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Ralf Topeters (PrivateProperty)

Rough Riders of the Wasteland or "How did we get into this mess?"

Despite my affinity to the second world war my first bigger dio will be in the zombie apocalypse scenario. You ask why? Well it was a special wish of my wife so here we go!
I'll continue showing the progress as soon as there is something to show. Right now I painted the riders and I started working on the helicopter. It just has to wait till my next order arrives so that I can build it as wrecked as I want to. So soon, maybe tomorrow, I start with the diorama base. It will be nothing too flashy just something desert like in southern Italy.


11 1 August 2020, 18:13
Cool concept, and nice progress, It's coming along. Nice to see your work area too
1 August 2020, 19:19
Ralf Topeters
Yeah it's a little too chaotic from time to time but it develops together with the skills. but who am I telling this. Heard about your decal solution. Sometimes help comes when at least expected. It is the best help ever.
3 August 2020, 02:41
Absolutely! 😄
3 August 2020, 04:34
Interesting... Following.
9 August 2020, 18:20
Ralf Topeters
Hey there welcome. I try to get progress on a daily basis. But I can't promise it. Sometimes maybe not much and there is still a lot to do so it still takes some time till it is finished.
10 August 2020, 10:20
Gary Dahlström
Love the imaginative approach, looks great so far.
25 August 2020, 15:58
Ralf Topeters
Soory for not posting for several days but I've been very busy not only with the dio. But I did not forget to take some pics from time to time. Slowly, but it seems to shake tape arrrhh..... take shape.
31 August 2020, 18:44
I like the graffiti, nice touch!
31 August 2020, 22:25
Ralf Topeters
Finally my first bigger diorama. For a first I am absolutely happy with it. I know it is far from perfection but it was a really hard boot camp and I am confident in getting the next ones better. Practice practice practice. "You won't know if you don't go"! The scenery shows just about the tenth of a second before everyone recognizes the first shot was made and hell breaks loose. The scouts in the back are only a blink of an eye away from getting startled by the first shot they just heared. There was only some roughing up as you see with the guy in the middle on the ground before shooting got started.
11 September 2020, 11:50
Excellent job Ralf! What a terrifying and frightening scene, gives me goosebumps! And the corroded frame really gives it a feeling of horror! Looks like the opening scene of a zombie apocalypse movie! "Let's get the hell out of here!"
11 September 2020, 20:10
Roland Revolvermann
Wow, excellent 👍 Great Job!
11 September 2020, 20:38
Original job. Well done. Congrats!
12 September 2020, 17:29
Ralf Topeters
Thanks a lot for the compliments. It was a nice ppiece of training and now I am ready to try some more new techniques. THX a lot!!
12 September 2020, 19:13
Ben M
This is just awesome and very creative. Well done!
12 September 2020, 19:14
Simon Nagorsnik
nice idea!
21 January 2022, 19:57


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1:72 A-129 Mangusta (Italeri 006)1:72 Modern Zombies (Caesar Miniatures SF004)1:72 Modern Militia (Caesar Miniatures H063)3+

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