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12 April 2011

Magnetic Rocks!

Nick speaking,

When I was browsing through my modelling box the other day, I came across some Magnetic rocks that I had purchased a few years back from my local Hawkins Bazzar store. They were very cheap and I remember seeing these on the shelf of the shop and thinking to myself that these would be really useful for something 40k one day....



I spent a while thinking about how I could use them, and then packed them away in my box, forgotten about until now! After having a quick look at the shops website, It seems like these rocks are now discontinued and are no longer available, but the question still remains, how can I use them?


The obvious one would be using them on a base somehow! Maybe to magnitise something that could indicate a piece of wargear that you don't want to be permanently stuck on the model or something? I also thought about magnetising an actual model onto the rocks so that it can come off the base for storage purposes, but where the rocks are shaped differently, it seems difficult to get the magnetising points in the right place for that idea?

So what do you think, Any suggestions?

2 comments:

  1. oblivion_necroninja13 April 2011 at 19:41

    Do you play dark Eldar?
    Because a stack of Magnetic Rocks on a base (either with one rock or just blank with something magnetic) could serve as Pain Counters.

    Or, if you've got something magnetic you can put on the bottom of miniature bases, you could create irregular terrain that minis will stay on.

    Or you can use them to create terrain that you can attach objectives to (put one rock in the terrain, and use another as the "base" for an objective marker.

    So, yeah, magnetic terrain of some kind. Dunno what use it would be, but it's the only idea I've got.

    As for wargear on Bases, the only thing I can think of at the time is the Ork Attack Squig.

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  2. Hi, thanks for the ideas, got some useful ones there

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