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Re: John Carter

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  • Alan
    The Red Martians are Black Hat. The Greens are Peter Pig. That s why the thoats look totally dfferent. I like the Black Hat Green Martians, but they are a bit
    Message 1 of 253 , Aug 1, 2012
      The Red Martians are Black Hat. The Greens are Peter Pig. That's why the thoats look totally dfferent. I like the Black Hat Green Martians, but they are a bit big for 40mm element frontages.

      Alan

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      > Very nice. Are those Black Hat Martians?
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      > --- In barsoom@yahoogroups.com, "Ronald E. Prindle" <dugwarbaby@> wrote:
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      > > Den, look up ochre on Wikipedia. There is a red ochre and they give a couple of visual examples. Perhaps I projected a red color because of the Red Planet and while I don't contest ghaks' quote, it seems as though elsewhere the color is described as reddish. I'd have to read with intense care again.Â
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      > For my miniature wargaming I hedge my bets - I have a reddish gaming cloth to play on, but went for yellowish bases on the figures :)
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      > http://www.flickr.com/photos/kaptainkobold/2253705158/in/photostream/
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      > My impression is that the moss is ochre, as in yellowish, but that where there's grass it's red (maybe reddish ochre).
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    • Den Valdron
      Sometimes hell is getting what you asked for.    ;) ________________________________ From: Michael Taylor To: Barsoom Yahoo
      Message 253 of 253 , Aug 1, 2012
        Sometimes hell is getting what you asked for.    ;)



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        From: Michael Taylor <michaeltaylor1329@...>
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        Sent: Wednesday, August 1, 2012 10:01:37 AM
        Subject: [barsoom] Re: John Carter



         



        >And it should probably be purple or crimson, as described by Burroughs. Yellow's a hell of a colour for any kind of photosynthesis. I noticed that as well, but they are described as ubiquitous and yellow in beginning of the book and then later described as both purple and crimson.

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