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  • #53523
    Abwehrschlacht
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    I painted some more Perps for my Judge Dredd project. It’s a small pirate gang, gun-runners operating on the Black Atlantic. There’s a few photos of them on my blog here:

    http://stormofsteelwargaming.blogspot.co.uk/2016/12/pirates-of-black-atlantic.html

    Thanks for looking!

    Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNUYwNznn-ZuNMoHoF3urwQ

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    #53524
    Noel
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    Keep ’em coming!

    #53525
    Abwehrschlacht
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    Thanks Noel, I will!

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    #53592
    Rhoderic
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    Interesting! I rather like the idea of pirates (and not just the sort that attack from shore in little motorboats) in a future when the high seas have become less safe again. That captain is very flairful.

    I wonder if some of these might be old Shadowrun figures or something similar… (from what I’ve understood, that general theme of “voodoo/witchcraft in the future” is a central part of the Shadowrun setting, hence my speculating along those lines).

    #53593
    Abwehrschlacht
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    In Judge Dredd the seas are poisonous from the fall out of nuclear wars, hence being called the Black Atlantic. There was a story set on the seas where Dredd fought a perp called Captain Skank, if I remember correctly, so I based these chaps on that.

    You could be right on the figures, but I think only two of them are from the same manufacturer. Papa John and the chap in camo. The other two look slightly different in sculpt.

    Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNUYwNznn-ZuNMoHoF3urwQ

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    #53594
    Rhoderic
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    You could be right on the figures, but I think only two of them are from the same manufacturer. Papa John and the chap in camo. The other two look slightly different in sculpt.

    Ah, should have pointed out, I do recognise the one in camo as a Copplestone Castings figure: LINK. Papa John isn’t from the same range, nor from Copplestone’s previous Future Wars sculpts (the ones now carried by Forlorn Hope and Moonraker), nor from the Foundry Street Violence range I think, but it certainly looks like it would have been sculpted by one of the “North Star clique” (AKA the “former Foundry clique”)  – Mark Copplestone (Copplestone Castings), Mike Owen (Artizan Designs) or possibly Mark Sims (Crusader Miniatures).

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    #53597
    Abwehrschlacht
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    Ah! Great detective work there!

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    #53609
    Rhoderic
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    No detective work, really, I just recognised the Copplestone Castings figure when I saw it. The North Star lot (which, now I think about it, does include a few more sculptors than the three I mentioned) make up the majority of my favourite sculptors. They’ve established this fairly consistent sculpting style between them which for me strikes a perfect happy medium between flair and down-to-earth, less-is-more simplicity. They have a remarkable intuition for making their figures fun and easy to paint. I really do wonder whether that Papa John figure is one of theirs, the sculpting style looks completely in line with them but I don’t recall having ever seen that specific figure before. It probably wouldn’t be a Shadowrun figure in that case, though.

    Anyway, I’m waffling. Looking forward to seeing more of your Judge Dredd project.

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