Monday, December 30, 2013

Steel Legion Sighting Probably Fake




A leaked Steel Legion image look to be fake.

Over on 4Chan, Steel Legion 0212 posted a pic of what appears to be new Steel Legion plastics.

http://boards.4chan.org/tg/res/29168015

And had this to say:

Sorry, but it was very dark in the Warehouse. And my phone is not that great for pictures anyways.

I saw several of these Steel Legion kits. A few big ones too, 2x Tanks and a Flyer, I think they are new.. Not a big IG fan so no idea if new or repack. There was also a bigger Sentinel. (super big size box) I guess that’s a new unit. 

But is this real or fake?  Here is why I think this is bullshit.

1)     So this guy is walking around the GW warehouse at night?  Really? 

2)     These supposedly injection molded plastic models are exactly what they were in metal but  REVERSED.  So we are to assume that GW merely took metal models and created injection molds in plastic that are EXACTLY the same but reversed?  Not likely.

3)     A box of 5 Imperial Guard?  Who is going to build a guard army that needs 60-80 models minimum, 5 Guardsman at a time?   GW seems intent on pricing their models out of reach of most people, but even this would be ridiculous.

THE ORIGINAL STEEL LEGION MODELS



So my take is this is a fake leak.  

Nykona

3 comments:

Son of Dorn said...

I hope Steel Legion do get redone though. I'd actually start up an IG army for them. I've always been a big fan of their aesthetic.

pegboard said...

I want more tanks. 60-80 models? bah. Never fielded more than 40 in squads.

Just give me tanks and as many battle cannons as possible. If you want platoons, allow 'attachments' of vehicles to them, so my tanks can have troop attachments and I can build a true mechanised platoon from a command tank and 2 chimera squads. Then take tanks as heavy support and elites as well.

Oh, and I want to take an HQ tank as well. And a tank for my tanks. In a tank transporter. Made of tanks.

Have I said tanks enough?

Lufgt Huron said...

Oh come on, are we at all surprised that something fake came from 4chan, that place is as reputable as a guy selling wooden iPads in a McDonalds parking lot...

Everything on that place shouldn't be taken with a grain of salt unless it's around the rim of a massive fishbowl full of margarita, someone would have to be drunk or stupid to believe a rumor from that place...

*Cue Dissapointing Head Shake*

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