When is the next conversion contest?

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Re: When is the next conversion contest?

Post by tordeck » Wed Apr 11, 2012 11:57 pm

as long its conversion only and not painting i am in
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Re: When is the next conversion contest?

Post by CMSheats » Thu Apr 12, 2012 1:35 am

Wonderful! So we have...

MagickalMemories - as a maybe

spiralingcadaver - as a maybe

CMSheats - also as a maybe

cursedmydice - is in

tordeck - is in

Looking good! We should have no problem getting five people. Thanks!

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Re: When is the next conversion contest?

Post by MagickalMemories » Thu Apr 12, 2012 4:25 am

You can put me in as a maybe. Like I said, it's all conditional on what the details are.

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Re: When is the next conversion contest?

Post by CMSheats » Thu Apr 12, 2012 9:09 am

Great! Well, I just found these rules for the 2009 conversion contest.


The Rules

1. You must convert your own model, and it IS to be unpainted. This includes primer. No primer at all.

2. Any futuristic or fantasy game system's pieces can be used; alternately, you can scratchbuild your entry.

3. Creativity is encouraged.

4. Conversion base not to exceed 12 in. x 12 in.

5. Scene must contain at least one (1) but no more than six (6) total models.

6. Models must be at least 40% converted from the original.

7. Models must be in 25/28/30mm scale. The largest base size we'll allow is a 60mm diameter (Warmachine Large base size).

8. You must have at least two (2) pictures of the model. Before and after shots are strongly encouraged.

9. Keep them decent, mostly. An R-rating is as hard as we'll go on this one.

10. We the admins and moderators reserve the right to remove any contest entry we feel violates any or all of these rules.


Entries will be voted on. We will open a special forum for people to post their entries, and there will be a poll at the top for everyone to choose their favorite. One vote per person, and yes you can vote for yourself.

What theme would everyone like to do for it? Should it be a battle scene, funny, or just a cool conversion on something. Let me know what you guys think!

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Re: When is the next conversion contest?

Post by cursedmydice » Thu Apr 12, 2012 1:41 pm

With mothers day coming up we should do one like this:

Who can make a female mini look as close to a picture of your mother as you can make. Must provide both pic of mini and pic of mother for the final voting. Then when the contest is over we all have an awesome mothers day present to go with it :)
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Re: When is the next conversion contest?

Post by CMSheats » Thu Apr 12, 2012 2:20 pm

Haha, you know what! That's not a bad idea! What does everyone else think about that? Lol, I really do like that. :lol:

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Re: When is the next conversion contest?

Post by MagickalMemories » Thu Apr 12, 2012 5:01 pm

I'm out on both.
No desire to convert my mommy, and I don't have time to do a battle scene.
I was hoping for a SINGLE model conversion. Maybe something on a 50mm base or smaller.


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Re: When is the next conversion contest?

Post by spiralingcadaver » Thu Apr 12, 2012 5:17 pm

Yeah... I'm not so sure about the conversion rules-- 4 and 5 suggest a display, and I generally am more interested in playable pieces. Same goes with the Mother's Day idea.
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Re: When is the next conversion contest?

Post by CMSheats » Thu Apr 12, 2012 5:49 pm

Ya, I guess you guys are right. We should probably start small, and if this thing starts to take of big, then we could do battles(2-3 figs) and other stuff. But right now we should probably do just one model. (At lease for this first contest)

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Re: When is the next conversion contest?

Post by cursedmydice » Thu Apr 12, 2012 6:17 pm

awww and i was really looking forward to doing up my mom hanging out the window of a big rig waving a beer :) And yes before you ask, that is an accurate description of my mother. She would probly mount it on the dashboard of her real truck lol
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Re: When is the next conversion contest?

Post by CMSheats » Thu Apr 12, 2012 6:30 pm

Haha, well there is always next time. : ) Lol, sounds like a pretty awesome mom. :wink: Ok, so single model, on whatever base you want. Other than that, should there be any restrictions? Should we say no bigger than a Ogre Bull for your model? And this is just the conversion. No painting. You are welcome to post pictures of your paint job on the model you converted after the contest, but this is about the conversion, not the painting.(That's what the painting contest is for!) So does that sound good to you guys? Ideas/suggestions? Anyone else interested in joining? Thanks!

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Re: When is the next conversion contest?

Post by MagickalMemories » Thu Apr 12, 2012 7:09 pm

Well, for what it's worth, here are MY suggestions. Butcher them as you see fit:
1. You must convert your own model, and it IS to be unpainted. This includes primer. One or two individual bits may be primered, but the overall majority of the model should be bare metal/plastic/putty. If you're unsure, ask first.

2. Any futuristic or fantasy game system's pieces can be used; alternately, you can scratch-build your entry. If you're unsure, ask first.

3. Creativity is encouraged. If you're unsure, ask first.

4. Models must be at least 40% converted from the original. If you're unsure, ask first.

5. Models must be in 25/28/30mm scale. The largest base size we'll allow is a 50mm. The actual model should not be larger than would normally be placed on a base this size. If you're unsure, ask first.

6. You must have at least two (2) pictures of the model. Before and after shots are strongly encouraged. If you're unsure, ask first.

7. Keep them decent, mostly. A PG-13 rating is as hard as we'll go on this one. If you're unsure, ask first.

8. Bartertown Staff and/or the contest organizer reserve the right, at our own discretion, to remove any contest entry we feel violates any of these rules - either literally or in spirit. If you're unsure, ask first.
Now, just to figure out who will be the organizer.
Any takers? Anyone BESIDES CMSheats? He's been bearing a lot of the burden recently. I'd love to see someone else jump in and take the reins.

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Re: When is the next conversion contest?

Post by CMSheats » Thu Apr 12, 2012 7:37 pm

Those look great! Man, it's really not a problem. I love helping out and watching these things form and seeing the final results. Unless you think there is a problem with how I am running stuff recently, I really don't mind running it. But of course, if you think there is any problem with how I am doing stuff, I understand, but it's really not a problem. :wink: Thanks!

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Re: When is the next conversion contest?

Post by MagickalMemories » Thu Apr 12, 2012 9:19 pm

Nope. No problem with how you're doing it. I just thought it might be a good idea to make someone else do the leg work and give you a break.

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Re: When is the next conversion contest?

Post by cursedmydice » Thu Apr 12, 2012 10:51 pm

Im willing to run a contest here or there, ill even chip in prizes when i can. Ill help out anytime :)
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