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IMO Reaper has always had a communication/PR problem due to the way that they choose to structure the dissemination of information. ie. We can't post an update because it's not update day. We can't gi

So I'm later than I had hoped to be.  I have content for this week, but let's pick the second January update (fourth Friday 1/25/19) Content. Five options.  Use the Like this post options to cast

Survey Time!   I'm going to let yall have a wee bit of input on the next Expansion Pack I feature for the updates. I have parameters I have to follow, so it isn't super open for yall to

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2 minutes ago, Thes Hunter said:

@Oneboot - I swear I saw one specifically about breaking up the core set and the goblins. But then again... I have been known to be wrong. :lol:

 

I think this may be the quote you were thinking of....

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Any chance of making the previous Bones Core Sets available as add-ons?

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@Paint Monk - That is not planned, and would seriously undermine our retailers and hurt future sales. Our lifeblood is your store, and we cannot afford that kind of action

 

I posted most of the other quotes regarding breaking up the core set and/or goblins. The rest are below:

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@Brandon - We often provide a way to get parts of the Core Sets later in the project, although we may be structuring those sub-parts differently this time.

 

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@Back5 - Later in the campaign we will break the Core Set into smaller sub-sets, and backers can choose to get the full Core, or one or more smaller subsets. It is always a better value, price per model, to get the full core, however

 

Huzzah!

--OneBoot :D

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1 hour ago, Nunae said:

Who was looking for a thing to tip them over the edge and make them buy the core set?  Will a griffon do it? :lol:

Yah that would be me:huh: Well I am definitely getting the core set now I guess:mellow: Probably after the KS is over, but definitely going to get it now, just too much cool stuff.

1 hour ago, Pineapple said:

Did not expect to see the griffon in the core set. Very cool!

Neither did I, and buying it separate when/if core set is broke out near end is probably not a good value (however I may buy an extra set just becuase grr)

1 hour ago, breegull said:

Julie Guthrie griffon in the core set confirmed!!!1!1!!  :lol::wub:::D:

 

Sigh, I really am going to end up getting the core set, aren't I?  There's no avoiding it.

YUP! No avoiding it now.

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1 hour ago, Nunae said:

Who was looking for a thing to tip them over the edge and make them buy the core set?  Will a griffon do it? :lol:

 

And I was one of those as well. Current spreadsheet says I'm still waiting for retail, but I am only 4 small figures, 3 medium figures, or 1 big figure away from getting the core. I was lowballing Gauth by about $10, so I've bumped him up the official value. I'm sitting at 14 figures in the core that I'd buy singularly, including the massive dragon.

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When I first saw the core set I was 'slightly' disappointed, I'm not a fan of bipedal dragons and thought I didn't need any more goblins. I thought Reaper had released a weak-mediocre core this time around...however, the more I looked at the existing models (painted in metal), even Gauth, the more excited I got. I got my (very recently arrived) Bones 3 goblins out and cut them from their sprues and realised they're actually super sweet models (but I don't need any more goblins*). Then we've just got one gut punching reveal after another (even the kobolds are ok, I just personally don't really need any more kobolds*). The armoured gobs, villagers, devils, OCD-compliant guards with halberd in opposite hands, ratabomination...oh dear. And we're only 3 days in to a 30 day campaign! I'm beginning to think I'm not going to escape with less than $450...

 

Fortunately, I'm really not interested in the Chronoscope expansion, or the cutie dice and dragons...but oh, the trolls, the wraiths, the effing dragon turtle! Oh dear, oh dear...

 

*who am I kidding?

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8 hours ago, Gargs said:

 

Hey, I haven't even told you about their intense fear of all plant life and how their new M.O. is "If its a plant, BURN IT!"

 

Speaking of which, plant creatures would be awesome! Shambling Mounds and Tendriculouses (or generic versions of same if those are copyrighted).

Haha! You attack players with plants too? Mine saw giant lily pads and decided they would support their weight. Chomp!

 

3 hours ago, Glitterwolf said:

Anyone here on other miniature forums?

 

Spread the news!

There are other miniature forums? ::o:

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5 minutes ago, Looter said:

 Now if there would just be a dwarf I might start considering it more.

We always need more dwarf miniatures. How about some with beards and crossbows for a change

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7 minutes ago, Beagle said:

We always need more dwarf miniatures. How about some with beards and crossbows for a change

 

And big noses and axes and Saxon helmets.  Boy, are we lacking for those.

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Just now, Pingo said:

 

And big noses and axes and Saxon helmets.  Boy, are we lacking for those.

While we're dreaming, how about asking for some with an ale tankard or a pick-axe

 

 

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