Gaslands: post-apocalyptic vehicular combat

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Re: Gaslands: post-apocalyptic vehicular combat

Postby Quantumsurfer » Wed May 16, 2018 12:17 pm

Well, I've been unable to stop myself from buying a couple of cars to model.  We'll see how they turn out.
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Re: Gaslands: post-apocalyptic vehicular combat

Postby BFenix » Wed May 16, 2018 1:34 pm

Quantumsurfer wrote:Well, I've been unable to stop myself from buying a couple of cars to model.  We'll see how they turn out.


Right? Those Hotwheels put in convenient places in the grocery store...  :fist:
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Re: Gaslands: post-apocalyptic vehicular combat

Postby Quantumsurfer » Thu May 31, 2018 4:57 pm

So, in typical fashion, I got a little obsessed and made some trash terrain, an industrial set.  Please enjoy:

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Gaslands Gates, made from cardstock, bendy straws, and wooden dowels, mounted on board.

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Steel Bars and Fire Barrels, made from leftover straws, cardstock, and stuffing.

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Junk Pile 1, made from dollar store car set and dollar store sable flocking.

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Shipping Containers, made from cardstock and corrugated cardboard.

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Industrial Lights, Fuel Dump, and Sentry Turrets (1 Machine Gun, 1 Flamer), made from foamboard and dowel, medicinal capsules and wooden spool, and foamboard with beads, toothpicks, and a part from a lighter.

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Crash Barriers and Traffic Barrels, made from foamboard and insulin needle caps.

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Sludge Tank, made from bendy straws, dowels, leftover board, and a HUGS juice container filled with a glue/neon green paint mixture.

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Junk Pile 2, made from dollar store car set, except all the wheels from both sets are here.

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Water Tank, made from a Gatorade bottle and cap, with bendy straws and sable flocking.
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Re: Gaslands: post-apocalyptic vehicular combat

Postby ninja_bait » Thu May 31, 2018 5:29 pm

Wow, these are awesome!  A lot of NPU's (nice ...paper... uses).
I make apocalypses and apocalypse accessories.
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Re: Gaslands: post-apocalyptic vehicular combat

Postby BFenix » Thu May 31, 2018 6:54 pm

You'll start to see people scavenging dumpsters and be unsure if they're homeless or Gaslands players looking for possible terrain material.
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Re: Gaslands: post-apocalyptic vehicular combat

Postby ninja_bait » Thu May 31, 2018 7:02 pm

Quantumsurfer, do you just use rattle cans or do you have an airbrush?
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Re: Gaslands: post-apocalyptic vehicular combat

Postby Quantumsurfer » Thu May 31, 2018 7:13 pm

Thanks!

Rattle for the primer but then I switch over to a brush and acrylics.  Unless, of course I can't primer it (the propellant eats foam, for example).  Then, I primer with a brush.  If I can be bothered (and I will be when it comes to the models themselves for sure), I matte clear coat to seal it all in.
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Re: Gaslands: post-apocalyptic vehicular combat

Postby Quantumsurfer » Thu Jun 14, 2018 7:29 pm

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My first attempt at a Gaslands vehicle.  My wife said she always wanted a yellow truck with purple flames.  She named it "Venus."
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Re: Gaslands: post-apocalyptic vehicular combat

Postby Duerer » Fri Jun 15, 2018 5:59 am

Pretty cool paint job and modifications
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Re: Gaslands: post-apocalyptic vehicular combat

Postby Quantumsurfer » Fri Jun 15, 2018 11:06 pm

Thanks!
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Re: Gaslands: post-apocalyptic vehicular combat

Postby Quantumsurfer » Sat Jun 16, 2018 10:50 pm

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"Blades"
My first attempt at painting a windshield, building a ram from bits, and using plasticard.

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"Green Knight"
Another attempt at a different kind of windshield.  Getting back into the hang of washing and highlighting.

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"Rockets"
Moving into some weathering.  Almost no mods on this one, made it actually harder to paint.  Trying to paint on lines where there were just solid molds.
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Re: Gaslands: post-apocalyptic vehicular combat

Postby BFenix » Sun Jun 17, 2018 1:29 am

The Sting Rod II is such a good base vehicle right out of the box!
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Re: Gaslands: post-apocalyptic vehicular combat

Postby Quantumsurfer » Sun Jun 17, 2018 9:25 pm

Yeah, I find myself debating whether to buy vehicles with weapons already modeled onto them.  Not much to do with them aside from a paint job.  But plus side, they don't need anything to play straight away and feel immersed.
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Re: Gaslands: post-apocalyptic vehicular combat

Postby BFenix » Mon Jun 18, 2018 2:23 am

Quantumsurfer wrote:Yeah, I find myself debating whether to buy vehicles with weapons already modeled onto them.  Not much to do with them aside from a paint job.  But plus side, they don't need anything to play straight away and feel immersed.


Although the amount of vehicles that actually have weapons already on them is limited, in the end it all comes down to preference. I can see the appeal and you'll spare some time not having to mod it. But for me that's a big part of customization.
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Re: Gaslands: post-apocalyptic vehicular combat

Postby Steel_Valkyrie » Mon Jun 18, 2018 1:33 pm

So, quantum, I see you're another Imperium player.
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