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  1. Reaper Discussion

    1. FAQs 'n Stuff

      Gosh, we have a lot of pinned topics having to do with FAQs. Most of them are in here. Many questions have been answered already. Why don't you take a peek in here first?

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    2. News

      What's happening. Company information, industry information, things that are important.

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    3. Reaper General

      Discussion area for all things Reaper. Do you have an idea for a new figure you'd like to see? Have a general company policy question? Do you want to gush about how cool you think we are? This is the forum for you.

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    4. Chronoscope

      A forum for Reaper's new cross-genre everything-but-the-kitchen-sink miniatures, where by "kitchen sink" we mean "fantasy."

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    5. Bones Miniatures & Legendary Encounters

      Questions and discussion about the various Bones ranges or Legendary Encounters line can frolic happily here.

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    6. ReaperCon

      Find roomies, find rides, ask questions, get answers. That sort of thing.

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  2. Craft Corner

    1. Show Off

      Do you have a piece that you painted that you'd like the world to see? Stroke your egos: Post your pictures in here.

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    2. Painting Tips & Advice

      Have a tip to share?  Need advice?  Jump in here.

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    3. Works In Progress

      We love watching you work. If you have a piece that's incomplete that you simply need advice on, or if you want to take us on a step by step journey through your process for your new dragon, all WIPs are welcome here.

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    4. Speed / Army / Tabletop Techniques

      We could have called it "Sparmytop" painting, but we're not sure that would have scanned right. DIscussion, questions, and help for your tabletop quality jobs in here.

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    5. Shutterbug

      Don't know a macro from macaroni? Do you regularly forget to take the lens cap off? In general, do you have photography questions? How about some tips and advice? This is the place for such things.

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    6. Conversions, Presentation, and Terrain

      Talk about your latest projects, ask questions, discuss articles, and generally share in the subtle art of conversion and presentation.

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    7. Sculpting

      We know you've been playing with the green stuff. It's practically flying from the shelves. So share your work, share tips, and get advice here.

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    8. Mini Exchanges and Paint Contests

      We like 'em, they're fun, so here's the spot for them. Organize and communicate here.

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  3. Reaper Games

    1. CAV

      A discussion forum for the CAV Miniatures and Gaming community.

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    2. Warlord

      Discussion area for the release rules, faction strategies, the region of Taltos, and the miniatures themselves

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  4. General Discussion

    1. General Fantasy

      The place to go for rants, raves, and otherwise general discussion regarding the Fantasy universe, especially as it relates to miniatures.

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    2. General Sci-Fi

      A general discussion forum for things related to Sci-Fi miniatures and gaming.

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    3. General Modern / Historical

      Discussion about Modern and Historical miniatures and their games.

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    4. Kickstarter

      A place for discussion of all things Kickstarter. Review the Guidelines before Posting

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    5. Off-Topic Rampancy

      How about a place to file all of your off-topic posts? What should go in here? (Tasteful) jokes, back-slapping, general randomness, stuff like that.

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  5. The Sandbox

    1. The Gathering

      Use this space to organize your games.  GMs: Define your scenario and rules when gathering a game.  Interested players:  Post your character and their stats in reply.  When you're ready to play, come see Bryan.

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    2. The Playing

      Once your game is gathered, GMs check in with Bryan to gain access to start their games in this forum.

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    3. Fiction, Poetry, and Other Abuses

      A place to post writing, essays, poetry, collaborative writing projects, and other such things that you don't have an outlet for anywhere else. Standard disclaimers apply, be sure to read the rules.

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    • Hey!   Andy, it sure does save a LOT of batteries- it does help if you clean the tip with a brass brush once in a while, the wax tends to build up and burn, making the burner less effective. The wood burner sounds interesting, just thinking that will it be too hot for wax? If there's smoke, it means that the wax is burning and that changes the wax structure somehow. What I've gathered from the casts gone bad, it may be a reason for porous bits along the sprue channels. I've had it happen to me once, but there are so many things that can go wrong, that it's difficult to say what caused it.   Wang, wow..googled the wax pen, never realized it shares a name with a vaporizer. Oops, heh. What I used before was a Matt speedy wax pen, it's great when fixing and melting small bits of wax, but when it comes to building a tree, it takes ages to get everything attached. So, $29 is just about the right amount, plus taxes and shipping. DIY is the best    Mori, it's nice to meet you too! Did you happen to finish the elf yet? Eagerly waiting to see it painted!   Strawhat, thank you!    I kind of locked myself into the workshop for couple of days; had a maddening phase of procrastination. It's driving me insane to get stuck on everything I try to accomplish; my head is as useless as trying to catch farts  So at the moment, it's pretty much a big no-no to read the forums before I get to work. Oh well, this usually doesn't last more than a week (hopefully): can't wait to be able to function again! But thanks to the lockup, I did manage to make a new model of a raven. The model has a bird on both sides and I'm thinking that I'll make yet another spoon collection...or a really fancy fork... or a hair pin? Well, something usable anyway. I'm going to try the medallion idea next, just to see what it looks like after it's cast.      
    • Sat down to paint on a little mushroom guy. Started it yesterday, and whipped out the green paint to start the base...   ... and I now have dried brown paint on my fingernails. There is no brown paint open. Just one of those things at ReapeCon I guess.   /No, no one painted them. It’s an honest mystery.
    • Thinking about my advertising golem idea in my last post, I really enjoy the thought that this iron golem comes into town, all polished up like chrome (or maybe all painted up like a NASCAR uniform), with Dick Clark's voice proclaiming the travelling Brelanian Bandstand show will be in town in two week's time, then Don Cherry's voice announcing the upcoming Blitzball exposition match in nearby Macalania...all the children flock around it, it's big enough they can even climb on it a bit.   So then I thought farther about how this would work in the real world. Like freight trains, these golems move through a town, stop long enough to do their job, then leave. And every town has hooligans. And in a magic-prevalent world, every hooligan has Nolzur's Marvelous Pigments! So now I need to get the bones Iron Golem, put an LED ticker-tape sign across its shoulders and a bullhorn over its face, and then put graffiti tags all over it.   And more adventure hooks: Obviously, berserk robot. Boring trope, but useful adventure. More difficult because the advert company will sue if you destroy the thing. No kittens in trees here, but the party needs to rescue a child that climbed too high, got frightened, and is now three miles outside town and headed toward the Haunted Woods on the shoulder of an implacable, uncaring metal hulk. Golem got tripped up by a confused assassin vine in the woods, is now lying at the bottom of a ravine, covered in frustrated murder-plants. The advert company will pay good money for the party that finds and either retrieves or repairs the golem (the company can provide its route, and knows it was last seen in Thusandsuch Village, but doesn't know the actual situation). A few golems have gone missing, the advert company wants them found. Somewhere along the route, a group of salvagers has managed to find a way to disable the golems. They won't stop, so the party has to bring them to justice...possibly this just means kill them, but this is a more difficult (and I think interesting) adventure if it's made clear that illicit salvage and vandalism are crimes, but aren't punishable by death, so the salvagers need to be apprehended and transported alive to town if the party wants a reward and not a hanging.
    • I couldn't find it in a quick check of my dice storage, but my spawn have been known to play with my dice.  It could be anywhere.    Mine was more purple, and smoother faces, but that looks about right.  thanks !