Monday, 17 January 2022

From BradS Heroes of Hoth [Glorantha][Istvaan V](95 Points)

 After a lot of Soviet miniatures I decided I needed a break. I have always thought about doing a Hoth battle from Star Wars. It has always appealed to my gaming side. The Idea of entrenched troops desperately holding off a superior foe has all the foundations for a great miniatures game. Put on top of that the magic of Star Wars and you have the formula for a great convention game. So this week I have decided that when I am not working on my Cold War forces I will chip away at a Table Top version of Hoth.

First up is a trip to planet Glorantha with two heroes of Hoth, Chewy and Han Solo. These are 3D printed figures and were a lot of fun to paint. Defiantly different than my Soviet figures.



I couldn't resist doing a downed pilot fresh from his shot down T-47 Airspeeder. The Orange flight suit was really fun to paint! Finally another color besides green and brown.





Next up I have a all Female Rebel Recon Squad always loyal to the Rebel Cause! These tough fighters are heading to planet Istvann V to recon. 




Finally I have assembled all of the forces I painted up this week. 11 Figures in total. 

I thought it would be a ton of fun to paint these up but in the end the dominate white color proved to be really tricky. Not really happy with how they turned out but I am done with them. I will see how the next set turns out. It defiantly pushed by boundaries. Now back to my Vietnam project for next week.

Point Summary

11 28mm figures = 55 points

2 Planets = 40 points

Total: 95points.

Nice work on the Star Wars figures Brad.  That one pilot does stand out doesn’t he?  At least he gives the enemy someone to shoot at.



19 comments:

  1. Nicely done, Brad! :)

    The post could use some labels though.

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  2. Great minis, you've got the shading on the red/orange figure just right

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  3. White is tricky, especially when there is that much of it and so much texture. You have done a great job with them. And the pilot in orange suit: red shirts get shot first - wrong universe? - and stormtroopers don't hit anything, so is he safe?

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  4. Lovely work Brad! Imho you‘ve pulled of the whit perfectly.

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  5. Oh wow, these look superb. Really bright and fresh approach. I especially like the Han and Chewy.

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  6. Love the pilot, you nailed the flight suit.
    Cheers, MikeP

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  7. Wonderful stuff Brad. The highlighting on Chewy is superb!

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  8. Great to see more Star Wars love.

    I feel your pain re: painting white. You cannot highlight white, only shade it, so my challenge is to keep it still looking white, not grey.

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