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Fallout: NCR Patrol Rangers

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 23, 2016 7:49 am 
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With my interest in Fallout recently reignited I decided to keep the momentum going by expanding the New California Republic Forces that my girlfriend will be fielding against my own Brotherhood of Steel faction.

I have previously painted her a number of both 'Civilian' and 'Veteran Rangers' from the Fallout: New Vegas setting and so this time around I decided to augment these existing forces with the addition of some slightly more generic 'Patrol Rangers.'

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The background for these guys originates from 1998's Fallout 2, but their history and imagery was really solidified in the aforementioned Fallout: New Vegas which was released by Bethesda in 2010. Their iconic feature is the unique 'Smokey the bear' hat coupled with light combat armour.

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After a lot of searching I was finally able to source some suitable miniatures from World's End Publishing; these models are entitled 'Peacekeepers' and are designed to be used with their own post-apocalyptic game which is called 'This is Not a Test.'

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The models are lovely sculpts with a lot of detail crammed onto their 28mm frames, I chose to purchase a few variations in order to add some diversity to my force. I ensured that I painted them in suitably muted colours so as to reflect their survivalist background as I felt anything too bright or garish would not really fit in with their overall concept.

I am pleased with the look of these guys and I am keen to see how they perform on the battlefield against my Brotherhood Troops. There are a few more photos on my blog: http://classicastartes.blogspot.co.uk/2016/03/fallout-4-ncr-patrol-rangers.html

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