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Offline Doompup

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What to paint next for T5?
« on: March 21, 2011, 04:36:55 PM »
Hello all. Looking for advice. Realistically, I only have time to paint 1 more Capitol squad before T5 is upon us (pesky work and child, getting in the way of my painting  ;) ). I'm happy with the CGF squads that I have painted already, but I wanted to also try a CNF squad this year. I know I can still play figures without paint on them, but there's nothing like placing a painted squad on the table. So, my options are (what I have the minis for):

Sea Lions
Free Marines
Assault Marines
Admiral Colby's Guard

I'm pretty sure that I'm going to hold off on the ACG for the time being. Suggestions?

Also, anyone else trying to squeeze in 1 more squad before D-day? If so, what are you painting?

Thanks in advance for the advice.

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Re: What to paint next for T5?
« Reply #1 on: March 21, 2011, 08:06:52 PM »
I was, at first, going to suggest ACG, as they are well-rounded regarding environmental rules.  Then, I read further down.  If not ACG, then I have always liked shooting at Sea Lions.  There's something sweet about counter-sniper operations.

As for trying to squeeze in one more squad; I am trying to get several armies painted (completely) prior to T5:TCSB.
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Re: What to paint next for T5?
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2011, 05:54:46 AM »
Actually you should paint an army for me  ;D
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Re: What to paint next for T5?
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2011, 08:27:43 AM »
I think you should do the sea lions. Guerilla and survival training are always good. Not to mention the sniper and forward observer you can field.
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Re: What to paint next for T5?
« Reply #4 on: March 22, 2011, 05:04:30 PM »
Thanks for the suggestions! So far, It looks like Sea Lions. I was leaning that direction; I hear the Assault Marines play well, but visually, they don't look that appealing to paint. I'm holding off on the ACG for a while because I'm playing with different camo patterns and probably won't have decided on one to my satisfaction until next year's Talamania.

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Re: What to paint next for T5?
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2011, 10:13:13 AM »
Sea lions.
It's what I use when I do captial.
They bring it , when bringing
it needs to be brought with
the realiness.
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Re: What to paint next for T5?
« Reply #6 on: April 01, 2011, 02:11:10 PM »
You talk funny...
If sing, sang, and sung, sink, sank, and sunk, and drink, drank, and drunk, how is it that it isn't bring, brang, and brung, think, thank and thunk, and ding, dang, and dung?

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Re: What to paint next for T5?
« Reply #7 on: April 01, 2011, 03:14:10 PM »
Simiple, everyday speech
is not enough when one try's
to describe the epicnesss of
sea lions.
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Re: What to paint next for T5?
« Reply #8 on: April 09, 2011, 01:03:36 PM »
Well, Sea Lions it is (I actually decided after reading everyone's posts, but haven't replied 'til now). 2 painted already, just 9 more to go (I may leave out some of the specialists that I won't be playing if time doesn't permit).