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  1. Hi all, I've been beavering away on this classic old Ral Partha White Dragon/Cold Drake recently. It belongs to a friend of mine who recently bought it. It's always been a favourite sculpt of his (and indeed mine!) & as he is not a miniature painter, I offered to paint it for him. Here's what happened....... Now, your probably thinking, "but it's not white or chilly looking at all!". That is true but my friend asked for it to be red as that how he's always seen it & I was happy to oblige with a suitably old school paint job. Thanks for l
  2. I've been painting up a few of my vintage pre-slotta Citadel goblins recently & I have lined up this Goblin Chieftain's Chariot (FTG13) for my next paint job. I thought it would be interesting to do it as a WIP so, here goes.... As you can see, there's quite a few pieces to assemble. It's not overly complicated but I'm definitely going to have to paint up all the pieces first then assemble them afterwards, this may prove a bit difficult as I can't exactly stick them on blue tack on an old paint pot for easy handling. The goblins have some really characterful sculpting to them
  3. Greetings! I finally finished my mini diorama featuring a classic Goblin Chieftain's Chariot (FTG13) citadel miniature from "the olden days". I had a lot of fun painting & creating this & I learned some new things along the way. If you would like to see how it was created, the WIP can be found here. Thanks for looking, comments & critiques are always welcome!
  4. So, just for fun, here's a shot from the Ringbearer game my brother and I hosted at Gen Con. The ents have been roused and march on the White Wizard's tower. We used a wide mix of vintage fantasy figures for this game, and the five ents here are from five different pre-1980 figure lines. This group is pretty good at identifying classic lead, so try your skills.
  5. As long as I was at the table speed painting the wolves this morning, I thought I would take the opportunity to finish this vintage Ral Partha land dragon. The dragon was basically already finished, so I only needed to finish the rider. I got a handful of recent castings at Gencon last year, so building out a unit has been on my to-do list for a while. This is the version 2 figure, by the way. The v1 doesn't have the flared tail and has the head looking up, and the version 3 is quite different.
  6. I found myself surfing YouTube for old British Pathe newsreels this morning, and came across these great toy soldier clips, and thought you all might enjoy them. Just another night at the wargame club... Toy soldier manufacturing: You can find a bunch more by simply going to YouTube and searching "Pathe toy soldiers"
  7. Here's some more of my old Citadel pre-slotta goblins which I have been painting this week. These are some goblin children (FTG12). Ahhhhh, aren't they cute, although the boy does look a little grumpy! The girl is carrying a little rag doll which I painted up to match her - kind of like a "(goblin) mini me". I've kept the bases as they are for the "old school" look on my display shelf. Thanks for looking!
  8. I've been painting up a few of my old Citadel pre-slotta goblins this week. First up is this female goblin (FTG11) who looks pretty scary, I'd imagine her goblin husband keeps a very low profile! I think there were various different weapon versions of this mini. I've kept the base as it is for an "old school" look on my display shelf. Thanks for looking!
  9. This will take a while to complete, but these two are going on a base as a performing duo, probably used in camp vignettes rather than adventurers. I have spares of both, so I can try again as individuals as I am moved to. I wish I had someone with a recorder (the flute kind) and a drum in similar old school size/style...
  10. I've posted this before without any luck, but the recent demonstrations of miniature identification prowess give me some hope. What I know about this figure: he was one of two in a package, and I think the other was different. My brother bought them in a hobby shop in Massachusetts on a family vacation around 1976/7. The other one has gone missing, so we can't check for bottom markings. I painted and based this guy up in the early 90s, and I'm not so desperate yet as to break him off the base to see if there are any base markings. He looks a little like this Heritage mounta
  11. While a couple of these are from last week, I've been stuck around the house for the last few days. When my hands haven't been sore from shovelling, I've been getting some painting and basing done. As always, tabletop painting... This little group of archers is from three different Ral Partha lines, Legions of the Petal Throne, Royal Armies of the Hyborean Age, and the 1200AD historical range. This old Ral Partha frost giant, done more generically, was from my recent road trip. Also from last week was this ancient Ral Partha ES-3 balrog: I'm putting togethe
  12. I took a paint kit with me on my Christmas road trip, but time was a little short. I did a couple of Ral Partha figures for my vintage project. The elf is from the 98-006 Dungeon Party boxed set, and the rogue is an H-21, from the pre-1980 Royal Armies of the Hyborean Age range. She's a repaint and has been in my collection since new; the elf is an eBay acquisition from this summer. On to basing...
  13. In contnuing to play around with painting some vintage lead, here are two early Tolkien-inspired figures. The little guy on the left is a Minifigs (Miniature Figurines, Ltd.) ME-50 goblin, from their Mythical Earth range (around 1973). I believe this was the first commercial line of fantasy figures, so you can see the sort of thing we had to work with, back when dinosaurs ruled the earth. On the right is an early Tom Meier sculpt, from Ral Partha, an E551 Southron spearman from their Wizards, Warriors, and Warlocks range. He's got a 1976 base stamp, so you can see why those early Ral Pa
  14. So I haven't been posting goals, but I have been trying to get some work done. Here's a unit of 12 elf archers (well, eleven archers and a leader), generally intended for Chaos Wars. The figures are vintage Ral Partha Fantasy Collector Series, except for the leader. He's from the Personalities range. All the scultping is Tom Meier's I believe.
  15. At the HMGS Cold Wars convention this spring I picked up a handful of vintage figures from one of the vendors, which precipitated me into this year's project madness to revive and expand my vintage 25mm fantasy armies. This fellow is a "Knight Assaulting with Keen-Edged Swords" (you have to love the original Custom Cast package titles) from their Chivalry (Arthurian) range. It's a rather dynamic sculpt for 1975. I kept it relatively simple rather than trying to freehand the charge onto the surcoat with all its folds. (Or, a griffin's head couped within a bordure gules)
  16. Greetings! Here is another Citadel vintage mini from my collection - "Reptile Warrior With Sword". I think this is one of the first figures I ever bought many decades ago & has recently received some love via a re-paint I've just been photographing some more old school minis today which I'm hoping to post soon.
  17. Another recently painted classic mini from the olden days....... This "Umber Hulk" comes from the mid 1980's when Citadel had the licence to produce Advanced D&D minis. I painted it as per the description in the 4th Edition Monster Manual & I'm happy with how it turned out, I'm not so happy with the simplistic base, I'll probably go back and sort that out sometime. Thanks for looking!
  18. What's got 3 heads & goes "roar", "hiss" & "baaaaaa"............? This vintage Citadel "Chimera"! I based my colours on the description in the 4th edition AD&D monster manual but changed the dragon head from orange to red. Interestingly, this mini never had wings. Thanks for looking.
  19. Here is an early Citadel mini "Necromancer" from their "Fantasy Adventurers" range. I enjoyed painting him, it's always nice to visit the dark side! This guy has a wonderfully malevolent expression on his face & I love the way his staff is carved into the shape of a "diving" skeleton. Thanks for looking!
  20. I re-painted this wonderfully sculpted Citadel old school mini from my collection recently. As a kid back in the day, when I first painted this figure, I learned a very important painting lesson - never use oil paints! It never really dried properly & was tacky for months, maybe even years!
  21. This Citadel figure comes from their very old "fantasy tribe cavalry" range & is pretty creepy. I'm not totally sure if the red on the horse's body works but from what my old eyes can tell these areas are either muscle or (top) skin so, I guess it's ok?
  22. Here is another one of my vintage minis. I was going for a simplistic "Scooby-Doo" villain style glowing white ghost for this mini & rather than paint the lantern as an actual object, I wanted to make it part of the spirit of the ghost.
  23. Hi! I've been looking at everyone's excellent work on this forum for some time now & decided that it was about time that I signed up & posted something myself. So, here is a recently painted "Village Idiot" Citadel mini from the early 1980's from my collection. I figured that when he wore out the knee hole in his blue trouser leg, he made a patch to cover it from his green trouser leg..........
  24. Hello gals and guys, it's been too long since I shared anything. I've become somewhat obsessed with the licensed Advanced Dungeons & Dragons miniatures produced by Grenadier Models from 1980-1982. These are usually referred to as the "Gold Line." I never had a true appreciation for these sculpts as a kid, but with 35 years in the hobby. I've finally started to come around. I'm thinking of collecting the entire line now! I'm amassing quite a little collection. I will post up more pictures as models are finished as long as there is any interest. I'm sure that these models are older
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