I finally decided to bite the bullet and try the #kill_team. Got myself the core book and a #necron starter with five #minis. I was torn between Astra Militarum, Orks and Necrons, but then I found that there are no longer any Krieg models in this edition, and a team of only Gretchin wouldn't be feasible, so that left Necrons. I spent the weekend cleaning and gluing everything together. Here are the primed minis ready for painting. I'm thinking about Maynarkh Dynasty color scheme, or maybe something unique.
The Flayed Ones arrived. Seriously, I expected better of Games Workshop. It looks like they 3D-scanned the original metals, fed them through some broken software that automatically added a million of small triangles for support, and 3D-printed it from some kind of soft, flimsy resin. You have to carve the original necrons out of of that yourself somehow.
I could have 3D-printed them myself, and it would be better.
@deshipu Their resin is a sin, got some chameleon skinks and couldn't believe what I was looking at. The worst gating I've seen in my entire life, and even with all those gates there's so many bubbles and areas where the resin didn't even pour apparently. I had to reconstruct so many details with Aves. : /
@deshipu The skinks have that too, somehow. You've got to carve out their fingers and bracelets in places. I assumed they were gates to get resin in the fine details and allow bubbles to escape since they're not spun like the old metals. I was also under the impression that the blocks on the sprue were the pour spout/exit spouts. I think they just molded it right off a metal one seam and all. Those are all guesses, I don't know their actual process. If it's 3d printed... lordy.
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