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Conversion Showoff!
« on: February 09, 2006, 12:14:28 PM »
Conversion Showoff!
Here's a chance to show your creative conversions for both Warzone and Chronopia.  There are no prizes but a chance to show your work, and spur others on the forum to try new things and improve their skills.  This event will feature more latitude in that you can convert/sculpt using any model, so long as it is based on a RECOGNIZABLE  EE product (scratchbuilding is ok too).   The idea is to create new troops, fill in a model that hasn't been produced yet, or make changes to existing models/troops. The conversions can be small such as repositioning an arm or adding a new weapon to rebuilding the entire model. The model should also be painted.

In progress pics so that other can see how you've done it is also appreciated.

You may enter as many times as you want. The idea is to encourage new ideas after all.

All pics should be posted to the appropriate Chronopia/Warzone painting section on the forum, by March 15th.  The moderators will either create a poll so we can vote for favorites, or judge them.  Winners will receive bragging rights, and will obviously have a cool model to field whenever they want.

Remember to follow all safety instructions and don't jam the pin vice into your thumb, or get superglue in your eyes.  Also be careful with the hobby knives.  I've made too many blood sacrifices to the Dark Lords of Lead-Free Pewter myself.  Now get busy.
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Re: Conversion Showoff!
« Reply #1 on: February 09, 2006, 05:05:44 PM »
Maybe i should open a new thread for this, but i don't think it's worth it, as it's just a simple and maybe silly question: are warzone & chronopia models lead-free? would it be safe for kids to put them in their mouth (if unpainted) or at the least if they touch them and then put their hands in their mouths?

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Re: Conversion Showoff!
« Reply #2 on: February 09, 2006, 06:11:11 PM »
all modern minatures are lead free.

i think

i hope

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Re: Conversion Showoff!
« Reply #3 on: February 09, 2006, 11:23:00 PM »
No lead.  Not doable in the US and I believe the switch from lead to pewter was a few years before Target's time.

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Re: Conversion Showoff!
« Reply #4 on: February 10, 2006, 12:20:03 AM »
oh good.  that slightly gnawed LI sgt had me worried...

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Re: Conversion Showoff!
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2006, 03:11:09 PM »
Hey everybody, is there going to be any postings? Just wondering if my brother and I are going to have to pick up ya'lls slack ;D I will post a Swamp Goblin spearman drummer and standard(not much to the stan.) and a Mantis Guard Champion (holy hell was this guy hard) As for Dan he made a Firstborn avatar and maybe something else. Maybe we can raise some spirits, so I would encourage anyone who can enter to do so. Well Good luck to any who may enter.
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Re: Conversion Showoff!
« Reply #6 on: March 15, 2006, 07:16:44 AM »
Please post Morf.  I would like to see your conversions.  My be-mohawked Elf WIP was not shown a lot of love and my enthusiasm may have taken a hit with the license woes, but I'll post him anyway before the end of the month.  I know how lame that sounds missing my own "deadline".  Hopefully the forum will stay around a little longer to allow us to hang here.

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Re: Conversion Showoff!
« Reply #7 on: March 15, 2006, 08:17:09 AM »
I am not sure if we'll be able to post pics today, as we have to borrow the digi. But if ya'll wait we each wipped up something special, and I am not saying :P.
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Re: Conversion Showoff!
« Reply #8 on: March 15, 2006, 08:21:02 AM »
Excellent Morf.  I posted my Elf Conversion WIP on another thread, but I think we die hards got overlooked in light of recent events.  Take all the time you want.  If our forum goes down, we can post on Minirealms.  It would be good to keep the fires burning somewhere.  Cheers.
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Re: Conversion Showoff!
« Reply #9 on: November 12, 2006, 09:40:07 AM »
Hi
 At the moment I am working on a Dwarf Torkha model and will post a picture or two when I get it finished.

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Re: Conversion Showoff!
« Reply #10 on: November 13, 2006, 08:53:23 AM »
This I'd like to see!
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Re: Conversion Showoff!
« Reply #11 on: November 13, 2006, 01:58:31 PM »
Here are a couple of WIP's.



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Re: Conversion Showoff!
« Reply #12 on: November 14, 2006, 09:28:48 AM »
You have set the bar very high!!!  Please tell us where you found the parts.  Did you scavenge them from other companies, sculpt them yourself, what?!?!?!?!?! 

This is one of the best conversions I've seen for Chronopia.  Period.

I've never seen anyone tackle this model at all.  On the Chronopia section of www.minirealms.com there is a nice Wolf Totem conversion.  Check that out too.

Cheers!!!
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Re: Conversion Showoff!
« Reply #13 on: November 14, 2006, 11:42:40 AM »
Thanks for the comments.I have more painting and pieces to add and the other rider.
 I will list the parts when I have finished the model.

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Re: Conversion Showoff!
« Reply #14 on: November 15, 2006, 11:45:28 AM »
Ya big tease!  I'm guessing the Dwarf is a Roy Eastland sculpt for Chainmail.  That part's easy.  As for the rest, I'm eagerly waiting.  I think you will have to post pics of the finished product with a tutorial here, on minirealms.com and especially on Coki's site!!!!!!   It's too good to keep to yourself. 
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