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Night Wolf Preview?
« on: 03 February 2011, 16:03:30 »
Any chance the nice folks at IWM, or a member of the QC group could post a preview picture of the Night Wolf miniature? I can't wait any longer.

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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #1 on: 03 February 2011, 20:02:14 »
I second that! [drool]

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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #2 on: 10 February 2011, 04:47:24 »
Thirded, how's the mech looking?  This is one of the ones that I've seriously been looking forward to.  I just pray that it's not disappointing.

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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #3 on: 10 February 2011, 15:56:01 »
Doesn't seem like it's available yet.  I'm blaming the weather.

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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #4 on: 10 February 2011, 16:05:26 »
Doesn't seem like it's available yet.  I'm blaming the weather.

see, i usually blame the education system  ;)
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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #5 on: 10 February 2011, 16:21:37 »
I can be patient for the release of the mini. I am however jonesing to see a picture of the sculpt...   [whipit]
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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #6 on: 10 February 2011, 16:26:24 »
i want to see the picture before i buy it cause i have little faith that this one will be done correctly
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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #7 on: 10 February 2011, 20:51:45 »
Word is that the Feb. releases are running behind schedule. We're *trying* to get it set up at CSO that we'll be able to get the new minis and get them painted up around (or better, before) their release... I'm on deck to do the Night Wolf when it gets here, and have the same hope/fear combination regarding it.

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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #8 on: 10 February 2011, 20:57:23 »
Word is that the Feb. releases are running behind schedule. We're *trying* to get it set up at CSO that we'll be able to get the new minis and get them painted up around (or better, before) their release... I'm on deck to do the Night Wolf when it gets here, and have the same hope/fear combination regarding it.

do you ever get the chance to sculpt anymore? there are several that i think would best be handled by you, if i may be so bold
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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #9 on: 11 February 2011, 11:14:49 »
Word is that the Feb. releases are running behind schedule. We're *trying* to get it set up at CSO that we'll be able to get the new minis and get them painted up around (or better, before) their release... I'm on deck to do the Night Wolf when it gets here, and have the same hope/fear combination regarding it.
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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #10 on: 11 February 2011, 13:19:24 »
I honestly didn't know anything about this mech until I saw this post and so I went to Sarna and looked it up. I tend to agree. This is a mech that has a LOT of detail and a LOT of surface that needs to be detailed. I'm not quite sure how this would come out of a mold!
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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #11 on: 11 February 2011, 13:31:18 »
I honestly didn't know anything about this mech until I saw this post and so I went to Sarna and looked it up. I tend to agree. This is a mech that has a LOT of detail and a LOT of surface that needs to be detailed. I'm not quite sure how this would come out of a mold!

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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #12 on: 11 February 2011, 14:07:10 »
Word is that the Feb. releases are running behind schedule. We're *trying* to get it set up at CSO that we'll be able to get the new minis and get them painted up around (or better, before) their release... I'm on deck to do the Night Wolf when it gets here, and have the same hope/fear combination regarding it.

Perhaps then you would be able to give us a quick preview of the miniature before painting it?

I can't wait to see what you do with the scheme selection. You should maybe have the community vote?

I would like to see your take on ether the Golden Keshik, or the Grey Keshik.   
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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #13 on: 11 February 2011, 15:04:44 »
do you ever get the chance to sculpt anymore? there are several that i think would best be handled by you, if i may be so bold

If things line up for a project, then yes.

Perhaps then you would be able to give us a quick preview of the miniature before painting it?

I'm loathe to do that because it's exactly what we're trying to get away from; unfinished minis as the only image giving a poor first impression of a new piece. When it does arrive, it will get priority for painting, and that's about all I'm willing to commit to. If I remember at the time, I'll try to snap some pics of the parts and assembled mini, to post at the same time as the painted pics... If I forget, well, you can expect an honest assessment of the mini afterward, possibly tempered for public  consumption.  ;) For the scheme, I've got a couple thoughts, which may go down to the point of pulling out paints before the final decision is made, and they aren't up for debate or vote either.  :)

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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #14 on: 11 February 2011, 15:17:31 »
If things line up for a project, then yes.

I'm loathe to do that because it's exactly what we're trying to get away from; unfinished minis as the only image giving a poor first impression of a new piece. When it does arrive, it will get priority for painting, and that's about all I'm willing to commit to. If I remember at the time, I'll try to snap some pics of the parts and assembled mini, to post at the same time as the painted pics... If I forget, well, you can expect an honest assessment of the mini afterward, possibly tempered for public  consumption.  ;) For the scheme, I've got a couple thoughts, which may go down to the point of pulling out paints before the final decision is made, and they aren't up for debate or vote either.  :)

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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #15 on: 11 February 2011, 19:54:36 »
I'm loathe to do that because it's exactly what we're trying to get away from; unfinished minis as the only image giving a poor first impression of a new piece.

Say no more. I completely understand. I will wait patiently for the painted pictures of the Night Wolf. Thanks for the insight. 
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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #16 on: 12 February 2011, 06:14:27 »
I honestly didn't know anything about this mech until I saw this post and so I went to Sarna and looked it up. I tend to agree. This is a mech that has a LOT of detail and a LOT of surface that needs to be detailed. I'm not quite sure how this would come out of a mold!

And this is why we use CAD to prototype the art even if you do ultimately hand-sculpt the model.  Perfect proportions, no detail missed or misrepresented.  There wouldn't have been any "nitpicks" on the Flamberge or Karhu to begin with.

Regardless, still looking forward to the Night Wolf.  With that much detail, there's no way the thing's going to disappoint even if the proportions are a little wonky.

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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #17 on: 23 February 2011, 18:52:17 »
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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #18 on: 23 February 2011, 19:10:02 »
Guess the local store owner is a bit different, then... He prefers the pictures to be unpainted, so he doesn't have disappointed customers asking why they didn't come pre-painted... :-\

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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #19 on: 23 February 2011, 19:29:43 »
I think the idea is to get the painted pics out first. To get a positive vibe flowing. Not to altogether do away with unpainted photos... *shrug*

 
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« Reply #20 on: 23 February 2011, 20:42:13 »
Guess the local store owner is a bit different, then... He prefers the pictures to be unpainted, so he doesn't have disappointed customers asking why they didn't come pre-painted... :-\

It's called marketing.
Do those customers ask why the minis aren't pre-assembled too?

I'm going to assume there's more to it than just a few people relatively new to gaming that don't understand the differences between games and minis.

PS - no sign of the Night Wolf yet.

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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #21 on: 23 February 2011, 21:26:27 »
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« Reply #22 on: 23 February 2011, 21:30:27 »
Night Wolf sculpted -- needed some minor tweaks before release -- should be very soon.  Koschei sculpted -- needed more work -- should be soon as well.  Winston Combat Vehicle sculpted -- only had a brief chance to look at images of it -- something seemed off but I couldn't properly address it in the time before I left on a trip  ( also had a computer problem -- was without one from February 14th-22nd ).  I noted my vague concerns and left it to others to identify them and suggest corrections -- I have no idea about the outcome at this point.

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« Reply #23 on: 24 February 2011, 06:48:45 »
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« Reply #24 on: 26 February 2011, 22:52:53 »
So, I was down visiting the guys down at IWM, and I got to see the Night Wolf. I am very pleased with how it looks and look forward to seeing what Psycho can do with it.

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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #25 on: 27 February 2011, 09:43:26 »
So, I was down visiting the guys down at IWM, and I got to see the Night Wolf. I am very pleased with how it looks and look forward to seeing what Psycho can do with it.

Now that you're saying this I can have faith again. :)
And yes, before you ask, I'm eagerly awaiting the Night Wolf. :)
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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #26 on: 27 February 2011, 18:52:57 »
The only concern I had were the foot of the Night Wolf.I feel better some people have seen it,Cant wait to buy 2  [drool] O0

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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #27 on: 01 March 2011, 14:18:26 »
I've been looking forward to seeing this mech as well. Psycho does an awesome job, so I can't wait!

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Re: Night Wolf Preview?
« Reply #28 on: 01 March 2011, 17:12:53 »
Haha...look at all us Wolves foaming at the mouth. You'd think we were talking about who gets the last of the Jade Turkey samiches' or something...
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« Reply #29 on: 01 March 2011, 20:25:59 »
You think this is bad? Wait till theres talk of the War Wolf and Wulfen and Blood Reaper,then it will get bad  [notworthy] [notworthy] [drool] [drool]

 

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