If you’re like me you throw any creative uniqueness to the air and totally embrace canonical uniformity.
Below are a few things that I’ve found helpful while painting my minis from the recent Specialists Expansions.
The officers that over see Stormtrooper units wear black uniforms:
Also here is a chart for their ranking. The only issue is the designers gave the Imperial Officers a double row of insignias. Not a huge problem as the officer’s hand covers it up mostly.
Imperial Comms Technician:
This mini is based on the Death Star Gunner and wears a Jedha Stormtrooper backpack:
This guy…gal? should not be confused with FX-7 from Empire Strikes Back. FX-9 is featured during the birth of Darth Vader scene from Revenge of the Sith.
Lastly astromechs are my personal favorite. If you’re looking for canonical Imperial R4 astromechs a simple google search with give you plenty of options.
To get you started though here’s who I went with for mine: