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Saturday, August 27, 2011
Apocalators: Heat in the Wasteland
Here's the last of my Apocalators for a long while. I'll probably use him as an enforcer in the arena, making sure the other combatants don't stand around catching their breath for too long.
I chose green skin, as I mentioned before, as a little homage to the green screamers from the short story "A Boy and His Dog." The screamers were irradiated mutants who could burn you with just a touch. Hence, my screamer can also burn you.
The shield is a Tamiya 1/32 scale figure base with the wheel from a 1/35 scale kettenkrad (seen as post-apoc terrain elsewhere in this blog.) The flame thrower is a cut-down WWII machine gun ( I forget what kind), with a German WWII gas mask container as the muzzle (and a hose made from rolled and cured greenstuff). All of these items were leftover bits from my kettenkrad kit.
Now I can go off and begin the first fights of the Pompay Portico....
By the way, just to show a bit of the versatility of the Bronze Age generic figures, here are the four figures I created using the same pose. On the last figure (my apocalator), I reposed the arm a bit (simply bent it a little):