That's a damn fine-looking mini.
That's a really nice paint job! Is that one of the Otherworld minis?
Yes, that's one of the Otherworld minis.I have some additonal pics I'll post over the next few days. My friend is a terrific painter -- far better than I -- and it's a lot of fun to use these minis in our games.
What a great miniature! Love it. Great blog too, i've got it on my reader.
Nice paint job! I've never been a fan of the "pig-faced orc," but this is very well done.security word: comal - Elvish?
Until I saw these figs, I wasn't a fan of pig-faced orcs. Now i've got to get me a set of these, along with the Otherworld harpies, gnolls, giants and kobolds. Sweet!
I've just had a look at the Otherworld site, and I noticed Kev Adams is one of their lead sculptors. That explains the quality; he did some of my favorite Warhammer minis for GW, especially their goblins.Security word: "mickshle," something a drunk wizard says when casting "magic missile."
They truly capture some classic feel for the game. And they're just the right size too. Good old Mega Mini has some similiar but they're a touch too small.
Oh well,its no surprise that he can paint like that. After all,he has been living (and thus,painting) since the dawn of times,not like us,mere ephemerals,that stay on this life just for a few moments in comparison with them. =P
Cute!I like the paint work too. GREAT job!
Oh I need to paint mine..Great mini!
The pig faced nature of orcs in D&D annoyed me, but maybe if some more of the piggyness could be developed they could have a niche in the roleplaying ecosystem.
For me it's the pig-faced orcs, dog-like yapping Kobolds, laughing hyena-like Gnolls, Sallow-faced (from living under ground) cannibalistic goblins. I have no ready characterization for the Hobgoblins and Bugbears, but neither does the Wizards of the Coast. Notice how their Orcs, Goblins, and Hobgoblins are drawn basicaly the same.
Definitely dog-like yapping kobolds--I had an the NPC Elf interrogate the Kobold chieftain my group brought back to the Keep and got some good laughs role-playing the growling, yipping Chieftain and the Elf's (calm, measured) growling, yipping reply.Incidentally, I've come to think of the Orcs as being extremely varied in appearance--comes with that "fecund" territory, y'know.
Notice how their Orcs, Goblins, and Hobgoblins are drawn basicaly the same.It's a problem I've noticed too. The distinction between the various humanoid races is kind of vague and that's a shame. I have very clear roles/characterizations of all the humanoids in my Dwimmermount campaign and I think it's better off for it.
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