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Questions tagged [modelling]

Techniques for building models, including miniatures and other game pieces like terrain.

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How would one model an Ork Warboss with a Kombi-Skorcha?

The current Ork Codex states that an Ork Warboss "is armed with a kombi-weapon with rokkit launcher". However, it also states This model may replace its kombi-weapon with rokkit launcha with a ...
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How many wounds does each Ripper Swarms model have in 40K 8e?

In the 8th edition Tyranid codex, on page 91 for Ripper Swarms, the unit description text is as follows: This unit contains 3 ripper swarms. It can include up to 3 additonal Ripper Swarms (Power ...
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Starting a Skaven army: Pros and Cons?

After playing much Warhammer 40K and building some Space Marine and Orks, I've been looking into starting a Warhammer Fantasy army, more specifically Skaven, because of the cool-looking models and the ...
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Miniature painting - what does it mean to seal the model?

I was watching a couple of miniature painting tutorials and both times the narrator referred to "sealing" the model. I'm not quite sure what he meant by this. What does sealing a model refer to?
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Creating small flat bottom holes in plastic models for magnets

I want to insert and glue 1/16" diameter rare earth magnets into holes I create in my plastic models. The purpose of the magnets is to make it easy to swap weapons/options on my Warhammer 40K models. ...
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What is a good way to make Water Effects in Terrain?

I am working on some Terrain for Warmachine, and I am interested in making some water effects. What is a good way to go about doing that? I am planning on using Foam Core as the base of a lake, ...