Stormtroopers

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Stormtroopers

Joined: 27 Jul 2009, 12:10

03 Aug 2009, 10:41 #1

Well, as promised, here are the shots of my stormtrooper unit. I've also posted a WIP [I Swear Too Much] of one of them, but I can post some more.







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Joined: 14 Sep 2008, 19:33

03 Aug 2009, 11:06 #2

I LOVE the skull head !!
really nice, I've never think that necrontyr heads could be compatible with IG
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Joined: 12 Jul 2009, 05:33

03 Aug 2009, 11:17 #3

Yes, this is a very nice idea. And well implemented.

Nice job bulking out the very thin Necron Heads with the "Gasmask" nozzles.

Question though, are those guns from PigIron? Or is it just a shaved down Lasgun with plasticard additions? Nice look either way.
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Joined: 09 May 2008, 07:54

03 Aug 2009, 11:21 #4

wow love what you have done here :thumbup: the guns simply looks fantastic and the heads are just :drool:
love to see more!
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Joined: 24 May 2007, 12:53

03 Aug 2009, 12:37 #5

stunning conversion!
I love the Necron helmets :thumbup:
not sure about the rifles...the barrel looks a bit tiny...but the result is really great!
How long do you need per conversion? Is it suitable for mass use?
Cheers
klaus
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Joined: 06 Sep 2005, 10:42

03 Aug 2009, 12:40 #6

D_Arquebus @ Aug 3 2009, 11:17 AM wrote: Question though, are those guns from PigIron? Or is it just a shaved down Lasgun with plasticard additions? Nice look either way.
see the first picture ;)
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Joined: 27 Jul 2009, 12:10

03 Aug 2009, 13:12 #7

Klaus, not Santa @ Aug 3 2009, 12:37 PM wrote: stunning conversion!
I love the Necron helmets :thumbup:
not sure about the rifles...the barrel looks a bit tiny...but the result is really great!
How long do you need per conversion? Is it suitable for mass use?
Cheers
klaus
I thought about that, the barrell thing, but they looked too weird with thicker plasticard. They looked closer to giant shotguns of doom than assault rilfes.

It takes about 1 hour or less for each. The longest part is the construction of each gun.
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Joined: 29 Jul 2009, 18:54

03 Aug 2009, 13:24 #8

if i can get some necron heads from a [I Swear Too Much], i'm so gona 'borow' that idea...

nice job :thumbup:
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Joined: 27 Jul 2009, 12:10

03 Aug 2009, 13:27 #9

WarInHeaven @ Aug 3 2009, 01:24 PM wrote: if i can get some necron heads from a [I Swear Too Much], i'm so gona 'borow' that idea...

nice job :thumbup:
Go ahead. Let me just give you a piece of advice. Before you glue the heads, you-ll need to flesh out their neck. The necron heads have no neck.
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Joined: 29 Oct 2006, 16:05

03 Aug 2009, 13:43 #10

Owwww!

Your Stormtroops look like "Combines" in Half Life 2
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Joined: 27 Jul 2009, 12:10

03 Aug 2009, 13:53 #11

lord of the guns @ Aug 3 2009, 01:43 PM wrote: Owwww!

Your Stormtroops look like "Combines" in Half Life 2
Hehehe, never looked at it that way, but now that you mention it, they kinda do!
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Joined: 11 May 2009, 11:37

03 Aug 2009, 14:56 #12

Stunning! Absolutely stunning. They look like Inquisitorial Death Squads or something similarly grimdark!
The Assault Rifles are very... assaultrifleish? Which is good, because the regular Autoguns look way too much like a lasgun. Also, their size are way more realistic, and the guns make them look very 'elite'. They remind me of the HK33 or 53.


I might have to [I Swear Too Much] a way to include something similar in my guards... *contemplating possibilities*
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Joined: 24 Jun 2007, 23:39

03 Aug 2009, 15:11 #13

Well, you can consider your idea stolen. I have been looking for a head for my stormies for some time now, and this is more than perfect. I can even use those Destroyer heads for special weapons guys.

Other than that, they rock donkey balls. The guns are a bit more real world than grimdark 40K. Maybe beefier muzzles would have helped. Now they remind me a little too much of some H&K stuff, that's just me. Stunning work non the less.
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Joined: 27 Jul 2009, 12:10

03 Aug 2009, 15:54 #14

MrBigMr @ Aug 3 2009, 03:11 PM wrote: Well, you can consider your idea stolen. I have been looking for a head for my stormies for some time now, and this is more than perfect. I can even use those Destroyer heads for special weapons guys.

Other than that, they rock donkey balls. The guns are a bit more real world than grimdark 40K. Maybe beefier muzzles would have helped. Now they remind me a little too much of some H&K stuff, that's just me. Stunning work non the less.
Hmmm... Never thought of that, the Destroyer heads thingie.

Gonna use that idea for some special weapons.
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Joined: 23 May 2007, 00:02

03 Aug 2009, 16:41 #15

excelent job mate!!!!!!!!!! they are like the caracters of the army of two!!!!

mauro
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Joined: 18 Oct 2008, 10:18

03 Aug 2009, 17:02 #16

:o

Thank you so much for putting these up!

I am at a loss ... I am drooling! Thanks again for sharing!

:thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup: :thumbup:
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Joined: 27 Jul 2009, 12:10

03 Aug 2009, 21:45 #17

Blood Raven @ Aug 3 2009, 05:02 PM wrote: :o

Thank you so much for putting these up!

I am at a loss ... I am drooling! Thanks again for sharing!

:thumbup:  :thumbup:  :thumbup:  :thumbup:
No problem, man.

@ fabricador: About the Army of two characters, I actually converted one of the characters (the one with the heavier armor) from the game for my rag tag veterans units (formerly known as Last Chancers). Since the codex changed, I had to form two units of veretans with them.
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Joined: 14 Nov 2007, 20:45

03 Aug 2009, 21:58 #18

Those are really nice Stormtroopers, certainly sinister enough for 40K. Just wondering, what did you do for the kneepads, as the majority of the body looks Cadian.

Some sweet conversions, and I wouldn't be surprised if we see more of these guys appearing on the forum. Actually, they might form the core of my next Guard army.....Dammit, thats my next force picked then.

Anyway, thanks for sharing with us.
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Joined: 02 Mar 2006, 09:01

03 Aug 2009, 22:36 #19

nice work, i did something like this a few months ago never got around to painting them.

My Stormtoopers
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Joined: 27 Jul 2009, 12:10

03 Aug 2009, 23:20 #20

Anarnaxe @ Aug 3 2009, 09:58 PM wrote: Those are really nice Stormtroopers, certainly sinister enough for 40K. Just wondering, what did you do for the kneepads, as the majority of the body looks Cadian.

Some sweet conversions, and I wouldn't be surprised if we see more of these guys appearing on the forum. Actually, they might form the core of my next Guard army.....Dammit, thats my next force picked then.

Anyway, thanks for sharing with us.
I've sculpted them, as well as the leg armour and gauntlets. I've used Procreate, which is a grey epoxy putty, so it isn't very noticeable
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Joined: 27 Jul 2009, 12:10

03 Aug 2009, 23:22 #21

Rethonn @ Aug 3 2009, 10:36 PM wrote: nice work, i did something like this a few months ago never got around to painting them.

My Stormtoopers
Awesome stormies, and way faster to build than mine :P
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Joined: 20 Aug 2006, 08:01

03 Aug 2009, 23:25 #22

Seconded, this is stolen. Now I have a suitable reason to start hacking up my Vets.
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Joined: 13 Mar 2008, 19:34

04 Aug 2009, 06:35 #23

Hey Man Realy great job so far nice idea with the necron heads
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Joined: 07 Apr 2008, 19:22

04 Aug 2009, 08:25 #24

Love the look of these nice mix with the forge world IG model as well,. like the fact you beefed them seen some done before but did not look right but these look great. Just one thing have you got a pic of them from the back to see what the head looks like that would be so helpful for when i still this idea cheers............... :thumbup:
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Joined: 01 Jun 2009, 22:54

04 Aug 2009, 08:41 #25

lord of the guns @ Aug 3 2009, 01:43 PM wrote:Owwww!

Your Stormtroops look like "Combines" in Half Life 2
i was actually thinking that earlier today

I've actually used a Necron head on my commander but instead I shaved it down and stuck it into one of those empty cadian helmets and I cut the bottom jaw off, i like yours more though. I think I will attempt a veteran unit with Necron heads now.
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