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[MOD]Please use the full SKU and name of Reaper minis in the titles of your Show Off threads, per forum guidelines. You can find this information on the blister card or in the online store. I also like to give credit to the sculptor in a tag, so people can find their favorites.



Posting Non-Reaper Figures

When you post in Show off, please use the topic title line for the name of your creation, and use the tags for the manufacturer. That way, you're descriptive and search-friendly at the same time while giving credit where it's due. Use Tags liberally, for manufacturer, name, part number, modifications done, etc. These help our members find your model!


Posting Reaper Figures

When you post in Show off, please use the topic title line for the part number AND name of your creation, and use the tags for the other descriptions. That way, you're descriptive and search-friendly at the same time while giving credit where it's due. Use Tags liberally, for description, modifications done, etc. These help our members find your model!

We have a high volume of posts generated from this challenge, which is great! But it's also creating a lot of work for the mods. Ladystorm has already urged folks to comply with these guidelines.[/MOD]


Important Change!

As an experiment, this project has been moved to be a bi-monthly challenge. The longer time frame theoretically will give less stress to painting, and allow more complex jobs, and more sinister challenges.



Reaper only? - No.

If going on vacation, can I paint a mini(s) ahead to cover that time frame? - Yes.

Are speed paints acceptable - Yes.

Can it be a mini started previously? - Yes.

Based or unbased? - Yes.

Do minis for exchanges count? - Yes.


NEW RULE - Size Equivilancy

(This list is subject to change as bones 3 releases)

Medium and smaller = 1 ea

Simple Terrain (plain floors, walls) = 1ea

Complex Terrain (http://www.reapermini.com/OnlineStore/Terrain/latest/03518 or such) = 2 ea

Large (Giants and the like) = 2 ea

Huge (Most dragons, Demon Minotaur Lord, etc) = 3 ea

Bigger (Kally, Khanjirra, etc) = half of quota – rounded up

Colossal ("Tianot,") = quota


Due to the variable nature of a CAV I compare them against a generic 28mm figure and the Avatar large figure. I take height and bulk into considering if it is worth 1 or 2 figures.

If it's not in this list, it counts as 1.














If you have a question on the size, please post it here, and I'll address them individually.


Much like last year, the idea is to help those of us that normally paint VERY little, to start painting more.


You challenge begins...now!


And Our Mantra:



4 for the exchanges, something new to try

12 for the monsters, who in the dungeons moan

7 for the competition, to please the judges eye

19 for the table top, which will set the tone

9 for the players, doomed to see their characters die

One for the master painter on his ergonomic throne

In the well lit studio where no shadows lie

one tag to hue them all, one tag to bind them

one tag to bring them all and in the forum find them.

In the well lit studio where no shadows lie




If your name is missing, or you believe your count is incorrect, please PM me. Please note: to make counts easier, you must post in the bi-monthly thread.






The objective:

To paint 52+ minis throughout the course of the year via bi-monthly quota

(each bi-monthly thread will have the quota listed as well as the master list)


What qualifies:

Darn near anything!


Any material!

Shelf of shame minis from ages long forgotten!

Exchange minis!

Speed paints!

Armies! (Though I'd encourage perhaps something outside the army as well)

Any Size!


Etc! (I think that covers everything)


Jan/Feb: 8: http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/72633-january-and-february-rpchallenge/

March/April: 9: http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/73560-march-and-april-rpchallenge/

May/June: 9:http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/74744-may-ish-and-june-rpchallenge/
July/August: 9: http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/75639-july-and-august-rpchallenge/
Sept/Oct: 8:


Nov/Dec: 9:http://forum.reapermini.com/index.php?/topic/77730-novemberdecember-rpchallenge/


Again, I request that when tagging your posts, please use "RPChallenge" to help with locating minis from this.



Initial post from mobile hoping it won't train wreck

Edited by NomadZeke
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Looks fine on my PC.


I'm in for another year.


So CAV Infantry (~10mm) each count as 1?

Likewise for the War & Empire 15-18 mm ancients I really should start on?

Per the rules, yes. If I start establishing a minimum size rule it gets hairy
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Cool, I'm in again!


I kinda fell apart the end of last year, but I still got a respectable amount done, so here's hoping for a better year!

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Going to have to quote Gimli on this..."that still only counts as one!" :;):



Did I forget to mention I am in this year as well?

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Count me in. This year will hopefully see many painted pieces of terrain, board game minis, and Bones.

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I'm not sure what you mean, so here's both:


Main thread(like this one)



Example of monthly (or bimonthly in this case) thread:


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Sorry for the confusion. I just reread my post; not sure what was going on. I need to get a proofreader.


Anyway, the monthly post was what I was looking for. That was exactly what I was looking for.

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