My first of several Blood & Plunder Factions for this Challenge - the rather unsparingly named "Unaligned Faction" - 25 28mm metal figures. These are really "beefy" sculpts with lots of character. I did find cleaning them up to be a bit tedious.
Not being part of any faction allows lots of variability in how to paint the figures and that was a lot of fun. I decided to base them on a simple "sand" base using a vallejo textured sand. I tried a few sceniced bases but they just didn't look good on the ship models.
More scurvy pirates .
The Captain of this motley crew. Hmmm, I wonder where his ship is? Perhaps she'll show up in a future post?
A peek and some new terrain with LEDs - the light flickers like a flame and will be partially concealed under some coal. What dungeon doesn't need a still? The still parts were all 3D printed.
This is a great looking mob of pirates, Miles! I've only seen the promotional ads for these figures and it's nice to know that the models live up to the original 3D renders. I like the vibrant colours you've gone with and sand effect you've achieved from the Vallejo product looks very...Caribbean! Another similar product (and perhaps a bit cheaper than Vallejo) is Liquitex Texture Gel. It's acrylic based, so you can mix colour directly into it and you can get it in a 8 fl oz / 237 ml tub for around $8 US. Greg, Byron and I have been using it by the gallon for years now - love the stuff.
Is this for a new participation game you're planning, Miles? With the hint of an upcoming barque in the offing I sense a Miles-Proportioned Level of Escalation to this project. :)
125 Points for you, Mr. R!