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Winter Warriors campaign
windysean
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Posted: Monday, December 13, 2010 - 05:34 AM UTC
I'm not normally a figures guy, but when I think winter, I'm thinking miserable trench conditions, and as a civil engineer trenches have always fascinated me, so I'll go in with a WW I trench diorama. It's outside my comfort range, but I got a taste of figure modeling in that "Change Those Troops" campaign, and immediately saw areas where I can improve.
Right off the bat, I don't see figures available for U.S. doughboys, especially in winter coats. Are British WWII helmets very different (smaller)? I see that US troops had distinctive tunic collars and pocket placement and puttees.
If I get discouraged later, I might fall back on something readily available and model WWII US armor in Italy.
An entire year, right? Lots of time to try and try again.
Cheers,
Sean.
Kiwi_Modeller
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Queensland, Australia
Joined: August 13, 2010
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Posted: Sunday, December 12, 2010 - 11:03 PM UTC
count me in Scott i got a winter King Tiger in the stash lookin for a reason to be built
cheers,
Graham
Sudzonic
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Posted: Thursday, December 02, 2010 - 02:03 AM UTC
I have got the kit for my build, a revell Leo 2A5 and the E.T Model PE set witch is very compresive.



Now just need to figure out the dio to put it in?
Bigrip74
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Posted: Friday, November 12, 2010 - 11:02 AM UTC
Scott, I am up for it and enlisted, all I need is some help with how to do a white wash (the last time was a disaster) and some schemes that I could choose from. And yes Sal, another one I still have an AFV Club M10 in the stash.

Bob
Sudzonic
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Posted: Friday, November 12, 2010 - 09:01 AM UTC
Well just ordered the ET model Leo 2A5 PE set so i am committed to doing a winterised Leo on some kind of dio? can anyone recommend some good winter weathering products?
JimF
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Posted: Tuesday, November 02, 2010 - 09:44 AM UTC
I just signed up for this one. I have in mind doing a T-28 that was captured by the Finns in the Winter War, and deployed in in a white with blue stripes scheme during the Continuation War . . .
Self-Propelled
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Bayern, Germany
Joined: April 01, 2009
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Posted: Tuesday, November 02, 2010 - 09:02 AM UTC
Hm, looks like I'll have to join in on this campaign too. The first tank I ever painted years ago received a white wash finish and I totally screwed it up. It would be nice to build the kit again and give the finish another try.
Sudzonic
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Posted: Tuesday, November 02, 2010 - 08:03 AM UTC
OK slight change of plan for me? I think I am going to build a German Leo 2 in winter camo from the 1/72 revell kit and the awesome looking ET model PE set. Maybe put it in a small dio?
ltb073
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Posted: Saturday, October 30, 2010 - 03:52 AM UTC

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All signed up, gonna be a busy year in 2011, so many campaigns..... can't wait.

Jason



Yeah you can say that again, If I dont retire there will be little time for sleep
Jasonbee71
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Posted: Friday, October 29, 2010 - 10:59 PM UTC


All signed up, gonna be a busy year in 2011, so many campaigns..... can't wait.

Jason
Sudzonic
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Posted: Friday, October 29, 2010 - 10:45 PM UTC
Thanks Gary..
GaryKato
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Posted: Friday, October 29, 2010 - 03:21 PM UTC
I was a bit worried about having so many campaigns starting in Dec/Jan but if you guys are game for it, why not. Here's where to enlist.
Winter Warriors
Jasonbee71
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Posted: Monday, October 25, 2010 - 04:32 AM UTC


Outstanding mate, I'll keep an eye out to enlist. Thanks

Jason
Sudzonic
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Posted: Monday, October 25, 2010 - 02:46 AM UTC
Submitted.

Jasonbee71
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Posted: Saturday, October 23, 2010 - 12:36 AM UTC


Any news on this campaign??, is it a goer???

Jason
brynje
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Kobenhavn, Denmark
Joined: June 28, 2010
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Posted: Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 09:36 AM UTC
Me too Jeremy. Gotta love those winter sceneries.
vonHengest
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Posted: Wednesday, October 13, 2010 - 06:32 AM UTC
Sweet! I will definitely go the extra mile and make a diorama for this campaign then
Sudzonic
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Posted: Wednesday, October 13, 2010 - 01:03 AM UTC

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Simon: Awesome!

Scott: Due to the nature of this campaign, I was wondering if you would allow builds from other campaigns as long as the focus was on "winterizing" them so to speak?



I don't see it being a problem so long as the main effort for this campaign is winterizing?
vonHengest
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Posted: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 07:32 PM UTC
Simon: Awesome!

Scott: Due to the nature of this campaign, I was wondering if you would allow builds from other campaigns as long as the focus was on "winterizing" them so to speak?
brynje
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Posted: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 11:17 AM UTC
Oh well.. Dec 10 - dec 11. Let's get on with it. Can't wait. Will be my first campaign
vonHengest
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Posted: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 03:25 AM UTC
Awesome! Let's do this!
milvehfan
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Posted: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 02:49 AM UTC
Time Frame sounds good to me. milvehfan
Jasonbee71
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Posted: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 01:44 AM UTC


Time frame works for me, give me the oppurtunity to finish off a few things before the kick off.

Jason
ltb073
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Posted: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 01:17 AM UTC
That time frame works for me Would we be able to do a white washed AVF and add it into the Urban Warfare Diorama Campaign
SGTJKJ
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Posted: Tuesday, October 12, 2010 - 01:09 AM UTC

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Are you all happy to go with Dec 2010 to Dec 2011? would give you all time to some really great dio's?



Great start for me.

Could AFVs and figures from other campaigns be included in the diorama as long as something new is build for the diorama?