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Re-purposing this post to give SS updates.

 

Name

Has PM'd Info

Wip Photo Posted  (Due 12/1/2017)

Model Delivered

@emmagine

Yes

 

 

@CAVBOSS

Yes

 

 

@Weird-O

Yes

 

 

@Mastergunz

Yes

Yes

 

@hjorhrafn

Yes

 

 

@Jeneki

Yes

 

 

@Dilvish the Deliverer

Yes

 

 

@Ludo

Yes

Yes

 

@Savage Coyote

Yes

 

 

@Pegazus

Yes

Yes

 

@NomadZeke

Yes

 

 

@CitizenCane

Yes

 

 

@SparksMurphey

Yes

Yes

 

@Guyscanwefocusplease

Yes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Remember we're doing this to have fun and make friends. Chat, share tips, tease us with WIP photos or text - but don't give away who you're painting for.

 

CAVa Claus is watching... :)

 

J--

 

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I come to the Reaper Forums from the Privateer Press forums. In my time there I got involved with a Secret Santa (SS) exchange where a group of people got together and agreed to paint and gift a model for a randomly selected member of the SS exchange.

 

In an effort to generate more community activity on the CAV forums I'm curious if there is any interest in a CAV-centric gift exchange? I haven't put together my thoughts on how to organize it yet but thought I'd see if their was enough interest to make it work.

 

I like CAV, I like the Reaper forums but the CAV sub-forums seem very, very quiet.

 

I'd honestly like to get to know more of you and what better way than to paint a mini for my CAV neighbor in the spirit of the season.

 

J--

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Here are some simple guidelines.

 

  • Anyone who is interested should PM me with the following information:
  • Name
  • Address
  • A set of desired models from which your SS will choose 1 to paint for you
  • Paint Scheme preferences - if you don't specify you might get a 'Peppermint CAV' in the spirit of the season. :)
  • Are you willing to ship your painted model outside your native country?

We're starting this later than we really should but I think we still have time. Let's set the cutoff date for signups at Nov. 10th. At that point if we have people interested I'll assign the Secret Santas and everyone can get painting.

 

Everyone who signs up agrees to post a 'progress picture' to this thread by 12/1/2017 and then should be ready to ship by about 12/18/17 depending on how far your model has to go.

 

Everyone who signs up must understand that Secret Santas can and do fail. There is no guarantee that you'll receive a model. Such is the nature of these exchanges...

 

That said I've been known to paint extra models to make up for Secret Santas that go missing.

 

The idea is to have fun and get to know each other. I'd really like to see the CAV sub-forum become an active, fun, and friendly place to hang out.

 

J--

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23 hours ago, jsalyers said:
  • A set of desired models from which your SS will choose 1 to paint for you

 

It may be worth limiting this to ones currently in production.  If I receive a request for a Duelist, you're getting a happy pink Lawn Gnomic.  ::P:

 

 

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31 minutes ago, Jeneki said:

 

It may be worth limiting this to ones currently in production.  If I receive a request for a Duelist, you're getting a happy pink Lawn Gnomic.  ::P:

 

 

 

Well, I've now got a kitbash goal...

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On 10/28/2017 at 8:46 AM, Jeneki said:

 

It may be worth limiting this to ones currently in production.  If I receive a request for a Duelist, you're getting a happy pink Lawn Gnomic.  ::P:

 

 

 

It is up to the 'gifter' to decide what to give. If you get a list that has hard to find CAVS, a 'Big Tator', or something else moderately impossible to get feel free to paint them a stand of infantry. 

 

CAVa Claus can be unforgiving. :)

 

20 hours ago, NomadZeke said:

Im debating, I well and truly suck at camo, so I'm weighing possible requested schemes too.

 

Secret Santa is not about painting skill its about fellowship. You make friends with people on the forum and have a model to start a new force with.

 

Don't let skill hold you out.

 

J--

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