Monday, 13 January 2014

Laserburn project - WIP02 Vehicles & rebasing

The work continues. Here are some shots from the workbench.

I've purchased limited vehicles - I will probably get some more if it takes off with my players. I already have this Laserburn wagon and this Laserburn van from the original releases I bought waaay back. This Industrial transporter was a purchase from Ainsty, but I don't think they are spinning these moulds in their current incarnation.

Construction of the Patrol Truck's undercarriage
L-R Warthog, Skimmer, Patrol Truck.
So, having seen their extensive range at various shows, my first port of call was Ground Zero Games (henceforth GZG). The basic vehicle in a SF skirmish has to be the grav utility skimmer - the equivalent of a Traveller Air/Raft. So, one for my imperials, and one for the Judges. I will probably have to pick up some more for other forces (Redemption, Mercs, Commercial etc). I figured that The Judges could probably do with some sort of Patrol/Crowd control truck too, so I got one of those.



Warthog blister
The other Imperial vehicle had to be one of the splendid Warthog APC models from Atenociti's Workshop - from their Governance of Technology range.

The Judges' vehicles will be a midnight blue, the Imperials are Khaki.

I've already made inroads into the painting of miniatures too. First up, from GZG come these characterful Crusties. Whilst they don't fit exactly into the Laserburn universe, it's always good to have a random squad of aliens. These are a new paintjob.
Crusties from GZG
I've been doing a lot of rebasing too - mostly of the already-painted traveller and laserburn figures. The bases are GOLDEN clear granular gel. It's a paste, so I apply and leave to dry. It dries as a clear lumpy layer. I paint with Vallejo smokey ink, then drybrush with lighter shades of brown and grey.

Laserburn civilians

Traveller Aslan
And finally for this session. my first fully complete imperial squad.
Imperials!

More soon! Enjoy.


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