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Monday, June 13, 2016

Vending machines and mail boxes scatter/objective markers



  Scatter really brings life to a table and a game.  I decided to work on some Vending Machines and mailboxes I got from Armor Cast about a year ago.  It then occurred to me that they might also make really good objective markers so I also numbered them on the bottom.  I can just see it now... the Dark Eldar fighting desperately for the Soda Machine!















 The mailboxes have a symbol (stylized arrow) that I cooked up to be the logo for the Kurganov Postal Service, or the Imperial Post..  Kind of still chewing those over so there ya are... a logo but missing the national emblem.  I left space for Imperial Eagles and am leaning in that direction. 






Typical from Armor Cast the resin had a fairly large number of bubbles but most of that occurred on the back of the vending machines and a bit in the snack items themselves.  Nonetheless they cleaned up well and took paint readily.  I really like the snack machines varied inventory.

 As usual the drink Machines became ZoT dispensers! "If its Hot grab a ZoT!"  I see ZoT as the signature drink of my Jailbirds... an energy drink with a big kick! Drink ICE COLD! for maximum effect!


 The snack company is L&R Snacks non-stop.

 "Loud & Ragin' --- Coyote Style!" Non Stop snacks for every mission!

That is some essential Coyote Crew food!



The name is, of course, a nod to Raging Heroes and the Toughest Girls of the Galaxy!


I failed to do before and after shots... ack!  I just grabbed some stuff and started painting!




I'm pretty happy with these machines and boxes and will have to keep an eye out for more in the same vein.







2 comments:

  1. I love the soda machines. Maybe it's the LAST soda machine they are fighting over. That would be something :). They look fantastic. You painted all the tiny snacks? Mega impressive!

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  2. Thanks Greg! It might be the last ...stocked ... soda machine! I did paint all the individual snacks and am thinking about ways to add a "Glass" cover to the vending machines. Not sure yet if I will but the idea is nagging me.

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