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PostPosted: Sun May 29, 2011 1:13 pm 
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Hello and welcome to my customs thread.

After seeing a lot of great work done by others, i thought i'd share mine with you guys as well. I'll be posting pictures of whatever i make here, so check back once in a while if you like what you see.

I'm fairly new to the world of customizing. It all started when Destiny of the Force was released, and i thought it might be cool to have an actual miniature representing the various characters in the set instead of using proxies.
I started doing some research, but was a little hesitant to get started at first. The fear of making customs that really sucked was the main thing that held me back, but i finally mustered enough courage to get started and i'm really glad i did so. True, the first couple of minis i made was not that great, but i quickly got the hang of it i think. Mainly because of a lot of helpful forum members and their great advice, inspiration from all the other amazing customs on the forums, and also a lot of trial and error.

I hope you'll enjoy this as much as i enjoy seeing other peoples work. And if you recognize some of the stuff and think "hey, that looks suspicously similar to mine", i hope you'll take that as a compliment :D

-Biggsy

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PostPosted: Sun May 29, 2011 1:14 pm 
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Poggle the Lesser + Battle Droid Lieutenant
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PostPosted: Sun May 29, 2011 1:15 pm 
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Nautolan Black Sun Vigo

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PostPosted: Sun May 29, 2011 1:16 pm 
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PostPosted: Sun May 29, 2011 1:17 pm 
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PostPosted: Sun May 29, 2011 1:17 pm 
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PostPosted: Mon May 30, 2011 7:13 am 
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Those are ridiculously good for your first customs. It is the fear of making crap customs that scare people from doing it, but then they turn out epic.


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PostPosted: Mon May 30, 2011 12:24 pm 
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I think your Winter and mine shopped at the same store. Just bought a different colored suit. :)


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PostPosted: Mon May 30, 2011 6:20 pm 
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Wow. :shock:
wannabemexican wrote:
Those are ridiculously good for your first customs.

I concur. Very cool. :D


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PostPosted: Mon May 30, 2011 11:30 pm 
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Thanks for the kind words guys, i'm glad you like them.

I'm more than happy with the way they turned out, as i was really expecting the first many customs i made to suck. As Wannabe Mexican points out, that's one of the main concerns before getting started. I had been planning to make customs ever since DotF came out, so about time i actually got started on them.

Markedman247 wrote:
I think your Winter and mine shopped at the same store. Just bought a different colored suit. :)

Yeah I noticed that :D the iktotchi is perfect for Winter really.

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PostPosted: Fri Jun 03, 2011 4:23 pm 
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Awesome Biggsy!

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 04, 2011 8:11 am 
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Really great work! Tacticle Officer, Atris, Mando Bounty Hunter (is that gun from Mr Freeze?), and Pellaeon all stand out. I like your Mando sniper as well!

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 08, 2011 1:00 pm 
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The Mandalorian BH is also one of my favorites. I think it turned out really good. And yes that's Mr. Freeze's gun allright, good call ;) i thought it would be perfect for a flamethrower.
Tactical Officer is losely based on a picture of General Garza (i think she's from the Old Republic game maybe?) that i stumbled upon when i was googling for some inspiration.

I just updated the pictures to include the names of the minis, added a better picture of Sora Bulq, and posted pictures of these characters:

Exar Kun, Dark Force Spirit (DotF)
Admiral Saul Karath (RaR)
Republic Commando Darman (RaR)
Republic Commando Niner (RaR)

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I added a few new figures:

Dark Jedi Assassin (DotF)
Mandalorian Tactician (DotF)
Bardan Jusik (RaR)
Republic Commando Atin (Other)
Republic Commando Fi (Other)
Droopy McCool (Other)
Max Rebo (Other)
Sy Snootles (Other)

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 13, 2011 7:10 am 
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No kidding, if I could roll out customs like these and had the time I would be selling them lol.

They are great, it is surprising just how awesome a little creativity and a good paint job looks.

Very jealous, I wish I had the time and space to customise, maybe one day.


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 12:38 pm 
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Well at the moment i'm having enough trouble trying to catch up with DOTF and RAR. I was kind of late to the party, so i'm hopelessly behind schedule. But maybe, if people were interested, i'd make a few commissions in the future. I'm glad you like them!

Added these:

Poggle the Lesser (DotF)
Tusken Raider Chieftain (DotF)
Jedi Diplomat (RaR)
Luke Skywalker in Stormtrooper Armor (RaR)

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 15, 2011 9:31 pm 
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Wow! The paint job on that diplomat is amazing.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 7:49 am 
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Thank you. The Citadel wash did most of the work though, that stuff is fantastic!

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 20, 2011 2:04 pm 
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Awesome work biggsy!

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PostPosted: Tue Jun 21, 2011 12:49 am 
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I really like all the work I see here, but I think its the Admiral Saul Karath that stands out the most for me. I wouldn't say he had a huge roll in the KOTOR game, but in the KOTOR comics he was really just a jerk, and I think you hit it real good for a depiction of him.

And I think all the Mandalorians are fantastic as well, certainly a fun bunch to paint up I bet heh!

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