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Thursday, June 2, 2011

Space bug redux

After a long period of gestation, I've decided on the new weapons and poses for the Space Bugs. The first new bugs are minor conversions from the standard trooper. I wanted some close quarters troops so I've chosen a tri-barrel SMG for their weapon.

The barrels are different lengths since they move independently of each other as they recoil.

The second simple conversion is a new brain bug pose. I raised the left arm and repositioned the head.

These will be packaged with 4 of each SMG and 1 brain For a total of 9 bugs in a close quarters group.

I have three more bugs on the table: 1 anti-tank, 1 anti-air and 1 flame thrower. I'm not quite sure how to package those yet.


Jake said...

Fantastic! With the special troopers, I think I would go with a pack of 2 each. Maybe also add a brain bug, but personally I would prefer just the special weapons.


Rodrick Campbell said...

Two of each in a pack was kind of what I was thinking as well. That means I only need one additional mold and I could fit three sets in the mold.

Rothgar said...

Any chance of getting unarmed drones? I'd like to build a swarm army of drones with a few soldiers and some brains.

Eli Arndt said...

Nice ones. These will definitely make these alien bugs more of a playable force.


Rodrick Campbell said...

I can't see this bug design as an unarmed drone. He just doesn't have any substantial natural weaponry.

I think something a bit smaller with some claws and pincers could be added though. I'll give it some more thought and see what develops.

Brutorz Bill said...

Awesome! I need these to go with the ones I already have!

sureshaker said...

I love the new additions to your Space Bug line. Have you thought of a race name for them? How about the "Formicidae"
Ants are social insects of the family Formicidae , and along with the related wasps and bees, they belong to the order Hymenoptera.
That's the tag I will hang on them.