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Ghouls! Ghouls that aren't ugly and hulking and rotten! Ghouls that look like the ones I throw at my players! [Yoink]

 

...What?

 

Also I'm in for Chronoscope. The first one wasn't hitting for me (suddenly, random Santa :blink:) but the next two bits are muuuuch better :B):

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13 minutes ago, NecroticDamage said:

This mad dash at the end is driving me insane! Still so much I would like to see, of things teased at reaper con! I saw in an above spreadsheet the dragons are gargantuan sized (4 inch base), is that the case? Could have sworn they were on 3 inch bases... This alone may make me need to collect the set of Chromatics in PM...

The Bases ARE 3" diameter circles (generally).  However, these dragons hang over the edges so much that they will pass for Gargantuan compared to any other D&D dragon mini's that you find produced on behalf of WotC.  I plan to mount all of them on 100mm bases, off-center so as to minimize their low-elevation overhang.

 

The Ghoul Pit looks awesome.  I'm always up for more standing stones.  And a stone sacrificial altar?  Yes! (I know there is an earlier bones sacrificial altar with runes; that one is also awesome).

 

The Ghouls, to me, will easily pass for hags.  I'll probably paint them as Green Hags.  The Ghoul Queen could be a Night Hag, or some fiendish/half-fiend something (half-fiend hag, tiefling, etc.)

 

I'm not really into modern stuff (though I have run some d20 Modern in the past), but I do play in a Call of Cthulhu game.  I'm actually impressed with Chronoscope enough that I might just end up throwing one on in the PM next summer.  Terminators, other war bots, post apoc heroes, and pulp/steampunk... I'm in this KS for D&D mini's... But I think painting a few of those steam punk mini's would be fun just for the sake of painting them.

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18 minutes ago, NecroticDamage said:

This mad dash at the end is driving me insane! Still so much I would like to see, of things teased at reaper con! I saw in an above spreadsheet the dragons are gargantuan sized (4 inch base), is that the case? Could have sworn they were on 3 inch bases... This alone may make me need to collect the set of Chromatics in PM...

 

They are on 3" bases, but they are so much bigger than their bases I think it's easy to qualify them as Gargantuan in D&D terms.

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10 minutes ago, Darsc Zacal said:

The expansion Shadows of RavenHome sounds interesting.

 

I wish!  Still, this Ravenloft-lover has a feeling he will REALLY like the Ravenhome encounter...

 

10 minutes ago, Sylverthorne said:

.. Wlp. My want list hit $500 ... and we're still short a dragon. I'm in trouble...

 

Mine is over $1,000 (it is my first Kickstarter, though)

 

8 minutes ago, Dan Goodchild said:

Speaking of a life-long Ravenloft fan… yes. Yes it does.

 

Right there with ya.

 

Random other thought.  I really thing the Mega-Mutant that was previewed the other day on Twitch could fairly easily pass as a Goliath for D&D.  Just cut/file off the tire tread of his shoulder pad (or whatever it is), and fill any mechanical screw heads (like in the hammer) with GreenStuff and I think he'd pass pretty well with the right paint job.

 

Random thought 2:  There is some Walking Dead skirmish game that people have been loving the last year or two.  The Chronoscope part 2 seems like a purposeful targeting at that market.

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So I won one of the Reaper Giveaways from last weeks Live episode and I still haven't received an email back from Justin saying my shipping details were received and now they've moved on to this weeks giveaway winners...does anyone know if they normally respond to the emails or is the week long delay just because of the insanity of the kickstarter? I'm just worried it will fall through the cracks and I won't get sent my goodies haha

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