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4 minutes ago, Crowley said:

I think the likelihood of either the boat or the terrapin being made into metal is pretty slim... 

 

My usual way to look at it is to try to figure out how much everything will cost in retail, figure out how much everything I want would cost, and compare that to the kickstarter cost. The only set that was even close... and it was very close, was the sci-fi set. 

 

Same, with the additional factor of wait time.  If there is something I love and want ASAP then it gets nudged up in priority.  Waiting for a specific thing usually means it hits retail last and I hate waiting. 

 

Still waiting for that Bones 3 Sphinx.  :down:

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36 minutes ago, Crowley said:

I think the likelihood of either the boat or the terrapin being made into metal is pretty slim... 

 

My usual way to look at it is to try to figure out how much everything will cost in retail, figure out how much everything I want would cost, and compare that to the kickstarter cost. The only set that was even close... and it was very close, was the sci-fi set. 

 

I know, still thinking ...maybe ..maybe...

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2 hours ago, Crowley said:

My usual way to look at it is to try to figure out how much everything will cost in retail, figure out how much everything I want would cost, and compare that to the kickstarter cost. The only set that was even close... and it was very close, was the sci-fi set. 

 

My thinking was like this last time, and then as the time went on my want for various things changed/grew and by the time it got here what i was super excited about i wasn't as excited about and some of the stuff i'd basically forgotten about turned out to be freaking awesome. 

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2 minutes ago, Ratmaster2000 said:

Except for the sci-fi expansion, not enough there to justify:)

Lies!

 

For me, anyway, there was just enough. 

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I only want the sci-fi dino people from that expansion, so I may as well wait for them to hit retail. Everything else.... yeah that's dangerous. Mostly due to big figures (I don't think Bones is great for human size stuff, but it rocks for bigger things). 

 

Also.... uhh... the purple crystals in the Darkreach set? Please tell me someone actually got a hunk of an actual purple tetragonal crystal for reference (I suggest purple scapolite). Based on the art, it looks like the goal is tetragonal. If you were thinking amethyst, get those hexagonal ASAP. 

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6 hours ago, Crowley said:

I think the likelihood of either the boat or the terrapin being made into metal is pretty slim... 

 

My usual way to look at it is to try to figure out how much everything will cost in retail, figure out how much everything I want would cost, and compare that to the kickstarter cost. The only set that was even close... and it was very close, was the sci-fi set. 

 

I took the same approach. Chronoscope was the only set where the price per interesting mini dropped below the likely retail price.

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27 minutes ago, Cyradis said:

I only want the sci-fi dino people from that expansion, so I may as well wait for them to hit retail. Everything else.... yeah that's dangerous. Mostly due to big figures (I don't think Bones is great for human size stuff, but it rocks for bigger things). 

 

Also.... uhh... the purple crystals in the Darkreach set? Please tell me someone actually got a hunk of an actual purple tetragonal crystal for reference (I suggest purple scapolite). Based on the art, it looks like the goal is tetragonal. If you were thinking amethyst, get those hexagonal ASAP. 

 

   This strikes me as funny, as there are a subset of historical miniatures gamers referred to as Button Counters, or Rivet Counters, who are quick to call out any miniature figure that does not have the proper number of coat buttons, or rivets if it's a tank or plane, for it's historical period and are quick to point it out.  Little did I know that there was a subset of geologist miniatures enthusiasts, who are Crystal Counters, and are quick to call out any crystal miniature that does not have the correct number of sides!   :lol::lol:  

 

I'm behind you 100%; but afraid in a fantasy setting, requesting for "real world" accuracy can be a hard road to travel. ::):

 

 

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Unless the world is made of ooze and glasses and plastics, crystallography still applies. And if you are made of ooze and glass and plastic, you don't get crystals. ::P:

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Oh my...the bonus I received was much greater than I was expecting. My $900 wishlist from Bones 4 could actually be achieved. O__o

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4 hours ago, pcktlnt said:

Oh my...the bonus I received was much greater than I was expecting. My $900 wishlist from Bones 4 could actually be achieved. O__o

Hooray for recognition!

 

And totally unrelated; my birthday is coming up next month!

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11 hours ago, Cyradis said:

Unless the world is made of ooze and glasses and plastics, crystallography still applies. And if you are made of ooze and glass and plastic, you don't get crystals. ::P:

 

A wizard did it.... Nuf said.

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I wanted to see him before I committed to buying it just in case I didn't like it.  It looks better than I imagined!  He will be added very soon!

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