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It is a time of unrest among the 28mm miniatures. All of Jasper's WIPs seem to focus on 10mm BSRs and 3D printing.  Rumor is rampant. Has Jasper forsaken his hordes of unpainted 28

Worked on some colours for the Rebel Veterans.   I mostly like them, but the gloves need to be a little different I think.....might use Leather White as the highlight, but needs a

Got the last two speeder bikes put together.  Also assembled one other little Imperial unit.....   The "head" is still removable to make priming and painting easier.   Up next

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Took a few minutes and cleaned up and glued together the 3 remaining guys from the upgrade expansion.

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Backpacks I'm keeping separate until after I do the white.

The two with the big guns also come with arms with a regular trooper gun. I assume there are reason you would want that, but I (of course) went with the big guns.....(and couldn't really see a decent way to magnetize the arms...)

 

I also took a look a the trooper on the dewback.  It has 4 weapon options, but looks like they give you 2 torso and heads, so you could do one of the two one handed options and one of the two handed options, and maybe magnetize the waist.  if that works out I'll pick up a 2nd one and be able to do all 4 options....

 

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More prep.

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Cleaned up my second Stormtrooper upgrade expansion.  Then I moved on to my two dewback riders.  Each comes with 2 torsos and 4 weapon options, so with two I can have all 4 weapon options available.  The plug for the waists isn't bad, but I might look at magnetizing them. Other than that decision, they are read for gluing.

 

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7 hours ago, Sharkbelly said:

Looking good! Which weapon do you think you will normally run with the Dewback riders?

Heh, that would a) require me having some idea how to play and b) having a plan ::D:

Really. At this point I haven't even read the rules...I just like Star Wars stuff.

But they do play Tuesday nights at the lfgs, so one of these weeks I'm going to make it over and at least watch a game or two, see how I like it.

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5 minutes ago, Jasper_the_2nd said:

Well, tried going to watch some SW Legion being played tonight.....but, turns out that none of the players could make it...for like the first time since they started having Star Wars games night at the store.

 

Have I mentioned how my luck goes?.......

 

 

Sounds like my Monday night AL games. Lately, it's been 3 people to none now. Granted, the last couple weeks, one of my main players either was just getting back from a overseas work trip or something came up that he was needed for (his work related). No worries, just hate having a game on Mondays. In the beginning thou, we were at 6 or 7 people & even had a night where we had like 10 people. 

 

Hopefully it's just a phase in the area. Our Weds game is a full table.

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Prepped some more stuff:

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Left to right:

Boba Fett is in a silly number of pieces....

Starter box Vadar

General Veers

Expansion Vadar

Starter Luke

First 2 rebel scum er, troopers

 

I'm working from home for the next while, and planning to keep close to home the rest of the time. So there is going to be a bit more hobby time, so I'm going to put a bit of a push on to get all my Imperials painted, and all of my rebels at least assembled and stuck on the standard bases.  Then maybe try to get my wife to try it out.

 

Next assembly session will be the rest of the rebel troopers. Then maybe tackle the speeder bikes and other more fiddly looking ones.

 

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