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  1. Does anyoneknow if Anne Forster wil actually be at reapercon? I think she's the only person on my list I didn't get to meet last time.

    On 6/24/2019 at 7:08 PM, Cygnwulf said:

    well, Who wants to go en-mass over to Free Play on Thursday or Friday night?

    Im not sure what that is but it sounds fun depending on what's out me and the wife plan on visiting the Alamo draft house that's RIGHT next to the hotel

  2. Thought I would make a post people could look at with a list of places to eat in case anyone wanted the information.  Last year we had food from a place called The Fat Shack it was really good and they deliver to the hotel through doordash until about 2am.  There is a pizza place called Double Daves that also delivers to the hotel and they were excellent then there's barley and board which is fairly close as well as an in and out burger.  These are the places me and the wife ate last year all were wonderful and reasonable, if anyone would like to add anything different to the list feel free I hope this helps!

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  3. 42 minutes ago, Chaoswolf said:

    I played in one of Reaperwolf's games 2 years ago, and it was a blast. I missed last year, but I'm hoping to get in this year.

    Yea I'm really hoping to get into at least the cthon one since they're available again! 

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  4. 1 hour ago, Inarah said:



    Don't forget the hotel has a pretty nice pool, whether you like to swim or just want a quiet place to relax.  I took one afternoon off and just hung out there.  There is an indoor and an outdoor version. 


    Oh yes I will be spending much time at the pool there is also usually a gathering of con goers at night around the fire pit it's pretty fun and shouldn't be missed great way to meet everyone

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  5. 5 hours ago, rawlkeer said:

    Yes, it is. Been to the big ones a couple times, garycon once, but never this one

    Very nice one of these days I'll make it to those,  you should find me and my wife. Last year was our first year and Knarthex and Dilvish took us under their wings and showed us the ropes, PM me so I have your name I'd love to meet you and do the same as muchas I can, show you around or anything else you need! It's a great time nothing like it! Are you staying at the hotel? 

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  6. 49 minutes ago, Chaoswolf said:

    No, I am not ready for Reapercon.

    I finally figured out what I want to paint, but I can't find it. I just spent 2 hours digging through boxes to no avail. 


    I'm almost ready to give up and buy another one.....

    Im so glad to know I'm not the only one whos just starting I finally picked what I wanted but just have a base coat on lol

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  7. On 5/29/2019 at 7:39 PM, Dilvish the Deliverer said:

    People do bring board games.  After hours there are many party style games (Cards against Humanity, Red Flags etc) plis other board games that individuals jave brought.  Some people we playing Kimgdome Death Monsters as well.  None of these were On the schedule as I recall.  They were all pickup games.

    I hope you're ready for more unstable unicorns jess got the next expansion from their kickstarter lol

    On 5/29/2019 at 8:51 PM, rawlkeer said:

    every day I look more and more forward to this trip

    Is this your first time? 

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  8. 22 minutes ago, klarg1 said:

    Thursday's photography class with @Doug Sundseth sold out before I could get to it, so I'll just corner him at the convention, and ask for tips instead. :devil:

    Ive totally done this before speaking of I need to track down someone I can bug about OSL adnd NMM all the other classes I got made it to where I couldn't take any involving those

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  9. So last year I forget who coordinated it but we had a forum get together dinner that Sunday evening of the con. I would like to throw my hat in this year to help with it.  I love doing research and finding restaurants lol.  If you did it last year and want help totally message me!

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  10. 36 minutes ago, Doug Sundseth said:


    IIRC, Hangar 18 usually carries da Vinci brushes, which I consider the equal of the W&Ns*. I don't recall seeing W&N S7 brushes, but I wasn't really looking so it's certainly possible.


    * Raphael, da Vinci, and W&N Kolinsky sable brushes are usually thought to be very comparable -- that's certainly been my experience. Some people include Rosemary and Co. brushes in that grouping, but I haven't tried them to be able to say. But each brush company's premiere line does have a slightly different feel (more or less snap, bigger or smaller belly for a given length of hairs, whatever).

    Thank you I asked for those cause it was the only ones I knew of so anything comparable is just fine thank you! 

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  11. On 5/16/2019 at 10:31 AM, Sirithiliel said:

    my class should be beginner friendly, but it's not on saturday. i'll be doing my dragon painting class again

    Im hoping growtix is better this year and we are able to snag some classes even if it's beginner ones.


    We just ordered our tickets and are excited! Does anyone know if there's a booth or company at the con that sells Windsor and newton series 7 brushes? 

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  12. On 4/18/2019 at 10:51 PM, Mnemonic said:

    Does anyone recall or know if the scheduled games have an admission cost? 


    No cost as fast as I recall and we played in one of the dreadmere games that was part of the reapercon story

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  13. On 2/2/2019 at 12:31 PM, Highlander said:

    Latest semi-official or wild guess date for registration to open?

    If I remember correctly I bought mine last year round about the end of may early June? They had already been on sale a few weeks before hand (correct me if i'm grievously incorrect) there should be plenty of time for you to get them

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  14. On 1/21/2019 at 12:59 PM, buglips*the*goblin said:


    Widows faction is best faction.  Widows 4 Lyfe!  Join us or die!

    What's the point? It's all meaningless, join Maggotcrown for the truth of it all...

    On 2/1/2019 at 4:41 PM, Pegazus said:


    There is a pit, tho I feel it isn’t as good as the Garden Inn. 


    However, they had a happy hour after five that provided free beer. So perhaps dangle that.

    To be exact it's from 530-730 aaaaaaaand it's not just beer but also any mixed drinks with just 2 ingredients like whiskey and coke or gin and cran....I made sure to do the research....lol

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  15. 23 minutes ago, Glitterwolf said:

    I like it so far!

    Maybe try to blend those colours were they meet for smoother transitions.

    But this is a great pattern!

    Once I put the highlights on I was planning on putting a glaze over it all in hopes it'll smooth out the blends and transitions

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  16. 16 hours ago, OneBoot said:


    It is! :) Talin gave me a sneak peek of this very picture at Reapercon last year (and we both agreed that this version wasn't quite as cosplay friendly lol, but still very awesome). If I'm able to attend this year, I plan to go as Wild West Sophie from a few years ago. I've already found a pair of feathered wings on ebay that should do nicely (as in they look pretty close and aren't too big).



    --OneBoot :D

    Wait as in the miniature? Cause that's what I was meaning if so awwwww man i'm getting 50



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  17. 9 hours ago, TaleSpinner said:

    I hope that's the T-shirt this year. :wub:





    Im hoping this is the reapercon sophie actually! We loved our room so much last year I wasn't too see if we can get the same one lol, also since last year was our first year and we had someone introducing us please forgive me if I met you last year and ask again, iit's not cause I don't care or it wasn't memorable only that my brain doesn't work like it use to anymore lol

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  18. 4 hours ago, Dilvish the Deliverer said:

    I'm doing quite well.  I just looked and I did get your PM but somehow never replied.  Bad Dilvish! Bad!  No cookie for you!


    I'm not on the forums as much lately as they blocked them from work, so I only get on when I'm not busy at home or from my phone: and if you read any of the posts from my phone keyboard, you'll realize whiy don't post from my phone much (I have fat thumbs).


    I just texted George the other week.  He has been going through some stuff.  He let me know that things were getting better, but that it is unlikely that he will be making RCon this year.  I told him that he will be missed.


    I however am still intending of going this year.  Right now, we are just figuring out if Awesome Wife will be attending as well.  She's started playing DnD and has ordered a mini to paint so after 20+ years of marriage I appear to have Stockholm Syndromed her into becoming a gamer.  Biggest road block is that the school year usually starts the week before Labor Day so we would have to figure things out with the kids.

    Its no biggie I know how things get and i'm truly sad to hear George won't be able to make it he took us under his wing and showed us the ropes our first time last year, he will definitely be missed. I am glad though to hear he's doing better and that you should still be able to make it. Congrats on the new convert lol! It's good to hear from you

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