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The thing with the scifi minis, or cthulhu minis, or what have you is there was a lot of awesome presented in this kickstarter. I found myself reevaluating what I want with every update. In Kickstarter 2 the minis I have gotten the most use out of were the bugbears and gnolls, in KS 1 it was the pathfinder goblins.

 

So with that  in mind, the minion monsters are my primary focus

 

* Lizardmen - I thing the 16 in the core is enough. I plan on using these a lot.

* Orcs- Who can ever have too many orcs

* Ogres - I love ogres. Planning on 2 extra sets (9 ogres total) plus the Ogre Command

* Hobgoblins - These look great... Planing on 5 sets... 20 hobgoblins. Plus the Hobgoblin archer female looks like a fun character to play

* Frost giants- 2 sets plus King and Queen and the fire giant will be a frost giant as well

* Crusaders- I was all about these guys but am not sure now. Maybe 2 sets... Evil knights or somesuch

* Corsairs- originally planning on trying to make them steampunky steam armor... Not sure now..

 

Of course I am still getting at least 2 dragons.. The first one and the bronze one...

Plus another set of Pretty deadly and Eastern set... These will go with the hobgoblin warband...

 

I really want Dagon, but I want the deepones to go with him, but don't want expansion 2... I also really like the dwarf on pony, but am not interested in the rest of the set. I will probably pony up $10 for 10 more Sofies like I did in Bones 2...

 

That's all I have so far, but If I get more money to throw at this, I will still have to debate... Expansion 1 or 3, or more orc, hobgoblins or ogres...

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Finally back home.  Had some issues with traffic getting out of the area and some bad decisions on alternate ways to go.

 

Had a blast with my daughter, brother-in-law, and niece at Reaper HQ.  While we waited for the final countdown I let them all dig through the Bone II Core Set I won and decide what each of them wanted.

 

The only downside was I had a hard time keeping up with the KS and goals from my phone.  Needed to have something said over the speakers to let everyone know how things were going.

 

Great job Reaper on another awesome KS campaign! I am looking forward to the goodies in about a year or so,

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Counting things:

core: 132 medium or small, + 7 large figures, + 4 weapon sets.

Expansion 1, 26 m/s  + 12 large 

 

anyone have a total for 1 of everything? 

I'm grabbing one of everything, extras of some. First Bones Kickstarter and I've gone a little crazy.

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This has been fun! What a wild ride! I would say that my day 1 prediction worked out pretty close to accurate ($69,435 short of what I said). Wish I could have been around for the end of the festivities!

 

Here is a big dump of links that I gathered over the course of the campaign, in case anyone wants to compile them for something:

 

ReaperCon Preview Pics
RCON Pics http://imgur.com/a/vofW6/noscript
RCON Post http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/61411-who-is-ready-for-another-reaper-kickstarter/page-7#entry1125868
Dan's RCON Pics https://www.flickr.com/photos/dangoodchild/sets/72157653589240534/

Kickstarter Data and Helpful Links
Pledge Manager https://ks.reapermini.com/bones3
KS BONES III List of Miniatures http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/62506-ks-bones-iii-list-of-miniatures/
Bones 2 Kicktraq (use to view previous day's backers and pledges) http://www.kicktraq.com/projects/1513061270/reaper-miniatures-bones-ii-the-return-of-mr-bones/#chart-daily
Bones 3 Kicktraq (use to view previous day's backers and pledges) http://www.kicktraq.com/projects/1513061270/reaper-miniatures-bones-3-the-search-for-mr-bones/#chart-daily
Pledge Manager Tutorial http://caldoriaisland.com/KSIII/
Update #11 https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1513061270/reaper-miniatures-bones-3-the-search-for-mr-bones/posts/1289062

Gene's Teasers and Art
Gene Sword Pic http://s526.photobucket.com/user/evhorne969/media/Peek/Peek_zpsfmgxkepu.jpg.html
Gene Sculpt http://s526.photobucket.com/user/evhorne969/media/Peek/PeekPeek_zpsipau4kjv.jpg.html
Gene Buglips Concept Art http://s526.photobucket.com/user/evhorne969/media/Peek/853F61BC-9442-4DD1-827C-BFCC9F5E7FA4-9606-0000133D34FE9CE2_zpsa3476063.jpg.html

Izzy and Siri and other fan Sketches
Half Orc Paladin Sketch (From Core) https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/11209498_1613054128933032_3208693270369527122_n.jpg?oh=5e7177c2619b8c9ae89626bd25e3e8c4&oe=5627FBE7
Naga Sketch (from Expansion 1) https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xtf1/v/t1.0-9/q88/s720x720/11745431_1615481445356967_4029901767409742523_n.jpg?oh=b48afbb2e1d62e8f52ed91a7cbf0a2c7&oe=561A5D6F
Flesh Golem (aka Mr. Bloaty, the pizza golem) https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xaf1/v/t1.0-9/11038646_1615482855356826_8548941540952462305_n.jpg?oh=ab70ff90f85c15ddb3bad9a46904ccd1&oe=564BEA80
"The Elf with No Name." (from Heroes 2 in Core) https://www.facebook.com/1388784654693315/photos/a.1389394914632289.1073741828.1388784654693315/1615927505312361/?type=1
"The Elf with No Name." (from Heroes 2 in Core) Not FB Link http://imagizer.imageshack.us/a/img537/470/BhdPf8.jpg
Female cleric (from Heroes 2 in Core) https://www.facebook.com/1388784654693315/photos/a.1389394914632289.1073741828.1388784654693315/1615899451981833/?type=1
Female Cleric (from Heroes 2 in Core) - Not FB Link http://imagizer.imageshack.us/a/img538/3638/kttnTP.jpg
Frost Giant Princess https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xtf1/v/t1.0-9/11262147_1616283701943408_4985216026998630189_n.jpg?oh=c0a29340fe6a20ee18d6c103cc5c7f7e&oe=5657CCCF
Oni Sketch https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/1384196_322151357924681_734007052_n.jpg?oh=dc16ca4985d6d2c3516a4884ef0e4bbb&oe=56204DCF
Original Oni Sketch http://i.imgur.com/j9yUloU.jpg
Werecod https://scontent.fphx1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xft1/v/t1.0-9/11666235_604391343034013_3239525223278613260_n.jpg?oh=af1844a3af60f8c529eb09a95e74357e&oe=56127C4C
ReaperBryan-Inspired Comic http://s1333.photobucket.com/user/Izzy_Gremlin/media/CW17_2Final_zpsmy7svawd.jpg.html
Muppets by Lovecraft (Kermithemoth) https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=604518429687971&set=a.603253633147784.1073741839.100003894590037&type=3&src=https%3A%2F%2Fscontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net%2Fhphotos-xtp1%2Fv%2Ft1.0-9%2F11659395_604518429687971_7286778987045309114_n.jpg%3Foh%3Dcead29bb1bd248990be602519b2ce58c%26oe%3D561ABD9A&size=694%2C700
Izzy Muppets by Lovecraft Alternate Link http://imageshack.com/a/img913/9711/ZB9KG9.jpg
Izzy's Mi-Gro-ver (He goes along with "Tikeli-li Me Elmo.") https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/11227645_607487279391086_8308298450255191769_n.jpg?oh=fdecf3298bec27ad1047f563a766ea7c&oe=565288D7
Izzy's Pledge Troll https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=608448699294944&set=a.604539019685912&type=3&theater
Siri Were Catfish https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xtf1/v/t1.0-9/11666070_10204834483129652_5649744014240286005_n.jpg?oh=4e0e191491af03baf021aaac71ff61ec&oe=56232001
Gnoll Pirate https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/v/t1.0-9/11695746_10204841891994869_801781180734016257_n.jpg?oh=8d56331b5ad2322afa6c269a06d35d40&oe=5614CCE2
Pirate gnolls! https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xtp1/v/t1.0-9/11755643_10204848267114243_5901960576397413266_n.jpg?oh=75d750136f46a8c908a88d85b72ece7d&oe=5650ECCA
Undead Trex https://www.dropbox.com/s/quwy7dl7fk105n4/TrexDevourer.jpg?dl=0
An Eagle holding a "halfling" trying to cast a ring in a volcano!!! https://scontent-gru1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xtf1/v/t1.0-9/11403290_710545955757626_1105321817466168719_n.jpg?oh=57b394626f211ec26774eccea6073538&oe=56179F81

Bones 3 Painted Minis and their Previews:
Jungle Titan Painted: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1135900946423749.1073741873.407229919290859&type=3
Jungle Titan Preview: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dangoodchild/19730607301/in/album-72157653589240534/
Temple Dragon Preview: https://www.flickr.com/photos/dangoodchild/19539362599/in/album-72157653589240534/
Temple Dragon Painted by Michael Proctor: http://www.reapermini.com/Miniatures/previews/latest/03720
Painted Mystic Circle by Michael Proctor: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1135927243087786.1073741874.407229919290859&type=3
Painted Coral Goem by Michael Proctor https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1141520785861765.1073741880.407229919290859&type=3
Painted Carrion Worm by Michael Proctor https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1141516069195570.1073741878.407229919290859&type=3
Painted Graveyard Golem by Michael Proctor https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1140862499260927.1073741877.407229919290859&type=3
Painted Cthulhu Shrine by Michael Proctor https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1140761872604323.1073741876.407229919290859&type=3
Painted Oni: http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/56237-reaper-oni/
Painted Tengu by DKS http://www.reapermini.com/graphics/gallery/4/IG_4619_1.jpg
Rhonda "Wren" Bender Painted Bones 3 Minis http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/63020-bones-3-figures/
Female Frost Giant and other minis on Wren's Paint Table https://scontent.fphx1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xtp1/v/t1.0-9/11781758_10153454245579407_9126389888265794256_n.jpg?oh=9f2127b4936cde5e5ac03e38c3809e4b&oe=5610AD61
Painted Ogre from Core http://www.reapermini.com/graphics/gallery/4/IG_4517_1.jpg
Painted Lizardfolk from Core by DKS http://www.reapermini.com/graphics/gallery/4/03706_3706_p_1_dks.jpg
Painted Wizard from Core http://www.reapermini.com/graphics/gallery/4/03587_p_2_mj.jpg
Painted caster from Core by DKS http://www.reapermini.com/graphics/gallery/4/03433_corim_front_dks.jpg
Another Angle of Victoria Lambs Sledgehammer Cannon https://scontent.fphx1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xfp1/t31.0-8/10603903_817435118292952_4526872442433936710_o.jpg
Dwarf Caster on Horse Green by Weibe https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xaf1/v/t1.0-9/11221778_10153023740232957_3590719490650824242_n.jpg?oh=328578b1c230b13323bc4c66dac53c44&oe=561E4FE2
Pugs Greens by Weibe https://scontent-dfw1-1.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpt1/t31.0-8/11722491_10153023913047957_6032075688754247131_o.jpg
Gorilla Man by Weibe https://scontent.fphx1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xtf1/v/t1.0-9/s720x720/11745609_10153032472377957_3198182927342090670_n.jpg?oh=1d68dea6c5ff1a709c3bf9220a662d1b&oe=56138C6A
Dwarf Greens http://i33.photobucket.com/albums/d58/Sirithiliel/DwarfGreens_zpsvdg43fae.png
Painted Kyra and Lavarath by Anne Forester http://www.reapermini.com/graphics/gallery/4/03000_af.jpg
Alternate Sphinx Angle 1 http://www.reapermini.com/misc/bryan/Sphinx1.jpg
Alternate Sphinx Angle 2 http://www.reapermini.com/misc/bryan/Sphinx2.jpg
Painted Shubniggurath by Michael Proctor https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.1138451299502047.1073741875.407229919290859&type=3


Charts, Graphs, and Core Value
Core Value as of 7/23 https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1513061270/reaper-miniatures-bones-3-the-search-for-mr-bones/comments?cursor=10664940#comment-10664939
Comparison Graphs 7/20 http://imgur.com/a/2sjXj
ROW Example http://imagizer.imageshack.us/a/img661/3016/NV4Ry8.png

Ma'aldrakar (Tianot) Video and Screen Capture
Video from Update 21


Ma'aldrakar (Tianot) in Video http://i.imgur.com/jkCnAJC.png
http://i.imgur.com/hw51VQi.jpg
Ma'aldrakar Scale Shot with DDS2 https://ksr-ugc.imgix.net/assets/004/194/082/b75bf9954cd58f53074fd7dfeb41f219_original.jpg?v=1437601164&w=639&fit=max&auto=format&q=92&s=192b560b32a95341dffe2e504b02c16e
Scale Shot with Kaladrax, Shub, Goremaw, Jungle Titan, and Frost Giant http://www.reapermini.com/misc/bryan/scale.jpg
Farewell, Sir Forscale http://i.imgur.com/WXWhSIe.jpg
Front Angle of above plus giants http://www.reapermini.com/misc/bryan/scale2.jpg

Painters Showing Quality of Bones:
Victoria Lamb First Bones http://victoriaminiatures.info/painting-my-first-reaper-bones-miniature/
James Wappel Rats http://wappellious.blogspot.com/2015/06/the-wooster-sisters-and-their-little.html
James Wappel IMEF Nick Stone (Trooper ) in Bones http://wappellious.blogspot.com/2014/05/hes-real-trooper.html
James Wappel Mummy Lich http://wappellious.blogspot.com/2014/10/old-bones-new-tricks.html
Adrift Bones vs Metal http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/58002-seltyiel-bones-vs-metal-comparison/?hl=%2Bbones+%2Bmetal+%2Bcomparison

Scale Shots:
Kaiju Jungle Titan and Temple Dragon with Sir Forscale http://www.reapermini.com/misc/bryan/kaiju_scale.jpg
Sir Forscale and the Monsters Band http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/673/LOpjz0.jpg

$1,234,567 milestone screen grab http://i.imgur.com/fXXuGJy.png

LE comparison pics from cerity http://imagizer.imageshack.us/a/img905/3893/Opr4ht.jpg
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/a/img540/4938/ySEShv.jpg
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/a/img913/5212/KHSq2Q.jpg

 

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Thanks to Reaper for putting on another great KS. They produce so many great sculpts and, with Bones, we can get more minis for the $.

 

3 Bones KSs and I always buy multiple core sets, an expansion set, all the paints, giants and a bunch of dragons/big creatures... oh ya... and mouslings. 

 

The core sets are such a good deal. I always want multiples of about third of the core sets so it's worthwhile for me to buy a complete extra set imo.

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I should have just done the backing on the 1st day but it was the Frost Giants that did it for me. Frost Giants and Yeti, now I just need to carve the Glacial Rift out of Styrofoam. I don't use Dragons much but these look pretty good. Have to start saving now.

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Well that was my first kickstarted and I must say it was enjoyable and a great deal reaper did a good job on the forums as did many supporters in helping others along. All in all very good stuff ;)

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I enjoyed this KS. I think Reaper handled this one even better than the prior 2. They have clearly mastered this format. The end felt more climatic and satisfying than the second Kickstarter. The timing of final stretch goals was perfect.

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Look! I made it to the end!

Cool!  Is there a prize?

 

Also, @Zoroaster100 I completely agree. 

 

Edited to add reply to Zoroaster since I failed nailed it on the multiquote.

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