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DoomedDiceThrower
11-06-2010, 10:17
So I made a basic gameset of Battlefleet Gothic from nothing using cardboard because I'm stuck abroad far from home, and I'm planning to do additions in the course of the next few weeks.

So far I've got:
2 Ork Kroozers (1 Waaaghkrooza, 1 Killkrooza)
2 Chaos Cruisers (1 Devastation, 1 I don't know the name of because my rulebook is in german)
Ordnance markers: some torpedos, Chaos ordnance, Ork ordnance
game markers: 2 compasses, 2 sets of special orders.

NOTICE: I know they don't compare to other scratch build ships, but I'm in Beijing, studying for half a year here. I wanted to introduce my flatmate to the game, and having a starter set back in Germany, knowing what the ships look like I thought "Hm, shouldn't be too hard to make some quick scratchbuild standins."
It feels good enough playing with these standins. And the fact that it's absolutely free and I can create anything I want in any number anytime just puts the kind of smile on my face that lets my friends carefully call for the police. THE POSSIBILITIES!!WAHAHAHAHUARGH!
Let the pictures speak for themselves!

http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g118/DoomedDiceThrower/Games%20Workshop/Paper%20Gothic/DSCI3965Medium.jpg
Everything I need.

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This one was a test, to decide if the project had a future or not. Some kind of escort, no specific class. A little big.

http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g118/DoomedDiceThrower/Games%20Workshop/Paper%20Gothic/DSCI3930Medium.jpg
Blast Marker

http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g118/DoomedDiceThrower/Games%20Workshop/Paper%20Gothic/DSCI3929Medium.jpg

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More pictures further down due to post limit.



My plans for the immediate future is to add:
- 2 x 3 escort squadrons for both sides
- 1 additional cruiser for both sides
- 1 battleship for both sides
I smacked my flatmate with an empty plastic bottle until he agreed to construct some asteroids and other celestial phenomena.

I will keep you updated. Support me with gentle comments, and it will sweeten and speed up my fleet-constructing efforts.

Happy gaming,
-DDT

DoomedDiceThrower
11-06-2010, 10:34
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Raw models, not finished yet, missing weaponry and decoration.

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The only ship with a name so far. It's called "Klonkk".

DoomedDiceThrower
11-06-2010, 10:35
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Launching Bay. Notice the impact craters around the landing fields...

http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g118/DoomedDiceThrower/Games%20Workshop/Paper%20Gothic/DSCI3953Medium.jpg

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DoomedDiceThrower
11-06-2010, 10:36
http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g118/DoomedDiceThrower/Games%20Workshop/Paper%20Gothic/DSCI3938Medium.jpg

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More to come!

Sadesuteku
11-06-2010, 11:48
That.. That is too awesome for words.

haydnc
11-06-2010, 18:11
Totally awesomely budget-tastic. Extremely cool. Do lots more!

Pacorko
11-06-2010, 19:02
A manīs gotta have his fix! Great job! Maybe when you are more confident, you will try using plasticard to create more ships!

Void Reaper
11-06-2010, 19:07
I dig it. I've been considering doing scratch-built ships for a deep-space naval game, and this is excellent inspiration.

TheDean
12-06-2010, 12:34
Awesometastic.

Seems like the typical ingenuity of the chinese to make something out of nothing (-> see food) seeps into you there. :)

Great Work! And actually I reallyreally dig your Ork-Designs. Even prefer them to GWs. :yes:

How did you do the Stands?

Keep at it!

DoomedDiceThrower
12-06-2010, 18:45
Thank you guys, feedback means a lot to me!

@ Sadesuteku, Haydnc: Thanks guys!

@ Pacorko: Thank you! I'll stick for the cardboard for now, I want to save time, effort and money, and I feel I have a good balance right now (although I still spend a little too much time on a single ship...). Maybe sometimes in the future I'll give plasticard a try.

@ Void Reaper: Thanks man! Good luck creating your own scratchbuild, it's more fun than I hoped!

@ Dean: Hey man, how are ya? Not sure about the food comment, there's quite a lot... below average stuff here. The stand are bottle caps and straws, watch the pics below.

FIRST UPDATE:
Spend half of the day making this squadron of Ork ramships, enjoy!
(Also included some WIP pics)

http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g118/DoomedDiceThrower/Games%20Workshop/Paper%20Gothic/DSCI4046Medium.jpg

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I use this chinese soda bottle's caps as bases, straws are the stems. Ironically, the caps are the most expensive thing on the whole model. Just wish the soda would taste a bit better.......

http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g118/DoomedDiceThrower/Games%20Workshop/Paper%20Gothic/DSCI4061Medium.jpg

DoomedDiceThrower
12-06-2010, 18:48
http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g118/DoomedDiceThrower/Games%20Workshop/Paper%20Gothic/DSCI4062Medium.jpg

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Just for the laughs, I added a bottle-opener beak.

http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g118/DoomedDiceThrower/Games%20Workshop/Paper%20Gothic/DSCI4068Medium.jpg

DoomedDiceThrower
12-06-2010, 18:50
http://i54.photobucket.com/albums/g118/DoomedDiceThrower/Games%20Workshop/Paper%20Gothic/DSCI4069Medium.jpg
Yes, this sucks, but come on, it's cardboard!

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Brace, by the Gods BRACE!!


Next up: Chaos escorts. Will take a while though, I need a couple of days break. Can somebody in the meantime give me some advice what Chaos escorts I should take? I want to do 6 total, not more, not less.
- DDT!

TheDean
12-06-2010, 19:18
Looking awesome. And again, I really dig your Ork designs.

gwarsh41
17-06-2010, 22:38
I was desperately looking for the pics of a 40k army made out of paper so I could make a comment... I couldnt find the pics though :(

spetswalshe
22-06-2010, 18:35
I initially thought this would be a skilled plasticardsman impressing everyone with replicas of the actual BFG models.

This is like five times better than that. I'm hoping for a Blackstone Fortress.

lochland
27-06-2010, 12:15
OMG that's totally awesome! I dig them Ork ships. You've done a great job and I look forward to seeing more. Getting ready for a great waaagghhh?