Out in the wilder parts of Rubi-Ka are groups of genetically engineered miners. More machine than man these groups are often hostile to other inhabitants of the planet. They're not adverse to earning a few extra credits though and can sometimes be found guarding outlying Omni installations.
These are all oop Alpha Forge miniatures.
The Cyborgs are a prevalent menace around Rubi-Ka, operating out of their widely spaced barracks. They are very well organised and very tough.
I've used Games Workshop servitors with some added Kromlech arms for my Cyborgs.
These chaps are much more 'cybered up' than the in-game cyborgs but they have the right feel.
At the end of the Longest Road is an Omni-Tek mining facility which houses the Biomare research program. Deep within its depths strange things are going on involving genetic experiments and mutations. Quite a few of the experimental creatures have escaped through tunnels into the surrounding area.
All these mutants are from Ral Partha Europe.
Shadows are another one of many failed Omni-Tek ideas. Originally spawned in the vats of a biological research facility and shipped all over the planet many have escaped and now roam free in packs.
These Shadows seem to have acquired some alien Kyr'Ozch weaponry making them even more dangerous.
The Shadows are AT-43 Therians, pre-painted plastic miniatures.
These are Ninja Bots. The miniatures are from Statuesque Miniatures and are lovely but turned out to be too delicate and finely detailed for me to paint easily. Luckily they only need to be gloss black in this role so I managed this time.
These security drones and their control towers are from Antenociti's Workshop.
Scattered around Rubi-Ka are the robotic lackeys of a mysterious being known as Trash King. Rumour has it that Trash King is a giant robot who is planning to lift his people into a controlling position on Rubi-Ka. This will mean the removal of the annoying humans of course.
These Star Wars pre-paints make good low level Trash King followers.
Some more Star Wars robots here, 1/32 scale spider droids. They have a good vibe to them and it's easy to picture them picking their way between scampering bucket heads around the Newland crash site. They had horrible bendy nose guns which I trimmed off.
Scooplets are small burrowing robots that live underground. They are quite timid but deploying a thumper will bring them to the surface.
These scooplets are cybermats from Dr. Who action figure sets, I bought them for under 20p each off eBay. The thumper is also from the Dr. Who toy line, it's a Judoon ship. Everything here had the advantage of coming pre-painted too.
Hell hounds from Maxmini.
These are Brontos, bred and harvested for food. Bronto Burger stands are dotted all over Rubi-Ka. These are a pair of very cheap (and not very good) plastic kits by Lindberg Models.
This is a Star Wars model but it suits the Rubi-Ka setting perfectly.
This is another pre-paint, a D&D Bullette. Again not an actual Rubi-Ka animal but it fits with the theme.
This hideous thing is from Black Hat Miniatures' Cobalt range.
Its four arms resemble an Anarchy Online spider (of which there are far too many) so I've painted its back orange with blue spots like the most common type of spider. The idea is that it scuttles along like a normal spider and then, at the point of attack,rears up like some horrible transformer.
He'll make an excellent spider boss.
Two Bloodcreepers, both Reaper Bones models.
The smaller and infinitely more loathsome cousins of the Bloodcreepers are the Slum Runners.
These little chaps glow in the dark for added unpleasantness. They're very cheap Halloween toys.
Sewer scuttlers (unknown manufacturer).
Sandworms inhabit the deep deserts. Rubi-Ka sandworms are more like the creatures from Tremors than the ones in Dune. Acheson Creations make a pair that are very suitable.
Here are some even bigger mutants. I've no idea who makes these I bought them pre-painted off a friend.
My Anarchy Offline Miniatures
Leets are a ubiquitous feature of the Rubi-Ka landscape and no game of Anarchy Offline (or Online) would be complete without them. Since leets are quite hard to come by I had some sculpted for me. The full story of their creation can be found here:
Here are the completed leets:
Infectors are horrible monsters that attack in groups. They float silently along but give warning of their approach by the buzzing of the fly swarms that always accompany them. They glow with an inner fire.
Mike Thorp sculpted this fine representation of an Infector for me.