The Golden Turtleback Painted Miniature contest for miniatures painted in September 2014. Win Geek Gold and an exclusive microbadge
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You are once again invited to take part in the monthly Golden Turtleback miniature painting contest.

The contest has kept its original name in honour of its founder

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I'm merely keeping the contest going until Cerith returns.

Taking part is easy:

1) Add the game of the miniature(s) you painted as an item to the list. You may submit images of a single miniature or a group at your discretion.

2) Add the picture of your painted miniature(s) in the comment section for that game.

(use the format [imageid=xxxxxmedium] where xxxxx is the id of the picture)

That way people will be able to better judge your work. Medium should be sufficient please do not use large.

Rules:

1) The image you submit must have been uploaded during September 2014. Gallery images are ok but submitted images are preferred. As they've gone through the rigorous geek mod process it means at least someone has checked the submission conforms to BGG guidelines and it's also easier to check the submission date. The contest will end on 31 October 2014.

2) You are the artist. Do not submit miniatures painted by someone else.

3) One entry per person. You may, however, use either:

a. Up to two 'normal' pictures of your entry, usually, the front and back of the miniature; OR
b. one image of a montage/collage of your entry.

4) The winner will be the picture with the most thumbs. You can thumb as many as you like.

5) If you can; include the make of the mini, scale and what paints you used in your entry.

Prizes:

I'm reliant on tips to offer prizes. Any tips received will awarded as follows:

1st place: 35%
2nd place: 25%
3rd place: 15%
Encouragement Awards 25%

Note I have altered this at my discretion - this may change when Cerith retakes the reigns.

Encouragement awards will be given to non-placing worthy entries with a bias to new participants. New painters are particularly welcome to enter and pleas do use the comment section for each miniature to discuss painting techniques, materials, share tutorial videos & etc.

I'll round down tips and put the remainder towards future prizes.

Judging at the end of the month and winners will appear in the next months’ list.

1st place will now also receive an exclusive microbadge! Microbadge: Golden Turtleback Painted Miniature Monthly Contest winner

Please give this geeklist a thumb to help get it to the front page. The more contestants the better!

And don't forget to click on the images you like and give the actual images thumbs up as well!

Previous contests for your viewing pleasure:

Golden Turtleback Painted Miniatures Contest previous (and current) contests

Miniauture painting guild:

There is a BGG guild for anything miniature painting related. It can be found here:

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1. Board Game: Black Powder: Second Edition [Average Rating:7.36 Overall Rank:5930] [Average Rating:7.36 Unranked]
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15mm Prussian Line infantry for Franco-Prussian War miniatures gaming:

Board Game: Black Powder: Second Edition


The miniatures are from a variety of manufacturers and were painted with Vallejo paints and inks.

EDIT: The flag, which you can hardly see, is by Signifer.
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I actually have a picture this month.
Some of the new characters for Talisman, the woodland expansion. Paints by Vallejo and Citadel.
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Just checking if this is permitted. Newbie to the competition here XD
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A re-jading of the original start marker
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This one is Baldur Stonesoul, painted for a Orboros army. Fun, fun mini to paint. Mostly Vallejo paints.

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I didn't think I had anything this time but I found Mr. Phal.
This is a zombicide promo to raise money for the French gaming site tric trac.
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First I added to the september 2013. Thanks to those who pointed it out.

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I have finished few things this month. But I finished this Stagecoach.

Note. I have only painted the horses and the people. The Stagecoach was pre-painted.
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7. Board Game: Mice and Mystics: Heart of Glorm [Average Rating:7.93 Unranked] [Average Rating:7.93 Unranked]
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Austin
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Ike Clanton painted by me for Wild West Exodus
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The hero Nere painted with mostly Citadel paints.
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Hi, the following mini is a prototype to an upcoming board game, coming in 2015 (sorry dont know any details yet ) the mini is called "The Skull Hunter", painted with acrylics, 54mm scale


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Board Game: Candy Land


A mixture of Reaper and Citadel paints.

(Sometimes you have to set aside Space Hulk and Descent and just paint the minis you are actually playing with.)
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Kaosball Cowboys Team.



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Late Bronze Age Syrian archers:

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15mm figures by Chariot, paints by Vallejo, Andrea, and Army Painter, basing materials by various.
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Wiz-War Bestial Forces and Maelific Curses expansions. One of my favorite games. Just got the expansion and couldn't wait to get these finished.

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Not a great deal of painting done last month (and following on into this one, alas), but I did at least manage to crank out a test model for my next Blood Bowl team.

Board Game: Blood Bowl: Living Rulebook


Still sticking with the plastics that came in the original 3E box, and I picked a nice, bright set of colours this time around. Dazzling the opposition with their garishness will be a major tactic, I expect...

28mm scale, GW + P3 paints.
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