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Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Admiral - 07-09-2017 02:29 AM



"The higher they climb, the harder they fall..."





Abecedar & Titan Wargames Presents: The winners of the 27th Golden Hat competition!

A nailbiter of a voting has finished. We had a soaring turnout of entries, with submissions spanning from Daemon blimps and steam flyers, to flying sailing ships and giant zeppelins. It was splendid to see all these airships take to the skies!

Well done, folks. Takes Hat off

And the winners are:

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1st Place - Golden Hat Winner: Entry #1 - Grimstonefire
2nd Place - Silver Hat Winner: Entry #3 - Pappa Midnight
3rd Place - Bronze Hat Winner: Entry #6 - Will Liam

And an honourable mention to Abecedar, who trailed the bronze winner valiantly. Also, a special mention of honour goes to Pappa Midnight, who edited Grimstonefire's originally washed-out pictures for clarity, to give entry #1 a sporting chance.

The entry key!
You can share your love for each entry by donating slaves to the owners of the entries!

01 - Grimstonefire
02 - Carcearion
03 - Pappa Midnight
04 - Zanthrax
05 -  Zanko
06 - Will Liam
07 - Daith
08 -  Abecedar

Slaves and medals are coming! Should you have earned a new Veteran's Medal (gained at 5, 10, 15, 20, 25 and 30 main contests entered), please contact us and link us all your entries in all previous Golden Hat and Artisan's Contest competitions (note: Scribe's Contest does not count towards this purpose, but have its own Veteran Scribe's Medal).

And now for the prizes!

Congratulations to Grimstonefire, who win this unpainted Old School Miniatures Daemon Cannon, courtesy of Abecedar:



Congratulations also to Pappa Midnight, who receive these grisly Goblin Scavengers from Titan Wargames:


And congratulations to Will Liam, who claims this Goblin Scavenger Command Group from Titan Wargames:



A big "thanks" to everyone who participated and voted, as well as a big thanks to Abecedar and Titan Wargames for their generous prize donations!

And that's it for this round of Golden Hat. Now let's see the participants' entries in the blogs. Wink

The Staff

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RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Zanthrax - 07-09-2017 03:27 AM

Well done to the winners and everyone else who entered.

Hashut be well pleased!


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Will Liam - 07-09-2017 04:01 AM

Thanks for 3rd prize and very cool minis - Just happy to have made a place in this comp - A lot of nice ships here in this lot they blew me away - cheers guys Happy


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - tjub - 07-09-2017 04:31 AM

Well done, congrats! Happy


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Enjoysrandom - 07-09-2017 04:57 AM

Well done guys, I picked the top 3! Love all your work Will!


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Will Liam - 07-09-2017 05:31 AM

Cheers mate - I try and make them tell a little story - easier to do with my army theme Happy


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Zanko - 07-09-2017 06:06 AM

Congrats to the worthy winners! Takes Hat off


                         Hashut!


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Abecedar - 07-09-2017 06:41 AM

Well done all, congradulations.  I loved the ones that placed.
And I got to build something I wanted but couldn't get into the manufacturing que.
So there's still a bit of work to finish it up to what I envisaged.  
And..
Hint Hint.. I still need a Skullcracker and a tunneller


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Pappa Midnight - 07-09-2017 06:43 AM

Thanks to all who voted for me, the other entrants and to the moderators!
@Grimstonefire: Love the possessed balloon! Top notch!

PM


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Dînadan - 07-09-2017 06:44 AM

Congrats to the winners.


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Abecedar - 07-09-2017 06:50 AM

Well done Sir Grimm.
Send me address and your prize will be on its way to you soon.


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Nicodemus - 07-09-2017 10:56 AM

Congrats to everyone!! Fantastic effort all around.


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Skink - 07-09-2017 01:17 PM

Awesome! Well deserved wins guys! Those models are astounding!


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Abecedar - 07-09-2017 10:31 PM

I'd love to know (in this thread) what the models you all used are.

Mines pretty obvious.   Cardboard, superglue, flyscreen, superglue, scrap bits of junk, more superglue, a couple empire guns and FW Fireglaive models for crew.

It will be a while before I get any other photos up due to th FN Photobucket debacle.


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Will Liam - 07-09-2017 11:32 PM

I have some pics of my build - do I put them up on this page?


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Willmark - 07-09-2017 11:58 PM

Great stuff and congrats Grim.


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Abecedar - 07-10-2017 03:15 AM

Will Liam Wrote:
I have some pics of my build - do I put them up on this page?


In your Army Blog.  But I might do both once I figure out Imgur


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - TheHoodedMan - 07-10-2017 06:39 AM

Congratulations gentlemen!
All 3 top tiers could easily have been first placed, really cool models and great to behold.
Cheers!


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Parish - 07-10-2017 02:44 PM

awesome stuff guys, well done everybody


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Grimstonefire - 07-11-2017 03:45 PM

Wow!  I won.  A great return for me, I think this is my first golden hat since 2011 possibly!  It's a very long time anyways.

Thanks to Admiral for doing all the work behind the scenes, and for Abecedar for his very kind offer here.  Sadly I have a very long list of things to paint, and the ass cannon doesn't really fit in with my army aesthetic (great model though it is).  So I would kindly like to offer this to my fellow medalists, or failing that to whoever scored 4th place.

I would also like to add that my model is for sale if anyone wants it.

It was great fun doing it, and I am so tempted to do the biggest of the airships complete with tentacles out the front...  But I also have many, many other models I'd like to buy.

It wasn't the best photos I took for it, but I realised you can't see the mouth very clearly on the lower part of the ship. I'll take some better photos when possible.  The ship is called the Hrakenfel, which I planned to be part of the Black Kraken fleet (in honour of the Dreadfleet ship) fluff wise.


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Will Liam - 07-12-2017 01:21 AM

Wow Grim if Pappa Midnight does not want the cannon i would love to have it - I have an ass cannon body without crew, balls or the base so it would help me out a lot - and i would be happy to pay postage if someone wants the crew-less ball-less base-less leftover ass cannon monster - i understand if you dont want to split the model because i have a hard time doing that to sets myself but If you are happy with splitting it i will gladly take it providing Pappa Midnight does not want it cheers Happy


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Zanthrax - 07-12-2017 06:22 AM

Do we normally post the rankings for the remainder of the entries?


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Admiral - 07-12-2017 06:35 AM

No, but anyone is free to ask via PM and he shall receive his ranking.


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Fuggit Khan - 07-13-2017 03:45 AM

Congratulations to the winners  Happy
Although all entries are wonderful in their own right, I'm still surprised that only one of my votes won a medal. Oh well, Da Khan needs to send some "messengers" skulking in the darkness of night to deliver a proper Hobgoblin "handshake" (with a rusty knife)
Well done gentlemen  Happy


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Grimbold Blackhammer - 07-13-2017 08:50 AM

There were some pretty darn nice entries!  Good job folks!!


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Grimstonefire - 07-13-2017 03:27 PM

I'm more than happy to donate my prize to you Will-Liam, but only on the condition you paint it up and take loads of photos!

If you want to give Abecedar a message and he can sort it all out.

Enjoy. Happy


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Admiral - 07-13-2017 04:50 PM

A-ha! You are slipping, Will. Now you truly are using non-GW models. We got to you at last. Tongue Wink


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Will Liam - 07-14-2017 03:55 AM

ahhhh you have now got me second guessing  my self now Admiral haha - but its such a cool mini set and would look great painted next to my CDs (and I will take lots of pics for you Grim) Also another non-GW thing i would make an exception for is those slave orc heads that you sculpted - are you molding them yet and do the have a price - I get a bit lost on this site so if you have them for sale somewhere point me in the right direction Happy


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Admiral - 07-14-2017 04:08 AM

Yep, the heads are sent to casters. Czech CMM, so cheap and but will take its pretty time. The prototype Orc slave body turned up with some anatomical flaws (it mainly looked like it lacked strength and tension despite bulging muscles, actually flayed one in the prototype instance), which was to be expected but not what I needed at the time. I'll return to the slave Orcs proper down the road, but not very soon. Need to practice in some areas first. But in the meantime the heads will become available separately. Will shout when they go for sale. Happy


RE: Golden Hat XXVII - Winners! - Will Liam - 07-14-2017 04:36 AM

great - the heads put such a dark morbid look on the orcs - i think it raise the bar on the chaos dwarfs as the sadistic evil army they should be - looking forward to buy some in the future from you - cheers