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Mythos Minis

Graeme

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Does anyone collect miniatures, be it RPG or Wargames? If you do you'll maybe be familiar with te RAFM lead Cthulhu Mythos miniatures. I paint up some in my spare time, used to be an avid wargamer, but not having much time these days (I did buy me a snazzy Gundam Kit last week though! THat was fun to build). Anyhoo, here's some I painted earlier- anyone else paint? Post 'em! BTW, a few need re-touched, and varnished.

An Elder Being, or Elder Thing from At the Mountains Of Madness, my fave short!! Probably my most cherished mini!

A shoggoth, also from the same story. THis is actually 2 shoggie models, I just sat them together to make an even bigger, badder beastie! One's varnished, the other aint.

One of Pickman's ghouls! :bugout:

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More!

A gug; very weird looking, and BIG! From Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath, another good story, if you like meandering "epics" that twist and turn everywhere, very dreamlike, and very "dark fantasy"!

the Great Cthulhu, Himself. This is a BIIIIG, hefty model. I can't even call it a miniature! Entered it in the painting compo at last year's local wargames/modelling convention (one of the best in Scotland!), but never won. Ach well. I was expecting that anyway looking at some of hte entries, but this woman who enters those plastic pre-painted jacobite statues you find in tacky souvineer shops won YET AGAIN!! AND she got second or third prize as well! Bit of a farce like, but it's still a good day!

Appologies if these pics are too big, I'll post smaller ones if need be.
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Kind of bummed here. My great god sure has a small wanker.
 

OctoPussyAZ

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I just think it's curious that everyone makes Cthulhu green... it's obviously being transmitted to us in our nightmares.
 

Toren

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Oh me! Me! I have some of those minis! I have the gug and the shoggoth and others. I painted the gug blue to match my gug costume (http://www.thickets.net/content/view/51/46/ just over halfway down in between the two insects).

There is actually a newer Cthulhu mini (not quite as big) that I like a lot better than the RAFM one (not that it's to sneeze at). It's called "eldritch demon" by Reaper minis.
 

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Exellent Graeme. Those Gug and the Shoggoth beasties reminds me of something out of John Carpenter's The Thing. You just need a moulten husky head or two in there.
 

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OctoPussyAZ said:
I just think it's curious that everyone makes Cthulhu green... it's obviously being transmitted to us in our nightmares.

In the story he's mentioned as being green.
 

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Graeme said:
A shoggoth, also from the same story. THis is actually 2 shoggie models, I just sat them together to make an even bigger, badder beastie! One's varnished, the other aint.Graeme

Good use of varnish to make the monster look slimey. Even on the prepainted D&D minis I sometimes hit them with the glossy spray to give them a wet sheen look.
 

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