The Golden Turtleback Painted Miniature contest for miniatures painted in March 2010. 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 it's original name in honour of it's founder
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I'm merely keeping the seat warm.

Taking part is easy:

1) Add the game of the miniature you painted as an item to the list.

2) Add the picture of your painted miniature 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 be from March 2010. The contest will end on April 30th.

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

3) One entry per person. You may, however, use up to two pictures of your entry to the front and back of the miniature.

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

Prizes:

Unfortunateley I'm reliant on tips to offer decent prizes at the moment as I don't have a huge amount of geekgold.

Any tips received will awarded as follows:

1st place: 50%
2nd place: 37.5%
3rd place: 12.5%

So if the tip total comes to 40 geekgold 1st will get 20, 2nd 15 and 3rd 5 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!

The images will be arranged alphabetically by the name of the game entry.

Previous contests for your viewing pleasure:
http://www.boardgamegeek.com/geeklist/51364/golden-turtlebac...

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Instead of the, brand new fresh out of the factory, I've gone for the battle weary and rusty look.
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I'm happy to see that this competition is still going and thought I really should enter something.
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My brettonian army continues-hoping to have enough painted to get it on the table soon-here is the first of my knights and also I think the first miniature I've entered into one of these lists not predominantly red.
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5. Board Game: Shadows over Camelot [Average Rating:7.12 Overall Rank:412]
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My husband and I just finished painting a copy of the game for a friend's birthday. The Knights and Picts were my contribution to the set, my husband handled all those fiddly catapults and the Saxons. The colors were a bit more bold than I normally would do, but it's very helpful in this game as each player needs to recognize his/her own piece.
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6. Board Game: The Adventurers: The Temple of Chac [Average Rating:6.60 Overall Rank:1441]
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Everett
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My painted Adventurers.
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7. Board Game: Back of Beyond: Army Lists and Campaign System for Contemptible Little Armies – Central Asia 1919-1926 [Average Rating:6.33 Unranked] [Average Rating:6.33 Unranked]
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Here's a Chinese officer and bugler in 28mm from the Copplestone 'Back of Beyond' range. Even though they wear the uniforms of the Army of the Repulic of China, they are really just the troops of the local warlord.

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Board Game: Back of Beyond: Army Lists and Campaign System for Contemptible Little Armies – Central Asia 1919-1926


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The miniatures were painted with a mixture of Vellajo, P3, Foundry and GW acrylics.
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I finished my last 2 mythological creatures - the Medusa and the Kraken - in March. Here are front and back shots of the whole gang.


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Los Angeles
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A Work in Progress

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Finished Green March 31.

Started Red on April 1

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I've continued painting Rackham miniatures for my Hybrid set. I had a hard time choosing between Misericord and the Griffin Exorcist though.
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11. Board Game: Full Metal Planète [Average Rating:7.49 Overall Rank:2105]
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I wasn't aware there was a painted mini constest, great idea !
This is an FMP army, themed on air (one of the 4 elements air-water-earth-fire). I used oil paintings (+ humbrol enamels for metal parts).
Note : I posted this pic last month but I actually painted it way before, so let me know if it doesn't fit the contest rules... I have fresher painted Doom minis awaiting to be posted, that'll be for next contest !

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