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So you are coming to ReaperCon and its coming fast, especially for those of us still working away on our entries. ReaperCon is a rather unique convention and there is nothing else quite like it out th

Yeah, I entered Damien into the Open catergory because it was the only thing I'd ever converted!  The model picked to judge in Painters was one I wouldn't have entered and ended up with a silver.  

I would definitely prefer not to be asked questions about placement prior to the contest judging. It's a different atmosphere/lighting/frame of mind. I also feel like if we said one placement in advan

This is also something I like about this competition. There is no fixed amount of medals.


We're not competing among each other, you're only competing against yourself. If your mini/diorama is worthy of a silver, regardless of all the other entries, then you win silver. If the only participants are a hundred painting gods this year, then everyone will get golds. If a hundred children of the Reaperites are the only participants, you'll see a whole bunch of Certificates of Merits, then a couple of bronze and maybe a few silver/gold (some of us have big kids).


So by posting WIPs you get immediate feedback prior to the competition and it gives you the opportunity to fix/improve any detail. And even if we see it in the Show-Off threads, it'll never compare to seeing it in real life, though the Show-Off does give a "It's done!" feeling.

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Since I have started to post manufacturer awards I thought it was probably time to bump this post to the top again. Flip back to the first page and let me know if you have any questions.

I've got it on follow, going to make a list of figures that I have for these other manufacturer awards so that I can get started soon!

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Kris - I have to say I appreciate all your hard work getting these ReaperCon manufacturer contests added to a thread ahead of time and that you continue to reach out to new manufacturers and get them added in too. 

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Are we allowed to panic now?

I got a ton of work to do


When in trouble or in doubt, run in circles, scream, and shout.


Panicking is always on topic.


Not according to my phone. 

The lock screen has the words "Don't panic" in large friendly letters

(over a picture of the unfashionable western spiral arm of the universe)


- it is actually more functional than my inspiration, but with a more limited range. 

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I'll be using my most recent bombshell figure that I painted up for my cleric as my bombshell entry. Very proud of her and especially how nicely her eyes came out. She's part of a diorama, but easily removed if I wanted to use her as a single figure.

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