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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1290 on: 20 November 2023, 20:32:59 »
I mean there’s also the Phoenix II set that we got a few of and the trio of industrials if you want to go full completionist

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1291 on: 20 November 2023, 21:04:49 »
we've also got 3 from 3085!

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1292 on: 20 November 2023, 22:20:49 »
We need this 70 tonner made...

The OstBosch.

Gladly will plop down some cash for a model.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1293 on: 20 November 2023, 23:38:52 »
Don't forget the Panther and Wolfhound variants.
And the Football Atlas.
Wait, by all means DO forget that one.

Just be glad it doesn't have all the spikes and tusks that the Dark Age mini had.  It was truly a mech for the post-apocalyptic Australian Outback.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1294 on: 21 November 2023, 02:41:33 »
we've also got 3 from 3085!

Brahma
Kuma
Parash

I wouldn't mind seeing a Kuma done by Scroggins & team.

Somewhat related, check out Sleeping-Demons DeviantArt page for some Mech pixel art (including a Kuma 2).

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1295 on: 21 November 2023, 07:48:58 »
I mean there’s also the Phoenix II set that we got a few of and the trio of industrials if you want to go full completionist

We absolutely do. Need more industrials.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1296 on: 21 November 2023, 08:33:50 »
Speaking as someone who has at least two of every IndustrialMech mini - yes.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1297 on: 21 November 2023, 10:40:46 »
Don't forget the Panther and Wolfhound variants.
And the Football Atlas.
Wait, by all means DO forget that one.
No, don't forget that, looks nice! (Also needs spikey-bits as an option for MWDA-looks.)
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1298 on: 21 November 2023, 16:47:35 »
Could we add the Hierofalcon Prime and Jade Phoenix arm sprue to the store?
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1299 on: 22 November 2023, 18:33:33 »
No, don't forget that, looks nice! (Also needs spikey-bits as an option for MWDA-looks.)

I'd get one just to paint it up like a Futurama Robot.

How about the Hermit Crab?
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1300 on: 23 November 2023, 13:44:12 »
How about the Hermit Crab?

Speck mentioned on page 43 the Hermit Crab is in progress.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1301 on: 23 November 2023, 21:36:50 »
Speck mentioned on page 43 the Hermit Crab is in progress.

Oh? Missed it completely. Got to go back and look. Thanks!
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1302 on: 27 November 2023, 09:43:33 »
Could we add the Hierofalcon Prime and Jade Phoenix arm sprue to the store?

I will add to the list.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1303 on: 08 December 2023, 09:36:24 »
A special holiday 2023 promotion, the Wasp and Valkyrie will be on available on IWM webstore for two weeks only, from Saturday December 9th thru Friday December 22nd.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1304 on: 09 December 2023, 15:14:30 »
Ok that's a pretty cool surprise! Just a quick note, the Valkyrie link seems to go to the Wasp page.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1305 on: 09 December 2023, 15:22:51 »
And I thought I was done spending money on minis for the year....

Cool to see those molds are still available.  Is there a reason they are typically taken out of circulation?  If that is not something that can be answered no worries.


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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1306 on: 09 December 2023, 16:03:47 »
Ok that's a pretty cool surprise! Just a quick note, the Valkyrie link seems to go to the Wasp page.

Yeah I noticed that AFTER I bought them.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1307 on: 10 December 2023, 01:47:06 »
And I thought I was done spending money on minis for the year....

Cool to see those molds are still available.  Is there a reason they are typically taken out of circulation?  If that is not something that can be answered no worries.

I was wondering about that too. The Wasp disappeared right at the beginning of the decisive lawsuit and never really came back, I don't even know if the Valk made it to stores.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1308 on: 10 December 2023, 02:02:30 »
It did not. Con exclusive

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1309 on: 11 December 2023, 10:51:55 »
Ok that's a pretty cool surprise! Just a quick note, the Valkyrie link seems to go to the Wasp page.

I have fixed that.
I was wondering about that too. The Wasp disappeared right at the beginning of the decisive lawsuit and never really came back, I don't even know if the Valk made it to stores.

Valkyrie never got released, was just finished when Wasp was pulled.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1310 on: 11 December 2023, 13:04:23 »
I have fixed that.
Valkyrie never got released, was just finished when Wasp was pulled.

Thanks, speck. Are they "vaulted" now due to limited demand or is there another reason you can share?

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1311 on: 11 December 2023, 17:28:23 »
I think it was more of a case that they didn't match the new artwork.
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« Reply #1312 on: 13 December 2023, 14:22:09 »
I think it was more of a case that they didn't match the new artwork.

Oh, OK, so they were early models that underwent some changes later? Understandable.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1313 on: 13 December 2023, 16:18:33 »
Speck could give you the official answer, but those two minis came out before the Kickstarter redid all the Macross-dervived mechs and used different art.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1314 on: 13 December 2023, 16:48:39 »
Yes, there was a time when it appeared CGL was willing to use the Dougram art and authorize miniatures with very similar design to the old 1980s minis, but then the final Harmony Gold lawsuit paused further activities until that was resolved.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1315 on: 14 December 2023, 09:13:43 »
Speck could give you the official answer, but those two minis came out before the Kickstarter redid all the Macross-dervived mechs and used different art.

They came out before the first KS like the Shadow Hawk, but were pulled / not released when the lawsuit happened. They are based on the same art as the CGL minis.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1316 on: 14 December 2023, 16:58:29 »
Must be something with the angle or lighting of the images, then, because they look similar but different to my plastics.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1317 on: 14 December 2023, 17:42:02 »
There were some minor alterations between some of the designs that appeared in the Combat Manuals and First/Second Succession War and the versions in the Kickstarter, which probably accounts for it.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1318 on: 17 December 2023, 13:17:15 »
Just want to call out the good people at IWM again. My Black Friday order arrived yesterday. Which, given I'm in Australia, is pretty spiffing good! Thanks again, IWM crew!
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #1319 on: 18 December 2023, 08:53:04 »
Just want to call out the good people at IWM again. My Black Friday order arrived yesterday. Which, given I'm in Australia, is pretty spiffing good! Thanks again, IWM crew!

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