Mydnight's Hobby Corner (the guy who paints Thirdpower's Ogre minis) has generously donated two professionally painted CAV miniatures. The conversation went something like this (approximately):
Him: Hi, I'd like to donate something to the raffle. I'm a miniature painter. Maybe I could paint something for someone?
Me: Well, that's cool, but I don't know how many people would need that sort of thing... might be better to raffle off an already-painted mini. Would you do that?
Him: Sure! What kind of minis do you like?
Me: I like mecha.
Him: I have some CAV minis I could paint. Here, look at some pictures. I could even do one in a pony theme if you'd like.
Me: (thinks a moment)
Me: Hmm, tell me... would you mind painting two instead of one?
Him: I think so, yeah... what did you have in mind?
Me: (gales of wicked laughter)
Here is what is so funny: one of the
Now if you're a pony fanatic, and you hear the term "dictator" -- what do you immediately think of?
That's right, you probably think of this:
So by now you're probably thinking, "Gasp! Did you, Erin? Did you REALLY?"
Yes I did.
Now it's worth pointing out that both of these are still works-in-progress. Luna still needs her cutie mark and New Lunar Republic emblem, and Celestia needs more color/highlights (because all that white is boring), but this is enough to give everyone a rough idea of what you're going to get -- painted and detailed Princess Mecha, with hex bases and terrain details.
I'm honestly not sure if I should raffle these off as a set (because they'd be more valuable that way), or as individual pieces (so that a fan of Luna can get her mecha, and a
If you're a brony, you want these. If you're a miniature gamer, one (or both) would be enough to annoy or demoralize your opponent. If you're a wargaming brony, then you NEED these.
Simply donate $10 (or more) to Squeaky's surgical fund, email me the PayPal receipt, and you're automatically entered into the drawing!