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    Fourtytwo got a reaction from Mandelore of the Rings in It's FRIDAY!!!!! Who will we see spoiled today??   
    I guess that happens when your mental concept of 'gaming' and 'playing a game' calcifies into 'having a chance to win at highly competetive "gaming" events'. IA is a "really pretty broken game" only from a pretty narrow point of view. Are you still able to play game with friends, or does everything revolve around competition and META? I'm honestly curious, because the way you worded your post makes me worry you are no longer able to do the former.
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    Fourtytwo got a reaction from Bitterman in It's FRIDAY!!!!! Who will we see spoiled today??   
    I guess that happens when your mental concept of 'gaming' and 'playing a game' calcifies into 'having a chance to win at highly competetive "gaming" events'. IA is a "really pretty broken game" only from a pretty narrow point of view. Are you still able to play game with friends, or does everything revolve around competition and META? I'm honestly curious, because the way you worded your post makes me worry you are no longer able to do the former.
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    Fourtytwo got a reaction from mephiston x in Fourtytwo brings a brush and colours to Imperial Assault   
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    Fourtytwo reacted to ManateeX in It's FRIDAY!!!!! Who will we see spoiled today??   
    I feel I've got to defend skirmish a bit here.  Yes it started as an afterthought, and yes Spectre was a mis-step (which happened to come at the worst time, just as they stopped releasing content), but by and large they've actually done a pretty great job making the game fun, interesting and competitive.  The pre-Spectre meta was absolutely fantastic, and if they'd kept it up with regular additions of things like Thrawn, Hondo and Loth-Cats I don't see any reason why it couldn't have continued to be great.
     
    The problem with skirmish, IMO, has always been a problem with their marketing/sales/OP departments, not with the game design.  The game itself has been fantastic, it's just never received the regular updates and support that a competitive game needs to grow.
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    Fourtytwo got a reaction from 54NCH32 in Fourtytwo brings a brush and colours to Imperial Assault   
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    Fourtytwo got a reaction from buckero0 in Imperial Assault Printable Skirmish Map Project   
    I've started digitally creating tiles for completely new environments. Here's a low-res example of a work-in-progress which still needs a bit more detail and texture:

     
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    Fourtytwo got a reaction from nickv2002 in Imperial Assault Printable Skirmish Map Project   
    I've started digitally creating tiles for completely new environments. Here's a low-res example of a work-in-progress which still needs a bit more detail and texture:

     
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    Fourtytwo got a reaction from cnemmick in Imperial Assault Printable Skirmish Map Project   
    I've started digitally creating tiles for completely new environments. Here's a low-res example of a work-in-progress which still needs a bit more detail and texture:

     
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    Fourtytwo got a reaction from thestag in Imperial Assault Printable Skirmish Map Project   
    I've started digitally creating tiles for completely new environments. Here's a low-res example of a work-in-progress which still needs a bit more detail and texture:

     
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    Fourtytwo got a reaction from ElSee in Fourtytwo brings a brush and colours to Imperial Assault   
    I've recently started to touch up some of my older paint jobs in order to bring all my minis for IA to the same level. The first among these is Darth Vader - I improved the reflections of the lightsaber on his suit in accordance with the reflective properties of the different materials of Vader's suit. The challenge here was to create a strong effect without making the OSL overpower the miniature. I also improved the glints on the very reflective armour parts and the intensity of the lightsaber-blade.
    Before:

     
    After:

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    Fourtytwo got a reaction from aermet69 in Bib Fortuna?   
    Star Wars Miniatures, Bounty Hunters Expansion, figure 17/60 - you have good chances finding it for sale on eBay.

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    Fourtytwo got a reaction from Bitterman in Bib Fortuna?   
    Star Wars Miniatures, Bounty Hunters Expansion, figure 17/60 - you have good chances finding it for sale on eBay.

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    Fourtytwo reacted to udat in Fourtytwo brings a brush and colours to Imperial Assault   
    Hahaha, I was looking at the pic thinking "yeah that looks great, I should definitely try to improve my Vader mini as well.  Maybe I can get it halfway as nice as this one" and then I noticed the caption said "before"...
    "After" looks amazing.
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    Fourtytwo got a reaction from udat in Fourtytwo brings a brush and colours to Imperial Assault   
    I've recently started to touch up some of my older paint jobs in order to bring all my minis for IA to the same level. The first among these is Darth Vader - I improved the reflections of the lightsaber on his suit in accordance with the reflective properties of the different materials of Vader's suit. The challenge here was to create a strong effect without making the OSL overpower the miniature. I also improved the glints on the very reflective armour parts and the intensity of the lightsaber-blade.
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    After:

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    Fourtytwo got a reaction from Force Majeure in Fourtytwo brings a brush and colours to Imperial Assault   
    I've recently started to touch up some of my older paint jobs in order to bring all my minis for IA to the same level. The first among these is Darth Vader - I improved the reflections of the lightsaber on his suit in accordance with the reflective properties of the different materials of Vader's suit. The challenge here was to create a strong effect without making the OSL overpower the miniature. I also improved the glints on the very reflective armour parts and the intensity of the lightsaber-blade.
    Before:

     
    After:

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    Fourtytwo got a reaction from ManateeX in Fourtytwo brings a brush and colours to Imperial Assault   
    I've recently started to touch up some of my older paint jobs in order to bring all my minis for IA to the same level. The first among these is Darth Vader - I improved the reflections of the lightsaber on his suit in accordance with the reflective properties of the different materials of Vader's suit. The challenge here was to create a strong effect without making the OSL overpower the miniature. I also improved the glints on the very reflective armour parts and the intensity of the lightsaber-blade.
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    After:

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    Fourtytwo got a reaction from Hipsu in Fourtytwo brings a brush and colours to Imperial Assault   
    I will! 
    I've painted Luke Skywalker, Jedi Knight two weeks ago. It's currently going a bit slower with my Imperial Assault painting, since I've also started painting some X-wing and Y-wing for X-wing Miniatures, but I will continue painting more Imperial Assault minis, because it's my favorite Star Wars game and I just love all the characters.
    Anyway - here's Luke:

     
    Edit: Here are also the first two of a few group shots I'll make:


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    Fourtytwo got a reaction from Spidey NZ in Fourtytwo brings a brush and colours to Imperial Assault   
    As I promised - new painted minis for IA:

     

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    Fourtytwo reacted to Jaric256 in Ban Take Initiative?   
    I really don't think there's much of an issue with TI.   ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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    Fourtytwo got a reaction from miridor in Fourtytwo brings a brush and colours to Imperial Assault   
    As I promised - new painted minis for IA:

     

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    Fourtytwo got a reaction from Etheneus in Fourtytwo brings a brush and colours to Imperial Assault   
    As I promised - new painted minis for IA:

     

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    Fourtytwo reacted to aermet69 in Fourtytwo brings a brush and colours to Imperial Assault   
    Awesome work, but man those Lolcats are some ugly beasts
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    Fourtytwo got a reaction from Force Majeure in Fourtytwo brings a brush and colours to Imperial Assault   
    As I promised - new painted minis for IA:

     

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    Fourtytwo got a reaction from 54NCH32 in Fourtytwo brings a brush and colours to Imperial Assault   
    As I promised - new painted minis for IA:

     

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