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yes, ditch the pilots, they throw off the overlords groove
no, keep the pilots, the overlord is helpless to fly without them
im making my command barge and was thinking of converting it to have no pilots. the idea is that the command barge shouldn't need 2 guys flying it, the overlord should be able to control it whether on or off it (through wi-fi on his i-phone 4) would this be and cool idea and help my command barge stand appart from my annihilation barges? and better compliment the awesomeness of my overlord?
imo keep them, the lord is only there to yell at necrons to hold the line and attack!, 1 pilot to cruise other to shoot
I just don't like how their legs dangle out the bottom of the Barge. As some of the guys on BoLS have pointed out, it looks like something out of the Flinstones. I know that I'll probably wind up getting one (eventually) and I plan on chopping off the legs and integrating them into the Barge itself, much like the Destroyers are integrated into the repulsor platforms
On the annihilation barge I think the pilots look good, but i think a lack of them on the command barge would give it more distinction
since he's a multitasking master, paint on a Dance Dance Revolution padwhere he stands! I think it would be cool looking without them....even though personally, I like them. Seeing how each guy is still meant to be a sentient being that lost that little something in translation to a metal guy, I don't think it's unreasonable to see them as needing pilots. They're not supposed to be pure machines that are all networked together and share a collective borg mind or w/e. They're just metal beings. All that being said, I could still see them being the way you stated in the fluff case of the master program taking over!
It's not so much that there are little guys on there piloting it, I just don't like the control panels. I do like how the pilots are "plugged in" to the vehicle, but I prefer to think that the overlord controls the barge through his will alone. On that same note, I like the idea of a necron sitting on the doomsday ark like he's sitting on the throne, I just want to dump the control panel.
well I tried it out today and here are some pics. It looks better in the fles.......erm....plastic?
Last edited by Roboute Guilliman; November 17th, 2011 at 10:47.
I also vote to ditch the pilots an judging by the pictures you did a fine job.
I was thinking about building the pilot spaces up with plasticard to more resemble the design of the Monolith (which I liked very much)
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Its not really hard to modify it to have no pilots, all you need to do is just not put them on as you make it, and it goes together fine. My 2 anhihilation barges will deffinately have pilots. I still need to think of a colour scheme. Its my first time with necrons and I want something that contrasts with my other armies so that it stands out from them in my display case. I have black and blue tyranids, and green and gold salamanders so im thinking red might be good to work into the paint scheme.