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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 4:40 pm 
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Looks like there's a new Ork Fighta in there.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 01, 2019 10:10 pm 
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Wow, so they’re not changing the scale. Looking forward to seeing what they come up with.


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 02, 2019 3:34 pm 
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Has there been any specific rumor or stalemate made that says they aren’t changing the scale? Those aircraft models are plastic, and the bases look to be a bit bigger than the original AI bases (as far as I can tell, but I never spent much time with those bases, so my perception may be off).

It wouldn’t break my heart if they kept the same scale, but it wouldn’t surprise me if the models are larger than the original FW models.

I’m just glad the game has xenos in it. It gives me hope that they’ll eventually do models for all races, and do models for all the current 40k aircraft (like the dark Eldar ones).


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PostPosted: Fri Aug 02, 2019 4:01 pm 
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I was just eyeballing them tbh. I didn't realise they're new and plastic. I thought it was more of a re-issue.

Yeah, I guess they'll want to provide as many reasons as possible for people to buy new rather than use their old resin models. One way to do that is change the scale...

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 6:49 pm 
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...and despite all their protestations of not being interested in doing another version of Epic, doing AI in 8mm scale would "future proof" the new plastic minis.

...just in case.


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 12, 2019 11:03 pm 
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The new models are 8pm or one third bigger than the old ones.

Given how rag tag and varied ork planes are I'd be perfectly happy to mix the new ork planes with older 4-6mm scale GW and FW ones.


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Typical, I finally get around to working on my old recast Thunderbolts and then some shiny plastic ones get previewed. =P

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Ha! Yeah I'm way stoked for the orks, which as GlynG correctly notes, have more scale agnostic theme. The bombers are a great item in the potentially new scale as it would make them a properly larger vehicle. Too bad I finally painted a Collosus so stuck a pin in my scale :D

Most prominent would be the expected future presence of DE and CWE flyers and of course Tau for those that do that thing.

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PostPosted: Fri Aug 23, 2019 10:14 pm 
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Rumor has it that AI will be out (or perhaps available for pre-order) in the 1st or 2nd week of September...


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That is a pleasant surprise! Cannot wait to see the size of the final models.

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