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Reaper Bones 4: Enthusiasm and Commentary Thread

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1 hour ago, neomage2021 said:
This was my 49.8 lb order:

2017 Core Set x2
Chronoscope Expansion
Dreadmere Expansion x2
Darkreach Expansion x2
Fan Favorites x2
Lost Valley Expansion
Zombie Dragon
Hill Giants
Dragon Turtle x2
Wraiths
Fire Giant Huntsman
Skeletal Monsters
Mossbeard, Treeman
High Rollers
Baba Yaga's Hut
Rocky x2
Trolls
Dance of Death x2
Skeletal Dragon
Narglauth
Living Statue Spartan x2
Living Statue Amazon x2
Hill Giant Huntsman
We Will Roc You! x2
King Cobra 
Agramon
Frost Giant Raiders x2
Blacksting, Wyvern x2
Rulers of Hell x2
Stygian Barge
Nyarlathotep x2
Argent x 2
Rauthuros
Sophie & Friends
Tree of Despair
King of the Jungle
Fantasy Scenics

What do you do with all the duplicates?  Resell? Collecting? Building huge wargaming armies?

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The duplicates are basically going to be gifts for people in my gaming group. Everything else is just for me. Some of the chronoscope stuff though, I may end up giving to a coworker that likes to paint sci-fi minis

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My Bones arrived today!!! Woo hoo!!

 

I just went for the Core Set, but WOW is that box FILLED with minis!!! I haven’t started to go through and sort yet, but there are a ton of minis in there!!!

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Finally got my confirm email this morning. Gotta love the arrival date: Thursday May 2nd, my birthday. So I guess I bought myself a future package of minis. According to UPS, my weight is around 28 pounds. 

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5 minutes ago, Ratmaster2000 said:

Here's my youngest in the box (Finally):

 

He has now turned the box into his own personal car:)

 

Ha!  When I got the big Millenium Falcon lego set, my daughter (7) loved to hide in the box and have me drag it around.

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16 minutes ago, Ratmaster2000 said:

Wow, Happy Birthday! One day after me:) That's how I got away with all my bones 4 stuff, I told my wife they were my birthday present.

 

My wife while not a fan of rpgs or fantasy, etc tolerates my hobbies so that is fine by me. May is gonna be a good month for me with newest Wave of Wizkids Unpainted minis coming early, Ghost of Saltmarsh releasing later in the month & of course Bones 4 box coming.

 

Cute kid, I don't think my kids will pose for pictures since one is 21 & the other is 16. ::D:

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1 hour ago, Ratmaster2000 said:

Wow, Happy Birthday! One day after me:) That's how I got away with all my bones 4 stuff, I told my wife they were my birthday present.

 

Oh, and I am still doing all the in depth reviews of everything I have, those probably will not hit till next week, been a bad week here:( Chronoscope was the winner, so those will be first:)

 

Here's my youngest in the box (Finally):

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He has now turned the box into his own personal car:)

You need to secure that better.  If you tape all the way around the box it should hold.

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New unscheduled update on the Kickstarter page:

North American Zone Fulfillment: as of tonight, April 26, we have finished all orders that *did not* contain a Baba Yaga's Hut, a Tree of Despair, and the Frost Giant Raiders. In addition, the last container arrived yesterday and we processed and translated it. Today, we went back and started pulling all orders with these missing items. At the end of the work day today, we finished Wave One and  had started pulling into Wave Two. We estimate that there are less than 3000 orders left to pull for North American Zone fulfillment.

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Got my notice. 43.5 pounds. Not the smallest and not the largest. It's like in the goldylocks zone of boxes 

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5 hours ago, Ratmaster2000 said:

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He has now turned the box into his own personal car:)

I see your youngsters also play with Imaginext toys. They're really great.

 

I don't have pictures of anything in my box yet, except maybe the minis themselves.

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I can't believe how active this community is. I was a Wave 14, last minute backer this time because I'd just learned about Reaper, but watching for new info here over the past couple of weeks has spiraled into a hype-saturated obsession. I'm happy to be a part of this, and terrified of how heavy my Bones 5 box is going to be. 

 

For those who have started assembly, how much time have you had to devote to flash/mold line removal? I can't decide whether to just slap'em all together or take it slow and scrape each one first. I get very...meticulous when I scrape, not in a good way. I can spend an hour on one standard sized mini. Part of the appeal of the core set for me is having a massive library of primed, ready to go models to pick through whenever I get the urge to paint, but having to choose, scrape, wash, glue and prime each one individually might kill my inertia. How do people mentally process this massive project showing up all at once? 

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Just got my missing mossbeard and replacement maggot, thank you reaper.  Awesome as always.

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41 minutes ago, Disciple of Sakura said:

I see your youngsters also play with Imaginext toys. They're really great.

 

I don't have pictures of anything in my box yet, except maybe the minis themselves.

Yes, my youngest LOVES Batman, and every time they showed the commercial for that bat cave, he keeps saying "I want that". Drove Grandma crazy, so she bought it for him:) He also has an imaginext batman remote control bat car (well tethered, not really remote), and this HUGE bat mobile, batman figure, PJ's, sheets, anything with Batman on it::o:

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22 minutes ago, Zethia said:

I can't believe how active this community is. I was a Wave 14, last minute backer this time because I'd just learned about Reaper, but watching for new info here over the past couple of weeks has spiraled into a hype-saturated obsession. I'm happy to be a part of this, and terrified of how heavy my Bones 5 box is going to be. 

 

For those who have started assembly, how much time have you had to devote to flash/mold line removal? I can't decide whether to just slap'em all together or take it slow and scrape each one first. I get very...meticulous when I scrape, not in a good way. I can spend an hour on one standard sized mini. Part of the appeal of the core set for me is having a massive library of primed, ready to go models to pick through whenever I get the urge to paint, but having to choose, scrape, wash, glue and prime each one individually might kill my inertia. How do people mentally process this massive project showing up all at once? 

 

I guess it all depends on what you want the mini to be. Is it a mook for a rpg? You really don't need to spend to much time on them vs a hero or memorable villain. Can you glue the piece on & still get to easily for mold lines? If not, then best to clean lines up first then assemble.

 

If your worried you'll get overwhelmed by the giant box of goodies coming, you can try & take in pieces. When you get your mini, do your inventory to make sure everything is good to go & once that is done, just take out the things you really wanna paint up & put the rest away till your ready to do em.

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