The Thrilling Conclusion of Our First Contest

A few weeks ago we had our first ever giveaway contest here on Combo Smite… it was silly but fun, and we got a fair number of people who put in guesses.

But in the end, one of our long-time listeners, Bennep, managed to win the prize… a small-based solo of his choice. Benoit (as he is named in real life) chose Sylys, an excellent option, and we here at Combo Smite happily sent him the model.

I asked Benoit to send me a picture of his Sylys when it arrived, and just this weekend he sent me the following two pictures, which I am happy to share with the Combo Smite community:

Bennep also wanted to show off his Ashlynn, even though we didn’t send her to him… and since he did such a great job painting her and Sylys up, I’m happy to oblige!

Although the sign does say he likes Adam the best… which makes me less happy… ^_^
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Paintribution of Scyrah – Sylys Nailer of Wishes

I recently gave away my fully painted Sylys model.

I know what you’re thinking. “Nick with your already glacial painting speed how can you afford to be giving away painted models.  I’m gonna slap you!”

There were some extenuating circumstances here because I wanted to do an epic mod which I spotted somewhere online. I’d give credit if I had any idea where I’d seen it.

Marc had an unpainted Sylys so I swapped my painted one for his because mine had been glued and painted and sealed in such a way that modding it would be nearly impossible.

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Painting ADD – Round 1

I’ve mention before my tendency toward crippling painting ADD Where I will have multiple units and solos and jacks and Casters in a semi-finished state for long periods of time.

I hate doing it.  I’ve been really good lately.  Finishing my Mage Hunter Strike Force and Destor Thane.  Then Completing my Earthbreaker in a little over a week.

Unfortunately its back.

There I was minding my own business when I look down at my desk and realize I’m not painting my 80% complete Vyros2 like I said I was going to do. Instead I see this:

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