Friday, 16 January 2015

From ScottB - 28mm Stone Golems

I recently completed work on this family group of Stone Golems. They are scaled at 28mm from "Who'd-believe-it-Miniatures" and would work perfectly for your typical RPG setting.




The family group like nothing better than lying in wait disguised as an area of ruins, perfect for luring in a party of adventurers, who may be looking for shelter for the night, or nosing about looking for some left over loot... boy are they about to be in for a shock!

Daddy Stone Golem, really likes the the big, tough, crunchy adventurers...



while Mammy Stone Golem, prefers the softer, squishier adventurers...



... and baby Stone Golem likes those that are just right, small and furry footed!



Daddy Stone Golem finds it very amusing to stick his big toes up through the ground disguised as old statues, you should see the shocked look on those adventurers faces when these buggers start moving!



Look, look! There's a party of adventurers there now,... in fact I think its the classic ones that started it all... nom, nom!!



Tee Hee...

Just for giggles...


These are obviously the GW LOTR Ruins of Osgiliath set, that I recently received from Dave, and couldn't resist putting together and painting up. They count as terrain, so no points there, and have chewed into my Painting Challenge time a little... but no matter, we've already enjoyed them in a game of Empire of the Dead, and we'll be using them a lot in games to come, both LOTR and EotD :)

Now back to painting and scoring some more points!


From Curt:

Those are nice terrain bits to be sure (and I love the back story). I'd really love to include terrain as part of the Challenge but it's just too difficult to properly adjudicate for quick scoring.

Scott, are these plastic or a type of resin? As you say they are 'period-neutral' enough to be used for a variety of gaming themes. With them being from GW I wonder if you need to sell a small organ to afford them... Nonetheless, thanks for taking the time to show them to us!

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  2. Ha ha! You should have put them in for the comedy bonus round mate!

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    1. Good point, never thought of that! ;-)

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  3. Now, if you hadn't tried to include the building ruins, you might possibly have got away with the statues as stone golems hiding on plinths ;)

    Nicely painted :)

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  4. Nice ruins! I only have the ver1 set, but those look a lot more expansive. I like the look of the goblin town set too, but $$$!
    That is something I like about the LOTR sets, the terrain bits are good for nearly any setting or era.

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  5. Hey Curt, no worries, like I said its terrain, and was just for giggles, I wasnt expecting any points...

    Its a plastic kit that goes together with liquid poly.

    But I think its now OOP/Discontinued... I wouldnt be surprised if they shiped all the stock to their own shops for in store use as its the only LOTR terrain you see in stores! There again as you say its very generic so would appeal to none LOTR players too... you'd think they keep making it...

    The price was about £19 a kit I think.

    Glad you liked them
    Cheers Scott

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    1. UK RRP was £18... but you'd just have to check on ebay now...

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  6. You had me for a second there, I thought, "Oh no, he's uploaded the wrong pics!"

    Great work, Scott, I do like a good bit o'terrain!

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  7. Nice one! You really made my day.

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  8. great job, but you can sometimes add another color - a stone heterogeneous material.

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  9. Hilarious! Excellent Golems. The disguise is so good I actually thought it was terrain pieces. :) An excellent post that shows great imagination. Love it.

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  10. I did actually spend some time looking for mummy and baby golem. now i feel like an idiot. great job

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  11. Pretty neat stuff, it really embellishes any LotR's gaming table and the story is priceless!

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  12. Love the work and ageing on them, now you gave me a good idea for a future session ;-)

    Ian

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  13. "Softer, squishier adventurers" would be hobbits, I think? The ruins look great and your writeup is quite clever.

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    1. LOL, I was think more of wizards in robes at that point!

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  14. Nice stuff Scott. Much better than the thin crap that came with the starter set too.

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