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Thanks, that is nice. Still other then Litko's site I've never seen the figs on the board.

When I finish painting these initial Stormtroopers remind me to snap a pic on the board. I can also add as I finish the other bunch I have primed.
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Got Darth Vader finished... but now I'm so deep in projects, I can't FIND him... oh, wait, there he is in a death duel with Santa Dwarf...

Left to right: IG-88, Luke Skywalker, C-3PO, R2-D2, Chewbacca, Boba Fett, Darth Vader, Han Solo, and Vader's faithful companion, Darth Crapontherug, who the guy at the comic shop totally swore was gon

I wouldn't recommend trying it.  

There used to be a sub-forum there for painting threads, but for some reason they got rid of it. I think if you skim through the Sorastro thread you'll find some pictures of minis on the board, and there's actually quite a few other painting threads over there as well, they're just mixed in with everything else now. Incidentally, Sorastro's videos are what got me interested in painting (along with the large number of minis I now have from the Bones kickstarters), but I have yet to paint any of my IA minis while I practice on my Bones.

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Thanks for posting that, it's really nice to see them paint and on the board at the same time. I'm thinking of re-basing mine with clear bases and using a marketer to "stain" the outer ring if that piece needs it!

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Just finished this campaign.  To me, there are some real balance issues with the scenarios.  As the campaign went on, our Rebels got worse and worse, while the Imperial became unstoppable. 

 

Getting a 1 or 2 xp bonus and very little credits versus threat going up to 6 is very heavily Imperial favored.  The last 4 or 5 missions we ran were just unfun, IMO.  The finale had so many Imperial guys there was no way we were getting to the other side of the map, kill Weiss twice, and not all be wounded.

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Left to right: IG-88, Luke Skywalker, C-3PO, R2-D2, Chewbacca, Boba Fett, Darth Vader, Han Solo, and Vader's faithful companion, Darth Crapontherug, who the guy at the comic shop totally swore was gonna be in the next movie...

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There used to be a sub-forum there for painting threads, but for some reason they got rid of it.

I can't guarantee that it's accurate, but I saw a note in one of the threads that the reason given was that several commercial/pro painters were using the threads to advertise and generate commissions.

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Is there anyone here besides me who is bothered that the C3PO mini is so small compared to the others?

I realize Anthony Daniels isnt a big guy but that mini looks smaller than all the other human minis.

I didn't realize it until I text your post. He is really small. LOL. Another thought, I think R2 is too big and thus makes C3P0 look smaller.

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I didn't realize it until I text your post. He is really small. LOL. Another thought, I think R2 is too big and thus makes C3P0 look smaller.

No, that's not it. I have the minis and they've sculpted C3PO way too small. He's tiny.

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Just finished this campaign.  To me, there are some real balance issues with the scenarios.  As the campaign went on, our Rebels got worse and worse, while the Imperial became unstoppable. 

 

Getting a 1 or 2 xp bonus and very little credits versus threat going up to 6 is very heavily Imperial favored.  The last 4 or 5 missions we ran were just unfun, IMO.  The finale had so many Imperial guys there was no way we were getting to the other side of the map, kill Weiss twice, and not all be wounded.

 

This mostly comes down to the players and the randomness that makes the game replayable and nearly impossible to balance.  In my group, I'm the IP and the rebels steam rolled me in every type of mission except for the ones where they need to keep somebody alive. The randomness comes in on the rewards that each side draws for at the end of each mission. Both sides can be hamstrung by which cards they draw for available upgrades.

 

Descent has the same problem. A quick skim through each games' forums over at FFG's site will find several threads bemoaning that both sides are OP.

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Is there anyone here besides me who is bothered that the C3PO mini is so small compared to the others?

I realize Anthony Daniels isnt a big guy but that mini looks smaller than all the other human minis.

It's a bit of both R2 is oversized, should only come up to Luke's waist. C3PO is just completely scaled wrong, it's not just a case of not being tall enough, everything is out, up the scale slightly and all of him would look better

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