a game with vintage figures next year.

 

Here are a few recent completions:

 

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These two are the Heritage figures, both from around 1976. The stone troll on the left came to me, to my surprise, in an eBay package which was not well photographed. I don't think I ever saw one back in the day. The treeman I've seen before.

 

The troll is quite a large chunk of lead. Here he is with a Ral Partha human, for scale:

 

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I also finished four Ral Partha figures, all from the ES (Personalities and Things That Go Bump in the Night) range. The Tree Shepherd (ES-49) and the dismounted armored knight (ES-43) jumped the queue because they looked pretty simple. The other two are more in line with my plan to do ES-1 to ES-64 more or less in order.

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I like the look of those oldies.

 

Maybe newer sculpts are more detailed, but these do have lots of character.

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I've told you this already Rob, but I'll say it again, love the grey bark color and love the nipples! At this rate you're going to have the Personalities figures done really quickly!

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I've told you this already Rob, but I'll say it again, love the grey bark color and love the nipples! At this rate you're going to have the Personalities figures done really quickly!

 

I think I'm gonna start a collection of phrases called "You can only say this on the Reaper boards with getting slapped or arrested"  :blush:

 

Nice job on some old school figs.  I have a really hard time trying to paint those, they just bust my OCD in the chops.  I have admiration for anyone who can.

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Just to clarify...is that a topless male?

Yes. :) it's one of several early Ral Partha's based on Frazetta paintings; I suspect it was determined they didn't have rights to use the images, and changes were made. This one is from a Conan book cover, as I recall.

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