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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #30 on: 09 November 2020, 15:24:46 »
Any chance to get Wondergecko’s Tundra Wolf and Warwolf sculpt done through Fan Funding?
I would also throw money at this.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #31 on: 09 November 2020, 18:08:20 »
Any chance to get Wondergecko’s Tundra Wolf and Warwolf sculpt done through Fan Funding?

Count me in.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #32 on: 10 November 2020, 18:55:56 »
Yeah that Tundra Wolf is so much of an improvement!!

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #33 on: 10 November 2020, 18:58:36 »
The arms are great,  will you do the same with the lrm arms too separately?

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #34 on: 10 November 2020, 21:07:14 »
The arms are great,  will you do the same with the lrm arms too separately?

It’s on the todo list.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #35 on: 12 November 2020, 12:39:09 »
*sees dasher II 1/2 on release schedule

Looks at dahser II 3 pairs painted as clan Protectorate*

Gosh darn it!
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #36 on: 12 November 2020, 13:58:34 »
Get one and put it in a tutu.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #37 on: 12 November 2020, 19:46:51 »
*sees dasher II 1/2 on release schedule

Looks at dahser II 3 pairs painted as clan Protectorate*

Gosh darn it!

Sorry about that, the arms have been in process for awhile. Due to other items being behind we used them to fill out the last release for Winter 2020 release. The arms will be available to purchase after the mech is posted to IWM store.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #38 on: 12 November 2020, 22:40:20 »
I am in for that Tundra Wolf too if it's possible. Wow!

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #39 on: 13 November 2020, 14:51:38 »
Any chance to get Wondergecko’s Tundra Wolf and Warwolf sculpt done through Fan Funding?

I would back those as well and along with his Legionnaire too!

Having talked to him about it he is happy to have them done (and has a few touchups he wants to do on the Warwolf) but has had little traction with IWM/CGL getting them done. He has the files done and ready to go though too!

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #40 on: 14 November 2020, 14:37:40 »
Thanks Speck - to clarify, the currently available Thunderbolt and Commando minis sold by IWM are the standard 5S and 2D variants, but there are plans to sell variants in the future?

If I'd have to guess, I'd say that the "easiest" Commando variants would be the 1D and 3A : in both cases,
the 2D torso can be kept, only 3 new arms (left and right for 1D, right only for 3A) would be required.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #41 on: 14 November 2020, 15:12:25 »
While I wouldn't mind a resculpt of the Warwolf or Tundra Wolf, I'd really prefer to see resculpts of the Vulture Mk IV and Mad Cat Mk IV that fix the freaking arms and legs so they can stay attached to the torso without popping off at the slightest pressure first.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #42 on: 14 November 2020, 16:20:52 »
While I wouldn't mind a resculpt of the Warwolf or Tundra Wolf, I'd really prefer to see resculpts of the Vulture Mk IV and Mad Cat Mk IV that fix the freaking arms and legs so they can stay attached to the torso without popping off at the slightest pressure first.
The arm and leg issue can at least be fixed with pinning, but sadly the Vulture Mk IV is too ugly for my modding skills to fix.....
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #43 on: 14 November 2020, 16:30:31 »
While I wouldn't mind a resculpt of the Warwolf or Tundra Wolf, I'd really prefer to see resculpts of the Vulture Mk IV and Mad Cat Mk IV that fix the freaking arms and legs so they can stay attached to the torso without popping off at the slightest pressure first.

I’ve gotten by without pinning until these. It’s an absolute necessity

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #44 on: 14 November 2020, 16:31:59 »
And that's why the minis should be redone.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #46 on: 14 November 2020, 17:44:05 »
While I wouldn't mind a resculpt of the Warwolf or Tundra Wolf, I'd really prefer to see resculpts of the Vulture Mk IV and Mad Cat Mk IV that fix the freaking arms and legs so they can stay attached to the torso without popping off at the slightest pressure first.

At some point in the future those could be resculpted.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #47 on: 14 November 2020, 18:38:33 »
In plastic/resin/you-won't-believe-it's-not-Bones?

But really, Speck, contact points are a major BT failing in a number of metal sculpts. If you can't cast them, it's one thing. If you need to make the contact points tiny and unpinnable because of the art, then don't insist on multi-part limbs.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #48 on: 14 November 2020, 18:40:44 »
Honestly, I'm more interested in what the future might hold for non-mech releases. I'm still hoping for the Tribune or Sokar someday...
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #49 on: 14 November 2020, 18:43:54 »
Honestly, I'm more interested in what the future might hold for non-mech releases. I'm still hoping for the Tribune or Sokar someday...

Yeah, we do have a vehicle and Mech scale Aerotech Fighter in the works. Hopefully have the molds done here soon.

Also, let’s focus this thread back to future releases.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #50 on: 14 November 2020, 20:51:03 »
Yeah, we do have a vehicle and Mech scale Aerotech Fighter in the works. Hopefully have the molds done here soon.

Also, let’s focus this thread back to future releases.

Please let the aerospace fighter be the Centurion or Hellcat.  Actually there are a bunch of great looking fighters in the game.  Anything from 3085+ will be welcomed.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #51 on: 14 November 2020, 21:41:45 »
Sorry about that, the arms have been in process for awhile. Due to other items being behind we used them to fill out the last release for Winter 2020 release. The arms will be available to purchase after the mech is posted to IWM store.

So the body is identical?
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #52 on: 14 November 2020, 22:33:06 »
I don't see why the Catapult C3/C5 would have a different body, since the arms really are the only things different about them from the C1.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #53 on: 14 November 2020, 22:51:57 »
He was asking about the Dasher II variants Speck mentioned.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #54 on: 15 November 2020, 00:03:05 »
Oh.  Guess that's a bit different, though really the only change needed would be removing the bump for the PPC.
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #55 on: 15 November 2020, 12:13:07 »
So the body is identical?

Body is the same, a cover was created for the head where the PPC went. Originally the arms were created to just be a OP part. But with other delays we decided to release them with the body and legs.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #56 on: 15 November 2020, 14:30:43 »
Any indication when TRO: Irregulars will be coming out?
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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #57 on: 15 November 2020, 20:37:42 »
Any indication when TRO: Irregulars will be coming out?

That would be a question for CGL.

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #58 on: 18 November 2020, 15:36:43 »
assembled the most recent offerings (dominator, thud, commando)

dominator has the seven piece lower body setup (feet - lower legs - upper legs - hip joint). went together without much complaint. felt a bit excessive but stuck together quickly

thud was easy - 8 pieces, no surprises. lower body could have probably been one piece.

commando was five pieces. left leg is definitely the "plant" leg

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Re: What's in the Pipeline 2: the Wrath of Speck
« Reply #59 on: 18 November 2020, 20:14:15 »
Question: whenever you get around to making the new Awesome mini, are you planning to include an alternate left arm to make the AWS-9Q variant?
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