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      Upcoming Changes to the Fantasy Flight Games Forums   01/20/2017

      Hello Fantasy Flight Games forum community!   This week, we will be making some important changes to your Fantasy Flight Games community account and the way that you log into the Fantasy Flight Games community forums and web store.   We have been working hard to integrate with the rest of the Asmodee group, and we are happy to announce a unified way to access all the websites and apps made by Fantasy Flight Games, Days of Wonder, and Asmodee!   For most users, nothing will change: you will still log into the Fantasy Flight Games forums using your current login name and password. Only the login user interface will be new.   For a few users, your credentials might be slightly changed. For example, this could happen to users who have both a Fantasy Flight Games and Days of Wonder account, or in the case of conflicting login names across platforms. When these situations occur, special e-mails will be sent to those users with an easy explanation about those changes and what steps to take next. For any of you receiving those e-mails, please make sure to follow the instructions carefully.   Remember, official communications from Fantasy Flight Games or Asmodee.Net will never ask for your password.   What are the benefits for you as a player? Using a unified account to access all of our web services and apps makes your life simpler. Over time, you will see new features emerging, such as keeping all of your friends under a single account, finding friends easily in apps with online play, or developing your personal profile by adding to your board games collection. These are just some of the features that you will see during the next year, once this important technical step is complete.   Important note: The migration of the forums to our new system will take place on Tuesday, January 24th. The forums will be offline for about two hours during that time. Once the migration is complete, older forum posts may look strange for up to 24 hours as we rebuild them in our new system.   We can’t wait to connect our board game communities and build bridges between universes, game systems, players, events, groups, game clubs, and more! This is only the first step in bringing people and games closer together. For more information, read our FAQ at https://asmodee.helpshift.com/a/asmodee-net/.   Best regards,   The Fantasy Flight Games Team
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I wouldnt have dared do sponge chipping on a model this small but you show that it is indeed possible. Good job! I myself is in the process of painting Luke's red five, maybe we can compare when I'm finished? :)

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Small tutorial on base improvements on my blog : http://rule37-ica.blogspot.fr/2014/06/x-wing-pimp-my-base.html
 
@bladeofdorin: you need a sharp brush. I really like Raphael 8404 series, which hold a very good point even with a large body which prevent the paint from drying on the tip. I use a number 2 or a number 1 even on such small details to keep the point wet.
 
WARNING : Gimpfu ahead!
 
I used white in the following pictures to help with the tutorial, but you should of course use your base metallic color. 
 
Paint R2 dome in a metallic color.
 
1) Next paint a blue circle at the center of r2 head
2) paint 3 lines across.
r2tutorial.jpg
 
3) Still using your base metallic color, paint a smaller circle inside your blue circle.

r2tutorial-2.jpg
 
4) Paint an even smaller blue circle (a dot at this point) inside.

r2tutorial-3.jpg
 
5) Paint the side blue lines and the front blue panel

r2tutorial-4.jpg
 
6) Finish with the red lense

r2tutorial-5.jpg
 
Behold the power of my Gimpfu!
 
If you have trouble painting shapes, do not hesitate to paint a slightly bigger blob, then come back with your base color to correct the shape. It is much easier to correct a mistake with your base color as you only have one side of the shape to worry about!

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Nicely done with all of these, I like the TIE fighters, I did a red cheveron on a couple over the top part of the wing, may do more... soon.. I liked the look..

Keep posting repaints.. we love em

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I wonder if you have noticed it yourself, but the white stripes together with the lines on the solar panels create an optical illusion, that makes you believe that the stripes are not quite straight. Also, like Executor says, the bases are very nice.

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Thanks for your kind comments.

 

@MacrossVF1 : yes I also noticed it when I first peeled the masking tape.

As long as the design is symetric I feel it still looks OK.

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