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dwarf basing

Post by Corvus » 7 Jan 2011, o 17:23

Looking for a nice, dwarven themed base for the figure below (Bederken limited edition) I'm about to start, but I have no inspiration at all. Can anyone help me?

I was thinking something along the lines of a steel-enforced wooden platform instead of the usual dwarven-stone-hall flooring.
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Re: dwarf basing

Post by sea.man » 7 Jan 2011, o 17:38

he looks kind of a pirate dwarf to me, so maybe wooden ship`s deck?
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Re: dwarf basing

Post by ToMaZ » 7 Jan 2011, o 18:46

I'd make him a grave robber. A tombstone, dug up coffin, a shovel, some bones to go with that skull he's carrying.
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Re: dwarf basing

Post by Skrit » 7 Jan 2011, o 18:51

ToMaZ wrote:I'd make him a grave robber. A tombstone, dug up coffin, a shovel, some bones to go with that skull he's carrying.
I like this one! :)

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Re: dwarf basing

Post by Marek » 7 Jan 2011, o 22:13

Or a treasure hunter in an old temple.
Or you can simply put him on a pile of skulls, or a pile of gold coins and gems.
He doesn't look like warrior, so you must decide what kind of rouge he is.

You can also change the mood completely and make him an actor with "to be or not to be" skull in his hands.
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Re: dwarf basing

Post by Corvus » 7 Jan 2011, o 23:28

Wow, thanks everyone! It really helped me to take a completely different look at this miniature.

I like the idea about a treasure hunter... I might paint the skull in gold to make it a treasure...

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Re: dwarf basing

Post by ToMaZ » 8 Jan 2011, o 00:56

Corvus, did you buy this fig from Bederkens' online shop? If yes, how much was the shipping cost?
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Re: dwarf basing

Post by mahon » 11 Jan 2011, o 12:17

Hamlet and Indiana Jones came to my mind immediately. Don't know why Indy did... So maybe the tresure hunter idea is subconsciously transmitted by the author? ;)
I wouldn't make him an archaeologist though ;)
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Re: dwarf basing

Post by Marek » 11 Jan 2011, o 16:39

mahon wrote:I wouldn't make him an archaeologist though ;)
He's definitively more like a burglar, isn't he?
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Re: dwarf basing

Post by Maru » 11 Jan 2011, o 16:47

nah nah iti a bowling player - make a bowling themed mini :)
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