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JackMann last won the day on February 19 2014

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  1. 12 Days of Reaper Begins December 6th!

    Made my next order to get the dragons. I added a traditional goblin Christmas carol in the notes: "Goblin bells, Buglips smells, Jump into the fray! Loot human town, Then burn it down, And then we run away!"
  2. 12 Days of Reaper Begins December 6th!

    Just made my first order of the 12 days: 10047: The Nativity Boxed Set $49.99 x103845: Mina Splinterheart - River Widows Captain $6.99 x103839: Vampire Lord $6.99 x103840: Graveflesh Servant (Male) $6.99 x103841: Graveflesh Servant (Female) $6.99 x103842: Sethis, Mummy King $7.99 x1Happy 25th Anniversary! Your order has received 2x Ametrine EarthlyteMerry Christmas! Your order has received a Stocking!Merry Christmas! Your order has received 2x Wrapping Dragon!
  3. Life is beautiful and grand thanks to my wonderful neighbor, who did in fact bring it in to prevent theft! She knocked on my door a bit ago. I now have twelve Dain Deepaxes and an excellent resin dragon.
  4. It'd be nice, but I don't think I'll have much luck. Reaper sent it out the cheapest way possible... because I kept it on Free Shipping instead of selecting another option that might have required a signature. UPS had no way of knowing it was an expensive package. I didn't think to change my address because I have mail forwarding... with USPS. I'd basically been relying on the fact that UPS and Fedex, at least theoretically, allow you to change your shipping options whenever a package is sent to you. Unfortunately, it didn't work with UPS. When I contacted their support, they couldn't do anything and couldn't give me an answer why. I've sent them an e-mail asking for my clarification, but I'm not holding my breath. My only real hope is that my next-door neighbor grabbed it. She sometimes does this if there's a package and I don't bring it in for a while, and she knows I'm deployed. I'll ask her when I get home tomorrow. The annoying thing is that this isn't the first time that a Reaper package specifically has been grabbed. Had it happen a few years back with a 12 Days order. It always seems to happen around Christmas.
  5. Well, looks like I'm out the dragon. UPS wouldn't reschedule the delivery or change the address, and by the time a friend went to look, the package was already stolen. That's $500 I won't see again.
  6. 3rd Wise Man

    It does strike me as the sort of thing they could sell at Michael's and similar stores under the Hobby Q name.
  7. Great figure, but I don't really see much resemblance to the original. Other anniversary figures have been basically updates to the old figures. Newer, done in an updated, fancier style, but still basically the same character. This one is very nice, and an alchemist/rogue dwarf is a cool idea, but it has no real similarity to the original figure, other than both being female dwarves. It would be as if you'd released Domur as a barbarian.
  8. Hmm. On the downside, it's being delivered UPS, which means it won't be held until I get back to the states. Gonna need to see if I can get UPS to change the delivery address, or if I can get a friend to go grab it.
  9. I caved on the black friday/cyber monday special and got Ma'al Drakar. I forgot about the anniversary figure. Not sure what I'm going to do with 12 Dain Deepaxes. Wait, make that 14. I forgot the ones from my last Reaper order.
  10. 03838: Sakarat, Goblin Wizard

    Primarily Reaper. I can't remember exactly what I used for the skin, though I used a wash based on Dark Elf Shadow, which contrasts nicely with the green. The robes were Pure Black, highlighted with P3's Coal Black (a dark teal). The fur was Walnut Brown, going up to Muddy Brown, and then to a Reaper Sample which was sort of tannish. The leather bits were based with Rattlesnake Leather, with GW's Agrax Earthshade as a wash. The teeth and little bone were done with GW's Screaming Skull and washed with Agrax again (if I'd been going for more than tabletop, I'd have highlighted them with Linen White). The wood was a mixture of a lot of Rainy Gray mixed with a little Muddy Brown, then washed with Agrax (I use Agrax a lot, especially if I'm going for something nice and quick). The metal bits were Vallejo Brass, and the eyes were Blood Red.
  11. 03838: Sakarat, Goblin Wizard

    Just finished a little deployed painting. I've been working on some fancier models off-and-on for about a month, so I wanted to do a no-pressure, tabletop-quality mini for fun. My photo options aren't the greatest, and the teal highlights on the black are largely washed out, but I still think he looks fairly presentable for tabletop.
  12. So, who is excited about ReaperCon 2017

    Assuming I'm not deployed, I'll be there.
  13. Department of Acquisitions

    My buddy who runs a comic shop in a swap meet let me know he got some minis in. Got a pretty good haul. Two boxes of Bretonnian Knights, some random undead, hero, and monster minis, and three Ral Partha Dragons. T'Char, Takhisis, and The Great Red Dragon. Takhisis is missing the number plate, but she's otherwise intact.
  14. Oathsworn Rat Warrior WIP

    Thanks! No new photos, but I've gone ahead and hit up his underside with a slightly darker off-white/brown (it's a Reaper sample, something similar to the Ginger Cookie paint). Next I'll brighten up the highlights in his fur, and I think that'll be done. I've also highlighted the fur cloak with a couple of browns and added in the more neutral metallic color in. I still need to fix up the leather. I might just go with a quick wash, hit up the metal buckle, and then add a highlight. And then I need to add in a final highlight on the sword and chainmail. But he's getting close to done, or at least ready for basing.
  15. Oathsworn Rat Warrior WIP

    Painting up a rat dude for a Pathfinder game I'm in. I wanted to go with an albino white rat look. I had trouble getting the skin to come out right at first. I'd gone with a medium caucasian skintone (Vallejo Medium Flesh), washed with GW Carroburg Crimson, and then highlighted with Vallejo Highlight Skin, a very pale skintone. I wanted to go with a high contrast. It ended up not working quite as well as I had hoped. Adding in some Reaper Old West Rose where the Medium Flesh showed helped a lot. In the future, I think I'll either add a midtone in between the two skin colors, or else start with a pink like the Old West Rose. The end result isn't too bad, but I think I can get there faster, and with a less mesy looking result. I used my Scale 75 steel alchemy set, using their guide for a more blue steel for the sword and chainmail. I think I'll want to add in a bit more of a neutral steel color for the midtones. Right now, it's coming across too blue and green. After that, I need to finish up the fur cloak, do some finishing on the leather belt, and add some basing.
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