Miniature gaming, board gaming and assorted miscellany
Saturday, December 15, 2012
War Rocket Extras
Been a while since I've posted up anything. I picked up some generic rockets from Shapeways to use as transports and other civilian craft.
This was the first time I've bought something from Shapeways. The selection of rocket-ships is substantial so I had lots to choose from. They weren't cheap and unfortunately Shapeways uses UPS and I can't stand UPS. The material I had selected is really light and the ships are all one piece. I can safely say if I had a choice painting this material or painting metal/resin, I'd choose metal/resin as it's not as grainy and something I didn't expect, the Shapeways material is really absorbent. I gave the 3 identical rockets a wash and they soaked it right up. Regardless of the bad points the selection of rockets was excellent and they're all comparable in size. Here are the painted figs:
Presently I'm slowly grinding through 2 units of Ashigaru with yari and I should be done them in the next few days. Then I'm going to switch over and start on my 15mm Egyptians (for Impetus). I need a break from looking at Ashigaru. I've also got a War Rocket Pirate fleet on the way.