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Looking very good, though for me the standout is the ranger. Love the camouflage you achieved on the cloak.

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Thanks everyone!  I appreciate the comments.  Lately most of my projects have been quantity over quality as I have to keep up with a new campaign.  I had to build a few pieces and parts to make their characters match the mini.  the halfling player wanted to use a Warhammer so I had to improvise ::D: 


I still have to keep remembering that the old bones 1 and 2 minis don't have much of a face.  it can get hard to get any expression on them (one of the reasons why we have a metal Lem rather than a bones Lem for the bard.)  fortunately the ranger's face is shrouded in shadow because he's a beard and a bunch of squiggles ^_^


This weekend project is terrain!  my wife and kids bought me some mantic and wizkids terrain crates for my birthday and my older son volunteered to help me paint it!

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These make me nostalgic for my D&D playing days, I haven't painted an adventuring party in soooo long. Have to agree that painting faces on some Bones is a thankless task (but then it's the hardest part of most miniatures), but then you get the easy "convertibility" which you've made good use of here. Wondering if you plan to add "saltmarsh" to the bases or maybe just paint them "dungeon floor grey"?

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The bases will get completed, unjust haven't figured out how.  The campaign is split pretty evenly between cavern/indoor terrain, onboard ship and the great outdoors.  Hard to choose stone, wood or marsh!

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Nice set - really nice for 6 hours! My favorite is the elf thief - the face has a mischievous look...Bonus for getting minis to the table!

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