(BFG) Tau fleet- The Great White (and Tan) Fleet

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(BFG) Tau fleet- The Great White (and Tan) Fleet

Post#1 » Jan 14 2010 11:33

Hello all.

Just recently, I made my first foray into Battlefleet Gothic, otherwise known as BFG, a Specialist game that focusses on space combat in the 41st millennium. My order arrived today, faster than I expected.

Exploring this site, I have found allot of threads showing the fleets of other members (usually in the Enemies and Alternate systems section), but most of the ones I have thus far encountered are Imperial or Chaos (the fleets of course).

So I thought I would do my part and document my fleet, a Tau one.

So far it is largely in it's infancy, just one Explorer, but I was told that If you treat her right, she'll be with you 'till the day you die.

Sorry, no pictures just yet, as I am not quite sure how to get a photo from a file onto a post.

Also, a cookie to the first person to identify correctly what Sci-Fi show I have referenced in this post!
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Re: (BFG) Tau fleet

Post#2 » Jan 14 2010 11:36

Might want to check this then ;)

Good luck!

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Post#3 » Jan 14 2010 11:44

Thanks for that.

It seems then that the only way to get the on here then is through Photobucket. Is there any other way? (I would prefer not to join Photobucket for the time being)
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Post#4 » Jan 14 2010 11:47

Sherpa has pointed you in the right direction for your image posting query. There are alternatives to photobucket but yes linking from off-site storage is essentially the only way to post images on the ATT forum.

The Sci-Fi you are referencing is of course Firefly, the episode was "Out of Gas" I believe.

Looking forward to seeing your minis

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Re: (BFG) Tau fleet

Post#5 » Jan 14 2010 11:59

Okay then.

Also, here is your cookie

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Re: (BFG) Tau fleet

Post#6 » Jan 15 2010 12:01

Kakapo42 wrote:Thanks for that.

It seems then that the only way to get the on here then is through Photobucket. Is there any other way? (I would prefer not to join Photobucket for the time being)



You don't actually have to join an image hosting site to host images there, you just won't get access to some of the features. But for basic hosting for forums, you don't need any of that.

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Re: (BFG) Tau fleet

Post#7 » Jan 15 2010 12:34

Okay, I decided to bite the bullet and join. It says that it's free, and I hope it is.

Anyway, sorry about the false start, now for some pictures!

I figured I should probably start at the begining, so here is the packaging:
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Next is an 'Exploded View, so you can get the idea of how everything fits together:

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Here are the various components up close

Prow and Bridge:

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Main body

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Engine block

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Launch bays

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Gravitic hooks

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Railcannons

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Sorry about the quality of the last two images, but those parts are VERY small and my house is not the brightest of places, so my camera flashed.

EDIT: corrected images
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Re: (BFG) Tau fleet

Post#8 » Jan 15 2010 12:39

You put two sets of [img] tags on them.

Yours:

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[img][IMG]http://i750.photobucket.com/albums/xx147/Kakapo42/IMG_0726.jpg[/img][/img]


Correct:


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[img]http://i750.photobucket.com/albums/xx147/Kakapo42/IMG_0726.jpg[/img]



So now it shows up, like this:


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Re: (BFG) Tau fleet

Post#9 » Jan 15 2010 03:45

just a lil' tip. Next time you take pics of your minis, put them on a plain white paper or so. So the camera can easily autofocus on the parts and minis.

Now get some paint on that Ship ;)

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Re: (BFG) Tau fleet

Post#10 » Jan 15 2010 12:42

Also, it might be wise to size the images down. They expanded beyond the edge of my browser unless I maximized it, and that doesn't normally happen.

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