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6 minutes ago, NomadZeke said:

I'm also preparing by jumping at every "ping" of new mail hoping it's a shipping notification.

Or at least an update...

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On 5/20/2017 at 0:29 PM, Chaoswolf said:

I wasn't trying to chase you or anyone else off.


To answer your question: skip the forums and/or KS. Have you tried directly contacting Reaper?  (Granted, right now might not be the best time, but I have always gotten a pretty decent response that way.)



10 hours ago, Talae said:

I am a backer of Base Boss as well.


I fail to see the direct connection to Bones 3, and therefore this thread, though.


Bones 3 communication has not been impacted by Base Boss. There was a point that it was discussed that the KSers might be fulfilled simultaneously...even in the same packages. This was decided to not be the route actually chosen though.


Bones 3 will ship when it ships. Communication could have been better but it could have been much worse. Hindsight is 20/20 and all that. I have complete faith I will receive my order and complete faith Reaper is doing everything they can to ensure that happens as timely and with as few mistakes as possible. 


To be more specific, I would be shocked to not receive a shipping notice in the next week. I would not be irate, just shocked.


This is what I was commenting about. I did go to Reaper and got No reply

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4 hours ago, Thes Hunter said:

Any plans anes on moving back to Iceland, because of the weight and volume of my minis, moving in the USA is at least $1,000 more.


I don't know.  I still have at least 4-5 years of school to go through.  I will worry about the move costs when I know where I will have to move.  Ideally it will be for a well paying job. Until then, I shall acquire minis as I see fit...even if my wife does not! ::P:

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I have a 9 cubby hole storage bookcase, the kind that you put those canvas cubes in, that were previously holding random nonsense that I cleared out specifically to use for additional miniature storage. (In addition to 3 of the large sterilite 3 drawers carts 2 cabinets in my painting desk that I quickly outgrew. I also have storage boxes that fit, I think 3 to a canvas cube, that have dividers that can be moved. I use those for metal miniatures. Bones I'll probably just bag up by type and toss into the canvas cubes without the organizers.

Right now I have 4 or 5 of the cubes already filled, but the rest of them are ready for Bones 3.

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We have a long term goal of finishing the basement and making it into a gaming space (board games, tabletop rpgs, and video games); but until it's finished, we just kinda stack stuff down there.  I'm not really prepared for Bones 3 any more than I was prepared for Bones 1 or 2, but it's nice to open up the boxes and go "Oh yeah, I forgot I have XYZ mini..."


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10 minutes ago, Werkrobotwerk said:

Mine just got postage, I am wave 1 us. 



Eta? En Route or waiting to be picked up? Thanks for the post!

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Posted to kickstarter Updates:



We've had a busy week, and not everything went as we originally  planned. We know that this caused some confusion, and it definitely caused delays, and while we were squaring it all away, we were not communicating. We chose to resolve the issues first, and explain later. This was not a choice many of you were happy with, and we apologize. We're on target now, and we're moving at a good clip, so we're taking minute to explain the new situation.

Europe Zone Orders

To begin, Euro-Zone (Europe, Africa) orders are loaded on a container, although I do not have confirmation on which ship that container is assigned to, so I cannot give an ETA for when it will arrive in the UK. You will receive tracking from the UK facility when they apply postage, we will keep you updated with the container progress as we can.

Pacific Zone Orders

Pacific-Zone (Asia, Australia, Pacific Islands) orders are likewise loaded on a container, although this has not been picked up by the carrier yet (it is scheduled for pickup tomorrow). You will receive tracking from the Australian facility when they apply postage, we will keep you updated with the container progress as we can.

Americas Zone Orders

Americas-Zone (North America, South America, associated territories, APO) have begun. We did a test run on this zone last week, processing Canadian orders, and there was some additional confusion caused by this, we will clarify below. We are currently shipping now US & all other Americas Zone orders in Wave Order.  You will receive tracking emails as your postage is applied. Tracking frequently takes 24-48 hours to become "live", as the processing facility must scan the parcel in as received before the links work (in many, but not all, cases). These orders may ship via UPS or USPS, and your tacking will indicate this.

Canadian Orders

We were once again asked by our carrier to ship Canadian Orders all at once. We have done so, and your orders are on their way to the facilities in Calgary and Toronto that will handle the Customs and then process outwards from there. Your Tracking emails work, but may show no activity for a few days as this international transit occurs. Your return addresses will say the facility in Calgary, but the orders were pulled and postage was applied here in Denton.

Tracking Our Progress

We've got a progress tracker ready, and it can be found at 


This tracker shows how many orders remain, how many we have shipped since Midnight Central Time, what Wave and what City, State (or city, country for non-US Americas-Zone orders) the last order processed was for. See the example screenshot below. In this way we give you up to date information, without revealing confidential data.

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This tracker refreshes itself every minute, so there is no need to obsessively F5 (and crash our server). 

Bear in mind that the Orders Remaining number includes orders for the EU and Pac zones, which are not being pulled here, so when we finish Americas Wave 10, there will still be several thousand orders still showing as remaining. This is a feature, not a bug.

We take lunch breaks at noon Central time, (-5 GMT), so for that one hour period, the counter will not increment. We also end pulling each day at 5:30 Central, (10:30 GMT) to clean up and restock supplies for tomorrow's pull, so the counter will not increment during those times.

We hope that clarifies everything, and we will turn our attention now to completing fulfillment as fast as is humanly possible.

Thank you for your patience





and now, I must go back downstairs and help out, It took waaaaay too long to type all that out.

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Thank you Bryan and team reaper for all the hard work! The shipping tracker makes me happy!

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Did you read the update?  Don't repeatedly hit F5, it crashes the servers!

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2 minutes ago, LordJosh said:

Did you read the update?  Don't repeatedly hit F5, it crashes the servers!

No one actually READS those don't be silly....

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10 minutes ago, Yoshua said:



Eta? En Route or waiting to be picked up? Thanks for the post!

received postage is the exact phrasing usps gave

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I guess the Bones is going to take around a month to get to me in Japan. 

At least it will arrive when I have some free time.


I am just worried about it going through Australia.

I live in a country with one of the most efficient delivery services in the world, but my stuff has to go through Australia.

No offense to Aussies, but Jaysus.


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