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Re: Tim's Imperial fleets blog
« Reply #60 on: December 02, 2020, 11:28:55 PM »
Lovely stuff once again. The transports you added are really cool vessels. Like'em.

And to add to Lord Borak's remark: the white escorts miss a contrast colour.

As for the Inquisitorial Cruiser: NMM Gun Metal. Or explore that blue/aqua wash effect you have on the small vessel.

Transports left to right, front row: Lord Borak transport, Shapeways version of one of the Rogue Trader escorts and Ravenstar Studio Battlefield Galactica Quantum Field Ship.

Back row: First two are OOP Ravenstar Studio Battlefield Galactica ships, last one is, of course, an Ork Ram ship. I have a bunch of these so I use them for test paint schemes.

Yeah, the white escorts are a bit plain, Did not use as much gold on them as I did on the Ministorum ships so that may be part of it. Adding another color? Gold prows might be interesting?

Blue on the small Inquisition ship is just a blue dry brush. Might have to go with a darker blue. Going to have to do some more black ships to work out the colors better.



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Re: Tim's Imperial fleets blog
« Reply #61 on: December 03, 2020, 08:47:13 AM »
Mind....blown! Still disappointed to see that you haven't included any of my designs in your fleet yet.  ;D ;D ;D

Keep up the good work though, your stuff is really inspiring!
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Re: Tim's Imperial fleets blog
« Reply #62 on: December 03, 2020, 09:17:29 PM »
Mind....blown! Still disappointed to see that you haven't included any of my designs in your fleet yet.  ;D ;D ;D

LOL! That opens up big can of worms... :D

First off, I'm not exactly sure which of all the Vanguard ships are yours.

1. Just recently figured out where the extra bits fit on the Pantheras.

2. The prows are similar in design to the prows of AdMech ships so they were going to be added to my Admech Fleet, which I have not started on.

3. The Panthera is too large to be a frigate and too small to be a light cruiser and there are no provisions in BFG for ships of this size. The area between Escorts/1 and Light Cruisers/6 is a black hole that needs work. Have sent Evan (Gothmog) an ASC ship designs proposal for heavy frigate class ships from 2-5 hit points, so maybe something will happen.

4. Having a very hard time trying to keep the fins attached. Going to have to pin them.

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Re: Tim's Imperial fleets blog
« Reply #63 on: December 03, 2020, 09:32:22 PM »
Heya,

Just go with the Tau Emissary as baseline: it has 4 hitpoints.

Or with the proposed Hellebore idea: 2 hitpoints.

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« Reply #64 on: December 03, 2020, 09:58:20 PM »
Heya,

Just go with the Tau Emissary as baseline: it has 4 hitpoints.

Or with the proposed Hellebore idea: 2 hitpoints.

Thanks. Guess I need to start looking at some of the other races for 2-5 hit point ships. Have never even looked at Tau or Necron ships...

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Re: Tim's Imperial fleets blog
« Reply #65 on: December 10, 2020, 05:00:04 AM »
More pics of the white and Ministorum fleets. Some sun snuck into the game room after I set up the ships...


















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Re: Tim's Imperial fleets blog
« Reply #66 on: December 23, 2020, 05:51:28 PM »
What fantastic fleets!
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