Post by Michael O'Brien on Jan 11, 2007 11:15:22 GMT
BAD GUY JANUARY 2007 VOTE: "I left out the watcher in the water as to do it justice it would need to be a small diorama. Likewise the orc as Shelob%u2019s victim which although an interesting suggestion, should really count as a vignette, with the rocky additions. The small Cold drake would also need to be a kit of several parts and cannot therefore be included as a single figure. I left out Sauron the Necromancer as we made this figure only last year." by Chris Tubb. I think all our fans will be satisfied at the list of 16 options to vote for. Remember one vote per member for this round of voting. You can add your personal comment why you voted for that option as well. Vote ends January 23rd at 16.00 GMT. Vote for your favourite. On the 23rd I will start a second vote on the 3 or 4 most popular suggestions. This will allow you to vote again to decide on the final winner. Remember you can always resubmit an idea another month to try again.
Also remember to vote in the GOOD GUY December vote.
I'd really like to see Chris do the Corsair Admiral, which could also serve as the "Captain of the Haven" which Aragorn, as Thorongil, slay on the quays of Umbar. Now if we can also get Chris to make Thorongil, we's have a prefect litte vignette...
I like all of the suggestions, but I think Brogga (Bruggha/Broggha?) of Rhudaur is a particularly original one, and could make a good miniature (although, of course, all of the others could and hopefully will make good miniatures as well!)
Interesting that Chris left in the Corsair types (captain and admiral) since there's supposed to be a Corsair range in the offing. Hmmm. Very curious. Could it be the range has no officers? That seems unlikely.
Anyway, it looks at the moment as if Sharkey's time is here. I suggested him myself a couple of months back, and I wasn't the first, but he garnered very little support on his earlier outings. Good luck to him this time - he'll make a fine figure.
However, I voted for my own suggestion - the Angrenost Guardsman - since, with the loss of the master of the original Mw347 rendition of this chap, the Fellowship is the only way we're likely to ever see how Chris intended him to look (unless, that is, some well-heeled individual or cartel wants to put up the cash for an MX version...).
"A worthy man, but his memory is like a lumber-room: thing wanted always buried."
Although I voted for Nain, I eschewed Azog, as we already have him as part of the Dain vs. Azog fig.
It looks like Sharkey's got this one going, but I think the Corsair admiral would add a lot of depth to the (hopefully) forthecoming Corsairs! Plus, we don't have a fig of Umbar/Black Numenorian/maritame nature yet, and I'm eager to see what Chris would do!
Well as there has to be a decision made, I voted for the Corsair captain. There is a need for real Southerners and a vision of the most hated enemy of Gondor.
I was always fascinated by the corsairs while reading the books, as there is no real description of them. I think this will be good challenge for Chris as he has not made some corsairs until now. But again:all the other suggestions are quite impressive too!!!