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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #30 on: 27 January 2016, 09:14:23 »
So what happened to the IWM release schedule thread? Is it gone for forever?

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #31 on: 27 January 2016, 13:08:09 »
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What about the classic Warhammer?  They've had a prototype for at least 6 months.

From what I've understood, Catalyst will have the "Classics" first, in plastic. At some point IWM "MIGHT" produce them in metal, but I don't recall them ever officially saying they will.

Now...there's a LOT of rumors out there, such as the Classics being in an Alpha Strike Box Set. BOTH the assumption of them appearing in said box set, and the box set itself...have NOT been confirmed officially. It's all rumor at this time.

I hope someone is working very hard at bringing these to market. I don't know anyone who doesn't want several of them. Getting them up for sale should be about the equivalent of printing money.

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #32 on: 27 January 2016, 22:39:24 »
Centurion Omni???  I already have like two dozen CN-9's!  Now I HAVE to get two dozen Omnis!  not to replace, but because they are my favorite mech!

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #33 on: 28 January 2016, 11:16:14 »
Someday I will find the source of the panicked paranoia that seems to grip so many members of these forums on occasion. When I find it...I will not be merciful. >:(
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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #34 on: 28 January 2016, 11:25:33 »
Can't you just use a battle station like everyone else? Your befuddlement beam needs calibrating.
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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #35 on: 28 January 2016, 14:08:02 »
So I can't share images of the Omni yet, still waiting on some final details approval, but I can say that it looks vastly better than both the DA mini and the art  >:D

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #36 on: 28 January 2016, 14:14:31 »
That is disconcerting. But I will still eagerly await the final miniature and decide from there like always.

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #37 on: 28 January 2016, 15:03:56 »
So I can't share images of the Omni yet, still waiting on some final details approval, but I can say that it looks vastly better than both the DA mini and the art  >:D

I believe you'd did it justice. As much as I like the Centurion I hate the DA look it was given.

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #38 on: 29 January 2016, 04:58:50 »
... but I can say that it looks vastly better than both the DA mini and the art  >:D
I can attest to that. Stinger's sculpt turned this from a Mech I didn't much care about into a Mech that is very high on my "must have" list.

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #39 on: 29 January 2016, 15:55:03 »
So, I have to ask. The Centurion Omni: Are the little cylinders on the left shoulder individual pieces like on the Ghost, or somehow all connected/molded together, more like the Legionnaire? I'm buying one either way, just curious.

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #40 on: 29 January 2016, 16:12:36 »
I can attest to that. Stinger's sculpt turned this from a Mech I didn't much care about into a Mech that is very high on my "must have" list.

Before I was excited for this mini. Now I'm frothing at the mouth for its release. I'm definately buying multiple since I will be using it as the omni and as a proxy for the originals. I wonder which variants got made. I'm already planning on kitbashing the YLW3 from OTP:CC
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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #41 on: 29 January 2016, 22:14:22 »
So, I have to ask. The Centurion Omni: Are the little cylinders on the left shoulder individual pieces like on the Ghost, or somehow all connected/molded together, more like the Legionnaire? I'm buying one either way, just curious.

Unfortunately, the cylinders are separate pieces. It is a necessity of the way the minis are cast, just no way around it.

Before I was excited for this mini. Now I'm frothing at the mouth for its release. I'm definately buying multiple since I will be using it as the omni and as a proxy for the originals. I wonder which variants got made. I'm already planning on kitbashing the YLW3 from OTP:CC

These are not set in stone, but we are looking at the Prime (obviously), the A, and the C. I just finished my mock-up of the  A, still have to do the jump pack for the C...

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #42 on: 30 January 2016, 17:26:17 »
Yeah, I will definitely have to find a better way to manage getting those little cylinders on straight. I had a heck of a time getting a secure enough hold on them to really control the angle they were sitting at. No worries. I'll figure something out.

Interesting choices on the cent variants. I would have thought the D would show up because it is the most radically different, visually speaking. Of course, my undying love for hatchets probably colored my expectations a bit! It would be interesting to know what makes a variant a 'winner' in terms of making it to production. Obviously how well they think it will sell is a big part, but I'm sure there is more to it than that.

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #43 on: 30 January 2016, 17:58:26 »
Unfortunately, the cylinders are separate pieces. It is a necessity of the way the minis are cast, just no way around it.
Personally I think it looks better without the cylinders, they are a part of why the art looks so cartoonly. (just my personal opinion)
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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #44 on: 31 January 2016, 00:04:14 »
i look forward to gluing my fingers together while assembling this one  ;D

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #45 on: 31 January 2016, 00:28:36 »
i look forward to gluing my fingers together while assembling this one  ;D

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #46 on: 01 February 2016, 19:52:16 »
A proper miniatures assembler always puts a little bit of himself in every mini. :)

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #47 on: 02 February 2016, 10:40:02 »
A proper miniatures assembler always puts a little bit of himself in every mini. :)

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #48 on: 02 February 2016, 13:35:41 »
Just as a note, because the heat sinks will be very fiddly, I am making sure there is an extra sink in the blister, just in case you drop one...

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #49 on: 03 February 2016, 01:09:01 »
These are not set in stone, but we are looking at the Prime (obviously), the A, and the C. I just finished my mock-up of the  A, still have to do the jump pack for the C...

So then, are we looking at 3 separate minis, or 1 with alternate parts?  Or 2, with 1 having alternate parts?   ???
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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #50 on: 03 February 2016, 08:22:02 »
So then, are we looking at 3 separate minis, or 1 with alternate parts?  Or 2, with 1 having alternate parts?   ???

Ironwind ultimately has final say, but I recommended that the Prime/C be in the same blister (given the main difference between the two is the jump jets), and then the A would sold as an online exclusive separately.

But, like I said, it is ultimately up to IWM, and they may decide to sell the C separately online also.

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #51 on: 03 February 2016, 08:32:44 »
Thanks for the Info!   O0  I guess we'll find out what they went with in a few months?   :)
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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #52 on: 18 February 2016, 17:49:19 »
Approved Templar III orthos... 

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #54 on: 19 February 2016, 00:34:44 »
I think I may have just said, "My precious!", out loud...yep, the wife is giving me a funny look...definitely out loud. I think it's safe to say I will be picking up a Templar III when it comes out.

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #55 on: 19 May 2016, 22:56:24 »
Hey all! Finally got the go ahead to share this!


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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #56 on: 20 May 2016, 08:41:46 »
Stinger...

I'm guessing it's due to the TRO art...but this looks skinny versus the TRO. Any reason...or is it because I'm a sleep deprived father or a 2 year old and new born twins as of April 28th?
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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #57 on: 20 May 2016, 09:02:07 »
Stinger...

I'm guessing it's due to the TRO art...but this looks skinny versus the TRO. Any reason...or is it because I'm a sleep deprived father or a 2 year old and new born twins as of April 28th?

So, there are quite a few reasons it is taller (I like to say taller, not skinnnier :D) than the TRO art.  This is a fusion between the TRO art and the DA mini.  TRO art is too short and wide, while the DA mini, is, well, wonky.

Truth is, it shares the same proportions with the 3050U centurion.  There is actually a blockout of a 3050 Centurion in there, deep inside.  Well, if you hit undo a million times on the model you'll eventually get a 3050 centurion.

The mini itself stands somewhere between a PP Wolverine and a Wolverine II both in height and mass.

And God bless your soul.  I thought my 14 month old was keeping me busy enough...

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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #58 on: 20 May 2016, 12:54:50 »
I like it. Kind of a blend between old and new. How is the pose-ability?
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Re: What's in the pipeline?
« Reply #59 on: 20 May 2016, 13:19:41 »
OK cool Stinger...thanks for the breakdown. We're there any extra variant parts, or are you unable to say?

Yeah...the twins are really testing the limits of insanity brought on by sleep deprivation.
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