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2 minutes ago, Mushu_Green said:

The campaign is over and i'm already thinking about adding the passage wall add-on in the PM

 

Honestly, I feel like the passage walls and corners are the pieces I'm most excited about. I never bought the original passage sets because I just wasn't feeling the design; and they're costly since each piece uses as much plastic as a corner. I have seen how the passages actually help make for solid elevated builds, so I had been tempted to get some. I just think these new pieces are going to be so versatile, whether in rooms or hallways. 

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I'm excited about dungeon elevation stuff. The lack of decent elevation tools is what's kept me from getting ks1 stuff. I am also getting more excited about the passages as time goes on, but the blocks and ramps and daises have me so keen. I am already in for one elevation mega set, it's so hard to convince myself not to get even more elevations.

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I ended the campaign with a pledge in but still in considerable uncertainty about what I'll actually pick in the pledge manager. DF KS's have way too many moving parts.

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3 hours ago, Mushu_Green said:

The campaign is over and i'm already thinking about adding the passage wall add-on in the PM

 

Quite a bit more expensive than just getting one of the two passage add ons, but you could also take a look at Doomrollers.  The more I looked at that encounter the more I realized it was chock full of bread and butter.  A ton of passage walls, corners and regular 2x2 floors. I'm debating on it because honestly, I wasn't all that worked up about the boulder and ramp since that's a gimmick I'd use probably no more than once a campaign, but the value still seems to be there. For me, its just about deciding whether I want a bunch of bread and butter, or if I want less BnB and some elevation stuff.

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1 hour ago, Gargs said:

 

Quite a bit more expensive than just getting one of the two passage add ons, but you could also take a look at Doomrollers.  The more I looked at that encounter the more I realized it was chock full of bread and butter.  A ton of passage walls, corners and regular 2x2 floors. I'm debating on it because honestly, I wasn't all that worked up about the boulder and ramp since that's a gimmick I'd use probably no more than once a campaign, but the value still seems to be there. For me, its just about deciding whether I want a bunch of bread and butter, or if I want less BnB and some elevation stuff.

I am thinking I will add Acid Bath for the passage walls and the elevation stuff.

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3 hours ago, Gargs said:

 

Quite a bit more expensive than just getting one of the two passage add ons, but you could also take a look at Doomrollers.  The more I looked at that encounter the more I realized it was chock full of bread and butter.  A ton of passage walls, corners and regular 2x2 floors. I'm debating on it because honestly, I wasn't all that worked up about the boulder and ramp since that's a gimmick I'd use probably no more than once a campaign, but the value still seems to be there. For me, its just about deciding whether I want a bunch of bread and butter, or if I want less BnB and some elevation stuff.

This is exactly how I feel. I dropped from Level 4 to 3 to make room for Doomroller because I want that Bread & Butter. Maybe I can sell or trade away the Doomroller.  I don't dislike it, I just don't need it. I'll have to triple check this against multiple Passage Intersection packs, but I'll probably stay with this.  (Also, note there are 3 passage add-ons. They made a third one just for people who already have a ton of floors.)

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So they are sending out preliminary pledge manager invites and I somehow got one.  Ended up going in for a level 5 unpainted pledge with the magnets.  I'm still trying to figure out a way to push it up to a DoD before it closes, but I have a feeling I'm going to settle for just shrine as an add on instead.

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7 hours ago, PurpleLlama said:

From update 32 at the bottom they are saying October 8th is when it will close.  So it'll be open for less than a month unfortunately.  

Thanks! Hopefully I can scratch together enough disposable funds for what I want to add. 

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We are sitting on the eve of the PM closing. I have very little funds to add anything and lots I want to add.

 

I pledged at Level 3, but am thinking of switching to Acid Pool+Jade Sysuul instead. Thoughts?

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9 minutes ago, Talae said:

We are sitting on the eve of the PM closing. I have very little funds to add anything and lots I want to add.

 

I pledged at Level 3, but am thinking of switching to Acid Pool+Jade Sysuul instead. Thoughts?

 

I’m personally sitting at level 5 plus jade shrine.  I think the shrine is a good choice.   It has some unique stuff and the special jade dwarvenite adds some flare. I guess it just depends what pieces you really want with your other choices.

 

If I wasn’t going dungeon lvl 5, my top picks were gorgon tiers, eldritch pools, and the menagerie.  Those were my personal favorites and they have some fairly unique pieces in each one.

 

This is my first DF purchase so I’m going as all in as I can.

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I have quite a bit of DF already. I am torn between:

 

Level 1 ($82), Acid Pool ($129), Jade Sysuul ($394), Force Walls ($14), Puzzles ($23), Cages x2 ($30), Floor Trap Pack ($27) - total ($689)

 

-OR-

 

Level 1 ($82), Acid Pool ($129), Fanatics Trove ($99), Puzzles ($23), Cages x2 ($30), Epic Stairs ($20), Classic Dungeon LED Walls ($28), Classic Dungeon Magnetic Wall Set ($27), Elrid's Mystic Trove ($55), Wicked Dungeon Trove ($67), Jade  Inner Sanctum ($67), Floor Trap Pack ($30), Dungeon Bridge ($44) - total ($701)

 

 

I would love to add more passage walls to either (especially magnetic), but that taps out the budget. Any advice on what I have listed?

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I might instead adjust slightly to this:

 

Level 1 ($82), Gauntlet ($92), Acid Pool ($129), Fanatics Trove ($99), Puzzles ($23), Cages x2 ($30), Epic Stairs ($20), Classic Dungeon LED Walls ($28), Elrid's Mystic Trove ($55), Wicked Dungeon Trove ($67), Jade Pillars ($20), Dungeon Bridge ($44) - total ($689)

 

If I can get confirmation that there will be a preorder time and I can preorder Jade Sysuul, then I think this is my order (and I cross my fingers I can save enough for the preorder window).

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