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Offline Darth_Anton

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Anton's Imperial Army (highlights)
« on: June 28, 2009, 10:44 PM »
This is an exact duplicate of my posting at 'Scum -

Done! It's been a long time coming, but I finally got to sit down and photograph my Imperial army/fleet. Focus was a royal pain and I failed miserably on just about all the wide shots, my apologies.

Below you'll find some highlights. For the full 221 photo album, please visit Anton's Imperial Army Album hosted over on Rebelsum. (If the link doesn't take you to the album, please let me know how to fix it. Also, I was unable to get the slideshow working, I'd appreciate a heads up if you've been able to do so .) I tried to make the album as fluid as possible.

I've been wanting an army like this since I started collecting back in '78, so please enjoy:



What you're looking at is over 700 troops.

Not included in the set up is another TIE fighter, another Interceptor, 10 speeder bikes and 4 At-At's. I simply didn't have the room.

For the curious, on the table is a full, minimum, battalion of 576 troops plus senior officers, support droids and a command staff totaling 664 pieces on the table alone. Below the table is just over 100 extra troopers. The Battalion is broken down as follows:

1st Company, all platoons (4) - infantry (stormtroopers)
-- 9 troopers to a Squad (including Sergeant),
-- 4 Squads to a Platoon (not including the Lieutenant),
-- 4 Platoons to a Company (not including the Captain)

2nd Company - environment infantry
--1st Platoon - Scouts
--2nd Platoon - Special ops
----1st Squad - Snipers
----2nd Squad - Night ops
----3rd Squad - Grenaders
----4th Squad - Shadow ops
--3rd Platoon - Desert ops
--4th Platoon - Cold weather ops

3rd Company - Support staffs
--1st Platoon - infantry support
--2nd Platoon - intelligence
--3rd Platoon - tech support
--4th Platoon - heavy weapons ops

4th Company - Air and Ground support
--1st Platoon - Space and Atmosphere
--2nd Platoon - EVA ops
--3rd Platoon - Scout Mechs
--4th Platton - Heavy Mechs

Command company (one platoon only)
--Senior Officers
--Aids (not shown)
--Executive Guard (8 of 9 shown)
--Royal Guard (8 of 9 shown)
--Honor Guard (6 of 9 shown)

Droid support
--10 Astromechs
--4 Protocol
--7 Mouse
--8 Torture
--5 Probe

Air, Space and Ground fleet
--7 TIEs
--7 Interceptors
--3 Bombers
--1 TIE advanced
--2 Shuttles
--6 At-At's
--6 St-St's
--22 Speederbikes
--3 Troop transports (vintage)
--3 MTV-7's (vintage)
--1 INT (vintage)
--3 Dewbacks



                                   


That's it for here. Seriously, go to the gallery and check everything else out.

And thanks for looking.
« Last Edit: June 29, 2009, 10:29 AM by Darth_Anton »
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Re: Anton Imperial Army (highlights)
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2009, 12:13 AM »
Wow, absolutely fantastic.  That was a lot of fun to look through!  8)  8)

Are you going to be able to leave it set up for a while to enjoy?  I sure hope so, that must have taken a long time to set up.

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Re: Anton Imperial Army (highlights)
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2009, 01:27 AM »
Wow.  Incredible set up!
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Re: Anton's Imperial Army (highlights)
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2009, 10:28 AM »

Are you going to be able to leave it set up for a while to enjoy?  I sure hope so, that must have taken a long time to set up.

It's been up. It'll be gone by weeks end.  :'(
« Last Edit: June 29, 2009, 01:04 PM by Darth_Anton »
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Re: Anton's Imperial Army (highlights)
« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2009, 11:10 AM »
I had an awesome compliment at Comic-Con.

I was asking Hasbro about the new At-St when the lady I was posing the question to said I should talk to ponytail Brian. I asked him a couple of questions and then he asked, if I wanted to play with one? Of course I said yes. So he's showing me all the features from the behind the counter model when I told him about what an Imperial fan I am. I told him about my army and album. His jaw drops. "That's you?" he said. "I spent an hour looking though your pictures." Then he shook my hand and gave some more compliments that didn't quite register because I was flattered. Very cool moment.
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« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2009, 10:04 PM »
Awesome!  It's always great to know your collection is appreciated by others, especially those that are producing the figures.  That must have been a damn cool feeling.

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Re: Anton's Imperial Army (highlights)
« Reply #6 on: August 2, 2009, 08:11 PM »
now that's a collection..... ;D

I can only dream of having that.... but I'm still young... ;D
You can say anything about this collection.... but it's just to........ just to...... great :P
many, many compliments from me..... keep up the great works...
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Re: Anton's Imperial Army (highlights)
« Reply #7 on: August 2, 2009, 08:15 PM »
I can't stop looking at these pics Ant. Great stuff. I'd really like for my Army to grow that big. I love how meticulously detailed you are and that you are enough to try and build an army the way the Empire actually would, all the way down to the rank badges. I can't wait to see it in person one of these days. :)
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