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SPACEFUTURE: Hydra Galacteers, part 1

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Hydra's Retro Raygun line is delightful. I've finally managed to get a couple of shots where the light is adequate to do them and their jetpacks and spacesuits justice. 

Meet Dr. Zahn, Chief Science Officer. He's not the fittest or youngest of the Galacteers, but a genius intellect and a life of broad-based learning can more than justify a broad-based spacesuit. 
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And here is the Chief of Security, Sergeant Macklin. He looks like his springs are wound a bit too tight. SPACE MADNESS is always a risk on these excursions, especially with a dangerous job like his. The Redshirt Blues are a known issue. 

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Next, here's Comet! An uplifted chimpanzee, Comet knows more spaceship engineering than most humans. After all, Comet was designed for the job, and wefumblefeet have to make do with studying. (I think my favorite detail is the foot-gloves. Genius and adorable.) 

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Comet would never mutiny and side with other Space Apes in a waste-flinging rebellion, overthrowing his human pals for primate self-governance, so let's forget the subject even came up. Just put that thought out of your head, mister! Nope, not something to worry about at all. 

The landing craft is a wooden egg with some bird cutouts mutilated into fins, an applesauce-pack-cap jet, and some goggle-vent retrothrusters. 

Until next time, cadets! 

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Great job on these guys!  And I love your spaceship - it reminds me of all those old B&W sci-fi movies I watched as a kid!

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Thanks, all! 
 

22 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

The chimp is my favorite!

He's adorable! You like space apes? Buckle up, for SPACE APES YOU SHALL GET!  :poke: 
 

15 hours ago, Iridil said:

Great figures. Really like the future-retro feel of the bright colors you chose.

Matt Beauchamp and his people do good work. And the other Galacteers are just as boldly colored; we're not even halfway through the spectrum yet! 
 

11 hours ago, Warlady said:

...I love your spaceship - it reminds me of all those old B&W sci-fi movies I watched as a kid!

Then I have succeeded in my mission! Not too hard to build, either. 

 

10 hours ago, Froggy the Great said:

I love these minis and your treatment of them.

As it happens, I have a game they'd work in...

http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/55269-atomic-hero-was-archon-raygun-latest-v2016-06-19_01/

 :wow: Yes INDEED you may be sure I am interested in this!! Thank you for sharing!  Bookmarked the page for future reference and will read through the ATOMIC HERO rules ASAP. 

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