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6 minutes ago, turbocooler said:

Quick question if anyone knows. Is ReaperCon always in the Aug/Sept timeframe?  My company has offices in Austin.  My plan would be to take a trip to Austin then drive up to Denton for the Con and go home via Dallas Airport.  It is probably the only way I would ever get to go.  I am in Austin a few times a year anyway but for 2020 I can change my schedule so the two happen at the same time.

ReaperCon will be Labor day weekend for the next few years. 

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6 hours ago, Darsc Zacal said:

With Dinosaur rioters. <_<

 

So, Chronoscope expansion? :rolleyes:

 

3 hours ago, Skallabjorn said:

Normal is a relative, not an absolute, term

 

That's true. Perpendicular do the line, plane, or N-space in question. But you can't know what it is until you find out what it's perpendicular to.

 

53 minutes ago, dwarvenranger said:

Poor bugger, we're looking at 30F and clear now. Good weather to get outside.

 

Shirtsleeve weather. Good for walking or shoveling or chopping wood. A little cold for sunbathing.

 

4 minutes ago, turbocooler said:

Quick question if anyone knows. Is ReaperCon always in the Aug/Sept timeframe?  My company has offices in Austin.  My plan would be to take a trip to Austin then drive up to Denton for the Con and go home via Dallas Airport.  It is probably the only way I would ever get to go.  I am in Austin a few times a year anyway but for 2020 I can change my schedule so the two happen at the same time.

 

Labor Day weekend for the next several years.

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Just now, Doug Sundseth said:
7 hours ago, Darsc Zacal said:

With Dinosaur rioters. <_<

 

So, Chronoscope expansion? :rolleyes:

I like it!

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Howdy folk,

Here is the Day 31 update. Only two(ish) more days of chaos to go.

 

We finally got the start of the late surge we have been waiting for. Hopefully this will alleviate worries we were too front loaded and we will beat all previous records. The backers record looks like it is sure to fall, possibly today. If past trends hold we will also break the pledge record of Bones 1, as long not too many people sit on $1/low pledges and wait until after the KS ends.

 

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Here is the latest spreadsheet for a;; the sets, add ons and boosters.

 

For those interested in the spreadsheet breakdown of the KS options, a few things:

  • I made this to track what I wanted from the KS and started playing around with the relative value and value rating numbers. This is merely a rough estimate, and actual retail may (will) vary. It is also not indicative of each set’s worth, everything in this KS is a great deal, the true value really depends on what minis appeal to you.
  • I have tried to parse out the minis by retail cost, and rearranged them by the D&D terms for base size. This is far from perfect, but gives a close approximation. Some of the larger minis are very hard to put a price on, the add on dragons could retail for 25, 30 or $40 in the end.
  • The Value Rating is pretty straight forward, it is just the Relative Value (estimated retail) divided by the (Kickstarter) Cost. The higher the number the ‘better’ the deal. Again, the best deal are the minis you want, everything here is a great deal.
  • If you see any errors, or note discrepancies in sizes I have assigned minis for each set, please let me know.

 

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9 hours ago, kristof65 said:

The dino people seem to evoke strong emotions

 

Ugh, don't get me started on them again. (Too late)

 

Imagine Daimyo with:

Goliath sumo barbarian

Human/elf samurai fighter/paladin

Tabaxi ninja rogue

Human/elf/tiefling archer ranger

Half-orc ronin ranger/fighter

Dwarf/halfling ashigaru that could cover multiple classes.

 

...or just all human. And I'm sure others have even better ideas for race/class mixes.

 

 

 

 

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1 minute ago, Doug Sundseth said:
7 hours ago, Darsc Zacal said:

With Dinosaur rioters. <_<

 

So, Chronoscope expansion? :rolleyes:

As long as they're all one type of dinosaur equipped differently, I would be ok with that. 

Give me a set of 5 blacktooth's in Riot Police Gear or a set of 4 Thunderfoot's armed with Molotov cocktails and baseball bats, and I'll be all over them. 

Give me one of each, and no thank you. 

1 minute ago, AuralEntropy said:

Imagine Daimyo with:

I can't, because the Daimyo expansion doesn't appeal to me at all. There isn't a single piece in it that I want.  I'm just not a big fan of that aesthetic. 

I'm thrilled that others like it though. 

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39 minutes ago, Skallabjorn said:

 

Be about the same as me making a trip to Miami. 3.5 hour drive, roughly. Would probably drive up in the evening, overnight in a motel, enjoy the party,  overnight again, drive back Sunday morning.

 

Basically what I did for Shark Con in Aug

Oh, the lovely traffic on 95 or the turnpike starting around Boyton Beach. Don't miss that at all.

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25 minutes ago, Doug Sundseth said:

 

So, Chronoscope expansion encounter? :rolleyes:

 

 

That's true. Perpendicular do the line, plane, or N-space in question. But you can't know what it is until you find out what it's perpendicular to.

 

 

Shirtsleeve weather. Good for walking or shoveling or chopping wood. A little cold for sunbathing.

 

 

Labor Day weekend for the next several years.

FTFY!

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30 minutes ago, AuralEntropy said:

Ugh, don't get me started on them again. (Too late)

 

Imagine Daimyo with:

Goliath sumo barbarian

Human/elf samurai fighter/paladin

Tabaxi ninja rogue

Human/elf/tiefling archer ranger

Half-orc ronin ranger/fighter

Dwarf/halfling ashigaru that could cover multiple classes.

 

...or just all human. And I'm sure others have even better ideas for race/class mixes.

 

 

 

 

If what you named were in Daimyo Expansion, I would have added Daimyo Expansion to the Pledge Manager in a heartbeat. Daimyo' Expansion's a pass for me, though. I don't need all of the dinosaurs and weird undead.

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52 minutes ago, Doug Sundseth said:
7 hours ago, Darsc Zacal said:

 

 

Give me all the Dinos! Dino pirates in brinewind part 3!!!

 

 

Number Based on 0800-0900 Reaper time today:     
Current Total Pledges:     $2,676,649
Current Total Backers:     17,307
Next Goal At    $2,690,000
To go to Next Goal    $13,351
Hours to next goal based on gains this hour:     1.8
Hours to next goal based on 24h Avg:     2.0
    
Gain in last Hour:     $7,437
New Backers This Hour:     36
Total Gain Today:     $45,560
Total Gain 24 Hours:     $159,916
Average Hourly Pledges Today:     $4,556
Average Hourly Pledges 24 Hours:     $6,525
Current Average Pledge:     $154.66
Average Hourly Backers Today:     11.6
Average Hourly Backers 24 Hours:     25.9
Previous Hour Total Pledges:     $2,669,212
Previous Hour Total Backers:     17,271
Backers to beat Bones 1    438
Hours to hit Bones 1 based on 24 hour average    16.9
Backers to beat Bones 2    -2344
Backers to beat Bones 3    -3842
Backers to beat Bones 4    -1109

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I rather not have dino pirates, I don't like them in Daimyo, they don't belong in these settings.

They belong in the Jungle.

 

I would like the Sloop to make an appearance by now, maybe a Walrus?

 

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Just now, Crowley said:

Give me all the Dinos! Dino pirates in brinewind part 3!!!

Crowley, I absolutely love you, but if you curse Brinewind with Dino's I'm taking away your wheel.

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I would like some more living ship crew. I am already thinking 2x brinewind... maybe i can convert some villagers in to crew....

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