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Maledrakh's B4Core #68-71: The Minitaurs


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The "Minitaurs" from the Bones 4 core set, one of the earliest strech goals added to the set.

I have no idea whether these represent something specific in D&D or not. They might be stunted minotaurs, swole beastdwarfs, goatmen, large implike demons or maybe something entirely different. Whatever the case may be, they are quite comic-looking in their art direction. Probably has something to do with their wide muscular torsos more than anything.

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#68:

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#69:

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I do find it a bit strange that there are three of one type with cowlike shaped (but serrated like ibex) horns, and the fourth one which more than anything is a reindeer. Naturally, this one is called Rüdölf. With umlaut as he obviously is the most heavy metal one. Note the Hellraiser loincloth and birdskull nipple-ring,

 

#70:

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This one has what seems to be a defect in his wrist:

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Why is there a hole there? Is there a part missing or is this just a miscast? Does anybody else have this same armhole?

 

#71:

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Got beef?

 

#68, #69, #70, #71 : The Minitaurs subset

Bones 4 Core set, 2019

Reaper Miniatures

unknown sculptor

Made in Bonesium PVC

30mm bases

should be available from reapermini.com some time in the future in Bones.

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