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As soon as I saw the multipart plastic kit, I knew "Frostgrave" was another game I'd have to check out.  Having recently finished some of the pieces that came with my "Nickstarter" order, I knew I'd made the right choice.

 

I haven't quite decided how I wanted the bases to be (especially since the metal guys can't stand up right on their own), so they're just stained grey for the moment.

 

First off, we have the metals, including the Apothecary, Enchanter Apprentice, Barbarian, and Santa Claus (or maybe an Enchanter Wizard, it's hard to tell)

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And the mercenary scum assembled from the multi-part plastic Frostgrave Soldiers kit.

 

The old fellow with the lantern came out my favorite...I tried to assemble most of them to do double-duty as D&D Hirelings.

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Some nice work here! You kick these things out so fast, it makes me jealous. 

 

Well with you being such an enabler and showing me all the fun Kickstarters I can't resist, I have to keep up.

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Some nice work here! You kick these things out so fast, it makes me jealous. 

 

Well with you being such an enabler and showing me all the fun Kickstarters I can't resist, I have to keep up.

 

 

Oy! I wish I could keep up as well, they keep piling up. I swear I must have 20 miniatures by now!  :;):

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Some nice work here! You kick these things out so fast, it makes me jealous. 

 

Well with you being such an enabler and showing me all the fun Kickstarters I can't resist, I have to keep up.

 

 

Oy! I wish I could keep up as well, they keep piling up. I swear I must have 20 miniatures by now!  :;):

 

 

Me too....20k...oh right Forum rules.

 

 

Great job!!

 

Have you had a chance to try the game out?

 

Not yet, unfortunately.  I've been trying to get my gaming group back together after a month where I couldn't...and had to end our "Princes of the Apocalypse" game due to a schedule change.

 

 

Yeah very nice! Any tips on how you kick them out so fast?

 

I usually do a factory job.  All the prominent tones on a batch of guys together, then all the brown straps, etc...while big uniform colors vary, a LOT of my forces use similar color schemes for satchels, steel, etc.

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So basecoat, ink, highlight? Is that your process?

 

Pretty much, yeah.  Some guys get a bit more...the Fightin' Fungi did, but that's because I was apparently hallucinating what color mushrooms actually are at first.

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