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I had some painting time at lunch this week, and didn't take anything special to the office to work on, so this is what I pulled out of what I already had stashed there.  These are old Ral Partha orcs, as recently put back into production as part of their 2015 Chaos Wars Kickstarter.  I'm trying to make a bit of a push to get those units on the table for demo games; my Ral Earth collection includes quite a few vintage units that are out of production, so I don't like to use them in rules demos...I feel like they ought be be done with available figures.

 

I used the same white/black/red colors on all the shields, hoping that gives a unified feel to the group, even though everyone gets his own unique shield.

 

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Generally, though, I should avoid the stripes; trying to keep them straight is harder than expected.  The faces were generally easier.  In the end, though, I figured "painted by orcs" and let it go...

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Got any different angles or individual shots?  I think I have a couple of those from way back in the day, but I'd like to be able to confirm since I have never been able to find any evidence that more than just mine were ever cast...

 

If they are the same, they're really small for what I think of as orcs.  Maybe thats why I haven't been able to track them down; I may have only searched for goblins...

 

Great job BTW!

 

Edit - need to read more carefully - I will check the KS you mentioned...

 

Kang

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On 6/16/2017 at 8:25 AM, Kang said:

Got any different angles or individual shots?  I think I have a couple of those from way back in the day, but I'd like to be able to confirm since I have never been able to find any evidence that more than just mine were ever cast...

 

If they are the same, they're really small for what I think of as orcs.  Maybe thats why I haven't been able to track them down; I may have only searched for goblins...

 

Great job BTW!

 

Edit - need to read more carefully - I will check the KS you mentioned...

 

Kang

 

The original Ral Partha catalog numbers were 02-070, -072, -073, and one of -079...

 

http://www.miniatures-workshop.com/lostminiswiki/index.php?title=Fantasy_Collector_Series

 

 

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