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Kythrixis is a 3.x/Pathfinder size Large dragon. And he looks so small compared to all of his dragon buddies in this kickstarter!

 

Also, he fits together really well when dryfit.

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2 hours ago, cycnet said:

 

You might be one of the 60 or so canadian orders that were missed for some unknown reason. I am in the same boat. Bryan said we'd be sent in our wave order but I was in wave one and nothing has been sent yet (or at least no notices) - I sent in a formal email a couple days ago and they have said they are looking into it, but haven't heard anything back yet about when I can expect my stuff to be sent.

 

On the bright side, I think they are pretty aware of our messed up orders. On the sad side, we might be waiting awhile for our goodies. The other fellow I saw on here was also from BC (me too - Victoria!) - I wonder if there was some glitch about processing BC orders...

 

This is great to know. Thank you very much for answering our query!

 

We have every faith in the gang at Reaper. We're just envious that other Canucks are getting their goodies and we aren't. As Muttley said, "Gimme gimme gimme..." :)

 

 

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20 minutes ago, stephaniall said:

 

This is great to know. Thank you very much for answering our query!

 

We have every faith in the gang at Reaper. We're just envious that other Canucks are getting their goodies and we aren't. As Muttley said, "Gimme gimme gimme..." :)

 

 

I was one of the Canadians affected by the glitch.

I'm not concerned. Stuff happens.

It just means I'll be getting my Bones a bit later.

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12 hours ago, Chaoswolf said:

Totally unnecessary; I prefer to catch my own Bones, than you very much.

Yup.

 

RE:--autographed boxes: Very cool!

I highly doubt I'll get one though. If it was being sent to 'ChaosWolf' then yes maybe, but I don't think anyone at Reaper knows me enough to connect my real life name with my forum handle.

I found a simple solution to that… ::D:

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For those that have started painting on this set, how is the paint going on? Has the formula change effected how you need to (or specifically avoid) thinking your paints for a base coat? I have painted a couple nonKickstarter bones from a couple Christmases ago but mostly my experience is with first Kickstarter Bones.

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15 minutes ago, Ewwinn said:

For those that have started painting on this set, how is the paint going on? Has the formula change effected how you need to (or specifically avoid) thinking your paints for a base coat? I have painted a couple nonKickstarter bones from a couple Christmases ago but mostly my experience is with first Kickstarter Bones.

 

I've only painted up one (partially painted actually) and it's going exactly like painting any other Bones figure. I didn't do anything to prep it other than cut-off or file a few of the most obvious mold lines, then wash it with Dawn, warm water and a toothbrush. I put the paint in a wet palette but didn't thin it for the base coat (thinned the subsequent layers though). Went on very well without any paint rejection in any spots. Speaking of... guess I better get to highlighting. Haven't touched it yet today. >.<

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25 minutes ago, Ewwinn said:

For those that have started painting on this set, how is the paint going on? Has the formula change effected how you need to (or specifically avoid) thinking your paints for a base coat? I have painted a couple nonKickstarter bones from a couple Christmases ago but mostly my experience is with first Kickstarter Bones.

 

the same as other bones.

Wash with soap and water, cover in brown (red or sepia) liner as a primer coat then begin working.  The new liner colors worked as well as my brown standby. After the  liner is down I thin paints normally. 

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Something felt different when painting the Graveyard stuff today with my daughter.  Not sure what but it felt like I was applying a lot more paint than usual on the casket I painted.  The models in it are very different looking from past models.  Not as white and things like the tombstones were just awesome in how they felt and did not bend.

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Got my order today! I think I scared the UPS guy when I came running out...no autographed box but oh well

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5 hours ago, stephaniall said:

 

This is great to know. Thank you very much for answering our query!

 

We have every faith in the gang at Reaper. We're just envious that other Canucks are getting their goodies and we aren't. As Muttley said, "Gimme gimme gimme..." :)

 

 

Hey no problems. I was also relieved to know it was a known issue, not just be wondering! And like you have no doubts it will all be sorted out.

 

Also, experiencing some serious jelly feelings as well ;)

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So in 5e terms T'raukzul and Viridus are ancient dragons while 10$ ones are adults?

I gotta admit, I didn't think much of T'rauk in the kickstarter picture, but he does look awesome in the pictures taken now.

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1 hour ago, dreamakuma said:

Odd question to throw out there. Just got my groups. The Gray colored bones, Are they any different besides the color?

 

Reaper has been tweaking the plastic formula since the first Bones Kickstarter.  So far as I know that grey plastic is a little firmer than the original white configuration.  

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40 minutes ago, Pingo said:

 

Reaper has been tweaking the plastic formula since the first Bones Kickstarter.  So far as I know that grey plastic is a little firmer than the original white configuration.  

 

From what I see and read here, it will only be better.

This is a good thing, the weapon sprues seem to be very sturdy.

Great..no more bent weapons, swap them if nessecary!

And maybe with the new formula painting a human sized Bones will be better, since the detail might be sharper.

 

I'm really looking forward to paint those big monsters eventhough I don't have enough display room.

I will store them in plastic containers and rotate batches that get to be on display for a while.

 

But the fun of painting and modelling!

I can't wait!!!

But I'll have to!  First France then when I get back it will be waiting for me ( I hope)

 

Since my stuff goes through UK first it might take a little longer, but it will save me money, so YAY!!!

 

I also expect the Terrorbirds from Venus 1888 Women at War by then, the ones Talespinner sculpted.

So much goodness coming!

I fear I might not live long enough to paint it all...and yet...I'm anticipating Bones IV....I ssooooooo hope there will be something prehistoric in there...

Or more terrain...

 

 

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