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10 hours ago, Rigel said:

Here's 80053, the Starship Generator, and 49035, the soda machine, painted up as a Bouncy Bubble Beverage dispenser. (Drink B3--it's everyone's mandatory drink of choice! A variety of flavors from Extra Classic to Red Blast to Tastes Like Something Orange! All flavors may not be available at your clearance level. Check with your supervisor for details.)


I love it. I wish soda vending machines actually looked like that here. Is the brand name actually "Bouncy Bubble Beverage"? Because calling it "Commie Cola" just popped into my head and I can't stop grinning.

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Thank you all! 

23 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

Helen looks lovely!

Great job on the vending machines.

I was pretty happy with the black-to-red gradient on the B3 machine! And Helen's peaches-and-cream complexion came out all right. I seem to have better luck with Bombshell eyes than with most minis. Glad you like them! 

22 hours ago, BadgersinMeadows said:

Looking great. Love the way the whole setting comes together. :)

Thank you! I've been working on this heartbreaker spacefuture homebrew and its minis for a few years now. The Moon Communists (not to be confused with the well-adjusted Reds, or Martian Communists) are some of my favorites, being a gauze-thinly-veiled PARANOIA knockoff that can be visited without Alpha Complex being the entire setting. 
SIDE NOTE: The recent Netflix show "Travelers" can and in my opinion absolutely should be viewed as an adaptation of the PARANOIA universe played absolutely deadpan straight. I cannot prove this was intentional, but the parallels are all there in spades.

14 hours ago, Inarah said:

Well done!


14 hours ago, ManvsMini said:

I love it. I wish soda vending machines actually looked like that here. Is the brand name actually "Bouncy Bubble Beverage"? Because calling it "Commie Cola" just popped into my head and I can't stop grinning.

CANON ACCEPTED! "Bouncy Bubble Beverage" is a PARANOIA reference, a dystopic drink that doubles as a low-grade explosive when a can is shaken. (Often paired with CrunchyTyme Algae Chips, available in Plain and Slightly Less Plain flavors).

But no, COMMIE COLA it will be henceforth. OCTOBER RED is the most popular flavor.
"Ein Geschmack geht um in der Mond...der Geschmack des COMMUNISMUS! A flavor as STRONG as the mighty Soviet hammer and as SHARP as the Revolutionary Sickle! Workers of the World, Imbibe! You have nothing to lose but your thirst!"

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October Red from Commie Cola: colder than Siberian winter, with flavor stronger than proletariat will! Let tastebud feel the revolution!

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On 7/27/2020 at 10:04 AM, ManvsMini said:

...Let tastebud feel the revolution!

This is a fantastic slogan and I will absolutely use it whenever possible.

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