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Bukit Kepong: The Malayan Alamo
Tarok
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Victoria, Australia
Joined: July 28, 2004
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Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2007 - 05:34 PM UTC
CP Tan shares how he went about recreating a historic armed conflict which became known as the Malayan Alamo: Bukit Kepong.

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Thanks CPTan!
spooky6
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Sri Lanka
Joined: May 05, 2005
KitMaker: 2,174 posts
Armorama: 582 posts
Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2007 - 06:27 PM UTC
A masterpiece, mon ami! Very very good. One of the best vignettes I've seen in a while, CK. Your conversion of the figures is outstanding, especially the faces. Though I must say you could have made the woman a tad more beautiful than you have (yes, we have Malays over here in SL, and some of them are hot stuff!). I love the whole setting, and the poses are very realistic. The bullet damaage too is perfect. Very authentic. Good photography too.
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Tekirdag, Turkey / Türkçe
Joined: August 21, 2002
KitMaker: 3,289 posts
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Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2007 - 06:52 PM UTC
I followed before the SBS threat of this vignette and now having it as a feature is really nice. Thanks CPTan for sharing and thanks Rudi for arranging this.

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Rhone, France
Joined: November 04, 2005
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Posted: Thursday, October 18, 2007 - 07:48 PM UTC
My warmest congratulations to CPTan, i really really like his vignette
JB
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Florida, United States
Joined: October 17, 2003
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Posted: Friday, October 19, 2007 - 11:29 AM UTC
Turned out excellent CP.
And thanks for a little bit of Malaysian history.