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 Post subject: How to build a Tyranid Mycetic Spore
PostPosted: Thu Dec 15, 2011 6:46 am 
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Hey there brothers

Since I am still getting PMs on how I have build my Mycetic Spores and I will launch a Tutorial on our blog soon I wanted to post it here before anybody else gets the chance to read it :wink: I want to show you how you can build a drop spore capsule for your tyranid army. The whole thing looks good to me AND its pretty cheap. You all know since Games Workshop released the current tyranid codex, players are forced to come up with their own concept for a tyranid drop spore. In this tutorial i will show you step by step how you can built your own drop spore.

You need:

- A vendetta Base from GW
- A big Shell
- Miliput
- Green Stuff
- Slate
- Superglue
- Modelling tools
- Basing Material

First you go to your local decoration store and look for a big shell which looks like the one in the picture. Then you fix this shell to your Games Workshop Base. In this case I used
some slate to put it around the spore to show that it pierced the surface and the slate keeps the shell grounded.

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If the shell is fixed to the base you can use miliput or greenstuff ( whatever suits you more) to line the inside of the shell and use a modeling tool to create an alien-looking structure.
More on how you do this and which tool to use in one of Hydras Tyranid Tutorials (b~_^)b . Let it settle until its completely hard, then you can take your greenstuff or miliput and roll ''sausages'' which get thinner in the end to sculpt your tentacles. You can put them into your shell and get them in the desired shape, then let them dry. Then you can do your basing as you wish.

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With a little bit colour and some nasty slime strings made out of UHU your spore could look like this:

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 Post subject: Re: How to build a Tyranid Mycetic Spore
PostPosted: Fri Dec 16, 2011 9:45 pm 
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Little gross looking bit that's expected for a nid. Almost too realistic so bravada.

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 Post subject: Re: How to build a Tyranid Mycetic Spore
PostPosted: Wed Sep 05, 2012 7:17 am 
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I'm inspired, thanks.

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