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Old School Wizard from Heritage Models, about 1980


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You've done a great job, with not a lot of help from the sculptor.

 

Mushrooms were very on-topic to those early ranges, so maybe that's appropriate.

 

So are you going to game with all of this old school revival stuff?

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You've done a great job, with not a lot of help from the sculptor.

Mushrooms were very on-topic to those early ranges, so maybe that's appropriate.

So are you going to game with all of this old school revival stuff?

All of my painted minis are for gaming with.

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These are great Pingo!  When you say they are for painting, do you just then cover them with varnish and then use them abuse them as you will for your gaming? Do you ever then put them on a base or do you just keep them as painted bases they were born with?

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These are great Pingo! When you say they are for painting, do you just then cover them with varnish and then use them abuse them as you will for your gaming? Do you ever then put them on a base or do you just keep them as painted bases they were born with?

We are not too rough on minis in my gaming groups. I protect mine with a thin layer or two of gloss varnish, then some matte. They are packed in foam or bubble wrap in small boxes or plastic containers when not in use.

 

This one is mounted on a one-inch fender washer. His original base was a little rectangular thing you can see as the mound in the middle of the base.

 

Whenever I have a mini with a funny balance or a base that just feels too small, I glue it to something. I glued some of the smaller Old School minis onto pennies.

 

ETA: If the mini is old or unusual I take a photo of the base underside for later identification before I glue it to anything.

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ETA: If the mini is old or unusual I take a photo of the base underside for later identification before I glue it to anything.

 

Such an excellent idea! I always forget what year a miniature is from and when I want to find out, it's already on its base.

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