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Warmaster => [BoFA] Warmaster in Middle Earth Discussion => Topic started by: Stormwind on February 08, 2014, 05:42:41 PM

Title: Good idea for Cave Trolls proxy (LOTR Risk)
Post by: Stormwind on February 08, 2014, 05:42:41 PM
http://warmaster-fr.niceboard.com/t424-forum-sg-bofa-trolls-des-cavernes

Stumbled upon these wonderful conversions on the Warmaster France board.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Spare-parts-for-Lord-of-the-Rings-RISK-game-free-UK-post-/251334935918?pt=UK_Toys_Games_Games&var=&hash=item3a84bac56e

After translating realised that they were these models from the LOTR Risk board game.
Title: Re: Good idea for Cave Trolls proxy (LOTR Risk)
Post by: awesomeshotdude on February 16, 2014, 12:29:41 AM
Ahahaha, they're mine, I did those a few years ago now :)
Title: Re: Good idea for Cave Trolls proxy (LOTR Risk)
Post by: Stormwind on February 16, 2014, 12:59:59 AM
Oh really? Very nice.

How did you do them?
Title: Re: Good idea for Cave Trolls proxy (LOTR Risk)
Post by: awesomeshotdude on February 16, 2014, 10:31:23 AM
Not a lot to tell really. Removed the plastic bases, removed part of the hammer on some and replaced with a spear. The chain is just cheap necklace chain drench in super glue to hold it in place, and then undercoated black and painted the colours you see. I don't have them any more, I sold my entire BOFA collection about a year ago.

Here's a pic of them with some other BOFA mini's so you can see how they scale.

(http://i3.photobucket.com/albums/y93/awesomeshotdude/BOFA/P1030159.jpg) (http://s3.photobucket.com/user/awesomeshotdude/media/BOFA/P1030159.jpg.html)
Title: Re: Good idea for Cave Trolls proxy (LOTR Risk)
Post by: Stormwind on February 16, 2014, 10:53:00 AM
Lovely - and gorgeous basing too.

Is that the official Smaug model but shaved of his fiery base?
Title: Re: Good idea for Cave Trolls proxy (LOTR Risk)
Post by: awesomeshotdude on February 16, 2014, 11:27:25 AM
Thanks mate.

Yeah, that is the official Smaug model. I didn't like the look of it banking and sitting on its wing, so I did a little bit of filing, bending and positioning and mounted him flying level instead.
Title: Re: Good idea for Cave Trolls proxy (LOTR Risk)
Post by: forbes on February 18, 2014, 08:45:00 PM
They look really good.

Do you know what size/scale the other figures in the LoTR Risk are? From looking at various eBay photos they look about 10-15mm?
Title: Re: Good idea for Cave Trolls proxy (LOTR Risk)
Post by: jchaos79 on February 18, 2014, 09:27:44 PM
Classic napoleonic risk are 10mm :)

But have no idea about middle earth risk.

Title: Re: Good idea for Cave Trolls proxy (LOTR Risk)
Post by: Stuart Bleything on February 19, 2014, 08:40:31 PM
Really nice and well painted figures . I wonder if a certain prolific sculpter may be persuaded to do some similar 10mm cave trolls . It's worth a thought .

Stuart
Title: Re: Good idea for Cave Trolls proxy (LOTR Risk)
Post by: Stormwind on February 19, 2014, 09:10:09 PM
He's posted pics of armoured troll concepts so that's a start!