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IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« on: 13 September 2021, 19:58:15 »
Please see my
announcement
post on IWM site for details. The Summer 2021 Releases and some new Web Only items will be new at the show. Along with maybe a few other items, but I need confirmation from Mike. Pictures of the new release at the show

I will not be there this year, so who ever is going have fun and spend money.
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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #1 on: 13 September 2021, 20:35:11 »
I will not be there this year, so who ever is going have fun and spend money.

Sorry you can't make it, but I'll be sure to do both!  :thumbsup:
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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #2 on: 14 September 2021, 05:19:30 »
Are there pictures of the new releases?

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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #3 on: 14 September 2021, 09:30:14 »
Are there pictures of the new releases?

I will be working on that this evening.

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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #4 on: 14 September 2021, 10:17:16 »
"BT-445   BattleMech Recovery Vehicle"

That sounds interesting, along with the new Goliath of course!   :thumbsup:
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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #5 on: 16 September 2021, 14:42:29 »
I wont be able to get to the booth until Friday, but I made sure to leave time in my schedule for shopping!

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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #6 on: 16 September 2021, 20:16:52 »
Sorry for the delay, but I add the link to the pictures to the first post.

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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #7 on: 17 September 2021, 03:43:32 »
a warcrow for me, although I'll probably wait for the carrion crow(s)

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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #8 on: 17 September 2021, 09:55:28 »
Wait, which Mech Recovery Vehicle is that?

Previously there's been JI-100 but this ain't that.
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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #9 on: 17 September 2021, 11:29:29 »
Wait, which Mech Recovery Vehicle is that?

Previously there's been JI-100 but this ain't that.

Used the Battlemech recovery from TRO 3060 as inspiration but used art from FM Mercs Sup of a Mech mover moving an Atlas.

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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #10 on: 17 September 2021, 13:03:56 »
This guy...

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« Reply #11 on: 17 September 2021, 13:17:58 »

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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #12 on: 17 September 2021, 13:41:39 »
Wait, which Mech Recovery Vehicle is that?

TRO:3060 and RS:3060 have the Heavy BattleMech Recovery Vehicle (with the Flatbed Truck pictured only), which is capable of hauling 100 tons.

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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #13 on: 17 September 2021, 16:13:10 »
That's pretty cool. Definitely worth picking up.

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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #15 on: 17 September 2021, 18:14:02 »
Goliath and Archer look good too.

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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #16 on: 17 September 2021, 19:21:19 »
TRO:3060 and RS:3060 have the Heavy BattleMech Recovery Vehicle (with the Flatbed Truck pictured only), which is capable of hauling 100 tons.

We kind of went in the middle with the model, since we have to balance the size of the model. You could use it for either version of that vehicle.

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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #17 on: 17 September 2021, 22:55:25 »
How long is it going to take for those minis to hit retail?

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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #18 on: 18 September 2021, 10:03:01 »
How long is it going to take for those minis to hit retail?

The web only will be on iwm site after show. The new summer 2021 release has already shipped out to retailers.

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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #19 on: 19 September 2021, 21:57:45 »
I just want to applaud whomever worked on the Goliath for doing such a great job of keeping the mech in its own hex! I appreciate that the recent quads all do a much better job of staying in their own hex than some of the older ones did, and a chunky as the Goliath is I’m sure it was a challenge to make it fit.

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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #20 on: 19 September 2021, 22:35:58 »
I just want to applaud whomever worked on the Goliath for doing such a great job of keeping the mech in its own hex! I appreciate that the recent quads all do a much better job of staying in their own hex than some of the older ones did, and a chunky as the Goliath is I’m sure it was a challenge to make it fit.

Yes Joel did a great job with the model.

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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #21 on: 20 September 2021, 13:22:54 »
Thanks! I had several aims while working on it, and not everything worked out. One of those aims was to have two legs fixed to the base to ease construction, and that had to take a bit of a side-step for casting purposes. Hopefully the split base goes together easily, and pops right into a standard hex base.

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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #22 on: 20 September 2021, 13:35:46 »
Alignment looks wonky, as forward appears to be on a corner, not a flat. The visible rear leg does appear to be twisted, so it could be result of a quick-and-dirty assembly to get pics up as soon as possible. (Not a complaint. Stuff happens.)


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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #23 on: 20 September 2021, 16:30:20 »
Dry-fitting mine and slotting it into a hex base, it seems to face a flat hex edge.

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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #24 on: 20 September 2021, 17:49:26 »
Waiting for my usual metal crack dealer to announce the new releases.

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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #25 on: 20 September 2021, 21:32:32 »
Alignment looks wonky, as forward appears to be on a corner, not a flat. The visible rear leg does appear to be twisted, so it could be result of a quick-and-dirty assembly to get pics up as soon as possible. (Not a complaint. Stuff happens.)

Going from one photo can do that: another aim was to give it a little more life than the straight-ahead trot of the previous variants. It's meant to be running and leaning into a turn. There were definitely limits that were smacked into in trying to make that work, especially with a turret that should be able to traverse if you magnetize it. The visible rear leg is meant to be angled, like it's pushing the back end around. If you think of it running across the battlefield, tracking its target with the turret, and pushing hard to get its ATM in line, you'll have a better feel for the pose.

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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #26 on: 21 September 2021, 14:24:20 »
After having someone paint the new plastic RFL for me, I had him raise the arms a bit in the process.  After I received it, I noticed it has a bit of a tilt in the hips.  Looks VERY cool combined with the raised arms.  :thumbsup:  To ME, it's like it's starting to turn as it's aiming up at a target.

While I'm NOT a painter, I can still appreciate the small details that the Sculptors put into the designs.  :thumbsup:  :beer:  :clap:  :clap:
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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #27 on: 27 September 2021, 15:14:56 »
Speck - I see that some of the minis are now up on the website, but the Archer ARC-9W and Goliath-C are not yet available.  Will these be added to the webstore soon?  Thanks!

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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #28 on: 27 September 2021, 15:21:02 »
IWM likes to give brick & mortar retailers first shot before something hits the webstore. They'll probably be listed in a few months

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Re: IWM at Gen Con 2021 - Booth 1515
« Reply #29 on: 27 September 2021, 16:20:22 »
Okay, I saw that some of the other GenCon releases (Mech Recovery Truck, Heirofalcon, Warcrow) were made available but the others weren't, so thought I'd ask.

 

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