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Midweek Snippets

Is this week going by quickly for everyone else, or is it just me? I woke up this morning and sort of shocked myself with the fact that I was putting on my Wednesday shirt already. We'll be getting to the weekend before we know it. But in the meantime, we should stock up on some bite-size gaming stories.

On the platter today we have: Kev White does Matt Dixon - Female Fantasy Miniatures Up On Kickstarter, Bombshell Miniatures Running Bombshell Babes III Kickstarter, Raid & Trade: From Hell to Desert Free Scenario Available, 12 Realms: Black Fortresses Alliance Free Scenario Available, Dark Art Studios Previews Devil’s Dungeon Miniature Series, Upwind RPG Coming to Kickstarter Soon, Oddzial Osmy’s 3mm and 15mm September Releases Arrive at PicoArmor, First Wave of 2D Miniatures Available From Flatminis, Kromlech New Release: Legionary Magma Cannon, Mystic Circle Stones Bases 30mm and 40mm Available From Tabletop-Art, Khurasan releases 15mm 1980s US Army Mech Infantry and M113 APC, New Elven Amazon From Brother Vinni, FossilPunk Foundry Unveils New Miniatures for Sauriana, The Goblin Hoarde's Hoard Bundle & Our Goblin Army Patreon From Fat Goblin Games, Scroll and Codex: Dice Tower and Rolling Tray Kickstarter Running Now, New Releases from RAFM Miniatures, Dynamite Nurse Coming To Kickstarter Next Month, Purgatory Miniatures Previews Their Kickstarter Page, Kromlech New Release: Orc Iron Mask Heads, and Khurasan releases 15mm Late 16th Century Master Gunners.


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Wamp launches Hasslefree Miniatures 2014 contest

Wamp is running another of their world-famous contests. This time it's for Hasslefree Miniatures.

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From the contest sheet:

Hasslefree!

Yup the Whites are back to tempt you with their harem of miniature females (and the odd male or monster!)

We love Hasslefree here at Wamp and its always a popular contest. They are some of the easiest and most fun miniatures to paint, just as welcoming to beginners as world class painters.


So theres no excuse not to pick one up to paint but if you need your arm twisting how about the temptation that free goodies brings with it?



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Oddity miniatures, big announcement

Oddity Miniatures has a big announcement posted, the main crux of it being that they were purchased by Hasslefree Miniatures.



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From the announcement:

The big announcement!

First of all I want to thank everyone who has helped me establish Oddity Miniatures as it has become so far. The last year has been a very learnful experience and I've met some great people along the way. For me the highlights were commissioning my first sculpt, the Hogman, done by Paul Muller and getting a chance to get my hands on the rights and moulds for the orcs formerly owned by Fictive Miniatures and launching the Indiegogo campaign. Ironically the downside was that same campaign which failed to reach its target. Luckily I was able to find the funds to complete the transaction and get them anyway. The backers who did pledge, I will be eternally grateful to, and I still can't wait to see some paintjobs by them on the orcs and more particular the Hogman! HINT!

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Wamp announces Hasslefree Miniatures Painting Contest

Wamp is running another of their painting contests over on their forums. This one's Hasslefree.
From the contest:

Wamp welcomes back Hasslefree Miniatures for the third year. Some great prizes up for grabs. Open to all Hasslefree minis deadline is end of June and free to enter.
Full details can be found on Wamp



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Hasslefree Minis posts up several works in progress

Hasslefree Minis gives us a look at what their sculptors have been working on with a peek at a bunch of greens.



From the preview:

Bit slow on uploading to this one this month due to the fact i have been hospitalised. I will be trawling KEvs workbench properly as soon as i can get into the office and do some spying!



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New June releases for Hasslefree Miniatures

Hasslefree Miniatures put up several new models for their June releases. Not all of them are shown here. Be careful surfing the site at work or you may click on something that your boss may not be 100% ok with.



From the update:

Who wants some pretty new toys? A mini release for the beginning of a new month ... Tomoko's gun, A new variant of Aaron (the mould went so we had to re-mould it), a new variant of Queen Taxxis ...PLUS.... CLEAR ISSEKI !

OOOps, almost forgot! New female armature in stock, ready for the sculpting competition running from 1st May. Details posted soon!



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Hasslefree Miniatures has some new Dwarves

Hasslefree Miniatures has some new dwarf warriors up on their website. It'd be nice if you took a look.



From the update:

A total of 3 new male dwarf multi-packs have now been released over the last few weeks along with a new male character dwarf/leader.

Packs HFD023 and HFD024 each contain 4 different bodies giving a total of 8 variants between the two packs. HFD023 contains 4 hand weapons and HFD024 contains 4 spears. The hands for each are attached already to the weapon and the clean join to the main body is at the right wrist. The weapons from HFD023 will fit the bodies in pack HFD024 and vice versa giving even more variations.

Both packs are supplied with a sprue of 4 shields

Pack HFD025 is a pack of 4 single-piece crossbow-wielding dwarves holding them in different positions. They have short-swords on their left hips and are carrying short arrows on their right hips.

HFD026 is a bearded male dwarf leaning on a nice big axe, he has a short-sword on his left hip and is supplied with a shield that fits on his back.

All of the dwarves are 28mm scale with an approximate height to eye-level of 21 - 22mm.

As well as being available on the website, we will have a good stock of them at Salute.

If you cant make Salute, dont forget the Salute promotions running from 19th to 23rd April on the website



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Hasslefree Miniatures has a lot lined up for Salute

Hasslefree Miniatures has a whole bunch of promotions and other such lined up for Salute. Can't make it? That's ok. They've got stuff for you (and me, by extension, since I won't be able to go), too.



From the release:

Salute 2012, Promotions, freebies and discounts!

It's nearly that time again ...time to panic and try to cram an
entire workshop into a van and drive south to London for our
biggest show of the year. 'Salute'
is held at the Excel
Centre in Docklands and as well as seeing all of the gorgeous HF
goodness up close and personal there might be a few other
interesting stands to visit ( maybe just a few......although
none as important or wonderful as us of course!)
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Hasslefree Miniatures shows off March releases

Hasslefree Miniatures gives us a look at some of their March releases. Don't mess with these girls!



From the announcement:

As always with news releases I seem to be permanently running 2 weeks behind, I only realised that I hadnt submitted details of this set of releases as I was prepping the images for the next set due out at the end of this week! One day I will catch up ( miracles can happen you know!)

These two lovely ladies are joining Dwarves and Adventurers. Hayden is our popular Troll-slayer originally released in resin but now also in metal due to public demand. Also bowing to customer demand, Kev has sculpted a version of her with no top (boobs out, dont follow this link at work ... http://forum-of-doom.com/index.php?topic=15901.0) and also a sci-fi version of her with a cut down P90.

Felicity is a new version of HFN003, this variant of her will go with the rest of the gang (http://www.hfminis.co.uk/shop?product=gang-and-dog~hfn016&category=miniatures~non%252dcoms-%26-civilians) being converted into armed heroes.

Both figures are 28mm scale single piece and cast in white metal.

Thanks for reading!

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Hasslefree Miniatures has a new newsletter

Hasslefree Miniatures has a new newsletter service. Though, of course, we do hope you keep coming back to us as well.


From their forums:
Last week we sent out the first ever email newsletter to all customers on our existing website database. It was a huge step for us and ticks off another feature that has often been requested by customers over the last 8 years.

We don't 'do' spam. If there isn't a release, promotion or competition running that month then you won't get an email. We anticipate it taking a couple of months to settle down into a regular pattern and we are inviting customer feedback as to articles they want to see (links to new painting guides or sculpting tips from Kev perhaps) or if the balance of images and text is 'just right' or even if we are fair to send out promotional codes just to those who have subscribed to the newsletter.



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