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This is one of my armies that I’m working on for Dragon rampant. Sadly there are not many pictures to post of it right now since I don’t have many models, yet. But a large portion of it will be made up of Reaper overlords units with a couple of minis from others brands thrown in. 

The first one! This is an Overlords Onyx phalanx by Reaper minis. I needed to compare sizes with my hero before getting a full force so I sadly only have one currently.

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The other unit currently being worked on is a Wizkids Nolzurs triceratops that I am converting into a cavalry mount. I am using milliputt for the harness, and am planing to use paper clips to make the reins. I’m wanting to make it barded like a warhorse but I’m unsure on how to do it. Any suggestions?861A33C7-528D-477E-88BD-3D95A5FC616F.thumb.jpeg.6347cc7b3534dd773e12bf2f2df2f089.jpeg4C25C324-855A-4545-8617-4E21302A45C9.thumb.jpeg.c591c9e32dfb6b78a6955599c5de1dd8.jpeg

I hope to get my rider in here soon so I can start working on that part of the conversion.

Thankyou for looking!

 

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Looking good!

 

Here are some inspirational pics, study this and see what you can use.

I would use green stuff for a blanket/barding like this.

 

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Some other ideas:

 

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6 hours ago, Standifer said:

Thankyou for the pictures @Glitterwolf, they certainly got the creative juices flowing!

 

You're welcome!

I happen to love reptiles ( you might want to take a look at my Lost World WIP see my sig) I will be following this!

 

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I will check that out. And here is an update!

Got a bit of work done on the triceratops the other day. Started by adding some barding and then some plate armor. 

 

I’ll probably do a little bit of touch up and add some detail to the plate armor here soon. 

I plan to armor the head as well .

 

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Thankyou Glitterwolf! I shall try to keep up the progress! 

Speaking of progress.

I tried use styrene plastic for the armor on his back. I ripped it off in disgust after I tried to glue trim on. Here is the replacement.

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I also started on the head armor, If its on a Dino would it be called a helmet?

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And I changed my mind on the color scheme a little bit. I switched the dark blue over to plate mail metal by Vallejo.

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And the lord of House Vlasholm and the leader of the Draconian army, Sir Amos wielder of the mighty sword Valnore! This is a Lance and Lasers miniature but I cannot remember the minis name.

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And a finale picture of them all together. 

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I intend to order more troops here in a week or so.

Thankyou for looking! Feedback is appreciated! 

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It's starting to look real good.

Are you going to add some crates/barrels/pouches and such as well?

I have a feeling this is going to look awesome when done.

 

 

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On 1/10/2020 at 2:39 AM, Glitterwolf said:

It's starting to look real good.

Are you going to add some crates/barrels/pouches and such as well?

I have a feeling this is going to look awesome when done.

 

 

Thankyou! I hope it comes out good as well. It does have a pair of saddle bags already, at most I may add a bed roll but this is a war mount, you wouldn’t want to weight your mount down with unnecessary gear on the eve of a battle. 
Anywho I got my rider in today!

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However there is one issue.......He is true scale 28mm while the other Draconians are bigger. However I believe I can explain it away by saying he is a regular human serving inn the Draconian army which is supposed to be made of giants standing 8-9 feet tall.

Here he is next to  phalanx and a perry miniatures foot knight for comparison. 

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Some mods will be needed to be made to get him to fit but they shouldn’t be too hard to do.

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 Thankyou for looking!

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Was able to get the “helmet?” finished and attach the rider last night.

 

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Save for glueing on the arm and the sword I declare it ready to start painting!

 

 

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Very cool!

 

As for the size difference, take a look around and compare humans.

Nobody is the same height.

And him being on the Trike will make him stand out well enough.

No worries.

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On 1/11/2020 at 8:31 PM, Corsair said:

I am loving this project!

I’ve been enjoying doing it. This is my first major conversion. It has been fun so far!

20 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

Very cool!

Thanks! 

20 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

As for the size difference, take a look around and compare humans.

Nobody is the same height.

And him being on the Trike will make him stand out well enough.

No worries.

This is very true, I’ve seen people less than five foot tall and others over six feet. 

 

I was able to start painting the other day. 

Some testers GI red for the barding. And then some Vallejo Plate mail metal for the armor. 

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It will need another coat or two for the red and plate mail.

Thanks For looking!

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More painting done, I hop to finish by this weekend so it can be used in our Dragon Rampant game.

 

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I am debating about whether I should keep the green or not. Anyone have any thoughts on the green? 

Thanks for looking!

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I happen to like the green.

 

The red needs more shadows.

A little hint, use a green wash on that.

May sound strange, but a green wash on red will give it more depth.

 

 

 

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