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Kulgara (60185), Space Henchman (49106), and pals as SPACEFUTURE roughnecks


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After giving both Buckland and the Miner a jaunty yellow-and-white scheme, it came burning hot into my mind that they should be part of a team of space roughnecks/asteroid miners/problem solvers. This is the rest of that team. 

First, Kulgara. She's a Pathfinder model, from the 'Iron Gods' adventure, and is a techno-badelf. What a great Space Orc. I think her vambraced fists count as construction equipment, and the ridiculously huge chainsaw (with knuckle spikes, in case you have a chainsaw fight and need to punch someone?) is beautifully over-the-top. I'm not sure what the lever-matic tool on her back is supposed to be. The giant wrench is from Bombshell.

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She's definitely in the right line of work here.
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Next up, Sluggo, the Space Henchman. Noseless and brutish, with gangly but muscular arms and a dyspeptic expression. I thought at first of making him the same species as the Andromedans, but decided against it and gave him a pale Vampiric Flesh+Magos Purple sluglike complexion. Jetpack is Bombshell again. I love jetpacks, though I'm afraid this one gets in the way of his suspendies.

 

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Serendipitously, I remembered the weird little Slimer-like alien I had leftover from Betty, Space Heroine (50150). It, too, has a big round noseless head, rubbery aspect, wiry limbs, and short legs! Perhaps it and Sluggo here are the same species; it certainly looks like it could hench in a pinch. I'll call it Squish.

 

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Also got a fella in a hazmat suit with some kind of Geiger-counter sensor or such, from Hasslefree. Seen here in a routine check of goo emissions levels. Just carrying out assigned tasks, nothing suspicious here.
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And here's the whole greasy roustabout crew:

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Thanks, all! 

10 hours ago, Chaoswolf said:

They make a good looking work crew; nice job. I like the terrain/scenery, too.

 

16 hours ago, Iridil said:

Great concept  workmen and thugs! Nice group and again I absolutely love all the terrain/scenery. That pot of green toxic goo is splendid.

I'm happy with them! The buildings are little blister packs from...toy cars I think? studded with various bits and bobs. I've had some of those bits and bobs for years and it's a relief to get them on the table.
The Goo Vat is one of my favorite set dressing props. So useful! A Tork paper towel roll end-cap and some hot glue, mostly.

19 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

I love that setting!

Great job!

Easily my favorite, as you can guess. Thanks again, and here's more set dressing!

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